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Finding A New Beginning Through Autocross

Written by David Bocchichio On Sunday, April 4, 2021 my 17 year old son Liam and I had a chance to attend our first Regional Solo at Devens Airfield, in Ayer, MA.  To say that we were a little nervous would be putting it mildly.  After attending several local events last year, on smaller lots in our home state of Connecticut, we at least understood the basic process. But the scale of everything up at Devens was so much bigger and I had my son in his own car to worry about.  However, after what our family has gone through over the last year, we felt ready for anything. 2020 Turns Life Upside Down March 2020 went the same for us as it did for most people across the world. Our lives were put on hold due to Coronavirus lockdows.  Things began to spiral out of control for us soon after as weird health issues that had been plaguing me for many years suddenly worsened.  In the fall of 2020 I was finally diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease called Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder, putting an end to a lifetime [...]

By |2021-04-13T15:20:44-04:00April 13th, 2021|Autocross, Featured, Racing Life|

2021 Solo Schedule

2021 Devens Airfield Autocross Dates The Solo board is excited to announce the confirmed dates for Solo events at Devens Airfield for 2021. Autocrossers can now mark their calendars and begin preparing for the coming season. The current plan is for the 2021 season to run a Points Schedule of events that will determine class champions at the end of the year. Details are still being finalized, but should be available prior to the first event. At this point, no school events are on the schedule, as Covid guidelines make it impractical to host a school at this time. Opportunities for Novice drivers to participate will be available at some point this season, so please reach out to the Solo board with questions on any novice availabilities. SUBJECT TO CHANGE: As we've all become used to over the last year, please note that all Solo events are subject to current state Covid guidelines. We hope to run a full season, but if circumstances change, we will abide by all state regulations. 2021 Solo Event Dates April 4 & 25 May 15 & 29-30 June 13 & 26 July 11 August 1 & 22 September 19 October [...]

By |2021-01-24T11:45:04-05:00January 24th, 2021|Autocross, Featured|