Stafford Speedway Officials Profiles: John Gates

John Gates – Broadcaster


Name: John Gates

Hometown: Westerly, RI

Position/Title: Broadcasteer

First Season Working at Stafford: 2015

First Season Working in racing: 1964

Occupation: Water Pollution Control Plant Manager in Pawcatuck, CT

Marital Status: Married – Ruth Ann

Children: John, Jr., Emily, Megan

Non-Racing Hobbies: Camping, Fixing Cars, Spending Time With Family

Favorite Racing Personality: Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

Favorite Non-Racing Sport & Team: Football – N.E. Patriots, close second is Boston Red Sox and UCONN Women’s Basketball

Favorite Television Show: King of Queens

Favorite Musical Artist or Group: The Eagles