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EDITOR Angela Manente gpeditor@az.pca.org CONTRIBUTORS Rick Althouse Mark Baker Richard Bernal Zack Dees Maja Berlin-Del Vigna Fernando Del Vigna Kim Kemper Deirdre Lehner Jan Mackulak Mark Manente Greg Mannion Camille Miles Kelly Pape Photography Steve Sapareto Rob Turner Ed Unrein Richard Wyatt Rook Younger


8.............. Autocross #8 Results 16.............. Meet a Member 19.............. Member Monthly Gathering at Porsche Chandler 21.............. Porsches and Pancakes at Ironwood Grille... 22.............. On the Road to Treffen Santa Barbara 26.............. Porsche Pundit 27.............. Saturday Drive to Jerome


4............... 2019 Calendar of Events 7............... Monthly Meetings 9............... Autocross 9............... Driver Education 10.............. SAR 2019 Cinco de Mayo 11.............. Porsches and Pancakes - Rock Springs Cafe’ 12.............. Flagstaff Overnighter/Lowell Observatory 13.............. Salt River Canyon - Pinetop Drive 25.............. 8th Annual AZPCA - A Night at the Ballpark 30.............. PCA Las Vegas Region - Flagstaff 2 31.............. Alpine Tour XIX 33.............. 2019 Porsche Club Racing 37.............. Come Join AZPCA at Camp Sunrise


5............... President’s Corner 14.............. New Members 14.............. Need to Order Name Badges? 15.............. Members’ Anniversaries 18.............. Goodie Store 20.............. From the Editor 20.............. Social Media 34.............. Arizona Region Board 34.............. Executive Appointees 35.............. Zone 8 Staff and Websites 36.............. Sponsor Index 36.............. Sponsorship Program

Cover: Drive to Jerome, AZ By Deirdre Lehner

AZ.PCA.ORG Going Places is the official publication of the Porsche Club of America, Arizona Region and is published electronically monthly.

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2 019 C A L E N D A R O F E V E N T S Editor’s Note: The date, times and details of AZPCA events may change at anytime. CLICK HERE AZ.PCA.ORG to check the website for the latest event information. MAY 2019 1 We

AUGUST 2019 (continued)

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JUNE 2019 5 We 7-10 Fr-Mo 15 Th 17 Mo 21-23 Fr-Su

Monthly Membership Meeting SAR Cinco de Mayo Celebration

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Autocross AMP Skidpad Going Places Deadline (June 2019) Porsches and Pancakes Board of Directors Meeting

SEPTEMBER 2019 4 We Monthly Membership Meeting

Monthly Membership Meeting Las Vegas Region- Flagstaff 2

OCTOBER 2019 2 We Monthly Membership Meeting

Going Places Deadline (July 2019) Board of Directors Meeting Alpine Tour XIX

JULY 2019

*NO MEMBERSHIP MONTHLY MEETING 14 Su Summer Drive to Camp Sunrise 15 Mo Going Places Deadline (August 2019) 15 Mo Board of Directors Meeting 21-28 PCA Parade - Boca Raton Su-Su 27-28 Flagstaff Overnighter/Lowell Observatory Sa-Su

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8th Annual Night at the Ballpark Monthly Membership Meeting Going Places Deadline (September 2019)

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Salt River Canyon-Pinetop Drive Board of Directors Meeting

Going Places Deadline (October 2019) Board of Directors Meeting Autocross AMP Skidpad

Going Places Deadline (November 2019) Autocross AMP Skidpad Board of Directors Meeting Drivers Education AMP

NOVEMBER 2019 6 We Monthly Membership Meeting 11 15 16 18 24

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Autocross AMP Skidpad Going Places Deadline (December 2019) Autocross AMP Skidpad Board of Directors Meeting AZPCA 60th Anniversary Celebration

DECEMBER 2019 4 We Monthly Membership Meeting 7 14 15 16

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Autocross AMP Skidpad Holiday Party-Ancala Country Club Going Places Deadline (January 2020) Board of Directors Meeting

Attention AZPCA Members! Please let our sponsors know you are a member of the Arizona Porsche club and that you appreciate their support.

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President’s Corner S t eve

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My Other Cars are Porsches...


t looks like summer is coming soon. Normally our club winds down much of its activities in the hotter months, however, this year we do have a lot going on this summer. Cynthia Giacchetti and I are organizing a summer drive up to Camp Sunrise and Sidekick summer camp just to visit these kids with cancer and their siblings. It will be in July. One of our ongoing efforts will be to get information on the calendar as much in advance as we can so that you can plan your participation. Also know that the Board is well-aware how disappointing it is to find an event full. We will do our best to make events accommodate as many members as possible but please be aware that sometimes this is out of our control. The best way to avoid missing out on an event is to sign up early, not at the last minute like many of us. That being said, mark your calendars for our 60th Anniversary of becoming a PCA Region. While the official date of incorporation was February 15, 1959, we will be celebrating this milestone on November 24th at the Phoenix Art Museum, where there will be an exhibit called Legends of Speed. We will be able to accommodate up to 400 people at this event but don’t wait until the last minute to sign up. Registration should be open in a few months once more details are worked out. I just finished running our first ever Off-Road Tour for Cayennes and Macans. It was a great event and I believe some people were surprised to learn what their cars could do. Check out the photos on our website. PCA National has encouraged regions to try to run these events and we are one of the first. Based on the success we will do it again in the fall. I plan to submit a writeup to PCA National and Panorama on what we learned from this event. Your Board of Directors hold monthly meetings, usually the third Monday of the month, as shown on our website calendar. Any member is welcome to attend; however, we ask that you contact me in advance so that we will have room for you. Kelly and I have noted that there have been a lot of requests for information about our finances. Over the years the club has presented this information in many ways, more recently it has been presented at our November meeting, along with elections. I and the Board do not think it is a great idea to put this information either on our website or newsletter; however, in the past the finances were discussed regularly at the monthly meetings. I am happy to return to this method We will also be happy to provide a copy of our financial summary to any member who requests it. Also please remember that the officers of this club are all volunteers, who gain nothing financially from the large effort they put into running the club for the rest of you. Please respect and acknowledge their efforts and know that we all welcome advice and requests. However, one of the best ways to get the club to do something is to VOLUNTEER to help. ‘Nuff said. Drive safely!

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May Membership Meeting

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Lucille’s BBQ at Tempe Marketplace 2030 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ Menu: House Salad Baby Back and Beef Ribs Smoked BBQ Chicken Tri Tip and BBQ Links Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Mac &Cheese, Veggie Medley, BBQ Beans, Creamy Cole Slaw Dessert (cake) This menu will be served buffet style. Lucille’s is a favorite place with great BBQ food that we have visited in the past. We will be limited to 45 attendees. So sign up early!

