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Also Inside this Issue: • Double Regional Races • Awards Banquet • Vintage Points • NORPAC

December 2010

The Official Magazine of Oregon Region SCCA

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Loud Pedal The Membership Magazine of Oregon Region Sports Car Club of America Editor: Randy Unsbee, ABC Sponsor PR & Marketing 1260 NE 20th Gresham, OR 97030 info@sponsorpr.com Please send address changes to: Oregon Region SCCA 4800 SW Macadam Ave., Ste. 110 Portland, OR, 97239 Photographers: Doug Berger, George Dwinell, Wayne Flynn, Ron Coelho The Loud Pedal is published monthly by the Oregon Region of the Sports Car Club of America. All contents copyright © 2010 by Oregon Region SCCA Inc. Articles and letters to the editor may be submitted in writing, by mail, by fax, electronically on a CD disk or by electronic mail. Original photographs may be submitted, but do not submit, and Oregon Region will not accept, copyrighted materials without prior written permission from the photographer specifically granting Loud Pedal permission to reprint his or her work. It is to be understood that all materials submitted and accepted for use by Oregon Region for publication in Loud Pedal may be used by Oregon Region in all of the forms that Loud Pedal is published and in all of the ways that Loud Pedal is used and distributed by Oregon Region, both as a physical magazine, and as an electronic magazine available at the Oregon Region website. These additional uses include, but are not limited to: membership communications, membership recruitment, and publicity. Opinions expressed in this publication are those of the credited author only, and not necessarily those of Oregon Region, its officers, members, or the Loud Pedal staff. Publication of ads, articles, photos, etc. are subject to available space.

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CONTENTS

Rallying with Chris & Kristen The Twisty Bits October Double Regionals Annual Awards Banquet NORPAC Final Solo Points Tire Rack Street Survival Final Vintage Points Classifieds

Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 10 Page 13 Page 14 Page 16 Page 20 Page 23

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2010 Board of Directors Regional Executive Asst. R. E. Past R. E. Road Racing Director Solo II Director Rally Director Director at Large 1 Director at Large 2

Dan Halloran dan.halloran@yahoo.com Dan Mullin danm356@yahoo.com Jeffrey Zurschmeide J.zursch@verizon.net Jim Murray jmmurrayjr@aol.com Andy Howe andy.howe@frontier.com Chris Hale chris@cubedisorder.com Peggy Gaston peggygaston@hotmail.com Kim Kuzma McFarland kuzmc@hotmail.com

Region Officials Membership/Merchandise Region Office Admin Secretary to BOD Treasurer Publicity/Marketing Loud Pedal Publisher/Editor

Karen McCoy 503-224-9469 Karen McCoy 503-224-9469 Mary Thompson memamare3@aol.com C. Sutherland carrie_sutherland@yahoo.com Randy Unsbee info@sponsorpr.com Randy Unsbee info@sponsorpr.com

Rally Officials RoadRally Manager RallyCross Manager

Kevin Poirier Rebecca Ruston

Road Racing Officials Road Racing Director Race Ops Manager Regl Points Keeper* Vintage Racing Chair Vintage Points*

Jim Murray jmmurrayjr@aol.com Bob Smethers 971-207-5147 Kari L.Macfarlane karimac@qwestoffice.net Dan Mullin 541-683-1091 Dave Franks 503-968-8134

Todd Butler

Stewards

Mike Gunnip Ben Hockman 503-645-4755 Ken Killam 503-970-5644 TBD Del Bockman 503-515-5977 Julie Winslow 360-513-6728 Sherm Egge egge5@hotmail.com Ric arrar F 503-245-2506 Karen McCoy 503-224-9469 Win Casey 503-297-4049 Dwain Panian 503-285-0989 Tim Stanley 503-693-8139 Rick Bahr Randi Graffy K.Macfarlane karimac@qwestoffice.net

Gary Meeker - NorPac Executive Steward Jeffrey Niess - OR Deputy Executive Steward Ben Bradley - Norpac RallyCross Steward Howard Allen Steve Archer Bill Bachofner Todd Butler Bill Carr Win Casey Erin Ebelmesser Gail Fetterman Dave Franks Spencer Gorham Don Holland Bob Mead Dan Mullin Alan Robinson Lewis Scott Don Smethers Dave Shively Gary Van Horn Skip Yocom

