Porsche Club Of America - Chicago Region

PCA Chicago Region News

Sunday, February 17, 2019
5:30 - 8:30 PM

Cooper's Hawk
798 W Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights, IL

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Join our St Valentine’s Dinner at one of of club’s favorite venue’s...Cooper’s Hawk Winery. Two years ago we had a complete sell out of 100 members with a long waiting list so please sign up at Clubregistration.net as soon as possible. We will be in the private Cellar Room which is located downstairs and is an absolutely beautiful space! It has wine barrels that line the walls, private bathrooms, a full bar and coat check.

February 24, 2019

Porsche Exchange
2300 Skokie Valley Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035

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Chili tasting and edible Porsche art continues to be one of the year’s most anticipated events. This along with the car appearance clinic for new and old Porsches will get you ready for the many great events of the 2019 season.

March 24, 2019
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Napleton Westmont Porsche
201 E Ogden Ave.
Westmont, IL

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If you ever had an interest in showing your beautiful Porsche, this is the seminar just for you. It will be moderated by long-time national certified judges and winners who will take the mystery and misery out of what can be an intimidating experience. The seminar will cover the judging basics and show you what both local and national judges are looking for at a judged contest. Sample judging sheets will be provided.

We will advise you on the type of products to use to get the maximum effect when preparing your car. Using various Porsches, we will also show you how to address common faults and what techniques to use to correct them. Whether you have an older Porsche or the newest model, both respond well to proper cleaning and preparation. We will address: Exterior, Interior, Storage area, Engine and Chassis. Even if you are not a competitor these classes will be of great benefit to the caring of your Porsche.

July 19 - 22, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA

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There will not be a Spring Driving Tour in 2019. Instead we will have a Summer Driving Tour. The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) is one of two vintage car races on city streets in the U.S. We will be driving to Pittsburgh on Friday 7/19. We will stop for a nice barbecue lunch along the way in central Ohio. We will arrive in Pittsburgh at 6:00 pm or so. Friday night is a free night, nothing is planned. Go out and explore the city!

I have reserved a block of 55 rooms at the Hampton Inn University Center Pittsburgh/Oakland for each night (Friday thru Sunday). The discounted room rate is $139.00 per night plus tax. Same price as in 2016 when we last visited!

The Allegheny Region PCA (ARPCA) runs a great event in Schenley Park (where the race course is....). Attendees park their Porsche’s on a fairway, on the golf course. The parking location is a 2 minute walk to the race course. The ARPCA provides a wonderful catered lunch on Saturday and Sunday right on the golf course. Did I mention that every single fairway will be covered with cars from every imaginable marque? It’s an honest to goodness cargasm! Attendees are welcome to tour the paddock area which is just full of amazing and historical race cars. You can walk right up and touch them! There is free shuttle bus service to and from the paddock.

We will caravan to the event from the hotel on Saturday and Sunday morning. The qualifications/racing is through by 5 or 6 pm each day. The hotel will provide a segregated parking area for our Porsche’s. A washing area is also available for the “concours” diehards!

On Sunday evening, we will dine as a group in one of Pittsburgh’s better restaurants. We will travel by motor coach. The view of the city is remarkable. You will see why they call it “Three Rivers Stadium”! (Ask anyone who has been there....) This event is limited to 92 participants!

We will make sure that you have time to explore Pittsburgh which is a great town that has lost its rust-belt reputation! Great shopping, dining and sightseeing are available.

The hotel has approved a Porsche Club cocktail party in the hotel lobby on Saturday evening/night. So we can take over the lobby and party like it’s 1999! (Unfortunately without Prince.)

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.