Elliott Forbes-Robinson has been named Grand Marshall for the running of the WeatherTech® 2020 Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints® at Road America®
Category: Road Racing
This historic marker located on County Highway “P” just south of the intersection of Cty P and Lake Side Park Road for Dickins’ Ditch reads “Named for Robert “Sid” Dickens who raced in an MG-TC. Ted Boynton lost concentration here in 1952 resulting in an excursion into a blueberry patch.”
The 56th SCCA National Championship Runoffs were held at Virginia International Raceway October 8 through October 13. A total of 597 entries participated on the 3.27 mile course in the 28 classes eligible for Majors competition.
Following the Schoolhouse Straight the first high speed straight of the 1951 / 52 race circuit the competitors approached at tight ninety degree right hand turn on to County P. This turn was named Kimberly’s Korner, yes Korner with a “K”.
After passing Wacker’s Wend the 1951/52 race circuit continued south bound following County J, A and then turned right to continue following County A west bound.
As the cars left town and drove south on South Lake Street headed towards Quit Qui Oc Golf Course they made a right turn at County J A. Just past this turn is Wacker’s Wend, named after Frederick G. Wacker Jr. the founder of the Chicago Region SCCA in 1948 and our first Regional Executive.
Just as the race cars passed Seibkens the course took a downhill hard left followed by a right sweeper that passed along the eastern shore of Elkhart Lake.
The 2019 CenDiv Championship Series is headed into the home stretch.
The Chicago Region SCCA, June Sprints® is the longest consecutively run SCCA National Road Race.
The 1951-52 Elkhart Lake Races were the first and last events with true wheel to wheel completion through downtown Elkhart Lake.