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Slipstream - March 2018

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

Motoring Mavs at Mayo:

Motoring Mavs at Mayo: Saturday Morning With Porsches By Bill Kruder, Region Coffee Meets Co-Chair Photo by Jim Hirsch ith the success of Mavs & Mochas (M & M) W -- sponsored by our friends at Park Place Porsche – we are now averaging nearly 120 cars a month, and are excited to announce another new monthly event for you to attend. Starting in March we will kick off our newest event: Motoring Mavs at Mayo, sponsored by Mayo Performance. This event will be held every third Saturday of the month, and starting time will be 9:11 am at Mayo Performance in Euless. Now you might wonder what the difference is between M & M and Motoring Mavs at Mayo. Well, M & M is held the second Saturday of the month and varies on location, typically moving East and West in the Metroplex. Motoring Mavs at Mayo will be the third Saturday of the month, and will always be at the garage. As Ed says, “we see this event focused around shop talk.” More information can be found at http:// In addition, an online store has been created specifically to allow you to purchase merchandise with the MMaM logo. You can browse and order those items at So there you have it. If you have been disappointed in not being able to attend Mavs & Mochas, you now have another option to get your coffee fix and enjoy even more great Porsches. We look forward to seeing you there, and thank Mayo Performance for their partnership in this new monthly event! January Trivia Questions and Results By Jerry DeFeo Sponsored by Zims Autotechnik 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. We had 19 entires this month! The winner for our January Trivia is Tom Gomer who answered all five questions correctly and won the drawing. Tom, please contact Kirk at Zim’s to claim your $25 gift certificate. Honorable Mention goes to Rob Adams, Jim Hirsch, and Cyril Reif, who also got 5 of 5 Correct. The questions for the January Trivia are shown to the right with the correct answers below. 1. Porsche’s first production car was called the 356. They made it in many variations: Coupes, Cabriolets, Convertibles with Removeable Hardtops, Roadsters, and Speedsters -- all with different engine displacements and horsepower ratings. Whenever they made major changes to the 356, they added a letter suffix. What was the very last 356 made? a. 356B b. 356C c. 356D d. 356E Source: 2. Which other European car company threw a hissy-fit when Porsche came out with a new car called the 901? a. BMW b. Citroen c. Peugeot d. Ferrari Source: 3. What was the first 4-door that Porsche built? a. Troutman b. Panamera c. Cayenne d. 924S Source: 4. The front cover of the February 2008 issue of Porsche Panorama shows a close-up of a Porsche Race Engine. How many spark plugs does it have? a. 8 b. 12 c. 16 d. 32 Source: Porsche Panorama, February 2008, front cover 5. What is generally considered to be the most fantastic racing Porsche ever built? a. 904 b. 906 c. 917 d. 935 Source: Popular vote (subjective) Answers: 1) b 2) c 3) c 4) d 5) c 14 March

Porsche of the Month Selected by Bill Orr, Region Marketing Chair Silver 2017 Porsche 911 R, “2017 Maverick-Halloween Fun Rally” Photo by William Beck For instruction on how to submit your Porsche photos in the POTM contest go to: 15

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