Area81 Racing News

June 28-29th, 2014–Waterfall/Area81 Racing sweeps Roebling Road Double SARRC with 2 Poles & 2 Wins

By area81_admin | June 30, 2014

Returning to his favorite track, Richard and Car # 81 returned to their winning ways at the Roebling Road – Double SARRC in Savannah, Georgia. The team worked hard to cure the mechanical and handling issues that the # 81 car had experienced for the last number of races. Two Poles, Two SARRC Wins and…

June 6-8th, 2014 – Waterfall/Area 81 Racing Jersey Devil at the SCCA Majors Tour – New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville, NJ

By area81_admin | June 12, 2014

With Car 18 performing very well during the recent SARRC schedule, the Waterfall/Area 81 Racing team made the 10 hour trek to the Jersey Devil Major at NJMP with hopes to improve upon last year’s 4th place results.  After qualifying 6th for the Saturday race and 5th for the Sunday race, Tim battled to 5th…

May 24-25, 2014 – Waterfall/Area 81 Racing Sweeps Memorial Monster at CMP

By area81_admin | June 12, 2014

Waterfall/Area 81 Racing feasted in another solo act by Car 18 at the Memorial Monster SARRC at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. Tim and Crew Chief, Ray Pierce, withstood sweltering heat to bring home back-to-back Pole Position, 1st in Class, Overall Wins, and fastest times of the event, in what was one of…

May 10-11, 2014 – Waterfall/Area 81 Racing Dominates the Podium at VIR

By area81_admin | May 18, 2014

Waterfall/Area 81 Racing withstood severe weather at the SARRC/MARRS Challenge at VIR during the weekend to dominate the SARRC MARRS Challenge podium. Tim logged his third race win of the season on Saturday and also a 2nd place finish on Sunday. Richard would finish 3rd both days. A dry qualifying session on Saturday morning gave…

April 26-27, 2014 – Waterfall/Area 81 Racing Sweeps the Jim Stark Memorial SARRC at Roebling Road Raceway

By area81_admin | May 1, 2014

The Car 18 crew made a solo appearance at Roebling Road Raceway in Pooler, Georgia for the Jim Stark Memorial SARRC.  It was a great start to the Southeast Division schedule as they drove away with two 1st Place finishes and a number of accolades.  After qualifying 2nd in class and 4th overall on Saturday…

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April 19-20, 2014 – Waterfall/Area 81 Racing gains experience at newly paved VIR Spring Sprints SCCA Major/USF1000

By area81_admin | April 24, 2014

The Waterfall/Area 81 Racing team faced many obstacles while competing in the VIR Spring Sprints Major/ USF1000 Championship Series East on the newly repaved 3.27 Mile VIR Full Course. Tim finished 8th on Saturday and 7th on Sunday in Car 18. Richard finished 9th on Saturday and 8th on Sunday in an uncooperative Car #81.…

March 21st-23rd,2014 – Waterfall/Area 81 Racing # 81 Podiums at the Road Atlanta SCCA Major Super Tour

By area81_admin | March 25, 2014

Area 81 Racing / Waterfall teammates Richard Franklin and Tim Pierce had high hopes going into the 1st race of the 2014 Season. Arriving at Road Atlanta with their F1000 cars fully prepped & refreshed, the team soon faced oil pressure, fuel pressure & electrical gremlins. Both cars qualified for Saturday’s race, but 4 laps…

2013 Season Summary

By area81_admin | December 1, 2013

The Area 81 Racing Team Drivers and Crew Members attended SCCA races at Road Atlanta, Watkins Glen International, New Jersey Motorsports Park, Virginia International Raceway, Carolina Motorsports Park, Roebling Road Raceway, Road America and the Formula 1 Circuit of America’s (COTA) in Austin, TX. The team did quite well competing at some of most challenging…

Waterfall/Area 81 Racing Car # 81 podiums at NC Region Goblins Go and banks solid points for SARRC series in 2014

By area81_admin | October 23, 2013

October 19th-20th, 2013 – Waterfall/Area 81 Racing’s Richard Franklin driving Car # 81 placed 2nd in the NC Region Goblins Go at VIRginia International Raceway and banked solid points for the SARRC series in 2014. This was a bit of a homecoming as Area 81 Racing attended many long distance SCCA National races throughout the…

Sept 20, 2013 – Waterfall/Area 81 Racing # 81 attends historic 50th Anniversary 2013 SCCA Runoffs at Road America Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

By area81_admin | September 29, 2013

The 2013 SCCA Runoffs attracted over 700 racers from all over the USA. A record 23 entries showed up to compete in our F1000 class. This amount of participation made both the USF1000 Series & SCCA National Championship Runoffs record books. To celebrate the 50th anniversary event, the 700 race drivers and their cars lined…