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  1. 4 points
    Saturday Schedule: * No lunch break today so bring a sandwich or eat before you come out. **All track users must be WSCC members, $60 TNT/Lapping fee paid to registration via cash or cheque with entry form, or prepay at MotorSportsReg.com. Bring a printed copy of the Event Receipt if registering online. $10 daily memberships if you are not an annual member (payable with your entry fee at the track). Laps only, no qualifying sessions. 10:00 workers meeting 10:15 driver's meeting - Driver’s will need to know where to stage - Track Direction - Track Exit - Hot pit if it exists - Reminder track is hot at 10:30. Be ready. Lapping schedule: 10:30 to 15:30 15 mins Studded 15 mins RTI and Street Cars 15 mins Studded 15 mins RTI and Street Cars Repeat until 15:30, break midday for plowing if required. If there are no studded cars running, then organizers may skip that group and rotate through other groups that are good to go. 15:30 - track is shut down for the day and we thank the Volunteers for their hard work. Sooner if there is no cars left. Sunday Schedule: 09:30 - worker meeting 09:45 - driver meeting Red Trailer (make sure you are here) 10:00 Practice and Track is Hot Studded practice 15 mins Rubber practice 15 mins Studded practice 15 mins Rubber practice 15 mins 11:00 LUNCH 12:00pm NOON (12 mins Rubber, 8 to 10 mins Studded) Studded Race 1 Rubber Race 1 Studded Race 2 Rubber Race 2 Studded Race 3 Rubber Race 3 Ballet of the Plow (if required) Studded Race 4 Rubber Race 4 Studded Race 5 Rubber Race 5 Studded Race 6 Rubber Race 6 16:00 Finish (approx) Track is closed.
  2. 3 points
    Event1 - January 6, 2019 - Lake Shirley Studded: #09 - 3, 3, 2, 1, 0, 5 = 14 #20 - 2, 1, 0, 2, 1, 1 = 7 #55 - 5, 5, 3, 5, 3, 3 = 24 #80 - 1, 2, 1, 3, 2, 2 = 11 Rubber: #08 - 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1 = 6 #11 - 7, 7, 7, 7, 7, 7 = 42 #40 - 5, 5, 3, 3, 3, 5 = 24 #79 - 3, 3, 5, 5, 5, 3 = 24 #88 - 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2 = 12
  3. 2 points
    Sweet! I guess I'm digging my car out from under all the snow.
  4. 2 points
    WHAT: WSCC Ice Race Event 2 WHERE: Beausejour, MB on the Canadian Power Toboggan Championship “CPTC” one half mile ice oval. WHEN: January 19-20, 2019. Lapping on Saturday, Racing (Studded and Rubber classes) on Sunday. Schedule for each day will be posted below. Registration is open on MSR until 23:59 January 18, 2019. https://www.motorsportreg.com/events/2019-wscc-ice-race-event-2-ctpc-oval-winnipeg-sports-car-club-776018 CPTC is located South East of Beausejour, on provincial road 302, one mile South of hwy 44. For directions to the facility from where you’re at, Google "CPTC Beausejour", or click the link below. https://cptcracing.com/venue/map-directions/ Go to https://cptcracing.com/venue/facility-information/ Scroll down and you will see a map of the facility. You will enter through the gate on Pescitelli Road/Mile 77N. Participants and spectators will then drive through the pit entrance which is labelled #9 on the map. Racers, crew and officials shall park on the East side of the pit area, near track entry, all other vehicles park inside the pit area on the West side. Park appropriately and do not block access to the track entry, or East side of the pit area. The pit washroom is building #5, and will be open for racers, crew and spectators. Do not enter the facility through trackside parking entrance #20, or park in sections 17, 18, “Trackside Parking”. There is a kids racing event using this section of the facility and small track. This area is not part of the WSCC weekend. “Trackside Parking”, sections 17, 18, are now available for this event, entrance #20. Kids racing, scheduled for this section of the facility has been cancelled due to weather. Buildings 7 and 8 are heated and will be available for spectator viewing. Accommodation for 100 guests. Timing / Scoring and Race Control will be in the heated lap counters booth at the top of the grandstand, #16. Dress appropriately. "Extreme cold wind chill values for central and southern Manitoba (-35 to -45) are expected from Friday overnight/morning until Sunday afternoon (January 18 – 20, 2019)" https://weather.gc.ca/city/pages/mb-38_metric_e.html
  5. 2 points
    Thankfully when we were at the Roar we were able to use one of the garage spaces and qualified high enough to secure one for the race this week as well. It's nice having a garage to work in since it eliminates the time required to setup and take down the trailer awning, the only downside is that you have less room to work on the car. This past week we finished up all the final prep for the car, including almost an entire day of fuel drop tests to match our required BoP for the weekend for in-car tank volume and flow rate. I always had heard teams complaining about how long it takes to get their setups perfect and now I finally understand why. So many factors are at play to ensure results are repeatable: fuel level in fuel rig, length of hose, height of re-fueler, distance of car from fuel rig and of course restrictor size. Today we officially released our livery for the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, a very Canadian buffalo plaid. At first it started off as a joke between our team manager (Steve Bortolotti) and the Pfaff creative director (Laurance Yap) but our sponsors got on board with it and we may even be securing a sponsorship from Smoke's Poutinerie because of it.
  6. 2 points
    Just some pictures from preparing for the Roar at the start of the month. The car has been under development for a while in Europe, but the North American tracks are presenting a new challenge for Porsche so we are all learning together at this point. It has been a big help having Lars Kern as one of our drivers since he has done a lot of the development for the new car in Europe. All pictures were taken by Jordan Lenssen (https://www.instagram.com/lenssenphoto/)
  7. 2 points
    This is a sweeeet venue. Good work on this Steve. Makes a guy want to scheme to show up and race without the wife knowing. Oh, will you look at who is looking over my shoulder, "Hi Pat, how are you?", "No, not me honey, I was talking about Bill"
  8. 1 point
    Some big news today for us Canucks north of the border; all IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Challenge races will be broadcast live on the Discovery Velocity channel as well as TSN will be airing tape-delayed "cutdown" recaps from events. Of course that is on top of the live streaming that has always been available at https://imsatv.imsa.com/.
  9. 1 point
    80 had a great line today. His bash bar is completely ludicrous however...
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  11. 1 point
    This is an urgent call for corner workers for Saturday January 19th in Beausejour. 10:00am - 4:00pm Bring warm clothes, especially boots. Since you are protected by a barrier you can stand much closer to the action than we do in the summer. This makes for a great view of the racing. Please Contact @ScottMcD for more info.
  12. 1 point
    Hey Ken! As a technical writer for a Publications Department, I can appreciate the amount of work that goes into one of these newsletters. I haven't seen any previous issues, but I must say that the current issue is extremely well done. Do you think we should also mention that the track resurfacing donations can be made electronically on the WSCC homepage? The PayPal or credit card option is nice and even offers monthly payments. That works better for people like me who would rather spread out the payments over several months, rather than a lump sum payment. Again, kudos to you and all the contributors that made the newsletter happen!
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