Race Car Tech Discuss anything related to road racing and auto X.

Which class to race in?

Old 11-18-08, 01:10 PM
  #1  
Junior Member
5 Year Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Maryland
Posts: 11
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Which class to race in?

Which class do the majority of 1st gen owners race in? Im looking to build a real time attack (it'll be classless) car, but before the engine goes in, i'd like to run it with the OG 13b. So, mostly stock engine with good brakes and suspension.
240kat is offline  
Old 11-18-08, 03:10 PM
  #2  
needs more track time
iTrader: (14)
 
gracer7-rx7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Bay Area CA
Posts: 7,833
Received 14 Likes on 13 Posts
Might want to check out SCCA and NASAproracing web sites for their classes and other info.

Might also want to check out this:
http://goaheadtakethewheel.com/Home_Page.html
gracer7-rx7 is offline  
Old 11-19-08, 02:37 PM
  #3  
Rotary Enthusiast
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Rocket City, Alabama
Posts: 1,035
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
the SCCA ITS class is for 1st gen GSL-SE with 13B motors. You must use the GSL-SE brakes. Springs and shocks are free.
speedturn is offline  
Old 11-20-08, 09:18 PM
  #4  
Rotary Enthusiast
iTrader: (3)
 
mustanghammer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Parkville, Mo
Posts: 1,102
Likes: 0
Received 21 Likes on 17 Posts
Originally Posted by speedturn View Post
the SCCA ITS class is for 1st gen GSL-SE with 13B motors. You must use the GSL-SE brakes. Springs and shocks are free.
Oh...be careful here. As it stands cars raced in an SCCA Improved Touring class must have a VIN that matches the class the car is in. For example - only an actual - original - GSL-SE model RX7 can be run in ITS. You cannot take a 12A 84-85 GS or GSL and "convert" it to a GSL-SE and run it in ITS.....even if you swap in all of the GSL-SE related parts.

There are proposals to do away with the VIN requirement but nothing has been passed as of yet.

The best way to pick a class is to read the rules - www.scca.com

All of the rule books are available for download free of charge. This includes Club Racing, Solo II and PDX-Time Trials rules.
mustanghammer is offline  
Old 11-21-08, 01:34 PM
  #5  
Old Rotary Dog
10 Year Member
 
wrankin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 1,461
Likes: 0
Received 2 Likes on 2 Posts
IIRC, the VIN requirement has been retracted, so that you may use any equivalent chassis in your car, regardless of what "model" it came out of. As an example, you may now use a T2 shell to build up an NA ITS car, as long as there are no parts that were unique to the T2 (eg. transimission, diff, etc).

-b
wrankin is offline  
Old 11-23-08, 11:13 PM
  #6  
What rev limiter!?
5 Year Member
 
Weed Wacker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Streamwood
Posts: 129
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I run my 1st gen in Nasa's PTC and TTC classes. It has a 12a though. I used to run it in scca's ITA class but then did a street port and a dog-box and some other minor things that make it illegal in IT.
Weed Wacker is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Sandro
3rd Gen General Discussion
24
12-30-17 03:35 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Which class to race in?


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: