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Buddy Matthews 1942-2018

Alfred “Buddy” Matthews, long time NCR member, racer, Chief of Tech, former RE  and current Chapter Coordinator for the West Chapter tragically lost his life in a traffic accident on Monday, December 3rd. Buddy was RE from 1987 through 1994, Assistant RE in 1986, and seemingly Chief of Tech or co-chief forever (officially since 1989). He […]

A Long Day at VIR and A Necessary Decision

It’s now 24 hours since I first arrived at VIR around 7:00PM Thursday evening. I’m now back home, the trailer is just now unloaded and parked. I want to run down the past day’s events while they are still fresh in my mind (and awake), because it went by in a blur. Last evening about […]

Meet the Candidates

Below are the candidates for Member-at-Large, the only office being contested this year. The other two offices that could have been contested are Assistant Regional Executive (ARE) and Treasurer. Anna Crissman has served as ARE since being appointed by RE Sam Fouse after ARE Mike Spencer resigned from the position due to increased job requirements in […]

Updating the Bylaws

A ballot will be mailed to you soon! A lot has changed since the last time our North Carolina Region Bylaws were updated in 2002. New technology has made some of our practices, like the use of paper ballots for our elections, seem quaint and old-fashioned at best, cumbersome and expensive at worst. There are […]

My 1000th Facebook Friend

by Eric Danielsen I don’t know whether to file this under “It’s a Small Racing World After All” or “Le Mans Magic,” maybe you can help me. Tuesday, June 19th, Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris France – While waiting to board American Airlines flight 0787 which was delayed 45 minutes, a man approached me inquiring […]