|BILL WARNER IS RRDC'S 2014 BOB AKIN AWARD WINNER|
|DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2015) - Bill Warner, best known as the force behind the hugely successful Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance since 1996, received the 2014 Bob Akin Award from the Road Racing Drivers Club at a dinner prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2015 TUDOR SportsCar Championship.
Each recipient of this honor, considered the top award in motorsports for amateur, vintage/historic or semi-professional drivers, is selected by Akin's ...[Read more...]|
|DEAN DEFENDS HIS MAZDA MX-5 CORONADO TITLE|
|NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2013) – John Dean, of Sebring, Fla., notched his first SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup win of the season, as the checkered flag marked the end of Round Nine of 12 in 2013. Championship leader Christian Szymczak, of Palos Verdes, Calif., finished second, ahead of Elliott Skeer, of Carlsbad, Calif., who came home third.
The 35-lap race, which averaged 80.132 mph, was slowed by one caution period that lasted three laps. The yellow flag was brought ou...[Read more...]|
|Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to Host 2014 SCCA National Championship Runoffs|
|MONTEREY, Calif. (July 10, 2013) – The Sports Car Club of America today announced the host sites of the next three SCCA® National Championship Runoffs®, including the first visit for amateur road racing's top event to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in 2014. Daytona International Speedway, in 2015, and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, in 2016, will also hold events over the next three years.
The return to the west coast and Monterey's Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca comes 50 years after the inaugural ...[Read more...]|
|Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival Celebrates Corvette'S 60 Years At Sonoma Raceway|
|• Fast cars, fine food and wine highlight May 18-19 weekend|
• Paul Reinhart is honored guest, popular racing seminar scheduled for second year
SONOMA, Calif. (April 27, 2013) - The Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival returns to Sonoma Raceway on May 18-19 for the fourth straight year under that title. The program for the 27th annual historic-car event organized by General Racing Ltd. in Sonoma will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the popular Corvette, created by the ...[Read more...]
|And Then There Were Three - Meet the Playboy MX-5 Cup Title Contenders|
|With the final two races of the season this week at Road Atlanta, the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup championship has come down to three drivers, with a fourth still mathematically in contention.
The man in the driver's seat for the Mazda-funded ride higher up the development ladder next season is Stevan McAleer, who began his rookie season wondering if he had the resources for a full season in the No. 28 Blue Mercury Capital/Numerix MX-5. Two wins and seven podium finishes has kept ...[Read more...]|