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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
Maverick Minutes ........................................6
May Trivia ....................................................7
Destination Restoration ..............................10
Advertiser of the Month .............................20
Cliff’s Ramblings .......................................22
New Wheels and Anniversaries ..................31
Advertiser Index .........................................32
Calendar of Events .......................................1
Board Meeting .............................................8
PCA Escape to Los Angeles ......................24
Happy Hour: Fox & Hound, Lewisville .....26
Maverick Lunch Series ..............................29
Drivers’ Ed 4, MotorSport Ranch. .............30
Past Event Recaps
Drivers’ Ed 3, Eagles Canyon ....................12
COTA Club Race and Drivers’ Ed .............16
Happy Hour: Blue Mesa ............................25
DWI in Texas ..............................................27
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9 Lewisville Lunch
18 Happy Hr: Fox & Hound
25 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
4 Board Meeting
10 Lewisville Lunch
19 Happy Hr: Sundown @ Granada
21-22 Drivers’ Ed 4, MSR
26 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
28-29 Time Trial 2/Autocross 5, MW
Driving Event Venues
COTA - Circuit of the Americas, Austin
DR - Dallas Raceway, Crandall
ECR - Eagles Canyon Raceway, Slidell
MSR - MotorSport Ranch, Cresson
MW - Mineral Wells Airport, Mineral Wells
TMS - Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth
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13 Lewisville Lunch
15 Happy Hr: Rio Mambo
22 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
2 Board Meeting
5 Tour/Concours d’Non-Elegance
6 Time Trial 3, MSR
8 Lewisville Lunch
17 Happy Hr: BJ’s, Plano
24 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
26-27 Club Race/Drivers’ Ed, ECR
24-27 PCA Escape to Los Angeles
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The view from COTA’s 134-fthigh
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2013 PCA Zone 5 Presidents and Zone Representative
ZONE 5 REP
By John Hamilton, Region President
that’s how we
should begin all of
our spare time.
A time-management course asks
you to ask yourself: “What is the
best use of my time right now?”
And sometimes we should put
more time aside for doing things
that help us and our friends and
family enjoy life as it passes us by.
Our Porsche Club is all about
that: getting more enjoyment out
of our lives via the commonality of
our Porsches, through the events
and the friends that we meet as a
result. Our Porsches can help us
escape from the day-to-day stress
and anxiety that we may place on
ourselves. For whether we admit
it or not, stress is self-inflicted,
and our ability to overcome
stress is equally self-managed.
So what have you done for yourself
lately? Hopefully, going for a ride in
your Porsche is part of the answer!
Speaking of enjoyment, a group of
our monthly Happy Hour attendees
have formed a new committee:
the New Member Happy Hour
Welcoming Committee. Consisting
of Stephanie Ho, Randy Csanadi,
Paul Ramos, and Veronica Ramos,
they will reach out to new members
and personally invite them to meet
at our monthly Happy Hours.
Do you remember your first
Porsche Club Happy Hour? We
remember ours: we didn’t know
anyone and were
afraid we would see
a bunch of snobs
(how wrong could we
be!?!). So now, new
members will receive
a personal invite and
have someone there
to meet them when
they come to their
first Happy Hour
(often their first
Porsche Club event).
Kudos to that team
for taking the lead
on reaching out to
our newest members,
and helping them
enjoy this popular
Mav of the Month
It’s amazing to me to see the commitment
of so many of the members
of our club at regular and at
special events (or at both). Such is
the case this month. Wendy Shoffit
volunteered to be the registrar for
the first-ever Club Race/Drivers’
Education at COTA last May. This
event, put on by a combined three
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350 drivers coming from around
the country. As you may have
heard, the event was sold out in a
matter of minutes. Getting communication
to and from those who had
signed up, and then getting them
greeted and registered at the event
fell under Wendy’s responsibility,
and she did a fantastic job of organizing
it and executing it through
a team of people. Wendy did much
more than that throughout the
event, to help attendees know what
to do when, and where to go.
So thank you, Wendy, for always
taking a leadership role not only in
the Maverick Region, but in the
Porsche Club as a whole. Congratulations
and enjoy your gift card to
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John enjoys DEs, Happy Hours, the
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He and wife Chris have owned Porsches
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AX Chair Travis Howard
TT Chair Travis Howard
AX/TT Registrar Robyn Howard
AX/TT Rules Charlie Davis
AX/TT Schools Robyn Howard
AX/TT Tech Insp Jeff Herrmann
AX/TT Workers Robyn Howard
Charity Chair Chris Hamilton
Club Race Co-Chair Joel Nannis
Club Race Co-Chair Pat Heptig
Club Race Ads/PR Jim Buckley
Club Race Registrar Wendy Shoffit
Concours Jack Griffin,
DE Chair Lori Mauthe
DE Chief Drvng Instr. John Sandusky
DE Equip. Mgr. Luke Edson
DE Registrar Joel Nannis
DE Safety Bob Benson
Email List Moderator Bob Benson
Goodie Store Pat Friend
Happy Hours Mike Farrar
Histographer, Tenured Charlie Davis
Mentors Monda Hanna
Membership Susan and Tom
On-line Calendar Brendan Eagan
Past President Mike Brodigan
Public Relations Linda Bambina
Advertising Pat Friend
Editor Carey Spreen
Event Ad Design Christy Payne
Mailing & Tech. Andy Mears
Printing Fran Ussery
Content Wrangler Linda Bambina
Mentor Wendy Shoffit
Social Chair Tracy Robertson
Sponsorship Keith Olcha
Sunday Drives John Harvey,
Swap Meets Robyn Howard
Tech Sessions Ed Mullenix
Trivia Chair Jerry DeFeo
Gareth still remembers the cover of
the car magazine that drew him into a
lifetime of loving cars. He spent many
afternoons riding his bike as a young
kid to the local newsstand to buy and
read everything he could. He now
owns a Midnight Blue 911S and enjoys
driving it in wonderful Texas!
