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May 2015 Competition Report

May 15, 2015

News & Events

From: Robert E. Hall

Competition Director- Flint Corvette Club

Friday, May 15, 2015

The competition season in the Michigan Region kicked off Sunday May 3rd with the Corvette Club of Michigan hosting four rallies in Plymouth, MI. Ten cars started the time, speed, distance/gimmick rally under beautiful skies and ended with two game rallies at the restaurant in the Compuware building.

The skies were less than ideal at the Calhoun County Corvette annual autocross driver school on May 9th at the Eaton Proving Grounds in Marshall, MI with an on/off drizzle lasting most of the day. The weather did not dampen the spirits of the twelve rookie drivers who participated and they were rewarded with over eighteen runs on a tight technical course. Instructors included the current NCCC men’s champion and several past men and women champions.

Michigan Region meeting highlights:

Treasurer Brenda Shatkosky and Regional executive Mark Hanlon extend thanks to the Donna Janos and Pat Fulks of The Flint Corvette Club for audit of the region’s books.

Joe Scafero, membership, has created a temporary NCCC membership card template for CCM’s use. Several other clubs expressed interest, so Joe will be sending out a generic form for review.

Sixty four people attended the 2014 Michigan region awards banquet. Total income $3115.00, Total expenses $3050.64, for a profit of $64.36. I passed along Flint’s interest for hosting the 2015 awards.

The Michigan region standing rules “all or nothing” motion will not be submitted at the April meeting, more work on wording needs to be done.

Upcoming events:

May 17th Corvette Club of Battle Creek will be hosting a people’s choice car show at Cornwall’s Turkeyville USA in Marshall, MI

May 17th Corvette Club of Michigan will be hosting seven low speed autocross events at the Schoolcraft Training Center in Livonia, MI

May 19th Capital City Corvette Club will be hosting a car show at Neff Kindergarten building in Grand Ledge, MI

May 23rd Royal Corvettes of Western Michigan will be hosting four rallies at Second Christian Reformed Church in Grand Haven, MI

May 24th Royal Corvettes of Western Michigan will be hosting a car show at Fruitport Middle School in Fruitport, MI

May 23rd Capital City Corvette Club will be hosting a car show at Hawk Island Park in Lansing, MI

May 30th Shiawassee Corvette Club will be hosting a car show and two rallies at Graff Chevrolet in Durand, MI

May 31st Capital City Corvette Club will be hosting a car show nd two rallies at Culver’s of Okemos in Okemos, MI

June 7th Jackson Corvette Club will be hosting a car show at Ella Sharp Park in Jackson, MI

June 7th Kalamazoo Corvette Club will be hosting six rallies at Kalamazoo Community College in Kalamazoo, MI

June 13th Lakeshore Corvette Club will be hosting seven rallies at Sam’s Club in Holland, MI

I will have copies of the flyers to view at our monthly meeting. You can view them on the Michigan region website just click on the “flyers” located on the left hand side.

For any member that may be interested in attending any of the events listed but would like some assistance please contact me.

Respectfully submitted

Robert Hall

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