SCCA Time Trials schedule released; live Q&A tonight
On a big day for the SCCA Time Trials program, the schedule for the 2019 Tire Rack Time Trials National Tour presented by Hagerty has been released, the new Time Trials website is being launched and there will be a Time Trials question-and-answer session on GRM Live! tonight at 9 p.m. ET on the Grassroots Motorsports weekly webcast.
2019 is the first year of the Tire Rack Time Trials National Tour presented by Hagerty, and it will kick off April 13-14 at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, California, visit Pittsburgh International Race Complex two weeks later and Carolina Motorsports Park in May. The summer stops of the tour are Portland International Raceway, High Plains Raceway and Heartland Motorsports Park in June followed by stops at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park and GingerMan Raceway in July. The 2019 National season will come to a close at the second annual Tire Rack Time Trials Nationals at NCM Motorsports Park September 27-29.
On the digital front, the all-new SCCA Time Trials website – timetrials.scca.com – creates a standalone space for drivers and officials of the program, becoming the home for Time Trials news, events, National Tour registration and rules.
Included in the site are the proposed 2019 rules, which members and enthusiasts may comment on through January 10, 2019 and the updated Time Trial Rules will be made official at the SCCA National Convention in Las Vegas from Jan. 17-19, 2019.
If you still have questions, SCCA’s Heyward Wagner is going on GRM Live! at 9:00 p.m. Eastern to answer your questions and talk about the continued efforts of launching the National Tour, the NATA Council, making NCM the home of Time Trials Nationals for 10 years and the final steps of the 2019 rules process.
2019 Tire Rack Time Trials National Tour presented by Hagerty is comprised of the following:
April 13-14: Thunderhill Raceway; Willows, California
April 27-28: Pittsburgh International Race Complex; Wampum, Pennsylvania
May 25-26: Carolina Motorsports Park; Kershaw, South Carolina
June 8-9: Portland International Raceway; Portland, Oregon
June 15-16: High Plains Raceway; Deer Trail, Colorado
June 22-23: Heartland Motorsports Park; Topeka, Kansas
July 5-6: Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park; Thompson, Connecticut
July 28-29: GingerMan Raceway; South Haven, Michigan
September 27-29: NCM Motorsports Park; Bowling Green, Kentucky. (Tire Rack Time Trials Nationals)
The Sports Car Club of America, Inc., founded in 1944, is a 67,500-member motorsports organization that incorporates all facets of autocross, rally, time trials and road racing at both Club and professional levels. With headquarters in Topeka, Kansas, the SCCA annually sanctions over 2,000 events through its 116 Regions and subsidiary divisions. Much of the SCCA’s activities are made possible with support from the following Official Partners: Chevrolet, the Official Truck of the SCCA; Hawk Performance, the Official Brake Products of SCCA; Mobil 1, the Official Oil of SCCA; Sunoco, the Official Fuel of SCCA; and Tire Rack, the Official Tire Retailer of SCCA. To learn more, please visit www.scca.com.
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