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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
New Mavericks and Anniversaries..............31
Commentary from the Left Seat.................14
Porsche 918 Spyder.....................................18
Insurance Tips............................................ 24
June Sunday Drive to Lake Texoma..............5
TT1/AX3 at MW and AX4 at Pennington....8
Maverick Lunch Series...............................24
Monthly Social: BJ’s, Plano........................26
Summer Rally to Islamorada......................27
Save the Date: Sept 28................................30
Past Event Recaps
April Drive to Muenster Germanfest..........16
Monthly Social: Trinity Hall Pub................26
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Volume 52, Issue 6, June 2014
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1 Drivers’ Education 4, ECR
1 Autos in the Park: Mav Concours
4 Board Meeting
7 Time Trial 1, Mineral Wells
8 Autocross 3, Mineral Wells
8 Sunday Drive: Lake Texoma
10 Lewisville Lunch
15-21 Porsche Parade, Monterey, CA
19 Monthly Social: BJ’s in Plano
26 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
29 Autocross 4, Penn
2 Summer Rally to Islamorada
6 Board Meeting
12 Lewisville Lunch
21 Monthly Social: TBD
28 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
Driving Event Venues
COTA Circuit of the Americas, Austin
ECR Eagles Canyon Raceway, Slidell
MSR MotorSport Ranch, Cresson
MW Mineral Wells Airport, Mineral Wells
Penn Pennington Field Stadium, Bedford
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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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
8 Lewisville Lunch
17 Monthly Social: TBD
24 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
3 Board Meeting
6-7 Drivers’ Education 5, MSR 3.1
9 Lewisville Lunch
13 Time Trial 2, Mineral Wells
14 Autocross 5, Mineral Wells
18 Monthly Social: TBD
25 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
28 Save the Date!
On the Cover:
No, it’s not the 919 Spyder . . . it’s
the Shoffits’ 1978 911SC Club Race
car. How long must it have taken to
paint all of those squiggles by hand?
Photo by Linda Bambina
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2014 PCA Zone 5 Presidents and Zone Representative
ZONE 5 REP
Drifting: Great Times!
By John Hamilton, Region President
What a great month we just
had, with tremendous participation
in our Maverick Region
• Our April Drivers’ Education
event at MotorSport Ranch had a
huge turn-out (over 130 drivers) despite
the rain on Sunday morning.
• Our Drive to Germanfest in Muenster had an incredible
91 Porsches on the tour – an all-time high!
• The annual May at Mayo’s car show and dinner
attracted 45 pristine Porsches (plus a special
Jaguar XK140) and over 160 members, the largest
crowd in the 25-year history of this event!
• Plus our Autocross, Time Trials, Maverick
Monthly Socials and lunches are all well-attended.
Thank you for participating in the events that are
being held, and for inviting other Porsche owners
to join our club. Each month we are setting new
records for our total number of members, and we’re
inching closer to the 2,500 number for the Maverick
Region. My hope and expectation is that we shall
surpass that number before the end of 2014.
So take a look at the calendar in this magazine on
page one, visit mav.pca.org or watch for my monthly
email and check out the events that appeal to you.
Then come join us as we find more ways to have a
little more fun in life as a part of the Porsche Club.
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who has his name on the back cover of each issue.
Hiram Saunders has served many roles in the Maverick
Region over the years, but this one he has kept.
One of his interesting duties is to handle the magazines
that are returned to him due to mailing address
problems. Earlier this year Hiram implemented a
new process of follow-up that has already resolved
several address issues that have existed for years!
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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
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 Position Open
AX/TT Workers Robyn Howard
Charity Chair Chris Hamilton
Club Race Co-Chair Jim Buckley
Club Race Co-Chair Pat Heptig
Club Race Co-Chair Joel Nannis
Club Race Registrar Wendy Shoffit
Concours Chair Andy Kay
DE Chair Chris Tabor
DE Chief Drvng Instr. John Sandusky
DE Equip. Mgr. Luke Edson
DE Registrar Wendy Shoffit
DE Safety Bob Benson
DE Sponsorship Daren Kirbo
Email List Moderator Bob Benson
Goodie Store Pat Friend
Histographer, Tenured Charlie Davis
Membership Susan and Tom
Monthly Socials Paul and Veronica
New Member Welcome Stephanie Ho
On-line Calendar Brendan Eagan
Past President Mike Brodigan
Public Relations Linda Bambina
Rally Chair Don Sebert
Advertising Pat Friend
Editor Carey Spreen
Event Ad Design Gareth Maurice
Mailing & Tech. Andy Mears
Printing Fran Ussery
Content Wrangler Linda Bambina
Mentor Wendy Shoffit
Social Chair Tracy Robertson
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!
Wendy and husband James joined
Maverick Region in 1997, when
their daughter was only 9 months
old. Jasmine is now 17. They own 3
Porsches including a 1978 911SC as
a dedicated racecar, which she enjoys
autocrossing. Her daily driver is a 2000
Boxster. She also serves as the PCA
National Newsletter Chair.
Your Name Here! Pat Heptig
Susan & Tom Froehlich
Please help us to keep growing!
Jim joined Maverick Region in August,
2008. He drives a 2003 996, which is
the third Porsche he has owned. Jim
enjoys attending Maverick Region
social and driving events.
Paul & Veronica Ramos
By Carey Spreen, Managing Editor
With the 59th Porsche Parade
taking place this month,
and with Maverick Region
member Travis Howard nominated
for Enthusiast of the Year, we thought
it might be interesting to print a
list of former big winners at past
Parades. Linda Bambina pored
over past issues of Slipstream, Porsche Panorama, and
previous Parade Results, and came up with this list.
