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Upcoming Events...
  Click for ZOOM MeetingMonthly meeting 8PM Tue. May 3, 2022 both in person and online via ZOOM

In person:
Fox & Fiddle, 865 York Mills Rd., North York.
Arrive after 7pm, meeting starts 8pm, under the name DAC.
If attending in person please email >>> Karen Vereecken  or text her 289-763-8929 ASAP
Also please make sure you are fully vaccinated against Covid.

To join the ZOOM meeting click >>> ZOOM

  News ...
  The DACnews has been archived
The annual archiving of the past year's DAC news was done today
All archived DAC news is always available by clicking >>> Older News
and the same link can always be found at the bottom of this news section.

  "Axle" Wenzel - Ice Race Champ & Rookie Of The Year
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DAC's Alexander "Axle" Wenzel captured not only Rookie Of The Year but finished his inaugural ice racing season by winning the Front Wheel Drive Street Stud (Class SS12) championship as well.
Congrats champ!

Also well done to all members for representing the DAC this year in Minden!

Ice Race Standings 2022

  Ice Racing Season Start
First of five scheduled weekends of ice racing is
Feb 5/6, 2022 in Minden Ontario.
Pretech weekend is Jan. 29/30, 2022.

For more ice race info and related resources
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  The Teubler Special Project - Mike Nilson
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Mike Nilson has completed his restoration of the Tuebler Special.
For a complete writeup on the project and history of the car
Click Here

Email: Mike Nilson

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  *CANCELLED* DAC Ice Race Weekend
  Click for ZOOM Meeting
DAC has withdrawn from hosting at this years ice races due to Covid concerns and restrictions
2022 Ice Race Schedule

  Older "News" Has Been Archived
  Any "News" older than Jan 20, 2022 has been archived.
Please click the link below...
  Older NEWS >>>

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About The D.A.C.

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

60 year anniversay celebrated in 2019. Check this commemorative video
- 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 https://www.wheels.ca/news/german-club-recalls-50-seasons-of-racing

- 1st Tuesday of every month. For the next location/time see monthly announcement in the "Upcoming Events" at the top of this page.
- guests always welcome.

- 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
An informative how to guide... 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.

- to become a member click >>> Join the DAC .
- applications are reviewed by the "The Board" for approval.

FaceBook Group - up to date events, news, discussion, member's photo/video posts D.A.C. Facebook Group

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Join The D.A.C.

1) Complete this fillable PDF form >>> Membership Application.PDF
2) Follow the instructions on the form for submission and payment options
Note: you can now also pay membership fees by EMT (Email Money Transfer also known as eTransfer) via your online banking, instructions are on the Membership Application form.

Applications may be reviewed by the "The Board" for approval.

Click to download

If you can't use Adobe Reader here's a Word .DOC version of the form ... DAC Membership Application.doc

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Race With The D.A.C.

To participate in motorsport you need to have membership in a car club.
To join the D.A.C. simply click >>> Join the DAC.
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 https://k1speed.ca and occassional outdoor karting events

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Contact The D.A.C.
Click a name below to email that person
    President M. Nilson  
    Vice President R. Klingmann  
    Secretary K. Kleinjohann  
    Treasurer I. Ott  
    Membership R. Klingmann  
    Competition R. Klingmann  
    Advisory Counsel C. Calder  
    Advisory Counsel S. Haas  
    Historian M. Nilson  
    Website S. Miller  

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