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Monthly meetings:
1st Thursday of the month, 7PM, Fox And Fiddle, 865 York Mills Rd., Toronto ON  M3B 1Y6
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Monthly Meeting
This month's DAC meeting is Thursday, Sept. 6th, 7:30 PM at
The Fox And Fiddle
865 York Mills Road,
Toronto, ON. M3B 1Y6

DAC Summer Picnic

There will be no monthly meeting for August neither a DAC BBQ.
Instead we are all welcome to attend the Hansa Haus summer picnic on August 19th.
Things start at about noon, with a DJ starting up at about 2pm.
Admission is 5$ each for non members. 
Let me know if you are coming so I can reserve a table.
MAP link

Rick Creuzburg <<<click to send email to Rick

PS: if you want to check the place out, they are having their monthly schnitzel dinner
next Friday the 27th from 5 to 8 pm The next DAC meeting will be held Thursday, Sept 6th

Monthly Meeting
There will be no monthly meeting for August.
The next DAC meeting will be held Thursday, Sept 6th


Monthly Meeting
Thursday, July 5th , 7:30 PM .
The Fox And Fiddle
865 York Mills Road,
Toronto, ON. M3B 1Y6

DAC Lapping Day Meetup Toronto Motorsport Park
DAC is having a lapping night meetup on Friday May 25th, 5pm to dusk at Toronto Motorsport Park
Admission is $80 if you RSVP to Rick Creuzburg by Thursday afternoon otherwise you pay full price.
There will be a little BBQ alongside.
This invitation is open to anyone, club members or not.

Please inform Rick asap that you are coming:
Email  creuz@sympatico.ca
Voice or text at 416-419-6241

For more visit the DAC Facebook Event


Monthly Meeting
Thursday, May 3rd, 7 PM .
The Fox And Fiddle
865 York Mills Road,
Toronto, ON. M3B 1Y6

Monthly Meeting
We checked out the new monthly meeting venue at The Fox And Fiddle
Was not hard to get to, place was a bit noisy but we had our own alcove.
There was a good turnout - like 15 members.
Rick Creuzburg celebrated his birthday.
Congratulations to Gianni Biral who received a Volunteer Service Award from the Ontario Government
for 25 years of dedicated volunteer service to the DAC!

25 Year Volunteer Service Award
to Gianni Biral

Meeting - Fox And Fiddle

Gianni Biral - Receiving Service Award

New Monthly Meeting Location
We have a new monthly meeting location starting with the Thursday, April 5th meeting.
The Fox And Fiddle
865 York Mills Road,
Toronto, ON. M3B 1Y6

DAC Awards Banquet
The annual awards presentation and dinner was held Saturday, Feb 24th at the Dominion Hotel in Minden Ont.
The recipients for 2017 are ...

Sylvia Schultz Award (Most for the Sport) - Ralph Klingmann
Beaver Award (Most for the Club) - Rick Creuzberg
President's Choice (Special Recognition) - Karen Vereecken
Edgar Sockel Award (Road Racing Champion) - Kye Wankum
Raul Backstrom Award (Ice Racing Champion) - Scott Miller
Kohl and Teubler Award (Rally Champion) - Candace Calder
DAC Oldtimer Award (Oldest Competitor) - Ahmad Khodkar

Photos credit: Rick Creuzburg (except Sockel pic - photo credit: Kye Wankum)

Edgar Sockel Award - Kye Wankum (L)
presented by Dave Watson (R)

Beaver Award - Rick Creuzburg

Oldtimer Award - Ahmad Khodkar

Kohl and Teubler Award - Candace Calder

Raul Backstrom Award - Scott Miller (R)

President's Choice - Karen Vereecken
Sylvia Schultz Award - Ralph Klingmann
Sandy Macnie club Pres. (R)
Ralph Klingmann membership (L)
The "DAC-hoons"
Youngest/newest members

John Dennie
We had the pleasure of John Dennie (Facebook) and his friend Patrick Galante's (Facebook)
presence at our monthly March meeting (Mar. 1, 2018)
Part of John's illustrious history was as a mechanic for the Williams F1 team in the early 70's.
He regaled us with a few anecdotes from his storied past around racing.
Here's a 2014 article by Norris McDonald in Wheels.ca

DAC Monthly Meeting
Thursday, Mar. 1st, 7 PM
The Three Monkeys Pub
1585 Warden Ave, Scarborough, ON M1R 2S9

DAC Set To Host Final Round - Minden Subaru Ice Race Series
Latest word from track builders late Wednesday this week is that we are a go for this coming weekend.
 However final decision is made by the Ice Race Director and can be changed up until noon on Friday so check the
CASC Hotline 877-667-9505 or the Ice Race Facebook group for final confirmation.

