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RE: autox friendly insurance

To: "'Rick Cone'" <>,
Subject: RE: autox friendly insurance
From: John Steczkowski <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 1999 16:07:12 -0600
I have USAA and I've discussed this with them. The key on this is.... They
better not be keeping times or giving out trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.
If those criteria are met then USAA will cover it. What this says to me is,
I autocross at my own risk, but I'll still make a claim and try to get them
to cover it, but I'm not counting on it. At DE events, I'll expect to be

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rick Cone []
> Sent: Thursday, January 07, 1999 3:45 PM
> To: 'Lewis, George (GEA, 083228)'; ''
> Subject: RE: autox friendly insurance
> You may consider my an expert on this subject.....
> I have USAA and they covered my mishap at Atlanta Motor 
> Speedway.  The 
> trick was that when the police filled out the accident report 
> they did say 
> it was racing.  They put down the term "Driver Improvement 
> Program".  The 
> lady at the insurance company asked, (after I told her it was 
> a "Driver 
> Improvement Program") asked if I passed!
> We also had a BMW rollover a time or two, and he had State 
> Farm.  It to was 
> covered.  The key is what is put down on the accident report.
> Rick
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lewis, George (GEA, 083228) [SMTP:GEORGE.LEWIS@APPL.GE.COM]
> Sent: Thursday, January 07, 1999 1:31 PM
> To:   ''
> Subject:      autox friendly insurance
> I recently reviewed my car insurance policy.  It contains 
> language to the
> effect that no loss is covered due to "any car race or driving 
> competition."
> Needless to say I'm in the market for a new insurer.  Does 
> anyone out there
> know of an insurance company that specifically allows 
> autocrossing.  I live
> in north Georgia.
> GL

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