Paul Darling Stirs Pot in Virtual SCCA SRF Challenge

The SCCA Spec Racer Ford Challenge Presented by Skip Barber Racing School continues to produce surprises in the closing weeks of the inaugural season. With just two weeks of competition remaining, Paul Darling has stirred the top three pot by slotting himself into second place, booting Larry MacLeod from a spot he has enjoyed for several weeks now. Darling also managed to slim the gap to first by a healthy margin, as he is only a handful of points back now. Bordeaux will be feeling the pressure this week as Darling bares down.

Larry MacLeod and Zachary Le Vey find themselves in an unfortunate and unusual position. Le Vey, who looked as though he would run away with the series, is now in fourth just off the podium, and MacLeod is in third. Even with these setbacks, these two drivers are only a race or two away from the top step of the podium.

The next three positions are impossibly tight as well, with less than 100 points separating them. By iRacing scoring, that distance can be made up by a single win during the week, meaning the fight for the rest of the top ten is as fierce as ever. Here are your top 15 SCCA Spec Racer Ford Challenge drivers and their current points totals:
1 - Tommy Bordeaux, 1068
2 - Paul Darling, 1008
3 - Larry MacLeod, 880
4 - Zachary Le Vey, 827
5 - Kevin Buchholz, 617
6 - Brian Coulson, 529
7 - Ken Houseal, 524
8 - Brett Holton, 496
9 - David Sockrider, 417
10 - Jeremy Lux, 372
11 - Jeffery Minor, 322
12 - Joel Bruns, 182
13 - Cyrus Durgin, 115
14 - James Coughlin, 82
15 - Luca Lorenti, 78

There are just about two weeks of competition left, but it’s not too late to get in on the action! Just visit SCCA.com and check out this page to get into the running. If you want to get involved, but just don’t know what you need to get moving, check out this piece, and call it an easy button to get into eSports.

Thank you to all the drivers that are supporting this series, and giving something cool watch while we can’t be in race cars out on track. With only a couple races left, the grand prize of a three-day Skip Barber Racing School is still up for grabs! Snag a seat today and get your race on!

 

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