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Thank you Lakeshore Members

A special thanks to all Lakeshore members who came out to volunteer their time to help with Midwestern Council’s first race event of the year. Special thanks to: John and Sue Nelson for being Race Chair and financial consideration. Dick and Cathy Karth for instructing, financial management, and trophies. Nicole Krueger for instructing Saturday, then racing on Sunday (we need…

Rust…what Rust

A few Lakeshore racers braved the elements in the first Midwestern Council race event of the year. Nicole Krueger not only instructed on Saturday, then raced on Sunday on a drying track putting down some quick laps for a win in her Ford Fiesta. Lakeshore’s John Jarvis also braved the elements bringing home a third place finish in Spec Miata.…

Race to Renew Lakeshore 2024 Membership

Happy 2024! February rolled in with some mild weather and some of you may be thinking about the upcoming racing season. A few members quick to the throttle to renew their Lakeshore memberships through motorsportreg were James Offutt, Jack Borys, and John Filios. James and Jack both renewed their membership on 1/8, but James was a few hours earlier. John…

Lakeshore to team up with Salt Creek Sports Car Club for the 2024 Midwestern Council Season Opener

The 2024 racing season will be upon us soon. Lakeshore will again team up with the Salt Creek Sports Car Club for the Midwestern Council season opener April 27-28 at Blackhawk Farms Raceway. The weekend format will be what you are used to with a Driver’s School on Saturday and a full racing schedule on Sunday. Please come out and…

Joshua Madell brings Home another GT1 Title

Lakeshore’s Joshua Madell brings home another Midwestern Council GT1 title in 2023. Joshua calls West Bend, Wisconsin home piloting a 2012 Chevy Camaro. Always a threat for the race group overall, Joshua had 4 first place finishes, a second, and a third all at Blackhawk Farms (sorry I did’t have the Road America finishes as of this writing). Joshua’s fast…

Nicole Krueger Doubles up to bring Home the ITD & HP 2023 Class Championships

Nicole has more track time in her Ford Fiesta than she’d probably admit. Nicole is fast in everything she drives including open wheel formula cars. Not only is she fast, she will make other drivers get a blue flag and point her by in race classes faster than hers. This year Nicole spend a lot of time racing with Midwestern…

Lakeshore’s Nate Issacson brings Home the 2023 ITS Class Championship

Going after a season championship can be a long road. Before heading for the false grid, Nate has already put in over 450 miles to get to Blackhawk Farms Raceway (BHF). Nate comes from Greenwood Nebraska. Nate put together a string of wins at Blackhawk Farms and a 2nd at That Loooong Race in October to put the ITS season…

Randy Platz makes it back to back to back…2023 A Modified Autocross Champion

Lakeshore’s Vice President Randy Platz put on another clinic in A Modified to take the abbreviated 2023 Autocross season championship. Randy’s 2022 season came to a halt with a rear bearing type failure but thankfully not damaging his stunning 1970 Corvette (I think it is a 1970). Randy’s 2023 season was full speed ahead setting a scorching pace for competitors.…

New Lakeshore Sports Car Club Meeting Location

Lakeshore Sports Car Club has moved the monthly meeting location to Bubs Irish Pub located at N166 W16218 Main Street, Germantown, Wisconsin 53022. Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of every month at 7pm. Join us for some great food. Meeting room is off to the side of the main seating area. Can’t make it to Bubs, join us…

Western Michigan SCCA & Midwestern Council have agreed to add the SCCA Grattan weekend to the MC schedule

The Western Michigan SCCA has invited Midwestern Council racers to participate in their June 17-18 2023 weekend event held at the Grattan Raceway. More details to follow, but all cars that run will need to meet the SCCA rules for safety. In addition, entrants running on a Midwestern Council license will earn Midwestern Council championship points. More to come.

