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|| The Washington DC Region of SCCA invites you to the
Northeast Conference SCCA U.S. Majors Tour, NE Conf - Round 2, April 29 - 30,
2017 at Summit Point Motorsports Park.
Registration is now open thru MotorsportReg.com!
Majors Entry Fee = $500 if registered before 11:59 pm on
Monday, April 24
$530 if registered after that time/date
$250 for second entry (same driver,
$ 20 compliance fee for SRF, SRF3, FE
and SM entry
FREE paddock electricity for this
EVERYONE: Be sure to read the Supps for details (attached below). Please join us on Saturday night for a social
gathering - everyone (all crew, guests, workers & participants) are invited
& welcome for a great time!
Click here to REGISTER.
Have you ever wanted to be an Instructor? Have you been an Instructor but could use a
brush-up of your skills? We have just
the thing for you!
Please join the DC Region SCCA as we host the annual
Instructor Clinic, April 1st at Summit Point's Shenandoah Circuit. This is a fantastic way to get more involved
with your club and help out those who are just learning the rules of the
The PDX Instructor Clinic is for new and experienced HPDE
Instructors. The Instructor Clinic is by
invitation only. Contact the Chief
Driving Instructor at email@example.com if you do not already instruct with us, and are interested
in doing so. Current instructors are
hereby invited to participate.
But wait - there's more!
Drivers signed off for solo can attend the Advanced Session
PDX on Saturday as well. On Sunday,
April 2nd we will also be holding a standard PDX & Club Trials event for
Please read the Supps for details. (attached below)
REGISTER with MotorsportReg.com today!
Our DC Region newsletter, The Straightpipe, is
newly published, hot off the presses!
Thanks to everyone who contributed content and especially to the
Straightpipe team for getting this to us.
Click to go to our Straightpipe webpage, open the
2017 folder to find the March edition.
We are looking for more great content for the next
edition. If you have something to
contribute (articles, pictures, etc.) please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wishing everyone a wonderful racing season – be safe
and have fun!!
Have you ever wondered about Road Rally? Now's your time to try! We are co-hosting an event with our partner,
the MGs of Baltimore to be held in Joppa, MD on Sunday, May 7th, called Get The
Dust Off. (registration form attached below)
Don't know the rules or how to do a Road Rally?? NO problem - we are also hosting a Rally
School for first-timers or anyone needing to brush up on their skills on
Saturday April 8th in Parkville, MD. (registration form attached below)
In the main, Road Rallying is a contest of precision.
Contestants follow a prescribed route at prescribed average (legal) speeds.
Along the route, the contestants visit checkpoints where their passage is
timed. Scoring is based on matching the speeds/times from checkpoint to
checkpoint. Each vehicle has a team of
2, a driver and a navigator. Great way
to spend the day with other auto-enthusiasts doing something cool with your
Registration is handled by paper only (no online/electronic
sign-up). You must be pre-registered by
April 1st for the school. See the
flyer/registration forms, and lots more info on our Road Rally webpage.
Did you know - many of our members got their start in Road
Rally? This year is the 27th running of
the annual Get The Dust Off Rallye. Come
see what all the fun is about!!
Questions: contact our RallyMaster, Eric Salminen at
Hey Club Race Drivers and Workers - ready to get back to the
MARRS 1 is just around the corner, and you can REGISTER NOW!
Join the DC Region for MARRS 1 & Round 1 of the NEDiv
Championship April 8-9 at Summit Point.
Please make sure to read the SUPPS (attached below) and catch up on any
new stuff for 2017.
NEDiv racers - please choose your class carefully from the
drop-down menu when registering. Some of
the classes are specific to your series and have a "D" added to the
name. Just ask for help if you have any
See you at the track!
Preferred MARRS numbers are now available to claim for the
2017 season. We are again
using MotorsportReg.com (MSR) online registration system for Club
Racing this year. You will need an account in MSR to claim your number,
if you do not have one already. Click here to set up an account in MSR.
To claim a MARRS number to reserve it for the season, please use
To see the rules and qualifications to meet in order to have
had your number automatically assigned, please see the document attached below.
To see the list of already claimed numbers, please click here.
||Long-time sponsor OG Racing has once again agreed to be "The Official Motorsports Equipment Supplier to the Washington DC Region, SCCA”.
The 2017 motorsports season is racing towards the starting
line! Are you getting ready for the first PDX starting on the 11th of March?
