Slipstream - May 2017

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The monthly newsletter of the Maverick Region of the Porsche Club of America

May 2017

Published by the Maverick Region, Porsche Club of America


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Volume 55, Issue 5, May 2017

Find event updates at http://mav.pca.org, follow on Instagram at http://instagram.com/MaverickPCA

and join our Facebook Group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/mavpca/

Features

Kruder’s Cars & Conversation..................................12

Maverick Region Autocross Series............................14

Treffen Hill Country: A 1,400-Mile Journey...............18

Screen Test: Protecting Your Porsche Radiators..........20

Porsche of the Month...............................................21

Porsche Trivia..........................................................21

April Mavs & Mochas Retrospective.........................23

Monthly Social Visits Uncle Buck’s............................25

Porsche Sport Driving School Experience..................28

Liability Stuff: PCA Insurance Information..................31

Upcoming Events

May Board Meeting..................................................7

Maverick Lunch Series.............................................. 7

Treffen Asheville..................................................... 15

The Fortunata Winery Tour Preview....................15, 16

Autocross Schedule................................................ 16

Maverick Drive-in Movie Night Social...................... 16

May at Mayo’s...................................................... 17

Mavs & Mochas..................................................... 17

Austin Schnell Fest (DE).......................................... 17

Departments

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

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

List of Officers and Board Chairs................................4

Zone 5 Presidents..................................................... 4

Maverick Minutes......................................................6

New Mavericks and Anniversaries..............................9

Unclassifieds...........................................................34

Advertiser Index......................................................34

Around the Bend (Editor’s Column)...........................36

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Plano area lunch (each Monday)......1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Board Meeting...............................................(Wed) 3

May at Mayo’s................................................(Sat) 6

Lewisville area lunch.........................................(Tue) 9

Mavs & Mochas: Frisco Rail Yard....................(Sat) 13

Mav Social: Coyote Drive-in.............................(Fri) 19

DE at COTA (Schnell Fest)....................(Fri-Sun) 19-21

PCA Tour: Fortunata Winery...........................(Sat) 20

Richardson and Southlake area lunches.......... (Thu) 25

Autocross #4 at Mineral Wells Airport............(Sun) 28

Plano area lunch (each Monday).......... 5, 12, 19, 26

Board Meeting...............................................(Wed) 7

Mavs & Mochas: Starbucks @ Las Colinas Village. (Sat)

10

Autocross #5 at Mesquite High School............(Sun) 11

Lewisville area lunch...................................... (Tue) 13

Mav Social: TBD............................................ (Thu) 15

Richardson and Southlake area lunches.......... (Thu) 22

Treffen Hill Country

Hijinks with Peter and

Landon. Read more

about this adventure

on page 18

Event Dates

May

June

On the Cover

Captured during the Hill Country Rallye,

this 1987 Porsche 911 owned by Kurt

Scaggs provides a perfect contrast to early

bluebonnets seen during the amazing drives

that are part of this event each year.

Photo by Kurt Scaggs

Opinions expressed herein are not necessarily endorsed by the Club’s membership or officers. Contributions will be

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artist and Slipstream are credited. Slipstream is printed by Ussery Printing Company in Irving, Texas.

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Sprockets: Not so Unique

By David Robertson, Region President

he longer I am in this club, the more I realize

that my life-long obsession with Porsche,

T

and more specifically the Porsche 911, is

not as unique as I had previously thought.

Each individual Porsche model stands on its own and

has a following within the club, but we all have our favorites

for different reasons. My love affair with the 911

began when I was very young and it has just stuck into,

well, let’s just say advanced adulthood. I will cover that

story in another episode, but whenever I see a Porsche

911 in the wild, including the one I am lucky enough to

own, I always get a bit of a rush.

I used to think that my constant checking of the

typical new and used car sites for Porsches that I wasn’t

remotely in the market for could be a unique quirk,

but as it turns out, not so much. I have also been able to

get within $5000.00 of doubling the base price of a 911

S by adding options on the Porsche car configurator. I

know that with enough time and effort I will be able to

find those unique options that I have missed in there

somewhere. Is this a good use of my time? Of course

not, but the task is begging to be completed. This is not

something I would admit to in the mixed company of

non-Maverick members, although through many conversations

I realize that many of you have these same

tendencies.

If you are like me -- and I

Our tagline

is “Driving

Friendships”

and there is

no better way

to meet new

people or

catch up with

old friends than

at one of our

social events.

know most of you are -- there

are plenty of ways to meet up

with fellow Maverick members

and get your dose of the experience.

Our tagline is “Driving

Friendships,” and there is no

better way to meet new people

or catch up with old friends

than at one of our social events.

From a lunch or Happy Hour/

Dinner gathering, to just

checking out some great cars

on a Saturday morning at Mavs

& Mochas, all you need to do is

just show up. If you want to get out and take a drive you

can go low key with a Tour or a Rally. If more adrenaline

is required, you have your choice of several track

events. Did I also mention we are having two Driver

Education (DE) events at COTA in Austin this year for

all experience levels? If you have never driven your car

on a track, this world-famous venue in Austin could be

your first experience!

I look forward to seeing everyone at one of our

events this month!

SAUL FRAIRE, Chef-Proprietor

1235 William D. Tate Ave

Grapevine, TX 76051

817-329-6995

MAV OF THE MONTH: Jim Hirsch

Jim Hirsch joined PCA in 2014 when he and his wife

Sharon purchased a new Boxster S. He had been an

active member of the Ford SVT club for years, and in

fact was their newsletter editor when he saw the light

and bought his first Porsche. His first contribution

to Slipstream came in the

form of a gift idea article

in the July 2014 issue. Not

long afterward, he heard

that Maverick Region was

looking for someone to

take over editorial duties

for Slipstream, so he generously

offered his services.

After a brief climb up the

learning curve, he took

over as Managing Editor

in May 2015, and has

been making significant

improvements to our

newsletter ever since.

Not only that, Jim has

In the Porsche pits at

Road America

continued to be an advocate of promoting our events

via social media, and was instrumental in designing

and producing a Maverick Region calendar. As if he

didn’t have enough to do, he is now involved with our

popular new Mavs & Mochas program. Thank you, Jim,

for your contribution to Maverick Region!

2 May


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2017 Maverick Region Board - Officers and Chairs

President

David Robertson

617-797-0516

president@mavpca.org

Autocross Chair

Mark Schnoerr

ax@mavpca.org

Club Race Co-Chair

Pat Heptig

214-649-7907

cr@mavpca.org

Vice President

Jim Falgout

vp@mavpca.org

Time Trial Chair,

(AX/TT Rules)

Travis Howard

214-616-6152

tt@mavpca.org

Club Race Co-Chair

Joel Nannis

cr@mavpca.org

Secretary

Wendy Shoffit

972-977-9821

secretary@mavpca.org

TT Registrar, AX/TT

Schools, Swap Meets

Robyn Howard

214-991-0873

drivingschools@mavpca.org

Club Race/DE Registrar

Wendy Shoffit

crreg@mavpca.org

deregistrar@mavpca.org

Treasurer

Richard Solomon

903-530-8281

treasurer@mavpca.org

Charity Chair

Chris Hamilton

hope@mavpca.org

Concours Chair

Andy Kay

817-948-8538

concours@mavpca.org

DE Chair

ChrisTabor

817-371-4888

de@mavpca.org

DE Chief Driving Instr.

