Slipstream - October 2018

maverickpca

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

PUBLISHED BY MAVERICK REGION

PORSCHE CLUB OF AMERICA

OCTOBER 2018


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VOLUME 57

ISSUE 10

OCTOBER 2018

MAV.PCA.ORG

Fall Porsche Promenade 2018

Photo by Micheal Durovick

FEATURES

6 | PCA Tour Preview: Farm Road 4

10 | Halloween Rally Preview: 4th Annual Gimmick Rally

11 | Mav DE: Midweek DE

12 | Cars, Coffee & Conversation

15 | Maverick Marktpreis: Porsche Values

21 | Commentary from the Left Seat: Brand Loyalty

22 | Maverick Partner Appreciation Day

23 | Autocross: Event #6 Mineral Wells

24 | Mavs&Mochas: Texas Harley Davidson

28 | MSR DE: First Time on a Track

EVENT DATES

See more details and check for event updates via the QR code

here or our online calendar at http://mav.pca.org/go/calendar

October

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

Mavs & Mochas and Swap Meet: Zims Autotechnik.....................(Sat) 6

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

Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase.................................... (Sat) 13

Motoring Mavs at Mayo............................................................ (Sat) 20

HPDE #4: Motorsport Ranch.................................................(Sat) 20-21

Southlake area lunch................................................................(Thu) 25

Autocross #9 - Lonestar Park..................................................... (Sun) 28

UPCOMING EVENTS

16 | Board Meeting

16 | Maverick Lunch Series

17 | Mavs&Mochas Can Drive

17 | HPDE: MSR

17 | Motoring Mavs at Mayo

17 | Tech Session: Insurance

27 | Mavs&Mochas

DEPARTMENTS

2 | Sprockets (President’s Column)

2 | Maverick of the Month

4 | List of Officers and Board Chairs

4 | Zone 5 Presidents

9 | New Mavericks

9 | Member Moments

18 | Porsche of the Month

18 | Porsche Trivia

36 | Advertiser Index

36 | Anniversaries

38 | Oversteer (Editor’s Column)

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November

Halloween Rally...........................................................................(Sat) 3

Tech Session: Insurance...............................................................(Sat) 3

Autocross #10 - Lonestar Park......................................................(Sun) 4

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

Mavs & Mochas: Pearl Cup Coffee............................................. (Sat) 10

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

Motoring Mavs at Mayo............................................................ (Sat) 17

Southlake area lunch................................................................(Thu) 22

Maverick Tour: Farm Road 4..................................................... (Sun) 28

Overcast Mavs&Mochas at Texas

Harley Davidson.

Photo by William Middleton

On the Cover

Mitch Mitchell with Bill Kruder, Jimmy Gallegos

and Robert Kendrick.

Photo by Jim Hirsch

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printed on a space available basis. Chartered regions of PCA may reproduce items from this issue provided the author/

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

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SPROCKETS: Getting to Know You

By David Robertson, Region President

Fall is upon us and hopefully that means cooler

temperatures. It also means that our club is in full

swing with lots of great events for you to attend. If

you have attended a Maverick event, I don’t need

to tell you how much fun we have and what great

people you will meet. For those of you who haven’t

attended one of our many events, or if you that

haven’t been out with us in a while, there has never

been a better time to come out and see what all of

the buzz is about.

We really do have something for everyone, and

if you don’t know where to start, you might want

to come out to a Mavs & Mochas. This event is a

monthly casual gathering of some of the greatest

cars you have ever seen! Mavs & Mochas is a

come-and-go-as-you-like gathering of Porsches

where everyone is very eager to answer all of your

questions about a specific Porsche you may be

fascinated with, or about any of our other events.

Once you realize what a great group we have, you

will want to try something else as soon as you can.

Just show up and enjoy!

Make sure you are subscribed to our social

media pages as well. Along with the official events

you will find on our calendar there are always

impromptu gatherings to make sure that a week

doesn’t go by without a way for us to get together.

Another great way to get involved is to volunteer

and help us put on one of these great events.

Volunteering is a great way to meet others in the

club and really learn what the Maverick Region is

all about. Send an email to volunteers@mavpca.org

and we can line you up with an event that matches

your interest.

The enthusiasm and passion that our

volunteers put into organizing our many

activities makes the Maverick Region one

of the best.

I hope to see you this month out on the road!

MAVS OF THE MONTH:

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Clark Randall and Vanessa Fernandes

Vanessa and Clark stepped into the Monthly

Social Chair role last year and they have done an

amazing job organizing our monthly Happy Hour/

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Dinner Socials. Over the past few years, our

monthly socials have grown to a size that makes

organizing them somewhat challenging at times.

The planning and coordination that Clark and

Vanessa put into these events is phenomenal.

They work very hard, not only to find great

venues, but also ones that can host the number

of Maverick members that enjoy attending. If

you haven’t attended a Happy Hour/Dinner

Social, you are missing out on one of our most

popular events. Thank you Vanessa and Clark

for everything you do to make these events so

enjoyable for our members!


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2018 Maverick Region Board - Officers and Chairs

President

David Robertson

617-797-0516

president@mavpca.org

Vice President

Jim Falgout

vp@mavpca.org

Secretary

Carey Spreen

817-422-3480

secretary@mavpca.org

Treasurer

Deborah Fike

972-672-4282

treasurer@mavpca.org

Autocross Chair

Mark Schnoerr

ax@mavpca.org

Charity Chair

Chris Hamilton

hope@mavpca.org

Club Race Co-Chair

Pat Heptig

214-649-7907

cr@mavpca.org

Club Race Co-Chair

Joel Nannis

cr@mavpca.org

Coffee Meets Co-Chair

Derrick Tate

972-748-1178

coffeemeets@mavpca.org

Concours Chair

Mike Mahoney

801-230-1482

concours@mavpca.org

DE Co-Chair

Chris Tabor

817-371-4888

de@mavpca.org

DE Co-Chair, Event Set-up

Daren Kirbo

254-396-2973

de@mavpca.org

DE Chief Driving Instr.

