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March 2013

Volume 58, No. 3

The Official Publication of the Finger Lakes Region, Sports Car Club of America.

General Membership Meeting - Tuesday, March 5 Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave., Rochester, NY 14617


Finger Lakes Region - SCCA Elected Positions

2013 Board of Directors

Regional Executive Michael Toombs............ (585) 328-2617 152 Gillette St. Rochester, NY 14619-2227 re@flr-scca.com Assistant Regional Executive Dave Ciufo .................. (585) 346-5002 6488 Coe Rd. Livonia, NY 14887-9306 assist-re@flr-scca.com Treasurer Elizabeth Thiel ............ (585) 671-9995 Fax (585) 266-0942 753 Klem Rd. Webster, NY 14580 treasurer@flr-scca.com Secretary Marcus Kroll................. (585)563-6206 502 Thornell Rd Pittsford, NY 14534 secretary@flr-scca.com Activities Director Mary Hartman ............. (585) 426-3288 2840 Chili Ave. Rochester, NY 14624-4807 activitiesdirector@flr-scca.com Directors Chris DeMinco ............ (585) 330-5456 980 Rush Scottsville Rd Rush, NY 14543-9781 director3@flr-scca.com Charles Tanck .............. (585) 467-4993 175 Eastgate Drive Rochester, NY 14617-4104 director1@flr-scca.com David Avery ..................(585) 415-8003 101 Atlee Drive Greece, NY 14626-3303 director2@flr-scca.com Fran McAllister ........... (585) 750-4674 33 Red Bud Rd. Rochester, NY 14624-4717 director4@flr-scca.com

Appointed Positions Race

Competition Board Fran McAllister............ (585) 750-4674 clubracing@flr-scca.com Dave Ciufo................... (585) 346-5002 Peter Kummer.............. (585) 624-2853 Mary Hartman ............ (585) 426-3288 Charlie Tanck ............ (585) 467-4993 “Westward HO!” Race Chairman westward@flr-scca.com Lew Giesy.................... (315) 597-9637 Glen Majors Race Chairmen glenmajors@flr-scca.com Chris DeMinco ............ (585) 330-5456 Elizabeth Thiel ............ (585) 671-9995

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“FUN ONE” Race Chairman ........................................................ TBA funone@flr-scca.com Chief Registrar Marsha Toombs ........... (585) 328-2617 registrar@flr-scca.com Chief, Timing & Scoring Carl F. Dresie ............... (585) 544-6482 ts@flr-scca.com Chief, Flagging and Communication Barbara Lissow............. (585) 773-9712 fc@flr-scca.com Chief, Starter John Flowers................ (607) 546-2369 starter@flr-scca.com Chief, Grid ........................................................TBA Chief, Pitts and Paddock ........................................................TBA Chief, Scrutineering Bruce Perry................... (585) 382-9234 tech@flr-scca.com Chief, Sound Control Jim Craven ................... (585) 889-5363 sound@flr-scca.com NYSRRC Representative Mary Hartman.............. (585) 426-3288 flrrep@nysrrc.org

Rally

Rally Chair ........................................................TBA Interim RoadRally Chair Tom Langdon............... (315) 524-2260 rally@flr-scca.com RallyCross Chair Tony Zanni.................. (585) 281-2510 rallycross@flr-scca.com

Solo

Solo Board Tom Weaver ................ (585) 978-2966 solo_chair@flr-scca.com Shaun Hallam ................ (585) 455-9607 shallam@rochester.rr.com

George Modlin ........... (585) 265-9599 gandemo@gmail.com

Alan Smith .................. (585) 359-4688 asmith2357@aol.com Chief Registrar Shaun Hallam ................ (585) 455-9607 shallam@rochester.rr.com Chief, Safety Steward Dave Avery................... (585) 415-8003 david.avery@kodak.com Chief, Technical Inspection Jim Hoelscher.............. (585) 247-9596 jhoelsch@rochester.rr.com Chief, Novice Program Alan Smith .................. (585) 359-4688 asmith2357@aol.com Chief, Timing & Scoring and Results Tom Weaver ................ (585) 978-2966 thomas.w.weaver@gmail.com

Chief, Sound Control Edwin Jeffries ............. (585) 730-2778 edwinjeffries@gmail.com Chief, Workers George Modlin ........... (585) 265-9599 gandemo@gmail.com Chief, Waivers Tina Reeves ................ (585)429-7613 solobear@gmail.com

Administrative Positions

Membership Mike Brunner.............. (585) 752-7233 membership@flr-scca.com TOP END Editor Carl Dresie .................. (585) 544-6482 editor@flr-scca.com Merchandise Chris McAllister (585) 872-2530(days) merchandise@flr-scca.com Equipment Chairman Alan Blood.................. (585) 242-9039 equipment@flr-scca.com Regional Historian Lynn Randall............... (585) 451-5298 historian@flr-scca.com Webmaster MaryAnne Shults ........ (949) 768-2609 webmaster@flr-scca.com

STPR® Motorsports, LLC

Managers Meridith Croucher........ (315) 331-5354 chairman@stpr.org Lewis Giesy.................. (315) 597-9637 lgiesy@localnet.com Alan Smith ................... (585) 359-4688 rallymaster@stpr.org Treasurer Joyce Bucknam............ (315) 597-5668 treasurer@stpr.org

NEDiv Administrative Positions

Area 10 Director John Walsh .................. (585) 546-5670 244 Mendon Center Rd Honeoye Falls, NY 14472-9335 NEDiv Executive Steward, Race Earl Hurlbut ..................(585) 219-4891 ehurlbut@rochester.rr.com NEDiv RoadRally Steward Steve McKelvie.............(508) 520-7135 shanna12@comcast.net NEDiv RallyCross Steward Scott Beliveau...............(603) 524-4305 beliveau@aavid.com NEDiv Solo Steward David Newman ........... (610) 433-5690 dn59@verizon.net NEDiv Solo Safety Steward Bruce Bellom ............... (914) 739-6815 brubel51@aol.com Additional positions: see http://www.nescca. com/nescca_main/contacts.html

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The Official Publication of the