Enthusiast of the Year (Lazar-Blanchard Trophy)
Fran Ussery, 1985, Costa Mesa, CA
Lanean Hughes, 2000, Sacramento, CA
Wendy Shoffit, 2005, Hershey, PA
Porsche (PCA) Family of the Year
Jerry, Myra, and Aubrey Sutton, 1995, Portland, OR
James, Wendy, and Jasmine Shoffit, 2001, Milwaukee, WI
Zone Representative Award
(for outstanding contributions to the club)
Charlie Davis, 1984, Chicago, IL
Lanean Hughes, 2007, San Diego, CA
Region of the Year (Ferry Porsche Trophy)
Maverick Region, 1998, Steamboat Springs, CO
Public Service Award (charity activity)
Maverick Region, 1996, Grand Lake o’ the Cherokees, OK
Maverick Region, 2007, San Diego, CA
President’s Parade Trophy (PCA Region with the most
members traveling the longest distance to a Parade)
Maverick Region, 2003, Wesley Chapel, FL
1st place in Newsletter Competition
Julia Underwood, 1992, San Diego, CA
Laura Phillips, 1996, Grand Lake o’ the Cherokees, OK
Richard Bradley, 2011, Savannah, GA (1st in class)
Richard Bradley, 2012, Salt Lake City, UT (1st overall)
Autocross Top Time of Day
Carey Spreen, 1989, Traverse City, MI (TTOD)
Jan Mayo, 1994, Lake Placid, NY (LTTOD)
Wendy Shoffit, 2009, Keystone, CO (LTTOD)
Wendy Shoffit, 2010, St. Charles, IL (LTTOD)
Wendy Shoffit, 2011, Savannah, GA (LTTOD)
Overall High Tech Quiz score
Ed Mayo, 1999, Mont Tremblant, QC
Ed Mayo, 2002, Boise, ID
Gimme a Minute: May Board Meeting
By Wendy Shoffit, Region Secretary May 7, 2014
The meeting began at 7:05
pm. President John Hamilton
welcomed back guests
Wesley & Natalie Lincoln. He asked
that reports be concise so the meeting
could end earlier than recent
times. A suggestion was made to
have all event chairs produce a written
report to help the secretary with minutes and
to keep the reports on topic as much as possible.
VP Gareth Maurice mentioned that he has been in
contact with the PCA National chair and is excited
to work on the Street Survival course for Maverick
Region. He wants to reach out to younger members.
He’s looking for sponsorship opportunities. The
biggest need will be for instructors. Target date will
be a single day in the fall, avoiding bad days like SAT
and ACT test days, etc. The fee is $75 nationally,
encouraging teens to show up after they sign up (it
used to be free, which makes it too easy to cancel).
Concours Chair Andy Kay talked briefly about the
upcoming May at Mayo’s event, which was all set. Has
great Porsche-approved medals as awards. On May
18 will be the detailing
clinic at Jack Griffin’s
garage. He’s also looking
ahead to the Concours
event at the Cooper
Aerobics Center (needs
easels & signs). He wants
to elevate the Concours
program this year for
more serious participants.
Social Chair Tracy Robertson
that May at Mayo’s is
all set, with helpers in
place. She hopes most of
the board members will
come. There were already
over 100 people signed
up. She has also been
working to support other
events through the year.
PR Chair Linda Bambina
has been working hard
on her “Garage Glimpses”
feature for Slipstream. She
has also been working
with Billy Hibbs from Tyler to bring an event to his
garage. They’re working on guest speakers, a silent
auction for charity, etc. Mr. Hibbs wants to charge $100
per person, since it’s a charitable event, but there were
some board members thinking that was too high. Too
many details up in the air to report on, but once she
nails them down, she will get information out there.
Tourmeister John Harvey reported that the drive to
Muenster had 91 cars and over 150 people! Despite
many adverse conditions, the drivers seemed to have
fun, particularly at Germanfest. It was the largest
drive participation ever and they continue to look
for ways to make the events even smoother. Plans
are on for the June 8 drive to Grandpappy Point,
which is about 140 miles. The committee decided
that the pre-drive events will be limited to leaders
and sweep cars only to prevent insurance problems.
Rally Chair Don Sebert said the Gimmick Rally is
set for Saturday, August 2, beginning in the morning
to avoid the heat. The route has been chosen from
Plano through the Lake Country to the Isla Morada
restaurant on Lake Ray Hubbard. Details were to be
determined. He expressed great appreciation for the
work done at the COTA
event by Wendy Shoffit and
staff. It was a smooth event
and we all did a good job.
Brendan Eagan mentioned
that the tour to
Grandpappy Point will be
going across a great onelane
wooden bridge over
the Red River. He echoed
John’s comments that they
are working on Sunday
AX/TT Chair Travis
Howard worked grid at the
COTA Club Race and had
a great team. He reminded
everyone about the May 18
Autocross School coming
up that needs volunteers.
He also added that there’s
a normal Autocross Series
event at Pennington Field
on Sunday, May 25.
Membership Chairs Tom and Susan Froehlich gave
their report that our membership continues to climb to
record levels. We have 1,437 Primary members and 2,365
total members! PCA National is very close to their stated
66K membership goal. They want to change the article
name in Slipstream to “New Mavericks” rather than “New
Wheels” to eliminate confusion about the article naming
owners of new vehicles. They are also going to add transfers
to their report every month. Perhaps we can find a
way for existing members to announce new purchases.
Drivers’Education and Club Race Registrar Wendy
Shoffit reported that the April DE at MotorSport Ranch
was a huge success and signups for the May/June event
were going well. The Club Race at COTA was a great
event and we’re hoping to get positive news about the
financials of it. One of the greatest parts about the
COTA event was that the track allowed us to do Parade
laps at lunchtime for charity. We raised nearly $4500 in
total for three regions to split amongst our charities.
