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HPD EXTENDS F4 AND FR PARTNERSHIP
Honda Performance Development has announced that itwill continue to be the sole engine supplier for the SCCA ProRacing Formula Regional Americas and F4 U.S. Championship,with that agreement continuing at least through 2023.
SCCA Starting Line program has introduced hundredsof students to autocross, andnow the program has expandedwith the SCCA Starting LineProLaunch Experience aimedat educating competitors aboutthe Tire Rack ProSolo season.
The SCCA Starting LineProLaunch Experience usesa team of successful ProSoloveterans who still rememberthe nerves of their first eventsto show you the ins and outsof a ProSolo and the variationsfrom a traditional autocrossevent. From the unique grid tothe drag race start, instructorsParella Motorsports Holdings (PMH), the owner of theSportscar Vintage RacingAssociation (SVRA) and majorityowner of the SCCA Pro RacingTrans Am Series presentedby Pirelli, has engaged apartnership with two SCCAPro Racing open-wheel series,Formula Regional AmericasChampionship Powered byHonda and Formula 4 UnitedStates Championship Poweredby Honda. The agreementbuilds on the success of thetried-and-true relationship ofPMH and Trans Am, which is alsosanctioned by SCCA Pro Racing.
“SCCA Pro Racing hasproven the viability of FRAmericas and F4 U.S. and weare confident that through a
PROLAUNCH: A STARTINGLINE EXPERIENCESCCA ProRacing &Parella ForgePartnership
combined effort we can takeboth to the next level,” saysTony Parella, SVRA Presidentand CEO and majority ownerof Trans Am. “I want to thankour newest PMH boardmember, Nick Craw, who wasinstrumental in making this dealcome together. His exceptionalexecutive leadershipexperience in SCCA, ACCUSand FIA proved invaluable.”will support you in a fun andwelcoming environment.
Designed to help students
better understand how the
SCCA’s ProSolo events run,
the ProLaunch program will
give participants an excellent
opportunity to learn how the
drag race start works with an
instructor by their side. Please
keep in mind that this is not
your typical Driving School,
as the actual driving is limited
to practice starts only. Each
student will receive at least 12
practice starts, with coaching
throughout the weekend. If
learning autocross tips is a more
The agreement calls for
SCCA Pro Racing to continue
to sanction both open wheel
series with operational and
race management services.
Among SCCA Pro Racing’sadditional crucial servicesare staffing and participantaccident insurance. PMH takesownership of all commercialaspects of both series underthe Speed Tour event brand.
valuable resource, the traditionalStarting Line School may bea more appropriate course.
Sound interesting? Anyoneentered in a given ProSolo isable to participate, with coachingbeginning at 1 p.m. on theFriday of the ProSolo weekend.
Registration for the ProLaunchschool is just $65, plus theprice of the ProSolo entry.
The ProLaunch Experience will aidthose moving into ProSolo competition.
F4 and FR Americas has partnered with Parella Motorsports Holdings.