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• Rally School
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• May at Mayo’s
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Zone 5 Presidents ........................................1
Drifting (President’s Column) .....................2
Maverick of the Month ................................2
List of Officers/Board Chairs ......................4
Windscreen (Editor’s Column) ....................5
Maverick Minutes ........................................8
Cliff’s Ramblings .......................................14
Advertiser of the Month ............................22
New Member Spotlight .............................23
New Wheels & Numbers ...........................31
Advertiser Index ........................................32
Calendar of Events.......................................1
POrsche Fun, Porsche Parade ......................5
Board Meeting .............................................9
Rennsport Reunion IV ...............................19
Happy Hour at Uncle Buck’s .....................24
Past Event Recaps
Autos in the Park .......................................10
Father’s Day @ Speed Zone .......................12
Red River Rally .........................................16
Happy Hour at Ruggeri’s Italian Kitchen ..24
Time Trial People are All Winners .............26
The “Other” Driver ....................................28
Hope is NOT a Dream .................................3
Trivia Contest ..............................................7
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John Hamilton, President
Savannah here we come! That’s our
cry as 29 Maverick Region cars
head for Savannah, Georgia, to
attend the 56th annual Porsche Parade
(yours truly among them). Hopefully
you’ve read one of the many articles here
in Slipstream about all the fun events at a
Porsche Parade, but I’m here to tell you
“it’s not [just] the destination; it’s the journey!”
Each of the previous two years we caravaned to the
Porsche Parade (first in Keystone, CO, then in St. Charles,
IL) with three other couples. How did we decide who we
were going with? Only by meeting people at our Happy
Hours who had similar interests and thoughts of going to
Parade. Those thoughts turned into actions as we started to
commit ourselves to going. One couple volunteered to have
a planning meeting at their house and then each of the rest
of us took roles: route selection, roadside hotel selections,
printed calendar of events. By the time of our first planning
meeting, we were well-organized and all we really had to
do was select our activities at Parade and decide if we were
going to take two or three days to get there (we compromised:
three days going and two days coming home). Note: these
discussions took place in January and February so we were
all ready to select activities when registration opened in
One of the things that worked out well
for us was that we agreed to take three
days to drive there. That meant we
were only on the road for about five or
six hours a day, which meant we could
stop as often and wherever anyone
wanted. This left plenty of time for
sight-seeing and breaks. We visited
the Valley of the Gods on our way to
Colorado, and toured the Arch in St.
Louis as examples of each of our trips.
But the greatest outcome of all didn’t
turn out to be the Porsche Parade or
just the trip and tours. It was (and is)
the true friendships that we developed
with four other couples as a result of
our now shared memories that will live
with us forever. So if you see me and
my wife, Chris, clustering at Happy
Hours with three or four other couples,
please understand: we’re just there reliving
those great memories and friendships to which we
will add at this year’s and many future Porsche Parades.
Savannah here we come!
So once again our Alan Bambina is proven correct with his
famous words: “It’s not just the cars, it’s the People!”
Mav of the Month:
Our Mav of the month for June is our fabulous Autocross
Chair: Tannia Dobbins. She continues to drive the program
with new activities and locations, to meet the needs of
our autocross enthusiasts
and wanna-be’s. She was
instrumental in finding a
new location for our spring
Autocross Academy at the
Ball Park in Arlington, after
Pennington Field in Bedford
became unavailable. The “Get
a Grip Autocross Academy”
held in April was a blast! (if
you couldn’t be there, read
all about it in last month’s
Slipstream on page 28).
So for her leadership in getting
a new location for our “Get a
Grip Autocross Academy,” and
for the work she does driving all
the other Autocross events
during the year, we award Mav
of the Month and a gift
certificate to the Silver Fox
restaurant to Tannia!
HOPE is Not a Dream
Chris Hamilton, Hope Chair
HOPE is not a dream, but a way
of making dreams become
reality and that’s exactly why the
Mavericks continue to give to HOPE, Inc.
is the mission
statement of HOPE,
Inc.: “HOPE exists
to eliminate domestic violence
through intervention, offering
shelter, counseling, support, and
education to promote the healing of
abusive relationships.” It has proudly
served the people of Palo Pinto,
Parker, Erath and Hood counties
since its conception in 1983. Hope
is a non-profit organization governed
by a volunteer board and is staffed
with trained professionals. Hope is a United Way member
The Maverick members have been generous with cash
donations and Wal-Mart Gift Cards for the holiday party
and other essentials for the shelter throughout the year. The
shelter calls us and we help them with the basic needs: paper
towels, tissues, razors, shampoo, conditioner and more, and
they leave a message asking “is this asking too much?”
We help them out with things as
simple as games to entertain the
children while their mothers checkin.
Clara Lewis continues to make
beautiful travel bags filled with the
essentials to make them feel better
when they first arrive.
Oh, the things that we take
for granted day in and day out.
Please continue to give to this
very appreciative charity through
the donation can at Happy Hours,
Wal-Mart gift cards and money
for the holidays, and new/used clothing delivered by Chris
Hamilton or Clara Lewis.
It’s never too late to give with your heart to a worthy cause.
If you’d like to donate at any time, please call Chris Hamilton
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John enjoys DE’s, Happy Hours, Porsche
Parade and other social events. He and
wife Chris have owned Porsches since
1996 and joined the Club in 2002. John’s
Grandfather in New Jersey owned a 1960
356B Coupe and later a 1965 356SC Cab
so that’s how it got in his blood.
