Tarheel Cup Series to go to a Sprint Race Format

As you may have seen at CMP in late March and will see again at VIR next weekend, the Tarheel Cup Series and (at least for May) the Atlantic Pro Cup Series have abandoned the Enduro (multi-driver) format in favor of a Sprint (one-driver) format. Below is the explanation of why we feel this is…

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BoD Minutes – November 2020

Minutes of NCR-SCCA Monthly Board of Directors Meeting November 18, 2020 Present:  John Bodnar, Heather Clark, Anna Crissman, Eric Danielsen, Blair Deffenbaugh, Justin Deffenbaugh, Bruce Dover, Nikki Edwards, Sam Fouse, Al Heatwole, Stephen Miller, Heather Powers, Chris Schimmel, Mark Senior, James Shanks, Ben Tyler, Kit Williams, and Rob Wilmoth, all attended via video conference, due to…

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Runoffs Return to VIR in 2022 & 2023

Following a successful running of the event in 2019, the SCCA National Championship Runoffs are returning to VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) for the 2022 and 2023 seasons, SCCA Vice President and Chief Operations Officer Eric Prill announced during Wednesday evening’s virtual SCCA Road Racing awards presentation. The 3.27-mile, 17-turn natural terrain road course near Danville, Virginia has grown into…

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In Memoriam: Sara Brookfield

reprinted with permission from the December 2020 issue of the WDCR Straightpipe newsletter By Janet Toland SCCA lost a friend and a part of our family. Sara Brookfield, 69, of Wardensville, West Virginia, passed away Saturday morning following a head on collision near her home. Her husband, Bob Brookfield, another long time SCCA volunteer, remains…

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Meet the Candidates 2020

Each year, the NC Region has 4 office vacancies to fill on the Board of Directors. This year, the offices are Assistant Regional Executive, Treasurer and two (2) Member-at-Large seats. Those elected will serve for 2021 & 2022. Below are the candidates for each office with a description of responsibilities as defined in the Region’s…

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Pete Romanowski is retiring from marshaling

Pete Romanowski, one of NCR’s and SCCA’s best known flaggers is retiring from marshaling after 41 years of dedication to our sport. But that doesn’t mean he’s going away! I received the following email from him the other day: Hi folks in the racing community, It is with sadness that I’m giving up marshaling at…

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Spring Sprints CANCELLED

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For everyone’s safety VIR has decided to cancel all large group events through April 12, 2020. Although we would all love to go racing, we agree with VIR in that the safety of our members, participants, and VIR staff is of the utmost importance at this time. If you have registered for the Spring Sprints…

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New Developments in Regional Racing with NC Region for 2020

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North Carolina Region is implementing a number of changes and enhancements to its Regional racing program at VIR for 2020. Here’s a rundown: SARRC: All of NC Region’s SARRC races will comfortably exceed the minimum required length as prescribed by SARRC rules. Saturday qualifying sessions are being increased to 20 minutes and Sunday races are…

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NCR Member & Runoffs Winner Bauguess Receives Mark Donohue Award

Broderick Bauguess, of Laurinburg, N.C., was named the 49th recipient of the RRDC Mark Donohue Award. This unique award is presented annually by the Road Racing Drivers Club for outstanding performance, competitiveness and sportsmanship during the Sports Car Club of America National Championship Runoffs®. It is voted on by RRDC members attending the Runoffs and/or…

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