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Volume 54, Issue 3, March 2016
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Zone 5 Presidents..........................................1
Shifting Gears (President’s Column).............2
Maverick of the Month.................................2
List of Officers and Board Chairs.................4
New Mavericks and Anniversaries................9
Around the Bend (Editor’s Column)...........36
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Five Speed Chatter....................................... 10
Autocross Q & A.........................................14
Intro to Rallying..........................................16
A History of Enthusiasm: Linda Bambina..18
Concours d’Elegance Info...........................23
The Year of the Dragon...............................31
Maverick Photos of the Month....................36
March Board Meeting...................................7
Maverick Lunch Series...............................11
March Sunday Drive...................................20
All British & European Car Day.................23
Past Event Recaps
All Member Party.......................................12
Rolex 24 at Daytona....................................22
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2 Board Meeting
8 Lewisville Lunch
17 Mav Social: Love & War in Texas
19 Autocross Novice School: MW
20 Sunday Drive: Mitas Hill Winery
20 Autocross 2: MW
21 COTA DE and CR Registration
24 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
1 All British and European Car Day
4 Board Meeting
6-8 COTA Club Race & Adv. DE
10 Lewisville Lunch
14 Saturday Drive: Revolver Brewing
19 Mav Social: TBD
26 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
29 Autocross 4: MW
Driving Event Venues
BHS Burleson High School, Burleson
COTA Circuit of the Americas, Austin
ECR Eagles Canyon Raceway, Slidell
LSP Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie
MSR MotorSport Ranch, Cresson
MW Mineral Wells Airport, Mineral Wells
2-3 Driver’s Education 2: MSR
3 Autocross 3: LSP
6 Board Meeting
12 Lewisville Lunch
16 April Rally
21 Mav Social: TBD
24 Sunday Drive: East Texas Tour
28 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
1 Board Meeting
14 Lewisville Lunch
16 Mav Social: TBD
19-26 Porsche Parade 2016
23 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
On the Cover: Longtime Mav
member Jerry Sutton discussing
the finer points of a classic 912
with Ricardo Miranda at the All
Member Party in January.
Photo by George Luxbacher
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2016 PCA Zone 5 Presidents and Zone Representative
ZONE 5 REP
Shifting Gears: Volunteers are our Lifeblood!
By Jim Falgout, Region President
As I sit here composing this article I am
looking at the beautiful weather. Hard to believe it
is February. Of course, by the time you read this the
weather could be totally different -- we are in North
Texas after all. Anyway, this weather is very conducive
to driving your Porsche. Soon we will have several
opportunities for just that.
First gear: Our first Drivers’ Education weekend is
scheduled for February 27-28 and our first Autocross
on February 28. Both will have been successfully
completed by the time you read this. In March there
is an Autocross Novice School followed by another
Autocross at Mineral Wells as well as a Sunday Drive to
Mitas Hill Winery. We do not have a Drivers’ Education
in March because in years past there were several
conflicts, such as spring break, but there will be several
club-sponsored events coming up in April and May. Just
check the website or the calendar in this Slipstream.
Second gear: I want to mention a couple of events
that are coming up later: All British and European Car
Day, and a Club Race and Solo Drivers’ Education at
Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin. The All
British and European Car Day folks have invited us to
attend, and will provide a separate class and parking for
Porsches. It will be held on Sunday, May 1 at White Rock
Lake. The Club Race and DE at COTA is a joint effort of
your club, the Hill Country Region and the Lone Star
Region. If you want to participate and are qualified as
a Solo driver, registration will open on March 21. If you
cannot enter, but would like to either be a spectator or
a volunteer, it would be a great opportunity to see this
very nice track. The event at COTA is May 6, 7, and 8.
Third gear: your club includes over 2,500 others that
appreciate and own a Porsche in the North Texas area.
We were in the top five clubs in the country for growth
in 2015. That speaks volumes about your club. It means
we have something that many people want. As you have
heard me say many times, it is only possible because of
the many volunteers. Here it comes…..
Fourth gear: YOUR CLUB NEEDS
YOU . . . volunteer! You will be glad you
did. As I have mentioned previously, we
now have a Volunteer Chairman, Jim
Gallegos. Just contact him at volunteers@
mavpca.org and he can assist you with
getting the most out of your membership
by helping your club to continue to be the organization
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Mavs of the Month
Speaking of volunteers and Jim Gallegos, Jim and
his wife Phyllis have both gotten very involved with the
Maverick Region. Phyllis is co-chairperson of social
events and was instrumental in the All Member Party
being the success it was. It is really nice to see a couple
being involved in the same organization. So this month
Jim and Phyllis Gallegos are the Mavs of the Month. I
hope they both inspire other couples to get involved.
“This weather is very conducive to driving your Porsche. Soon we will have several opportunities for just that.”
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2008. He drives a 2003 996, which is
the third Porsche he has owned. Jim
enjoys attending Maverick Region
social and driving events.
Club Race Co-Chair
David fell in love with the Porsche
911 when, as a child, he would have
his parents stop by the old Forest Lane
Porsche in Dallas so he could dream of
someday owning one. He bought his
first Porsche 911 in 2011. He and his
wife Tracy enjoy being active members
in the Maverick Region.
Time Trial Chair,
Club Race Co-Chair
DE Chief Driving Instr.
Wendy and husband James joined
Maverick Region in 1997, when
their daughter was only 9 months
old. Jasmine is now 18. They own 3
Porsches including a 1978 911SC as
a dedicated racecar, which she enjoys
autocrossing. Her daily driver is a 2016
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2012 when he fulfilled a 30+ year
dream to own his first (of many) 911,
a 2009 Silver Carrera! Although fairly
new to the club, he is excited about
being more involved and meeting more
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Last “Minute” Substitution: February Board Meeting
By Carey Spreen, Interim Minutiae Wrangler February 3, 2016
The Board meeting began
at 7:00 pm.
President Jim Falgout noted
that nominations for PCA National
Awards are due March 1. These are
annual awards that PCA presents at
the Porsche Parade for Enthusiast
of the Year, Family of the Year, and
Region of the Year, as well as for
Public Service awards. To nominate
someone, please contact a board
member (page 4).
Jim announced that the West
Texas Region is hosting their first
ever Swap Meet on Saturday, April
23 in Lubbock. PCA members
can reserve a 10 x 10-ft space free
of charge. Contact Larry at larrycrs46@hotmailcom
7857 for details.
The All British and European
Car Day on Sunday, May 1 at Dreyfuss
Club Point on White Rock
Lake, will have a Porsche class this
year. All participants and spectators
are asked to bring a pair of new
closed-toed shoes to donate. Register
online for $20 or $25 at the gate.