John Sandusky

817-777-0421

cdi@mavpca.org

DE Hospitality

Rose Gohlke

de@mavpca.org

DE Registrar

Jason Brodigan

deregistrar@mavpca.org

DE Marketing Director/

Event Planning

Chris Sorrels

demarketing@mavpca.org

Goodie Store

Chris Flaugh

214-288-5300

goodiestore@mavpca.org

Region Historian

Carey Spreen

817-422-3480

historian@mavpca.org

Marketing, Social

Media Chair

Bill Orr

marketing@mavpca.org

Membership Chair,

Jim Hirsch

972-740-7377

membership@mavpca.org

Monthly Social Co-Chair

Clark Randall

hh@mavpca.org

Monthly Social Co-Chair

Vanessa Fernandes

hh@mavpca.org

Online Calendar

Karl Poulsen

calendar@mavpca.org

PCA Tours Co-Chair

Mark Pitarresi

817-715-7156

tours@mavpca.org

PCA Tours Co-Chair

Brant Worrell

tours@mavpca.org

Rally Co-Chair

Don Sebert

214-613-6900

rally@mavpca.org

Rally Co-Chair

George Luxbacher

rally@mavpca.org

Registrar, Club Race

Wendy Shoffit

crreg@mavpca.org

ARK-LA-TEX

Ken Chandler

bad968@bellsouth.net,

Safety Co-Chair

Wayne Elliott

safety@mavpca.org

Slipstream Editor

Kurt Scaggs

469-446-1690

editor@mavpca.org

Social Chair

Debi Kruder

social@mavpca.org

Trivia Chair

Jerry DeFeo

972-240-5800

trivia@mavpca.org

HILL COUNTRY

Tuffy von Briesen

president@hcrpca.org

Safety Co-Chair

Bob Kramer

safety@mavpca.org

Slipstream Event Ad Design

David Tierny

eventads@mavpca.org

Tech Sessions Chair

Michael Baynton

214-641-2848

techsessions@mavpca.org

Volunteers Chair

Landon Stogner

214-233-6858

volunteers@mavpca.org

MARDI GRAS

Scott Spradley

swsprad@bellsouth.net

WAR BONNET

Eric Costello

ecostellodo@gmail.com

Slipstream Advertising,

Coffee Meets

Bill Kruder

214-497-0711

ads@mavpca.org

Slipstream Mailing

Andy Mears

214-394-5857

mailing@mavpca.org

Time Trial Chair,

(AX/TT Rules)

Travis Howard

214-616-6152

tt@mavpca.org

Web Site Chair

James Shoffit

972-786-6246

webmaster@mavpca.org

2018 PCA Zone 5 Presidents and Zone Representative

Slipstream Content Ed.

Carey Spreen

817-422-3480

editor@mavpca.org

Slipstream Printing

Fran Ussery

972--438-8344 (W)

817-481-8342 (H)

printing@mavpca.org

TT Registrar, AX/TT

Schools, Swap Meets

Robyn Howard

214-991-0873

drivingschools@mavpca.org

Link to

Board

Meeting

minutes:

CIMARRON

Jason Tollison

presidentcmr@gmail.com

COASTAL BEND

Bryan Kerrick

bksailspadre@sbcglobal.net

LONE STAR

Steve Bukoski

president@lsrpca.com

LONGHORN

Mikel Matthews

Mikel.matthews@gmail.com

MAVERICK

David Robertson

president@mavpca.org

OZARK

Jim Woolly

jim.carol_NOSPAM@sbcglobal.net

WHISKEY BAY

Stan Labat

labat@cox.net

WHITE RIVER

Leonard Zechiedrich

whiteriverregionpca@gmail.com

ZONE 5 REP

Jon Jones

zone5rep@pca.org

www.zone5.pca.org

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Farm Road 4: A Tribute Driving Tour for Voy “Mitch” Mitchell

By Mark Pitarresi, Tours Co-Chair

It is my pleasure to present our sixth and final Maverick

Driving Tour for 2018. This driving tour is for the pure

driving enthusiast and will be unlike any driving tour our

region has done in years! The route has everything one

would want on a country drive, Porsche Style. Participants

will experience long straights, wide open scenic views,

twisties, blind corners, and elevation changes. This is prime

Texas ranch area my friends!

Many of you know Mitch Mitchell and how he was

involved with our region’s tour program. When I started with

our program it got a little overwhelming in the beginning.

Mitch seemed to pick up on this and had a great way of

defusing things that seemed stressful.

Mitch was one of those guys that anyone

could have a great conversation with. Every

time I saw Mitch at a PCA event he was

surrounded by friends, and joining in on the

conversations was a pleasure.

He also did a lot of drives in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and

New Mexico. To quote John Glover, “Mitch was part of a

unique bunch of friends who like to drive fast”. This group

of friends went

on to create the

baseline of what we

know today as the

Maverick Region

Tours Program.

Mitch’s favorite

route in our area

was Farm Road 4.

As a tribute, we

have chosen it for

our last driving

tour this year. In

addition to Bill

Kruder’s article

in this issue of

Slipstream (page

12), there are two

more I would like

to mention that

were about Mitch. They can be found in the September

2015 (pages 18-19) and October 2015 (pages 16-17) issues

of Slipstream. Electronic copies can be found at mav.pca.

org/Newsletter/newsletter_2015.asp .

The route will begin at 10 am on Sunday, November 4

at Jacksboro Middle School, 812 W Belknap St., Jacksboro,

TX 76458. The route is about two hours and 83 miles long.

At the time this article was written there was no construction

on this route. The tour includes a rest stop, and ends with a

picnic lunch at the square in Granbury. Bring a picnic lunch

and a chair. Alternatively there are also several restaurants

in the area to choose from.

You must register for the tour at http://mav.pca.org/

Events/Tours/. We have two classes on our tours. Choose

Vintage Class for a more relaxed scenic tour, or Modern

Class for the same type of tour that we have provided in

the past. Whichever class you choose it is your decision,

no matter the type of Porsche you drive. After registration,

and three days before the tour, we will send you all the

information you need to participate. We hand out packets

the day of the tour with all the information as well.

The Drivers’ Briefing will begin at 10 am so please arrive

early so that you are signed in on time. Most tour attendees

arrive early to meet new friends and socialize with familiar

faces. Arriving early also helps our volunteers get everyone

signed in on time to keep the tour on schedule. No special

navigation will be needed. Our Group Leaders will be

familiar with the route and will guide each group of 14 cars

or less in their group on the route. If you have any questions

about the event please email tours@mavpca.org.

