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HVR Advanced DE day at Lime Rock Park

Posted on January 18th, 2017 12:47 PM by Jeff Kriz

Driver's Education event at Lime Rock Park, Tuesday April 4, 2017. This event is open to all Marques with only 50 entries accepted.
Our track day is for Advanced Drivers only (White, Black, Red) and is un-muffled.
Run groups will be organized by a variety of factors including driver experience, prior run group assignment(s), and what car is being driven. This is a half day event and we will run from 12 PM to 5 PM. No un-muffled cars are to be started before noon.
So if you have a car that you have not been able to run at Lime Rock because of it's noise level, now is your opportunity to run on this historic track. Track will open at 10:00 am for Tech inspection and Registration.
For those who plan on attending the Club Race on April 21-22 this is a great opportunity to get seat time prior to the race as it is the only un-muffled event prior to the race.

Registration opens Feb. 1 at ClubRegistration.net - hope you can make this Event.

Kevin J. Challacombe
Hudson Valley Region PCA

HVR PCA Annual Gathering and Dinner

Posted on December 19th, 2016 3:49 PM by Jeff Kriz


Please join with fellow PCA members to celebrate the New Year at our Annual Holiday Gathering.  The festivities will be from 1pm to 5pm on Sunday, January 29 at Vinum Café, The Brotherhood Winery in Washingtonville NY, which offers excellent dining in a comfortable setting. There will be a delicious cheese board and cocktail/social hour from 1~2pm prior to the main meal.

We will have an exclusive group tour of the Brotherhood Winery and tasting prior to the social hour. Those interested should arrive at the Winery at 11am for the tour start; cost is $9 per person, payable at the event.

The Menu: Buffet Style

 Waldorf Salad

  • Penne A la Vodka
  • Hickory Smoked, Slow Cooked Beef Brisket and Horse Radish Sauce
  • Chicken Milanese
  • Salmon Fillet with oriental glaze.  

 Rosemary Roasted Red Bliss Potato
 Haricots Verts, ( Sweet, Tiny Green Beans )

 Dessert, Mixed Fresh Berries with Crème Chantilly

The cost is $50 per person, which includes your meal, soft drinks, coffee and dessert.  There will be a cash bar.

PLEASE SEND YOUR CHECK made out to HVR PCA for the number of persons attending.  Send your check to Jeff Kriz, HVR Secretary, 9 Ogden Road, Ossining, NY 10562.  We MUST receive payment no later than Friday, 20 January 2017!  Be sure to include a mailing or email address where we can send confirmation.

Directions to the restaurant can be found at the Vinum Café Directions page (http://vinumcafe.com/directions).

Cheers and Happy Driving!

2017 HVR Board Election Results

Posted on December 19th, 2016 1:31 PM by Jeff Kriz

The HVR Board Officers for the 2017 term are:

  • Mark Maserjian, President
  • Andrew Barlet, Vice President
  • John Barna, Treasurer
  • Dean Avery, Director
  • Bruce Coopersmith, Director
  • Jeff Kriz, Secretary

A total of 17 ballots were received.

Respectfully submitted,
Jeff Kriz
Secretary HVR PCA


Drive and Dine at Madava Farms - Crown Maple Producer

Posted on September 27th, 2016 12:16 PM by Jeff Kriz


Join your fellow HVR members for a splendid Fall drive to Madava Farms in Dutchess County NY for a tour of the Crown Maple Syrup production facility.  Our tour will begin Sunday, October 30 starting at 12 noon.  Please plan to arrive by 11:30am to place your lunch order from the Cafe menu (https://www.crownmaple.com/visit-madava-farms/farmstand-cafe); after the tour concludes (about 1 hour), our lunches will be ready to enjoy!

Cost for the tour is $10 per person, plus lunch and beverage.  Payment will be made on arrival at the facility.

Please send a message to Jeff Kriz, HVR Secretary (mailto:jwkriz@verizon.net, phone:914-434-8382), letting us know if you plan to attend and the number in your party.  Please respond no later than Friday, October 21.

If anyone would like to organize a group drive to Madava Farms, please let us know the details.

Directions to Madava Farms can be found here: https://www.crownmaple.com/visit-madava-farms/plan-your-visit.

See you there!

HVR Picnic and People's Choice Concours - Saturday, Sept 10

Posted on August 15th, 2016 12:23 PM by Jeff Kriz



Come and enjoy the annual Hudson Valley Region PCA picnic and People’s Choice Concours!  Mark your calendar NOW for Saturday 10 September starting at 1 pm.


 HVR member Peter Ludwig has again generously invited us to his gorgeous estate in New Paltz.  The meal will be catered by renowned Rosticceria Rossi & Sons.  The delicious Italian-style menu includes: 



  • Caesar Salad
  • Rigatoni Bolognese
  • Chicken Saltimbocca
  • Broccoli in Garlic & Olive Oil
  • Pastries and Cookies for dessert!


Soft drinks and coffee are included; beer will be donated by Al Daniels, owner of Half Time Beverage in Poughkeepsie. COST PER PERSON IS $30.



Incredible location, fabulous food, a great time for catching up with fellow members and beautiful Porsche’s to admire.  We will have a People’s Choice judging in categories to be announced, with fabulous trophies for the winners in each category and, of course, the BEST OF SHOW!



PLEASE SEND YOUR CHECK made out to HVR PCA, indicating number of members in your party.  Send your check to Jeff Kriz, HVR Secretary, 9 Ogden Rd., Ossining, NY 10562.  We MUST receive payment no later than THURSDAY, 25 AUGUST 2016!  Be sure to include an email address where we can send confirmation; directions to Peter’s house will be included in the confirmation message.



So polish up your Porsche!  Rain or shine, we look forward to seeing you and your members of the HVR family.


Cheers and Happy Driving!


PCA and Merkur Club Garage Tour / BBQ

Posted on July 27th, 2016 10:26 AM by Jeff Kriz

The PCA and MCA (Merkur Club of America) garage tour/BBQ/ Paintless Dent Removal will be from 12pm - 4pm Saturday August 13th at 21 School House Lane in Rosendale, NY 12472. Delicious food and non alcoholic beverages will be provided with some help from the PCA and MCA. If you would like to bring a favorite side dish or dessert, that would be great! Bring your own alcohol if you would like, no race tracking or burnouts through our neighborhood afterwards.

An excellent paint-less dent removal tech (Jeff Voorhess) will be on site . Please let me know if you would like to hire him to remove dents ahead of time , so Jeff knows how to schedule his Saturday. Food, friends and cars what more can I say!! 

Please contact Bart at: 1-845-346-5340 or bartdyshuk@hvc.rr.com;  Bart would like a headcount for food purchase.

     Looking forward to seeing you,
     Bart Dyshuk and Family