Thanks to everyone who made 2015 a great year! This is the new look for 2016.
We will continue to add features and content over the coming weeks including an online registration for the Okanagan Auto Sports Club.
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All right gang,.. for those that were not at the track this weekend…you missed out again!
here are your condensed results from Race #8 And the Outlaw 275/Fastest street car shootout..
Jayden Deplonty (96 Grand Prix) def. Luke Burton (72 Ford PU)
Paul Fode (70 Cuda) def. Dylan Chapman (95 Firebird conv)
Dave Desnoyer (69 Nova) def. Paul Fode (70 Cuda)
Perry Zmean (48 Thames panel) def. Pete Tovani (2000 Spitzer Dragster)
Outlaw 275/Kelowna’s Fastest Street Car Shootout… Video by: Jean Beauregard
Steve Skokin of Surrey BC in his 81 Mustang outran Edmonton Alberta’s Neil Richards (79 Zephyr) with an unreal 5.51 pass that may be a new doorslammer record at TMR!
18 Registered Outlaw 275’s came to play. a new car count record?
#1 Qualifier was Brandon Geise in his 90 Mustang with back to back 5.70 et’s …Jeff Peters Wowed the crowd with a MASSIVE wheelstand in round 1 qualifying that left everyones jaw on the floor for hours!
The talk of the day was 3 time defending shootout winner, Nick Richards and his 80 Camaro BROKE the transmission in Round 1 eliminations! ,..this has never happened to this team before and again..everyone was in shock.
Thank you to the Shootout sponsors including,.. Lordco Auto Parts, Horsepower Solutions(Edmonton Acool smiley, Boyds Tire and Auto, Homes and Land Canada, RH Racecars, Lazics Automotive, Force-Fed Racing, Cutting Edge Performance, K&S Machine, Mearles Machine Works, Boyd Autobody and Glass, Nicks Performance, AMS Engines, CR Racing, Dans Tire Service, Proline Custom Clothing and Top Notch Oilfield Contracting LTD. As I understand it these Sponsors Produced over $5000 in cash and prizes for this awesome event! 2 thousand bucks to the winner alone..wow!
Huge thanks to the Thunder Mountain staff and volunteers that fought cool rainy conditions all weekend and still pulled off this great event! Thank you to the Racers and Race fans that waited out the rain and got to witness an Awesome season finale!!
More to come soon…
Todd Evans – TMR Announcer/Friday Night race director
Ruby Landrath Bereditsch – TMR Staging Director
Well, we had a good turnout for the AGM.
Antron stepped down as President.
Doug stepped down as Vice President.
Thank you guys for your dedication and service to the betterment of TMR.
Genie Deplonty nominated both Bill Boult and Charles Siddon to be Co Presidents for the 2016 year. They both accepted the position. Thank you guys.Now get to work LOL.
I ( Pamela Peake) allowed my name to stand as Secretary.
Thank you to Margo Boult for also allowing her name to stand as Treasurer. You do a great job Margo
The Executive Director positions are as follows, Pete Tovani, Tim Deplonty, Dave Desnoyer and a new face, Darren Van Asseldonk. Thank you for taking on or continuing in these positions.
Nancy Siddon has accepted the position of Race Co ordinator. Thanks Nancy, you will be awesome in this position.
Merv Schappert will be our new Membership Director. Thanks Merv, it’s all yours. LOL
And lastly, Cal Peake, who has no interest in having a title (LOL) is the TMR Facility Manager.
At our August 8th meeting here on the mountain, Bill Boult made a plea for people to step up or we fold the club. I am quite happy to say that many people have stepped up to fill the positions that so desperately needed to be filled.Thank you to all who have come forward so that TMR can continue and be successsful.Nancy Siddon, Merv Schappert, Dave Cyr, Rose Tovani, Sue Barclay, Genie Deplonty, Jen Hagblom, Bill Hutton and everyone else that I may have missed.
We still have a few positions that need to be filled such as someone for the gate.If you are interested in helping out with anything, please let Bill Boult, Charles Siddon or any one of the Executive know and they will be glad to find you something to do.
Like I have said before, each and every one of you is important to the functioning and success of this club.A huge thank you to everyone who has and will continue to make TMR the best little outlaw track around.
The next regular meeting is January 12th 2016. I encourage you all to come out and see what’s new and what’s going on. Looking forward to 2016 already !!