Jim announced that Cindy Bliss
has taken over as Ad Manager. She
will be the main point of contact for
Jim reported for absentee Board
members. Monthly Social Chair
Stephanie Ho said that the February
18 event at Lavendou Restaurant
had already received 136 RSVPs.
The initial limit was 40 RSVPs, so
Stephanie will work with the owner
to try to accommodate more. Rally
Co-Chair Don Sebert noted that
he and George Luxbacher plan an
April Gimmick Rally.
The PCA Zone 5 Presidents
Meeting is to be held in Austin on
Saturday, February 20. Treasurer
Richard Solomon suggested that
the region pay Jim’s travel expenses
to attend that meeting. Joe McGlohen
so moved, Chris Tabor seconded,
and the motion passed.
Content Editor Carey Spreen
(filling in for Secretary Wendy
Shoffit) reported for absentee
Managing Editor Jim Hirsch. Jim
had asked Carey to respond to any
time-sensitive email while Jim is out
of the country. Jim expects to get
the March issue to our proofreaders
Time Trial Chair Travis Howard
plans two Time Trial events this
year. The first will be in Mineral
Wells on Saturday, May 21. Prior
track experience is not required to
enter this one. The second will be
on the MotorSport Ranch 1.3-mile
course on Sunday, October 2. Prior
track experience is required, as no
instructors will be available. Travis
will also be performing routine
maintenance on the Truxster.
Treasurer Richard Solomon
asked if we could move the contents
of our current storage facility in
Colleyville to another location, as
the facility is increasing their rent.
The consensus was that consolidating
it is a possibility.
Member Bill Middleton, who was
actively involved in the rebuilding
of the Hope Shelter, advised us that
the Shelter often has items stolen,
including portable hair dryers. Bill
wants to purchase hotel-style hair
dryers that mount to the wall with
tamper-resistant hardware, but do
not require an electrician. The plan
is to purchase seven of these hair
dryers at a total cost of $360.93.
Joe McGlohen made a motion to
fund this purchase, Cindy Bliss seconded,
and the motion passed. The
Hope Shelter will have a clean-up
date in April.
Sunday Drive Chair Tom Martin
told us that all Drives for this year
are “in the can” and ready to go.
This year he wants to focus on the
destinations and do recaps of the
Concours Chair Andy Kay is writing
an article for Slipstream that describes
how Concours events work.
Our annual May at Mayo’s dinner
and People’s Choice Concours will
be Saturday, April 30 this year, due
to conflicting events in early May.
The annual Autos in the Park Concours
at the Cooper Aerobics Center,
will be Sunday, June 5.
Andy relayed that Lone Star
Region Concours Chair Tom Roy
held an event using online preregistration,
allowing them to order
the exact number of T-Shirts and
awards needed. Andy would like
to do this for the Porsche classes at
Autos in the Park, and is working
on classifications. His goal is to reintroduce
timed judging to our region,
in which judges examine the
cars under a time limit. He will ask
for assistance with on-line registration
from Wendy Shoffit.
Lastly, he noted that there are
lots of Mavericks that attend local
Cars & Coffee but no other events.
We’ll be working on ideas to improve
Safety Chair Joe McGlohen
handed out safety and insurance
guidelines to all Chairs who put on
moving car events. He is searching
for a successor by the end of 2016.
Autocross Chair Mark Schnoerr
noted that, since our events are
actually hosted by Equipe Rapide,
their insurance covers those events,
and PCA insurance is not required.
Joe will confirm with PCA National.
Treasurer Richard Solomon
reported that the club has over
$159,000. He reminded us that a
Charity Committee will be formed
before the March meeting. Each
charitable organization that the
Committee approves should update
the Committee and Board on their
status annually, avoiding donation
of funds to any organizations that
are not communicating their status.
He reminded us to use the online
Check Request form, and to
report use of club debit cards within
72 hours. He also forwarded a
press release about region member
Nick Boulle, who took second place
in the Prototype Challenge race at
the Rolex 24.
Drivers’ Education Chair Chris
Tabor announced that the first DE
of the season, on February 27-28
on the MotorSport Ranch 3.1-mile
course, has 75 entries to date. He
expects a sellout in green and blue
groups. Coach training, which vets
potential driving coaches to confirm
that they will attend a majority
of our DEs, has filled up. Chris
wants to extend discounts to new
members via email to increase
awareness of the program. He
wants to put on one or more nighttime
DEs this year.
Our new Goodie Store Co-Chair,
Chris Flaugh, will partner with Jim
Hirsch to run our online Store.
Chris joined PCA last year.
Social Chair Assistant Phyllis Gallegos reported a
successful All Member Party, with 280 attendees and
150 Porsches. Tracy Robertson and Phyllis are looking
for ways to streamline the event for next year and fix
Volunteer Chair Jim Gallegos noted that Chris and
Cindy are recent new volunteers. He has lots of members
asking what they can do to help out. Jim wants
brief descriptions of each Chair position to explain
what duties the potential volunteers could assume.
He wants a way for interested members to volunteer
online in advance of certain events. Cindy suggested a
Volunteer tab on the mav.pca.org website, and Joe suggested
that we ask what the potential volunteers are
interested in, so as to match up their interests with the
club’s needs. For example, the corner worker position
provides a front-row seat to on-track action.
Autocross Chair Mark Schnoerr noted that there
are three schedule conflicts between autocrosses and
DEs this year, but with seven more autocross events
available, those conflicts should not hurt either series.
Slipstream Content Wrangler Brenda Dranow is on
the lookout for potential article contributors. Unfortunately,
some fail to give her their contact info, making
them difficult to reach.
Ad Manager Cindy Bliss is excited about her new
position on the Board.
Finally, President Jim announced the Mavericks of
the Month as Phyllis and Jim Gallegos for both stepping
up and becoming involved in club operations.
Meeting adjourned at 8:05 pm.