Finger Lakes REGION

SPORTS CAR CLUB OF AMERICA

Staff TOP END is the official publication of the Finger Lakes Region (FLR), SCCA, and is mailed to all members in good standing and to advertisers. Opinions expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the contributor and do not necessarily reflect the views of FLR. Permission to reprint articles is granted to all SCCA regional publications and its national magazine, SportsCar. Full credit must be given to FLR, TOP END and the author. Non-membership subscription rate: $15.00 per year. Submit subscription orders and address changes to the Circulation Editors. Bulk rate mail is not forwarded by the Post Office when you change your address, even if you file a forwarding request with your Postmaster. Submit materials for publication to the Editor or any of the Editorial Staff. Contact Editor for information regarding submission of classified advertising. Contact the Advertising Editor for commercial advertising. Deadline for submissions to TOP END is the 10th of each month. Typed, printed and electronic files are acceptable. Contact Editor regarding electronic file formats and fonts. All submissions are subject to revisions that may be necessary to meet the requirements for publication.

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Contents

EDITOR/ADVERTISING Carl F. Dresie 119 Brookview Dr. Rochester, NY 14617-3903 (585) 544-6482 e-mail: cfdresie@cs.com CO-EDITOR/COPY EDITOR Lynn Randall 15 Diana Dr. Scottsville, NY 14546 (585) 889-1289 e-mail: lynnscca@rochester.rr.com TOP END CIRCULATION Change of Address Notify the SCCA National Office in Topeka and the Membership Chair: Mike Brunner 228 Robert Quigley Dr. Apt-1 Scottsville, NY 14546 (585) 752-7233 e-mail: membership@flr-scca.com And/Or: The EDITOR (see above)

RE’s Report............................................4 February Membership Meeting ....... 4 - 5 January BOD Meeting ......................... 5 FLR News ............................................ 6 Membership News .......................... 6 FiveMinutes .................................... 6 2013 Season Schedule ..................... 6 Editor’s Bench ................................ 6 2013 Events .......................................... 7 Rally .............................. 8 - 9 & 11 - 12 Rally Meeting Notes .........................8 Ithaca Winter Rally............................9 Rally Fliers ............................. 11 - 12 RallyCross (Jan. 26)............................ 10 Classified Ads .................................... 13 Membership Application .................... 14 Calendar ................... Inside Back Cover Last Pit ................................ Back Cover

Cover Photo: Jake Vallee throwing a little snow at the January 26 RallyCross at Perry’s Park. Jake place 2nd in O4 class. Story and results on page _. Sarah Peterson photo.

Mike McGinnis placed first overall at the Jan. 26 RallyCross. Sarah Peterson photo. 3


REPort Mike Toombs Regional Executive

I usually go back over last month’s column before I start writing the current column; I want to make sure I don’t repeat myself. This month I don’t need to, I know that the two major things I want to talk about are important enough to repeat. First up, money, as you all should be aware of the region did not do real well last year. Our rally program had a surplus, but every other program ran a deficit, far surpassing the rally program surplus. Now I don’t want to sound like a politician in Washington but, we can’t continue like this. We have expenses that are not program specific. We send two people to the National Convention, pay some expenses for the RE to attend NEDiv conventions. We publish a monthly newsletter, maintain a website and are putting on a couple of region picnics during the year. I feel that all of these expenses are important and necessary. So what do we do? This past board meeting we decided to form a committee that would look at our expenses and see if there are things we can cut back on. Do we continue to send out Top End 4

monthly or do we cut back to bi-monthly or do we change the format and continue to put it out monthly. What about our races, do we continue to offer the perks that everyone has come to expect? So don’t be surprised if things change and if some costs go up. Now, the second thing, after close to twenty years MaryAnne Shults is resigning as our webmaster. She assured me that she would continue to do the job until we find a replacement. Her suggestion is that we form a committee. Rather than rephrase her suggestions I think I will list them here: • Create a communications committee (perhaps started as ad hoc for now) to oversee all region communications including content of Top End, website, social media, promotional materials, etc. The committee would encourage members to submit personal experience stories, photographs/illustrations, video, etc., to be disseminated among the above region communications. Committee’s duties could include: • Set goals and objectives • Representative from each interest area including RoadRally, RallyCross, Solo and Club Racing as well as someone to cover other events such as car shows, auto shows, etc. • Assignment of someone to manage multimedia (coordinate someone to take photos, videos, etc. at events, and work with both print and online dissemination) • Assignment of someone to assist design in professional fliers (e.g., Winter Rally Series, all the region’s races, etc.) and other promotional materials (e.g., videos for region booth at Rochester Auto Show; there are currently something like 75 competitor videos shared in the region’s YouTube Channel)

• Assist Top End editor with all copy editing of content and coordination of above-mentioned materials. • Assist web team/webmaster as needed • Have a “web team” versus one website manager. We don’t need to continue the web page in its current format, we could change to something that might be easier to maintain. So I finish up this column with a final point. I have faith in the Finger Lakes Region and that we will come out of this better and we will be better able to handle what is in front of us. Until next month, Mike

Meeting Minutes Finger Lakes Region, SCCA General Membership Meeting Minutes February 5, 2013 Location: Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, NY 14617 Meeting Called to Order by Regional Executive Mike Toombs at 8:15 p.m. Mike Brunner moved to approve prior minutes, approved. Solo • Tom Weaver discussed 8 events for the Solo Year • RIT, Delphi, Perry-Warsaw Airport • Trying to get into Seneca • Mike requested a budget by the next board meeting Race Report • Lew Giesy discussed Westward Ho • Forwarding supplemental regulations to deputy Steward

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• Budget approved, we can make $ at this event • BFGoodrich Tires Major Event discussed (formerly “Nationals”) • Track rental is getting out of control for racing events at Watkins Glen event. Rally • There is a RoadRally on the 16th from Charlie Reidel’s in Canandaigua to Cheap Charlie’s in Bloomfield • STPR® meetings have started Activities • 54 people at the Year-end banquet • Next year’s banquet will be on Saturday January 25, 2014

Finger Lakes Region, SCCA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes January 29, 2013 Location: Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, NY 14617 Present Board Members: Mike Toombs, Regional Executive; Dave Ciufo, Asst. Regional Executive; Elizabeth Thiel, Treasurer; Marcus Kroll, Secretary; Mary Hartman, Activities Director; Chris DeMinco, Charles Tanck, David Avery and Fran McAllister, Directors. Others; Lew Giesy, Westward Ho! Chair; Robert Guhde, Formula 1st; Carl Dresie, Past Secretary.

