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9/28/2022 eBlast

Diablo PCA provides a welcoming and engaging community that

enriches our member's Porsche ownership experience.


What's New


10/2/2022 - Solano Cars & Coffee, The Clubhouse at Rancho Solano Golf Course, see Recurring Events section below for additional details.

New - 10/8/2022 - Loma Prieta Region invites you to Greek cuisine at the Yankee Hill Cooking School in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. Click here for additional details. Please contact Susie George (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you are interested in participating in the tour. The deadline for signing up is 10/1/2022.

10/9/2022 - Porsches & Pastries, Karpark Automotive Storage, see Recurring Events section below for additional details.

10/16/2022 - Concours #6, hosted by Diablo Region, this year's Concours will be held at a new location, the Blackhawk Automotive Museum. You may enter your car in the judged field or the display only field (not judged). Click here to register for this event and for additional information.

 


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.

The August edition of the Devil's Advocate is available. Click here to view the latest edition. If you have contributions to the Devil's Advocate, please send them to Maiko Woodson-Mendoza at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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 Brian Adkins (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 Chairs, Juan and Rowena Fernandez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

As the saying goes, "many hands make light work". We are looking for members to raise their hands as volunteers. As Diablo Region members, we enjoy an active calendar of driving tours, DE days, social events and other club activities throughout the year. These events simply don't happen organically. It takes the combined efforts of many volunteers to make the magic happen. If you are interested in helping out, we can surely use your help. We are especially interested in people helping to plan events. Whether you are an original "Founding" Diablo member or joined yesterday, volunteer today by contacting Brian Adkins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. And as an added bonus for our newer members, volunteering is a great way of meeting people and making new friends. 


Events


Save the date for the following events:

  • 12/10/2022 - Holiday Party, Saint Mary's College, Soda Center


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.

 

 

 

 

Solano Cars & Coffee

The Clubhouse at Rancho Solano

3250 Rancho Solano Parkway

Fairfield, CA

 

Click here for additional information

 

 

 

Next Event:  10/2/2022 from 9:30 AM to Noon

Please join us at the beautiful Clubhouse at Rancho Solano Golf Course, for a "Cars and Coffee" car show from 9:30 to noon. Yes, 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.

No registration is required for this event.

Porsches & Pastries

 

KarPark Automotive Storage

3 Wyoming St. #100

Pleasanton, CA

 

Second Sunday of the Month

Click here for additional information

Next Event:  10/9/2022 from 10:00 AM to Noon

Join us for our monthly informal car show. This is a great opportunity to meet with fellow Porsche enthusiasts and show your car. Bring your families, enjoy the cars, and the well-known Diablo Region camaraderie.

Thank you to Pacific Power Motorsports and KarPark Automotive Storage for sponsoring the event.

No registration is required for this event.

Tours


10/1/2022 - Napa Tour - This is a re-run of our very popular and sold-out Napa Tour. Join us for a tour through Solano county's Wooden Valley into Napa County and up to Lake Berryessa, through Pope Valley and Angwin, and into the Napa Valley where we will lunch at Gott's Roadside. Click here for additional information and to register for this event. Sold out.

11/5/2022 - Tour Appreciation Day

11/18-19/2022 - Paso Robles Tour

If you are aware of some fun roads to drive, or an interesting destination, please contact the Tour Committee (Susie George, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Bob Hilton, 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)


2021 DE Schedule 

Click here for general information on Diablo PCA HPDE days.  

Dear Drivers and Instructors, we are not doing our traditional November Laguna Seca event due to a 6-month track remodeling project. We will announce our 2023 calendar of events as soon as we nail things down. 

Diablo’s 11 DE Team. 

 


Zone 7 Events


2022 Zone 7 Autocross - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Autocross schedule.

  • 10/8/2022 - Sequoia Region, Madera Airport, Madera, CA
  • 10/22/2022 - Sacramento Valley Region, Thunderhill Raceway, Willows, CA
  • 10/23/2022 - Redwood Region, Thunderhill Raceway, Willows, CA

2022 Zone 7 Concours - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Concours series.

  • 10/2/2022 - Concours #5, Sonoma Square, Sonoma, CA
  • 10/16/2022 - Concours #6, Diablo Region, Blackhawk Automotive Museum, Danville, CA
  • 10/30/2022 - Concours #7, Porsche of Fremont, Fremont, CA

PCA/PCNA Events


Click here for a list of upcoming PCA events.

