About Pit Talk Editor

A 21-year SCCA member, Melissa Introne is the current Pit Talk Editor. She has a multi-generational family history with ties to the club. Her father-in-law, Robert Introne Jr., served as the Chairman of the club’s national Board of Directors; her husband, Steve Introne, has raced for over twenty years across the country in Autocross and Road Racing, competing at multiple National Championship events for both; and her three children attend races and are already volunteering at region events. She holds a National Flagging & Communication license, and has served as Crew Chief for her husband’s Autocross and SRF3 racecars.

2022 NER Awards Winners

Congratulations to the 2022 Awards Winners Every year at the New England Region Awards banquet - annual awards are given to members that go above and beyond in the previous year. Please join us in congratulating and recognizing everything that these 2022 recipients do for our region and the club. Regional Executive Award Scott Carlson The Regional Executive award is presented to an NER member for extraordinary support of NER and its activities. This year’s recipient was presented to Scott Carlson for his years long role as the rally program chief. Scott has been a dedicated supporter and competitor in the NER Rally program. He has dedicated many hours of time and effort to support and grow the program, find new sites for us to run and organize a thriving rally program. Scott is stepping down from his current role this year. The board would like to recognize Scott Carlson for his outstanding contribution to the region. Asst. Regional Executive Award Trevor Hermance The Assistant Regional Executive award is an award given out yearly in order to help recognize someone who's work behind the scenes helps to [...]

By |2022-01-17T12:37:55-05:00January 17th, 2022|Featured, Region News|

2022 NER Annual Meeting Event Details

The NER Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet is THIS SATURDAY, January 8. Event details, meeting locations, Zoom links, voting links, and other related info WHEN: Saturday, January 8, 2022 WHERE: Best Western Royal Plaza, Marlboro, MA TIME: 12:30pm - 8:30pm COVID and Mask Policy In accordance with Massachusetts DPH recommendations, NER is requesting that all members wear a mask regardless of vaccination status during the event. Masks may be removed when eating or drinking. If you are not feeling well, please do not attend in person, rather join us via the Zoom links below. Event Schedule 12:30pm - 2:00pm: Road Racing Town Hall -- SALON C  (Zoom Link) 1:00pm - 2:00pm:  Rally / RallyX Town Hall -- PRINCESS (Zoom Link) 1:00pm - 2:00pm: Solo Safety Steward Training -- DUCHESS (Zoom Link) 2:00pm - 2:30pm:  Time Trials Town Hall -- DUCHESS (Zoom Link) 2:30pm - 4:00pm: NER Annual Meeting -- SALON C (Zoom Link) 4:00pm - 4:30pm: Region Town Hall Session -- SALON C (Zoom Link) 4:30pm - 5:30pm: Free Time 5:30pm - 8:30pm: New England Region Awards Dinner -- SALON AB Full List of Zoom Details Annual [...]

By |2022-01-06T11:15:03-05:00January 6th, 2022|Featured, Region News|

2022 Rally Schedule

All 2022 Rally Schedules Now Available The Rally program is excited to announce the schedule of events for the coming 2022 season. This includes both RallyCross and RallySprint events, as well as the popular Road Rallys slated to traverse throughout the roads of New England. There are two ways to find events and register. 2022 Rally Schedule - This dedicated 2022 Rally Schedule page houses the full slate of events for all Rally programs over the course of 2022. Use this to quickly see the entire schedule for either RallyX, RallySprint or Road Rally. Links to locations, supps and event details will be posted as available. NER Events Schedule - The full NER Events schedule also includes all Rally events in the master list of NER programs for the entire year. Use the filters to sort by program type, and then download into iCal or Google calendars directly from this Events page. 2022 Rally Schedule All NER Events RallyX Kick-Off As the program that thrives on cold and snow, RallyX is the first to kick off 2022 events with a 3-weekend Winter Series at 508INTL in Charlton, MA. Event 1 [...]

By |2022-01-04T15:10:50-05:00January 4th, 2022|Featured, Rally|

REGISTER NOW: 2022 NER Annual Meeting

2022 NER Annual Meeting WHEN: Saturday, January 8, 2022 WHERE: Best Western Royal Plaza, Marlboro, MA TIME: 12:30pm - 8:30pm COST: $40 or 5 TrPS REGISTER NOW Register Now Registration is open for the 2022 New England Region Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet.  The region will host the event at the Best Western Royal Plaza and Trade Center in Marlboro, MA on Saturday, January 8. Program Town Halls and specialty meetings will begin at 12:30, with the annual business meeting scheduled to begin at 2:30pm. The Awards Banquet portion of the event will kick off at 5:30pm, where season champions and annual recognitions of members will occur and a full dinner will be served. Members will have a choice between a beef, chicken or vegetarian menu option. (Select when registering.) Dietary special requests can be honored, please note them on the registration. The cost for the entire day - which includes beverages all day long and the dinner during the awards ceremony - is $40 per person. (There is no child rate.) NER members can redeem 5 TrPS as a payment option as well. A credit card is required to make a reservation, but [...]

By |2021-12-06T10:56:52-05:00December 6th, 2021|Featured, Region News|

2021 Solo Season Champs

2021 Autocross Season Champions The 2021 season kicked off with 13 events on the calendar, and 8 of them would count towards season points. After the turbulent 2020 season, the AutoX team only had to cancel one event this year - and that was due to the extreme weather that flooded tracks, roads, neighborhoods and basically the entire northeast. Wrapping up the year, the NER Solo team is excited to announce the following drivers have claimed Championship titles for 2021. Please join us in congratulating them. Final Standings Street Categories AS - Mark Ponusky DS - Jeff Bakken ES - Gavin Williams FS - Dana Nicgorski GS - Chang Ho Kim HS - Josh Brockman STH - Brad Fiore STS - Sam Creasey STX - David Bocchichio STR - Justin Chen STU - Oliver Lucier Prepared and Modified Categories SSP - Shaun Moore CAMC - Kyle Buckley XP - Thomas Moore SM - Matthew Mickle XSA - Read Fleming Pro - Todd Kean Stirling Moss Challenge The Stirling Moss Championship is conducted at the final points event of the season to determine the NER [...]

By |2021-11-23T10:53:49-05:00November 23rd, 2021|Autocross, Autocross Results, Featured|