The day started cloudy but once the cars were fired up at the start of The Curves of Madison County tour it was sunny and beautiful. 

90 Porsches, Multi-State Drives, a Parade and a Display for the First Luft, Wasser & Brevard

AutocrossOn July 8 several members participated in a Carolinas Region autocross as part of our growiing track program.

April provides a lot of different opportunities to join in Region/PCA activities: as always, planning and social events are significant ongoing activities:

Our first APR Autocross event is at the Michelin Laurens Proving Grounds in Laurens, SC on Sunday July 8, 2018 and is sponsored by the Carolinas Region PCA.

It was great to see so many of you at the Annual Picnic/New Member Social!! We had 33 new members attend amongst a group of 80+ attendees!

CAN_AMThis article by Appalachian member Roger Gilmore originally appeared in the Sonnenschein PCA Newsletter on September 2014.

On June 9 80 of us met to welcome new Appalachian region members and enjoy each others' company.

Irish RambleThe last minute plan for the Irish Ramble at Lulu’s on Main in Sylva, North Carolina to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day turned into a full-blown rumble as the event quickly escalated from a 15 person event to 34+ members.

We held our March social mixer at the Sierra Nevada Taproom on a chilly evening.

CashiersThe new Breakfast Socials continue to be a hit with club members as the recent Breakfast at the Randevu in Cashiers, NC saw 21 cars with 36 participants register to participate.

On March 9, 2018 the PCA-sponsored Werks Reunion for the east coast was held at the Omni Resort on Amelia Island, Florida.

Irish Green is the chosen color of the Porsche family personal vehicles so it is only fitting that the PCA Appalachian Region celebrates St. Patrick’s Day as friends/club with a drive and a traditional Irish meal.

Our room block at the Ridges Resort at Lake Chatuge for the 2018 Appalachian Adventure expires on May 16th: if you are planning to attend and have not yet reserved a room, best do it today (call the resort at 706-896-2262).

At the December Holiday/Christmas party, Michael Dietzel won the grand prize, a certificate for the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta or One Porsche Drive (OPD). This is his report on the experience.


The Appalachian Region, Porsche Club of America is hosting Appalachian Adventure at The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge in Young Harris, GA on August 17-19, 2018.

Luft-WasserWhen the three-year old Appalachian Region started planning the new Luft Wasser event to bring the air-cooled owners and water-cooled owners together in a Porsche Celebration the goal was 30 Porsches.

Besides the Board meeting coming up on Thursday (Porsche Asheville conference room at 4pm), I am really looking forward to Luft, Wasser & Brevard coming up this Saturday!

We’ve all done Porsche driving tours and displays, but how many of you have been in a 100 Porsche-only parade down a town’s Main Street?

On today’s scouting drive from Asheville to Brevard we certainly experienced the “wasser” part of the title.

Feb TechAPR Member, Rob Wallace made an outstanding presentation on engine systems to a standing-room-only crowd.

This is a reminder that our first APR PCA group track event is scheduled for June 2nd and 3rd at Roebling Road Raceway near Savannah, Ga and will be sponsored by Coastal Empire PCA.

PCA Parade will be held at the Lake of the Ozarks Tan-Tar-A Resort on July 8-14 2018.

Twelve Appalachian members assembled at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain for our monthly social, with occociasional breaks for test drives.

It was good to see so many of our Region members at the UNCA STEAM Studio with UNCA Motorsports!

The Appalachian Region, Porsche Club of America is hosting Appalachian Adventure at The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge in Young Harris, GA on August 17-19, 2018.

The Appalachian Region has two chairs that have requested formation of committees to oversee activities:

Porsche has made available owner manuals for models back to 2009.

STEAMAt our first meeting of 2018 we toured the UNC Asheville's Scirence, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Studio.

Fifty-four members have completed the survey that we ran last month, and I think we have a good picture of our members' interests.