September 2012 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Kye Wankum (2024)

September 2012 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Kye Wankum

ART DIRECTION & PRODUCTION Kye Wankum [emailprotected] September 2012 ASSOCIATE EDITOR Emily Atkins News [emailprotected] Zone 1 Dates & Notes 10 First Annual Porsche Show & Swap Meet 10 ASSOCIATE EDITOR Garth Stiebel Street Survival School - Isi Papodoupulos 36 [emailprotected] 2012 Nominating Committee Seeking Recomendations 55 UCR TECHNICAL EDITOR Departments George O’Neill President’s Message - Mario Marrello 4 [emailprotected] UCR Calendar of Events 5 UCR PHOTO EDITOR UCR Socials - Isabel Starck 6 Eshel Zweig at [emailprotected] New Members - Angie & Mark Herring 7 Membership Anniversaries - Angie & Mark Herring 7 UCR CLUB PHOTOGRAPHER Editor’s Ramblings - Kye Wankum 8 Michael A. Coates The Way We Were - UCR Historical - John Adam 9 CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS UCR Driver Education 10 Graham Jardine Letters to the Editors 11 Ken Jensen UCR Fun Runs - David Forbes 52 Ronan McGrath The Mart 56 Andreas Trauttmansdorff Board Meeting Minutes from July 3, 2012 - Isabel Starck 59 Eshel Zweig Who’s Who In Upper Canada 61 PUBLISHER Advertiser Index 62 Richard Shepard at [emailprotected] Features ADVERTISING ADMINISTRATION The Targa Florio - Ronan McGrath 16 AND BILLING The 2012 PCA UCR Concours - Chris Ralphs 22 Sheri and Neil Whitlock 905-509-9692 or Email: [emailprotected] The ALMS Experience - Robert Moniz 28 Classic Porsche - Robert Eberschlag 40 AD & COPY DEADLINE Focus - Essential Ingredient In Driver Education - Garth Stiebel 46 30 Days prior to publication date; e.g. June 1st for the July Advertiser Of The Month: The Seidman Kaufman Group 48 issue of Provinz; July 1st for the August issue of Provinz. Please send submissions to Kye Wankum at [emailprotected] Columns UCR Tech Session - George O’Neill 12 ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES Objects Of Desire - Emily Atkins 51 Please contact Richard Shepard Track Talk - Dave Osborne 54 at 416-559-2960 or Email: [emailprotected] Peripheral Vision - John Adam 58 DESIGN & LAYOUT Doohamel Studios Track & Technical Regional Tech Centres 57 PRINTING Harmony Printing Limited, Toronto, Ontario Don Gain, Sr. at [emailprotected]


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Canada Post Publications Mail Agreement Number: 40042299 Porsche Provinz (ISSN-0835-2151) is published monthly by the Porsche Club of America Upper Canada Region Inc. (“UCR”). Copying for other than personal use, or of contents not owned by UCR, without the permission of UCR or the other copyright owner, is expressly prohibited. The ideas, opinions and sug- gestions expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of UCR. Photography and illustrations are used by permission of the artist(s) and Cover photo: The Canadian colours were well represented at this year’s Annual UCR are protected by copyright. The acceptance and display of advertising in this Concours d’Elegance; photograph by Eshel Zweig publication does not constitute any endorsem*nt of the advertiser by UCR. 2012 Calendar of Events PRESIDENT'S Please check future issues of Provinz, as details for some events are yet to be confirmed. As always, for last minute updates on all events, please visit the UCR website at

JANUARY 24 Sun UCR Autocross, Toronto Star Facility, MESSAGE Woodbridge 10 Tues UCR Social Meeting at Mimico hat can possibly be said about this great The August social at the Port Credit Yacht Club was Cruising Club JULY weather we are having? Except for the a phenomenal success. I don’t have a count but 6-8 Fri-Sun PCA Club Race at Mosport, FEBRUARY Wyellow, straw-like plants in my backyard I can say it was standing room only. Many of our hosted by UCR that somewhat resemble my lawn, I actually like this guests had to use the outdoor balcony for overflow 10-12 Fri-Sun Canadian Motorsports Expo (CME) at 7 Saturday Bear Manor Fun Run and Exotic Car weather. Many of you know that I drive a cabrio- seating. The speakers, Jim Kenzie, Kathy Renwald International Centre, Toronto Show in Grimsby let and I don’t recall a summer where I had the top and David Booth drove a great discussion around 14 Tues UCR Social Meeting at Mimico 8-14 Sun-Sat PCA Parade in Salt Lake City, Utah down so much. Of course, there is the odd thun- the state of driving in Canada, general insights into Cruising Club 10 Tues UCR Social Meeting (visit for details) derstorm, but wait 10 minutes and it’s done - out the automobile industry, commentary on driver skills 25-26 Sat-Sun Zone 1 – Tech Tactics in Easton, PA 14-15 Fri-Sun UCR Driver Education at Mosport comes the sun and warmth and down goes the top and other automotive tidbits. As the format was in- Mario Marrello MARCH and out goes the car. tended to be an expert panel discussion, the event AUGUST UCR President was lively and interactive. We also presented the 1 Thurs UCR Ski Day – Osler Bluff Ski Club The second autocross event of the season just ran PCA awards to Otto Mittelstaedt for taking second (Collingwood) 12 Sun UCR Autocross, Toronto Star Facility, on August 12. Since I’ve been running the auto- place in the PCA website contest, Kye Wankum for 13 Tues UCR Social Meeting at Woodbridge cross, August had a history of being a low participa- Provinz taking second in the newsletter contest, and Mimico Cruising Club 14 Tues UCR Social Meeting (visit for details) tion month. Members typically use the mid to late Angie and Mark Herring for taking first in absolute APRIL 18-19 Sat-Sun UCR Driver Education at Calabogie summer weekends to travel to the cottage, the boat membership growth. PCYC did a great job with the 10 Tues UCR Social Meeting in Auora 26 Sun Collingwood Fun Run or take vacation. I wanted to get four events in this food (I had the steak!). On top of all that, we got to (see page 6 for details) (see Fun Run Calendar on page 53)