Renee works in healthcare, and
enjoys fundraising for the military’s
CarryTheLoad.org. Her passion for cars
manifests in how to integrate the highperformance
driving experience into
relationship building. She says, “Can a
Porsche BE too loud on a Sunday drive?
The hills are aliiive with the sound of
music!” Renee owns a 2008 Boxster.
Susan & Tom Froehlich
Please help us to keep growing!
Jim joined Maverick Region in August,
2008. He drives a 1992 968 cabriolet,
which is the second Porsche he
has owned. Jim enjoys attending
Maverick Region social and driving
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By Carey Spreen, Managing Editor
Which, of course,
events, at least
those that involve
being outside in the heat, go on
hiatus until cooler weather arrives.
The Porsche Parade will be over
by the time you have this issue
in your hands, and we hope to
have full coverage of it in the
August issue. But in the meantime,
check out what’s in this issue.
First is Ash Seidl-Staley’s continuing
saga of restoring his Grandfather’s
911, which unfortunately
has an unhappy ending. There
are also a couple of articles about
the one-day Drivers’ Ed event in
June. Hint: there is a job opening
in the DE group, so if you would
like to step up your involvment in
Drivers’ Education, take note!
There is also an informative
article written by Maverick Region
member Hunter Biederman
about what can happen if you get
stopped for DWI. Now of course,
the vast majority of us are responsible
drinkers, but circumstances
can sometimes arise in which we
are unexpected and undeserved
participants. Hunter’s article may
help prepare you or someone
you know for that situation.
Also in this issue are our regular
features: Cliff’s Ramblings, Advertiser
of the Month, Happy
Hour coverage, and the minutes
of our monthly Board Meeting,
for those of you who like to
keep up with club business.
But it seems like something else
happened recently . . . what was
it . . . oh, right, the COTA Club
Race and DE! We have a four-page
spread waiting for you at the center
of this issue, from Maverick Region
contributors such as Luke Edson,
Betty Perrine, Matt Platts, Charlie
Davis, Linda Bambina, and especially
our Chief Driving Instructor John
Sandusky, whose stunning photos
make this article a real standout
piece, even if I do say so myself . . .
The Carrera of the Americas
Club Race and Drivers’ Ed event
was put on by Hill Country, Lone
Star, and Maverick Regions,
and was an unqualified success
for all three regions. We hope
to be able to put one on again
next year. But if you didn’t
make it to this year’s event . . .
Here are a couple of John
Sandusky’s COTA photos
to whet your appetite.
Maverick Minutes: June Board Meeting
By Renee Farinella, Region Secretary June 5, 2013
began our June
board meeting at
7:07pm by mentioning
was an excellent
month filled with events that continue
to move the club forward (i.e.
Carrera of the Americas at COTA),
and are increasingly well-attended.
Slipstream editor Carey Spreen
submitted that he would like to
bump the magazine distribution
up from 1550 to 1600; approved.
Also approved was a request to
purchase an external backup hard
drive for the Slipstream Macintosh.
Also, he reminded everyone that,
though we will be taking a summer
break from most events, and
not having a July board meeting,
we have already started preparation
for the August issue.
Social Chair Tracy Robertson
mentioned that the May at Mayo’s
event had more than 110 folks
attending. The little extra money
from that event will be used to
cover the costs for all members who
participate in the Fathers’ Day Rally
and Picnic at Cedar Hill State Park,
to eat for free. John asked Tracy
to send a reminder email to him
for broadcast email to members
to sign up. One of Slipstream’s
patron advertisers, Jack Junkies, has
offered up use of their facility for
pre-DE prep, as a result of Tracy’s
“Maverick Region Wants You” ad.
Ed Mullenix asked Tracy to speak
with him off line regarding some
relevant specifics. Also, Linda and
Lee Wilkins have offered their
home for a holiday party; Dec. 14
looks like a good available date.
Treasurer Jim Falgout said that he
is in the process of getting with Pat
Friend to craft a commitment letter
to provide for our advertisers’ use.
Advertising Chair Pat Friend reported
that he now has grill badges;
$38, including postage. It’s been
difficult, at times, to receive payment
from advertisers. A suggestion
was made that perhaps a request
for half up-front might be helpful.
