United States Grand Prix – Austin Texas.
This year the Rocky Mountain Sidewinders were well represented at the USGP in Austin; From left to right, Tom Pane, Al Woodward, Leah (flag wearer) Ed Kajko, Andrew Macdougall, Ken Provasi, Ed Shuler (kneeling), John Glover, Mike Forster (behind John) and Nick Boley, all made the trip.
The flag wearer (Leah) is a soldier and Colorado native from nearby Fort Hood military base.
Rain made the event one of the toughest ever for the corner marshals. It started raining Friday morning and the rain was pretty much continuous until race morning.
F1 Qualifying was run on rain tires, one of the Porsche Cup races was cancelled and the Historic F1 cars had their sessions cancelled.
When cars did go on course, there was plenty of action as cars spun and ran off course with the occasional wall impact.
The race was exciting, Rosberg led for a few laps, Vettel, Riccardo, Kyvat et al put on a good show. Ultimately, Lewis Hamilton won the race and the World Driving Championship.
In spite of the weather, we all had a good time. It was great reconnecting with old friends John Bowling, Erin Ebelmesser, Patrik Lundin, John O’Hara and Gary Tomlin. We had some new experiences, made some new friends and are already planning on attending next year’s race.
2016 Schedules beginning to jell
Watch this space for the Crash & Burn School announcement.
RMDiv SCCA 2016 Schedule
|Apr 30||SCCA||Quad Regional||High Plains Raceway|
|May 01||SCCA||Quad Regional||High Plains Raceway|
|May 28||SCCA||Majors-Regional||Pueblo Motorsports Park|
|May 29||SCCA||Majors-Regional||Pueblo Motorsports Park|
|Jul 02||SCCA||Majors-Regional||High Plains Raceway|
|Jul 03||SCCA||Majors-Regional||High Plains Raceway|
|Jul 30||SCCA||Quad Regional||Pueblo Motorsports Park|
|Jul 31||SCCA||Quad Regional||Pueblo Motorsports Park|
|Aug 20||SCCA||Quad Regional||High Plains Raceway|
|Aug 21||SCCA||Quad Regional||High Plains Raceway|
|Sep 19||SCCA||Runoffs||Mid Ohio|
|Sep 25||SCCA||Runoffs||Mid Ohio|
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Happy Holidays and I’ll see you at the track