Dan Robson 1951-2022

To all NC Region members and friends: We lost a true Racer and friend on Saturday morning April 2nd. Dan Robson, aka “Mad Man Dan” and “Dan the Man” passed away peacefully at the Hospice section of the Durham VA Hospital. Although he lived alone for most of his life, he did not die alone,…

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2022-2023 Candidates for election to the North Carolina Region Board of Directors

Regional Executive “Regional Executive. The Regional Executive is the Chief Executive Officer of the organization. The Regional Executive is responsible for the effective implementation of the policies of the Board of Directors and the proper conduct of the organization’s business. The Regional Executive shall preside at all business meetings of the members and officers. Other…

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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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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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