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Hello All,


A BIG shout out, and THANK YOU, to Broome County executive, Jason Garner, and Broome County Commissioner of Aviation, Mark Heefner for procuring a new venue to run our next Solo Autocross event!

Our next scheduled event will take place at The Greater Binghamton Airport, 2534 Airport Rd., Johnson City, NY on Sunday August 8, 2021 at 8-5pm.

The event, on August 8th, will run in the long term parking lot in front of the main terminal. (It’s a nice big lot with solid pavement!)

Can't wait to see you there!

Latest News, and it is not Good

Hello All,

I’m sorry to be coming to you with some bad news. I received a message from SUNY Broome regarding our event.

“Unfortunately, I was informed that we had a noise complaint from Sunday's event (13 June) from a resident in the neighborhood nearby. This got brought to Executive Council and I am told that we can not host the future Sports Car Club of America events.“

While I hope that door may open again in the future, we will not be able to hold the remainder of our events there. We have also ruled out Binghamton University and the Oakdale Mall for 2021.

If you were scouting new locations… please continue to do so. Thank you for your continued support and interest keeping our region alive and active.

Here’s to hoping for better things to come!

Your RE, Michelle

Results from Lucky 13 Kickoff Event of 2021  

We had a great day for our first event this year. A new large lot (SUNY Broome). The course was smooth, and quick. Every car got 11 timed runs. Cody C pulled out the FTD and PAX for the day in his BRZ. Pat B was not far behind and missing FTD by 0.124 seconds. Mike and Gary D nursed a 3 cylinder Miata all day, but still did very well with an injured car. We had two Dodge Chargers duking it out, with James and Glenn just beating Daryl. We had several first timers who all said they enjoyed the event. See the links (Season Standings) for your times and positions. Next event planned for 11 July at the same lot. Watch this site for more info.

John, Assistant RE

SNYR SCCA Lucky 13 Kickoff Event of 2021  

********New Venue!!!***********

SUNY Broome Community College, Lot #1

June 13, 2021 Registration opens 8-9:00 am

Awards presentation following lot clean up

907 Upper Front St

Binghamton, NY 13902

For urgent questions, or if you’d like to help set up, Please email:

Reminder, we do not take credit! Entry fee is DISCOUNTED FOR THIS EVENT!

$20 for SCCA members and $30 for non-SCCA members.

The extra $10 pays for a weekend membership which you can recover if you join the SCCA!

Looking forward to seeing everyone!

4/5/21 Meeting Minutes 04 May 2021  

SNYR meeting held at The Maine Scoop Ice Cream shop:

It was announced that all our 2021 autocross events at the Binghamton University

site have been canceled due to Binghamton University’s new policy;

They are not allowing any off campus events this summer due to Covid.

RE Michelle DiGiacomo has reached out to SUNY Broome Community College

to purpose running our events at their campus.

A written proposal was submitted, and will be voted on by the SUNY Broome board this week.

The representative was optimistic about our proposal, so our fingers are crossed.

Stay tuned here for updates as soon as they become available.

(And the ice cream was delicious, and the rain held off!)

Thank you to those who attended, it was great seeing everyone again.


Cruise to the Main Scoop! 21 March 2021  

Calling all Jedi Pilots:

In preparation for the upcoming Cone Wars (the 2021 Autocross Season) join us at the Vestal Library at 6:45PM on Tuesday, May the 4th for a club cruise to The Maine Scoop. We will be discussing battle plans and getting ice cream.

Also- feel free to bring your Wookie co-pilots (There's a new dog park!)

Cruise Day Itinerary:

We will meet at the Vestal Library Parking Lot at 6:45PM and leave promptly by 7PM to The Maine Scoop at 2666 State Rt 26 Maine, NY 13802 for ice cream and discussing the 2021 season. Please pass the invitation along to anyone you think might be interested in our club!


Things Delayed due to COVID-19 30 March 2020  

The awards banquet has been postponed. We will reschedule when we can.

The event schedule is still being finalized, but we don't know how soon will be able to hold events again.

Please read the National SCCA Update on COVID-19 impacts.  This letter is reachable on  the Glen region site, accessable on our link page above.

Assistant RE: John

Hot off the Press 27 Febuary 2020  

The awards banquet has been scheduled to honor the 2018 and 2019 class winners. We also have a tentative schedule for BU events.

Awards Banquet 17 April, at Belva Lockwood Inn, Owego NY. 6-7 pm cash bar, 7-8 dinner, 8-9 awards, 9-? region discussions. A $10 contribution per person is requested.

2020 tenative schedule, at SUNY BU, Sat 23 May, Sun 14 Jun, Sat-Sun 18-19 Jul, Sat 8 Aug

2018 class winners: Caleb I, Mark M, John S, Rob P, Cody W, John M, and Mike D.

2019 class winners: Curtis S, Brain B, John S, Roderick Y, Joe K, Mike D, Shaun A, Glenn W, and Brian W

Other awards will be handed out, you might be one of them, so don't miss the party.'

Assistant RE: John

Welcome to 2020 10 January 2020  

I hope you all had a great holiday break. I finally finished compiling the results for 2019. Please see the link on the left.

Our next event will be an awards dinner for both 2018 and 2019. Time and place still being worked.

