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06.15.2007 : PCA 911 Raffle Ends Monday, June 18!

Get your raffle entry in now - deadline is Monday, June 18! The 2006 Boxster raffle sold out, so don't miss the 911 Carrera opportunity! Official rules and entry form: Raffle Entry Form. PCA members only.

05.30.2007 : PCA Potomac Region to Host 2007 Porsche Escape- October 11-14, 2007

Mark down October 11-14 on your calendar for this year’s PCA Escape Weekend. This year, the Potomac Region is hosting Escape Into American History. Enjoy four fun filled days of touring, socializing and showing off your Porsche. The headquarters is the beautiful Marriott Westfields Hotel in Chantilly, Virginia. From a Welcome Reception on Thursday to a bevy of tours to choose from on Friday and Saturday, to an Escape Dinner on Saturday and a low key car show on Sunday, you’ll take away a lifetime of memories.

The Marriott Westfields Hotel is offering a special rate of $129.00 (plus tax) per night. This rate also includes a full breakfast for two each morning. In addition, there will be secured Porsche only parking and a wash station to keep your pride and joy nice and shiny all weekend. For those who are flying in, the hotel is close to the Dulles Airport.

The Escape begins Thursday evening with Registration and a Welcome Reception at the Marriott Hotel. Afterwards, you’re free to dine in any of the great local restaurants. The 2007 Escape team will provide you with many suggestions.

Friday and Saturday is chock full of driving tours. Choose between half or full day tours. Here is a list of the tours that will be offered. The Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum; Annapolis and the United States Naval Academy; Arlington Cemetery and Women in Military Service Memorial; Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens; Harpers Ferry National Historic Park; The Covered Bridges of Maryland, Famous Battlefields, The National Museum of Marine Corps and Heritage Center; Skyline Drive and Virginia Wine Country. Each of these tours is led by a knowledgeable Potomac member. They will be happy to help you find which tours will satisfy your appetite for a taste of American history.

Please check the website for detailed descriptions of each tour. After touring the area on Saturday, join us for dinner at the historic Hunter House where you’ll be able to share your stories with other PCAers.

Registration is limited, so don’t delay. Visit http://www.pcapotomac.org/pca/html/escape07/escape07.shtml for further information or contact the event registrar, Tom Bobbitt at tom.pca@cox.net or 757-259-7823.

05.30.2007 : PCA Membership Station in the Porscheplatz- ALMS Race in Detroit, MI, Aug. 31- Sept. 1

There will be a PCA Membership station within the Porscheplatz for the American Le Mans Series race at Belle Isle Raceway, Detroit, Michigan on Friday, August 31 and Saturday, September 1.

The Porscheplatz is hosted by Porsche Cars North America and Porsche Motorsport North America with the cooperation of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the American Le Mans Series.

There will be scheduled appearances by Porsche race drivers for informal talks and autographs. In addition, IMSA will offer supervised Parade laps of the track with a two lap maximum open to the first 50 registered Porsches on a first come, first serve basis. Registration for the Parade Laps and drawings will be at the Porscheplatz hospitality tent. Special features for the weekend will include a "Long Distance Award," raffle and a drawing for a "Hot Pit" escorted tour with a Porsche race team.

For information please contact Zone 4 Rep, Roy Wilkinson, 330-733-4813 or rwilk5@sbcglobal.net, www.detroitgp.com and also visit the IMSA website, www.imsaracing.net for the latest event schedule.

Parking in the Porscheplatz will be for Porsches only and requires purchase of a Porscheplatz parking ticket from the venue ticket office. "For Sale" signs on cars will not be permitted. For drawings and awards, participants must be present to win.

For ticket information please visit the venue website - www.detroitgp.com.

05.24.2007 : PCA Membership Station in the Porscheplatz- ALMS Race in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, Aug 10-11

There will be a PCA Membership station within the Porscheplatz for the American Le Mans Series race at Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, on Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11.

The Porscheplatz is hosted by Porsche Cars North America and Porsche Motorsport North America with the cooperation of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the American Le Mans Series. There will be scheduled appearances by Porsche race drivers for informal talks and autographs.

Registration will be at the hospitality tent for credentialed Porscheplatz participants only. Special features for the weekend will include a "Long Distance Award," raffle drawings for an "Honorary Pit Crew Member" with a Porsche race team, and a "Hot Pit" escorted tour.

For information please contact Zone 13 Rep, Chris Inglot, 847-559-1126 or cinglot@aol.com and also visit the IMSA website, www.imsaracing.net for the latest event schedule. Parking in the Porscheplatz will be for Porsches only. "For Sale" signs on cars will not be permitted. For drawings and awards, participants must be present to win.