POSITION Milton, James CHAIRPERSON
AX Chair Tannia Dobbins
Lewisville Milton, James
TT Chair Travis Howard
AX/TT Lewisville Registrar Michael
AX/TT Rules Charlie Davis
AX/TT Safety Chuck McCoy
AX/TT Schools Robyn Howard
& Lisa Steele
AX/TT Tech Insp Jeff Herrmann
AX/TT Timing Darron Shaffer
AX/TT Workers Mike Lockas
Club Race Co-Chair Joel Nannis
Club Race Co-Chair Bill Miller
Club Race Ads/PR Lori Mauthe
Club Race Registrar Wendy Shoffit
Concours Jack Griffin
DE Chair Mike Brodigan
DE Chief Dvg Instr. John Sandusky
DE Equip. Mang. Luke Edson
DE Registrar Joel Nannis
DE Safety Bob Benson
Email List Modr. Bob Benson
Goodie Store Pat Friend
Happy Hours Chris
& Mentors Christensen
& Mike Lockas
Membership Lisa Steele
Past President James Shoffit
Public Relations Andrea Bell
Advertising Pat Friend
Event Ad Design Christy Payne
Mailing & Tech. Andy Mears
Printing Fran Ussery
Staff Wendy Shoffit, Matt Platts,
Andy Mears, Amanda Bradley
Zone 5 Rep.
Chris has been a Maverick for over ten
years and owned a 2000 Boxster S. He
recently sold it with tears in his eyes…
Welcome, dream car; a 2010 Carrera
Cab. Now that the tears have dried up,
he’s having a blast! Here’s to sharing
the fun in our events with many Mav’s
Madhu has been a member of the
Maverick Region since 2009. He and
his wife, Roshni, really enjoy meeting
members of the club at various social
and driving events. “It’s not the
cars... it’s the people” that make this
club great. He is currently driving
a red 2008 Carrera S and loves it!
Please help us to keep growing!
Jim just joined Maverick Region in
August, 2008. He drives a 1992 968
cab and has recently enjoyed several
social events. Jim is looking forward to
participating in all the driving events.
Richard Bradley, Managing Editor
Is it really the middle of the year?!!
It’s way too HOT!
Well, I’m proud to announce that my
daughter, Amanda, will be working by my
side this summer as our Slipstream Intern.
I’m looking forward to seeing how she
grows and develops our newsletter as we
prepare for our 50th Anniversary. She has already attended
several events and has been pleasantly surprised to find out
that she really loves driving a Porsche. Of course, I knew
This is also the time to register for this year’s Parade if you
have been planning on doing so. It promises to be a lot of
fun and if you attend, I look forward to sharing your photos
and experiences with the rest of the club, so take lots of
pictures and write an article... PLEASE!
To all the contributors of this and the many issues I have
behind me, THANK YOU so much for sharing. Without
your input, there’s no way Slipstream could be what it is
today. You make the club what it is, so come out and get
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It’s Easy to Play:
Play here for Fun and Education and find the
Play for Prizes on the Web at http://mavpca.org
Answers and Winners to be posted at the end of
Thanks to Jerry DeFeo for putting this and the
Web Trivia together!
Congratulations to our May Web Winner
getting all 5 of 5 correct.
Gerald will receive a $25 Gift Certificate to
1. In 1986 Porsche started to produce the 959. It was the most
expensive car made in Germany at the time. Before the 959, what
was the most expensive car made in Germany?
a. M/B 600 b. Porsche 935 c. BMW 850i d. Audi Quattro
Car & Driver, March 2011
2. In 1970 at Sebring, Steve McQueen is in the Record Books by
coming in 2nd in the race. When he got home his young son had
already gone to bed, but had made a big sign that said, “2nd Place
isn’t Bad!” Who was McQueen’s co-driver?
a. Mario Andretti b. Peter Greg c. Peter Revson d. Brian Redman
Sebring Racing Fact
3. At that same race, what kind of Porsche was McQueen and his codriver
a. Porsche 906 b. Porsche 908 c. Porsche 911 d. Porsche 917
Sebring Racing Fact
4. The Porsche 944 was built from 1983 through 1991. What year did
it finally get Power Steering?
a. 1984 b. 1985 c. 1986 d. 1987
April 2010 Excellence, p 100
5. The Porsche 944 was built from 1983 through 1991. What year did
it finally get Anti-lock Brakes?
a. 1984 b. 1985 c. 1986 d. 1987
April 2010 Excellence, p 100
Answers: 1) d 2) c 3) b 4) a 5) d
Our June board meeting reviewed
our recent and future regional
events in 2011. We have been
very fortunate to receive the ongoing
support of you, our membership, as well
as the volunteers and board chairs who
contribute their energies to make these
events happen. On behalf of the board
officers, thank you very much.
John Hamilton, our President, started the meeting at 7pm
and summarized the positive reception to our recent events
and thanked everyone for their participation. He described
our ongoing relationship management activities with other
PCA regions, local automobile dealers, and our membership
at large. He then requested updates from the board.
Madhu Rao, (full disclosure that’s me), described an
initiative to survey the entire Maverick Region membership
(that’s you) to gain your feedback on our regional operations
and obtain your suggestions for improvement. He reviewed
the survey goals and format (electronic, 2 pages). He then
described the steps to field the survey to the entire region.
One such step is a pre-survey email communication you
will receive from John Hamilton describing the intent of the
survey. Your feedback is extremely important and will help
ensure we are delivering a great membership experience for
you. On behalf of the board, thank you for your participation.
Madhu also described the upcoming Maverick Region
2012 officer elections. The process steps and timeline will
be presented at the July 6th board meeting. Thereafter,
an election committee will be established to manage the
nomination process. If you have any questions please feel
free to contact the election committee or any of the current
Carey Spreen, our May Maverick of the Month, described
the very successful Saturday rally which was held in May.
Twenty rally participants drove all over north Texas and
ended up at Rancho Sereno, on time. How is that for a
successful event! He acknowledged the contributions of
Linda Bambina and John/BJ Harvey in this regard.
