TOPEKA, Kan. (April 4, 2012) – The Sports Car Club of America announced today the dates for the 2012 RallyCross National Challenge that culminates with the 2012 SCCA RallyCross® National Championship at Tulsa Raceway Park, October 5-7, in Tulsa, Ok.
The National Challenge season opens May 19-20 in the SoPac Division with the Cal Club Region at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, Calif., kicking off the season at the internationally known off-road facility.
Drivers on both coasts will have a chance to compete on Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-27, when both the Central Florida Region in the Southeast Division and the San Francisco Region host events. The Southeast Division RallyCross will take place at The Florida International Rally and Motorport Park in Starke, Fla., while the west coast event is hosted at the Prairie City OHV Park in Rancho Cordova, Calif.
The Colorado Off Road Extreme site in Deer Trail, Colo., is home to the Rocky Mountain Division National Challenge, hosted by the Continental Divide Region, June 9-10. Staying in the center part of the country, the Midwest Division National Challenge will be hosted by the Nebraska Region, June 30 – July 1 at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb.
The last National Challenge tune-up prior to the National Championship is in the Great Lakes Division, where the Ohio Valley Region will host the August 25-26 event at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio.
Still to be announced are dates and locations of National Challenges in the Central and Northeast Divisions.
The SCCA RallyCross National Challenge crowns Division Champions in nine classes, divided between front, rear, and all wheel drive and then further broken down by stock, prepared, and modified classes. Competition takes place over two days on multiple course layouts, with the winner of the October event in Tulsa crowned the National Champion.
More information on the SCCA RallyCross programs, including both the National Challenge and local events, is available here.