Nine 2019 DirtFish RallyCross National Champions Crowned

TOPEKA, Kan. (Sept. 22, 2019) -- The 2019 DirtFish SCCA® RallyCross National Championship is officially in the books. The word for the weekend was traction. Courses started off on grass with minimal footing and quickly turned to gummy, grippy dirt that became super slick mud, leaving competitors creatively trying to find fresh grass for a toehold once the rains set in. Those who competed at the National Balloon Classic Memorial Balloon Field in years past came prepared with mud tires in tow, while some first timers scrambled for traction solutions.   Saturday morning runs started off dry and tacky, making for some great competition and quick times on competitors’ three runs. The rains came in shortly after the start of run group three, turning the clutching dirt into a layer of slick mud with hard-packed clay beneath. Stock class cars with their tire limitations were having difficulties maintaining momentum, whereas Prepared and Modified classes with better tire options were able to maintain some speed, although times certainly got a bit slower. In the afternoon the heavy rain stayed away with only occasional light sprinkles, making the fresh course a blast for many competitors. The wide-open, sweeping corners and speeds even required some drivers to [...]

By |2019-09-23T11:15:18-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Featured, Rally|

Rally Round Up – Hurdle 2019 National GTA

Fourteen teams started Hurdle 2019 in Southington, CT, visiting sites like the USS Nautilus Submarine & Museum, the Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Hurd State Park, and Nathan Hale Schoolhouse.  Teams also visited 3 cemeteries, leading the Rallymasters to sub-title the event “The Haunted Fields edition.”

By |2019-09-16T12:56:28-04:00September 16th, 2019|Featured, Rally, Rally Results|

Road Racing, Solo, & Rally Come Together at NHMS for RAL 2019

All three region specialties - road racing, solo and rally - came together at NHMS and raised thousands of dollars to support the UMass Memorial Medical Center as part of our Racing Against Leukemia 2019 event.

By |2019-08-29T15:54:40-04:00August 21st, 2019|Autocross, Featured, RAL, Rally, Region News, Road Racing|