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Given the weather situation, we have moved the Spokes Autocross #1 at Cota Lot H from Feb 21st  to Feb 28th . Some quick notes… If you are already preregistered/prepaid for the event, your registration will automatically carry forward to the event on the 28th; there is nothing you have to do.  If you cannot make it to the event on the 28th, please unregister from the event so that people on the waitlist can get in. If you have any questions, feel free to ask us Read More →

Founded in 1951 in Austin TX, 2021 marks the 70th anniversary of Spokes, the greatest autocross club in the world! We may be competitive, but we never let competition stand in the way of FUN.Read More →

Time to get registered for the Spokes year end party! ? Obviously things are going to be a bit different this year than previous years, so here are the details: The party will be Saturday January 16th at Blue Starlite Drive-in theater. We’ll be socially distancing in our own vehicles with a fun car-themed movie and our awards ceremony on the big screen. Bring your own CB/walkies/Zoom for in-movie banter. The event is limited to 60 cars! So get registered early. You can have multiple people in the car (exercise your best judgment here), but we cannot exceed 60 cars. This is important: You onlyRead More →

A few locations are still tentative and may move around a bit but I always like to get something out by the end of the year. We will update this post as they are confirmed. Looking forward to an awesome 2021 season! Jan 16 – Year End Party Feb 6 – Tech Day (location TBD) Feb 21 – CotA Lot H Mar 14 – CotA Lot H Apr 10 – RCCC May 16 – TBD Jun 20 – CotA Lot H Jul 10 – RCCC Aug 15 – CotA Lot H Sep 25 – RCCC Oct 17 – TBD Nov 13 – RCCC Dec 5Read More →

Voting is open for the 2020 Spokes Driver of the Year (DOTY) and Rookie of the Year (ROTY) awards. The deadline for voting is Wednesday, December 23, 2020 by midnight. Your 2020 nominees (listed below in alphabetical order by last name) Steve Willis Memorial Driver of the Year: Vivek Goel Jason Minehart Matt Morhardt Erik Strelneiks Rookie of the Year: Michael Martins Paul Metzgar Luke Nienow You can find descriptions of the awards here: All Spokes members should have received an email with a link to the survey in which to cast your votes. If you have not received the email, please check your spamRead More →

Spokes member Jacob Crow shows us how he uses Unreal Editor (a 3D game creation platform) to design courses. See how he builds the course, and using models of different types of cars is able to simulate how they would drive through the course. Using tools like this, he can estimate how long the course is, see where cars will be when there are multiple cars on course, and even generate a driver’s eye view of the entire course to see if the visuals are clear (and provide the video to novices).Read More →

Registration for the last 2 autocrosses of 2020 are now open for everyone, members and non-members alike! Autocross #10 is on Sunday Oct 25th at ACM (formerly SAR), and autocross #11 is on Sunday Nov 22nd at Cota Lot H. Both events have an 80 person entry cap so get registered today!Read More →

Spokes Autocross #10 at ACM (formerly San Antonio Raceway) has been moved from Sunday Oct 18th to Sunday Oct 25th. This move was made to avoid conflict with the Texas Championship Tour on Oct 16th-18th. So now you can attend both! Get registered for Spokes Autocross #10 here: Get registered for the TX Championship Tour here: More →

Registration is open for this Sunday’s Spokes autocross at CotA! Entry cap is set at 80, and there are only a few spots remaining! Registration is pre-reg and pre-pay only, there will not be on site registration for walk ups. Click here to register or for more event-specific info: More →