Registration is required! Please RSVP by midnight, Sunday, April 28th at: http://az.pca.org/event/lucilles/

June Membership Meeting

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Arrivederci Italian Cuisine 8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd Ste D1, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 It is an upscale Italian restaurant and we have a large dining room all to ourselves. It is located on the northeast corner of Pinnacle Peak and Pima Rd. I dined there last week and the food was great. The owner (Franco Cacace) is a member of our club, so come out and join us.

We will have a nice buffet featuring the following: Salad (including romaine lettuce, kale and mixed greens (with 3 types of dressing – Italian, Raspberry vinaigrette, and Gorgonzola) Antipasto (including meats, caprese) Main dishes (Eggplant arrivederci, Chicken Limone, Meatballs (including Penne with 3 types of pasta sauce – Bolognese, Marinara, Vodka) Bread and Butter (and Pesto) Deserts – Miniature cannolis and Tiramisu Coffee and Soft Drinks Note: They have happy hour pricing on wines from 5pm to 6pm and 20% off of bottles of wine during happy hour Maximum number of Attendees: 75 Cost: $30 per person Registration is required! Please RSVP by midnight, Saturday June 1st at: http://az.pca.org/event/monthly-meeting/ G O I N G P L A C E S 85.2019

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Autocross #8 Results

by Rick Althouse and Kim Kemper


ey Autocrossers,

AZPCA A-X #8 April 13, 2019

Here are the results from Saturday's (April 13) autocross. The file below is all raw times, so add 2 seconds to your run for each cone hit. The file on the right is everyone's best time, ordered from the fastest down. Congratulations to Steve E. for setting the Fastest Time of Day! Great conditions, excellent weather, fantastic turnout, good friends - a perfect recipe for a very successful event! Pat the Hot Dog Lady provided a tasty lunch as usual. Thanks to David, Jim, and Mike for helping Kim set up the course on Friday, and everyone who helped set up and put away all of the equipment at the end of the day! Kim and I look forward to seeing everyone again in a few weeks on May 4th for the last event of the season. Regards, Kim and Rick AZPCA A-X #8 April 13, 2019 DRIVER Mark S Paul R Francisco M Jason P Nathan A Mike T Jerry S Nikko M Eric T Kyle S Eric S Dennis R Hao W April L Steve E Brian M Andrew T Don L Rick A Jon R Jim E David F Jonathan B Travis M Dave M Steve A Jon B David E Ryan H Myers H Ealing J Mark H Mathias A Bill S Marc C Nathanael W Kevin K Brandon N Pete P Kim K Jeff W

CAR 2012 Porsche Cayman 2010 Corvette Z06 1999 Acura Integra 2019 Porsche Cayman 2010 Porsche Cayman S 2004 Corvette Z06 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 2014 Porsche Cayman S 2010 Corvette Z06 2006 Porsche 911 1970 Camaro 2019 Porsche 911 Carrera T 2015 BMW 228i 2016 Corvette Z06 2015 Corvette Z06 2014 Porsche Cayman S 2015 BMW 228i 2008 VW Rabbit 2014 Porsche Cayman S 2019 Corvette Z06 2018 Porsche GT3 2017 Porsche Cayman 718 S 2006 Corvette 2004 Honda S2000 1990 Mazda Miata 2018 Porsche Panamera 1990 Corvette 2016 Porsche Cayman 2013 Scion FRS 2012 Porsche 911 CS 2007 Porsche 997 GT3 2014 Dodge Viper 2015 Porsche Cayman GTS 2014 Porsche Cayman 2004 Honda S2000 2005 Lotus Elise 2011 Corvette Z06 2019 Porsche Cayman 2016 Porsche GT3 RS 2011 Corvette


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RUN 1 58.579 46.5 DNF 52.378 54.638 50.809 51.959+1 62.638 49.057 53.175+1 72.247 45.900+4 56.708 59.111 46.384 47.84 60.233 52.476 50.087 47.572 49.147 48.436 DNF 49.462+1 50.155 47.944+1 DNF 53.65 58.072 51.484 49.809 48.621 58.112 DNF DNF 60.106 DNF 48.907 52.305 46.787 45.138


RUN 2 56.524 45.855 74.189 50.543 54.882 50.423 49.257 DNF 47.864+1 51.014+1 48.496 45.146+3 57.013+1 57.124 46.442 47.222+3 59.351 52.711 DNF DNF 47.952 48.186 45.595 49.538 48.469 48.282 DNF 53.355+1 56.623 51.11 49.038 48.398 46.864 DNF DNF 57.714 55.962+1 47.596 51.732 45.939 46.073+3

RUN 3 56.961 46.461 66.145 50.321 54.815 50.938 49.185 57.712 48.908 49.368+1 48.862 45.481+1 58.444 57.646 46.163+1 47.353+2 57.843 52.743 50.956 46.889 47.314+1 47.455 46.752+1 49.746 48.555 DNF DNF 52.784 55.664 50.59 48.868 47.856 46.622 56.856 93.410+1 56.852 54.806 47.568+1 50.566 45.858 46.795+1

RUN 4 53.853 DNF 69.084 51.469 51.198 50.389 48.517 51.685 48.328 50.352 47.355 46.043+1 51.524 56.808 45.168+1 47.363 55.981 DNF 51.651 47.202 48.469 48.243 45.788 49.369+1 49.515 46.751 DNF 52.882 52.878 50.904+1 47.382+1 47.976 DNF 56.762 56.201 DNF 53.078 47.666+1 49.762 46.033 DNF


RUN 5 54.936+1 45.856 62.984 50.106 51.394 49.571 47.377 50.323 47.893 47.269+1 47.15 45.649 51.415 56.835 44.514 47.575+3 53.706 52.309 51.724 46.857 48.134 47.125 46.143 49.687 49.282 47.800+1 96.383 53.208 51.497 50.274 46.472+1 47.464 45.717 55.477 56.718+1 55.82 52.401 47.615 49.39 49.975 45.215

RUN 6 53.704 46.176 66.057 49.108 51.21 50.647+1 47.525 49.802 49.597+1 50.804 47.149 45.891 51.134 57.044 43.924 48.593+1 54.476 52.777+1 51.051 46.995 48.103 46.348 46.536 49.509 49.475 50.233+1 80.645 52.641 52.255 52.468+2 47.250+1 47.824 45.807 56.914 55.363 54.186 DNF DNF 50.102 45.674 45.815