  • Spring Treffen, Barnsley Resort, Adairsville, Georgia, April 19-23, 2023 (treffen.pca.org)
  • Porsche Parade, La Quinta Resort & Spa, Palm Springs, CA, June 18-24, 2023
  • Rennsport Reunion, Laguna Seca, September 28 - October 1, 2023, Click here for additional information
    • Advanced general admission ticket sales for PCA members are on sale now. Purchase your tickets here. The pre-sale code will be your PCA member ID number (2008010629). Refunds will not be issued.

Click here to Contact key Diablo PCA Contacts

Events:  Marc Giammona

Tours:  Susie George

Driver Education (DE):  Adam Cipriano

Communications/Eventbrite Registration:  Carolyn Wong

Membership:  Juan & Rowena Fernandez

Devil’s Advocate:  Maiko Woodson-Mendoza

Webmaster:  Anthony Mendoza

President:  Brian Adkins

9/21/2022 eBlast

 
 

Diablo PCA provides a welcoming and engaging community that

enriches our member's Porsche ownership experience.


What's New


This Sunday, 9/25/2022 - Oktoberfest Get Together at Cali Craft, Join us for no host beer and drinks from the taproom, and food available from a visiting food truck. Bring some snacks to share, and any non-alcoholic beverages you may want. Click here for additional information and to RSVP for this event. Tickets on sale now.

10/2/2022 - Solano Cars & Coffee, The Clubhouse at Rancho Solano Golf Course, see Recurring Events section below for additional details.

 

10/16/2022 - Concours #6, hosted by Diablo Region, this year's Concours will be held at a new location, the Blackhawk Automotive Museum. You may enter your car in the judged field or the display only field (not judged). Click here to register for this event and for additional information.

New - 9/24/2022 - Our friends at the Audi Club are sponsoring a Teen Driving Clinic at Laguna Seca. Click here for more information and to sign up for the event. Registration ends on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. This event is open to all makes of cars and is not a PCA sponsored event.

New - Tickets for the Rennsport Reunion at Laguna Seca on September 28 through October 1, 2023, go on sale at 8:00 AM on Thursday, September 22, 2022.


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.

The August edition of the Devil's Advocate is available. Click here to view the latest edition. If you have contributions to the Devil's Advocate, please send them to Maiko Woodson-Mendoza at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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 Brian Adkins (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 Chairs, Juan and Rowena Fernandez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

As the saying goes, "many hands make light work". We are looking for members to raise their hands as volunteers. As Diablo Region members, we enjoy an active calendar of driving tours, DE days, social events and other club activities throughout the year. These events simply don't happen organically. It takes the combined efforts of many volunteers to make the magic happen. If you are interested in helping out, we can surely use your help. We are especially interested in people helping to plan events. Whether you are an original "Founding" Diablo member or joined yesterday, volunteer today by contacting Brian Adkins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. And as an added bonus for our newer members, volunteering is a great way of meeting people and making new friends. 


Events


Save the date for the following events:

  • 12/10/2022 - Holiday Party, Saint Mary's College, Soda Center


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.

 

 

 

 

Solano Cars & Coffee

The Clubhouse at Rancho Solano

3250 Rancho Solano Parkway

Fairfield, CA

 

Click here for additional information

 

 

 

Next Event:  10/2/2022 from 9:30 AM to Noon

Please join us at the beautiful Clubhouse at Rancho Solano Golf Course, for a "Cars and Coffee" car show from 9:30 to noon. Yes, 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.

No registration is required for this event.

Porsches & Pastries

 

KarPark Automotive Storage

3 Wyoming St. #100

Pleasanton, CA

 

Second Sunday of the Month

Click here for additional information

Next Event:  10/9/2022 from 10:00 AM to Noon

Join us for our monthly informal car show. This is a great opportunity to meet with fellow Porsche enthusiasts and show your car. Bring your families, enjoy the cars, and the well-known Diablo Region camaraderie.

