Minutes of the December Membership Meeting
RE Bill Pintaric opened the meeting @ 8 pm and welcomed the sixteen members present.
November minutes were approved with a motion from Sandi Kryder and a second from Paul Morrion.
Treasurer's and membership reports were
Old Business: Information from Ks as to
whether X bars will be legal . We will get a clarification soon. Minimum
weight to be displayed on all cars. More discussion followed on recent
Plans are going forward for Double Driver's School in April and National in May. The National will be a spectator event. Mike Petrusko is waiting for a new quote on sound equipment.
New Business: Racing season is just around
the corner ---- make sure your helmets and belts are current. National
convention will be held in San Antonio Tx the first part of February. Greg
Grucella made motion to pay registration [max of 10 people] and seconded
SandiKryder. Motion carried.
Motion to adjourn by Sandi Kryder and seconded
by Greg Grucella. Motion carried.
Respectfully submitted - Tom Nutter Secretary
We have about 200 members including dual members.
Happy Birthday Wishes to:
Ralph Denny 1/13
Larry Donnavmmo 1/27
Scott Lane 1/21
Mike Petrusko 1/2
Amy Ruman 1/30
Chris Turkali 1/24
Please let me know if I have the correct date. SCCA National office sometimes has the dates entered incorrectly in the computer.
The Bujdoso Family
The Doinoff Family
John & Sandie Hoffman
Jerry & Dinah Rhodeback
The Schauer Family
Tim & Cindy Wing
2007 Event Fees
SCCA has announced an increase in fees for Club Racing and Solo events effective for 2007. RallyCross and RoadRally events will not have any fee changes for the coming year. The SCCA Board of Directors approved the increases at their December meeting.
For Club Racing, the Excess Sanction Fee has increased by $5.00 per car, and the Runoffs Entry Fee has increased by $50.00 per car.
Solo Sanctions will be $3.75 per entrant for the 2007 season and there will be no discount to those regions supplying information about non-members. This represents the first increase in Solo sanction fees since 2005.
Formula SCCA Goes National
TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 12, 2006) – Sports Car Club of America’s Board of Directors voted Saturday to grant Formula SCCA national class status for the 2007 Club Racing season.
Built by SCCA Enterprises, the Formula SCCA car previously competed in the Formula Atlantic class, where it was uncompetitive. In spite of its lack of competitiveness in Formula Atlantic, 113 cars have been sold since its introduction in 2003.
“We’ve been monitoring the progress of this class and feel that this was the right time to grant it National status, as we have done so with a number of other classes for the 2007 season,” SCCA Chairman Bob Introne said. “There were more than 400 race entries for these cars in 2006, which means it will come in at a strong level in 2007.”
The Board emphasized that, with two new formula car classes approved for 2007, there is a need for consolidation of classes within that category for 2008.
Formula SCCA is the fifth new class created
for National competition for 2007, the others being B Prepared, D Prepared,
Super Touring and Formula 1000. All five classes will compete in 2007 Club
Racing National events with the exception of the National Championship
Runoffs. Their Runoffs eligibility for 2008 will be based on 2007 participation
2007 SCCA Insurance Fees
At its December 8th meeting, the SCCA Board of Directors reviewed the recommendations of the Risk Management Department for 2007 event insurance rates. The following changes were approved for 2007 events effective January 1, 2007:
• Club Racing: All event liability rates
increased $100 per event and participant accident rates increased $1 per
• Solo: Per car rate increased $.50.
• Hillclimb: Per car rate structure adopted.
• Rally: Event premium cap eliminated.
These increases reflect the minimal premium
increases received from SCCA’s insurance carrier despite the maturation
of the serious general liability claims incurred by the now-discontinued
performance rally program.
The discontinuation of that program again moderated the size of the premium increases. The Solo and Club increases reflect current claim loss activity.
The overall motorsports’ insurance market
has improved but continues to be somewhat difficult in general as carriers
are looking more intensively at all aspects of the risks that they are
insuring. It is important that SCCA
maximize its risk management and loss control efforts to try to improve its current loss history so that future premium increases can be minimized and, hopefully, eliminated.
SCCA’s participant accident and liability
coverages will again not change and remain at the top of motorsports’ association
insurance programs. My and the Board’s primary objective remains
the same…to provide SCCA
members with a stable and top quality insurance program.
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