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by Mel Kuipers
Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: New club officers
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: New club officers

Thanks to the nominees. Judi and I cast our votes for all of them.
by Mel Kuipers
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Last call for club officer election nominations
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Re: Last call for club officer election nominations

With his agreement, I hereby nominate Milan Plachy for Competition Chairman.
by Mel Kuipers
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Last call for club officer election nominations
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Re: Last call for club officer election nominations

I hereby nominate Loren Katzenberger for R E. He has agreed to run.
by Mel Kuipers
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Season Finale Oct 6-7 in Helena
Replies: 12
Views: 417

Re: Season Finale Oct 6-7 in Helena

thank you Alex....even given some inclement weather, it was a fine weekend racing at the end of the season....and special thanks to Jason and Pam for hosting a spontaneous b b q at their place....it is worth noting that as a part of that, Jason opened himself up to his racing friends and their ideas...
by Mel Kuipers
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Index Variation Idea
Replies: 13
Views: 296

Re: Index Variation Idea

Nice. I have fished for both steelhead and salmon in Mi. Would love to do it there. When are the seasons?
by Mel Kuipers
Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Register for our last 2018 event
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: Register for our last 2018 event

AMEN!!!!
by Mel Kuipers
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Index Variation Idea
Replies: 13
Views: 296

Re: Index Variation Idea

Sweet ! Thanks for the pictures. Do you fish?
by Mel Kuipers
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Index Variation Idea
Replies: 13
Views: 296

Re: Index Variation Idea

Hey Doug, how is the life of a sailor?....have you moved to the west coast?
by Mel Kuipers
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Index Variation Idea
Replies: 13
Views: 296

Index Variation Idea

Here is an idea for the Index concept. On a two day event, run the course the same way both days. That would allow for measuring better course running on the second day, due in most part from experience with the course. Of course weather would be different the second day (+ or -), but the feel of th...
by Mel Kuipers
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Season Finale Oct 6-7 in Helena
Replies: 12
Views: 417

Re: Season Finale Oct 6-7 in Helena

Perfect. Thanks Mudge. We may need help getting gear from the van but other then that we are set.
by Mel Kuipers
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Season Finale Oct 6-7 in Helena
Replies: 12
Views: 417

Re: Season Finale Oct 6-7 in Helena

team is in place:
Joey Lindner, EC
Russ SSS, James Rose Backup SS
Waivers, Milan
Who would like to design the course?
by Mel Kuipers
Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Index Event at the Commons
Replies: 8
Views: 338

Re: Index Event at the Commons

I did not see the computer at the end of the event....either Joe has it, or it is in the van
by Mel Kuipers
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Season Finale Oct 6-7 in Helena
Replies: 12
Views: 417

Season Finale Oct 6-7 in Helena

Joey Lindner has jumped right in and will EC this event...we still need;
SSS
Waivers Chief
I you plan on attending, please step up to take a role...thanks, Mel
by Mel Kuipers
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Index Event at the Commons
Replies: 8
Views: 338

Re: Index Event at the Commons

Index coming this Saturday....Potty will be on site, and the van is at Loren's place...who can help shuttle the van to the Commons about Friday?...and Alex--will you be there, or do we need to see about getting the computer and radios from you?....weather looks like it will be perfect, so I would ex...
by Mel Kuipers
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Index Event at the Commons
Replies: 8
Views: 338

Re: Index Event at the Commons

Thanks Mudge....it will be great to see you....our team is in place:
Mel EC
Mudge SSS
Gordon Waivers

Dave has once again graciously offered to set the course....I am excited already....Mel
by Mel Kuipers
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Index Event at the Commons
Replies: 8
Views: 338

Index Event at the Commons

The annual Index event is coming up on August 25....Next year the venue will be sealed, so likely a little slower, so we have added incentive to drive it this year for year to year comparisons....by this coming Friday I need to get the event in the system with SCCA.....as per usual we need: Event Ch...
by Mel Kuipers
Mon Jul 30, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Need help hauling cones etc to Anaconda
Replies: 11
Views: 369

Re: Need help hauling cones etc to Anaconda

Btw—did we notice on the other club sites, this event? There is no other autoX in the state this weekend.
by Mel Kuipers
Mon Jul 30, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Need help hauling cones etc to Anaconda
Replies: 11
Views: 369

Re: Need help hauling cones etc to Anaconda

Got email from Loren and he will haul cones. Big thanks to him. I say we go ahead full speed. We always get a lot of on site registration anyway.
by Mel Kuipers
Thu Jul 26, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Need help hauling cones etc to Anaconda
Replies: 11
Views: 369

Re: Need help hauling cones etc to Anaconda

thanks for the All Call....I will take the usual traveling timing stuff---Alex, are you coming or do I need to pick up the computer gear?...I can also fit maybe 25% of the cones we will need, but we do need someone to pack the rest over....I am very excited to see the new venue and compete for FTD--...
by Mel Kuipers
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Montana Challenge season wrap up
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Re: Montana Challenge season wrap up

I echo James above....great weekend, once again showing our club's teamwork colors...fwiw, we had 69 total drivers, adding up the drivers from both days....at 20 runs for the weekend, that is a total of 1380 total timed runs....and that does not count the buck runs....wow, and the computer never hic...
by Mel Kuipers
Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Sunday July 1 MSU Bozeman event
Replies: 4
Views: 269

Re: Sunday July 1 MSU Bozeman event

Well run event with lots of new leaders....nice work to all....special thanks to Alex for the work/magic he applied to our timing operations....as near as I can tell, the timing was flawless....
by Mel Kuipers
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Mt Challenge 5 & 6 July 14-15
Replies: 5
Views: 366