• Considering canal boat ride, winery tour and car shows as ways to bring people together for social events

Meeting Called to Order by Mike @ 7:42 p.m.

• Considering Daytona 500 party

Race Report - Westward Ho at Nelson Ledges was a great race last year - We need a qualifying session followed by a race on both days - People travelled from far away - We discussed specific issues to Formula 1st; barriers to entry are low, rentals are reasonable

• There are speakers scheduled at the Watkins Glen Center every month Membership • On February 5 we had 423 members • We are down 3 from December • Hopefully this number will swell with the spring racing season

Dave C. and Charlie approved prior minutes

• Considering new location for meetings • Discussed mylaps.com for lap times

Adjourned at 8:50 p.m. Respectfully submitted, Marcus Kroll, Secretary

2013 March

Treasurer's Report - RoadRally and RallyCross are the only active groups right now - The only other activity was the banquet - Treasurer's report approved Solo - Mike discussed hiring an advocate to get back to the Army Depot, for a fee - Discussed having other nearby regions and BMWCCA to chip in for volume - Discussed Street Survival Rally - Last RoadRally event had 15 people - Last RallyCross also had 15 people - February RallyCross event is last event, no spring events due to sogginess - Start again in mid-summer Activities - 54 attended the banquet - We discussed using other social events like race spectating, Log Cabin, etc - events that spouses/ girlfriends/kids/families can attend - Solo vs. Road Racers at Syracuse Karts?

New Business • We need a new webmaster/social media person

• Rochester Auto Show February 28th through March 3rd, we will have a booth

- Lew brought the budget for the race and says we will make money based on his assumptions - The budget was reviewed by all board members line by line - We discussed whether NYSRRC and KRYDER sanctions were worthwhile - We discussed major/regional/ divisional series and their futures - Budget approved for this event

PROVIDING THE RACING COMMUNITY WITH INSURANCE AND DISABILITY INCOME FOR OVER 40 YEARS.

New Business -We lost money last year as a result of casual expenses -We have decided to form a finance committee to meet a few times per year and make recommendations Respectfully submitted, Marcus Kroll, Secretary 5


FLR News

“5 Minutes”

Membership News and Information

February 28 – March 2 The SCCA National Convention is meeting on these dates. If you have anything you want taken to the convention, contact Mike Toombs at (585) 328-2617 or re@ flr-scca.com before Feb. 25. February 28 – March 3 The region will have a booth at the Rochester Auto Show at the Riverside Convention Center promoting the Finger Lakes Region, SCCA and sports car activities.

Welcome to the Finger Lakes Region, SCCA Mark Robert Peartree Regular Club Racing Web Site Richard Schickler Regular Written Inquiry Brandon James West Regular Rally Web Site

Address changes Gene Dinkel Corey G Shepardson Nancy J Thomas

Don't forget to renew Garrett M Briggs Christopher Ciufo Keith Crossley Vince, Kathy and Jason LaManna Andrew Robert Mullard Robert Sinnott Dan, Elizabeth, Dan and Anna Thiel John and Dinah Weisberg Andrew and Teiya Wozniak

Items of immediate interest

Contact Barb Lissow at (585) 773-9712 or fc@flr-scca.com if you want to display a car or work the booth. March 2 and 23 The last two rallies of the Finger Lakes Region’s 2013 Winter Rally Series run on these dates. Information can be found on pages 11 and 12 of this issue of Top End and on our website at www.flr-scca.com.

2013 Season Schedules Tentative schedules have been set for

Solo and RallyCross. They are listed on page 7. Contact the respective chairs for further information.

Editor’s Bench Top End, along with other areas with

expenses, is looking at ways to reduce costs to offset the increase in site rental costs. The current format used costs nearly $2 per copy per month. This covers the cost of printing and bulk mailing. There are a number of options that could be used to trim cost: 1.) Eliminate color on the cover(s). 2.) Eliminate the use of glossy paper for the cover. 3.) Reduce font size to cut down on the number of pages needed (the current format requires that the total number of pages be a multiple of four). 4.) Send digital copies to those using the internet. 5.) Use the digital copy posted on the region’s website, www.flr-scca.com, for those with internet access. 6.) Use a lower quality paper. 7.) If there are more than one copies sent to household, sharing one issue with the others. Using the internet requires that the members e-mail address on file with the national office be correct. (A large number are not correct – please logon to your information and verify that yours is correct!) We currently do not send hard copies to those who read the version posted on the website. Bulk mail delays by the US Postal Service has caused the finalization date of each issue to be moved up 20 days before the next general membership meeting.

Full address information Full address information can such as street address, telephone number and e-mail address are printed in the hard copy edition of Top End and are also available from the membership chair, the regional executive or the secretary.

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March 2013


2013 Calendar of Events Finger Lakes Region,

Sports Car Club of America Club Racing:

Westward Ho!, Nelson Ledges, Ohio ......... June 22-23 BFGoodrich Tires SCCA Super Tour, Watkins Glen International ........................ July 5-7 Fun One ‘13, Watkins Glen International Sept. 14-15

Special Events:

Region Awards Banquet .................................... Jan. 12 Member Recognition Picnic .............................. June 5 “Old Timer’s Social”* ................................... August 24 Other events ........................................ To be scheduled

Performance Rally:

STPR® (Susquhannock Trail Perfromance Rally®), Wellsboro, PA .................................... May 31-June 1

Meetings:

General membership* First Tuesday of the month, Jan. through May, July through December starting at 8:00 p.m. Board meetings* Last Tuesday of the month starting at 7:30 p.m.

See activity for their meetings, Competition Board and other committee meetings as required.

