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  Chicagoland MG Club:Driveline
The Autocross Corner

The May 21st Autocross was held at the AMC Cantera Theaters in Warrenville on a beautiful, sunny but cool morning. Joining our MG’s in the sport were Two Austin Healys, one Triumph and a 2000 Ford Focus driven by a Triumph owner. (George, you shoulda brought the Miata!) Every car got in four timed runs. Class winners and their times are:
    Bill Mennell, metallic green TD     45.40	1st
  MGAs & Midgets
    Jack McIlvain, red Midget           40.10	1st*
    Parker Whiteway                     42.29	2nd
    Paul Urquhart, red MGA              44.05	3rd
    Mike Hirsch, green Midget           46.87	4th
  Chrome Bs
    Dave Mullis, white roadster         43.70	1st
    Jake Snyder, red GT                 47.65	2nd
    Ann Snyder, red GT	                48.66	3rd
  Rubber Bs
    Maynard Hirsch, black roadster      42.05!	1st
  Modified (experienced)
    Reinout Vogt, white MGC, red wheels 42.08	1st

      * Denotes fastest time of day!  Nice driving, Jack!
That’s all that counts, but wait, there’s more!
  Guest results:
    Bill Cantrell, 59 Sprite            43.20
    Bruce Carlos, red AH 3000           44.86
    Joe Kaplan, Triumph Spitfire        45.07
    Steve Benford, Ford Focus           50.54
When all the official timed runs were completed we ran the course in reverse direction for a little excitement. Parker Whiteway amazed us all with a 43.12! Most of us are not that adaptable.

By the way, in sympathy for Barney’s absence, Don and Scott declined to run. See you next time.
Don Anderson
[editor's note]
      Hey Don. That wasn't at all necessary. I was at Champaign County Fairgrounds again kicking asphault at an SCCA autocross and taking the index trophy with 50 drivers. YEE-HAA!
Barney Gaylord

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