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Read the story of the rise and fall of the most iconic racetrack in Central Texas - the Texas World Speedway. From the early dreams of becoming a premier superspeedway for NASCAR to the humiliating demise as a dumping ground and eventual residential development. Click the title or picture to read the full article.


Small Wonder


Introduced to Porsche in his younger days by a book of the same name, our historian writes about Dr. Ferdinand Porsche's remarkable achievements in the automotive industry and how this physically diminutive man became a giant among automotive pioneers. Click the title or picture to read the full article.

Small Wonder2019-12-06T06:12:49-06:00

Street Survival Setup, Summer 2019


Tire Rack Street Survival Setup, October 4, 2019.  This event requires a large volunteer effort which includes: venue (PSTC in Kyle), setup, logistics, instructors, track day volunteers, PSTC track [...]

Street Survival Setup, Summer 20192019-11-23T07:29:41-06:00

Christopher Casias


We met Christopher Casias at a recent tech session after noticing his fine 1987 911 Carrera coupe in Guards Red.  Casias shares the story of finding his car, and [...]

Christopher Casias2019-11-29T08:04:28-06:00

Tech Session at Petrol Lounge (April 2019)


Hill Country Members were treated to two very informative sessions at one of our favorite venues, Petrol Lounge.   Sean Walker delivered a detailed presentation on Hagerty Insurance offerings including [...]

Tech Session at Petrol Lounge (April 2019)2019-10-09T20:14:32-05:00

Distinguished Speaker Series #1


Bruce Byron, Public Engagement Officer for the Austin District of the Texas Department of Transportation, gave a very informative presentation to Hill Country Region Members.  HCR members learned about [...]

Distinguished Speaker Series #12019-02-16T08:59:53-06:00

David Wilson


We came across David Wilson and his 928S at two tech sessions earlier this year.  Wilson was kind enough to share his car and Porsche experience with us. Horizons: [...]

David Wilson2019-04-08T20:43:44-05:00

Holiday Party (December 2018)


John Konakci organized a fantastic Christmas Party for 2018.  Members were treated to a scrumptious buffet that included dynamite shrimp, stuffed risotto balls, stuffed and smoked jalapenos, beef tenderloin [...]

Holiday Party (December 2018)2018-12-11T19:33:07-06:00

Lunch at Mobile Loaves and Fishes (October 2018)


HILL COUNTRY REGION didn’t just present a check to its designated charity, Mobile Loaves & Fishes, it visited the organization’s signature facility in Austin, Community First! Village, where it [...]

Lunch at Mobile Loaves and Fishes (October 2018)2018-10-18T06:19:02-05:00

Hector Sanchez


We spotted a limited edition 2008 Cayman S Sport at last year’s Tech Session hosted by Porsche Austin and quickly sought out the owner.  We knew Sanchez’ car was [...]

Hector Sanchez2019-04-08T20:41:19-05:00