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8 October


Welcome Our New Mavericks!

By Jim Hirsch, Region Membership Chair

New Members August 2018

Brian Applegate Flower Mound 2015 911 GT3

Forest Atkins (Mandy) Dallas 1999 911 Carrera Cabriolet

Dan Beranek Jacksonville 2018 718 Cayman

Tony Coke Grapevine 1960 356

James Copeland (Debbie) Colleyville 2018 911 Carrera

Michael Copeland Irving 2010 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

David Crawford Rhome 2004 Boxster S

Mark Donoho Dallas 2003 911 Carrera

Jason Doughty Dallas 2018 911 Targa 4 GTS

Antonio Gruvisic Garland 2011 911 Carrera

Paul Hale Argyle 2012 911 Turbo S

Andrew Hamilton Dallas 2015 911 GT3

Roosevelt Hilton Dallas 2014 Boxster

Douglas Huffman

Highland Village 1975 911 Targa

David Hull Irving 2019 911 Carrera 4S

Aaron Hutton Plano 2009 Cayman S

Linda Jennings Plano 2013 Cayenne

Chris Lightbound Fort Worth 2014 911 Carrera Cabriolet

Chris Low Frisco 2018 Macan GTS

Luis Melendez Garland 1999 911 Carrera

John Middleton Colleyville 2012 911 Carrera S

Eric Minor Dallas 2018 718 Cayman GTS

Christopher Newton Prosper 2006 911 Carrera S

Jon Noble Lake Kiowa 2008 911 Carrera S

Jesper Olesen (Todd Buchardt) Dallas 2014 911 Turbo

Michael Parrent Flower Mound 2011 911 Carrera S

Ryan Petty Cleburne 1979 911 SC

Trey Pugh Dallas 2017 911 Carrera 4S

Doug Punches Fort Worth 2009 911 Carrera S

James Runyon Coppell 2012 Panamera Turbo

Mario Sanchez-Lara Arlington 1996 911 Carrera 4

Keith Soncrant Kennedale 2019 718 Boxster GTS

Todd Spake Fort Worth 2018 911 Carrera

Shawn Stuckey Dallas 2006 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

Ishaq Syed Dallas 2015 911 Turbo S

Thien Tran Dallas 2012 911 Turbo

Igor Tulandin McKinney 2013 Cayenne GTS

Daniel Villavicencio (Sonia) Everman 2011 Cayenne S

Debbie Walter Bollinger Dallas 2017 Macan S

Scott B Wood Irving 2015 Cayman

Transfers In

Clayton Clark (HCT) Ft. Worth 2006 911 Carrera

Chuck & Diane Lutz (PNW) McKinney 1990 911 C2 & 2002 911 C4S

Yves & Tea Teirlynck (HID) Bend, OR 2004 911 Turbo, 2015 Cayenne,

2012 Panamera Turbo S

Gary & Tracy Wielgoszinski (NCT) McKinney 1987 944

Please give a Maverick Welcome to these new members when you meet them!

If you have any changes that

you would like to make to the

MRPCA membership guide, contact Jim

Hirsch at membership@mavpca.org

Member Moment

Steve Balogh

(joined 4/2018)

Occupation

Boeing Korea B787 Simulator Instructor/

Evaluator

Primary reason for joining PCA

Keeping up with Porsche news since I’m

currently living in Korea.

Current Porsche

1986 Carrera Targa, Guards Red/Black

interior. Owned since new.

Favorite Porsche

356, early 80s.

Best thing about owning a Porsche

Top off drives through central Texas.

Hobby interests

Travel, currently throughout Asia.

Member Moment

Tom Martin

(joined 6/2013)

Occupation

U.S. Customs Broker

(retired)

First Porsche

1953 Porsche America

Current Porsche(s)

His and hers 2008 Caymans

Favorite Porsche

Toss-up between my 1977 Porsche 924

and 1999 Boxster.

Favorite Maverick or PCA event

Any event that requires a liability waiver.

Best thing about owning a Porsche

It’s all about the drive. Drive it during the

week, track it on the weekend.

Maverick Membership Statistics as of September 1

Members: 1897 Affiliate Members: 934 Total Membership: 2831

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4th Annual Halloween Gimmick Rally: HHRRR

By George Luxbacher and Don Sebert, Region Rally Co-Chairs

pphotos by Bill Orr

Have you done one of our gimmick rallies yet? If not,

you are missing one of the most enjoyable Maverick

activities available! Picture a leisurely drive through

the countryside, looking for the location of some

unique and interesting pictures we have provided, and

answering a few somewhat challenging questions based

on landmarks you pass. The driver drives, the navigator

(and passengers) navigate(s), both look for the pictures

and answer questions, and there is bliss in the car – at

least that’s how we think it works. Our participants

have noted that there may be occasional disagreements,

but we hope they are few and far between!

Our next gimmick rally, the Halloween Hair-Raising

Road Rally, or HHRRR, is scheduled for Saturday,

November 3 at 9 am. Our start location will be the

former Gander Mountain store parking lot at the

intersection of the North Dallas Tollway and Eldorado

(12277 Dallas Parkway) in Frisco. We will be travelling

through Collin, Denton, and Tarrant Counties for a

pleasant 65-mile drive.

Our Easter rally was plagued with a

freezing start, but the ghosts, goblins, and

witches have promised to be kinder to

us than the Easter Bunny was, so we are

forecasting a warm, sunny day, perfect for

top-down driving!

Registration opens at 9 am, driver’s meeting at 9:30,

and first car out at 9:45. Every car must have a driver

and a navigator at a minimum; additional passengers

are fine, but just know that passengers often hurt rather

than improve your score. We often get a few singles that

show up and combine on race day as a team, so if you

can’t find a navigator, feel free to come on out as well.

We will have awards for first, second, and third place

finishers, as well as the coveted DLBF award (Dead Last

But Finished – you tried and there is no way to go other

than up!). Since this is a Halloween rally, we encourage

all to come out in costume and we will have costume

awards based on People’s Choice. There are rest stops

available on the route, and nothing beats seeing the

looks you get as you exit your Porsche in a knight or

werewolf costume!

