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Format Change for Aug 16-17 Shared DE

Posted on June 14th, 2019 12:54 PM by Jeff Kriz


A change has been made to the August 16-17 Lime Rock Park HPDE with Hudson Champlain and Hudson Valley PCA.

The format for the event will now have:

Friday 8/16/19 will be 4 x 60 minute open track sessions for advanced drivers (>5 days in PCA white run group or equivalent - $349).

Saturday 8/17/19 will be for Novice drivers ($299) and instructors ($49), with the Green, Yellow and Red run groups each receiving 4 x 20 minute run sessions. Drivers in the White run group with less than 5 days are welcome to register for Saturday and run in the Yellow run group.  Drivers new to DE are especially encouraged to take part in this great introduction to High Performance Driver Education.

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

Get Ready for Spring Breakout!

Posted on May 9th, 2019 9:20 AM by Jeff Kriz


Sunday, June 9th: 12 noon - 4:00 pm

(Rain Date June 16th).

It’s time to bring that Porsche out of hibernation and come on out to Advanced Automotive of New Windsor, 2450 State Route 32, for our fun and informative annual Hudson Valley Region PCA gathering! The Essen Express Food Truck is back again offering delicious German specialties. Lunch is at no cost for HVR members and their guests.

This year we will feature a demonstration on Ceramic Coating by “Exclusive Autoworks” Automotive Detailing Specialists. There will also be a presentation on preparing your car and yourself for High-Performance Driver Education events.

Feel free to bring some folding chairs and your preferred adult beverage.

RSVP to our hosts, Tom and Giani Florio, at Advanced Auto by phone at (845) 562-0346 or via email at ADVANCEDAUTOMOTIVENW@GMAIL.COM by June 3rd.

See you there!

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!