ANNUAL AWARD NOMINATIONS

LAND O’LAKES REGION SCCA

Each award is listed with its description. Please provide the name of the nominee and the reason for the nomina­tion and submit that information to the Competition Board Chair. In order for your nomination to be considered,  you must give reasons and examples for your nomination as they relate to the award description.

Illustration of Championship Cup with star background done in retro style.

All nominations will be forwarded to the Competition Board and the Worker Awards Committee for final consid­eration. The person(s) selected will be announced at the Land O’Lakes Region annual Awards Banquet. Any of the awards may be rested when no member of the region meets the qualifications for the award.

Please send your nominations to Mary Utech, mmutecht@frontier.com

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Race results are available here  All Track records will be posted AFTER the Banquet on November 3rd.

SKOGMO MEMORIAL AWARD

Given annually to the MOST IMPROVED DRIVER IN LOL. To achieve this award a driver should have made dramatic improvements in a season of competition. The award may go to an average driver of long standing who suddenly becomes outstanding, or one who has shown steady improvement over a season, or to a beginning driver who made outstanding progress during a season.

 

The Skogmo Award was named in honor of Kristin Skogmo, daughter of LOL racer Don Skogmo. Kristin died as the result of an accident while preparing to attend a race at Road America. The award was established in 1958. Don Skogmo died at Road America in 1966.

 

BROOKE KINNARD TROPHY

Given annually to a driver who most exemplifies the characteristics of the amateur driver. This driver will have shown an ability to overcome adversity, a willingness to help other drivers, an interest in the activities of the Region, and ability and enthusiasm as a driver.

 

The Trophy was named after Brooke Kinnard, an active LOL member who served as Regional Executive, as well as being an active small production car racer. Brooke loved racing and the people involved in it. He died during the 1965 June Sprints.

 

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD

Given to a driver, group of drivers or other individual(s) who have shown extraordinary sportsmanship towards a driver or group of drivers. The person(s) selected to receive this award will have shown a willingness to sacrifice for the ultimate good of the sport.

 

JUDY KRAUSE AWARD – Outstanding Worker

Awarded to a worker chosen for his/her longevity, quality, and diversity of involvement in LOL.pro race, scca volunteer, scca driver, BIR

The previous recipients choose the individual given this award through the use of the list of nominees.

 

CREW MEMBER OF THE YEAR

The recipient of this award will be an LOL member who serves as a crew member on a racing car. This individual may perform mechanical preparation of the racing vehicle or engage in any number of other functions a crew member may be called upon to perform during an event weekend.

 

ROAD RACING DRIVER OF THE YEAR

Awarded to the outstanding road racing driver who best “carried forth the colors of the LOL Region and SCCA” during the previous season. The road racing driver of the year shall have shown outstanding ability as a road racing driver and participated in the activities of the Region with a positive attitude, serving as an example to others. The recipi­ent will have demonstrated pride in his/her membership in LOL/SCCA through performance as a road racing driver even under the most difficult of circumstances. The Road Racing Driver of the Year shall be outstanding in every respect and shall have served as an inspiration to LOL/SCCA members in every way.

 

ROAD RACING ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Given to the road racing driver who excels in his/her first year of driving. The person selected will have overcome his/her fears, shown enthusiasm for driving and the Region’s activities, and helped promote the sport of amateur road racing. The person selected must be a driver in her/his first year of SCCA road racing.

 

SOLO II DRIVER OF THE YEAR

Awarded to the outstanding Solo II driver who best “carried forth the colors of the LOL Region and SCCA” dur­ing the previous season. The Solo II driver of the year shall have shown outstanding ability as a Solo II driver and par­ticipated in the activities of the Region with a positive attitude, serving as an example to others. The recipient will have demonstrated pride in his/her membership in LOL/SCCA through performance as a Solo II driver even under the most difficult of circumstances. The Solo II Driver of the Year shall be outstanding in every respect and shall have served as an inspiration to LOL/SCCA members in every way.

 

SOLO II ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Given to the Solo II driver who excels in his/her first year of driving. The person selected will have overcome his/her fears, shown enthusiasm for driving and the Region’s activities, and helped promote the sport of Solo II. The per­son selected must be a driver in her/his first year of SCCA Solo II competition.

 

RALLY/RALLYCROSS DRIVER OF THE YEAR

RALLY NAVIGATOR OF THE YEAR

RALLY/RALLYCROSS ROOKIE DRIVER OF THE YEAR

RALLY ROOKIE NAVIGATOR OF THE YEAR

These four awards shall be awarded to the outstanding rally participant who best “carried forth the colors of the Land O’Lakes Region” during the previous season. The recipient shall have shown outstanding ability and participated in the activities of the program with a positive attitude, serving as an example to others. The recipient will have demonstrated pride through performance even under the most difficult of circumstances. The recipients of these awards shall be outstanding in every respect and shall have served as an inspiration to program participants in every way.

 

SERVICE AWARDS

These awards are given to people who have made significant contributions to LOL/SCCA. People receiving mul­tiple nominations and whose contributions committee chairs recognize will be considered for these awards.

 

RON MANN AWARD

Presented by Regional Executive to the person who has contributed the most to the club and may otherwise not be recognized for their efforts.

 

Please send your nominations to Mary Utech, mmutecht@frontier.com