Welcome home to Ohio Valley Region

We have a place for every motor sports enthusiast - from timed precision driving events through pylons, to wheel-to-wheel hard-core racing competition, to working track side, or even the administration of our many activities - OVR offers you many different opportunities to fulfill your need for Speed!

How do I get started?

Do you want to become a road racer? Do you think you want to become a professional race car driver? Are you just looking for a weekend activity that's inexpensive that will let you run your "daily driver" in competition, but with relatively little wear and tear on the car?

Photo Archives

OVR is very proud to receive an archive of photographs from Joel Topolosky and Ron Lester both former members of the Region. The photos are in the OVR Gallery.


Great Lakes official contact and path to runoff on race schedule section
The list of the Great Lakes Divisional officers with their contact information is now posted on the Road race Section of the OVR website.The diagram showing the qualifying path to the 2016 runoff is also on the Road Race Section.http://ovr-scca.org/_roadrace/schedules.asp

Drivers School
Waterford Hills Road Racing is holding a Drivers School in April of this year. Although it is sanctioned by WHRRI, it is supported by the Great Lakes Division SCCA as the only drivers school in the division. Pertinent information is:Classroom Session: Saturday, April 9th, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PMOn-track Sessions: Saturday and Sunday, April 23rd 24th, 8:00 AM 8:00 PM both daysRegistration at: http://msreg.com/2016-whrri-school For any further information, please contact: drschool@waterfordhills.com or jshiloff@comcast.net

Soap Box Derby Assistance requested
At the November Board of Directors meeting, Will Schmitter made a presentation about the SoapBox Derby project being operated as part of an after-school program in the Marysville school system. This project is being done by middle-school students and has had at least one event in April, 2015. (The same day as our Tech Day socializer. ) They also had a pinewood derby the same day as the big cars.The program runs from January to April each year and they are looking for some help. They are interested in adults who can work with the students on the design and construction of the cars, they would like some help with conducting the events, they need some help in the form of a trailer to move stuff around and they need some help with the ramps from which the cars are launched.It seems to be a really good fit for members of OVR since their active season is during our off season and it is a good chance to find some young gearheads and get them interested in moving up to cars with more power than gravity.If you are interested in helping, contact Mr. Schmitter at wcschmit@mevsd.us or 937-243-7084. The other thing is that you could attend the Derby on April 23, 2016 at the Marysville High School.


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The PDX Corner I.

My intent is to define what a PDX is, what is necessary to have a safe and enjoyable event, and some tips on driving this type of an event.

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