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									       Late Breaking                                                                         SCCA News Comment

                                                                                                                                  DENNIS WOOD
                                                                                                                                                   Qualifying groups will be
                                                                                                                                                identical to the race groups, of
                                                                                                                                                which there are 24,
                                                                                                                                                accommodating the 29 eligible
                                                                                                                                                classes for participation. Four of
                                                                                                                                                the races will include multiple
                                                                                                                                                classes with split starts.
                                                                                                                                                   “This year’s schedule has been
                                                                                                                                                re-configured to mimic that of the
                                                                                                                                                2008 event based on the feedback
                                                                                                                                                from the driver survey conducted
                                                                                                                                                following last year’s event,” SCCA
                                                                                                                                                Vice President of Club Racing
                                                                                                                                                Terry Ozment said. “The
                                                                                                                                                preference was to have individual
                                                                                                                                                qualifying sessions without class
                                                                                                                                                combinations, and the three
                                                                                                                                                sessions over four days option
                                                                                                                                                received the greatest support.
                                                                                                                                                   “In order to accommodate the

        Runoffs Schedule and Supps Unveiled                                                                                                     four new classes into the event,
                                                                                                                                                the schedule now includes three
                                                                                                                                                more race-group combinations
        SCCA Club Racing has released                   and in the April issue of            Sept. 20 through Thursday, Sept.                   over 2009.”
        its preliminary schedule and                    Fastrack news.                       23. Each session will be 20                           The race groups may be
        supplementary regulations for                      The biggest change for the        minutes in length, with a                          revised by the Club Racing
        the 2010 National Championship                  event is the move back to a week-    commitment to provide 20                           Board one time prior to Aug. 22
        Runoffs. Both documents are                     long schedule similar to the 2008    minutes of track time from                         for the purposes of safety or
        available at the 2010 Runoffs                   event, in which each race group      release from grid until the                        class subscription level.
        home at                       will have three qualifying           checkered flag waves, providing                        Registration for the 2010
        (click the “National                            sessions spread out over the four    extensive cleanups do not                          National Championship Runoffs
        Championship Runoffs” link)                     days of qualifications, Monday,       dictate otherwise.                                 at Road America will open July 20.

                                                        CEO Robert Wildberger said. “The         “We kno
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