If you did not have a chance to attend this years Checkered Flag Party, you missed an excellent Region social get together to thank its members for their club participation in 2019 and to kick off the Region’s 2020 season.
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The Chicago Region SCCA invites you to come meet and hear the latest about the new Corvette C8R Racing program on March 12th, 2020 @ 7PM at K1 Speed Addison
Traveling to the SCCA National Convention a few weeks ago and enjoying some pleasant temperatures really got me excited for the new season — except I had to return to cold gray Chicago. At least we have a few exciting indoor things to do this month.
Elliott Forbes-Robinson has been named Grand Marshall for the running of the WeatherTech® 2020 Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints® at Road America®
Happy New Year! It’s a new year, a new decade and a new Regional Executive.
It has been an honor and a pleasure to serve as your Regional Executive. If you were not aware, the Chicago Region Board has term limits and my time is up. You are the best members of a region that has thrived for over 70 years and I am proud to say that I have been a part of it.
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 Chicago Region SCCA held our first fall membership gathering on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the WeatherTech Factory Store. The event was open to members and non-members alike and it was held in the beautiful WeatherTech employee lunch room in the building next door to the Factory Store.
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”.