503-224-9469 Fax 503-224-9542 Tues. - Wed. - Thurs. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Please call or use email below: http://www.oregonscca.com SCCA National Toll Free Number 1-800-770-2055

todd@coho.net

Road Racing Chiefs Course Marshal Emergency Flagging & Comm Medical Paddock/HotPits Pre-Grid Sound Judge Radio Tech Registration (pre-race) Registration (at track) Chief Starter Asst. Chief Starter Tech Inspection Timing and Scoring Driver Services/Trophies

Voice and Message Line

office@oregonscca.com

*Please contact Dave Franks for Vintage Series Points. Contact Kari Macfarlane for all other Oregon Region points matters. SCCA Area 13 Director

Oregon Region Office 4800 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 110 Portland, OR 97239

gmeeker@earthlink.net niess@comcast.net bradley@reed.edu howduck@qwest.net mikah@comcast.net wgbach@comcast.net todd@coho.net bcarr@varicast.com msiltd@integraonline.com lylaskye@msn.com gailfetterman@comcast.net franks97@verizon.net sgorstew@aol.com hollanddl@verizon.net ramead@q.com danm356@yahoo.com robinsah@engr.orst.edu 503-646-3840 don@smethers.com mos33c20@centurytel.net gvanhorn@minetfiber.com rampant53@gmail.com

On the Cover: Seattle’s Val Korry took first overall and in class at the last regional race of the year at Portland International Raceway in October. Ron Coelho photo.

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Rallying with Chris & Kristen Chris Hale, Rally Manager and Kristen E. Tabor Email: chale@nwscan.net

Awards Banquet set for December 18 Well, we made it through another year. The weather has started turning all winterlike, it’s dark when we get up in the morning and dark when we get home from work in the evening. The radio stations have been playing Christmas music since midNovember, so it must be time for our endof-the-year column.

in Multnomah Village starting at 6:30pm. This is German restaurant, so you might want to check the ORG website, as there will be a limited menu to order from, and it’s always nice to have an idea what you want to order. We will have the big room this year, so there should be enough room for all of us!

A few quick items: ORG and Cascade are holding their joint rally awards on December 18 at Otto and Anna’s Schnitzel Haus up

Big congrats go the RallyCross winners for 2010—I’m having trouble getting the results off the website today, so please check the full results are up on the ORG website.

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I don’t have the overall Friday Nighter series points totals, but from the scores I have seen, it looks

like the series was hotly contested! We’ll be giving out the Adelaide Zink Rally Worker of the year award for 2010 at the rally awards banquet. I can’t tell you who won, because they might read this before the banquet, but I can tell you that this person worked very very hard for RallyCross, stage rally, and Road Rally all year. They are a volunteer extraordinaire, and very worthy of this trophy. Now for the equipment check department: be sure to review the rally rules for 2011 in whatever discipline you enjoy. It always sucks to be caught out at your first event when your car won’t pass the tech inspection! And in the “looking forward to next year” department, it looks like we’ve got a full schedule of rally fun on deck! The RallyCross department is hammering out their schedule; looks like we’ll be hosting a National RallyCross weekend probably in June. Stage Rally has Oregon Trail staying in May, and we’re looking at staying at PIR for Friday and in the Dufur/The Dalles area for the weekend. OTR RallyMaster Mike Nagel is raring to get back into the organizing saddle and, from what I hear, has some good ideas for fine-tuning the 2011 event based on what we learned in 2010. The Mt Hood Rally is still on the calendar for October, and we’re looking at adding some more stage rally events. Road Rally is aiming for our usual full slate of rallies, including our usual Rally Against Parkinson’s, and Cascade as always is gearing up for their Friday Nighter series. It’ll be a busy year, and as always, keep an eye on the ORG website for more info! Have a safe and happy holiday season, everyone!

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The Twisty Bits Jim Murray, Road Racing Director Email: jmmurrayjr@aol.com

‘Tis the Season…for? So the world driver’s championship for 2010 is history, the F1 international traveling circus has finished its rounds, and Sebastian Vettel is the youngest-ever World Champion. Kudos to Seb; he was almost always the quickest and the winner, whenever he could bring the car home. Except for a couple of mechanical failures, and perhaps some youthful errors in judgment, he would have won easily. Vettel will win, how many titles? He’s 23.

you have to guess out of thin air! And no…it’s not that each driver’s surname has six letters…as does your correspondent’s. It’s a little tougher than that. But, not that tough. Winners’ names will be published in the next Loud Pedal; if there are no winners we’ll reveal the answers.