Advanced Autosports will host 2023 Annual Tech Day

Advanced Autosports will once again host the Annual Tech Day on Saturday, March 25th, 2023 from 9am – 4pm. There will be no doctors on site, so no physicals given. Advanced Autosports address is: 1928 Whipple St., Beloit, WI 53511. Phone number is: (608) 313-1230

Advanced AutoSports will host 2023 Annual Tech Day

Advanced Autosports will once again host the Annual Tech Day on Saturday, March 25th, 2023 from 9am – 4pm. There will be no doctors on site, so there will be no physicals given. Advanced Autosports address is: 1928 Whipple St., Beloit, WI 53511. Phone number for Advanced is: (608) 313-1230

Lakeshore Sports Car Club and Salt Creek Sports Car Club to partner to put on the April 2023 Drivers School weekend!

Lakeshore Sports Car Club along with the Salt Creek Sports Car Club will once again partner to put on the April 22-23 Drivers School weekend. This event will kickoff the 2023 racing season with a Drivers School program on Saturday and then a full program of wheel to wheel racing on Sunday. Look forward to a Driver’s License presentation then…

Welcome 2023! Check out the Autocross and Wheel to Wheel links to read info about the 2022 champions.

Happy New Year! Check out the news under the Autocross and Wheel to Wheel links to read more about the action packed 2022 season.

Nicole Krueger and Seth Burgett Wheel to Wheel Class Champions in 2022

Lakeshore’s Nicole Krueger brought home 5 class wins in 2022. Piloting the tried and true Ford Fiesta, Nicole brought home 5 first place finishes from the 8 race season putting out of reach any challengers efforts. Nicole is fast in anything she drives whether open or closed wheel. Great job Nicole! Lakeshore’s rookie Seth Burgett also brought home a class…

Jim Platz adds another title to his trophy case for 2022.

Jim Platz adds another Z Prepared Autocross championship to his trophy case running all of the 2022 Autocross events. Piloting his 2016 Z06 Corvette, Jim put on a clinic at events with multiple timed runs within one or two tenths of a second. Jim’s friendly demeanor turns serious as he puts on his helmet and heads for the starting line,…

2021 LSCC Wheel to Wheel Champions

Lakeshore Sports Car Club had three wheel to wheel class champions in 2021. Joshau Madell running in GT1 ran five of the eight races scoring four wins and one second to distance himself from Chicagoland’s Joshua Carlson who had two wins to his credit. Nicole Temple repeated as ITD champion running five events on the Midwestern Council schedule and winning…

2021 LSCC Autocross Champion

Jim Platz defended his Autocross title from 2020 with three wins and a second in 2021. Jim was extremely close to having a perfect 2021 season but was edged out by a razor thin margin at the first event. Jim went on to win the next three events to seal the deal. Great job Jim!

New Lakeshore Members Complete April Driver’s School

Kristin Klahn and Joshau Madell successfully completed the Midwestern Council Driver’s School April 24th.

Midwestern Council’s Sim Racing League News

Midwestern Council’s Sim Racing League just completed the winter session with Lakeshore’s Cam Ebben taking the Series Championship.

Lakeshore’s Missed Shift Newsletter

The Midwestern Council 2020 Annual Awards Banquet was a big success. It was held virtually on Saturday night January 23 due to Covid 19. You can watch the ceremonies from the Facebook live feed on the MCSCC Facebook page. Below are the Special Awards. Congratulations to all award recipients including Lakeshore’s Michael Palmer for winning the Rookie Worker of the…

2020 Lakeshore Wheel to Wheel Champions

Lakeshore’s Callahan Kohls brought home the 2020 Spec Miata Championship in a very difficult class where wins can be by a fraction of a second.

Keeping it in the family, Callahan’s father Steven won the ITA championship also driving a Mazda Miata. You will often see these two nose to tail on the track swapping positions many times in a race.

The ITGT Championship was high drama for Lakeshore’s Joe Conway in 2020. Joe finished second at the July Blackhawk Farms race. Later that month he was testing at Road America and had an oil pump failure causing severe damage to his engine.

2020 Lakeshore Autocross Champions

Lakeshore’s Michael Palmer brought home the D Stock Championship winning two out of the four events.

Lakeshore’s Randy Platz brought home the A Modified Championship piloting his 1973 Corvette.

Not to be out-done, Randy’s brother Jim brought home the Z Prepared Championship also driving a car manufactured in Bowling Green Kentucky.