2018 Wendi Allen Scholarship Winners Announced

From nearly 70 nominations submitted by Sports Car Club of America® members, a Selection Committee — consisting of championship caliber women Solo drivers — has deliberated and can now name this year’s Wendi Allen Scholarship Fund (WASF) recipients.  Named and established by the family of Wendi Allen, the scholarship honors the multi-time National Solo Champion who loved the SCCA® Solo community.  The fund gives back to the sport by helping young women become more successful drivers and contributing ...

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Found in the Archives

Our Club’s history recorded – on dash plaques

The Giant’s Despair hillclimb. The Gator Gamble National Rally. The Barefoot Mailman National Rally. The Beaver Trek National Rally. The Rustler’s Run Rally. These historic SCCA events represent just a sampling of the more than 1,000 events memorialized in the form of dash plaques in the SCCA Archives.

This article first appeared in the May 2018 issue of SportsCar magazine.

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Archiving Our History

Pro and amateur driver records are being preserved by the thousands in SCCA’s Archives

In February 1982, SCCA member number 35,400 sent in his application to have his National racing license renewed. The member hand wrote four races into the section reciting the prior year’s events, satisfying the minimum participation requirements. He first listed a second-place finish in the September 1981 Can-Am race at Mosport. Next, he listed a fourth-place finish in the November 1981 Can-Am race in Las Vegas. The ...

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Finding History

SCCA’s Archives tell a story of design and engineering innovation, yet the process of uncovering our past is only just beginning

Everyone expects the SCCA Archives to hold a wealth of information about past race results, membership records, and maybe even some old race photos and trophies. Did you know there’s also an amazing collection of Region newsletters that are now sorted, catalogued, and properly stored for future reference? The newsletters offer a fascinating history of the role the SCCA and ...

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Uncovering Our History

It’s a winter wonderland of discoveries in the SCCA Archives, all made possible through your donations

An amazing record of SCCA racing has been rediscovered thanks to the efforts of the archivist team working on the SCCA Archives, which are now housed at the International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen, N.Y. With funding from the SCCA Foundation, Joe Cali and Rick Hughey organized, re-housed, and inventoried some 102 cubic feet of Regional newsletters and magazines from the archive over ...

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