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An affiliated
Chapter of:
Buick Gran Sport Club of America
625 Pine Point Circle
Valdosta, GA 31602
Richard Lassiter

Fast Times is the newsletter published by volunteers for members of the Chicagoland Chapter GSCA. Membership in this Chapter entitles members to four editions a year. We welcome articles from members, volunteers and automotive experts, offer free classified ads for members, and keep our members up to date with planned and past events. Fast Times our communication media has contributed to the success of our Chapter.

While advertising certainly helps to defray costs, the majority of the membership fees cover the printing cost and mailing of four newsletters a year.

Fast time Past Issues

We keep our members in touch through our quarterly periodical "Fast Times", which is distributed four (4) times a year.  To review past copies, please click on the hyperlinks below.





Change in Address

Please E-mail changes in address to the attention of Bill Grupp at or mail to CCGSCA Membership / 1005 BEAU BRUMMEL DR. / SLEEPY HOLLOW IL 60118

Privacy Statement

Your privacy is very important to us. Data on our membership is not posted on the web without specific permission from the member, nor distributed to advertisers or telemarketers.


Editorial comments of member's submissions do not always represent the position of the GSCA, Chicagoland Chapter GSCA, the members, officers, nor editorial staff.

Classified Advertising in Fast Times

Advertising performance Buicks and related parts in Fast Times is free for our members. Please be sure to E-mail the advertisement as it is to be printed to Beth Andrews at or mail to CCGSCA; 4010 Raymond Ave.; Brookfield, IL 60513. To avoid mistakes in pricing or descriptions, we avoid verbal orders.

For nonmembers selling a performance Buick car or up to 5 related parts the ads are without charge for a single issue. For any more space or multiple issues refer to Commercial Advertising below.


Current Advertisers

We are proud to advertise for the businesses represented in Fast Times. If you have misplaced your current copy and need information from any ad, please feel free to click on the link below to see the advertisements. Please be sure to tell the Advertisers how much you appreciate their helping out our Fast Times.

Current Advertisers

Jimmy's High Performance

Div of H.P. Performance

Automotive Machine & Performance Rally Insurance Group
M&M Automotive Appraisers, Inc. Midnight Mike
Indoor Storage in Frankfort, IL
Torque Technologies

Ride on Appraisals, Inc
Precision Engine & Machine
Country Side Customs

Baker, Michael Agency
Hydro Dynamics
World of Motorworks
Sauce King


Volunteers Who Publish and Distribute Fast Times

Position Volunteer Telephone Number E-mail Address

Publisher / Editorial Loyd Bonecutter    
Classified Advertisements Beth Andrews

Commercial Advertisements Beth Andrews

Photographer Frank Jackowiak 630-655-0598
Alternate Photographer Beth Andrews

Membership Bill Grupp
Folks who help mail   Paul and Linda Brelie Mark and Barbra Holda
  Bob and Carol Nunes Chris and Anna Gatch Beth and Dana Andrews

Submission Dates

To contribute to our newsletter please submit your contribution by the dates indicated.

Issue Mail Goal
Submittal Deadline
Classified Submittal
Major Announcement
Spring March 1st February 15th February 15th

Samantha Rix Memorial Race

Summer June 1st May 15th May 15th Summer Cruises / Shows
Fall September 1st

August 15th

August 15th Midwest Buick Challenge
Winter December 1st. November 8th November 8th Christmas Party / Renewal

Commercial Advertising in Fast Times

The membership remains around 175 members with about 50 additional copies sent to sponsors, advertisers and other GSCA Chapters. This represents an excellent select market of automotive enthusiasts that are dedicated to maintaining their cars to the highest possible standards. If your products are what this buying market is after, this represent real value for the advertising dollar. The fees (annual fees include membership in the Chicagoland Chapter of the GSCA) are as follows: Contact
Size of Advertisement Per Issue Four Issues
Full Page Ad $100.00 $300.00
Half Page Ad $55.00 $165.00
Quarter Page Ad $35.00 $105.00
Eighth Page or Business card $20.00 $60.00