NEQ 2018 WDS #2, Rescheduled to March 3 info on Mar 3, 2018 (156472) | MotorsportReg.com

NEQ 2018 WDS #2, Rescheduled to March 3


Audi Club NA - Northeast Chapter

Saturday, March 3, 2018
Algonquin Lake, Wells NY, Wells , NY


Registration closed February 23, 2018 11:59 PM on February 23, 2018 11:59 PM EST Registration ends February 23, 2018 11:59 PM on February 23, 2018 11:59 PM EST Registration opens January 12, 2018 12:00 AM on January 12, 2018 12:00 AM EST Registration runs from January 12, 2018 12:00 AM to February 23, 2018 11:59 PM

NEQ is pleased to announce our second winter school for 2018 on Lake Algonquin, Wells  NY.   This event is open to all members and non- members interested in honing their low friction driving skills.

The format will include exercises in the morning designed to improve your car handling skills on low friction surfaces followed by lapping on a prepared track in the afternoon.

As in the previous years we will be working with AMEC with our event held on Saturday prior to their races on Sunday.  We follow their racing schedule which determines the final location.

As always with lake based winter events we are at mercy of the weather and we may be forced to change the schedule according to Mother Nature’s whim.  Our partners at AMEC are expert in determining the best time and place to get on the ice and we count on them to make the right decisions regarding where and when. Flexibility is the key. 

When registration opens don’t be concerned about logging into MotorSportsReg on the stroke of the opening time to secure a spot at the school. If demand exceeds our capacity we will use a lottery system similar to last year that will randomly select the participants from the registrant roster. Everyone’s status will be “waitlisted” initially and you will be notified by email status update if you are selected. Once registration closes we will run the lottery and notify the “winners”. The lottery applies to students only.  We are planning to run a additional school this season so feel free to register for as many as you care to attend.  Note that Audi Club members will be given priority in for these limited spots in this school.  If you are not an ACNA member and want to increase your chances of getting into this school, please join the Audi Club!

 As always we will keep you informed by email of changes which could include both date and venue.

The cost remains at $100 for the day driving your own car. We are offering a time trial experience this year. If you are a veteran of winter events and want to test yourself against the clock you can enter the time trials for an additional $40 fee.

Consider staying over on Sunday to watch the AMEC racing.  Also, AMEC offers ride along during breaks in their racing on Sunday. Helmets are required but will be available on Sunday at no charge.  AMEC  also offers an introductory to racing program. - 20 minutes of lapping in your own car for $20.  Check out their website icerace.com for details.

Note we require winter specific tires: Studded or Non-Studded snow tires.

These events are held on lake ice with areas for car control exercises including a skid pad area, and slalom area as well as a 1.0 – 1.5 mile road course on the ice. Facilities will be very basic. Plan to spend the day outside. The only place to get warm other than lunch will be your car.

Toilet facilities may be whatever nature provides depending on the venue.

We are excited again to be working with AMEC again and expect conditions to be very good this season.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Dave Klock the event master.

For further information on this event and all NEQ events and requirements, please visit our website at www.NEQClub.org.  This web site has much useful information, especially under the "Events" and "Web Articles" sections. You need not be an Audi Club member to participate.

Lodging:  Lodging is available in the  Gloversville / Johnstown  area

Venue:  These events are held on lake ice with areas for car control exercises including a skid pad area, and slalom area as well as a 1.0 – 1.5 mile road course on the ice. Facilities will be very basic. Plan to spend the day outside. The only place to get warm other than lunch will be your car.

Registration and lunch: Registration begins at 8:15 AM at the Ambulance building in Wells.  Lunch is included in your registration fee and will be provided by the Over Rock Cafe and served at the Ambulance building.  You will receive directions to these venues once we know we will be at  Lake Algonquin for sure. (Usually a few days before the event)

Breakfast is available for early arrivals at the Over Rock Cafe located as you leave the village going north on Rt 30 - left side of the road. 

 

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Algonquin Lake, Wells NY
Location Wells , NY
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