year, so I decided to take a risk and try August again. spend some shared time with the BMW club. Thanks 14 Sat Introductory Driving School at Mosport SEPTEMBER Well, I was more than excited about the response. I to UCR’s Isabel Starck and Rob Foreman of the BMW 28 Sat Introductory Driving School at Mosport 8-9 Sat-Sun Targa Muskoka (see article within) think this event was one of the best attended ever. club for organizing this combined social. Look for 11 Tues UCR Social Meeting At least 30 cars signed up, with an equal mix of new more to come as it appears this is a good formula MAY (visit for details) and veteran autocrossers, so the event was a great for successful socials. 15 Sat Fun Run in GTA East with Farm BBQ 5 Sat Muskoka Spring Fun Run success. (see Fun Run Calendar on page 37) 16 Sun UCR Autocross, Toronto Star Facility, Unfortunately, I need to end this message with a sad 6 Sunday UCR Open House at Markham Fair Woodbridge If you were fortunate enough to attend the annual note. Richard Bain, a great friend of the club, passed Grounds, Markham 22 Sat Porsche of London Fun Run, Porscheplatz at the American Le Mans series race away on August 4. I looked up to Richard for advice 8 Tues UCR Social Meeting North Shore Lake Erie at Mosport in July, you got to witness Porsche cars on several occasions - he was a mentor to me and (visit for details) 22-23 Sat-Sun UCR Driver Education at Mosport 29 Sat Muskoka Fall Fun Run at their best. There were two GT3 racing series, the I am grateful for the privilege of knowing him. Rich- 12-13 Sat-Sun UCR Driver Education at Mosport 19 Sat Collingwood Area Fun Run (see Fun Run Calendar on page 53) IMSA GT3 Cup race and the Porsche GT3 Cup Chal- ard, rest in peace. (see Fun Run Calendar on page 37) lenge Canada race. The latter featured a number of 19-20 Sat-Sun Zone 1 - Rally and Concours OCTOBER UCR members behind the wheel of these fantastic Keep well and stay safe, 6 Sat Fall Rally (see Fun Run Calendar on page 53) racecars. Racing was intense in both events and JUNE that made for a great spectacle. In the headline Mario Marrello 9 Tues UCR Social Meeting (visit for details) event, Jorg Bergmeister and Patrick Long battled the [emailprotected] 1-3 Fri-Sun Zone 1 - Clash at The Glen 3 Sunday UCR Concours at Appleby College, 13-14 Sat-Sun UCR Driver Education at Mosport Corvettes and Ferraris right to the finish line and ac- Oakville 21 Sun UCR Autocross, Toronto Star Facility, tually placed first in the race, but were later disquali- 9-10 Sat-Sun UCR Driver Education at Mosport Woodbridge fied in the post-race inspection after failing to pass 12 Tues No UCR Social Meeting the standard stall test. An unfortunate turn of events (postponed until the following Tuesday) NOVEMBER but it didn’t change the fact that the race was awe- 15-17 Fri-Sun Zone 1 - 48 Hours 8-11 Thurs-Sun PCA Escape – Eureka Springs, some to watch. Porscheplatz was in a different loca- 16 Sat Fun Run to Polo For Heart (see Fun Run Calendar on page 53) Arkansas tion from previous years, just before corner one with 17 Sunday Yorkville Exotic Car Show on 13 Tues UCR Social Meeting a great view of the pits and the start/finish line. This Bloor Street West, Toronto (visit for details) location was definitely a premium spectator location. 17 Sunday Fun Run to Ancaster and Surrounds 17 Sat Annual UCR Awards Banquet (details to follow) 19 Tues UCR Social Meeting at Downtown Porsche, Toronto DECEMBER 23 Sat Summer Rally 11 Tues UCR Social Meeting (see Fun Run Calendar on page 53) (visit for details)