John Sandusky

817-777-0421

cdi@mavpca.org

DE Equipment Mgr.

Hunter Allen

deequip@mavpca.org

DE Hospitality

Rose Gohlke

de@mavpca.org

DE Sponsorship

Daren Kirbo

254-396-2973

desponsorship@mavpca.org

Email List Moderator

Brian Scudder

mrpca-owner@

yahoogroups.com

Email List Moderator

Matt Platts

mrpca-owner@

yahoogroups.com

Goodie Store

Chris Flaugh

214-288-5300

goodiestore@mavpca.org

Histographer, Tenured

Charlie Davis

historian@mavpca.org

Membership Chair,

Past President

John Hamilton

817-907-7823

membership@mavpca.org

Monthly Social Chair

Stephanie Ho

hh@mavpca.org

Online Calendar

Karl Poulsen

calendar@mavpca.org

PCA Tours Co-Chair,

Social Media

Bill Orr

tours@mavpca.org

PCA Tours Co-Chair

Mark Pitarresi

817-715-7156

tours@mavpca.org

Rally Co-Chair

Don Sebert

214-613-6900

rally@mavpca.org

Rally Co-Chair

George Luxbacher

rally@mavpca.org

Safety Co-Chair

Wayne Elliott

safety@mavpca.org

Safety Co-Chair

Bob Kramer

safety@mavpca.org

Slipstream Advertising,

Coffee Meets

Bill Kruder

214-497-0711

ads@mavpca.org

Slipstream Event

Ad Design

Kurt Scaggs

eventads@mavpca.org

Slipstream Editor

Jim Hirsch

972-740-7377

editor@mavpca.org

Slipstream Content Ed.

Carey Spreen

817-422-3480

editor@mavpca.org

Slipstream Mailing

Andy Mears

214-394-5857

mailing@mavpca.org

Slipstream Printing

Fran Ussery

972--438-8344 (W)

817-481-8342 (H)

printing@mavpca.org

Social Chair

Tracy Robertson

817-944-5490

social@mavpca.org

Tech Sessions Chair

Nikolaus Klemmer

469-531-5314

techcorner@mavpca.org

Trivia Chair

Jerry DeFeo

972-240-5800

trivia@mavpca.org

Volunteers Chair

Jim Gallegos

214-697-0792

volunteers@mavpca.org

Web Site Chair

James Shoffit

972-786-6246

webmaster@mavpca.org

ARK-LA-TEX

Ken Chandler

bad968@bellsouth.net,

COASTAL BEND

Bryan Kerrick

bksailspadre@

sbcglobal.net

2017 PCA Zone 5 Presidents and Zone Representative

LONE STAR

Steve Bukoski

president@lsrpca.com

MARDI GRAS

Scott Spradley

swsprad@bellsouth.net

OZARK

Jim Woolly

jim.carol_NOSPAM@

sbcglobal.net

WHISKEY BAY

Mike Hamza

mikehamza944@

gmail.com

CIMARRON

Joy Jones

presidentcmr@gmail.

com

HILL COUNTRY

Tracey Gross

president@hcrpca.org

LONGHORN

Charles Bush

president@longhornpca.org

MAVERICK

David Robertson

president@mavpca.org

WAR BONNET

Randal Goodman

drtoys42@aol.com

WHITE RIVER

Leonard Zechiedrich

whiteriverregionpca@

gmail.com

ZONE 5 REP

Jon Jones

zone5rep@pca.org

www.zone5.pca.org

4 May


5


Gimme a Minute: April Board Meeting Minutes

By Wendy Shoffit, Region Secretary April 5, 2017

resident David Robertson

started the meeting

P

at 7:01. He reported for

absent Social Chair, Tracy

Robertson. May at Mayo’s is coming

up and we need to do some promoting.

There will be a special 20th

Anniversary of the Boxster display.

Concours Chair Andy Kay added he

will have a special award for the Boxster

winner, and he has new medals

featuring the new region logo. He

will also expand the number of winners

to include 1st Place and Class

Winner for each group.

Monthly Social Chair Stephanie

Ho was also not in attendance but

sent her report. The March event at

Uncle Buck’s was an enormous success

with about 140 in attendance

(about 100 of whom stayed for dinner).

The cars drew a crowd in the

parking lot. The April 20 event will

be at Hard 8 BBQ in Coppell.

Treasurer Richard Solomon will

be stepping down in November.

Driving in from Tyler is too far. We

will be looking for qualified individuals

to run for the position. We have

a healthy bank account currently

with ~$151K balance (including

money going to COTA). The February

DE netted a positive balance as

well. He is exploring electronic payment

options for corner workers to

save future Treasurers the drive to

DEs to hand-deliver checks.

David also reported that the Social

Media Policy committee met

and came up with a set of guidelines

dealing with our venues like Facebook.

They will post online when it’s

finalized and approved.

Tech Session Chair Nikolaus Klemmer

has ideas submitted by members

at the last meeting and will start

planning them. He wants to do up

to four per year. He also presented

a business card design for board

members who want them.

CR/DE Registrar Wendy Shoffit

reported we had a successful race at

COTA in Austin. Registration numbers

were up some from last year

6 May

and it was a good event. Registration

for the upcoming DE in April is

underway and going well. She also

mentioned that she and James just

returned from Treffen Hill Country,

which was an awesome four-star

event. Registration is now open for

Parade and she hopes to see many

Mavericks in Spokane.

DE Chair Chris Tabor reiterated

that the February DE was in a good

time slot and made for a successful

event. We have fewer entrants for

April. He mentioned the COTA

DE in May advertised in Panorama,

which he will consider for future

events. He began a discussion about

raising prices because of continually

increasing track expenses. We decided

to raise $25 beginning in September.

We will publish an article in

Slipstream later this year to explain.

Rally Chairs Don and Jeff Sebert

are excited for the April 22 Easter

Rally. They have a great route

planned, ending at a German restaurant

in Muenster. The restaurant

only holds 60 in the back room, so

RSVPs will be necessary. It will be an

open menu and everyone is on their

own to pay. He requested several

email blasts to promote it. Jeff also

suggested that the club could possibly

do an off-road tour like Land

Rover has. He will work with Bill Orr

to investigate.

Content Editor Carey Spreen

attended the Zone 5 Presidents’

Meeting and wrote a report about

what all went on. It is posted on the

Zone 5 website at http://zone5.pca.

org for those who want to know the

inside scoop.

Editor Jim Hirsch reported for

John Hamilton that we have 1,701

primary members. We’re down seven

primary and eight affiliate members

from last month, but overall still

on track for the year to add 300 new

members. We have added 93 new

primary members and five transfers

for the current year. Newsletter

printing count remained the same.

There is a committee discussing

moving to full color printing and increasing

ad rates to help cover those

expenses. Reporting for Bill Kruder,

the first newly christened Mavs &

Mochas had 120+ cars, which was a

huge turnout. The next one is April

8 at Zims Autotechnik. Matt Wilson

has volunteered to host a second

Mavs & Mochas impromptu gathering

in the Fort Worth area.

