Kestrel Racing Founder Receives Top Honors at NCR Awards Banquet!

Raleigh, NC (NCR SCCA) –  Jeff Eng received the 2011 NCR SCCA Member of the Year Award for his dedicated service to the club at the annual awards banquet in Raleigh, NC.

Jeff founded Kestrel Racing in 2006 and recently redesigned the NCR SCCA web site, provided t-shirt designs and logos for the club racing program. He has been the Timing and Scoring Chief for the NCR SCCA Solo program since 2002 and actively competes in Solo events throughout the southeast.

Kestrel Racing Sweeps Team Competition — Wins Cape Fear Cup!

Wilmington, NC (Kestrel Racing) – Kestrel Racing with its ninth team win to claim its 2nd team autocross championship during the Riverview Grand Prix autocross at the Cape Fear Community College – Downtown Campus. Kestrel Racing beat rival AutoSource Racing by over 1.5 seconds to sweep the series.

Kestrel Racing driver Ken Porteous clinched FTPAX in his 07 Mini Cooper S while team captain Jeff Eng finished second in his 00 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS. Special thanks to Vern Geddings, Dave Jenkins, and Richard Franklin for their class wins and also contributing to the team win.

Kestrel Racing becomes the first team to sweep a season-long series and to win two championship titles in the 3 year old series.

Kestrel Racing Team Members Wins Top Regional Awards

Raleigh, NC (NCR SCCA) – Jacob Lokken earned the top 2008 NCR SCCA Solo Driver of the Year award for his outstanding performance in 2008 driving his Subaru Impreza STi to a class championship in Street Modified and Richard Franklin earned the 2008 NCR SCCA Club Racing — Rookie Driver of the Year in Regional Racing award driving his Formula Continental in solo, time trials, hill climbs and club racing events.

Remember When: Autocrossing 1981 Style

111981_gazette_autoxThe Sports Car Club of America registered some 74 drivers in 13 different classes during registration Saturday. The autocross sponsored by The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce, Sports Car of America and Miller Brewing Company was the first of its kind ever held in the area. Drivers in ½ mile obstacle course run, run the bext time, handling and overall performance as they raced thru S-curves, eight slalom turns and 180 degree turns Sunday.

John Moffit – Pleasure Island Gazette 1981

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