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Area 81 Racing Heats Up at New Jersey Devil SCCA Majors

The Waterfall/Area 81 team was back to full strength after individual appearances at Watkins Glen and Roebling Road. Both drivers & crew had to battle the 90+ Degree heat & 10 – F1000 competitors over the three day event. Richard Franklin put his Stohr F1000 Car # 81 on top for Race 1, finishing 4th….

Area 81 Racing Car #81 Earns Two Podiums at SCCA Majors Double at Roebling Road

Area 81 Racing Car # 81 driver Richard Franklin returned to competition after his dramatic engine failure at the SCCA Majors at VIR.  With a fresh Suzuki GSXR1000 GDRE power plant installed by Young Racing, Richard returned to his favorite track to shake down the new engine and compete in the Bud Merrill Double SCCA…

Tough Breaks Abound at the Watkins Glen Finger Lakes Super Tour

After missing rounds 5 & 6 of the North American F1000 Championship in Pittsburgh, Waterfall/Area 81 Racing was back in action for rounds 7 & 8 at the Watkins Glen Hoosier Super Tour event over the weekend. Tim Pierce and the Car 18 crew escaped the heat of the south in favor of cool summer…

Area 81 Racing Turns Heads at the VIR Spring Sprints Major Tour

Waterfall/Area 81 Racing was back to full strength at the VIR Spring Sprints Hoosier Super Tour event over the weekend. Tim Pierce was set to continue the momentum from a 1- 2 North American F1000 Series finish at Road Atlanta. Richard Franklin was preparing to make a splash in his first appearance in the series….

Persistence Pays Off at Road Atlanta March Majors

Waterfall/Area 81 Racing Car # 18 crew shook off the rust nearly ten months after clinching a share of the 2016 SARRC Championship. Their persistence payed dividends in the form of a 3rd and 2nd place finish in the SCCA Majors, as well as 1st and 2nd in the North American F1000 Championship Series. The…

2017 – Area 81 Racing Posts 4th Place at Palm Tree SCCA Majors in Homestead

Area 81 Racing’s Car # 81 got an early start on the season by attending the Palm Tree SCCA Majors at Homestead Miami Speedway. While the rest of the eastern US was battling snow and ice, the team completed 3 sessions of practice and qualifying under 80 degree temps and blustery conditions. A respectable 4th…

A Year in Review – 2016, a Rock Solid SARRC Championship Year

The 2016 racing season proved to be successful, but it was in contrast to previous years where the team constantly raced wheel-to-wheel together. The team competed together for the first couple of races, where each driver posted F1000 wins. However, the planned race schedule was jumbled as the #81 Stohr suffered an engine compartment fire….

April 23th-24th, 2016 – Waterfall/Area 81 Racing Wins Jim Stark Double SARRC

Waterfall/Area 81 Racing’s Tim Pierce posted two more wins last weekend at Roebling Road Raceway near Savannah, Georgia. The weather was perfect for racing with clear skies, a light breeze, and daytime temperatures in the low 80s. It was a stark contrast to the race last year which featured damaging winds, heavy rain, and impressive…

March 26th-27th, 2016 – Waterfall/Area 81 Racing Wins Buck Muse Double SARRC

Waterfall/Area 81 Racing’s Tim Pierce posted two more wins over the weekend at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. He had not raced CMP since last spring, but quickly got back on pace during the Saturday qualifying session and earned Pole Position for Race 1. As the race got under way, Car 18 shot…

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