driving a 2007 Mazda MX-5. Chicago Region’s Bartek students, so sign up early. Please pre- Sean Maloney, Jonathan McIntire, Dave
Borowski also took a Stock class win, this time in E Stock register at www.streetsurvival.org. Montgomery, Keith Moody, Matthew
driving a 1996 Mazda Miata.
CONTACT SAM KARP Parr, Jeff Roettering, Bruce Stephens,
Street Touring U was the next class dominated by
(414) 975-0846 Tim Weatherford, and Andrew Wolff.
Chicago Region drivers – Aytinc Akad winning the Open Addison (FM), Grantham (GTL),
class and Christy Vehe taking the Ladies class. And the X McIntire (ITC), Roettering (GT1) and
Prepared Evo piloted by Milwaukee Region’s Trevor Jones is Stephens (SM) left the weekend
a tough car to beat, and that was proven once again with GATEWAY TO MIDIV having earned their ﬁ rst two Regional
his class win. MIDWEST DIVISION wins in addition to having completed
Several Modiﬁed drivers from CENDiv backed up their BY EILEEN WATERS their schools.
2009 National Championships with wins in Blytheville St. Louis Region presents the Chris
including Chicago Region’s Pete Calhoun (in C Modiﬁed) SCHOOL GALORE Flier Award following a Drivers School
and Milwaukee Region’s Jeff Cashmore (in D Modiﬁed).
Denise Cashmore also took the win in D Modiﬁed Ladies.
The division also had three other trophy winners: Steve
Wynveen in Super Stock, Delmar Long in D Modiﬁed and
Bryan Packingham in E Modiﬁed.
S olo schools are important in
helping competitors become
acclimated to the rules and
procedures. This is why the Aug. 7
Chick School, being put together by
to a participant who best exempliﬁes
Flier’s personal excellence by a
superior performance as a volunteer or
driver. Flier was a second-generation
motorsports competitor who taught
The few drivers that did not come home with a trophy were the Salina Region, is such a cool idea. people the importance of the
all near misses, just a spot or two outside of the trophies. This is a no men allowed, women friendships and camaraderie within
The big question now is if the eight class winners will try instructors only, participate without the SCCA, how to race and be well
to “block” the competition at the upcoming Northern any pressure Solo school for females. prepared, and how modesty, courtesy
States Championships in Peru, Ind. After all, it is about half The $20 entry fee includes lunch, and and silent strength can speak volumes.
the driving distance! conveniently there is a Solo the next The award was presented to Jones.
The eight drivers with a “coastal” championship win day where the students can apply their If you read last month’s column,
now have to look forward to the CENDiv Divisional Solo new knowledge and skills while it’s Jones has cornered the market on
event held at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wis., July 31-Aug. 1. still fresh in their minds. And, as a superior performance this year (he
Drivers lucky enough to have a win at either the Southern bonus, the students receive a $10 was a co-chair of St. Louis Region’s
or Northern States Championships and win their class at discount for the Solo event. There’s Tech-O-Rama). Although very
the CENDiv Divisional will get the opportunity to compete also a special award for the fastest honored by the award, he would have
for the Solo Triad at the Tire Rack Solo National Chick School graduate. given the award to the whole class.
Championships in September in Lincoln, Neb. Salina Region held Chick Schools in “That group of drivers exempliﬁed
2003-’05. According to Nancy Smith, the best of the characteristics I want to
IT’S NEVER TOO LATE the Salina Region secretary, “Other instill in drivers – courtesy,
You still have time to get signed up for the two upcoming
female experienced Solo drivers, all sportsmanship and a competitive
RoadRallies. The Published Enemies RoadRally and
volunteers, instruct female students spirit,” said Jones. “The compassion
Hardwood Forest Getaway RoadRally are being held July 24
with no, or very little, Solo experience they had for each other, the genuine
and 25, respectively. Online registration has been open for
to encourage them to get involved in respect and regard for each other,
some time at www.motorsportreg.com. Although onsite
Solo. No men are allowed, as while still giving their best effort at
registration is available for both events, it always saves time
sometimes female, or potential female competing against each other says to
(for yourself and the event staff) to get pre-registered. For