While we will have primarily Porsches at the rally, if

yours is otherwise “indisposed,” feel free to join us in any

vehicle – we don’t want the Mavs to miss this opportunity!

Interested in putting on a gimmick rally in areas

other than north Dallas? We are looking for volunteers

to develop routes and pull together rallies in areas we

haven’t been to in

a while. We are

planning to hold

a rally school this

winter to discuss

types of rallies and

the planning steps

that are required. If

you are interested,

please email us at

rally@mavpca.org and we will provide further details.

We look forward to seeing you on November 3rd.

10 October


Midweek DE: MotorSport Ranch in Cresson

By Mark Pitarresi, Tours Co-Chair

photos provided by author

Wednesday, July 18 was a

day that went into the record

books. The temperature was

109 degrees at MotorSport

Ranch in Cresson, Texas. It

was a record high temperature

for that date by three degrees.

It also happened to be the date

in which our Maverick Region

added to our High Performance

Drivers’ Education program

by holding our first one-day

event; our normal HPDE

events are two or three days.

With temperatures that high,

one would think it would have

scared away attendees, but

not for the Maverick Region!

Several people on the wait list

were also on site, hoping that

there would be some no-shows

so they could participate.

With just a slight breeze,

you could hear the sounds

of crackling plastic water

bottles, torque wrench

clicks, and the air being let

out of tires as attendees

were in preparation.

I got to meet several advanced

drivers that were happy to give

tips for the track. One thing I

have noticed being a member of

the Maverick Region is that our

members are some of the

friendliest people I have ever

met, of any organization!

At the Drivers’ Meeting,

DE Chair Chris Tabor did

a slide show presentation

and cautioned everyone with

safety tips. Dr. Jeff Komenda,

a new Instructor who also

happens to be a medic, then

talked to everyone about the

symptoms of heat exhaustion

and gave prevention tips. As

the Drivers’ Meeting came to

an end, Chris Tabor talked about

Park Place Porsche and how they

had a tent and mechanics to help

if anyone had problems with their

cars. Park Place donated this service

to the event.

It was now time to get on

the track. As we returned to our

cars, the instructors introduced

themselves to everyone, looked

over the cars, and helped with tire

pressure adjustments. I already had

a goal for this event as it was my

second HPDE. My goals were to

have better awareness of the track

and other cars. I focused on looking

where I wanted the car to go,

scanning my surroundings using

peripheral vision.

After the last on-track session,

all of the attendees, volunteers, and

track workers were invited to an

informal social gathering, for which

food and beverages were provided.

Everyone had a smile on their face

as they shared highlights of the day,

and as we Mavericks like to use as

our club motto: it’s all about

Driving Friendships!

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Coffee Cars & Conversation

By Bill Kruder

photos by Jim Hirsch and the Author

This month I would like to

reminisce with you about a very

special friend we recently lost.

When I met him, he was already

battling cancer; frankly, if I knew

him healthy, I don’t think I could

have kept up with him. We had

a chance meeting a couple years

ago at a Porsche Cars & Coffee

on a cold blustery day in Addison

as he drove by while the rest of us

were standing in the drizzle. Since

then I would see him out with us

occasionally, always with a huge

smile on his face! This might have

been due to his 2015 Pure Whiteon-Espresso

Turbo S. In more

recent months I, and occasionally a

couple others, would meet him up

on the Celina Square for coffee and

donuts. His family said this meant

the world to him; heck it meant the

world to us to be able to sit and

listen to his stories. He not only

had stories but he brought pictures,

old Panoramas from the ‘60’s, and

racing programs from some of the

best circuits in Europe.

So here is my “conversation”

that first appeared in June 2017:

12 October

Voy “Mitch” and Marie (MA-ree)

Mitchell, owner 2015 911 Turbo

S, founding member of PCA

West Germany Region in 1963

(disbanded in 2008)

Bill Kruder: Ok, I have to ask: where

is the name Voy from? Sounds like

it’s of a European decent?

Mitch Mitchell: Oh no. Don’t think

my mom had any idea of where the

name might have originated but in

those days everyone had two names

and I guess she liked Voy Jerome so

that’s what I was called.

BK: Can’t say I have ever met a Voy before.

Mitch: Well I hadn’t either until

I went into the service and met

another; he was an officer so we

didn’t really speak until about 5-6

years ago. I was able to look him up

and we finally spoke.

BK: So what branch of the military

were you in? Did you stay in long?

Mitch: I was in the Air Force for

20 plus years; retired as a Master

Sergeant in 1978.

BK: After you retired what did you do?

Mitch: I got a job with H-E-B in the

meat processing plant, on what we

would call today the IT side of things.

BK: So you were kind of an IT guy

in the Air Force?

Mitch: No, I just kind of said I

could do it and learned. We used

a new system developed by Digital

Equipment Corporation (DEC),

who at that time was a leader

in what was then called “Mini-

Computers.” Taking courses thru

the GI Bill helped fill in the areas I

couldn’t learn on my own.

BK: And are you from here?

Mitch: No, I grew up in a small

oil patch town called Eldorado,

Texas about 45 miles south of San

Angelo. Our last assignment found

us in San Antonio and we lived

there for about 28 years, and in

2004 moved to Celina.

BK: So I understand you two just

celebrated a milestone?

Marie: Yes we did! In December we

had our 50th wedding anniversary.

BK: Where did you two meet? With your

accent you are not from “these parts”?

Marie: I’m from Ireland, but as it

turned out I was going to nursing

school near London, and Mitch was

stationed near London.

Mitch: I was stationed at RAF

Chicksands, about 50 miles north

of London. A friend I knew from

assignment in Germany threw a

party so that I could meet some

girls, and Marie was there. This was

February of 1966, and we married

in December of 1966.

BK: Wow! That must have been a

whirlwind relationship.

Marie: I guess you could say that; we

both worked crazy shifts too. When

I was working nights Mitch would

be working days and vice versa so

we hardly saw each other.

Mitch: I think we probably spent the

equivalent of two weeks together

in all that time from meeting to

getting married.

BK: Ok so let’s talk cars. How did

you get interested in Porsches?

