October 9 Announcements - Updated Weekly on Wednesdays
Wednesday, October 16 6:00pm – 8:00pm
The October Social will be hosted by Phyllis and Ed Thiemann at:
Mt Hood Brewing Co. Tilikum Station:
401 SE Caruthers Street
Portland, Oregon 97214
Event is full, waitlist is open. All the information is here: October Social and Dinner
Sorry – this event is FULL.
Sunday, October 20, 2-5pm
Join us for some food and drink at our next Quarterly Mixer on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 2pm to 5pm at Boring Winery and Tap room, located at 29300 SE Haley Rd, Boring, OR 97009.
You do not have to register! Just show up. These are no-host events with food and drinks available to purchase. This place is kid and pet friendly!
Saturday, October 26 8:30am – ~2:00pm
Hop into your Cayenne or Macan and join us for a leisurely and scenic drive through some water (possible mountain) vistas and fall colors to honor Oktoberfest. We’ll be ending with a German fare lunch in Keizer at Bargarten Bavarian Social Haus. The route is on pavement, however, expect some areas of cracked pavement and minor dips.
For all the information and how to RSVP please go to: Oktoberfest Suvs and Schnitzels
Sunday, October 27 4:30pm – 7:00pm
The 2019 annual autocross banquet will be held on Sunday October 27th . We welcome all competitors, Porsche, Non-Porsche, friends and anyone else who would like to attend. As usual, we’ll have door prizes, an awards presentation for all Autocross classes (Porsche and non-Porsche) and a catered Italian buffet dinner. There is a nominal fee of $18 to register and we’re limited to 60 people. So register early and don’t miss out.
Location: Ernesto’s Italian Restaurant 8544 SW Apple Way Portland 97225
Link to registration: Motorsportsreg for AX Awards Banquet
November Social and Dinner – RSVPs are Open
Wednesday, November 20 6:00pm – 8:00pm
The November Social will be hosted by Cristy and Steve Johnson at:
Vintage Room Restaurant
Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club
4805 SW 229th Avenue
Aloha, OR 97007
RSVPs are open. This event is already 1/2 full. All the information is here: November Social and Dinner
Saturday, December 7 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Registration for the Annual Holiday Party is open. This is always a club favorite. For all the information and link to register, go to: Holiday Party Information
Gary and Ina Feldmann joined PCA in 2011 and Oregon PCA in 2012. Their current Porsche is a 2013 991.1 Carrera in Aqua Blue. This is their 6th Porsche. Gary joined PCA in 1974 and was a member for about 5 years. He rejoined in 2011. The other 5 Porsches they have owned were:
1972 914-4, 1970 911 T, 1973 914-4 2.0, 1976 914-4 2.0, 1999 911 Carrera
Gary is an avid Autocross competitor, winning the 2018 championship in the Showroom Stock class, S03 by 14 points. Congratulations!
You can meet Gary and Ina very easily, as they attend most of the monthly socials and drives.
Tech Blog Posts
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
Recently there was an industry article about Porsche’s PCCB (Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake; signified by their yellow calipers) and whether they were the best brakes to use for track days (including high performance driver education, autocross, etc) or those who are heavy-footed on the “slow” pedal. Porsche Australia’s technical representative Paul Watson reported that iron brake discs are recommended over carbon discs for those who are heavy on the brakes