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9/7/2022 eBlast

Diablo PCA provides a welcoming and engaging community that

enriches our member's Porsche ownership experience.


What's New


New - 9/11/2022 - Our Porsches & Pastries will feature PCA member Mark Woodsma, and his custom 1981 "Mongoose" DeLorean, formerly owned by Skip Hess, the founder of Mongoose BMX bicycles. Mark will talk on the history, what he's done to it, and all the events and show's it's been too. Truly no other DeLorean like it in the world.

9/15/2022 - Lodi Tour, Join us for a tour to Lodi and lunch at the Dancing Fox Winery/Brewery in Lodi. The brewery focuses on traditional English style ales and barrel aging. The lunch menu includes sandwiches, salads and pizza. Lunch is on your own and the restaurant will provide separate checks. After lunch you are on your own to explore Lodi or visit one of the many wineries in the area. A suggested winery is BergholdClick here for additional details and to register for the event. Tickets on sale now.

New - 9/15/2022 - LAST CALL!!! It has come to our attention that FAZ will be closing on October 1st for good.  The Club thought it would be nice to have one final dinner there on Thursday, September 15th to show our appreciation for all of the wonderful service they have shown us the last several years.  We are asking as many of you that can attend, to please sign up ahead of time so that we can give them a head count.  Hope to see you there!!! Click here to RSVP for this event.

Early Registration ends on 9/13/2022 - 9/23/2022 - DE at Thunderhill Raceway, For all of you procrastinators out there, the cost of registration for the DE at Thunderhill will increase beginning on 9/14/2022. If you are planning on participating sign-up now. The waitlist for Beginners w/Instruction is full, there is still space in all other run groups. We especially need Intructors for this event. See the Driver Education section below for additional details. This event is being sponsored by Porsche Walnut Creek. Check the Entries in MotorsportReg to see the status of your registration. The waitlist for beginners requiring instruction is full.

New - 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. Registration opens on Friday, September 2, 2022, at noon. 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

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.

New - 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. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday, September 9, 2022.

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


9/17/2022 - Detailing Clinic, Join us for a Detail Clinic at the Detail Garage in Concord. This clinic will focus on cleaning your car and getting it ready for a Concours event. The clinic will include a lecture on "touch points" specific to our Porsches that should be addressed while prepping a car for a Concours. The afternoon is an opportunity for hands-on experience with the products. Get your detailing questions answered by a professional in the field. Even if you do not plan to enter your car in a Concours, come and learn techniques that will help you preserve and enhance your vehicles finishes. Click here to register for the event. We plan to open this event to PCA Zone 7 Concours participants on 8/15/2022. Sign up early to ensure a spot in the clinic. Tickets on sale now.

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:  9/11/2022 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


9/10/2022 - Clearlake Tour, Join us for a day tour to Clearlake and the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville. This tour will start at the Costco in Fairfield and take the backroads to Winters, CA and Cache Creek Casino Resort. After a brief bio-break we will continue on to Clearlake and drive along the south shore of the lake. We will stop for lunch at Library Park in Lakeport, CA. Lunch will be on your own at one of the restaurants in the area. After lunch we will continue on to the Francis Ford Coppola Winery. The tour ends at the winery where you may stay for wine tasting, have an early dinner, or spend the weekend in the area. Ticket sales ended. Click here for additional information and to register for the tour. Due to staffing shortages at the restaurants, this tour will be limited to 16 cars/32 people.

11/5/2022 - Apple Hill Tour

11/6/2022 - 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. 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 Registration opens on Friday, July 22, 2022, at noon 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.

  • PCA Fall Treffen, Sunriver Resort, Bend, Oregon, September 15-18, 2022 (treffen.pca.org)
  • 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 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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Diablo PCA provides a welcoming and engaging community that

enriches our member's Porsche ownership experience.


What's New


This October, Diablo Region will hold its annual election to fill Board of Directors (BOD) vacancies with terms commencing January 1st, 2023. We currently have four candidates for four open positions. Pursuant to the Bylaws, through September 1, 2022, an active member may submit to a Board Member a petition [to nominate an active member] signed by three percent (3%) of the Active Diablo Membership. The Secretary will confirm the validity of the petition signatures and either place the nominee on the ballot or reject the petition.

New - 9/4/2022 - The Club added a new recurring event to our Calendar. The Solano Cars & Coffee will be held at The Clubhouse at Rancho Solano Golf Course on the first Sunday of the month from 9:30 AM to 12:00 noon. For our members in Solano County, this is a great way to meet your fellow Porsche enthusiasts and enjoy the cars. For additional details see the Recurring Events section below. No registration is required for this event.

