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NEWS FLASH March 15, 2011

It has long been a goal of Area81Racing to transition to the Formula 1000 (FB) class. With Tim’s Reynard 92S on the way back home to England, that goal was finally realized. Tim will be in the seat of a 2010 Firman RFR1000 for the 2011 season. The car was previously maintained by James Lee…

2010 On the Podium

A special moment took place as the 3 drivers stood on the podium after the race. Smiles were seen all around as 11 time CSR & DSR Divisional Champion Brian Little joined in the celebration. Brian is Area 81 Racing’s Master Technician & Mentor and also helped Ken Waters get his start in SCCA Club…

Area 81 Racing places 1st & 2nd at the Oct 24th, 2010 NCR-SCCA Goblins Go SARRC @ VIR

Area 81 teammates Richard Franklin & Tim Pierce placed 1st & 2nd  at the NCR-SCCA Goblins Go SARRC Race at VIRginia International Raceway.  A good qualifying lap by Tim in # 18 put him in a strong grid position, despite a misfire.  Richard struggled with a soft brake pedal, so new Hawk pads & brake fluid were needed for car # 81.  For…

July 31st-Aug 1, 2010 CCR-SCCA Cool Shirt Eagles Nest Hill Climb

Richard once again represented Area 81 Racing at the Cool Shirt Southeast Div. SCCA Hill climb Event sponsored by The Southern Driver.com. On Saturday, weather was a challenge as rain and damp conditions kept the speeds down running up the mountain. On Sunday, an off-course excursion ended the day early for him; however, 1st Place…

May 8/9th, 2010 – Al Fairier Double SARRC/MARRS Challenge @ VIR

Podium positions all around for Area 81 Racing! Saturday, SARRC/MARRS 1 – Tim Pierce did a great job by qualifying 2nd in FC Class.  Richard struggled with a soft brake pedal to qualify 3rd.  The race was eventful for Richard as he made a pass for the lead in Turn 1.  Tim and Richard battled…

April 24/25th Jim Stark Memorial Double SARRC – Roebling Rd, Savannah, GA

Both Area 81 Racing teammates qualified very well on a wet track for both SARRC races over the weekend. SARRC 1 was held under dry conditions and Tim Pierce finished 4th and Richard finished 5th. SARRC 2 – Richard started on the front row after qualifying 2nd in damp conditions. Intermittent rain all day made…

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