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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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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The 2018 Supplementary Regulations – rules outside the General Competition Rules (GCR) – that apply to San Francisco Region events have been approved. Do yourself the favor of reading through the Supps, at least the parts that have a black bar in the left margin signifying new or changed items. Changes have been made to: […]

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One day left to apply for the Worker Scholarship to the 2018 SCCA San Francisco Region Driver’s School, open to any SFR Worker actively volunteering in either a Club Racing Specialty or the Autocross (Solo) Program. Submit a single page of your support to the Racing or Solo Program, what you expect to gain from completing […]

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How did you get started with SCCA? After years watching racing on television, I decided I wanted to experience racing first hand. Before buying a race car and to become better educated I joined the Sports Car Club of America in 1994. I attended a few races (San Francisco Region and vintage) to gather information […]

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How did you get started? After seeing my first race at Laguna Seca in Oct of 1964, I went to as many races in the area as I could as a spectator (I was in the Air Force at the time and stationed at Castle AFB in Merced). I finally talked to a Corner Marshal […]

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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 you have always wanted to do. Things like skydiving, bungee […]

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Are you a SFR Worker in Club Racing or the Solo Community? Have you always wanted to go to Driver’s School? Have we got news for you! SCCA sponsors one or more deserving members of the San Francisco Region to the Region’s Competition Driver’s Licensing School. The scholarship is awarded based on service to the […]

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How did you get started with SCCA? A Business neighbor of mine, Ed Railton, always had Miata’s and his Spec Racer Ford around his shop. He would load his trailer and take off on many weekends. He always had great stories he would tell me. In 2014 he decided to sell a car, the #56 […]

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