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Luxury Digs for Porsches CA Festival of Speed Treffen Santa Barbara Larry Markham’s Garage R.U.F. Report


Some dreams don’t need interpreting. The 911 Carrera.

Rusnak/Westlake Porsche 3839 Auto Mall Drive Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 (866) 976-4211 RusnakWestlakePorsche.com


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Treffen Santa Barbara Getty Tour photo by Pat Cable

DEPARTMENTS SBR Board of Directors & Appointees......2 SBR Events Calendar...............................3 President’s Column.................................4 Editor’s Column......................................5 SBR Breakfast Maps...............................4 Down The Road - Future Events............27 PCA Zone 8 Page..................................31 Membership Page................................32 Classified Ads.......................................35 Directory of Advertisers........................35 The Last Word......................................37

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FUTURE EVENTS Memorial Day Weekend Picnic............... 9 Gimmick Rally...................................... 14 Back Roads Canyon Drive to BJ’s........... 15 Progressive Dinner............................... 34 Detail Clinic.......................................... 30 Off Road Adventure.............................. 33

Treffen Santa Barbara Tour Photo by Gary Krueger

FEATURES Breakfast Meetings................................ 6 Larry Markham’s Garage........................ 8 Luxury Digs for Porsches...................... 10 CA Festival of Speed ............................ 11 Off Road Explore West Camino Cielo..... 12 R.U.F. Camarillo Ranch......................... 13 Treffen Santa Barbara........................... 18 Post Event Report - Treffen................... 26 Treffen Volunteers................................ 27 Directors Meeting Minutes................... 36


Santa Barbara Region Board of Directors

Vice President BARBARA SPENCER barbaraleehill@gmail.com 805-729-4636

Treasurer HOWARD RUBENSTEIN hrrca1@gmail.com 818-340-3366

Secretary SUZI SHELLER teamsr@cox.net 805-680-9128

Membership SUE KINSLING Sue_Kin@hotmail.com 805-386-8112

Activities Chair DOREEN PANKOW 805-422-8217

Goodie Store JOHN BARRISON JohnBarrison@gmail.com 805-797-4191 Cell 805-684-3465 Voicemail Past President MIKE HODSON aitchpm@gmail.com 805-279-2252

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President REM LAAN remmert.laan@gmail.com 317-294-4884

PCA SANTA BARBARA REGION’S AWARD-WINNING QUARTERLY MAGAZINE

Advertising BOB CLARKE bobshighwaygarage@gmail.com

Editor NICOLAS LIAKAS DerAuspuff@gmail.com

Archives JAMES OLDHAM OldhamJames@msn.com

Advertising Director BOB CLARKE bobshighwaygarage@gmail.com

Autocross GLENN CRAWFORD 1gunk@sbcglobal.net

Contributors BRUNDRETT, TARA

Concours TARA BRUNDRETT tarabrundrett@gmail.com

CARSON, BARRY CHAMBERS, CRAIG FISHWICK, RANDY GELDMAN, STEVE

Dealer Relations DAVID STONE drs993@verizon.net

GRISWOLD, WILLIAM HALLIER, WILLIAM KRUEGER, GARY

Distribution CHET & JOAN YABITSU yabitsu@charter.net

LAAN, REM LINDSAY, DAN PANKOW, DOREEN

Insurance RANDY KINSLING randkin1@gmail.com

SHELLER, SUZI YABITSU, JOAN

Public Relations DICK LANGE LRLange@pacbell.net

Printing MICHAEL DUNWELL SIR SPEEDY PRINTING 1161 Calle Suerte, Suite E Camarillo, CA 93012 805-484-7999

R.U.F. (Retired & Unemployed Folks) CRAIG CHAMBERS craigch@msn.com Safety JOE NIEDERST JoesAlfa@pacbell.net Webmaster RANDY FISHWICK OurBoxster@outlook.com

On The Web Website www.pcasb.org Facebook www.facebook.com/PCASBR Flickr www.flickr.com/photos/pcasbr/ Der Auspuff Online www.issuu.com/pcasbr

Yearly Advertising Rates (4 issues)

Full Page (8.5 x 11 inches) $935.00 Half Page (8.5 x 5.5 inches) $467.00 Quarter Page (3.5 x 4.75 inches) $313.00 Business Card (3.5 x 2 inches) $165.00

Deadline for submission of ad copy is the 10th of the month preceding the month of publication. Graphic assistance available at no charge. Please support our advertisers: We welcome commercial ads in Der Auspuff. They help support our club, and we encourage you to make your first call to those who help us enjoy our great hobby. Let them know you saw their ad in Der Auspuff. We also encourage you to promote your own business by becoming an advertiser yourself. For information, please contact: Bob Clarke. (805) 200-6596 bobshighwaygarage@gmail.com Der Auspuff, which translates as “the exhaust,” is the official publication of the Santa Barbara Region, Porsche Club of America. Chartered regions of PCA are granted permission to reprint any material herein provided full credit is given to the author and Der Auspuff (with the exception of copyrighted material). Any statement appearing in Der Auspuff is that of the author, and does not constitute an opinion of the Porsche Club of America, the Santa Barbara Region, its Board or Appointees, the Der Auspuff Editors, or its Staff. The Editorial Staff reserves the right to edit all material submitted for publication. Deadline for submittal of material to be considered for Der Auspuff is the 10th of the month preceding the month of publication.


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The President’s Column

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fter more than a year of planning, Treffen Santa Barbara took place April 3rd thru the 6th.

Under the leadership of Barbara Spencer, Vice President, our Region provided more than 75 volunteers to help put on the event. Feedback from both the participants and from PCA was very positive. Especially pleasing to me was that more than 20% of our volunteers had not volunteered to help with an event before. I hope they enjoyed the experience and will volunteer for more events in the future,and I would like to thank all of our volunteers for making the event such a success!

REM LAAN

For more information about Treffen Santa Barbara and photos of the event, read on. Drive safely!

