RACE: 2008 Contingency progams announcement

Contingency Programs for 2008 Club Racing Season Now Posted TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 21, 2007) -- With the continued support of major manufacturers and suppliers, the 2008 Sports Car Club of America Club Racing season offers a wealth of contingency...

Contingency Programs for 2008 Club Racing Season Now Posted

TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 21, 2007) -- With the continued support of major manufacturers and suppliers, the 2008 Sports Car Club of America Club Racing season offers a wealth of contingency programs to racers.

BMW, GM Performance Division, Mazda, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen all return with strong programs in 2008. BMW, GM, Mazda, Subaru and Volkswagen will each pay awards to the top three finishers at Club National events in their program's selected classes and additional bonuses topping $1,000 for Divisional Champions. Toyota will pay $800 to GT-2 and GT-3 race winners, and $400 to winners in an additional seven classes.

Summit Racing Equipment continues to support E Production, GT-1, American Sedan, Touring 1, Touring 2, Showroom Stock B and Showroom Stock C with payouts to the top four finishers, including $100 for the race winner.

Tire manufacturers Hoosier, Hankook, Goodyear, Kumho and Toyo are all back on board for 2008. Hooiser Racing Tire and Goodyear will both award race winners with two free tires for a victory in selected classes. Hoosier will also give a tire to second place finishers. Kumho Tires will post in nine National classes in 2008, paying $700 for a win, $500 for a runner-up finish and $200 for a third-place finish. For the ever-popular SM class, Toyo Tires will again pay all the way through 10th place, with race winners receiving $350.

In addition to their Club National contingency programs, Hankook, Kumho and Volkswagen are also posting Regional programs.

Competitors must pre-register to participate in contingency programs. Earnings for each of the 2008 SCCA Club Racing contingency programs must be properly claimed via fax or postal mail.

For more details about each Club Racing contingency program and to download the required forms, visit www.scca.com/club.

-credit: scca

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