4 PRESIDENT / CALENDAR The Journal of Upper Canada Region 5 SOCIAL EVENTS NEW MEMBERS WELCOME! Name Location Model Thanks To elcome to your monthly socials page. 2012 marks my second year as Socials Chair and I am Jock Addison Maple 99-911 continuing to enjoy the role. We are regularly hosting numbers of 80+ members per event, with the Charles & Crystal Adkinson Binbrook 88-928 S4 Joseph Sisera Whighest topping 160 members. David Antebi Toronto 12-Panamera 4 Downtown Porsche Linda Bagworth King City 88-928S4 Dave Barclay Ancaster 03-Boxster Yorkville Exotic Car Show I thank those of you who have shared your comments and suggestions to make these monthly events in- Nora Bath-Haring & Klaus Haring Kagawong 00-Boxster teresting and I encourage your continued feedback, which will allow me to continue to build on our success Arlindo Beca Toronto 06-911 to date. I look forward to seeing you at the next social and please remember to RSVP to me seven days in Paul Beesley Orillia 01-Boxster S Winnie Chan Markham 12-Boxster Downtown Porsche advance if you are going to attend. It will help with planning and make our events more successful. Sarah Choi Toronto 12-Cayenne Downtown Porsche Isabel Starck Johnny & Donna Ciccarelli Ancaster 03-911 Mantis Racing UCR Socials Chair Socials are held on the second Tuesday of each month. Venues vary and will be updated on this page and on Simone & Fernando D’Angelo Woodbridge 91-911 C4 (416) 887-0386 the UCR website. Meet and greet fellow members starting at 6:30pm. Dinner is scheduled to begin between Richard Emrich Welland 05-911 Downtown Porsche isabel@ Paul Enright Oakville 12-911 GTS4 Downtown Porsche 7:00 and 7:30pm followed by the guest speaker. Paulo & Karen Ferreira Oakville 06-911 C2S Tim Sanderson Kai-Ching Fung Toronto 97-911 Downtown Porsche Bram Green Toronto 09-911 Upcoming Events Ken Haight Thorold 99-911 Chao-Wei Hsing North York 13-Cayenne Downtown Porsche Membership stats submitted by Angie and Mark Herring, UCR Membership Chairs Angie and Mark Herring, Membership stats submitted by Clementine Kam Toronto 08-Cayman S Downtown Porsche Steve Kaminski & Merrilee Fullerton Kanata 12-911 C4S Tuesday, September 11, 2012 and Range Rovers to name a few. Their knowledgeable Peter Kolacz Mississauga 88-911 Mantis Racing staff and good selection of models makes them a good Matt Koole Jordan Station 89-911 Humberview Motorsports, 1650 The Queensway, Andre & Val Kunynetz King City 08-Cayenne Toronto M8Z 1X1 888-327-2498 choice for a Toronto Luxury used car dealer. Peter Lee North York 12-Panamera Downtown Porsche Speaker: TBA Michael Louli & Nika Rolczewski Richmond Hill 01-911/10 Cayenne Kye Wankum Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Mark Madsen Richmond Hill 13-911 Downtown Porsche The Musket, 40 Advance Road Mark Maguire Ancaster 08-Boxster S Humberview Motorsports plays host to our Septem- Yatin & Manisha Mehta Toronto 09-911 C4S Downtown Porsche ber Social. They offer many automotive products and Toronto, ON M8Z 2T4 416-231-6488 Sandra & Benny Mendlowitz Toronto 11-Panamera services to the Toronto area. They are convinced that Speaker: TBA Robert Mitchell Toronto 12-Cayenne S Downtown Porsche anyone looking for a used car in Toronto will likely find Continued on page 39 what they are looking for at their dealership. They carry Join us for an annual UCR tradition: the Oktoberfest So- a comprehensive line of high end vehicles such as, Fer- cial at the Musket, featuring German fare und Bier! rari, Lamborghini, Mercedes Benz, Aston Martin, Bentley, ANNIVERSARIES CONGRATS! Past Events: August Social