Santa Barbara Region Breakfast Maps

Santa Barbara Breakfast Second Saturday of the month

Camarillo Breakfast First Saturday of the month

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From The Editor’s Desk

The wallapazoo was the PCA’s Treffen Santa Barbara, but equally exciting were several other events that gave us opportunities to truly appreciate our Porsches. In this issue of our Der Auspuff you will find stories on our participation and management of the Treffen (not the honor roll), two RUF experiences, and the California Festival of Speed. Plus, take a look at where you can restore your collectible Porsche, and then when it is worth well over $1 million, where you can store it. Good reading, with lots of photos . Everyone had a great two months of Porsche adventures – but not me!

NICOLAS LIAKAS

For the first time since 1995, I am Porscheless. I sold my 2008 997 Turbo Cabriolet in late February. I then placed an order for the 2020 C4S, 992 variety. Won’t arrive until the end of July, early August. I feel naked! I feel bummed! I feel out-of-place! An emptiness has overwhelmed my emotions, especially when I look at the bare slot in my garage. I sense that people are whispering “he does not own a Porsche” and looking down on me. Can’ t wait for the delivery and the experiences that will follow.

SBR NEEDS SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR If you are between the ages of 5 and 20, this message is for you! (Of course, any age will do). Fill this region’s position as its director of social media, and become an instant hero! Tasks include keeping on top of our social media accounts such as Facebook and Instagram, and posting interesting and exciting news and photos of our region’s activities and successes. You’ll work as part of a team with our photographers, webmaster and other club members. This opportunity is a wonderful way by which one can burnish the resume, v.c., or Tinder experiences. Could lead to fantastic and high-paying jobs! Think about it. In all seriousness, won’t you help? Work from home for a couple of hours every month and keep SBR in the forefront of the very best PCA regions. Contact der Auspuff Editor Nicolas Liakas @ nicolasliakas@gmail.com and/or Randall Fishwick at ourboxster@outlook.com Hurry, this opening won’t stay open for long!

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March came in like the proverbial lion and went out like a lamb. April followed with Springtime wildflower displays. Two months of nature’s glory, as well as an extremely busy schedule for our region.

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CAMARILLO BREAKFASTS March 9 Photos by Gary Krueger April 13 Photos by Nicolas Liakas

MARCH 2

32 Attendees - 5 Porsches

New members Ron & Nancy Lindsay

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SANTA BARBARA BREAKFAST MARCH 9

Photos by Gary Krueger

41 Attendees - 21 Porsches

New members Mike & Cherie Sagraves

New members Allen & Annie Pike

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39 ATTENDEES - 17 PORSCHES

ALTERNATIVE CARS: FERRARIS, AUDIS, BMW, MINI COOPERS

New member Craig Roche

New members Ray & Terry Seider New members Stam & Kathy Darrow

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TOUR OF LARRY MARKHAM’S GARAGE Story and Photos by Randy Fishwick A lucky group of PCA Santa Barbara members took the opportunity to visit Larry Markham’s garage on Sunday, March 17, 2019. It’s an amazing place that is as much a living museum as it is a workshop; filled almost entirely with air-cooled Porsches. The majority are 356s in various states of repair, along with several 911s and 912s from the 60s. There were even a few seemingly outof-place 911 Turbos from the mid-70s, but not a water-cooled Porsche in sight! Larry gave an overview of his 30-plus years of Porsche repair and restoration experience as he showed us around his incredible garage. It is equipped with the hundreds of tools necessary for the complete maintenance of an air-cooled Porsche. This beautiful collection of cars is surrounded by shelves and shelves of parts, wheels, and body panels. Beyond being a mechanic’s dream, Larry has filled his warehouse-sized building with Porsche memorabilia. The walls are covered with classic photographs of racing Porsches from the 70s and 80s, older black and white photographs of the Porsche factory in Stuttgart, Germany, and personal photographs from Larry’s decades of involvement in the marque. Classic posters from bygone decades and Porsche-themed signs abound. The more you look around Larry Markham’s garage, the more you realize it’s not just a place to repair and restore older Porsches, but a shrine to air-cooled Porsche history as well!

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LUXURY DIGS FOR YOUR PORSCHE: FINISH LINE AUTO STORAGE OPENS ITS DOORS TO PCA/SBR

STORY BY: Nicolas Liakas PHOTOS BY: Nicolas Liakas & Steve Geldman

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hat’s this? Luxury auto storage? Condos for Porsches and other exotics? What is this?

You’ve heard of luxury pet hotels? Well, move over little doggies! Now there is an ultimate motor enthusiast facility and it is in our back yard. Finish Line Auto Storage, Westlake Village, is the ultimate “pamper your car with luxury” experience which offers a private, safe, and secure environment dedicated exclusively to owners of the vehicles after which we all lust. This is a dream world come true! SBR members Rick and Tony Principe (father and son) are preeminent experts in the commercial real estate market in the Conejo Valley and surrounding areas. They developed this project and proudly presented the new facility, in conjunction with Rusnak Westlake Porsche, during an April 14, 2019, reception/ open house. The physical layout was enhanced by exceptional vehicles, such as a Porsche 962 race car; Porsche RSR race car; 918 Spyders; GT2 RS’s; Carrera GT’s; 959’s; and many other incredible cars. I first met Rick about 15 years ago when he showed up for an SBR breakfast meeting at the Way-Point Café at the Camarillo Airport. He drove up in his Carrera GT and the gathering was mesmerized. Over the years Tony has been a friend of our region and assisted in several events by making his GT available. Not once has he said no to any of our requests. Tony and Rick presided over the tour of their exclusive 80,000 square foot facility. Fine Line Auto Storage is built to the highest standards and offers the discerning collector the opportunity to own a secure and customizable storage space in a country club environment. The complex offers gated and secured 24/7 card key access with exterior security cameras throughout, abundant parking, private entrances to each unit (including a private roll-up door), fire protection, high interior ceilings that are ideal for car lifts or mezzanines, and abundant electrical power. In addition to Rusnak personnel, representatives from the Petersen Museum and Porsche Cars North America were present. It was quite a gathering! Luxury digs for our exceptional cars; a marriage made in heaven.