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1. Porsche started developing the 718 RSK in the winter of 1956
for the ‘57 race season. It was a continuation of the 550A
Spyder with a lighter space frame and stronger brakes. It
weighed just _________ lbs.
a. 1065 b. 1168 c. 1269 d. 1372
2. The original 718 RSK had a 1.5L flat four that developed
a. 134 b. 142 c. 152 d. 155
3. For 1959 Porsche upgraded the RSK with a lightweight
transaxle and a 1.7L flat four that produced _________ HP.
a. 158 b. 166 c. 170 d. 175
4. For 2016, the 718 Boxster variant has a target weight of about
________ lbs, compared to the Boxster at close to 2900 lbs.
a. 2500 b. 2550 c. 2600 d. 2700
5. It will be powered by a turbocharged flat four based on the 911
engine. There will be a 2.0L developing 250 HP, and a 2.5L that
develops _______ HP.
a. 335 b. 350 c. 365 d. 390
Answers: 1) b 2) b 3) c 4) c 5) c
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By John Hamilton, Region Membership Chair
1994 911 Speedster
2004 911 Turbo Cabriolet
2015 Macan S
2014 Cayman S
North Richland Hills
2016 Macan S
2011 911 Carrera S
2010 911 Carrera
Lawrence J Cohen
1978 911 Turbo
2010 911 Carrera Cabriolet
2016 911 Carrera
2001 911 Carrera
2008 Cayman S
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2014 Cayman S
2003 911 Carrera Cabriolet
2016 Macan S
North Richland Hills
2006 Cayman S
2013 Boxster S
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Robert Jones (Janet)
Gerry Krupp (Nathan)
Clay Perrine (Betty)
Robert Turner (Kimberly)
Edward Glover (Bonnie)
Larry Brownell (Marcella)
Rick Evans (Jane)
Jay Martin (Karla)
David Nelson (Carolyn Knapp-Nelson) Evergreen, CO
David Robertson (Tracy)
Five Speed Chatter: This One Is Deep
By Ash Seidl-Staley
Photos Courtesy of the Author
Have you ever stopped and wondered:
Why am I a PCA member? Once you rule out the obvious
answers like: “We’re awesome!”, “Because we love
Porsches!”, and “I have a need for speed!”, what are
you left with? For many of us, the reasons for our membership
are rooted in family, while others enjoy the
feeling they get creating long lasting relationships with
like-minded Porsche fanatics. Maverick Region’s own
Bambina family has, and will always, graciously remind
us of the existence of this cohesive Porsche family unit.
“It’s not just the cars, it’s the people!” We all know this
quote, and for many it has become the club motto, but
for most it has become a creed we have all come to
live by. I absolutely love this quote because it speaks
volumes, not just of our congenial dispositions, but also
to our passion for camaraderie.
However, you are probably members because of the
Porsche automobile itself. The exotic styles, voluptuous
curves, roaring engines, and intricate handling experiences
have attracted many people since the 1960s. A
person’s first Porsche, at least to the other PCA members,
is a monumental point in his or her life. I do not
mean to use the term “monumental” to place it on
the scale of getting married, having children, and or
graduating from college, though for some this is true.
I simply mean there is an overwhelming sense of accomplishment,
pride, and exuberance that washes over
a person purchasing a Porsche. And then that person
My reason for being a member of the PCA falls into
the family category, but could be argued to draw from
the others. I grew up in a PCA family. My Papa, my
mother’s father, lived, breathed, and bled Porsche. I
was lucky to have Porsche models, R.C. cars, and posters
as a kid, but
like all children
my attention span
could not be held
on one thing, so I
ended up trying
memories I have
of my Papa revolve
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has just taken
me years to figure
every picture I
have of him, either
with me in
frame or not,
brand is represented.
stickers fill our
Delbert Milleson Jr. with his 2.4 liter 1972
911 T.V (euro spec) sporting a custom K3
Kevlar 935 body kit
albums. Even though I was young, one of my deepest
regrets in life is not walking out to the garage and asking
my Papa anything about what he was doing on his
Porsches. After my Papa’s passing, my curiosity had
built up to capacity, forcing me to set out and find the
reasons why he loved Porsches so much. Once I finally
got my hands on one, a rambunctious little ‘87 944,
well you can probably guess the rest!
It is because of my Papa that I am a member of the
PCA. What’s your reason? Contemplate, and as always .
. . Wrench on Mavs!
All Member Party: It’s Not Just the Cars, It’s the People
Photos courtesy of the Members as Noted
The yearly All Members Party (AMP)
on January 23 was an unqualified success judging by
the turnout alone. A special thank you to the AMP
Co-chairs – Tracy Robertson and Phyllis Gallegos – who
did a magnificent job of putting all of these pieces together
for our new and current members to enjoy. In
addition, thank you to all of the Board Event Chairs
who shared information about our club activities with
And, of course, thank you to all of our new and current
members who joined in a fun-filled afternoon.
Beyond great food and libations, the conversations
heard throughout our time together were those of new
and old friends sharing good times together. With 160+
Porsches in the parking lot ferrying over 250 members
to the event, we certainly made the Hackberry Country
Club the place to be that afternoon.
It’s Not Just the Cars....
One partygoer, Bill Young, was attending his first
AMP even though he has been a Maverick Region
member since 2008. In addition to serving as a parking
lot volunteer and getting to see all of the Porsches as
they arrived, Bill shared the following comment: “What
was so interesting to me was all the members had the
same reason for being at the Party, and that was to have
these great cars called Porsches brought into one location.
In addition to being able to see friends and learn
about all the upcoming events, I got to see what I had
been missing all these years.”
So, the PCA motto – “It’s not just the cars, it’s the
people” was evident to all who attended the 2016 AMP.
Consider this to be your early invitation to attend the
2017 even next January. Enjoy these photos from the
It’s the People!
Thanks to Our Photographers
1. Charlie Davis
2. George Luxbacher
3. Andrew Barber
4. Linda Bambina
5. Carey Spreen
Autocross Q&A: Asked and Answered at the All Member Party
By Mark Schnoerr, Region Autocross Chair
Editor’s Note: At the All Member Party in January,
each event chair described their events. These are the
questions that came up about the very fun, safe, and affordable
sport of autocrossing.
Q: Where can I find this year’s schedule, rules, and
A: Log on to mav.pca.org, click Events, then select
Autocross/Time Trial. There you’ll find the 2016
schedule, and under the ER Classification link is a description
of Porsche autocross classifications.
Q: How do I register on line?
A: You can go to the ER website, autocross.com, and
follow the links to set up an account. They have kindly
extended their member price to PCA members. You
pay $35 per event, or you may preregister for all ten in
advance for $245.
Q: Can I register on site?
A: Yes. Plan to be on site by 8 am.
Q: How long is a day at an autocross?
A: Normally 8 am to about 4 pm. There are no formal
lunch breaks, so you may want to bring lunch with
you. Water is provided, but you may want to bring your
own, and in the warmer months, be sure to bring a hat
Q: Are all events on Sundays?
A: Yes, PCA / ER autocross events are on Sundays,
except for the Autocross School on Saturday, March 19.
Q: Do I need to have my car pre-teched?
A: No. Tech inspection is done on-site before timed
runs begin. Your car will need to have numbers and
your car class designation displayed to pass tech.
