Traveling to the SCCA National Convention a few weeks ago and enjoying some pleasant temperatures really got me excited for the new season — except I had to return to cold gray Chicago. At least we have a few exciting indoor things to do this month.
Author: Erik Vandermey
Happy New Year! It’s a new year, a new decade and a new Regional Executive.
16 drivers participated in the Time Trials sessions during the Fall Sprints at Blackhawk Farms Raceway on September 7th, 2019. Weather conditions could not have been better, with temperatures in the low 70’s and...
It’s always important to look ahead when driving while occasionally checking the mirrors for what is behind you. As we pass the mid-point of traditional Summer, let’s take a quick look in the mirror at prior events and then look ahead to what’s coming up quick on the track events schedule.
Mark your calendars for another season of evening (and daytime) track day events!
Chicago Region’s first Time Trials event run under the new SCCA Time Trials ruleset took place on the Saturday of the Fall Sprints Divisional race weekend.
Our third evening track event took place on the full circuit at Autobahn Country Club. This is the second time we have run this configuration where the North and South circuits are connected together to create a 19 turn, 3.56 mile track.
Friday, June 1st was our second evening Track Day event of 2018. 46 cars took to the pavement on the South course at Autobahn Country Club — with a few taking to the grass — oops!
On Friday, May 25th, 2018, we kicked off our 2018 Track Day schedule with an evening event at Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, IL.
What did you do last weekend? How about the weekend before that? I just returned from the Indy 500, an annual tradition for myself and a group of friends that extends back to 1984. Several of these friends I see only at the Indy 500, yet when we do get together it’s like it was just yesterday.