How did you get started with SCCA? An SFR-SCCA long-time member and legal secretary Scotty Crawford kept mentioning Sears Point in the late 1980s to mid-1990s when I was also working as legal secretary before retiring. At the time I lived in Novato, only about 15 minutes from Sears Point. I finally asked Scotty when SCCA […]

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We spend a day at Laguna Seca with Spec Racer Ford driver James Chartres as we learn about racing with SCCA and what it is like to run in the rain. Big thank you to Ben Beames​ for the amazing video and RC Photography​ for the cover photo.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How did you get started with SCCA? My membership was a Christmas Present from my family. I went to my first race at Sears Point in 1993 and have been volunteering ever since. What is your current position? I currently am a Pit Marshal. What do you I like about the SCCA? Watching a good […]

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