LAS VEGAS, Nev. (March 1, 2013) – The first of two weekend awards luncheon were held on Friday at the SCCA National Convention presented by SafeRacer, recognizing some of the year’s best efforts at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
With Raleigh Boreen hosting the awards portion of the luncheon, outgoing program board members were recognized and incoming board members were introduced to the attendees.
Howard Duncan, SCCA VP, Rally/Solo, and Terry Ozment, SCCA VP, Club Racing, came to the stage to present the day’s awards.
Among the honors is the long-recognized Road Rally award. The Arthur J. Gervais award is presented annually to year’s outstanding National Course Rally. The winner is chosen via a vote of the top 20 competitors in each class who have competed in at least four events. Prior to 1989, this award encompassed all National Rallies each year. This year’s Gervais Award was given to the Arizona Border Region’s Desert Sands Rally, chaired and accepted by John Sears.
The complete list of RallyCross®, the Tire Rack Solo program, and Time Trials awards presented on Friday were:
Manufacturer’s Championship: Subaru
Regional Achievement Award: Detroit Region
Divisional Achievement Award: Great Lakes Division
National Tour Rally of the Year: Badgers Trail Rally, Land O’Lakes Region, chaired by John Emmons
Arthur J. Gervais Award: Desert Sands Rally, Arizona Border Region, chaired by John Sears
Regional Achievement Award: Delta Region
Divisional Achievement Award: Southern Pacific Division
Region Cup Awards: Cal Club Region (Jumbo Region category), Texas Region (Large Region category), Northwestern Ohio Region (Medium Region category), Lone Star Region (Small Region category)
Event of the Year: Cincinnati Region
The SCCA Convention presented by SafeRacer continues Friday afternoon and Saturday at the South Point Hotel and Casino, culminating with the SCCA Hall of Fame Banquet induction ceremony on Saturday evening.
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