Allegheny Region PCA Announces 2022 High Performance Driver Education (HPDE) Events

Are you ready to think about the 2022 track season?

ARPCA will be conducting three HPDE events in 2022. Two of them are at our “home track”, Pitt Race, and one will be at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. All three of the events will provide you the opportunity to drive your own car on a fun and challenging racing circuit in a safe and controlled manner accompanied by a ARPCA-approved driving instructor”.

  • Pitt Race (PA) Jul 29 – 31, 2022 (Friday: Advanced Solo Lapping, Sat/Sun: HPDE)
  • Mid Ohio (OH) Sep 16 – 18, 2022 (Friday: Advanced Solo Lapping, Sat/Sun: HPDE)
  • Pitt Race (PA) Oct 28 – 30, 2022 (Friday: Advanced Solo Lapping, Sat/Sun: HPDE)

All three events are open at ARPCA MotorSportReg

Contact the  ARPCA Track Chairs track@arpca.com  or Dave Palmer, ARPCA Chief Driving Instructor at  chief.instructor@arpca.com   with questions.

We look forward to sharing the track with you at any or all of our HPDEs!

PVGP 2022 Registration is Live

Plan to attend the 40th annual Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix with ARPCA.  Porsche is this year’s Marque of the Year.  Join hundreds of your fellow club members, guests from other regions, and friends as we gather on “Porsche Field” in Schenley Park to enjoy fine automotive culture, vintage races and the camaraderie that defines PVGP weekend.  The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix is our club’s largest fundraiser of the year with proceeds donated through the PVGP charity to the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and the Allegheny Valley School. Click Here to Learn More

 

PVGP Black Tie and Tailpipes – Event Discount Opportunity

 

Friday, July 15th, 2022 – From PVGP.org “Our Blacktie & Tailpipes Gala opens Grand Prix Race Week in formal style! This is a must for any auto enthusiast who enjoys shiny cars, fine dining and great company. In addition to being one of the city’s best summer parties, it is also a significant fundraiser for our charity partners.

Our 2021 Gala at Valley Brook Country Club in Canonsburg was fabulous in every way. Bobby Rahal Auto Group was the title sponsor and Bobby himself attended and auctioned a special Indy 500 trip for our charities. Rahal is back as our sponsor again this year and we’re thrilled!”

Martina Hann has agreed to coordinate registration for our club.  The normal price per ticket is $295, but a full table of eight is $1995. ($250 per ticket)   Martina will consolidate registrants to form eight-person groupings to take advantage of this discount. 

Anyone interested in the discounted rate should contact Martina: mchmouse64@gmail.com
Information about the Black Tie is found at:  https://pvgp.org/events/blacktie-tailpipes-gala/

Porsche Touring Crew – June 2022

Sharky’s Café Braces for Steelers Fans;
Hosts Early PTC “Training Camp” Excursion

OK – so most Porsche Touring Crew members aren’t built like NFL middle linebackers.  But on June 28th PTC plans to help a popular Steeler eatery – “get back in practice” for the return of the team and their loyal fans!

For the past two pandemic preseasons, Sharky’s Café in Latrobe, a magnet for Steeler Nation, has been running at 1/10 wide receiver speed due to the league-ordered Training Camp relocation to Heinz Field and the team’s Southside training facility.  But Sharkey’s is now preparing for the return of the Steelers’ and their regular July camp, located just a stone’s throw away at St. Vincent’s College.  The Camp’s return is expected to bring hundreds of will bring hundreds of diners back to the Café. Read more

Women of ARPCA – Shopping at E. N. Miller Antique Mall

Saturday, June 25th – Shopping at E.N. Miller Antique Mall – Come to The Lot first and then continue on to E.N. Miller Antique Mall.

Located at 615 Railroad Avenue, E.N. Miller is 4 FLOORS worth of vintage, antiques, and collectibles.   Home to over 50 dealers, you will find, art, furniture, jewelry, books, kitchenware, clothes, textiles, toys and more.

Saturday hours are 10:30 to 5:00pm. E.N. Miller is only 3 minutes from The Lot.  Off street and On Street parking is available.  Credit cards and Apple Pay are accepted.  Both women and men shoppers are welcomed, bring a friend!  One of our own members, Linda Lorenz, has a boutique on the lower level, stop by for a refreshing Mimosa.

Hopefully good weather will bless us this summer.  Regardless, come out and play!

Linda Scanlon & Donna Bell

“Whether you drive or ride, join us.”
women@arpca.com

Porsche at The Lot – June 2022

Start your Saturday, June 25th in the company of fellow ARPCA members for an upscale cars-n-coffee event at The Lot at Edgewater restaurant in Oakmont, Pa.

The Lot at Edgewater is a full-service restaurant that offers a wide menu selection including traditional favorites like Belgian waffles, house-cured bacon steak, made-to-order omelets as well as specialties such as avocado toast with pepper jam and a fried egg.  There is a full-service coffee bar with a large assortment of pastries and a full-service bar featuring brunch cocktails, alcoholic milkshakes, and craft beers. Read more

ARPCA Monthly Meeting – June 2022

Thursday, June 9th, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Porsche Pittsburgh
4627 Baum Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

The monthly meeting is open to all ARPCA Members.

Contact: president@arpca.com

Women of ARPCA – Artwork Tour, Duquesne Club

Saturday, June 4th, 2022 – 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
$98 per person – maximum of 20 ARPCA women – do not wait to register!

Please join the Women of ARPCA and tour the private artwork collection at the historic Duquesne Club in Pittsburgh.  Festivities begin at 11:00 a.m. with a wine reception followed by a guided art tour at 11:40.  You will learn about the history of the club while enjoying an overview of the art collection that encompasses industry, wildlife, land, seascapes, and architecture.   Read more

Porsche Touring Crew – May 2022

TC Spring Saxonburg Social

Stops at Historic Hotel and Museum

On May 24, the Porsche Touring Crew is returning to one of its most popular pit stops: the historic  Saxonburg Hotel, where almost 100 years ago President Woodrow Wilson registered as an overnight guest. The Hotel (www.hotelsaxonburg.com) opened its doors in 1832, but its period-furnished dining rooms have become a destination dining-focused location since owner Judy Feree took over in 2010.

The Hotel is a rural drive located a few miles off Route 8, north of Pittsburgh. Participants will gather at the Hotel between 11:00 and 11:30 and sit down for lunch just before 12:00 Noon.

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Member Submission – C. Turowski

2006 Porsche Cayman S. Devil’s Courthouse provided an incredible backdrop for this shot. One of many on our road trip on the entirety of the Blue Ridge Parkway from North to South.

RECAP PTC Napoli’s Restaurant luncheon

Shown are several members of ARPCA’s Porsche Touring Crew, part of a larger group that attended PTC’s 2022 kickoff luncheon at Napoli’s Restaurant on April 26.  The Touring Crew has announced a full schedule of calendar year events, with the next lunch-and-drive slotted for the Saxonburg Hotel and Museum, May 23.  All PTC events are free and open to all ARPCA members and their guests, with registration available on Motorsportreg.com.