The best news though, is Binghamton SUNY lot M has been repaved.

Keep checking back here for 2020 schedule and awards date.

Assistant RE: John

Next Event & Mall update 12 Sept 2019  

Hello Racers, our mall event is postponed. We will be trying to get a date in october.

This means our next event is with the FLR SCCA at the Seneca Army Depot.

You can pre register here:

  Looking forward to seeing everyone again.

4th SUNY Event 18 Aug 2019  

The fourth scheduled event (really our third due to an event cancellation) at SUNY was completed. Results are posted in the Season Standings link.

PAX was a close race between Tavis in his Focus, Roderick in the BMW and Brian in the MX-5 Brian was only 0.045 Seconds behind Roderick, which was 0.28 sec out of First (Travis)

Mike in the monster Miata retains his FTD title again this event, with his closest competitor being his Dad, which was 0.350 seconds behind.

We saw a few drivers return for this event, Daryl and Steve, with Daryl driving his Wife's car instead of his new Charger.

We are still working the September event scheduled at the Mall, but things do not look good at this time. Please watch the website and facebook page for updates.

Assistant RE: John

2nd SUNY Event 1 July 2019  

The second SUNY event saw Peter L, Roderick Y, and Brian B battle for top PAX position, with Roderick winning by 0.027 seconds quicker than Peter, and 0.335 faster than Brian

Mike D continued his FTD winnings by beating his closest competitor (his Dad) by 0.817

We welcome all the new drivers and hope you continue to join us at future events

As for my condition, I suffered a lawn mowing accident, which resulted in surgical tendon repair in my left knee. I am not allowed to bend my left leg for the next 4 weeks

Please keep an eye on this website as we try to find a location for a July event

Assistant RE: John

First Hosted Event completed 22 June 2019  

Our first hosted event was held on 9 June. Great weather, and better racing.

We had to move one gate during the second session due to parking lot ripping up. Originally we planned on counting each session seperately, but after reviewing all the times we made a decision to treat second session in with the first

Updated results are in the season standings link on the left.

Gary D with only 2 runs still made top 3 in FTD, He must be talented. Either he or his Son (Mike) kept blowing off intercooler pipe, just stop pushing the gas pedal so hard.

Roderick walked away in the street class, clearing the field by over a second.

Thank You for all the people that helped setup and tear down at the end of day. With out your help these events would not happen.

Next event is 30 June at same location

Assistant RE: John

SUNY Events Confirmed, First One this Sunday 2 June 2019  

The events scheduled for SUNY Binghamton are now solid.

First Event is this coming Sunday, 9th June.

Registration opens at 0800 (8am) and closes at 0915 (9:15 am). Entry fee $35 for SCCA members and $45 for non-SCCA members. The extra $10 pays for a weekend membership which you can recover if you join the SCCA.

Tech inspection starts at 0830 and runs through 0930. Drivers meeting at 0945, First car out at 1015. We should finish up by 1630 (4:30pm). We run rain or shine.

Look forward to seeing you there.

We can always use helping hands for setup, say around 7:30 at the lot.

Assistant RE: John

2019 Schedule firming up 14 May 2019  

The 2019 SNYR schedule is getting closer to being set. As of today we plan on hosting 5 events and having 3 Out of Region points earning opportunities.

The schedule (which might change, keep checking this website) is as follows:

May, 26th OOR with Glen region, Arnot mall. Check Glen region Link

June, 9th SUNY Binghamton, Lot 4

June, 30th SUNY Binghamton, Lot 4

July, 7th Binghamton Mall in Johnson City (new venue)

August, 4th SUNY Binghamton Lot 4

September, 22nd Binghamton Mall in Johnson City

September, 29th OOR with Finger Lakes Region at Seneca Army Depot, Check FLR link

October, 20th OOR with Glen region at WGI

As this schedule firms up I will provide updates and have it posted on the left under 2019 Full schedule.

We do have the results from 2018 season, I am looking for ideas on how to honor the winners, either by a seperate dinner/awards event or possibly a region meeting before/during this season

Feel free to e-mail John at

Assistant RE: John

2018 Season Results Posted, Banquet Soon 14 February 2019  

The 2018 year end season review banquet is fast approaching. We are working on the date, and will post as soon as one is set. You can review the results online.

The 2019 Schedule is being worked, and we hope to have it set by the Banquet.

Assistant RE: John

End Of 2018 Season  

Thanks everyone for a great 2018 season. We look forward to 2019. Keep an eye out for our end of year banquet.



REMINDER: the street survival class is this Sunday 9/16. Instructors and workers should also attend on Saturday 9/15. Please join and share the event on Facebook and don't be shy to email or Facebook Message any questions.


Ithaca Results Posted 30 July, 2018  

We had a great day at "The Shops". Close races across the board. Mike D sqeeked out FTD on his last run, the top 4 finishers were within 0.219 seconds of each other.

Peter L captured PAX in his Fiesta, and got to drive the most cars that day. Glenn W showed us all how to win, by being first in the Modified/Prep super group.

Look out for new comer Caleb I in his Audi A4, breaking into top 10 of  PAX in his first season, now you just need to teach your Dad how to drive :)

We look forward to seeing you all at the 12 August event at SUNY

Assistant RE: John


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