Q: Do I need a helmet?
A: Yes, but there are also loaner helmets available at
the event if you don’t have your own.
Q: Can I autocross my Panamera, Cayenne, or Macan?
A: Yes. If it’s a Porsche, there is a PCA class for it!
Q: Can I autocross my non-Porsche?
A: Yes. Equipe Rapide has classes for almost any car.
Some high-cg (center-of-gravity) vehicles are excluded.
Q: Is there an Autocross School?
A: Yes, on Saturday, March 19, followed by an autocross
on March 20. But sign up early for the school as
limited spots fill quickly.
Q: Is there a Novice program?
A: Yes, at every event. Experienced instructors are
available to guide you through the day.
Q: Do I have to work at these events?
A: Yes. Autocross is normally a work / run activity.
You must work a portion of the event in order for your
runs to count. However, you learn a lot observing and
discussing with others. It is a very social atmosphere.
Q: Are the course layouts always different?
A: Yes! No two courses are exactly alike. This makes
it quite exciting!
Q: How many timed runs will I get?
A: Normally six, but sometimes more, depending on
how many drivers turn out.
Q: Is it true that autocross will help me learn car
control that will help at DE?
Q: Are there other autocross clubs in the area?
A: Yes. All told, there are about 33 autocross events
in North Texas from February to November. Links to
the other clubs are on the ER website, autocross.com.
Q: Are there trophies, awards and prizes?
A: Yes, and they are awarded at each event. There
are even performance-indexed cash awards. There is
also a year-end awards banquet.
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Intro to Rallying: Or, Who Wrote These #@*! Directions?
By Don Sebert and George Luxbacher, Region Rally Co-Chairs
Rallying. The word probably
brings to mind buzzing down
the road in a convertible, scarf
flying in the wind, based on Hollywood
concepts like “The Great
Race” (1965) or “Cannonball Run”
(1981). While we may be somewhat
biased (being the Maverick
Region Rallymeisters), our rallying
is a great chance to combine a love
of Porsches, some great scenic driving
on rural roads (typically at legal
speeds!) and a little bit of an intellectual
challenge. Rallying is similar
to a card, computer, or board game
with roads representing the playing
field in motion. Sound interesting?
Basically, while driving on public
roads at legal speeds, the team (consisting
of a Driver and a Navigator)
interpret and execute instructions
we provide in accordance with a set
of rules (the General Instructions)
that define the terms. The Navigator
is critical – it is impossible for
a Driver to drive, read instructions
and make required observations
without help – and passengers are
permitted, although you may find
they don’t improve your score (possibly
related to the comfort factor
of being folded in the back seat
of a 911 on curvy roads for a few
hours). While the traditional rally
is a TSD (Time-Speed-Distance)
event, where the key is to correctly
execute the instructions and arrive
at fixed checkpoints at the proper
time, we instead have what we think
is a lot more fun: gimmick rallies.
In a gimmick rally, precise timing
and speed don’t matter. Instead, as
long as you can follow the instructions,
the key is the gimmick. Gimmicks
we have used include photos
that have to be placed in the correct
order as observed along the
route, and cryptic questions related
to signage encountered along
the route. Granted, the pictures
required sharp powers of observation
and were of things that could
easily be overlooked; the questions
required some interpretation of
the rallymeisters’ states of mind
and the creative answers of the participants
challenged the scoring . .
. but the goal was fun and we had a
lot of that!
While the #@*! directions might
at first glance seem complicated,
definitions are fairly straightforward.
While “Right”, “Left” and
“ASAP” (As Straight as Possible)
are fairly self-explanatory, terms
such as “RIP” (“Reads in Part”) or
“FLIR” (“Follow the Lined Road,”
just like Dorothy and the yellowbrick
road) take more thought and
observation. While the Rallymeisters
are not trying to trick you with
the directions, they also expect you
to follow the rules; do that, and the
drive should be relatively painless!
We always have some issues that
crop up: in addition to the four or
five times we pre-drive the route in
preparation, one of us drives the
route the morning of the rally to
look for changes. Last spring, some
of our rally route was flooded up
until the evening before, and we
had an alternate route on higher
roads as a back-up. Our fall rally was
redirected by a Farmers Market in
Celina that didn’t set up until midmorning
as the rally participants
arrived! Murphy’s Law at work.
In 2015, we held two gimmick
rallies, one with photos and one
with questions – the question rally
was run at Halloween and we invited
participants to dress in costume.
If you saw the photos in Slipstream,
the turnout exceeded our expectations,
unleashing witches, vampires,
the Blues Brothers, and all sorts of
scary (and some cute) creatures
on the roads in Collin and Denton
Counties, in addition to a group of
beautiful cars; this was our Drive to
the Spirits where we finished up at
Witherspoon Distillery. By popular
demand, we plan to have another
costume rally at Halloween this
year, Preliminary plans will tie that
into graveyard visits, so watch Slipsteam
for further details.
Our first rally this year will be on
Saturday, April 16. While plans are
still fluid, be prepared for Easter
Eggs (meaning surprises hidden in
video games – for us, some form of
puzzles)! Then, in addition to our
Halloween rally, we are going to try
some experiments: possibly a Stick
rally, in which you are provided a
map that looks like a stick with
crosslines representing every intersection;
a Hare & Hound, where
the correct route and intersections
are marked with lime dust at critical
points on the road; and maybe
even a TSD, which, if we do that,
will be an easy introductory event –
we promise! If you have done other
gimmick rallies, please give us your
feedback as to what you would like!
Don’t worry if you have not rallied
before! We have great fun and,
while we issue first, second and
third place awards, we also have the
traditional and prestigious DLBF
award: Dead Last But Finished! In
2015 we had a great turnout for
both our rallies and, based on the
feedback, everyone had a great
time. If you have that competitive
spirit but don’t quite want to do DE
or Autocross, we have the solution
Rallying is similar
to a card, computer,
or board game with
the playing field
Meet your Rallymeisters
When we lived in Kentucky, Dee and I tried our
hand at a TSD (Time-Speed-Distance) rally sponsored
by the SCCA and the Bluegrass Region of PCA. In a
TSD, the key is to correctly execute the somewhat
cryptic instructions and, driving at designated speeds
and allocating for stops and slowdowns, arrive at fixed
checkpoints at exactly the right time, neither too late
nor too early. With Dee navigating and me driving, we
managed to come in dead last, with our marriage in tatters,
beaten even by a couple that included a pregnant
woman, and we constantly saw them driving off course
for rest room stops. After that experience, Dee drove
and I did not give up; rather we reversed roles, finding
that Dee was much better at driving consistently and I
was better at interpreting the directions (navigating).