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Keith Goldberg, GM Rusnak Westlake Porsche


Story by Glenn Crawford Photos by Steve Geldman

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California Festival of Speed 2019 Edition

For those of us with diverse Porsche interests, this is the do not miss event every year. Everything is there, from models (of cars not the other kind), full size P Cars from stock to full race, hard to find parts new and old, Concours, Photography, Autocross, Time Trial or Club Racing! Furthermore, you can walk the paddock, talk with the drivers/racers, watch the grid, sample the food trucks, climb the infield stairs and watch the on-track action from on top the NASCAR pits, climb in your own car, do a guided track tour at lunch or, for the more adventurous, drive with a qualified instructor and get an introduction to learning to Autocross for free!!! A huge Thank you to all the Santa Barbara Region Volunteers! This enormous event only works this way because it is organized, run and staffed almost entirely by volunteers. (BTW - The secret is if you volunteer, you get amazing inside access and involvement for so much fun!) Come on out and enjoy with us in 2020!

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Explore the Los Padres National Forest in your Story By: Rem Laan Macan or Cayenne See Page 33 for more information

Here is an adventure reserved for those of us who love to drive Porsche SUVs. Mark your calendar! We will meet at Porsche Santa Barbara on Saturday, September 28, at 9:00 am for coffee and bagels. We will depart promptly at 9:45 am for the challenges awaiting us. We will start by driving west on Hwy 101 to Refugio Beach State Park. From there we will climb up Refugio Road to West Camino Cielo. At West Camino Cielo* we will head east along the ridge until we meet Hwy 154. We will take Hwy 154 north and drop down to Paradise Road in the Santa Ynez Valley, where we will stop for a picnic lunch at the Red Rock picnic area. Those who wish to do so can hike up to Gibraltar Reservoir. After lunch, we will follow Hwy 154 back over the San Marco Pass and take East Camino Cielo. At Gibraltar Road we will descend back into Santa Barbara. The drive will end when we reach East Mountain Road. Most of the roads are paved, but in poor condition. West Camino Cielo is mostly dirt.

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R.U.F. Group Tours Historic Camarillo Ranch Story by Craig Chambers Photos by Craig Chambers & Randy Fishwick Historic Camarillo Ranch, site of the Camarillo family’s beautiful 1892 Queen Anne Victorian home, was the location of PCA/SBR’s R.U.F. (Retired & Unemployed Folks) March gathering. “We had about 18 RUF members attend” said Craig Chambers, RUF’s event chair, “and thanks to the helpful Camarillo Ranch Foundation staff, it was a very interesting and informative tour.” RUF members all thought that our docent tour guide, Mary Goldberg, did a great job of conducting the tour pointing out many of the home’s items belonging to the Camarillo family, historical photographs, extensive interior woodwork and period-appropriate furnishings. The Camarillo’s home and adjacent ranch property is where City of Camarillo as we know it today had its origins, making the tour that much more interesting.

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sorry! by going fast you will miss the clues and lose!

GIMMICK RALLY Saturday, June 22, 2019

This is fun! Our drive will take us on some roads just perfect for Porsches. The rally will last somewhat over two hours of attentive driving and beautiful scenery. No racing here -- only careful powers of observation and clever thinking will put you in the winners’ circle. A bonding experience for you and your navigator. The top three teams as determined by the highest number of correct answers will be our prize winners. You will need a driver in a Porsche, a navigator (not a Lincoln), and a clipboard with pen or pencil. Water, sunglasses, and sunscreen will come in handy, too. Meeting time is 8:00 a.m. at Rusnak/Westlake Porsche, 3839 Auto Mall Drive, Thousand Oaks, where we’ll be offered complimentary coffee and pastries. The rally will end at Dos Vientos Center in Newbury Park. There we’ll be treated to a great barbecue lunch by Q-Time BBQ. The total cost is only $30 per person, including lunch, drinks, and SBR activity fee. These are always popular events. RSVP early by filling out the form below and submitting it with your check.

SBR’s Gimmick Rally 2019 NAMES: ________________________________________ EMAIL: _________________________________________ PHONE #: ________________________________________ # OF PARTICIPANTS: ___ AMOUNT ENCLOSED: ________________ Send this form and your check payable to PCA/SBR by June 19, 2019, to: JERRY & PAM LASNIK, 25 MARIMAR STREET, THOUSAND OAKS, CA 91360 Sorry, no refunds or cancellations after June 15, 2019.

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PERFECT FOR PORSCHES scenic back roads and lunch at bj’s Saturday, July 20, 2019

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Please send this form by July 15 with your check for $30 per person made payable to PCA/SBR to: Doreen Pankow, 2251 Brownstone Creek Ave., Simi Valley, CA 93063 Name(s): _______________________________________________________________________________ Email: _______________________________________

Phone: __________________________________

Number attending: ____________________________

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PCA TREFFEN SANTA BARBARA AN EXTRAORDINARY SUCCESS I

Story by Nicolas Liakas

t came as a surprise in the fall of 2018, when we were recruited by PCA to host the 2019 Spring Treffen, which is defined is a meeting, encounter, or get-together of PCA members. It also came as a challenge: produce a memorable experience for attendees that will make both PCA and SBR proud.