Concours Co-Chair Jack Griffin
introduced Andy Kay as our
new Concours chair; Andy has
put on and won many events in
Houston, but now the Maverick
Region gets to benefit from his
experience, new energy, and the
ideas he brings for events. The
Autos in the Park show had great
weather. Several board members
participated and volunteered.
New Concours Chair Andy Kay
said the award medals for Autos in
the Park came out beautifully, after
much work to get them approved
by Porsche, since they contain the
Porsche crest. A motion was made
by John Hamilton to reimburse
Andy for the costs he fronted for
medals; approved. He suggested an
additional style award be given for
future Best In Show, instead of just
two of the same medals. Jack uses
a trophy supplier in Richardson.
We will plan for this in the future.
Don Sebert encouraged everyone
to come out to the Rally and Picnic
on Saturday, June 8, especially the
board members. He assured us
that this would be a time of fun
engagement with your navigator.
Brendan Eagan, co-TourMeister
for Sunday Drives, mentioned
that Sunday Drive Chair John
Harvey and wife BJ are on vacation.
Great drives are being
planned for the Fall. He said that
the winery destinations are really
successful, and that they are
open to anyone’s suggestions.
Drivers’ Education Chair Lori
Mauthe said that, though the
one-day DE on June 1 was one of
the best days ever for students,
there were lots of challenges for
her. We had people come out
that normally don’t because of
the event being a one-day. Having
one-day offerings in June and
November seems to be doing
well; more local attendees, with
fewer trailers and out-of-towners.
Weather could have been a threat,
but the patronage hung in there.
After the first week of registration,
the Green group was full at 25. As
a result (necessity is the mother
of invention), two Green run
groups were created, White and
Yellow were combined, and extra
breaks were added. Instructors
really worked hard. There was
a total of 95 participants! Logistics
was a challenge; much was
learned, but feedback indicated
that our customers had a blast.
Charity laps always do really well.
iPads were already in use, and
thanks to Chief Driving Instructor
John Sandusky and Advanced
Instructor/Club Race PR guy Jim
Buckley, the on-board data collection
track experience should debut
in September. John Hamilton and
Lori both mentioned that PCNA
and PCA are offering a first-time
regionalized advanced instructor
training June 13 at Texas Motor
Speedway. John Sandusky and PCA
National VP Caren Cooper requested
that Maverick Region pitch in
dollars to help fund eight instructors
for this training; approved.
Participation in the Carrera of
the Americas Club Race and Drivers’
Ed in May was a great success;
we hope to get to do that again
sometime. Lori is relocating out
of the region, so we are on the
hunt for a new DE Chair. The next
DE is September 21-22, for which
registration opens six weeks prior.
Part of the reason that this registration
opening date was chosen was
to accommodate another Park
Place-hosted DE orientation in
early August. The October Club
Race at Eagles Canyon Raceway
includes a solo-only DE.
Club Race Registrar Wendy Shoffit
began her report by mentioning
that the feedback she received
regarding May’s three-day, threeregion
COTA event was all positive,
with the exception of some to-beexpected
that needed to be made (e.g. DE
track time was limited due to a
crash). Event Chair David Gross
(Hill Country Region) created a
very detailed document explaining
all the run session shortages. We
are grateful that our Autocross/
Time Trial chair Travis Howard did
such a great job running the grid!
Wendy noted that some Chairs’
phone numbers need to be updated
in Slipstream. Club Directories
are now available on clubregistration.net.
The nationally standardized
non-disclosure agreement is in
draft and will be approved soon.
Public Relations Chair Linda
Bambina displayed some of her
recent clothing and accessory
purchases from the Goodie Store.
Also, she is working with club VP
Gareth Maurice on getting publicity
in the national club magazine
Porsche Panorama for our always-fun
Sunday Drives, as well as an article
for, and help with, coordinating a
vintage car presence at the COTA
event in the future. Finally, she
is working with other chairs on
aligning and bringing current the
appropriate number of Slipstream
issues distributed to our advertisers.
Autocross/Time Trial chair Travis
Howard started his report by thanking
Maverick Region members for
helping with grid at COTA. Also,
he said that the June 16 Autocross
was moved from Dallas Raceway
in Crandall to Pennington Field
in Bedford, due to a change in
management at Dallas Raceway.
Thirty-five drivers had signed up
as of June 5, with 65 being the
cap. The June event was the last
opportunity to “tweak” before
the Parade. Bring home some
trophies from Parade, Mavericks!
It’s Easy to Play!
Play here for fun and education
and find the answers below
Play for prizes on the web at
http://mav.pca.org, with the
answers and winners to be posted here
after each month’s contest has closed.
Thanks to Jerry DeFeo for putting this
and the Web Trivia together.
Congratulations to our May winner,
who got all 5 correct.
