Jim was a cool guy, always came up to us on the grid to tell us how happy he was to see a DGF in the Formula Ford field.
He was a driving coach extraordinaire, and behind the wheel won the 24 Hours of Daytona, among many other wins.
He also famously back flipped a Shadow at RA this past summer. We made sure to tell him it was nice to see him right side up at the fall VSCDA event.
That made him laugh. That was our last interaction.