Thank you to Pacific Power Motorsports and KarPark Automotive Storage for sponsoring the event.

No registration is required for this event.

Tours


9/24/2022 - Moss Beach Distillery Tour, Diablo Region Porsche Club invites you to a tour/lunch to the Moss Beach Distillery, Moss Beach, CA for Saturday September 24, 2022. Come and enjoy the ocean vista from the restaurant. Discover the history of the Blue Lady. The menu items include non-alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity. Your tour hosts are Susie George and Tom Geary. Click here for additional information and to sign up for this tour.

  • Frank's Fish and Chips - $30.00
  • Distillery Burger - $27.00
  • Caesar salad with chicken - $34.00

10/1/2022 - Napa Tour - This is a re-run of our very popular and sold-out Napa Tour. Join us for a tour through Solano county's Wooden Valley into Napa County and up to Lake Berryessa, through Pope Valley and Angwin, and into the Napa Valley where we will lunch at Gott's Roadside. Click here for additional information and to register for this event. Sold out.

11/5/2022 - Tour Appreciation Day

11/6/2022 - Apple Hill Tour

11/18-19/2022 - Paso Robles Tour

If you are aware of some fun roads to drive, or an interesting destination, please contact the Tour Committee (Susie George, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Bob Hilton, 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)


2021 DE Schedule 

Click here for general information on Diablo PCA HPDE days. The DE Team is working to finalize dates for our DE program this year in addition to the two dates below we plan to have two DE days at Laguna Seca.

Dear Drivers and Instructors. Our September 23 event at Thunderhill is our last DE event of 2022. We are not doing our traditional November Laguna Seca event due to a 6-month track remodeling project. We will announce our 2023 calendar of events as soon as we nail things down. See you in September.  Diablo’s 11 DE Team. 

  • 9/23/2022 - Thunderhill, MotorsportReg.com
    • This event is sponsored by Porsche Walnut Creek.

    • We are planning to offer in-car instruction for consenting vaccinated individuals (student and driver). We'll do our best to accommodate as many of you as we can. We know this event will get filled up quickly.   

    • Safety Inspections - All drivers must certify that their car has passed a safety inspection by an authorized person within 30 days of the event. The safety inspection form can be downloaded from our DE website. The following sponsor is offering free tech inspections:
      • Porsche Walnut Creek
      • Kahlers 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 925-829-2050.
    • 10/27/2022 - Laguna Seca - Cancelled 

Click here for general information on Diablo PCA HPDE days.


Zone 7 Events


2022 Zone 7 Autocross - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Autocross schedule.

  • 10/8/2022 - Sequoia Region, Madera Airport, Madera, CA
  • 10/22/2022 - Sacramento Valley Region, Thunderhill Raceway, Willows, CA
  • 10/23/2022 - Redwood Region, Thunderhill Raceway, Willows, CA

2022 Zone 7 Concours - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Concours series.

  • 10/2/2022 - Concours #5, Sonoma Square, Sonoma, CA
  • 10/16/2022 - Concours #6, Diablo Region, Blackhawk Automotive Museum, Danville, CA
  • 10/30/2022 - Concours #7, Porsche of Fremont, Fremont, CA

PCA/PCNA Events


Click here for a list of upcoming PCA events.

  • Spring Treffen, Barnsley Resort, Adairsville, Georgia, April 19-23, 2023 (treffen.pca.org)
  • Porsche Parade, La Quinta Resort & Spa, Palm Springs, CA, June 18-24, 2023
  • Rennsport Reunion, Laguna Seca, September 28 - October 1, 2023, Click here for additional information
    • ​​​​​​​Advanced general admission ticket sales for PCA members start on September 22, 2022, at 8:00 AM PDT. Purchase your tickets here. The pre-sale code will be your PCA member ID number. Refunds will not be issued.

Click here to Contact key Diablo PCA Contacts

Events:  Marc Giammona

Tours:  Susie George

Driver Education (DE):  Adam Cipriano

Communications/Eventbrite Registration:  Carolyn Wong

Membership:  Juan & Rowena Fernandez

Devil’s Advocate:  Maiko Woodson-Mendoza

Webmaster:  Anthony Mendoza

President:  Brian Adkins

   
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