The Port Credit Yacht Club welcomed us back for our end of summer social. A co-social with the BMW Trillium Club, this 25 10 5 event proved to be one of the largest in attendance in 2012. In what turned out to be an almost exact replay of last year’s YEARS YEARS YEARS August social, the weather earlier in the day was not cooperating, as rain and clouds covered the GTA. Nonetheless, with Paul Ciaraldi Bryan & Tracey Boyd Ron Christopher & Kate Kelly less than two hours to go, the skies cleared and the sun shone its beautiful rays upon us. Members mingled, catching up Tony Ten Kortenaar Ryan Eccles William Ebisuzaki-Mackay Christopher & Manuel Holden on their latest car experiences and welcoming new guests from as far as the Porsche Club Wildrose Region in Calgary. Philip Lai Ziggy Ehrke Following a delicious meal prepared by PCYC, the panel of speakers, including Kathy Renwald, Jim Kenzie and David Booth Andy & Tom Lammer Steven Faughnan entertained us with their accounts of previous favourite and less favourite experiences. By the number of questions asked, 20 John Toth Ian & Jeffrey Garriock it’s safe to state that this panel will be welcomed back for future events. Earlier in the evening Mario Marrello presented YEARS Dave Wattling Rob Weatherseed the Porsche Club National Awards for Membership, Newsletter and Website. Congratulations to our dedicated volunteers Kimberly Fallis accepting their awards: Mark & Angie Herring, Kye Wankum and Otto Mittelstaedt, respectively. To change your address or enjoy no-hassle renewal, Continued with photos on page 38> 15 email or call Angie or Mark YEARS Herring at (905) 854-3332 or James & Brenda Sutherland [emailprotected]

6 DEPARTMENTS The Journal of Upper Canada Region 7 EDITOR'S THE WAY WE WERE... 25 Years Ago We reviewed a great 24-hour Endurance Race at Mosport where Goodyear, Adam and Spenard co- RAMBLINGS drove a 944 Turbo. Goodyear rolled the car in Cor- ner Two about ten minutes before the end of the his month, we remember Richard Bain who was their treasured Porsches. Articles can be short and sweet race. Immediately after the 24-hour race, these a long-time, steadfast member and enthusiastic with just a bullet point-style description; good photos are drivers got into their Rothmans-Porsche series Tsupporter of UCR, as well as the UCR DE programme. important! cars and raced another 14 laps to finish 1-2-3. Richard passed away on August 4th, having suffered from Ah, the good old days. Gasthaus Schrader was our Pulmonary Fibrosis for the past three years. Richard joined We have a nice article from a new contributor this month, meeting place and the rookies sat in the balcony our club nearly 25 years ago and, until two years ago, as Robert Moniz writes about family fun at the ALMS race for their first meeting. I loved that old venue. If only was a UCR director for the previous three years, sharing at Mosport. Articles on the Porsche Classic program, the there was another like it. John Mahler wrote an his wisdom and legal advice with the UCR board and Targa Florio, the UCR Concours, and a hands-on tech article about tires and the friction circle. He had a our club’s membership. He could be a tough proponent article round out this issue. or opponent, depending on where you stood, and would black 944 Turbo back then. Bruce Farrow reviewed Kye Wankum never hold back but, underneath that crusty shell, he Once again, I ran out of room, so the article on the GT3 our first (ever) Shannonville Long Track DE day, Editor was all Mensch*. Personally, I had many late-night email Cup Challenge Canada that I promised in last month’s with 66 attending. At Shannonville, we had Harry exchanges with Richard and his wacky sense of humour issue, will have to wait until October. That actually works Bytzek and his 911RSR; Green & Ross brought a often made me laugh out loud sitting at my computer. Over out well, as that series is now done for the season and we tent and refreshments; Terry Charles and Bridge- the years, I saved a few of Richard’s phrases and I have should have some great material for a season wrap-up in stone brought the director of Engineering and had them hanging on scraps of paper above my desk where the October issue of Provinz. some tires to give away. they make me chuckle time and again when I look at them. We will surely miss him. Until then, enjoy the fantastic summer! 20 Years Ago I would like to reintroduce two features to you, which I At San Diego Parade, Rosemary and Barry Whit- hope will become regular instalments in Provinz. The nell hosted a UCR champagne breakfast. Mark and first, we have an example of in this month’s issue, under Angie Herring won the first ever PCA trophy for the title of ‘Advertiser of the Month’. This is designed to membership growth. We had 888 members. PCA give our regular advertisers an opportunity to share a was at 30,000. The prize was the use of a new little more information on their business endeavours, as 911 for one month and it was divided among four well as putting a face to their names. This feature will be members. Provinz took second place in class, John published on a first come-first served basis. This month Your Source for Used, New Original Porshe & we are featuring the firm Seidman Kaufman Group. Adam, editor. At the Sea World party, Gord McNeil, Aftermarket Parts for All Porsche Models. Kye Wankum and Greg Doff all missed out on a A concept that was first introduced by Phil Downe, when three-day Bondurant Racing School door prize— he was Provinz publisher a couple of years ago, is the they skipped the party. Auguste LeCourt was all ‘Members’ Rides’ feature. Look for the ‘Mexico-Blue smiles in the Performance Cars advert. PCA Club 911’ article in next month’s Provinz. This feature is open *Mensch = Yiddish for somebody good, kind, decent, and Racing was just getting underway at Lime Rock. to all members who want to share photos and details of honourable Charlie Goodman was a writer and talked about son Brett’s race (mis)adventures.

