Archive for April 2012

April 22nd-23rd, 2012 – Waterfall / Area 81 Racing Team Earns Podium Finishes at SCCA Oak Tree National

Waterfall / Area 81 Racing drivers Tim Pierce and Richard Franklin each earned a trip to the podium at the 2012 SCCA Oak Tree Double National Race at Virginia International Raceway. Both drivers were ready for an exciting weekend against a large 40 car field of formula and sports racer drivers, including a former F1000 National Champion.  Tim drove a heady race on Saturday Race 1 to finish 3rd under warm & sunny conditions.  On Sunday Race 2, Richard claimed his first SCCA National Podium as heavy rain fell for much of the day.

Tim Pierce – “We installed a new WRD limited slip differential on Thursday night, so both qualifying sessions on Friday were spent learning the new handling characteristics.  My qualifying times were not what I expected, mainly because I was still getting used to the car and competitors went off on seemingly every turn.  However, it paid dividends during on Saturday Race 1, because I could put the power down in places that I had not been able before.  On lap 1 I passed several cars, including my teammate Richard on the back straight while he was passing another competitor.  At one point we were 3 wide, but I had a good run and went through without incident.  The remainder of the race provided me with good experience dealing with traffic.

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NEWS FLASH – Area 81 Racing Team signs Waterfall Security Solutions as Title Sponsor

  Area 81 Racing team based in Wilmington, N.C. ( has secured title sponsorship from Waterfall Security Solutions.   Waterfall Security Solutions ( will be supporting the F1000 road racing team in the F1000 Championship ( and SE Div. SCCA Regional and National events throughout 2012. Waterfall® Security Solutions Ltd. is the leading provider of…

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