SAE SoCal: What's happening in August?
Even though there aren't any regular SAE Section meetings or tours until
September, there are still SAE and other automotive events of interest this
What: SAE SoCal Board Meeting
When: Tuesday, August 7th @ 6:30pm
Details: http://www.sae-socal.org or contact any board member
Note: Newcomers are always welcome
What: SAE Future Transportation Technology (FT.) Conference
When: August 20-22
Where: Costa Mesa Hilton
The FT. conference will feature a special historical panel.
What: Historical Session focusing on factory motorsports
programs of the 1960's
Where: Hilton Hotel, Costa Mesa, CA
When: Tuesday, August 21st @ 7:00pm
Panel: Carroll Smith (invited), Ford GT40 Team Manager
Paul Van Valkenburg, former GM Motorsports
Engineer and author of "Chevrolet Racing?"
George Wallace, retired Chrysler Motorsports
Admission: Free to members of SAE, SAH, & MPG. $5.00 for non
Go behind the scenes at the Bonneville Salt Flats! August 11th - 13th
Did you get the opportunity to hear Louise "Land Speed" Noeth speak to the
section earlier this year? If you thought her presentation was intriguing,
then you just might be interested in a new program being offered by SAE.
Louise will be leading a tour of 25 people that will go to the Bonneville
Salt Flats in August for a behind the scenes look at the world land
speed-record races. You can register for the trip or get more information
(including a complete schedule) by going online to
http://www.sae.org/motorsports/events/saltflats_behind.htm, or call Janiece
Lang at (724) 772-7137.
Turbonetics presents ....... "2001 Performance Turbocharging Conference"
Turbonetics is proud to announce that we are hosting the third "Performance
Turbocharging Conference", PTC III, to be held at our new expanded
facilities in Simi Valley, CA, on: Saturday, August 18, 2001 from 8:30 AM to
Once again, join us for a full day of turbo-related activities including:
- A full day of technical seminars presented by turbo professionals!
- Dozens of turbo-powered vehicles and "things" on display!
- Static displays of advanced and future products from around the
- Door prizes including:
- Turbonetics' ball-bearing turbo
- Turbonetics' RaceGate
- Spearco intercooler!
In addition, there will be guided facility tours and refreshments throughout
the day, equipment demonstrations, lunchtime entertainment and interviews
with prominent racers and engine builders. Tom Corrigan and his chuck wagon
will also be back with his popular: BBQ to Kill For !!! An all-you-can eat
spread of tri-tip, chicken, and all the fixen's !
Sign up now! Attendance is limited to the first 350 registrants, so get
your name in now to assure your slot for this popular event.
Conference fee: $35 (SAE Student Chapter members: $20)
TURBONETICS 2001 "PERFORMANCE TURBOCHARGING CONFERENCE" (PTC III)
Name: _________________________ Title: _________________________
Street Address: _________________________
Country: ______________________ Tel/Fax: _________________________
Registration fee (per person): $35.00 (US funds payable to TURBONETICS,
INC., by check, money order or credit card.
Please check: VISA__________ MasterCard__________ Check__________
Card Number: _________________________ Expiration date: __________
Name on card: _________________________
Mail or Fax your registration application to:
Dept. PTC III
2255 Agate Court
Simi Valley, CA 93065
Fax: (805) 584-1913
Please! ONLY ONE NAME PER FORM - photocopy form for additional
Notice! ONLY THE FIRST 350 REGISTERED WILL BE ACCEPTED - If you are not
among the first 350 accepted registrations, your registration fee will not
be processed and your application will be returned by the method it was
Upon acceptance, your registration will be confirmed by return mail or fax.
A map with detailed directions to our facility and information relative to
local lodging will also be included. You are encouraged to make lodging
reservations as soon as you can - we have arranged for a limited number of
rooms to be set aside for the conference. Final event program, admission
badge, drawing and lunch tickets will be issued at the door - please bring
your confirmed registration with you.
Still have questions? Call (805) 581-0333
.........and don't forget, there is racing every Saturday night at Irwindale
Our (tentative) SAE SoCal fall line-up is looking good:
Paris-Dakar Topic Section Meeting
Tour of Edelbrock
Tour of Designworks USA
Aerospace Topic Section Meeting
Annual Student Workshop
Infiniti Q45 Section Meeting
Tour of CART Paddock @ California Speedway
If you have ideas for events that your are wiling to help implement, please
contact any section officer: