It’s just about “go” time for the 47th running of the Tire Rack SCCA® Solo® Nationals Championship. Calling Lincoln, Nebraska, home since 2009, this year’s event takes place Sept. 3-6 again at Lincoln AirPark. More than 1,300 entries are anticipated this year with drivers coming from as far away as Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, California, Florida and Maine, as well as several Canadian provinces.
Of the current entries, nearly 500 drivers are expected to compete in the Street Category. The second most popular category is Street Touring with nearly 200 competitors, followed by Street Prepared with 130 racers. And of the more than 1,300 entries overall, SCCA’s New England Region boasts the highest involvement with more than 60 here in Lincoln, followed by the Colorado Region and Detroit Region with around 55 entries a piece.
Who will be the 2019 Solo Nats champs? The action gets started in the 8 o’clock hour each morning Central Time on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week. Follow all the action with live timing and audio at http://sololive.scca.com/ or the SoloMatters Facebook page. Daily updates will also be available at SCCA.com.
The Sports Car Club of America®, Inc., founded in 1944, is a 67,500-member motorsports organization that incorporates all facets of autocross, rally and road racing at both Club and professional levels. With headquarters in Topeka, Kansas, the SCCA annually sanctions over 2,000 events through its 116 Regions and subsidiary divisions. Much of the SCCA’s activities are made possible with support from the following Official Partners: Hagerty, the Official Insurance Partner of SCCA; Hawk Performance, the Official Brake Products of SCCA; Sunoco, the Official Fuel of SCCA; and Tire Rack, the Official Tire Retailer of SCCA. To learn more, please visit www.scca.com.
Photo: Tire Rack Solo Nationals Championship competitors lined up Monday to shake down their vehicles and get in some practice on the Test-N-Tune course before the real competition starts Tuesday.