Slipstream - March 2012

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Departments

Zone 5 Presidents ......................................1

Drifting (President’s Column) ....................2

Maverick of the Month ..............................2

List of Officers/Board Chairs ....................4

Carey On... (Editor’s Column) ...................5

Trivia Contest ............................................7

Maverick Minutes ......................................8

Driving Friendships (50th Anniversary)...10

Cliff’s Ramblings - Sebring Club Race....11

Advertiser of the Month ..........................22

Member Spotlight ....................................23

New Wheels .............................................31

Anniversaries ...........................................31

Unclassifieds ............................................32

Advertiser Index ......................................32

Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events ....................................1

Time Trial 1 / Autocross 1 - MW ...............3

Maverick Lunches .....................................3

Cinco de Mayo at Mayo’s.......................... 7

Board Meeting ...........................................9

Happy Hour at Mac’s.................................12

Fifty Years of Porsche Car Show................14

Sunday Drive - Flying Museum.................24

Drivers’ Ed - ECR.....................................25

Drivers’ Ed - MSR.....................................27

Autocross Academy...................................29

Past Event Recaps

Happy Hour at Wildwood Grill...................5

50th Rolex 24 at Daytona ........................16

All Member Party ....................................20

Volume 50, Issue 3, March 2012

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March

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

1 2 3

4 5 6 7 8 9 10

11 12 13 14 15 16 17

18 19 20 21 22 23 24

25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Day March

7 Board Meeting

10-11 Drivers’ Ed, ECR

13 Lewisville Lunch

13 2012 Parade Registration

15 Happy Hour, Mac’s

17 Time Trial 1, MW

18 Autocross 1, MW

18 Sunday Drive, Flying Museum

22 Southlake Lunch

Day May

2 Board Meeting

5 Cinco de Mayo at Mayo’s

8 Lewisville Lunch

17 Happy Hour, TBD

24 Southlake Lunch

26 Time Trial 2, MW

27 Autocross 2, MW

ECR - Eagles Canyon Raceway, Slidell

MW - Mineral Wells Airport, Mineral Wells

MSR - Motor Sport Ranch, Cresson

TMS - Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth

TRS - Texas Rangers Stadium, Arlington

Penn - Pennington Field Stadium, Bedford

April

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

8 9 10 11 12 13 14

15 16 17 18 19 20 21

22 23 24 25 26 27 28

29 30

Day April

4 Board Meeting

10 Lewisville Lunch

15 AX School, Penn

19 Happy Hour, TBD

21-22 Drivers’ Ed, MSR 3.1

26 Southlake Lunch

28 50 Years of Porsche car show

29 Sunday Drive, Bluebonnets

Day June

2-3 Drivers’ Ed, ECR

3 Autos in the Park

6 Board Meeting

9 Father’s Day Picnic

16 Time Trial 3, MW

17 Autocross 3, MW

21 Happy Hour, TBD

24 Sunday Drive, Blueberry Hill

On the Cover:

Maverick Lori Mauthe with

world-renowned endurance

racer Hurley Haywood at the

50th Rolex 24 At Daytona

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ARK-LA-TEX

Kenneth A. Chandler

318-222-4400

bad968@bellsouth.net

COASTAL BEND

Russell Adams

956-592-3468

radams@rgv.rr.com

2012 PCA Zone 5 Presidents

LONE STAR

Greg Platt

president@lsrpca.com

MARDI GRAS

Richard Martin

504-861-4175

rmmjr@cox.net

OZARK

Chuck Weeks

501-580-4347

clweeks@mac.com

WHISKEY BAY

Henry Carter

hjcarterod@gmail.com

CIMARRON

Dan Arthrell

darthrell@csctulsa.org

HILL COUNTRY

Paul Goodwin

paul@pmgoodwin.com

LONGHORN

Jack Merrell

830-303-3640

president@longhornpca.org

MAVERICK

John Hamlton

C-817-907-7823

president@mavpca.org

WAR BONNET

Louis Lackey

louis.lackey@

anheuser-busch.com

ZONE 5 REP

James Shoffit

C - 972-786-6246

james@shoffit.com

March 1


Drifting

John Hamilton, President

What a

great

year to

be a Maverick!

“Maverick” means

being unconventional,

as we are in

many ways. Example:

our 50th year celebrations

(not just one, but many), which are

a far different concept from what

many other regions have done to

celebrate theirs! WATCH the pages

of Slipstream (or go online to mav.

pca.org) to see what’s coming up.

How about the raffle for a trip to

Germany!?! Fifty dollars buys you

one chance out of 300 to win this

week-long trip to Germany FOR

TWO, including Airfare, 7-night

hotel stay (Marriott Stuttgart), $500

rental car allowance, and tours of

the Porsche Factory and Museum.

And the proceeds benefit your

club and our charity: the Huffaker-

Hughes Hope House. How can

you lose on this? You may purchase

tickets by sending a check, payable

to MRPCA, to Christy Payne

513 Elaine St., Keller, TX 76248.

Once again our Mavericks

have joined in

with the local Veterans'

organization, but this time it was

to assist with a send-off for our

troops being deployed to Kuwait

and Afghanistan. Twelve of our

members picked up Veterans at

their homes and delivered them

to D/FW Airport, where Veterans

and Mavericks served lunch

to the troops being deployed

and shared stories of times past

and present. What a great way

to let our deploying troops

know that they are appreciated

and cared for, AND a great way

for our Veterans to participate.

Please include:

Your Name, Phone

number, Email

address and Mailing

address. Good

luck to you!

Mav of the

Month

Mavericks Serving Veterans and Current Service People

“I will never

forget today!” - Mr.

Blatnik, above

“I feel ten years

younger after

today!” - Mr.

Whitsom, below

How do we pay

to keep Slipstream

running? Certainly,

your membership

dues contribute

a part, but the

majority of the cost

to maintain our

magazine is borne by our Advertisers

[PLEASE support them]! And

just WHO manages our advertisers?

Well, it’s this month’s Mav of the

Month, Pat Friend. In his “spare

time,” he stays in

touch with them,

manages ad size and

location, handles

billing and collections,

and keeps

our advertising

pages full by bringing

on new advertisers as space

allows. Not the easiest or most fun

job, but certainly one at which Pat

has done an outstanding job.

So the next time you see Pat, give

him a hearty pat-on-the-back and a

big “thank-you” for keeping our

Slipstream magazine afloat. In the

meantime, Pat will enjoy his dinner

on us at the Silver Fox restaurant.

Thank YOU, Pat, for keeping us

going and growing!

A video of the event is

posted on youtube at:

http://www.youtube.com/

watch?v=CdI0eN5NbJU

Mavericks who participated

were:

Ryan McDermott, Carl Amond,

Stephen Andrew Chevier, George

Walker, Arthur D. Salmon IV,

Paul Ramos, Mike Mahan,

David Ezra Nelson, Ronald

Meyer, James Weber, Michael

Schuser, Renee Farinella.

Thank you, Mavericks!

- John Hamilton

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March 3


President

John Hamilton

C-817-907-7823

president@mavpca.org

John enjoys DEs, Happy Hours, the

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 which is how it got into his

blood.