Editor Carey Spreen said that the May issue was in
the mail the prior week and the June issue is in the
works. He will need to get the July issue done early,
as his normal processing time would be while he’s
traveling to Parade. So, he moved his deadline up
to June 1 (or thereabouts) for content submission.
John Hamilton finished up by announcing
the Maverick of the Month, Hiram Saunders,
for his many years of service helping with Slip
Slipstream mailing issues (no pun intended!).
The meeting was adjourned at around 8:30 pm.
Hey, Where’s the Trivia Contest?
By Jerry DeFeo, Trivia Chair
Editor’s Note: Due to an oversight, the April
On-Line Trivia contest did not get posted to
our website in a timely fashion, so we have no
winner to announce for this month. Rest assured
that it will be back for July! Meanwhile,
here is another challenge from Trivia Chair
Battle of the
familiar to you? That
was the tagline given
to the Bobby Riggs vs
Billie Jean King tennis
match some 40+
years ago. Yep, it was
that long ago and it took place on September
Well, Maverick Region PCA was up and
running and about 10 years old by then.
Somewhere along the line, someone
came up with the idea of a Trivia Column
all about Porsches, and someone else got
Zims to donate a $25 Gift Certificate to the
Winner of each month’s Trivia Contest.
I remember my first entry into Trivia back
in August of 2007, where I got four of five
correct and was an Honorable Mention.
Made me so angry at myself, as I knew
the answer to the question I missed, but I
was thinking in pounds vs kilograms, and
marked it wrong. So I was “just” an Honorable
Mention, not a Winner!
Well, I had so much fun with it, and
thought about all of little bits of knowledge
I had from owning a 1961 356B Normal, a
1963 356B Super, a 1978 European 930
Turbo, and then a 1967 911S Targa, that I
stepped up and offered to write the Trivia
Contest for ONE MONTH. Bob Kuykendall
accepted and offered for me to take it
over, as he would liked to have had some
time off. Well, Bob, “It has been almost 7
years now, are you all rested up yet?” Just
kidding -- I am still having fun.
OK, OK, I will get to the point. In the almost
seven years I have been doing this, I
have ONLY had TWO (2) entries from the
What is the problem here? You gals
do NOT seem to worry about kickin’ our
Male Butts on the Autocross Track. Do
you Myra, Jan, Wendy, Sigrid, Robyn,
Betty, and Fran? And I have personally
been outscored by a “goil” in a Hill Country
Rally Trivia Quiz, and she offered NO
I remember growing up in the 50s and
60s, when none of the girls wanted to
be too much of a “jock” or too studious.
They just wanted to be feminine and
dateable. Well OK, but it is now 2014,
and I know that a number of you gals are
very Porsche-knowledgeable, and you
darn sure are not worried about who will
ask you to the Prom. But where are your
entries? I know you know how to read
magazines, and I know you know how to
do research on a subject with Google; so
where are your entries?
Oh, I know, you don’t want to be embarrassed
because you may not do well.
Do NOT worry about that, as no one
sees YOUR answers but Wendy Shoffit
and me, and we know Wendy will never
tattle on you. And even Wendy does not
know the answers until I publish them; no
one does! And trust me, my memory is
reserved for getting items at the Grocery
Store without calling home and asking
Mary what else she wanted, so I would
never remember how you did.
Now you may be asking yourself, “Self,
just what does Zims have that I might ever
want, should I win?” Well first of all, you
could always send the $25 Gift Certificate
to me, as I have no way of winning; or
you could give it to that handsome devil
you reside with, or date, for his Birthday;
or you could donate it for the Founder’s
Day Silent Auction; or you could just go
get something for yourself.
Hey, you can get a Porsche 914-
4/914-6 handbook for $22.50 + tax and
have 64 cents left over. Or how about
some Porsche Tire Valve Stem Caps for
$16.25, or a Genuine Porsche Crest Key
Ring for your Gift Certificate and $5, or
how about a nice White Porsche Crest
Cap to wear to hide your Helmet Hair in
between Autocross runs while you are
kickin’ our Male Tails at the Track!!!
Come on “gals”, Billie Jean will be proud
Five-Speed Chatter: From Space Race to Street Race
By Ash Seidl-Staley
am sure that
it is common
space have made
it into the average
world of consumers.
Thanks to the engineers at
NASA, we have products available
for purchase, like scratch-resistant
eye glasses, memory foam, athletic
shoe insoles, cordless power tools,
and water filters. But what if I told
you that NASA and other spacebased
corporations are taking a
different path by helping car companies
design and engineer technologies
for our vehicles? BMW and
Lexus have already paired up with
mechanical engineers developing
new technologies for their lineup
of luxury vehicles; is Porsche next?
Images courtesy National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA and automobiles go way
back. In the 1960s, NASA developed
safety grooving for aircraft
runways at the Langley Research
Center. Civil engineers were
amazed at how well the grooves
improved the safety of taxiing
aircraft, and decided to use the
concept on regular roads. The
result later became to be known as
the “rumble strips” that are on our
highways today. Lately the space
agency has been working with BMW
and Lexus developing technologies
that improve fuel efficiency and
protect various areas of the vehicle.
For NASA’s space probes that
venture out into deep space,
engineers invented a radioisotope
thermoelectric generator (RTG)
that transfers the heat created by
decaying plutonium into useable
electricity. Now our cars don’t run
on plutonium (man, that would be
one hot 911!), but BMW has taken
the RTG concept and applied it to
an issue that all cars face: the loss
of energy in a combustion engine.
