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SEDIV SCCA Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet

Feb 6th, 2010 — Richard Franklin accepts the 2009 Formula Continental Season Championship 2nd place trophy at the South East Division SCCA Awards Annual Banquet. Held annually in the resort community of Jekyll Island, Georgia, the SEDIV Banquet is attended by approx. 400 fellow SCCA racers & officials. The SARRC series incorporates 19 SCCA regions…

Last Chance TT @ Roebling Rd. SCCA SEDIV Time Trials Series

“Area 81 Racing driver Richard Franklin fastest car on track. Takes home 1st place honors in the last Time Trial event of 2009” Richard Franklin’s Chews 4 Health Reynard was the fastest car on track out of 19 entries at the Savannah, GA/Roebling Rd. SCCA Time Trials.  Finishing 1st place in FC class, Richard also gave good friend and crew member…

Goblins Go SARRC Post Race Notes

Area 81 Racing is off to a fast start in the 2010 points race, dominating the podium again in the Goblins Go at Virginia International Raceway. Tim Pierce and Richard Franklin placed 2nd and 3rd in their class respectively in the first SARRC race of the 2010 season. Check out the in-car video of car…

Eagles Nest Hill Climb SEDiv Time Trial Series:

Area 81 Racing Driver Richard Franklin finishes 1st in Class at the 2009 SCCA Eagles Nest Hillclimb.   Recording a fast time of 1:44.141 seconds in his Chews-4-Health Reynard, Richard was 1st in Class & 6 fastest overall out of 45 entries.  After impacting a wall on his 3rd run, Area 81 Racing crew members worked…

Jim Stark SARRC Post Race Notes

April 25th & 26th 2009 – Roebling Road Raceway – Area 81 Racing team driver Tim Pierce places 3rd in class on day 1 after a long duel with teammate Richard Franklin who placed 5th.  

Al Fairier Memorial Double SARRC/MARRS Post Race Notes

May 9th & 10th 2009 – Virginia International Raceway – Area 81 Racing wins Al Fairier Memorial SARRC1 and dominates VIR podium SARRC2! Area 81 Racing team drivers Richard Franklin and Tim Pierce placed 1st & 2nd respectively in the SARRC 1 Race at Virgina International Raceway and they podium again in the SARRC 2…

Area 81 Brings Home Year End Awards!

January 10, 2009 – Wilmington, NC — Area 81 Driver Richard Franklin earned the 2008 NCR SCCA Club Racing — Rookie Driver of the Year in Regional Racing award driving his Formula Continental in solo, time trials, hill climbs and club racing events. Crew Chief Hawk Hibbs earned the 2008 inaugural Crew Member of the…

March Memories Post Race Notes

March 7, 2009 – Virginia International Raceway – Richard Franklin places 2nd in class at the first SARRC event of the season.  

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