August 27, 1998 LAGUNA SECA WORLD CHALLENGE DATE CANCELLED: The planned October 23-25 World Challenge race weekend at Laguna Seca has been cancelled. The 1998 World Challenge Championship season will now conclude at Pikes Peak, September 26. A...
August 27, 1998
LAGUNA SECA WORLD CHALLENGE DATE CANCELLED: The planned October 23-25 World Challenge race weekend at Laguna Seca has been cancelled. The 1998 World Challenge Championship season will now conclude at Pikes Peak, September 26. A year-end World Challenge banquet is planned and details will be announced soon.
CHILDRENS HOSPITAL GRAND PRIX OF COLORADO: The Childrens Hospital Grand Prix of Colorado at Pikes Peak International Raceway, September 25-27, is up next for the NTB Trans-Am Series, the World Challenge Championship and the Spec Racer Ford Pro Series. The PPIR schedule is included in this edition of Pro Fax, and the weekend will also feature a Checkered Flag Ball on Saturday, Sept. 26, and a benefit raffle on Sunday, Sept. 27.
The Checkered Flag Ball will be held at the PPIR Pikes Peak Club from 6:30 p.m. - 12:00 midnight, and features a racing simulator and other interactive games and entertainment, a first-class silent and live auction, Checkered Flag Dinner as well as music and dancing. Individual tickets are $50 per person, and a corporate table sponsorship is $1,000. The Childrens Hospital is also seeking donated items from race teams for the auctions. Contact Kelli Kindel for details (303) 584-9191.
The Children's Hospital Grand Prix of Colorado Checkered Flag Raffle features a Suzuki VZ800 Marauder Motorcycle ($6,099 value), a New Holland Riding Lawn Mower ($3,900 value) and a Corwell Tools 60" 28-Drawer Tool Box ($2,995 value). A max. of 8,000 tickets will be sold, and prices are $5.00 for one ticket or $25.00 for six tickets, with all proceeds benefiting the Oncology Department at the Children's Hospital. The drawing will be held Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2:30 p.m., at PPIR. Winners need not be present to win, and winners are responsible for all taxes and licensing. To purchase tickets or for more information on the raffle, contact Susan Goldberg at (303) 804-5641
WORLD CHALLENGE DRIVERS POINTS: Heading into the PPIR finale, Terry Borcheller leads the T1 Class World Challenge standings with 214, followed by Ron Johnson, 180; Peter Cunningham, 178; Neil Hannemann, 149; and Bobby Archer, 121. In the T2 Class, Lance Stewart leads with 212, followed by Michael Galati, 208; Pierre Kleinubing, 194; Will Turner, 146; and Hugh Plumb, 144.