Chris will receive a $25 gift certificate to
1. Porsche is always coming out with some Limited Edition
Cars. One of their newest is the 2013 991 Club Coupe; very
limited!!! How many will be made?
a. 13 b. 112 c. 911 d. 991
Source: Porsche Panorama, March 2013, p 41
2. While the Club Coupe is still a 3.8L as in the 400 hp Carrera
S, it has slightly more horsepower -- how much more?
a. 10 b. 20 c. 25 d. 30
Source: Porsche Panorama, March 2013, p 41
3. We all know about the 914/4 and the 914/6; but how about the
914/8? How many were built?
a. 1 b. 2 c. 8 d. 11
Source: 914World.com, Production Numbers
4. And how many 914/6s were built in total production?
a. 2222 b. 2827 c. 3114 d. 3333
Source: 914World.com, Production Numbers
5. And then there was the very rare 916. How many were built?
a. 1 b. 2 c. 11 d. 13
Source: 914World.com, Production Numbers
Answers: 1) a 2) d 3) b 4) d 5) c
Vice President Gareth Maurice has been working
with Robyn Howard on getting our insurance for
Pennington Field, due to the last-minute change
in venues. Also, he is working with John Hamilton
on obtaining Corel software so that he can take
over the creation of the region event ads and flyers
that you see every month in Slipstream.
And in our monthly tradition, John Hamilton announced
the Mav of the Month: Wendy Shoffit,
for her tireless work on the COTA Club Race and
DE. Thank you and congratulations, Wendy!
Meeting adjourned at 8:22.
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Destination Restoration: Scrapping Mel
By Ash Seidl-Staley
It pains me to
write this, but I
will be throwing
in the towel
on the current
911 chassis I have.
in a previous
Destination Restoration article,
having rust on or near the longitudinal
wheelhouse area can be
a car killer, and man, is it ever!
Before my final decision was
made, I gave one last attempt to
inspect whether or not the car
was salvageable and if the price
associated with fixing it was worth
it. I learned from my walkthrough
that the floor pans were basically
Swiss cheese, and the driver’s side
rocker panels consisted more of
rusty holes than sheet metal.
Using a website called Restoration-
Design.com, I priced out all the
parts I needed, which came to a
total of $1200. Rather than buy
all the pieces at once and having
unused sheet metal lying around,
I opted to buy the longitudinal
wheel house panel first, as that
area is the most critical to repair. I
received the sheet metal a couple
of weeks later and laid out a plan
to begin working on the area. I
sanded down everything to the
bare metal all around the panel,
while keeping an eye out for the
original seams to the welds.
After it was all clear, I enlisted
the help of a friend, who is an
Replacement sheet metal
experienced welder, and we began
cutting down near the spring
plate and torsion bar area.
The first step was to take the outer
part of the panel off to inspect
inside, as the back part which
connects into the rear seats and
floor pans is not visible from the
outside. When the sparks cleared
and we pried off the metal, my
heart sank to a new low. Rust had
spread to the entire inside area. My
heat exchanger pipe, which runs
up to the dash through the rocker
panels, was nonexistent. All that
remained of this sturdy pipe was a
few reddish flakes of rusty dust.
What was left of the Targa bar
Photos by the Author
The final blow
Looking deeper into the carnage,
I saw that the area where the floor
pan meets the bottom of the seats
(almost in a crevasse) was also
gone. Unfortunately, as far as I can
tell, they don’t make this piece at
Restoration-Design.com, or even at
the Stoddard sheet metal facility.
Other than spending thousands
on a structural frame restoration
at a shop, or fabricating the pieces
myself, I have determined that
the best choice is to get another
roller. I have accepted that rust
has and will always be an issue
with this particular 911, and it
is time to wash my hands of it.
I made this decision in early
March, and I have become more
complacent with my decision with
each passing day; even more so after
I read one of the articles in the
May issue of Porsche Panorama. The
article shed light on the difficulties
that were associated with the creation
of the early 1980s 911 Speedsters.
Specifically, it focused on the
issues and problems that Porsche
had in regards to the structural
integrity of early 911s, and how important
each piece of metal really
is to the entire chassis as a whole.
From it I learned that my rust issues
on the longitudinal wheel house
panel and near the targa bar can’t
just be welded back together. The
basic geometry of the car has been
altered, and in order for the car
to not crunch like a pop can on a
hard turn, everything needs to be
lined up with near perfect precision
-- a skill this home mechanic
does not have in his arsenal.
Though my decision to scrap
seemed inevitable to most, I would
like to thank the people who actually
came to see it: Mark Hanna,
Mr. Burges, Uncle Peter, and Du.
And though it was difficult, it gave
me hope that something could be
done. In closing, all I have to say is
this: guess who is in the market for
a post-76 911 tub/roller? This guy!
Would you like to have your restoration
project featured in an upcoming issue of
Slipstream? If so, contact me at
firstname.lastname@example.org so that we
can put together an article about it.
Drivers’ Ed Event 3: Still Driving After All These Years
By Wendy Shoffit, Club Race Registrar
long it’s been
since I’ve driven
at Eagles Canyon
Raceway. It’s been
two years since
I’ve driven at any
track event. Sure, I’ve had a few
more autocrosses and time trials
than that, but it’s been a long
time for track driving . . . too long.
Life complications can be blamed
(Girl Scouts, PTO, kid stuff, etc.),
along with car issues, and simply
other volunteer responsibilities (my
husband, James, was the Zone Rep
for 4 years . . . hmmm . . . matches
up the time frame). Regardless, it
was time to stop making excuses. I
had to get back. So, I signed up for
the single day DE at Eagles Canyon
on June 1 with great anticipation.
It was an earlier morning than
usual, as I’d told Joel Nannis I
would help during driver check in
at 6:30. All went pretty smoothly
and the drivers’ meeting was a good
refresher for flags and procedures.
It was great seeing all the new
faces in the Green run group, but
then again . . . MOST of the faces
were pretty new within the last
few years! Where were all my old
driving buddies? Oh, right, they’re
in the Red Instructor group!
I had been in Yellow before, so
that’s where I was put again. I knew
I didn’t need a TON of instruction
on the basics, but figured I
should get someone to ride with
me to refresh my memory. I was
grateful to my Advanced Instructor,
Brian Amond, for riding
with me during the first set. I was
somehow afraid that I’d forgotten
where the corner worker stations
were and didn’t want to be out
there flailing about. He was very
patient with me as I tried to find
“the line” AND get used to all the
car modifications that James had
made. I chose to be in the back of
the pack as I re-learned the track,
knowing full well I would be passed.
I just hoped that EVERYONE
wouldn’t pass me (*wink*). Despite
an outwardly calm appearance
in the beginning, I had been a
wreck inside. I was nervous that I
would embarrass myself by doing
something stupid on track that
I should have known not to do.
So, I adjusted my expectations
for the day to two simple things:
DON’T hurt the car and have fun.
An electrical gremlin caused
my session to end early, but I
felt refreshed and relieved having
just gone out and DONE
it. I was filled with confidence
that I actually did know what I
was doing, I wasn’t a danger to
others, and it was still a blast!
Technical guru and driver extraordinaire,
Jim Buckley, helped us
chase that gremlin all day long, but
that didn’t deter me from getting
out there. The second set, we’d
started out with Jim driving me
around. The plan was for him to
not only try to diagnose the electrical
problem, but to also instruct
me on how well our car would/
could hook up in the corners so I
could go faster than before. Unfortunately,
rain brought us back in
early, as we did NOT have rain tires
on, and even new Hoosiers don’t
have enough tread to keep us from
sliding around all over the place.
I did have a great final two sessions
of the day, though. Jim told me
what to do if I had the electrical
problem again, and I was confident
I could manage it. My lap times
eventually ended up being respectable
for my time away AND I was
able to even pass a few cars (never
mind that they were pitting). Yes,
I was still 10 seconds off of Jim’s
times, but I know many areas
where I can (and will) improve
next time. Oh, and there WILL be
a next time. It’s just too much fun
to take another four years off!
I was really impressed by the
amount of changes that have been
made to the instructing and DE
program overall during my hiatus.
They are now utilizing technology
to better keep up with students’
progress. I could see driving
coaches all day on the iPads typing
away. That can only help for the
next time students come out, as the
next instructors can see the notes
on what progress each person has
made, and what they need to work
on each time. I also know that the
quality of instruction is getting even
better than it was before. Advanced
instructors are there all day with
a signup sheet so you can get
exactly what you need from them.
There are future plans to use even
more technology for some in-car
video and data analysis. Talk about
really stepping up their game; this
DE committee truly is committed
to giving you great events.
So, I would encourage all of you
out there who might have been
on a hiatus like me to have no
fear. Sign up again and come
out to enjoy something you once
enjoyed before! Come see and take
advantages of the changes they’ve
made. Lori Mauthe and company
are really doing a great job.
I look forward to my next opportunity
in September! James can have
his Club Races for the time being
and I’ll work on building my skills
and confidence again. Who knows
what the future will hold? Now, if
we can just find that pesky little
gremlin . . .
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Drivers’ Ed Event 3, continued: Wrapping Up the Spring Series
By Lori Mauthe, DE Chair
out with a questionable
We watched the big
black clouds circle
and swirl above us to the north. We
learned the meaning of “isolated
showers,” as we could see the rain
off in the distance, yet we only had
a quick shower to wet the track,
and then Mother Nature moved
on to the east. Yeah – the day was
moderately cool and partly cloudy –
perfect for a great day at the track.
We tried a different schedule for
this event. With the high demand
of first time novice students, we
created two Green groups, and
combined the Yellow and White
groups. This allowed us to have
40 new students participate. Our
instructors teams stepped up
Cyndee Ebeling (foreground)
with instructor Lisa Steele
photo by Mark Ebeling
and everyone learned a lot and
progressed. The team leads and
instructors now can log student
Gareth Maurice with
photo by Brendan Eagan
progress on iPads, and show students
track videos prepared by our
experts to help them understand
the nuances of high performance
driving. Thanks to Chief Driving
Instructor John Sandusky, we
continue to bring improvements
to the Maverick DE program!
A picture says it all – How much
fun can you have at a one-day
Driver Education event? A ton!
Just ask first timer Cyndee Ebeling,
on grid for her Green run
group session. Lisa Steele, her
instructor, showed her the way to
really enjoy her beautiful black
911. I just love seeing more women
coming out to our events, and
progressing to the point that they
are joining our instructor team.