Most heaters in cars today use
excess heat from the exhaust system
and re-direct it into vents controlled
on the console. BMW wants
to do more, and is currently trying
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to develop a system that uses the
wasted heat of the engine and converts
it into useable energy that can
be stored in the vehicle’s battery. To
do this they have settled on using
a semi-conductive element called
Bismuth Telluride and placed it as
a link between the engine’s coolant
and exhaust manifold. The
result is an induced charge that
is created when the two separate
ends of the element are heated and
cooled. The current provided by
this system is then directed to the
battery. Mass application of this
technology in BMW production is
still years away. Some of the issues
that are hindering the development
are the cost of the technology, the
cost of the materials used, and
storage capacities (beyond that
of the battery). But if they can
successfully achieve their goals,
fuel efficiency of BMW mid-sized
sedans could increase by 10-15%.
Lexus has already implemented
their NASA-collaborated technologies
on their cars. On most new
model Lexus vehicles (2012 and
up), the company sprayed a protective
ceramic coating that was
originally developed by NASA. The
coating, which is sprayed on the
body of the car, protects against
outside elements, like the effects
of gravel, rock chips, scratches,
and keeps the paint color vibrant.
The coating is also used on the
interior of the vehicle; the treated
upholstery protects against dirt
and dust, and keeps the interior
looking like new for longer.
One of the most important automotive
pioneered by NASA is the Low
Temperature Oxidation Catalyst
(LTOC). The LTOC is basically a
catalytic converter, meaning that
it greatly reduces the amount of
carbon monoxide emissions produced
by a combustion engine by
filtering it. The difference between
the LTOC and a typical catalytic
converter is that the latter only
starts to work after the entire system
has been heated up. When a driver
hops in his car and turns the key,
the first few minutes while the car is
running, the engine exhaust is relatively
unfiltered. The LTOC, as the
name implies, means that the filtration
starts earlier and at a much
lower temperature. This greatly decreases
the amount of carbon monoxide
emitted with the exhaust.
In the NASCAR racing world, the
Penske Racing team implemented
the LTOC in their fleet, and
miraculously took the technology
even further. Their goal was to
improve air quality around the
race track and pit areas. Driving
at high speeds with extremely
powerful engines, race car drivers
are exposed to massive amounts of
carbon monoxide, both within the
pit lanes and while on the track.
To combat the issue, Penske developed
a filtration system that, when
combined with the LTOC, converts
carbon monoxide into carbon
dioxide. This greatly improves the
driver’s quality of air breathed in,
and provides a safer environment
for all that are involved in racing.
No one knows what the next
space-based technology will be, but
one can surely bet that derivatives
of it will trickle down to automobile
developers and into our garages.
Garage Glimpses: Classics – Frank and Bobbie Briggs
By Linda Bambina, Region PR Chair
My visit to Frank and Bobbie
Briggs’ garage turned out
to be the most delightful
of surprises. The photos here
absolutely do NOT do his garage
or his two prized cars justice at
all. Even the color versions of
this issue on our website will not
reveal the amazing paint colors on each car.
His gorgeous example of a 2005 993, which needs
to be viewed in daylight to be fully appreciated.
Frank’s 1930 Ford Model A, which has been
in his life longer than Bobbie has . . .
Photos by the Author
The Aventurine Green Metallic paint on his “classic
air-cooled and air-conditioned” 2005 993 (with the
unique-to-the-model “basket handle” deck lid) has
its own matchless “story,” including why it is named
Frog 1. This color reminds me of those chameleon
paints on hot rods, but it is much more subtle and
rich depending on the angle and type of light.
Frank’s classic 1930 Model A is a deep navy blue with
a thin pin stripe in pale yellow, which is just below the
famous Henry-Ford-Black that is perfection. Frank
didn’t restore the paint, but he did do the engine
himself (a fearless and self-taught engineer/mechanic),
features as well as
the entire interior!
Frank and Bobbie
have traveled all
over the country,
years at the Winnsboro
Part of the trophy display
Trails Event, collecting trophies, friends and memories
as they went. Again, there are some grand stories associated
with Frank’s years of being a very active Antique
Automobile Club of America member. Ask him about
the time he and his car were cast in the Award winning
in the Heart,”
with Ed Harris,
Sally Field, Danny
Both he AND
the car got paid!
Fortunately, the Attack Frog was
not on duty at the time of this visit.
Frank was first a
Navy Officer and
then a banker, so
details and organization are part of his world. While
his working garage is meticulously clean and wellplanned,
the walls are filled with art and memories
with the cars. He and interior decorator wife Bobbie
painted the walls gray and added a dramatic wide red
stripe. Bobbie is also a professional water color artist,
and her painting of a rusty old car in a farm yard is a
perfect complement to the trophies, photos, plaques,
and signs that harken back to the 1930s era of their
Model A. The other walls hold a banner from the St.
Charles Porsche Parade (another story!), posters from
Fiesta del Porsche (ah, those were the days!) and a
warning ticket inside
an empty front license
plate from Boardwalk
that has a GREAT story
behind it. Too bad I’m
out of space; I know
you’d love to hear the
story about when
Frank had his own
Rock ‘N Roll band!
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Commentary from the Left Seat: The Great Texas BBQ Tour, Part III
By Robert L. Turner
Editor’s Note: Rob Turner is author
of The Driver, a Marc Lange series
of novels (available through Amazon),
and member of
You know, the
thing with writing
is that you need
the context, the back story to pull
everything together. So you could
go back and open the past couple
of issues of Slipstream and catch
up, or you could take if from me,
it’s pretty long and convoluted.
Ready? Here it goes…pay attention,
as it gets complicated: BBQ,
Austin’s SXSW and a Porsche
Cayman S. Whew, that was tough,
glad you stayed there with me.
So to pick up the thread, we had
so far visited two BBQ joints, two
Tex-Mex places, two food truck and
heard something like ten bands, so
when Saturday hit we were pretty
worn out. I may have still had a bit
of a food baby thing going from the
previous day. But Saturday turned
out to be a carbon copy of the previous
day. Cloudy, looking like rain,
but all you felt was the high humidity.
