Dave Morin, Co-owner/ Service advisor

Dave Morin was born and raised in California. He went to school in Santa Clara, CA. His first car was a 1966 Super Sport with a big block motor and a 4-speed tranny. This was the perfect car for a young guy to get into trouble with. He worked on his cars and his friend’s hot rods.

Dave worked in machine shops for 22 years. He owned a highly successful machine shop called Prime Machining. Dave now owns a racecar prep and general street car service shop called Motion Motorsports in Morgan Hill, CA.

Dave is definitely a Chevy guy when it comes to his cars. He has a 1965 Corvette, a 1996 Corvette Grand Sport and a 1989 Camaro 1LE road race car.

Dave started racing a 1989 Corvette in SCCA Solo II in 1995. He won Rookie of the Year and was hooked on racing. In 1996, he won most improved driver. In 2002, Dave road raced his Camaro  in NASA’s CMC finishing 5th in season points. In 2003, Dave road raced the Camaro again, finishing 2nd in season points. Dave continues to love the racing game and still holds many track records and most amount of pole positions for a season. He participates in road racing with the ‘89, autocrossing with the ’96, car shows with the ’65. His personal experience on the track makes him a great asset for the company offing set-up and tuning expertise.

Pierre DaCunha Co-owner/ Mechanic

Pierre started his automotive career at the age of 18 working for the Bay Areas most prestigious tire and wheel outfitters then moving on to Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co of Los Gatos, California. He received training in sales, service and tire construction / performance.

He also worked in other divisions at Goodyear including the commercial truck tire and wholesale division for a total of five years. For the next five years, he worked at Mark's Automotive, which was known for its incredible Corvette restorations and hot rod maintenance.

He worked at the Bay Area's premier speed shop, Speed Merchant in San Jose, California. Pierre was brought in for his excellent preventive maintenance/repair skills that have been applied to many club and professional racecars. He worked on everything from Camaros and Mustangs for club racing to the famous Corvettes of the World Challenge series. He has been part of building and designing many of the classic muscle cars seen in today's magazines. His problem solving and leadership skills have lead him to the position of shop foreman in the short time of four years. While at Speed Merchant, Pierre has become an expert at Holley fuel injection and carburetor tuning as well as being a custom wheel aligner, exhaust fabricator and diagnostic professional. Pierre is also A.S.E. certified.

Pierre now owns  Motion Motorsports in Morgan Hill, CA. They specialize in anything from changing oil in the family minivan to building racecars from the ground up! He specializes in late model General Motors cars and trucks.


Phone Number
: 1 (408) 778-3555
E-mail Addresses :
Mailing Address : 16250 Railroad Avenue, #150
   Morgan Hill, CA 95037