Mitch: Well I was stationed in

Siegelbach, West Germany in about

1962 and a good friend had a 62-63

356 1600 Super cab. Together we

would hit all the Grand Prix tracks

and I guess that just hooked me.

BK: And what was your first then?

Mitch: Well before I bought my first,

in 1963 I bought a VW 1200 Beetle,

and drove it for about six months. I

sold it and saved up so I could buy

a 356.

BK: How did that work out?

Mitch: Good. I saved enough money

and put down $200 on a 1964

Signal Red 356C coupe. As I recall I

think they stickered at about $3600,

which was a huge sum for a 22 yearold

Staff Sergeant, but heck, I was

single. So in October 1963 I took

the train to the factory in Stuttgart

to take delivery of my new coupe.

After a tour of the factory I was off

on my journey.


BK: How long did you have it?

Mitch: Well I had it for about two

years, driving it all over West

Germany, and shipped it back to the

states, selling it in 1965 I believe.

BK: I understand you tracked the

car down in later years?

Mitch: I did. That car represented

a special time, and to this day I’ve

always admired the 356. It changed

hands several times over the years

and even spent time in San Antonio;

currently it’s in Long Island.

BK: And what was next?

Mitch: Well, we had a pretty big

gap between our first and second

Porsches. It wasn’t until 2014 that

we bought our second, and that

was a 2007 Carrara White on

Black Boxster. We took that out on

several Sunday Drives (now Tours),

and after driving it several months,

something with the engine just

wasn’t right. We had Al Zim check

it out and decided before we put any

money in it we would get rid of it.

Marie: This is where it gets

interesting (she laughs) . . .

BK: And how’s that?

Mitch: One day I traded it in at Park

Place for a 2015 Carrara White

Metallic on Black Boxster.

Marie: He leaves in one and comes

back in another; it’s white and

black looked nearly the same to me

(she laughs)!

BK: And?

Mitch: The 2015 was fun but just not

fast enough for what I wanted as we

took more drives . . . there was a

“need for speed” happening. So one

day I traded it for a 2014 Carrera S,

Pure White on Black again.

Marie: I’ve gotten pretty used to a

white and black Porsche in the garage!

BK: But this isn’t what you are

driving today?

Mitch: No, I was on a drive and the

guys kidded me that there was a

turbo S in Austin available, knowing

that I had a “need for speed.” So

last November I picked up the Pure

White on Espresso Turbo S down in

Austin.

Marie: Now this one I noticed

(laughing). It has such a lovely

interior color and matching top.

BK: And Marie all the time you were really

ok with all these cars coming and going?

Marie: Oh yes, Mitch has always

been such a good provider, husband,

and father! He deserves this and

more.

And once again to think that after a

few chance meetings I would

uncover yet another great personal

story of a guy, his girl of 50-plus

years and a handful of “white”

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Maverick Martpreis is proudly sponsored by:

Maverick Marktpreis: Porsche Values

by Peter Wen

The final air-cooled 911 generation, Type 993, was

produced from ’95 to ’98. It was loved by the public and

journalists alike upon introduction. The book “Porsche 993

- Essential Companion” refers to the 993 as the “King of

Porsche.” With its classic Porsche good looks and modern

performance, it is one of the best and most desirable 911

generations today. It is no wonder that 993 is valued higher

than the 964 generation it replaced and the 996 generation

that followed.

This month, we highlight the recent auction results of 993

Coupe and Cabriolet base models. After a 50% gain from

‘13 to ‘16, their values have declined by about 15% the

last couple of years. A total of 23,127 Coupe and 15,499

Cabriolets were produced.

Excellence magazine’s Porsche Buyer’s Guide offered these

price ranges:

Coupe (‘95-‘97) - $45,000-$60,000

Cabriolet (’95-‘97) - $45,000-$60,000

$100,000

$80,000

$60,000

Fun fact: Jerry Seinfeld owned the

very first (1963) and last (1998)

air-cooled 911 Porsche produced!

$40,000

$20,000

Hagerty Valuation Tool:

1996 911 Coupe

$49,000 average value

$0

May 2013 Jan 2014 Sep 2014 May 2015 Jan 2016 Sep 2016 May 2017 Jan 2018

1996 911 Coupe

Sold for $42,750 + $2,138 buyer fee

105k miles - 3 owners

Dark Blue Metallic/Light grey leather

3.6L Flat-Six

6-speed manual

Recent engine out service, new clutch,

brakes and tires

1997 911 Cabriolet

Sold for $38,500 + $1,925 buyer fee

58k miles - 3 owners

Guards Red/Tan leather/Black top

3.6L Flat-Six

6-speed manual

17” Cup wheels, Porsche CD player

1997 911 Cabriolet

Sold for $46,500 + $2,475 buyer fee

58k miles - 4 owners

Ocean Blue Metallic/Black partial

leather/Black top

3.6L Flat-Six

6-speed manual

M030 Suspension, books, manuals,

original window sticker

1997 911 Coupe

Sold for $53,500 + $2,675 buyer fee

116k miles

Guards Red/Black partial leather

3.6L Flat-Six

6-speed manual

Motor Sound package, OEM Euro Springs,

Locking differential, Sunroof

1995 911 Coupe

Sold for $38,500 + $1,925 buyer fee

140k miles

Guards Red/Cashmere leather

3.6L Flat-Six

6-speed manual

RS-style aero kit, Bilstein shocks,

H&R springs, 18” 996 wheels

1995 911 Cabriolet

Sold for $35,500 + $1,775 buyer fee

Mileage unknown (last reported 97k miles)

same owner for last 12 years

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Upcoming Maverick Region Events

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Upcoming Maverick Region Events


Porsche of the Month

Selected by Bill Orr, Region Marketing Chair

Carmine Red Porsche Cayman GT4 • Photo by Andrew Barber

You can test your

knowledge (or Google

search ability) of all

things Porsche by

participating in the

monthly trivia contest

posted online at http://

mav.pca.org/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.

Here are the questions for the August 2018 Trivia. We

went with a Trivia that brings Q&A this month dealing

with early racing and 1970s Porsche 911s. The winner

this month was Tom Martin getting all 5 of 5 correct.

Congratulations Tom! Please contact Aaron at Zims to

collect your Gift Certificate.

