Announcements & News (Latest Update – 10 May)

Come join us for our 2nd Porsches and Pancakes breakfast at Uncle Sam’s Pancake House in Manitou Springs on Sunday, June 9th at 9AM. We’ll also be discussing Treffen and volunteer opportunities for next year (see amrporsche.com/tcs2020 for list). Please RSVP to Alex at vicepresident@amrporsche.com by June 2nd. (posted 10 May)

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN:
JUNE 22-23, 2019 – RMR’s “Summer School” DE at HPR is now open for registration on MotorsportsReg.com. There is also a dinner at the track on Saturday night. See MReg for details. (posted 10 May)
JUNE 15-16, 2019 – AMR’s “No Excuses V” HPDE at Pueblo Motorsports Park is open, go to MotorsportsReg.com for details and registration. (posted 7 Apr)

JUNE 14-15, 2019 – The 5th Annual Snowmass Tour and Heritage Fire Event is now open for registration. Go to MotorsportsReg.com for additional info and to register. (posted 27 Mar)
red rocksJUNE 1, 2019 – Please join us for the “Red Rocks Park” tour and take in the amazing views from the park known for its very large red sandstone outcrops. Lunch will be at the Red Rocks Grill with individual checks. The maximum limit for lunch is 100 people, so make sure you let us know if you choose not to join us for lunch! Registration fee is $10 per car. See MotorsportsReg.com for details. (posted 9 May)
MAY 31-JUN 01, 2019 – The Intermountain Region invites you to join them for a two-day HPDE at Utah Motorsports Campus. See event and registration details on MotorsportsReg.com. (posted 06 May)

CHANGES FOR AMR: As our membership grows and club events continue to gain increased popularity, the Board of Directors has had to take a closer look at the way we are currently conducting business and organizing events. To function more efficiently, we will be moving forward with the following changes, effective immediately:
Mountain Passages Newsletter – Beginning with the May 2019 issue, the club will no longer publish a monthly newsletter in either print or digital format. This difficult decision was made for the following reasons: 1) Finding an editor, graphic designer AND advertising manager who could put in the adequate volunteer hours that are needed to create the publication and meet deadlines every month has been a struggle; and 2) Getting original content from our membership has been minimal at best, despite numerous attempts to do so. Most of what you’ll need is available on this website. The club also has 2 Facebook pages (1 closed group, 1 open page) which can be found by searching for “Alpine Mountain Region Porsche Club of America”. The newsletter archive is now located under the Information tab.
Tours – Effective with the upcoming “Red Rocks” Tour (6/1), when you register for a day tour on MotorsportReg.com, there will now be a $10 fee per car (not per person). That fee (minus 2%) will not be charged if you cancel for the event before the deadline.
Socials – Each month we are experiencing a frustrating situation where people who RSVP’d for the socials, don’t cancel their reservation in a timely manner or at all. That means that those members on the waiting list could not be contacted in adequate time to attend instead. Also, we typically have contracts in place with various restaurants, and if we don’t meet the minimum $ amount, the club is liable for the difference. Effective with the June membership social, all RSVP’s will now be conducted through MotorsportReg.com. RSVP’s will no longer accepted via email, telephone or social media (except Porsches and Pancakes). Also, if you don’t cancel your RSVP within 48 hours of the day of the social, you will be charged $20 per person.
If you are experiencing problems getting our regular e-blasts, please go to the PCA National website (www.pca.org) to be sure that all of your information is current and correct. If you don’t already have a Motorsportreg.com account, please use the following link to set one up: https://www.motorsportreg.com/. (posted 09 May)

BOARD MEETING MINUTES – the April minutes have been posted. Click here to review. (updated 7 May)

NEXT MEMBERSHIP SOCIAL: The May membership social was held on Tuesday, May 14th (not the usual Wednesday) at El Padrino Mexicano (13425 Voyager Pkwy., Colorado Springs, 80921).
Note: Beginning in June the membership socials will only be RSVP’d through motorsportreg.com. If you don’t already have an account, use the following link to create one: https://www.motorsportreg.com/ (updated 2 May)

A BIG WELCOME to our new/transferred members Craig Bow of Beulah; Tony Cagle, Jeff Deitemeyer & Susan Humphries, Larry Emerson, William Fodge, Eric & Jamie Gessner, Carl Gottbehuet, Michael, Hooper, Michael Ortiz, Abe Stephenson, James Stewart, Bryan Torielli, Nancy Victor-Fragoyannis, and Eddie & Deborah Waters of Colorado Springs; Clay Anderson of Elbert; Michael Fryke of Elizabeth; Bradford Gann, Lynn & Christina Weber, and Mark Zitterich of Monument; Matt Daniels of Parker; and Dale Roberts of Westcliffe. We look forward to seeing you at our social, tour and/or track events. (updated 2 May)

NEXT BOARD MEETING: The next meeting will be held at Mollica’s on 28 May starting at 6:00 PM; members in good standing are welcome to attend. Newly implemented this year is the requirement that all items requiring a Board vote must be submitted to the Board for review NLT the Saturday prior to the meeting. (updated 2 May)

AMR is sponsored by Porsche Colorado Springs

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