RUN 7 CONES 53.469 1 45.495+1 1 DNF DNF 50.545 50.162 1 46.224 1 50.538 48.086+1 3 48.711 4 47.313 45.686 9 DNF 1 57.644 44.589+1 3 48.271 9 53.231 52.907 1 50.973 46.673 48.408 1 47.113 46.003 1 50.240+2 4 50.760+1 1 46.921+2 5 77.286 53.200+2 3 51.789 4 49.995+1 3 47.535 47.947 45.502 55.866 2 53.908 53.983 1 53.228 DNS 49.653 46.051 5 69.695+1

DRIVER Steve E Jeff W Mathias A Jonathan B Dennis R Kim K Paul R Jerry S David F Jon R Steve A Eric S Brian M Mark H Ealing J Brandon N Eric T Jim E Dave M Kyle S Jason P Pete P Travis M Mike T Nikko M Rick A Myers H Nathan A Hao W Ryan H Don L Kevin K David E Andrew T Mark S Nathanael W Marc C Bill S April L Francisco M Jon B

CAR 2016 Corvette Z06 2011 Corvette 2014 Dodge Viper 2017 Porsche Cayman 718 S 1970 Camaro 2016 Porsche GT3 RS 2010 Corvette Z06 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 2018 Porsche GT3 2014 Porsche Cayman S 1990 Mazda Miata 2006 Porsche 911 2015 Corvette Z06 2007 Porsche 997 GT3 2012 Porsche 911 CS 2011 Corvette Z06 2014 Porsche Cayman S 2019 Corvette Z06 2004 Honda S2000 2010 Corvette Z06 2019 Porsche Cayman 2019 Porsche Cayman 2006 Corvette 2004 Corvette Z06 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 2008 VW Rabbit 2013 Scion FRS 2010 Porsche Cayman S 2019 Porsche 911 Carrera T 2016 Porsche Cayman 2015 BMW 228i 2005 Lotus Elise 1990 Corvette 2014 Porsche Cayman S 2012 Porsche Cayman 2004 Honda S2000 2014 Porsche Cayman 2015 Porsche Cayman GTS 2015 BMW 228i 1999 Acura Integra 2018 Porsche Panamera


BEST RUN 43.924 45.138 45.502 45.595 45.649 45.674 45.855 46.224 46.348 46.673 46.751 47.149 47.363 47.464 47.535 47.596 47.893 47.952 48.469 48.711 49.108 49.39 49.509 49.571 49.802 50.087 50.274 50.545 51.134 51.497 52.309 52.401 52.641 53.231 53.469 53.983 55.363 55.477 56.808 62.984 77.286



Saturday, May 4, 2019 AMP Skidpad Saturday, September 28, 2019 AMP Skidpad Saturday, October 19, 2019 AMP Skidpad Monday, November 11, 2019 AMP Skidpad Saturday, November 16, 2019 AMP Skidpad Saturday, December 7, 2019 AMP Skidpad REGISTER ONLINE at az.pca.org

DRIVER EDUCATION EVENTS 2019 Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Arizona Motorsports Park To Register: http://az.pca.org/event/drivers-education-at-arizona-motorsportspark-6/

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Porsche Club of Southern Arizona Presents

2019 Cinco de Mayo

Sunday, April 28th

Zone 8 Autocross at Musselman Honda Circuit Thursday, May 2nd

Golf Outing at Omni Tucson National Golf Resort Friday, May 3rd

Welcome Reception at North Italia in La Encantada You must preregister, attendance is limited Saturday, May 4th

Zone 8 Concours d’Elegance at St. Philip’s Plaza

Judges lunch will be at the Plaza. Cars MUST be off plaza & patio by 2pm. Awards Dinner: Omni Resort NW Tucson Sunday, May 5 th

Rally for Charity Accommodations:

Homewood Suites by Hilton – St. Philip’s Plaza Standard Room $127, Use Code PCA, Hot Breakfast Incl. www.tucsonstphilipsplaza.homewoodsuites.com

Benefiting: Arts Express Fine Arts Youth Academy The Tucson Arthritis Support League (TASL) Project Healing Waters, Fly Fishing for Disabled Veterans For more information visit http://pcasar.com All registrations online at http://pcasar.motorsportreg.com Volunteers steer the PCA-SAR Cinco event. All members will receive email invitation to volunteer from SignUpGenius with the opportunity to actively participate in our award winning club. | 10 |

Porsches and Pancakes Saturday, May 18, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Rock Springs Café 35900 Old Black Canyon Hwy Black Canyon City, AZ 85324 The last Porsches and Pancakes event of the season will be held Saturday, May 18th. It may seem more like a “Drive and Dine” than just breakfast. We will be going to Rock Springs Café, which is north on the I-17. Keep driving north until you feel like you are nearly half way to Flagstaff and at Exit #242. You will see a sign to Rock Springs. Exit and drive over the freeway to the access road on the west side. You can see the Café from there. Find a parking spot. They are all dirt so you might want to reconsider bringing that Concours car. Breakfast will be buffet style with an assortment of breakfast foods along with coffee, tea and orange juice. Price will be $19.00 ($16.00 plus a $3.00 tip) per person and we will pay before going through the buffet line. Seating is limited to 60 people. After eating, there are little shops to visit, a farmers market and, of course, a visit to the bakery to find a pie or other goody to take home with you. Registration is required! Please RSVP by midnight, Thursday, May 16th at: http://az.pca.org/event/porsches-and-pancakes-rock-springs/ G O I N G P L A C E S 85.2019

