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The Hill Country Region Porsche Club serves the Austin, TX metropolitan area and surrounding Central Texas counties.  HCR offers current and future Porsche owners the opportunity to engage in various social activities, driving events and technical sessions throughout the calendar year.  Come check us out.

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PCA Zone 5 Rep Notes – June 2020

Chuck Bush

PCA Zone 5 Representative

Monthly Note – June, 2020

I hope you all are doing healthy, safe and enjoying your Porsches.  Another month of COVID-19 disruptions, and unfortunately we seem to […]

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June 28, 2020

Hello and hope you and yours are well.  Unfortunately, Texas and the Austin area (Travis, Hays and Williamson Counties) are experiencing a significant increase in COVID 19 infections.  This impacts HCR’s desire to hold in person events as you will see below.  Please stay safe, wear a mask and social distance.  We don’t want you to be a statistic.

If you have any news or stories related to the pandemic, please let us know.  You may use the contact information at the end of this email.

DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES WITH PATRICK LONG

Last Wednesday we held our first Distinguished Speaker Series (DSS) since February featuring Porsche Factory Driver Patrick Long.  There were 120 persons registered for the event.  Patrick discussed Porsche racing, who he has managed the past three months and his upcoming Luftgekühlt.  After Patrick’s comments he answered questions submitted in advance by those registered.  The feedback from the membership was overwhelmingly positive

We successfully used the Zoom webinar format.  We did well for our first time.  Based on that success we will continue to explore using Zoom for future events.  Big thanks to Membership Chair Gordie Robbins, who pulled all this together.  Also, thanks to Charlie Sparks, Steve Guzman and Carl Rossi for their support.

SHOW US YOUR MASK

We know that masks are now a routine part of our everyday life.  I’ve seen lots of different types as I get out and about.  Mine is plain.  We are interested to see what kind of unique masks our membership are sporting.  Please submit a photo of you or someone you know wearing your favorite mask or face covering – especially if it’s Porsche related.  We’ll feature them in the upcoming edition of Horizons.  Please send your submissions to Jonathan Hagar at associateeditor@hcrpca.org by July 15

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Upcoming Events

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Thu 24

HCR – N/C Happy Hour (postponed)

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
To be announced
Austin TX
Organizer: Gregory Harrington
512-799-0093
Sat 26

Member Picnic & Car Show (Postponed)

September 26
Lakeway City Park
502 Hurst Creek Rd
Austin TX 78734
Organizer: Bruce Harris
Sun 27

Monthly Informal Breakfast (postponed)

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Black Walnut Cafe
10817 Ranch Road 2222
Austin TX 78730
(512) 241-0333
Organizer: Tuffy von Briesen
Oct 03

Cars and Coffee at Werks11

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Werks11
302 W. Adams Ave
Temple TX 76501
(254) 633-3313
Organizer: Tuffy von Briesen
Oct 06

HCR – Board Meeting (postponed)

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kerbey Lane Cafe @ 183 N
13435 Hwy 183 Ste 415
Austin TX 78750
512-258-7757
Organizer: Tuffy von Briesen
Oct 08

HCR – Lunch Bunch (postponed)

October 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
To be announced
Austin TX
Organizer: Bob Hieronymus
Oct 15

HCR – S/W Happy Hour (postponed)

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
To be announced
Austin TX
Organizer: Jennifer Anderson
Oct 17

Fall Concours Challenge: Porsche vs Ferrari Car Show

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Moorespeed
7910 Burleson Rd, Bldg 2
Austin TX 78744
5124747223
Oct 22

HCR – N/C Happy Hour (postponed)

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
To be announced
Austin TX
Organizer: Gregory Harrington
512-799-0093

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Get after it Riley. MO is a great track.Ready for a full day of testing in the @moorespeed_austin @porsche 911 GT3 Cup car here @officialmidohio! Slightly cooler here than Texas currently😅
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Get after it Riley.  MO is a great track.

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Great win. And yesterday's second was despite a broken shock. Way to go Riley.Riley Dickinson wins at Road Atlanta!! Congratulations to Dickinson and the Moorespeed team for winning Race 2. They placed second in Race 1 after suffering a rear shock failure. An impressive weekend overall!
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Great win.  And yesterdays second was despite a broken shock. Way to go Riley.