POSITION Milton, James CHAIRPERSON

AX Lewisville Chair Milton, Al Silva James

TT Chair Travis Howard

Lewisville

AX/TT Registrar Robyn Howard

AX/TT Rules Charlie Davis

AX/TT Safety Chuck McCoy

AX/TT Schools Robyn Howard

AX/TT Tech Insp Jeff Herrmann

AX/TT Timing Darron Shaffer

AX/TT Workers Mike Lockas

Charity Chair Chris Hamilton

Club Race Co-Chair Joel Nannis

Club Race Co-Chair Pat Heptig

Club Race Ads/PR Lori Mauthe

Club Race Registrar Wendy Shoffit

Concours Jack Griffin

DE Chair Mike Brodigan

DE Chf Drvng Instr. John Sandusky

DE Equip. Mgr. Luke Edson

DE Registrar Joel Nannis

DE Safety Bob Benson

Email List Modr. Bob Benson

Goodie Store Pat Friend

Happy Hours Mike Farrar

Mentors Monda Hanna

Membership Lisa Steele

Past President James Shoffit

Public Relations Andrea Bell

Rallies

Position Open!

Slipstream

Advertising Pat Friend

Editor Carey Spreen

Event Ad Design Christy Payne

Mailing & Tech. Andy Mears

Printing Fran Ussery

Staff

Wendy Shoffit

Matt Platts

Socials

Christy Payne

Sponsorship Keith Olcha

Sunday Drives John Harvey

Swap Meets Robyn Howard

Tech Sessions Ed Mullenix

Trivia Chair Jerry DeFeo

Web Site Denny Payne

Zone 5 Rep. James Shoffit

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Vice President

Tom Minnella

W-972-867-3100

C-972-965-2631

vp@mavpca.org

Tom has been a Maverick for over

30 years. He and his wife Barbara

have owned a 914, fully restored a

‘71 911T Targa, and currently drive a

Speed Yellow 996TT with license plate

“NOOWAY”. Tom looks forward to

participating in many Maverick Region

track events in the years ahead.

Andrea Bell

817-270-4132

pr@mavpca.org

Bob Benson

817-457-8833

bbenson1@airmail.net

Your Name

your name@mavpca.org

Frank Briggs

concours@mavpca.org

Mike Brodigan

817-233-0068

de@mavpca.org

Mike Farrar

hh@mavpca.org

Jerry DeFeo

972-240-5800

trivia@mavpca.org

Al Silva

ax@mavpca.org

Pat Friend

214-616-2477

ads@mavpca.org

goodiestore@mavpca.org

Jack Griffin

214-739-2600

concours@mavpca.org

Chris Hamilton

hope@mavpca.org

Secretary

Madhu Rao

C-214-282-5360

secretary@mavpca.org

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!

Monda Hanna

972-450-4341

monda.hanna@ubs.com

John Harvey

214-808-1414

tours@mavpca.org

rocky@airmail.net

Jeff Herrmann

254-338-1758

Rider81@embarqmail.com

Carl.G.Herrmann@us.army.mil

Robyn Howard

214-991-0873

ax@mavpca.org

drivingschools@mavpca.org

Travis Howard

214-616-6152

tt@mavpca.org

thoward914@yahoo.com

Mike Lockas

972-540-0245

mikeldean@earthlink.net

Chuck McCoy

972-956-0776

Andy Mears

214-394-5857

andy@mavpca.org

Pat Heptig

cr@mavpca.org

Ed Mullenix

972-231-5356

techcorner@mavpca.org

Joel Nannis

deregistrar@mavpca.org

cr@mavpca.org

Please help us to keep growing!

Treasurer

Jim Falgout

W-972-669-2370

C-972-345-3009

treasurer@mavpca.org

Jim joined Maverick Region in August,

2008. Jim drives a 1992 968 cabriolet,

which is the second Porsche he

has owned. Jim enjoys attending

Maverick Region social and driving

events.

Lisa Steele

214-709-6418

membership@mavpca.org

Keith Olcha

W-817-706-7678

H-817-251-6865

keith.olcha@verizon.net

Christy Payne

817-909-0966

social@mavpca.org

calendar@mavpca.org

Denny Payne

webmaster@mavpca.org

Matt Platts

C-817-919-1253

W-817-440-2090

Matt@Platts.net

John Sandusky

817-777-0421

john.c.sandusky@lmco.com

Darron Shaffer

H-972-390-9709

C-972-898-3002

darron.shaffer@gmail.com

Wendy Shoffit

H- 972-506-7449

C- 972-977-9821

crreg@mavpca.org

James Shoffit

972-786-6246

James@shoffit.com

http://zone5.pca.org

Carey Spreen

817-422-3480

editor@mavpca.org

rally@mavpca.org

Fran Ussery

W-972-438-8344

H-817-481-8342

fran@usseryprinting.com


Carey On...

Carey Spreen, Managing Editor

So March is

finally here,

and our

various series are

all gearing up for

another year.

The weekend

of March 10-11

kicks off the Drivers’ Ed season

at Eagles Canyon Raceway in

Slidell, north of Decatur. If you

have ever thought about trying

your Porsche out on a real live

racetrack, take the short drive up

there to see what it’s all about

(hint: it’s all about safety and fun)!

The next weekend begins the

Time Trial and Autocross event

season at the expansive facility at

Mineral Wells Airport. Want to

explore the handling limits of your

Porsche? The MineralRing is the

January Happy Hour at theWildwood Grill

By Katie Schwausch

I

recall looking out across the

patio at the row of Porsches

gleaming under the lights:

911s, Boxsters, a GT3 RS, and

what's that? A Chrysler Crossfire

smack in the middle of the line!

One could say that it was inexcusable,

driving a Chrysler to a PCA

event, let alone parking it there

as if it belonged among such

beautiful performance cars. But

in doing so, I would be obligated

to say the same for the snafus that

occurred at the PCA Happy Hour

held January 17th at the Wildwood

Grill in Southlake, and I can't.

We had a fantastic turnout on

what was an unseasonably warm

evening, quite fortunate considering

our party had been moved

from a cozy inside dining room to

the bar area and outdoor patio,

all due to a clerical error; but wait,

the story goes on. Two weeks prior,

place to do it - if you get out of

control, there is nothing to hit but

poor defenseless traffic cones!

Or if a scenic drive out to the

countryside with a bunch of likeminded

Porsche enthusiasts is more

your cup of tea, the first Sunday

Drive of the year happens on March

18. This one is for you folks in the

western part of the Metroplex - it

starts in Lake Worth and ends up

with a tour of the Vintage Flying

Museum at Meacham Field. And

from there it is off to another Fort

Worth landmark, Joe T. Garcia’s.

And don’t forget that registration

for the 57th Porsche Parade, that

week-long celebration of everything

Porsche, opens on March 13. If you

haven’t been to one, consider going

to this year’s event in Salt Lake City,

running from July 8 to 14. Maverick

John Hamilton dined at Wildwood

and casually mentioned to Dave,

Wildwood's owner, that PCA would

be there for the Happy Hour, but

PCA was not on the schedule - at

all. (We discovered later that the

reservation had been made under a

different name, same night. Oops.)

Dave, being a Porsche owner and

enthusiast himself, arranged for

the location outside, reserved the

parking across the front of the

restaurant (remember the Crossfire?)

and even put a "Welcome

Porsche Club" message on the

chalkboard sign at the front door.

Porsche owners certainly are a

passionate lot. Choosing from

Wildwood's delicious and extensive

menu was the most difficult task of

the evening for most. Some of that

Porsche passion shined again when

members from Dallas and Plano labored

through glacial traffic caused

Region will be well represented

there, and I’ll hazard a guess that

there will be at least one Maverick

50th Anniversary party that week!

But before any of that takes

place, you still have time to read

about a couple of big events

that happened in Florida earlier

this year, covered in this issue.

I won’t spoil it for you except

to say that Maverick Region was

well-represented at both venues.