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Flagstaff Overnighter/Lowell Observatory July 27 - 28, 2019 - Saturday-Sunday It’s mid-summer, and it’s time to flee the hot desert and head to the cool temps of Northern Arizona. So we’ve planned an overnighter to Flagstaff, featuring a visit to the renowned Lowell Observatory. We will take an indirect route to Flag, heading up the Beeline Highway and passing through Payson on our way up the Mogollon Rim. The Rim Country is always scenic and it’s a beautiful drive along Lake Mary Road toward Flagstaff. On our arrival we will check in at the Drury Inn & Suites, adjacent to the campus of Northern Arizona University. After lunch we will head up Mars Hill overlooking the city, for a private group tour at the observatory. Several optional presentations are available after the tour, including viewing through the historic Clark 24,Refractor Telescope. Sunday will be on your own to enjoy the many sites and activities offered in and around Flagstaff, or you may choose to take the scenic route through Oak Creek Canyon and Sedona on your way back to the Valley. The Lowell Observatory tour is limited to 50 people, so don’t hesitate -- reserve your spot early! ROOM RESERVATIONS AT THE DRURY INN & SUITES We have a group rate of $214+ tax for the night of 7/27. Your total will come to $237.44 and includes: Free Hot Breakfast - Start every day with make-your-own Belgian waffles, scrambled eggs, sausage, fresh fruit, oatmeal, biscuits and gravy, KELSO+BROS® coffee and more. Free 5:30 Kickback®* - Join us from 5:30–7 p.m. every evening to enjoy free hot food and cold beverages at our 5:30 Kickback®. We feature a rotating menu of hot food, beer, wine, mixed drinks and soft drinks. Free Soft Drinks and Popcorn - Every evening! Make your own room reservations on line using this link to take advantage of the group rate: Drury Inn & Suites Group Reservations Reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-325-0720. Refer to the Group 2372283. CUTOFF DATE: To get the group rate, reservations must be received on or before Tuesday, June 25, 2019. LOWELL OBSERVATORY TOUR AND EVENING PROGRAMMING We have arranged for a group tour of the observatory at 3:00 PM. On this two-hour tour exploring the campus and learning about the cosmos, you will also learn about the astounding historic research done through the Clark Telescope. You will pay for the tour when you register on MotorsportReg.com (link below). After our tour a number of presentations are offered which run throughout the evening. Click this link for details: Evening Programming: https://lowell.edu/visit/things-to-do/ SCHEDULE Meeting time: 7:30 AM for mandatory drivers meeting Meeting location: Denny's in Fountain Hills -17053 E Shea Blvd Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 Arrival in Flagstaff; check into hotel: 11:30 AM Lunch on your own. Lowell Observatory Tour: 3:00 PM Cost per person: $12.00 Evening programs at the observatory at your option. There is no group dinner planned, since some of us will want to stay at the observatory for the evening programs that commence around the time our tour ends. You could plan on a hearty lunch that will hold you over while you attend an evening program or two , and have a later dinner. Or you could go into town when the tour ends (around 5:00 PM), have dinner, then return to the observatory for an evening program or telescope viewing. Register for this event on MotorsportReg: https://www.motorsportreg.com/events/flagstaff-overnighter-lowell-observatory-drury-inn-suites-pca-arizona-902955 | 12 |


Salt River Canyon – Pinetop Drive Saturday, August 17, 2019 This is a drive we have not done for a while… Heading out from the East Valley through the mining towns of Superior and Globe, then enjoying the scenic and winding road through the Salt River Canyon. The route takes a turn past historic Fort Apache before passing through Whiteriver and winding up at Charlie Clark’s in Pinetop.

We will have lunch in the Upper Mesquite Room at Charlie Clark’s, with a special menu for our group. Cost per person is $25.00. You will pre-pay when you register on MotorsportReg.com. You can make it a day trip or stay overnight and enjoy more time in the cool of the White Mountains.

See details on the event page on the AZPCA website (click HERE).

Register soon, as AZPCA driving tours tend to sell out!

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Chip Beck Scottsdale, AZ 1992 911 Carrera 2

John Priddy Phoenix, AZ 2015 Boxster

Zack Dees Gilbert, AZ 2011 Cayman S

Joe Skalski Gilbert, AZ 2016 Macan S

Eric Denham Scottsdale, AZ 2013 911 Carrera S

Robert Stone Rustan, WA 2013 911 Carrera S

John Gorman Mesa, AZ 2017 911 Turbo S

Wyatt Toolson Phoenix, AZ 2017 911 Turbo

Brian Hopkins Gilbert, AZ 2018 911 Turbo S

Recent Transfers In Timothy Treguboff Phoenix, AZ 1976 911S Transfer in from Sequoia (SEQ)

Tom Kovar Gilbert, AZ 2005 911 Carrera

James Wolcott Cave Creek, AZ 1970 914-6 2003 Boxster S Transfer in from Roadrunner (RRR)

David Lucas Buckeye AZ 2015 Cayman Shane Marks Anthem, AZ 2017 Macan Sean Moran Phoenix, AZ 1997 911 Carrera Cabriolet Richard Pedersen Anthem, AZ 2018 718 Cayman

M EM BERSHIP by the numbers 1,128 637


Members Co-Members


Need to Order New Name Badges? Send a personal check for $15 made payable to PCA Arizona Region per badge to: Betsy Andrade 2735 S. Spruce Mesa, AZ 85210 Include exact spelling with your order OR email Betsy the details: betsy7890@earthlink.net Badge orders are placed at the end of each month, and the engraver returns them in about two weeks. They will then be mailed to you. If you need your badge faster, this can be done for $20 per badge, following the same directions as above. Betsy can also be reached by text or voicemail at: 602-550-1212

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REGION ANNOUNCEMENTS HAPPY PC A ANNIVERSARY! C o n g r a t u l a t i o n s t o t h e s e m e m b e r s w h o a r e o b s e r v i n g a P C A m e m b e r s h i p a n n i v e r s a r y i n M a y. This data is pulled from pca.org. Be sure your data, including your email and snail mail addresses are up t o d a t e , a s w e l l a s i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t y o u r c u r r e n t Po r s c h e . M e m b e r ’ s Ye a r j o i n e d L o c a t i o n Ye a r / m o d e l .

48 Years Richard and Judy Roe 40 Years Mark and Kelly Shevitz 34 Years John Caron 32 Years

Rick and Sharon Norquist

30 Years Michael Clark 26 Years Frank and Kimberly Beck Robert and Nancy Hukill 25 Years William Berendes and Karen Meier 24 Years Tom and Diane Harbin John and Michele Molenaar 22 Years Robert and Shirley Boushell David and Kris Reid 21 Years Herb and Nancy Lienenbrugger Steve and Christine McLaughlin Bill Snuffer and Donna Carrigg 20 Years Richard and SuzAnne Christ 17 Years

Mathias Arrfelt

16 Years Brian and Kristy Miller 15 Years Michael and Lisa Bukata Gary Allard 14 Years William and Katherine Painter

13 Years Armand and Lisa Doche Kirk and Marsha Forsythe Phil and Susie Mitchell Sharon and James Schear David and Kathryn Schneider 11 Years Bob and Mary Farmer Daniel and Pietrina Pensabene William and Merle Snearly 9 Years Bernard and Susan Hay Jim and Dawn Hineman Timothy and Diane Manning Giorgio and Portia Rey Christopher Roberts Justin Smutko Philip Tranquair John and Annette Zwerner 8 Years

Bryce and Mary Brown Nancy Carman Keith and Rimma Cattani Henry Yee Hunt Michael Yakiemchuk and Lorena Costanza Jim Youldassis

7 Years Robert Kaplowitz Philip Robles 6 Years Jack and NatalieArnold Kevin and Judy Gilchrist Timothy and Lee Jordan Don and Lori Van horne James and Sandra Weder 5 Years James Goulka Charles James Isabelle Lombard

