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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).
General Information

Spokes is an active autocross club, founded in 1951. It's made up of a bunch of car-enthusiasts that like to show off their capabilities as drivers as well as their cars.

We hold 10-12 autocrosses a year, almost all of them on Sundays except for special occasions.

We party together several times a year and many of us hit the road to compete in the bigger/regional/national out of town events. We head out several times a year to places like Riverside Annex (College Station), Mineral Wells,  and Texas Motor Speedway, Lincoln Nebraska for Nationals, and as well as others. We're known throughout the country and always do our share at bringing home some hard earned trophies.

We adhere to the rules and classes set by the SCCA with a few extra ones thrown in to suit our local needs. We have extended the classes to include several paxed classes that provide for entertaining competition.

We have drivers that are very serious about the sport, those who run just for the pleasure of it, and those who just like to hang out with 'car-guys and gals'. Most any car will do...it's fun no matter what. We have an easy going attitude and we never let competition stand in the way of FUN.

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Board of Directors

Board Positions are very important seats and actually provide the greatest amount of input that affect the entire club. They also provide the most amount of work to make the club run smoothly. Participation is the key to any successful organization to succeed, Spokes being no exception! On many occasions the Board members have gone above and beyond the course of duty to get a job done and that is something to be quite proud of. It is vital for the clubs benefit to obtain full support and backing from the membership. Volunteers and a willingness to do a fair share provides the basis for a successful and smooth running club.

2017 Board of Directors

President Nick Gruendler E-Mail
Vice President Jerry Centanni E-Mail
Executive Treasurer TJ Loughry E-Mail
Executive Secretary Evan Slate E-Mail
Timing & Scoring Mat Peck E-Mail
Tech Inspector John Hale E-Mail
Worker Chief Mike Naydeck E-Mail
Novice Chief Rob Browning E-Mail
Equipment Manager Jeff Warden E-Mail


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Previous Spokes Presidents
Sept. 1954 to Sept. 1955 Earlton Smith
Sept 1955 to Sept. 1956 Capt. Bob Weaver
Sept. 1956 to Sept. 1957 Capt. Bob Weaver
Sept. 1957 to Jan. 1958 Bill Estes
1959 No Record
1961 David Bland
1962 Joe McCroskey
1963 Arthur Harper
1964 - 65 No Record
1966 John Hornaday
1967 Rod Allen
1968 Larry Appleby
1969 Phil Gerrow
1970 Tony Ball
1971 Del Grosenheider
1972 Joe Vining
1973 Larry Appleby
1974 Joe Vining
1975 John Musgrove
1976 Larry Appleby
1977 Dave Howard
1978 Butch Dennis
1979 Butch Dennis
1980 Tom Moore
1981 Howard Phillips
1982 Joe Roddy
1983 Larry Appleby
1984 Skip Gurnee
1985 Ray Ritchie
1986 Tom Ramey
1987 Tom Ramey
1988 Ward Marshall
1989 Ward Marshall
1990 John Graef
1991 Ed Gilfus
1992 Bill DeBacker
1993 Mike Hesse
1994 Mike Hesse
1995 Tom Ramey
1996 Tom Ramey
1997 Tom Ramey
1998 Tom Ramey
1999 Tom Ramey
2000 Dan Pedroza
2001 Dan Pedroza/Brian Siminski
2002 Brian Siminski/Tommy Regan
2003 Greg Ward
2004 Greg Ward
2005 Greg Ward
2006 Rick Martinez
2007 Rick Martinez
2008 Rick Martinez
2009 Rick Martinez
2010 Rick Martinez
2011 Rick Martinez
2012 Jerry Centanni
2013 Jerry Centanni
2014 Jerry Centanni
2015 Nick Gruendler
2016 Nick Gruendler
2017 Nick Gruendler
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Club Meetings

Next Meeting:
8/30/2017 @ Toss Pizzeria and Pub, 2901 S. 1st St., Suite 102, Austin, TX 78704


Club Meetings are usually held on the first Tuesday or Wednesday following an event unless otherwise stated. The meeting locations usually alternate between a North location and a South location.

The meetings begin at 8 but typically, people arrive between 7 and 8 for social time.  Remember WRR is BYOB and Bring Your Own Food.

Upcoming Events
 10-01-2017
2017 Autocross #9
@ Circuit of the Americas, Lot H
 11-19-2017
Spokes event last (or number 10)
@ San Antonio Raceway
Past Events
 08-12-2017
Spokes and SASCA joint event #8
River City Community Church
ResultsPAXRawSummary
 07-02-2017
2017 Autocross #6
@ San Antonio Raceway
ResultsPAXRawSummary
 06-10-2017
Joint event With SASCA Spokes #5
River City Community Church
ResultsPAXRawSummary
 05-04-2017
Spokes unofficial Happy Hour
@ Austin Beerworks
 04-01-2017
The annual Spring Spokes BBQ run, ain't no foolin April Fools edition.We will meet at the Corner Store at TX130 & 969 at 10
@ Louie Mueller Barbecue
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