Concours Chair Andy Kay stated

that Autos in the Park is not happening

this year, so he is working

other possibilities. He mentioned a

July 15 event at Stonebriar Church,

and possibly doing a people’s choice

event there. He needs volunteers to

help like the M&M “Crew.”

Mark Pitarresi said that tours

are always attracting new members.

He suggested that drive leaders get

name tag lanyards like the M&M

crew and possibly even special shirts

to help them be more identifiable

by those new members. He will explore

options.

Tour Chair Bill Orr has been

working on multiple designs for the

special PCA Texas license plate. As

a board, we agreed that the mostly

black plate with a star and a Texas

symbol would be the choice moving

forward. He has also been working

with Stephanie Ho on a Drive-in

Movie Social for May. It will be held

on FRIDAY, May 19 at the Coyote

Drive-In in Lewisville. We are limited

to 140 cars, and Bill is trying to

find a sponsor who could have cars

on display. The cost is reasonable

and all entrants have credit towards

food/drink. We must pay up front,

as they run rain or shine. There was

a motion made by James Shoffit to

approve the $3,600 commitment.

Chris Tabor seconded. The motion

passed.

The Mav of the Month was Jim

Hirsch for his tremendous work on

Slipstream and help in many other

areas.

James Shoffit, Karl Poulsen, and

Bob Kramer were also in attendance

but had no additional reports.


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8 May


Welcome Our New Mavericks!

By John Hamilton, Region Membership Chair

Aleks Alacahan

Keller

2002 911 Turbo

Deserie Anton

Dallas

2015 Cayman S

Scott Chontos

Plano

2017 718 Boxster S

Lawson Crain

Dallas

2009 Cayenne

Syd English

Azle

2011 Panamera S

Christopher Fickey

Plano

2014 Cayman

Hank Garrett

Dallas

2015 911 Turbo

Scott Garwood

Fort Worth

2014 Cayman S

Stephen Hatfield

Highland Village

2009 911 Carrera S Cabriolet

Dawn Henderson

Dallas

2015 911 Carrera S

Warren Horgan

Fort Worth

2013 Boxster

Owen Johnson

Dallas

2012 911 Carrera S Cabriolet

Carolle Liu (Craig Schwartz)

Allen

2005 Boxster

Ted Mitchell

Dallas

2017 911 Carrera S

Huy Nguyen

Lewisville

2013 Cayenne GTS

Paul Robinson

Colleyville

2017 Macan GTS

Benjamin Rorie

Dallas

1983 944

Chris Seago

Pantego

2007 911 Carrera S

Shaun Spry

Keller

2014 911 Turbo Cabriolet

Douglas Tallman

(Gretchen Rosswurm)

Irving

2001 Boxster S

J. Kirk Taylor

Dallas

2017 Macan GTS

Bruce Toews (Christine)

McKinney

2010 Cayman S

Stephen Wardlaw

Dallas

1988 911 Carrera

If you have any changes that

you would like to make to the

MRPCA membership guide,

contact John Hamilton at

membership@mavpca.org

Say hello to your fellow

Porsche drivers!

Flashing your high beams at fellow Porsche

drivers is a time-honored tradition . . .

Keep the flash alive!

Maverick Membership Totals

Members ~ 1,701

Affiliate Members ~ 855

Total Membership ~ 2,556

Kelley Willis (Scott)

Dallas

2017 911 Carrera S Cabriolet

Randy Wolveck

Dallas

2017 Macan S

Larry Worrell

Rowlett

1980 928

Brandon Young

Fort Worth

2014 911 GT3

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Richard Ellis (Janice) Hot Springs Village, AR

30 Years

Barbara Geiger (Terence)

Wade Lowry (Toni Lunsford)

25 Years

Donald Sebert (Harriet)

McKinney

Bedford

Dallas

10 Years

David Bradfield

Larry Hampton (Cathy)

James Piot (Marilee)

5 Years

Craig Capua (Rebecca)

Miklos Klempa

Ramon Lopez

Norman McCollough (Paula)

Fort Worth

Denton

Lantana

Flower Mound

Plano

Carrollton

Colleyville

Seth Davidow

Bill Georgas (Kevin)

15 Years

Dallas

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Kruder’s Cars & Conversations

By Bill Kruder, Region Advertising Chair

Photos courtesy of the Author

onathon and I first met about ten months

J

ago at the United Real Estate Car Show

at Lincoln Center hosted by Brenda

Thompson. Since then Jonathon has

attended Porsche DFW Cars and Coffee, now Mavs &

Mochas, and many of our “impromptus” with his ducktail

Targa. Over that time, we’ve had a chance to get to

know each other, and I’ve walked away thinking WOW.

So here is the next in my series of “conversations” I

would like to share with you . . .

Jonathon Clarke, owner 1974 911

Targa, member since 2015

Bill Kruder: So are you from the Dallas area?

Jonathon Clarke: Well I’m not but my wife Lauren

is; we actually just moved here about four and half years

ago. Her parents live here and we decided we wanted

to be closer to them.

BK: Where do you call home?

JC: I grew up in the Washington D.C. area until about

high school, then we moved to Panama City, Florida.

After that I pretty much stayed along the Florida panhandle

through college.

BK: So did you fly with them?

JC: That was the fun part. I wanted to be a pilot but

my eyesight wasn’t good enough. But yes, I would go up

in F-18s actually being part of the crew at times, kind

of part time doctor and part time crew member. I’ve

logged about 100 hours flying; it truly was the best time

in my life.

BK: Well let’s talk cars: what was your first experience in

a Porsche?

JC: Let’s see. I was sixteen and I was dating this girl.

Her dad had a 944, and for some reason he thought it

a good idea for a kid who just got his license to go out

in a Porsche (laughing).

BK: So that’s all it took?

JC: Well no, as luck would have it, some ten years

later I was dating a girl who had a Boxster, and I guess

that sealed the deal -- on wanting a Porsche, not the

girl!

BK: How long was it before you bought your first then?

JC: Boy, that was a while later yet. It wasn’t until my

40th birthday. Matter of fact, on my birthday I went out

and bought one.

BK: And where did you attend college?

JC: I did my under graduate, Pre Med, at University

of West Florida in Pensacola.

BK: That’s right -- I heard you were a Navy man. How did

that happen?

JC: While I was at UWF I worked part time on the

Navy base as a civilian employee; upon graduation they

had a program in which I could join the Navy and enter

as an Officer. The real enticement was that they would

pay for my Med School.

BK: And where did that take you?

JC: Well pretty good -- I didn’t have to leave the state.

I did Med School at University of Miami and was part of

the Navy Reserve for those years. Upon graduating and

doing my internship I became a Flight Surgeon.

BK: I’ve heard of Flight Surgeons but have no idea what

they do.

JC: A Flight Surgeon is basically the Primary Care

doctor for pilots; I was assigned to a Marine squadron.

My job is to care for the pilot’s health and understand

their stress and needs.

BK: And what was it?

