Want to become a Race Car Driver? Listen to SCCA San Francisco Regions own Lyn Greenhill explain about driving a car at the limits and how you too can get started.

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Words by: Gary Horstkorta – July 2017 The word “special” was a popular term back in the 1950’s when an individual could create a car out of various bits a pieces on the cheap and go racing. Of course that period gave way to purpose built race cars of ever increasing sophistication and speed. However during […]

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Words by: Gary Horstkorta I’m sure many of you will remember the advertising slogan “You meet the nicest people on a Honda” which the company used in 1963 for the first time in the U.S. As a result of that advertising campaign, Honda motorcycle sales took off and they were on their way to establishing […]

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How did you get started Volunteering? I got into SCCA because of my family. My dad, 2 uncles, and one of my aunts all raced Pintos in the 80s before I was born, so I literally grew up going to the track. My mom and brother did T&S (Timing & Scoring) so I started out […]

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Words by: Gary Horstkorta – June 2016 Sometimes when a manufacturer gives a specific car model a somewhat sedate or non-aggressive name, it doesn’t reflect what the car is capable of on the road or track. Take for example the Nissan Fairlady a name which sounds better suited for a nice, comfortable four door sedan […]

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Download video Join the SCCA Its Awesome YouTube Find out how to be a part of the team: http://www.sfrscca.org/volunteers/

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Thanks to all the drivers, crew, workers and volunteers that made the SCCA San Francisco Region – Spec Racer Ford Festival at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca a fantastic event! See you all next year!!! Special thanks to Sponsors SCCA Enterprises, AccelRaceTek and Vistage! Final safety checks on grid RJ Gordy makes sure the racers have […]

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by Tim Sullivan Having completed driving school in 2015, and racing in SSM and ITX since then, I suppose it was about time to see what the other side of the track sees. Specifically the flagging staff.  With the Majors being run, and since I was not running in them, I was convinced by a […]

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By Gary Horstkorta On September 10, 1962, barely four months after the conclusion of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, one of the cars from that race sat in the paddock at Vaca Valley Raceway waiting for the beginning of a Divisional race. The car was a Maserati Tipo 151 enter by well known Bay Area […]

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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 on the street most every […]

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