Steven Cole Smith
Steven Cole Smith Contributor
5/14/20 8:06 a.m.

Story by Steven Cole Smith • Photography as Credited

Lisa Noble was a slightly precocious, free-range 14-year-old when a scandalously older boyfriend took her to a sports car race, the SCCA’s Lake Garnett Grand Prix in Kansas, which ran from 1959 to 1972.

She was smitten: “I walked through the gate, stood there, and literally said out loud, ‘This is what …

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sir_mike New Reader
5/22/20 6:17 p.m.

A little help maybe.I bought at a Thrift Store in Lancaster,PA area a trophy...which is sad to me...from Steel Cities SCCA.For the Cumberland Nationals 1967.All it says is second class given.Tried contacting the Steel cities region and local Harrisburg region. And race results posted on Google sites.Just wondering who the driver might have been.We had a few in our area and new some from auto crossing and hill climbs.Just sad to me that if they passed that the family gave it away.Thanks

californiamilleghia Dork
5/22/20 6:24 p.m.

Is there a database of old races ?

I have an old car that was probably raced in the 1950s in Southern California,

I even have the owners name  but it was a "Special"  so chasing "car make" does not help :)

Coupefan Reader
5/25/20 4:22 p.m.

My information may be outdated, but I remember reading the rule book ages ago, and noted the requirement for manual transmissions only.  If that requirement hasn't changed in modern times, how will the SCCA deal with all the semi-automatic gearboxes?

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