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Welcome and herzlich willkommen!
Next monthly meeting:
The Three Monkeys Pub, Mar 1, 7 pm,  1585 Warden Ave, Scarborough, ON M1R 2S9
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DAC Set To Host Final Round - Minden Subaru Ice Race Series
Latest word from track builders late Wednesday this week is that we are a go for this coming weekend.
 However final decision is made by the Ice Race Director and can be changed up until noon on Friday so check the
CASC Hotline 877-667-9505 or the Ice Race Facebook group for final confirmation.

Minden Ice Race Track Condition Report
DAC is scheduled to host the 6th and final round of the Minden Subaru Ice Race series this coming weekend.
View a few in-car laps from the very last race of the day this past Sunday and see the conditions for yourself.
And Scoty's prediction as to whether the track will survive this week's rain and high temps.

New members ...
WENZEL, Zack  Newmarket, ON Ice Racer
WENZEL, Jake  Newmarket, ON Ice Racer
MARINI, Luca  Nobleton, ON Ice Racer
DiMARCO, Jesse  Woodbridge, ON Ice Racer

Monthly Meeting
Next scheduled monthly meeting is
Thursday Mar 1st, 7PM
Three Monkeys Pub
1585 Warden Ave, Scarborough, ON M1R 2S9 MAP link

Trophy Voting now closed
Recipients of the Sylvia Schultz and Beaver Awards will be presented
at the annual DAC Awards Banquet in Minden Ont., Feb 24, 2018

DAC Ice Race Weekend and Awards Banquet
- DAC will be hosting the sixth and final weekend of the Minden Subaru Ice Race 2018 series Feb. 24/25 in Minden Ontario
- We will also have our annual awards banquet on Saturday, February 24th 
Cocktails at 6:30 pm followed by dinner at 7 pm
The Dominion Hotel (downtown, main street Minden, Ont.)

DAC Monthly Meeting
Next scheduled monthly meeting is
Thursday Jan 4th, 7PM
Three Monkeys Pub
1585 Warden Ave, Scarborough, ON M1R 2S9 MAP link


Merry Christmas to all from the D.A.C. !
Our annual Christmas dinner was a success.
Here are a few photos (click for large) from the event at The Old Country Inn, Unionville Friday Dec 8th.


Learn More About Ice Racing
Anyone wishing to try ice racing or find out more about it can do so on Saturday, December 9th at 1pm.
Location is at the CASC office.
Address: 1110 Finch Ave W, suite 222 in North York. MAP link

2018 Ice Race Rules & Regs Released
Rules And Regs  (downloadable PDF file - size 375KB)
- current 2018 version updated 2017-11-16 (possible minor revions to come after Ice Race Meeting Nov. 19th)

Vote for this Year's Recipient of the Sylvia Schultz and Beaver Awards
All DAC members were emailed a poll today (2017-11-14) asking you to vote for this year's recipient of the Beaver and Sylvia Schultz awards.
Please click the link contained in the email and vote your choice for the recipient of each award from the list of nominees.
The Beaver award goes to the DAC member who has done the most for the CLUB over the last year and
the Sylvia Schultz award goes to the DAC member who has done the most for the SPORT over the last year.

DAC Christmas Dinner

The Old Country Inn
198 Main St,
Unionville, ON

To make your reservation please email Karen Vereecken or call 416-264-2551

***NEW*** for 2018 - Try ice racing for under $100 !
Ice Race Trial Licence Program


Not sure if you're ready to make the commitment to a full season of ice racing?
There will now be a special one day, one time licence available for the bargain price of $15.
To take advantage of the program, you will need to do the following:
- borrow/rent/buy a car prepared to the ice racing rules that has passed annual tech inspection
- borrow/buy a helmet that meets the CASC Ice Racing Regulations
- complete a licence application, a waiver, and a short test on flag signals and race procedures
- pay $15 for a one day licence
- arrange an experienced ice racer to go with you as a "coach" (if you don't know one, we'll find you one)
- pay a one day entry fee to the event (between $65 and $85) And you're racing, wheel to wheel!
(reprinted from CASC Ice Race Trial Licence Program )

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Deutscher Automobil Club
- head office Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
- organized in 1958 and incorporated in 1960
- formed to promote the interest of its members in automobiles and motorsport
- mandate is to facilitate exchange of information and experience amongst members while abstaining from political affiliations
- news and updates, click "News" at right side or top of each page
- Presse and ePresse newsletters back issues - Presse Archives
- photo page with content contributed by our members. Click "Photos" at right side of each page
- 50 year anniversay celebrated in 2008. Motorsport writer Norris McDonald covered the gala evening in this article http://www.wheels.ca/news/german-club-recalls-50-seasons-of-racing

- competitors in motorsports events all across Canada, the United States and the world.
- rich heritage of well known professional racing names like David Deacon, Rudy Bartling, Rudy Mueller, Ludwig Heimrath, Horst Kroll, Horst Petermann, Fritz Hochreuter, Ray Brezinka, Roman Pechmann, Harry Bytzek, Brian Stewart, Klaus Bartels.
- all age groups and experience levels
- multi cultural (we're Canadian eh!)
D.A.C. organizes:
Road Racing - the annual Trillium Trophy Races at Shanonville Motorsport Park
Ice Racing -  one weekend of the annual Ice Races at the Minden Ontario Fairgrounds (Go Ice Racing)
Fun Rallies - annual rally in the Province of Ontario
GoKarting - various indoor and outdoor gokarting events for club members and guests.

The D.A.C. is affiliated with la Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) through l'Autorité Sportive Nationale du Canada and the Canadian Automobile Sport Clubs.

- 1st Thursday of every month. Location/time - see top of this page.
- guests always welcome.

- to become a member click Join.
- downloadable PDF Membership Application - follow instructions on the form for submitting
- applications are reviewed by the "The Board" for approval.

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Join the D.A.C.

1) Click this fillable form... Membership Application
2) Complete the applicable fields, print, sign and follow instructions for submitting your application found on the form.

Click to download

If you can't use Adobe Reader here is a Word .DOC version of the form ... DAC Membership Application.doc


To participate in motorsport you need to have membership in a car club.
To join the D.A.C. simply click "Join" on the right side menu.
You can then apply for a race licence through the CASC

D.A.C. hosts one of the six weekends of the annual Ice Race Series every winter at the Minden Kinsmen Fairgrounds, Minden, Ontario.
Learn more about Ice Racing: Go Ice Racing.
Watch a promotional video: Essence Of Ice Racing, and keep on racing all year!

D.A.C. Frequently hosts indoor electric GoKart events at http://www.gpkartways.com and occassional outdoor karting events

Contact the D.A.C.

  The Board    
  President Sandy Macnie 416-557-1486
  Vice President Ralph Klingmann 905-471-3951
  Secretary Karen Vereecken 416-264-2551
  Treasurer Irene Ott 416-740-4407
  Membership Ralph Klingmann 905-471-3951
  Competition Scott Miller 905-424-4546
  Advisory Counsel Steve Haas 416-622-0639
  Advisory Counsel Gianni Biral 416-740-4407
  Advisory Counsel & Historian Mike Nilson 613-261-4006
  Website Scott Miller 905-424-4546

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