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Meeting Minutes / November 2017 Minutes
« Last post by ptmeka on November 07, 2017, 12:06:36 pm »

The November 2017 meeting of the WNY Region SCCA was called to order by Carrie at 7:29 pm on November 6, 2017 at the Olympic Restaurant on Genessee St.

Minutes: A motion to accept the minutes from the October meeting was submitted by Karen and seconded by Tyrone.  The motion was passed by acclamation.

Treasurer: The treasurer submitted his monthly report.

Membership: Current region membership is 274 members.

Club Racing: 4 region members attended the SCCA Runoffs, with 2 placing midpack in their respective classes. 
A Formula Vee race was recently held by FLR.  2 members will be going to South Africa to race in the near future, with additional members racing next year at Interlagos.  WNY members are encouraged to check out Formula Vee, which has low car costs.

Ice Racing: In 72 days.

Solo: The 2018 schedule is currently being worked on.  It will include 2 events at Seneca Army Depot, which will also be the site of a National Tour event and an Evo school hosted by FLR.
The National Championships were attended by a number of region members, including Jim, Dale, and Michelle.  Michelle won her class.

NEDIV: A mini-con is being held this weekend (November 10th-11th) in Ellicott City, Maryland.  More information can be found here: http://www.nediv.com/

Announcements: None submitted.

New business: The annual awards banquet is in the planning stages and will be held at the end of January.  Talks are ongoing with the Pierce Arrow Museum as a potential site, with Big Ditch Brewing Company as an alternate if Pierce Arrow's costs are prohibitively expensive.

Old business: Nothing submitted.

A motion to adjourn the meeting was submitted at 7:39 pm by Joe and seconded by Karen.  The motion was passed by acclamation.
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2017 Results / Year End Points 2017!
« Last post by JimPerrin on October 27, 2017, 01:01:48 pm »
These will become FINAL on 11/4/17.  Please get your protests in ASAP.

File Key:
2017membership_yep = Class Points
2017membership_pax_yep = PAX Points

Minimum of 4 events, counts best 6 events.
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Meeting Minutes / October 2017 Minutes
« Last post by ptmeka on October 03, 2017, 11:47:59 am »
The October 2017 meeting of the WNY Region SCCA was called to order by David at 7:34 pm on October 2, 2017 at the Olympic Restaurant on Genessee St.

Minutes: A motion to accept the minutes from the August meeting was submitted by Carrie and seconded by Richard.  The motion was passed by acclamation.

Treasurer: No report was submitted as the treasurer was not present.

Membership: Current region membership is 282 members.

Club Racing: 4 region members attended the SCCA Runoffs, with 2 placing midpack in their respective classes.

Ice Racing: In 72 days.

Solo: The last event of the season - henceforth renamed the "Dale Kunze Meomorial Champagne Run" - was held on September 17th.  108 drivers attended, with each competitor afforded 6 competition runs.
Plans are in the works to return Seneca Army Depot to the event calendar next year.  WNY Region is tentatively planning to host 2 events at the site, with additional OOR events planned by Finger Lakes and other regions.

NEDIV: A mini-con is scheduled for November 10th-11th in Maryland.  More information can be found here: http://www.nediv.com/

Announcements: Longtime members Virginia Close and Bill Bradshaw passed away recently.  A memorial plaque at the Watkins Glen museum will be purchased in Virginia's name, if her name cannot be added to her late husband's plaque.
John Bornholdt will be discussing his career as a race steward during a conversation at the International Motor Racing Research Center at Watkins Glen on October 14th.  More information can be found here: http://www.racingarchives.org/news-and-events/news-item/john-bornholdt-share-race-steward-memories-oct-14/

New business: Nothing submitted.

Old business: Nothing submitted.

A motion to adjourn the meeting was submitted at 7:41 pm by Phil and seconded by Bruce.  The motion was passed by acclamation.
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2017 Results / Event 6 - 9/17/2017 New Era Field
« Last post by CarJunki on September 17, 2017, 09:52:35 pm »
Results!
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2017 Results / Event 5 - 8/27/2017 New Era Field
« Last post by CarJunki on August 27, 2017, 09:51:33 pm »
Results!
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Meeting Minutes / August 2017 Minutes
« Last post by ptmeka on August 08, 2017, 05:17:16 pm »
The August 2017 meeting of the WNY Region SCCA was called to order by David at 7:54 pm on August 1, 2017 at the Olympic Restaurant on Genessee St.

