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Elliot Forbes-Robinson takes a Trans-Am win at Trois Rivieres in 1982 Elliot Forbes-Robinson takes a Trans-Am win at Trois Rivieres in 1982 View Full Size

From Racer.com

Did you know our friends at Racer.com have a special SCCA section right on their front page?

Not only does it include news from the SCCA, but special features as well. You may have already seen this week’s offering in the February issue of SportsCar, but now you can share it with your friends as well!

One thing most racers take for granted is that the SCCA is permanent, and pretty much the same as it's always been. Club members may lobby the various committees and boards for rule changes, we might question the Board of Directors, and we might notice that popular classes and cars come and go over the years. But when you get right down to it, it sometimes appears that SCCA doesn't change very much. It's only when you step back and take a deeper look at SCCA's history that you see the profound changes that have happened inside the Club, and the effect that those changes have had on the state of sports car racing in North America and around the world.

In the modern era, SCCA Pro Racing is another entity that seems to have been around for forever. Some longtime members will recall when SCCA Pro was spun off into its own corporate entity back in 1993, but even before that, SCCA Pro was working, sanctioning some of the great series of the 1960s, '70s, and '80s. To really get a sense of the impact of SCCA Pro Racing, you have to go back to the 1950s and understand the Club as it was in that era...

Read the full article on Racer.com here.

Members can read the digital issue of SportsCar each and every month, cover to cover, by logging in at ams.scca.com and clicking the “SportsCar” link at the top right.
 

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