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Riley Dickinson wins at Road Atlanta!! Congratulations to Dickinson and the Moorespeed team for winning Race 2. They placed second in Race 1 after suffering a rear shock failure. An impressive weekend overall!
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Riley Dickinson wins at Road Atlanta!!  Congratulations to Dickinson and the Moorespeed team for winning Race 2. They placed second in Race 1 after suffering a rear shock failure. An impressive weekend overall!
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Does that put Riley on top in points?

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HCR Member Riley Dickinson won the pole position for Saturday's IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup USA by Yokohama race at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in qualifying Friday in the No. 53 Moorespeed Porsche 911 GT3 Cup sporting the HCR logo on the hood.

Riley ripped off a perfectly timed flyer when the No. 53's tires were at peak temperature on lap four to win the pole for Saturday's first 45-minute race of the weekend. Riley will lead the field to the green flag for tomorrow's first sprint race at 9:30 a.m. EDT. The race can be viewed live on www.IMSA.tv.

In addition to the top qualifying effort for Saturday's race, Dickinson's second best lap time of 1:23.835 earned the provisional pole for Sunday's race, which starts at 8 a.m. EDT with live coverage on www.IMSA.tv.

GO RILEY
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HCR Member Riley Dickinson won the pole position for Saturdays IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup USA by Yokohama race at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in qualifying Friday in the No. 53 Moorespeed Porsche 911 GT3 Cup sporting the HCR logo on the hood.

Riley ripped off a perfectly timed flyer when the No. 53s tires were at peak temperature on lap four to win the pole for Saturdays first 45-minute race of the weekend.  Riley will lead the field to the green flag for tomorrows first sprint race at 9:30 a.m. EDT. The race can be viewed live on www.IMSA.tv.

In addition to the top qualifying effort for Saturdays race, Dickinsons second best lap time of 1:23.835 earned the provisional pole for Sundays race, which starts at 8 a.m. EDT with live coverage on www.IMSA.tv.

GO RILEY
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Riley Dickinson wins at Road Atlanta!! Congratulations to Dickinson and the Moorespeed team for winning Race 2. They placed second in Race 1 after suffering a rear shock failure. An impressive weekend overall! . . #atx #austin #austintx #hcrpca #porsche #porschemoment #porscheclub #pcanational #porschegt3cup #gt3cup #porscheracing #gt3cupchallenge ...

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We’re excited for the first IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge Race since our partnership with Riley Dickinson and Moorespeed. They compete today at 6:15 pm eastern time at Virginia International Raceway in Race 1 of a two race weekend. Dickinson starts P2 based on season points after qualifying was cancelled to carry out track repairs. Race 2 is currently set for Sunday at 11:40 am EDT. Catch the live races at www.imsa.tv. Dickinson is currently tied for the lead in points after a WIN and second place at the season opening round at Road America. Stay tuned for your chance to bid for a coaching session with Riley. Go team! Photo reposted from @moorespeed_austin . . #atx #austin #austintx #hillcountry #imsa #imsagt3cup #pca #pcanational #porsche #porscheclub #porschemoment #sportscar #sporstcartogether #porschegt3cup #gt3cup #gt3cupchallenge #rileyd253 ...

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Racing Plaids from Striipe Design done in collaboration with Spirit of Le Mans Tartans. Two iconic Porsche partnerships: Gulf Racing in blue/orange and Martini Racing in red/blue. Striipe Design is not associated with PCA #atx #austinatx #hcrpca #porsche #porschemoment #martiniracing #gulfracing ...

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Looking for a sporty mask inspired by vintage Porsche cloth seat inserts? This one from Striipe Design is back in stock. Discount code FANDF20 should get you an additional 20% off select items at checkout. Striipe Design is not associated with PCA ...

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How about some online content to keep you occupied? Check the informational and educational videos on PCA YouTube. Tech stuff, car care, DIY repair, interviews with Porsche factory drivers, etc. Search PCAHQ on YouTube and then click on Playlists. #hcrpca #pcanational #pca ...

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Looking for Porsche themed masks? Try blipshift.com and select Shop, then Accessories. Please note their website currently states “Ships out in 2-3 weeks”. blipshift is not associated with PCA ...

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Please help prevent the spread of COVID-19 . . #besafe #besmart #beconsiderate #publichealth #atx #austintx ...

