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Trans Am Championship

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Series Overview
Formerly Known As: Trans Am Series; SCCA Pro Racing Trans-Am Series; Muscle Milk SCCA Trans-Am Series; Trans-Am Road Racing Series; Motorock Trans-Am Series; Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup; Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup; BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series; NTB Trans-Am Series; SCCA Trans-Am Championship; SCCA Trans-Am Tour; Tide Trans-Am Tour; Liquid Tide Trans-Am Tour; SCCA Escort Trans-Am Championship; Bendix Trans-Am Series; Bendix Brake Trans-Am Series; Budweiser Trans-Am Championship; CRC Chemicals Trans-Am Championship; SCCA Trans-American Championship; SCCA Trans-American Sedan Championship
Series Founded: 1966 Series active!
Car Style: Muscle Car/Sedan Region: National
Quick Stats
Most Wins: Paul Gentilozzi (31) Most Titles: Paul Gentilozzi (5)
Number of Races: 360 Number of Drivers:
Project Status: In Progress
51's Third Turn is in the process of adding this series' history to the site. Full results are available from 1984 onwards, including the entire "Modern Incarnation" of the series starting with the 2009 season.

Drivers' points championships were not awarded by the series prior to the 1972 season. The series was dormant in 2007 and 2008.

TA- Known as Category 1 1977-1979, Over 2L 1966-1970 and Over 2.5L 1971-1972

Season Races Champion Margin Most Wins
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972 George Follmer
1973 Peter Gregg
1974 Peter Gregg
1975 John Greenwood
1976 Jocko Maggiacomo
1977 Bob Tullius
1978 Bob Tullius
1979 Gene Bothello
1980 John Bauer
1981 Eppie Wietzes
1982 Elliott Forbes-Robinson
1983 David Hobbs
1984 16 Tom Gloy +37 Greg Pickett & Willy T. Ribbs (4)
1985 15 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. +16 Willy T. Ribbs (7)
1986 13 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. +49 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. (4)
1987 12 Scott Pruett +62 Scott Pruett (7)
1988 13 Hurley Haywood +10.5 Hans-Joachim Stuck (4)
1989 14 Dorsey Schroeder +40 Dorsey Schroeder (6)
1990 15 Tommy Kendall +98 Tommy Kendall (6)
1991 14 Scott Sharp +70 Scott Sharp (6)
1992 11 Jack Baldwin +4 Three drivers (2)
1993 13 Scott Sharp +57 Scott Sharp (6)
1994 13 Scott Pruett +44 Ron Fellows & Tommy Kendall (4)
1995 11 Tommy Kendall +24 Ron Fellows (5)
1996 14 Tommy Kendall +30 Three drivers (4)
1997 13 Tommy Kendall +134 Tommy Kendall (11)
1998 13 Paul Gentilozzi +50 Paul Gentilozzi (7)
1999 13 Paul Gentilozzi +13 Paul Gentilozzi & Brian Simo (6)
2000 12 Brian Simo +12 Brian Simo & Paul Gentilozzi (3)
2001 11 Paul Gentilozzi +32 Paul Gentilozzi (4)
2002 12 Boris Said +71 Boris Said (8)
2003 11 Scott Pruett +76 Scott Pruett (8)
2004 9 Paul Gentilozzi +0 Paul Gentilozzi (5)
2005 9 Klaus Graf +20 Klaus Graf (4)
2006 2 Paul Gentilozzi +11 No repeat winners
2009 7 Tomy Drissi +39 Klaus Graf (2)
2010 10 Tony Ave +201 Tony Ave (6)
2011 9 Tony Ave +219 Tony Ave (6)
2012 10 Simon Gregg +11 Tony Ave (3)
2013 10 Doug Peterson +50 Doug Peterson (6)
2014 11 Doug Peterson +33 Doug Peterson (5)
2015 12 Amy Ruman +34 Amy Ruman (8)
2016 12 Amy Ruman +9 Paul Fix (5)

TA2 - Known as GT-1 from 2004-2005, running 'within' TA as a sub-class.

Season Races Champion Margin Most Wins
2004 9 Ross Murray +2 Ross Murray (3)
2005 9 Moneca Kolvyn +22 Paul Fix (4)
2010 1 Bob Stretch (1)
2011 9 Bob Stretch +198 Bob Stretch (5)
2012 10 Bob Stretch +23 Bob Stretch & Pete Halsmer (4)
2013 10 Cameron Lawrence +106 Cameron Lawrence (8)
2014 11 Cameron Lawrence +33 Cameron Lawrence (7)
2015 12 Gar Robinson +8 Cameron Lawrence (4)
2016 12 Tony Buffomante +30 Tony Buffomante (5)

TA3 - Known as GGT from 2011-2012 and TA3 International from 2013-2015.

Season Races Champion Margin Most Wins
2010 1 Jeff Dernehl (1)
2011 4 Tim Gray +58 Tim Gray & Scott Tucker (2)
2012 7 Chuck Cassaro +36 Tim Gray (4)
2013 10 David Seuss +49 David Seuss (6)
2014 11 Jason Berkeley +6 Jason Berkeley (3)
2015 12 Lee Saunders +99 Steve Streimer (3)
2016 12 Randy Mueller +86 Randy Mueller (3)

TA4 - Known as TA3 American Muscle from 2013-2015.

Season Races Champion Margin Most Wins
2013 10 Chuck Cassaro +26 Chuck Cassaro (4)
2014 11 Ernie Francis, Jr. +50 Ernie Francis, Jr. (6)
2015 12 Ernie Francis, Jr. +69 Ernie Francis, Jr. (8)
2016 12 Ernie Francis, Jr. +147 Ernie Francis, Jr. (9)

Category 2 - Ran 1966-1972 and 1976-1979. Known as Under 2L 1966-1970 and Under 2.5L 1971-1972

Season Races Champion Margin Most Wins
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972 John Morton
1976 George Follmer
1977 Ludwig Heimrath, Sr.
1978 Greg Pickett
1979 John Paul, Sr.

GTA - Run in 2005 for former American Speed Association cars.

Season Races Champion Margin Most Wins
2005 7 Tim Barber +33 Steve Kelso & Rudy Revak (2)

TA5 - Only ran a partial 2016 season before being merged into TA3 due to lack of participation.

Season Races Champion Margin Most Wins
2016 4 Tim Kezman +17 Tim Kezman (2)