Monday, July 31, 2017

race car is pretty again!

This is an old item I never posted about but.....  
I had an accident last fall....sent the car off to Maaco Richfiled.  Got the car back eventually.  It isn't ready to go, but at least it is pretty again.

Monday, July 24, 2017

QA1 Street Machine Nationals Auto-x 2017

Just a few pics....Saturday over 450 runs where had!

Friday, July 14, 2017

Street Machine Nationals 2017

Got the course setup Thursday night, and did some testing with the quarter million mile Miata!

Looking for people to help with the O'Reilly Street Machine Nationals Auto-x. We will are in the "bigger lot" next to the grandstands. People to help with gridding, timing/scoring, cone shagging, tech inspection, loaner helmet duty etc. Volunteers get fun/practice runs, water, free admission to the event; work two 4 hour shifts and SCCA-LoL will buy your next PDX entry!

Send an email to Jim Gillen ( -be sure to put "SCCA - Vol this weekend" in the subject line) and let him know the dates/times you can volunteer.

Friday: 11am-5pm; Saturday: 10am-5pm; Sunday: 930am~noon

Friday, July 7, 2017

O'ReillyStreet Machine Nationals Autocross onJuly 14-16, 2017

SCCA We Need Your Help! Please Volunteer:

Track Night America on July 12th at DCTC  (work 2 and drive 1 for FREE!)
O'ReillyStreet Machine Nationals Autocross on
July 14-16, 2017 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul Minnesota

The Street Machine Nationals Challenge Autocross (formerly known as "Car Craft") is back and we need your help!  This is another way we generate funds for SCCA, and it's critical we have the staffing to make the event successful.  It's fun, easy, and a great way to spend a couple hours with cars.

The Street Machine Nationals - the ultimate horsepower party. Participants (hot rod, muscle car, street machine and street truck enthusiasts) come to display their performance cars for the weekend and may compete in the Autocross.

You must be at least 16 years of age to work this event. Register now, space is limited. Why not give back to SCCA while enjoying your passion?

Send an email to Jim Gillen ( and let him know the dates/times you can volunteer. Volunteers get to drive the course before or after their shift if they wish!

Thank You!
We run some awesome cars through a really fun course...and this event helps SCCA-Land O' Lakes Region raise funds for driver and member growth.  Join us!