It is with great sadness we report that Ron Cortez passed away peacefully at 6:00 am on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. His sister Cheryl would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and all the visitors who continued to come up until last night. Details regarding a celebration of […]

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How did you get started with the SCCA? My father, Ray Linkous, began working as flagger in mid 2016, and by the end of that year he was able to persuade me to come out to the track for an event at Thunderhill Raceway. I was initially going to be flagging myself, but Dan Burgoon […]

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Winter Entertainment Words by: Gary Horstkorta With the racing season over and winter setting in, there may be a need for some of you to find other forms of entertainment to wile away the hours. There are several racing related videos, DVDs and books that you might find interesting. For example, www.youtube.com has many videos uploaded […]

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We put on races! Learn how to get involved us close with all the race car action. We have got a place for you; pace cars, tow trucks, starters, grid, scrutineers, flaggers, safety, timing, course marshals and even hospitality. Love race cars? Love awesome people? Learn how to get involved by volunteering. Join our awesome […]

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JAGUAR C-TYPE Words by: Gary Horstkorta You have not doubt heard the Enzo Ferrari proclaimed after the introduction of the Jaguar E Type as the most beautiful car design he had ever seen and rightfully so. Even today the E Type is still a beautiful car to behold. As wonderful a design as the E […]

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Cooper Monaco Words by – Gary Horstkorta In the early 1950’s and into the 1960’s, one of the dominant race car manufactures was the Cooper Car Company Ltd. of England. They built and developed several trendsetting race cars including the Formula 500, the Cooper Bristol, the Cooper Formula Jr., Formula II and Formula I models, […]

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Bev Spencer Words by: Gary Horstkorta – Sept. 2017 By the 1960’s, sports car racing was a well established sport all around the United States. Purpose-built road race tracks were replacing a good number of the airport and street courses the sport had used in the 1950’s. Another change occurred during the 60’s as a […]

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MASERATI A6GCS Words by Gary Horstkorta One of the rarest cars to appear in San Francisco Region races was Bob Gillespie’s Maserati A6GCS sports car which he first entered at Pebble Beach in 1954 and subsequently raced until 1957. After racing MGs for the previous four years he moved up to the more powerful, better handling […]

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Garage Sale Find Words by Gary Horstkorta Garage Sale Find, now what does that have to do with racing with the SCCA San Francisco Region? This story began when I received an email from someone I did not know, asking if I would be interested in some old SF Region magazines and if so the person […]

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A lot of things happen around the region without dedicated people like Sherry Grantz we would not be the great club that we are! We talked with Sherry to find out a little more about how she got started and what the SCCA San Francisco Region Office Manager does. Ever emailed or called the SCCA office […]

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