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AX#6 - Washington
Date 10/09/2022
Columbus Day
10/10/2022
SPM Tech
10/15/2022 - 10/14/2022
Potomac's Maryland Brunch at Glen Echo
10/15/2022 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fun Concours
10/16/2022

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What's Happening Now in PCA Potomac

 

Robert Manka's Macan S at a Deutsche Marque Concours.Want to see your car in the blast or on social media?  Send a photo tomembership@pcapotomac.org orsocialmedia@pcapotomac.org.


1st Saturday Brunch at City Grille tomorrow!  The restaurant opens at 12 noon (we park earlier so we have some spaces together). New members are always welcome to hang out with the regulars and learn about the wonders of PCA Potomac. City Grille is at 10701 Balls Ford Rd in Manassas.  FYI this will be our last 1st Saturday brunch at this location. Coming soon:  Announcement of new 1st Saturday Brunch (aka Virginia Brunch) venue (starting October 1)!  3rd Saturday brunch as usual on 9/17 at 11am, at Irish Inn in Glen Echo MD.


COMMUNITY SERVICE 2022

Auction Items for the Erin Levitas Foundation AuctionNever used wheels?  Extra roadside emergency kit?  Porsche memorabilia? Beach house with time available? Willing to share your motorhome? Porsche Motorsports swag lying around? Maybe jewelry you no longer wear? Are you a talented artist? Model cars? DONATE IT!  Emailcommunityservice@pcapotomac.org.


Calling All PCA Potomac “Rock the Summit 2022” Club Race Volunteers - Volunteer Registration is OPEN!

Be part of the action at our annual PCA Club Race at Summit Point Motorsports Park on September 16th-18th.  Volunteers are still needed in the following areas:

  • Hospitality - Social Events
  • Load In/Load Out (Thursday and Sunday)
  • Paddock Management

To sign up as a volunteer, go to:https://clubregistration.net/events/signUp.cfm/event/12604.

For more information on the Summit Point Club Race and PCA Club Racing, visit the Club Race page of the PCA Potomac web site:http://www.pcapotomac.org/activities/club-race.  There is also a link to sign up as a volunteer on that web page.

If you are new toclubregistration.net, you will need to create an account to register.

Questions?  Contactclubrace@pcapotomac.org.


Are You Missing Potomac's Rally Program?! So Are We! 

Calling for Participation on the Rally Committee

A PCA Rally is like a scavenger hunt in your car. If you like puzzles, you’ll love rallying. If you just love driving your Porsche on backcountry roads, you’ll love rallying too! A rally can be competitive or for fun. The objective of a rally is to follow a course, usually on public roads, to the precise detail specified in the rules. Competitive rallies dictate a certain schedule for checkpoints along the way. Fun rallies may include a gimmick (poker rally, regional interest). 

Our Rally program has been on hiatus this year–we have lots of great ideas and plans, past drives and notes, decades of experience, and plenty of admin assistance to offer, but we need a chair and committee members to help make the magic happen. If you are ready to rally, please email Diane atpresident@pcapotomac.org!


Drive & Dine

VA Fall Drive-UPDATE: Trip is full, but we are taking waitlist registrations.

Join us on 9 October for our annual Virginia Fall Drive. Our first destination is Field & Main restaurant in Marshall, VA. After lunch we will journey to Sunset Hills Vineyard for a private wine tasting event, scenic lakeside parking, and enjoyment of the Loudoun county wine making countryside. 

See this link for registration details:msreg.com/VA-FallDrive2022

Coming Soon - Maryland Fall Drive!

We are excited to announce our annual Maryland Fall drive that will take place on Saturday 29 October. This year we are featuring exciting new routes and destinations.  Leaving from Potomac, MD, our final destination is the Bavarian Inn Resort & Brewing Company (Bavarian Inn), in Shepherdstown, WV.  Half way into our scenic back country route, we will be visiting Grand Touring Enterprises (Grand Touring), a premier car restoration facility, which will be opening its doors especially for us. We’ll get to see what they have “in the shop” being worked on and hear about how they do restoration work. 

Registration opens in mid September. Stay tuned for more details.


