#1 Northern California Sports Car Racing and Autocross Organization

Whatever your motorsports interests, Sports Car Club of America has a place for you:

  • Wheel-to-wheel, competitive road racing at Sonoma Raceway, Thunderhill Raceway and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
  • Autocrossing against the clock in street cars on courses marked by cones
  • Trackside staffing of professional and amateur races at Northern California tracks

Browse the links above to find out how you can get involved in amateur road racing.

2018 Road Racing Schedule


Notes From The Archives – Arnolt Bristol

Arnolt Bristol Words by: Gary Horstkorta Stanley Harold Arnolt II couldn’t have had better timing when he purchased a struggling marine small engine company, the Waukesha Engine Company in 1939 and moved it to Warsaw, Indiana. Combing his degree in Mechanical Engineering with a good business sense and with World War II on the horizon, the […]

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Regional 3 & 4 Results and Points

Some hard-core racers turned out for Regionals 3 & 4 at Laguna Seca last weekend. They fianlly got to use those rain tires; unfortunately they got pretty wet in the process. At least Sunday brought some better weather and there was no limit to the paddock space available. Race results from the weekend and all […]

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Worker Highlight – Gary Pitts

How did you get started with SCCA? In 1963, I did what they said to do on the back page of Road and Track; phone SCCA HQ in Connecticut (I believe) and ask where is your Region. It was in Montgomery, Alabama (I was in Auburn, AL) and I got in touch with the Regional […]

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Notes From The Archives – Don Dickey

Don Dickey Words by: Gary Horstkorta Perhaps Don Dickey’s first race as a Novice class driver was an indication of what was to follow in the succeeding years. The event was the opening race of the 1952 season at Stockton Airport on August 24th.  Dickey arrived with a nicely prepared XK-120 Jaguar which was entered in […]

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Tom McCarthy has Passed Away

It is with great sorrow that we have learned that Tom McCarthy has passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Tom McCarthy was the founder of Thunderhill, a man with 24+ patents, a contractor for Bill Gates and Steve Jobs and the biggest fan of grandson racer Tommy McCarthy. Tom held many positions in the club, […]

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The Family that Plays Together Stays Together

Photo Left to Right: Dan Haney- No.49 Mazda Miata, Group 2 Gay Bentley – No.09 Mazda Miata, Group 1 Eric Bentley – No.39 Mazda Miata, Group 1 Brook Bentley – No.45 Mazda Miata, Group 1 Reid Fletcher – No.99 Mazda Miata, Group 2 Words & Photos By Lynne Huntting SFR and Vintage racer, Dan Haney, […]

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Young Racers Learning Together

Words & Photos By Lynne Huntting The youngest student in the 2018 SFR Driver’s School, Brennan Stammer, has the youngest instructor, Tommy McCarthy. Brennan is 15 and in the 10th grade. Tommy is 19 and a college freshman majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Business. They speak the same language. Brennan, who is driving […]

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Worker Highlight – Allen Davis

How did you get started with SCCA? My wife made me do it. Seriously. We’d been coming out to the track spectating and crewing for years and Jennifer signed us up for an SCCA Ambassador Tour. She was worried I was getting too asocial and might never come out of my workshop. What is your […]

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