RoadRally:

Long Way Home ................................................... Jan. 5 Ithaca Winter Rally ............................................ Jan. 19 Cabin Fever ........................................................ Feb. 16 WWR 2013 ...................................................... March 2 Slip Sliding Away ‘13 ..................................... March 23 STPR Charity Rally ........................................... May 31 Tour to Bully Hill .............................................. Oct. 19 Other Summer, Fall and Social Rallys ................. TBA Rally Year-end Party .............................................. TBA

RoadRally meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month.*

Solo:*

Solo #1, RIT ....................................................... April 28 Solo #2, RIT .......................................................... May 5 Street Survival School, Perry-Warsaw Airport June 15 Solo #3, Perry-Warsaw Airport ........................ June 16 Solo #4 RIT ......................................................... June 30 Solo Novice School, RIT .................................... July 13 Solo #5, RIT ......................................................... July 21 Solo #6, RIT ................................................... August 11 Solo #7, RIT ................................................... August 18 Solo #8, Delphi Technical Center .................... Sept. 22 Solo Awards Picnic ................................................. TBA

Solo meetings are held prior to the membership meeting starting at 7:00 p.m. (time subject to change*)

RallyCross:*,**

(All at Perry’s Park - Note, location may change) 2012 - 2013 Series #8 ...................................................................... Jan. 26 #9 ...................................................................... Feb. 23 2013 - 2014 Series #1 ..................................................................... June 29 #2 ...................................................................... July 27 #3 ................................................................ August 31 #4 ........................................................ Sept. 28 (Tent.) #5 ..................................................................... Oct. 26 #6 ..................................................................... Nov. 16 #7 ..................................................................... Dec. 14 #8 ............................................................ Jan. 25, 2014 #9 ............................................................ Feb. 22, 2014

RallyCross meetings are held as part of the RoadRally meetings held on the second Tuesday of the month.* *Dates and location are subject to change Watch www.flr-scca.com and other social media for updates. **RallyCross events are subject to field conditions.

Finger Lakes Region Social Media: (Website) www.flr-scca.com, (News/Announcement) news.flr-scca.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/flrscca - YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/flrscca - Twitter: twitter.com/#!/flrscca Yahoo Groups: Solo - sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/flrsolo/, RoadRally - sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/FingerLakesRally/

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Rally Tom Langdon Interim Rally Chair

Rally Meeting Notes February 12, 2013 96 Church Street, Victor, NY

These notes are grouped by subject, not in chronological order. The following seven RoadRally and RallyCross enthusiasts were present; Rick Barnes, Carl Dresie, Ben Gilmore, Jamie Hayslip, Jerry Kerwin, Tom Langdon and Alan Smith. Social, Summer and Fall Rallies (Post meeting: Lynn Randall has requested Oct. 19 for a tour rally to Bully Hill.) RallyCross The last RallyCross event in the Finger Lakes 2012-2013series is scheduled for Feb. 23. Tony has trophies for the series winners. He needs four more plaques. The 2013-14 series dates have been requested and are now listed in the calendar published in the newsletter. STPR® The charity rally run as part of the Susquhannock Trail Performance Rally® weekend will be a sixty mile or less social event. It will also run Friday morning. Jerry Kerwin will contact Greg Lester about chairing the charity rally. Tom suggested that a donation be made to the local chapter of the American Cancer Society if the rally is not run. Winter Rally Series A surprising number of eight cars competed in the Equipped class at the Ithaca Winter Rally. (Results and an article are printed in this issue of Top End. Ed.) More trophy glasses are needed due to “shrinkage” of the number provided. “Cabin Fever,” the Feb. 16 rally, with Jamie Hayslip as rallymaster, has been safety checked and is ready to run. Check point workers and other volunteer positions are being wrapped up.) Tom will check on the status of the insurance certificate. Information on “WWR2013” is in the flyer found in Top End and on www.flr-scca.com. Rick Barnes is writing a rally for Mar. 16. More information on “Slip Sliding Away ‘13” can be found in the flyer in Top End and on www.flr-scca.com. “Absolute Zero,” Frank Beyer as rallymaster, will run in the Tug Hill plateau area on Mar. 9. This is an invitation only event of about 250 miles starting near Cooperstown. Starting at 1 p.m. with the first car finishing about 11 p.m.

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Miscellaneous Discussions Jim Perrin has asked about running a winter rally next year somewhere in western New York. This will be done in the style of the Finger Lakes Region’s Winter Rally Series and may be included in the FLR series.

Both Alan Smith and Matt Rhoads have rally scoring programs. Matt’s will create a report in the format needed by SCCA. There may be a glitch or two in the programs. An article should be submitted to Sports Car. The general instructions should include a statement concerning the requirement of a two person (driver and co-driver) team. Ben Gilmore is looking for a ’96 or ’95 rust free two door Neon body. Tom needs the large print version of Top End. Carl circulated the current versions of the Finger Lakes calendar published in Top End and a flyer to be printed for distribution at the Rochester Auto Show. “OMP at the fire plug” can be confusing; which of the twelve fire plugs? Jerry will check on the status of Curtis Braun. Those attending the meeting missed the State of the Union speech AND the Westminster Dog Show. Again the meeting was devoid of any discussion of wiener dogs and submarines. (Well almost!)

