OCSC and WHRRI would later encounter some political difficulties from the subdivision already in place along the eastern edge of the property and from changes in state environmental laws, problems Grattan and Gingerman have not had. When the factory balked at Kellermeyer's rejection, he turned to his shop and invented and built a testing device and successfully tested the springs, neither of which met the factory's promised performance. He made many acquaintances in business and became something of a notable sportsman himself. Flaggers, as we are most commonly known the author participates at this level , are part of the racing and are often at as much or more risk than the drivers. Although highly educated, he was denied membership in the SCCA and was allowed into the race only because it had been granted international status by the FIA, the international sponsor of races in Europe and elsewhere.
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Since then, VIR has received international acclaim and rave reviews as one of the most exciting road courses in all of motorsports. He was dead when the corner workers reached the car and it was later determined he had suffered a heart attack. Closer to the military connection, races were staged on the National Guard airfield in Grayling Michigan for many years and races were held at the Grand Rapids airport after operations were moved to the Gerald R. The SCCA's "unremitting efforts" have raised the status of the automobile from that comparable to "an ice box Race control could probably see the entire track from the start - finish line.