ElginRacing Makes Victorious Debut at SCCA U.S. Majors Tour at Summit Point

ElginRacing's David Jacobs and Greg Obadia entered in their first SCCA U.S. Majors Tour at Summit Point Motorsports Park this weekend. The drivers competed in Spec Racer Ford Gen 3 (SRF3) cars prepared by Hagerman RacEngineering. A recap of ElginRacing's results for SRF3 (Group 3) from this past weekend are provided below:

Friday, May 1, 2015: SRF3 Qualifying sessions #1 & #2

  • Greg Obadia qualified on the provisional pole with a lap time of 1:21.077 in the first qualifying session on Friday morning.
  • David Jacobs posted a lap time of 1:21.951, breaking his previous personal fastest SRF3 lap time at Summit Point.

Saturday, May 2, 2015: Race #1

  • Greg finished the race in first place with a 17.888 second margin ahead of Richard Wiehl.
  • David took home the third place trophy, giving the ElginRacing drivers their first trip to the SCCA US Majors Tour podium.
  • Greg Obadia established a new SCCA track record of 1:21.787 for SRF3 at Summit Point.

Sunday, May 3, 2015: Race #2

  • Greg lead Race #2 until he lost fourth gear on Lap #22 and went off at Turn 5 on the last lap, allowing David Jacobs to take the lead.
  • David held off Richard Wiehl to take the win in SRF3 Race 2.
  • Greg finished the race in third place.

“Thanks to Hagerman RacEngineering, SCCA volunteers, our fans, supporters, Greg and David, ElginRacing’s inaugural U.S. Majors weekend was a great success," said Ben Jacobs. "We are looking forward to the upcoming MARRS 2 & 3 competition at VIR on May 9 - 10, 2015.”


ElginRacing is mentioned in the following SCCA Majors news releases:

  • Greg crossed the finish line in Race 1. Photo credit: Michael Wheeler

  • Close finish between David Jacobs & Richard in Race 1. Photo credit: Michael Wheeler

  • David Jacobs on top of the podium with Richard Wiehl in second and Greg Obadia in third place.