4 Years Larry Grimes Brian Kelly Dennis and Susan Lusk Joe Pruess Knox Ramsey John and Sharon Seymour James and Jayme Warmuth Russ Wittenberg Todd and Linda Zweig 3 Years

Dennis and Shelby Cutter Leslie and Bob Fechter Robert and Mary Ellen Gawlik Bert and NancyJean Howell Steffan Johnsson Tedric Potzka Neal Simpfenderfer Joe Sims Jiawei Sun Harry Traub Bruce Tudor Tim Vallely

2 Years Daniel and Melanie Kevin Matt Klucha Randolph Kunzelmann Ryan Tamietti Randall Toltzman Tyler Vallely 1 Year Jason Armistead Phil Chen Charles Chugerman Alex Curtis Charles Dexter Ed Eichenlaub Mike Fisher Jamie Franklin Fern Harris Daniel Hildebrand Jon Puleo Joe Rainey William Ribadeneira James Sejba Rick Simmons Rick Smith Deborah Toltzman Gregory Torok Colon Zamora

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Meet A Member


he AZPCA is made up of a wonderful group of members. As Going Places Editor, I would like to introduce featured member, Zack Dees.

7. Next upgrade? ECU Tune.

1. When did you join PCA? I joined March 2019.

8. Have you personalized your car? I keep a low profile but did add HRE wheels, tint, short shifter, and full fender/hood clear film ot yet.

2. What Porsche(s) do you have? 2011 Cayman S 6 speed

9. Favorite memory with a car? Taking delivery!

3. Where are you from? I am from Tucson, Arizona. 4. Family? Married with four kids.

10. Why did you buy your Porsche? I’m a long time BMW M3 owner and was looking for a more purpose built sports car without all of the new electronic driver assistance features. I prefer to drive my own car instead of having a computer do it.

5. Work background or trade? I am a financial advisor.

11. High school nickname? Uhhh…that’s probably not publication appropriate.

6. What makes your car special? Only 22k miles!

12. Top 3 dream cars you would own? My current three cars. Black Tacoma, Black Navigator, Black Cayman S

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Meet A Member


he AZPCA is made up of a wonderful group of members. As Going Places Editor, I would like to introduce featured members, Ed and Sheila Unrein.

7. Next upgrade? My personalized license plate is “B4 2 OLD” to enjoy a Porsche … at 73 an upgrade it not too likely.

1. When did you join PCA? Joined PCA in March 2019 when our Porsche was delivered from Germany, after 4 months of anticipation!

8. Have you personalized your car? That is part of the fun! Original black wheels are now powder-coated in “satin White-Gold metallic” … and about a dozen other refinements.

2. What Porsche(s) do you have? 911 Carrera GTS Coupé, Guards Red with Espresso/ Cognac interior. 3. Where are you from? Born in Missouri; retired 14 years ago to Arizona from Washington state, but grew up in Oregon. 4. Family? Married to Sheila for 33 years and lovely twin stepdaughters, Suzanne and Lisa … age 51. 5. Work background or trade? Mechanical Engineer, retired from Intel (the computer chip folks). 6. What makes your car special? Iconic 911 Coupé that is a joy to drive!

9. Favorite memory with a car? Porsche “Experience Center” in LA … So fun and I learned the GTS’ limits and mine! 10. Why did you buy your Porsche? Always wanted one … as in “B4 2 OLD”. 11. High school nickname? “The Mooch” I was always bumming lunch from my classmates … as I would spend my lunch money on gas for my Chevy! 12. Top 3 dream cars you would own? 911 GT3 Touring. Also I would like back two I once owned, a 1965 Corvette and 1967 Camaro SS350 (did full restoration on both).

At the Lost Dutchman State Park campsite looking at the Superstition Mountains. G O I N G P L A C E S 85.2019

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To celebrate our

5 Year Anniversary Mcilvain Motors has expanded!

We now oer the same great service and lowest prices in the state for all PORSCHE models and most VW/Audi and BMW.

For more info visit mcilvainmotors.com or give us a call at 480-968-2858 today

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Monthly Member Gathering at Porsche Chandler

photos by Jan Mackulak


hank you Lisa Cvijanovich, owner/General Manager of Porsche Chandler, for hosting our April Monthly Meeting. We had over 125 members come out for all the eye candy, including test drives and a Tech Session on the Panamera 4S E-Hybrid!

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From the

EDITOR A n g e l a

M a n e n t e


here does the time go? The club has already planned some summertime events to escape the hot weather in the Valley! Mark and I just came back from attending PCA National’s Treffen event in Santa Barbara. We had a great time and are planning to attend the next one this fall in Vermont. Anyone interested in joining us? Make sure to sign up for the last Porsches and Pancakes of the season this month. It’s going to be at Rock Springs Cafe in Black Canyon. I hear they have fabulous pie. Always check out our website calendar for all the upcoming events because sometimes new events/details will get added to the website after the newsletter is posted. The winner of the Writer’s Drawing for the May issue of Going Places is Zack Dees for “Meet a Member”. He will receive a $30. credit on Motorsportreg, which is good for one year to use on any AZPCA activity. Please keep those articles and photos coming my way. When you attend an event, consider writing a short story of your experience. Who knows, you might even win! Hope to see you at one of our many up coming events.


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Porsches and Pancakes – Ironwood Grille at Anthem Country Club by Greg Mannion photos by Richard Bernal


n Saturday, April 13, 2019, eighty Arizona Region PCA members and guests attended our fifth annual Porches and Pancakes breakfast at the elegant Ironwood Grille at the beautiful Anthem Country Club.

The weather was perfect and members enjoyed prepared to order omelets along with Crème Brulee French Toast, fresh fruit and strudel. The Egg Station preparation and buffet was outdoors under the covered patio while members were able to eat either indoors or out with an open patio setting. Breakfast beverages were included and a cash bar was available. Cars were lined up around the circular drive and made a spectacular presentation of members’ automobiles. Photos of each car and passengers were presented to each member making it a memorable occasion. A group photo with the Porsche emblem was also arranged. Our special thanks to members Frank and Maria Grimmelmann for again hosting this event at their Country Club and Richard Bernal for taking the photos.

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On the Road to Treffen Santa Barbara by Angela Manente photos by Kelly Pape Photography


his was Mark’s fourth PCA National Treffen (Lake Tahoe, Tamaya, Austin) and my third Treffen event.