And I would sincerely like to

thank our contributing authors

and photographers for giving me

so much to work with this month.

If you like to write or take photos,

we would love to hear from you

Read on!

by an 18-wheeler accident on 114,

making it just in time for dinner.

Note the absence of pictures from

January's happy hour. That was

the final snafu of the evening. I

forgot the camera. It's painfully

obvious, so I'll just admit it: This

was my first attempt at hosting a

happy hour. The mishaps aside,

the evening was delightful, a mix

of new and existing members,

drivers and instructors, and very

supportive spouses all brought

together with a single passion

uniting them. Oh, and it turns out

the Crossfire was owned by our

January Mav of the month, and a

very active PCA member. Oops.

If asked to host again, I will gladly

accept the opportunity. I'll have a

great time, meet some new friends

and see old ones, and who knows,

maybe come away with another

story to tell.

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JANUARY TRIVIA

It’s Easy to Play:

Play here for fun and education

and find the answers below

OR

Play for prizes on the web at

http://mavpca.org with the

Answers and Winners to be

posted at the end of the month.

Thanks to Jerry DeFeo for putting this

and the Web Trivia together.

Congratulations to our January Web Winner,

Mark Hanna,

who got 3 out of 5 correct.

Honorable Mention goes to Cyril Reif,

also with 3 correct.

Mark will receive a $25 Gift Certificate to

1. Who was the automotive journalist genius that just recently

wrote the following about Porsche 911 Evolution from 1964

until 1989: “Aside from a wheelbase stretch in 1969, no big

changes for decades.”?

a. Dutch Mandel b. Keith Crain c. Jean Jennings d. Jason

Cammisa

Source: Automobile, Feb 2012, p 54

2. And just how much was that wheelbase stretch in 1969?

a. 5 cm b. 6 cm c. 8 cm d. 9 cm

Source: The Used 911 Story by Peter Zimmermann

3. Which of the following fuel injection methods was NOT

used on the Porsche 911 between 1969 and 1984?

a. Mechanical Fuel Injection b. Direct Fuel Injection c. CIS

Fuel Injection d. DME Fuel Injection

Source: The Used 911 Story by Peter Zimmermann

4. What was the last year a 2.0 liter boxer six was used in a

911? a. 1968 b. 1969 c. 1970 d. 1971

Source: The Used 911 Story by Peter Zimmermann

5. What was the first year a 2.7 liter boxer six was used in a

911? a. 1972 b. 1973 c. 1974 d. 1975

Source: The Used 911 Story by Peter Zimmermann

Answers: 1) d 2) b 3) b 4) b 5) b

March 7


Maverick Minutes

Madhu Rao, Secretary February 1, 2012

Ah yes, what

a difference

a

year makes. Last

year we were in

the midst of an

unexpected winter

snowstorm just

before the start of Super Bowl 45.

This year the weather is perfect. Ah

yes, what a difference a year makes.

Our meeting started at 7pm with a

welcome from John Hamilton. He

shared a request from the VFW association

to provide transportation

to veterans participating in parade

on February 11, 2012. Several

individuals who also happen to be

Maverick Region members have

graciously provided support to this

association in the past. John also

described a request from charitable

organization called My Possibilities.

This group will coordinate having

a car show with us at a location to

be determined (perhaps Boardwalk

Porsche). The purpose is to raise

awareness of what their organiza-

tion does and to gain volunteers

and program participants. For

more information please visit www.

mypossibilities.org/about-mp.

I had the opportunity to attend

our recent all-member party in

Keller, TX. The attendance exceeded

our expectations with 130

total attendees. Forty of these were

new members. The board discussed

ways to further engage with new

members. Our current process,

led by Lisa Steele and the member-

ship committee, is to personally

contact new and renewal members

to welcome them to the region. If

you are a new or existing member,

please tell us what we can do better

to meet your needs. Feel free to

use our online suggestion box

to do so at http://mav.pca.org/

Contacts/suggestions_submit.asp.

Rob Adams attended this meeting

as a guest. He brought up a good

point about Autocross (AX) and

Time-Trial (TT) events. He noted

that these events may come across

as intimidating to participate in,

yet once someone participates they

are hooked. He suggested creating

a “VIP” tent or having an ambassador

at our events to explain these

to those interested in learning

about them. Thanks again Rob for

your member-centric feedback.

Robyn Howard shared that a

second swap meet will be scheduled

later this year. She noted plans are

underway to find alternate venues

for AX and TT events. She also not-

ed that an AX school is scheduled

for April 15th and that a one-day

TT event is planned for October

2012 at MotorSport Ranch (MSR).

As always check the Maverick

Region website for all of the driving

events scheduled within our region.

Jim Falgout reminded the board

that budgets are due prior to the

March 7 board meeting. He and

John Hamilton reminded the

board chairs to be fiscally prudent

about expenses this year.

Richard Bradley noted that the

editorial transfer of Slipstream to

Carey Spreen is going well. Thanks

again to both of you for making

the transition flow so smoothly.

Pat Friend described that he has

been in contact with advertisers

to ensure that they continue to

see value in advertising in Slipstream

and that we appreciate

their financial support.

Al Silva described initiatives to

communicate the value of AX and

TT events to the region. One such

tactic involves developing a video

about Drivers’ Education (DE),

AX and TT events. He is seeking

production staff to help him with

this effort. I bet there is no short-

age of drivers who want to showcase

their talents! Cue up the Paul

Simon song, “You Can Call Me Al!”

Brendan reiterated the need

to continue to market our re-

gion to new Porsche car owners

with a packet of information

containing Slipstream, Pan-

orama, and PCA National and

Maverick Region brochures.

Mike Farrar mentioned that next

Happy Hour will be at Ruggeri’s

Italian Kitchen. That will be a fun

update to read about in Slipstream!

Mike Brodigan described a

combined Drivers’ Education

and Time Trial event on June

2. He also described a half-day

Introduction to DE which would

allow for classroom sessions,

feedback from instructors, as

well as charity laps. Registration

for the first event on March 10 at

Eagles Canyon is underway. He

described an incentive entitled

“go for four, get one more!” This

is for yellow and white level driv-

ers, including anyone promoted

to either of those levels this year.

Pat Heptig mentioned that the

April 21 DE is the 3.1-mile circuit at

MSR. He also described a concept

idea to partner with the BMW

club for two events in a year. This

will allow us to benchmark other

clubs and “drive” DE attendance.

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The goal is to offer high quality

events that generate revenue

for the region. Your Porsche will

thank you for the workout. Pat

also described our Club Race

scheduled for October 27 of this

year. Make plans to join us at this

event. If you have any questions

please email de@mavpca.org.

Wendy Shoffit alerted us that registration

for the PCA Parade event

this year in Salt Lake City opens

on March 13. General information

about the event is available

at http://parade2012.pca.org. Be

sure to register early as events will

fill up quickly. Wendy also updated

the board about changes to the

Maverick Region website which

include active menus and iPhone

compatibility. For those of you reading

Slipstream electronically she

is working to create active links to

content and advertisers to create a

great interactive experience for all.

Christy Payne noted the success

of the All Member Party and the

upcoming “Love Your Porsche”

event at RAC performance with

more than 30 advance registrations.

She reminded us that we

have several events coming up later

this year, including Founders’ Day

on December 1, 2012. Here’s the

perfect reason to avoid that Holiday

Party that you have to go to on that

night - just join us at Founders Day!

It is on the calendar at our home!