Travis Howard updated the board about the May 21-22 AX/
TT at Mineral Wells. He recognized Wendy Shoffit, who at
the last moment, volunteered onsite to help out. He noted
that an opportunity exists for more instructors to help the
students at the AX/TT events. If this sounds like something
you would be interested in please contact Travis at tt@
mavpca.org or Tannia Dobbins at email@example.com. The
board brainstormed about holding specialty AX/TT events
(e.g., ladies only, Sunday Drive Tours). Full disclosure: I
was caught up in the moment and may even dip my ‘heel
and toe’ into this event. Watch out cones, here I come!
Robyn Howard noted that a swap meet is planned for
October 1. These are great opportunities to get stuff for
your Porsche! Stay tuned for more details.
Ed Mullenix discussed holding a Tech Session in late Q3 or
Q4, 2011. These are great opportunities to learn more about
your Porsche! Stay tuned for details.
Fresh from a well-deserved vacation (after tax season) our
treasurer, Jim Falgout, reported that our financial condition
continues to be healthy.
Mike Brodigan noted that we are halfway through Drivers’
Education season. He noted that attendance was strong at
the May Drivers’ Education event with over 100 participants
(drivers, volunteers, and instructors). Mike also noted that
reception to the 2011 Drivers’ Education incentive continues
to be positive. Yellow level drivers receive a 1 free event
after 4 and white level receives 1 free event after 3 events.
If you have an interest in Drivers’ Education events or just
want to volunteer as an instructor or helper please contact
Mike at DE@mavpca.org.
Wendy Shoffit noted that the Maverick Region directories
have been printed. You can order a copy for $5 at www.
As expected, the Concours team presented a ‘detailed’
update. Frank Briggs noted that the May at Mayo’s Concours
event was very successful with over 80 members and guests.
Jack Griffin also described the upcoming Autos in the Park
event at the Cooper Clinic on June 5th. Good luck to all
who enter. Here’s hoping that we Mavericks earn a ‘clean’
sweep of all medals. Don’t you think my word choice above
is very punny?
Pat Friend said he really enjoyed the May Saturday drive
in his new 996. He brought several new Maverick Region
badges to the meeting. Lisa Steele will be distributing
these to our members along with some related membership
Chris Christensen noted that recent Happy Hours continue
to be well attended and the new format involving several
couples hosting/coordinating these events is working well.
If you have an interest in hosting/coordinating a Happy
Hour please contact Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mike Ferrar has been enthusiastically attending our board
meetings and volunteering at various events since November
2010. Thanks Mike! On behalf of the board, we always
welcome your interest in volunteering on behalf of our
region. Please let any board member know your interests
and they’ll take it from there.
June 1, 2011
Christy Payne noted the success of the recent Concours
event at Mayo Performance Center in Euless. Twenty-six
cars entered the Concours event. She also confirmed that the
Margaritas were excellent (as always). She then described
the upcoming Father’s Day event at Speed Zone in Dallas.
Lastly, she noted that the Maverick Region 50th Anniversary
committee will be meeting in early June. FRIENDLY
REMINDER - The kick-off for the 50th Maverick Region
Anniversary celebration will occur at Founders’ Day on
November 11. Please consider yourself invited! Stay tuned
Lisa Steele reviewed our recent membership trends which
continue to be favorable. She discussed initiatives to recruit
new members and grow our current membership base. If
you know someone who wants to join the Maverick Region
please contact Lisa at email@example.com. We always
welcome your referrals of new members into our region.
John Harvey recapped the recent May Saturday driving
tour. A total of 89 people participated in the drive. He noted
that there were several new attendees and that one couple
drove all the way from Ohio just to join us at this event. He
updated everyone on some potential drive locations for the
September time frame. Stay tuned for details on these.
Richard Bradley is the managing editor of Slipstream.
Richard and Pat Friend acknowledged the support of our
advertising sponsors and discussed some new tactics to
recognize this group.
Maverick Moments. Our Maverick of the Month is
Tannia Dobbins. She is a real trooper and has a multi-hour
commute to our AX/TT events in the DFW metroplex. She
and the volunteer team at these events are always willing to
go the ‘extra mile’ for you. Congratulations Tannia! You
Meeting adjourned at 8:05 pm.
Autos in the Park
By Linda Bambina
Sunday, June 5th was hot-hot-hot, but 23 Porsches
looked oh-so-cool under the canopy of huge oaks at
the Cooper Institute in Dallas. Thanks to Jack Griffin
(for our primo location), Frank Briggs (our Concoursmeister),
Friend (our Boardwalk
was an extremely
This is the 6th year
for the Cooper
Aerobics Institute to
sponsor this charitable
(Texas Scottish Rite
and the Maverick Region has supported it with growing
enthusiasm. Hoping to get brand new members and make
connections with members who rarely participate in Mavscheduled
activities, yours truly visited with many, many
folks who were cruising thru the vast displays
of historic vehicles, foreign and domestic, as
well as Garage Queens and road racers of many
marques. I met a current new member who was
attending his very first event. While only 31, he
has had “a good year”…and so was the owner of
two amazing Porsches: 2009 Cayman GTS AND a
newly acquired ’07 GT3 RS! Steve Harrison: we
need to see more of you! I also met another “big
kid”…Brian Bell. No, not our Bryan Bell. This
Photos by Amanda Bradley & Linda Bambina
other fellow works for Boardwalk and has some “magic
fingers” in the mechanical realm. Now if he can just find
the right First Porsche, he’ll join in a millisecond!
Speaking again of Boardwalk, a huge Thank You goes
out to them for Grand Prizes all-‘round for our Winners:
Best of Show: Mike Harling ’58 356 Speedster; Rich
O’Day -914; Steve Cole and Alan Bambina-tied for 964
class; Bob Aines-911; Michael Sherman -997; & Tom
and Susan Froehlich-with the Boxster that he bought at
last year’s RoundUp!
