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Full Track Friday ~ May 8th

 

Join us for a full day of events. The day will be full of lots of racing as well as the our 2nd Autocross of the year. The kart track will be closed starting at noon with a track walk beginning at 12:30, the Autocross starting at 1:00 pm. Chase Race at 5:30 pm. Then stay for an evening of exquisite foods from Portugal along with a wine tasting of the finest Portuguese wines. Live entertainment from Joe McCabe and Spencer Keyes.
Please RSVP to Terri Weber via email.

Late Night Thursdays To Start May 7!!

Late Night Thursdays To Start May 7!!

 

Once again, we will have Late Night Thursdays, this year beginning on Thursday, May 7th!

Track will open at 10:00 am with the last session 6:45 pm.

Dinner on the patio will begin that night too.

Hope to see everyone there!

Brandon Bridge Closed!

Brandon Bridge Closed!

 

Brandon Bridge is closed starting May 9th for 4 days.

Patterson Rd will be closed between Brandon and Laraway until further notice.

• Millsdale Road is not a truck route. Trucks please use Arsenal or Laraway Roads.

• GPS Navigation to Autobahn has not been reliable. Please refer to the following recommended routes:

From the North
I-355 to I-80 west, EXIT 132 Chicago St. (Rt 53/Rt66). Head south on Chicago St. to Laraway westbound to CenterPoint Way south.

I-55 south to Arsenal Rd. east to Baseline Rd. north to Millsdale Rd. east to Autobahn.

From the South
I-55 north to Arsenal Rd. east to Baseline Rd. north to Millsdale Rd. east to Autobahn.

Ladies Day ~ May 13th

Ladies Day ~ May 13th

 

11:00 pm – Registration, Orientation and Light Snacks
1:00 pm – Series of driving skills, Autocross, Karting, Track time.
5:00 pm – Champagne Toast and Dinner with Tony. Spouses are welcome to join in for dinner for just $20.00
The cost for this exciting afternoon is just $50.00 and includes driving instruction, karting, dinner, and Champagne Toast & Hor d’oeuvres.

Please reserve your spot by contacting Terri at Terri.Weber@AutobahnCC.com:

Or call Terri at 815-823-8595

Britt Casey Jr.’s Freedom Autosport team finished 2nd At The IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca On Saturday.

Britt Casey Jr.’s Freedom Autosport team finished 2nd At The IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca On Saturday.

Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5 Wins 5th Consecutive Mazda Raceway Round U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer Wins as Sergeant Who Saved his Life Watches

MONTEREY, Calif. – In another fairytale finish for Freedom Autosport, U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant Liam Dwyer and co-driver Andrew Carbonell won round three of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Saturday. The ST class victory in the No. 26 Mazda MX-5 came under the watchful eye of Sergeant Aaron Denning, who saved Dwyer’s life in Afghanistan.

Member David Hansson and Tequila Patrón ESM Tests Ligier Prototypes

Member David Hansson and Tequila Patrón ESM Tests Ligier Prototypes

 

Riviera Beach, Fla., – April 27, 2015 – In a season of firsts, Tequila Patrón ESM added another to that list today – first laps in the Onroak Automotive Ligier JS P2 prototype race cars.

Fall-Line Eager For Victory At Mazda Raceway Laguna SECA

Fall-Line Eager For Victory At Mazda Raceway Laguna SECA

 

Buffalo Grove, IL (April 30, 2015)- Fall-Line Motorsports is headed to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca after a lengthy break following round two of the 2015 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series for the third race of the season in their BMW M3 GS cars. BMW Motorsports Junior Driver Trent Hindman and BMW Motorsports N/A driver Ashley Freiberg will be on the hunt for their first victory in the 46 car after finishing fourth and eighth at Daytona and Sebring, respectively. Team owner Mark Boden will once again be joined by his regular co-driver Tonis Kasemets in the second Fall-Line entry and this pair look to improve on their 14th place finish at Sebring.

Fall-Line Motosports CTSC Mazda Raceway Laguna SECA Race Report

Fall-Line Motosports CTSC Mazda Raceway Laguna SECA Race Report

 

Buffalo Grove, IL (May 5, 2015)- While it wasn’t the result that Fall-Line’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge team had hoped for, the two-car BMW lineup battled hard at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca last weekend to finish fifth and eleventh in the third round of the 2015 season.

Upcoming Racing Opportunities!

Upcoming Racing Opportunities!

 

May 8th

Auto-X

The second Auto-x of the season will take place during Full Track Friday. The course will be longer and more challenging this time as we will combine the skid pad and the kart track for this event. The Auto-x series is a fun opportunity to get your competitive juices flowing whether you are a beginner or season veteran, all cars and drivers are welcome. Awards will be presented for the most consistent runs and the fastest run of the event. Course walks may begin at 12:30 and timed runs will begin at 1:00. This event should be completed in time for those who wish to participate in the Chase Race also.

Chase Race

3:45 Drivers Meeting (South Classroom)
4:20 Qualifying
5:30 Chase Race #2

May 9th

Spec Miata (Non-Points)

12:30 Drivers Meeting (south tower UPSTAIRS)
1:50 Qualifying
2:50 Spec Miata Race #3

May 16th

Spec Miata

12:30 Drivers Meeting (north tower UPSTAIRS)
1:50 Qualifying
3:10 Spec Miata Race #4

May 17th

GT Challenge

12:30 Drivers Meeting (north tower UPSTAIRS)
1:50 Qualifying
3:10 GT Challenge Race #2

Architectural Boat Trip ~ June 27th

Architectural Boat Trip ~ June 27th

 

We are planning an architectural boat trip on June 27th aboard the Shoreline Sight Seeing Cruise followed by dinner at the renown Chicago Cut. At this point I am just trying to see how many are interested in this activity. Please let me know as soon as possible so I may order tickets. Rough estimate tickets will be $35 a piece and dinner will run around $100 a/piece.

Please contact Terri Weber via email to confirm your interest.

Mark You Calendars!

Mark You Calendars!

 

Saturday June 20th during Festival of Speed the Autobahn CC and the Member Committee will be hosting a garage sale for all of you that are interested in selling any car/racing items. There will be a space roped off in Paddock D. If you are interested in selling items please contact Terri Weber via email to reserve a table. You will be responsible for all sales and watching your items throughout the day.

Kart Track News

Kart Track News

 

The kart track will be closed:

May 8th  – at 12:00pm

Save These Dates...

Save These Dates…

 

May 7th – Late Night Thursdays Start

May 8th – Kart Track Closed @ 12pm

May 8th – Auto-X & Chase Race

May 9th – Spec Miata

May 9th – Brandon Bridge Will Be Closed For 4 Days

May 13th – Ladies Day

May 16th – Spec Miata

May 17th – GT Challenge

June 20th – Garage Sale

June 27th – Architectural Boat Trip

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