Allen Skillicorn, East Dundee Village Trustee and candidate for State Representative, teamed up with Rescue Pet Motorsports to raise awareness for the thousands of pets that are waiting to be adopted from local pet shelters across the country. Rescue Pet Motorsports uses racing to spread the word of Petfinder.com and all the pet rescue and shelter organizations. This year the ‘Never Shop, Always Adopt’ Race Schedule included the Ultimate Track Car Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (also known as VIR).
East Dundee, IL – Allen Skillicorn, East Dundee Village Trustee, and Rescue Pet Motorsports are raising awareness for thousands of pets waiting to be adopted at local pet shelters across the country. Rescue Pet Motorsports uses racing to promote Petfinder.com and pet rescue and shelter organizations.
Skillicorn and Rescue Pet Motorsports will be competing in the Chasing the Dragon Hillclimb hosted by Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina June 13-14.
Rescue Pet Motorsports and Team Skillicorn are committed to being competitive and making a run for the podium at the Chasing the Dragon Hillclimb.” Skillicorn continued, “We also want to remind people that thousands of pets are dropped off at shelters across the country. Because there is such an overabundance, I always remind people NEVER SHOP, ALWAYS ADOPT!”
A lot of car enthusiasts and racers have been asking me about the SCCA Runoffs protest that disqualified the first 6 finishers at Laguna Seca. In honestly most of the cars in the field had “Pro” engines that would have had the plunge cuts up to 9mm AND deburring. It’s standard practice to compensate for production tolerances from Mazda. The builders almost universally debur the plunge cut, and that’s the issue as the rules are currently written. This article from NASA SpeedNews December 2013, published before the protest, offers great images of the combustion chamber and specifics on plunge cuts. Enjoy…
Updated – Here’s video from the Chasing the Dragon Hill Climb:
East Dundee, IL
Allen Skillicorn, East Dundee Village Trustee, and Rescue Pet Motorsports are teaming up to raise awareness for the thousands of pets that are waiting to be adopted from local pet shelters across the country. Rescue Pet Motorsports uses racing to spread the word of Petfinder.com and all the pet rescue and shelter organizations. The next race on the “Never Shop, Always Adopt” program will be the Sports Car Club of America’s Chasing the Dragon Hillclimb in the picturesque Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, September 12-14th.
Hillclimbs are one of the oldest forms of motorsports. Brave drivers challenge physics and race up winding mountain roads without safety barriers or runoff areas like traditional race tracks. The Chasing the Dragon Hillclimb is the showcase event for the Southeast Division of the SCCA. The fastest cars will be exceeding 125mph only inches away from cliffs and rock faces.
Trustee Allen Skillicorn, a veteran experienced racer and 2 time National Auto Sport Association (www.nasaproracing.com) National Champion will be piloting a highly modified 2004 LeGrand Decker DSR-1 Prototype racer capable of speeds over 150mph.