Lisa Steele noted that we have

added 26 new members to our

region and our total membership is

2,074. The membership committee

is always appreciative about your

feedback and any new member

recommendations. Feel free to

contact Lisa at membership@

mavpca.org regarding these.

Russell Walker joined us as a

guest for this meeting. He feels

that the Maverick Region is a

welcoming group and is happy to

help out the region in any way.

John Hamilton concluded by

thanking everyone for their help

and participation in region events.

Meeting adjourned at 8:20pm.

March 9


Linda Bambina, MRPCA 50th Anniversary Committee

Social events PCA level over and over again.

of all kinds

Here is a list of those Mavericks

have been

who have contributed to the national

organization over the years.

a vital part of our

region’s history.

Beside having Roger Chaney

dinners, lunches, • Zone Rep, 1969-1970

and Happy

• National Senior Technical

Advisor, 1960’s-70’s

Hours, we’ve had many three-day

weekend RoundUp events, and

then many of us hard-core crazies Charlie Davis

spend a full blown week-plusdriving-time

to a resort across

the country to attend the annual

Porsche Parade - the ultimate in

social activities involving cars, cars,

cars and people, people, people.



PCR (Parade Competition

Rules) Committee, 1973-

1985, including chairing

the committee four times

Zone 5 Rep, 1985-1988

Our region has hosted two

Porsche Parades: DFW 1987 and Ft

Worth 2004. Plus we were basically

co-hosts at the San Antonio Parade

in 1997 since so many of our

members were chairs and workers

for them. Alan and I have been

to more than twenty Parades and

after the first three, I felt like we

were attending a Family Reunion of

some kind! It is still amazing fun.

In addition to ATTENDING

Parades and ORGANIZING

Parades, until recently, most

people have been unaware that

our region has also helped to

create a number of unique TRADI-

TIONS at Parade. Last month, I

mentioned several of those “Firsts”:

computers, RC cars, ice cream

socials, and childrens’ events.

Besides having a sizeable impact

on the traditions of Parade,

another of the really significant

things about our Maverick Region

is how its members have

“stepped up” to the National

• Parade Advisory Committee,

1988-1991

• National Club Computer

Systems Committee, 1988

• 914 SIG (Special Interest

Groups) Advocate,

1999-present

Don Spaulding

• National Nominating

Committee, 1985-1988

• National Procedures Chair

• FIRST SIG Chair, 1990

• Zone 5 Rep, 1977-1984

Barry Gibbs

• PCR Committee, 1986-1991

Myra Sutton

• National Membership,

1989-1990

Teri Davis

• FIRST female Parade

Chair, DFW 1987

• Parade Committee (several

chair positions), 2005-present

Jan Mayo

• Zone 5 Rep, 1997-2002

• Parade Chair, Ft Worth 2004

• Parade Committee (Awards

and Trophies), 2007-2010

Ed Mayo

• National Technical Committee

(Early 911), 2001-present

• National Technical Committee

(914), 2002-present

Fran Ussery

• PCR Committee, 2001-present

Bryan Henderson

• Zone 5 Rep, 2006

• Chief National Steward,

2007-2011

• National Chair, Club Racing,

2011-present

James Shoffit

• Parade Advisory Committee,

Scoring, Tech Quiz, and AV

Presentations, 2004-present

• Zone 5 Rep, 2009-present

Wendy Shoffit

• National Parade Website,

2010-present

• National Newsletter Chair,

2011-present

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Cliff’s Ramblings

By Cliff Blackshear

Editor’s note: The

48 Hours at Sebring

is typically the first

and probably the

best-attended PCA

Club Race of the

year. Cliff offers

his perspective on

this very popular PCA-only event.

Sebring - back for the 3rd year

in a row. Slim field for us this

year in the SP Boxster class.

Many just had too much going on

to make it. John Gladwill is taking

a year off. Sold his SP Box and is

contemplating building a new one

with some new ideas for next year.

We have discussed this at great

length and if a 2013 entry comes

together it will be extremely interesting

to see. I am convinced he

has something special to bring to

the table when it comes to development

in this series. So for those of

you racing in Spec Box Class? Get

ready for 2013 as “The Monster

Of The Midway” is not sleeping.

Michael Hsu, Denis Boulle, Bernard

Lucien Nussbaumer, Steve

Watkins, Greg Wallace - all my

Sebring homies could not come.

Thomas Jones made it with his

Spec Box. Billy Stevens made it

with his Cup car. Many other Mavs

made it. I want to list all and know

I’ll leave somebody off then feel

bad. James Shoffit, Bryan Bell, Jim

Buckley, and more made the trip.

My shop has supported the Spec

Box cars for last two years and

Thomas really needed to return this

year with some payback for what

happened to him last year. To now,

Saturday night Feb 4, he is demoralizing

the other Spec Box cars. As

much as 2-4 seconds per lap faster

than the rest of the field. It is not a

Thomas Jones in his Spec Boxster before the Enduro

big field, and that is disappointing,

but he is dominating that class.

Billy has been working hard on

improving in every way with his Cup

car. He has an engineer here that

is working to improve the car for

every corner. Plus he has reached

out to one of Brumos pro drivers

for serious advice about driving

this track. At the end of Saturday it

all comes together for him and he

lays down some serious times and

ends up second in class in the last

sprint race. Actually he was dogging

the first place car but that driver

was quite good and lucky. He puts

traffic between himself and Billy at

just the right times. Every time Billy

catches him, they hit traffic and

Billy has to deal with letting him go

to get around it, then catch back

up. Then more traffic. We watch

him from turn 11 and he looks

incredibly smooth and in the zone.

We are paddocked with Todd

Opperman and his Topp racing

crew. Todd is taking care of Billy’s

GT3 Cup car and anything he

needs. Plus there is an interesting

GT3R in our

compound.

Talking with

Todd, I understand

that

only three

were built by

Porsche. It is

designated as

a tribute car

to the GT3R

Hybrid. He

indicated

that it is a

detuned RSR

and I can

only surmise

that it is

dedicated to

keeping the

hybrid racing idea alive. The car is

so cool and quick. The techs from

Hallett Raceway are looking after

it in Todd’s compound. Porsche

Motorsports also has an engineer

here constantly looking after its

well being. I find that interesting.

James Shoffit is denned up with

us as Todd also transported his car

here. James has no support but

himself and is trying to just learn

the track and stay out of trouble.

Gary Tomlin, my life-long friend,

came back this year and he is

helping wherever needed. Gary is

the SCCA flag chief for our region

and has a unique perspective.

Sunday: Weird day. Practice comes

and goes and all looks good. In the

Enduro Thomas comes in deep

and fast into turn 17. Way past

apex he finds a white 911 checking

up hard to keep from hitting

a Cayman that was very slow in

the corner. He dodges left, finds

the marbles off line, the car snaps

around and into the wall he goes.

Rear body work completely torn

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off, half of left front nose gone with

bent hood and fender. End of his

final race. Turn 17 goes under a

bridge and there is no way a driver

can see a super slow car upon

entry at speed. He was flying and

gonna win the class by somewhere

around half a lap, as he had done

all weekend. Such a shame.

Thomas Jones’ Spec Boxster after Turn 17 in the

Enduro

Billy also has some bad luck. He

is dueling hard somewhere near

30 minute mark. I do not know

what position he is fighting for

in class - I think it is either first

or second place. Nose to tail with

another Cup car, they enter a

corner with Billy having his left

front corner slightly left of his

competitor’s right rear wheel. Right

rear of the opposing car goes flat

and they collide. Unbelievable.

