Gregory Leb Explains the Thrill of HRS Racing

For lovers of classic cars, the Historic Racing Society (HRS) provides an opportunity to interact with classic car enthusiasts while admiring a wide variety of classic cars. For Gregory Leb, HRS racing combines his love of classic cars with the adrenalin rush that comes from a good race.

A longtime car enthusiast, Gregory Leb has been collecting Ferraris for more than ten years. He is a member of the Ferrari Owners Club (FOC). The first Ferrari Owners Club in the country to be recognized by the factory, FOC has local groups across the nation, allowing Ferrari owners to unite in their love of Ferraris. Gregory Leb is the ultimate Ferrari lover, collecting both vintage and new Ferraris.

Gregory Leb lists his favorite Ferrari as the 456. The Ferrari 456 has a front engine and a back seat, which is a rare commodity in a Ferrari. Only 3,289 Ferrari 456s were made. Gregory Leb owns a Ferrari 348 Spyder.

But when Gregory Leb participates in HRS racing, he races his vintage Porsche. Also a member of the Porsche Owners Club, Gregory Leb travels around the country in his Porsche to race his vintage Porsche 944 and 911.

A former marketing director for Lamborghini, Gregory Leb knows luxury cars. During his time as marketing director for Lamborghini, Gregory Leb made a deal with Universal for the Diablo Roadster to be a part of eight TV shows. He even accepted cars delivered by Nicolas Cage during that time—as Cage’s fans know, the actor is a big fan of Lamborghinis.

When Gregory Leb isn’t racing vintage cars or driving around town in his Ferrari, he works hard as national account manager for Sissine’s. He has been in the position for five years.

About Gregory Leb

Gregory Leb, Sissine’s Office Systems’ national account representative, is committed to a simple motto, “Live well, and serve well.” An avid car collector and longtime cross fitness enthusiast, Gregory Leb has lived his life with a focus toward appreciating common things and embracing his good fortune.

Every man needs a man. For Gregory Leb that man was his stepfather who was a boxer in the Navy.  Gregory Leb was naturally drawn to athletics as most young men are. For Gregory Leb athletics included the study of boxing. Encouraged by his parents, he started his boxing career with the Jacksonville, Florida police athletic league, working his way up to Super Middle Weight by his mid-teens. Gregory Leb continues a health oriented lifestyle that includes boxing which he says could add up to more than twenty-nine years physical fitness that has included boxing. Among his sports heroes he includes boxing greats such as Manny Pacquiao, Mohammed Ali, and Roy Jones, Jr. Gregory Leb continues to be active in a local Jacksonville gym specializing in martial arts, and self-defense; disciplines that benefit from Greg’s early passion for boxing.

Gregory Leb has been employed by Sissine’s Office Systems since 2006. As national account manager, he represents the Northwest Florida and South Georgia region’s top supplier of Lanier and Copystar brand copiers. Sissine’s has been in business for 25 years, with an emphasis on providing office automation solutions to businesses. Prior to his employment with Sissine’s Office Systems, Gregory Leb was a freelance marketing coordinator for Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida and marketing director for Lamborghini North America in Jacksonville Florida. During his time with Lamborghini, Leb was able to secure a deal with Universal for eight television shows with the Diablo Roadster. A life well lived indeed.

Gregory Leb’s interest in cars extends far beyond his employment with Lamborghini. He regularly participates in specialized auto racing around the country. He is a member of car clubs and has inherited a passion for collecting both vintage and new sports cars from his father who is also a car collector.

In addition to his love of cars, Gregory Leb also has a deep love for golden retrievers. He has a golden retriever named Molly who is two-and-a-half years old, which he bought from a breeder in Georgia. He and Molly live in Pointe Vedra Beach, right outside of Jacksonville.

As busy as he is, Gregory Leb puts a high priority on his charitable work. He is involved with the Mary Saulzbacher Homeless Shelter in Jacksonville, as well as Second Harvest Food Bank’s Lutheran Social Services. He supports both United Way and Cathedral Foundation Meals on Wheels.

Fitness, passion and charity have combined to shape a life that does embrace his simple motto; live well, serve well.

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