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Ithaca Winter Rally 2013 This year’s Ithaca Winter Rally started in a 2012 Mazda Miata that I barely fit in, a brand new rally computer I had never used, and a new direction. The feelings Gary and I had were of the “been there/done that” variety in regards to direction. So we created this year’s route based on some of the “old” Phil Barnes rallies based in Cortland (I was in still in college then). After drawing the first map, which was 224 miles round trip, we decided to trim some fat while maintaining new roads for the region. After repeated trial and error drives in the country, we managed to get the rally itself down to 204 miles and 6 counties. As for the rally itself, we had crews come from as far as DC, Ohio, North Carolina, Maryland, and Maine as well as the regular crews that show up, regardless of the location. The big surprise of the night had to be the number of equipped entries. We had 15 overall entries and eight were of the equipped variety! A level I have never seen before. We had three limited, three novices, and one stock to round out the field of 15. Unfortunately, the snow was not as cooperative as the entrants and made for a muddy evening. At the halfway point, I heard good sories of crews setting up the checkpoint locations, as well as finding out that Rich and Tony had to drop out early

due to premature exhaust failure (a likely story). Overall, the feeling was that everybody was having a good time seeing new roads and nobody had gotten lost. Curiously, between checkpoints 4 and 5 while doing the course opening I found a car in the middle of the road. It was an oil change gone badly wrong, and these two guys were stuck in the middle of a state forest with bad cellphone service. I stopped and asked if they needed help, and told them what was going on. They proceeded to sit on the hood of their car and watch people drive by them at rally speed. I found out later some crews had slowed down thinking it was a crew and needed help. My brother Jacob and I had arrived back at Manos’ Diner to score, and we had some crews back. I found out that we had lost Ben Gilmore and Pam Gilmore to a water pump failure from a savage deer attack during the previous rally. They however, had won a 1st class rollback ride back to Seneca Falls. We managed to get scoring done in a timely manner, only after a few revisions to the results. The winner of Stock class (one Entrant) was Russell Norton and Joe Signor with a score of 491 and 10th overall. Novice saw three entrants; 3rd in class with 1064 points were Jeremie Snyder and Kevin Boettler, 2nd in class Michael Seitz and Gretchen Neureuter with 711, 1st in class and 11th overall was the team of James and Katherine Spoth with 580. Limited saw three entrants; 3rd in class were

David Long and Josh Perry with 356 points, 2nd in class were Jim Perrin and Lee McElhinny with a 86. 1st in class and 6th overall with a 54.24 factored was Steve and Jeff Coppolla. Equipped saw more than half the field and was very competitive; 8th in class were Rich Smith and Tony Zanni, 7th in class - Ben and Pam Gilmore, 6Th in Class were Dan and Anna Thiel, 5th in class with 43 points was the dynamic duo of Jamie Hayslip and Matt Rhoads, 4th in class with a factored 32.5 were Ron Johnstonbaugh and Jack von Kaenel, 3rd in class was the superhero group of “Santa Claus” and “Dr. Devo” with a factored 27.5, 2nd in class and also in my opinion, the best run of the night belongs to Kurt Thiel and Dave McArthur with a 20. And of course, 1st in class, 1st overall, 1st in the world….with a final tally of 14, was the team of Alan Smith and Eric Hobron. I would like to thank all of my volunteers. Carl Dresie, Barbara Lissow, John Walsh, Mike and Marsha Toombs, Alan Blood, Craig McMaster, Dave Avery, Sally Bossert, Larry Wells, Dima Starostin, Johanna Primmer, and Jacob Kastenhuber. I would also like to thank Manos’ Diner, as they put up with another year of our shenanigans. And most importantly, I would like to thank the rally teams, because if no one competes, there are no events. Until IWR 2014. Rallymasters; John Kastenhuber & Gary Thomas

Ithaca Winter Rally, January 19, 2013 Car No. 1 5 10 9 2 6 11 3 12 8 7 14 15 13 4

Class Speed Equipped A Equipped A Equipped B Equipped B Equipped A Equipped A Equipped B Equipped A Limited B Limited A Limited A Novice C Novice C Novice B Stock A

Driver Navigator Alan Smith Eric Hobron Kurt Thiel Dave McArthur Jerry Kerwin Frank Beyer Ron Johnstonbaugh Jack von Kaenel Jamie Hayslip Matt Rhoads Dan Thiel Anna Thiel Ben Gilmore Pam Gilmore Rich Smith Tony Zanni Steve Coppola Jeff Coppola Jim Perin Lee McElhinny David Long Josh Perry James Spoth Katherine Spoth Michael Seitz Gretchen Neureuter Jeremie Snyder Kevin Boettler Norton Russell Joe Signor

2013 March

Marque

Place Score Cls O.A. Raw Factpr'd Leg 1 Leg 2

Subaru

1

1

14

14

-1

-1

Audi

2

2

20

20

-3

6

Mitsubishi 3

3

22

27.5

-1

Mitsubishi 4

4

26

32.5

5

7

Subaru

5

5

43

43

-11

Volvo

6

8

269

269

Plymouth

7

13

633

Honda

8

15

Subaru

1

Subaru

Leg time 0.01 minute (- = early) and Time Allowance taken Leg 3 Leg 4 Leg 5 Leg 6 Leg 7 Leg 8 Leg 9 Leg 10 Leg 11 Leg 12 Leg 13 Leg 14 -1 0 -1 1 -1 2 0 -1 2 -1 -1 1 TA 0.5 1

-1

1

0

0

2

-3

0

-1

-1

1

0

-1

0

-2

1

1

2

-3

-3

-3

-1

1

3

3

-1

2

1

0

-2

0

1

0

-1

0

-7

0

-3

-3

-4

-1

1

-3

1

-1

0

0

-8

-18

-20

-12

12

-30

56

-12

-10

-7

-38

-19

-9

-22

-4

791.25

-1

-3

-6

-4

-2

-4

-6

-4

-1

-1

1

-200

-200

-200

2800

2800

-200

-200

-200

-200

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Ten Degrees and Melting!?! RallyCross No. 8 By Victor Prinzim It was a beautiful sight, the snow covered field, blue sky and the sun glistened off the bright orange cones that marked the course. This set the stage for Round 8 of the Finger Lakes SCCA RallyCross series. The temperature was a balmy 10 degrees at 7 a.m. when I showed up to set the course. Throughout the day it didn’t get any warmer than 19 degrees, about the only thing that that meant was we had to keep the water in the cooler to keep it from freezing.

always a good time. The snow and ice made for a super slide-y good time. Kurt Thiel showed up with “the Celica” from that story in Top End, you know the one Rich Smith killed at STPR®. Rumors are that Kurt replaced the entire front end with that of a snow mobile to help him get around the course. Another car from the garage of Marnie Soom ended up at the event piloted by Mike McGinnis from Innovative Tuning in Buffalo, NY. I say piloted because he was flying. First place overall at his first event, beginners luck? I think not. There were a bunch of new guys: Garrick Tisher, James Parascandola, Ray Zheng, Colin Kingsley, and Chris Surrusco. Four of them drove some variation of a Subaru and one brought a rear wheel drive BMW 318is. One of them lost a GoPro camera at the top of the hill, another lost an exhaust hanger, and one may have lost his virginity.