Jim Buckley has been looking

pretty strong all weekend. We

thought he could finish top three

and even possibly win in E class. His

wife Leslie was gonna help with his

refueling and they had a pit stall assigned

two away from ours. I visited

with her multiple times before and

even during the Enduro. We were

planning on running over and

lending a hand during Jim’s stop if

we could. I think it was lap 12 that

he goes by us on the front straight

with smoke coming from the rear

of the car. It looks intermittent and

we start to worry. Next lap looks

worse. Lap 14 he retires with a right

cam feed line pouring oil on the

exhaust. AAAAArrrrrrrggghhh.

Bryan Bell has

a good run with

his brother-in-law

Charles Bray. They

finish 1-2 in SP996

class. Unfortunately

they are the only

two in that class.

I hope it grows.

They stay out of

trouble and get the

job done. Way to

go guys. Charles is

also a Mav so HEY,

Mavs dominated

SP996 class. Ha!

Then there is

James. Our very

own Mr. Shoffit

shows up and simply works at

getting quicker. Never at a loss for

humor is James. He comes in at one

point and is steaming with anxious

emotion. “I

got schooled

out there, I got

killed every

lap!” The D

class starts with

nine cars in

qualifying. By

the time the

Enduro starts

there are five

cars left including

James.

On Saturday

he comes in

and looks at

Thomas and

says “I was all

over yer bumper till the green

flag dropped!” That exclamation

has us all rolling around laughing

for quite some time. When

the Enduro finally gets going? He

simply goes out and gets it right.

Second in class at the checker

and is only a couple feet from

first place. Nice work James!

Gary and I are up at 6:30 am each

day, watching the sun come up with

a cup of coffee while overlooking

the track from our balcony. It is

always being cleaned by workers

driving sweepers, etc., as we sit

and watch in the pre-dawn light.

Palm trees in the background

sometimes with fog surrounding

the trunks as the sun comes up.

Then go from 7 am to dark thirty

with meetings, practice sessions,

warm ups, qualifying, sprints, and

the Enduro. Standing in hot pits,

checking tire pressures, replacing

brake pads, worries over possible

brake fluid seepages getting worse,

tire maintenance, fuel usage calculations,

and pit stop strategies.

Oh My!

Billy Stevens in his GT3 Cup car

March 15


The 50th Rolex 24 At Daytona

By Alan Bambina

Photos by Joel Nannis

Hey Alan,

you

need to

join me at the

24 hours race in

Daytona!” That’s

what started this

entire adventure.

Joel Nannis blurted out this invite

at the Maverick Region’s Holiday

Party in December. It took a few

days and some looking into the

cost of flights for me to finally

call him back and say “I’m in”.

Next I get an email from Joel with

yet another surprise invite. Joel’s

time-share near Daytona will also

be housing Maverick members Lori

Mauthe and her husband Peter.

Now Lori and Peter have some

connections as they are customers

of Brumos Porsche in Jacksonville,

Florida, and Brumos is fielding

a car for the race. Brumos is also

sponsoring a suite in the timing

tower which is perhaps the finest

location for viewing the entire

race course, as well as supplying

cold water, soft drinks and most

importantly, clean bathrooms! So

here I am, expecting to stand out

in the warm Florida weather for 24

hours straight watching the titans

of endurance auto racing do battle,

and now I have a warm bed to sleep

in and a comfortable, quiet suite

from which to watch the race. Life

doesn’t get much better than this!

This was my first visit to this

amazing facility in Daytona, and it

soon became a feast for the senses.

From the parking lot, you can hear

the cars. From the tunnel, you can

smell the rubber and hot brakes.

And from the stands, you can FEEL

the vibration deep in your chest

as engines of all configurations

pass by. The Daytona Prototype

cars were mostly V8s, as were the

Camaros and Corvettes in the GT

class. You’ll soon realize that if

you listen carefully, you’ll hear a

twin scream from these enormous

displacement engines. There’s

the high pitched whine of the

L to R: Joel Nannis, Alan Bambina, Peter Mauthe, Lori Mauthe, Michael Schutz, Dave, and Chris

(friends of Michael). Peter Schutz, CEO of Porsche AG from 1981 to 1988, is Lori’s and Michael’s father.

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evs, as well as the low rumble of

the exhaust note. I’m sure all the

engines have multiple frequency

reports, but it is most obvious

with the ground-pounding V8s.

The four of us walked the infield,

visiting various vendor tents, stopping

by the PCA Parking Corral

and tent, talking briefly with PCA

National President Manny Alban

and PCA Executive Director Vu

Nguyen. Patron Tequila had a

tent offering $3 shots right next

to a cigar vendor. What a brilliant

idea placing those two adjacent to

each other. Eventually, we made

it back to the Brumos suite and

sat down for a while. Lori, Peter

and Joel are all in much better

shape than I, so I was happy to

park my butt for a short while.

Now it’s off to find the time-share

condo and get ready to meet

friends for dinner. Gene’s Steakhouse

was the location, and our

party of 11 was a contest in remembering

everyone’s names and what

their connection was to others

Sir Jackie Stewart was on hand for

the 50th Anniversary celebration

A Porsche 917K, one of the historic race cars on display

in the party. Perfectly prepared

steaks, warm, flavorful wines and

sparkling conversation dominated

the evening while scanning the

restaurant for drivers and celebrities

who also know that Gene’s

is a tradition for a good meal.

Saturday morning found us

walking the infield yet again before

retreating to the suite high above

the thundering crowds for all the

pre-race festivities. Each of the 48

teams were introduced before they

walked to their cars on the starting

grid. There were fourteen Daytona

Prototype (DP) cars with their

distinctive Riley or Corvette DP

shaped bodies followed by 34 GT

class cars. It was these GT cars that

really piqued my interest. Sure,

they are all purpose built race cars

and have the most up-to-the-minute

modifications and safety features,

but they look like the cars you and I

drive every day, well almost. Twenty

of the 34 GT cars were Porsche

GT3s, so there was no shortage

of eye candy from Stuttgart.

It was during this driver introduction

period that Lori and Joel

made it down to the grid and

visited with Brumos’s most famous

driver, Hurley Haywood. Hurley

and Brumos have a long history

together, and Lori has known him

for years, so it was no surprise

that they greeted each other with

a big hug. Wow, what a thrill.

An endurance race is just that, a

test that proves who can hold their

act together for 24 hours without

catastrophic failure. This goes for

the fans as well as the racers. For

the fan, it’s more a contest of time

management of when to take a

short nap in the empty stands, or

walk the track to view the action

up close in a variety of corners.

The back straight has a chicane

called the Bus Stop where cars

decelerate and turn in sharply

before accelerating again onto the

high banked Turn Three. This is

a favorite viewing spot at night as

the carbon fiber brake discs glow

soft red in the darkness, converting

all that kinetic speed energy into

heat. The best photo locals are

elbow to elbow as the pro photographers

jockey for a good angle.

This isn’t NASCAR with lots of

rubbing, bumping and crashes.

Sure, there is occasional contact

between cars, but it rarely results in

a caution flag and a long period of

down time interrupting the flow.

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Lori Mauthe and Manfred Jantke. Jantke was PR and

Racing Director at Porsche AG in the heyday of the 935

and 956/962, and is now Team Manager of On-Track

Events for Audi

Actually, restarts

after a caution

flag are fun to

watch as the

two classes are

split and all the

DP cars bunch

up and take off

about 200 yards

ahead of the

GT class. That

will make the

change in your

pocket jingle

(literally) when all those ground

pounders accelerate together.