Hey, with Santa Barbara as the destination, luxurious accommodations, driving tours, receptions, and special dining experiences provided, it came as no surprise that Treffen was sold out the day registration opened. On April 3 through 6, 2019, we welcomed 256 Porsche Club members in 134 Porsches, representing 44 regions from 12 of 14 PCA zones. They came from the west (Hawaii and Vancouver Island), they came from the east (Connecticut Valley, Upper Canada, Georgia), they came from the south (3 Texas regions and Arizona), and they came from the north (3 regions in Canada). What a fabulous turnout and a beautiful sight! It took an enormous amount of time and effort by Santa Barbara Region to host this Treffen. You will find articles and photographs from members of the SBR Treffen team in this issue. More than 75 volunteers from our region helped put together an outstanding experience for all the participants. National Treffen Chair, Harry Season, and the rest of the PCA Treffen staff, expressed their pleasure at the success of the Santa Barbara Treffen and thanked the region for hosting a Treffen that will be hard to beat. To all the volunteers – THANK YOU AND CONGRATULATIONS ON A JOB WELL DONE!

WELCOME RECEPTION Photos of Welcome Recption by Gary Krueger

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Photos, Staging Area, Music Academy by William Hallier and Dan Lindsay

TOURING THE AMERICAN RIVIERA SANTA BARBARA REGION-STYLE The Santa Barbara Region of the Porsche Club of America hosted Treffen “Touring the American Riviera” from April 3 to 6, 2019, at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. This was a collaborative effort between PCA Treffen staff members and more than 75 volunteers from Santa Barbara Region. Eight SBR members served as key committee people and started to work on the project nine months ago. Doreen Pankow and Nicolas Liakas planned the tours. Mike Turek managed the tour departure area at The Music Academy of the West. Sue Kinsling managed registration and the assembly of the participant goody bags. Suzi Sheller oversaw the information desk. Tara Brundrett made sure the car wash station was operational. SBR Treffen coordinator Barbara Spencer worked closely with the PCA staff to manage the entire event. Rem Laan provided backup whenever and wherever needed. Each committee team leader recruited volunteers from the membership to help them and they assembled a wonderful crew who ensured that every aspect of the event went smoothly. The volunteers received blue event t-shirts to wear during Treffen, were welcomed at the opening reception where they could mingle with the participants, and were recognized and thanked by PCA officers at a special reception on Saturday afternoon. I was delighted to meet Cam Warren, the founding president of the Santa Barbara Region, at the welcome reception. Cam currently resides in Arizona. He was responsible for naming our publication, Der Auspuff. The driving tours are summarized in an excellent article by Doreen Pankow in this issue. The tours were one of the highlights of Treffen for both participants and volunteers. Friday was called Navigators Day Off (NDO). The participants could engage in activities that did not require a navigator. Their choices included visits to Lotusland, winetasting in Santa Ynez, cruising on the Double Dolphin sailboat, sailing with the Santa Barbara yacht club, riding on the Santa Barbara trolley tour, or taking the “Red Tile” walking tour of downtown Santa Barbara. I know our guests and members will have many lasting memories of this special Santa Barbara Treffen. I encourage you to consider attending an upcoming Treffen so you can personally experience the PCA motto– “It’s not just the cars, it’s the people” The next Treffen event will be in Woodstock, Vermont, September 4 - 7, 2019. You can check treffen.pca.org for more information.

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TOURS PRESENTED B REAGAN LIBRARY Photo by Bill Hallier

WINE COUNTRY

Photos by Randy Fishwick

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SOLVANG

Photos by Barry Carson & Jack Daro


BY OUR VOLUNTEERS MISSIONS

Photos by Randy Fishwick & Richard Lange

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TOURS PRESENTED B HEARST CASTLE Photos by Steve Geldman

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BY OUR VOLUNTEERS GETTY VILLA

Photos by Nicolas Liakas & Public Domain

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Treffen Notes by Barbara Spencer

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eventy-five members of our club played a vital role for Porsche Club of America who hosted  a Treffen event in our town April 3-6,2019.

Eight of our members served as key committee people and started to work on the project nine months ago. Doreen Pankow and Nicolas Liakas planned the tours. Mike Turek headed the tour departure area. Sue Kinsling did the registration area as well as assembling the goody bags. Suzi Sheller was in charge of the information booth. Tara Brundrett made sure the car wash station was operational. And the entire event was overseen by project coordinator Barbara Spencer who worked closely with the PCA staff. Rem Laan provided backup as needed in certain areas. Each committee found volunteers to help them and as a result we provided a perfect venue as well as wonderful people working on the event. We receive lots of kudos from PCA about how wonderful it was to work with our club members. A volunteer recognition party took place on Saturday afternoon and officers from PCA attended to thank all.

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By Doreen Pankow

Editor’s note: The following article by Doreen Pankow summarizes the six tours experienced by PCA members during the April 3 – 6 Treffen Santa Barbara weekend. Participants arrived from numerous states to take part in these adventures, and were exceptionally thrilled to drive our back roads, visit our historic and cultural sites, and feel the lives of early settlers. WINE COUNTRY TOUR The Santa Ynez Valley has many different micro-climates within its boundaries, starting with a cool ocean influence in Lompoc and getting progressively hotter as you move inland. This enables different varieties of grapes to flourish. Close to 100 PCA members chose to take the wine country tour and enjoy the sights of all the vineyards throughout the Santa Ynez Valley. We drove through the Santa Rita Hills, Palmer Road, and Foxen Canyon, each a major and popular destination for wine tasting. The rolling hills, blue skies, and row after row of vines provided a feast for the eyes (and all our other senses). A delicious buffet lunch was waiting for everyone at the Trilogy Monarch Club in Nipomo. PCA members could be heard talking about the great drive on so many twisty back roads, and it was a great opportunity to meet and talk with members from other Regions. SOLVANG TOUR Nicknamed the Danish Capital of America, Solvang is the home to numerous bakeries, restaurants, and shops offering a taste of Denmark in California. Over 80 PCA members participated in this 2 ½ hour back roads drive through the Santa Ynez Valley via CA-154 and Foxen Canyon to the CA-135 through Los Alamos. Then we continued over the Harris Grade into Lompoc and drove past field after field of vineyards on Santa Rosa Rd. The final leg of our tour took us through Solvang to the Alisal River Grill, where we enjoyed a delicious barbecue lunch on their beautiful patio overlooking the golf course. After lunch, some participants chose to explore the town of Solvang to admire the old-world European architecture and purchase some souvenirs. Others stopped