My good buddies Jake Vallee, Michelle Richau, Jim Perrin and Sarah Peterson were there early to help get things set up. Bruce Perry never disappoints, a nice warm garage was waiting for our competitors to register and keep warm in during the break. The field, beautiful as it was, had some surprises in store for Tony Zanni’s wCRX during the course set up. At the last event there were more than a few clumps of mud left lying around, and they froze into suspension eating boulders. This made for a really new course design. And luckily no one busted a single piece of suspension work, not even Zanni in the wCRX.

Charli Tameris showed up and told people when to go, all day. Sarah Peterson, Zanni’s girlfriend, showed up in the purple-est jacket and shot some great photos. Brandon West brought chili again, and again, Zanni didn’t get any. After lunch the field turned into a sloppy mess of mud somehow, thank you sun. Although the temperature never got over 22 degrees, the sun flexed its sunny self and melted just the top layer of soil to make a greasy mess of the field and the cars running on it.

About 10 a.m. the first car was off. We had some heavy hitters in the field and some really fast newbies, which is

Mark Froelich actually got his car to start and it continued running for the entire day. He even let Brandon West

drive it, and it still made it to the end of the event. Same could be said for the “Wagon of Destitute.” It had a flat tire, a dead battery, and a muddy window. It stalled twice and caused Jim Perrin to lose it. After the third time it died, Darren Ohara, Kingsley and Richau performed a not so quick battery swap and kept the W.O.D. running the rest of the day. While we’re on the subject of surprises, Zanni’s wCRX actually made it through an entire event without having to be fixed. The first time since it was brought back to life. Don’t call it a seagull; it’s been a penguin for years. Yup tried to make an LL Cool J reference there. Jake Vallee and Richau are cute. They car pooled down and shared a car during the event. I was really hoping Richau beat Jake, but a mere 0.6 seconds kept her from it. Jake did crack a fender and then after being beat by a Celica again sold the car after he hot glued the fender back together. Jeremy Keck got his “Slo-baru” back together for the event, nothing like 7000 RPMs to break in an engine. That’s it. We didn’t roll any cars, we had chili and brownies, a new guy won, the wCRX didn’t have to get towed home, the indestructible WOD made it, no one lost any fingers to frost bite, and the horses next door enjoyed the Mike McGinnis show. The next event is the final event in the 2012-2013 season. Close races for overall and 2wd class should make for a great finale. See you there February 23.

January 26 RallyCross Results, Perry’s Park Car No. 23 10 611 33 523 39 31 69 2 50 25 4 47 30 17

RallyX Class O4 2wd U4 Open Open O4 2wd O4 U4 O4 U4 U4 O4 U4 2wd

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Driver Mike McGinnis Kurt Thiel Jeremy Keck Garick Tischler Nate Michals Jake Vallee Tony Zanni Michelle Richau Brandon West James Parascandola Darren Ohara Mark Froelich Raymond Zheng Colin Kingsley Christopher Surrusco

Place Marque Cls O.A. Subaru Legacy 1 1 Celica 1 2 Subaru 2.2 1 3 Subaru WRX 1 4 Subaru WRX 2 5 Subaru 2.5 2 6 Seagull CRX 2 7 Subaru 2.5 3 8 Subaru 1.8 2 9 Subaru 2.5 4 10 WOD 3 11 Subaru 1.8 4 12 Subaru 2.5 5 13 WOD 5 14 BMW 318is 3 15

Total Run times, times include all penalties Time Cones Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Run 5 Run 6 Run 7 Run 8 16.87 2 1.58 1.57 1.72+1 1.57 1.86+1 1.74 1.70 1.71 17.17 0 1.67 1.68 1.65 1.63 1.95 1.73 1.74 1.75 17.68 3 1.80+1 1.72+1 1.71+1 1.58 1.79 1.76 1.82 1.87 18.14 1 1.71 1.66 1.62 1.64 1.99 1.95 1.89 1.86 18.87 2 1.80 1.65 1.64 1.68 2.04 1.94 1.93 1.96 19.42 18 2.134+4 1.83+1 1.67 1.58 2.04+1 1.88+1 1.77 2.25+4 19.85 5 1.81 1.94+1 1.94+1 1.83 2.12+1 2.00 2.08+1 2.00 20.15 6 1.88 1.81 1.78 2.04 2.25+2 1.98 2.19+1 2.06+1 20.52 9 1.83 1.99+1 1.87 1.82 2.13+1 2.23+2 2.25+2 2.15+1 20.54 0 1.82 1.81 1.76 1.76 2.21 3.00 2.05 2.08 21.03 7 1.95 2.00 2.00 2.17+2 2.37+1 2.03 2.15+1 2.13+1 21.20 10 2.31+2 1.85 1.89 2.04+1 2.19+1 2.13+1 2.19+1 2.20+1 22.10 2 1.83 1.80 1.76 1.86 2.40 2.45 2.46+1 2.66 22.43 3 1.75 3.00 1.75 1.93 3.00+1 2.18 2.20 2.04 23.46 0 1.85 2.02 2.07 2.18 2.64 2.47 2.34 2.42

Run 9 1.69 1.71 1.82 1.88 2.29+2 2.21+4 2.00 2.02+1 2.10+1 2.02 2.11+1 2.15+1 2.35 2.25+1 2.47

Run 10 1.73 1.67 1.81 1.94+1 1.94 2.05+3 2.13+1 2.14+1 2.15+1 2.02 2.12+1 2.25+2 2.53+1 2.32+1 3.00

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WWR 2013 March 2, 2013 Start & End Yard of Ale Canal House Inn 3226 Genesee Street, Piffard, NY 14533

The fourth event in the FLR 2013 Winter Rally Series departs the Yard of Ale in Piffard, NY For points West at 4:31pm on Saturday March 2, 2013. Over roughly 150 competitive miles will tour both new and classic, paved and unpaved roads. Entry Information

