by Paul Newton In summer months, Fresno SCCA autocrossers expect triple-digit heat to put up as much of a challenge as their fellow competitors. The weekend of June 2 and 3 was searing, but it was an out-of-towner who scorched the competition at the Fresno Fairgrounds. If Tony Rodriguez was in town to show Fresno […]read more
FROM THE WHEEL
SFR’S MONTHLY MAGAZINE
The Wheel is the monthly magazine for San Francisco Region. It covers racing, autocross, Concours, and volunteer support of Pro events. In addition, it features the most complete classified section for amateur racers on the West Coast.
Thunderhill Report – Season Finale Honoring Thunderhill Founder, Tom McCarthy by David Vodden As we approach the August 31/September 2, season finale-Club Regional Race at Thunderhill Raceway Park [#TRP], it is worth noting some of the influences that the man whose memory we will honor, Tom McCarthy, had on the track. First and foremost, Tom […]read more
by Lynne Huntting Not many SFR drivers start their driving career at 40. Only one other name comes to mind – PLN. Many, if not most, start at an early age and work their way up the racing ladder. But then, Frank Emmett wasn’t your ordinary driver. Frank got off to a rocky start, and […]read more
It certainly was a different way to start SFR’s racing season – cold and sometimes wet – at Thunderhill Raceway Park for the SFR Double Regional Honoring Ron Cortez – Presented by AIM TIRES. It was the coldest SFR race weekend anyone could remember, and the last time it rained on a race was so […]read more