Low and behold, not only did our marriage stay secure,
we significantly improved our TSD results (although
we still had a lot of anxiety on rally day!).
Since moving to Texas we discovered a different type
of rallying that the Maverick Region offered – the gimmick
rallies. After running the first, we were hooked
and now run the gimmick rallies at the Porsche Parade
as well. Less anxiety, a great drive on fabulous roads
and lots of fun – who could ask for more?
Forrest Gump’s Mama said that Rallies are like a box
of chocolates -- you never know what you’ll get. (I think
that’s a close quote.)
Being involved with the Kansas City Region for
many years, I experienced many types of drives, including
various Rally types, TSD, Gimmick, etc. I learned
early on that in order to continue my marriage, I better
never ask my wife to navigate a TSD Rally. Even trying
to bribe my children into substituting for their Mother
was received with laughter and their quick disappearance.
So, I decided when moving to Dallas and joining
Maverick Region, I would never do a TSD Rally. With
that said, it doesn’t mean we wouldn’t do a TSD, if the
demand were there and we have marriage counselors
Now that I’ve become the 2000-year-old man, I’ve
learned it’s a lot more fun doing what makes us happy.
So, happy/fun Gimmick Rallies are on the top of the
list, with enough challenges to make it interesting.
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A History of Enthusiasm: Linda Bambina
By Wendy Shoffit
Photos by Linda Bambina and Wendy Shoffit
If you have ever had the pleasure of meeting
Linda Bambina, one of the first things you might
notice about her is the way she seems to sparkle. She
smiles through her eyes, conveying the joy in her heart.
She has an effervescent personality that matches. She
has been known by several names in the club since she
joined with her husband, Alan, in 1981. First Lady,
Madam Secretary, Tigger, Spark Plug, Watch/Worker
B*tch, and Slipstream Wrangler, but I’ll get to those.
Born and raised in West Texas, she had a fun-loving
mother who encouraged her creativity. She used that
upbringing and an incessant thirst for creativity to teach
for 39 years in the Carrollton/Farmers Branch School
District. From Special Education to Gifted and Talented
(a different kind of Special Ed) to Texas History
and finally the library, she used her amazing creative
talents to engage her students and keep them wanting
to learn. She herself never quit learning, completing
TWO Masters Degrees and multiple certifications during
her tenure. Although she was busy with her career,
she found a way to make time for the Porsche Club.
Within a year of joining, she was asked to be the Advertising
Chair by Region President Joan Gibbs, which
she did for several years before becoming the Autocross
Watch B*tch. While you might find that insulting,
she never did! Never one to rest on her laurels, she
moved on to be the Worker B*tch, helping organize
the autocross events. She not only worked the events,
but she was an active participant, driving the wheels off
of Alan’s 911, even though many women weren’t doing
that at the time. Don’t ask her HOW she got the fast
times she did. She couldn’t tell you -- for her it was just
a feeling. Talk about seat-of-the-pants racing! She has
plenty of trophies to prove that her method worked!
Over the years, she continued to serve the local region
(Secretary 1985, First Lady 1986-87, and co-VP with
Alan in 1991-92), she also found a love of the Porsche
Parade and wanted to help out there. Her first Parade
was in 1983, and just four short years later she served
as Registrar for the 1987 Parade, held in D/FW. It was
Mike Robbins, Linda, and Peter Porsche
at the Salt Lake City Parade
the first time
were really used
for that event.
Have her tell you
stories about her
Back then local regions even had to “bid” for the
chance to host a Parade. Linda again used her creative
background and love of photography to help Charlie
and Teri create fabulous presentations until D/FW
won the bid. That was no small feat, mind you -- they
were pitching a Parade headquartered at DFW Airport!
Her love of Parades continued through the years when
she was Art Show Chair at the 1997 San Antonio Parade
(finally involving the kids at Parade) and in 2004 in
Fort Worth as the “Entertainment”
enthusiasm and love of
costuming has showed
up many times, dressing
like Dolly Parton, Dale
Evans, Miss Piggy, and
for her beloved “Costume
Concours.” All this
to make sure everyone is
having a good time. She
ropes in those around
her to have fun with her.
Linda and her Porsche
“vest” made from an upside
down pair of blue jeans
Linda as Miss Piggy
Hans-Peter Porsche can tell some tales of his Linda
encounters: dressing as Roy Rogers and, believe it or
not, going to Wet ‘N Wild and sliding down the infamous
waterslide named Der Stuka. I think Linda can
convince just about anyone to do just about anything.
Just ask Alan!
Over the years she has
helped put on many Round-
Up and getaway weekends,
and more for fun. While
she was co-VP, she was the
“Spark Plug” social chair,
arranging monthly dinners
complete with programs
that members would be interested
in. But that’s not
all she’s been involved with!
She has a heart of pure gold.
Although she took a severalyear
hiatus from volunteering
for everything to focus
a little more on her own
studies and work, in 2010
President Mike Brodigan
implored her for help with the Hope Shelter. The region
was in the middle of helping build them a new
facility, which needed her special talents. Not only
did we finally build a new house, a few years later they
needed a safe backyard playground for the kids. Enter
Linda along with Clara Lewis in
tandem with the Hope Rock
Linda once again, who spent countless
hours planning, preparing,
and prodding others to help out.
Through her organizing, the project
was completed with all money
coming from individual donors.
Her boundless energy earned her
the name “Tigger” from Mike.
But wait . . . there’s more! A
newly energized and retired Linda
was ready to help again with the
club. After the Hope Shelter projects
were completed, it was time
for our Region’s 50th Anniversary!
She had a huge part to
play in the festivities,
most substantially with
the “Family Portrait.”
The goal was to have
each year of the Maverick
represented, not just
with any random car,
but cars belonging to
people who have contributed
to the success
of our region. After
hours and hours on
the phone and email
arranging it all, Mission
Accomplished! The last
Linda enjoying herself on
the slide in the backyard
of the Hope Shelter
few years, she has focused her energies
on helping with Slipstream as
a PR chair and Content Wrangler.
She has written numerous articles
about garages, our people, and our
advertisers to make everyone feel
included. I’m sure you have enjoyed
Through her many years of service
to the club, Linda
has earned our region’s
highest honor, the Selcer
Award, twice! She
probably should have
earned it more than
that, but I don’t know
of anyone who can
catch up to her to give
her another one!
