F1, Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, MotoGP, ALMS, And More!
z


Sep 12, 2013 - 04:55 PM
Top News!
Rumors Edition!
Upcoming Racing! (Updated)



Top Stories
· It's Official! Kimi Raikkonen To Race For Ferrari in 2014 (Sep 11, 2013)
· Quest For Record Speed At Indy Starts With Firestone Tire Test (Sep 11, 2013)
· Penalties To MWR Put Ryan Newman In Chase; Truex Out (Sep 10, 2013)
· NASCAR Fines Michael Waltrip Racing $300,000 Following Event At Richmond (Sep 9, 2013)
· Richard Childress Racing Signs Newman For 2014 (Sep 9, 2013)

Previous Top Stories!


Hot Rumors!
· F1: Massa To Lotus ? (Sep 12, 2013)
· F1: Bahrain to be night race in 2014 ? (Sep 10, 2013)
· F1: Ward denies Mosley bankrolling FIA campaign ? (Sep 10, 2013)
· F1: Marko rules out Felipe Nasr, Felipe Massa for Toro Rosso seat ? (Sep 10, 2013)
· F1: Alonso, Raikkonen could 'tear Ferrari apart' ? (Sep 10, 2013)
More Rumors!


50th Annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs at Road America
Posted by: newsla on Sep 12, 2013 - 04:52 PM
Sports Cars
Road America News - 50th Annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs at Road America


Road racing champions will be crowned next week at Road America as drivers from around the country participate in the 50th running of the pinnacle amateur road-racing event in the U.S., the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) National Championship Runoffs® September 19-22. The event determines the best drivers of the season within each of the 28 classes of competition and this year over 700 entries are expected, making the Runoffs the largest annual amateur road-racing event in the world.

 

Bookmark and Share
For those who are unfamiliar with the Runoffs, it is an iconic winner-take-all championship for SCCA's Club racers, and is open to any of the club's competition drivers who qualified for the event. Although contingency prize money is up for grabs, in reality, to win the SCCA National Championship Runoffs is a chance for bragging rights in the highly competitive world of sports car racing. For many drivers, winning the Runoffs is the peak of their racing career, but for some, it is a steppingstone to a profession behind the wheel. Some notable past Runoffs winners include Skip Barber, Paul Newman, Bobby Rahal, Graham Rahal, Roger Penske and Jimmy Vasser.

The fan-friendly paddock will be loaded with local racers fielding a huge variety of cars including American muscle Corvettes and Mustangs; open-wheel formula cars; historic Triumphs and Austin Healeys; even Toyotas, Mazdas and BMWs. Each race is 13 laps or 40 minutes, whichever elapses first. A lap around Road America's 4.048-mile circuit offers the ultimate for any sports car racer due to its 14 turns, three high-speed straights and 170' of elevation changes. For many of the competitors, it's an opportunity to earn a championship where their racing heroes did the same.

$10 tickets for practice are available Monday through Wednesday. Event tickets will be available Thursday through Sunday at the main gate. Gates open at 7 a.m. daily and races run rain or shine. Kids 12 and under are free with a paying adult. Parking, paddock access and grandstand seating are also free with ticket purchase. As part of its commitment to honoring America's heroes, all active, reserve-duty military and veterans receive free admission regardless of their state of residency. To receive the free admission, veterans must either have a retired military identification card or a standard discharge form known as a DD214. Active duty personnel must have their photo identification card issued by the Department of Defense.

2013 also marks the fifth and final year for the Runoffs at Road America before it moves on to other venues, so don't miss out on the action.

PaddockTalk Perspective



Also in Sports Cars:



 
Related links
· Sports Car Edition
· Top PaddockTalk News!
· More about Sports Cars







Home :: _ 


All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest (c) 2003-2014 by PaddockTalk.com.
Contact E-mail: admin@paddocktalk.com
Privacy