Located in North Central Florida’s Marion County, Dunnellon is not a name often associated with sports car racing. The small, sleepy town is on the Rainbow River, close to the Gulf of Mexico. Nearby Ocala is much better known in racing circles, since it hosts Don Garlits’ Museum of Drag Racing. Yet for three years in the late ’50s and early ’60s, Dunnellon was the scene of fierce competition, sanctioned by two Regions of the Sports Car Club of America….
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