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Solo (Autocross) / Re: "Bracket" PAX class
« on: January 19, 2010, 12:05:17 pm »
I have no problem being the "rabbit" since I'll be doing all the number crunching to make this happen.

I think the best way to do this is to wait until after all officially timed runs are done, and then I go out and make my "bonsai" run, so that everyone can watch.  Cones don't count, right?

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Solo (Autocross) / Re: "Bracket" PAX class
« on: January 07, 2010, 11:48:37 am »
I like the idea of doing it as a supplemental extra challenge style thing - that way people will still go fast in their own classes.  

I'm almost thinking that instead of a cash prize, we have some sort of silly trophies?  I just don't like the idea of money for something like this, because it might encourage people to sandbag too much.

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Solo (Autocross) / Re: "Bracket" PAX class
« on: January 07, 2010, 09:24:08 am »
Like we were discussing at the meeting, we need to figure out a way to measure "breakout" consistently.

What if, before the event, we nominate a specific driver as the "rabbit" to chase.  Which could be especially interesting if you picked a historically slow driver, and then you would have to pick a pax over 1.00 to have a slow enough time...

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Club Racing / NYSRRC Reserved Numbers
« on: January 04, 2010, 10:23:50 am »
Marsha Toombs forwarded this and asked me to post it.

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Meeting Minutes / November 2009 Minutes
« on: December 29, 2009, 09:55:15 am »
November monthly meeting minutes attached.

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General Discussion / Re: ARE YOU HAVING ISSUES WITH NEW LAYOUT?
« on: December 17, 2009, 10:12:04 am »
What browser are you using?  Does it remember you at all - if you close the window and open a new one, it doesn't remember you? If you quit the browser it doesn't remember you?

I really haven't figured out the outbox on the pm's yet.  It says I have a new message, but it's in the outbox.

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General Discussion / Re: ARE YOU HAVING ISSUES WITH NEW LAYOUT?
« on: December 15, 2009, 11:49:44 am »
Just as a heads up - none of the post attachments migrated over, so I'll have to do it manually.  Hopefully I'll get to it this week.

This includes meeting minutes and 2009 solo results.

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General Discussion / ARE YOU HAVING ISSUES WITH NEW LAYOUT?
« on: December 15, 2009, 10:08:09 am »
If you are having any problems with the new layout (can't login, can't post, it doesn't display properly, etc), please let me know via email at viewtopic.php?f=1&t=142

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General Discussion / Re: Feedback on new layout?
« on: December 15, 2009, 10:06:31 am »
I have been as well.  I know Jose was able to post in the SM Smack Talk Thread...is anyone having any login issues?

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General Discussion / Feedback on new layout?
« on: December 15, 2009, 10:02:43 am »
Does anyone have any feedback on the new layout?  Feel free to post it here, or email me at admin@wny-scca.com

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Solo (Autocross) / Re: ST next year
« on: December 14, 2009, 09:53:48 am »
This message was posted yesterday on the old board before I could disable it:
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Greetings from Colorado.

As one of the guys that helped create the PRO class we ran in WNY, it was a class for drivers that wanted to compete with each other in highly prepared cars, and it was really fun!

Part of the reason behind the class was to create the opportunity for others to have a chance at winning their class. We looked at the discouragement factor that could have happened from drivers that didnt want to/ couldnt get the car to the level needed to be ultra competitive against those who did/ could.

Would combining your classes create that kind of issue, where a handful of drivers would be far and away leading the pack event after event? Would others get discouraged and stop showing, working against what you were trying to achieve?

Just thoughts.

----------------------------------------------------
Tom Ernst
(In Semi Retirement)
But always open to a ride........

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News!!! / WNY SCCA Officers and Board Members
« on: November 30, 2009, 03:20:02 pm »
2016 Officers
Regional Executive: David Potocki
Asst. Regional Executive: Carrie Goetz
Secretary: Bruce Jones
Treasurer: Jonathan Wolff

Board of Directors
Karen Frieder
Richard Goetz
Tyrone Noles
Dale Kunze


webmaster - Jim Perrin (admin@wny-scca.com)


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Solo (Autocross) / Re: Karts at autocross events?
« on: October 23, 2009, 07:55:15 am »
Of course go karts are allowed at autocross.  I'd take a look at the rulebook regarding the F125 class rules, and if you have any questions, feel free to ask!

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Club Racing / Re: 24 hours of lemons - recap
« on: October 07, 2009, 02:27:31 pm »
We had some very good bribes indeed.

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Solo (Autocross) / Re: ST next year
« on: October 06, 2009, 10:00:06 pm »
I could, if anyone cared enough.  Start a new thread if you really want, or continue here - it really doesn't matter to me.

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