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TWS

2019-12-08T09:57:40-06:00

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.

TWS2019-12-08T09:57:40-06:00

Small Wonder

2019-12-06T06:12:49-06:00

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

2019-11-23T07:29:41-06:00

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

2019-11-29T08:04:28-06:00

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)

2019-10-09T20:14:32-05:00

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

2019-02-16T08:59:53-06:00

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

2019-04-08T20:43:44-05:00

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)

2018-12-11T19:33:07-06:00

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)

2018-10-18T06:19:02-05:00

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

2019-04-08T20:41:19-05:00

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