GETTY VILLA TOUR Close to 100 PCA members went on our drive to the Getty Villa. We left the US-101 in Camarillo and our route took us along Potrero Road past Hidden Valley, where many celebrities live. We continued through the Santa Monica Mountains via Kanan Road, where participants could see some of the devastation from the Woolsey Fire, as well as the floral explosion that followed. Then we drove along the Pacific Coast Highway shoreline with its glorious Pacific Ocean views. The Getty Villa Museum is an educational center and museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria. The collection has 44,000 Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities dating from 6,500 BC to 400 A.D, including the Lansdowne Heracles and the Victorious Youth. Some participants chose to do self-guided tours through the museum and others went on the docentled Architectural and Garden tours. Around noon, we drove to Taverna Tony’s Greek restaurant in Malibu for a tantalizing Greek Feast, including a selection of 10 different house specialties. It was a great way to relax and enjoy the camaraderie of other PCA members from across the country. CALIFORNIA MISSION TOUR The Spanish missions in California comprise a series of 21 religious outposts or missions established between 1769 and 1833 in the State of California. They were founded by Catholic priests of the Franciscan order to evangelize the Native Americans. The surviving mission buildings are the state’s oldest structures and its most-visited historic monuments. They have become a symbol of California and are an inspiration for Mission Revival architecture. Eighty PCA members visited the Missions La Purisima and Santa Ines on our tour. We took CA-154 to Foxen Canyon and Alisos Canyon roads, enjoying the green hillsides and scenic vineyards along the way. We then drove over the twisty roads of Harris Grade to Lompoc and the La Purisima Mission. We spent about an hour touring the historical buildings and artifacts, and then drove through Solvang to tour the Santa Ines Mission. Our next stop was Pea Soup Anderson’s famous restaurant in Buellton, where everyone was ready for a delicious buffet lunch. On the return trip to Santa Barbara, several members also stopped at the Santa Barbara Mission to explore its unique architecture.

RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY TOUR Over 90 PCA members participated in the drive on back roads past Lake Casitas and through the quaint towns of Ojai and Santa Paula. We continued our drive over the foothills into Moorpark and took CA-23 South to Presidential Drive leading to the Reagan Library. The Presidential Library 100-acre campus rests on a majestic hill overlooking the breath-taking topography of Southern California. Its picturesque views reaching out to the Pacific Ocean and lush gardens pay tribute to one of our nation’s beloved leaders. When the group arrived, we enjoyed a docent-led tour through the Library, which included replicas of the oval office in the White House, the “flying White House” Air Force One, which served seven Presidents, the Memorial site, and a host of other exhibits. The Pompeii Exhibit, which features over 150 authentic artifacts on loan from the Naples National Archeological Museum in Italy, was also on display. After the tour, we enjoyed a delightful buffet lunch in the Air Force One Pavilion. The return trip to Santa Barbara via US-101 North provided picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean and the Channel Islands. HEARST CASTLE TOUR Hearst Castle was designed by architect Julia Morgan for the newspaper magnate, William Randolph Hearst. The estate consisted of 165 rooms and 127 acres of gardens, terraces, pools, and walkways – an American castle that was destined to become one of the world’s greatest showplaces for Hearst’s art collection and antiques. Excited about seeing the castle, 90 PCA members drove north on US-101 to San Luis Obispo and then transitioned to the CA-1. We enjoyed magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean and coastline driving past Morro Bay and Cambria to San Simeon. When we arrived, we gathered in the Visitor Center to take a short bus ride up to Hearst Castle, where we toured the social rooms of Casa Grande and experienced what it was like to be a guest at this hilltop retreat. We also toured the Assembly Room, Refectory, Billiard Room, Theater, Gardens, Neptune Pool, and Roman Pool. We returned to the Visitor Center where we enjoyed a delicious Santa Maria Barbecue lunch out on the patio. As we departed for the return trip to Santa Barbara, some participants stopped at the Piedras Blancas Rookery to meet some of Central Coast’s most famous residents, the 17,000 elephant seals that migrate there every year.

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Post Event Report By: William Griswold

Thank you for the time and organization effort everyone put into the Treffen. The tour participants mentioned time and again that this SBR Region Treffen was one of the best that they have attended. So, congratulations. Our Getty tour on Saturday was a great success. Weather could not have been better. The sights included clear views of the ocean, Channel Islands, Hidden Valley and the revitalized growth in the burn areas. The team received many complements for the drive, tour and especially the fantastic lunch spread at Taverna Tony’s. The wait staff was great and continued to bring food until everyone was finished. This was the first time they had the opportunity to taste Greek food. A lot of left-overs from the restaurant left with me! I took the suggestion to offer a canyon drive after lunch and had 10 attendees that wanted to continue the drive. We went up and down the canyons in a spirited drive that put a smile on everyone’s face. In fact, they continued the drive independently after I led them back to Mulholland Hwy and set them off on their own because they could not get enough. All-in-all, it turned out to be a lot of fun. The National Treffen organizers for the PCA were very enthusiastic at the start and PCA’s National Vice President even went on the tour riding in a Nissan SUV. The group drove 911, 996, 997 and 991 Carreras, Turbo’s, coupes and cabriolets, Boxters, Caymans, Macon Turbo and Macon S and Cayenne. The countries and states represented were the Canada, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Illinois, New Mexico and Texas – and Alaska! In summary great drive, great people, great weather, great day.

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he wonders and glory of nature captured by SBR members the California Poppy Reserve in Landcaster, and the Malibu Creek State Park in our region’s backyard.

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TREFFEN HONOR ROLL

THANKS TO THOSE WHO VOLUNTEERED!