Father’s Day at SpeedZone
By Amanda Bradley
First off, I would like to introduce
myself. I’m Amanda Bradley, the
summer intern for Slipstream, and
Slipstream’s editor, Richard Bradley’s,
daughter. I am a senior at Oklahoma State
University majoring in communications. I
have never really taken an interest in the
PCA before, but have very much enjoyed
my part in it the last month from board meetings and car
shows to time trials and the Father’s Day event at SpeedZone,
as well as getting to know many of the members at each
After spending a week learning to drive a stick and going
through my first Time Trial, I was ready to kick butt (most
importantly my brother’s) at SpeedZone. Though driving
go-karts around a little track is nothing compared to Time
Trials and Autocrosses, it was a ton of fun for everyone
Photos by Amanda Bradley & Lisa Steele
involved. Mike Brodigan and I had a competition going on
throughout the day and I’m proud to say I beat him! He
blamed it on a weight advantage, but I like to think my Time
Trial skills paid off (thank you Tannia Dobbins for teaching
me!) I am looking forward to the next Time Trial event in
September so I can practice more.
The highlight of my day at SpeedZone was my sibling
rivalry. My little brother, Ethan, did not want to let me pass
him, but I did, and it caused him to spin out. It was a glorious
moment for a competitive older sister!
Those who attended enjoyed a nice “tail gate style” lunch
that included burgers, hotdogs, chicken sandwiches, cookies,
and refreshing lemonade and cokes. We all took part in the
races on the tracks, and some of us even played the arcade
games. It was a fun way to unleash our competitive driving
and still have good old-fashioned fun.
SpeedZone was a lot of fun for everyone who attended, but
let’s not forget the reason we were there – Father’s Day. For
all the fathers in the PCA, thank you for being a part of our
lives and loving us through everything, even scratched cars.
It means the world to us.
Roger and Thomas Briggs share a
good father/son afternoon...
Come out and enjoy the fun!
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By Cliff Blackshear
worked at a Porsche dealer in Boulder,
Colorado, from 1974 to 1983. I worked
at three more here in the DFW area
until I found a home where I am at now.
At each one, really weird events occurred
that were very unexpected.
In Boulder, we once had a car disappear.
I came to work in the a.m. and it was
missing from inside the workshop where it had been parked.
It was a near new 911SC. Ultimately, we found that thieves
had expertly cut out a window in the overhead door, crawled
inside, cut off the lock and opened the door. Then swept up
dust from sawing on the door and put the window back in
place. Thus night patrol security saw nothing unusual when
they cruised by. The car was never recovered.
Here in the DFW area we once had a customer come in
looking at new 944’s. The salesman took him for a drive.
While testing the car, the prospective buyer pulls a gun,
and handcuffs the salesman to the steering wheel and says
“Drive where I tell you to go.” They cruise out Loop 820
on the west side of town. The sales guy is told, “Pull over
on the shoulder, yer time is up.” Next, his handcuffs are
removed and he is told to get out. He gets out and the thief
moves towards the front of the car. The salesman takes off
running behind the car and jumps off the siding and rolls
down the embankment. The thief drives away. I saw the
poor sales associate when he came into the dealership after
it happened. Poor guy was really shaken up. Police reported
that a motorcycle officer performing radar on 820 watched
a white Porsche go by him at over 120 mph and decided to
not give chase, as the speed was too dangerous. The car was
At the same dealer we once had a car stolen from the lot
(I cannot remember now how they got the keys), and it was
recovered. Burned to a crisp. The only 944 I’ve personally
seen that completely burned. It was amazing. When they
stole the car, they simply drove it through our chain link
fence gates by ramming them open. I don’t know what they
accomplished other than maybe a joy ride. Then they set it
on fire and completely destroyed it.
Once we had a brand new 930 stolen. It was found on
the side of I-30 around the Arlington area on the shoulder
(intact and unharmed), with the thief sleeping behind the
wheel. A set of blueprints of our dealership was found in the
back seat area. Very odd. I was never given information as
to what was found out from that point going forward.
At another dealer in Fort Worth, a guy ran into our detail
bay and stole a near new Honda loan car. The detail guy ran
in and explained what had happened. The car was recovered
Weird Things That Happen
with a person shot to death in the passenger seat the next
A couple years ago, my dealer (which has alarm systems,
cameras monitoring the lot, and police cruisers coming by
during the night), had the wheels stolen from a near new
GT3. We found the car sitting with one side jacked up and
one side lying on the ground, wheels gone. We now take
an extra measure of packing our shop each night with any
car that has special wheels etc. The wheels were never
recovered, the thieves never caught.
Once (a couple of decades ago), we had a new 911 come
in from factory that a person had special ordered to their
liking. It was sent to valet to fuel the car before delivery to
the excited owner. Valet did not return. Later we get a call
that the car had gone over a fence at about 100 miles an hour
and basically flipped front over rear multiple times (end over
end). It was totaled. The valet decided to joy ride apparently.
The 20 something year old valet walked away unharmed.
Poor guy waiting to take delivery of his new Porsche
ordered another one with some special compensation for
any additional features he wanted.
I was driving a Carrera GT one day a very short distance.
As I approached the intersection of Plano Parkway and the
North/South Tollway, the light was green. I was in the right
hand lane going east and one block from the dealer going
35 mph. A car going north on the access road gets to the
intersection and decides to stick their nose into my lane
approximately 30 feet in front of me. Fortunately for me
no one was in the lane next to me and I avoided collision. I
nearly became one of the stories I do not want to be a part of
when it comes to dealer/workshop bad happenings.
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Red River Rally
By Jerry Sutton
Gosh, I haven’t written a Slipstream article in over
two decades. At least I don’t remember writing
any during that time. So maybe it’s my turn again.
When I saw the announcement for the Red River Derby
Tour and Gimmick Rally I marked it for follow-up. Myra
noticed the announcement in her own email and told me
she wanted to participate in the tour. So I sent our Tour
Meister an email. I was in
trouble when Myra said
we should do the rally
instead of the tour in order
to practice for Parade.