15 Years ago Our new editors had introduced a new smaller format and speeling misteaks in every paragraph. Botho von Bose is pictured wearing the PCA En- thusiast of the Year trophy on his head. Tom Brown was teaching “Know Your Porsche” at Centennial College. An excellent story on a factory visit had no author’s name. Auguste was still smiling.

Contributed by John Adam, UCR Historian 905.936.4999 7201 THIRD LINE, TOTTENHAM, ON L0G 1W0

8 RAMBLINGS / NEWS The Journal of Upper Canada Region 9 LETTERS DRIVER ED TO THE EDITORS Please send in your comments about this newsletter and the articles featured herein, but also about any other UCR Driver Ed Dates for 2012 topic concerning our club. Things you'd like to see and do; things you don't. Personal anecdotes, your Porsche ownership-related experiences - good and bad. This is your forum - please be sure to make good and repeated Saturday & Sunday, August 18th & 19th Introductory Driving School use of it. Saturday April 14th, Mosport Training Facility Calabogie Motorsports Park Saturday April 28th, Mosport Training Facility Drive this Fabulous Road Course Loads of Porsche Fun with Lunch Provided. nestled in the heart of Ski Country. Submissions are due on the first of the month to be Slip and Slide in complete Safety! More to be announced! published in the following month's issue of Provinz. Check the UCR website at Driver Education Program Dates Please submit your contributions to Saturday & Sunday, September 22nd & 23rd [emailprotected] Saturday & Sunday, May 12th & 13th Mosport Grand Prix Track Mosport Grand Prix Track One of our most popular weekends. It’s the Our Spring Fling with Munchie Buffet Social Fall Colors event with Munchie Buffet Social and Lunch Time Lucky Draw included! and Lunch Time Lucky Draw included!

Saturday & Sunday June 9th & 10th Saturday & Sunday, October 13th & 14th Hi Kye, Mosport Grand Prix Track Mosport Grand Prix Track One of my passions when I am not driving my 993 is build- Saturday evening Track Walk with Refreshments. Our Multi Marque Oktoberfest event ing scale models. This year I got together with some friends A must for all serious “Trackies” with German Cars, Food and Beverages! during the Daytona 24-hour race for a build. We begin when More to be announced for this event! the green flag drops and attempt to finish by the chequered For questions regarding UCR flag. This year I finished a Porsche 962 from the nineteen- Friday thru Sunday, July 13th, 14th & 15th eighties but with the current livery of the Flying Lizards. Mosport Grand Prix Track DE registration, please contact Loads of Student Spaces, Three Days of Track Time [emailprotected] and Saturday evening Dinner & Social with NNJR I took my model down for the autograph session at the re- cent ALMS at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. I was very excited with the reception it received especially from the drivers Seth Neiman, Jorg Bergmeister and Patrick Long, FIRST ANNUAL PORSCHE SHOW whose names I included on the model. All three signed the AND SWAP MEET FOR PORSCHE model and asked questions about the build. Other people getting autographs were also interested as was the Lizard’s ENTHUSIASTS photographer who posed the model on the ALMS racecar. Sponsored by Whale Tail and Restoration Design Hi Kye, Zone 1 I have included a photo of the model with Bergmeister hold- Just wanted to share my perfect Porsche September 29, 2012 at the ing it, while Long contemplates my work. Hope this is of weekend with you. Saturday, June 23 Jen- Whale Tail Premises at 1026 Benjamin Road, Dates & Notes interest to the readers of Provinz. nifer and I placed 2nd in the Porsche Club of Waterloo, ON N2J 3Z4 America - Upper Canada Region (PCA-UCR) Yours truly, Spring Rally thanks to Jennifer’s flawless Time: All Day, with set-up time of 7:00 AM. Dave Walker Informal Car Show, Swap Meet and Barbeque. November 8-11, 2012 navigating. After three hours of cleaning and Bring your used parts to sell or barter or just PCA Escape polishing Saturday night, the car won 1st come to shop. Eureka Springs, Arkansas place Class 8 (1995 to 1998) at the PCA- UCR Concours d’Elegance held at Appleby If you are a business, please register by calling College in Oakville on Sunday June 24. How 1-800-770-6945 or 519-836-3555. often does this much go right? Please be wary of the speed limit on Benjamin Road. Call for more information or with special needs. Visit Ron Woodward

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the half-moon shaped yellow spot on the right panel, which had UCR Tech started out small, this spring had grown to about the size of a golf ball, at which point I had to do something since the display was no Session longer legible. I did want to keep the car looking and operating as intended by Porsche, but I did not want to spend several hundred by George O’Neill, dollars to buy a new head unit, as this was really the only option when talking about replacement parts from Porsche directly. Even UCR Tech Editor with the PCA UCR 10 percent discount applied on Porsche parts from the dealer, I felt searching for a repair instead of a full replace- ment was in order for financial and environmental reasons. Step 1 Step 4

