Category Archives: Club News

Information of interest to Club members. Things about The Club as a group, but not about Events. News about miatas, or about Members, or about miata-people.

Autocross 2021

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Pit Lane (aka; competition team) 
 
Autocross season is getting started soon and we’re just about ready to go. If you’re interested, please remember that we have loaner helmets (with sanitary head socks for helmet users) for our club members’ use. To secure a helmet for an event, contact Rich Velardo ncm.competition@northcoast-miata.com to be sure there’s a helmet for you at the event…there’s not enough storage room in a Miata to bring all of the helmets along to every event if they’re not going to be used.
 
We autox with the Akron Sports Car Club, if you’re ready to go for the whole season don’t forget to join ASCC, go to:  https://www.motorsportreg.com to join. The cost for new members is $65 and gets you lower entry fees, $25 gift certificates for Summit Racing (use that to help pay for a new helmet) and you’ll get an option to pay $10/event to escape cone chasing duty. Find ASCC here;  https://www.facebook.com/AkronSportsCarClub 
 
A helpful link that’ll answer some of your questions is  https://www.scca.com/pages/i-want-to-autocross   There’s a lot of information in the competition section of our website as well, including videos, maps of the typical autox layout, directions, suggestions & much more https://northcoast-miata.com/autocross.
 
Hope to see you on the autox course this summer.
 
Rich Velardo
Chairman, Competition Team

 

What’s New or coming up?

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PIZZA PARTY – The Sept meeting will have Pizza!!  The Pizza is scheduled for delivery at 6:30 PM with the regular meeting following at 7:00 PM.  Cascade will be furnishing water and soft drinks, please bring your chairs and walkie-talkie.

This page has Posts about upcoming Club Events including Around the World Dinners (AWD) and Lunches (AWL), Tours, Social Events, and some non-Club items of interest to members. Everyone is welcome at these events but please notify the designated Hosts by the stated RSVP Deadline.  Especially during these days of coronavirus restrictions, we must give the restaurants an accurate count.  Also very important that if you have signed up and cannot attend, let the hosts know so someone from the waitlist may attend. 
If you are planning a tour, please include starting and ending location and approximate miles/time so members may better determine if they might attend.  If you are a host or tour leader for an upcoming event please review your event on this page and the Club Calendar and email the webmaster with any corrections or updates.
RECENT UPDATES:
Click the highlighted page name (in green) to go to that page and when finished you can select Upcoming Tours and Posts from the main menu to return here.  Note there is no link for the Members Only Page which requires a password – select it from the main menu above and enter your password.  The Possible Tours Page is accessed via the Members Only Page.
Members Only (updated 9/12/21)
Membership Rosters (posted 9/12)
September Newsletter (posted8/30)
Photo Directory (posted 8/30)
Listing of the Past Presidents of the Club (updated 8/30)
Upcoming Events (updated 8/23/21)
ADDED:  Country Drive Rallye 10/16
ADDED: Sundaes on Monday 10/4 @ Almost Heaven, in Canton

ADDED:  AWL Olesia’s Taverne 9/28
Club Calendar (updated  9/14/21
CANCELED:  Meet Polar Express
ADDED:  Autocross Test-N-Tune 9/22
UPDATED:  Monthly meeting 9/16 – PIZZA PARTY
ADDED:  Country Drive Rallye 10/16

ADDED: Sundaes on Monday 10/4 @ Almost Heaven, in Canton
ADDED:  AWL Olesia’s Taverne 9/28
Autocross Information (updated 8/30)
ADDED:  Autocross Test-N-Tune 9/22
Autocross Results (updated 8/18)
Updated results for Event 9 & YTD
Past Events (updated 9/13/28)
AWL Salted Dough 9/11
AWD Guarino’s
  7/28
Jazz Concert & Ice Creeam 8/15
UPCOMING EVENT DETAILS: