e-Rundschau: June 2019


Business Meeting – June 2019 – Thursday June 13th 

When: Thursday June 13, 2019

Location: TBD

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

Contact: president@arpca.com


Ladies of ARPCA Wine Tasting Social – Saturday June 15

Narcisi Logo Come join the Ladies of ARPCA for a wine tasting social at Narcisi Winery.   The tour and tasting start at 10:30 a.m. and lasts about 90 minutes.  After a brief walk through the vineyards, we move into the tank room where the winemaking process is explained.  The tour ends above the tasting room in the private library where we sample 5 wines in progression to tantalize any palette.  It is a very informative and fun activity that is wildly popular!  Registration is limited and fills up quickly. The cost for the tour and tasting is $25 per person and includes a logo glass for each person.  Anyone wishing to stay for lunch is welcome to do so at the individual’s cost.  Please indicate on MSR if you plan on staying for lunch so sufficient reservations can be made in advance

Registration Thru MSR before 11:59PM May 12th

Victory Car Cruise – Porsche Spotlight Night – Friday June 21, 2019

Victory Family Church – 21150 Route 19 Cranberry, PA 16066 A special parking area for 75 – 100 Porsches will be available at the premier Friday night Car Cruise of Western PA. We love cars. We love people. Put them together and we’ve got all we need. Oh, and ribs too.  Don’t forget the ribs. Victory Car Cruises have something for everyone from local food vendors and musicians to raffles and trivia. Even kids love Victory Car Cruises with a bounce house, balloon artist and face painting! Visit victorycarcruise.com for details.  

Touring Crew – Tuesday June 25, 2019

Timber Creek Tap & Table Join the Porsche Touring Crew at Timber Creek Tap & Table, Mercer City, PA.  Luncheon attendees will convene at 11:30 am on June 25. 15 Holiday Blvd, Mercer, PA 16137 The Porsche Touring Crew is an ARPCA social group, and is always open to both ARPCA members and guests. The event is no cost; however, attendees pay for their own lunch.  Guests are always welcome. For more information, contact Tom Mueller (ermtcm@verizon.net, 412-651-4232) or Wayne Desbrow (wdesbrow@zoominternet.net, 412-860-5700).

MSR Registration closes on June 22


Porsche at The Lot – Saturday June 22, 2019

Begin your Saturday with fellow ARPCA members for an upscale cars-n-coffee event at The Lot at Edgewater  – 145 Allegheny Ave, Oakmont, PA 15139 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. The venue has a large parking lot and an outside covered patio that overlooks the parking area. There is no cost for this event and registration is not necessary.  Just show up with your favorite P-car and share some coffee, breakfast, and stories with your fellow ARPCA members. This is the first of several “Porsche at the Lot” dates this year.  Future dates include:   July 6, August 3, September 14 Time: 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  Contact: social@arpca.com  

Black Tie & Tailpipes PVGP 2019 – Saturday July 13 6:30-11:00PM

It’s getting to be PVGP time again!  
Marla Zerrer is running point on ARPCA’s Black tie & Tailpipes tables this year and trying to organize a group to make a showing. It is being held at the Carnegie Museum and promises to be a special and elegant evening.  Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 6:30- 11:00 pm. Regular cost is $275 per ticket, but with a group of 10 or more, the price is reduced to $250.
If you would like to be part of our group, please reach out to Marla Zerrer at marla@zoominternet.net. Hope to see you all decked out in your finest!”

Deadline to RSVP is June 30


PVGP 2019 Registration Now Open – Friday – Sunday July 19-21

Plan to attend the 37th annual Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix with ARPCA.  Join hundreds of your fellow club members, guests from other regions, and friends as we gather on “Porsche Field” in Schenley Park to enjoy our cars, vintage races and the camaraderie that defines PVGP weekend.  Now is the time to register and mark this event on your calendar. 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. This year promises to be an outstanding event with new amenities geared toward making your experience more enjoyable.  The club’s PVGP Committee is planning a streamlined check-in process where attendees register through Motorsport Registration (MSR) and receive an email from PVGP_Reg@arpca.com  with their dash plaque and QR code “ticket” as attachments.  As members drive up to the Porsche corral, we will scan the QR code and have your wrist bands, raffle ticket, and PVGP program pre-staged at the Registration tent.  The club will also feature a Dining tent complete with linen tablecloths and new catering partner, Mission BBQ.  In addition, the Full Weekend Packagehas been discounted for 2019 while the balance of registration options remains unchanged from previous years. Remember, you must Pre-Register to guarantee a spot in Porsche Field.  Parking is limited to 250 cars.  With increasing attendance and large contingent from the Chicago Region this year, space is limited.

MSR Registration Now Open!


ARPCA 2019 Driver’s Educations Series – TWO Events Left!

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL RACE COMPLEX  (PittRace), Friday, July 26 – Sunday, July 28.
  • Drivers 90% Full, Lapping Day 75%
  •  See why our “home track” has become a destination for road racers from around the country.  We had a long wait list last year – sign up today!
  MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSEFriday, September 6 – Sunday, September 8.
  • Drivers 45% Full, Lapping Day 60% Full, Garages 85% Full
  •  From first-time track drivers to those with many years of experience, Mid-Ohio has something to challenge any driver.
Events are open for registration – click event name/venue above for details and to register. Contact the  ARPCA Track Chairs,  track@arpca.com , or Dave Palmer, ARPCA Chief Driving Instructor, chief.instructor@arpca.com   with questions.

ARPCA’s Online Clothing Store –  Show Your Club Pride!

Click image above, follow ‘Merchandise’ menu item on club site, or type into your web browser: arpca.com/store