Closer to home, it’s off-season for Oregon Region. Life goes on, planning for next year’s events. We’re working on our schedule for 2011 and have gone through several drafts; as you might expect the overall season doesn’t change much, with a start in mid-March, running through early October. (Continued on page 18)

Rally Drivers… Racers…

Our hopes were for Mark Webber, his RedBull teammate, the consummate Aussie whose championship hopes ran full, until qualifying at the final Abu Dhabi round. Twenty-ten was Mark’s best chance for the crown to date, and at 34, he won’t have so many chances in the years to come. But… let’s not forget his compatriot Jack Brabham; didn’t he win at 41? Alonso, maybe the best racer of all, lost out due to an unlucky pit stop strategy. He’ll be back. Hamilton and Button, 2008 and 2009 champs, were on the podium in Abu Dhabi for a one-two-three sweep by the most recent title holders. Back in America, NASCAR has also completed its championship chase. Jimmie Johnson managed a FIFTH consecutive championship, coming from behind at the last race. Denny Hamlin led into the final, but an early scuffle cost him the chance for the title. Kevin Harvick was in the mix and finished just behind Johnson, Harvick spinning Kyle Busch in the closing laps. Talk about a long season! Guess they do get paid pretty well for it… Brief quiz: Vettel, Webber and Hamlin… each has something in common with your writer. Send us an email with your guesses; the first three readers who guess all three answers will win a $10 Starbucks card. This is no multiple-choice exercise, either;

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October Double Regional Races

The last double regional races of the Oregon Region SCCA season fell on a rainy weekend in October that challenged the determination and persistence of workers, crews, and drivers.

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Bruce Wilson solidified his claim on the Spec Miata Championship, while Chris Jackson accomplished the same in claiming the Spec Racer Ford title.

Wilson’s season-long effort also earned him the “Regional Driver of the Year” honors at the annual awards banquet held this past month in Portland.


A complete list of class and awards winners can be found beginning on page 10, while event pictures follow on page 8. Complete standings and results are at www.oregonscca.com.

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October Double Regional Races


Bruce Wilson #68 (top left) found the wet weather not conducive to optimum adhesion, resulting in a spin at the Festival Curves at Portland International Raceway. He went on to clinch the championship in the double regional races. Ken Dwinell photo. Robert Beauchemin #31 drove his Mini to first place finishes in both regional VP1 races (top right). Ron Coelho photo.

Ken Sutherland #94 (center left) finished off the season in style with first place Spec Miata finishes in both races. #8 Chris Jackson (center right) took second and fifth place finishes in Spec Racer Ford on his way to the regional class championship. Ron Coelho photos.

Wayne Clark #40 (bottom left) receives some much-needed assistance from one of the many corner workers braving the elements during the race weekend. Doug Russell #84 (bottom right) took first place finishes in both races for the SP911 class championship. Doug Berger photos.

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More than 140 region members attended the well-planned awards banquet featuring great food and ambiance at the Portland Airport Shilo Inn. 2011 Board Members (top left) were introduced, including (from left) new Regional Executive Andrew Foley, Director 1 Kimberly Kuzma McFarland, Rally Director Chris Hale, Assistant Regional Executive Dan Mullin, Director 2 Peggy Gaston, and Road Racing Director Jim Murray. Steve Gattrell (top right) took home the Crew Chief of the Year Award. David Cormier (center left) took home the lion’s share of hardware, with class titles in PCA 1 and SPO, the NorPac Division Championship in GT2, the National Driver of the Year Award, as well as a special trophy from fellow SPO competitor Monte Shelton. Eddie Nakato (center right) claimed the NorPac Division Championship in SSB.

Spec Miata was the usual hard fought championship. Among those on hand to collect their trophies (bottom left,) were champion Bruce Wilson, along with Matt Shultz, Ken and Emma Sutherland, Kyle Keenan standing in for Gary Bockman, and Robert Linse. Jim Graffy and Robert Linse (bottom right) took home first and second place trophies in the ITA class championship.

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Annual Awards Banquet Race Event & Facebook/ Twitter Sponsors Columbia Roofing & Sheet Metal Flat Out Racing Fluge Global Adventures Speed Sports Contingency Sponsor Sunoco Vendors & Supporters Competition Motorsports Ron Brown Deep Down Expressions Doug Jones & Maxine Gibson Trackside Motorsports Garth & Fred Ankeny Warren Secord Tire Warren Secord 11


