Area81 Racing News

Area 81 Racing Team competitive at SARRC Invitational Challenge – Finish respectable 2nd & 5th in 2009 Season Points

By area81_admin | October 27, 2009

Area 81 Racing drivers Tim Pierce & Richard Franklin finish 4th & 5th respectively in the final race on the 2009 SARRC calendar known as the SIC. The SIC is an invitation only race for the top points finishers in the SARRC season. Therefore, the level of competition is much higher than a regular SEDIV…

Eagles Nest Hill Climb SEDiv Time Trial Series:

By area81_admin | August 5, 2009

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

By area81_admin | May 28, 2009

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

By area81_admin | May 21, 2009

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!

By area81_admin | April 17, 2009

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

By area81_admin | April 15, 2009

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