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2019 HVR/PCA Driver Education Schedule

Posted on January 17th, 2019 3:50 PM by Jeff Kriz


Tuesday, April 16: Lime Rock Park

Advanced Drivers (White, Black, Red run groups)

  • No Noise Restriction
  • Registration opens 2/1/2019

Taste of the Track- two 15 minute on track sessions following a Pace car and a 20 minute classroom chalk talk.

  • No helmet is required
  • Registration opens 2/1/2019

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 17, 18, 19: Zone 1 “48 Hours at the Glen”

All run groups including beginners on Saturday and Sunday, Instructors and Advanced drivers on Friday. This is an opportunity to drive at Watkins Glen International with PCA members from throughout the Northeast US and Canada.

  • Registration opens 4/1/2019

Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17: Shared DE with Hudson Champlain Region at Lime Rock Park.

All run groups including beginners on both days. Sign up for one or both days.  Register at clubregistration.net (search for Hudson Champlain Region "Driver's Ed" events)

  • Registration opens 2/3/19

Saturday, September 21: Lime Rock Park

Advanced Drivers (White, Black, Red run groups)

  • Noise restrictions apply
  • Registration opens 2/1/19

Taste of the Track- will be one 15 minute on track with a 20 minute classroom chalk talk.

  • Registration opens 2/1/19

All registration is through clubregistration.net.

Contact Kevin Challacombe, HVR Track Chair, for more info: kchally@aol.com

PCA Club Racing Champs in HVR!

Posted on January 2nd, 2019 11:23 AM by Jeff Kriz


Congratulations to HVR members, James Clemens, and Richard Glickel, for their victories in the 2018 PCA Club Racing National Championships! James won first in Class F and Richard won first in GT5.  Sponsored by SpeedwerkNY.

Way to go guys!

2019 HVR Board Election Results

Posted on December 15th, 2018 11:10 AM by Jeff Kriz

The HVR Board Officers for the 2019 term are:

  • Bruce Coopersmith, President
  • Fred Webster, Vice President
  • John Barna, Treasurer
  • Kevin Challacombe, Director
  • Lisa Eckler, Director
  • Jeff Kriz, Secretary

A total of 26 ballots were received.

Respectfully submitted,
Jeff Kriz
Secretary HVR PCA

HVR Annual Holiday Party

Posted on December 2nd, 2018 11:41 AM by Jeff Kriz


Join us for the Hudson Valley Region - Porsche Club of America

Annual Holiday Party
Sunday, January 27, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farmers & Chefs Restaurant and Catering
40 Albany St., Poughkeepsie

Enjoy buffet style culinary fare prepared by CIA grads at Poughkeepsie's popular new venue!  We'll have engaging speakers, entertainment by Paul the Magician, door prizes, 50:50 drawing and slide show photos of this year's events.  Cash bar will be available.

Tickets available at $50 per person, with payment due no later than January 10, 2019.  Please make checks payable to "HVR PCA" and forward to:

Lisa Eckler
HVR Social Events Chair
124 Washington St.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601

For more information, contact Lisa directly at elisaeckler@gmail.com

Photos from Hawk's Nest Tour and DE at Lime Rock

Posted on October 4th, 2018 5:20 PM by Jeff Kriz


We have two new photo galleries: The Hawk's Nest driving tour on September 15, and our Advanced DE on September 22 with Taste of the Track paced laps and a "chalk talk" by our own Rico Diaz.  Follow the PHOTOS link above and check them out!