October 2019 Minutes

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The October 2019 meeting of the WNY Region SCCA was called to order by David at 7:37 pm on October 7, 2019 at the Olympic Restaurant on Genessee St.

Minutes: A motion to accept the minutes from the August meeting was submitted by Carrie and seconded by Bruce.  The motion was passed by acclamation.

Treasurer: The treasurer made his monthly report.

Membership: 277 members.

Club Racing: Runoffs Week is in progress at VIR. Among the entrants are Region members Joe and Rusty. Recent regional events included an event last weekend at Summit and the 55th annual Fun One two weeks ago. Another regional is upcoming at PittRace.

Ice Racing: In 77 days.

Solo: The 3rd (?) annual Dale Kunze Memorial Champagne Run was held this past weekend, with 82 drivers attending. Despite complications due to the presence of a lacrosse tournament, drivers enjoyed 6 competition runs and fun runs.

Dave, Jim, and Sam all attended Nationals. Good times were had by all.

NEDIV: Divisional race championships are ongoing.

New Business: None submitted.

Old Business: None submitted.

Announcements: The International Motor Racing Research Center at Watkins Glen is holding the 5th annual Michael R. Argetsinger Symposium on International Motor Racing History November 8th and 9th.

The IMRRC also held its annual car raffle this past weekend. Over $113,000 was raised for the center, with the winner receiving a 1986 Ferrari 328 GTS.

Dave announced the sale of his red and gold Spitfire. The car now resides in Jacksonville.

Adjournment: A motion to adjourn the meeting was submitted at 7:43 pm by Phil and seconded by Carrie.  The motion was passed by acclamation.