05.24.2007 : PCA Membership Station in the Porscheplatz- ALMS Race at Bowmanville, Ontario, Aug 25-26

There will be a PCA Membership station within the Porscheplatz for the American Le Mans Series race at Mosport International Raceway, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26. The Porscheplatz is hosted by Porsche Cars North America and Porsche Motorsport North America with the cooperation of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the American Le Mans Series.

There will be scheduled appearances by Porsche race drivers for informal talks and autographs. In addition, IMSA will offer supervised Parade laps of the track with a two lap maximum open to the first 100 registered Porsches on a first come, first serve basis. Registration for the Parade Laps will be at the hospitality tent for credentialed Porscheplatz participants only.

Special features for the weekend will include a "Long Distance Award," raffle drawings for an "Honorary Pit Crew Member" with a Porsche race team, and a "Hot Pit" escorted tour.

For information please contact Zone 1 Rep, Botho von Bose, 416-509-6661 or bvonbose@lomltd.com and also visit the IMSA website, www.imsaracing.net for the latest event schedule. Parking in the Porscheplatz will be for Porsches only. "For Sale" signs on cars will not be permitted. For drawings and awards, participants must be present to win.

04.27.2007 : Porsche Rennsport Reunion III

The Porsche Club of America is honored to again be assisting the Porsche Rennsport Reunion III with several activities:

1. Porsche model-specific parking corrals 2. “History of Porsche Display” of all production models 3. Supervised track touring 4. PCA Hospitality building with membership area 5. Scrutineering of all the race cars, PCA club racers and vintage historic 6. PCA Dinner – Evening of Saturday, November 3, 2007 7. Volunteer workers to assist with our involvement

Sponsored by Porsche Cars North America and organized by Brian Redman’s Intercontinental Events, Inc., Porsche Rennsport Reunion III is open to the public and brings together an unprecedented gathering of significant Porsche vintage and current racecars and those drivers who have taken them to victory in the world’s most famous sports car races. It features a three-day program of on-track competition plus a concours d’elegance, which is open to the event’s participants by invitation.

In addition, special activities are planned to honor the series of awesome Porsche 917 racecars and commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the racing debut of the all-conquering Porsche 956/962 racecars. There will also be a model Porsche display, a literature, toy and memorabilia swap meet, and slot car racing. We will be looking for exceptional examples of Porsche production models for display at the Speedway during the event. Stay tuned for more information regarding the details of this historic display.

There will be a special PCA dinner on Saturday evening, November 3rd at the Speedway with factory speakers arranged by Porsche Cars North America. More details regarding dinner registration will be forthcoming.

Be sure to register as soon as the information is announced as there will be limited seating and reservations will be on a first come, first served basis.

PCA members will be invited to use a terrific hospitality building all days of the event, November 2-4, to park safely in one of the Porsche model-specific corrals, and to enjoy supervised track touring with their Porsches on Friday, November 2nd.

We will need PCA volunteer workers to assist with our activities at Rennsport. If you are interested in supporting this memorable event, please contact Jennifer Barrows (jmbarrows@cfl.rr.com or 407-522-0002) or Danny Shields (FastDan5@aol.com).

Additional details of the Porsche Rennsport Reunion will be published on Porsche’s motorsport web site (www.porschemotorsport.com), Brian Redman’s Intercontinental Events web site (www.gorace.com), the official Rennsport III website (www.rennsport2007.com), and Daytona International Speedway’s web site ( www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com), as they become available. Ticket information is available by contacting Daytona International Speedway at 1- 800-PITSHOP.

04.10.2007 : IMSA Porsche Club of America Corral- US Grand Prix, June 15 – 17

Friday (General Admission – Open Grandstand Seats) - $10.00

Saturday (General Admission – Open Grandstand Seats) - $20.00

Sunday (Reserved Grandstand Seats - Stand H, Section 9) - $105.00 Views of turns 1, 2,3,4,5, & 6

Combo Price package (Friday and Saturday) - $25.00

Lot 6 – Reserved Porsche parking - $20.00 per day (choice of Friday, Saturday, Sunday). Lot 6 is directly across the street from stand H.

Lot 6 – Reserved Porsche parking - $60.00 three days

To purchase tickets and parking passes (Porsche only reserved parking), please call Carol Denton, Indianapolis Motor Speedway at 317-492-6714 or e-mail: cdenton@brickyard.com. Special ticket pricing must be purchased by June 1, 2007

Special (limited time) room block (group rate discount code “porpora”) at Marriott Indianapolis North of $199.00 per night (two night minimum).

For hotel reservations, call: 1-317-705-0000.

http://marriott.com/hotels/travel/indno-indianapolis-marriott-north/

IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge technical presentation @ IMSA Tech Trailer (GT3 Cup Challenge Paddock) presented by LP Watch Group. 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Saturday, June 16th.

- Porsche GT3 Cup Car walk-around by IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge Technical Inspectors - Special guest – Dennis Aase, AASCO Motorsports - LP Watch giveaway raffle. Must be present to win.

