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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.

Formula 4 Coming to the West Coast

I was different as a kid. Most all kids dream of being the guy up to bat in the World Series in the bottom of the ninth with the bases loaded, two outs, and down by three runs. Most kids dream of hitting the ball out of the park and being the hero. Not me […]

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Thunderhill Major Race Report

No Joke! SFR’s Thunderhill Major Race was 1-2 April 2017. And surprisingly enough, there were few, if any, April Fools tricks played. And for the second race weekend in a row, the weekend was dry and mostly devoid of major drama, agro or protests. The good news/bad news is that our SFR drivers have yet […]

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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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