Blog 8/8/2022

Membership

Welcome to Bert Krank. Bert drives a 2004 911 Carrera. And and his wife Maureen recently transferred here from Rocky Mountain Region and live in Roanoke.

Activities

Blue Ridge Region PCA Events

DateNameVenue 
Oct 15BRR-PCA Cars N' Coffee - Green Goat Fall '22The Green GoatRegister now on MotorsportReg.com
Oct 16BRR-PCA TRSS Volunteer Registration Salem Civic CenterRegister now on MotorsportReg.com
Nov 19BRR-PCA Fall RallyBRR-PCA Location TBDMore Details

Cars & Coffee

Cars n Coffee at the Peaks of Otter Restaurant – August 20

85554 Blue Ridge Pkwy

Bedford VA 24533

August 20 2022 at 0900 hrs. 

Repeat, 0900 hrs. Not our usual time.. 

Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Gene Reed by noon on August 17. 

Cars n Coffee at Dale’s Diner – September 17

11076 W. Lynchburg-Salem Tompkins

Montvale VA 24122. Next to the defunct Tank Farm

September 17 2022 at 0930 hrs. Our usual time. 

Again seating is limited. Please RSVP to Gene Reed by noon on September 14

Michelin GT Challenge IMSA Weathertech August 27-28

Raceway Fueled by Volunteers! Michelin GT Challenge IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Championship
August 27-28, 2022
Alton, Virginia
 Volunteers are asked to sign up for at least one shift in the parking Corral or the Hospitality Tent: either a morning or afternoon on either Saturday or Sunday. We need 12 people per day. Specific times for each shift will be determined when the agenda for the racing days are finalized by IMSA. Duties will include directing cars to parking in the Corral and general support to the Hospitality tent. Volunteers will receive a t-shirt and complimentary one-day ticket to the race which includes access to the hospitality tent and free parking in the Corral – if you drive your Porsche. Ticket prices for the race, including the Porsche Corral, start at $60, guests are extra. In addition to getting a front row seat to some of the most competitive racing in the world, entrants to the PCA hospitality tent will be able to sign up for:  

  • Paddock tours,
  • Michelin tire workshops,
  • Parade laps,
  • Driver “Meet & Greats”,
  • raffles and much more!

Interested volunteers are asked to contact Phil Grandfield/PCA Zone 2 Rep at zone2reppca@gmail.com and indicate your preference for Saturday or Sunday, morning or afternoon shift, and Corral or Hospitality tent.

Racing

Hogan’s Corner

Blaupunkt Porsche at Sebring International Raceway, 1988

Porsche Gone Bad

First

Second

Third

And Finally