Note: Updated 23 February 2019 using GCR rules for minimum weight. The 2019 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 […]

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San Francisco Region SCCA Driver’s School – Tech Days As a long-standing tradition, anyone may bring an SCCA racecar to the Driver’s School Feb 15– 17 at Thunderhill for a logbook or annual tech inspection, whether the car is entered into the School or not. If you have a new car and wish to get […]

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Congratulations to Helga Brunner, Co-Chief for Sound, for winning the 2019 SFR Worker Scholarship to Drivers/Competition Licensing School. Helga has contributed to the club in many ways including being the Co-Chief for Sound where she monitors cars rain or shine to make sure racers stay with the prescribed sounds limits, especially critical at WeatherTech Raceway […]

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The Allard Words by:  Gary Horstkorta – December 2018 Cover Photo: Tom Frisbey at Palm Springs 1950 In 1937, Sydney Allard introduced his first production car powered by a flathead V8 Ford engine. Unfortunately, just as the production of this car was ramping up, W W II broke out and Allard turned to servicing military vehicles […]

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The Other Moss Words by:  Gary Horstkorta – October 2018 Cover Photo: Bill Pollack in a Cadillac Allard on the pole for 1951 Golden Gate Park Usually when someone mentions the name Moss in a racing context, the first full name that comes to mind is Stirling Moss. Generally accepted as one of the greatest […]

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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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UPDATES TO THE ARCHIVE Words by:  Gary Horstkorta – September 2018 Cover Photo: Photo from Jim Crank – Cotati 1957 As the word has spread that the SFR has an archive which accepts all forms of memorabilia, race programs, magazines, photos and basically anything pertaining to  the history of racing in our Region, many individuals have […]

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By Aaron Meyer If you have ever considered volunteering with SCCA, do it. I experienced my first-time volunteer flagging at the June 29th– July 1stSonoma Majors race weekend. I chose to volunteer for this weekend since it was the second biggest race weekend of the year, with the Runoffs being the biggest. This race weekend […]

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Daimler Dart SP250 Words by:  Gary Horstkorta – July 2018 “I say old chap, is that a Hemi V8 in your British Sports Car?”  The answer in this case is yes and it’s we’re not talking about a resto mod or an old sports car with just an engine swap.  Back in 1959, the Daimler Motor […]

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The Sports Car Olympics Words by:  Gary Horstkorta – June 2018 Perhaps it was the 1960 Winter Olympics held at Squaw Valley Ski Resort that inspired the Northern California Sports Car Council (NCSCC) to announce a new event – The Sports Car Olympics.  While not an SFR sanctioned event, many of the council members were […]

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