DRIVING TOURS BARR, DAFID BELL, CHIP BIRKEN, ARI BIRKEN, DAVID BODIN, KENT NORTH, GEORGE BROWN, JI M BROWN, WENDY PANKOW, DOREEN BRUNDRETT, TARA PARKER, JEFF CABLE, PAT CALDWELL, JOHN CARSON, BARRY CLARKE, BOB CRAWFORD, GLENN CRAWFORD, LORRAINE CRISSMAN, PAUL DARO, JACK DOLL, STEVE FISHWICK, RANDY GAITHER, TOM GAITHER, SARAH GALLOWAY, DON GELDMAN, STEVE

GOODMAN, GARY GRISWOLD, WILLIAM HALLIER, BILL HALLIER, GLORIA HERSBERGER, ROD HERSBERGER, SUSAN LAIRD, DEBRA LAIRD, GARY LANGE, DICK LIAKAS, NICOLAS LIGHTHIZER, TED LUNDBERG, BECKY NORTH, HILARY POMERANTZ, MIKE POWER, DENNIS POWER, LESLIE RUBENSTEIN, HOWARD SMITH, AMY SPENCER, JIM STONE, DAVID STONE, SUSAN SUTPHEN, TOM WAXMAN, JEFF WILLIAMS, DAVID

TRAFFIC CONTROL LINDSAY, DAN NIEDERST, JOE NIEDERST, JANE TAILLON, PAUL TUREK, KAREN TUREK, MIKE

ALFENITO, JOHN BASSETT, BOB BASSETT, JEANETTE CRUTE, JEFF FRENCH, FRED HODSON, MIKE

VOLUNTEERS AT REGISTRATION DESK BANKE, ANITA BRYAN, MIKE & PAM CRAWFORD, LORRAINE DE AMICIS, LEO & CARA

LANN, REM & SALLY MISEVIC, BURT & MARGE TRACY, NADINE WATT, LISA

VOLUNTEERS AT INFORMATION DESK GRIMMITT, ART HEUCHERT, DON & SUE HODSON, PAMUELA HOPPS, PETER

JUST, KEN MARTINEZ, ANGEL SHELLER/ROE, SUZI & BOB

Down The Road

SBR’S UPCOMING EVENTS & DATES OF INTEREST May 26

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Progressive Dinner

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Detail Clinic at Lavaggio’s

September 28

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PRE-CONCOURS DETAIL CLINIC SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 11AM-2PM

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n preparation for our 43nd Annual Concours d’Elegance, PCA/SBR has scheduled a Detail Clinic to help you better prepare your car for competition (or fun) and in less time. Learn new techniques and discover all the latest products to make your car gleam. We’ll go over the Zone 8 competition rules to find out exactly what the judges look for when examining a car. Expert instruction is provided. A detailing demonstration will show the best way to use the newest products in preparing your Porsche for everything from full concours to wash & shine. We’ll meet in Agoura Hills at the beautiful Lavaggio facility, known for “the art of detailing.” Lunch is included. The location is 30205 Canwood Street, Agoura Hills (Reyes Adobe exit off the 101). Total price for the entire clinic and lunch is only $20 per person payable at the door. We need to know how many will attend so please make your reservation no later than September 8, 2019, to Concours Chair Tara Brundrett -tarabrundrett@gmail.com.

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Volkswagen’s Former CEO Charged with Fraud

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(Ed: As reported by the Associated Press in MSN/Money website April 15) FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors have charged former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and four others with fraud and other offenses in connection with the company’s massive, multi-year effort to cheat on diesel emissions testing. Prosecutors said Monday that Winterkorn knew about the deceptive practice since at least May 2014, and failed to put a stop to it. That contradicts Winterkorn’s claim that he didn’t learn of the problem until shortly before U.S. investigators announced it in September 2015. Winterkorn resigned as CEO days later. The prosecutors said in a statement that the defendants — all of them top Volkswagen managers — were part of an ongoing deception that started in 2006. The company has admitted installing software that could tell when the cars were on test stands for emissions certification. When the cars went on to everyday driving, the emission controls were turned off, improving performance but emitting far more than the U.S. legal limit of nitrogen oxides, a class of pollutant that is harmful to health. In all, some 11 million cars worldwide were equipped with the illegal software, in a case that damaged the reputation of diesel technology and accelerated the shift to electric cars in Europe.

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The Membership Report SBR Member Anniversaries APRIL 39 Years Alois & Estonia Ruf 36 Years Suzi Sheller & Bob Roe 27 Years Stephen & Carol Barber Christopher Campbell & Elizabeth Chase 26 Years Norman & Janet Harris 24 Years Bob & Jeanette Bassett 22 Years Michael Hohls 20 Years Michael & Delaine Birmingham 19 Years Donald & Charlie Bennett 18 Years Howard Babus Walt & Rebecca Branscome James & Carol Sterling

Larry & Shelly Gray William & Diane Griswold Stephen & Marilyn McQuinn Anthony & William Stoessel 7 Years Geoffrey & David Cutler James & Patsy Holbrook Anthony Reda Tom & Emmy Vonderahe 6 Years Robert & Mary Gates Fred & Barbara Nigro George Paul & Sylvia Zachert 5 Years John & Lois Caldwell 1 Year Billy Gerard Robert Nio Tutku & Revan Perkin Julian Sanchez Richard & Lisa Shattuck Russell Steiner Scott Wardlaw

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17 Years Dennis & Diane Brittain Jeffrey & Jane Kagan

May 2019 Anniversaries

16 Years Chris Aldieri & Reginald Fils Bryan & Mary Clabeaux Curt Pindler

34 Years Edwin & Juliana Kayda

12 Years Ray Link & Jill Taylor Stephen Murray Brad & Debbie Schultz 11 Years Kevin & Bonnie Ryan Markus & Justine Wienken 9 Years Linda Kollar Karen & Robyn Nissim Robert & Lisa Watt 8 Years Alexander & Peter Fang

