SOLO: 2002 Tire Rack SCCA National Solo Program preview

The Tire Rack SCCA National Solo Program is our brand name for the three types of national-level Solo events. These three venues include: 1. The Tire Rack® SCCA Solo National Championships; 2. The seven-event SCCA Solo National Tour; and, 3. the...

The Tire Rack SCCA National Solo Program is our brand name for the three types of national-level Solo events. These three venues include: 1. The Tire Rack® SCCA Solo National Championships; 2. The seven-event SCCA Solo National Tour; and, 3. the eight-event SCCA ProSolo National Series.

These events represent the highest level of competition and are supported by more than 1000 local and divisional SCCA Solo II events across the country. The Tire Rack SCCA National Solo "Road to Topeka" culminates with the National Solo Championships in Topeka, the largest sports car competition event in the world with almost 1200 entrants. All of these events are sanctioned by the Sports Car Club of America.

ProSolo combines a drag racing start with traditional curvy Solo 2 maneuvers on side-by-side, mirror-image autocross courses. Lining up at the familiar "Christmas tree" start, drivers compete heads-up in various classes by combining their fastest times from each course. After class competition is completed, all ProSolo events feature the top drivers from each class competing head-to-head in a variety of single-elimination handicapped Challenges culminating with the Peavey Super Challenge. The ProSolo National Series provides national-level competition in a series structure using all regular National Solo 2 classes.

The Tire Rack SCCA Solo 2 National Tour takes National Solo on the road to various locations around the country. These events average over 250 drivers from a wide geographical area though most of the competitors come from nearby states. The drivers come together to get a taste of the "Nationals" experience of competition and camaraderie found at the Championships. Each event is presented in a format similar to that found in Topeka during The Tire Rack Solo 2 National Championships.

The Tire Rack SCCA National Solo Championships will return to historic Forbes Field to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Solo 2 Nationals September 7-13. The event includes both the Finale to the Pro Solo Series and the Solo 2 National Championship. With nearly 1200 drivers making the pilgrimage to Topeka, the Tire Rack SCCA Solo Two Nationals has grown to become the largest of its kind in the world. This years event will feature three awards banquets, a Welcome Party hosted by Topeka City officials and the Kansas Region, the Kumho Kapers Talent Show as well as a Parade of participants though the capital city.

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