JC: You mean other than a mid-life crisis? It was a

2008 Arctic Silver over

Black six speed 997. The

car was so bloody fast

and was such a refined

car it seemed a waste to

drive on the streets of

Dallas.

BK: And you still have

it?

JC: No. Again, like I

said, it was such a refined

car, I wanted something

that I could feel the

road in, so I started looking

for an air-cooled. I

found the ‘74 Targa at

Dallas Motor Sport. So

for about six months I

was living the dream of

having two Porsches.

Benjamin is ready to take

Dad for a spin

12 May


BK: And did that work out?

JC: It was great but Lauren said we needed to make a

decision on which to keep. So we had a family vote and

we decided the 997 should go.

BK: So tell me about the ’74. What’s so special to you about

it?

JC: Well guess besides

it being air-cooled,

it was the first to have

impact bumpers, and

of course I liked the

Silver on Black combo;

there were, I think, only

about 3,110 produced.

And what I really liked

was it is kind of an “outlaw”

in that it has a 3L

180HP SC engine in it.

BK: And have you done

anything else to it?

JC: A few things. I

put in a Wevo shifter,

added a Carrera oil

cooler, and pretty much

What do they have in common you ask....they both fly

restored the interior, though I’ve taken out every ounce

of extra weight hence the no back seats. I have it down

to about 2,290 pounds.

BK: Any other Porsches of interest to you?

JC: Oh sure! I’m thinking about a 981 (Cayman)

for my daily driver. But I would also really like to own

one day a late ‘80s 911

coupe.

And to think that a

few chance meetings

would uncover yet another

great personal

story of a guy and his

car. In fact, rumor has

it that, since our last

conversation, he’s back

owning Porsches (plural).

I wonder if Lauren

will take this back to a

family vote! Lastly, remember

we are “driving

friendships.”

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Maverick Autocross Series: April Recap and May Preview

By Mark Schnoerr, Region Autocross Chair

Photos courtesy of the Author

unday, April 2: The first MirrorCross autocross

event for 2017 was supposed to run

S

rain or shine. MirrorCross uses two similar

but mirror-image courses, set up side by

side, and a real Drag Race Christmas Tree light system

for the start. Pairs of drivers begin at the same time,

one on each side, then trade sides and repeat. Their

best left and right side times are combined to determine

class and overall winners. About 80 drivers braved

the weather and were ready to play in the rain at Mineral

Wells. Unfortunately the lightning would not stay

away and the decision to cancel was made at about 10

am. Sunday, September 10 is the rain date, and has already

been updated on the websites for both Maverick

Region and Equipe Rapide.

Three nice noses at

Lone Star Park

Mark Schnoerr’s black 993

had the fast Porsche

time of the day

Sunday, April 9: Autocross

returned to the

always terrific large,

swooping, and hilly Lone

Star Park site in Grand

Prairie. The weather was

much better than the

previous Sunday, but the

wind was just amazing.

There was a record turnout

of 130 cars that made

over 800 runs. Seven

Porsche drivers participated,

and there was very

close competition in

class as well as for fastest

Porsche. Less than six

tenths of a second finally

separate the top three

times, and those cars

were in different classes!

First to third were Mark

Schnoerr, Black 993;

Ed Mayo, Blue/Orange

911S; and Mike Syler, Red

991. The new guys are

getting good!

April 9 Autocross #3 Results

PCA 3

Best Time Diff.

1T Mike Syler Porsche 911S Red 56.533

2 Fred Stubbs Porsche Spyder White 61.200 4.667

PCA 4

1T Edward Mayo Porsche 911S Blue/Orange 56.267

2 Julia Underwood Porsche 911S Blue/Orange 63.375 7.108

PCA 6

1T Mark Schnoerr Porsche 993 Black 55.928

PCA 7

1T Doug Edney Porsche 996 Black 58.350

2T Brian Ogle Porsche Cayman S White 59.046 0.696

Sunday, May 28: The next

event is another MirrorCross

at Mineral Wells. Due to the

large number of entries, it may

be a good idea to pre-register

for this one, as an entry limit

has been discussed.

Important location and

date updates: Aug 20, Oct 15,

and Nov 5 will all be at Lone

Star Park now. These are date/

location changes for Aug 27,

Oct 29, and Nov 5.

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PCA Tours Preview: The Fortunata Winery Tour

By Bill Orr, Region PCA Tour Co-Chair

Photos courtesy of the Author

he third PCA Tour of the season takes us

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to Fortunata Winery in Aubrey, Texas. The

winery was the destination of the Halloween

Gimmick Rally last fall, and the participants

liked it so much we decided to add it to the PCA Tours

schedule this year.

It’s a little bit of Tuscany in

Texas. The main building is set

in the woods with a front and

back patio area, so you can have

a great glass of wine and enjoy

some authentic Italian food. We

have chosen Saturday, May 20

for this tour, and the weather

forecast is sunny with temperatures

in the low to mid 80s. It should be a perfect day to

go for a drive and enjoy some authentic Italian cuisine.

The tour starts at Westgate

Shopping Center on

US 75 at West Louisiana

Street in McKinney at 10

am. We will travel north,

then west, and then

south down to Aubrey.

It’s about a 72-mile trip

that ends at Fortunata

Winery (http://www.fortunatawinery.com)

for

lunch. We should arrive

at the winery sometime

around 1 pm. In addition

to its wine, Fortunata

Winery is known for

its brick oven pizzas, but

due to our large group

they have opted to offer

Maverick members have

made full use of the great

patio area at the winery

an Italian buffet with either a Vegetarian Lasagna or

Italian Pasta. Both come with bread and a side salad.

So stay for lunch, or if you prefer, just do a little wine

tasting. Cheese boards are also available.

If you are not interested in staying for lunch, there

are many independent and chain restaurants in the

area. The winery is located just a few miles north of US

Highway 380. It’s 11 miles from downtown Denton, 16

miles from Frisco, and 23 miles from downtown McKinney.

If you plan to attend the Tour, it is imperative that

you RSVP beforehand. When you RSVP, it gives us an

accurate count to alert the managers of the winery so

that they can be prepared. Additionally, three days

before the Tour, you will receive an e-mail with the following

attachments: a Garmin .gdb file of the route, a

route overview, and turn-by-turn instructions. Register

at: http://mav.pca.org/go/tours.

As always, there will be many opportunities for photographs

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to

send me an email at tours@mavpca.org. I hope to see

you and your Porsche at the Fortunata Winery Tour! If

you can’t make it, be sure to check out our schedule of

future tours at http://mav.pca.org/go/tours.

Registration

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16 May

Upcoming Maverick Region Events


Upcoming Maverick Region Events

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Treffen Hill Country: A 1,400-Mile Journey

By Peter Wen, Mark Palmer, and Wendy Shoffit

Photos Courtesy of the Authors

ditor’s Note: PCA recently

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offered their second

“Treffen” experience, this

one located in the Texas

Hill Country. We had quite a number

of Maverick Region members who

participated in the event. What follows

are three perspectives from Peter Wen,

Mark Palmer, and Wendy Shoffit as they

attended this national PCA Treffen.

