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Zone 12: OktoberFast at Daytona Recap

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Another great Zone 12 OktoberFast Club Race at Daytona is in the books, and it was a wonderful weekend – weather and all! It’s always fun to have the Daytona International Speedway and all its amenities as our own PCA playground, and we mere mortals again had the privilege to drive the track to raise money for charity. As with all of our events, we couldn’t put it on without our Volunteers.

We’ll start planning for next year’s event soon (OktoberFast is always in late October). So, if you’d like to get involved and participate in the planning and execution, please let me know now. The event only lasts a weekend, but the following year’s planning begins almost as soon as the current event is over.

This was our 13th OktoberFast, and some of the Committee members have been involved from the start. Thanks again to everyone who volunteered this year to make things happen, from registration and tech, to getting the cars on the grid and on track, and everything else in between – we couldn’t do it without you, and we appreciate your time and dedication.

The OktoberFast Committee put in a lot of hours and year-long effort to make this a great event, and last weekend we all enjoyed the camaraderie and fun that IS OktoberFast at Daytona.

Thanks again to the team:

Steve Williamson – OktoberFast Chair
Allen Shirley – Co-Chairman
Bob Linville – Co-Chairman
Jim LaPiana – Race Registrar
Dennis Wojcik – Assistant Race Registrar
Jim Burnette – HPDE Chairman/Registrar
Bert Del Villano – Autocross Chair
Anne Del Villano – Autocross Coordinator
Jamie Thole – Pace Car/Program/Communications/Printer Wrangler
Ernesto Alvarez – Pace Car
Michael Klamm – Pace Car
Wally Lindenmuth – Treasurer/Insurance/Carts/Radios
Leslie Sikorski – Hospitality Chair
Karyn Rinaldi – Hospitality Coordinator
Raylene Grynkewich – Volunteer Chair/Media Center
Nick Grynkewich – Grid Chair
Nick Grynkewich Jr – Grid Marshall
Kevin Stadtlander, MD – Medical Liaison
Randy Watt – Chief Steward’s Assistant
Stan Kostewich – Tech Inspection/Impound
Casey Kostewich – Scrutineer Assistant
Dick Kjellsen – Announcer
Terry, Sue, Scott, Milt (and anyone I may have forgotten!) – Charity Parade Laps Team

If you’d like to help out next year on the Committee, please let me know now.

As always, thanks for all you do – in big ways and small — to make PCA great!

Lisa
Zone 12 Rep


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