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Oasis 500's Racing Team
We currently use F4 Race Cars we construct that are very similar to cars raced in Western Canada, a lead vehicle (a NASCAR style go cart), and an equipment recovery vehicle (a small wrecker in the event of any breakdowns - which have been few and far between).
We participate in the Shrine Paper Sale and other events with adjacent Shrine Clubs. Our members are also involved with Shrine Clubs and work hard to raise money for the Shriners Hospitals. We parade at the Spring and Fall Ceremonial parades, the Oxford and SASA parades, and compete in SAASMC competitions, consistently winning our category.
These are real F4 racecars. It takes us between 18 and 24 months to complete construction on each car. We are currently in the process of performing upgrades on 2 of the cars while building a 4th and acquiring parts to construct a 5th. We have won many awards. We promote the Shrine in a big way. People love to see our cars in all the parades. They are very attention grabbing.
We have 2 categories of membership: Owner and backup driver.
Owner's expense is the cost of the car, maintenance and uniform. The cost of the car can run anywhere for $7000 to $20,000 depending on what options you select. The unit provides the fiberglass body.
A backup driver is only responsible for the cost of his uniform (including helmet).
This is one of Oasis premier units.
Members uniforms cost approximately $120. Helmets vary from $200 to $750 depending on type and manufacturer. Fuel usually runs about $40 per year. We run 110 octane Sunoco Racing Fuel at about $8 - $9 per gallon (based on TOP pricing).
Dues are $60 per year.
Insurance is covered by the unit presently.
Our equipment is currently stored at various locations around Winston-Salem, North Carolina. We have members in Forsyth, Stokes, Mitchell and Rowan Counties in North Carolina and Austin, TX. Any Noble can be a member regardless of where you live.
We meet the 4th Thursday each month at 6:45 PM at Platinum Automotive Repair and Motorsports - 5295 Sam Hollow Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27106.
We have work days to maintain our equipment and communicate with the members frequently.
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by Oasis Shriners