On the heels of the announcement naming BFGoodrich® Tires the Official Street Tire of Sports Car Club of America in 2011, the two companies announced the formation of the new BFGoodrich Tires SCCA Super Tour — bringing some of the feel and prestige of the SCCA National Championship Runoffs to key events across the country.
As part of the Super Tour, SCCA and BFGoodrich Tires will embark on a number of marketing, promotional and ceremonial initiatives to elevate the stature of the select events, making them the “can’t miss” events within a Conference.
“With the support of our new partner BFGoodrich Tires, we are able to create something that has been missing within the Club Racing program – a defined top-level collection of events not unlike the Tire Rack SCCA Solo National Tour,” SCCA President & CEO Jeff Dahnert said. “We’re now able to provide many of the things found at the Runoffs – Victory circle celebrations, Live Timing & Scoring and lap notes, special victory lap celebrations, door prizes, parties and more — at some of the top events across the country.”
Unlike the Tire Rack SCCA Solo National Tour, in which a travelling operations staff conducts the events separate from the Regional and Divisional schedules, the SCCA Super Tour will be a cooperative effort between SCCA’s National office and the host Regions. The Regions will continue to run all event operations, while the National organization will provide additional marketing, PR, promotional and ceremonial support.
In 2013, six events will make up the BFGoodrich Tires SCCA Super Tour, with at least one per Majors Conference.
2013 BFGoodrich Tires Super Tour Events
Sebring Super Tour: January 4-6, Sebring International Raceway
Western Super Tour: Jan. 25-27, Auto Club Speedway
Texas Super Tour: March 8-10, Circuit of the Americas
VIRginia Super Tour: April 19-21, VIRginia International Raceway
Mid-Ohio Super Tour: May 30-June 1, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Northeast Super Tour: July 5-7, Watkins Glen International