Autobahn to Provide USPKS and Route 66 Racers with Unique Experience


Many curious racers have begun investigating the newest track to join the USPKS and Route 66 Sprint Series programs, the Autobahn Country Club, so we wanted to familiarize you with the venue a little more.  “Autobahn is happy to partner with USPKS and RT 66 to host events at our facility and we look forward to a great relationship,” said Autobahn President Mark Basso.

The USPKS is a four event traveling National race series featuring seven classes, utilizing IAME and Yamaha engines. The 2017 Schedule includes GoPro Motorplex (Apr 7-9), Pitt Race (Jun 2-4), New Castle Motorsports Park (Jul 28-30), and Autobahn Country Club (Sep 22-24).

Presenting the Member Racing and Events Schedule!!


We have an incredible number of offerings for 2017. Everything from karting to GT racing, from car shows to off road Rally-X. We really have something for every car/motorsports enthusiast. Make this the year to get involved or try something new.

Improvements Continue for Next Rally-X this Saturday


With the next Rally-X event coming quickly this Saturday, efforts have been made all week to improve the condition of the course. Warmer and dry weather should contribute to much improved conditions for this event. Join us in the clubhouse at 10am for a briefing before we head out for the next round of this great new series.

Foley Joins Casey, Jr. in Freedom Autosport/TRUMPF Mazda at Daytona


Robby Foley is an MX-5 Cup driver and Mazda Scholarship winner.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Mazda Global MX-5 Cup driver Robby Foley will join Britt Casey, Jr. in the No. 27 Freedom Autosport TRUMPF Mazda MX-5 for Friday’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season opener at Daytona International Speedway.

Foley’s addition rounds out the full Daytona lineup for Freedom, which includes the No. 25 ModSpace Mazda MX-5 of Stevan McAleer and Chad McCumbee and the No. 26 Semper Fi Fund Mazda MX-5 of Andrew Carbonell and Liam Dwyer.


Winter Rally-X Continues this Saturday!


This event will have a much different look based on the weather conditions. The forecast is for the temperature to be in the mid 50’s. To keep things interesting the layout of the course has been extensively modified utilizing new areas and improving existing portions.Forget what you learned about the course last time – this is completely different!

We will meet again in the clubhouse at 10:00 for a briefing and then head out to the course. Pizzas will be delivered to cap the day off.

REDUCED ENTRY FEE-the entry fee for this event has been reduced to $75 per driver ($5 for  having pizza).


Winter Rally X Starts as a Huge Success!

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While the weather may have been cold, a large group of over 40 members came out to support this event. After a quick briefing in the clubhouse everyone headed outside to the course. Things got started with some “parade” laps around the course laid out in the grass inside north course.

Even spectators in their SUVs were allowed to tour the course. The course was then opened up for drivers to begin testing the limits. 17 different drivers tried their hand at the challenging layout which included unique elements that quickly got nicknames such as “The Wall of Death” and of course “The Jump”.

Times were not tracked in this first time event but the day still had plenty of memorable moments such as Rob Weidenaar showing us all how to take The Jump and Brian Helmintoler getting it done with no brakes. With the first event completed everyone felt this was a ton of fun and plans are already in the works to improve the course and the event.

This series will continue every other Saturday with the next event scheduled for January 21 at 10:00 AM.  Other dates: • Feb 4  •  Feb 18  •  March TBD



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Winter Rally Series Begins this Saturday!

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Open to all Club Members, NO Competition License is required.

Who?    Open to all Club Members, NO Competition License is required. Drivers may share cars.

When? This Saturday at 10:00am. We will meet at the clubhouse and have a brief explanation of the event (aka. drivers meeting), we will then proceed to the course inside the north track. Length of event will be dependent on the number of participants.

How?    The event will begin with practice runs and then timed runs, very much like an Auto-X. Each driver will be charged a $100 entry fee. Please dress accordingly as this is an outside event. The ground will be frozen so be sure you’ve got suspension travel!

What?-amenities will be available?- Pizzas will be ordered and ready for the conclusion of the event as well as full bar service.

Why?    Because your tired of being inside and you want to come out to the club to have some fun of course!!

What else do you need to know? (Click Here)

Rally Cross Details
The series will consist of 4-5 races throughout the off season. These events will take place regardless of the weather (snow is better!).
The idea for this is to keep things simple and fun.

Cars will be restricted to:
• 2.5L engines or smaller.
• Front or rear wheel drive is fine, no 4wd at this time (think compact cars).
• A single roll hoop with down bars, proper race seat and harnesses, and window net will be required.
• DOT tires- likely snow tires

An entry fee will be required to cover the costs of operations. Drivers can share cars. Events will be timed runs.
Members are welcome to build their own cars or Havoc Motorsports will likely build some for rent. Jody Lift at Havoc has prior experience with Rally cars and would be a good source of information if you plan to build your own car. Cost of building your own car should be roughly $3K all in. In other words the intention is not for people to build something that would run in WRC. It’s meant to be fun and simple. Many members have already expressed an interest in this.

So don’t let the winter season get you down. Come out and have some fun!

If you would like more information please email [email protected]

NEW Winter Racing Series


Beginning January 7 we will kick off the new Winter Rally-X series. This will take place on the infield off the North Track. The course will consist of dirt, grass, mud, or even snow and will be designed in the next few weeks.
The series will consist of 4-5 races throughout the off season. These events will take place regardless of the weather (snow is better!).
The idea for this is to keep things simple and fun.

Cars will be restricted to:
• 2.5L engines or smaller.
• Front or rear wheel drive is fine (think compact cars).
• A single roll hoop with down bars, proper race seat and harnesses, and window net will be required.
• DOT tires- likely snow tires

An entry fee will be required to cover the costs of operations. Drivers can share cars. Events will be timed runs.
Members are welcome to build their own cars or Havoc Motorsports will likely build some for rent. Jody Lift at Havoc has prior experience with Rally cars and would be a good source of information if you plan to build your own car. Cost of building your own car should be roughly $3K all in. In other words the intention is not for people to build something that would run in WRC. It’s meant to be fun and simple. Many members have already expressed an interest in this. So don’t let the winter season get you down. Come out and have some fun!

If you would like more information please email MikeGritter[email protected]

2016 The Year In Pictures – Now Available


For the first time ever Autobahn Country Club is offering a year book available for purchase for $50.

If you would like to purchase one, please contact Kevin Rodgers 815-823-8575 or [email protected]

Important Trailer Parking Information


We are beginning the process of moving the trailer storage area to the lot beyond the skid pad (close to the cemetery). We would like to get all trailers stored near the kart track moved as quickly as possible.

You MUST contact [email protected] for your new assigned spot.