This was going to be our two-fer
day. Nearby Lockhart features two
of the top five BBQ restaurants in
Texas: Smitty’s and Kreuz. So we
pointed our Cayman S down Highway
183 and headed to Lockhart.
First up in Lockhart was Smitty’s
Market (208 S. Commerce St,
Lockhart, TX 78644 / 512-398-9844
/ www.smittysmarket.com), and
like everywhere we visited so far,
we lined up. The line snaked past
the open flames feeding the pits.
I was wearing shorts and could
feel the heat almost singe my bare
skin. We got up to the counter and
I ordered a half pound of brisket
and a half pound of ribs. We’d
gotten smarter. We paid for the
meat, cash only, and went inside
the dining area to get our sides
of slaw and beans and drinks. We
sat at a bench outside the dining
area in the hallway leading to the
pits. A few fans tried to blow a cool
breeze in the hallway;it was hot but
we still chowed down. The brisket
was moist, with a deep pink ring
of smoke, not as pronounced as
Mueller’s and Franklin’s, but still
it was very good. The ribs were on
I glanced down at the
odometer. We had traveled
about 740 miles
and used less than two
tanks of gas. Not bad
for a little two-seater
with plenty of power.
the sweet side, which was surprising,
as I expected them to have
a bit of kick to them. We liked it,
but not like Franklin’s, which had
spoiled us, setting the standard.
Still, I could see why people swear
by this place. It’s that good.
Driving a short distance, we circled
under a railway overpass to Kreuz
Market (619 N. Colorado St Lockhart,
TX 78644 / 512-398-2361 /
BBQ place, same routine: get in
line. The line moved a bit slower
than Smitty’s but we made our way
to the front in about thirty minutes.
We did the same thing, half pound
of brisket, half pound of ribs,
same sides. Gotta say, we were a bit
disappointed in the brisket -- it was
a little dry and a bit tough. Maybe
it was just a subpar slab of brisket.
Oh well. But the ribs! They were
great! Peppery, with that perfect
crunch on the ends. I loved them.
On this trip, I ranked them second
to Franklin’s. Then there were the
beans. They were heavenly. I could
have eaten a quart. If you go to
Kreuz, order the ribs and beans.
You will not be disappointed.
We ended our SXSW part of the
trip by watching one more concert
featuring one of my favorite bands
from the 80s and 90s: The Cult.
Hard to believe, but these guys are
still going after it, and Ian Astbury
did not disappoint, belting out
song after song, even kicking some
equipment off the stage for old
time’s sake. Guitarist Billy Duffy
can still wail on that guitar, hitting
all the solos, note for note, just like
I remembered. Ahh, Fire Woman, I
Love the Rain, and She Sells Sanctuary
never sounded better. Score: two
BBQ restaurants, two bands, and
a plate of late-night veggies afterwards.
I know I’m gaining weight.
Sunday dawned as usual, cloudy
and humid. This time, Nick and I
stopped by my friend’s restaurant
Hoover’s Cooking (2002 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722 / 512-479-5006
/ www.hooverscooking.com). It
is mandatory that I stop in to see
the Hoov. We go back thirty-five
years and he is a very dear friend.
His restaurant has taken home
cooking to new levels and has
been featured on national TV.
Breakfast tacos and coffee were
perfect and got us ready for the
sprint home. We even bought
homemade peach and blueberry
cobbler to take home to my wife.
OK, you’ve hung with me this
long, and surely you must be
wondering where the heavy
duty Porsche stuff is. Your patience
will now be rewarded.
After a short stretch on I-35,
watching a couple of miles of
stupidity, aka people heading north
from SXSW, Spring Break and the
usual weekend craziness, I decided
to take to the back roads. Ahhh,
finally it was time to let the CS’ legs
stretch. We took RM 1431. Its two
lanes snake along Lake Travis to
Marble Falls. Falling in behind a
BMW cycle, we hugged the turns,
barely noticing the yellow caution
road signs telling us to take the corners
at 35 mph. Yeah, right. The CS
was born to take those roads; the
more they twist and turn the better.
Its suspension geometry and
ample brakes are up to the task.
Deeply banked turns and extreme
dips can come close to bottoming
the car but are a blast to hit at
speed. All too soon we came on a
slow-moving SUV. Why is it always
a slow-moving SUV, minivan or
camper? A tiny passing zone appeared,
and both the BMW cycle
and the CS hit the throttle almost
as one, shooting past the crawler.
A Camaro had joined our group,
but he didn’t hit the throttle fast
enough to get past the crawler
when we did, so he was left behind.
We sprinted until we got to Marble
Falls, where the BMW went one
way and we went another, in order
to gas up. We then turned north
on Highway 281, which is blessedly
four lanes and smooth for miles on
end. We ended up getting in with
a fast-moving bunch and averaged
only a few miles over the posted
75mph speed limit. No really!
Finally the four lanes cut down
to two and it was time to play the
passing game. I must admit I am
not the most patient person being
stuck in line behind -- you guessed
it -- a slow-moving SUV, minivan
or camper. Problem is, stacked up
behind the usual suspects were
even more of the same, and they
were not going to make the pass
-- no way, no how. Fortunately the
road has plenty of passing zones
with long sight lines or cut-out
lanes, so we did what we had to,
taking sometimes five and six cars
at a time. We easily put them in our
rearview and streaked forward, no
doubt as they shouted invectives
our way . . . whatever. The radar
detector gave us plenty of warning
on those occasions when we went a
wee bit over the posted speed limit.
Here, the great heart of the Cayman
S was in its element. Dropping
down to fourth gear and burying
the throttle, the flat six shouted
that familiar Porsche roar as the
car leapt forward, piling on the
speed. It was the perfect car for
this kind of cut-and-dice passing.