Photo credits as noted
We had another wonderful young
lady join us for the day -- Abbey
Maurice, daughter of Region VP
Gareth Maurice, who also leads
many of our Sunday Drive events.
Today they led the Parade Laps at
lunch to raise money for the Susan
G. Komen for a Cure Foundation.
Abbey also assisted on grid, checking
for driver and car safety with
Travis Howard, our Grid Master
Extraordinaire. Special thanks to
Bob Benson and his team of corner
workers for keeping us safe all day.
What can happen when you carry
a bit too much speed into Turn 11
photo by Abbey Maurice
Early in the day, drivers coming
around turn 11 may go a bit wide
and kick up some dust, but by
the end of the day they were getting
to the apex of the turn and
faster down the straightaway.
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By Luke Edson, Betty Perrine, and Matt Platts
event was a
to say the least!
First, after being
sure I was going to
be on the track for
the DE event, I go in to registration
only to be told I’m not on the list,
and since I know the waiting list is a
mile long, was pretty discouraged!
Got my mind off of it somewhat
by helping out with bringing
water and food to the corner- and
office-workers (I at least was going
to see the track if nothing else!)
but after extensive help from John
Sandusky and Wendy Shoffit, I was
back on the list and able to run
Saturday and Sunday! Wohoo!!
Saturday arrived, and after the
brand new slicks were put on, I almost
lost the car in the S-turns, due
to the tires not being warmed up
sufficiently! Round two around the
track; after hitting 140 just before
turn 12, the right headlight goes
flying out! (Miraculously it was recovered
intact after landing on the
pillow-soft grass!) I dutifully make
the turn, only to have the car shut
down and die on turn 15! Ugh!!!
Determined to not spend the
weekend on the sidelines, I
traced the electrics for the fuel,
pop out the fuel pump relay,
pop it back in, and what do you
know? It fires right up! YES!!
M. Stahlschmidt/Sideline Sports
All in all, I went from getting really
good at my point-bys (got a lot of
kudos from fellow DEers for the
quick point-bys) on the first day,
to learning the track somewhat
by following a 914 I pointed by
on Sunday morning, and finally
ending the day on Sunday at the
head of the pack with the new GT3s
after passing some of them up!
Now to get to the bottom of that
fuel relay issue . . .
-- Luke Edson
My car is
for short). He’s
a 1974 914 1.8
and he’s been a
member of our
family for 28 years now. Current
mileage is over 354,000 miles and
he’s still going strong. I use him as
a daily driver (he really is my way to
work every day) and we autocross
him and his garage-mate Igor.
I was very honored to be asked
to display him in the Vintage Car
Display at the Inaugural Carrera
of the Americas at COTA. It was
actually his second time to the
track; the first time was for the
Grand Am race where we got to
drive on track during parade laps.
I have reason to believe he is the
very first 914 to have ever put
wheels on the surface of COTA!
Where he was parked, along with
all of the other beautiful cars on
display for the Carrera of the Americas,
he could listen to race cars go
by and watch me and my husband
Clay working on Grid for three
whole days (my feet are STILL
tired). Grid is non-stop entertainment,
especially when we’re all
trying to get race cars lined up in
Photo credits as noted
the correct order as a result of their
performance during qualifying.
Grid workers always aim to put
cars out on track in safe condition!
Window nets up, gloves on,
windows down, helmets and driving
suits fastened, mirrors adjusted,
anything the driver needs help
with, and real importantly -- doors
and front trunks latched securely.
Every time we work Grid we find
that we catch things that busy
drivers and crew members missed.
We’re there to make it safe for
ALL drivers and make sure everybody
has fun at the same time!
Throughout the weekend all
of us working Grid had drivers
coming up and thanking us for
checking their cars. As far as
comments about my 914 in the
display -- almost unanimously
it was “I used to have a 914 and
I regret ever getting rid of it.”
They’re such fun cars, and we’ve
met the absolutely nicest people
as a result of our involvement in
PCA. Like everybody says -- “It’s
not just the cars, it’s the people!”
Froderick on display amongst
the other vintage Porsches
photo by Linda Bambina
I must say thanks to Linda Bambina
and all of the other worker
bees who were making sure things
went smoothly all weekend. I know
I really appreciated having lunch
and water ready for us when we
could take a break from working!
-- Betty Perrine
This was my fourth trip to
COTA for a track event,
and by far the most fun.
Having full access to the COTA
property was very different from
the F1 or MotoGP events, and
while Grand Am allowed main
and support paddock access ON
FOOT, it was very cool to be able to ride my bicycle
between work assignments and event venues, and
to my camper, which was parked inside the track.
Working tech inspection for my first half-day shift
was interesting, and I got to see a very cool tubeframe
mid-engine 3.4-liter 911 (built by Fabcar in
the mid ‘90s and driven at the time by Hurley Haywood)
close-up, and hear a little about its history.
It was one of two built for IMSA racing, and, from
what I was told, is the only surviving example.
photos by Charlie Davis
A couple of hard-working Mavericks: Flag Chief
Bob Benson and “GridMaster T,” Travis Howard
photo by John Sandusky
photo by Charlie Davis
The Fabcar mid-engined 911
Working grid for the remainder of the weekend was
fun as well. There was almost constant action between
the three Club Race run groups (Red, White, and
Blue) and two Drivers’ Ed run groups (Yellow and
Green, although all were solo-qualified drivers), and
being able to get close-up looks at all of the race cars
and wide variety of DE cars kept things interesting.
