2011 Mini Con Report

November 4-6, 2011

Holiday Inn Express - Saratoga Springs, NY

mohud-logoThe 2011 Northeast Division Mini-con was hosted by the Mohawk-Hudson Region, in Saratoga Springs, NY. Our thanks to MoHud for being gracious hosts, and putting on a great event!

togamuseumlogoThe Saturday night awards dinner was held at the Saratoga Auto Museum. The museum featured and exhibit of Racing in New York State, including the New York State Stock Car Association Hall of Fame. Some very interesting vehicles were on display, and it was fun perusing everything.

You can find pictures of some of our award winners in the photo gallery on this site. Please feel free to browse the pictures.

2011 NESCCA Class Champions




FA Sedat Yelkin Swift
FB Jeremy Hill Photon
FC Christopher Fahan Van Diemen
FE Keith McDonald Van Diemen
FM Sam Ryan Star Mazda
FF William Valet Swift DB6
FV Rick Shields VDF2
F500 David Lapham Invader
S2000 Bruns Moore Pratt Miller
CSR William Goldkind Van Diemen
DSR David Gomberg Cheetah
SRF Jeffrey Lehner SRF
GT1 Amy Ruman Corvette
GT2 James Goughary Nissan 350Z
GT3 Roger Welling Nissan 280Z
GTL Bob Lentz II Nissan
EP Greg Kaspryzk BMW
FP Charlie Campbell Mazda Miata
HP Ron Bartell MG Midget
AS Michael Lavigne Ford Mustagn
T1 Dave Sanders Corvette
T2 Andrew Aquilante Mustang
T3 Rob Hines Nissan 350Z
STO David Pintaric Viper
STU Michael Lattanzio BMW 325i
SSB Peter Schwartzott Honda Civic Si
SSC Joel Lipperini Accura/Honda
Spec Miata Steven Gorriaran Mazda Miata

The following special awards were presented (not necessarily in this order).

2011 Castle-Stone Stewards Award

Gene Kern

2011 Lynne DeHart Award

Carl and Kathy Matuszek

2011 NESCCA Lew Miller Worker of the Year Kyle Colbey
2011 NESCCA Rookie of the Year Alex Mayer
2011 NESCCA Driver of the Year Elivan Goulart
2011 NESCCA Brian Holtz Memorial Award Terry Hanushek

A speical award was presented to Carl and Kathy Matuszek by the NEDiv Council in recognition of their years of service as webmasters from 2001 - 2011. They each received a Famous NESCCA Red Jacket.

Planning is under way for the 2012 NEDiv Roundtable, to be held on March 17, 2012 at Pocono Manor. This is a training day, available to many in the division without the need for a hotel stay. We will be having training sessions, hopefully for all disciplines and competition forms. Stay tuned to our website, and look for special emails as the date draws closer.