Weekly Announcements - Updated January 22, 2020
The Spring Treffen 2020, is April 29 – May 3 at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Registration will open on Wednesday, January 22 at 12 noon Pacific time.
We recommend registering that day because these events sell out quickly. Check out the information on our web: Spring Treffen
The Porsche Parade is in La Quinta, California from June 21 – 27 at the La Quinta Resort. Registration opens on Tuesday, January 28 at 9:00am Pacific time. We expect this to fill up quickly, so we recommend registering that day. Check out all the information on our web: Porsche Parade 2020
Garage Visit: Eugene Vintage Underground, Lunch, Private Car Collection February 1, 10:30 – 4:00pm. Only 1 opening remains. For all the information and to register go to: Eugene Garage Visit
On February 8, the Annual Autocross Tech Inspection is scheduled from 9:00am – 12 noon. Jeremy Williams and his team at Matrix Integrated – downtown location, have provided the Autocross group the use of his shop. If you want to do Autocross this year, this is a great place to start. Registration will open by mid-January. For more information go to: Autocross Tech Inspection
On February 9, from 2:00 – 5:00pm there will be a Quarterly Mixer at Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) located at 2944 SE Powell Blvd, Portland. No registration needed, just show up. Food and Drinks are available for purchase. No one under 21 is allowed.
The February Social and Dinner is at Gustav’s Pub and Grill in Tigard on Wednesday, February 19. There will be a limited menu from which to choose. You will be able to pay on site with a credit card. RSVPs are open, for all the information and to RSVP go to: February Social and Dinner.
The Oregon PCA has been invited again to display 5 of our members’ unique Porsches as part of the show. We have all the cars lined up now. We are still looking for a few more volunteers for booth duty. If you’d like to volunteer for the booth (4-hour increments) please contact Lori Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 503-703-7440. Everyone volunteering will receive free admission for all days! This is a great opportunity to showcase our Club.
You can check out all the information here: Porsche Display at Portland Auto Show
Come see exciting Winterhawks action as they take on the Royals from Victoria, Canada. The puck drops at 5:00 PM on Sunday, March 8 at the Moda Center. Right now, Portland is #2 in their division with 20 wins. Victoria is just 3 games behind in their division with 15 wins. After this game there will only be 2 games remaining in the regular season. It should be a great game! Come see ORPCA recognized in lights on the Jumbotron. For all the information and how to sign up go here: ORPCA Portland Winterhawks Hockey Night
We need people to organize October and November’s Social and Dinners (October 21 and November 18). If you can help with one of these events, please contact Cherie at email@example.com.
Jeremy Williams, our Technical editor has added to our Technical Blog. The topic is: Adding Corn Fuel To Your Porsche? To read this go to: Tech Blog – Corn Fuel. This is an interesting article particularly for those of you with older air-cooled cars.
We recently lost a dear and respected member of our Porsche community. We are rasing money to create a memorial in her honor at the Oregon Garden. Depending on the total amount raised, the ORPCA board discussed a river rock with Kathleen’s name on it because of her love of river rafting or a garden bench for her love of landscaping.
If you would like to make a donation please go here: Kathleen Ellis Memorial
Tech Blog Posts
A few vintage aircooled clients asked me what I thought about them filling their fuel tanks full of ethanol fuel (E10) before they put their cars away for winter hibernation. Another tech article is born! As you might know, it’s challenging to find anything other than ethanol-laden fuel at the gas pump anymore. Most gas stations in Oregon, and across America, are selling E10 (10% ethanol, 90% “pure gas”), some
I found this article published on Jalopnik very informative. Great insight and background on the technical features and inner works of the Taycan. Enjoy! Jalopnik: Detailed Look at the Porsche Taycan