Peter Wen, 2011 911 Turbo S

Treffen is a German

term meaning “to

meet.” There is no better

place to meet with

your P-car buddies than

the beautiful twisty and

hilly roads west of Austin! Treffen

Hill Country, the first national PCA

event hosted in Texas in over a decade,

took place in our backyard

March 29 to April 2.

Appropriately, for me, Treffen

started with a local meet-up. Fellow

Mavs Mark Palmer and Landon

Stogner met me in Plano to begin

our 250-mile trek to Austin. Mark

brought a pair of walkie-talkies so

we could stay connected on the

road. Navigation and gas pit stop

coordination aside, occasional chit

chat and wise cracks over the radio

made our drives highly enjoyable.

Our host hotel was

the beautiful Hyatt Lost

Pines Resort in Bastrop.

PCA banners adorned the

resort grounds. Porsche

Austin had several beautiful

cars on display. The

thoughtful event organizers

even set up a car wash

station complete with

soap, buckets, and microfiber

towels! Impressive!

And as for food, well, rest

assured we were well fed

over the four-day event.

18 May

Over the course of Treffen, we

drove well over 900 miles, all over

the Hill Country. From Fredericksburg,

Enchanted Rock, to historic

Gruene, we enjoyed beautiful

scenery, open roads, and most

importantly, each other’s company.

We participated in group drives

with 30+ P-cars. We explored lesstraveled

roads with just the three of

us. Each day was a new adventure.

Cattle guards, oh my! To top it

all off, we even drove on the silky

smooth Formula 1 track at Circuit

of the Americas! Bucket list: check.

Five-days and 1,400 miles later,

I am back home in Dallas. My 911

“1 of 1” and I took our relationship

to the next level. We bonded. I met

interesting people from coast to

coast. I spent time with fellow Mavs

and listened to their stories. It was

a wonderful trip. Hats off to the

National PCA team for a job well

done! PCA: “It’s not just the cars,

it’s the people.”

Mark Palmer, 2015 Cayman

Treffen is German

for “coming together”

and we certainly came

together in the Hill

Country. Every kind of

Maverick Treffen attendees and their Porsches:

Peter Wen, Landon Stogner, and Mark Palmer

Porsche and owner came together

from coast to coast, including Canada,

at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort

for great food, socials and drives in

the Texas Hill Country.

Our days started and ended with

food and in between we drove!

There were planned tours by PCA

to great destinations culminating

with lunch and afterward everyone

Ready for parade laps at COTA

was free to make their way back the

hotel any way they wanted and boy

was that a blast.

Thursday was an amazing day to

have a Porsche. We began the day

with breakfast and a PCA tour to

Fredericksburg. Next was lunch and

then four of us enjoyed the back

roads ending up at COTA. I think

if you ask Peter, Landon or our new

“Ozzie” friend Brad, we had quite

a drive on the back roads.

Once at COTA Pirelli put

on a great event in the

Velocity lounge with food

everywhere and then we

did parade laps until dark.

What a great day to drive a

Porsche and experience a

coming together with old

and new friends!

A trip to Gruene, TX

on Saturday was followed

by a drive on River Road

along the Guadalupe

River with many terrific

photos ops. This is a cool

part of Texas and worth

the drive to visit.


Always great places to stop and eat

Meeting people from all over America was great

and our common passion was Porsches. Whether is was

meeting Jay from Ft. Worth or Tony from California,

the PCA drives or our own drives, sharing a meal or the

stories of the day, the people I met were great, kind and

made my first Treffen a terrific experience.

I drove 1,372 miles from Wednesday to Sunday on

some awesome roads encountering turkeys, cattle and

even a Park Ranger (well that is another story). We visited

around the fire pit at night, had a car wash area set

up for the “OCD” Porschephiles, had our photos taken

on a Texas Longhorn and enjoyed a Texas Two-step

BBQ. The next Treffen is in Asheville, NC and I would

encourage you to check it out.

Wendy Shoffit, 2016 Cayman GT4

Four-Star Treffen! James and I attended

this year’s Treffen Hill Country and we

weren’t disappointed. The entire weekend

was first class from start to finish! Home

base was the beautiful Lost Pines Resort,

complete with golf course, horseback riding,

and a lazy river, which we got at a fraction of the

normal nightly rate. Each morning we were met with

a wonderful breakfast buffet that changed daily so we

wouldn’t get bored.

Most social activities and

dinners were accompanied

by live Austin music and even

the final one with Texas Two

Step Dance lessons (for the

out of towners). James and

I enjoyed the daily drives to

great popular destinations

and even one day instead of

driving they offered bus tours

to the local brewery, winery,

The Shoffit’s GT4 is a

regular attendee at

national PCA events

or the famous Austin Food

Trucks (which we chose).

Yes, there were an amazing

array of options for attendees

to choose from.

Everywhere we went we

were treated with Texas

hospitality.

Although we didn’t

drive the parade laps

at COTA (James had

just club raced there

and I’d just DE’ed),

there were people lining

for up the entire

two hours! They did not

leave disappointed. The

reception at COTA was

also phenomenal. They The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines

had food stations set up Resort provided wonderful

around the room with accommodations for all

heavy hors d’oeuvres

that were to die for. If you left there hungry, you weren’t

trying hard enough.

Great views everywhere on the

Hill Country Treffen drives

Although some

Mavericks balked at

the cost of the event

and decided to not

attend, we are here

to tell you it was

worth it. Their marketing

may need a

little work to truly

explain what all

you’re getting for

future events. If you’re even thinking about going to

Treffen in Asheville, NC this fall, get in line… behind

ME! We’ll bring our insulated wine tote goodie bags

and reusable water bottles with us. We can’t wait!

The Austin Food Trucks Tour was an uniquely Austin tour

that was enjoyed by many Treffen attendees

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Screen Test: Protecting Your Porsche Radiators With Grille Inserts

By Mark Doerner

Photos courtesy of the Author

f you’ve had a water-cooled Porsche for any

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length of time, you’ve had to deal with a

very odd design feature of your masterpiece

of German engineering: the radiators and

A/C condensers are practically flapping in the breeze,

protected by a few thin louvers in the front. Sure,

those louvers would probably stop a two-by-four from

reaching your delicate radiators and condensers, but

anything smaller than that, not so much. This is what

us Porsche fanatics would call a “special” design feature

that gives our cars “character.”

While GT track-oriented versions of the 911 and

Cayman have some nifty screens in the front grille,

the rest of us are stuck with the problem of excessive

road debris mucking up and possibly damaging our radiators

and condensers. And in the Dallas/Fort Worth

area there are plenty of stones flying around on the

roadways with our endless parade of road construction.

Of course you can just accept that lots of crud will

get through the front bumper louvers, necessitating

periodic bumper removal and extensive cleaning

around the radiators and condensers (as outlined in

an excellent article in the January 2017 Slipstream). Or,

you could get some aftermarket screens for the front

bumper to prevent much of that debris from getting

through in the first place.

I opted for the latter. And after a little online research,

and lots of discussion with other Porsche owners,

I narrowed it down to two aftermarket options for

front grille screens: Zunsport and Rennline.