As day turns into night, the Ferris

wheel lights up, the fireworks

over Lake Lloyd brighten the sky,

and the action in the pits become

more visible. A driver’s stint is one

tankful of fuel, which takes 40 to

45 minutes. Drivers are expected

to endure at least two stints, and

most teams have at least one driver

who prefers to drive at night. That

driver will do two, three or even

four stints. This gives the other

drivers a nice sleep period. That’s

good for the drivers, but no such

break for the pit crew. They can

expect a car sliding into the pit

every 45 minutes. Talk about

grueling. Unlike most of the die-

The DP cars on grid

hard fans that populate the camp

grounds and infield, we decided

to head back to the comfort of

the condo around midnight.

There are many large tents

covering parts of the parking lot

both inside and outside the track.

Perhaps the most interesting to us

was the collection of vintage race

cars that have won the 24 hour race

since its beginning in 1962. Twentynine

of the 50 cars have been found

and brought together for viewing,

and the history was amazing. Here

in one tent was the Lotus Climax

19B driven by Dan Gurney in 1962,

among the Ford GT40, the Ferrari

330P4, the Porsche 907 (my favorite),

a Viper with the sandblasted

paint and dirt and oil still on the

car, multiple

962s, the Kremer

Porsche K8, and

many others.

You couldn’t

touch the cars,

but you could

get very close to

see how cramped

the cockpit is.

This trip down

memory lane

was a highlight

of the weekend.

Sunday morning

found us walking

the infield

again. Surprisingly,

only two

cars had dropped

out overnight, so

activities on the

track were still fast

and furious. With

about two hours to

go, “our” Brumos

team showed a

bit of poor planning

with their

pit road strategy

and got out of

sequence with

the others. The

59 Brumos car led the GT class

virtually since the start of the race,

but fell to third place in class at the

checkered flag. A.J. Allmendinger

drove the number 60 DP car to

victory for the Michael Shank

Racing team, as the post race

festivities in the Winner’s Circle

culminated in the presentation of

Rolex watches to the four drivers.

Another hour or two and it was

back to the condo, dinner, then

some much needed rest. My ears

are still ringing, the smell of exhaust

is still in my nose, and the

quarters in my pocket are melted

together.

Apparently not everyone was there to

see the race

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Maverick Region All Member Party

By Valerie Fitzau

Photos by Charlie Davis

Even without

our GPS,

Bernd

and I knew we

had arrived at

our final destination.

Porsches of

various makes and

models were the first to greet us

in the Heritage Clubhouse parking

lot for the Maverick’s Region

“Meet & Greet” event on this sunny

but cool Saturday afternoon in

Keller, Texas. The road trip from

McKinney, in our convertible, was

already half the fun and now the

other half was waiting for us inside.

At the entrance to the Clubhouse,

we walked past the Maverick

Region sign and I felt a sense of

anticipation and excitement. My

husband Bernd had attended

two previous Maverick’s Happy

Hours since we joined the club in

August 2011, but this was my first

club event. My name is Valerie

Fitzau and I am a new member

of the Maverick Region PCA.

Upon entering the clubhouse,

Christy quickly found our names,

welcomed us as new members and

handed us our color-coded badges

appropriately colored green. I

scanned the clubhouse for others

like us and immediately noticed

we weren’t the only “newbies”

here. What a relief. Members of

all ages and club status were deep

in conversation with each other

smiling and enjoying refreshments.

Bernd and I had just walked into

the main meeting area, when Jim

Falgout stopped to meet us. Jim

was wearing a red 50th Anniversary

Maverick Region PCA badge and

official Maverick Region PCA

pin. In talking with Jim, we were

amazed when he said that he was a

CPA with an office in “old square”

McKinney and drinks coffee at the

same café in the square like us.

Not only is he as warm and friendly

but he is also the club’s Treasurer.

He let us know that the club was

formed in 1962 and that 2012

was going to be an exciting year

in celebrating 50 years of Driving

Friendships Maverick Region style.

Speaking of style, midway through

the event, Linda Bambina, in her

beautiful beaded Porsche vest,

announced 50th Anniversary club

events planned during 2012 that

included Happy Hours, Lunches,

Autocross/Time Trials

and Driver Education and

the end of year Founders’

Day Gala. In addition, she

has said that on February

18 at 10:00 AM, there is

a Love Your Tech Session

where, cross my heart,

you can register to win a

free clear bra with installation.

The guys had a lot

of fun with the session

“prize” and most of them

agreed that the clear

bra would be even better than a

wonder bra. We women countered

asking why we need to attend this

technical session, since we have

been wearing them for years.

In the spirit of charity, the

Maverick Region is sponsoring

a 50th Anniversary Germany

Vacation Raffle with a portion of

the net proceeds benefiting the

Huffaker-Hughes Hope House.

Christy let us know the drawing

will be held on December 1, 2012

at the 50th Anniversary Founders’

Day Gala in the Texas Motor

Speedway Grand Ballroom. The

trip to Germany is designed to

give you one full week of the

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Porsche experience that includes

two round trip tickets to Stuttgart,

Porsche Factory Tour and Porsche

Museum along with hotel accommodations

and car allowance. If

you haven’t already, please support

a good cause and purchase a raffle

ticket for - you guessed it - $50.

John, our Maverick Region Club

President, then took over and

talked about the 50 years of the

club. Laughter filled the room,

when Charlie Davis was recognized

as the “oldest” club member in

the room at 43 years of Maverick

membership. In Porsche model

years, Charlie is a “classic.”

This year is special for me too

because I also recently turned

50. Most women would never

admit their age but based on my

first event experience, this club

uniquely embraces people of all

ages, diverse professions and drivers

of Porsche models including

the “classics.” In Porsche model

years, I would be a 1961 Porsche

356 convertible although my

husband would say I was more like

a coupe due to hard-headedness.

Not only do I admire the German

engineering of the Porsche, but my

better half Bernd was also made in

Germany in 1965. Yes, he was born

four years after me, two years after

the Porsche 911 started

to be built, and the last

year of the Porsche 356

which, in model years,

makes me more of a

“classic.” I love this club!

While Bernd was outside

with other Porsche

aficionados checking out

the cars in the parking

lot, I was inside talking to

Wendy, Charlie, and Denny

about driving our Porsche.

I learned that I should start

driving with a car that has

less power like a Porsche

914, not trying to offend

any 914 owners, or dare I

say a Miata. Until today, I did not

realize that the sequence between

completing the Autocross/Time

Trials first or formal Drivers

Education first could

cause such a “friendly”

debate. But no one debated

that I should not drive

our 911 without training

and I could just picture

my husband smiling.

We continued to mingle

throughout the afternoon

with Maverick members

like Ken Cox, who has a

photography studio, and Gordie

Cohen. Unfortunately, I don’t

remember all the names of the

members we met that day but I had

a great time and hope to see them

again soon. As we were getting

ready to leave, we did meet up with

some Maverick members whom

Bernd had met at the previous

Happy Hours, and who also have

direct ties to Germany. We said our

final good-byes including the German

“tschuess” meaning “bye,” we

bought a Maverick Region member

directory, and headed out the door.

As the Heritage Clubhouse door

closed behind us and we passed by

the Maverick Region sign again, we

stopped to reflect on our first

Maverick event together. We agreed

that our Porsche was what drove us

here today and unites us as Maverick

Region members but it is

friendship that will keep us coming

back, hopefully for another 50

years.

