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Awards

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Robert V. Ridges Memorial Award

Bob Ridges was Secretary of the RoadRally Board from the inception of the National program in 1957 until his death in 1965. This award is presented to the SCCA member who exemplifies the highest degree of dedication and sportsmanship in the sport and who has made an outstanding contribution to the success of an event. 

This award is not intended for sitting RRB members, Official Observers, Rallymasters, or Officials unless they have clearly demonstrated extraordinary dedication, achievement, and/or sportsmanship above and beyond the duties and responsibilities of their office. The recipient is selected by the RRB based on recommendations of any Rally participant or Board member. This is the highest honor within the SCCA Rally Program and may not be presented each year. 

1965 - Sam E. Fast, Middletown, NY 
1967 - Frank Schmitz, Shawnee, KS 
1969 - Victor T. Wallder, Nutley, NJ 
1971 - Ronald W. Jones, Tucson, AZ 
1972 - Kenneth Adams, Bakersfield, CA 
1973 - Erhard Dahm, Farmington, MI 
1975 - Wayne J. Zitkus, Toledo, OH 
1976 - Clyde Durbin, Dallas, TX 
1979 - Harry M. Handley, Westport, CT 
1982 - “Doc” Floyd Shrader, M.D., W. Memphis, AR 
1985 - W. David Teter, Newark, DE 
1987 - John Buffum, Colchester, VT 
1989 - Virginia J. Reese, Ann Arbor, Ml 
1990 - Norman W. Hill, Lisle, IL 
1991 - John Classen, Burbank, CA 
1993 - Bob Radford, Rockford, IL 
1994 - Gene Henderson, Pinckney, Ml 
1997 - Russell Brown, Houston, TX 
1998 - Paula Gibeault, Ridgecrest, CA 
2000 - Jim Heine, St. Louis, MO 
2003 - Ted Goddard, Perkinsville, VT 
2005 - Jim Mirrielees, Arlington, VA 
2006 - Jeanne English, Hermosa Beach, CA 
2007 - Bob Ricker 
2009 - Ron Ferris 
2010 - Cheryl Babbe and Bill Demming
 

Arthur J. Gervais Award

Arthur Gervais was a longtime Rallymaster of the Historic New York National RoadRally. The 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.

1960 - Virginia Reel Wash./D.C. R./Gamble Man 
1961 - Daniel Boone/St. Louis/Don Doll & Lois J. desParois 
1962 - Historic New York/ Finger Lakes/ John G. Robinson 
1963 - La Jornada/ Rio Grande/ Martin Pierce 
1964 - Appalachian/ Philadelphia/ Don L Kirkpatrick 
1965 - Rip Van Winkle /New York/ Sam E. Fast 
1966 - Andiamo/ NW Ohio/ Wayne Zitkus & John Toepfer 
1967 - Andiamo/ NW Ohio/ Wayne Zitkus & John Toepfer 
1968 - Press On Regardless/ Detroit/ Scott D. Harvey 
1969 - Andiamo/ NW Ohio/ Wayne J. Zitkus 
1970 - Coastal Masters/ San Jacinto/ Russell K. Brow 
1972 - El Camino Real/ Cal Club/ Walt Schmidt, Jr 
1973 - Heart of Dixie/ Tennessee Valley/ Leland P. Scott 
1974 - Spirit of ‘76/ NeOhio/ Rudy Kren 
1975 - Highway Robbery /Cal Club/ James R. Lightfoot 
1976 - Golden West/ San Francisco/ Fred Nation & Sue Russell 
1977 - Appalachian/ Philadelphia/ David & Barbara Teter
1978 - Highway Robbery/ Cal Club/ John Classen 
1979 - Highway Robbery/ Cal Club/ Jack Mathieson 
1980 - Highway Robbery /Cal Club/ Jeanne English 
1981 - The Search/ New England Kit / Caruthers & Mark Rerick 
1982 - The Search/ New England Kit/ Caruthers & Mark Rerick 
1983 - The Search/ New England Kit/ Caruthers & Mark Rerick 
1984 - Great Canyon/ Arizona Border/ Bill Eley 
1985 - Oktoberally/ Land O’Lakes /Mike Thompson & Dave Larson 
1986 - Escape to Wisconsin/ Land O’Lakes/ Dave Fuss & Clarence Westberg 
1987 - Escape to Wisconsin/ Land O’Lakes/ Dave Fuss & Clarence Westberg 
1988 - Chippewa Trail/ Land O’Lakes/ Kate Westberg 
1989 - Chippewa Trail/ Land O’Lakes/ Kate Westberg 
1990 - Oktoberally/ Land O’Lakes/ Mike Thompson 
1991 - Oktoberally/ Land O’Lakes/ Mike Thompson 
1992 - Oktoberally/ Land O’Lakes/ Lois Van Vleet 
1993 - Warpath/ Oklahoma/ Jim Duea 
1994 - Greek/ Chicago/ Marty Howard 
1995 - Warpath/ Oklahoma/ Jim Duea 
1996 - Oktoberally /Land O’Lakes/ John A. Emmons 
1997 - Oktoberally /Land O’Lakes/ John A. Emmons 
1998 - Virginia Creeper/ Blue Ridge/ Earl Hutson 
1999 - Oktoberally /Land O’Lakes/ John Emmons 
2000 - Oktoberally /Land O’Lakes/ Mike Thompson 
2001 - Return of The Crabs/ Washington DC/ Jim Mirrielees 
2002 - Highway Robbery/ Cal Club/ Ron Melitsoff 
2003 - Chippewa Trail/ Land O'Lakes/ Dave Fuss 
2004 - Highway Robbery/ Cal Club/ Joanna Paden 
         - Steel Haul/ Steel Cities/ Bill Hawkins 
2005 - Dead Head II/ Steel Cities/ Rick Beattie 
2006 - Old Dominion Day 2/ Old Dominion/ Dave Head 
2007 - Back Bay Area Roads/ San Francisco/ Stu Helfer 
2008 - Beaver Cleaver/Oregon Region 
2009 - Lobster Traps/DC Region/Steve Gaddy
2010 - Lobster Traps/DC Region/Steve Gaddy 
2011 - Steel Haul/Steel Cities Region/Chuck Larouere
2012 - Desert Sands/Arizona Border/John Sears