Zunsport (Zunsport.

com) is a British company

that makes a very

nice-looking set of

screens for the front

bumper. The sets are

cut and formed for most

Porsche models, ready

Zunsport grill set

for installation. One of

the nice things about

the Zunsport screens is

that they can be installed without removing the front

bumper. For the do-it-yourselfer who does not have the

time and/or expertise to remove his or her bumper,

these are a great option. The screens pop in from the

front with various clips and screws, all provided with

the kit.

The other option is a set of screens made by Rennline

(Rennline.com), a company out of Vermont in the

good ol’ U.S. of A. These screens require the removal

of the front bumper for installation. While that may be

a negative if you want to install the screens yourself,

it does allow for a somewhat more secure attachment.

Once the bumper is removed, the screens are installed

from behind using a set of screws and clips provided

with the kit. The kit comes with installation instructions,

and the Rennline website has a video showing

how it’s done. Of note: the video on their website does

not show how to remove the bumper, but such videos

are readily available on YouTube. For the less mechanically

inclined, you could take your car to a good

Porsche mechanic and they should be able to handle

the installation with ease (although not without cost).

There is one other option I’ve heard of – buy some

sturdy grille screen and create them from scratch.

Without a pattern this could be a real challenge, and

well beyond my skill set. But I know there are many

talented Porsche owners in our Maverick Region for

whom this would be a fun and challenging weekend

project.

I opted for the Rennline screens, just because they

seem a little more secure in their attachment to the

bumper. But I have seen the Zunsport screens on a

couple of Porsches and they look super nice, and they

are probably plenty sturdy for most people. I had my

Rennline screens installed at RAC Performance, and

I was happy with the outcome. They seem as sturdy as

factory-installed grille screens, without any kind of rattle

or looseness, and the installation hardware is fully

hidden from view. As you can see from the photos, the

layout of the screens is

a little different from

the factory screens on

a GT3 or GT4 in that

they are recessed behind

the original horizontal

louvers (the GT

cars have no louvers

to contend with). But

this is still a very clean

look, worthy of your

Porsche.

Both the Zunsport

and Rennline screens

come in black or silver.

I opted for the black,

given all the black trim

on my Porsche. But if

you want to get wild

Rennline grill installation on the

author’s 991 GTS

and crazy, I can see how the silver could look great with

the right color combo.

20 May


Porsche of the Month

Selected by Bill Orr

For instruction on

how to submit your

Porsche photos in the

POTM contest go to:

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photos/POTM/

Silver Porsche 911, “Spring Is In the Air!” (Photo by Bob Molyneux)

MARCH TRIVIA

It’s Easy to Play!

Play here for fun and find the answers below

OR

Play for prizes on the web at http://mav.pca.org.

Thanks to Jerry DeFeo for putting this together.

The Winner for this month is

TOM MARTIN

getting all 5 of 5 Correct.

Congratulations Tom.

Thanks for playing and we will see

you again next month.

Tom, please contact Kirk at Zim’s

to claim your $25 Gift Certificate.

Thanks to all for playing!

1. At a certain Road Rally here in the USA, there is a 3.2-mile

Section of State Hwy 75 that is shut down by the local County

Sheriff, thus making it the longest no-speed-limit public road in

North America. In what state is it located?

a. Georgia b. California c. Colorado d. Idaho

Source: Porsche Panorama, Feb 2017, p 61

2. The iconic duck-tail spoiler of the 1973 Carrera RS was an

option for 1974 except in what country?

a. USA b. England c. France d. Germany

Source: Porsche 911 Red Book, p 40

3. Which of the following did NOT happen for the 1976 Porsche

911 and Turbo?

a. Turbo boost gauge fitted for first time b. Hand throttle was

eliminated c. Five-blade cooling fan replaced the 11-Blade on

all but Turbo d. Sportomatic transmission went from a fourspeed

to a three-speed

Source: Porsche 911 Red Book, pp 42-43

4. The Targa was introduced in 1967 with a soft rear window and

folding top. There have been many variations, but what was the

first model year with the sliding glass roof?

a. 1995 b. 1996 c. 1997 d. 1998

Source: Porsche 911 Red Book, p 129

5. In 1996 a newer Tiptronic transmission option became

available, known as the Tiptronic S. What was the difference

that made it an “S”?

a. Stronger for taking Turbo HP b. Included limited slip

differential c. Steering-wheel shift buttons added d. Easily

changed ratios for track or road

Source: Porsche 911 Red Book, p 128

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

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April Mavs & Mochas: Zims Autotechnik

By Debi Gibson, Region Coffee Meets Co-Chair

Photos as noted

s usual, the parade began with five cool

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cars all dreaming about what the morning

could be! Peter even posted that he was

“pumped!” The setup crew arrived at 7:30

am, ready to put their cones out, and to their surprise,

Al and team had prepped their shop and lot and were

ready for their first Mavs & Mochas! Cones were already

placed, the shop was immaculate, and they were ready

for their friends! By 8:30am, at event start time, both

Bills agreed that there were over 75 Porsches in place.

Got Speed? (photo by Debi Gibson)

The early setup crew with five very different Porsche models

(photo by Jim Hirsch)

Wow! I arrived Saturday morning shortly after 8:30

am, Mavs & Mochas special-order T-shirts in hand, and

was welcomed by “The Crew”!

Gotta tell you those “guys” sporting

badges are great at driving

friendships. From the moment I

pulled into Zims Autotechnik, I

felt right at home, directed into

the lot by Michael Baynton and

Peter Wen. Can’t thank them

enough for directing over 130

Porsches into prime spots! Did I

say 130?

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from two ’58 356 Speedsters to our new addition - a

’64 356C - some cool 914s, a 968 Cabriolet, and even

cooler: some first timers! We really enjoyed meeting

several folks who came up to introduce themselves and

say “this is our first time,” and the excitement was contagious!

Zims was quite the host, featuring

a fresh-cut lawn that added

additional parking, as well as

providing Felix Coffee, which

poured out the brew as fast as

our 914! Thank you to all “The

Crew,” Zims Autotechnik, Felix

Coffee, and all those who work

behind the scenes to drive

friendships! Looking forward to

seeing all of you and making

new friends on May 13 at Frisco Railyard. It’s a cool new

spot in downtown Frisco, featuring food trucks and

even a little something to add to that coffee if desired,

with their bar and trucks opening early just to welcome

Mavs & Mochas. So save the date, pick your Porsche,

and meet us in Frisco! See you at the Railyard!

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Maverick Monthly Social: Visiting Uncle Buck’s

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Photos courtesy of the Author

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First Hand Experience: Porsche Sport Driving School

By Michael Parkhill

Photos courtesy of the Author

ere’s my experience in the Porsche Sport

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Driving School, 2-Day High Performance

Driving Course. Porsche has a Performance

Driving School, held in 15 locations around

the world. The one in the U.S. at Barber Motorsports

Park in Birmingham, Alabama is the largest. The Barber

Motorsports track is a 2.38-mile loop with 16 turns

and with over 60 feet of elevations changes. They also

run IndyCar and other professional races there.

Barber Motorsports track layout

All of the instructors are handpicked by Porsche

based on their racing background and their ability to

explain the techniques to those of us who have never

been on a track. The couple of times, locally, I had

someone force me to turn at certain points on the

track, aka “the driving line,” without explanation as to

why, left me more confused than when I started. I’ve

been driving my 2002 Targa 6-speed for five and a half

years. I knew I would have some bad habits to unlearn

to drive correctly.