Award Winners Workers of the Year: Emergency Services -- Craig Trotter Emergency Rookie of the Year -- Nici Howland Flagging -- Hugh Figueroa Communications -- Cierra Newhouse Pace Car -- Bud Mansur Pit & Paddock -- Jason Collins Pre-Grid -- Becky Phelan Registration -- Karen McCoy Sound -- Bob Putnam Starter -- Kimberly Kuzma McFarland Tech -- Doug James Timing/Scoring -- Steve Spring Race Ops Appreciation -- Gail Fetterman Westfield Cars Perpetual Vintage Award -- Tim Scott Novice Driver of the Year -- Thomas Micich National Driver of the Year -- David Cormier Pro Driver of the Year -- Todd Harris Regional Driver of the Year -- Bruce Wilson Inspirational Driver of the Year -- Gordon Jones Danny Frasier Memorial Award -- Cierra Newhouse Regional Executive Award -- Todd Butler Rookie Flagger of the Year -- Christina Fougere Stewards Recognition -- Win Casey & Karen McCoy Crew Chief of the Year -- Steve Gatrell Robert Dratwa Memorial Worker of the Year -- Bonnie Aarseth Lew Scott Individual Achievement Award -- Dwain Panian

Road Race Winners CP1 Frank McKinnon F500 Lance Spiering GT2 Greg Pierson ITA 1. Jim Graffy 2. Robert Linse 12

ITS 1. Mark LaCombe 2. Lyall Edey 3. Jeffrey Smith PCA1 David Cormier SM 1. Bruce Wilson 2. Gary Bockman 3. Robert Linse

SP911 Doug Russell SPO 1. David Cormier 2. Monte Shelton SRF 1. Chris Jackson 2. Steve Fogg 3. John Tipton


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Please try to attend in 2011! Tentative date is October 29 at the Atlantis, Reno. It was definitely worth the trip! Karen McCoy 13


Final Solo Points

HSL 13 Debbie Keller

BSP 12 Barry Cogut 125/125 Event 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Pnts/Ttl BSP 36 Steve Krygier 122/122 SS 8 Denis Cornforth 10 20 20 20 20 20 20 - 13 133/143 BSP 1 Jason Sampson SS 21 Steve Barnes 13 16 16 13 16 13 - 20 20 114/127 BSP 46 Gerry Goggins SS 121 James Shepherd 20 13 13 16 13 16 - 16 16 110/123 BSP 179 Robert Steck SS 108 Jessi Cornforth - 5 10 - - 10 16 - 10 51/ 51 BSP 79 Bob Ocker SS 7 Chris Nolke 16 10 - - - - - - - 26/ 26 BSP 42 Peter Bigler SS 51 Mark Morford - 8 - - - - - - - 8/ 8 SS 17 Fred Nolke - 6 - - - - - - - 6/ 6 BSPL 339 Linda Mackey

AS 99 Randy Free

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CSP 4 Travis Gripp

BS BS BS BS BS BS

21 Chuck Spittal 7 Adan Espino 89 Nick Trujillo 33 Keith Maher 11 Tricia Kandoll 1 Nathan Kandoll

- 20 20 - 20 - - 20 20 100/100 - 13 - 20 - - - - - 33/ 33 - - - - 16 - - 16 - 32/ 32 20 - - - - - - - - 20/ 20 - 16 - - - - - - - 16/ 16 - 10 - - - - - - - 10/ 10

DSP DSP DSP DSP DSP DSP

CS CS CS CS CS CS CS CS CS

56 Nick Bender 20 20 16 20 - 16 16 16 20 128/144 11 William Randleman 13 - - 16 20 20 20 - - 89/ 89 6 Andy Lee 16 16 - - - - - 20 - 52/ 52 46 Misty Bender - - - 13 16 - - - - 29/ 29 17 Bruce Harmon - - 20 - - - - - - 20/ 20 0 Jeremy Paquet - - - - - - - - 16 16/ 16 4 JP Stein - 13 - - - - - - - 13/ 13 73 Eric Keerbs 10 - - - - - - - - 10/ 10 7 Kenny Burch - 10 - - - - - - - 10/ 10

DS 53 Keith Gover DS 86 Larry Fenley DS 98 Matt Zacharda

- 16 - - - 20 20 20 20 96/ 96 - 20 - - - - - - - 20/ 20 - - - - - - - 16 - 16/ 16

ES 44 Bud Bohrer - - - - - 20 16 - - 36/ 36 ES 90 Bryan Wells - - - - - 16 13 - - 29/ 29 ES 95 Andy Howe - - - - - - 20 - - 20/ 20 ES 200 David Whitman - 20 - - - - - - - 20/ 20 ESL 90 Mariah Wells

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FS 19 Brian Matlock FS 99 Carol Christensen FS 185 Kyle Simmonds FS 85 Annie Simmonds