I am respectful of others on the
road and will not wind it out to
see what it will do; that’s what the
track is for. But on these kinds
of roads, what a great car to be
in! Once we hit Interstate 20, I
dialed in the cruise control and
tuned to the local ESPN station
to check the NCAA basketball
scores as we headed home. When
we arrived, I glanced down at the
odometer. We had traveled about
740 miles and used less than two
tanks of gas. Not bad for a little
two-seater with plenty of power.
If you ever have the opportunity
to drive to or from Austin, consider
taking the roads less travelled.
Both Highways 281 and 16 offer
great roads, beautiful vistas, cool
little towns, each featuring one
or two BBQ spots, and less stress
than the craziness that is Interstate
35. It took us a little longer,
but we had more fun on 281.
If you decide you want to do a
BBQ tour of Texas, download the
Texas Monthly BBQ app. It will help
you find those great BBQ joints in
little towns you didn’t know existed.
Oh, and do what the pros do: when
visiting multiple BBQ joints, order
two slices of brisket and two ribs
and some sides -- no more! It simply
doesn’t get any better than that,
other than doing that tour in a
April Sunday Saturday Drive: Muenster Germanfest
By Nikolaus Klemmer
Photos by Linda Bambina and the Author
The Department of Sunday
Drives is reporting on the first
Saturday Drive in almost three
years, when we drove out to Rancho
Sereno in May 2011. This time we set
out to the 38th Annual Germanfest in
Muenster, TX. Tourmeister John Harvey
had organized what proved to be
the largest turnout so far for any of our Drives.
their own school district and
hospital, and throw one of the
biggest parties in Texas every
year during the last weekend in
April (mark your calendar).
This three-day festival attracts
thousands to mouthwatering
German Bratwurst, Schnitzel,
Pretzels, Kraut, hearty cheeses
and homemade breads, Apfelstrudel,
cakes, and pies. Bavarian
beer is on tap and can be
had in a Masskrug. “Guten Appetit.”
Festivities on the fairgrounds
included merry-go-rounds, exciting
Ring-the-Bell, and lots of music
of the turnout
Lining up for the fun ride to Muenster
An unbelievable 91(!) cars and 150(!) participants
gathered in Flower Mound, in beautiful, sunny Texas
spring weather to get ready for a three-run-group,
70-mile adventure on nice twisty back roads north
of the Metroplex towards Muenster. Go Mavericks!
Muenster is a unique, small (pop. 1600) German
community in North Texas. It was founded in 1889 by
German Catholic settlers along the Missouri-Kansas-
Texas railroad. German was the main language and
was spoken exclusively until the 1930s. The community
remains closely tied to their heritage, as can be seen in
the architecture and spirit of the town. They maintain
Muenster Main Street with
Metric Century Bike Ralliers
in a “Tanzhalle” and the “Texas Stage.” Other activities
included a 5k and 15k Germanfest Fun Run, and a
Photo by Sue Crimm
A German flag in every car
The rest stop proved challenging
with so many cars to park
“Third Generation” band
playing in the German Tanzhalle
Along the way, we witnessed the Metric Century Bicycle
Rally, a 100km, 65km, or 35km bike run on the same
beautiful, scenic, and rolling-hills Texas roads that our
Tourmeister had picked for us.
Germanfest is an authentic
Village Party for everyone
The turnout was huge, and not only for our club. The
little town was literally overrun with Party-goers from
wide and far. The town had reserved a parking lot
for us, which in hindsight would not have been large
enough for all of our cars, but was also fully closed in
by other vehicles and motorcycles when we got there
around lunch time.
Texas Longhorns along the way in Cooke County
Celebrating German Tradition
The Fest had entertainment for the whole family, with
mimes, magicians, clowns and storytellers, Karneval
and Kinder Theater for the children.
What a memorable outing! Muenster – we’ll be there
again next year.
Delicious Bavarian Pretzels, Oktoberfest style
One of our three groups on their way into town
Porsche 918 Spyder: Greater Than the Sum of its (Magnificent) Parts
By Jeff Van Sicklen
Editor’s Note: Jeff Van Sicklen is a Porsche
Sales Consultant at Park Place Porsche in
Dallas and a member of Maverick Region.
just returned from Road Atlanta,
where I received extensive training
on the Porsche 918 Spyder
-- including driving it! I will try to
share my experience. My expectations
were high, but I had no idea. I can confidently say that
your ownership experience will be like nothing you
have ever experienced either. In short, the Porsche
918 Spyder is far greater than the sum of its parts!
Regarding the car and my experience learning
and driving it: I know you have seen videos of the
car, read the specs, seen the performance figures,
and read about the advanced materials and technologies
used in its construction, but until you
see it first hand, experiencing the build quality
and driving dynamics, you cannot possibly understand
how superior your Porsche 918 Spyder is!
The Porsche 918 Spyder features not just raceinspired,
but race-derived components, such as the
Dallara Automobili-sourced Carbon Fiber Reinforced
Polymer (CFRP) monocoque chassis. The 298-lb 608
bhp 4.6-liter 90° V8 engine, based on that used in the
RS Spyder LMP2 race car that was campaigned from
2005 through 2010, features a drop-forged 180° throw
Photo courtesy of the Author
flat-plane crankshaft, titanium connecting rods, and
Formula 1-inspired “Inconel” top-pipes which route
the exhaust up and out behind the passenger compartment.
It is boosted by the most highly engineered
and most technologically superior hybrid drive system
ever developed, bringing your Porsche 918 Spyder’s
power output to 887 bhp and 994 lb.-ft. of torque.
The high voltage lithium-ion battery is designed for
maximum output and power absorption that provides
both unheard-of electric driving performance
and amazing recuperation, allowing the Spyder to
achieve maximum performance that far exceeded
my expectations whether in E-Power or Race modes.
