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BUSINESS: John Wilson Returns to Fischer Engineering

22 October 1998

MOORESVILLE, NC - Long known for reliability and power, Fischer Engineering is proud to announce the addition of John Wilson to their engine building team. Reunited after eleven years, Dennis Fischer and John Wilson will be joining forces again at Fischer Engineering, effective immediately.

Dennis and John's relationship began in 1984 when John joined the Fischer team at their former location in Sun Valley, California. During this time, Fischer Engineering has enjoyed multi successes in the Trans Am, GTO, Busch Grand National, and Winston Cup Series'. In 1987 John made the move to North Carolina and full time Winston Cup Racing. John's backgournd includes experience at Hendrick Motorsports (1987-1988), Head Engine Builder at Sabco Racing (1988-1995), and Head Engine Builder at Joe Gibbs Racing, overseening the develpoment of their new engine facility and Winston Cup program.

Fischer Engineering has continued its success through the late 1980's and into the 1990's. The company's milestones include the development of the first Buick V-6 engine to complete the Indianapolis 500, several Trans Am champoinships, multi championships in the NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour and Winston West Series', as well as powering Dale Earnhardt to his first "restrictor plate" Busch Clash win. Fischer Engineering also helped bring Teresa Earnhardt her first championship as a car/truck owner, powering her Napa Chevrolet to a championship season in 1996, doing so with no engine failures the entire season. In 1997 Fischer Engineering made the move to North Carolina and has recently re-entered the Winston Cup ranks with the #91 LJ Racing Chevrolet. Now, with their renewed association and combined experience, John Wilson, Dennis Fischer, and the entire Fischer Engineering team look forward to offering one of the most competitive engine programs available in all of NASCAR!