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Corvette Racing’s Doug Fehan to Speak at SCCA Chicago Region Meeting October 22

Posted September 20, 2014
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doug_fehan_3_125x188Race fans will get a chance to hear Doug Fehan speak about his career and Corvette Racing at the general meeting of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Chicago Region. The meeting will be held October 22 at 7 p.m. at K1 Speed in Addison, Ill., and is open to the public.

Fehan is program manager for Corvette Racing, which he helped start in 1999. During his time with the highly successful program, its teams have achieved 94 victories in endurance racing – 82 in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), seven at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, one at Daytona and four this season in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship series.

Fehan began his career in motorsports by racing a homebuilt Chevelle stock car on the USAC circuit in the late 1960s. A chance encounter with GM Racing Director Herb Fishel launched his career with GM, first with Oldsmobile’s IMSA World Sports Car program and then GM’s factory-backed Corvette racing program. Fehan received the Spirit of Le Mans Award from the Automobile Club De l’Ouest in 2014 and the ALMS “From the Fans” award in 2004 and 2008.

Doug is the reason you always wanted that YELLOW Corvette!

Also on display in the lobby of K-1 Speed will be the Blackdog Corvette.

Date: Oct 22, 2014
Place: K-1 Speed Indoor Racing, Addison Il.
Time: 7:00 PM



CenDiv Divisional Championship presented by TRO and C&P Installations FINAL!

Posted September 20, 2014
The CenDiv Divisional Championship presented by TRO and C&P Installations concluded at the Jack Pine Sprints at Brainerd on August 30.

The 2015 Final points standings can be found on the “”Club Racing points standings page. Also included in the results are the drivers who qualified for the 2014 Runoffs via the Divisional Championship path.

Congratulations to all who qualified for the Runoffs and all who earned a position in the Divisional Championship!


Registration open for the Fall Sprints!

Posted September 20, 2014
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2014 Fall Sprints Double Divisional

Don’t Let the Name Fool You!

Registration is now open for the 2014 Fall Sprints Double Divisional! In spite of this being the “2014 Fall Sprints”, it is actually the second chance to score points in the 2015 CenDiv Championship!

Register HERE.

The entry packet can be found HERE.



Registration open for the 5th PDX of 2014!

Posted August 4, 2014
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Registration is now open

for the last SCCA Chicago Region Performance Driving Experience for 2014. Come drive your car on track on Saturday, September 13, at Autobahn Country Club – South Course. Because the sun is setting earlier, this event will start one hour earlier than usual. Check-in is at 1:30 p.m.; sessions begin at 4 p.m. The plan is to run three groups, with each group having three 20-minute sessions on track.

Register now to save with early bird pricing. If you sign up before 11:59 p.m. on August 10, you will receive a discount of $10 off the driving fee of $130.

This event is sponsored by Blackdog Speed Shop, Discount Tire and Underground Autosports.

REGISTER!
Hope to see you there,!


2014 Solo Schedule – UPDATED

May 23, 2014

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The 2014 Solo schedule

has been updated. Due to other commitments at Rt 66 we were forced to give up the August 31 date for Event #5. It has been rescheduled to September 7.
See the updated schedule on the Solo page HERE


2014 National Worker of the Year

April 10, 2014
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To all SCCA Licensed Workers:

This week SCCA Club Racing announced our 2014 BFGoodrich Tires Worker of the Year Program click here.

Based on feedback from the workers in attendance at the 2014 SCCA National Convention in Charlotte last month, the program is changing this year to once again recognize one worker in each of our 10 specialties rather than one person per division. Program details can be found on the SCCA Website; either under the “Downloads” tab on the home page, or the “Worker Tab” on the 2014 Runoffs page.

Nominations for these awards are critical, so the importance of your participation cannot be overstated. Between now and August 8th, please nominate workers you think should be considered. They don’t have to be in your specialty or your division. They should be someone who goes above and beyond on a regular basis to support our events. Nominations are easy to submit click here; so we hope you will all take a few minutes to recommend one of your peers during the course of the 2014 Racing Season!

