Porsche Club Of America - Chicago Region

PCA Chicago Region News

April 26, 2019
June 21, 2019
July 26, 2019
September 28 - 29, 2019

Blackhawk Farms Raceway
15538 Prairie Road
South Beloit, Illinois 61080

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Three Friday events plus our two-day Oktoberfest weekend.

The season begins with our Novice Day event on Friday, April 26th. This event is dedicated to the novice driver. This is the event to attend if you are new to the club. We typically have 40 or more novice drivers at this event so in addition to learning how to handle your vehicle; it is also a great way to meet fellow club members. Again this year we will be incorporating one experienced group at this Novice Day event. This group is open to all who have previous track experience but have not reached the Instructor level.

The June 21 and July 26 events are open to novice and experienced drivers. Run groups will be based on driver experience. A novice group with both on track and classroom instruction will also be provided. A Special 50th BHF Anniversary event will be on June 21 - Stay Tuned!!

The season ends with the Oktoberfest two-day weekend event. This is open to drivers with previous experience. No novice instruction will be provided. The weekend event includes dinner party Saturday and pizza at the track Sunday.

August 3, 2019

Super Dawg
333 S Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL 60090

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Come out for our 3rd visit to Superdawg and enjoy Hot Cars, Ice Cream, and Fun Music. It was a full house two years ago as you can see from the top left picture taken by club member Lee Hogan flying over Superdawg. Last Summer was another great event and I believe if it ain’t broke don’t try to fix it.

August 4, 2019
9:30 AM

Panera Bread
100 W Higgins Rd
South Barrington, IL

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Toto, I’ve got a feeling we are not in Kansas anymore....or Illlinois!

August 11, 2019
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

14520 River Road
Plano, IL

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The Chicago PCA has been given a very rare opportunity to have a private tour of the Farnsworth House. Club member Adam Kern brought this venue to my attention over 18 months ago. We have been working very hard with the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) to put this event together.

August 11, 2019
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM

14520 River Road
Plano, IL

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This new Concours event at the Farnsworth House designed by Mies van der Rohe offers a perfect setting for photos of beautiful Porsches with a historic home in the background. The Farnsworth House wears the icon badge proudly. An experimental concept for residential living at it’s time of build, it drove an era of design to a new level that still reads as modern today. Not far beyond the architectural metropolis of Chicago, only a short country drive away, lies this weekend retreat of a masterpiece along the Fox River outside of Plano, Illinois.

August 17 - 18, 2019

Gingerman Raceway
61414 County Road 388
South Haven, MI 49090

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The Chicago Region invites you to join us for our 24th annual Drivers Education weekend at GingerMan Raceway, which is located just outside the scenic Lake Michigan resort community of South Haven, Michigan.

We hope you can join us for one of the season’s premier DE events.

GingerMan Raceway is a challenging 2.21 mile road course with 11 turns, a number of elevation changes, and plenty of runoff areas. Not only is it fun to drive, but it was built with optimal driver safety in mind, which makes it a great choice for less experienced drivers.

August 31, 2019
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Siebkens Resort
284 S Lake St
Elkhart Lake, WI

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Join us on the beautiful tree lined streets of downtown Elkhart Lake, WI for Concours 4.

September 7, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Panera Bread
1065 N Elmhurst Rd
Mt. Prospect, IL

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We have been invited by Randhurst Village to be part of their 4th Village Street Fest and Classic Car Show.

October 5, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
3600 N. Recreation Dr
Chicago, IL

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Everyone that attended last year’s P&P#5 agreed that we needed to give the Marovitz Golf Course a 2nd try, but this year we won’t have to deal with the Lake Shore Drive construction and Chicago Marathon barricades.

September 8, 2019
9:30 AM

Walmart / Starbucks
1205 S Illinois Rte 31
Crystal Lake, IL, 60014

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Explore the state line and enjoy some rustic roads with PCA Chicago Region and Windy City BMW Club!

October 18 - 20, 2019

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Come out and explore the “Great River Road” from La Crosse, WI to Burlington, IA. Our adventure starts in West Chicago, IL on Friday 10/18 and proceeds to Lena, IL where we will dine at the now famous Lena Drive Inn. After lunch, we drive up the Mississippi River to La Crosse, WI where we will stay overnight at the Fairfield Inn. On Saturday 10/19 we cross the river and proceed south along the Mississippi River. We will have lunch riverside at the Off Shore Bar & Grill in Bellevue, IA. Then we continue down the river to Burlington, IA where we cross back into Illinois and proceed to Canton, IL. We will stay overnight Saturday in Canton and we will dine together at the American Grille. On Sunday 10/20 we will head for home on a (more or less) direct route to the Chicago area along the Illinois River.

November 9, 2019

Collectors' Car Garage
2500 W Bradley Place
Chicago, IL

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You may have noticed I have set up our last 3 Porsches and Pastries at their last year’s locations.

Since the weather can be iffy in November, one of members Adam Kern suggested visiting Collector’ Car Garage on the West side of Chicago. CCG’s Facilities make a perfect venue for iffy weather because we can gather outside in their large secure parking lot if the weather is good or we (members, not cars) can head inside their 60,000 sq. ft. Dust-free Climate Controlled Garage if the weather turns bad.

Aaron Wallace, Head of Membership Development will be conducting tours of CCG.