|About||MSNE is a premier, non marque specific automotive enthusiast club. We provide some of the best autox competition and instruction in the north east.|
The Motorsports NE Club (formerly known as the M Club) was founded over a decade ago by Peter Pivko, a dedicated enthusiast with more than 20 years of autocross experience in Canada and the NorthEast USA. Since 2001, Motorsports NE has been uniting a wide range of performance-oriented enthusiasts in their love for cars and desire to improveon their driving abilities and skills in a safe and controlled environment. Since 2006, as the result of the M Club merger with the NASA-X program (formerly part of the NASA NE), the new Motorsports NE Club was formed, joining the forces of two organizations into one.
Autocross is the primary activity of the club, which takes place in the parking lots of Giants Stadium located in East Rutherford, NJ. Elevating the traditional autocross more towards a road course experience, with open, 3rd gear, 70 mph courses.
Cars are classified in nine street classes and three race prepared groups, which includes a class for open wheel racecars. Classification is based on cumulative observation and evaluation of the cars handling characteristics, including horsepower-to-weight ratio, body style, suspension set up and different modification parameters, which are somewhat less restrictive than for example, than the SCCA rules. We allow a wider margin of modifications within the class, while maintaining a balance of competitiveness. There are no cars or models excluded from competing, besides SUVs.
The regular season runs from the beginning of April to the end of October with at least twelve autocrosses on the schedule, culminating with the annual year-end banquet, where season trophies awarded to the best in classes. Event trophies are also given out at the end of each autocross for the best times in each class. For the season standings, drivers are awarded points for the fastest runtimes and consistency, which is the sum of the average and the standard deviation values of the times.
Each event consists of a walk through, and eight or nine com
|Description||MSNE is a premier, non marque specific automotive enthusiast club. With ties to national organizations like NASA we are able to provide some of the best autox competition and instruction in the NE.|