Schedule Registration: 3:00-4:00 Novice Class: 3:30 Driver's Meeting: 4:10 FCO: 4:31

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$35/car SCCA Members, $45/car Guests 30 Car Limit, Pre-registration suggested Snow Tires are recommend (other tires may limit speed group). All Cars Require Tow Rope/Strap, and 90 minutes of flares or a DOT Triangle

For More Information or to Register Contact John Werner flybrick@frontiernet.net * (585) 678-1501

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For Sale: 1) 1989 Mazda 323 GTX. Former open class ClubRally car, no longer log booked. Great RallyCross or ice race car. Asking $1500. 2) 1984 Ford EXP Turbo Coupe. Rare car, a few modifications, needs some finishing. $1500. 3) 1988 Mazda 323 SE. Fairly basic, no rust, needs clutch. $500. 4) Two (2) racing karts, both ethanol Raptor powered. $650 each, or $1000 for both. Call 585-967-3762 for more info. (3/13) For Sale: 1969 MGB Roadster. Color: 1964 Blue with white top in good shape. Body good, spare hood (aluminum), motor sound, exhaust O.K., original carbs. Interior in good to excellent condition, wire wheels with approximately 1K on tires and tubes. Extra parts (electric, brakes, etc.). Honest car – health forces sale. $4000 o/b/o Call Bob Rodd (518) 842-6479 (Amsterdam) (2/13) For Sale: Wheels and Tires: Circle Racing wheels, 14 x 6 front, 14 x 7 rear. Less than 12 lbs fr, 13 lbs rr. Bolt pattern 5 x 114.3 fits MKII Toyota MR2 (1990 - '99). All four for $400. Hoosier tires, 225/50 ZR15, two R3S03, one R3S04. Stored in garage until 2011, used five days at WGI driving schools. Lots of good "tread" left. $75 each, three for $200. Dunlop Sport 9000 tires, 225/50 ZR15. Lots of tread left, $160 for all four. Call Andy, 585-737-2250 (9/12)

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For Sale: 1988 Toyota Celica All-Trac ProRally car. This car has less than 18,000 miles on it and has never been titled. It was prepared as a rally car when new and has competed in a number of SCCA Pro Rallies through the years, winning its class on a few occasions. It has a bolt in cage that is removable, a TRD rally suspension an HKS adjustable turbo boost system, original ABS system, etc. Although the drive train is “young” in terms of mileage, the body has become corroded under neat and will need some attention. The car can be seen and driven by appointment at Wheeler Auto in Geneva, NY. Asking $4900. A rare model with the potential to be a “winner” again! Call Bob Henderson at (561) 222-6686. (7/12) For Sale: 1993 Toyota Supra race c ar. This car was raced recently at Watkins Glen in the “May Madness” Glen regional race in ITR and won its class in both races. It was originally prepared as a race car when new and has never been titled. Although it is 19 years old it is a “modern” car in appearance and in well maintained mechanical condition. It features a

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For Sale: Racing Items: 1 Can Am Cycle Jacket Medium (New); 1 Set Nitrogen Gages for Racing; 1 7 Qt. Dry Sump Tank (New); 1 Set Engine Leak Down Gauges; 1 Tanner Racing Scales, 4 Pads and Module; Mini Sprint Rolling Chassis (No Motor), Most Body Pcs, Many Shocks, SpringsWheels-Body Pcs., Wing-Seat-Fuel Tank (Not Raced); 1Spex MK1 Road Racer DSR; Suzuki GSR-1000 Modified, by Orient Express, Wing, Extra Nose, Slicks & Rains, Road Racing or Solo, Complete DSR or CSR Body by Beasley, Great Paint Job; 1 Small Plane/Race Car Windshield (New). Many shop tools, automotive items, marine items, lawn and garden items, household items, miscellaneous items. Call for updated list. Jim Nolan 1969 Eddy Rd. Walworth, NY 14568. Ph. (585) 314-1500 (6/12)

Free Classified Ads for FLR Members To place a Classified Ad: Contact the editor at cfdresie@cs.com. Ads will run for three issues, or longer if space allows. Be sure to notify the editor if your item has been sold or is otherwise no longer available. “Your ad will also be published on the Finger Lakes Region’s News & Announcements blog at http://news.flr-scca.com under Classifieds.” Classified Ads are free to members, $5.00 per issue for non-members.

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Buying flowers for your girlfriend or spending the money to upgrade your exhaust system is a moral dilemma When you go into an auto dealership, you eavesdrop on a salesperson talking with a customer and you butt in to correct him and spend next twenty minutes answering the customers' questions, while the salesperson stands by silently, nodding his head You have used coat hangers and duct tape for something other than hanging coats and taping ducts The salespeople at Hoselton can't answer any of your questions Your favorite television show is Top Gear

sophisticated “double wishbone” suspension and an excellent brake system. It is really “fun” to race and easy to drive. It has won its class in numerous national and regional SCCA races through the years and has potential to keep on winning. Asking $7500 including numerous spares. Call Bob Henderson at (561) 222-6686. (7/12)

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Membership Application Dear Prospective SCCA Member:

To apply for a membership in the Sports Car Club of America, the world’s largest motorsports enthusiast organization, please complete the form below and return, with payment, to SCCA Member Services Department, P.O. Box 299, Topeka, KS 66601-0299; Fax: 785.232.7213.

PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE Name __________________________________________________________ Birthdate _________________________ Address _______________________________________________________ Telephone _________________________ City _____________________________________________ State ______________ Zip _________________________ E-mail ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Spouse Name ___________________________________________________ Birthdate _________________________ Child’s Name ____________________________________________________ Birthdate _________________________ Child’s Name ____________________________________________________ Birthdate _________________________

Primary Interest:

Please indicate the area of SCCA in which you plan to participate, or interests you enjoy the most.

oClub Racing

o Time Trials/PDX

oRally

oRallyCross

Membership Dues (includes National and Regional dues) oIndividual ......................... $80 oFamily ........................ $100 oIndividual, 2-year ............$140 oFamily, 2-year ............ $180 oIndividual, 3-year ........... $200 oFamily, 3-year ............ $245

oSolo

o Vintage

oPro Racing

oFirst Gear (24 yrs & under) .............$45.00 oFirst Gear, 2-year ......................$75.00 oFirst Gear, 3-year ......................$95.00

Amount Due:

Membership Amount............................................................................ $ __________

Weekend Membership #1 _______________________________

-$15.00

Weekend Membership #1 _______________________________

-$15.00

Referred by __________________________________________ -$15.00 (FIRST/LAST NAME & MEMBERSHIP # REQUIRED) TOTAL DUE.............................. $ ____________ I will become a member in the FINGER LAKES REGION (#62). By accepting membership in the SCCA and any SCCA region, I agree to conduct myself according to the highest standards of behavior and sportsmanship in a manner that shall not be prejudicial to the reputation of the Club or fellow members. __________________________________________________ APPLICANT’S NAME (signature required)

Payment Method:

oCheck

o Auto-renew with Credit Card

oMoney Order

__________________________ DATE (required)

oCredit Card

Credit card listed below will automatically be charged National and Regional dues prior to membership expiration date.

__________________________________________________

__________________________

Visa/MasterCard/Discover Acct # Applications submitted by fax must be accompanied by a Visa or MasterCard account number for payment.

Exp.

Dues include payment for subscription to SportsCar magazine ($24 value). Dues not deductable as charitable contribution.

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March 2013


Calendar of events for the Finger Lakes Region March 2013

2/28-2 National SCCA Convention, South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa, Las Vegas, NV 2/28-3 Rochester Auto Show, Convention Center, Rochester, NY 2 Finger Lakes Region Winter Rally Series, WWR 2013, Tom Langdon, Rallymaster. Contact John Werner (flybrick@frontiernet.net / (585) 223-2036) for further information. 5 FINGER LAKES Region SOLO Meeting - 7:00 p.m. – Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, NY (Contact re@flr-scca.com for further information) 5 FINGER LAKES Region General Membership Meeting - 8:00 p.m. – Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, NY (Contact re@flr-scca.com for further information) 12 FINGER LAKES Region Rally Meeting, -7:30 p.m., 96 Church St., Victor, Rick Barnes (rbarnes@torsen.com / (585) 967-3762) 16-17 NEDiv Roundtable Training Meetings, The Inn @ Pocono Manor, Pocono, PA...................... 19 STPR Committee Meeting – Rochester, 7:00 p.m. 5795 W Henrietta Rd , Rochester, NY (Contact meridith1c@msn. com for further information.) 23 Finger Lakes Region Winter Rally Series, Slip Sliding Away ‘13, Rick Barnes Rallymaster. Contact Rick Barnes (expjawa@hotmail.com / (585) 967-3762) for further information. 23 STPR Committee Meeting – Wellsboro, 1:00 p.m. (Contact meridith1c@msn.com for further information.) 23-24 Driver’s School, Summit, WDC 26 FINGER LAKES REGION Board of Directors meeting - 7:30 p.m., Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, NY (Contact re@flr-scca.com for further information)

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FINGER LAKES Region SOLO Meeting - 7:00 p.m. – Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, NY (Contact re@flr-scca.com for further information) 2 FINGER LAKES Region General Membership Meeting - 8:00 p.m. – Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, NY (Contact re@flr-scca.com for further information) 6-7 Driver’s School, New Jersey Motorsports Park

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PDX, Summit, WDC FINGER LAKES Region Rally Meeting, -7:30 p.m., 96 Church St., Victor, Rick Barnes (rbarnes@torsen.com / (585) 967-3762) 13 STPR Committee Meeting – Wellsboro, 1:00 p.m. (Contact meridith1c@msn.com for further information.) 13-14 Regional Race, MARRS, Summit Point (WDC) 16 STPR Committee Meeting – Rochester, 7:00 p.m. 5795 W Henrietta Rd , Rochester, NY (Contact meridith1c@msn. com for further information.) 20-21 National Race, New Hampshire, (NER) (Rational) 20-21 Regional Race, New Hampshire, (NER) (Rational) 20-21 Driver’s School, Pittsburgh International, STC 20-21 Restricted Double Regional, Pittsburgh International, STC 26-27 12 Hour Enduro, New Jersey Motorsports Park 28 FINGER LAKES Region SOLO #1, RIT 30 FINGER LAKES REGION Board of Directors meeting - 7:30 p.m., Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, NY (Contact re@flr-scca.com for further information)

May 2013

3-5 SCCA Majors Race, Summit, WDC 5 FINGER LAKES Region SOLO #2, RIT 7 FINGER LAKES Region SOLO Meeting - 7:00 p.m. – Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, NY (Contact re@flr-scca.com for further information) 7 FINGER LAKES Region General Membership Meeting - 8:00 p.m. – Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, NY (Contact re@flr-scca. com for further information) 11 (or 18, depending upon leaves) STPR Committee Meeting, Radio Check – Wellsboro, 7:00 a.m. (Contact meridith1c@msn.com for further information.) 11-12 Regional Race, Pocono, NNJ-Tri *2013 dates for the region’s Solo, general membership, Rally and board meetings may be changing. Watch www.flr-scca.com for updates. Dates are subject to change. Request 2013 dates from the Activities Director. RallyCross events are subject to field conditions.

Finger Lakes Region Social Media: (Website) www.flr-scca.com, (News/Announcement) news.flr-scca.com, etc. Facebook: www.facebook.com/flrscca - YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/flrscca - Twitter: twitter.com/#!/flrscca Yahoo Groups: Solo - sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/flrsolo/, RoadRally - sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/FingerLakesRally/

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TOP END

The LAST PIT

Running in the snow at the January 26 RallyCross - Sarah Peterson photos.

Michelle Richau, just a little mud Tony Zanni demonstrating understeer

The Pits

Treasurer 753 Klem Rd. Webster, NY 14580 TOP END Editorial Staff 119 Brookview Dr. Rochester, NY 14617-3903

Mark Froelich, through the “ESSES” Chris Surroco demonstrating oversteer


March 2013 Top End