March 21


Advertiser of the Month: Don Istook’s Motorsport Services

By Don Istook

What had I done? I thought

as I drove home the

1971 914 1.7L Porsche

I had just bought. The large

front window, the funny exhaust

sound, the unfamiliar gearshift

pattern - 5 speeds!! Quite a bit

different than the 1972 Chevelle

Malibu SS I had just sold. It took

me about a day to fall in love with

the little 914; in fact, after buying

that first one in 1972, I quickly

went through 3 more in the next

few years. A new yellow 1973 914

2.0, a new 1974 just like the ‘73,

and then another ‘73 into which

I installed a cam and made fit a

pair of 40P11 Solex 356 carbs.

I picked up a 1972 911S with

airport gears in 1974 - 117 top

end - but brother, would it get

there quick! In 1975 an Anaconda

Green 1971 911S was my pride

and joy. Hhhummm. A blue 1971

911S with a bad motor - my first

foray into building a 911 engine.

Ok, with one 911 engine rebuild

under my belt, if I take out the

66mm stroke crank on my 1971

and put in a used 70.4mm crank

and rods I found, and slightly

lower the compression…Momma

Mia! A real high revving rocket!!

This all led to me building my first

Porsche 911 race car in 1976. Barry

Gibbs had just started 911 Enterprises

and he gave me a parts deal

on my building an SCCA 2.0L D-

Production 911. After a few seasons

of racing, that gave way to an ultraquick

911 DP Targa that found me

a 3rd place finish at the SCCA National

Championships. Soon, 924,

924 Carrera GTR, and 944 race

cars followed. I was selected by Al

Holbert to race one of the original

seven 944 Firestone Firehawk cars

in the inaugural 1985 series.

Fast forward to 2012 as we prepare

for the SCCA Pirelli World Challenge

series with a 420 hp 2012

Audi TT RS. I’ve raced in SCCA

Club, SCCA Pro World Challenge,

IMSA, Grand-Am Rolex and Cup,

Motorola Cup, NASA, and PCA.

Been there, done that, at every

major track in the U.S. and Canada.

Forty years of driving and 34

years of owning a Porsche repair

shop and almost that long as a

Slipstream advertiser…Thanks to

all!!

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Member Spotlight: Jason and Carrie Morski

Lisa Steele, Membership Chair

I

am so thrilled

to introduce

Jason and Carrie

Morski as this

month’s new member

spotlight couple.

Jason’s Porsche

experience started while living in

Manhattan, where he began his

career on Wall Street, and when

he bought a triple black loaded

2001 Boxster S. He used to take

early (like 5am) blasts up the west

side highway on Sunday mornings

to White Plains and back. Even

though he loved that car, he had to

let it go after a few years as his garage

rental in mid-town was about

$500/month (in 2004). OUCH!

Jason and Carrie moved to Dallas

in 2006 with a promotion and

Jason now works as an executive for

a large New York based financial

firm. As soon as they got in the

Dallas area, Jason began searching

for an earlier 911 because

this has been a car of his dreams.

Jason and Carrie attended Cars

& Coffee in Plano last summer,

and that’s where Jason met Jack

Griffin, who had just pulled up

in his 1976 911S (white with red

interior) which of course was very

highly tuned and had a brand

new engine/transmission.

“After speaking with Jack for about

15 minutes I asked him if he would

sell it, and he said he actually

drove it to Cars & Coffee to do so. I

followed Jack back to his house and

after an inspection I was driving it

home an hour later. I had just been

bitten by the Porsche bug again.”

This summer Jason and Carrie

completely renovated their garage

with a Porsche theme including

a custom painted fridge and a

ceiling fan in Gulf livery. Jason

just recently took delivery of a 997

Carrera S with paint-to-sample

Riviera Blue, carbon/ceramic

brakes, loaded, with 11k miles.

Please join me in welcoming this

lovely Porsche-crazy couple to our

Maverick Region family. If you are a

new member and would like to be

considered for our monthly “SPOT-

LIGHT” feature, please contact me

at membership@mav.pca.org.

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March 25


Experience Your Porsche in a New Way!

By driving on a real North Texas racetrack

Eagles Canyon Raceway is the beautiful culmination of years worth of

research, planning & design into the rolling hills of North Texas near DFW.

Eagles Canyon Raceway features 2.55 miles, 4 straights over 1,300 feet long, 11

turns, and 340 feet of overall elevation change. Eagles Canyon is a true driver's

track, and is planned to host all classes of events from the top level racing series

to club racing and private HPDE days.

We are proud to receive PCA events including Club Racing and look forward to

each and every event!

With an EC Membership you can enjoy driving on a track that is quickly

becoming history in the making. We offer all that you need including a

challenging track, high octane fuel & a grill for lunch. Join us by signing up at

www.eaglescanyon.com or call for information at 940-466-9775.

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817-366-1678

March 27


German Engineering With Southern Hospitality

Personal Service.

At Nine-Eleven, we’ve built a reputation for understanding our customers’ needs —

quality service, convenient location, state-of-the-art diagnostics, and personalized service

that is unmatched in the Metroplex. When you trust your car to us, you will have

the peace of mind that it will be serviced correctly the first time. Every time.

Access.

We strongly believe in access to those who will actually work on your car. Our

technicians are available in person, by phone, and even by pager if you have questions

or need timely information about your car.

Facility.

Our clean shop, well-stocked parts department, and comfortable waiting room ensure

that you and your car will get the kind of service you deserve. Maintained tools and

equipment. Clean cars. We are meticulous about details.

Parts.

Our parts department is also second to none. Our knowledgeable staff will assist you

in finding that necessary part or after-market option you require. We are an authorized

dealer for high-performance Recaro seating, Yokohama Tires, Bilstein Shocks, Bosch,

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.

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Cindy Lane Lane

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Royal Royal Lane

Joe Joe Field Rd.

Emerald

I-35

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Mercedes & Porsche

2120 Cindy Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229

972-241-2002

www.nine-eleven.com

Convenience.

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.

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March 29


IF YOU WANT TO SEE WHAT THE REPAIR

SHOP OF THE FUTURE WILL LOOK LIKE,

DRIVE TO 6134 DENTON DRIVE

From the moment

you turn in from

Denton Drive, you’ll

start to notice the

special details that

makes AUTOSCOPE

a car-friendly heaven.

It’s quite simply, the most incredible

independent repair facility in the

world

It even has its own Race-Track

Simulator and Side-By-Side, All-

Wheel Dynos!

www.autoscope.net

Dallas-Park Cities 214-350-3050 . Plano 972-867-7467 . Dallas N/E 214-320-8280

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New Wheels

Lisa Steele, Membership Chair

If you have any changes that

you would like to make to the

MRPCA membership guide,

call Lisa Steele 214-709-6418.

