Editors Note:

I apoligize for not getting the June issue of TRACK out.
Other than my membership report and a few blurbs about the National, I did not have anything else to put in TRACK.

Minutes of the April Membership Meeting

Meeting was called to order at 8:00pm on April 1, 2008 at West Fork Steak House by RE, Bill Pintaric.  9 members were present.

Minutes were approved as distributed.

Treasurers report was approved as read.

Old Business:

National - Qualifying will be on Friday & Saturday, MVR races on Sunday, Neohio on Monday.  A grid chief is still needed.

Bill Pintaric had the prices for a light bar for pace cars.

New Business:

Reed & Sandi Kryder attended the NeDiv Round Table.  Various items were discussed including worker cutbacks by other regions.   The new track in New Jersey will open this year.  Lime Rock Park will have a complete repaving starting around June 1,  NeDiv Spec Miata tire rule was discussed at length.

Meeting was adjourned at 9:15 motioned by Sandi Kryder, second by Bill Kasmer.   The next Membership meeting will be at 8:00 on May 6th at West Fork Steak House.

Respectfully submitted by: Greg Alley

Minutes of the May Membership Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 8:00 pm on May 6, 2008 at West Fork Steak House by Asst.RE Mike Petrusko.   There were 6 members in attendance.
The January, February & March membership minutes were approved as printed in TRACK.
The treasurers report was approved as read.

Old Business:  Details of National were discussed.  MARRS event was discussed.

New Business:Discussion was held on the Great Lakes Driving School

Meeting was adjourned at 8:35 motion by Sandi Kryder second by Dick Wade.  Next Membership meeting will be held June 3, 2008, 8:00 pm at West Park Steak House

Respectfully submitted by Greg Alley

Minutes of the June Memberhip Meeting

The membership meeting of the MVR of SCCA was called to order at 8:00 pm on June 3, 2008 at West Fork Steak House by RE; Bill Pintaric.   We had 7 members members present

Treasurers Report was approved as read.

Membership Report was read.  We have approx. 200 members including duals.

Old Business:
National:  Still waiting on entry fee money from Neohio for 55 drivers. We had 117 cars at our National. Hopefully MVR will break even on the event.  The survey that Sandi Kryder sent out to NeDiv drivers in attendance had good response back.  Photos of pace car and thank you letter being sent to Park Mazda.

New Business:
MARRS race is scheduled for July 12th and July 13th
Meeting was adjourned at 9:00 motion by Carl Hobrook second by Reed Kryder. The next membership meeting will be held July 1, 2008, 8:00 pm at West Park Steak House

Respectfully submitted by Greg Alley

The Dual National at Nelson Ledges - Sandi Kryder

Well it is over.  We only had 117 cars for our National.  Neohio did not fair much better.  There were probably a lot of reasons for this.  Scheduling did not help.  Summit Point moved their national up by over a month and chose the weekend before our national.  Mid Ohio was the weekend after ours.  High fuel cost most likely contributed as well.   We lost a few drivers just before the event because of the BOD's decision to combine a bunch of classes in 2009 or 2010.  Unfortunately, the driver's chose this event to boycott in protest.  Which basically only hurt the regions putting on the event.  The BOD probably never even knew about little boycott.   The 4 day event ran fairly smoothly.  There were only 2 incidents which caused any down time.

MARRS 2008

The Double MARRS event is scheduled for July 12-13th.

I urge all of our members to either come out and work or race.  It is a very busy weekend what with the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix at BeaveRun, the Watkins Glen National and NASA at Mid Ohio.

And the most important reason - it will be the last MVR event at Nelson's this year.  More to come on that.

Membership Report - Sandi Kryder

Welcome new members: Katie Lebecco and Brian Vondran - transfer from Cincy Region

June Renewals                                   July Renewals

Ron Baldine                                       Lauri Burkons
Brad Barnhouse                                 Alesio Caruso
Levento Benedekfi                              Dale H Gebhardt
Zack Binion                                       Daniel Goncz
Larry Donnaurnmo                             The Lane Family
Timothy Lehman                               Matt Leskovec
Hobie Platt                                      Jamie McKinney
Dan RIce                                         Jesse Mettler
Dave Strittmatter                              Paul Morrison
Ryen Wojcik                                   Sedat Yelkin
Stephen Young                                Kera Yelkin
                                                      Sherry Ziegler

Happy Birthday to:

Brad Barnhouse 6/15
Robert Blanarik  6/13
Ray Boniface  6/22
Matias Bonnier  6/12
Mariana Bujdoso 6/6
Eric Fiest  6/4
Doug Miller  6/23
Jim Royal  6/21
Michael Saddleton 6/21

Ted Gaydosh Jr  7/29
Timothy Lehman 7/21
Kathleen McCann 7/21
Julia Raccio  7/13
Sharon Wright  7/1

The following members membership has expired.

The Baker Family
Mike Baum
Greg Baum
Thomas Baumgardner
Nina Caruso
The Jeremy Cesene Family
Dan & Diane Cesene
Constantin Gheorghe
Gerald Morris
The Vernis Family

MVR National Driver Watch


Amy Ruman won the MVR National and the Neohio National.  Bob Ruman won the Mid Ohio National.  They passed on the BeaveRun National because Amy was going to the June Sprints.  She had been there many times but never to race.  She qualified 5th out of about 30 GT1 cars.   Amy was in 4th, about to take over the 3rd spot, when the car started feeling funny.  Turns out she had a broken control arm.  She finished 8th.

Csaba Bujdoso finished 3rd in both the MVR National and the Neohio National.


Bill Pintaric finished 2nd at the MVR National and had to settle for a 4th after his transmission broke.  Bill won the Mid Ohio National and the BeaveRun National.

E Production

Gary Martz won the MVR National and finished 3rd at the Neohio National.

Touring 1

David Pintaric crashed his Viper really bad during Friday qualifying for the Neohio National.  He hopes to be back on the track for the Watkins Glen National.

Spec Racer Ford

Greg Grucella finished 8th in the MVR National, 7th  at the Neohio National, Jim Tibor was 15th in the MVR National and 13th in the Neohio National.

D Prepared

Bob Mazza won both the MVR National and the Neohio National


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