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

18 October

For instruction on how to submit your Porsche photos in the

POTM contest go to: http://mav.pca.org/photos/POTM/

Maverick Trivia: Are you a Porschephile?

Jerry DeFeo

sponsored by Zims Autotechnik

1. Porsche has always raced their cars. Ferdinand raced his first car in

Semmering, Austria in the Autumn of 1900, and won. The very first

car to have the name Porsche was also raced, but it was in 1948 in

__________, where it also won.

a. Le Mans b. Nürburgring c. Innsbruck d. Munich

Source: Porsche 1994 Fact Book, p 13

2. In 1972-73 911s you got vinyl interior standard in black, brown,

tan, red, or blue, as well as houndstooth, plaid, or corduroy options.

Leather was also available, but in only three different colors. Which

color was NOT available?

a. Black b. Brown c. Tan d. Red

Source: Porsche 911 Red Book 1965-1999, p 38

3. In what year did the Porsche Targa get a non-folding fiberglass top vs

the folding top that debuted in 1967?

a. 1971 b. 1972 c. 1973 d. 1974

Source; Porsche 911 Red Book 1965-1999, p 40

4. The fantastic 210-hp Carrera RS of 1973 was carried on into 1974.

And while the RoW (Rest of World) got the 210-hp model, the USA

got a ______-hp version.

a. 175 b. 185 c. 195 d. 205

Source; Porsche 911 Red Book 1965-1999, p 40

5. The duck-tail spoiler of the 1973 Carrera was an option on the 1974

Carrera in all countries other than __________.

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

Source; Porsche 911 Red Book 1965-1999, p 40


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PORSCHE

Early years 1963-1973

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993 1994-1998

996 1998-2004

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Tradition is a commitment. Without our tradition and without our core values, we would not be where we are today. We plan to uphold the standard of

technical excellence set by Ferry Porsche well into the future. Intelligent dynamic mobility has a great future ahead of it. And we have the solid technologi-

cal expertise, creative employees and unique team spirit to be involved. We have what it takes to ensure that the Porsche brand continues to fascinate –

even in another 70 years.

The first vehicle to bear the Porsche name was registered on June 8, 1948: It was the 356 “No.1” Roadster. This is the day on which the Porsche brand

was born. The Type 356 turned Ferry Porsche’s dream of a sports car into a reality. “His vision at that time embodied all of the values that still define the

brand to this day”, said Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG, at yesterday’s New Year Reception at the Porsche Museum. Repre-

sentatives from the state of Baden-Württemberg as well as from the city of Stuttgart and the worlds of politics, economics and society, joined Porsche to

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20 October


Commentary from the Left Seat: Brand Loyalty

By Robert Turner

Brand loyalty. What every company spends untold dollars

working to create. They build the essence of their brand around

it. Really, they love this concept. Why? Big profits. It can be status

symbols like Louis Vuitton or Tory Burch, or something simple

like your basic “double no-whip-no-foam, skinny pumpkin latte”

from Starbucks that you always order. We love what we love.

So how far does brand loyalty take us? How about the never

ending Ford versus Chevy or Chevy versus Mopar battle and

all the possible permutations therein? There are some folks that

swear by Toyota or Honda and will buy nothing else. Ever try

having an automotive conversation with any of these people?

Take a Ford guy for instance: “Don’t even get me talking about

Chevy, because you know, those cars suck.” Personally I find

those people very open minded, as long as you stick to how great

Ford products and how sucky Chevy products are, that is. This is

just an example; I’m not picking on anyone here. Not me.

So do German cars fall into this brand loyalty trap?

Heck yes! BMW guys? Check. Mercedes guys? Check. Audi

guys? Ah, I think you get it—check please! And Porsche

guys? Well we are probably the worst, at least when it comes

to being brand diehards. Come on, as a group we are so loyal to

our brand we even get into sub categories of brand fanaticism

– as in air-cooled versus water pumpers, or all fifty-three “924

guys” versus everyone else.

So does that apply to you? Hmmm. You are reading

this in a Porsche Club magazine right? And me? What

do you think? Hate to pigeon hole myself into any

particular category, but I gotta be honest with myself

here; yes I am a Porsche-brand geek. Says so right on the

shirt I am wearing right now, writing this piece: Drivers Education

February 2003, Maverick Region PCA. OK, maybe the shirt is a

bit threadbare but I love it. Yeah, guilty as charged.

My own Porsche adventure started early with a really terrible

914 I drove in college. It was an awful car, and taken as a singular

ownership event, should have scared most people (namely me)

away from the Porsche brand forever. But then something magic

happened. It was 1990 and I was recently married. So one

Saturday morning, as my bride and I read the local newspapers—

just to set the stage here, my wife loves to read the paper cover to

cover, and still does—she looked up from her paper and asked: “Is

$14,000 for a 1987 Porsche 944S with low miles a good deal?”

(Remember – this is 1990 money we are talking about here.) I put

down my section of the paper. She had just totally captured my

attention. Brand loyalty was about to strike again! And a rather

large rabbit hole had just magically popped into existence, right

in the very fabric of my living room. Brand loyalty had just made

its presence felt in the Turner household big time.

And on that exhaust note, see you next time.

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Maverick Partner Appreciation

By Landon Stogner

photos by Bill Middleton

As the saying goes, “I couldn’t have done it without

you.” That surely holds true with all of the events

we do, whether it’s driving tours and rallies, drivers’

education, tech sessions, or monthly dinners and coffee

socials. None of those events would be a success without

the teamwork of our club volunteers and advertising

partners.

To give our appreciation

for all of the hard work

throughout the year, we held

our First Annual Maverick

Partner Appreciation

Celebration. Thanks again to

one of our sponsors, Park Place

Porsche, for being gracious

enough to open up their Dallas

dealership for this first event,

which allowed our

Maverick Region

Board to play host

to a casual buffet

breakfast. We

had 50 attendees

from our group

of 73 volunteers

and 36 advertisers

join us Saturday,

September 15 for

a country style

breakfast which

included all the

trimmings, from

fresh fruit and eggs

to biscuits and gravy. All thanks to Low Country Cuisine

for providing the food, a Bubbly Bar of different flavored

Mimosas, and of course coffee and juices.