We intended to get
an early start towards
McKinney on May 14th,
but our intentions to start
early failed, ... something
to do with aging I guess.
We got to the Westgate
Shopping Center parking
lot in time. We were
delighted to see a sea of
Porsches; we had 46 cars
total for the tour and rally.
At the end of the day twenty cars were scored in the rally.
I understand twenty cars started the rally ... Yay, we didn’t
lose a one!
Carey had prepared a gimmick rally with a small taste of a
TSD (Time-Speed-Distance) rally thrown in. Other than an
overall minimum/maximum time limit, time and speed were
not a part of scoring and deviation from the ideal distance was
used only as a tiebreaker. The instructions Carey provided
were written in the style of a full-scale TSD event: General
instructions with a supplemental glossary for “ONTO”
and “LINED ROAD”, route following priorities, valid and
invalid rally road definitions, and so forth; numbered route
instructions utilizing the PCR (Parade Competition Rules)
Rally Glossary (which was included in our event packet)
along with the supplemental glossary terms.
We were following route instructions without any specified
speed, elapsed time, or elapsed distance (which would be
specified for a TSD type event). Carey provided instructions
designed to not trick us into being off course, when most
rally instructors would do the opposite. The spirit of
PCR’s requires rally masters to “loop” such “traps” so that
inexperienced rallyists are automatically brought back
onto the course, but their score will be penalized in that
their arrival time at the next checkpoint will be off. Carey
followed this guideline as several people went off course.
The objective of the rally was to find signs with partial quotes
on the answer sheet and fill in the missing words. There were
fifteen such signs that we encountered in the order listed
along the route. In addition we were to look for cemeteries
(or signs indicating cemeteries) from the end of the odometer
check leg to the end of the numbered route instructions;
there turned out to be six of these. In the end it was one
of these that caused us to take third place instead of first -
Carey tells me
the sign was
edge on at a T
at the tour/rally
we turned in
sheets to Carey.
Place - Driver/Navigator - #Correct - Mileage Error
First: - George Luxbacher/Ethan Strong - 21 - 0.29
Second: - Gary White/Vanessa White - 21 - 1.20
Third: - Myra Sutton/Jerry Sutton - 20 - 0.09
Oh, hey, that’s us. Too bad we were not off another .02
mile. If we had been, Mike and Emily De Jong would have
taken third and I would not have to find room for yet another
pair of PCA trophies.
A special thanks to our hosts, former Maverick Region
members and Rancho Sereno owners, Mike & Lisa Maberry,
for welcoming an abundance of Maverick folks with a great
barbecue dinner. A very deserving hand especially goes out
to John & B J (Tour Meisters) Harvey, Carey Spreen (Rally
Meister), along with their helpers; Brendan Eagan, Mahdu
Rao, Dee Luxbacher, Linda Bambina and Jasmine Shoffit
for putting together a fun filled day and a good excuse to
drive our Porsches and be with friends.
Hopefully, none of you will read this all the way through,
especially not potential employers. In keeping with my
desire to maintain a very low social media profile, any future
articles I write will require use of a pseudonym.
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Reunion IV Update
Michelin joins PCA as spec tire manufacturer
for the Rennsport Reunion Cup Race
Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV will be the
world’s greatest gathering of Porsche race cars
and the drivers that drove them to victory, held
at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca from October
14 to 16, 2011. Hosted by Porsche Cars North America,
it will assemble the wide variety of Porsche’s most
historic racing models from the nimble 550 Spyder of
the mid-fifties through the mighty 917 and 956/962 of
the seventies and eighties to the highly successful RS
Spyder of the last decade. Special tribute will be paid
to the numerous racing versions of the Porsche 911
and their countless victories on the dawn of what will
become another milestone of this iconic sports car.
The Porsche Club of America is honored to assist
the Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV with several
activities: History of the Porsche 911 Display, Porsche
Model-Specific Parking Corrals with Parade laps of
the track, PCA Hospitality and Membership Center,
two race groups: Rennsport Reunion Cup for Porsche
Cup Cars and PCA Club Racing for PCA race cars, and
PCA Volunteer Pool—workers to assist with the club’s
involvement. Enhancing the Rennsport Reunion Cup
race, Michelin Tire Company comes on board as the
spec tire manufacturer for that exciting contest.
We are looking for exceptional examples of
Porsche 911 production models for the History of the
Porsche 911 Display at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
during the event. It will be a display representing the
911 model throughout its generational life. Please
contact Tom Provasi for information and registration
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408/947-0980.
PCA members will be invited to use a terrific PCA
Hospitality and Membership Center that will be open
for all days of the event, October 14-16, to park safely
in one of the Porsche Model-Specific Parking Corrals
(a corral parking ticket will be required— please visit
www.mazdaraceway.com for ticket information), and
to enjoy Parade laps of the track with their Porsches.
We will need PCA volunteer workers to assist
with our activities at the Rennsport Reunion IV.
If you are interested in supporting this memorable
event, please contact Sharon Neidel with the
PCA Volunteer Pool at email@example.com
or 650/508-1308. We will have a very special event
memento for the volunteer workers.
Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) and Porsche
Race Car Classic (PRCC) have announced that the
organizations have coordinated their event activities to
allow all Porsche enthusiasts to take full advantage of
what will be an unprecedented celebration of Porsche’s
rich motorsport history around the Monterey Peninsula
over the third weekend in October. The early run
groups (1 and 2) of Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV
will conclude their racing activities at Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca on Saturday, October 15, so that they may
fully participate in the PRCC activities at Quail Lodge
on the following day upon invitation.
The Porsche Race Car Classic, a gathering of significant
race cars from Porsche’s break-out era of
1950-1965, will take place on Sunday, October 16, at
the Quail Lodge in Carmel. Event producer Steve
Heinrichs is pulling out all the stops to bring rarelyseen
race cars out of private collections and museums
and into the light of day on the grassy fields at Quail.
