Very interesting. As a member on the ISOC (http://www.isoc.org/isoc) I'd
like to point out that an "anonymous email" is spam. That is against the
law in most states.
Another interesting item. In democratic countries the accused, unless the
accused is a pedophile, are allowed to face the accuser.
But, the SCTA is a private club, an amateur organization and this makes the
I believe our time would be better spent trying to figure if there is
a way to make the salt smoother. Develop a method of patching the salt
that makes the replacement salt bond well.
That'll keep us busy,
Jim Dincau wrote:
> It was brought to the attention of the SCTA board that John Noonan ran
> the same motorcycle in two classes at the November 2005 El Mirage meet. This
> is against rule V section C (page 5) of the El Mirage procedures. Mike
> Mangelli (SCTA president) talked to John and he admitted doing so. John said
> he did not know it was against the rules. He entered two bikes and one broke
> before it made a run. They ran the one bike on Saturday, changed the body
> work from the broken bike to the good one Saturday night and ran it again on
> Sunday.The club reps voted to strip John of all the points he earned in 2005
> and deny him any points for the May meet of 2006. The vote was 3 against (me
> and the other two SDRC reps) and everyone else (25 or so) for.
> Personal opinion
> I was amazed how quickly this all came about. In the past rules
> violations that make it to the board/reps meeting take at least two meetings
> to come to a consensus. We generally discuss the problem, take it back to
> the clubs for discussion and vote at the next meeting. The board learned of
> this violation by anonymous emails that included pictures of the two bikes
> on the days in question. Evidently someone has been thinking about this
> since November of 2005. Several people seemed to think John did what he did
> deliberately and knew it was illegal. John was not present to defend
> Jim Dincau