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2016 Dinner Events

Spring Dinner Event
May12, 2016
Concurrent with the SVSA Spring Vintage Festival

A tribute to HRC Life Member, Augie Pabst, celebrating the publication of his biography "Behind the Wheel"

The event was held at historic Siebkens Resort with a record crowd in attendance. Historian, Bob Birmingham was master of ceremonies and Augie, modest as ever, was on hand to autograph copies of the book.


Summer Dinner
July 14, 2016
Concurrent with the International Challenge

Stories and profiles of the personalities who made the Elkhart Lake Open Road Races a never to be forgotten success.

Held at Victorian Village, the Guest speaker was author, historian and HRC Member Fred Egloff who attended the 1951 and 1952 races as a teenager and was the first editor of "Piston Patter", the newsletter of the SCCA's Chicago Region.


Fall Dinner Event
September 15, 2016
Concurrent with the VSCDA  Vintage Festival

The history of the incredibly successful Keikhaefer Mercury Marine 1955 and 1956 Championship NASCAR racing team.

The event returned to historic Siebkens where the Guest Speakers were Charlie Strang, retired Chief Engineer of Mercury Marine and Chrysler 300 enthusiast, Andy Mikonis. The team not only won the championships but also brought a new level of professionalism to the sport.


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