Springtime Speed Fest

Springtime Speed Fest April 20 – 22, 2018 ,the first full track weekend of the season.

Join us for lots of racing, food and good times catching up with your comrades.

Below is the schedule of off track events:

4/20/18 Cocktail Party / Entertainment by Dave Alamillo – 5:30PM (Complimentary 1st drink and food)
4/21/18 Dinner / Wine Tasting – 5:30PM (Adult $25, Children 3-12 $12 & under 3 free)
4/22/18 Brunch & Kids Crafts and Games – 10:30 – 2pm (Adults $25, Children 3-12 $12 & under 3 free)

Click here to see the dinner menu for both Friday and Saturday

Track Schedule for Friday

Track Schedule for Saturday

Track Schedule for Sunday

Please RSVP to Terri by April 18th at [email protected]

Lets Go Racing!!

Racing Season is finally here and kicks off in a big way this weekend of the Full Track.

Friday- Chase Race and Auto-X

Saturday- GT Challenge and Radical Cup

Sunday- Spec Miata

Be sure you complete the following items:

Renew your competition license with Tom Bagley
Have an Annual Inspection completed on your car
Get your tires marked (Miatas)
Complete GT Car Information form with dyno sheet (GT Challenge)

Of course don’t forget to sign up for the races by emailing [email protected]

Aston Martin at Speedfest

Aston Martin of Chicago will showcase a ’17 V12 Vantage S on Friday and an ‘18 DB11 V12 on Saturday. Members and guests are encouraged to explore the cars throughout the Springtime Speedfest weekend. Members will have the opportunity to test drive within our facility via appointment. To schedule a test drive, call Norbert at 630-306-5932.

Ladies Day – April 19th

11:00 – 12:35 Lunch and Classroom
12:35 – 2:15 Skid Pad
2:30 – 2:55 Ladies Run Group
3:05 – 4:10 Auto X
4:20 – 4:45 Ladies Run Group
Cocktails with Tony

Spouses are welcome to join in for dinner for $20.00.
The cost for this exciting afternoon is $50.00 and includes driving instruction, on track driving in private sessions, dinner, and Champagne Toast & Hors d’oeuvres.

Click Here for the Track Schedule

Please reserve your spot by contacting Terri at [email protected] or call Terri at 815-823-8595

**Next Ladies Day is Thursday May 31st

Join Us for Our Next Autobahn Member/Guest Day – April 20th

Autobahn is holding its next member/guest day on Friday April 20th, 2018 beginning at 8 a.m.  The cost for the day is $200 per member/guest, the one fee includes both people (member and guest).

Included in this one low fee is the following:

Breakfast buffet
Instruction
Lapping on the Full Circuit in regular member sessions
Lunch
Competitive Autocross Shootout
Karting session
Dinner at the end of the day

This day requires the use of your own vehicle, no vehicles will be provided by the Club for on track usage.

Please bring a guest that you think would make a great member as they will be treated to all the best that Autobahn Country Club has to offer.  We would like to make this a very special day for you and your guest.

Please send your RSVP to Terri Weber at [email protected]

In 2018 Audi will call Autobahn Country Club home to the R8 V10 plus, RS 3, and TT RS

The spirit of racing was never meant to be confined to the track. Fueled by a legacy of motorsport milestones, the Audi Sport RS and R8 models showcase the power, precision, and progress of Audi engineering. Please join us for an exclusive instructor-led Audi Sport Test Drive.

Your Audi Sport performance drive includes:

Track Lapping in your choice of two vehicles – Audi R8 V10 plus, RS 3, TT RS
Personalized one-on-one instruction
Audi sport vehicle preview
Premium food and beverages

To receive your access code and registration instructions please email your first and last name to [email protected]

New Procedures for Minors Related to On-Track, Autocross and Off-Track Driving Activities

For those parents who wish to have their minor children participate in any On-Track, Autocross or Off-Track driving activities, please take note of our procedures that must be followed.  This is all mandated by our insurance company so that your minor children will be covered under the Club’s policy.  Please take the time to read over the attached listing of procedures that must be followed.  The majority of your interaction for these new procedures will be with the Autobahn instructors Tom Bagley, Tony Kester or Brian Lift.

Please feel free to contact Kevin Rodgers at (815) 823-8575 or [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.

Click Here for Minor Procedures.

Karting Korner

Karts have been flying out the door this season which means the Kart League is growing! Over 10 karts have been purchased this winter and that means the competition is going to heat up. Get in on all the action by scheduling an Ignite Test Drive this weekend to see for yourself what all the excitement is about. Email [email protected] to book a date and time.

Our first Karting Camp will be held on Sunday April 22nd from 9am to noon. This is a wonderful opportunity for your kids to get comfortable in that new kart you bought them over the holidays! This camp is designed for ages 6-16 and all participants must have their own kart and safety equipment. RSVP to [email protected]

April 28th is the first Kart League Race and we are taking Shared Mechanic reservations for the Track Side Service on race days. Email [email protected] to request your spot. Price is $250 per kart.

The kart track is now open Thursday thru Sunday from 9am to 5pm. See the course layouts for various days on the Member Calendar under “kart track”.

The Kart Track is looking for a sponsor for the Kart League. If you are interested, please contact [email protected] for details.

Adventure Night

Please join Trim-Tex Drywall Products (Member Joe Koenig) and Laurel BMW (Member Pat Womack) as they present Adventure Night at the Trim-Tex Design Center located at 3700 W Pratt Avenue in Lincolnwood on Saturday April 28th from 6-10 pm.  This is an event to benefit Lemons of Love. 
 
For information and to sign up:
https://give.classy.org/AdventureNight
 
Silent Auction items:
https://e.gesture.com/events/53O/
Lemons of Love Cancer Resource Center…
https://give.classy.org/Building-fund

Save These Dates…

April 19 – Ladies Day

April 20 – Member/Guest Day

April 20 – 22 – Springtime Speed Fest

Autobahn Performance Fleet

Member Racing Sponsors

Autobahn Performance Partners