As with most other volunteer workers, I wasn’t
able to watch much racing, but I had a great time
anyway, and will definitely be back in the future
as a volunteer worker again or to drive in a DE.
The Three Scrutineers: Ken Mack (Golden Gate
Region), Lori Mauthe (Scrutineer-in-Training) and
Maverick Region’s own Scrutineer, Joel Nannis
-- Matt Platts National Chief of Timing and Scoring Michael
Wingfield (center), flanked by Timing and Scoring
trainee Shelly Robinson and Timing and Scoring
Turn the page for more COTA photos . . . staffer Franklin Kalk, both of Hill Country Region,
was Maverick Region’s presence in Race Control.
photo by Charlie Davis
Inaugural COTA Club Race: Carrera of the Americas in pictures
Photos by John Sandusky except as noted
Michael Stahlschmidt/Sideline Sports Photography
Michael Stahlschmidt/Sideline Sports Photography
Never a dull moment in the Esses
Cresting a rise in front of the observation tower
Braking from the longest straight into Turn 12 . . . . . . and setting up for Turn 13
Another view of the
Esses, where you don’t want to
get behind in your steering
photo by Linda Bambina
Jim Buckley showing
‘em how it’s done
Former Maverick Club Race Co-Chair Bill Miller, DE Chair
Lori Mauthe, and National Club Race Chair Bryan Henderson
Crossing start/finish . . . . . . and powering up the hill to Turn 1
Front-engined Porsches are race cars too!
Three wide through the twisty bits
Michael Stahlschmidt/Sideline Sports Photography
The view from Turn 20 looking down the front straight
Control Room monitor wall
photo sequence by Jed Wilson
photo by Wendy Shoffit
Maverick Club Racer David Burkett (blue car number 04) makes his way through the pack past Turn 2.
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at the COTA Club
Race in May (see
last month’s Ramblings
However, he was not
quite ready to put out another article,
so here is a classic from January 2010.
Every now and then something
shows up in the shop
that we need Porsche to
help us get to a correct resolution.
There are times that only they
can find an answer. It does not
happen often, but it can happen.
I was involved in one case that
could only be solved by them in
a reasonably timely manner.
It was a check engine light issue
on an ‘04 Boxster. The owner
said that the check engine light
was intermittently flashing while
driving. It didn’t do it every day
but it happened pretty often.
So we checked the DME (fuel/
ignition microprocessor) for
fault codes. No faults recorded.
I drove the car and after a while
I experienced it. Duplicated the
symptom. Brought the car into
the shop, and kept it running to
preserve everything possible in
system software and interrogated
with system tester. No faults.
This is not ever supposed to happen,
per EPA-mandated OBD-II
(on-board diagnostics version 2)
requirements. The OBD system is
there to help keep cars running
cleanly. The combustion process
has to be very complete under all
circumstances. The monitoring
software is designed to be very
sensitive to any minor abnormality.
A flashing light is supposed to
be the highest-priority warning.
It means that a problem has occurred
that can damage catalytic
converters and totally compromise
not only emission output, but
performance level could be greatly
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there is a high probability that one
or more cylinders are misfiring.
This ‘04 Boxster ran like a
scalded cat. It never exhibited
any uneven running problems for
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and discussed this with him. His
ability to think out of the box is
unrivaled in my world, and I look
to his thoughts often. (We help
each other -- it is kinda fun.) He
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looked at data as I had and also
came up blank. He did however,
establish a way to drive the car
and reproduce the event more
consistently. Which happened to
be “drive it like ya stole it.” Now
there is a surprise (and if ya know
John yer chuckling about now)!
In our shop we take a lot of
pride in getting things done
without any help. It is important
to us that we get it done correctly
and then report to Porsche
what we found. We are one of 20
monitoring dealers and reports
flow from us all the time.
Yet this car had us stumped. So I
filed a request for technical assistance.
The reply was “That cannot
happen. The design of the software
will not let that happen. Ever! Are
you positive it is the check engine
light that is flashing?” After a few
phone conversations we were
told that someone was coming
out to see this and lend a hand.
The gentleman that came out
(and I will not ever name factory
people here) was amazing. He told
me about writing the software for
the ‘02 vario-cam plus application,
the system that not only varies
cam timing but also valve lift. He
indicated that the variable valve lift
was the hardest thing he ever dealt
with. Trying to get smooth engine
operation when a system goes from
4mm to 9mm valve lift was quite
an undertaking. Now I ramble.
So anyway, he brought his own
laptop to plug into the car, and
John took him for a drive. He
found the root of the check
engine light in just minutes.
In Germany at that time (I dunno
about now), they had an emission
inspection process that was way
different from ours. In the trunk of
a Boxster is a relay board on the left
side behind the trim panel. Not all
of the relay positions are occupied
by relays. Some are open positions.