Thank you, Linda, for
your continued help to
make this club great. I
look forward to the
next time you return
from a hiatus. Look out
Wine and Cheese but No Mustard: March Drive Preview
By Tom Martin, Sunday Drive Chair
Ah, spring. That time of year when a young
man’s fancy turns to the ladies, and a mature man’s fancy
turns to . . . getting the Porsche out of hibernation and
back on the road for the driving season! And with spring
just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about
where and when to purge the winter cobwebs from your
Consider the inaugural event of the 2016 Sunday
Drive Program: “Would You Have Any Grey Poupon?”
– The Mitas Hill Vineyard Tour. The Drive will be held
later this month on Sunday, March 20. The starting
point is the parking lot of Fry’s Electronics, located at
700 East Plano Parkway in Plano. Start time is 1:00 pm,
so plan to get there a little early to sign up and attend
the Drivers’ Briefing.
The route is a breezy 62.1-mile jaunt (exactly 100 km,
in keeping with the Continental theme). Once out of
the confines of the urban sprawl, the route reverts to the
solitude of obscure roads that lead to bucolic places like
the Mitas Hill Vineyard.
Upon arrival at the Vineyard, Mavericks can elect to
take a tour of the vineyard, conducted on a farm wagon
with bench seats, pulled by the grounds’ tractor. Vineyard
tours take about 1.5 hours. Another option is to
indulge in a wine tasting, where a flight of four wines can
be enjoyed. One could even go “full wine and cheese”
with the house’s “Little Slice of Heaven,” a food and wine
pairing flight. The Vineyard also houses a full restaurant
for fine dining. The menu includes exotic Wagyu beef
steaks, as well as gourmet Neapolitan pizzas wood fired
in a brick oven.
Of course, attendees are not required to participate
in any of the destination’s offerings, so if one desires,
one may head straight home after the Drive, following
their own route.
If you plan on attending the Drive, it is imperative
that you RSVP before the Drive. Just shoot an e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org with a simple “I will be attending (by
myself, with my wife, with a friend, etc.)” and you’re in.
When you RSVP, it gives us an accurate account to supply
to the proprietor of the destination. Additionally, three
days before the Drive, you will receive an e-mail with the
following attachments: a Garmin .gdb file of the route, a
route overview, and turn-by-turn instructions.
Hope to see you and your Porsche out there!
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ROLEX 24 at Daytona: Rookie Finishes Second
Courtesy of de Boulle Motorsports
Nick Boulle’s debut at
the 54th Annual ROLEX 24 Hours
of Daytona resulted in a secondplace
finish in the Prototype Challenge
(PC) Class. Nick Boulle, the
26-year-old son of Denis and Karen
Boulle — of de Boulle, an independent
jewelry salon in Dallas and
now Houston— was the first retail
Nick Boulle hoisting the second
jeweler which carries Rolex to compete
in the demanding 24-hour
sports car race.
The race requires four-driver
teams. Rounding out the team was
returning PR1 driver Tom Kimber-
Smith, Robert Alon and Jose Gutierrez.
The team raced in the Le
Mans Prototype Challenge car. The
car featured an open-cockpit and
technology such as a carbon fiber
chassis, carbon brakes and sequential
gearbox. Weighing in at 1990
pounds, the PC car reached top
speeds of around 190 mph during
the 24-hour event.
The race consisted of 24 hours
of straight racing waged on the
legendary Daytona International
Speedway. It’s the first major auto
race of the year, and it brings out
some of sport’s biggest names. The
team completed 698 laps and 25
pits around the 3.56 mile circuit.
Each driver spent about six hours
crammed into the car whizzing
around the track.
Boulle was also the PC class leader
during the exciting race. “Half
way through the race (12 hours)
we were still first, but we had mechanical
issues and lost 12 laps
so we ended up in fourth during
the night,” said Boulle. The team
moved back into second place. If
not for a faulty $14 part, the team
likely would have won.
Boulle, who had stepped away
from racing for a few years to pursue
social media business and cycling
ventures, never missed a beat
when it was time for him to take
over driver duties at the Rolex 24.
With his dad’s love for cars, Nick
was drawn to motorsports and began
racing go-karts at age 12. By the
time he was 20 years old studying
at Southern Methodist University,
Boulle had produced top results in
national events and was racing as
a Volkswagen Junior Driver in addition
to coaching drivers in karts
and racecars. “I have always loved
motorsports,” he says, “and racing
in the Rolex 24 has turned a dream
Nick and his father Denis are
long time Maverick members.
Concours d’Elegance: Literally, “Competition of Elegance”
By Andy Kay, Region Concours Chair
A Concours d’Elegance is an assembly of
automobiles in competition, based on their relative
merits in coachwork, design, finish, and appointments.
In other words: how good do they look?
There are several different formats. “Show and
Shine” or “People’s Choice” events are judged by the
spectators and other competitors. There are no formal
judges, score sheets, or stopwatches involved. The spectators
and competitors vote for their favorite entries,
and whichever cars earn the most votes win.
“Top Only” or “Street” events employ judges to evaluate
the condition of the cars, but they are not restricted
to a time limit. They judge only the “top” of the cars, in
other words, only the portions of the car that you can
see from above, which includes mainly the condition of
the bodywork, wheels and tires, and the interior.
“Touring” category is a judged and timed event
in which each car begins with a perfect score of 180
points, with points being deducted for imperfections
and flaws. Judged areas include storage areas in addition
to those judged in “Street.”
“Full” Concours competition is the highest category,
and the most serious; competitors can spend months
preparing their cars, and often trailer them to the
event. Judging is allowed for all areas of the car, including
engine compartments, undercarriages, and wheel
wells, in addition to the aforementioned areas. The
Porsche Parade Concours includes Street, Touring,
and Full categories.
In Maverick events, cars are judged in eleven distinct
We need your help! If you are interested in judging,
registration, or timekeeping, please let us know at
We look forward to seeing you at the next event!
2015 Autos in the Park
2016 Maverick Region Concours Schedule
Date Venue Format
April 30 May at Mayo’s People’s Choice
June 5 Autos in the Park Touring
Class Porsche Models
1 All 356
2 All 914/4 and 914/6
3 1965-1973 911 and 912
4 1974-1989 911 and 912
5 1989-1998 911 (964/993)
6 1999-2012 911 (996/997)
7 2012-on 911 (991)
8 1977-1995 924/944/968/928
9 1997-2012 Boxster/Cayman (986/987)
10 2013-on Boxster/Cayman (981)
11 2003-on Cayenne, Panamera, Macan
Most of the competitors use their Porsches as daily
drivers. We prepare our cars in a few hours and drive
them to the events. Our goal is to create a fun, low- or
no-stress social event for the entrants and their families.
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Maverick Monthly Social: Don’t Miss the Fun Each Month!