20 20 - 20 20 - - 20 20 120/120 16 16 20 - - 20 20 - - 92/ 92 13 - - - - - - - - 13/ 13 10 - - - - - - - - 10/ 10

FSL 9 Kristi Brown

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GS 15 Jon Balgley GS 7 Dominic Stone GS 26 Len Wolford

20 20 20 20 20 20 20 - - 140/140 16 16 16 - - - - - - 48/ 48 13 13 - - - - - - - 26/ 26

HS 56 Chuck Hergert

20 20 20 - - 20 20 - - 100/100

32 Michael Gatza 1 Travis Walter 77 Jack Satta 11 Chris Giles 22 Kraig Kerr 46 Michael Duffy

- - - - - - - - 20 20/ 20 - - 13 20 16 20 16 20 20 20 20 10 16 20 16 20 - 13 16 8 - - - - - - 37/ 37 16 13 - - - - - - - 29/ 29 - - 20 - - - - - - 20/ 20 - - 16 - - - - - - 16/ 16 - 10 - - - - - - - 10/ 10 20 20 - - - - - - - 40/ 40 - 20 - - - - - 20 - 40/ 40 20 20 20 - - 20 20 - - 100/100 13 - 16 - - 16 13 20 20 98/ 98 10 13 - - - 13 16 - 16 68/ 68 16 - - - - - - - - 16/ 16 - 16 - - - - - - - 16/ 16 - 10 - - - - - - - 10/ 10

FSP 171 Patrick McCarthy - - - - - - - 20 20 40/ 40 FSP 71 Aaron McCarthy - - - - - - - 16 16 32/ 32 XP 41 Britain Smith 20 20 20 13 20 - 20 20 XP 14 Alan Wizemann - - - 8 16 - - - XP 21 Duke Langley - - - 20 - - - - XP 4 Doug Skinner - - 16 - - - - - XP 121 Tonya Langley - - - 16 - - - - XP 87 Chad Olerich - - - 10 - - - - XP 44 Chuck West - 1 - - - - - - -

- 133/133 24/ 24 20/ 20 16/ 16 16/ 16 10/ 10 1/ 1

DP 41 Derek Loree 20 20 20 20 16 20 20 20 20 140/176 DP 96 Keith Brown - - - - 20 - - - - 20/ 20 DP 6 John Banton - - 16 - - - - - - 16/ 16 DP 141 Patrick Brenner 16 - - - - - - - - 16/ 16 EP 19 Dan Kuehn 13 16 20 20 20 16 20 16 20 132/161 EP 9 George Wilder 16 20 16 16 16 20 16 20 16 124/156 EP 7 Josh Hopwood 20 - - - - - - - - 20/ 20 FP 59 Cary Kutter FP 28 Leeds Gulick

20 20 - 20 20 16 20 - - 116/116 - - - - - 20 - - - 20/ 20

AM 77 Neal Stanley

- - - 20 20 - - - - 40/ 40

AML 199 Carol Wong

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CM 70 Andy Howe CM 43 Chuck Jarvie

- - 20 20 20 - - - - 60/ 60 - 20 16 - 16 - - - - 52/ 52

CML 70 Heather Howe

- - - 20 20 - - - - 40/ 40

DM 11 Jason Hvam EM 89 Nathan Korstad EM 68 Jennifer Ocker

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ST 5 Scott McCusker ST 23 Brad Czopek ST 90 Sam Boyce ST 123 Leah Nagengast ST 32 Tyler Rakes ST 13 James Keller ST 15 Brendan Hughes ST 707 Erik Beaulieu

20 16 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 140/176 16 20 - 16 16 16 16 16 16 116/132 6 8 16 8 10 10 13 10 8 75/ 89 13 13 - 6 13 13 10 6 6 74/ 80 10 6 10 10 8 8 8 5 10 64/ 75 - 10 13 13 - - - 13 13 62/ 62 8 - - - - - - 8 - 16/ 16 - - - - - - - - 5 5/ 5

STS 325 Jeff Petersen 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 16 20 140/176 STS 532 Morgan Petersen 10 - 16 - - 16 16 20 16 94/ 94 STS 15 Michael Pinto 16 13 - - 13 13 - - - 55/ 55 STS 12 Van Havig - 16 - 16 16 - - - - 48/ 48 STS 314 Audra Degg 13 5 - - - 10 - - - 28/ 28 STS 3 Richard Cohn-Lee - 6 - - - - - - 13 19/ 19 STS 116 David Russell - - - - - - - - 10 10/ 10 STS 253 James Weidenbaur - 10 - - - - - - - 10/ 10 STS 315 John Russell - - - - 10 - - - - 10/ 10 STS 25 Todd Averitt - 8 - - - - - - - 8/ 8 STS 111 Adam Duesfeldt - 4 - - - - - - - 4/ 4