We left Gold Canyon around 7:00 a.m. and formed a caravan with two other Arizona Region couples (Carol and Jerry Gambino, Marcia and Dennis Parle) for the drive to Santa Barbara. It was an uneventful drive! No tickets or car problems. We had a few bio/fuel breaks along the way and stopped for lunch at our favorite on the road restaurant, “In-N-Out Burger”, somewhere in California off I-10. As usual, the burgers, fries and shakes were great. On to Santa Barbara. It took longer than planned due to traffic and accidents on the 101 in California. Mark has very little patience when it comes to traffic. Are you surprised? We did arrive on time for hotel check-in at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. My pre-planning and pre-registration let us bypass the long lines at the front desk. I took advantage of the hotel’s electronic room key check–in option using my Smartphone. It worked like-acharm, saving us at least thirty to forty minutes. After a long drive, it was sooo nice to get to our room and relax. I selected a room by the pool, with a patio surrounded by green hedges and lush flowers. Very nice! It was now time to register for Treffen, pick up our goodie bag and enjoy the “Welcome” reception. In the goodie bag were two drink tokens along with two blue zip up jackets. We ran into San Diego Region members, Gayle and Gerritt Osborne, we met from last year’s wine tour and had a drink with them to catch up. Dinner was on our own. After being in the car most of the day, we walked to a nearby fish restaurant for dinner. Afterwards we retired for the evening. We had signed up for an early morning drive on Thursday. Thursday morning we were up bright and early to get some breakfast before we left for the “Solvang Tour” that was leaving at 8:00 a.m. The drive took us through Santa Ynez Valley wine country on CA-154, some back roads with twisties then onto CA-135, CA-246 to the “River Grill At the Alisal” for lunch. A wonderful barbeque buffet with beef brisket, chicken, beans, coleslaw and cookies was served on the patio. After lunch we drove through the Danish village of Solvang, which is known for its Danish style architecture. You notice I said, drove through! Of course we didn’t stop because there were no on the street parking spaces available and Mark wasn’t interested in using public parking lots off the main thoroughfare. Oh well, maybe another time.

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I do have a few pictures other tour participants took. If it’s of any consolation, we did take the scenic route back to the hotel on the Pacific Coast Highway. Love the ocean. Tonight’s dinner was a Spanish theme held at the hotel. The paella and tres leches cake was outstanding. We also had entertainment by Spanish female dancers performing the “Fandango”. Very lively! Tomorrow we can sleep in because it is “Navigator’s Day Off” and our group event doesn’t leave until 10:00 a.m.

Danish village of Solvang.

Spanish dancers doing the “Fandango”.

Friday was for me! I signed us up to go on the “Double Dolphin Cruise”. So excited to see dolphins, sea lions and maybe whales too. We were taken by bus to the boating dock and then boarded a 50-foot yacht. There were eighteen of us going on the cruise. As soon as we pulled away from the dock, we saw many lazy sea lions hanging out on a buoy. Next came the Bottlenose dolphins, jumping out of the water in tandem, behind and besides the boat. The best was let to come! You guessed it, we were treated to whale sightings. Three of the most awesome Humpback whales. They were blowing water out of their holes and diving down showing us their tail fluke. I tried to get some pictures with my phone but wasn’t very successful. This was a once in a lifetime experience. Also for me, the best event of Treffen. I would take this cruise again in a heartbeat! Tonight (Friday), Treffen hosted a wine (Fess Parker Wines) and cheese tasting social. We each received three tickets and a wine glass for tasting. I wasn’t very adventurous because I stuck with the Chardonnay, which was very good. The charcuterie board had a nice variety of cheese, meats and olives. Dinner was on our own and we went to an Italian restaurant, “Toma”, which was a mile walk from the hotel. We definitely needed the walk. Great dinner of rigatoni pasta with sausage sauce, rack of lamb and chocolate torte we shared for dessert, was over the top. Instead of walking back to the hotel, we decided to take our first Uber ride. It was just like taking a cab but without a meter! Wow! Whales

Wine tasting social and Porsches on display.

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On the Road to Treffen Santa Barbara (continued)

Saturday morning, we decided not to do the driving tour of wine country, since it was going to cover some of the same roads we took on Thursday’s drive. Instead we took a morning walk before breakfast and then drove directly to the “Trilogy Monarch Club”, where the tour group was going to meet for lunch. We met some really nice members from other California regions and had an enjoyable lunch. We took the direct route back to the hotel so we would have some time to shower and relax before the closing dinner Tonight’s closing dinner theme was “Endless Summer” and the food was supposed to be barbeque. Unfortunately, it wasn’t what we expected and were a bit disappointed because dinner was nothing special compared to previous Treffen closing events. During the closing ceremony the Treffen locations for 2020 were announced. Drum roll please! The Spring Treffen, in late April, will be at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado and the Fall Treffen, in early September, will be at The Greenbrier Hotel, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

Sunrise walk!

Mark and I had a great time in Santa Barbara and are planning on driving East in September, to attend Treffen Vermont in Woodstock, Vermont. Anyone interested in joining us?

Treffen Vermont

Touring the Green Mountains Monarch Club for lunch.

With forests covering three-quarters of the state and the highest percentage of vibrant maple trees in the country, touring Vermont and its scenic byways during the fall months is sure to offer gorgeous vistas of explosive red, orange and yellow hues. Join PCA in Fall 2019 as we take over the charming town of Woodstock Vermont and experience the brilliant colors, drive over covered bridges, and savor the local New

England fare that is quintessential Vermont. The elegant and historical Woodstock Inn and Resort serves as our host hotel, providing a classic resort experience along with a cozy atmosphere. Come with friends, and make news ones, and explore the beauty of Vermont, enjoy the welcoming Main Street, and the abundant adventure awaiting in the surrounding Green Mountains.

Dates: Venue:


September 4 – 7, 2019 Woodstock Inn & Resort 14 The Green, Woodstock, VT Website: treffen.pca.org

Santa Barbara sunset.