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Donate blood at COTA with WeAreBlood on Thursday, July 2nd! Donate whole blood or double red cells and help someone in need while visiting COTA. All donors and staff are required to wear a mask and donations are by appointment only. Go to @wearebloodtx and click link in bio - or visit WeAreBlood.org and click Donate Blood. . #atx #austintx #weareblood #donateblood #giveblood #savealife #cota ...

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If you’re looking for a way to help out during the pandemic, consider making an appointment with @WeAreBloodtx to donate blood. If you choose to donate, give them the group code of D103 or indicate that you are donating as part of “Hill Country Region Porsche Club of America.” As they say "your donation doesn't travel far, but it goes a long way." ...

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Do something special for Mother’s Day and help those in need. Make an online donation to the Central Texas Food Bank - then drive a Parade lap at COTA this Sunday, May 10. For details, click the link in the @cota_official bio or go to TheCircuit.com . #texanshelpingtexans #foodbank #ctxfoodbank #covidresponse ...

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Porsche extends warranty due to coronavirus crisis. For details, see the link at @porsche_newsroom or go to Newsroom.Porsche.com ...

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Who knew the 1974 Turbo 3.0 was such a bargain right now? . . 📷: @jonathanhaggar #atx #austin #austintx #carclub #forza #hcrpca #lego #legospeedchampions #speedchampions #legoporsche #porsche #porschemoment #porsche911 #porsche911turbo #911turbo #pca #pcanational #porscheclub #sportscar #sportscartogether ...

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Hill Country Region member, Greg Brill, sent us this photo and caption: "Delivered some essential to my boys great grandmother in style. Stay safe and healthy." Thanks, Greg! ...

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Carrera of the Americas Club Race and Advanced HPDE at COTA . . 📷 @jonathanhaggar . . #atx #austin #austintx #cars #cota #carreraoftheamericas #clubracing #hpde #pca #pcanational #pcaclubracing #porsche #porsche911 #porscheatx #porscheclub #porschemoment #porscheracing #porscheclubracing #sportscar ...

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Saturday Sprint Race at COTA - Carrera of the Americas Club Race and Advanced HPDE . . #atx #austin #austintx #cars #carreraoftheamericas #clubracing #cota #hpde #pca #pcanational #pcaclubracing #porsche #porscheatx #porscheclub #porschemoment #porscheracing #porscheclubracing #sportscar ...

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Carrera of the Americas is here! Club Racing + Advanced HPDE. Presented by Porsche Austin. Fri, Sat & Sun @ COTA. See you there! . . Info at cota.clubregistration.net . . #atx #austin #austintexas #cars #cota #hpde #pca #pcaclubracing #hcrpca #pcanational #porsche #porscheracing #porscheclubracing #carrera #porschecarrera #sportscar ...

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Porsche finished P2 and P7 at the the 6 hour Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of the Americas . . 📷 @jonathanhaggar . . #austin #atx #austintx #cota #colorful #circuitoftheamericas #gtepro #lmgte #lmgtepro #hcrpca #pca #pcanational #porsche #porsche911 #porsche911rsr #porscheracing #porschemoment #panningshot #racing #slowshutterpan #speed #sportscar #wec ...

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The Porsche GT Team qualifies 2nd and 5th for Sunday’s Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of the Americas. . . 📷 @jonathanhaggar . . #austin #austintx #cota #autoart #gtepro #lmgte #lmgtepro #motorsportphotography #hcrpca #pca #pcanational #porsche #porsche911 #porsche911rsr #porscheracing #porschemotorsport #panning #panningshot #slowshutter #slowshutterpan #sportscar #wec ...

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The Carrera of the Americas Club Race and Advanced Solo DE presented by @porscheatx is coming soon on Feb 28 - Mar 1. Hope to see you there. . cota.clubregistration.net . . #austin #austintx #automotivephotography #cars #cota #hcrpca #hpde #pca #pcaclubracing #pcanational #porsche #porscheracing #porscheclubracing #porsche911 #sportscar 📷 by @jonathanhaggar ...

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The Porsche 917 turned 50 this past year. We think it still looks amazing! Let us know your favorite Porsche race car. . . #classicporsche #porsche #porscheclub #pca #porschemoment #porscheclassic #porsche917 #917 #rennsport #vintageracing #lagunaseca 📷 @jonathanhaggar ...

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