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Quick Info About Spokes
  1. Spokes autocrosses cost $26 for members and $31 for non-members (there is a $1 discount for using cash). The entry fees are higher for autocrosses at some of the specialty venues.
  2. To become a member, go here. Member benefits include discounted entry at events, eligibility for year end points and trophies, discounts from some of our sponsors, and entry to the year end party!
  3. A typical race day schedule is like this.
  4. Spokes is the best autocross club in the country (not including Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico).
News
What is it?
Well, it's an autocross school.
 
How does it work?
The student will double enter for the event. Their first/normal set of runs will count for their class competition. During the double runs, you will be assigned an instructor who will help you improve on the course that you just competed on! The instructor drive your car for 1-2 runs, and provide instruction from the passenger seat on the rest of your runs.
 
How much does it cost?
It is simply the cost of a double entry! So, really, this is the cheapest autocross school in the country.
 
How do I sign up?
You sign up by emailing Vivek with your name, what car you drive, and class/number. The school is open to students of ALL levels, but is limited to 10 students, and has always filled up within an hour of announcing the school. So if you are interested... don't delay :)
The Slip Anglers took the win, and are now in a dead heat for 2nd place with The Undercones. Team Rolling Thunder put in a strong second place finish to lock up their season win in the team challenge.

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We have opened up autocross #11 at COTA on 10/19 (this Sunday) for double entries! There still is a total entry cap of 160, so if you still need to register or want to double enter, do so soon.
September 30, 2014
Oct 19th event now at COTA
After a very strong first event at Lot H at COTA a couple of months ago, we are returning to the same lot for event number 11 of this season on October 19th. We are limited to 160 entries, and registration will require pre-payment (no refunds). This event sold out in about an hour the first time, so get in early! Registration is open now.
It's official - we will be at CoTA for the Autocross this weekend!  We will be using Lot H (north of the back straight - http://goo.gl/maps/lrzOI) for the course.  A map with more details for paddock, grid, and directions to the site will be sent later this week.  Sorry for the late notice, but we wanted to wait until everything was signed and sealed!  Get the word out to your friends!
 
Please pay attention to the below changes of rules for this event:
 
  1. You must be 18 years old with a valid drivers license to participate. This is a requirement per COTA.
  2. We are limiting the event to 160 single entries to make sure the event runs smoothly (we may open up the Double Entry class Friday if we haven't reached the entry cap).
  3. Entry fees for the event are $36 for members and $41 for non-members to cover site rental and insurance. In the long term, we might be able to lower the entry fee for COTA events, but the costs for this first event at COTA are VERY significantly higher than normal, hence the increased entry fee.
  4. We are also requiring pre-registration AND pre-payment (no refunds and no walk up registration) for this event.  If you have already pre-registered, you will need to follow the below instructions by this Wednesday at 8pm, otherwise we will be removing registrations that have not made payments to make room for new registrations.
    • Go to AxWare ORM and login: https://axwaresystems.com/axorm/
    • Click Event Calendar and find the July 20th Spokes/Sasca Joint Autocross #7.
    • Click the Register button to the right of the event listing.
    • If you were already pre-registered, you'll now notice in the upper right corner a red shopping cart saying "Checkout $36" (or $41 for non-members). Click on the shopping cart and checkout to pay online (required).
    • If you were not pre-registered, follow the normal registration process, which should require you to click on the shopping cart to checkout to complete your registration.
 
See y'all out there!
Race-Day Schedule
  • 8:00-9:00AM REGISTRATION and TECH open. Pre-registered folks must check-in. Work/run assignments will be announced at drivers meeting.
  • 9:00-9:15AM LATE REGISTRATION open. Registrations accepted for an additional $5 charge.
  • 8:30-9:30AM COURSE OPEN for walking.
  • 9:15-9:30AM NOVICE WALK-THRU.
  • 9:40AM Mandatory Drivers Meeting at the timing trailer.
  • 9:50AM First Heat Cars To Grid, First Heat Workers to Report.
  • 10:00AM First Car out.
  • Generally a full day affair. Depending on turnout there may or may not be a lunch break.
Sponsors
The following business entities support Spokes through sponsorships and member benefits. Please support them by giving them your business!

Eagle Transmission

Eagle Transmission

Spokes members enjoy the following benefits! Should you need a simple repair (clutch job, fluid replacement etc.) then you get a 20% discount on parts and labor. If it is a larger job like a transmission overhaul, then you get a 15% discount up to $350 off.

Automotive specialist

Spokes members get a 10% discount on most services!

The Tire Rack - Performance Specialists

Tirerack.com

When it comes time for you to buy your new set of race or street tires for any of your vehicles, please click through this banner; Spokes gets a kick-back from any purchases made through the link.


Mention Spokes when you reserve lift for a full day rental and get $40 off, or 15% off hourly lift rates!
How to Become a Sponsor
Texas Spokes has a variety of Sponsorship Packages available to help your business get the visibility it needs. We can also customize programs as needed to match your goals and budget. Please contact Drew VanderPloeg, our Executive Treasurer, at treasurer@spokes.org for more details.

Latest Event Result

 10-19-2014Spokes Autocross #11
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Club Meetings

Next Meeting: Wednesday 10/22/2014 @ Pok-E-Joes's Brodie Oaks (S. Lamar at 360)

As usual you can show up at 7:00 for dinner and drinks and the meeting will start at 8:00.

Club Meetings are usually held on the first Tuesday following an event unless otherwise stated. The meeting locations usually alternate between a North location, Pok-E-Jo's (Parmer Ln. and Lamplight) and a South location, Pok-E-Joes's Brodie Oaks (S. Lamar at 360).

Upcoming Events
 11-23-2014
Spokes Autocross #12
@ San Antonio Raceway
Past Events
 10-19-2014
Spokes Autocross #11
@ CoTA - Lot H
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 10-05-2014
Spokes Autocross #10
@ Harris Hill Road
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 09-21-2014
Spokes/SASCA Joint Autocross #9
@ San Antonio Raceway
ResultsPAXRawSummary
 08-10-2014
Spokes/SASCA Joint Autocross #8
@ Retama Park
ResultsPAXRawSummary
 07-20-2014
Spokes/SASCA Joint Autocross #7
CoTA - Lot H
ResultsPAXRaw
 06-29-2014
Spokes Points Autocross #6
@ San Antonio Raceway
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 06-08-2014
Spokes Points Autocross #5
@ San Antonio Raceway
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