2021 Zone Group Qualifying

Congratulations!

These drivers are podium winners of the Zone Group Challenge and have raced their way into the Championship. All drivers have an invitation to join their ZGCC Class league.

Challenge Class
Ryan Rapolas / Riesentöter Region / Zone 2
David Snelling / Northeast Region / Zone 1
Alan Kirby / North Country Region / Zone 1
Challenge Class Final Results

Sport Class
Gregory Samson / Maverick Region / Zone 5
Thomas Lamay / Northeast Region / Zone 1
Adam Girling / Metropolitan New York Region / Zone 1
Sport Class Final Results

Club Class
Al Burke / Upper Canada Region / Zone 1
Julian Velez / Northern

Zone Group 5, 10, & 13

Zone Group Qualifying Series

The Zone Group Qualifying Series for Central Zone Group will kick off in late November. The Qualifying Series for Central ZG will serve as a qualifying race series for the Zone Group Championship at the National level.  The races will be held bi-weekly with an eDE/Track Walk held on the off weeks. The format for the Central ZGC is as follows:

Cars

  • 992 Cup will be used for all classes

Race Format

  • Server start time 6PM CST
  • 70 minute practice
  • 10 minute lone qualifying (3laps)
  • 40 minute race
  • all 4 classes in one race
  • Fixed sprint setup with
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Zone Group 1


Latest News

January 10, 2022:

Setups added in the race date listing for Barber and Auto Club.

After the sixth race out of 8, at VIR, the standings in the Zone Group Challenge Qualifiers are as follows:

A 10-minute summary video and a full race video are on YouTube.

The URL for the 10 minute video is: https://youtu.be/fkdggLx9tmo
The full race video is at: https://youtu.be/CA5OIeOtGV8

Joining the PCA Sim Racing Zone 1 Group

To join the PCA Sim Racing Zone 1 Group, you need to be a PCA member in one of the regions in Zone 1

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Zone Group 3 & 12

2021 Winter Zone Group Challenge Series

(Qualifier for 2022 PCA Zone Group Challenge Championship)

Final Results:

Congratulations to the following drivers for advancing to the Championship!

Vehicles & Setups

Event Calendar/Schedule

We will follow the last 3 races of the iRacing GT3 Fanatec Challenge, 2 races from our Zone Group, and the 3 races selected for the

ZG 3 & 12 at Imola

By Jacob Shum, Carolinas Region PCA

Introduction

Zone Group 3 & 12 held their 5th race at Imola and it was an incident-filled event!

Qualifying

Qualifying started with a bang as the top three drivers qualified within 0.2 seconds of each other with Jacob Shum leading Rafael Amorim and Robert Rattray.

Heat Race

From the green flag, the 30-minute heat race found the top-3 fighting closely with each other until the round of pitstops where Jacob had a slow stop. Robert and Rafael fought tooth and nail to the end until they came up behind a backmarker.

At Rivazza, Robert successfully cleared the backmarker. Rafael tried to

December 7th, 2020|Categories: zone groups|Tags: , , , |

ZG 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 & 14 Silverstone Highlights

By Chip Witt, Redwood Region PCA

The Wild West Zone Group (WWZ) held their 4th race of Series 1 at Silverstone this past week.

After a short one-week holiday hiatus, the Wild West Zones brought their battle to the historic Silverstone Grand Prix circuit for the fourth race in the five-race “fun series” on Friday night, December 4th.

Continuing the trend of adding unique, surprise challenges to the series, all classes were combined for a 22 car grid that mixed Porsche 911 RSR (Pro and Club) and Ruf RT 12 Track (Sport and Challenge) for a multi-class bonanza.

Traffic management and patience were keys

Zone 1 Road America Race

By Anker Berg-Sonne, Northeast Region PCA

The ZG1 Championship Begins

The first championship point race for the Zone 1 Wildcats was run Friday, December 5th, at Road America.

Road America is a fun, fast course with a couple of very tricky corners. Corner 3 requires a lot of braking and patience to hit the apex and track out. Failure puts you in the grass or a plodding exit speed leading on to the Moraine Sweep.

Corner 5 has a downhill approach and punishes late braking by putting you in the runout, as does corner six, where you end up in the grass and inevitably

December 6th, 2020|Categories: zone groups|Tags: , , |

Get ready for the Zone 1 championship races!

By Anker Berg-Sonne, Northeast Region PCA

This week the Zone 1 champion race series will begin.

On Monday, November 30th, we will have an eDE starting at 7 PM Eastern time, hosted by master racer, James Huth, who will walk us through the venue for the first race, Road America, and also takes us through some drills to improve our racing skills.

On Wednesday, December 2nd, again at 7 PM Eastern, we will have a Prelude, a practice race, with an hour of practice, 10 minutes of qualification, and 40 minutes of racing.

On Friday the 4th of December we will be racing for

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