KS (September 21-22, 2007) -- The 2007 Tire Rack® SCCA ProSolo National Championships
were contested this past weekend at Heartland Park Topeka. The ProSolo event
had drivers competing in head-to-head competition on side-by-side, mirror-image
autocross courses. When it was all over, one tire brand stood above the
In the 22 classes in which Hoosier tires are used, 152 of 213 drivers (71%)
opted to run on Hoosier tires. Even more startling was the number of class
winners riding on Hoosiers. In the end, the purple tire brand was used by 20 of
22 ProSolo class champions.
The icing-on-the-cake, however, came the Hawk Super Challenge which pits the
top drivers in each class in head-to-head competition to determine an overall
winner. The overall SCCA ProSolo National Champion was Mike "Junior"
Johnson (photo). Johnson took the win while competing on Hoosier racing
The final tally had Team Hoosier capturing 51 of the 66 podium spots
including 20 first place finishes, 17 second place finishes and 14 third place
finishes. Hoosier-shod drivers also collected 19 (of 22) 4th place finishes and
18 (of 22) 5th place finishes.
Hoosier would like to recognize the class winners (class) using our product;
John Roberts (AS), Mike Johnson (ASP), Tom Berry (BSP), Darrin Disimo (CS),
Reijo Silvennoinen (CSP), Justin Rest (DS), Alex Shchipkov (DSP), Mark Madarash
(ESP), Sam Strano (FS), Lorin Mueller (FSP), Ron Williams (GS), Matt Murray
(HS), Mark Daddio (SM), Erik Strelnieks (SM2), Jennifer Merideth (L1),
Christine Berry (L2), Ian Stewart (SS), Greg Reno (OE), Keith Brown (PI) and
Jeff Kiesel (MI).
Hoosier Tire Midwest is in Kansas providing sales and service for the event.
They will also be on hand for the Solo National Championships beginning on
Hoosier Product Manager Tim Gilvin was also at Heartland Park for the
competition and reported the details used in this report.
Hoosier Racing Tire Corp. congratulates all the winners and wishes to thank
all the drivers who competed on the Hoosier brand.
For complete results and more information about SCCA racing please visit www.scca.com.