The SCCA National Championship Runoffs is the end-of-year championship race meeting for the Sports Car Club of America Racing competitors. Divisional champions and other top drivers from the SCCA’s 116 regions are invited to participate at the Runoffs. National championships are awarded to the winners of each class.

The Runoffs is regarded as the  Olympics of Amateur Road Racing. This year the event is being held at Sonoma Raceway,  Sonoma a four-kilometre road course, at Sears Point in California’s  Southern Sonoma mountains. Nearly 500 SCCA racers will battle it out from Oct. 16-21 to decide who is best across 28 different car classes.

The first of three qualifying sessions have ended for all race classes. Victoria’s Bill Okell is getting up to speed in the F Production and GTL classes. In the  GTL crash shortened session ( 5 laps), he finished in position twelve. Later on in the F Production class, he managed a tenth qualifying spot. Okell is driving the same Huffaker Racing prepared 1992 Austin-Healey Sprite, in both race classes.

Live timing for all qualifying and races can be viewed at the SCCA website here, SCCA Live

Audio and Video will be available for the Friday to Sunday races, audio only for qualifying,  and all races will be rebroadcast later on CBS. The qualifying and  race schedule can be found here Schedule

Wednesday’s update will highlight the second of three qualifying days.