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by Rob Turner, Maverick Region PCA

Choose Carefully - Part 2


t’s not so much that I am an automotive journalist. I’ve checked, the pay isn’t so great. Or an auto- industry pundit, ditto about the pay part. No I think of myself as an observer of things automotive. More of an automotive chronicler about all things Porsche. A monthly column kinda guy that writes from the heart. Most of the time. But there are times when I would love to be that guy that gets the call from an automotive manufacturer— BIG hint here Porsche—and a voice says something pithy like “How do you feel about The Steffel Pass in Zandfortin or the lovely Isle of Marjorie in the Delfinium Islands? Think you might fancy a trip there? Oh, and we will throw in some cars for you to drive.” At this point, the writer is supposed to pause for a few seconds to leave the automotive marketing types hanging—like you’ll really turn them down—before saying very causally, “Let me check my calendar and see if those dates work.” Inside you are shouting, YES! I would cancel my wedding or try to delay the birth of my child to go there. And YES! I may even possibly be persuaded—definitely maybe—that I could squeeze in driving some fast cars too. (Oh, and I hear that they ply you with good food and very good drink. Lots of it.) So you deliberately slow down your brain and try to be uber cool and nonchalant and work your mouth very carefully to say each word S L O W L Y, so you don’t end up sounding like an idiot. B u t t h a t n e v e r w o r k s . Yo u ’ l l b l u r t o u t “YesIwouldlovetogotoZandfortinyespleasethankyouverymuch.” Or something that is probably very close to unintelligible. The suave auto-marketing types knows what your response will be, so he tells you to check your inbox, ‘cause the itinerary will be forthcoming. You hang up and start packing right away, even though the trip is five weeks out. You do want to be prepared after all. What does this have to do with a car company’s configurator? Well, I will get around to it - eventually. See the auto companies want the Journos to write glowingly about their new offerings. They pick beautiful places, take over high-star hotels and make those hardworking Journos sit through a mind numbing half hour to forty-five minutes of marketing speak before turning them loose in the car of the moment. But wait there’s more. They usually put every bell and whistle on the car to make sure that all the good stuff gets tested and written about. Problem is, when the writer is talking about this button here, that switch there or this sub-set of commands in the dark innards of the car’s performance capabilities, we are left lusting and wanting for things that we may not need or are too expensive to buy.

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I mean I would love to listen to a gold-plated Bergfarb Grand Marquis sound system, but probably won’t pony for the seven large to buy it. And the micromium plated multi-faceted sport design exhaust at a mind numbing four big ones will probably not be one of the boxes I tick off. But the Journos? Man they love it. It’s pretty easy to turn a $60K car into a $80K (or at least $70K) car nowadays. And in Porsches’ case, a $100K car into a $150K car in a snap. Someday when I configure my 911, I may remember some writer with his hair on fire, going 120 MPH into a screaming long sweeper and talking about how the PDCC with Sport Chrono really sets the handling tone. But me, I will just opt for the PASM Sports Suspension at $890 and be done with it. I don’t mind if my eyeballs giggle on the road, I just want to take that corner at 125. Oh Baby. And on that exhaust note, see you all next time. RL Turner is the author of The Driver, a series of action adventure novels, available in both print and eBook on Amazon (more info at www.thedriver-series.com). Having owned a dozen Porsches and driven hundreds of laps on racetracks throughout the southwest, author Turner knows a few things about going fast in a Porsche and then fixing them when he breaks something

Saturday Drive to Jerome

by Maja Berlin-Del Vigna photos by Fernando Del Vigna, Deirdre Lehner and Jan Mackulak


he Porsche Club of America, Arizona Region’s drive to Jerome was on a beautiful, spring Saturday morning.

There were over 20 Porsches gathered in the parking lot - a wide variety of Porsches, including different 911 generations (996, 997s...), Boxsters, Caymans, a beautiful Spyder and a sharp GT3 among others. After a quick drivers’ meeting with the participants, we were on our way. We split up into two groups of about 10 cars each. While there was heavy traffic on the I-17 North, as soon as we got off the highway on the Prescott exit, the traffic thinned and we were able to drive in a close formation. The winding road to Jerome is famous for the Mingus Mountain switchbacks, and spring is a perfect time of year to experience it. There were colorful wildflowers next to the road, and cattle and horses grazing, all creating a bucolic and picturesque landscape. While we were unable to drive as fast as some of our drivers and cars may have desired because of other cars, the switchbacks were still fun to drive and the view of Verde Valley was breathtaking. Along the way in Prescott Valley, our two groups had merged and when we pulled into the tiny, winding streets of Jerome, we made an impressive entrance, with many pedestrians taking pictures or videotaping our cars. We parked wherever we could (parking is limited in this small, steep mountain town, which only has 450 inhabitants), and then we set out to enjoy the town independently. My husband and I stopped in a small delicatessen and enjoyed a lovely breakfast and excellent coffee. After exploring the town, we had a relaxing lunch at a small restaurant, the Mine Cafe. Others in the group drove to Cottonwood and enjoyed some antiquing and great pizzas. While our trip was relatively short (9:00 a.m. till around until noon), it was a wonderful experience to drive together and bond with fellow Porsche lovers. To quote one of the car’s, “Arrivederci.”

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Saturday Drive to Jerome

photos by Fernando Del Vigna, Deirdre Lehner and Jan Mackulak


est of the best from Jerome Drive last weekend,! More than 20 Porsches, lots of members, driving twisties up Mingus Mountain, great fun shopping, eating and drinking!

Thank you Mark Baker for organizing the drive.

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PCA – Las Vegas Region’s Flagstaff 2 - Northern Arizona Scenic Tours, Gimmick Rally and Tech Quiz PCA - Las Vegas Region Friday, June 7, 2019 through Monday, June 10, 2019 Flagstaff, Arizona and surrounding Areas

Registration is open on Motorsportsreg.com and will close by June 1, 2019 Everyone had such a great time at last year’s Flagstaff Scenic Tours and Gimmick Rally, so we are doing it a second time. This year we will have new Tours/Drives and Gimmick Rally. We are also adding a Tech Quiz. So please join us for the Second Annual LVR-PCA Flagstaff Scenic Tours, Gimmick Rally and Tech Quiz. Las Vegas Region invites the three Arizona PCA Regions, Roadrunner Region, Sierra Nevada Region, all Zone 8 Regions and any other PCA members.

This will be a great weekend with people from multiple regions. Make your hotel reservation now! Register soon Motorsportsreg.com for this event early, as it may be limited due to the size of the restaurants.

For questions, please contact: Tamela Kahle: E-mail: tkahle@kahlelawnv.com or Scott Hatcher: E-mail: scott@hatchernv.com

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ALPINE TOUR XIX June 21-23, 2019

AZPCA will be holding its 19th annual to Alpine Tour. Our drive up will be on U.S. Route 191,the Coronado Trail, which is 93 miles from Clifton to Alpine and it has been called one of the curviest roads in the United States. We start off at 3,000 ft. and climb to nearly 7,000 ft. We transition from desert to Alpine views. This is hands down the most involved drive you’ll find in Arizona. COME JOIN US! Limited to 20 Cars

w e f a t s ! u t J f e l s t o sp

*Make your hotel reservations ASAP at Tal-Wi-Wi Lodge – 928-339-4319 and tell them you are with PCA Arizona Region group* Alternative lodging in Alpine may be available.


