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)
  • Final Pitt Race HPDE of 2022 – Oct 28 – 30 
    • Refer a friend – Earn a $100 Credit for any 2023 ARPCA HPDE (2 Max)

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- Marque Of the Year Commemorative Watch – Available

This year PORSCHE will be honored as Marque of the Year at the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. In recognition of this, your officers have designed a commemorative watch. We present to you a classic Bulova dress watch redefined as the 2022 ARPCA PVGP wrist watch. On the face, the logo of your club and on the back is engraved 2022 PVGP Marque of the year PORSCHE, Commemorating the 40th annual Pittsburgh Grand Prix and honoring The Allegheny Region PCA.

Featuring a two tone stainless steel case and bracelet with a silver and white dial and a calendar at the 6 o’clock position, a domed mineral crystal and deployment clasp closure, this watch is the quintessential piece for your day or evening wardrobe.

Specs:

  • 40mm case for comfortable fit.
  • Quartz movement, 4 year warranty! Achieving accuracy to 15 seconds a month
  • Crystal: Dome shaped and angled at the bezel, Mineral Crystal is impact and shatter resistant.
  • Bracelet: two-tone Stainless Steel with deployment clasp
  • Slim movement with calendar
  • Water resistant to 30 meters

Snap up this incredible custom time piece for $325

Contact Mark Frumkin (frumkin@ptd.net) for ordering information

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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

Upcoming Events

 

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/

ARPCA “Taste of the Track” and Dinner – July 3oth, 2022 – Registration Open

Do you want to drive your car on a road racing track?

  • Ever wonder what it would be like to drive your car in a safe controlled environment on a racetrack?
  • Want to find out what goes on at ARPCA High Performance Driver Education (HPDE) events?
  • Not sure you want to make the commitment to a full two-day event?
  • Want to learn more about HPDE events in a no-stress atmosphere at a nominal fee?
  • Want to have a fun, social evening with dinner included while you get to know the ARPCA HPDE track drivers?

Then this event is for you!

Click Here to Learn More

Image courtesy of ARPCA member D Tenison

Women of ARPCA – 3rd Annual Meet & Greet – March 13th

K.C. Kowalyk, owner of Sewickley Porsche, has offered to host our gathering at Sewickley Porsche, including providing heavy appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages.   On hand and taking questions will be representatives from the service, sales and technical departments.   This is a great opportunity to meet other women of ARPCA, and ask questions of knowledgeable Sewickley Porsche personnel about all matters Porsche related.

There is no cost to this event, but we do ask you to RSVP to women@arpca.com.

ARPCA Monthly Meeting – March 14th

Thursday, March 14th 2024

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

Rosedale Technical College
215 Beecham Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Host: Kim Bell

The monthly meeting is open to all ARPCA Members.

Contact: president@arpca.com

All Member Dinner – March 22nd

It’s that glorious time of year when we welcome new Porsche Club members. This year’s All Member dinner will be held at the prestigious Edgewood Country Club in Churchill. Edgewood’s clubhouse and manicured grounds are a perfect backdrop for this year’s All Member Dinner. Come out and enjoy the camaraderie of this wonderful Porsche Club tradition!

Show-n-Shine in the parking lot before dinner (Weather Permitting)

If you are a new 2023 member, please watch your email for special instructions to claim your FREE dinner! Read more

ARPCA Monthly Meeting – April 11th

Thursday, April 11th 2024

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

ExotiCars
100 North Meadow Dr.
Wexford, PA 15090

Host: David Ley

The monthly meeting is open to all ARPCA Members.

Contact: president@arpca.com

Women of ARPCA – Treasure House Shopping Trip – April 17th

Postponed last year due to roof issues, they are thrilled that we have rescheduled.  This is an opportunity to shop for a good cause.  Treasure House is a nonprofit quality women’s resale shop, supporting over 60 agencies in the greater Pittsburgh area.  We will provide light refreshments.

There is minimal cost to this event, which will be presented as a donation to Treasure House.

Registration link via MSR will be forthcoming

Porsche Touring Crew – Sharky’s Cafe – April 23rd

Join the Porsche Touring Crew for our 23rd April, 2024, lunch at Sharky’s Cafe, Latrobe, PA – Steeler training camps favorite venue

Luncheon attendees will convene at 11:30 am on Tuesday, 23rd April 2024

Those attending may want to continue after lunch to drive some of the back roads of western PA.

The Porsche Touring Crew is an ARPCA social group, and is open to both ARPCA members and guests.

In keeping with our goal raising money for charity we will be passing the oil can to collect a voluntary cash contribution to this year’s charity Tunnel2Towers Foundation

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