As you may have seen elsewhere, we have been advised by Blackhawk Farms Raceway that they are not opening for the season until at least May 1, due to Coronavirus restrictions – both what the government says and what makes sense.
Category: Road Racing
As you may know, the CDC’s interim guidance suggests the postponement of events involving more than 50 people. It is the Chicago Region SCCA’s priority to do our part in protecting the public health while still planning and conducting our scheduled competition, driving, and social events.
It is with great sadness that we announce that we have cancelled our annual Spring Training, scheduled for March 21-22.
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...
Elliott Forbes-Robinson has been named Grand Marshall for the running of the WeatherTech® 2020 Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints® at Road America®
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.