Under the mantle of becoming more supportive of Corvette Racing in general, the writer of this blog spent a big part of my weekend observing SCCA racing at GingerMan Raceway, just east of South Haven, Michigan.
Gingerman is one of a handful of racetracks in the Midwest that provides opportunities for weekend racers to do their stuff. Other road courses in Michigan are Waterford Hills (north of Detroit) and Grattan (northeast of Grand Rapids). The well-known Mid-Ohio course, about an hour northeast of Columbus, is a similar kind of facility.
The Sports Car Club of America has been sanctioning races for decades, and is the standard by which others judge themselves. As you will see in my photos, there were several Corvettes on our track, as well Camaros, Mustangs, Europeans, and Asian competitors. Other groups included competition between a wide range of vehicles, by size and originality. The 172 different cars that competed on Saturday were divided into five groups. More on the Corvettes tomorrow.