CHECKERED FLAG: JACK HANIFAN
Sadly, we note the passing of Jack Hanifan, a 45-year Mohawk-Hudson Region member. Jack started as a pit and paddock marshaland soon became a competition driver who was also involved innumeroud leadership positions in two Divisions for multiple decades.
With the largest in-person crowd on hand for theevent in recent memory, aswell as a new global digitalbroadcast package thatallowed fans to tune in globallyvia the new Trans Am by PirelliRacing app, Trans Am Seriespresented by Pirelli reached alarge and growing audience asit launched its 54th season atSebring International Racewayon Feb. 29-March 1, 2020.
More than 40 countriesworldwide, as far away asJapan, watched the fire-breathing American machinerySCCA has launched phase one of its new digital communications strategy aimed at providingyou the content you want in more streamlined,easy to find ways. That means fewer e-mails inyour inbox, dedicated space on the website forannouncements from program leaders, and overallbetter ways to stay up to speed with SCCA.
In the past, SCCA has sent individualnewsletters for most of our programs – likeAPEX for Road Racing and SoloMatters forSolo – and often sent other stories individually.
Now, SCCA is consolidating those into one
organization-wide newsletter which will be
sent out weekly. Each newsletter will highlight
the week’s top SCCA
announcements and stories
and provide links to scca.
com and the program news
pages to read the full articles.
Anyone with an active accounton my.scca.com or any of ourwebsites will automatically receive thenewsletter. Don’t see it but should? Makesure to check your promotions and spamfolders and move it to your inbox so you’llsee them in the future. Still don’t see it, ordon’t have an account? No problem! You cansign up to receive the e-mail on scca.com.
TRANS AM VIDEO STREAMING
APP LAUNCHED AT SEBRING
SCCA Tunes Communication Plan
especially on social media,
was overwhelmingly positive
as we launched this program
at Sebring,” said Trans Am
Company President John
Clagett. “Downloads of our new
app exceeded our expectations,
and the GreenLight TV group
did a great job capturing the
excitement of Trans Am racing
and the NAGRA team provided
a ground-breaking app for fans
to watch it on. It is really an
exciting new chapter for Trans
Am to have the opportunity to
reach an international audience
the way we can through
this app, and we expect that
audience to grow quickly.”
The Trans Am app allows
fans access to a variety
of content including live
videos of select practice and
qualifying Trans Am on-track
sessions, fully produced video
stream with live commentary
and scoring, the ability
for fans to switch to other
cameras of their choice, race
highlights and replays, race
results, and series news.
The Trans Am appis available for iOS andAndroid in their respectiveapp stores.
To find out how to earndiscounts and be enteredinto drawings for cool swag,go to www.scca.com/pages/membership-referral-program
MEMBERSHIP REFERRAL LEADERSFOR FEBRUARY 2020
NAME REF REGION
Jose de Miguel 3 Puerto RicoGayle Jardine 3 Cal ClubWarren Leach 3 San DiegoJohn Zuccarelli 3 FloridaJohn Bower 2 Cal ClubDeborah Burk 2 FloridaElias Clayton 2 BuccaneerCarol Deborde 2 RenoCharles Dickinson 2 Mohawk Hudson
475 additional members have at least one referral.
(Category based on 2019 year-end membership)
JUMBO REGIONS (800+):Texas 8.2%
Central Carolinas 5.2%
LARGE REGIONS (401-799):Lone Star 8.8%
Steel Cities 7.0%
MEDIUM REGIONS (200-400):Eastern Tennessee 13.3%
South Carolina 9.0%
Tennessee &NE Pennsylvania 6.9%
SMALL REGIONS (<200):Wiregrass 35.7%
South Texas Border 20.3%
take the green on Sunday asboth 100-mile races werestreamed live on the new Trans
Am by Pirelli Racing app.
“The feedback that wegot from our fans at thetrack, through emails, and