SMF 98 Allan Zacharda 5 16 13 20 13 10 - 20 16 108/113 SMF 65 Gilbert Calkins 16 6 10 13 10 20 20 8 13 102/116 SMF 126 Matt Allmaras 8 4 - 8 - 8 10 - - 38/ 38 SMF 196 Shane Kienholz - 10 - - - - - 13 8 31/ 31 SMF 96 Bryan Simmons - 8 - - - - - 6 10 24/ 24 SMF 53 Keith Gover 13 - - - - - - - - 13/ 13 SMF 950 Tom Kotzian - 13 - - - - - - - 13/ 13 SMF 31 James Keller 10 - - - - - - - - 10/ 10 SMF 52 John Stiner - - - - - - - 5 - 5/ 5 SMF 55 Christian Peters 4 - - - - - - - - 4/ 4 SMF 523 Kathy Averitt - 3 - - - - - - - 3/ 3 SMFL 113 Andrea Keller

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PES 95 Jerry Jenkins 20 20 13 20 20 20 16 13 20 136/162 PSS 180 Ryan Otis 4 16 16 16 13 13 20 10 13 107/121 PSTR 93 James Paulson 16 13 4 2 6 16 10 20 16 97/103 PSMF 98 Tom Kotzian 13 - 5 5 - 8 13 - 10 54/ 54 PSTX 42 Adam Ruff 8 - 20 6 8 - - - 5 47/ 47 PDP 190 Ron Bauer - - 10 10 16 6 - - - 42/ 42 PSTX 171 George Hudetz - - 2 1 10 4 5 - 8 30/ 30 STR 93 Brian Clemons 20 20 20 16 16 20 20 - - 132/132 PSTX 71 Karl Coleman - - 8 8 4 - 8 - - 28/ 28 STR 193 Morris Green 16 16 16 20 20 16 16 - - 120/120 PAS 36 Liz Bacon 10 6 1 - - - - 8 - 25/ 25 STR 116 David Russell - - - - - 13 - - - 13/ 13 PSTR 193 Brian Clemons - - - - - - - 16 6 22/ 22 STR 134 Edwin Moeller - - - - - 10 - - - 10/ 10 PSS 80 Dan Bullis 3 8 3 3 5 - - - - 22/ 22 PDP 90 Jim Daniels - - 6 13 3 - - - - 22/ 22 STX 425 Phil Nishikawa 16 20 20 16 16 - - 20 20 128/128 PES 70 Andy Howe 5 10 - - - - - - - 15/ 15 STX 85 Robert Pendergest - - - 20 20 - - - - 40/ 40 PDP 96 Keith Brown - - - - - 10 - - - 10/ 10 STX 17 George Hudetz 20 - - - - - - - - 20/ 20 PSTR 142 Dennis Healy 6 - 1 1 - - - - - 8/ 8 STX 21 Craig Christakos 13 - - - - - - - - 13/ 13 PES 195 Kyra Jenkins - - - - - 2 6 - - 8/ 8 PDP 6 John Banton - 5 - - - - - - - 5/ 5 STU 31 Des Toups - - - - - 20 - - - 20/ 20 PSTX 425 Phil Nishikawa - - - - - 1 4 - - 5/ 5 STU 147 John Russell 20 - - - - - - - - 20/ 20 PDP 9 Ryan Brakefield - 4 - - - - - - - 4/ 4 PBS 170 Mark DeRegt - - - - - 3 - - - 3/ 3 SM 52 Dallas Cutler 16 20 16 20 20 20 20 - - 132/132 PDSP 19 Nic Armstrong - - - - - 1 - - - 1/ 1 SM 13 Dan Hall 20 16 20 16 16 16 16 20 20 128/160 PSS 2 Val Korry - - - 1 - - - - - 1/ 1 SM 113 Bernadette Kuehn - - - 13 13 10 10 16 16 78/ 78 SM 9 Sam Hatago 4 6 13 10 10 8 8 13 13 75/ 85 TDS 37 Russ Rainforth 20 20 20 - - 20 20 20 20 140/140 SM 521 Chris Nigh - - - - - 13 13 - - 26/ 26 TDS 7 Tina Rainforth 13 16 16 - - 16 16 16 16 109/109 SM 152 Jordan Huffman 6 13 - - - - - - - 19/ 19 TCS 97 Rick Moore - 13 13 20 16 13 13 13 10 101/111 SM 44 Jesse Burkett 8 10 - - - - - - - 18/ 18 TDS 22 Scott Turner 10 8 10 13 20 8 8 10 13 84/100 SM 72 Nathan Feigion 13 - - - - - - - - 13/ 13 TBS 43 Chuck Jarvie 16 - - 16 - 10 4 8 8 62/ 62 SM 196 Shane Kienholz 10 - - - - - - - - 10/ 10 TCS 73 Eric Keerbs - 6 8 10 13 6 6 5 6 55/ 60 SM 87 Steven Kraft - 8 - - - - - - - 8/ 8 TAS 7 Paul Spencer - 5 - 8 - - - 6 - 19/ 19 SM 828 Brian Work - 5 - - - - - - - 5/ 5 TBS 42 Dennis Healy - 10 - - - - - - - 10/ 10 SM 96 Bryan Simmons 5 - - - - - - - - 5/ 5 TDS 122 Matthew Turner - - - - - 5 5 - - 10/ 10 SSM 42 Jared Still 13 20 - - - - - 20 20 73/ 73 TDS 117 Kim LaFever - 4 - 5 - - - - - 9/ 9 SSM 87 Chad Olerich - - 20 - 13 - - - - 33/ 33 TBS 143 Christina Billings - - - 6 - - - - - 6/ 6 SSM 7 Greg Olsen - - - 20 10 - - - - 30/ 30 TBS 111 Adam Dyment - 3 - - - - - - - 3/ 3 SSM 21 Duke Langley - - - - 20 - - - - 20/ 20 TBS 217 Greg Rollin - 2 - - - - - - - 2/ 2 SSM 20 Nathan Kandoll 20 - - - - - - - - 20/ 20 SSM 121 Tonya Langley - - - - 16 - - - - 16/ 16 WES 95 Kyra Jenkins 20 20 16 16 20 - - 20 20 132/132 SSM 38 Tricia Kandoll 16 - - - - - - - - 16/ 16 WES 70 Heather Howe 13 13 13 - - - 20 - - 59/ 59 WDP 90 Tami Daniels - - 20 20 16 - - - - 56/ 56 SSML 871 Jami Olerich - - 20 20 20 - - - - 60/ 60 WSTR 3 Danielle Paulson 16 16 - - - - - - - 32/ 32 WSS 80 Lacey Otis 10 - - - - 5 - - - 15/ 15 SMF 198 Becky Zacharda 6 20 16 16 16 13 13 16 20 117/136 WBS 42 Christina Billings - - 10 - - - 3 - - 13/ 13 SMF 13 Perry Keller 20 5 20 10 20 16 16 10 6 112/123

