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SFR’S MONTHLY MAGAZINE

The Wheel is the monthly magazine for San Francisco Region. It covers racing, autocross, Concours, and volunteer support of Pro events. In addition, it features the most complete classified section for amateur racers on the West Coast.

Turn By Turn Descriptions Of A Lap Around Mazda Raceway In A Spec Racer Ford

By James Chartres, SRF #77 Maybe you are new to the track.  Maybe you are wondering why those other guys are faster then you. Maybe you just want to confirm you are getting the most out of your car.  In any case below is a turn by turn description of the track. TURN 1 Turn […]

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Notes from the Archive: Lotus 7 Survivor

By SFR Archivist, Gary Horstkorta In my January 2017 I wrote about that great production sports car from Colin Chapman, the Lotus 7.  Then a few days ago I received an email from a former autocrosser, Lawrence (Larry) Trice who lives here in the Bay Area.  Larry said he owns and drives a Lotus 7A […]

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2017 SFR Drivers’ School

by Lynne Huntting The latest edition of the San Francisco Region Drivers’ School started and ended with bright, but chilly sunny weather at Thunderhill Raceway Park – not a drop of rain in sight all weekend. That’s so rare not even veteran driver Instructors could remember the last such occurrence. One aspect that separates SFR […]

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Old Dogs Learning New Tricks

In case you have not heard the San Francisco Region of the SCCA has hired a social media advisor to promote ourselves. I know that in this day and age we are about eight years behind the curve. To make matters worse we are the San Francisco Region, right? Correct me if I am wrong, […]

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