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    SCCA approves Honda Fit-based engine for Formula F

    Honda FF engine demonstrator - click above for high-res image
    For 2010, Formula F is getting some fresh blood. The Sports Car Club of America's board of directors has given the thumbs up to Honda's proposal for a new engine in the class. Next year, competitors will be able to swap out their ...

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    Donna Mae Mims, first female SCCA winner and Cannonball Run vet, dead at 82 [w/VIDEO]

    Donna Mae Mims – click above to watch the video after the jump
    The automotive world lost its iconic "Pink Lady" on October 6 as Donna Mae Mims died of complications from a stroke at the age of 82. To car enthusiasts of a certain age, Mims was best known for her early racing career and for ...

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    SCCA Speed World Challenge: The rest of the series wraps up with finale at Laguna Seca (Spoiler Alert)

    2009 SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge GT Championship finale at Laguna Seca – Click above for high-res gallery
    One of our favorite forms of racing just wrapped up another season with a typically exciting finale at California's Laguna Seca raceway. Although it doesn't get much press, ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1968 Chevrolet Corvette SCCA racer recreation

    1968 SCCA Chevrolet Corvette tribute - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Next up on the auction block is every Corvette-loving Walter Mitty's fantasy come true, a 1968 SCCA Corvette hardtop convertible race car. Okay, maybe that's not everyone's idea of the perfect Corvette, but for those of ...

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    SPOILER ALERT: SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT at Long Beach

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the SCCA Speed World Challenge GT race on the streets of Long Beach
    While not as high profile as IndyCar or ALMS, the SCCA SPEED World Challenge Series offers just as much motorsports excitement as the featured races – maybe even more. For the Long Beach ...

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    ALMS hits the streets of Long Beach, and so does Autoblog

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the ALMS practice session at Long Beach
    The streets of Long Beach are playing host to the ALMS, Indy Racing League, and SCCA World Challenge GT this weekend, and things got kicked off yesterday with two practice sessions for the ALMS. Acura racers claimed the ...

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    SEMA 2008: Gallardo GTR ready to take on SCCA World Challenge

    Click above for high-res gallery of the DP7 Racing Gallardo GTR Lamborghini doesn't exactly have a storied history in motorsports, but that doesn't mean its current lineup doesn't offer a suitable platform to go racing. DP7 Racing has selected the Gallardo GTR to compete in the SCCA World Challenge ...

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    Barber Motorsports hosts V8 StockCar, Spec Miatas

    After a nasty, soggy day of racing Saturday, Alabama's unusually wet weather cleared Sunday morning, and out came the V8 StockCar class. Despite a track sound limit of 104db, the engines could be heard at Barber Motorsports' main gates. With dry pavement, the racing was much faster than the day ...

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    Barber Motorsports hosts SARRC Club racing

    It was wet and nasty, but the SARRC Club participants forged ahead at Barber Motorsports in Birmingham, Ala. Despite the bad weather, accidents were few and spirits were high, Saturday. Autoblog wandered the paddock, talking to drivers and fans and snapping photos of anything interesting. Race ...

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    Autocross carnage - GT3 takes out a WRX, Celica GT, A3

    I've been to several SCCA Autocross events, run in a couple, and can proudly say the most damage I've seen consists of a dirt-filled grille and a flat tire. But the SCCA folks don't make you sign those release forms and wear those cool hair-pulling bracelets for nothing.No, the very reason you sign ...

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    Local Texan takes MX-5 Cup season opener in Houston

    To some observers, the opening round of the SCCA Pro Racing Sirius Mazda MX-5 cup may have looked like a walk in the park for Jason Saini, but it was anything but. After storming to the lead in the first lap, Saini kept a variety of second place contenders at bay, but the track setup for the ...

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    Ford Shelby GT approved to compete in SCCA

    The SCCA has just given approval to the Ford Shelby GT so the car can be raced in its T2 class. In the process, lucky owners of Mustangs with Ford's Racing Performance Packs were let in as well. The FRPPs boost hp a bit, sharpen handling, strengthen braking, and generally make the 'Stangs more ...

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    Mazda awards young driver with an MX-5 and racing career

    Andrew Caddell celebrates winning the 2006 SCCA National Championship Runoff You've got to hand it to Mazda. They want to be Zoom Zoom and they poney up the products and the marketing to back it up. Back in October we told you about Mazda's unique sponsorship of the SCCA, where they ran a ...

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    SEMA: Pontiac Solstice Club Sport Z0K

    We really liked this one. Fun little track version of Pontiac's most flingable car. Orange must be this year's black, as it seemed to be everywhere this year. Perhaps the Halloween theme got to the designers' heads. This particular example was a little less vibrant than some, but orange ...

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    T.C. Kline's Z4 Carbon Coupe competes at SCCA Solo II Champs

    Some may remember the Z4 Carbon Roadster we featured on this page a while back. Produced by Ohio-based BMW tuner T.C. Kline, the Carbon Roadster is basically a heavily modified Z4 less 500 lbs. thanks to a body completely reskinned in carbon fiber. Autoblog reader Ron D. attended this year's SCCA ...

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    SCCA Champ gets an MX-5 and entry in 2007 MX-5 Cup

    Win on Sunday, collect prize on Monday, and maybe win again next season. In the biggest contingency awards program ever, MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development will award a new 2007 Mazda MX-5, along with a box of go-fast goodies, to the winner of the annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs. The MX-5 ...

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    Solstice a formidable opponent at SCCA

    Pontiac's newest offering to the convertible market has been gaining more traction (pun intended) in the world of motor sport. Nowhere is that pervasiveness being felt more than in the Showroom Stock B (SSB) class of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). Before 2006, the top slots were dominated ...

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    A brief history of Trans Am racing

    With an apparent resurgence of muscle cars coming from Detroit, many are reminded of the "good ol' days" of Trans Am racing. This particular series mutated from the SCCA's B-Production Sedan class when the decision was made to award a manufacturer's title - a move that eventually dragged ...

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    Solstice impressive in SCCA debut

    As we reported last week, General Motors officially decided to take the Solstice racing on a national level by entering it in the Sports Car Club of America road racing series. The first race was last weekend at the New Hampshire International Speedway and the Solstice placed third in the Showroom ...

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    It's official: Pontiac Solstice going road racing

    Regular readers will remember the spy photos of a mystery Solstice hardtop we posted a month ago. Well, General Motors has made it official, the Solstice is going to compete in National-level Sports Car Club of America road racing. The Solstice racer will make its debut this weekend at the SCCA ...


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