How to I like the idea of saving and reusing components and not throw- mount to give a little more room to work the screwdriver. Once the Step 4: Remove the LCD unit from the printed circuit board by ing away items that are still perfectly fine. The automotive indus- climate control unit trim plate is off, unscrew the two #2 Philips gently using the needle nose pliers to twist eight metal tabs to try’s norm of “replace and dispose” of assembly units when just a Replace A screws and slide out the control unit. It is lightweight, and has two align them with the slots in the circuit board. Remove the metal component part of the unit has failed may make economic sense connectors on the back that can be wiggled to unplug them. Note cage surrounding the LCD panel by pulling the enclosure away purely from an hourly-billed installer point of view, but I think we that the plugs fit in unique connector slots so you cannot mix them from the circuit board and sliding the metal tabs through the Failing LCD will get back to the component repair culture in the future as we up during reassembly. slots. surely cannot continue forever to throw away entire units in search Climate Control of just one component replacement. In fact, this is what the busi- ness model of BBA Reman was founded upon – “repair and re- use” and not “replace and dispose”. So, I turned to the aftermarket Display and started to search the popular Porsche owner on-line forums, RennTech and RennList to find a possible solution. My old friend Google also came in handy.

f you own a model year 1997 thru 2004 Boxster or 1999 thru After some research, I came across a company called Module 2004 Carrera, sooner or later the LCD display in your climate Master, based in Idaho (, who specialize Icontrol system will most likely start to malfunction. The good in rebuilding ABS units, sensors, trip computers and climate control news is the problem is often only in the display itself, so the func- modules amongst other automotive systems. They sell a Porsche Step 2 Step 5 tionality of the heating and air conditioning systems are themselves Climate Control LCD Repair Kit for $53 US, which comes with ev- not affected. The bad news is that in order to repair the display, a erything needed for the do-it-yourself repair. No soldering or elec- Step 2: Take the control unit apart by removing the three #2 Philips Step 5: Prepare the printed circuit board and switch contacts my complete control unit replacement is the common fix at a cost of tronics knowledge is needed, and all you need to provide is a pair head screws holding the front panel on. Note there is a ribbon opening an alcohol swap pad that comes with the kit and rub- several hundred dollars, unless you are willing to spend some time of needle-nose pliers, and #1 and #2 Philips head screwdrivers. I cable attached to the case and the front panel that you should bing the pad across all the contact points to prepare them for as- to take the unit apart and perform the repair yourself at a cost of also found having a soft cloth or paper towel to lay the control mod- leave attached. sembly. If you happen to touch one of the surfaces after cleaning, about one hundred dollars. You may also find an automotive elec- ule components on during disassembly and reassembly helped to just re-clean again with the alcohol pad. tronics repair shop willing to perform the repair for you. ensure they were not scratched. A complete instructions manual is also included in the kit, with the tasks easy to follow and thor- On a Mercedes I recently sold, I had a company called BBA Reman ough. You may want to pre-read the section on LCD disassembly ( repair the car’s speedometer display for a couple of time prior to actually undertaking the work since this around two hundred and fifty dollars, and when I asked them about is the critical part of the repair, and you do want to ensure it goes repairing my Porsche climate control display they said they would properly. be willing to take a look at it but were not sure they could perform the repair since they had yet to do one. Check them out if you do Below is a summary of the ten major steps, and please refer to the not want to do the repair yourself and you can probably work out included photos to help understand the end-to-end process. a mutually agreeable research and development trial with them if Step 3 they have not performed a climate control display on a Porsche yet Step 1: Start to remove the climate control unit from the dash by Step 6 – they have an office in the Toronto area. If you are adventurous and first inserting a small flat screwdriver under the climate control Step 3: Remove the circuit board from the switch panel by remov- wish to perform the repair yourself, follow along below and view the unit’s trim plate. Be careful, as there are two pins that hold the trim ing the small #1 Philips head screws in seven places from the Step 6: Disassemble the LCD panel from the cage and remove included images outlining the major steps. plate in, with two other pins used for alignment. You do not want to circuit board. Remember to keep the control panel (the part you the yellow reflector (this is what gives the display the yellow co- twist the trim panel too much either laterally or vertically as these see when you press the buttons) faced down as the buttons could lour) by gently pressing these components away from the cage. The climate control unit display in my 2002 996 started to indicate pins can be easily broken. Just pry with slight pressure and pop off fall out of the housing since nothing is holding them in at this point. Note there are two strips of rubber-like material, one on each signs last summer of retirement. As shown in an included picture, the panel. I also partially removed the stereo by sliding it out of its >

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end of the cage, that need to be cleaned with the second alcohol pad, included with the kit. Also note the orientation of the LCD panel you are removing, as you will want the new panel to be positioned exactly the same upon assembly.

