Diablo PCA provides a welcoming and engaging community that

enriches our member's Porsche ownership experience.


Upcoming Events


3/3/2023 - Porsches & Pastries, the Clubhouse at Rancho Solano Golf Course. See the Recurring Events Section below for additional details.

3/11/2024 - General Membership Meeting, the Diablo Board of Directors invites you to our Annual General Membership Meeting on March 11, 2024, at 6 PM. The venue will be the Black Bear Diner, located at 807 Camino Ramon, Danville, CA 94526. During the meeting, Bob Hilton, Diablo President, will provide a summary of our activities in 2023 and our plans for 2024. Treasurer Kirk Doberenz will also present the financial results of our operations in 2023 and the budget for 2024. During the meeting, you may inspect the monthly 2023 Board meeting minutes and 2023 Monthly Treasurers reports. We encourage all members to attend and listen to the presentation, ask questions, and make suggestions.

3/14/2024 - Dinner at Mankas Grill. See the Recurring Events Section below for additional details.

3/20/2024 - Dinner at Fat Maddies, See the Recurring Events Section below for additional details.

3/23/2024 - Berryessa Tour, join us on a beautiful drive from Fairfield through Wooden Valley to Lake Berryessa. We will continue north passing through Pope Valley and Middletown before turning south towards the Napa Valley. We will pass through Calistoga ending at Gott’s Roadside Cafe where we will enjoy lunch, which will be no host. Please plan to join us for this beautiful Spring drive. Click here for additional information and to register for the tour. Registration open.

4/5/2024 - Diablo Region DE at Thunderhill 3-mile, join us for our first DE of the year on the popular 3-mile track at Thunderhill. Our goal for the day is to "Drive Fast, Have Fun, and Be Safe". If you are a beginner, we will put an instructor in the car with you. As there are a limited number of Instructors, sign-up early if you would like an instructor. Golden Gate Region will be at the same track on Saturday and Sunday, so why not make it a two- or three-day weekend. Registration is via MotorsportRegRegistration open. See the Driver Education section below for additional details.

4/13/2024 - Ladies Only Tour, join us for a ladies only tour starting in Marin County and ending in Sonoma County. The tour will start at the Buttercup in Walnut Creek, travel north on I680 to I780. We will take Hwy 37 to Marin County. Our first stop will be at Nicasio Valley Cheese Company. Lunch will be at Valley Ford Cheese & Creamery (preset menu, included). After lunch we will head to Jack London Village for chocolates at Wine Country Chocolates and wine tasting at Passaggio a women owned winery. The tour ends here, and you are free to find your own way home. Click here for additional information and to register for the tour. Registration Open.

5/16-19/2024 - Southern California Tour (Multi-day) - Join us for a multi-day trip to Southern California. On day one our route takes us out to the Monterey Peninsula, then turns inland for lunch at the Eberly Winery, ending the day in Santa Barbara. Day two takes us to Sylmar home of the Nethercutt Auto Museum followed by a drive on the Pacific Coast Highway back to Santa Barbara. Day three takes us through the Santa Ynez Mountains with the tour ending in San Luis Obispo. You may head home on your own or spend another night in San Luis Obispo on your own and head home on Sunday. Click here for additional information and to register for the tour. Registration opens soon.

We have tentative dates for the following events:5/4/2024 - New Member Tour

Cancelled, 3/10/2024 - Porsches & Painting with Kelly Telfer

Date changed, 5/11/2024 - Tours 201

5/25-27/2024 - 40th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

  • 5/25/2024
    • 3-Dealer Tour/Poker Rally
    • Hors D'oeuvre Party at Karpark
  • 5/26/2024
    • 7-Bridges Tour/Gimmick Rally
    • Formal Dinner
  • 5/27/2024
    • Annual Car Show (Wash & Shine)
    • Zone 7 Concours

6/1/2024 - Porsches & Pups

6/4-5/2024 - Mariposa Tour Tour (Overnight)

6/18/2024 - 4-Door Tour

9/7/2024 - Railtown Tour

See the Driver Education section below for a list of Driver Education related events.


General Information


Check out the Diablo Region PCA home page (www.diablo-pca.org/) for a full calendar of events for the year, to sign up for an event, or to see additional information for each of the events. If you are interested in Diablo PCA logo wear and other items, check out our new webstore on the PCA.org site.

Name Badges - Click here to order your personalized name badge. We encourage wearing name badges to avoid those awkward moments when you can't remember a name.

BOD Meetings - Board of Directors (BOD) meetings held on the second Monday of the month are open to all Diablo PCA members. If you are interested in participating in a meeting, contact our club president Bob Hilton (DiabloPCA.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Affiliate Members - If you have a spouse or a friend that is interested in Porsches. consider adding them as an Affiliate PCA Member. Affiliate members get their own PCA number and can have a separate email address. There is no charge for adding an Affiliate member. If you need assistance with adding an Affiliate member, contact our Membership Chair, Michael Caine at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Diablo PCA has a new way for members to connect.  We have created a Facebook Group just for you.  Here you will find members telling members about drives they've taken, cars they have seen, posting photos, letting each other know about informal get togethers and much more.  You will also get news hot off the press from Diablo PCA.  Everyone is welcome to join just click on Diablo Region - Porsche Club of America Group.  So please come join the fun and share your love of Porsche, because; it's not just the cars - it's the people.

