Blue Ridge Region PCA gathering

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Blog 6/27/2022

Members No new members this week. Activities Cars and Coffee A Cars N’ Coffee event for Blue Ridge Region PCA members only on July 16, 2022 beginning at 9:30 AM at Blue Ridge Bagels in Lynchburg, VA.  Capacity is limited and the primary must be a BRR-PCA member. You must RSVP to attend! Others will be asked to leave. Send your RSVP by July 13 to Gene at social@brr-pca.org and include the number of attendees. Just a reminder Blue Ridge Bagels set for July 16 is limited to 30 participants  BRR-PCA Charity and New Member Event BRR_PCA Members Picnic  & New Members Social – June 25, 2022 Wow!  This…

Blog – 6/20/2022

Membership No new members this week. Activities BRR-PCA Charity Fun Run, Picnic & New Members’ Greeting Sat, Jun 25, 2022 Sign up NOW! The Blue Ridge Region PCA will be having a members’ picnic at Smith Mountain Lake on Saturday, June 25th.  In addition to the picnic, there will be the opportunity to tour a local private car collection, make a donation to a local charity, and see other sites with a tour ending at the picnic.  This will also be a new members’ social, with special deals for those who have recently joined our region.  The day will begin as…

Blog 06/06/22

Membership New Members No new members this week. Emails from Members From time to time I get notes from members about the content of the blog. Last week, Hi, Pete. Thanks for all you do with the BRR blog.  I enjoyed reading about the RUKUS 22; however, I’d like to have known about it beforehand so I could have gone over and at least looked at all of the air-cooled cars (since I just have a water-cooled Cayman!).  Please let us know if this meeting returns next year.  I could be wrong, but I think the Greenbrier Concours also took…

Blog 1/24/2022

Membership New Members No new members this week. Latest Blau Rain Read the January 2022 edition of Blau Rain online! Limited print versions will be available soon. Racing Porsche 904 Be sure to turn on the sound. Click Here 24 Hours of Daytona The big race is next week. I counted just four Porsche entries. Interested in who is running this year? Click Here Racing in the Snow Gilles Villeneuve – Kawartha Cup, Peterborough, Ontario – 1975 Changes at VIR For the many of you who have driven VIR or even watched races there, you are aware of the long back straight…

Blog 1-10-2022

Membership New Members No new members this week. Zone 2 Treasurer PCA Zone 2 is seeking a volunteer to assume the role of Zone 2 Treasurer. For more information reach out to the Zone 2 Representative. Activities Porsche Parade 2022 Porsche Parade 2022 will be taking place at Kalahari Resort, Pocono Manor, PA, Sunday June 12, 2022 to Saturday June 18, 2022. Registration is expected to open February 2nd. These events fill fast so act accordingly if interested. Latest Blau Rain Read the January 2022 edition of Blau Rain online! Limited print versions will be available soon. Racing Remember the Chapparal? Here is…

Blog 1/3/2022

Members I thought it would be nice to again recognize all the new members that we had in 2021. Our club’s future lies in your hands. We welcome you and encourage you to get involved. I look forward to meeting you all. Driving I thought this video of Summit Point Raceway would be interesting to those of you who have not been to the track and to those who have not yet seen the improvements in Turns 1 and 2. Click here Porsche Gone Bad Please, Do Not Drive Your Boxster With a Bumper Cover in the Trunk Click Here…

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…

Blogger – 4/20/2021

The Blue Ridge Blogger New Members There are no new members this week. Upcoming Activities       These are a repeat from last week. Upcoming is an excellent event for those new to track events.   Our friends at First Settler’s Region PCA are having a 3 day HPDE for all skill levels at VIR April 30 to May 2. A chance to let your thoroughbred run!   PCA – First Settlers Friday, Apr 30 — Sunday, May 2, 2021Virginia International Raceway, Alton, VA Registration ends in a month at April 24, 2021 10:59 PM EDT Registration Fees:  Drivers:  $595 Instructors with one student: $295 Are you new to DE…