JANUARY, FEBUARY, MARCH INFORMATION VIPER CLUB OF AMERICA-CENTRAL AND NORTH FLORIDA The following information is an outline of events set up for paid current VCA members in 2002 for our first three months of activity this coming year. You must be a full paid 2002 member to participate. If you have not renewed your membership, call toll free: 1-800-998-1110 and go to extension #1 for the Viper Club National office. They will handle your renewal over the phone and will take your credit card to do so! SATURDAY JANUARY 12 First general meeting of the year will be held at Daytona International Speedway in the Winston Tower Suites. Lunch will be free to club members. Guests will cost $10.00 each. We have special guests lined up as well as our usual raffle and discussion on upcoming club events. A tour of the track in your Viper is also been requested. Time: 12 noon Location: Daytona International Speedway Winston -Tower Suites Parking: in front of the tower in the reserved lot Call: 407-366-3066 and confirm your participation and number of guests Contact at Daytona is (RT) Robert Hall FEBUARY 1,2 AND 3 Feb.1 Club day at the track with participation on track on the 24 hour course. See attached information on this event. This is a separate ticketed event not included in you 24-Hour admission. Feb. 2 and 3 the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona featuring the world's great drivers and Sports Cars. Participation will be at the International Pavilion and Viper Corral next to it. Cost is $200.00 Per Person including three-day paddock and admission tickets to the infield at Daytona. On Saturday and Sunday we also have use of the International Pavilion with catering and covered and enclosed tent with television monitors as well as private grandstand seating on the International curve at Daytona. Paddock admission is included with your tickets and plus two days of food and beverage and a souvenir program of the Rolex. FEBUARY 22 AND 23 The Festival of Exotic Cars in Mount Dora will take place. We have been asked to participate in this wonderful display of exotic European cars and exhibit our Vipers. Pre-registration is required since there is limited parking space available. I have reserved 12 to 15 spots for our Vipers and we will be judged in this show. Please review the attached brochure and information. A registration form is also included. We are the only American Sports car invited to be part of this annual event. Let's show them what Viper is all about. MARCH 13 THRU 17 The Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway -or- The 12 Hours of Sebring We have two choices for VCA members this year, the 40th annual Gatornationals or the 50th anniversary of the 12 hours of Sebring. For Drag racing fans a we have a limited amount of Top Eliminator packages available for the 4 day event. Cost is $285.00 per person. Please see the attached brochure and information on this outstanding NHRA National event. This is the first time we have had the chance to offer Top Eliminator Club seating and benefits. You must reserve and buy your tickets early for there are a limited availability of these "Best Seats in the House"! Contact Melinda in-group sales at 352-377-0046 ext. 223 to buy your tickets. The 50th Anniversary of the 12 hours of Sebring kicks off the 2002 American LeMans Series for this year. Once again the some of the worlds greatest drivers and sportscars will participate. We will have four day supertickets available which will include Viper Corral, Pace lap before the 12 hour race on Saturday March 16, private hospitality tent with catering and television monitor as well as private grandstand seating and paddock access. Cost is $100.00 per person and can be purchased through the Viper Club office. Call 407-366-0366 to buy your tickets. We can take your credit card and sent the tickets to you for Sebring. Our next General Meeting will take place in April in Lakeland at the Outback Steakhouse on Saturday April 13. Please let us know if you are coming. Lunch will be provided for VCA members. The meeting will start at noon on that day. We wish you a Happy New Year and a wonderful 2002!