Finally, thanks to each and every one of you for all you do to make our events the safe, fun and exciting experiences that they are!

Sincerely,

TOzment

Terry Ozment
SCCA Vice President of Club Racing


2014 Chicago Region Worker Retention & Recruitment Program

April 4, 2014
Details of the 2014 Chicago Region Worker Retention and Recruitment Program can be found on the Incentive Programs page, or directly from HERE. Get a little back for all that you do, we appreciate our volunteers!


2014 CenDiv Club Racing Championship

March 9, 2014
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Registration is Now Open

for the 2014 CenDiv TRO Club Racing Championship presented by C&P Installations.

The finishing touches are being put on the rules, but registration for the 2014 CenDiv TRO CenDiv Championship presented by C&P Installations, but registration is open on MotorsportsReg. Registration is free, and the racing season is right around the corner!

Register HERE.


2014 Race & Performance Expo

February 25, 2014

Chicago Region at the Show!

The Chicago Region had a booth at the Race & Performance Expo in St. Charles on Feb. 22-23 to introduce show-goers to all the SCCA and Chicago Region have to offer. The booth, staffed by Chicago Region volunteers including Bill Crawford, Dennis and Patrick Morgan, Scott Sanda, Todd Gray, Dave Vacarro, Ed Midgley, Chris Gregor, Bob Stone, Tracy Ramsey, Bob Lindsay and others featured Ed Midgley’s beautiful Formula F car as well as video showing Solo, PDX and Club Racing action.

Interest from the show attendees was high, with quite a few people asking questions and leaving their contact information for follow-up. Brochures and flyers touting the Solo, PDX and Club Racing programs were available and many attendees walked away with information on the SCCA and how to join the Chicago Region.

All the SCCA members staffing the booth agreed the show was a success and had a great time talking to such interested “car people”.

Special thanks to Chris Gregor and Ed Midgley for setting up and taking down the booth, to Ed Midgely for providing his race car for display, and to Claire Ball for making the arrangements with the show management.

Pictures of the event can be found HERE.


Letter from Carl Haas

February 20, 2014
Chicago Region was honored to receive a letter from Carl Haas at the 2013 Season Checkered Flag Banquet. Carl was one of the Chicago Region members being recognised for being a part of the SCCA for more than 50 years. Carl has been a Chicago Region member for over 61 years.

While Carl was unable to attend the event, we were fortunate enough to receive and be able to read a letter on his behalf. This letter can be viewed HERE. It is a reminder of both the history of the region, and the strength of the shoulders the region was built upon.


The Checkered Flag

February 16, 2014
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Chicago Region held its annual Checkered Flag Banquet to celebrate the 2013 season at Lake Forest SportsCars on February 15, 2014. Award recipients included:

  • Fred Wacker Driver of the Year: Mike Varacins
  • Dave Morell Worker of the Year: Mark Hirt
  • Rookie of the Year: Michael Pesch
  • Founder’s Award: Birdie Martin
  • REcognition Award: Sue Green
  • REcognition Award: Linda Novak
  • REcognition Award: Kathryn George

Also honored were the members of our region who have been SCCA members for 50 years or more Read more about this event, and see pictures HERE.
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2014 CenDiv Club Racing Divisional Championship Program – Modified

February 9, 2014
The CenDiv Club Racing Divisional Championship Program has been updated to clarify qualification requirements for the Runoffs.
The revised program can be found HERE.


News Archives can be found HERE.

Chicago Region June Sprints®

Details at JuneSprints.com

Divisional and Majors Road Racing

Schedule is finalized!  Click here for more information

Solo

The Solo schedule is finalized!  Click here for more information

PDX

Track Days at local tracks!  Click here for more information

Rally

Watch this page for Road Rally news!

Membership

Inquiries at Chicago Region Office Phone: 847-729-2211 or E-mail: Cluboffice@SCCA-Chicago.com