Friday, June 21- 7:00 AM - Meet for breakfast at IHOP , 10662 E Southern Ave., Mesa (Hwy 60 to Signal Butte, north to Southern). 8:00 AM – Drivers’ Meeting; Departing at 8:15 AM sharp. Will make a pit stop at McDonald’s in Globe. Planning a stop for lunch prior to reaching Morenci. Arrive in Alpine around 4:00 PM Evening Social Hour – 5:00 PM– Bring your own beverages and appetizer to share. Saturday, June 22- Morning drive to be determined and lunch to follow. Dinner on your own or Club Function at the lodge resturant. Sunday, June 23 – Drive home on your own. Questions: Contact Mark Manente at: fdsmn@hotmail.com

Sign up at: https://www.motorsportreg.com/events/alpine-tour-xix-talwi-lodge-pca-arizona-016119 G O I N G P L A C E S 85.2019

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Steve Sapareto president@az.pca.org


Mark Baker vicepresident@az.pca.org

EXECUTIVE APPOINTEES AUTOCROSS Rick Althouse 480.314.0532 Kim Kemper 480.231.9315 autocross@az.pca.org CHIEF CONCOURS JUDGE Vacant concours@az.pca.org CHIEF DRIVING INSTRUCTOR Don Clinkinbeard CDI@az.pca.org


NAME BADGES Betsy Andrade 602.550.1212 betsy7890@earthlink.net NEWSLETTER Angela Manente 952.240.4292 gpeditor@az.pca.org PANORAMA LIAISON Vacant

Kelly Parker treasuer@az.pca.org

COMPETITION/ DRIVER EDUC ATION P O RS C H ES & PA N C A K ES Dan Bouet COORDINATOR drivereducation@az.pca.org Camille Miles camillemiles@earthlink.net DRIVING TOUR CHAIR SAFETY Rook Younger Eric Schmidt 480-428-5451 safety@az.pca.org drivingtours@az.pca.org


EQUIPMENT Dave Fisher 602.763.2996 dfish5666@aol.com

Debbie Younger secretary@az.pca.org


Bob Woodwell pastpresident@az.pca.org


EVENT REGISTRAR Rook Younger 480-428-5451 drivingtours@az.pca.org

David Fisher DavidFisher@az.pca.org

EVENT REGISTRAR ASSIS TANT Richard Wyatt d88wyatt@aol.com

Mark Manente MarkManente@az.pca.org

GOODIE STORE Betsy Andrade 602.550.1212 betsy7890@earthlink.net

Greg Mannion gregorymannion@sprintmail. com

Jim Roberts JimRoberts@az.pca.org

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M O N T H LY M E E T I N G COORDINATOR Mark Baker monthlymeetings@az.pca.org

HISTORIAN Loretta Aman 602.938.1317 jlaman914@cox.net MEMBERSHIP Richard Wyatt membership@az.pca.org

SOCIAL COMMIT TEE CHAIR Jen Bartling socialchair@az.pca.org SOCIAL MEDIA Jan Mackulak 602.750.2145 socialmedia@az.pca.org SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING Moe Scharhon sponsorship@az.pca.org TECHNICAL Scott Mcilvain 480.968.2858 CDI@az.pca.org WEBMASTER Kevin Gilchrist webmaster@az.pca.org


David Witteried zonerep@zone8.org TREASURER

Linda Cobarrubias treasurer@zone8.org 310.453.9602 CONCOURS

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SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM The sponsorship programs were designed to allow our current and new advertisers and sponsors a simple way to choose a program that will include; digital on-line published newsletter and internet exposure opportunities all for one simple investment. The sponsorship program has five tiers: Bronze - $250 includes one small website banner on the Events and Going Places digital magazine page of our website, rotating with other sponsors, and one eigth-page (3.5”x 2”) color or grayscale ad in the Going Places publication. Silver - $600 Includes one medium-sized website banner on the Events and Going Places digital magazine page of our website, rotating with other sponsors, and one quarter-page (3.5” x 4.75”) color or grayscale ad in the Going Places publication. Gold - $1200 Includes one medium-sized website ad on the main page of our website rotating with other sponsors, and one half-page (8” x 5”) color or grayscale ad in the Going Places publication. Titanium - $2500 Includes one large vertical ad on the front page of our website rotating with other sponsors and one full-page (8” x 10”)color or grayscale ad in the Going Places publication. Platinum - $10,000. Includes one large vertical ad on the front page of our website, an embedded video, one full-color or grayscale, full-page (8” x 10”) ad inside the front cover in the Going Places publication. It is the responsibility for each sponsor to develop and design their unique promotional ads. Sponsors must submit their own artwork electronically for ads in gif, pdf, jpeg or swf (for website ads) formats. New sponsorships will run yearly, and investment will be pro-rated for any new sponsor who commits mid-year. All website ads will be viewed only by Arizona Porsche Club members and therefore will not be accessed until the member logs into the website. The acceptance and display of advertising in this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the advertiser or product by the Porsche Club of America, Arizona Region. AZPCA reserves the right to refuse to print any ad it deems inappropriate. Sponsorships must be prepaid. Staff reserves the right to change rates upon notice at any time. Contacts: Sponsorship Requests and Tier Details Sponsorships and Advertising Manager, Moe Scharhon Phone: 206-228-7302 E-mail: sponsorship@az.pca.org Angela Manente – Going Places Deadlines Going Places Editor Phone: 952.240.4292 E-mail: gpeditor@az.pca.org

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Come Join AZPCA at Camp Sunrise

Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Let’s have some fun and put a lot of smiles on the faces of the kiddos at Camp Sunrise and Sidekicks. This is the summer camp for kids with cancer and their siblings which we have supported as a charity for many years. They are always very grateful for whatever they receive so let’s do something this summer. We’ll take a drive up to Payson on July 14th and maybe even pass the busses on our way as we stop for lunch. Once the kids have settled in, we’ll meet them at the camp for them to have a good time with all of us and our Porsches, whatever the model. Those of you who are willing to let the kids sit in your cars, beep the horns and take pictures, that would be great! Then we can have the boys and girls vote for their favorite car; the prettiest and of course the best sounding Porsche. Naturally, we can rev the engines. We will be charging a registration fee of $20.00 that will all go to the Camp. Other donations and gift cards are welcome. Questions? Contact Cynthia Giacchetti at: cyns986@yahoo.com Register at: http://az.pca.org/event/azpca-at-camp-sunrise/

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AZPCA Going Places May 2019  

Porsche Club of America, Arizona Region Monthly Newsletter

AZPCA Going Places May 2019  

Porsche Club of America, Arizona Region Monthly Newsletter