Category: Road Racing

2020 Elite GEN 2 Tripleheader

Elite Autosport is pleased to announce for the 2020 race season a special points challenge to support the dedicated drivers of the Gen 2 Spec Racer Ford and strengthen the existing commitment to the 1.9L...

Dickens’ Ditch

This historic marker located on County Highway ā€œPā€ just south of the intersection of Cty P and Lake Side Park Road for Dickinsā€™ Ditch reads ā€œNamed 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.ā€

2019 SCCA National Championship Runoffs

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.

Kimberly’s Korner

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”.

Wacker’s Wend

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.

The Lake Street Walkway

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.