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The Super Tour event features about 100 Sports Car Club of America racers from throughout the western United States, including many from the Portland area.

COURTESY SCAA - Spec Racer Ford is among SCCA's most popular classes. These identical purpose-built racing cars keep the focus on close competition and driver skill. The Pro Drive racing school at PIR uses these cars, and owner Todd Harris is a past national champion in the class.

The Oregon Region of the Sports Car Club of America is holding sports car races at Portland International Raceway on Satuday and Sunday, May 18-19. Spectators get in free to watch the Hoosier Racing Tire SCCA Super Tour.

On-track activities begin around 8:45 a.m. both days. Races will take place on Saturday from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday from 12:15 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Super Tour event features about 100 Sports Car Club of America racers from throughout the western United States, including many from the Portland area. Drivers will compete on PIR's 1.979-mile road course, including the exciting Festival Curves chicane on the front straight.

COURTESY SCAA - The SCCA Hoosier Super Tour will feature fast Grand Touring cars from all over the western United States, competing for an invitation to the SCCA National Championship event to be held at Virginia International Raceway in October.

Drivers in vehicles ranging from Miatas to Corvettes and sleek open-wheel formula cars will race for points toward a national series championship, and for an invitation to compete at the prestigious SCCA National Championship Runoffs in October.

Interested drivers may also enter the SCCA Track Night in America event on Friday night, May 17. This event allows track novices to drive at speed on the racing circuit with observation and coaching. More experienced drivers may enter the SCCA Time Trials National Tour at PIR on June 8-9. The Time Trials event also includes Track Night lapping sessions for novice drivers.

For complete information, visit timetrials.scca.com or www.oregonscca.com.


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