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The Chicago Region SCCA held our first fall membership gathering on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the WeatherTech Factory Store. The event was open to members and non-members alike and it was held in the beautiful WeatherTech employee lunch room in the building next door to the Factory Store.
The 56th SCCA National Championship Runoffs were held at Virginia International Raceway October 8 through October 13. A total of 597 entries participated on the 3.27 mile course in the 28 classes eligible for Majors competition.
Following the Schoolhouse Straight the first high speed straight of the 1951 / 52 race circuit the competitors approached at tight ninety degree right hand turn on to County P. This turn was named Kimberly’s Korner, yes Korner with a “K”.
Per the bylaws of the Chicago Region, the Board of Directors will be conducting our Annual Meeting, Wednesday, November 20, 2019.
The 2019 racing season is over and 2019 is almost over. I hope everyone has had a good year or at least a not so bad one. As a region, we are looking forward to a great 2020 and have already begun our planning and scheduling.
After passing Wacker’s Wend the 1951/52 race circuit continued south bound following County J, A and then turned right to continue following County A west bound.
Most of us say that we are “passionate” about motorsports. What does that mean for many of us. That we will devote a ridiculous amount of time, money and effort to spend time in motorsports. From working a corner to road racing to track days there are different prices to pay.
With sadness, Chicago Region has lost a long time member Nancy Lyon
With deep regrets that we inform you of the death of Dean Read
The Chicago Region SCCA invites you to our first fall membership gathering on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00pm at the Weather Tech Factory Store.
16 drivers participated in the Time Trials sessions during the Fall Sprints at Blackhawk Farms Raceway on September 7th, 2019. Weather conditions could not have been better, with temperatures in the low 70’s and...
As the cars left town and drove south on South Lake Street headed towards Quit Qui Oc Golf Course they made a right turn at County J A. Just past this turn is Wacker’s Wend, named after Frederick G. Wacker Jr. the founder of the Chicago Region SCCA in 1948 and our first Regional Executive.
With the 2019 racing season drawing to a close, we look forward to our fall and winter activities.