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Tire Rack Street Survival by Jim Weidenbaum The Oregonian recently ran a front-page article talking about declines in auto-related deaths in the state. Buried at the end of the article was a caveat: the rate of fatalities fell among all categories of drivers – except for teens!

es, Chuck Jarvie served as Safety Steward, Win Casey manned the gate, Kathy Weidenbaum worked registration in the tower, and 20 driving instructors provided one-on-one in-car student instruction. Tire

Students, driving their own vehicles, run through driving exercises, with an experienced instructor in the passenger seat, until the new skill becomes second nature.

Fortunately, there is a group of dedicated volunteers within the SCCA and Friends of PIR (FOPIR) who are working hard to change that last, unfortunate statistic.

Driving drills include: • ABS/threshold braking exercise allows students to feel what happens when they stand on their brakes at highway speeds

Bright and early on an October Sunday morning, a crew of 25 volunteers from SCCA Solo2, SCCA Club Racing, and other FOPIR affiliated clubs came together to put on an all day Tire Rack Street Survival event for 26 young drivers. This fall’s Tire Rack Street Survival event was the fifth held at PIR since the program was introduced into the Region in 2008. The program seems to get better each time: Gary Bockman provides simply outstanding classroom instruction, Andy Howe set up the varied driving exercis-

Our resident driving sage, Gary Bockman, describes in easy to understand language, the what’s and why’s of car control. These classroom lessons are immediately reinforced by real world driving drills.

• Car control exercise using a slalom course, initially run with generous spacing, then with tighter spacing to expose students to feel the car’s suspension “rotate” under power

Rack Street Survival offers a terrific combination of classroom learning combined with in-car learning.