Step 9

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Step 7: Assemble the new LCD panel by first putting on the included cotton gloves, and remove the protective film from both sides of the new panel. As you do this, circuitry inside the panel may acti- vate the display – do not be alarmed, this is normal. Carefully insert the new panel in to the cage, along with the end strips that were cleaned, along with the yellow reflector, in the correct orientation as Step 10 was noted during disassembly and outlined in detail in the instruc- tion manual. display are slightly different from the original Porsche ones, but they are descriptive and in alignment with the associated buttons.

On a scale of one to ten with ten being the toughest, this repair is about a six. It took me just under two hours to complete the work including documenting the steps and taking pictures for this article. You should be able to do the repair in less time. It is always nice to be able to do something to help prolong the use of a device, not only for environmental reasons but also to save money. Part of the enjoyment of driving our Porsches as they get older is to extend the operating lives of all components. Step 8 Do you have an idea for an article, or would you like to con- tribute one? If so, e-mail me at [emailprotected] Step 8: Assemble the circuit board with the completed LCD unit by and remember to include any comments about this article. inserting the metal tabs through the circuit board slots and twist All photos by the author. the tabs back to hold the LCD cage in place. Replace the seven circuit board screws and re-attach the front panel to the case with the three screws.

Step 9: Mount the climate control unit in the dash by first connect- ing the two cables to the back of the unit, slide the unit in to the dash opening and insert and tighten the two #2 Philips screws. Align the two mounting points and two alignment pins and gently push the trim panel back in place. If you loosened the stereo, re- mount it and tighten those screws as well.

Step 10: Test the climate control unit by checking to ensure all functions are working properly. Note that some of the icons on the

14 FEATURE The Journal of Upper Canada Region 15 nder a hot Sicilian sun, I parked the little Fiat 500 on a patch of pure history. Here in the Madonie moun- Utains was the start of the legendary Targa Florio— the very first and very last of the great road races. From 1906 to 1973, interrupted only by wars, it was one of the THE most important events in the auto racing calendar. In its final form it was a 72km circuit on narrow, mountain- ous Sicilian public roads with 567 turns and a ten-lap race. It attracted the greatest drivers and cars in the world, and has a long and intense history of Porsche involvement. As cars got faster and safety became more of an issue after the 1955 Le Mans disaster, road racing fell out of favour, and first the curtain came down on Mille Miglia and finally TARGA on the Targa. In 1919, a young Enzo Ferrari drove his first race here, and in 1924 the designer of the winning Mercedes drove one of the cars himself. His name was Ferdinand Porsche, and his co-driver was one Alfred Neubahr who later went on to manage the legendary Silver Arrows.

It’s quiet now, not a car in sight, the stands and pits locked and abandoned. Behind the chain link fence sits a bust of FLORIO Vincenzo Florio who founded the race in 1906. A large sign denotes the historic race. Yet, this was once a centre of frantic preparation, cheering fans and fierce competition. WHERE PORSCHE Cars left on a timed start as in a rally, the smallest cars first. Driving down the narrow road, it was hard to imag- FOUGHT ine how the fastest cars of their era took off flat out on a bumpy, narrow track that had no safety margin, but did have jumps, hairpins and sections that ran right through AND WON the narrow villages along the way. > FEATURE

The 1968 Targa Florio winner, the Porsche 907 of Vic Elford and Umberto Maglioli; courtesy of By Ronan McGrath, UCR Member; Porsche Archives photos as credited 16 17 what was needed to develop the cars. He had a lot of respect for Hans Mezger and it was mutual.”

Where could you make up time at the Targa? “Everywhere—there is no specific place that is especially easy to make time.”

You placed first, second and third in the Targa. Was there any race that was a particular disappointment for you? “The 1969 race was the most disappointing. We had an alternator go and lost too much time in the pits getting it fixed. We still came second!”

