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Waumandee Hillclimb, September 27
Join fellow vintage racers and sports car enthusiasts at the Waumandee Hillclimb. This is a Minnesota Austin Healey Club event outside Waumandee, WI in a scenic area near Alma. It includes a Friday evening parade lap of the course followed by a welcome dinner, the Saturday hillclimb and awards banquet, and a Sunday tour of a private car museum full of beautiful 30s Franklins. Do not miss this! See the event flier for more information and the registration form. Check out Paul Bastyr's video of his run up the hill last year.

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2014 Jack Pine Sprints
The August 30-31 Labor Day Jack Pine Sprints at Brainerd International Raceway are history. It was a great weekend of vintage racing that started off with a taco dinner provided by Pres. Jim and Maria Friday evening. A mix of wet and dry tracks made for some beautiful spins and hard racing. The growing Trans Am field was 28 this year, and the Pirelli World Challenge was great fun to watch. The LOL SCCA club racing provided excitement to the mix as well.

Jim Green ran the track touring again at lunchtime giving workers and visitors a chance to drive the track and race drivers time to check out their cars.

Congratulations to Jim Gaffney, new Voice of VSCR, for his able assistance to announcer Tim Winker in providing vintage commentary.
Video from The Hawk at Road America
Check out Jessica Johnk's great video from July 18-20 at Road America. According to dad Jeff Johnk, "It is not just another traditional in car camera video but tries to communicate the whole weekend experience. Jessica got up at 5 every morning to capture the perfect sunrise over turn 13 in the opening shot. Hope you and the club enjoy it."
Photos from the Harvey West Memorial Classic at BIR
Check out the great photos from the Memorial weekend racing. A big thank you to Margie and Pat Starr, Tom Hanson, and Tim Johnson!
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Driver suit alert from SFI via VMC
The Vintage Motorsports Council (VMC) provides more than licensing to vintage drivers. Another membership benefit is access to the SFI Foundation via the VMC's group SFI subscription. The SFI Foundation is the organization that issues and administers standards for specialty/performance automotive and racing equipment, including driver suits. VMC sent the following alert to member organizations, including John Hertsgaard, VSCR Competition Chair:

"SFI sent out a warning about race suits which 'incorporate an outer layer of material that is neither flame nor heat resistant, and will melt at relatively low temperatures. These suits are commonly identified by the nature of their graphics, which are achieved by a process called dye sublimation."

For their complete release on this topic CLICK HERE.

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