TOPEKA, Kan. (Oct. 18, 2019) -- There were three days of amazing racing Oct. 11-13 at VIRginia International Raceway to cap off the 2019 SCCA® National Championship Runoffs®. For those who missed the live online race broadcasts or want to go back and relive the excitement, it’s now possible to catch up on all the action with free 2019 Runoffs race videos available for viewing at SCCA.com. Later this year, select 2019 Runoffs races will also air on CBS Sports Network.
With nearly 600 entries across 28 different car classes, this year’s 26 events featured thrilling battles for the win, tight racing throughout the fields, several surprises, and heartwarming storylines. Video coverage, presented by Mazda, was again anchored by Greg Creamer with help from Ryan Myrehn (SportsCar365 writer), Tom O’Gorman (pro driver) and Heyward Wagner (pit reporter), as well as Runoffs announcers Andy Hollis and Larry MacLeod.
The SCCA National Championship Runoffs has evolved into what is now commonly agreed to be the pinnacle of American motorsports. Since 1964, the SCCA has crowned Road Racing’s National Champions through the winner-take-all, single race Runoffs format with dozens of separate races over three days. This year’s 56th annual Runoffs at VIRginia International Raceway was the first time SCCA’s National Championship was conducted at the 18-turn, 3.27-mile venue found along the border of North Carolina and Virginia.
The Sports Car Club of America®, Inc., founded in 1944, is a 67,500-member motorsports organization that incorporates all facets of autocross, rally and road racing at both Club and professional levels. With headquarters in Topeka, Kansas, the SCCA annually sanctions over 2,000 events through its 115 Regions and subsidiary divisions. Much of the SCCA’s activities are made possible with support from the following Official Partners: Hagerty, the Official Insurance Partner of SCCA; Hawk Performance, the Official Brake Products of SCCA; Sunoco, the Official Fuel of SCCA; and Tire Rack, the Official Tire Retailer of SCCA. To learn more, please visit www.scca.com.