Sat, Jun 22 - Sun, Jun 23, 2024

2024 Pagoda Hillclimb

Reading - Pagoda Hillclimb

About this event

REMINDER:  Head and Neck Restraint system is required.

Printable information:2024 PAGODA HILLCLIMB Information.pdf

REGISTRATION OPENS:  5/30/2024

The PAGODA HILLCLIMB will be capped at 110 entries

PAGODA HILLCLIMB   

June 22-23, 2024

Pennsylvania Hillclimb Association Championship Series Event # 3

Hosted by:  Blue Mountain Region SCCA  *  PO BOX 13641         Reading, PA 19612

(Entry will be on-line Only via Motorsportreg.com)

SANCTION #    24-HC-62774

Held under the SCCA Time Trials/Hillclimb Rules: https://timetrials.scca.com/

and
 PHA Supplementary Rules at
www.pahillclimb.org/rules

ENTRY FEE: $245

Early Bird Fee:  $220  If registered before June 10, 2024

Refunds after June 17 at discretion of Event Organizers.

EVENT OFFICIALS

EVENT CHAIRMAN -------------------------------------       RICH ROCK Phone: 610-804-9047    email: rikrock@live.com

CHIEF OF TIMING & SCORING ---------------------       NANCY LEWIS

CHIEF STEWARD ---------------------------------------       TREVOR FILIPOWICZ

CHIEF SAFETY STEWARD --------------------------        MATT GREEN

CHIEF TECH INSPECTOR ----------------------------       GEORGE WITMAN & MIKE ROBINSON

CHIEF DRIVER INSTRUCTOR -----------------------      MIKE ROBINSON & JASON FRALEY

REGISTRAR -----------------------------------------------       NANCY LEWIS    email: via MSR

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday

5:00 – 8:00 PM

Registration/Check-In and Tech Inspection at the FIRE TOWER on top of the mountain
***NOVICES:  Mandatory registration and Tech Inspection

Saturday

7:00 AM – 12:00PM

Registration/Check-In – TBD.
Tech Inspection at Pit Spaces

 

7:30 AM Sharp

MANDATORY:  All Novices bring cars to the Start Line and be fully dressed in race gear.  Prepare for Novice Meeting and group tour of course

 

8:30 AM  Sharp

Mandatory: Driver’s Meeting at the Start Line

 

8:45-9:30 AM

Hill open for novice touring/familiarization run

 

9:30 AM – 4:30 PM (?)

Timed Runs – as many as conditions and time allows.  Lunch break approximately at noon

 

PARTY – 6 PM
approximately

Party – At the Fire Tower on top of the mountain. Backyard cookout style – bring chairs. Contributions of a dessert are welcome (nothing with cinnamon)

Sunday

8:30 AM Sharp

Mandatory: Driver’s Meeting at Start Line

 

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (?)

Timed Runs – as many as conditions and time allows.  Lunch break approximately at noon

 

5:00 approximately

Awards presentations at Tower after hill clean-up is complete

 

RUN GROUPS: (subject to change- any changes will be announced at the Driver’s Meeting)
GROUP  1: STREET PREPARED, STREET MOD, TOURING, IMPROVED TOURING, AMERICAN SEDAN, SPEC MIATA, VINTAGE, HISTORIC, RALLY, SE
GROUP 2: SPORTS RACER, P-1, P-2 SPEC RACER, SPECIALS, SOLO V, ALL FORMULA CARS, GT, PRODUCTION, SUPER PRODUCTION, SUPER TOURING, ME-1, ME-2

The event Stewards reserve the right to alter the published schedule of events as well as reject any entry for good and sufficient reason.

