November 16th, 2021 by Seth Reid
The three-day SFR Regional 15 & 16 & 17 at Thunderhill Raceway was full of surprises, challenges and championships. The entries numbered nearly 200 cars for the three days. This year the weekend format was a bit different: three days, three different courses. Friday – the 1.9 mile course, usually reserved for the SFR Competition Licensing School, so unknown to many; Saturday the usual 2.9-mile course known as the 3-mile. Sunday the schedule called for the 5-mile course, which incorporates the East and West Course., and requires additional corner workers and E Crew.
Friday started on schedule, after a beautiful sunrise. The weather was sunny and dry all day. Earlier in the week it had rained hard, and the ground was still soft enough that Workers could’t drive to the corners. The majority of the drivers hadn’t raced on the short course, or at least not recently. As this was the first time running this configuration for most, every group set new track records.
Read more about it in this month’s issue of The Wheel!