Al Hermans – My Inaugural MiDiv Time Trial Season

I started doing track days in 2002 when I first joined SVTOA (Special Vehicle Team Owners Association), an owners group sponsored by Ford Motor Company.  I started at Heartland Park (HPT), before the re-alignment, then came Indianapolis Raceway Park (IRP) and Mid-America Motorplex (MAM).  After SVTOA scaled back, I did … Continue reading

It’s Never Too Late or How I Began Road Racing

Editor’s Note: In the story below, Ed Nicholson shares his story of how he, with the help of Joe Tasler and others in the Kansas City Region, became involved in Solo racing with the SCCA and eventually into road racing. If you have a story you’d like to share, or … Continue reading

My first year as a junior kart parent

Editor’s Note: Joseph Parsons is a member of the Kansas City Region SCCA and a regular competitor in our Solo program racing his white 2011 Subaru WRX in the D-Street class. Recently, he has had another responsibility during Solo events, readying, mentoring, and supporting his son’s first experiences in karting … Continue reading