Blue Ridge Region

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Blog – 8/16/21

Members Welcome to Philip Schall of Radford, VA. Philip has a 2012 911 Carrera! Well wishes for a speedy recovery for Gary Templeton after his recent surgery! Also, best wishes to Kenny Wingfield on his recovery after his accident on his Harley. And of course, a shout out to Dick Hatch, now at the Harmony Collection at 4414 Pleasant Ridge Road. Stop by and say hello! Found this on Facebook. – Today, Laura Hogan (right) won a gas gift card at Cars & Coffee Lynchburg. The winning ticket was drawn by her great nephew, Landon. Activities Festival of the Wheel…

Charter Members

We received a note from Sharon Stanley about our list of Charter Members. She said: Reid,  I need to be sure the roster reflects   I am a Charter Member of  BRR PCA.   I was Sharon Hobbs  –  Jack Hobbs may have been a Charter Member but I was as well.  We met and finalized  BRR PCA in our dealership, Rose Porsche Audi. I had previously been a member of First Settlers and Carolina Region before we have  BRR. Joined in 1977 Please see that I am on the list and recognized as a Charter Member.  Not sure who maintains that…

Blue Ridgers at Verona Autocross

Five of the 42 drivers at Shenandoah’s autocross on June 27 were from Blue Ridge Region.  Sharon and Evans Reynolds shared their 1988 911, Dan and Dawn DeHart shared their gray 2010 Cayman S and Greg Micheal drove his silver 1999 911 all by himself.  Greg did a good job all by himself and was the second quickest Porsche on this day.  Jonathon Newhall in a 2006 Carrera S was the quickest Porsche and William Cruz’s 2021 Toyota Supra was the quickest overall.  A friend of the Blue Ridge Region, Sherry Westfall, took honors in the Ladies Division.  There is…

SML Charity Tour

Our region is joining with the First Settlers Region for a weekend in the mountains and a tour around Smith Mountain Lake while raising money for charity and supporting the local food bank. This event will be limited to 70  attendees total from the Blue Ridge Region and the First Settlers Region.   For information and registration go to the FSR Smith Mountain Lake Charity Tour page.

Replacing the 986 Boxster front engine mount

By Eddie Fort aka Shade Tree Mechanic Are you intimidated by the thought of working on your own Porsche? Well, you need not be. Doing basic maintenance on your Porsche as well as some more extensive repairs are just not that hard and once you get the courage to “jump into the deep end”. You’ll be surprised at just what you can accomplish with just a few basic tools and a little time. In this installment I’m going to discuss the why and how to replace the Boxster’s front engine mount. If your Boxster is 5 or more years old and/or…

Blogger – 3/22/2021

Membership No new members this week. Upcoming Activities 2nd Annual Gary Bell Rally – April 10 Must Register by April 3 Join the Blue Ridge Region PCA for our 2nd Annual Gary Bell Rally! The Blue Ridge Region PCA has prepared a rally for April 10, 2021!  The course is approx. 105 miles with an estimated drive time of about 2 1/2 hours +/-.  This event will include a midpoint break stop.  Awards will be given to the top three finishers based on driving time based on posted speed limits and score on questions. Advance registration is required!  Sign up at Registration…