Minutes of the June Membership Meeting

RE Bill Pintaric opened the meeting at 8:00 PM and welcomed the fourteen members and one visitor from Texas. Sandi Kryder made a motion and Carl Holbrook seconded to approve the May 2007 minutes as printed in Track. Motion carried.

The Treasurer's and Membership Reports were approved as presented. All tax returns have beeen filed with the state and federal government.

Old Business:

Our Driver's School held in April ended with a loss but our National held over Memorial Day weekend ended up with a small profit with 138 cars.

Our Holiday Double scheduled for June30-July 1 at
Nelson featuring the MAARS ROUNDS 5 & 6 KRYDERACING Events 7 & 8 promises to be a bang up affair to celebrate the Fourth of July. Thirty entries are in
as of this date. If you are not racing this weekend, come out and help . We always need workers.

New Business:

As printed in last month's Track, Joe and Lila, our concessionaires were to retire on July 1st. They have changed their mind and will stay on till the end of this year.

The October Double Regional sanctions are due in August. Many drivers that attended the recent National gave a thumbs up for the facilities at Nelson as some of
them had not been to Nelson for a number of years. Next time you seee Scott or Kerri give them a high five for providing us with a excellent track and grounds.

Sandi Kryder moved to adjourn with a second from Karen Counselman. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted Tom Nutter, Secretary

Minutes of the July Membership Meeting

8:00 pm meeting called to order by Bill Pintaric

Minutes from last meeting were not printed yet

Treasurers report was given by Sandi Kryder and approved.

Membership report was given by Sandi Kryder

Old  Business:

Congratulations to everyone involved in the MARRS race from Bill  Specific mentions to: Scott & Kerrie and the whole track staff Towing- specifically the “all 4 wheels off the ground” tow and everyone involved in the planning from the region.  We had a huge turnout of workers.   Bill saw a preliminary of the observers report:

One thing brought up was the worker turnout, as an example the corner workers were 41 strong on Saturday, and 29 on Sunday.

Bill Pintaric asked the racers present about their weekend… insert large amounts of bench-racing here!
There were approximately 224 cars with 228-230 drivers

There was some controversy over the Saturday dinner tickets, but Sandi informed us that everyone there wanting a dinner got one. There were 375 dinners served

Our Sound meter was upgraded by Quest Technologies, at no charge to us, due to some readability issues we had on the May National and the weekend we loaned the meter to Steel Cities Region.

New Business:

Planning is underway for the October Regional

9:03 Meeting Adjourned motioned by Sandi Kryder and seconded by Carl Holbrook.

Holiday Double Regional - Sandi Kryder

WHAT an event.  224 cars.  Great weather and great racing, good worker turn out.

And it appears from various forum post that the drivers had a good and were impressed with improvements to Nelson Ledges.  The women especially appreciate the fresh cut flowers in the ladies restroom.  I'm sure you don't see that at any other track.

Thanks to all my chief of specialties, the stewards and ALL the workers who came out to support this event.

As stated previously in this newsletter, there were some misunderstandings about the dinner ticket distribution, but anyone asking for a ticket got one.  We served 375 strip steak dinners.  Joe & Lila and their staff did a wonderful job.

MVR National Driver Watch

MVR has a fairly good representation in National Racing.  And we have the possibility of having Champions 4 different classes.

Standings as of July 21st are:

F 500  Christina Libecco 4th

GT 1  Amy Ruman  1st
          Csaba Bujdoso  11th (tied)

GTL  Bill Pintaric  1st

FP  David Strittmatter 1st

T 1  David Pintaric  1st

AS  Scott Lane  8th

SRF  Jim Tibor  10th (tied)
          Greg Grucella  10th (tied)
          Sedat Yelkin  16th (tied)

There is only one national weekend left in NeDiv and that is the double national at Pocono on Aug. 17 - 19th.

Membership Report  by Sandi Kryder

As usual, we have approx. 200 members including duals.

Welcome new members:

Levente Benedek
Zach Binion
Carson Miller
Ellis "Hobie" Platt
Dan Rice
Ryen Wojcik

A reminder to the following members who dues are renewable in August:

Todd Alen
Matthew Carson
Charles & Frances Grucella
Christina Libecco
Doug Marsh
Chelsie Mast
Michael Saddleton
Chris Turkali

Happy Birthday to:

Zach Binion    8/2
Filippo Caruso     8/3
Courtney Boniface      8/23
Richard Dunlap    8/15
Jeff Kihm          8/19
Edward Mandel    8/9
Matt Meara         8/4
David Pintaric      8/2
Jim Tibor         8/26
Dick Wade      8/29
Sherry Ziegler      8/29

The following have not renewed and have been temporaily dropped from the National list

Thomas Bumgardner
Jeremy Ganss
Christopher McCord
Paul Mihalak
Robert Soltis


Past member, Bob Huff passed away on July 10.  Bob & Barb Huff moved to Charlotte, NC sometime around 1980.  They were active in the NC Region.
While a member of MVR, Bob raced FV's, worked corners, and held various offices including that of RE.



August 18 & 19  Pocono - Double
October 8 - 14   SCCA National Run-Offs - Heartland Park


August 10 & 11  Lime Rock
August 11 & 12  BeaveRun
August 11 & 12  Summit Point
August 25 & 25  New Hampshire
September 1 - 3 Summit Point
September 8 & 9  New Hampshire
September 15 & 16 Watkins Glen
September 22 & 23  Watkins Glen
Sept 29 & 30 Lime Rock NARRC Run Offs
October 6 & 7  Watkins Glen - Enduro  10/6 -  Reg'l 10/7
October 20 & 21 Nelson Ledges - MVR Double
October 27 & 28 Nelson Ledges


October 5 & 6  Watkins Glen
October 27 & 28  Summit Point


August 11 & 12 Grattan


August 11 & 12  Mid Ohio
August 24 & 25  Nelson Ledges   24 Hour
September 1 & 2 Grattan
September 8 & 9 Mid Ohio
September 29 & 30  ORP
October 6 & 7  Mid Ohio


Nov 2 - 4  NeDiv Mini Convention - Hartford, CT


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