January 2017

Happy New Year!
I hope you had a wonderful Holiday season.  Now that it's all wrapped up, I bet you're anxious to turn your attention to the upcoming season.  Well you're in luck!  The MCSCC 2017 Competition Schedule has been announced.  You can find it to the right under Council Events, or on our website at

Upcoming events:
  • MCSCC 2016 Awards Banquet: January 21 at The Ridge Hotel, W4240 State Hwy 50, Lake Geneva, WI 53147. More info below.
  • Race and Performance Expo: February 25-26 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60173.
    • Save the date!  Volunteers will be needed to help promote MCSCC at our booth.  We will also need two small cars for display; one driven in High Speed Autocross and one driven in Wheel to Wheel.  Please contact Lynn Serra to volunteer your car or yourself.
Forms & Files Reminder:

Check the website for the updated 2017 Medical Form.  Also found there are our Minor Participant Procedures and HSAX ID Application (ID needed to earn championship points).  HSAX car numbers are now renewed by emailing  To request a new car number, use our HSAX permanent numbers webpage.

One Last Note!

Helmets with Snell rating 2010 or newer will be required this year. Behling Racing Equipment & Steve Thomas Racing both offer discounts to us.  Please check our Member Benefits page for details. 

Until we race again,
Michele Salamun
Klaxon Editor
2016 Awards Banquet

2016 Midwestern Council Awards Banquet
Recognizing Class Champions, Race Staff Awards,
and Special Award Winners
Saturday, January 21st, 2017
The Ridge Hotel
W4240 State Hwy 50
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Social 5:30pm
Welcoming Remarks 6:45pm
Buffet Dinner to follow
Award Presentation 8:00pm

Banquet reservations and payment due by January 15th to:
Scott Durbin
15726 South Park Avenue
South Holland, IL 60473

 ***Class Champions are FREE***
***Use Worker Credits to reduce cost $5/credit***

Click here for a printable form.

For Overnight Accommodations:
Phone: 800-225-5558

***We are in need of door prizes and raffle prizes***

Please contact Michael Palmer, Scott Durbin, or Lynn Serra with prize suggestions or donations.



Midwestern Council's website has a Classified Ads section.  Council members may place ads there free of charge! 


The MCSCC Forum also has a place to post an add for items you Want to Buy or have For Sale.


MCSCC logo items are available for purchase at Cafe Press.




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Quick Links 

Board of Directors Minutes


Representatives from each club meet in Rockford the 2nd Thursday of each month to discuss upcoming events and issues that arise.  These meetings are open to all MC members.


Next Meeting: January 12 

Held at:  Sam's Ristorante 

6075 E Riverside Blvd

Rockford, IL


Previous Minutes:

December 8, 2016 Minutes


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Council Events

All MCSCC track dates have been listed for online registration at:

Apr 29-30
Drivers School / Wheel To Wheel
LSSCC @ Blackhawk
May 27-29
NSSCC @ Blackhawk
Jun 16-18
Staffing Blackhawk Classic
VSCDA @ Blackhawk
Jul 1-2
HPDE / Wheel To Wheel
MSCC @ Blackhawk
Jul 3
HSAX - Double Points
SCCR @ Blackhawk
Jul 29-30
Drivers School / Wheel To Wheel
SCCR @ Blackhawk
Aug 26-27
HPDE & HSAX / Wheel To Wheel
GLSCC @ Milwaukee Mile
Sept 23-24
Wheel To Wheel / Wheel To Wheel
(Porsche Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA
 running concurrent with our event)
LSCC/SCCR @ Road America
Oct 7-8
NSSCC @ Blackhawk
Oct 28-29
W2W / W2W
CSCC @ Blackhawk
Member Benefits 
Please support our exciting partnerships so we can continue receiving benefits from these businesses.  (Be prepared to show current club membership card to obtain discounts.)   Full details available at  MCSCC website .