The Windy City Miata Club has invited the Chicago MINI Motoring Club to attend their Autocross event on Saturday May 20th
More details will be updated as the event gets closer. Formal registration opens up 2 weeks prior to the event.
you will need to create an account on MotorsporReg to register for the event
Some FAQs and details are listed on the Windy City Miata Club website
WHEN: Saturday May 20th
WHERE: Boomer Stadium, Schaumburg
WHAT: Autocross event, competitive but mostly for fun.
COST: $37 for per-registeration opens 2 weeks prior to event, $45 day of event (if there are still openings)
You will need to complete a “self tech”:
Removal of all loose contents in passenger compartment (including floor mats) and trunk.
Brake pedal feels stiff
Seat belts in good condition
Throttle return spring (safe and positive)
Battery tie down secure
Brake fluid level above the minimum level
No fluid leaks of any kind
Fuel cap (and all fluid caps) tightly secured
Spare tire (and assoc. tools) removed or double checked to be secure.
Wheels and tires
Tires in good condition (e.g. No steel belts or cords showing, excessive wear)
Tire pressure checked (min. 25psi. for street tires, if in doubt ask)
Wheel bearings in good condition, no excessive play
Remove wheel covers or “hub caps”
Lug nuts torqued to spec
Car does not “pull” to one side
D.O.T. rated helmet (Snell SA or M80 for SCCA Competition) note: the club has several “loaner” helmets
Car number visible on both sides of the car. note: the club MAY have tape or shoe polish.