POTOMAC DRIVERS’ EDUCATION

Hello Driving Enthusiasts!   Fall is coming fast.  Potomac is moving quickly through a fantastic DE driving season, and we still have weekend events to come.  Our events are some of the best in the country and really are worth checking out.  If you have been to some of Potomac’s events, you already know that.  If you have not, please come and check one out.    The Fall Summit Point Main Circuit event could use some help (Last DE of the Year - Oct 21-23). 

Also, please check into the twoPotomac’s High Performance Drivers Clinics.HPDC can be the single best day you'll have in your car, with emphasis on awareness and car control in a safely controlled environment and with an instructor in the car. We have anHPDCon Oct 1 and theWomen’s HPDCon Oct 2, sign up now! 

We could use more volunteer and Instructor help!  We are short some 10 or so Instructors for both of the HPDC events. 

Registration is open in MSR for all three remaining Potomac DE events. Sign up early.  Thanks!

Schedule and registration links are at:https://pcapotomac.org/activities/drivers-education

DE Questions?? Please send to Bob and Susan at:dechair@pcapotomac.org


Tire Rack Street Survival – Sunday 30 October

Tire Rack Street Survival (TRSS) is a one-day, hands-on, real-world driving skills program for young adults 15-21 years old. Almost half the day is driving time in your own car with PCA instructors learning car control and safety maneuvers. Students learn skid control on a wet skid pad; go through lane change and accident avoidance maneuvers; do braking exercises; and drive a slalom course to learn about weight transfer. Cost is $95 per student and parents are encouraged to attend and participate in the classroom sessions. It's an invaluable lifetime learning experience that saves lives. 

Student registration: https://msreg.com/TRSS2022PCA

TRSS also needs ourDE and AX instructors!By the end of October, you’ve run out of tires and brakes for the season and you’re wondering if there are any events where you can still help out? Yes! Lean in and let’s make this year’s Potomac TRSS event the highest-attended TRSS event on the East coast - again!  TRSS is very similar to the morning HPDC and AX school where our DE and AX instructors pass along car control knowledge to inexperienced new drivers. It’s a great way to have new drivers benefit from the quality of PCA Potomac’s instruction. The TRSS program is very rewarding: helping teens become safer and more educated drivers! There are great TRSS shirts and airbag demos at lunch so don’t miss out. For questions or details please contact Bill Dooleyat streetsurvival@pcapotomac.org

Please register now as a volunteer or in-car coach for the event here: https://msreg.com/TRSS2022


Save the Date: Sunday, October 9, for an Off-Road Porsche SUV Tour with the Chesapeake Region!

Look for details to come


Registration Open for our Family Picnic on Sunday, October 16!

Join us forPCA Potomac's Annual Picnic, Open Board Meeting, and New Members’ Socialon October 16, 2022, from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM atCircle D Farm, in the rolling hills of Howard County, MD! We will have mini-golf, tennis courts, volleyball, basketball, softball, horseshoes, a ball pit, and a full tented picnic area with indoor restrooms.

The picnic will feature an entertainingCar Show! Unlike most Concours, you do NOT need to spend hours cleaning and detailing your car. Attendees will vote on a variety of categories, such as People’s Choice, Most Fun to Drive, Most Beautiful Color, Kid’s Choice, and Speed Demon!

We are pleased to offerOperation Safe Kidssign-ups,where the US Secret Service provides parents an information card about their child, including biographical data, a photo, and fingerprints. If the child is ever reported missing, lost, or abducted, critical information can be retrieved quickly.

Food and beveragesare included in the ticket price. Register now atmsreg.com/PCAPicnic2022!


Do you like to party?!

We do too! We are looking for Social Committee members and a Social Chair to take over this fall to help us plan our fabulous parties and events throughout the year. From picking venues to planning menus, we could use your ideas and help. Please emailpresident@pcapotomac.orgif you can lend a hand!


Visit the complete calendar at http://pcapotomac.org

Got Porsche or PCA event photos? Send them with a description *and photographer’s name* to Bill Schwinn: socialmedia@pcapotomac.org

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