Category: Meetings

2023 Chicago Region, SCCA November General Membership Meeting 

The Chicago Region Board of Directors conducted the Region’s Annual Meeting followed by the November General Membership meeting on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at Blackdog Speed Shop.  “RE” Roger Vilmur began the business portion of the meeting promptly at 7:00 pm following an opportunity for members to socialize, enjoy some 75th Anniversary cake and beverages and take in the collection of race and collector cars on hand.

October Chicago Region SCCA General Membership Meeting

Mark your calendar, save the date, and come join us for the Chicago Region SCCA Membership Meeting on Wednesday October 18, 2023 at 7pm.  Our guest speaker for the evening will be Bob McKee and Tom Simpson.  Bob and Tom will be sharing with us fascinating facts and history about the McKee Race Cars.    Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to visit with Bob and Tom and hear firsthand what it took to create these cars and what it is like to pilot them around the race track.   

Racing History Visits the 2023 Checked Flag Party

This year for the Chicago Region’s 75th Anniversary Celebration the party was back at Ferrari Lake Forest and again like in the past Rick opened the showroom to allow us to walk among the Ferrari’s and other special cars.  This year just as in the past we also had a car on display.  In keeping with the historical theme of display vehicles Tom Simpson shared his 1966 McKee MK VI CanAm car with us. 

John Doonan Speaks at General Membership Meeting

John Doonan, president of IMSA, was the guest speaker at Chicago Region SCCA’s membership meeting on Wednesday, April 20, at K1 Speed in Addison. John, shared with us some of his stories, and experiences growing up at Road America, Blackhawk Farms and in the racing community as a young boy. His grandfather and father were both racers with the club and John was exposed to all the facets of racing. He stated that all of those experiences and lessons learned about racing on track and trackside is what prepared him for current position with IMSA.