Event requirements

2024 Pennsylvania Hillclimb Association Championship Series Event #3

Pagoda Hillclimb – , Reading, PA June 24-25, 2023

Sanction #   24-HC-62774

Organized by Blue Mountain Region SCCA

Held under the SCCA Time Trials/Hillclimb Rules: https://timetrials.scca.com/

 and
PHA Supplementary Rules at
www.pahillclimb.org/rules

Entry will be on-line only via MotorsportReg.com

 

 

This event is scheduled as a two day event; all cars will compete both days. A driver unable to compete on either day forfeits all timed runs offered for that day. A driver showing up for registration and tech inspection after timed runs have started forfeits any missed runs. This event is run under the SCCA Time Trials Rules (TTR)/Hillclimb Rules and the PHA Supplemental Rules

APPLICATION: On-line entry must be filled in completely and submitted with payment. Entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Refunds for cancellations after June 17, 2024 will be at the discretion of the Event Organizer. Each driver must submit a separate application. Two drivers per car will be permitted. If there are any questions or special requests, contact the Organizer whose name and telephone number are listed on the event schedule.

 

REMINDER:  Please make sure that your emergency contact information is current.

 

ENTRY LIMITS: The first 110 paid entries will be firm entries. All entries submitted before June 10, 2024 will be considered early entries and will be given an early entry discount.

 

NOVICES:  If are not currently an SCCA member, please obtain your SCCA membership at SCCA.com.  Or by calling SCCA member services: 800-770-2055.      If you wish to be a member of the BMR region, the region # is 97

 

DRIVER ELIGIBILITY: Open to all SCCA Time Trial License holders, Time Trial Novice Permits, Hillclimb License, Club Racing Competition License and Club Racing Novice Competition Permits as well as competition licenses recognized by the SCCA. Every driver, regardless of competition license or novice permit, must be a member of SCCA. All drivers must present a valid government driver's license along with their competition license and current SCCA membership card at registration.

SCCA Memberships and Novice Time Trial books will be available at Friday night registration only. The SCCA does not accept cash. Please have either checks or money orders (made out to ‘SCCA’).  SCCA membership through Blue Mountain Region is $90.00 ($70 SCCA + $20 BMR).  Weekend SCCA memberships ($15.00) are acceptable with a race license from another sanctioning body.   BMR will not accept cash for SCCA membership and licenses, but payment can be made by credit card or check (made out to “SCCA”)

  • SCCA Memberships will be available at Friday night registration ONLY.    While you can do this at Friday registration, it is highly recommended you obtain this from SCCA two weeks prior to the event.

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PAGODA HILLCLIMB STAND-BY REGULATIONS

  • The Pagoda Hillclimb is capped at 110 entries.
  • A confirmed entry is an entry paid in full. No refunds will be made after June 17
  • Once the 110 entry cap has been reached with the on-line registrations, a Wait-List will be initiated through MSR. If there are cancellations, the first person on the wait-list will be contacted to confirm that they are still interested to participate. If so, they will be removed from wait-list and placed as a confirmed entry. If additional cancellations occur, the wait-list drivers will be notified in order.
     
  • A no show, by a confirmed entry by NOON Saturday (except by prior arrangement), is a no show for the event and a stand-by will be substituted. At the time a stand-by is used the no show will be assigned the next stand-by number in sequence and can run only if that stand-by number is reached

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Friday evening Registration/Tech:  at the Fire Tower on the top of the Mountain.

 

William Penn Memorial Fire Tower, 621 Skyline Dr, Reading, PA 19606

 

A tall tower with a round top Description automatically generated with low confidence

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PIT SPACE:   Pit space is limited and support vehicles/trailers are not to occupy pit spaces.

Pits are located on Clymer St(13th St extension) and Lombard Street from 6am – 5:30 pm Saturday and Sunday.
Cars are not to be left in the pit area overnight as the roads will be opened for public use.

 

TRAILERS:  Open trailers can be stored inside Turn 2 but will not be available during the event.   There is space at the Fire Tower for overnight parking & camping.  Space is limited and we ask that everyone use proper judgement and only occupy the space needed for your tow vehicle/trailer/race car.

 

Reading - Pagoda Hillclimb

Reading, PA

Organizer

Hill Climb organized by

SCCA - Blue Mountain Region

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