Longest Day of Nelson Ledges Returns | June 11-13, 2021

David S.
By David S. Wallens
Feb 4, 2021 | Nelson Ledges

Photograph Credit: Nonnamaker Racing

According to a Facebook announcement by Ohio’s Nelson Ledges Road Course and the NEOHIO Region, SCCA, the Longest Day of Nelson Ledges is returning. Back in the day, this 24-hour race was a staple on the calendar, attracting both SCCA Club Racers and factory-backed pro teams.

The rejuvenated event will operate as an SCCA Restricted Divisonal for production-based cars. Machines prepared for other existing endurance series will be welcome, provided that they meet current SCCA safety regulations. More details to be released in early 2021.

Watch the announcement video below and learn more about the historic event over at Nonnamaker Racing as the family has been part of this event for decades. 

 

Added bonus: Will Nonnamaker talks about the history of the Longest Day of Nelson Ledges, including his family's involvement. 


Addition: Some historic Nelson Ledges photos courtesy of Nonnamaker Racing.


1980 (the first event)


1982


1984


1996


2012


2019

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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
12/8/20 12:32 p.m.

By the way, look for some endurace race tips from Will Nonnamaker in the next issue. And, since his family knows the event well, what else could we do to help prepare for the return of the Longest Day? 

drsmooth
drsmooth HalfDork
12/10/20 1:13 p.m.

Glad to see it is back!

rustybugkiller
rustybugkiller Dork
12/10/20 3:48 p.m.
David S. Wallens said:

By the way, look for some endurace race tips from Will Nonnamaker in the next issue. And, since his family knows the event well, what else could we do to help prepare for the return of the Longest Day? 



 

Race in it!

bobzilla
bobzilla MegaDork
3/19/21 6:25 a.m.

i got to crew at Nelson for a couple longest days. Those are some great memories.

dean1484
dean1484 GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
3/19/21 6:29 a.m.

Is the ant hill still there?  I was looking at google earth and it looks to have been removed. 

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