This was just a way for us to give a big Thank You

to our members who volunteer to be early and stay late

at our events to help setup, parking, and cleanup as well

as for all of the behind the scenes organization that goes

into coordinating each and every event.

All of our events have grown in size over the years,

so another big Thank You goes to our advertisers, who

22 October

Above: President David Robertson says a few words of appreciation, Jack Griffin with BJ Harvey, Tours Volunteer, Bill Kruder

with Scott Oakwood, Debi and Bill Kruder with Patrick Huston Park Place Porsche Dallas General Manager. Below: Jim Hirsch,

Kurt Scaggs and Landon Stogner, Tom Martin, Mark Pitaressi and Scott Garwood and Jay Lynch. Don Sebert - Rally Chair, Ed

Martelle with Jennifer Elliott, both tours volunteers.

have stepped up to sponsor our events or have donated

their venues and support. One such recognition goes to

Louden Motorcar Services for their continued advertising

support of a

full page ad

in Slipstream

for 40 years

(look for it

on the back

inside cover).

Each of our

volunteers

and

advertisers

departed with a personalized Certificate of Appreciation

and a limited edition car window decal.

It cannot be said enough: Thank You to all for what

you do. If you’d like to assist in future events, please

reach out to our Volunteer or Advertising Chairs to find

out how you can help. As always, Driving Friendships

is Fueled by Volunteers.


Autocross Event 6: Mirrorcross at Mineral Wells

By Mark Schnoerr, Region Autocross Chair

photos by LightSpeed Images

A nice overcast day instead of the showers we were

having all week greeted 85 participants for Autocross

Championship Series Event #7 at the rolling Lone Star

Park location. It was nice to be back in town and at a

favorite site. A huge circus tent consumed a quarter of the

lot but the expert crew were able to lay out an exciting

course with many elevation changes.

P1 - 'PCA 1'

Total Entries: 1

Best Diff.

1T P1 7 Amir El-Baghdady Maroon 944 S2 68.32 -

P2 - 'PCA 2'

Total Entries: 3

Total Diff.

1T P2 18 Alex Tambert Blue Cayman 67.27 [-]2.632

2 P2 81 Brett Durham Blue Cayman S 69.902 2.632

3 P2 7 Ronald Wong White 997 Cab 70.454 0.552

P3 - 'PCA 3'

Total Entries: 4

Total Diff.

1T P3 428 Owen Coulman Guards Red 911 GT3 63.144 [-]4.788

2T P3 317 Kristyn Starr Grey Carrera S 67.932 4.788

3 P3 8 Hubert Wong Silver 997 C4 70.686 2.754

4 P3 316 Bert Starr Silver Carrera S 71.897 1.211

P4 - 'PCA 4'

Total Entries: 4

Total Diff.

1T P4 954 Mark Schnoerr Lime Green 914 65.792 [-]0.288

2T P4 914 Sigrid Schnoerr Lime Green 914 66.08 0.288

3 P4 5 Edward Mayo Blue/Orange 911S 67.766 1.686

4 P4 9 Julia Underwood Blue/Orange 911S 78.828 11.062

Amir El-Baghdady got some expert rear axle and

suspension advice so his 944 S2 Cabriolet problems were

solved. He was putting in some terrific times in class P1.

The Wong Brothers, Ronald and Hubert, brought out

their 997s again and were going after classes P2 and P3

wins. In class P2, Alex Tambert brought his new Cayman

S out for himself and Brett Durham to wear out some old

tires that came on the car, taking the top spots in class.

In P3, Owen Coulman finally took the heat-cycled-out

R-compound tires off his car to move back into P3. We

also had two new drivers in this

class: DE participants out for

their first Autocross, daughter

and father, Kristyn and Bert Starr.

Kristyn was paying attention

and made great strides. She was

already closing in on Owen and

could keep him honest if she

stays at it. Father Bert was flying

right away and got lots of in car

instruction as well as ride-alongs

that helped a lot.

Class P4 was the Mayo 911S

vs the Schnoerr 914 2.0 with two

drivers in each car. Sigrid had

the class covered and was about

to skirt both Ed and Mark after

morning runs. A final banzai run

put Mark first in class.

Father Carey and daughter

Geneva Spreen brought the family

VW GTI to this event instead of

the usual 924S or 911SC. Good

to see them taking on the regulars

out there.

Owen was first quick

performance index Porsche,

followed by Mark and Sigrid in

From top: Kristyn Starr 997S,

Mark Schnoerr drifting 914,

Bert Starr being coached by

Owen Coulman in his 991

the family 914. Kristyn and Sigrid both were in the top

five women performance index at this event.

Watch the calendar for the dates of the last three events

and join us at Lone Star Park.

Porsche Group picture at an overcast Lone Star Park

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Mavs & Mochas: Texas Harley Davidson

By Bill Bradley

photos by Bill Middleton

Rain, and lots of it, did not deter the Porsche faithful

from making the trip to Bedford, TX for a Mavs and

Mochas hosted by Texas Harley Davidson. The event,

which as sponsored by Park Place Porsche, showcased

Porsches of the 1980’s. A 928SC Carrera and a 968

were among the nearly 60 Porsches in attendance.

Park Place Porsche furnished a Panamera Tourismo

loaner, while Texas Harley Davidson provided the

Felix coffee truck. Kudos, too, to the cone squad who

assisted in getting everybody safely parked. No small

feat for reverse parking in heavy overcast.

This was the second Maverick event hosted by Texas

Harley Davidson. This time the owner understandably

kept his Porsche Carrera GT at home high and dry.

For those who have not been to Texas Harley

Davidson, and those of you heretically uninterested the

motorcycles, it is still well worth the trip.

Above: Do

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with the weather?

Right: Panamera

Sport Tourismo

furnished by Park

Place Porsche. Bill

Orr gave it two

thumbs up.

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MSR DE: First Time on a Racetrack

By Joann Talty

Ever find yourself equally frightened and excited about

something? That described me before my first DE day at

MotorSport Ranch on July 18. My fear had nothing to do

with my ability, or admittedly being a female with limited car

knowledge, but rather damaging my daily driver and having a

prolonged period of discomfort from wearing a heavy helmet.

