2020 Events Guide now available (posted 16 Feb)
In The Zone: Drivers Wanted! by Rich Sanders (posted 30 Jan)
P-Articles: First Impression – Taycan Turbo by Alex Ching (posted 30 Jan)
Event Wrap-Up: January Porsches & Pancakes (posted 27 Jan)
Board Biz: December 2019 Board Minutes (posted 26 Jan)
Announcements & News (Latest Update – 17 Feb)
AMR WEBSITE UPGRADE: The AMR website was upgraded with security protocol (https://) on 17 Feb. There is nothing you need to do but we recommend you update your favorite or bookmark to “https://amrporsche.com”. Please let the Webmaster team know if you encounter any issues or difficulties at email@example.com. (posted 17 Feb)
CHANCE TO WIN a GT3 Driving Experience and a trip to the Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles. In the spirit of our racing heritage and passion for competition, Porsche Colorado Springs is having a contest of driving skill. Practice/qualifying is by appointment only at the Driver Lab simulator 9-6 PM daily from now thru February 28 at the dealership (917 Motor City Dr.) Qualifying times recorded using the Laguna Seca track under 1 min 45 seconds in the Cayman GT4 Clubsport will compete for the prizes to include the Grand Prize Trip. Final competition to be held in person on February 29, the top 3 quickest drivers will be awarded prizes and the quickest is a Grand Prize Trip To PEC L.A. and a GT3 Driving Experience! All rules are available for viewing at Porsche Colorado Springs, for any questions please contact James Polyefko directly at 719-219-5014 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (posted 15 Feb)
LATEST UPDATE: There is a new AMR Tech Inspection Checklist on the website. Go to the Document and Forms webpage to download a copy. (posted 14 Feb)
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN:
APRIL 18-19, 2020 – AMR “Track-A-Palooza” HPDE. PPIR is a great track for both beginner and experienced drivers with first-class facilities. We will also have our usual Saturday night dinner after Beer-Thirty, which is open to all members. Go to MReg for details and registration for our first HPDE of the year. (posted 13 Feb)
MARCH 7, 2020 – AMR HPDE 101. Have you ever wondered what High Performance Drivers Education Events (HPDE) are really like? Is it racing? Can I use my daily driver? Do I need special tires? Will it hurt my car? Will I feel intimidated by the “track junkies”? What do I need to get started? Come find out at our HPDE 101 at Porsche Colorado Springs. Register at MotorsportsReg.com by March 5. (posted 30 Jan)
FEBRUARY 22, 2020 – AMR New Member Social. The new member social is open all new, potential, and current members. You can learn about the club’s HPDE’s, auto crosses, tours, and socials, as we will have club representatives on hand to answer questions. This will also be the perfect opportunity to see the newest inventory at Porsche Colorado Springs, including the brand new Taycan! While there is no cost to attend this social, RSVP is required as space is limited to 100 people. Please go to MReg for more info and to reserve your spot. (posted 19 Jan)
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS III – We are looking for volunteers for the following positions/vacancies:
*Advertising Committee Chair
*Control Committee Chair
*Technical Committee Chair
*HPDE Track Support/Equipment Truck Driver
*Web Developer (WordPress)
*Web Content Writer
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 or come talk to us in person at the New Members Social (see below) on February 22. (posted 11 Feb)
A BIG WELCOME to our new/transferred members Matt Coleman, Owen “Woody” Hilberg, Dick McCaskill, Tom & Suzie Williams, and John Xenos of Colorado Springs; and Michael Backman of Monument. We look forward to seeing you at our social, tour and/or track events. (updated 06 Feb)
SAVE THE DATES: The 6th Annual Telluride Festival of Cars & Colors, September 24-27, 2020 is a world-class celebration for automobile, motorcycle and aircraft aficionados and lifestyle enthusiasts set in the beautiful town of Telluride, Colorado. PCA members are invited to the canyons of the San Juan Mountains for its spectacular palette of September’s autumnal colors and high-end restorations, vintage, and exotic vehicles. See https://carsandcolors.com for activities, registration, pass/tickets, and lodging info. (posted 06 Feb)
NEXT BOARD MEETING: The next Board meeting is scheduled for February 25th starting at 6:00 PM at Texas T-Bone. Members in good standing are welcome to attend. (updated 29 Jan)
PORSCHE PARADE 2020 Phase 1 registration is now open. See the Parade website at https://www.porscheparade.org for more info. (posted 23 Jan)
TREFFEN EVENT UPDATE: Registration for Treffen at the Broadmoor was sold out in 13 minutes! For those who missed this chance, registration for Treffen at the Greenbrier in the fall will open on June 17th. (posted 22 Jan)
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: The PCA Roadrunner Region is hosting their Fiesta New Mexico at the Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza on May 21–24, 2020. Activities include a welcome reception, Show and Shine People’s Choice Concours, tours, gimmick rally, banquets, etc. See details and register for the event on MotorsportsReg.com. (posted 20 Jan)
NEXT MEMBERSHIP SOCIAL: The March membership social is TBD. (updated 19 Jan)
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