Have you created your Digital Membership Card yet? PCA members can now opt in to the digital membership card, available for Apple and Android digital wallets. Visit PCADigitalCard.org for more information.


Recurring Events

Breakfast at the Buttercup

660 Ygnacio Valley Rd.

Walnut Creek, CA

 

Every Saturday Morning starting at 7:30 AM  

Have breakfast with your fellow Club members, then head to the parking lot to kick tires. It's a great way to catch up with your Porsche friends and find out what is happening in the Club. Come early for the best seats.

Threads & Treads

Black Bear Diner

807 Camino Ramon 

(Corner of Sycamore Valley Rd. & Camino Ramon)

Danville, CA

 

Click here for additional information and to RSVP for the meetings.

Second and Fourth Tuesday of the Month from 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Make new friends, learn new skills or brush up on old ones (knitting, crocheting, stitching, crafts), all while working on community outreach projects. Even if you don't knit, these ladies have the scoop on all things PCA.

 

 

 

Dinner at Mankas Grill

2522 Mankas Corner Road

Fairfield, CA

 

Second Thursday of the Month

 

Click here for additional information and to RSVP for the dinner.

Next Event: March 14, 2024, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Mankas Grill at Mankas Corners in Fairfield is happy to have us for dinner in Solano County. Join your fellow Club members for some great food and conversation. This is a great opportunity to socialize with both old and new members.

 

 

Dinner at Fat Maddies

3483 Blackhawk Plaza Circle

Danville, CA

Third Wednesday of the Month

Click here for additional information and to RSVP for the dinner.

Next Event:  March 20, 2024, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

We're returning to Fat Maddies in the Blackhawk Shopping Center in Danville based on several favorable comments regarding food, service, and price. We'll eat at tables in the main dining room and patio to reduce the sound level.

 

 

Porsches & Pastries

 

First Sunday of the Month

(February - November)

 

Click here for additional information.

 

No registration is required for these events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next Event: March 3, 2024, from 9:3- AM to Noon 

Please join us at the beautiful Clubhouse at Rancho Solano Golf CourseYes, an event in the Northern area of the Diablo Region! Show your car in a non-judged event and meet with fellow Diablo members and Porsche enthusiasts. Bring your families, order beverages and food from the Clubhouse's cart (or go inside the restaurant and have breakfast/lunch) while you enjoy the view of the Bay.

Future Events

  • April 7, 2024 - TBD
  • May 5, 2024 - Porsche Fremont
  • June 2, 2024 - Black Sheep Racing
  • July 7, 2024 - Drive Sim Racing
  • August 3, 2024 - Porsche Livermore, Porsches in Pleasanton (Saturday)
  • September 1, 2024 - Jelly Belly
  • October 6, 2024 - KarPark

Tours


If you are aware of some fun roads to drive, or an interesting destination, please contact the Tour Committee Chair (Carolyn Wong This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). We are always looking for fun opportunities to take our cars out for a ride. The Tour Committee will work with you to make it happen.

Registration for tours and other events is done via Eventbrite (you will need to create an account with Eventbrite to register for a tour). Watch for a link to the registration site in this section of the ENews or on our website. Tours often sell out the same day tickets go on sale. Be prepared to sign-up for tours as soon as registration is open. If you are unable to register for the tour, add your name to the waitlist in case of cancellations. Emails regarding last-minute Tour information and openings for waitlisted individuals will come from Eventbrite and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please ensure that emails from these addresses are not sent to your spam or junk mail folder.

If you wish to purchase your own radio, the Club is using the Motorola Talkabout T800 radios. These are sold in pairs through Amazon for about $85.00. These radios are FRS/GMRS compatible, have 22 channels and 121 privacy codes (or sub-channels).


Driver Education (DE)


2024 DE Schedule (Events hosted by PCA Diablo Region are in bold below.)

  • 4/5/2024 - PCA Diablo, Thunderhill 3-mile
    • Tech Inspections for non-race cars are required to be performed within 30 days of the event by a qualified service location. The following sponsor is offering free tech inspections:
      • Kahler's in Dublin - by appointment only, contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 925-2050
    • DE 101/201 - Drivers are invited (strongly recommended) to attend our DE Introduction briefing called DE 101/201 which will be scheduled approximately two weeks before the event. Check back here for the time and location of the DE101/201. There will be a discussion on driving Thunderhill Raceway and an opportunity for drivers of any level to share their experiences, ask questions, etc.
  • 4/6-7/2024 - PCA GGR, Thunderhill 3-mile
  • 5/3/2024 - PCA CCCR, Buttonwillow
  • 5/4-5/2024 - PCA GGR, Buttonwillow
  • (correction) 6/16/2024 - PCA CCCR, Laguna Seca (92 db)
  • 6/28/2024 - PCA Diablo, Sonoma Raceway
  • 6/29-30/2024 - PCA GGR, Sonoma Raceway
  • 8/3-4/2024 - PCA GGR, Thunderhill 3-mile
  • 10/11/2024 - PCA Diablo, Thunderhill 3-mile
  • 10/12-13/2024 - PCA GGR, Thunderhill 3-mile
  • 11/1/2024 - PCA CCCR, Buttonwillow

