Dr. J. Douglas Patterson

Dr. J. Douglas Patterson

Registration is open for the Kansas City Region SCCA RallyCross #3 at the Thunder Valley Sand Drags in Grain Valley, MO. This is a marveious site. It's extremely rut-resistant and butter smooth, perfect for first-time rallycrossers and daily drivers. If you've ever been curious about the sport of RallyCross, this is the venue for you. https://www.kcrscca.org/registation-open-for-the-2016-kcr-rallycross-event-3/ - updated
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Interests:
space physics, photography, and photography
Hobbies:
poker and woodworking
Television:
motorsports and Archer
Movies:
Big Trouble in Little China and Rush
Music:
Jazz and New Wave
Books and Magazines:
Discworld and Dresden Files
Favorite Racing Getaway:
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
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Doug teaches physics and astronomy at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, KS, and researches solar energetic particles at Fundamental Technologies in Lawrence, KS. When not teaching or crunching numbers, he's either at a track photographing motor racing, or competing in SCCA autocross, rallycross, or TSD road rallies for Dare2Dream Motorsports. He also helps his wife run their small photography business Patterson Prints, LLP, and is the Associate Editor and Chief Photographer for The Parc Fermé.

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TOPEKA, Kan. (Oct. 27, 2017) -- Now that the dust has settled on the 2017 SCCA® RallyCross season, TripleCross winners can be identified.  To claim a RallyCross TripleCross title, drivers must win one Regional RallyCross, one......Read more
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Way to go, Mark and Bret!!!......Read more
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Dr. J. Douglas Patterson registered for 2016 Heartland RallyCross Showdown

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Sunday October 23, 2016 at 12:00 AM
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Dr. J. Douglas Patterson registered for 2016 SCCA RallyCross National Championship

2016 SCCA RallyCross National Championship
Friday September 30, 2016 at 12:00 AM
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