Spring Dinner Event
Concurrent with the SVSA Spring Vintage Festival
A tribute to HRC Life Member, Augie Pabst, celebrating the publication of his biography "Behind the Wheel"
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.
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.
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.
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.