Minden Ice Race Track Condition Report
DAC is scheduled to host the 6th and final round of the Minden Subaru Ice Race series this coming weekend.
View a few in-car laps from the very last race of the day this past Sunday and see the conditions for yourself.
And Scoty's prediction as to whether the track will survive this week's rain and high temps.

New members ...
WENZEL, Zack  Newmarket, ON Ice Racer
WENZEL, Jake  Newmarket, ON Ice Racer
MARINI, Luca  Nobleton, ON Ice Racer
DiMARCO, Jesse  Woodbridge, ON Ice Racer

Monthly Meeting
Next scheduled monthly meeting is
Thursday Mar 1st, 7PM
Three Monkeys Pub
1585 Warden Ave, Scarborough, ON M1R 2S9 MAP link

Trophy Voting now closed
Recipients of the Sylvia Schultz and Beaver Awards will be presented
at the annual DAC Awards Banquet in Minden Ont., Feb 24, 2018

DAC Ice Race Weekend and Awards Banquet
- DAC will be hosting the sixth and final weekend of the Minden Subaru Ice Race 2018 series Feb. 24/25 in Minden Ontario
- We will also have our annual awards banquet on Saturday, February 24th 
Cocktails at 6:30 pm followed by dinner at 7 pm
The Dominion Hotel (downtown, main street Minden, Ont.)

DAC Monthly Meeting
Next scheduled monthly meeting is
Thursday Jan 4th, 7PM
Three Monkeys Pub
1585 Warden Ave, Scarborough, ON M1R 2S9 MAP link

Older NEWS >>>


Deutscher Automobil Club
- head office Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
- organized in 1958 and incorporated in 1960
- formed to promote the interest of its members in automobiles and motorsport
- mandate is to facilitate exchange of information and experience amongst members while abstaining from political affiliations
- news and updates, click "News" at right side or top of each page
- Presse and ePresse newsletters back issues - Presse Archives
- photo page with content contributed by our members. Click "Photos" at right side of each page
- 50 year anniversay celebrated in 2008. Motorsport writer Norris McDonald covered the gala evening in this article http://www.wheels.ca/news/german-club-recalls-50-seasons-of-racing

- competitors in motorsports events all across Canada, the United States and the world.
- rich heritage of well known professional racing names like David Deacon, Rudy Bartling, Rudy Mueller, Ludwig Heimrath, Horst Kroll, Horst Petermann, Fritz Hochreuter, Ray Brezinka, Roman Pechmann, Harry Bytzek, Brian Stewart, Klaus Bartels.
- all age groups and experience levels
- multi cultural (we're Canadian eh!)
D.A.C. organizes:
Road Racing - the annual Trillium Trophy Races at Shanonville Motorsport Park
Ice Racing -  one weekend of the annual Ice Races at the Minden Ontario Fairgrounds (Go Ice Racing)
Fun Rallies - annual rally in the Province of Ontario
GoKarting - various indoor and outdoor gokarting events for club members and guests.

The D.A.C. is affiliated with la Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) through l'Autorité Sportive Nationale du Canada and the Canadian Automobile Sport Clubs.

- 1st Thursday of every month. Location/time - see top of this page.
- guests always welcome.

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To participate in motorsport you need to have membership in a car club.
To join the D.A.C. simply click "Join" on the right side menu.
You can then apply for a race licence through the CASC

D.A.C. hosts one of the six weekends of the annual Ice Race Series every winter at the Minden Kinsmen Fairgrounds, Minden, Ontario.
Learn more about Ice Racing: Go Ice Racing.
Watch a promotional video: Essence Of Ice Racing, and keep on racing all year!

D.A.C. Frequently hosts indoor electric GoKart events at http://www.gpkartways.com and occassional outdoor karting events

Contact the D.A.C.

  The Board    
  President Sandy Macnie 416-557-1486
  Vice President Ralph Klingmann 905-471-3951
  Secretary Karen Vereecken 416-264-2551
  Treasurer Irene Ott 416-740-4407
  Membership Ralph Klingmann 905-471-3951
  Competition Scott Miller 905-424-4546
  Advisory Counsel Steve Haas 416-622-0639
  Advisory Counsel Gianni Biral 416-740-4407
  Advisory Counsel & Historian Mike Nilson 613-261-4006
  Website Scott Miller 905-424-4546

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