1. Finish eight races in a class during the 2012 season (2 of them in their home division)

Or

2. Start a least four races, with a minimum of two within their Division of Record, and finish at least four National races in their class,

While also either:

  • -Finishing in the top three of their class in their Divisional Championship.
  • -Finishing in the top half of the coast-to-coast, National Point Standings within their class during 2012.
  • -Reach or exceed a minimum number of points for a given class in the National Point Standings (listed below), set by the top half of the 2011 National Point Standings.

Minimum Number of NATIONAL (not Divisional) points to qualify for the Runoffs based on the point tally of the driver finishing at the mid-way point in the 2011 standings.

  • American Sedan – 35 points
  • C Sports Racing – 30 points
  • D Sports Racing – 35 points
  • E Production – 35 points
  • Formula 500 – 44 points
  • Formula Atlantic – 25 points
  • Formula 1000 – 46 points
  • Formula Continental – 20 points
  • Formula Enterprises – 28 points
  • Formula F – 27 points
  • Formula Mazda – 32 points
  • F Production – 30 points
  • Formula Vee – 35 points
  • GT-1 – 23 points
  • GT-2 – 36 points
  • GT-3 – 30 points
  • GT-L – 26 points
  • H Production – 32 points
  • Sports 2000 – 40 points
  • Spec Miata – 25 points
  • Spec Racer Ford – 28 points
  • Showroom Stock B – 41 points
  • Showroom Stock C – 47 points
  • Super Touring O – 22 points
  • Super Touring U – 18 points
  • Touring 1 – 39 points
  • Touring 2 – 41 points
  • Touring 3 – 50 points

SCCA has previously announced that bonus points will be awarded to all drivers participating in BFGoodrich Tires Super Tour events, not just those placing in the top nine positions.

Or

3. Start at least one race in each of three separate Majors Pilot Event Weekends (being conducted in MW, SW and RM Divisions, Invitational classes only)