Maybe you're taking that next step and attending the WDCR Competition School
starting on March 17th. Either way, OG Racing has you covered.
You can visit their showroom in Sterling, Virginia where one
of their knowledgeable team members can assist you with all of your safety needs
from head to toe. With one of the largest inventories in the industry, you can
try on equipment from top brands such as Sparco, Alpinestars, OMP, and more!
Don't forget OG Racing also stocks equipment to get your
vehicle and crew ready for your upcoming event. From tools and accessories from
Longacre and Joes Racing to brake pads from Performance Friction, Pagid, and
Hawk, they have your weekend's essentials covered.
OG Racing is open from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM Monday thru
Friday, and open on Saturdays from 10:00 AM until
2:00 PM starting in March. call 800-934-9112 or visit http://www.ogracing.com/.
||The Washington DC Region SCCA is very excited to announce a new partnership with the motorsports community's biggest and best classified ad site,RacingJunk.com. This is a great benefit to our members who want to buy or sell cars, trailers, and other racing related equipment. Whether you're looking to post a car for sale or purchase a car for the WDCR Competition School starting on March 17th, RacingJunk.com is the place to go. There is no transaction fee, so this is a great free benefit to all members of the DC region.
RacingJunk.com is redesigning their search capability for SCCA spec cars, making it easier to find the right car for Club Racing, Solo, or RallyX, and to make it easier for people to find and buy those cars.
"RacingJunk.com provides a modern online capability for our members that we haven't had before, and demonstrates our commitment to enhance member experience with the DC Region and promote our events to a broader audience," according to Paul Anderson, Regional Executive of the DC Region.
If you're looking to use the great services of RacingJunk.com, please use our dedicated link here
RacingJunk.com and the DC Region will also use our social and digital media platforms to cross promote, bringing new visibility to both programs. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership.
||RallyCross Season Subscription - Register now with
Includes 7 single-day events and 2 Test-n-Tunes. That's 9 days of RallyCross!
The 2017 RX schedule:
March 18- Test and Tune
March 19- Championship Event 1
April 9- Championship Event 2
May 7- Championship Event 3
June 11- Championship Event 4
July 7,8,9- East Coast National Challenge (not included in the Season Subscription)
September 16- Test and Tune
September 17- Championship Event 5
October 15- Championship Event 6
November 13- Championship Event 7
Please note the Season Subscription does not include the
East-Coast National Challenge scheduled for July. Registration for that event will be handled
The Season Subscription is a $500 value for a total of only
$300! You'll receive a preferred start
order position at the first event of the season. You can keep your number throughout the
season (with the exception of the East-Coast National Challenge). You must be a SCCA annual member to receive
the season subscription benefit.
NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON.
Be aware that we may compete at several different locations
in 2017, which may vary significantly in geographic location. Season subscription refunds will not be made
available to those who are unable to travel to any event held within Maryland,
Virginia, or West Virginia. At this
time, all events are scheduled to take place at The Rally Cross Farm, in
Events may be rescheduled due to inclement weather or other
extenuating circumstances. Season
subscription refunds will not be made available for those who are unable to
attend a re-scheduled event.
Go fast & have fun in the dirt all year long with the
Rally Cross Season Subscription!
||Washington DC Region Club Racing
2017 Full Schedule
2017 Washington DC Region SCCA
Club Racing Schedule
(event formats & details subject to change)
*Novice driver discount available: Any novice permit holder who completes the WDCR’s 2017 driver school will receive a
$100 discounted entry fee for these three MARRS events at Summit Point: April 8-9, June 17-18, and July 8-9, 2017.
Registration for all Club Racing events will be available on MotorsportsReg.com
Information & live registration links:
- March 18-19: Driver School @ Summit Point
- April 8-9: MARRS 1 w/ NEDiv Championship Series @ Summit Point *Novice driver discount available
- April 29-30: Majors Tour @ Summit Point
- May 6-7: MARRS 2&3 @ Virginia International Raceway (VIR)
- June 3-4: MARRS 4 @ New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP)
- June 17-18: MARRS 5 @ Summit Point *Novice driver discount available
- July 8-9: MARRS 6 @ Summit Point *Novice driver discount available
- Jul 29-30: MARRS 7 @ Summit Point
- August 12-13: MARRS 8 @ Pittsburgh International Raceway Complex (PIRC)
- Sept 2-4: MARRS 9&10 Labor Day Double @ Summit Point
- Oct 14-15: MARRS 11 Season Finale @ Virginia International Raceway (VIR)