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ORPCA News - Updated July 25, 2021

The 2021 Arrive and Drives continue on Saturday, August 14. We will start in Lake Oswego and travel through some beautiful scenery including many vineyards.  Bring your favorite Porsche (with plenty of fuel), and ideally, a co-pilot. The drive ends in McMinnville at the Golden Valley Brewery!
Ticket sales open on Thursday, July 22 at 7:00pm. There are 2 groups of twelve cars each for this drive.
For complete information and to register on Thursday evening go to: August Arrive and Drive

Please join us on Saturday, August 21, 2021 for our 60-61st Anniversary at ORPCA President Steve and Winnie Miller’s lovely residence in Oregon City. This is our re-do of the 60th Anniversary that we could not celebrate due to the pandemic. The Millers live on 6 acres that will allow us to provide seating, a live band, catered Hawaiian food, and a shaved ice truck! 

For all the information and to register, please go to:  OR PCA 60 anniversary celebration

Porsche Day at Cars and Coffee Sherwood, Saturday, July 24 8:00am – 11:00 am: Check out their web site for all the information here portlandcarsandcoffee.com

Taste of Motorsports POP-UP Cars & Coffee on Saturday, July 24 8:30 – 10:30. Join this event at Peterkort Square, 10902 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR 97225
 
The Northwest Classic Rally, Saturday, July 31, formerly known as the Monte Shelton Northwest Classic Rally, sponsored by the Alfa Romeo of Oregon car club, is back!  Details here: NW Classic Rally

PCA/Pacific NW Region Driver Education at Portland International Raceway, Friday, August 27. This event will include instruction for non-solo driver’s and available to those who have not driven at Portland before.
You can register on MotorsportReg.com here: http://msreg.com/pnwrde08272021

Taste of Motorsports: Sunday, August 29: Join this car extravaganza at Portland International Raceway.  Includes concours, food, exotic car demos, option to drive your car on the track!  For all the information go to: Taste of Motorsports Portland International Raceway

4th Annual Rothsport Porsche Swap Meet, Saturday, September 11 9:00am – 3:00pm. Located at Rothsport Racing 14015 SW Galbreath Dr. Sherwood.  Also – vendor space is available, contact Bob at 503.265.9904 if you are interested. 

Volunteers are needed to keep our club going. We really need your help. Here are the opportunities.
Web:
Maintenance
Web Pages
Design Updates
Database Management
Communications: 
Weekly Member Newsletter
Anzeiger Newsletter Editor
Events:
Event Administrator
Technical Sessions Chair

Descriptions of each of these opportunities are published on the web. Go to:   Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Peg Ryan if you can donate some of your time to keep our club going. 

High Performance Drivers Education (HPDE) Opportunities

BMW Club: 
Dates for HPDE with the BMW club are: July 15, Sept 2. The July 15 event is open for registration: Portland BMW Club July 15 HPDE

The Pacific NW Region PCA has some HPDEs at different locations including Portland International Raceway. Please check out their web site here: PNWR Drivers Ed – HPDE.

Road Rally Opportunities

Cascade Sports Car Club Road Rally – Please check out the Geargrinders Web Site – scroll down to get all the information. The Saturday rally series dates are: July 17 (Registration link: July Saturday Series Rally), and August 21.
Please read theirCoronavirus precautions

Driver Skills Opportunities

The Pacific NW Region PCA has a great Driver Skills class. These are held at Bremerton Motorsports Park, outside of Bremerton, WA. For all the information go here: PNWR Driver Skills Class. A number of Oregon PCA members have done this class. Be sure to understand the restrictions and changes in this class due to COVID-19.

Upcoming Events

Aug 11
Aug 18

August Dinner Gathering

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aug 21

Oregon Region PCA 60-61st Anniversary Celebration

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aug 22

Autocross #6

August 22 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Aug 28

August SUV Drive

August 28
Sep 08
Sep 11

Arrive and Drive – Saturday, September 11

September 11 @ 8:45 am - 2:00 pm
Sep 15

September Dinner Gathering

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Recent Event Photos

Arrive & Drive 7-10-21
AX # 4 6-27-21
Casual Midweek Drive 6-24-21
Maryhills Loop 6-12-21
June Mixer 6-20-21
June Dinner 6-16-21
June Arrive & Drive 6-12-21
AX #3 5-23-21 Set 1
AX #3 5-23-21 Set 2
May SUV Tour 5-22-21

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August Dinner Gathering

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Oregon Region PCA 60-61st Anniversary Celebration

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Recent Event Photos

Arrive and Drive 7-10-21
AX #4 6-27-21
Casual Midweek Drive 6-12-21
Maryhill Loop 6-12-21

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For over 60 years, the Porsche Club of America has been dedicated to enhancing the Porsche ownership experience. No matter what your interest – social, technical, or competitive – PCA has something to offer every Porsche owner. We know the unbridled joy that owning a Porsche can provide, and we’ve built a community around that very feeling. With over 110,000 members, PCA is the largest single-marque car club in the world. Check out the Benefits of a PCA Membership!

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No matter where you call home, there is a PCA Region near you. Arranged into 14 Zones, there are 145 local Regions across the United States and Canada. The Oregon Region is part of Zone 6. Zone 6 is made up of 10 Porsche Club of America Regions covering Oregon, Washington, Idaho, British Columbia and Western Canada.

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