Re: Mt Challenge 5 & 6 July 14-15

Our officials will be
EC Joey Lindner
SS Russ
Waivers Dave
Course Milan and James P

due to membership renewal delays, Mel will be ECing the event
by Mel Kuipers
Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Mt Challenge 5 & 6 July 14-15
Replies: 5
Views: 366

Mt Challenge 5 & 6 July 14-15

by this Friday, June 29, we have to list officials for our State Event July 14-15....Gordon has offered to do a course...who would like to be: Event Chair Safety Steward Chief of Waivers Don't be shy, please step up to help run the event...there will be plenty of help if you do a role for the first ...
by Mel Kuipers
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: spring sale MX-5
Replies: 4
Views: 535

Re: spring sale MX-5

Miata is SOLD....to a guy who needs to get back into auto X :D
by Mel Kuipers
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Helena event CANCELLED June 16-17
Replies: 0
Views: 164

Helena event CANCELLED June 16-17

This weekends auto X in Helena is cancelled....there is 100% rain forcasted for Saturday, 20% for sunday....and only 9 entrants are registered....in Helena we need at least 22 registrants just to break even....it is important to remember sometimes it is just like this....
by Mel Kuipers
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: June 16-17 at risk
Replies: 1
Views: 148

June 16-17 at risk

We only have 5 people signed up for this coming weekend...the weather from here looks to be cool and wet...I you are planning on coming to the event, or not planning on coming to the event, please let the operational team know....we need about 22 drivers to break even financially on this event, and ...
by Mel Kuipers
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: MSU July 1 event
Replies: 2
Views: 282

Re: MSU July 1 event

This thread has had views, but no volunteers....I am putting a note in so those who viewed will get a reminder...please step up to volunteer---I have to submit paperwork by Friday this week...thanks, Mel
by Mel Kuipers
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Mt Challenge 3-4
Replies: 1
Views: 165

Mt Challenge 3-4

Had a great time in Helena hosted by Big Sky Club our of Missoula...looking at their web site, results of events are not posted, and the site will not let me communicate with them...how do we get to see the timing results of the two days?....an inquiring mind wants to know.... :)
by Mel Kuipers
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: MSU July 1 event
Replies: 2
Views: 282

MSU July 1 event

Calling all members....we have an autoX event July 1 at MSU....please volunteer for the following:
EC
SSS Mel
Waivers
Course Design Dave Kirk
we have just the next week to get our officials lined out...I would like to do this asap, so please help out....thanks, Mel
by Mel Kuipers
Wed May 30, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Helena course designer
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: Helena course designer

Gordon is interested in trying a design the first of the June events.
by Mel Kuipers
Mon May 28, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: CLUB SHIRTS LIMITED TIME ORDER!
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: CLUB SHIRTS LIMITED TIME ORDER!

I ordered mine.
by Mel Kuipers
Thu May 17, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: The Commons 6-2-18
Replies: 4
Views: 276

Re: The Commons 6-2-18

Thanks to all for helping out....our Event team is: EC Milan Plachy SSS James Rose Waivers Sarah Burgess Course Design Dave Kirk After the event at the Commons, we have a two day event in Helena....June 16-17....please check your calendars to see if you can take a role there.....I think Mudge is in ...
by Mel Kuipers
Mon May 14, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: The Commons 6-2-18
Replies: 4
Views: 276

Re: The Commons 6-2-18

Thank you Dave and James. Who would like to EC?
by Mel Kuipers
Sat May 12, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: The Commons 6-2-18
Replies: 4
Views: 276

The Commons 6-2-18

Bummer we did not run in Livingston....rest assured Gordon and I will work on getting an event there this year...be that as it may, our next event is the Commons June 2 2018....we need the following officials: Event Chairman Solo Safety Steward Chief of Waivers Course Designer We have until May 18 2...
by Mel Kuipers
Fri May 11, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: LIVINGSTON MAY 12 CANCELLED
Replies: 8
Views: 554

Re: LIVINGSTON MAY 12 CANCELLED

8) “Stand outside in cold rain “ sounds like a guy with a car with both hardtop and heater.
by Mel Kuipers
Thu May 10, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: LIVINGSTON MAY 12 CANCELLED
Replies: 8
Views: 554

Re: LIVINGSTON MAY 12 CANCELLED

Thanks for the heads up. I don't see on line registration for Mt Challenge day 1-2. GFs web site does not allow contact. What is the status of registering for their event?
by Mel Kuipers
Tue May 01, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: spring sale MX-5
Replies: 4
Views: 535

Re: spring sale MX-5

I checked with Mike and he thought you were going to buy and give it to him for his birthday. He is trying to corner the market on Miatas. :twisted:
ps....he also needs some room to corral his herd
by Mel Kuipers
Tue May 01, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Evo/AutoX Details
Replies: 5
Views: 357

Re: Evo/AutoX Details

I have the event box with the money bag. I do not have the three drawer file box which I assume must be in the van.
by Mel Kuipers
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Solo 2018
Topic: Evo/AutoX Details
Replies: 5
Views: 357

Evo/AutoX Details

I sent the following to the leaders of this coming weekend, but will post it here as well in case someone else needs to chime in: ....just five more naps and a wakeup!!!! ...please let me know if I need to run to Bozeman to pick anything up...I will come up mid pm Friday and be there the weekend.......
by Mel Kuipers
Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: spring sale MX-5
Replies: 4
Views: 535

Re: spring sale MX-5

I am in need of the parking space....price lowered to $9800.00.....

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