Weather was not a factor this time, sunny and warm, (rather hot by the end of the day) but very nice overall. There were three recommended stops on the tour allowing participants to sample and pick up cheese, wine or beer.
Category: Driving Tours
I belong to several clubs and no surprise to anyone, they’re all car and motorsports-related. Each has its own distinct activities, members and its own feel (or vibe if you’re from the ’70s like me).
No flimflam, no gimmicks, just another great opportunity for some Cheese, Wine, and Beer and to spend the day with friends for some “Fun with cars”. Save the date, Saturday, April 27, 2019 the next Chicago Region SCCA backroads tour.
The Chicago Region SCCA hosted our second back roads tour of the year on Saturday October 13. Thirty five cars entered the event, Miatas, Corvettes, Porsches, a Jensen-Healey and several other makes of sport and performance cars, all started the event under cool temperatures and cloudy skies.
The route for the tour is approximately a one hundred and forty five mile drive (about three to three and a half hours) providing scenic roads with plenty of turns and elevation changes.
No hype, no gimmicks, just another opportunity to get out and have “Fun with cars”. Save the date, Saturday, October 13, 2018 the next Chicago Region SCCA backroads tour.
“Backroads the Tour” a spring time drive in the middle of winter SNOW!!! What snow? On April 7, 2018 the Chicago Region hosted our spring backroads tour. Along with Blackhawk Valley (BVR) and Milwaukee...
The route covers approximately 150 miles with intermediate stops at a cheese factory and a winery. The tour will end at The Firehouse Pub in Roscoe, Ill., where you can have a drink, share some stories, and spend time with friends over a pleasant mid-afternoon lunch from the restaurant’s varied menu.
The route for the tour is approximately a one hundred and thirty mile drive (about three to three and a half hours) providing scenic roads with plenty of turns and elevation changes. We have planned a mid-point stop at Hawks Mill Winery to provide everyone with an opportunity to enjoy the winery and the views from their estate. The end point will be at the Anchor in Newville Wisconsin, advertised as the “Hottest Spot on the Rock”. There will be a social hour with appetizers at the end of the tour and if you choose to grab a bite to eat they offer a variety of food items and craft beers.
Saturday, May 20, 2017 the Chicago Region SCCA hosted our spring backroads tour as part of our G.O.A.T.S. (Get Out And Tour Series). The tour, a two and a half hour, 115 mile drive...