Minutes: A motion to accept the minutes from the June meeting was submitted by Heather and seconded by Tyrone.  The motion was passed by acclamation.

Treasurer: The treasurer submitted the monthly account balance.

Membership: Current region membership is 293 members.

Club Racing: A USAC race was held in Pitt despite a lack of corner workers.  One WNY Region member was among the finishers.
A club racing event will be held this coming weekend (8/12-8/13) at PittRace. 
The region will be involved with an exchange program with drivers from Brazil, South Africa, and Germany.  Holland will be an available destination next year.  Drivers going to Brazil will be able to race at Interlagos.  More information can be found here: https://challengecupseries.com/.  Jeremy attended a  track day at Nelson Ledges and reported on the status of the repaving effort.

Ice Racing: In 145 days.

Solo: An event was held on July 17th.  Over 100 drivers were in attendance.  The next local event is on August 27th and will feature a newly reconfigured lot at New Era Field. 
Several local members attended a Tour event at Toledo.  Todd won his class.
Several members also attended a ProSolo event in Michigan.  Jim won his class, with Todd taking a 2nd place trophy and Heather a 4th.

NEDIV: Nothing submittted.

Announcements: Longtime member Dale announced this was his last meeting before moving to Ohio.  We wish him well and hope that he will visit us often.
Finger Lakes Region will host a Solo event at Marketplace Mall on 8/20.
The SCCA Runoffs have over 1000 entrants, while Solo Nationals has reached its cap for registration.
No September meeting will be held due to the Labor Day holiday.

New business: Nothing submitted.

Old business: Nothing submitted.

A motion to adjourn the meeting was submitted at 8:01 pm by Karen and seconded by Heather.  The motion was passed by acclamation.
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Meeting Minutes / June 2017 Minutes
« Last post by fairgentleman Z on August 07, 2017, 05:49:43 pm »

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2017 Results / Event 4 - 7/16/2017 New Era Field
« Last post by CarJunki on July 16, 2017, 09:10:00 pm »
Results!
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General Discussion / 2017 Solo Nationals – Writers wanted
« Last post by Spitfire4gp on July 06, 2017, 06:22:10 pm »
   Do you like to write? You could help cover the Solo Nationals for SportsCar Magazine, and it counts as your worker credit.
   The ideal situation is drivers who plan to be there for all four days of Nationals. You can cover classes on the days you do NOT run, leaving you free to focus on your competition on your run days. But anyone who wishes to apply is encouraged to do so, including drivers just there for the two days they run.
   No one should have to write up more than two classes or cover classes in more than two heats (Open and Ladies are considered one class for story purposes). The basic job is to be there when the classes are running, talk to a couple of the key players, then write a story of about 500 words (likely after you get home).
   I’m not looking for pro-level writing talent, I seek good observers -- the eyes and ears of the reporters are what is most valuable. As editor my job is to make your story look good.
   If you can be part of the crew this year, please send me a direct e-mail (rocky@spitfire4.com) telling me:
1. Your name
2. Mailing address
3. Phone numbers (home, work, cell)
4. e-mail address
5. Your class, days you run [see schedule below]
6. What days you plan to arrive/leave Lincoln
7. Any preferences for classes you'd like to cover
8. Second choice for event work assignment in case I can't use you as a writer.
   I’ll reply confirming I got your e-mail, then you’ll hear from me next after Aug. 17 when the run/work order comes out, which is when I can make the story assignments.
   Registration is open now at https://www.scca.com/events/1987148-2017-tire-rack-scca-solo-nationals -- click “Online Registration.” When you reach “Work Preference” scroll down to “Other” and write in “SportsCar Writer.”
   If you've already sent your entry and checked off some other worker preference, just let me know what you checked. I can get it changed.
   Hope to hear from you soon!

--Rocky Entriken
  Chief of Writers

   ------ Run Days for 2017 Solo Nationals ------
   ~~~TUE-WED~~~   
   SSR BS ES FS HS
   STS STR STP
   CSP DSP ESP
   SSM
   DP EP
   CM FM KM FSAE JA/JB

   ~~~THU-FRI~~~
      SS AS CS DS GS
   STF STX STU
   SSP ASP BSP FSP
   SM SMF
   XP CP FP
   AM BM DM EM 
   CAM-(all)

  and, of course, corresponding Ladies classes

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2017 Results / Event 3 - 6/4/2017 New Era Field
« Last post by CarJunki on June 04, 2017, 10:10:22 pm »
Results!
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