Welcome to the ASCC Website!
Welcome to the Atlantic Sports Car Club website! On this site you’ll find all the information you need to get involved in Motorsports with ASCC. Whether your interest is the against-the-clock competition of Slalom and Time Attack, the accuracy and precision of TSD Rally, learning advanced driving and car control with a High Performance Driving School or the excitement of door to door Road Racing you’ll find what you need right here!
Via links at the top and right of this page you’ll find the ASCC Event Calendar and ARMS Forum. ASCC will continue to use the well-trafficked Atlantic Region Motorsports Forum for all online discussion, we encourage everyone to visit and join in the conversations! The ASCC Events Calendar is now hosted by Google Calendar, which provides us a lot more flexibility in displaying event information and keeping everyone current! Using the Google provided tools you can keep an up to date ASCC calendar on your phone or email application in just a few clicks!
We are continually updating and adding information to this site as we go forward, including some new information never before seen and some great club history going back into the many decades ASCC has been providing access to grassroots motorsport in the Maritimes! Check back often!
– The ASCC Executive – Debbie, Alan, Brian and Evan!
Called to order by Alan G. 7:33
Membership report:156 members
Solo report: Joel: no events since last meeting. Saint John regional and HPDS. Greg Sweet was highest finishing member (2nd). Next event tomorrow but pre-registration was required. Will be another June 19 at Scotia Speed World. Chris W has Oregans sponsorship and banner for tomorrow’s event.
Race Report: Joel: will be a race school June 24. Needs marshalls.
Rally Report, Ian: Test and tune 2 weekends ago for performance rally cars. Lookoff July 23. Navx last Sunday. 6 entrants.
Old business:digby shirts ordered. Alan looking into software upgrade.
New business: Chumpcar will accept all Arms race cars for Chump event. This year only.
The club offers our condolences to Debbie M on the passing of her husband Ray.
Called to order by Alan G.
Brian J presented framed poster to Colin Pugh. His mother had created the 1962 poster that was found and we are now selling copies for the club.
Announcement that Debbie Miller has been accepted into the maritime motorsports hall of fame.
Membership: 114 members. Many joined at test ands tune
Treasurer: $1811.51, $16,087.55 in chequing. Only outstanding is
Thanks to Ralph and PBM construction for sponsoring autocross again this year.
Solo: test and tune had 63 entrants! Each got 3 runs. Next year may make school and T&T on separate days. Next event this saturday. HPDS 2 weeks from now. Is full at 32 students. Will be race car practice after, pending insurance concerns.
Race: issue of handling of red flags brought up, has been addressed with race committee. ARRCA does not like idea of continuing to stop red flag cars on track. Race school 3 weeks from today. Race classes are now based on time bracket classes. Voted by racers, and by clubs.
Rally: navx june 12 in Windsor. The roads are good. Ledwidge rally 23 July. There will be night stages.
New: new facebook page. This is better for events and club postings. Old page will be removed. Marshall school this weekend and 3 weekends from now. Race official school May 19 for any interested.
The club offers our condolences to Debbie Miller on the loss of her mother last month.
Click here for full details.
Location: Stoneridge Fellowship, 85 Temple Terrace, Sackville, NS
Organizer: ASCC Solo committee
Course Set Up Workforce: ***Volunteers Needed
Timing and Scoring: James, Charlotte, Cathy Partridge, and Krista Barron
Registrar: Charlotte, Cathy Partridge and Krista Barron
Chief Scrutineer: TBD
Safety Steward: TBD
Entry Fee: $20.00 (for members of an ARMS-affiliate club).
0800: Volunteers are asked to arrive.
0830: Registration and Scrutineering Open.
1015: Registration and Scrutineering Closed.
1035: Drivers meeting.
1040: “Official” course walk.
1100: First car starts.
The ASCC HPDS is coming up, May 22-23. Classroom will be in Lower Sackville on the 22nd, with the driving component at AMP the next day. Click here for all the details and how to register.
If you want to enter lapping or time attack events, you NEED an ARMS licence. If you don’t have one, this is where you get it. More lapping licence schools may be held later in the year by other groups, but this is the big one.
The Slalom School is now full, but all are welcome at the test and tune in the afternoon. Check out the details here ASCC Slalom School
If you couldn’t make it into the school, you’re still welcome to compete in all of our slalom events, and we are planning a school later this year at the Digby event. Stay tuned for more.
Called to order at 7:30 by Alan G
PayPal 1141. Insurances paid. 15528 in chequing. Trailer registration and arms membership fee are paid.
Memberships: 75 as of start of meeting.
Solo: slalom school April 30. Is full. Hpds has 26 entrants. Church lot looks clean. Calendar is updated. Still concern over June 19 at SSW. Is booked, but could be bumped. We may try and reschedule. Brian j to prepare invoice for O’Regans sponsorship.
Rally: rallyx season done march 20. Record attendance. 1st rally is july 24. Navx rally June 12.
Race: Brian g reported that a bracket class is proposed rather than the current GT classings. It is expected to be approved at a club presidents meeting April 16. Race school is may 28th. No race in July, will be a double in June.
Old business: none
New business:Brian j: club Facebook vs forum. Scott M to revise Facebook group. Arms bylaw changes to be voted on at presidents meeting. Changes include past president as a director. Code of conduct go be added to bylaw.
Called to order 7:34.
As of last week 57 members.
Treasurer, Brian J: chequing:$14853. Paypal $1010. Mostly memberships and hpds deposits. Ascc rally posters still for sale. $40.
