SCDA Instructor Bio

Name:  Greg Goss

Occupation: Manage of Internet Services – NYS Comptroller’s Office

How long have you instructed with SCDA: Since 2013

Current Track Car: 2001 Honda S2000 – Super Touring Under (STU)

Daily Driver: 2003 Honda S2000 & 2008 Chevy 2500 Duramax

Favorite Track: Palmer Motorsports Park

Most Memorable Track Experience:  2005 SCCA Runoffs at Daytona Int Speeday – finished 5th in STU

What are your top 3 bucket list items: Drive the Nürburgring, Get my pilots license, Race one more event at the SCCA Runoffs

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose: Mind Reader (not sure that’s even a super power)

Anything else you would like to share: 

I have been involved in motorsports racing since the 1970’s and most recently with Auto racing since 2010.   I began racing and coaching in 2013 and have qualified for the year end SCCA National race 3 yrs in a row.  I have won many North East Regional Road Racing Championships and was NEDIV Driver of the Year in 2014 and North East Conference Champion STU in 2017.

I have raced and coached drivers on many of the tracks up and down the East coast and in Canada which includes the following
Monticello Motor Club
Lime Rock Park
Watkins Glen
Mid-Ohio
Thompson Raceway
Palmer Motorsports Park
NHMS
Lightening
Thunderbolt
Pocono
Summit Point
Virginia International Raceway
Sebring
Daytona
Homestead

Canada

Calabogie Motorsports Park
Circuit Mt. Tremblant
Racing / HPDE Highlights.

2017:

  • Attended 32 HPDE as a coach and instructor at local North East Tracks
  • 14 SCCA races as part of the SCCA North East Majors Road Racing Championship
  • Only driver in the North East Conference to compete in all 14 races
  • Won the North East Conference Championship in Super Touring Under
  • Qualified for the SCCA National Runoffs at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • Finished 13th during the SCCA Runoffs at Indy in STU

2016:

  • Attended 30 HPDE as a coach and instructor at local North East Tracks
  • 10 SCCA races as part of the SCCA North East Majors Road Racing Championship
  • 2nd place in NARRC
  • 2nd place in NEDIV
  • 6th place North East Majors Championship
  • Qualified for the SCCA National Runoffs in Mid Ohio

2015:

  • Attended 32 HPDE as a coach and instructor at local North East Tracks
  • 10 SCCA races as part of the SCCA North East Road Racing Championship
  • 1st place in NYS RRC
  • 2nd place in NARRC
  • 2nd place in NEDIV
  • Qualified for the SCCA National Runoffs in Daytona.
  • Finished 5th in the SCCA National Runoff at Daytona International Speedway

 

 

2014:  

  • First Full season of SCCA racing
  • Attended 36 HPDE as a coach and instructor at local North East Tracks
  • 14 SCCA races on 10 tracks in 8 different states
  • Top 10 in points NYS Road Racing Championship
  • Driver of the Year North East Divisional Road Racing Championship
  • 1st place North East Divisional Road Racing Championship
  • 1st place North Atlantic Road Racing Championship.
  • 1st place NYS Road Racing Championship
  • 2nd place New England Road Racing Championship
  • 2nd place Kryder Road Racing Championship
  • 3rd place New Jersey Road Racing Championship

2013

  • Attended 32 driving school at local North East Tracks
  • Attended the BMW Instructor Training School
  • Became BMW Certified Instructor and Instructed for BMW CCA, Porsche CCA, Audi CCA
  • Began Instructing for Sports Car Driving Association (SCDA)
  • Coached for CHIN Motorsports in Florida at Sebring and Homestead race tracks
  • Received  my SCCA Novice racing license
  • Received my Independent Motor Group Novice racing license
  • 7 SCCA races at Lime Rock and Watkins and NHMS
  • 1st  place Improved Touring New York State Road Racing Championship
  • Rookie of the year Mohawk Hudson Valley SCCA

2012:

  • Moved to the Advanced Group -Solo
  • Began tracking my Honda S2000 sports car.
  • Attended 22 driving school at local North East Tracks
  • Attended HPDE at Watkins Glen, Lime Rock Park, NHMS, NJMP, Circuit Mt Tremblant, Calabogie Motorsports Park, VIR

2011

  • Moved to the Intermediate Group -Solo
  • Began tracking my Honda S2000 sports car.
  • Attended 20 driving school at local North East Tracks
  • Attended HPDE at Watkins Glen, Lime Rock Park, NHMS, NJMP, Circuit Mt Tremblant, Calabogie Motorsports Park

2010

  • Began tracking with a 1996 Dodge Neon.
  • Attended 13 driving school at local North East Tracks
  • Attended HPDE at Monticello Motor Club, Watkins Glen, Lime Rock Park, NHMS, NJMP Lightening and Thunderbolt