Our day began about 1:00 pm under cover in 100+ degree

temperatures. I tightened my lug nuts, inflated my tires,

attached my tow hook, and emptied my car of its minimal

contents, including floor mats. At the counter inside, I picked

up a white helmet I reserved that thankfully came with a

white knit balaclava. Upstairs, we registered; signed waivers;

picked up the course map, schedule, sticker and checklist; and

waited for the driver’s meeting to begin.

Both Maverick Region’s first weekday event and one-day

High-Performance Driver Education (HPDE) event, DE Chair

Chris Tabor told us we’d be driving the 1.7-mile counterclockwise

version of the track. He presented a slideshow of

flags with their meanings and shared safety tips. With safety

the number one priority, followed by fun, he announced their

club record of no multi-vehicle collisions. Dr. Jeff Komenda

shared with us the importance of hydrating, suggesting

bananas and orange juice to keep levels of potassium up.

The experienced solo drivers hit the track first, while we

novices attended a meeting with instructor Mike Brodigan

downstairs. He dove into the nitty-gritty of what we’d be

learning that afternoon: 1) the best possible positions to

be in on the track; 2) inputs or maneuvers such as turning

and braking; and 3) awareness – everything other than

driving. Three goals for the day included safety; driving as

fast as skills, car, and desire allowed; and fun. Three 20 to

25-minute track sessions were scheduled for the afternoon,

followed by a social.

In the two novice groups, only seven or eight drivers

with instructors drove the track at the same time. The small

group made me very comfortable. In Pat’s experience, groups

typically have 12-15 cars. The first session was at street speeds

without helmets. Mike drove the first three laps and I drove

the second three. He told me I’d be driving it entirely in third

gear. Huh? I have a manual and I don’t have to shift? Weird.

It looked easy enough. Look far ahead, he told me, and

if I turn my head rather than just my eyes in the direction

of upcoming moves, I’d be smoother. “Don’t have happy

hands,” was another instruction, meaning one’s hands barely

need to move throughout some of the turns. Over-steering is

a common mistake. He showed me the line and told me when

to brake. When we switched places, I followed directions as

he gave them.

After the session, he asked if I had questions. I

didn’t really know what to ask but looked forward

to doing it again. Faster.

28 October

photos by courtesy MotorSport Ranch

On the track, I followed Mike’s instructions as best I

could. At faster speeds, it’s a little harder. I had those happy

hands he warned me about. I needed prompts to turn my

head, get in the right line, and brake. I took a few turns

too fast, positioned myself correctly in Ricochet and Little

Bend correctly every time, and messed up at least two turns

repeatedly, not remembering where I was on the track.

Awareness of flag stations and drivers on my butt wasn’t

easy either. On my second or third lap, I was given a pointby

and passed another driver. Typically, I was giving the

passing sign, and at least twice I offered it too late in the

passing zone. When asked why I slowed down the last few

laps, I told Mike I felt like throwing up the second half of

that session. Not sure whether it was the heat, the higher

speeds, the helmet or all of them combined, I hydrated and

enjoyed the A/C in the classroom for 30 minutes.

Session three I felt fine. Before heading out, I

apologized to the nice man who passed me in the nonpassing

zone due to my late signal. The fastest speed I

hit was 94 mph in the straightaways, and I continued to

learn from my coach. I improved in some areas, but still

messed up Horseshoe and Boot Hill turns like the session

before. Mike thought I was a quick learner and noticed

improvement from the session before.

Before the tasty social at the Drive Exotic garage with

Cane’s chicken and adult beverages, I changed out of the

required long, natural-fiber pants. Soaked from head to toe

and a bit exhausted, I was thankful for the extra change of

clothing and ball cap I brought.

I spoke to several drivers and instructors who enjoyed

the one-day experience despite my car reading 108 F at

day’s end. One of the coaches wished more women

participated in DE days. Whether it’s intimidation, lack of

automobile knowledge, or lack of interest, we weren’t sure

why. We discussed perhaps the creation of a ladies one-day

event or possibly a ladies-only novice group sometime in

the future. So, ladies, if this interests you speak up at the

socials or drives and we’ll see what transpires.


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Maverick August Anniversaries

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G Hamby (Judi)

25 Years

Lee Wilkins (Linda)

20 Years

Jeff Jones (Mona)

Paul Seiler (Stephanie)

Michael Wilcox

15 Years

Travis Howard (Robyn)

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Dick Mitchell (Lisa)

George Shelton (Breda)

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Oversteer: Letter from the Editor

By Kurt Scaggs, Managing Editor

Loyal readers, even though I have only been with you

for a short time, I feel like I know you. I feel like we share

many of the same hopes and dreams, and pitfalls of life. Does

life sometimes get you down? Kids that won’t do their math

homework. Coworkers that don’t pull their weight. Hot

water heaters that don’t make water hot anymore? I think I

have some information that could change your life. When the

stress of the day seems ever present, and you just can’t seem

to find solace, strap on a helmet and find a track. Seriously, it

works. You’ve probably heard that you can’t be angry when

you smile. Well, if my recent experience is any indication, you

can’t be too concerned about math homework while piloting

your Porsche around a track at speed. There are many

among us that have already figured this out. PSA - they’ve

been holding out on you. You don’t need a GT3 and catlike

reflexes. You don’t even need hours of watching YouTube

track videos or playing Grand Tourismo on X-Box. What

you do need is a sense of adventure and a good instructor.

The former you’ll need to muster on your own, but the latter

is in good supply in Texas, especially in the Maverick Region.

I recently attended the Austin Schnell Fest at the Circuit

of the Americas. This event is a collaboration between the

Hill Country, Lone Star, and Maverick PCA Regions along

with the Houston

chapter of BMW

CCA. They really do

a fantastic job. The

anticipation I felt

pulling onto the grid

amidst far newer

and more powerful

cars quickly faded

as we got onto the

track. Many of the

drivers in the green

This isn’t a great picture of the action, but we do

like pictures don’t we? Big thanks to David Gross!

group were like myself, either the first time on a track or the

first time at COTA. We were the slower ones, but that didn’t

matter. We were there, concentrating, improving and getting

faster, AND not worried in the slightest about coworkers

or hot water heaters. It just wasn’t possible. It was like

an amusement park that you are in control of. A serious

amusement park, but still.

So, take a mental health break and take advantage of the

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