2016 Changes to ProSolo Rules

Section 20.10.I.2: Add the following sentences: “There are three trip beams at the Start line, each approximately 7.75” off of the ground; the Pre-Stage beam, the Stage beam, and the Red Light beam or Guard beam. The Pre-Stage and Stage beams are 7” apart, with the Red Light beam 17” from the Stage light beam. The Pre-Stage light and beam is only advisory to the driver and the light does not need to be on when the tree is activated. The Stage light must be on when the tree is activated and until the green light comes on (see Section 20.10.I.3). If the Red Light (Guard) beam is broken, the Stage light will go off indicating a “deep stage”. If the tree is activated while the Guard beam is broken, the red light will immediately come on and the run will be scored as a DNF.

Section 20.10.I.3: Replace 4th and 5th sentence with the following: “If the car is not staged with the Stage Light on from the time the tree is activated until the green light comes on, the Red Light will illuminate and the run will be scored as a DNF. This includes the car lifting and coming out of the stage light beam upon leaving the line before the green light comes on. If a car is barely breaking the Stage beam, the driver is advised to add a “flapper” to avoid staging problems upon acceleration (See Section 20.10.I.6 & 7). In the case of bye run where only one car is staged, the red light will come on immediately for the side of the tree corresponding to the empty lane when the tree is activated by the starter, while the side of the tree corresponding to the lane with a car will operate in the normal manner.

Section 20.10.I.6: Replaced with the following: “All vehicles may add devices (flappers) to break the stage, start, and finish light beams (trips).

SCCA Updates Match Tour Rules for 2015

TOPEKA, Kan. SCCA has made for changes to the Match Tour format for 2015. You can find the updated rules online.

Match Tours are the latest addition to the Tire Rack SCCA National Solo Series. These events are three events in one package. The event starts off with a Saturday minimum four run Autocross, then a Formula 1 style Knockout Rounds Sunday morning, followed by the final show downs coming together in three different Shootouts.

The Super Shootout takes the Top 8 on index per heat from Saturday. The Knockout Rounds has everyone else take runs on Sunday morning. Each round dwindles competitors down until the top 4 per heat have qualified for the Club Shootout. The ladies are then pulled from those left to set the Ladies Shootout.

2015 Tire Rack SCCA National Solo Schedule Released

Below is a complete list of the national-level Solo events scheduled for the upcoming year:

2015 Tire Rack SCCA National Solo Schedule

Tire Rack National Tour (Champ Tour and Match Tour): 13 events
•March 14-15: Cecil, Ga. – South Georgia Motorsports Park (CT)
•March 21-22: San Diego, Calif. – Qualcomm Stadium (CT)
•April 11-12: College Station, Texas – Texas A&M University Annex (CT)
•April 18-19: Crows Landing, Calif. – Crows Landing Air Facility (CT)
•May 2-3: Bowling Green, Ky. – NCM Motorsports Park (MT)
•May 24-25: Lincoln, Neb. – Lincoln Air Park West (CT)
•June 6-7: Moultrie, Ga. – Spence Field (MT)
•June 13-14: Fountain, Colo. – Pikes Peak Int’l. Raceway (CT)
•June 13-14: Ayer, Mass. – Devens Airfield (CT)
•June 27-28: Utah – TBD (MT)
•July 11-12: Packwood, Wash. – Hampton Mills (CT)
•July 18-19: Toledo, Ohio – Toledo Express Airport (MT)
•August 15-16: Wilmington, Ohio – Wilmington Airport (CT)

43rd Tire Rack Solo National Championship
•September 8-11: Lincoln, Neb. – Lincoln Airpark West

Tire Rack ProSolo National Series: 11 events
•March 7-8: Blytheville, Ark. – Arkansas Aeroplex
•March 28-29: Irvine, Calif. – El Toro Airfield
•April 25-26: Crows Landing, Calif. – Crows Landing Air Facility
•May 9-10: East Rutherford, N.J. – Met Life Stadium
•May 22-23: Lincoln, Neb. – Lincoln Airpark West
•May 30-31: Wilmington, Ohio – Wilmington Airport
•June 6-7: Mineral Wells, Texas – Mineral Wells Airport
•June 27-28: Toledo, Ohio – Toledo Express Airport
•July 18-19: Packwood, Wash. – Hampton Mills
•Aug 1-2: Wilmington, Ohio – Wilmington Airport
•September 5-6: Lincoln, Neb. – Lincoln Airpark West

Additional information on the Tire Rack SCCA Solo Program can be found at SCCA.com/Solo.

SCCA announces big changes to SCCA Solo program

TOPEKA, Kan. (October 11, 2013) – The Sports Car Club of America Board of Directors unanimously approved a proposal by the Solo® Events Board for Street Category cars in the Tire Rack National Solo program, beginning in 2014. The Street Category will feature cars that are essentially off the showroom floor, with specified modifications. Tires in the class must be designed for highway use on passenger cars.

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SCCA announces new Match Tour series for 2013

Topeka, Kan. (Jan. 4, 2013) – The inaugural Match Tour will be held at South Georgia Motorsports Park on the weekend of March 16th. The Match Tour format features class competition on Saturday and the Evolution Super Shootout on Sunday. The Shootout format allows the forty-eight fastest drivers to mix with the top four ladies, as well as twelve random drawn drivers in a four-ladder tournament to see who can take home the weekend’s top prize. Held on a traditional, championship style course, Match Tours are the best of both Solo elements, blending long, fast flowing courses with the excitement of elimination competition.

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SCCA announces new program for beginner solo drivers

The Tire Rack SCCA Starting Line school is a partnership between the Sports Car Club of America and The Evolution Performance Driving School to give automotive enthusiast a professional, all-inclusive entry into the sport ofautocross. In addition to a full day of instruction, participants will receive an SCCA membership, entries for future events, subscriptions to SportsCar and Grassroots Motorsports Magazines and a Snell approved motorsports helmet. The full day school will introduce key concepts applicable to all forms of motorsports and allow you to develop these skills while working with professional performance driving instructors. If you are looking for motorsports competition or just a great way to enjoy the capabilities of your car, The Tire Rack SCCA Starting Line is your complete motorsports starter kit. Here’s a complete list of what comes with your Tire Rack SCCA Starting Line package:

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GoPro Named Official Camera of SCCA

Topeka, Kan. (Sept. 22, 2012) – GoPro, the world’s most versatile camera, and Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) today are proud to announce a multi-year partnership that names GoPro the Official Camera of SCCA through 2014. The partnership provides two very distinct paths for SCCA members to get their hands on a GoPro camera: during on-track competition and through social media.

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