The suspension, drive train, electromechanical four
wheel steering system, and the extremely fast-shifting
(less than 50 milliseconds per shift) PDK transmission
made my ridiculously quick pit exit effortless in
all-electric e-power mode. An attack of Road Atlanta’s
Esses and our 177 mph cruise down the back straight
blew my mind! All in a comfortable environment, featuring
a configurable “Gorilla Glass” touch screen center
console that provides heretofore never seen connectivity
and intuitive operation. Lethal and civilized!
The Porsche 918 Spyder is a Hyper Super Sports Car
that is not only race-inspired, but race-derived. Plus it
delivers unimaginable performance in all conditions.
Again, it is truly is more than the sum of its parts.
The author in the driver’s seat of a 918 Spyder.
Cliff’s Ramblings: Macans and Cup Cars and Panameras – Oh My!
By Cliff Blackshear
looks once again
to be a car/truck/
new ground. I
dunno. Havin’ a hard time getting
wound up about it, yet everyone I
know that has seen and driven one
comes away seriously impressed.
Much like when the Cayenne was
introduced. Or the Panamera.
Speaking of the Panamera: I was
at COTA last weekend working
tech inspection (basically weighing
163 race cars in three days
time from sun up to near sun
down) and watched a Panamera
lead a group of Carrera Cup
Cars down the hill after Turn
1 in the Enduro on Sunday.
In a drivers’ meeting it had been
brought up by one of the Cup guys
that the pace car was driving too
slowly under yellow flag conditions,
and this was creating a cooling system
overheat situation for the cars’
engines. You have to understand
this: these factory-built race cars
have a cooling system specifically
designed for high speed driving.
As much as possible is left off of
the cooling system to save weight,
and everything is engineered
around downforce and high speed
cooling system efficiency, as well
as brake cooling air management.
Take a look at the front of one
of these cars and see how brake
cooling and radiator flow is set up.
The answer that came back at
the meeting was, “We are aware
of this, and our pace car driver
had been told that, when on the
course with the Cup Cars, to
drive as fast as is comfortable.”
So I’m standing on the walkover
bridge at the bottom of the hill
after Turn 1. The pace car was
out under yellow flag conditions.
The group had packed up and
the Panamera led them down the
front straight. I heard them coming
and could see the tops of the
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cars as they went up the hill into
1. Looked like they were carrying
above average pace car speed.
I do not know what model Panamera
was on the course leading the
pack. It had to be at least a GTS if
not a Turbo or Turbo S. Folks, that
car exploded off Turn 1, heading
into 2 at full cry, with the PDK
rowing through the gears, and
the Cups were NOT lazily weaving
back and forth, trying to keep
heat in the tires. I could not hear
the Panamera but could hear the
Cup Cars shifting pretty quickly to
keep up. It was interesting. They
flew into the S-curves and disappeared
after Turn 6. Fun to watch.
I know that the Macan has performance
abilities with its size
and an awesome power-to-weight
ratio. Hummmmm. Sounds like
a pace vehicle that can also carry
multiple people in comfort to me.
Meanwhile, at the shop, I returned
from COTA and tried to catch
up with goings on today. A diesel
Cayenne had been addressed that
The Panamera exploded off
Turn 1, heading into 2 at
full cry, with the PDK rowing
through the gears, and the
Cups were NOT lazily weaving
back and forth, trying
to keep heat in the tires.
had a NOx sensor failure. It was
interesting. A Panamera had come
through with a bad fuel tank level
measurement sensor. It was out of
fuel even though the fuel gauge
was reading well over ¼ tank, yet
when tank was opened up, both
sensors were lying in correct position.
After just raising and lowering
both level measurement sensors
by hand, they started reading
correctly. Weird. No fuel level
measurement issue in this model
or NOx sensor failure in a diesel
had been seen before in our shop.
The NOx sensor failure I forwarded
to front desk engineering. What
I found interesting about it was
that, with this component failure
and subsequent recording of a
sensor issue in fault memory of the
fuel management system, a warning
in the instrument cluster was
displayed. It read “Adblu low” while
displaying a check engine light.
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By Justin Husman, The Phoenix Insurance
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insurance agency specializing in
classic, custom, and exotic car insurance.
He has been in the business for
a decade, and was awarded “Best
of Dallas 2013” by D magazine.
Also a member of Maverick Region,
Justin is on his second 944, and can
generally be found in and around
car shows with his daughter in tow.
So at this point, I have kind
of gone over how to cover
your “Special” Porsche – the
one that you aren’t driving every
day. However, let’s say you aren’t
calling my office because your
Porsche is your commuter car.
That’s fine, but here are the first
three things you should be looking
at on your regular auto policy to
make sure you are getting what
you pay for, insurance wise.
1. Liability. This is the first coverage
on your declarations page, and
I would argue, the most important.
There are two different ways liability
is sold in Texas: “Split limits”
or “combined single limits.” If you
have split limits, you have three
numbers there: 100/300/100.
These numbers mean the Bodily
Injury per person/BI per accident/
Property damage. If you have
CSL coverage, you just have one
number for everything. So there
are the facts – but here is the good
advice. You need to max out those
limits. 100/300/100 is a little low,
but that is the minimum coverage
you should have when driving a
Porsche. You are a millionaire,
right? Anyone who gets into an
accident sure thinks so, and so will
their lawyer. Too often I see people
driving nice cars with the state
minimum limits of liability. That’s
silly, and asking for trouble in an
accident. We live in a sue-happy
society (hell, I’ll bet half of you
reading this paid for your Porsches
by billing hourly) and perception
says nice car = money. Liability
coverage is cheap, so load up.
2. Deductibles. This is generally
the one that everyone focuses on,
because this is the one that they
will have to come up with out-of-
pocket if there is an accident. This
coverage is all about what makes
you comfortable – but do be aware
that the highest deductible isn’t
always the best value. Sometimes
the difference between a $500
deductible and a $1000 deductible
is as little as $100 a year in
premium. If that’s all you are
saving, you are better off having
the lower deductible. Also, be sure
to ask about glass coverage. Quite
often, glass is covered with a zero
dollar deductible, but it may be an
optional coverage, so be sure to ask.