 

New - DE 101/201 - Tuesday, September 6, 2022 (Zoom meeting). Drivers are invited (strongly recommended) to attend our DE Introduction briefing called DE 101/201. There will be a discussion on driving Thunderhill Raceway and an opportunity for drivers of any level to share their experiences and ask questions. Check the DE website for additional information.

9/10/2022 - Clearlake Tour, Join us for a day tour to Clearlake and the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville. This tour will start at the Costco in Fairfield and take the backroads to Winters, CA and Cache Creek Casino Resort. After a brief bio-break we will continue on to Clearlake and drive along the south shore of the lake. We will stop for lunch at Library Park in Lakeport, CA. Lunch will be on your own at one of the restaurants in the area. After lunch we will continue on to the Francis Ford Coppola Winery. The tour ends at the winery where you may stay for wine tasting, have an early dinner, or spend the weekend in the area. Tickets on sale now. Click here for additional information and to register for the tour. Due to staffing shortages at the restaurants, this tour will be limited to 16 cars/32 people.

New - 9/11/2022 - Our Porsches & Pastries will feature PCA member Mark Woodsma, and his custom 1981 "Mongoose" DeLorean, formerly owned by Skip Hess, the founder of Mongoose BMX bicycles. Mark will talk on the history, what he's done to it, and all the events and show's it's been too. Truly no other DeLorean like it in the world.

9/15/2022 - Lodi Tour, Join us for a tour to Lodi and lunch at the Dancing Fox Winery/Brewery in Lodi. The brewery focuses on traditional English style ales and barrel aging. The lunch menu includes sandwiches, salads and pizza. Lunch is on your own and the restaurant will provide separate checks. After lunch you are on your own to explore Lodi or visit one of the many wineries in the area. A suggested winery is BergholdClick here for additional details and to register for the event. Tickets on sale now.

New - 9/15/2022 - LAST CALL!!! It has come to our attention that FAZ will be closing on October 1st for good.  The Club thought it would be nice to have one final dinner there on Thursday, September 15th to show our appreciation for all of the wonderful service they have shown us the last several years.  We are asking as many of you that can attend, to please sign up ahead of time so that we can give them a head count.  Hope to see you there!!! Click here to RSVP for this event.

9/17/2022 - Detailing Clinic, Join us for a Detail Clinic at the Detail Garage in Concord. This clinic will focus on cleaning your car and getting it ready for a Concours event. The clinic will include a lecture on "touch points" specific to our Porsches that should be addressed while prepping a car for a Concours. The afternoon is an opportunity for hands-on experience with the products. Get your detailing questions answered by a professional in the field. Even if you do not plan to enter your car in a Concours, come and learn techniques that will help you preserve and enhance your vehicles finishes. Click here to register for the event. We plan to open this event to PCA Zone 7 Concours participants on 8/15/2022. Sign up early to ensure a spot in the clinic. Tickets on sale now.

Registration Open - 9/23/2022 - DE at Thunderhill Raceway, Registration opens for our third DE of the year at Thunderhill Raceway on Friday, September 23, 2022. See the Driver Education section below for additional details. This event is being sponsored by Porsche Walnut Creek. Check the Entries in MotorsportReg to see the status of your registration. The waitlist for beginners requiring instruction is full.

New - 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. Registration opens on Friday, September 2, 2022, at noon. 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

New - 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.

New - 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:  9/4/2022 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:  9/11/2022 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


9/3/2022 - 5th Annual Porsches & Pups Tour, This is the fifth annual tour that started in 2017. It has slowly been growing as more Porsche owners are choosing to bring their Furkids with them on their adventures! The tour will depart from Denny's in Fremont towards Pleasanton. We will have a scenic drive through Pleasanton, Castro Valley, Hayward, and Union City before heading to La Pinata for lunch. Click here for additional information and to register for the tour. Tickets sales end on Monday, August 29, 2022.

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.

11/5/2022 - Apple Hill Tour

11/6/2022 - 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. 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 Registration opens on Friday, July 22, 2022, at noon 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.
    • DE 101/201 - Tuesday, September 6, 2022 (Zoom meeting). Drivers are invited (strongly recommended) to attend our DE Introduction briefing called DE 101/201. There will be a discussion on driving Thunderhill Raceway and an opportunity for drivers of any level to share their experiences and ask questions. Check the DE website for additional information.
  • 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.

  • PCA Fall Treffen, Sunriver Resort, Bend, Oregon, September 15-18, 2022 (treffen.pca.org)
  • 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 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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