Blog 3/6/2023

Membership

Welcome to John Cox from Roanoke, Virginia. John drives a 1985 Porsche 944.  

Activities

Blue Ridge Region PCA Events

DateNameVenue 
Apr 20BRR-PCA Cars N Coffee - RoanokeThe Green GoatRegister
May 8BRR-PCA Full Board MeetingBRR-PCA Location TBDRegister
May 19BRR-PCA TRSS Volunteer Registration Salem Civic CenterRegister
Jun 12BRR-PCA Executive Board MeetingSportscar ClinicRegister
Jul 10BRR-PCA Executive Board MeetingSportscar ClinicRegister
Aug 14BRR-PCA Full Board MeetingBRR-PCA Location TBDRegister
Sep 11BRR-PCA Executive Board MeetingSportscar ClinicRegister
Oct 9BRR-PCA Executive Board MeetingSportscar ClinicRegister
Nov 13BRR-PCA Full Board MeetingBRR-PCA Location TBDRegister
Dec 11BRR-PCA Executive Board MeetingSportscar ClinicRegister

Open Board Meeting – March 8

You are invited to the Board Meeting on March 8, 2023 at Shakers Restaurant – Roanoke starting at 5:30PM. Please register on the website so we have a count. You are invited for dinner as well.

Shaker’s Restaurant, Valley View Mall

1909 Valley Blvd. NW

Roanoke, VA

Here is the Agenda:

  1. Welcome
  1. Reports
  1. Secretary’s Report – Approval of Minutes of February 2023 Board Meeting
  2. Treasurer’s Report – View on Google Drive.
  3. Membership Report – See below.
  1. Old Business
  2. Holiday Event/Annual Meeting Res
  1. New Business
  2. Cars N Coffee Update – Ed Clowser
    1. March 11 – Blue Ridge Bagel, Lynchburg
    1. March 22 – The Neighbors Place, Lynchburg
  3. 2023 Calendar of Events
    1. Need members to volunteer to head up events
  4. Membership Chair Position is open. 
  5. Zone 2 Presidents Meeting Highlights
    1. FSR using an app with success
    1. Shenandoah Region losing autocross venue after 30 years
    1. PCA cannot provide insurance for events with different auto clubs
    1. Participation was the hot topic of conversation
    1. “Pop Up” Events     
  6. Other

                                                                                   Reports                 

Membership – There are 199 Primary members and 121 Affiliate members for a total of 320 members.  1 new member this months and 0 Test Drive Members.

Cars and Coffee – March 11

All Blue Ridge Region PCA members are invited and encouraged to attend Cars N Coffee on Saturday March 11, 2023 starting at 9:30am.  Come for great cars and food, but most importantly to socialize with other club members!  What an awesome way to connect with club members and to fill the cool days.

There is no club cost to attend this event, but members are responsible for their meals and beverages.  Registration is limited to members of the Blue Ridge Region PCA and their family or guest. 

This is a limited capacity event so register early.  A waitlist will be maintained once the event fills to accommodate additional attendees as cancelations occur. 

Blue Ridge Bagels
19327 Leesville Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502

Just a heads up, April C/C is 15th at Old Oak Cafe at SML

ALERT LUNCH NEW NEW NEW

Cars and Coffee – March 22

All Blue Ridge Region PCA members are invited and encouraged to attend Cars N Coffee on Wednesday March 22, 2023 starting at 11:30am.  Come for great cars and food, but most importantly to socialize with other club members!  What an awesome way to connect with club members at this week day special event.  

This is a limited capacity event so register early.  A waitlist will be maintained once the event fills to accommodate additional attendees as cancelations occur. 

The Neighbors Place
104 Paulette Circle
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 455-4300

ALERT LUNCH NEW NEW NEW

Motorsports

12 Hours of Sebring

The entry list for the 1000 Miles of Sebring has been released, with 37 cars set to compete across the three categories for the opening round of the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship.

ENTRY LIST

In the Le Mans Hypercar category, 11 cars are listed, with Cadillac, Ferrari, Porsche and Vanwall joining the returning marques from last season, Toyota, Glickenhaus and Peugeot.

It’s the rest of the class that we are seeing for the first time. Porsche’s pair of Penske-run factory 963s are listed, with full driver lineups. Ferrari’s factory 499Ps also appear for the first time, joined by single-car efforts from Cadillac Racing and Vanwall Racing.

More

Hogan’s Corner

Looking at the grill, it appears this Porsche has been mowing the Virginia grass at VIR.

Trading Post

Aftermarket Rims for Porsche

$750.00 obo

Made in China

2) 11.5″ x 19″ Offset of 67     P/N: ALY99260U35N

2)   8.5″ x 19″ Offset of 55     P/N: ALY99258U35N

Porsche Part Number Equivalent:

(11.5)         997.362.162.55

(8.5)            997.362.156.55

Very Good Shape – Not perfect.

Used on a 2000 996 C2.

Contact Dave Tuck – dave@davetuck.com

For Sale: 2015 Porsche Panamera 4S $47,000

2015 Porsche Panamera 4S: VIN: WPOAB2A75FL050468; Dark Blue Metallic (N4), Saddle Brown Full Leather Interior (SB), PDK, 53,562 miles. No accidents, no smoking. Well maintained with records recorded in excel spread sheet, up-to-date with new low dust brake pads and rotors, needs nothing.

Options include sunroof/moon roof, Sport Chrono Plus package, Premium Package Plus (park assist – front and rear, lane change assist, PASM, 14-way adjustable front seats with memory, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, 4 zone climate control), heated steering wheel, Bluetooth, navigation, rear door sun/privacy shades, soft close doors. Excellent condition!

Option codes are:  345, 350, 418 (now fitted with optional Porsche Sport Classic wheels with no curb brash), 446, 541, 638, 640, 680, 826, 861, 885, P45, P80,

Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport 4S, front – 255/40×20 with at least 9/32” tread depth (mfg date 50/19) and rear- 295/30×20 with 9/32” tread depth (mfg date 29/20).

Drives and handles like a 4 door 911! Reason for sale: downsizing

Price: $47,000 Contact Charlie Schleupner at 540-420-7224 (M) cjschleupner@carilionclinic.org for additional information and pictures.

Porsche Gone Bad

First

And Last