Author: Rick Bentson

February 2016 REmarks

February 2016 REmarks

Posted February 3, 2016 It’s nearly February and racing has begun! The Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona is underway, a far more reliable indicator than any groundhog that spring is not far off. You...

October 2017 REmarks

September was a quiet month, Region-wise, with only 2 Chicago Region events were on the calendar – an evening Track Day event at Autobahn Country club on September 8th and our 6th Solo event of the season at RT66 Raceway on September 24th. I attended both; as a volunteer and participant for the Track Day and as a competitor in the Solo event. It felt good to get behind the wheel again!

August 2017 REmarks

Why do I even bother unpacking? This past weekend, July 29-30 was the second of 3 consecutive weekends I’ll spend a Road America working corners. The first was the vintage race weekend, this past weekend was the Milwaukee Region Cat Majors race, and this coming weekend is the IMSA weekend, for which Chicago Region provides staffing. I’m beginning to feel like a resident.

March 2017 REmarks

Innovation and Change.  As any successful business leader will tell you these are the keys to survival in a competitive world.  Adapt or die.  Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution stated it very succinctly – species that adapt to their changing environment succeed...

2017 January REmarks

Happy New Year! – As the year 2016 is drawing to a close, it’s time once again for the three Rs: Relax, Reflect and Recharge. The relaxing is easy; a long weekend with no...

July 2016 REmarks

July 2016 REmarks

Posted July 3, 2016 The July REmarks is posted!– …about how busy June was! …the awesomeness of the 61st June Sprints! …to the return of Indycar to Road America! …to hear about Rick’s inability...