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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With seven Board candidates running, the results of the 2018-2019 SFR election for Regional Executive and Directors has been eagerly anticipated. The vote count was highest  in over 10 years: 346. Results are as follows: Elected: Regional Executive, Barbara McClellan Elected: Three Board Directors: Blake Tatum, David Vodden, Seth Reid Vote counts: Regional Executive, Barbara McClellan […]

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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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The following SFR members have filed petitions to be candidates for the upcoming 2018-2019 Board of Directors election. Candidate statements and photos will be posted here in the next few days. Three Director seats are to be filled. Voting for the election opens October 11 on Motorsportreg.com.   Regional Executive Barbara McClellan   Director Blake […]

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Determine the Future of the Region Become an SFR Board Member! The 2018 Board of Directors election will be in October. If you would like to be a candidate for the Board of Directors, you will need to submit a candidate petition no later than September 4. Petitions must be signed by 50 current San […]

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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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