When a vehicle is due an emission/
safety inspection across the pond,
the technician accesses that board.
They apply a two-pronged jumper
wire in one of the open relay
positions. This puts the system into
diagnosis mode to ensure all systems
are on line and functioning in
the fuel/ignition world. When the
pins are jumped the check engine
light flashes to indicate the DME is
running a self diagnostic routine.
So guess what? Inside the wire
harness that exited that board
and went straight to the DME was
an intermittent short between
these two circuits. We did not
find any place on the harness
that showed any signs of pinching,
incorrect routing, nothing.
When nothing was found with
the harness, the DME became
suspect. So we eliminated these
two circuits to the DME and test
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May Happy Hour: Blue Mesa
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in the week seemed less
than friendly for Porsche
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the evening of May 16 was perfect
for a gathering at the Blue Mesa
Restaurant and Bar on Northwest
Highway at Central Expressway.
Thirty-one Mavericks gathered for an evening of great
fellowship. Several attendees were relatively new members
attending one of their first
Maverick Region events. It is so
nice to see growth in our club
with so many active members.
Jack Griffin with
Rick and Becky Robinson
along with Randy Csanadi
were the first on the scene,
and had already found the
adult beverages by the time
Bobbie and I arrived at
6:15. With the Robinsons
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Ben and Sue Connell, President John Hamilton,
Paula and Norman McCollough, and Young Slack
living far north of the metroplex, it is great
to see them at most every Happy Hour.
Shortly after arriving, I met Young and Lyn Slack,
who had recently traded their 996 in on a new 991. It
was fun just seeing the excitement in their eyes as they
talked about future drives in that wonderful machine.
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Ben and Sue had purchased
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prior to our May Happy Hour.
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Also attending were several
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DWI in Texas: The Myths and Realities
By Hunter Biederman
is a DWI attorney
in Collin, Denton,
and Dallas counties,
and can be
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is a Maverick Region member and
weekend 2001 986S driver.
Nobody wants to think
about the possibility of
being charged with Driving
While Intoxicated (DWI).
But the odds are that you or
someone you love may find
themselves in just that situation.
Millions are spent annually on
DWI enforcement. DWI laws
are good, and they’re there for
a reason. It’s not hard to find
someone you know that’s been
personally affected by drunk driver.
But unfortunately, the net to arrest
DWI offenders is cast so widely that
lawful drivers are also arrested.
The law allows adults to drink
alcohol and operate a motor
vehicle as long as they are not
intoxicated. However, if you are
pulled over at night and the officer
smells alcohol, it doesn’t matter
how well you stand on one leg;
odds are you are going to jail. Most
people don’t realize that breath/
blood tests aren’t even offered until
AFTER the arrest is made. That is
why the best advice is not to consume
any alcohol before driving.
The good news is that all Porsches
come with free designated drivers.
To activate the free service,
simply say, “Hey friend, I’m bringing
the Porsche to Happy Hour
tonight -- want to be my designated
driver?” Works every time.
Below are answers to the top
questions I am asked when
someone is charged with a
DWI first offense in Texas:
Am I going to lose my license?
License suspension is not
automatic. However, you only
get 15 days from your arrest to
request a hearing on your license
suspension. This is one of the
many reasons it is important
to hire an attorney quickly.
Even if you don’t get a hearing,
you may file for an Occupational
Drivers’ License. This allows you
to drive to and from work,
school, religious worship, and
household duties. So even if your
license is suspended, a good attorney
can keep you driving.
Am I going back to jail?
On a DWI first offense, once
you get out, you are probably
not going back to jail. This assumes
a standard case (no bad
accident, no prior DWIs, etc.).
Standard punishment is probation,
fines, classes, and community
service. If there is a breath or blood
score above 0.15, an ignition
interlock device is required. This is
hooked up to your car and must be
blown into before starting your engine.
A good attorney can negotiate
for the lowest possible punishment.
If stopped, am I required to take the tests?
You are not required to take ANY
tests. That includes the roadside
tests, breath tests, and blood tests.
DWI attorneys recommend that
you politely decline all tests if
you have had anything to drink.
The new “no refusal” initiatives
are judges signing search warrants
for blood tests. If a warrant
is signed, you are required to
submit, but even in that situation,
you have put yourself in a much
better position to fight your case.
Refusing tests won’t keep you from
being arrested, but it will increase
your chance of winning at trial.
Will this be a permanent conviction?
If you are found guilty of a
DWI, the conviction is on your
criminal record for life. There
is no way to ever get it off.
Should I plead guilty?
In general, there is no advantage
to pleading guilty in a DWI case. By
pleading guilty, you have a 100%
chance of conviction. Pleading
“not guilty” gives you a chance to
be found not guilty. Additionally,
even if convicted at trial, punishment
is almost identical. You
are still looking at probation.
Is it possible to keep this off my record?
Absolutely! It is possible to be
found not guilty in a DWI case,
even if an officer says you “failed”
the field sobriety tests. Or even if a
breath test machine or blood test
printout reads over 0.08. A skilled
DWI attorney knows the ins and
outs of all of the state’s evidence
and knows how to properly explain
the errors to a jury.
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