Note: All AMR events are in CAPS.
FULL STEAM AHEAD TOUR
July 20-22, 2018
Come join your fellow Porsche enthusiasts as we journey back into the rich history of Colorado’s famous railroads while driving some of the best roads in the state. Friday morning we will meet at 7:30 at Porsche of Colorado Springs for a light breakfast before departing for an Italian lunch in Gunnison. Along the way you will learn of many historic railroad sites that you have never noticed before. After lunch we will drive to Pagosa Springs via Lake City, where we will stay at The Springs Resort and Spa. That evening a catered Mexican dinner will be served. After dinner you may hang out in the bar, walk into town or relax in the hot springs (included with your hotel reservation).
Saturday morning after a continental breakfast we will depart at 8:15 for the hour drive to Chama, NM. Here we will board our train powered by a 1920s steam locomotive for the trip to Osier and a bar-b-que lunch. The train will bring us back to Chama for the return drive to Pagosa Springs to enjoy our second night’s stay. This will officially end the tour. That evening you may enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many restaurants in Pagosa Springs. Sunday you will drive home at your leisure.
Included in the tour: Light breakfast Friday and Saturday, lunch Friday and Saturday dinner Friday evening.
Price: $270 Double, $230 Single
Western Slope members joining us in Gunnison: $260 Double, $220 Single
Arrange your own reservations for the hotel and train, making sure you let them know you are part of the AMR Porsche group.
The Springs Resort and Spa: 800-225-0934 Reservations by telephone only, identifying yourself as part of the AMR Porsche Tour
LIMITED AVAILABILITY OF CERTAIN TYPES OF ACCOMODATIONS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS (includes unlimited use of the hot springs):
Classic Rooms — $209 / night
Deluxe Rooms — $249 /night
Cumbres and Toltec Railroad: 888-286-2737 Use Promo Code “Alpine 18”
Coach fair (includes lunch) discounted rate: $85 per person
Registration is now closed.
For more information contact Bob Foltz-home (719)598-3007; cell (719)660-1683; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just a reminder that all members are welcome to join us at the AMR Board Meetings. We would like to hear your ideas and suggestions on making our club better. Please RSVP with one of our board members before the meeting.
SCCA presents “The Porsche Invitational” Autocross
Pikes Peak International Raceway – Saturday, August 4th
SCCA Rocky Mountain Solo will welcome our friends in the Porsche Club of America (PCA) as they join us for the Summer Series #8 autocross at Pikes Peak International Raceway. Classing information for PCA members can be found here.
We partnered with the Alpine Mountain Region Porsche Club last April to bring our timing, scoring and logistical expertise to their event; now, we roll out the red carpet for them to experience our brand of autocross! PCA guests will be treated to an exclusive pre-race course walk, be recognized at the drivers meeting, and compete/ grid together. In addition, SCCA instructors will be available as passengers for those who would like assistance.
Please note this is NOT a PCA event! You will be required to sign the SCCA waiver!
PCA members can register here for this first-ever event using the following link: https://www.motorsportreg.com/events/rmsolo-championship-series-8-pikes-peak-intl-raceway-scca-rocky-mountain-347070
Non-SCCA members will be prompted to purchase a $15 Weekend Membership for insurance purposes, which can be applied to an SCCA membership. Car ID guidelines can be found here.
Registration closes on August 2, 2018 11:59 PM MDT, so register now! Your card will not be charged if you do not attend.
This is a monthly car show at First and Main Town Center on Powers Blvd from May thru October. AMR will be the car club hosting in TBD. No RSVP required; just show up and gravitate toward where all the Porsches are parked.
Here is a dirt road tour for our SUV enthusiasts. Bring your Cayennes and Macans, or if you don’t have one, bring a truck, SUV, or Jeep and join us anyway.
We will depart from Rudy’s BBQ, 315 S 31st St in Colorado Springs at 9:00 AM. Plan to arrive by 8:30 AM for registration and a mandatory drivers meeting. If you want to try Rudy’s breakfast, come earlier than that. We will drive up Hwy 24 and Hwy 67 to Victor and then south on Phantom Canyon Road from Victor to Canon City. Lunch information will be available soon.
The Tour Registration is now open on MotorsportReg.com.
Contact Nate Adams at email@example.com for any questions.
See RMR Events/Calendar at http://rmr.pca.org/event/ladies-day-de-novice-day-de/?instance_id=2738 for details.
Breakfast Club breakfast. Contact: Erik Behrendsen
More details to follow.
The August membership social will be held on Wednesday, August 15th at MacKenzie’s Chop House (128 South Tejon, 80903). Drinks will start at 6:00 and dinner will be served from a limited menu at 6:30. We are limited to 40 people and the list is already full. Contact Denise if you want to be on the wait list.
We will be collecting for the Palmer Divide Blanket Brigade (PDBB), which makes blankets (handmade quilts) for local hospitals, Kidz of Hope, TESSA, Greccio House, hospices and individual children and adults. To support this project, please bring any of the following:
Washable cotton fabric suitable for quilts (1 ½ yard pieces)
Checks made out to Palmer Divide Blanket Brigade (PDBB)
Did you know there are 9 towns in Colorado that have springs in their name? We cannot visit them all on this tour, but let’s visit one and also cross the 8th highest pass in Colorado.
We will depart from Monument. Plan to arrive by 30 minutes before departure for registration and a mandatory driver’s meeting. We will drive north along the foothills on Hwy 105 toward Denver. We will take some back roads to US 285 to Grant and then over Guanella Pass into Georgetown and then finish in Idaho Springs. We will have lunch at the Wildfire Restaurant in Idaho Springs.
The tour details and registration information will be on MotorsportReg.com soon.
Contact Nate Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
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AMR “FULL STEAM AHEAD” TOUR @ Pagosa Springs