Registration - Agenda
This page provides information for Saturday (Aug 31th 2002)
TDI Fest 2002 days event. That day events will all be held at the Mid Michigan Motorplex in Stanton MI. We
will have the use of the drag strips track up until 2:30 PM for TDI Fest activities. Then
normal racing activities begins at the track and we (the TDI's group) become one of the
racing classes. The track will also have open food facilities and
restrooms for our all day use.
*** Please note NO Alcoholic Beverages
allowed on the premises ***
The following is a run down of the days events.
- Gates Open @ 8:00am, an entry fee $12.00
per person will be charged!
Please note this $12.00 fee is an all day
event fee and your hand will be stamped so you can come and go at will. The all day fee is
intended to provide admits to all events during the day and the night drag racing. We will
also be charged a small fee ($4.00per person) for the use of the air
conditioned spectator box above the burn out box!
- Technical Session. Setup of cars under the tower
on the start line will be @ 8:00am and run until 1:30pm
Hopefully we will have enough volunteers to perform
all the maintenance items listed below. This is intended as a install/ maintenance
seminar and possible mock up where needed due to time restraints. We would like
volunteers at the track at 8:00 am to have their respective items setup and staged
early. The following are examples of some of the basic maintenance items we would
like to cover:
belt change, Geoff
-Oil changes, Volunteer -
-Brake job, Simon
-Injection timing adjustments, Volunteer-Pete Baranko (Drivviwire)
-Demo of the making bio-diesel, Volunteer-Joe Rappa (JoeRappa) & Ron Cascio (RC)
-Diesel engine running on a stand from home
brew bio diesel,
Volunteer- Joe Rappa (JoeRappa) & Ron Cascio (RC)
-Intake manifold removal and cleaning on a
Passat., Jonathan Barlett
-By-Pass filter install and explain it
Kit install, Volunteer -Tdi Ray (Ray Scharlott)
-Steel skid plate
install, Possibly Ripster, MichTDI, or Hondo
-Any other suggested
- Car Show in the adjacent parking area starts at
9:30am and will end before 1:30pm
We will need 5 volunteers to be judges for the car
show event. We will be presenting car show winners a first
and second place trophy for each category (Golf, Beetle, Jetta and Passat) at the
AT 2:30pm all event must be cleaned up and
off the track so it can be returned to the track officials so time trails/racing can
- Time trials for racers start at 3:00pm. All
racers will be charged a $20.00 entry fee for racing their car.
We are in the street class and it will be the last to get on the track. Racer will
be given 3 runs as trial runs. Then a run off will begin and we will run down through all
TDI's until we determine the fastest TDI. We will be presenting a trophy for the
fastest all around TDI and trophies for each category (Golf, Beetle, Jetta,
Passat and stock tdi) at the banquet.
Pictures of the track!
|-Gives a representation how big the track
||-The air conditioned box we will use to watch
the race from. Take note of the concrete triangle down on the center line of the track.
The Christmas tree gets mounted there so we will have a birds eye view of the cars as the
leave the the tree to run their run.
||-A second shot from the box! The box should
make for an awesome night as the sun goes down and watching the
whole race from.
||-More of the same
||-Under the tower is where we will setup our
||-Track elapse time sign boards
and Roll out Area
||Area where cars stage before racing and
another shot of the tower where cars will stage.
- Please note we need volunteers for many tech
session items and car show judges. Please email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org if you would consider being a volunteer for one of these
This page last updated by Hondo 7/7/2002