While the cars are by invitation, the event itself is
open to the general public. For more information or to
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Member Spotlight: Steve & Carol Locke
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This month’s new member spotlight
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about a month now, Steve has
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Happy Hour - Ruggeri’s Italian Kitchen
Column & Photos By Frank Briggs
June 16th was a great day if you
happened to be a Maverick (the
Porsche kind or the basketball kind.)
For those that won the
there was a great parade
and celebration at the
Center. For those who love all things
Porsche, there was a well attended Happy
Hour at Ruggeri’s Italian Kitchen in North
Dallas. The venue was great with first class
service and food as well as a beautifully
appointed bar and dining room. Our host
was Mike Farrar who not only owns
Ruggeri’s, but is a fellow Maverick Region
In all, 33 Mavericks braved 101 degree temperatures
thru rush hour traffic for a chance to wine and dine with
Not only were
his lovely wife
but our current
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or should we say the food meets the palate? his lovely Chris
to welcome “us regulars” as well as several who were
attending one of their first Maverick events. Some of our
newest attendees included Anne Scheuerle, Pat Jones, Scott
Boyd and Renee Farinella.
“A day for all Mavericks”
If you have not had the pleasure of attending our “third
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Time Trial People Are All Winners!
By Mitch Williams
Have you ever been to a Maverick Time Trial event?
How about a Maverick Autocross? If you have
been a regular attendee, then what I would like to
share will be familiar. If not, then read on and see some of
what you’ve been missing.
Time Trial #4 took place on a hot Texas June day at Mineral
Wells Airpark. We don’t run during July and August to avoid
the heat. June is normally cooler than it was last June 11.
But those of us addicted to driving our cars at the limit will
put up with a lot to get more seat time. And you get LOTS
of seat time at a Maverick event. If you have a Porsche, you
should really enjoy these events…considering you have a
car DESIGNED for just such fun. You can learn more about
just how well designed your car is for handling.
Even though our turn-out was low, our leader, Travis,
managed to run the event and make it a very good one. I
believe everyone had a great time. Our Slipstream Editor
Richard Bradley’s young daughter, Amanda, got her feet
wet in her first driving event. It was great to see her start
very slow, but steadily improve to where she looked like
she was driving pretty good at the end. Being in Daddy’s
great Boxster helped a lot, I’m sure. Mike Lockas was
back after getting his transaxle fixed…and turning great
times. Chuck McCoy did well, as did Travis and Robyn
Howard, Tannia Dobbins, Richard Diller, and quite a few
other regulars. But the big story is that Ray Kelly in his red
1985 911 Carrera saved the day. There was a Lotus at this
event. Now when you take a slot-car and a very talented
driver named Nathan, you get some very fast times. Ray
concentrated on his driving and got Top Time of the Day in
his last run set. The Lotus is going to do some suspension
work and be back…so the battle will continue. I hope
everyone can come out and cheer Ray on to victory again.
This shows you one of the best parts of the Time Trial and
Autocross events: diversity. Yes, there are non-Porsches
out there. Some of them are very fast. All of their drivers
are great people just like any other Maverick Region
member. I enjoy my Mav friends and the new friends I meet
at every event. It is a mini-social event. Everyone catches
up on what the others have been doing. Like a happy hour
in the sunshine around a lot of beautiful cars. Anyone new
coming out, just strike up a conversation and see what I
mean. Sometimes, you almost forget you came out there to
drive. Find someone else with a model like yours and find
out what they’ve done and how they drive their beautiful
machine to the limit.
I had the opportunity at this event to relearn a couple
of things that I learned long ago. Let me share them with
you. First I have a fresh engine in my car and it’s creating
about 60 hp less than the previous engine. So, I relearned to
concentrate on carrying as much speed as possible through
the corners. I also was downshifting more and really using
a lot of rpm. Another club member riding with me thought
it sounded like I had a “lot of bumble-bees” under the hood.
Well, I could easily hear why he thought so, but I had a
blast until the very last session…but even then had a good
experience. I’ll explain in a minute.
Secondly, I rode with a new attendee Oleg Perelet, to help
him learn the course. I knew very well I should check his
car out before hand, but was in too big a hurry to get in his
car so we could run. I got in his car and settled in the nice
aftermarket seats and remarked about them. He said he got
them to keep the factory seats looking new. Good move I
thought. I asked what year 911 and which engine it had.
I heard 2.6L. I asked what tires, he told me street tires by
Kumho. Ok, being new to our events I thought we would
do fine. As he got more and more familiar with the course,
and I encouraged him to go faster, I noticed that the car was
pulling really well. I asked if there were any engine mods…
no, it was stock. When he entered a corner too fast once I
remarked “too hot” to slow him down, but the car turned
beautifully (but of course, it IS a Porsche). I was getting
more puzzled. So when I was outside his car, I looked at
the tires. They were the max summer tires Kumho Estra XS
(think XS = extreme stick). These tires are one of the front
runners for true street tire competition with SCCA (STS
class). They are one of the better ones because they can
tolerate track days very well. Very good choice on his part.
Then I walked around back and saw “Carrera 2”. DUH! I
misheard…it was a 3.6 not a 2.6…that explained a lot. So
I relearned to look over the car before getting into it so I
would know what to expect. I later learned that Oleg used
to have a BMW 2002 and had some driving experience. It
was good to see him now in the “right” German car.
The third lesson was an easy one that I’ve experienced
many, many times. This group is the greatest bunch of
people out there. Helpful is not enough to describe them.