17 Years Jim & Wendy Brown Dennis & Katharine Jorgensen Dan & Donna Joyce Gary & Phyllis Weaver 16 Years Neil & Stacy Mcauliffe David & Luz Mosesson Richard & Carol Norman 15 Years Jeffry Waxman 14 Years Daniel & Bonnie Long 13 Years Dan Burnham Doug & Nancy Maletz Ralph Teadwell & Kirston Powell 12 Years Patrick & Kathy Johnson 11 Years Fred & Mary Herr Brian & Linda Rubino 5 Years Mark & Lenore Bailey Frederick & Toni Croshal 1 Year Kelly Ayer

49 Years John & Virginia Barrison

25 Years Gene Dalsky & Sally Schneider Sam & Susan Grasso 23 Years Steven Bernston & Julie Pickert Scott & Linda McCurdy

New Members & Transfers Dave Bankert, Oxnard 1989 911 Carrera Cabriolet Jeff Corneau, Moorpark 1959 356 A

22 Years Stanley & Kathleen Monheit

Ron Lindsay, Camarillo 2007 Cayman S

21 Years Thomas & Kathleen German

Cindy Mols, Simi Valley 2014 911-50

20 Years Mark & Erin Kapczynski Larry & Sue Stoops 18 Years Peter & Jeanine Hubbard

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Courtney & Larry McBride William Wilson

Allen Pike, Ventura 2012 Cayman R 987 Jeff Gilliam, Newbury Park 1997 911 Turbo

Craig & Myra Joujon-Roche, Santa Barbara 2002 Boxster S Andrew Kremer, Camarillo 2005 911 GT3 Coupe Jamey Power, Westlake Village 2017 911 Carrera S Chris Manalio, Santa Barbara 2018 718 Cayman Nathan Holms, Santa Paula 1984 944


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special special day day forfor club club members members to to drive drive their their Cayennes Cayennes special day for club members to drive their Cayennes or or Macans Macans and and seesee what what their their Porsches Porsches can can dodo onon or Macans and see what their Porsches can do on roads roads and and topography topography that that areare too too challenging challenging forfor their their roads and topography that are too challenging for their little little brothers. brothers. A course course A course has has been been plotted plotted byby President President little brothers. A has been plotted by President Rem Rem that that will will take take our our SUVs SUVs from from Santa Santa Barbara Barbara into into thethe Rem that will take our SUVs from Santa Barbara into the LosLos Padres Padres National National Forest Forest to to seesee thethe sights sights along along West West Los Padres National Forest to see the sights along West Camino Camino Cielo Cielo Road. Road. Camino Cielo Road. We’ll We’ll have have lunch a lunch break break at the at thethe Red Red Rock Rock picnic picnic area area in the in thethe We’ll have aa lunch break at Red Rock picnic area in Santa Santa Ynez Ynez Valley Valley and and then then descend descend Gibraltar Gibraltar Road Road into into Santa Ynez Valley and then descend Gibraltar Road into Santa Santa Barbara. Barbara. Yes, Yes, wewe will will travel travel along along some some dirt dirt or or poorly poorly Santa Barbara. Yes, we will travel along some dirt or poorly paved paved roads, roads, but but wewe will will bebe cautious. cautious. paved roads, but we will be cautious. This This adventure adventure is limited limited is limited toto 2020 SUVs. SUVs. The The $30 $30 perper person person This adventure is to 20 SUVs. The $30 per person feefee includes includes boxed a boxed lunch, lunch, $10 a $10 gate-entry gate-entry fee, fee, and and thethe fee includes aa boxed lunch, aa $10 gate-entry fee, and the SBR SBR activity activity fee. fee. SBR activity fee. Please Please complete complete thethe registration registration coupon coupon below below Please complete the registration coupon below and and mail mail with it with your your check check payable payable to to PCA/ PCA/ and mail itit with your check payable to PCA/ SBR SBR to to Rem Rem Laan, Laan, 234 234 Rametto Rametto Road, Road, Santa Santa SBR to Rem Laan, 234 Rametto Road, Santa Barbara, Barbara, CACA 93108. 93108. Registrations Registrations must must bebe Barbara, CA 93108. Registrations must be received received byby September September 7, 2019. 7, 2019. 2019. NoNo refunds refunds received by September 7, No refunds after after September September 21.21. after September 21.

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SBR’s Annual Progressive Dinner Saturday, August 24, 2019

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njoy a fun drive, delicious food, and delightful afternoon and evening in the company of your Porsche Club friends. FIRST STOP for hors d’oeuvres and salad is the home of Sue and Randy Kinsling in Somis. SECOND STOP for dinner is the Prime Steakhouse in Ventura. THIRD STOP for dessert is the home of Caroline and Steve Doll in Ventura. At the Prime Steakhouse the entree choices will be: a USDA Prime Baseball Chateau Steak and Blackened Shrimp with blue-cheese marsala, served with garlic mashed potatoes, or a Peppercorn Chicken, carmelized onions, gorgonzola over parmesan risotto with a brandy shallot reduction, served with garlic mashed potatoes, or a Grilled Atlantic Salmon with creamed parmesan spinach and blackberry salsa, served with garlic mashed potatoes, or a Vegetarian Pasta with grilled vegetables. Cost is $55 per person. Starting point directions and home and restaurant addresses will be sent to paid participants. For questions now contact Doreen Pankow at 805-422-8217 or dpankow@sbcglobal.net. Please make your check for $55 per person payable to PCA/SBR and mail with this form to: Doreen Pankow, 2251 Brownstone Creek Ave., Simi Valley, CA 93063

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Der Auspuff accepts classified advertising limited to 50 words or less for Porsche cars, parts, and Porsche-related items. Ads are free to PCA SBR members in good standing and will run for a maximum of three (3) months. Ads are free to other PCA members in good standing as space permits and will also run for a maximum of three (3) months. Ads will be accepted for non-members as space permits for a fee of $10 per month, per ad. Please notify the Editor if sold. Der Auspuff is not responsible for the accuracy of any ad or claims made by advertisers, and does not warrant or guarantee the condition of items offered for sale. Der Auspuff reserves the right to edit or refuse to print any ad it deems inappropriate. Please submit ads directly to the Editor at DerAuspuff@gmail.com

