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Published in the February 2017 Edition of the Wheel.     The Road Racing Drivers Club was an essential part of the SFR and made many significant contributions to the Club’s success. The following history of the RDC was written by the organizations President, Frank Schultheis and was on the cover of the RDC Enduro program […]

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As if there aren’t enough perks to being a Sports Car Club of America® member, the team at Track Night in America® Driven by Tire Rack have added another benefit with creation of Track Night in America SCCA® Members Month, made possible with help from Tire Rack and Mazda. Members of the SCCA who register […]

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The SFR 2017 Supplementary Regulations – the rules used by San Francisco Region in addition to the General Competition Rules – has now been published. SFR 2017 Supplementary Regulations There are very few changes from 2016: T4 is moved to Group 5 T3 is moved to Group 3 Entry fees remain the same except: Thunderhill […]

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Blake Tatum Crusader

Story by Blake Tatum Some people are born to race. I know I was. Some of my earliest memories involve race cars. Growing up I can remember my dad working in the garage. But he was not working on the lawn mower (in fact I don’t think he ever mowed the lawn) he was working […]

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Story by James Paul My dad Greg, and I had a great time at the Competition Licensing School. Our instructors were very knowledgeable and obviously really enjoyed the sport, but I think also really enjoyed having the opportunity to share their skills and help. My dad was driving a FE that was completely rebuilt from the […]

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The permanent number list is updated for 2017! Here’s the list To request a number or for more information, contact Sherry at the Region Office: sherry@sfrscca.org

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Story by Ben Beames My competition school weekend didn’t have the best of starts. It began at 2:00 AM Friday morning as I set off on the four hour towing trip from Santa Cruz to Thunderhill.  My wife needed me to watch our one year old son Thursday evening so this was the only way […]

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Story by Blake Tatum Today’s world seems to be about crossing things off of our bucket list. Us baby boomers have lived a pretty good life, but we seem to think that the fun should never end. We need to have a list of things that we have always wanted to do. Things like skydiving, […]

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SFR members were recently honored at the SCCA National Convention held in Las Vegas. Jim Rogaski, SFR Steward, is this year’s recipient of the Woolf Barnato Award, SCCA’s highest award, presented to the member who has made the most outstanding long-term contribution. Winners are nominated by the last three recipients and approved by the Board of […]

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Rick Bennewitz leads Gary Fahl at Sears Pt. April 1984

Six years after Colin Chapman built his first car designed for road racing, the Mark 3 in 1951, he built a new model, the Lotus 7, which would become one of his most recognized models. The 7 was not a direct follow up to the Mark VI, there was a two year gap between the […]

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