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.

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|

2022 NERRC Schedule Now Available

Start Preparing NER's club racing program would like to thank all of the drivers who participated in the 2021 New England Road Racing Championship presented by Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park series this year. Congratulations to all 24 Champions. If you haven't checked out the full list of season results, and who drove off with their 2021 title, see the full list here. We look forward to honoring each of these winners at our Annual Meeting on January 8. Additionally, a huge THANK YOU to all of the workers! None of these weekends would be possible without our dedicated team of volunteers that are directly responsible for the success of each race event. With that said - it's time to start preparing! Figure out the To Do list for the winter prep and get started, because before you know it, the NER Drivers School will be here and the 2022 season will officially kick off. Browse All NER Events 2022 NERRC Championship Schedule Get track details, registration links, entry lists, supps and results in the link above. April 21-22: NER School (Thompson) April 30-May 1: NERRC #1 - Opening Weekend (Palmer) [...]

By |2021-11-16T13:08:23-05:00November 16th, 2021|Featured, Road Racing|

2021 RAL Donation Almost $14,000

Final 2021 RAL Donations Historically, the New England Region has generously come together to support and raise funds for the UMass Memorial Medical Center. Our recent history of fundraising includes: In 2017, NER members donated $10,017. In 2018, NER members donated $9,000. In 2019, NER members donated over $15,000. In 2020, DURING A PANDEMIC, NER members donated $8,163. For 2021, we're excited to announce that the final total is $13,831.52. Between cash donations, online donations, the raffle and auctions, every NER program participated and hosted events this year, together raising almost $14,000. A big THANK YOU to everyone that helped organize RAL events this year, and to all the members that donated. NER RAL Weekend Recap

By |2021-11-08T16:13:10-05:00November 8th, 2021|Featured, Region News|