By Brenda Dranow, Region Wrangler
Every month, club members get a chance
to get together and enjoy each other’s company, talk
about Porsches and meet new people with the same
passion - Porsches. These Monthly Socials happen every
third Thursday of the month with the first one this year
on February 18th at the French restaurant Lavendou
in Dallas to celebrate a club event around Valentine’s
Day. Normally, the hours for the Monthly Social start at
6:00pm and are slated to end around 9:00pm. Most of
the time, everyone is having such a good time, they stay
longer and the end time is at your own discretion. You
get to meet up with new friends you’ve made from the
last event, and then meet newly joined members. You
never find anyone not having a good time.
The next Monthly Social will be held on Thursday,
March 17th at Love & War in Texas near Grapevine
Mills mall. Fun was had by all last year with a live band
and dancing later in the evening. At this time, the locations
for April and beyond are still being determined.
Look in your monthly Slipstream for the upcoming
month’s social event. Some months you must RSVP
because of limited space while on most you can just
mark your calendar and show up. The times are just
a suggestion, so if you can’t make dinner, then come
at anytime and enjoy the company and a few cocktails.
These Monthly Socials are informal with no seating assignment
allowing you to mix and mingle throughout
Greg and I joined the Maverick Porsche Club in
October, 2014. We didn’t know what to expect at our
first Monthly Social event, but the minute we arrived
Stephanie made us feel welcomed and introduced us
to everyone. We all know how it is to walk into a sea
of people not knowing anyone and making that first
introduction can be hard, but Stephanie and the other
members won’t give you a chance to feel any other way
but welcomed. You will definitely leave with a smile
and glad you came to the event. Greg and I have made
some great friends from the club, and some of them
we have met at these Social Events (others at monthly
As for the other perks of coming to a Monthly Social,
you get to see a parking lot filled with every type of
Porsche you can imagine. So, for many of the reasons
you joined the club, you will find several of them in one
evening at a Monthly Social. Hope to see you there!
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The Year of the Dragon: Enter the Boxster
By Tom Martin
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The year was 1992. Recently remarried in the spring,
my wife Jan and I were starting a new life together, literally
from scratch, in North Texas. After a day of job
interviews, I stopped by the now defunct Steak & Ale
restaurant in Plano for a quick 5 o’clock gin and tonic.
The young bartender who served me was very enthusiastic
about an article he had just read in one of the
mainstream auto enthusiast magazines.
He inched the magazine towards me, which was
opened to a picture of an incredibly sensual looking twoseater
sports car. It almost appeared like silvery molten
metal was poured over its spartan frame. The rumor mill
was rife with stories of a brand new Porsche, one that was
a complete departure from the venerable 911. This was
that car: the Porsche Boxster.
I gazed longingly at the artist’s sketch of the proposed
Porsche Boxster concept car. It was a deliberate throwback
to the revered Porsche 550 Spyder of yore, with a
targeted MSRP of $29,995. It may as well have been all
the money in the world at the time; at this point in our
lives there was no way we would be able to justify buying
it, let alone affording it. The image of the Boxster
became but a fading image in the back of my mind.
The Boxster was a huge success right at the onset.
Initial production allocations sold out quickly. Stuttgart
couldn’t handle the demand, so Porsche farmed the
project out to the Valmet Automotive facility in Uusikaupunki,
Finland. Sharing a basic platform with the
next generation 911 (996), the Boxster essentially saved
Porsche from financial ruin.
In the ensuing years, I enjoyed long-term relationships
with three Nissan 240SX sport coupes, in both S13
and S14 configuration. They were all wonderful, pure
kinesthetic driving machines. And ultra-reliable, too.
Occasionally I would spot a Boxster on the road, and
my mind would drift back to the artist’s sketch of the
concept car. On my daily commute home, when traffic
on 635 was backed up (usually on days ending in the
letter “y”), I would take Northaven Road travelling east.
For a short time there was a pristine
Arctic Silver Boxster parked outside
a semi-affluent residence with a “For
Sale” sign on it. Another time, I came
upon the 2008 orange Special Edition
model on the highway and gave
the driver a huge “thumbs up”.
The fading image of the Boxster
concept car catapulted to the forefront
of my mind when my retirement
loomed on the horizon. I was
Tom’s Boxster - “Scarlett”
rounding third and heading for home. Being empty
nesters, owning a lithe two seater was too hard to resist.
At least that’s what I told my wife. In actuality, I had
owned sports cars most of my life, and was now itching
to get back into that lifestyle.
From previous racing experience, I knew that a midengine
layout provided the best setup for optimum handling.
Ultimate speed was not important. A lightweight,
small-displacement, mid-engine sports car would prove
to be most nimble for real world driving, especially the
occasional blast on winding backroads.
There was a tiny handful of modern day cars to
choose from: the Boxster, the MR2, and the exotics. The
exotics were out, so it was down to the Boxster and the
MR2. I drove multiple examples of each. The MR2 was
light, extremely nimble, yet woefully underpowered.
It reminded me of my old 914. It also had a storage
compartment that would barely accommodate a ruddy
English schoolboy’s lunch kit. The Boxster, while a bit
heavier, was more refined, but not to the point where
the kinesthetics were lost on the driver. It also had two,
count ‘em two, trunks. Weekend travel bliss.
I opted for the Boxster, more so for practicality than
loyalty to the marque. I allowed myself a full year to find
a suitable example that my wife and I would both appreciate.
Five months later, after kissing a lot of toads,
we came upon a beautiful Arena Red example, quite by
chance. I just happened to be checking Craigslist when
the owner’s ad posted. I called immediately and made
an appointment to view the car. The owner had basically
zeroed out the drivetrain, with a new water pump,
AOS, serpentine belt, and coolant expansion tank. The
dreaded IMS issue was addressed with a new IMS bearing.
All fluids were recently refreshed, including the
gearbox oil. Records substantiating all maintenance
were provided. After a test drive with my wife Jan, she
was pleading with me to buy the car. So I did, right then
and there. We came back the next day with cash in hand
and completed the transaction.
Shortly afterwards, we joined the
PCA and were enlisted in the Maverick
Region. It’s hard to believe that
after almost 40 years of Porsche ownership,
we finally joined the PCA.
The experience since then has been
priceless; we have participated in and
enjoyed many great events, and we
especially appreciate the friendship
of some truly delightful and interesting
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For Sale: 1995 911 Carerra Cabriolet (993 Model).
Unique Guards red, tan top, champagne interior, 6
speed manual. Garaged TX car since new. Second
owner. VIN WP0CA299XSS341792. Original
window sticker, records, car cover, Porsche battery
tender and wind deflector included. Original paint in
excellent condition. Driver and passenger power seats
and windows. Well maintained, 28,000 true miles.
