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Announcements & News (Latest Update – 22 Mar)

NEXT BOARD MEETING: Just a reminder that the next meeting will be held at Amanda’s Cantina Restaurant on North Academy on 26 March starting at 6:00 PM. AMR members are always welcome to join us. Newly implemented this year is the requirement that all items requiring a Board vote need to be submitted to the Board for review no later than the Saturday prior to the Board meeting. (updated 22 Mar)

BOARD MEETING MINUTES – the February minutes have been posted. Click here to review. (updated 22 Mar)

NEXT MEMBERSHIP SOCIAL: The April membership social will be held on Wednesday, April 17th at MacKenzie’s Chophouse (128 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs, 80903). Drinks will start at 6:00 PM and dinner will be served from the full menu at 6:30 PM. RSVP is required as space is limited to 40 people. See Event/Calendar for more info. Please contact Denise at denisej1@mindspring.com or 719-337-8425. (updated 21 Mar)

TECH INSPECTION CHECKLIST: There is a new version of the PCA Tech Inspection Checklist available on this website. You can click here or go to the Information tab and select Documents and Forms. (updated 21 Mar)

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN:
MAY 4-5, 2019 – RMR’s “Stick & Paddle” DE is now open for registration. See MotorsportsReg.com for details and registration. (posted 05 Mar)
MAY 3-4, 2019 – The InterMountain Region HPDE at Utah Motorsports Camput is now open for registration on MotorsportsReg.com. (posted 18 Mar)
APRIL 27-28, 2019 – If you have never done an autocross or wish to renew your interest in this event, RMR is hosting both the autocross school and their first autocross at the Front Range Airport where there is plenty of room to setup a long course with a lot of interesting autocross features. Twists, Turns, and Slaloms all await you to improve and challenge your driving skills. See MotorsportsReg.com for more info and registration. (posted 18 Mar)

APRIL 13-14, 2019 –
The PPIR “19” Spring “Shake Down” HPDE is now open for registration on MotorsportsReg.com. (updated 02 Feb)

UPDATED REFERENCES AVAILABLE is the 2019 PCA Region Procedures Manual under the Information tab. Also available on the PCA website is the 2019 Drivers Education Minimum Standard. It is a good time to review what’s new and updated before the DE season starts. (posted 12 Mar)

A BIG WELCOME to our new/transferred members Mary Cousins-Read of Cascade; and Sergey Barbotko, Austin Buckett, Scott Cronk, Regina Deringer, Kevin Dessart, Robin Dillon, Mike Finkbiner, David Gardner, Edward Givens, Andy Horn, Sergei Kolesnik, Richard Mraz, Brian & Alyssa Priest, Joseph & Rachel Rothman, Nils Venheim, and Joe Winston of Colorado Springs. We look forward to seeing you at our social, tour and/or track events. (updated 05 Mar)

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS – With the upcoming 2019 HPDE and Touring events, AMR is in need of enduring volunteers for the following positions/vacancies:
*HPDE Control
*HPDE Starter
*HPDE Track Weekend Support
*Tour Leader, Group Leader, & Sweeper
Please see the Volunteers webpage for descriptions, roles & responsibilities, time commitment and requirements for these positions. If interested, please contact the Committee Chair or POC listed for each position. For those interested in HPDE Control/Starter, we will conduct classroom training on March 24 (location TBD) with another session on April 13 at PPIR (only have to attend one). Shadowing sessions will be available on April 6 at Pueblo Motorsports Park and then April 13-14 at PPIR (you can attend one or more days). See Porsche’s and Pancake announcement below if you are interested in volunteering for tours. [posted 13 Feb]

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Do you want to know about AMR’s plans for tours this year? Do you want to volunteer to lead a tour, but don’t know how to get involved? To find out the answers to these questions and more join us for AMR Tours 101 at Uncle Sam’s Pancake House, 341 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs on March 30 at 8:30-10:00 AM. Cost of breakfast is on you.
RSVP to Nate Adams, nladams20@yahoo.com or Karl Klepfer, klepk@hotmail.com by March 27. [posted 13 Feb]

SAVE THE DATE: The 5th Annual Snowmass Tour and Heritage Fire Event is scheduled for June 14-15. See the Event/Calendar for information. (posted 18 Jan)



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