Announcements & News

NEXT AMR SOCIAL: The June Membership Social will be held on Wednesday, the 13th at El Padrino Restaurant. Please note this is a change from third Wednesday to the second Wednesday of June due to activities with the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Guests can order off of the full menu and it is limited to 40 people.  Drinks are at 6:00 and dinner will be served at 6:30.  Please RSVP (required) with Denise at denisej1@mindspring.com. (updated 20 May)

CLOSED: Registration for “A Conversation with Patrick Long” at the CU South Denver Events Center on May 23rd is now closed. (updated 20 May)

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN:

JUNE 2, 2018 – Guaranteed this will be more fun than the movie Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. Please join us on an Saturday, June 2 for an afternoon drive down to Bishop’s Castle. We will depart at 1:00 PM from 1st and Main Town Center (north parking lot at the Holiday Inn Express, 3431 Cinema Point) in Colorado Springs. Plan to arrive by 12:15 PM for registration and a mandatory driver’s meeting. Hint: The 1st Saturday June Car Show is earlier in the morning, so make a day of it. The Tour Registration is open on MotorsportReg.com.  See Event/Calendar for more detail. (updated 17 Apr)
JUNE 15-16, 2018 – 4th annual Snowmass and Heritage Fire Tour. This scenic driving tour will include an easy drive on Friday from Colorado Springs, lunch in Buena Vista and a drive over Independence Pass, arriving in Snowmass early in the afternoon so you can enjoy the amenities at the Crestwood Condominiums. Friday dinner will also be included.  On Saturday morning, join us for a half day tour up to our favorite lunch location at the Living Farm Café in Paonia.  We will be back Saturday in the early afternoon so everyone has time to relax before heading across the street to the Heritage Fire Event.  Registration is now open on MotorsportReg.com.  (updated 11 May)
JUNE 23-24, 2018 – The RMR “Summer School” DE at High Plains Raceway is now open for registration on MotorsportReg.com. See RMR Event/Calendar for more info. (posted 11 May)
JULY 7-8, 2018 – The AMR “La Junt’ing the Perfect Apex” HPDE is now open on MotorsportReg.com.  La Junta Raceway is the perfect track for novices and experienced drivers alike! Come spend the entire weekend in La Junta and enjoy the comradery with your fellow Porschephiles! Many choose to spend Friday night in La Junta as well for extended social time! See Event/Calendar for more information. (posted 03 May)
JULY 20-22, 2018 – Come join us for the Full Steam Ahead Tour to Pagosa Springs where we will stay at The Springs Resort and Spa and enjoy a catered dinner on Friday. Saturday morning we will drive for Chama where we will board our train for the trip to Osier and back. We will spend a second night in Pagosa Springs and dinner on your own. Included in the tour: Light breakfast Friday and Saturday, lunch Friday and Saturday, dinner Friday evening. Price is $270 double, $230 Single (cost for Western Slope members joining us in Gunnison is $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. See Event/Calendar for complete details. Registration is now open on MotorsprortReg.com. (updated 19 May)

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: RMR’s Ladies Day DE and Novice DE are planned for August 11th and 12th, respectively. Both events are at the Colorado State Patrol Track in Golden, CO. (posted 10 May)

CHANGE NOTICE: For those who are considering joining us for “Austin Schnell Fest” DE at Circuit of the Americas this Fall, the dates have changed from November 16-18 to September 07-09 (registration will open on July 20th at clubregistration.net). The plan is to caravan from Colorado Springs on the 5th with an overnight stop enroute (location TBD) and arriving in Austin on the 6th. This will give us plenty of rest before three fun-filled days of driving at COTA. Registration cost for the DE is $945, not cheap, but if COTA is on your bucket list, come and join us. Please contact Alex Ching if interested. We are also looking for anyone interested in sharing AirBnB or VRBO to help with travel cost. Stay tuned for more info as they become available. (updated 03 May)

A BIG WELCOME to our new/transferred members Tim Aguilar, Jason & Megan Cain, Jorge Cordero, Glenn & Beth Conklin, Jason Edgington, Peter Lamatsch, James Mejia, Chris Rochester, and Timothy Veldheer of Colorado Springs; Gary Hendrix of Montrose; Wayne Mo of Monument; and Javier Nieves of USAFA.  We look forward to meeting you at a member social or one of our many events. (updated 01 May)

CHANGE NOTICE: AMR has a new Tech Inspection Checklist for AX and HPDE. You can download a PDF copy here or see the “Information” tab under “Documents and Forms” (posted 28 Feb)

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  • 06/02 AMR “Castles, Trains, and Porsches” Tour
  • 06/13 AMR June Membership Social @ El Padrino Restaurant
  • 06/15-16 AMR “Snowmass and Heritage Fire” Tour @ Snowmass
  • 06/23-24 RMR “Summer School” DE @ High Plains Raceway
  • 07/07-08 AMR “La Junt’ing The Perfect Apex” HPDE @ La Junta
  • 07/20-22 AMR “Full Steam Ahead” Tour at Pagosa Springs

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