Never tracked, wrecked, or smoked in. All tools,
spare, compressor, and manuals. Leather, 17” wheels
with crests, premium sound, remote CD changer. Has
shown competitively in full Parade Concours. $58,500.
Contact Hiram Saunders, at firstname.lastname@example.org. (03)
For Sale: 2005 Porsche 997S. Rare Yellow Exterior
with Black Interior. One owner, 36k miles, no accident
history, well maintained with no track history. Sport
chrono, 6-speed, sunroof. All items work except Bose
Amp. Need garage space for new 991. Asking 35k.
Contact Steve Nguyen at email@example.com or
For Sale: 1981 911 Euro SC race car. Has track
records at Hallett and Eagles Canyon. 2 sets of 15”
Buckley Wheels, Buckley race headers. Recent
transmission overhaul/major tune up. No wrecks or
rust. Lives at MSR Cresson. $30,500 or best offer.
Contact Myron Krupp 682-888-3804 or gt3krupp@
For Sale: 2015 Porsche GT3. White, black Alcantara
leather, red stitching. Porsche warranty. Garaged,
excellent condition. NEVER TRACKED. Shield
on hood, front and rear fenders. Bumper mounted
Escort laser radar. Mileage 3255. $162,490.
Transaction processed through local Porsche dealer
“in and out” for sales tax, no additional cost to TX
buyer. Contact Reginald Stewart at 972-733-3304 or
For Sale: 1986 944. White/burgundy all original,
unrestored, telephone dial wheels. Updated clutch,
belts, water pump, radiator and brakes. Second owner
and have all documents. Needs some work. 114,000
miles. $5000 OBO. Contact Taylor Rice at 817-688-
7161 or firstname.lastname@example.org (02)
For Sale: 2014 Porsche 911 Targa 4S, Guards Red,
PDK, Sport Chrono, PSE, 23K miles, XPEL clear
bra (full hood/fenders). CPO warranty to 6/23/2020.
105K Firm. Contact Derek Stutsman at derek@
For Sale: 1973T Porsche 911 Race Car. Green, built
to RS Specs. 2.7 liter aluminum case, 233 hp and 199 ft
/lbs at rear wheels. 8 hours on engine by Jim Buckley.
40 IDA Webers, 915 gearbox. Buckley suspension.
930 Brakes. FuelSafe fuel cell. Full welded roll cage.
Fire system. Removable passengers seat for DE’s.
Two sets Fuchs wheels. PCA and Vintage Logbooks.
$38,000. Contact Lee Wilkins (972) 503-8825 or
For Sale: 1971 Porsche 914. Orange/black with
black interior. 2.5L highly modified engine. 916 front
and rear bumpers, orange and black exterior with
pinstripes, black interior, 4 fiberglass flared fenders,
fiberglass rocker panels, solenoid trunk release, gas
spring lifts on rear trunk, rear spoiler, 3rd brake light,
euro tail lights, racing driver’s seat, both seats are
adjustable, harness bar, 5 point harness and standard
seat belt /shoulder harness with retractors. 911 front
suspension with 5 bolt wheels, drilled rotors, 944
brakes, 23mm sway bar, 180 lb rear springs, 5 bolt,
genuine Fuchs 7” front and 8” rear wheels painted to
match the car, new Kuhmo Ecsta 205/225-15 street
tires, body stiffening kit, 13” steering wheel, side
shift transmission. 2.5L 4 cyl., 105mm bore with
stock stroke, new dual Weber IDF 44 carbs, Web
Cam, ported and polished ss valves, 38mm intake,
28mm exhaust valves, dual valve springs, 911 clutch
and pressure plate, lightened balanced flywheel and
crank, 911 starter, Perma Tune CD ignition, headers
(no heater), additional remote oil cooler in front with
electric fan assist and thermostat. Motor assembled by
Mayo. Issues: motor must be turned off via kill switch,
minor tears in upholstery, small oil leaks, some flaws
in body and paint. $15,000. Contact Kim Lackey 817-
845-8993 or email@example.com (01)
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Louden Motorcar Services (972) 241-6326 I.B.C.
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The Phoenix Insurance (214) 253-0570 Page 27
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(125 feet s. of Pioneer, on the W. side of Corzine st.)
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Around the Bend...
By Jim Hirsch, Managing Editor
“A Porsche is not an Everyday Sports Car.
It is a Sports Car for Everyday.” This truism greeted
every visitor to the “Porsche Zentrum” located above
the front straight at Laguna Seca during Rennsport Reunion
V. It reminds me, as it should remind you, that
the true joy of owning a Porsche vehicle happens when
you drive it as often as possible.
There is nothing more exciting to a Maverick member
than seeing a Porsche on the road to anywhere - the
grocery store, coffee shop, one of our many toll roads,
or even to a club event. These engineering marvels
from Germany were designed to be “driven hard and
put away wet”, as the saying goes.
I certainly understand the time we all put into keeping
our club rides clean and polished to a magnificent
lustre means we don’t want to repeat the effort. Remember
that dust, dirt, the occasional piece of gravel,
and even a rain drop or two, were all anticipated by
the Porsche engineers as they designed and built these
amazing machines. You’re actually creating the future
patina of your vehicle each time you drive it!
So, the next time you decide to keep your Porsche
in the garage because it’s too clean to drive, remind
yourself that it is a sports car for everyday
and needs regular exercise rain or shine. The
smile on your face that you get while driving
it will more than replace any additional time
needed to clean your vehicle when you return.
I’m pleased to welcome two new members to our
club Board this month. Cindy Bliss has agreed to be our
Advertising Chair. She will be responsible for communicating
with our advertisers in Slipstream and making
certain that everyone benefits from their sponsorship.
If you have any questions regarding our advertising
program, you can contact Cindy at email@example.com.
By the way, I hope you mention that you saw their ads
in Slipstream each time you visit or contact one of our
In addition, Chris Flaugh has volunteered to be our
Goodie Store Chair. A great way to show your Maverick
pride is to wear items specifically designed with our
club logo. Check out the offerings via the Goodie Store
link on our web site. If you find an item in the PCA web
store that you would like to be in our own store, contact
Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, if you need a
club name badge, you can contact Chris at nametags@
mavpca.org and he will assist you in that order.
Finally, in our newest Slipstream initiative - Mav Photos
of the Month - the focus for this month was wheels.
Thanks to our members for submitting these great
photos shown below.
For the April issue, our focus is interior/
upholstery, so send your photo submissions to
email@example.com or post them on our
Maverick Region Porsche Club of America
Facebook group page by March 10.
Maverick Photos of the Month
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