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Russ Dunmire and Lynn Welfringer History

Russ Dunmire Oldsmobile [Mazda] still exsists today in Tacoma Washington and is still runn by the Dunmire family. Matt, Russ's son, is the general manager. Since the demise of Oldsmobile, Mazda is now one of the dealerships marquee brands.During the sixties and seventies the dealership sponsored/owned many different Oldsmobile NHRA Class racers.

Lynn Welfringer was the service manager for Russ Dunmire Oldsmobile and builder/driver of the record setting NHRA cars campaigned by that dealership during the sixties and seventies.Lynn has atated that THIS 68 Hurst Olds was the winningest of all racecars he has ever been associated with winning some 67 0f 73 events the car was ever entered in. That's a winning percentage of 92%!! Fabulous in any era!

Over the years Lynn's name has become synonymous with fast Oldsmobiles. He has run all types of Olds powered NHRA drag cars from my 1968 Hurst Olds featured on this website, to rails and now a 97 Olds cutlass door slammer, formerly Warren Johnsons Championship NHRA Pro/Stock, he currently campaigns with his daughter Ginger as pilot in Comp Eliminator. By the way...Lynn now owns/manages the Performance Parts Division of Mondello Oldsmoblie, the worlds leader in High Performance Oldsmobile knowledge,inovation,parts,and engines.

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