Passionate to help each other is closer. I had a heater hose
burned by an EGR pipe, and lost most of my coolant (yes,
it’s a water-pumper.) So immediately Oleg offered to take
me into town to an auto parts store. There he bombarded
me with options for repair when they didn’t have the special
pre-formed hose I needed. We left with two good fixit
possibilities…the one I used I probably wouldn’t have
thought of on my own. Once we were back, I had a crowd
gathered around my car. As I started to work, I heard “let
me get my tools.” A minute later I had FOUR tool boxes
on the ground in front of the car…all more complete than
the tiny box I had brought. Long story short, with the help
of the PEOPLE at these events, I had a repair done in very
short order and was able to drive home. So as I see almost
every event, the people at these events are passionate to help
others out. They are a clear example of a motto-like saying
I’ve heard ever since I joined our club in 1999: “It’s not just
the cars, it’s the people.”
There won’t be another Time Trial or Autocross event until
September 10 and 11th. But take my advice, and mark your
calendars and plan to come out to Mineral Wells and see
your new friends, and have a great time in your car. My
favorite saying on the driving experience is that it is, “the
most fun you can have with your clothes on”. Hope to see
The “Other” Driver...
By Pat Silva
So, you enjoyed Wendy Shoffit’s article last month
about bringing your spouse or “Other” to a Maverick
driving event, and you’ve decided to give it a try?
Here’s a brief rundown of what it’s like to plan, pack, prepare
for and participate in a couple of events - an Autocross/
Time Trials weekend and a Drivers’ Ed weekend -- with the
person you love the most, sharing the car you love the most.
First and most importantly, remember whose idea/fault
the whole thing is. If the Other is doing it grudgingly, it’s
because it’s the only way they get to spend time with you
on weekends, and you are very grateful that they are being
such a good sport. If the Other is excited about it, you can’t
believe how lucky you are to have such a supportive and
understanding and fun-loving Other.
Next, you need to pick the event, the weekend, and ensure
that each of you signs up separately. We thought -- oops
-- Al thought -- it might be a good idea to try a Time Trial/
Autocross event, minimizing potential damage to the
vehicle and the relationship. Tannia Dobbins, Lisa Steele
and Wendy Shoffit had been working on me to attend one
of these, with assurances that no experience was necessary,
and that we would have expert instruction available. That’s
all we needed to hear.
Logistics follow - do you drive back and forth each day
and night, get a reservation for Friday and Saturday nights
at the Ritz Carlton - Mineral Wells, or take your chances
on Hotels.com. We chose the Best Western, which turned
out to be a clean and convenient choice. And then there’s
packing for two -- overnight bags, folding chairs, sunscreen,
cooler, laptop (in case someone thinks they’re going to get
any work done during the weekend) and the car stuff, which
depending on your level of dedication, you might be able to
stuff into your Porsche, or you can go nuts and bring a trailer
filled with tools and racing tires.
Saturday morning we arrive, and after HMIC (Head
Mavericks In Charge) determines how many people we have
and who’s driving vs. working corners, things get underway.
As I had a slightly (only very slightly) better time by the
end of the day, I was assured of not losing my standing to a
rookie (after all, I just got promoted to Drivers’ Ed Blue),
and we thoroughly enjoyed the great company of Robyn
and Travis Howard, and our two incredible and patient
instructors, Mike and Ray, at dinner. It was awesome, and a
real highlight of the weekend.
Sunday was a different story. Seems like the Other has
chops, and a fast learning curve. Al proceeded to “get”
autocross and started turning in some pretty respectable
times (read: better than mine). I had to think quickly to try to
regain some standing, so the best I could do was to hand him
the keys just before his run and tell him I thought we might
be a touch low on gas. Unfortunately, the gambit failed, and
he bested my times again. Should this happen to you, you
must prepare to hear a play-by-play of each run during the
long drive home, as well as thoughtful suggestions on where
you might be able to pick up a few seconds the next time.
Still being together by Sunday evening, we considered the
weekend a success, and stepped up to a Drivers’ Ed event
at Eagles Canyon in May. This was Al’s first DE, which
put him in Green group, meaning that we could still share
the same (my) car. You will need a tech inspection (one
tech inspection will cover both drivers). Be sure to let the
mechanic know that there will be two people driving the
car in the current weather conditions at high speeds; you
want to be sure all of your fluids, tires, and parts are up to
What you will not be able to share is the car same number,
so try to get assigned numbers that are one digit off or
have some other easy way to switch back and forth quickly
between run groups. If you have any questions, I’m sure
Joel Nannis would be happy to enlighten you. He will also
point out that even though it’s close to 100 degrees, your
feeble attempt at using painter’s tape and melting plastic
numbers will not cut it.
It’s up to you and your Other if you want to share the same
helmet; if you’re ok with sharing toothbrushes, you probably
During the drivers’ meeting
the first morning, you’ll get the
run group schedule. Make sure
to confirm where the car will
be parked between runs. You’ll
both be busy attending class and
trying to switch out numbers,
checking tire pressures and keeping
hydrated, and before you know it,
your run group is up again. Here
are a couple of tips we learned the
hard way: 1) make sure each of you
has a separate car key -- it’s easy to
pocket it and walk far away, causing
mild panic if your Other’s run
group has been called to the grid
and there’s only one key between the two of you. 2) Check
your gas gauge after each run. You’ll go through fuel like
bottled water, and filling up a bit more frequently is better
than trying to calculate whether you have enough petrol to
finish your run while a couple of GT3’s are grinning in your
And now for the fun stuff: the driving and the people. Al’s
run group was pretty polite, which made learning the track
less stressful. He was soon able to focus on the driving,
and came back from each run with more information about
apexes, turning, etc.
A natural talker,
I knew he would
be fine after I saw
with other drivers,
HMICs; he was
makes these DEs so
much fun for me.
Given the run group
schedules, we didn’t
get a lot of time
together during the
day, but bringing a split of Champagne in that cooler ensures
a pleasant debrief in the late afternoon. Dinner with new
and old friends is always something to look forward to.
On the ride home we had plenty to discuss, but most
important was which car he’s thinking of driving if he gets
promoted to Blue anytime soon.
