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Slipstream - October 2017

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

Autocross Series:

Autocross Series: Challenge Cup Event 7, Lone Star Park By Mark Schoerr, Region Autocross Chair Photos by Lightspeed Images t our returning event at the Lone Star A Park facility in Grand Prarire, we had four Porsches (three with PDKs), seven Porsche drivers, and a total of 88 entries. Carole Liu seems to have caught the AX bug and returned for some more in car instruction, then put down her best times in her 2005 Boxster PDK in Class P1, with a best time of 81.222. Ed Mayo showing everyone legendary Porsche capabilities As I write this, there are two more events in 2017: Oct 15: Regular event at Lone Star Park Nov 5: Regular event at Lone Star Park August 20 Autocross #7 Results Carole Liu with Mark Schnoerr doing some in car instruction PCNA Regional Manager Steve Krysil brought out a beautiful 2017 991.2 Carrera 4 GTS Targa with PDK. Not only did he entertain with the magic roof disappearing operation, but was also first quick Porsche over Mike Syler in Class P3, with 68.558 and 72.940 best times respectively. Steve donated his fast Porsche cash award to the final event Guns and Hoses Charity AX IN November. PCA 1 Best Time Diff. 1T Carolle Liu Porsche Boxster 987 White 81.222 PCA 3 1T Steve Krysil Porsche 911 Targa GTS 68.558 2 Mike Syler Porsche 991 Carrera S Red 72.940 4.382 PCA 4 1T Ed Mayo Porsche 911S Silver 72.350 2 Julia Underwood Porsche 911S Silver 79.64 7.290 Steve Krysil showing Macy Mueller how it’s done in his 2017 991.2 C4S GTS PDK Targa Ed Mayo struggled to stay on course and avoid cones all day, but his adjusted best time still put him first in Class P4 over Julia Underwood, sharing the beautiful silver long-hood 911S. Ed got a 72.350 and Julia turned a 79.640. That’s only five drivers. The other two? Mark and Sigrid are still chasing a few gremlins from their 914 but also getting some AX seat time in the family BMW M3 track car, running street tires in Class STU before the annual BMWCCA Oktoberfest AX in New Orleans coming up. Sigrid is already getting close to Mark’s time of 66.639 with her best run at 67.980. 20 October

Porsche of the Month Selected by Bill Orr Black 1984 Porsche 911 Photo by Steve Krysil For instruction on how to submit your Porsche photos in the POTM contest go to: August Trivia Questions and Results By Jerry DeFeo Sponsored by Zims Autotechnik 1. In the beginning of Porsche-branded cars, 1950 to be exact, the first Porsche 356s with 1100cc had ______ DIN HP. a. 40 b. 44 c. 45 d. 48 Source: Porsche 1994 Fact Book, p 129 You can test your knowledge (or Google search ability) of all things Porsche by participating in the monthly trivia contest posted online at trivia. Answers are due by the last day of each month. The winner of the trivia contest receives a $25 gift certificate from our sponsor, Zims Autotechnik. In the case of ties, a random drawing determines the winner. The winner for our July Trivia is Mike Mahoney who answered all five question correctly. Mike, please contact Kirk at Zim’s to claim your $25 gift certificate. Honorable Mention goes out to Jacques Krielen, Cyril Reif, Jim Hirsch, and Tom Martin, who also got all 5. The questions for the July Trivia are shown in the column to the right with the correct answers below. Answers: 1) a 2) a 3) a 4) a 5) b 2. In 1951 in addition to the 1100cc engine, they brought out a 1300cc. How much did the DIN HP increase to? a. 44 b. 50 c. 52 d. 55 Source: Porsche 1994 Fact Book, p 129 3. Again in 1951 they increased the engine size to 1500cc. Now, at 5000 rpm, they were able to produce ____ DIN HP. a. 60 b. 62 c. 65 d. 70 Source: Porsche 1994 Fact Book, p 129 4. In 1952 they came out with the 1500S engine, which at the same 5000 rpm, now produced _________ DIN HP. a. 70 b. 75 c. 80 d. 90 Source: Porsche 1994 Fact Book, p 129 5. In 1955 they dropped the 1100cc engine, keeping only the 1300cc and the 1500cc engines. But in 1956 they only offered a 1300cc and a 1600cc engine, with the 1600cc being available as both in Normal and Super versions. What was the DIN HP in the 1600S engine at the same 5000 rpm? a. 70 b. 75 c. 80 d. 85 Source: Porsche 1994 Fact Book, p 130 21

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