Northcoast Competition Team Results 2018

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Photos courtesy of Akron Sports CCar Club, used with permission
2018 ASCC Autocross Results:
The table below shows the finishing position for each team member for each event.  Also shown are the Year-to-Date Total Points and Class position.  Note that the results shown are based on all drivers in that class – not just the Competition Team Members.
Events 9 and 10 were cancelled due to weather.  So the season results are not yet final and the table below will be updated when ASCC finalizes the season standings.

Event No: #1  #2  #3
 YTD points*
YTD Class position*
Class / member
Rich Velardo 2 3 3 1 387 2
Tony Oriti 2 7 6 7 6 3 496 2
Tom Walden 6 6 5 2 336 5
Kevin Jones 8 7 9 216 7
Joe Hatala
5 82
Bob Palmer 3 91 9
Gabe Gretz 5 4 180

Event 9 & 10 – Oct 21 & 28:  Cancelled due to weather,
Event 8 – Oct 14:There were 92 drivers including 3 NCM Competition Team members In the YTD class standings, Rich Velardo is 2nd in CSP, Tony Oriti is 2nd in CS, Gabe Gretzis is 6th in STS and Bob Palmer is 9th in ES.
Event 7 – Sep 23: 
There were 126 drivers but only 1 NCM competition Team member as there was also a NCM Tour that day.  YTD class standings were not available for Event 7.
Event 6 – Sep22: 
There were 98 drivers at the event and only 2 NCM Competition Team membersYTD class standings were not available for Event 6.
Event 5 – July 22:
  There were 157 drivers at the event, another record turnout and we had 6 NCM Competition team members competing.  The weather was mild and none of the forecast rain showed up.  It was the first time out this year for Joe Hatala and Gabe Gretz.  The next event is not until Set 22 – 23 (Event 6 & 7) so hopefully even more team members will be able to attend.  Tony held on to first place in CS and Rich held on to 2nd in CSP.
Event 4 May 27:  There were 144 drivers at the event – most this year.  We had four club members racing again and looking for more.   There was no rain and while it was HOT, there was some shade to be found & drivers had a great time.  Rich ended up 3rd in CSP,  less than 2 seconds off first place and Bob Palmer picked up a nice 3rd in ES in his first time out this year.  Kevin & Tony started out as rookies this year and they’re improving with each time out. YTD, Tony is leading in  CS and Rich is second in CSP.
Event 3 May 13:  No team members competed due to scheduling conflicts and weather.  Overall 79 drivers participated in the event.
Event 2 April 22:  The second event had great weather and much higher turnout. – 127 drivers.  Rich Velardo earned 2nd place in CSP Class but the ND’s in their CS class did not fair so well as we claimed positions 6-8.  But it was lots of fun and plenty of room for improvement.
Event 1  April 15:
The Autocross season started wet and windy and only 67 drivers, including one of our members, braved the elements.  Tony Oriti did his first autocross and finished second in his class.

Click here for the ASCC page with complete results for each event 


*Note:  The season results are determined by total points earned during the season based on the driver’s best events (normaly best 8 events) .  A driver gets points for each event based on how well he/she places in that event.  So, if a driver races each event & does fairly well, he/she can finish the season in a higher position than a driver who races only a few times but finishes higher in those individual events.




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