3. Custom Parts. Even though
your Porsche is a daily driver, that’s
not to say you haven’t tweaked it
a bit, so you can get to The Mansion
in time for happy hour on
Tuesdays. Most daily policies will
cover you for custom parts and
equipment if you ask. This is not
as big a deal if you wreck the car
(as they can see the parts you
have put on) but it becomes very
You drive a Porsche, so you
are a millionaire, right?
Anyone who gets into an
accident sure thinks so,
and so will their lawyer.
Too often I see people driving
nice cars with the state
minimum limits of liability.
important if your car is stolen. CPE
coverage is pretty cheap, and will
ensure that the money you spent
on wheels isn’t lost forever if your
car ends up stolen and shipped
to the Ukraine for use as some
Russian mobster’s rainy day car.
We have lots more coverage to talk
about, but these are the big three
you need to be concerned with
today. Too often I see people with
nice cars that have a policy written
by someone who is using the cookie
cutter approach: everyone gets
state minimum liability, $1000
deductibles, and have a nice day.
I’m sure that when you bought your
Porsche, you spent plenty of time
on the website building just the
right car. You should allow us to
help you build your insurance
policy the same way. Feel free to
call my office, and we will go over
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the Maverick Monthly
Social that was held at Trinity Hall.
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New Wheels Mavericks
By Susan and Tom Froehlich, Membership Co-Chairs
Editor’s Note: Due to popular acclaim, we are finally changing the name of
this column to New Mavericks. Apparently a lot of folks thought that New
Wheels was a listing of new Porsches that our members had just acquired,
so we hope that the new name more accurately conveys the purpose of this
column, which of course is to welcome new members, and now also transfers!
If you have any changes that
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Young, Bill L.
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For Sale: 2004 Boxster S, Lapis Blue Metallic
with Graphite Grey leather interior, power seat
package, Bose sound package, Xenon headlamp
package, Tiptronic S, 18” Turbo Look II wheels
and Porsche Stability Management, 14,434 miles.
$29,900. Contact Michelle Bresette, 817-479-3074,
817-929-8737 (cell), or firstname.lastname@example.org (06)
For Sale: 2000 Boxster, Silver/Grey top, tan
interior, daily driver, 112K mi., A/C blows cold,
heater works great. 5-spd. manual. Two keys, owner’s
manuals. Last maintenance done by Autobahn. Asking
$9K. Can provide pics. Contact Faye at flparkhill@
gmail.com or (817) 807-5658. (06)
For Sale: 2006 Cayenne, Silver w/black interior,
V6, Tiptronic, AWD, Silver, 2006, satellite radio,
radar detector, 82,300 miles, new spark plugs, tires,
battery, $24,000. Contact 817-692-1479. (06)
For Sale: 2008 Boxster Limited Edition, VIN
WP0CA29848U710389, 8400 miles, manual trans,
Orange/Black, Cruise Control, Leather Heated Seats,
Power Mirrors, Rear Window Defroster, Side Curtain
Airbags, Tilt/Telescope Steering Wheel. This is the
most PRISTINE LIMITED EDITION Boxster in the
world. NO blemishes, absolutely PERFECT! If you
do not want the most pristine 2008 Porsche Boxster
Limited Edition -- do not call. CarFax available.
Porsche wind stop, Sport Chrono package, Bose
High End sound package, floor mats interior cover,
black w/Alcantara seat inlays, Bi-Xenon headlights
and Cabriolet roof in black, $35,900. Contact Glenn
Douglass, 214-649-9105 (06)
For Sale: 2007 Cayman S, 26,200 miles. 3.4 liter,
295 HP. Arctic silver metallic, black leather interior,
6-speed manual. New Michelin Sport-2 tires & TPM
sensors; original manuals and tools. ‘Clear Bra’
protection on bumper, nose & mirrors. 18” Cayman-S
wheels; self-leveling bi-xenon lamps; 8-way heated
power seats; Bose sound & CD changer; plus, plus.
Current on maintenance. Never raced (older owner).
Pristine condition; this beauty deserves to be more
than my garage queen. VIN WP0AB29877U783310;
$35,700. Contact for photos. Jack (214) 402-4122;
For Sale: 2008 Boxster, Arctic silver / black.
Manual transmission, excellent condition. 35k miles.
Garaged. Not track driven. $24,449. Contact Renee at
For Sale: 1986 944 Turbo, Alpine White/
Black interior, 144k miles. 286HP, 297ft/lbs torque;
Autothority Stage 2 chipset; 1988 Turbo S LSD
transmission. 968 M030 F/R sway bars; Koni Sport
adjustable inserts in stock housings; Ground Control
adjustable ride height coilover conversion kits with
Eibach 400lb springs; 30mm torsion bars; Koni Sport
shocks. Very Rare Italian Speedline “Competition”
3-piece wheels, 8.5/9.5 x 17” with 235/255 BFG
Super Sport AS tires; Custom CCW “Classic” 3-Piece
wheels, 9.0/10.0 x 17” with satin black centers with
new Nitto NT01 255 / 275 DOT-R tires. Sparco
seats, Sparco 5-point track harnesses, Sparco leather
track steering wheel with hub; New Rennline rollbar.
Custom installed trailer hitch with phantom powered
hitch wiring harness. Track trailer set up to haul extra
set of tires and tools.Much more -- no room to list it all.
$13,000.00 (with track trailer) or quid-pro-quo trade
for Boxster S, 968 Cab or 928 (looking for automatic
version of each). Contact Rob Turner, pcarfan@gmail.
com or 817-296-8835 (04)
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