PCA Diablo:  Porsche Club of America Diablo Region, click here for general information on PCA Diablo DE events.

PCA - GGR:   Porsche Club of America Golden Gate Region, click here for general information on PCA GGR DE events.

PCA - CCCR:  Porsche Club of America California Central Coast Region, click here for general information on PCA CCCR DE events.


Zone 7 Events


3/2/2024 - Zone 7 Awards Dinner, Diablo Hills Golf Course, Walnut Creek, CA. This event is open to all Zone 7 members. Click here for additional information and to register for the event. Registration ends on Saturday, February 24, 2024.

2024 Zone 7 Autocross - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Autocross schedule.

  • 3/10/2024 - Porsche Rocklin 2-day Autocross School, Ground School, Porsche Rocklin, Click here for additional information and to register.
  • 3/16/2024 - AX School, Thunderhill Raceway Park, Willows, CA, Click here for additional information and to register.
  • 4/13/2024 - Sacramento Valley Region, Thunderhill Raceway
  • 4/14/2024 - Redwood Region, Thunderhill
  • 5/4/2024 - Golden Gate Region, Salinas Municipal Airport
  • 5/5/2024 - Loma Prieta Region, Salinas Municipal Airport
  • 9/21/2024 - Sacramento Valley Region, Thunderhill Raceway
  • 9/22/2024 - Redwood Region, Thunderhill Raceway
  • 10/12/2024 - Loma Prieta Region, Crows Landing Airport
  • 10/13/2024 - Golden Gate Region, Crows Landing Airport

2024 Zone 7 Concours - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Concours series.

  • 4/6/2024 - Zone Judging - Zoom Meeting
  • 4/20/2024 - Zone Judging School, Hi-Tec Automotive, San Rafael, CA
  • 5/5/2024 - Zone Judging School
  • 5/19/2024 - Zone Judging School, Nelson Residence, Shingle Springs, CA
  • 5/27/2024 - Diablo Region, Danville Livery Shopping Center, Danville, CA
  • 6/9/2024 - Sacramento Valley Region, Porsche Rocklin, Rocklin, CA
  • 7/14/2024 - Sierra Nevada Region, Mormon Station State Historic Park, Genoa, NV
  • 9/22/2024 - Loma Prieta Region, Porsche of Fremont, Fremont, CA
  • 10/6/2024 - Redwood Region, Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma, CA

2024 Sacramento Valley Region (SVR) Time-Speed-Distance (TSD) Rally Series

  • 3/23/2024 - Spring Flowers Rally (Rally 1)
  • 4/27/2024 - Foothills Journey Rally (Rally 2)
  • 6/8/2024 - Rally 3
  • 7/20/2024 - Rally 4
  • 9/14/2023 - Rally 5
  • 11/16/2024 - The Turkey Run Rally (Rally 6)

2024 - Other Rallies

  • 5/25/2024 - Redwood Region, Monte Carlo Rally
  • 6/29/2024 - Redwood Region, Monte Carlo Rally

 


PCA/PCNA Events


Click here for a list of upcoming PCA events.

  • ​​​​​Treffe​​n Wine Country, Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, Sonoma, CA, April 21-25, 2024. Sold Out. Treffen website Sold out.
  • Porsche Parade, Birmingham, AL, June 9-16,2024. Phase I registration opens at 9:00 AM PST on Wednesday, January 31, 2024. Parade website
  • Treffen at Sea, Alaska, Princess Majestic Princess, July 28 - August 4, 2024. Now booking.
  • Werks Reunion, Monterey Pines Golf Course, Monterey, CA, August 16, 2024.
  • Treffen Mount Washington, Omni Mount Washington Resort, Bretton Woods, NH, September 29 - October 3, 2024. Treffen website Registration opens Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at 12:00 noon PST. 
  • Porsche Parade, Oklahoma City, OK, 2025

Click here to Contact key Diablo PCA Contacts

Events:  Gene Stoegbauer

Tours:  Carolyn Wong

Driver Education (DE):  Ed Won

Communications/Eventbrite Registration:  Carolyn Wong

Membership:  Michael Caine

Devil’s Advocate:  Maiko Woodson-Mendoza

Webmaster:  Anthony Mendoza

President:  Bob Hilton