Susquehanna Region is the #1 automotive event club in south central PA. We are a group of car and racing enthusiasts, who have a passion for actually taking their cars on the road and racetrack. Our primary club activity is AUTOCROSS, where members can drive their cars at 10/10ths in a safe environment. Members also road race, rally, kart, build cars, and more.

We extend an invitation to YOU to bring your car to an autocross and drive it like it was made to be driven. Check the Autocross page links for details on what it is, and how to get started.


»Upcoming Events:
Autocross: May 16-18 at Carlisle Fairgrounds (not series points event)
RallyCross: July 5 Farm Show

»Register for AutoX/RallyX: MyAutoEvents.com
Includes times, place, starting time. Opens 1 month prior to event date.

Directions to AX venues can be found on the "Directions" page. We require all drivers to work or volunteer to help at an AX event. [more]

Novice School June 28th!

SCCA Novice Autocross School Coming Soon – Saturday, June 28th

The Susquehanna region is holding a novice autocross school in Hershey at the Giant Center Parking lot. This is appropriate for beginning and novice drivers as well as those who want to get a lot of seat-time. The school is limited to just 24 slots so preregistration and prepayment will be required. As usual find it on MyAutoEvents.com . The cost is $75 and will include a full day of driving and an al fresco lunch. (Non-SCCA members will also need to purchase the Weekend Membership, which will also be valid for Sunday's full Autocross event.)

The format of the school will follow the model of the wildly successful Porsche club event recently held at Hershey. Students will be divided up into 3 groups. Each group will spend 1 ½ hours on each of 3 exercises. Each student will get ½ hour driving the exercise and divide the rest of the time replacing downed cones or in a classroom session.

At the end of class the instructors will setup a short course combining elements from the exercises. You may run the course as time allows, with the instructor of your choice riding or driving your car or you can choose to drive solo.

Please don't miss this school. Autocross is a continuous learning experience so don't let the name Novice scare you. Here were some of the student reviews from the recent school:

"From my perspective, I wouldn't change a thing. The complexity of the tight schedule was handled well by the local leaders. The club instructors were very good and taught me things and also corrected many practices/approaches I had wrong coming in. This was excellent for my student level; don't bring back the pro's we had several years ago unless you want to have an advanced only class. The best part of this was the run time"

"I should have been doing this for years. Value: where else can you have that much fun, enjoy a full day of activity and lunch for such a low price. Quality: I am a novice so I gained a lot, but I overheard an experienced driver in my group say he solved his big problem."

"Thank you for putting on the school. I got way more out of it than I had anticipated. All of the elements were relevant and we had plenty of time to practice them. Geoff Craig was great and helped me work on the weakest part of my driving. All of the instructors were very helpful and pleasant to be with. Congrats on a wonderful event!"

See what I mean? Please join us for a great day of fun and learning

 

2014 AUTOCROSS SCHEDULE

Club Truck Cleaning/Prep day March 8 (or 16th if too snowy) 9am-3pm

March 29-30 Hersheypark
May 16-17-18 Carlisle Import Show (non points event)
June 1 Farm Show 2x
June 28 Novice School w/PCA Giant Center
June 29 Giant Center
July 20 Farm Show 2x
August 3 Farm Show 2x
August 31 Farm Show 2x
October 25-26 Hersheypark

2014 RALLYCROSS SCHEDULE

All events at Farm Show upper lot (Elmerton Avenue) on Saturdays

April 5
July 5
July 26
October 11

»Awards Banquet Photos are online now at this link, check out friends, family, and competitors having a great time! Banquet 2014-01-18 by JR

»Online Calendars. SUSQ Region has several Google hosted calendars you can subscribe to in your calendar apps. Right Click to copy address and paste into your calendar app:

Subscribe to SUSQ Region via Google Calendars

Other regional events that our member may be interested in

IndyCar schedule and United Sports Car Racing schedule

»RallyCross Location
Harrisburg, at 1300 Elmerton Avenue, a short distance from the Farm Show lots. Get more info here [pdf].

Sign up at MyAutoEvents!

RallyX Site Farm Show

 

»On TV: SUSQ Region makes local news on CBS 21!

 

 

»Check out a new resource based on the book, Go Ahead, Take The Wheel at the website by the same name. If you're new, there is a great deal of long-form text describing a lot of aspects of motor racing, including Autocross and Road Racing.
If you have a friend interested in Autocross, send them to us and GATTW as well!

 

 

 

 

»Notice for all AX participants: National SCCA requires all participants to be either National SCCA members, or purchase a "Weekend Membership" at the event (or online when registering). The SUSQ Region has little control over this. We must charge an additional fee if you are not an SCCA member. You must SHOW your SCCA card at the registration table/check in, or purchase the Weekend Membership. You may fill out the form at registration, OR download the form HERE [PDF format] and make 3 copies of it and bring it to registration with you.

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page updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014