• Maximum braking while turning exercise – shows students that they can maintain control of their vehicle under maximum braking, enabling them to steer around an object versus fixating on it (and hitting it) •

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Emergency lane change exercise (single and double lane changes) teaches students how to maintain control if at the last minute they need to swerve at speed • Skid control – running a wet skid pad both clockwise and counter-clockwise allows students to see how their car responds at the limit – does it understeer or oversteer – and how to control it

Survival possible. Tire Rack Street Survival’s 2011 schedule will be set after consulting with tentative 2011 Club racing dates, Solo2 Regional racing schedules, PCA/BMWACA HPDE events, SAT test dates, homecoming activities, and zodiac signs.

Photos opposite page (Monte Olsen photographer): Joseph Olsen puts his F150 (with stability controls on!) through the paces of the October Tire Rack Street Survival school Coach Mick Posner with Street Survival student Joseph Olsen

• Combined driving drill (don’t call it an autocross, although it really looks like one) to pull all of the day’s learning together Street Survival is a great program … and at $75 for the day, including lunch and an SCCA membership, it’s an amazing value. The low price is only possible due to an all-volunteer local effort and the generous underwriting of the SCCA Foundation, BMWCCA Foundation, and Tire Rack. Every Tire Rack Street Survival event is evaluated by students and parents; we consistently score over 9 on a 10 scale by both groups. Street Survival does fall critically short in an important way: it needs greater community awareness. Our October event could have easily accommodated another dozen students, but we had no more takers. Oregon Region SCCA: we need your help! As members of the Oregon “car guy and gal” community, please talk up Street Survival among friends and family with young drivers (15 – 24).

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Please consider what happens in the absence of taking this course the first time your young driver is faced with an emergency driving situation?

Thank you again to the many volunteers and PIR staff who make Street

DRAG • ROAD • AUTOCROSS • RALLY

Jeff Zurshmeide

Do you think (s)he knows what to do … or do you know (s)he knows exactly how to handle it? I urge you to sign up your kids for a future Street Survival (www.streetsurvival.org) class and/or attend Todd Harris’ Pro Drive program and equip your young driver with potentially life saving driving skills before they are needed.

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(Continued from page 5) We’re working on an event at Oregon Raceway Park again, and at this writing there are still a couple of asterisks on

the schedule, but it’s pretty well finished. We’ll post it and publish it in these pages, as soon as practical. Rose Cup weekend is, relatively, a week later than in recent years; that much we know.

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Whether low entry counts are the result of economic conditions or lack of interest, no one knows. The first is out of our hands; the second bears hearing. During the year we were talking with drivers and working with ideas to improve our race weekends, and for 2011 are proposing a number of changes to our race weekends.

Ron Brown

Competition

Our entry counts at the end of 2010 fell right off a cliff. We were caught by surprise, frankly, as the September and October events have been fairly strong in recent years. Did you all want to run straight through, the “no chicane” course?

Have you been good this year? GIFT CERTIFICATES  AVAILABLE

The plan is, our “standard” weekend event for 2011 will be a two-day double regional. These will be structured so that one regional will run on Saturday, one on Sunday; a driver can enter Sunday’s event if he/she has other (family) plans on Saturday, for example. Each weekend will feature 100 minutes of track time; and a “one-day” entry will be available at a reduced cost.

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To make this happen, we plan to change our race groups to combine existing run groups into a “six race” format. In recent years we have normally run seven race groups; combining into six groups gives us the flexibility to run two regionals in a two-day weekend. Initially, we will combine groups 6 and 7, just as we have combined groups 2 and 4 in the past; different groups may be combined depending on entry counts as the year progresses; but we expect that six run groups will be the norm.

ends for March (due to the licensing school); for May (Regional/National or Rational); June, (Rose Cup); and July (double National) as these events demand more track time. We’re planning to run the two-day events whenever possible, because the Fridays are tougher for drivers and workers. We’re eager for next season! As always, thanks to all our chiefs and workers for the

camaraderie, good spirit and hard work that we enjoy and appreciate. We look forward to the future. Happy Holidays! Please email or call if you have opinions, comments, suggestions…or complaints… More comments or questions? 541 788 2797 or jmmurrayjr@aol.com - aloha -

The goal is to improve scheduling, make more use of our track time (fewer groups means fewer breaks), and give more racing opportunities to our drivers. The group combinations may be adjusted depending on demand and entry counts by run group. Any combinations, of course, will conform to GCR and will be approved by the stewards. We would maintain three-day race week-

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Final Vintage Championship Point Standings

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Final Vintage Championship Point Standings

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Final Vintage Championship Point Standings

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