Outstanding National Tour Rally of the Year

This award is presented annually in recognition of the outstanding National Tour Rally. The winner is chosen via a vote of the top 20 competitors in each class who have competed in at least four events.

1989 - Harvest Moon/ Tulip Rally/ Western Ohio Mark Fox
1990 - Inaugural/ Cal Club/ John Classen
1991 - See Ya Later Alligator /Houston/ Bob Gillispie
1992 - Historic New York/ Finger Lakes/ Debbi Segall
1993 - Texas Triangle B2/ Houston/ Joan/Ken Mathew
1994 - Oktoberally /Land O’Lakes/ Lois Van Vleet
1995 - Historic New York/ Finger Lakes /Debbi Segall
1996 - Historic New York /Finger Lakes/ Debbi Segall
1997 - Great Canyon/ Arizona Border/ Dave Jameson & John Sears
1998 - Trail of the Lonesome Pine/ Blue Ridge/ Earl Hutson
1999 - The Winery/ San Francisco /Derf Nation
2000 - Northern Lights/ Land O’Lakes/ Lois Van Vleet
2001 - Catoctin Monte/ Washington DC/ Jim Mirrielees & Eric Bloom
2002 - Laurel Tour/ Steel Cities/ William Hawkins
2003 - Badger Trails/ Land O'Lakes/ John A. Emmons
2004 - Badger Trails/ Land O'Lakes/ John A. Emmons
2005 - Badger Trails Land O'Lakes John A. Emmons
2006 - Great Canyon/ Arizona Border/ Karl Broberg
2007 - Badger Trails/ Land O'Lakes/ John A. Emmons
2008 - The Barlow Trail/Oregon Region
2009 - Northern Lights/Land O Lakes/Lois VanVleet
2010 - Badger Trails/Land O' Lakes/John Emmons
2011 - Badger Trails/Land O' Lakes/John Emmons
2012 - Badger Trails/Land O' Lakes/John Emmons

Divisional RoadRally Achievement

This award is presented in recognition of a Division’s activities in RoadRally for a new or on-going program. This may include events, promotions, attendance, innovation in public relations, etc. Nominations clearly indicating the qualifying details may be made by any Rally participant, with the recipient being selected by the RoadRally Board.

1992 - NEDiv - Peter Schneider 
1994 - MidDiv - Jim Heine 
1995 - CenDiv - Dave Head 
1997 - CenDiv - Jim Mickle 
1998 - NEDiv - Rene Ruel 
1999 - CenDiv - Jim Mickle 
2000 - CenDiv - Jim Mickle 
2001 - NEDiv - Fred Mapplebeck 
2002 - SEDiv - Bob Ricker 
2003 - NORPAC - Kevin Poirier 
2004 - CenDiv - Greg Lester 
2005 - MidDiv - Bruce Bettinger 
2006 - NEDiv - Ted Goddard 
2007 - GLDiv - Mike Bennett
2008 - NWDiv 
2009 - NEDiv - Ted Goddard
2010 - SoPac
2011 - NEDiv - Steve McKelvie
2012 - GLDiv - Mike Bennett

Regional RoadRally Achievement

Presented in recognition of a Region’s activities in RoadRally for a new or on-going program. This may include events, promotions, attendance, innovation in public relations, event participation, etc. Nominations clearly indicating the qualifying details may be made by any Rally participant, with the recipient being selected by the Road Rally Board.

1993 - Northeast Oklahoma 
1997 - Saginaw Valley 
1998 - Oregon Region 
1999 - Philadelphia 
2000 - Detroit 
2001 - New England 
2002 - Finger Lakes 
2003 - Oregon Region 
2004 - New England Region & Old Dominion Region 
2005 - Washington D.C. Region 
2006 - Arctic Alaska 
2007 - South Jersey 
2008 - Detroit Region 
2009 - Indianapolis Region

Manufacturers’ Rally Championship

An annual competition for all automobile manufacturers, domestic and foreign, National Championship Rallies. The marque compiling the highest total points in these rallies will be declared the winner. From 1964 through 1989, this award included total points in these rallies. From 1989 through 1993, this award was separated for each series (NCR/NTR). From 1994 on, this award includes all National Championship rallies. Not awarded 1997 – 2003.

1994 - Subaru 
1995 - Toyota 
1996 - Pontiac 
2004 - Subaru 
2005 - Subaru 
2006 - Subaru 
2007 - Subaru 
2008 - Subaru 
2009 - Subaru 

Rally Photo Contest

Winners of the annual RallyCross and RoadRally photo contest. 

2009 RoadRally

First Place: Dave Head (Spring Fling)
Second Place: Betsy Edwards (Back on course)
Third Place: Dave Head (AZ rallies)

2009 RallyCross

First Place: Marnie Soom (Epic Dust Cloud)
Second Place: Candace Gerber (Nissan Sentra)
Third Place: Mark Walker (RallyCross National)