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and many others. This ensures that whether you are a casual driver or an enthusiast who
needs race prep assistance, Nine-Eleven has the experience and knowledge to keep your
car running at peak performance.
Cindy Lane Lane
Royal Royal Lane
Joe Joe Field Rd.
Nine-Eleven Enterprises, Inc.
Service, Accessories & Parts for BMW,
Mercedes & Porsche
2120 Cindy Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229
We are conveniently located near the intersection of Stemmons and LBJ Freeways
in Dallas. We offer emergency towing service 24 hours a day and have arranged
for special rental car rates with area rental agencies. Come by for a visit between
7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, or call for a service appointment.
Lisa Steele, Membership Chair
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Richardson, TX 75081
Euless, TX 76039
2005 Boxster S
If you have any changes that
you would like to make to the
MRPCA membership guide,
call Lisa Steele 214-709-6418.
Maverick Member Totals
Dallas, TX 75231
2003 996TT X50
Dallas, TX 75214
Bullard, TX 75757
2011 Carrera C2
Members ~ 1,162
Affiliate Members ~ 779
Total Membership ~ 1,941
Plano, TX 75093
2005 Turbo S
Chicoskie, Joseph (Christopher)
Plano, TX 75025
Cohen, Jeff (Richard)
Dallas, TX 75248
2011 Cayenne S
Collard, Brad (Leticia)
Arlington, TX 76016
Plano, TX 75093
Kunst, Alan (Lynelle)
Mansfield, TX 76063
2007 Cayman S
Dallas, TX 75205
Maurice, Gareth (Elizabeth)
Frisco, TX 75034
2009 Carrera S
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Colleyville, TX 76034
Robinson, Rick (Rebecca)
Trenton, TX 75490
Dallas, TX 75204
2009 997 Turbo
Dallas, TX 75240
Dallas, TX 75219
Dallas, TX 75225-1109
Arlington, TX 76011
2006 Boxter S
McKenzie, Mark (Susie)
Burleson, TX 76028
Allen, TX 75002
Fort Worth, TX 76179
2008 Boxster S
Duckworth, Paul (Alana)
Highland Village, TX 75077
2010 911 C4S
Mc Kinney, TX 75070
2010 997 GT3
Dawson, William C.
Yonker, Robert A.
Mead, Michael H.
Rockwall, TX 75087
Coppell, TX 75019
Save the flash!
Owning a Porsche is
a unique experience.
Do your part to preserve
keep the flash alive!
Veltkamp, Daniel L.
Fry, Terry F.
Santoyo, Rick W.
Selner, Matt S.
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For Sale: 2000 Boxster S, All original except radio. White with black interior.
Outstanding condition with recent tune-up, 97,000 miles never wrecked or
tracked. Always garage kept includes bra,hood cover and car cover. Maint records
available. Priced at $18,000 OBO call Kent at 214-585-1269. (1)
For Sale: 2000 Boxster S, Arctic Silver with full leather/supple leather Boxster
red interior. 53,000 miles. Heated seats, 18” Fikse LM10 wheels (with original 18”
wheels), hardtop (with wall hardtop mount and portable carrier), Roof transport
system, Litronic headlamps, Short shift kit, Lowered with H&R springs, Brey
Krause roll bar extension, Recaro race seat with Brey Krause mounting brackets.
Car cover, Bra, full 15 volume shop manual, Durametric diagnostic cable and
software, and even factory snow chains (although never used)! A great package
on a great car! $15,000. Car is in Tyler, Tx. Contact Jim @ email@example.com or
cell 903-780-1319. (1)
For Sale: 1992 Porsche 968 Cabriolet, Grand Prix White, Black interior.
6-spd, 150,000 miles. All original, except radio/CD player upgrade. Maintenance
Records kept; well-used and well-maintained. Rather rare car. $10,000 OBO.
Jim in Dallas; 214-485-1000; firstname.lastname@example.org. (1)
For Sale: 1995 Porsche 993 Cabriolet, Rare Porsche 911 (993) cabriolet
with tiptronic auto/manual transmission. Excellent one owner Porsche for 16 years.
White with new navy blue power convertible top and camel leather interior. 98,000
original miles and engine rebuilt at 95,000 miles. Body in flawless condition. No
scratches, door dings or dents. The 993 series is the last of the air-cooled Porsches
and is quickly becoming a collector car. The tiptronic transmission makes it a
dream to drive in traffic. No damage history. All maintenance history available.
Excellent mechanical condition. Expertly maintained by a respected independent
Porsche service center in Dallas. Don’t miss a chance to acquire a one owner
collectible Porsche that runs great, looks great and is a blast to drive for only
$24,500 For more information and appt. To see, call pat at (214) 616-2477. (1)
For Sale: 2004 Porsche 911 40th Anniversary Edition, Pristine condition
Limited Edition 996 that is exceptionally well taken care of. This car is in
perfect condition inside and out with no dings, scratches or paint repairs. Always
garaged, and overly maintained by the same Porsche dealer since it was new. I
am the second owner (both owners are PCA members), and I have the complete
history on the car with all maintenance records, original sticker, keys, and books.
This Limited Edition #car comes with the X 51 power enhanced engine (345
HP), full leather interior, heated sport seats with painted backs, turbo look front
bumper, Bose stereo, limited slip differential +++. Additionally the car has been
upgraded with Porsches X 74 sport suspension package, GT 3 lower control arms
and engine mounts, 3M clear bra, and Huper Optik window tint. The car comes
with a transferable warranty through July 2011. This car handles awesome and is
definitely a head turner! Please contact me for more info and pictures.
53,000 miles. Selling for $38,000!
Contact Erik at 940 613 3777 or email@example.com. (2)
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For Sale: 2001 Boxster, Black with tan interior. Excellent Condition-Garaged.
75,200 miles, Automatic - Tiptronic, 6- CD Player, New tan soft-top. $16,500
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