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Slipstream - May 2018

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

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fully INSTRUCTED Porsche Club of America DRIVER EDUCATION at CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS! open to drivers Beginner through advanced AUSTINSCHNELLFEST.CLUBREGISTRATION.NET AUSTIN - 3-DAY EVENT FOR ALL RUN GROUPS - RUN GROUPS LIMITED TO 50 CARS MAX - DRIVERS LOUNGE WITH REFRESHMENTS - NEW LOWER PRICE ON GARAGES REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 20 AT NOON CLUBREGISTRATION.NET FOR JUNE 1-3 SCHNELL FEST June 1-3 2018 November 16-18 DRIVER EDUCATION QUESTIONS? DGROSS@GROSSANDNELSON.COM A PORSCHE CLUB OF AMERICA DRIVER EDUCATION EVENT OPEN TO VEHICLES OF ALL MARQUES SPONSORED BY THE HILL COUNTRY, LONE STAR AND MAVERICK REGIONS PCA WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF OUR GOOD FRIENDS AT THE HOUSTON CHAPTER BMW CCA By: Bill Bradley MAVERICK CROSSWORD EDITION 1 6 3 4 10 13 12 14 ACROSS 4. What you call your trunk in a 911 5. Han’s Engine 6. Boxster and Cayman 10. Italian Road Race 12. Car with removable top 13. Desirable car with side curtains 5 7 8 9 2 DOWN 1. Automatic trans before PDK 2. Where is COTA located 3. A Porsche recently won it’s class here 7. Good Place to start 8. Batter when youre car won’t start 9. Son of founder 11. Porsche has won several times 14. No clutch required 1 Treat your portfolio like you would your Porsche You wouldn’t leave your Porsche in the care of anyone but a certified service technician. Shouldn’t your financial portfolio receive similar qualified attention? Anyone can call themselves a financial planner. Only a select group can display the CFP ® certification. Call Clark Randall at 214-890-4098 today for a complimentary financial evaluation. 10,000 North Central Expressway Suite 400 Dallas, Texas 75231 214-890-4098 Clark Randall, CFP ® Registered Representative, Securities offered through Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a Broker/Dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Advisor Representative, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor. Financial Enlightenment and Cambridge are not affiliated. V.CIR.1217 20 May

Porsche of the Month Selected by Bill Orr, Region Marketing Chair Blue 1988 Porsche 928 S4 - “Cloudy Texas morning” • Photo by Robert Andrews You can test your knowledge (or Google search ability) of all things Porsche by participating in the monthly trivia contest posted online at http:// 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 this month was David Loder, getting ALL 5 of 5 correct. Also, it seems we have a bunch of Porschephiles out there, as Rich Cordrey, Hunter Bentley, Tom Martin, Andy Hsich, and Craig Hale ALL got 5 of 5 correct. The winner of the gift certificate was determined by a random drawing. Answers: 1)c 2)c 3)a 4)c 5)a For instruction on how to submit your Porsche photos in the POTM contest go to: Maverick Trivia: Are you a Porschephile? Jerry DeFeo sponsored by Zims Autotechnik 1. Which Porsche race car has the distinction of being the “Longest Serving Racer”? a. 904 b. 906 c. 908 917 Source: Porsche Panorama, January 2018, p 56 2. Where was the racing Debut for the famed 917 in 1969? a. Sebring b. Nürburgring c. Spa d. Targa Florio Source: Porsche Panorama, January 2018, p 5 3. However, the 917’s new flat 12, 4.5 L, 570-HP engine blew up on its ________ lap. a. First b. Second c. Third d. Sixth Source: Porsche Panorama, January 2018, p 5 4. The famed Porsche 904 had 4-, 6-, and 8-cylinder engine variants, and was a fiberglass car on a steel ladder frame chassis. However, the 906 that replaced it had a tubular space frame with hand-laid fiberglass, resulting in a weight reduction of approx ________ lbs. a. 150 b. 200 c. 250 d. 300 Source: 5. In 1964, Porsche was producing 904s at a rate of four or five a day in order to make the Group 3 homologation regulations. The retail price for a new 904 4-cylinder was ________. a. US$7,245 b. US$8,425 c. US$8,995 d. US$9,485 Source: 21

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