Pro Racing Words by: Gary Horstkorta Tracy Bird was an early member of the SCCA and began his racing career in 1953 in what else but an MG TD. Over the next thirteen years he raced primarily on the west coast in a variety of cars including Mercedes Benz, Porsche 356, Fairthorpe Electron, Porsche 550, Maserati […]

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The SCCA Sonoma Majors had hot weather conditions and field of over 400 racers competing ahead of the National Championship known as the SCCA Runoffs. With so many competitive racers out on track, fast times were guaranteed. Several SCCA lap records were broken throughout the weekend. New Lap Records TROY ERMISH/No.38 Datsun – GTL – […]

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By Lynne Hunting Day Three of the Sonoma Majors and Regional, and we were a success! No drivers were hurt. San Francisco Region had the largest entry of any Majors or Super Tours this year. We had 416 entries Friday at start of the weekend. That is more than the VIR Majors, the COTA Super […]

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By Lynne Hunting It was a long day but it wasn’t a dull day Saturday for Day Two of the Sonoma Majors and SFR Regional. The day started ten minutes late due to a breaking of the “No engines on before 8am” rule. During the morning the schedule was caught up only to slow down […]

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By Lynne Hunting Friday was cool-ish for practice, but hot and greasy for qualifying. It was great to see the Worker turnout. Many of the crews had out-of-region Workers who traveled from Cal Club, Oregon and Nevada to work the event. Thank you for showing your support. We enjoy your company! The National SCCA office […]

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We are looking for feedback from volunteers and workers to help plan the 2019 Road Racing Season with SCCA San Francisco Region. Please take 2 minutes to fill in this short survey: https://goo.gl/forms/fInF8O3fKgxvwRzn2 Thank you!

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The Denzel Words by: Gary Horstkorta One of the more interesting cars to race in the San Francisco Region was the Denzel which also had a very interesting back story. This little rear engine sports car was designed and built in Austria by garage owner, Wolfgang Denzel. As a young boy Denzel built racing bikes and […]

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How did you get started with SCCA? Jim was an avid auto-crosser when we got married, I figured out if I wanted to see him I needed to go to the auto-cross site also.  The auto-crossing turned into an SCCA commitment, and once again I went along. What is your current position? I am the Divisional […]

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How did you get started with SCCA? I moved to California from Colorado in 1961 after getting my Bachelor of Science in Nursing and went to work at SF General Hospital. I contacted an old friend from Colorado and she reintroduced me to her older brother who I started dating. Long story short, I’d known […]

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Moffett Field Words by: Gary Horstkorta August 16, 1953 was the date for the inaugural road races at Moffett Field, the former World War II Naval Base for Lighter-Than-Air blimps in Mountain View, CA. With the huge blimp hangers as a backdrop, a rectangular course with rounded corners utilized the fields runways and taxiways. It didn’t take […]

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