Slipstream - December 2018

maverickpca

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

Autocross Event 9: Lone Star Park

By Mark Schnoerr, Region Autocross Chair

photos provided by Author

On Sunday, October 28, 110 participants

arrived and found an incredibly fast course

laid out on the vast and rolling Lone Star Park

parking lot.

There were 14 official Porsche entries, and one

who could not stay for his work assignment so is not

included in the official results. More on that later . . .

Class P1 saw the Amir El-Baghdady / Carolle Liu

P1 - 'PCA 1'

Total Entries: 3

1T P1 7 Amir El-Baghdady Maroon 944 S2 67.633

2 P1 168 Carolle Liu White Boxster 987 75.216

3 P1 59 Jesse Garrett White Porsche Boxster DNS

P3 - 'PCA 3'

Total Entries: 3

1T P3 73 David Valdez White Porsche 911 S 65.943

2 P3 6 Mel Stanley Black Cayman S 69.223

3 P3 98 Dawn Marie Gray Yellow GT4 69.408

P4 - 'PCA 4'

Total Entries: 6

1T P4 915 Mark Schnoerr Green 914 63.111

2T P4 914 Sigrid Schnoerr Green 914 65.422

3T P4 906 Carey Spreen Red 924S 66.391

4 P4 5 Edward Mayo Blue/Orange 911S 67.669

5 P4 90 Sue Crimm Red 924S 72.163

6 P4 9 Julia Underwood Blue/Orange 911S 74.724

P6 - 'PCA 6'

Total Entries: 1

1T P6 56 Scott Wolthuis Blue 911 66.445

P7 - 'PCA 7'

Total Entries: 1

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1T P7 7 Douglas Edney Black 996 68.351

fight to the class championship extend to the final event

number 10. Amir took the win this time. We will see

how that one unfolds soon.

Class P3 saw David Valdez in his beautiful white 991

take the win over both Mel Stanley in his Cayman S

and first time autocrosser Dawn Marie Gray driving her

yellow GT4. Based on her progress and her background

racing bicycles, she is going to be a challenger to

everyone in this class.

Class P4 saw the six drivers in three cars fighting it

out again: 911, 924S, and 914 2.0. The top four drivers

were pretty close until yours truly put in a real flyer on

the last run, in an effort to unseat Porsche FTD from

the surprise “unofficial” Porsche entry we had that day.

Scott Wolthuis had fun with his 300,000-mile 1975

911 Outlaw in class P6, and Doug Edney, still waiting

to install his sport suspension in his 996, was flying in

class P7.

The mystery participant was PCA Club Racer TJ

Kroehle. No, he did not bring his 991 Cup Car, but

his White 991/2 C4 GTS PDK Cabriolet. TJ has not

autocrossed for about 40 years, but jumped right in to

the fray. Like all fast courses, especially in autocross,

there are turns and plenty of them. It was a new-tech vs

old-tech battle for first quick Porsche time, even though

TJ would not be in the final results.

The final event of the season took place the next

weekend, Nov 4. More on that in a separate article!

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