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SBR Board of Directors Meeting MARCH 13, 2019

GOLD COAST VETERANS FOUNDATION, CAMARILLO Present were board members Rem Laan, Suzi Sheller, Howard Rubenstein, Chet and Joan Yabitsu, Nick Liakas, Glenn Crawford, Randall Fishwick, Doreen Pankow, Tara Brundrett, Randy Kinsling, Sue Kinsling, Bob Clarke, David Stone, and members Jim Brown and Bob Roe. The meeting was called to order at 6:30 PM. The following reports were presented and discussions held: OFFICER REPORTS: President: • Rem Laan reported that we will receive $5,000 from PCA for sponsoring the Treffen. He suggested that the club spend a portion of that amount to have Barbara and Jim Spencer represent SBR at the final Treffen banquet. The funds from PCA will also be used to cover the shortfall between the cost of the Treffen Experience raffled off at the Holiday Brunch and the income from the raffle. The remaining balance of the $5,000 will be deposited into the SBR general fund account. Rem’s suggestion was unanimously approved. • Rem is planning a dirt road event for Macans and Cayennes only on September 28, with Santa Barbara Auto Group providing coffee and bagels at the start. Vice President: • No report. • Barbara Spencer had submitted to the board cash confirmation reports for January and February in advance of this meeting. Secretary: • The minutes of the January 9 meeting were approved as submitted. • Suzi Sheller will send draft minutes of each meeting to all board members for review. The board will have five (5) days within which to make comments, revisions, or additions before the minutes are finalized. Suzi will send a copy of the approved minutes to Randall for posting on the website. Treasurer: • Howard Rubenstein reported that the club is in a strong financial position. The three club events to date showed a profit. Our cash is slightly higher than last report; we are doing well. • Howard provided the board with seven (7) reports, including profit and loss, balance sheet, and cash flow statements. Past President: No report. COMMITTEE REPORTS: Activities: • Doreen Pankow reported that activities have been finalized through September 28. Event planning and flyers are finalized for all club driving events through August. She said Treffen is fully subscribed with 238 participants and 130 cars. Treffen driving event instructions have been distributed to all the SBR drivers/ navigators and they have been asked to do test drives of their routes before the event. • Howard reported that due to low participation and cancellation of some reservations, the Bakersfield event was no longer financially feasible. He recommended cancelling the event to prevent further expense. The board agreed and he was authorized to cancel the trip. Advertising: • Bob Clarke reported all advertiser billing was complete and payments are coming in. Two advertisers withdrew. • He will contact potential advertisers to fill those spaces. Archives: No report. Autocross: • Glenn Crawford reported that the two-day event went very

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well with the novice group getting 50 laps on Saturday and the experienced autocrossers getting about 30 laps on Sunday between intermittent rain and sun. Jim Hall’s facility will no longer be available, so all members are encouraged to help find another location and get in touch with Glenn. Concours: Tara Brundrett reported that we need to look for another venue for the 2020 concours and she would like to bring it back to Santa Barbara. Some places being investigated are Montecito Country Club, Chase Park, Alice Keck Park Park, Channel Islands, and more input is encouraged. Dealer Relations: No report. Distribution: Chet Yabitsu reported that he will need $2,000 for Auspuff distribution through the end of the year. He would prefer $500 per issue in advance of each publication, so he can get the money to the post office. The board agreed and Howard was authorized to write Chet a check for $500 in advance of each printing. Editor: The Board congratulated Nick Liakas on the excellent March/April edition of Der Auspuff. Nick accepted the accolades but reminded the board that he had agreed to be editor for this year only and that the club still needs to find an editor for 2020. The May/June edition will probably be 40 pages due to all the activities in the next few months. Goodie Store: No report. Insurance: Randy Kinsling submitted a report stating that all Certificates of Insurance had been received for the events through April 2. He has not received some of the signed waiver forms and post event reports for a couple of the tours. Membership: No report. Public Relations: No report. Safety: No report R.U.F. (Retired and Unemployed Folks): No report. Webmaster: Randy Fishwick submitted a comprehensive report. Highlights included: o He is preparing the club’s website for the PCA Website Contest, which must be submitted by 3/31/19. o He has added a Photo of the Week section and encourages members to send in their best photos. o He is creating a Goodie Store page with the support of John Barrison. o He has been maintaining the club Facebook page with some assistance from Steve Geldman. Randy thinks Facebook is a platform that could benefit from the support of multiple members and is open to assistance from other SBR members. Old Business: None. New Business: Jim Brown recommends several changes to the SBR by-laws regarding voting rights in order to better reflect the club’s current needs. He will submit his suggestions to the board before its next meeting so it can be considered. The board was asked to review the by-laws before the next meeting to see if there are any other changes that might be needed at this time.

There being no further business, upon motion made, seconded, and unanimously approved, the meeting adjourned at 7:30 PM.


The Last Word A Non-Stop Concours Winner

Tara Brundrett’s unrestored 1987 928 S4 has been entered in many automotive competitions, including the Santa Barbara Region’s Zone 8 annual Concours d’ Elegance, which was recently held at the Westlake Village Hyatt. Her 928 S4 rolled away with a win in the Unrestored Division. Tara, and her late husband Kenny, have had 20 Class wins and 17 Division wins, as well as being a 2014 Unrestored 924, 928, 944 & 964 transaxles. Champion and 2014 Unrestored Division Champion. WOW! Plus, Tara is SBR’s chair for the annual Concours d’Elegance. Double WOW!

Photo of Trophies by Tara Brundrett Photo of Porsche by Steve Geldman

Photo Location: Canyon Ranch Studio, Thousand Oaks CA; www.canyonranchfilmlocation.com Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Canyon Ranch Studio is a private 100-acre film production location used for still shoots, commercials, television, music videos, features and web series

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