TOPEKA, Kan. (Nov. 15, 2005) – Sports Car Club of America’s Board of Directors has announced the approval of the new national-level class Touring 3, which pushes the class count to 25, the most national classes in SCCA Club Racing since it was 25 in 1996.-30-
The T3 class, which ran previously as a regional class only, will join the Spec Miata class as a new addition on the national scene for 2006.
“There are a number of sports cars and sedans currently being produced that fit between the Touring 2 and Showroom Stock B performance level,” SCCA Club Racing Director Terry Ozment said. “We expect Touring 3 to follow suit with Touring 2 and become one of the fastest-growing National classes.”
Among the several newer-model cars that will call T3 home are: Audi TT Quatro, Chevrolet Cobalt SS, Ford Mustang GT, Lexus IS300, Mazdaspeed Miata, Mazda RX-8, Mini Cooper S w/ John Cooper Works package, Saturn Ion Redline, Scion TC and Subaru Impreza WRX.
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