NEW and UPDATE events are highlighted below. 


Be sure to check out HCRPCA Upcoming Events at a Glance down at the bottom.


I hope everyone had a safe and joyous July 4th


NEW: Announcing the retirement of the Communicable Disease Waiver (yea!!)

PCA announced this past week that the CDW form is no longer required as of July 1st. So that means it’s effectively sunset. You will not see the form in your new registration signups on going forward, and current events with registrations in progress have had the form removed. Over and out.



NEW: BREAKING NEWS!  Rolling Stones change Fall SchnellFest Driver Ed to September 17-19 !!!

 Those aging English Rock n Rollers “The Rolling Stones” are coming to COTA in November… so we have changed our Fall Schnell Fest weekend to September 17-19.  

  • Registration will open at Noon on Wednesday August 4 at Austin Schnell Fest :: is not yet active). Be sure to mark your calendars with both dates!
  • For first time HPDE drivers we will run an “Introduction to HPDE” (“ITH”) on Friday September 17th. Registration fee for the ITH will be only $299.   
  • Instructors will have only one student per day.
  • Questions?  Austin Schnell Fest :: or contact

To assure yourself a spot in this event be sure to register and pay immediately after Noon Central Time on August 4!  


We look forward to seeing you at COTA September 17-19 for SchnellFest High Performance Driver Education! 



UPDATE: Ladies Lunch Bunch

The July Ladies Lunch will be held on Wednesday, July 7. Jack Allen’s Kitchen, on West Anderson Lane in Austin, is the destination. Attendance is limited to 20. Details and registration are on the HCR Calendar



Lunch Bunch

Lunch Bunch is set for the second Thursday of the month. The July Lunch Bunch will be held on Thursday, July 8 and location is J&J BBQ & Burgers. Check out the details on the HCR calendar: July Lunch Bunch


Bob is always glad to hear that you are planning on coming or if you will be bringing a large group. Bob can be reached at:



UPDATE: July Driving Tour: BBQ and Ice Cream!

Our next tour will be on July 24, presented by Driving Adventures USA, and it’s officially now sold out at 60 cars, with a wait list. If you are confirmed for the event, and cannot attend, please cancel on ClubReg as soon as possible, so we can have time to try and refill your spot with people on the waitlist.


We will start off at Torqqe Performance in Oak Hill (9300 Highway 290 W), and they are providing breakfast tacos and coffee. Confirmed attendees will need to gather at 8:00am for check-in, grab breakfast, and the required driver’s meeting for ALL attendees will be at 8:40am. DON’T BE LATE!!


Check out our sponsor’s website: Driving Adventures USA


Event details are in the HCR Calendar.



July Tech Session with Maverick Region at Werks 11: All About Paint

Come join us at Werks11 (302 W. Adams in Temple, Texas) on Saturday, July 31. The event starts at 9:00AM and we look to be wrapped up by noon.


Event details and registration link can be found soon on our HCR calendar at: July Tech Session



NEW: Happy Hour is Back!!!

Greg Harrington is happy to report the return of the North Happy Hour. He is set for Thursday, August 19th at Hank’s, located at 5811 Berkman Dr. The event runs from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Hank’s is in a great central Austin location near the Mueller area, with HH prices, plenty of free parking, and space for lots of Porsches!

Email Greg at or text him at 512.799.0093 to let him know if you’re coming… It helps with headcount.


Event details will appear soon in the HCR Calendar.



NEW: August Tech Session at HD Motorsports

Join our intrepid Tech Session co-Chairs Stacey and Tuffy at a “new to HCR” shop: HD Motorsports, located at 2118 Downing Lane, Suite 120 in Leander. “HD” stands for Hammer Down, in case you are wondering. Our event is on Saturday, August 21, from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Lunch is provided.


Event details and registration links are in the HCR Calendar.



UPDATE: Sept Tech Session at Porsche Austin

Our first tech session at the new location in NW Austin is now posted in our calendar and ready for registrations. Attendance is will be capped at 60, so don’t delay your registration!


Event details and registration links are in the HCR Calendar.



Looking Back

We had no events this past weekend due to July 4th Holiday.


Our objective continues to be to keep our membership up to date on what is going on in HCR, as well as PCA nationally. Please remember, our goal is to deliver events that allow you to participate safely, and to ensure you have fun!  


If any questions or comments, please let me know.  


Charlie Sparks

President – Hill Country Region

Porsche Club of America


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