(MARRS-RX7) 2014 weekend format and schedule

Jack Burrows rx7rainman
Tue Dec 10 01:04:59 CET 2013


That's correct, John.


On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 4:24 PM, John Maslin <jhmaslin at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think I understand it.
> 1.  So if, for example, Jim Harrison, the regular MARRS racer, enters the
> April MARRS in his FP Miata he will earn points towards the runoffs (what
> used to be called 'national points') in addition to MARRS points.
> 2.  Similarly at the April MARRS, an IT racer will earn points toward a
> newly devised NEDiv regional championship, in addition to MARRS points.
> 3.  SRX-7, as a DC-only group, will  earn only MARRS points.
> Thanks, John
>
> On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 1:34 PM, Jack Burrows <rx7rainman at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> Good question, John.  right off the top, the top, the divisional
>> Championshp Series doesn't have a direct bearing on us SRX7 folks because
>> we're a DC Region-based class and not recognized as a division-wide class.
>>  It will have a bearing (how much of one I don't know) on the overall race
>> organization because it could generate a few additional entries.
>>
>> The NEDiv Championsip Series can be viewed as an upshot of SCCA's
>> replacement of national racing with the Majors. Under SCCA's plan,there are
>> no more "national" races; there are merely Mahjors event and regional
>> events.  This couples up with the replacement of the two-tiered
>> national/regional competition license with the single "full competition"
>> license and allows any driver with a competition license and a car in a
>> Runoffs-eligible class to enter Majors events.  This is where the
>> Divisional Championship Sries comes in.
>>
>> The Majors are the primary path to the Runoffs, but the various divisions
>> can develop an alternate path.  The Northeast Division (NEDiv) opted to
>> develop a divisional championship series as that alternate path.  In
>> creating this new Divisionaol championship, NEDiv further decided to
>> include a divisional championship program for ALL division-wide classes
>> (e.g., IT, Club Ford). The series will include one race at each track and
>> run through the entire season.  At the end of the season, divisional
>> champions will be recognized in all divisionally recognized classes,
>>  Although the series will run throughout the season, drivers at the top end
>> of the points standings in Runoffs-eligible classes at the time of the
>> cutoff for qualification will receive an invitation to the Runoffs
>>
>> I apolgize if i've made it sound more complex than it actually is.  It's
>> still something of a work in progress.
>>
>> Jack.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 12:40 PM, John Maslin <jhmaslin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Jack,
>>> Thanks for the info.  Re April, what is the "NE Div Champ Series"?
>>> Thanks, John
>>>
>>>  On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 7:02 PM, Jack Burrows <rx7rainman at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>>  The Region's club Racing committee met yesterday (7 December) and set
>>>> the MARRS schedule and weekend format for Summit Point races (except the
>>>> Labor Day double).
>>>>
>>>> The schedule is:
>>>>
>>>> April 12-13 MARRS and Northeast divisional Championship Series, Summit
>>>> Point
>>>> May 10-11 - Double MARRS/SARRC at VIR
>>>> June 21-22 - MARRS at Summit Point
>>>> July 12-13 - MARRS at Summit Point
>>>> August 9-10 MARRS at Pocono (possible double)
>>>> August 30, 31-Sept 1 - Double MARRS at Summit Point
>>>> October 4-5 - MARRS at Summit Point
>>>>
>>>> All races will be single MARRS events unless otherwise noted.
>>>>
>>>> We will continue to be in the same race group in 2014 as in 2013.  The
>>>> weekend schedule for Summit Point will revert to the schedule we used in
>>>> 2012.  This means a 15-minute qualifying session and a 10-lap race on
>>>> Saturday, with the fastest lap in either determining gride positions for
>>>> 18-lap races on Sunday.  The points structure has yet to be determined.
>>>>
>>>>  We will also hold a single drivers school at Summit Point the weekend
>>>> of March 29-30.  SCCA has changed the licensing requirements so that people
>>>> coming into the system will only be required to successfully complete one
>>>> drivers school (down from two previously) and will then have to
>>>> successfully complete three race weekends (note that's weekends, regardless
>>>> of whether they're double or single events) instead of the
>>>> previously-required two races on a novie permit before being eligible for a
>>>> "Full competition" License.
>>>>
>>>> You're probably asking what the heck a "Full competition License" is.
>>>>  SCCA has also done away with the two-tier competition license in club
>>>> racing.  So there will be no moare "antional" or "regional" licenses.
>>>>  Instead there will just be one single license known as a "Full competition
>>>> License."
>>>>
>>>> Jack
>>>>
>>>>
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