Allen, Mark

Prosper, TX 75078

2006 Cayman S

Bell, Jay

Dallas, TX 75248

2001 Carrera 4

Bernhard, Mitchell (Geoff)

Flint, TX 75762

2004 911 Turbo

Calvert, Charles (Jennifer)

Flower Mound, TX 75019

2008 Carrera S

Dang, Duc (Tuan Vo)

Coppell, TX 75019

2012 Cayman S

Eisenstein, Warren

Dallas, TX 75248

2008 Cayman S

Flener, James (Jahron)

Arlington, TX 76012

2008 911

Gornall, Andrew (Roger

Whitney)

Fort Worth, TX 76102

2004 996

Ingrum, Mark (Connie)

Plano, TX 75086

2002 Boxster S

Jones, Mike (Camden)

Tyler, TX 75701

2007 GT3

Madden, Fred

Cleburne, TX 76033

2006 Carrera S

Miller, Jeff (April)

Celina, TX 75009

2011 Panamera 4

Moore, Philip

Fort Worth, TX 76110

2008 Cayman

Orem, Jared

Plano, TX 75093

1983 911 SC

Phillips, Robin

Frisco, TX 75033

2002 996 C4 Cab

Roathe, Lane

Garland, TX 75041

2009 Cayman

Rogers, Richard

Dallas, TX 75209

2009 911

Silver, Norm

Coppell, TX 75019

2002 911 Turbo

Sorrells, Chris (Gabe)

Dallas, TX 75230

2012 911 S

Sutherland, Jay (Patsy)

Carrollton, TX 75007

1999 Boxster

Valentine, Galen

Keller, TX 76244

2008 Cayman S

Maverick Member Totals

Members ~ 1,249

Affiliate Members ~ 825

Total Membership ~ 2,074

Weatherly, Brad

Prosper, TX 75078

2011 GTS

Winkler, Steven

Frisco, TX 75034

2012 911 GTS

Womack, Jeff

Mc Kinney, TX 75070

2009 Carrera S

Zimbelman, Glenn

Frisco, TX 75034

2002 911

Anniversaries

Foster, Steven B.

Amond, Carl

Gardner, Robert

Eddleman, Mickey L.

Berge, Mark A.

Burbank, Shelly A.

Froehlich, Thomas W.

Rankin, Michael Scott

25 Years

20 Years

15 Years

10 Years

Dallas

Southlake

Dallas

Arlington

Plano

Fort Worth

Dallas

Fort Worth

Bowen, Robert W.

Doherty, Mike A.

Moseley, Marilynn

Skelton, Steve

Smith, Glenn L.

Teal, Brian

Vieux, Henry Ken

Visser, David G.

Williams, Michael S.

5 Years

Lewisville

Argyle

Mineola

Argyle

Burleson

Dallas

Kemp

Dallas

Plano

March 31


Unclassifieds

Unclassifieds are available free to Maverick Region members and are $5 to all others (contact editor for payment details). Please limit size to no more than 6 lines. Ads will run for 3 issues, then

removed unless you request that it be run for an additional 3 issues. E-mail your ad to classifieds@mavpca.org by the 10th to have your ad run in the following month’s Slipstream. Be sure to

include car year, make and model, its mileage and asking price, as well as a contact name, phone number and /or e-mail address. All parts will be advertised on our website. Check your ad for

accuracy the first time it runs. Contact the editor to have your ad pulled sooner. Due to space constraints, photos may or may not be included.

For Sale: 1983 928S, Guards Red, set up for track

use. No engine mods, 5 speed, lsd, MSDS headers,

Eibach springs, Bilstein shocks, 928 International

front swaybar, Devek radiator. Recaro SPG seats,

Brey-Krause seatback brace, 5 point harnesses, kill

switch, roll cage by RaceFab in Rusk Texas, BBS and

Forgeline 8x16 wheels. Owner since 1990; $10,000.

Contact Brian Scudder at 972-548-0380 or brian.

scudder@sbcglobal.net (03)

original. Never dented or tracked. Due for its annual

oil change and service which I will do. $38 k or best

reasonable offer. Contact Carl Amond at 817-481-

8371 or carlamond@verizon.net. (02)

For Sale: 1998 Boxster, 68,500 miles. Very clean.

White with Navy interior/top. Good condition. Listed

on Auto-Trader Asking $11,000. Contact Wes Kenney,

wes@weskenney.net or 580-933-6940 cell (01)

For Sale: 1984 Carrera Targa, Red/Black, 113K

miles, recently restored Targa in excellent condition.

Rebuilt transmission, new suspension, and restored

interior. No issues - ready for top-off spring weather.

$17,000. Contact Mark Steele at 214-356-2005 (03)

For Sale: 2007 Boxster, White, only 17,000 miles.

Tan interior, chocolate convertible top, $34,000.

Contact Charlene Ryan Clopp at 214-701-5671 (03)

For Sale: 1973 914 1.7, Orange Clear Coat,

rust- free New Mexico car. 1.7L engine with Weber

carburetor; good base to build a track car or to get

into a 914 “cheap”. Lots of spare parts; needs tune-up,

valves adj, TLC, radio, heater controls repaired, and

some overall fix-up. $2850 OBO. Contact Jerry DeFeo

at 972-897-5800 or jerrydef@flash.net (03)

For Sale: 2005 911 Coupe, Arctic Silver, Certified

Pre-Owned through March 2013. Stone Grey leather

interior, Bose high-end sound package, Navigation for

PCM, PSM, Xenon head lamps, 19” Carrera S wheels

with colored crests, rear window wiper, and 59,800

miles. Never tracked. Garaged. Well maintained. New

brakes and front tires in March. For Sale by Owner,

so CPO is transferable. Contact Ron Willbanks, San

Antonio, TX, at 210-269-8734 or rwillbanks@gmail.

com (01)

For Sale: 2010 Cayman S, Guards Red, 10,000

miles. Sport Chrono w/PSM, 6-speed, Bi-Xenon

headlights w/dyn cornering lights , 3M invisible bra,

wheel caps w/color crests, heated leather seats, auto

climate ctrl, universal audio i/f, bluetooth, int. color

floor mats, $60,900. Pete Pascuzzi, 949-500-4587

cell. (02)

For Sale: 2002 Carrera 4S, Seal Grey Metallic,

VIN#WPOAA29912S623410. One owner since June

2002. Full leather grey interior. Advanced Technic

Package, Colored Crest wheel caps, Lumbar support

on right and left seats, Floor mats, Carbon fiber trim

package. Comes with Certificate of Authenticitiy. 33k

on the odo, new tires with less than 2000 miles. 100%

Slipstream Advertiser Index

These advertisers support Maverick Region -- Maverick Region supports these advertisers!

Autobahn Motorcar Group (800) 433-5602 B.C.

Autoscope (972) 867-7467 Page 30

Boardwalk Porsche (214) 576-1911 I.F.C.

Boss Garage (214) 735-9025 Page 12

Buckley Racing (817) 239-7969 Page 3

Dallas Karting Complex (903) 527-5278 Page 9

Eagles Canyon Raceway (940) 466-9775 Page 26

Falgout & Associates, P. C. (972) 669-2370 Page 23

Fifth Gear Motorsports (972) 317-4005 Page 13

Invisibra (214) 704-9299 Page 28

Istook’s MotorSport Svcs (817) 332-6547 Page 22

Laurie Wirth Realtor (214) 223-7488 Page 7

Louden Motorcar Svcs (972) 241-6326 I.B.C.

Maverick Region Goodie Store www.mav.pca.org Page 29

Mayo Performance (817) 540-4939 Page 12

For advertising rates and information contact

Pat Friend at ads@mavpca.org

Mullenix Motorsport (972) 231-5356 Page 29

Mustard Racing (817) 366-1678 Page 27

Nine-Eleven Enterprises (972) 241-2002 Page 28

Park Place Porsche (800) 553-3196 Page 19

RAC Performance (214) 269-1571 Page 6

RetroAir (972) 960-6899 Page 26

Silver Fox (817) 329-6995 Page 2

Soundwerk (817) 281-9381 Page 26

State Farm Insurance (214) 387-0003 B.C.

Texas World Speedway (979) 690-2500 Page 29

UPS Store (972) 420-1250 Page 27

Ussery Printing (972) 438-8344 Page 7

Wells Fargo (800) 727-1819 Page 23

Zims Autotechnik (817) 267-4451 Page 25

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