As soon as we arrived, we went to registration, which

was completed quickly; then on to breakfast. We wasted

no time eating, then into the classroom for introductions.

The head instructor explained driving dynamics,

the contact patch, and how far you can push your tires.

Then they divided our class of 26 drivers into six

groups, placing us in four vans that took us down to the

track. The first three groups headed to the track; the

other three groups, one of which I was in, were sent to

the autocross, skid pad, and performance steering and

braking courses. Being allowed to drive a 718 Boxster S

on the autocross course and not having to worry about

tearing up my own tires was a blast. The skid pad (the

instructors said it was the slickest they had ever been

on) didn’t help my pride; I ate a large slice of humble

pie. When you come off the skid pad, you wonder if

you should be allowed to drive on dry streets. The fact

that it was raining all day didn’t help. The performance

steering and braking session added to my skills for driving

my Targa to work every day in Dallas traffic.

After the lunch break, it was track time in a 2017

Carrera S. We played follow the leader for several laps,

then switched to the 2017 718 Boxster S for more laps.

Then we were rained out and returned to the class

room to finish up the first day’s instruction, then completed

day two classroom work.

First thing on day two, we were back on the racetrack

for our full run in the Carrera S, this time on a dry

track. Then they foolishly put us in a 2017 911 Turbo

S (my dream car!). I found out how much more I have

to learn before I can drive that car properly. For those

of us who drive manual transmissions, we spent time

in a Carrera S and learned proper downshifting, heel

and toe, and blipping the throttle. For the final runs,

they split us up (based on how well we had learned the

track) to put the polish on what we had learned. We

also experienced the “turbo launch” and drove a Cayenne

in true off-road form.

For all of the time on the track, my group was constantly

passing the other two groups. My group had two

professional drivers from Bogota, Columbia, and myself.

My wife, as my paid guest, was given laps with the

instructors in every event I participated in.

Driving a 718 Boxster S on the autocross course

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class. Check out the Porsche Sport Driving School

(www.porschedriving.com) website for more details.

Now I’m planning my return for the second class!

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30 May


Liability Stuff: Information from the PCA Insurance Chair

By Carey Spreen

Photo courtesy of the Author

was invited to attend

I

the Zone 5 Presidents’

Meeting back in February

of this year to cover

what goes on at one of these conferences.

One of the speakers at this

meeting was Ken Laborde, the PCA

Insurance and Risk Management

Chair. Ken is a member of Mardi

Gras Region, right here in Zone 5.

What he had to say was important

enough to merit its own article. I’ll

follow up with what else happened

at the meeting in a subsequent

story in Slipstream.

Ken has

been the

Insurance

Chair

since

2003, and

is an insurance

defense

lawyer. He

began his

presentation

by

Ken Laborde, the PCA

Insurance and Risk stating

Management Chair that liability

insurance

is PCA’s second largest expense,

behind the costs associated

with producing Porsche Panorama.

To date, the club has an excellent

record regarding insurance claims,

but premiums can increase if that

good record changes. However, if

our premiums become so expensive

that PCA can’t pay them, we

lose insurance coverage, and without

insurance coverage, there is

effectively no club.

Ken explained that PCA has a

group policy, which means that a

claim from any one Region affects

all Regions. It is for this reason that

all Region officers must be aware of

the proper safety procedures and

forms. PCA’s policy is a $10 million

annual aggregate, which covers all

events, but any claim is paid out of

that aggregate amount, so a single

large claim can use up some or all

of that $10 million.

The policy covers event participants,

event officials and instructors,

and crews and sponsors.

Losses covered include bodily and

personal injury, property damage,

and advertising claims. Losses not

covered include vehicle damage,

structural damage, and spectator

claims. Ken made it a point to impress

on us the fact that PCA does

not want anyone at an event to be

classified as a “spectator;” this is

why we insist that anyone present

at a so-called “moving car” event,

in which cars are moving while the

event is taking place, must sign the

insurance waiver, thus classifying

them as participants and not spectators.

This is also a reason the PCA

events cannot charge admission,

since someone paying an admission

fee could be construed as a

spectator.

Regions must submit a request

to insure a particular event at least

three weeks in advance of that

event, in order for the request to

be processed efficiently.

An event that does not involve

moving cars, such as dinner meetings

or Concours d’Elegance

events (because the cars are moved

before and after the event, not

while the event is taking place) are

automatically covered; we do not

need to request coverage in these

cases. However, for all moving car

events, including tech sessions

(during which cars can be moving

up and down on lifts), tours, rallies,

autocrosses, time trials, Drivers’ Ed

events, and Club Races, insurance

must be requested specifically,

with extra fees applying to the latter

three types of events due to the

higher speeds and potential for

greater damage involved.

Everyone at an event must sign

a waiver, including adults and minors.

There are separate waivers for

minors, which must be signed by a

parent (ideally both parents) or a

guardian; other relatives or friends

of the family don’t count.

A point that Ken stressed was

that the organization must have a

system in place for getting waivers

signed in order for the event to be

covered, showing that the event

officials took reasonable steps to

minimize risk in their event planning.

Having both an insurance

certificate as well as signed, dated,

and properly witnessed waivers

are indicators of risk awareness

and mitigation. Waivers must be

retained for seven years plus one

month after the end of the event,

although digital copies are completely

acceptable.

One little-known fact that Ken

noted was that when someone signs

a waiver as a witness, that person is

stating that he or she actually witnessed

each person actually signing

the form. In situations where a

single person did not witness all of

the signatures, additional witnesses

must sign the witness area to show

that all participant signatures are

valid and authentic. Simply having

an event official witnessing a waiver

after the fact is not sufficient and

will not hold up in court. Something

to consider when someone

is about to hand around that clipboard

containing a stack of waivers!

Speaking of waivers: some states

require that certain statements

contained in the waivers be printed

in red, so make sure that if you copy

them, they are color copies. All

waivers and other safety forms can

be downloaded from https://www.

pca.org/forms-documents after

you have logged in with your PCA

username and password.

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Unclassifieds

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

issues, after which they will be removed unless you request that they be run for an additional 3 issues. E-mail your ad to classifieds@mavpca.org by the 10th of the month to have your ad run in the

following month’s Slipstream. Be sure to include year, make, model, color, mileage, and asking price, as well as a contact name, phone number and/or email address. All parts will be advertised

on our website. Check your ad for accuracy the first time it runs. Contact the editor to have your ad pulled sooner. Due to space constraints, photos may or may not be included. No dealers please!

For Sale: 2000 Porsche 911 C4 Millennium Edition.

A chance to own the most attainable, one year only,

limited production 911. #4 of 911 built worldwide,

less than 300 brought to U.S. ChromaFlair violet

exterior, with natural brown leather and Dark Burr

Maple trim interior. Paint appears black, hunter green,

brown or deep violet depending on the light. Every

available option including full leather interior: seats,

dash, shifter, hand brake, center console, even the A, B

and C pillars. 6-speed manual with factory short shift

and factory sport suspension. New Porsche battery,

plugs and ignition coils. 98K miles with less than

5,000 miles on $24K engine rebuild. Replaced IMS,

rear main seal, A/C compressor, clutch, water pump,

shocks, struts, and more. A/C blows cold. No oil leaks.

