Slipstream - April 2016

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The monthly newsletter of the Maverick Region of the Porsche Club of America

Maverick Region AX Series: Event 1, Burleson High School

By Mark Schnoerr, Region Autocross Chair

Photos Courtesy of the Author

PCA / Equipe Rapide

Autocross 1 was at the new Burleson

High School lot on Sunday,

February 28. This lot is much like

Pennington Field, where we used

to run events, and also has a terrific

concrete surface. For the first

event at this site, a shorter course

was used but as a result, everyone

got 8 timed runs. See the results accompanying

this article.

There were 13 Porsche entries

out of the 81 total who ran for

times, which is 16% of the entries.

The new Parade “small region”

classifications worked well and put

the Porsches into just three classes.

It was highly competitive in classes

P2 and P4. Fred Stubbs brought

out his Boxster Spyder, and with

support from wife Jean, took his assault

on Class P3 also.

Carey Spreen was first in class

P4 and first quick Porsche. Carey

(911SC), Mark Schnoerr (914 2.0)

14 April

Fred and Jean Stubbs

Carey Spreen had the first quick

Porsche time with co-driver Sue Crimm

and new driver Matt Bugener (Boxster

GTS), qualified for cash awards

(unfortunately Matt did not stay for

awards). The Porsche Ladies swept

the ladies

overall

PAX payouts

with

cash going

to Sigrid

Schnoerr

(914 2.0),

Julia Underwood

(911S), Marissa

Moore

The Schnoerr’s 914

(911S), and Sue Crimm (911SC).

Julia Underwood with

Ed Mayo’s 1972 911S

Chris Alkier and Greg Dranow

brought their beautiful late-model

911s out to keep the Caymans honest

in class P2. Matthew Cords and

Brian Ogle have also competed

with each other in this 2016 class.

Greg Dranow staging for a run

The next event, which will already

have taken place by the time

you read this (March 19 and 20),

was a double event weekend at

Mineral Wells: an autocross school

on Saturday followed by Autocross

2 on Sunday, a “mirrorcross” with a

full-on Christmas Tree start, where

your best times on each side of the

“mirror” are added together -- lots

of fun. Richard Diller is working on

getting the Zamboni-style sweeper

back in action to make course set

up go quicker at Mineral Wells.

Maybe we can get him to bring out

one of his 911s again. After that,

back to Lone Star Park on Sunday,

April 3.

Come on out -- we have a lot of

fun. There are quite a few interesting

cars and people autocrossing in

North Texas.

Final Results

p2 - 'PCA 2' - Total Entries: 5 Trophies: 2

Car Color Total Diff.

1T p2 33 Matthew Burgener Porsche Boxster GTS Silver 27.159 [-]0.085

2T p2 42 Matthew Cords Porsche Cayman S Black 27.244 0.085

3 p2 178 Chris Alkier Porsche 911 Grey 27.998 0.754

4 p2 77 Brian Ogle Cayman S White 28.114 0.116

5 p2 17 Greg Dranow Porsche 911 Yellow 29.041 0.927

p3 - 'PCA 3' - Total Entries: 1

Car Color Total Diff.

1 p3 23 Fred Stubbs Boxster Spyder White 28.627 -

p4 - 'PCA 4' - Total Entries: 7 Trophies: 3

Car Color Total Diff.

1T p4 590 Carey Spreen Porsche 911sc Red 25.996 [-]0.101

2T p4 954 Mark Schnoerr Porsche 914 Green 26.097 0.101

3T p4 914 Sigrid Schnoerr Porsche 914 Green 26.571 0.474

4 p4 5 Edward Mayo Porsche 911S silver 27.108 0.537

5 p4 6 Marissa Moore Porsche 911 Green 29.234 2.126

6 p4 59 Sue Crimm Porsche 911 SC Guards Red 29.663 0.429

7 p4 9 Julia Underwood Porsche 911S silver 33.558 3.895

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