23, 2008 Elkhart Lake, WI – On what had turned out to be a beautiful weekend
the 53rd Annual Piggly Wiggly, Chicago Region, SCCA, June Sprints
were held on the spectacular 4.2 mile rolling, twisting, turning Road American
Road Course, showcase some of the best SCCA Club racers in North America.
Hoosier Racing Tire was there to support and
service over half of all race entries. Servicing done by Hoosier
Tire Midwest, out of
was performed in a timely, organized and effective fashion.
Hoosier Racing Tire corporate also added valuable engineering
and technical service.
All together there were four hundred and forty-six cars
making the grid, divided into 9 total races, and a total of thirty classes.
Hoosier shod drivers dominated the podium all weekend with the highlight being
5 podium sweeps in the 8 race groups that Hoosier drivers contended.
June 21, 2008, Race 1: T1, T2, AS, BP, and DP
Touring 1 (T1)- Hoosier monopolizes the podium with John Buttermore coming in
first, followed by Jim Lynch and third place Chris Ingle.
Touring 2 (T2)- Hoosier scores a first place win with
David MacNeil and third place with Andy Wolverton.
(AS)- Hoosier rounds out the top three spots of the podium with Andy McDermid
on top, followed by Rich Jones and Fred Heatherwick.
D Prepared (DP)- Hoosier receives second place with the
driving skills of Ron Pawley.
The second race of the day, Race 2:
C Sports Racer (CSR)- Brian French sets atop the podium followed closely by his
son, James French in second place.
D Sports Racer (DSR)- Hoosier falls just short of rounding
out the entire podium by capturing a second place with Jean-Luc Liverato and a
third spot with Dorian Foyil.
Sports 2000 (S2)- Hoosier driver, Rob Sherwood fought a
hard battle to finish third.
Formula Enterprises (FE)- Back in business Hoosier
covering the entire podium with Mark Eaton in first place, Zack Ply in second
and Nick Evens in third.
Touring 3 (T3)- Atop the podium was Bob Boileau with a first place finish.
Showroom Stock B (SSB)- Found the Hoosiers in second with
Jeff Jensen and third with Ken Flory.
Showroom Stock C (SSC)- Joe McClughan captures first
And the final race of the day, Race 4:
Formula Mazda (FM)- Hoosier gets third with Justin Elder.
Formula Ford (FF)- Hoosier achieves a second with Scott
Rubenizer and a third with Anthony Coello.
Sunday June 22, 2008, 10:45 a.m. once again found racing
underway. Race 5:
GT-Lites (GTL)- a fourth place with Jim Stinehelfer at the wheel.
E Production (EP)- Tough crowd! Hoosier-shod driver, Ken
Kannard picks up a third place podium.
H Production (HP)- After a long weekend, Chris Albin picks
up the final podium spot
Grand Touring 2 (GT2)- Hoosier gets
a third with Bryan Hunter.
Grand Touring 3 (GT3)-
Hoosier gets a third with Henry Biesterfield.
(FA)- Hoosier sweeps the podium with David Grant in first, Keith Grant in
second and Hans Peter in third.
Formula 1000 (FB)- Found Glenn Cooper atop the podium.
Formula Continental (FC)- Nikki Coello captured a first
followed by Brian Bellardi in second place.
And the final race of the weekend, Race 9:
Formula 500 (F500)- Once again Hoosier sweeping the podium with Bob Giesen in
first, Jeff Jorgensen in second and Bob Berman in third.
Formula Vee (FV)- Hoosier finishes the weekend with it’s
5th podium sweep. Brian McCarthy in first, Michael Varacins in second and Chris
Jennerjahn rounding out the top three spots
Hoosier Racing Tires took a total of forty podium
appearances over the two-day event twelve 1st place wins,
twelve-second places, sixteen thirds, thirteen fourths, and fourteen fifth
For more information about Sports Car Club of American
road racing please visit www.scca.com.