$23,999. Contact Shane Altman at saltmancreative@

gmail.com or 214-564-3790 (05)

For Sale: 2015 Boxster S. Agate Grey exterior

with Agate Grey/Pebble Grey interior. 34K miles.

Options include: Premium Package, PDK, 19” BBS

CH-R wheels on MPSS, roll bars in exterior color,

PDLS, Power Steering +, Multifunction steering

wheel, Leather package, 14-way power sport seats,

Infotainment package with BOSE audio, center

console trim painted, rubber floor mats, tint, clear

side markers. New front brakes with CPO Warranty

until Jan 2021 or 100K. In very good condition

w/ all maintenance up to date. $52,981. Contact at

MIKEHLEE69@hotmail.com or 917-613-0426. (05)

For Sale: 1974 Porsche 914 2.0 Ltd. Edition. Light

Ivory/Black/Black. Original owner, purchased new

09/74. Body straight, never bent. 90% original paint.

Set up for DE. Blueprinted and balanced “killer”

fuel injected engine by Ed Mayo. Race seats and

harnesses (also have originals). Remote oil cooler.

Polished Fuchs wheels with Bridgestone street tires

plus Mahle track wheels with NEW Hoosier R1’s. All

records. Many extras. $25,000. Contact Bill Dawson

at boxsterbill@sbcglobal.net or 214-415-1102 (05)

For Sale: 2007 Porsche Cayman S. Black exterior

with black interior. Full track car with lots of

modifications. Race intake, exhaust, light weight

flywheel, short shift, racing clutch, Moton shocks,

GT3 fully adjustable suspension setup, bolt in roll

cage, Trackmate system, Custom graphics, Fikse

wheels, racing brake pads and rotors. Always garaged.

$35,000. Extra set of Fikse wheels with lightly

used Hoosier tires added for $1500. Contact Brian

Krajcirovic at briankraj@gmail.com or 817-729-

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For Sale: 2011 Cayenne. Automatic, leather seats,

heated and cooled seats, satellite radio, nav, and more.

All scheduled maintenance completed with all service

records available. Excellent condition. Looks & drives

great. 91,500 mostly highway miles. $24,500.00.

Contact Jose Barrios at jwbarrios@yahoo.com or

504-982-1525. (04)

For Sale: 1977 Porsche 911S. Black/Black. Sunroof/5

speed. Very clean inside and out. Above average

weekend driver that runs strong and fast and has a

great appearance. A beautiful example of a California

car, but registered in TX. 108,000 miles. Completely

rebuilt. This car has matching numbers along with a

Porsche certificate of authenticity. $42,500. Contact

Terry Kafka at terry@impactoutdoor.com or 214-912-

6054. (03)

For Sale: 2000 Boxster. Arena Red with Grey

interior, 5-speed manual, L&N IMS bearing and

clutch package (pilot bearing, throwout bearing, Sachs

HD clutch) done at 46k miles, 17” Boxster design

wheels, new rear tires 2/17, sport package, water

pump and spark plug tubes at 44k, motor mounts,

coolant reservoir and horn contacts replaced, Top

Speed cat back exhaust. Body, interior and top very

nice. 53,900 miles. $13,500. Contact Rich O’Day at

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For Sale: 1968 Porsche 912. Tangerine ext./Black

int.‎ Very clean inside and out. Very dependable and

a head turner. 122,000 miles. Engine has been rebuilt

and the car has been fully restored. $58,000. Contact

Terry Kafka at terry@impactoutdoor.com or 214-912-

6054. (03)

For Sale: 2002 Boxster S. Artic Silver with grey

interior. Very good condition, sport touring package,

18” wheels. 62,xxx miles. $16,000. Contact Mike

Farrar at 214.208.2852 or mikefarrar911@gmail.

com. (03)

For Sale: 2008 Cayenne GTS. Sand White / Havanna

Alcantara interior. Tiptronic S, Moonroof, Bose

sound, PCM with Nav, Rear-view camera, iPod

integration. Bi-Xenon headlights with cornering

lights and washers, clear front bra, WeatherTech tray

in the rear hatch. 89,300 miles. Ask Porsche Plano

about the service history – everything done there,

nothing left unfixed. Excellent shape inside and out.

Selling because my 2017 Macan arrived and garage

overflowed. Asking $21,000. Contact James Shoffit at

james@shoffit.com or 972-786-6246. (02)

For Sale: 2007 Porsche GT3. Carrara White/Black,

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Seats, Sport Chrono, Sound Package, PCM, Bi-

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Rest, Floor mats and more. MSRP was $136,985

and includes $12K in exclusive leather and stitching,

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Fifth Gear Motorsports (972) 317-4005 Page 13

Garages of Texas (214) 435-4898 Page 33

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Mustard Racing (817) 366-1678 Page 35

Nine-Eleven Automotive (972) 243-4911 Page 30

OCD’tailers (817) 948-8538 Page 10

Park Place Porsche (800) 553-3196 Pages 3, 26

The Phoenix Insurance (214) 253-0570 Page 22

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Around the Bend...

By Jim Hirsch, Managing Editor

hat does a typical Maverick Region member

W

find to do each month to keep that Porsche

properly exercised? If you’re a regular

reader of Slipstream, you probably already

know the answer to that question since all of our Board

Officers and Event Chairs do a great job in providing

recaps of past events along with previews and schedules

for upcoming activities in each issue.

At the risk of being redundant, I’m going to echo

and reinforce some of what David Robertson, our Region

President, mentioned in his Sprockets column on

page 2 of this issue.

Take the month of May for example. For those members

who like to take a drive during their lunch time,

and perhaps get together with like-minded Porsche

owners, there are eight Maverick lunches scheduled at

four different locations in the Metroplex.

May also happens to highlight one of our

club’s long standing social activities that includes

a People’s Choice Concours at the May

at Mayo’s event. This year promises to be even

more special as we are providing a featured display

- 20 Years of the Boxster.

For all of our Mavericks who appreciate getting together

in a relaxed social setting, we have our Monthly

Evening Social, which in the month of May is our first

gathering for a Porsche Drive-in Movie Night. Our

four-door Porsche owners can attend this event and use

those extra doors to bring along guests! In addition,

our newest monthly social event, Mavs & Mochas, will

once again bring together over 100 Maverick Porsche

owners for a Saturday morning coffee meet with a

chance to stroll through a wide variety of our favorite

German engineered marvels. Plus, you’ll always see old

friends, and more importantly, meet new friends.

We have a PCA Tour visiting the roads leading to the

Fortunata Winery. Of course, our more competitive

drivers are also well taken care of during the month of

May. We have our fourth autocross of the season and

our club is a co-sponsor of the Austin Schnell Fest DE

being held over three days at COTA.

I hope you take advantage of the many events

offered to you by the Maverick Region in May

and throughout the year. I look forward to seeing

you over lunch or coffee, at the drive-in, or

somewhere on the road or track. Carpe Viam!

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