I belong to several clubs and no surprise to anyone, they’re all car and motorsports-related. Each has its own distinct activities, members and its own feel (or vibe if you’re from the ’70s like me).
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As the cars of the 1950 Elkhart Lake race negotiated “Ted’s Turn” a tight 110 degree right hander, the field then headed west on a gentle uphill run. The first marker Peck’s Alley, is 0.1 tenth of a mile west of County J on Birchwood Drive (County JP, back in 1950 County X). The second marker on this part of the circuit is for Briggs’ Bend at the intersection of North Turtle Bay Road. This right hand bend in the road is followed with a sudden 15 to 20 foot drop in elevation.
Our condolences go out to Don’s wife, Sharon and son, Donnie on the passing of a devoted Chicago Region member. Don loved being part of numerous Chicago Region activities for over 40 years.
Our condolences go out to John’s wife, children, and grandchildren. John was a member of Chicago Region for over 61 years.
I know this spring has been some crazy weather. I am so tired of snow and I know many of you are as well. We finally made it to May!
With weather that can easily be confused for Memorial Day, 40 students gathered at Route 66 Raceway to learn from veteran autocrossers this past Saturday and Sunday.
We have a fantastic year coming and I can’t wait to hear the roar and feel the excitement of motorsport.
At the end of the long straight drivers made another right hand turn on to County X is where the third historical marker “Teds Turn” is found on the original 3.35 mile 1950 race circuit.
This year the Blackdog Racing Team opened a new chapter in their long and successful history as they field two new McLaren 570S GT4s.
Chicago Region members Scott Sanda and George Laws were honored by being inducted in to the SCCA CenDiv Hall of Fame.