Solo: Joel N. HPDS $250. 2 have paid deposit. Slalom school info soon. April 30th. Followed by test and tune.
1st slalom May 14th. Lr. Sackville. See ARMS forum for schedule.
Rally:Ian P. 2nd last rallycross, record entries. Good course, good weather. Last is Mar 20. Conrad Gravel pit. This will have stages, so Need codriver,co drive must attend school the night before. Volunteers needed. No spectators permitted. Lookoff Rally 23 and 24 July. Volunteers needed. navx june 12.
Navigation trophies presented to Greg Sweet (novice navigator) Patricia Duncan (novice driver) for 2015.
Marshals: Marshal school, 2nd weekend in May and Race School day. New people always welcome. See ARRCA link on ARMS forum.
Race report: TRAC guide needs to be ready for early april. Advertisers wanted. Final schedule not released. Expected this thursday.
Old: Navy blue for digby shirt.
New: AMP agm SARL is now a member club. New walls intalled, gravel to be added in 7. Some new pavement has broken up. Should be repaired. Some groups want a development track. Cost would be significant. 800m long 30′ wide. Some cost may be borne by outside groups/corporate sponsors. Could be used at same time as main track. Skid pad a possibility. New walls are costly. Renting club will be responsible for repairs.
Some new faces and introductions.
Called to order 7:35
51 members as of start of meeting
£16405, all paid except trailer registration. Membership levy due to arms. Arms would not pay for rooms, contributed to room rental.
Posters for sale, £40 each.
Solo: digby date confirmed, june 1-3. Bbq will be arranged for lunch. Lunch was included last year. Will review including this year. No budget prepared for hpds, May 22/23, need to rent track radios, MRT. Still need to confirm instruction/location.
New radios aquired. Trailer needs wheel bearings. New cones last year. Need to talk to FMC to see what chalk they use.
Digby tshirt will be blue.
Will wait to make honorarium to church until we see lot condition.
Rally: Rally X entries have been un heard of, with 65 at the last event. Talks are ongoing on how to capitalize this turnout and assist Performance Rally in the region.
Minimum standard for Rally X and Rally Sprint helmets now M/SA2005 after a democratic vote took place at a meeting of ARMS exec and Regional Rallysport Exec took place.
Information will be forthcoming on the Lookoff Rally for this year.
New BAC Website, looks excellent.
One team departing Wednesday for first National Event of the Year. Mal Swann and Tim Dine will head to Maniwaki for Perce Neige.
Mal Swann also planning to enter full Quebec Championship with a Quebec Co Driver. (name escapes me at present)
Race: region is now running spec miata.race license change. Will now be plastic. May contain electronic yearly waiver.
Called to Order 7:30.
Membership Alan G: 40 so far.
Treasurer: Brian J $6899 in paypal, $10737 in chequing. Down a bit due to ARMS AGM. Debbie planning to talk to region about paying for conference rooms and dinner tickets reserved.
New business: ASCC rally poster from 1963. Will have copies produced, 700 miles! 15×20, run of 40 for $40. Club will buy and then sell to members. Notify Brian J or club. Club will offer copy to Colin Pugh (son of artist).
Solo: joel. Not much goin on, dates to church, their calendar meeting is Jan 18th. Scotia and Digby dates submitted as well. Waiting for reply. Scotia this year will have preregistration mandatory. Hoping to have datrs confrimed end july. HPDS entry: $260 or $280. AMP rates will increase.
Need to decide who to approach for lunch.
Motion to offer tow fund, must be Ascc member as of june 15th. Tow fund for CAC: must attend 4 of 6 (digby as 2)club events before CAC. $2000 divided by # of eligible competitors who attend CAC. Max of $200 per person. Two entrants sharing a car each are eligible. All in favour. 2016 car changes not complete. Digby Tshirt: Devon is Club champion. This is 3rd year, so we will let him pick tshirt colour. Deadline for ordering is 10 days before event. Will try to have shirts tied to pre registration. Cost for digby anticipated to be $80, lunch to be provided sat, available on site sunday.
Expected to have 9 events.
Chris W to ask Orgeans for sponsorship. Car #s will be enforced this year. See ARMS regulations.
Rally: 46 at last rallyx. Will now start 1 hr earlier to acommodate. Cars Agm last weekend. Studs will be allowed in stage rally events, see rules. Looking at adjustments to production class rules.
Race:skype calls with new director. Spec miata contract not signed. Should be soon. Race conflicts with CAC. May have double race weekend in June. Trying to get some chump cars to enter trac.
Old: arranged delivery of trophy for brian bent.
New: loss of club member Brandon Pearce. Club has sent condolences to the family.
Membership report, Alan G: 171 Members. 168 for AGM voting purposes
Treasurer’s report, Brian J: $17047 in chequing, $6400 in paypal. Pending cheque for AMP rental fee.
Solo report, Joel N: Solo committee meeting coming up to discuss schedule for 2016 and determine all award winners. Looking to see if Toyo will sponsor the autocross again this year. Also looking for a sponsor for a year end “knockout” event.
Rally: Trout lake rally was Oct 18th, had 7 cars. Highest performance rally turnout since 2009. 3 Local teams went to Rally Charlevoix. Ian has an excellent recap on the ARMS forum.
Race: Fees went up, but the series was ok financially. Spec Miata is looking for a new promoter.
New Business: All directors please complete their reports before next meeting.
Old business: None.