Sugarbush Race Club turned out in force Thursday evening at Hostel Tevere ( DECO) for a repeat performance of fine wine, and an assortment of beers and ales accompanied by generous servings of delicious appetizers. Their colorful, inviting bar is a special treat with a perfect ambiance. Justin, Kristen and Jessie were wonderful hosts. Many club members stayed for dinner after the party.
Dave Koepele had a big night. He won a $50 gift certificate to Hostel Tevere and the 50-50 raffle! Ray Bollerud, Club President, announced the upcoming events. The club will gather for corn beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day. Then, the season will end with a gala year-end banquet. At the banquet, final standings for the year are announced and medals will be awarded.
On Friday, SRC was blessed with a fine day for racing and 30 members showed up to compete. Cheryl Braymen led in the women’s group with a gold, while Leslie Mahoney and Barb Brady both brought home bronze medals.
In the men’s groups, leaders Todd Carroll and Chris Lowenstein were separated by .21 seconds. Then, Mark Haberle and Rick Duckworth battled with a .29 second difference.
Newcomers Garrett Bergey and Jon Rickard edged out Dave Ellison, while Dan Towle and Gil Edwards were separated by .05 seconds.
Ray Bollerud, Stephen Ham-Ellis and James Cutchins continue in a dead heat with Peter Menkes shadowing them again.
The club welcomed Dave Koepele back as he put his new knee into action for two races.