For a track map showing the location of Stand H and lot 6 go to the site below: http://www.imsaracing.net/2007/car%20corrals/IMSA%20Porsche%20Club%20of%20America%20Corral.pdf QUESTIONS: Contact Bob Miller 918-808-7297, 918-369-0453, rmillerpca@aol.com Non Porsche parking available within Porsche Corral to registered participants. About our featured speaker at the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge technical presentation presented by LP Watch Group

Dennis Aase began his career behind the wheel winning his first driving championship, the SCCA Pacific Division C-P title in 1973. From there he competed in the 1974 Can-Am championship finishing the season points in the top-10. He competed regularly in IMSA through the late ‘70s before signing to drive the potent BMW M-1 for the 1980 IMSA GTO season. He would win five races in the car over the course of the ‘80/’81 seasons. He continued to race in multiple classes in IMSA, including the prestigious GTP class with great teams such as Akin Motorsports, Moretti/MOMO and the legendary Al Holbert into the ‘80s.

In 1983, Aase’s skills as a driver were rewarded with a ride in the Toyota factory team of Dan Gurney’s All American Racers. Piloting the GTO class Toyota Celica and later developing the Toyota MK-I GTP car that would revolutionize sports car racing. He remained at AAR until retiring in the late ‘80s. Over the course of his career as a driver, Aase would take his place in the top-10 in all-time IMSA wins and the most pole positions in GTO class history. Not one to rest on his laurels, Aase and his brother, Dave, started Aase Brothers Porsche Car Dismantlers. He would sell out to Dave in 1994 to focus on AASCO Performance. Aase’s talent and long tradition with Toyota led to AASCO running the Firehawk series Toyota factory effort in 1995, preparing Toyota Celicas for the Long Beach Grand Prix celebrity event and pace cars for the CART series.

An AASCO-managed team also won the IMSA GT-3 championship with Jorge Trejos in 1995. Since the late ‘90s, Aase has prepared Porsches for Rolex Series first with EMC AASCO Racing and then with BoDuck AASCO Racing. In 2002 and 2003, Aase prepared and managed the Porsche Club of America (PCA) on-track effort of Gary Becker, Joe Kunz and Mark Webber before signing to prepare and manage the AASCO Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Rolex Series entry in late 2003 and the full 2004 season.

Dennis at the helm of AASCO Motorsports has been involved

03.29.2007 : PCA Membership Station in the Porscheplatz ALMS Race at Salt Lake City, UT- May 17 -18

PCA Membership Station in the Porscheplatz (Porsche Owners Corral) during the American Le Mans Series Race at Miller Motorsports Park, Salt Lake City, Utah May 17 – May 18, 2007: There will be a PCA Membership station within the Porscheplatz for the American Le Mans Series race at Miller Motorsports Park, Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18. The Porscheplatz is hosted by Porsche Cars North America and Porsche Motorsport North America with the cooperation of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the American Le Mans Series.

There will be scheduled appearances by Porsche race drivers for informal talks and autographs. In addition, IMSA will offer supervised Parade laps of the track with a two lap maximum open to the first 150 registered Porsches on a first come, first serve basis. Registration for the Parade Laps will be at the hospitality tent for credentialed Porscheplatz participants only.

Special features for the weekend will include a "Long Distance Award," raffle drawings for an "Honorary Pit Crew Member" with a Porsche race team, and a "Hot Pit" escorted tour.

For information please contact Zone 9 Rep, Dale Thero, 720-344-0265 or speedster1@thesourceintl.com and also visit the IMSA website, www.imsaracing.net for the latest event schedule. Parking in the Porscheplatz will be for Porsches only. "For Sale" signs on cars will not be permitted. For drawings and awards, participants must be present to win.

03.14.2007 : PCA 2007 Website Competition rules posted on pca.org


Updated 2007 rules for the Website Competition are posted in the PCA.ORG Library, here.

Regions must apply by May 15 to enter the competition.

03.02.2007 : ALMS Toyota Long Beach race discount tickets

For the first time ever, the American Le Mans Series is coming to Southern California to conduct their most exciting sports car race as part of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend. On Saturday, April 14, the famous street circuit in downtown Long Beach will host the third round the ALMS Championship race. This represents a unique opportunity for you, our valued customers, to see our Porsche sports cars in action.

There will be a number of Porsche RS Spyder’s competing in the LMP2 category, such as Penske Motorsports and Dyson Racing. Also, the GT2 class will feature a large group of Porsches from such well-known teams as Flying Lizard Motorsports, Tafel Racing, Rahal Letterman Racing and Trans Sport Racing, who will take on the likes of the competitors, such as Ferrari and Panoz.

Porsche Motorsport North America is delighted to offer Porsche customers a special ticket package, created exclusively for PCA members in cooperation with the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach.

Hurry - this offer expires April 6, 2007!
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