TOPEKA, Kan. (Oct. 5, 2019) – The Sports Car Club of America® National Championship Runoffs®, taking place Oct. 8-13 at VIRginia International Raceway, will certainly produce some great races, finishes and stories. Once again this year, motorsport fans can follow all the action live, for free, online at SCCA.com/live as nearly 600 SCCA® competitors fight it out to decide who is the best across 28 different car classes.
Audio-only coverage of Runoffs qualifying will start at 8 a.m. Eastern Time each day from Tuesday, Oct. 8 through Thursday, Oct. 10 at SCCA.com/live. Providing the commentary will be longtime Runoffs pit reporter Heyward Wagner, Gregg Ginsberg (Super Tour Radio), Andy Hollis and Larry MacLeod along with some special guests. Audio commentary of the three race days will be supplied by the Super Tour Radio presented by Hoosier Racing Tire broadcast team consisting of Mike Wolfe, Bob Steele, Andy Delay, Brian Donati and Ginsberg. Along with the audio feed, SCCA.com/live will have live timing and scoring for all qualifying and race days.
Live, online video coverage of Runoffs races, presented by Mazda, will occur Friday, Oct. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 13 at SCCA.com/live with Greg Creamer again anchoring the broadcast joined by Ryan Myrehn (SportsCar365 writer), Tom O’Gorman (pro driver), Hollis and MacLeod while Wagner provides coverage from pit lane. For the eleventh year in a row, video coverage will be handled by Apex Broadcast.
Below is the Runoffs race schedule. All listings are Eastern Time and subject to change. Each race is 15 laps or 40 minutes, whichever comes first.
Friday, Oct. 11
8:15 a.m.: Touring 4 (T4)
9:15 a.m.: E Production (EP)
10:15 a.m.: Prototype 1 (P1)
11:15 a.m.: Spec Racer Ford Gen3 (SRF3)
1 p.m.: Super Touring® Lite (STL)
2 p.m.: Formula 500 (F500)
3 p.m.: American Sedan® (AS)
4 p.m.: GT-3 (GT3)
5 p.m.: Formula Enterprises (FE) & Formula Enterprises 2 (FE2)
Saturday, Oct. 12
8:15 a.m.: Touring 3 (T3)
9:15 a.m.: Super Touring® Under (STU)
10:15 a.m.: H Production (HP)
11:15 a.m.: Formula Vee® (FV)
1 p.m.: Spec Miata (SM)
2 p.m.: GT-2 (GT2)
3 p.m.: Formula Continental® (FC)
4 p.m.: GT-Lite (GTL)
5 p.m.: Formula Atlantic® (FA) & Formula 1000 (FB)
Sunday, Oct. 13
8:15 a.m.: B-Spec (B-Spec)
9:15 a.m.: Touring 2 (T2)
10:15 a.m.: Prototype 2 (P2)
11:15 a.m.: F Production (FP)
1 p.m.: GT-1 (GT1)
2 p.m.: Formula F (FF)
3 p.m.: Touring 1 (T1)
4 p.m.: Formula Mazda (FM)
The SCCA National Championship Runoffs has evolved into what is now commonly agreed to be the pinnacle of American motorsports. Since 1964, the SCCA has crowned Road Racing’s National Champions at the winner-take-all, single race Runoffs format through dozens of separate races over three days. This year, the 56th Runoffs will make a first-ever visit to the 18-turn, 3.27-mile circuit of VIRginia International Raceway located along the border of North Carolina and Virginia. Spectator tickets for the 2019 Runoffs are on sale now at https://virnow.com/events/.
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 115 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 Credit: Mark Weber