What was the worst of the Porsches that you drove at the The winning Porsche 907; courtesy Campofelice has many mosaics depicting memorable Targa Targa, and the best? of Porsche Archives Florio cars; courtesy of Ronan McGrath “The 908/3 was easily the best car I drove there: small, light and perfectly set up for the conditions. There was no worst car. I do Driving now through the streets of Cerda, Collesano and Cam- subsidances, cracks, and poorly patched sections. In some ar- Things were looking good when disaster struck. A bad remember that in 1970 Piech decided to bring a 917 to do a demo pofelice, with their homes and shops built directly on the street eas anything more than 5kmh would be foolhardy. There are centre lock wheel nut on his 907 unscrewed itself and the lap there so I am the only driver who ever drove it on the circuit. It and densely parked cars, I was filled with awe at the skill of the innumerable blind corners and sudden drops. Towards the end wheel almost came off. Elford jumped out, tightened the nut was all over the place, impossible to drive. By the time I finished the drivers who piloted their sports cars through cheering crowds, of the track is a six-kilometre-long, arrow-straight section, lon- and set off again only to have the same experience, caus- lap they had to lift me out of the car.” only feet away, the racing oil smell and the scream of the en- ger than the Mulsanne, that could be taken flat out. This meant ing him to slide into the curb and suffer a flat. The obliging > gines filling the old streets. Practice was done on open roads the cars had to have a set of close-ratio lower gears and then crowd lifted the car up and he changed to the space saver, with the ever present threats of sheep, pedestrians or regular a gap to the top in order to deal with the two track sections. limped back to the pits and changed all wheels and nuts. traffic. It was only lap two of ten, and he was already 18 minutes Stirling Moss, Phil Hill, Fan- behind. Each village has a museum gio, Nuvolari, Graham Hill and to the Targa Florio, the best of many other famous names With nothing to lose, he drove flat out for the rest of the race. which is in Collesano. Also in drove here, but there is one He drove seven of the ten laps, with his partner Maglioli Collesano, a series of mosaics Porsche driver who is par- driving the remainder, and they took the lead in lap nine. depicts the great cars and driv- ticularly associated with the Nobody knew if the 907 would survive the pressure, but it ers in action on race day. Race Targa Florio. His name is Vic did. In a rare moment of appreciation, Porsche changed its day was like a huge national Elford. Vic started as a rally policy of only featuring its cars on its victory posters, and holiday in Sicily, with people lin- driver and had a very suc- for this one time, the poster was of the driver who beat all ing the route, picnics and wine cessful career, culminating in the odds. everywhere, old men playing driving a works 911. Huschke cards, and fans sitting along the von Hanstein persuaded Elf- I had a chance to talk to Elford about the Targa and the team. unprotected walls. It is a circuit ord that the Targa was sort of with no time to relax that fa- The starting point for the Targa Florio at Cerda with my rental like a rally, and that he might How much input did drivers have into car setup? vours light, small cars. Fiat 500; courtesy of Ronan McGrath be good at it. In 1967 he ran “Initially, not much. We were given the cars and told to drive there for the first time, and them! As time went by we managed to persuade them to This was where Porsche and Ferrari had a long-running battle came third in the race. With his natural talent, road car change setup based on our feedback, but as we practiced for supremacy and where both manufacturers brought a wide experience and photographic memory, the Targa was a at the Nurburgring we began to have influence on the setup. variety of cars over the years. Ferrari raced everything from natural for him. At the Targa, when I was driving the 908/3 I was banging on the 250GTO and Testa Rossa to the 512S, while Porsche ran the rev limiter in every gear by the time I got to the end of the 550, RS 60 and 61, 904, Carrera 6, 907, 908 and 910. In 1968, he won the Monte Carlo rally, the 24 hours of the curve at Cerda. I needed 200rpm in every gear, so they Porsche won it 11 times, more than any other manufacturer. Daytona, the Nurburgring 1,000km ( which he would win did change the ratios.” Ferrari won seven. twice more), and the Targa Florio, all for Porsche. The 1968 Targa victory was one of the greatest in the history How did the team work with Ferdinand Piech? Outside of the villages there is almost no traffic, and occasion- of the race. Elford would always be very quick here, and “Piech was, in my opinion, one of the greatest engineers ally it is possible to see large sections of the looping road below set the fastest laps in three Targas, as he had committed ever, maybe better than his grandfather. I got on very well as you climb. The road surface is treacherous now, with major the entire track to memory. with him and he was very persuasive at Porsche in getting

18 FEATURE The Journal of Upper Canada Region 19 Co-driver Umberto Maglioli and Vic Elford, second and third on the right, celebrating their 1968 Targa Florio victory; courtesy of Porsche archives

The winning Porsche 907; courtesy of Porsche Archives

During his career, Elford drove all of the great Porsches and was a fierce competitor. Yet during the 1968 Targa practice The race ran right down the main streets of several villages when fastest laps were being set, he stopped to check if his like this; courtesy of Ronan McGrath fellow Porsche driver was OK after an accident. In 1972 while driving for Alfa he stopped during the Le Mans 24 race where Jo Bonnier had fatally crashed, running over to the other car, (a Ferrari) to check if the driver was still inside. For this the French government gave him the Legion of Honour. I asked him about stopping for a fellow driver. “Of course I did,” he said. “Maybe Co-driver Umberto Maglioli and Vic Elford, second and third it would not be necessary today.” I wonder if the same spirit on the right, claiming the 1968 Targa victory; courtesy would be there in current competition. of Porsche archives

Elford is a popular attendee at many historic Porsche events, During his career, Elford drove all of the great Porsches and and in 2012 was honored at the Amelia Island Concours where was a fierce competitor. Yet during the 1968 Targa practice when fastest laps were being set, he stopped to check if his many of his cars were on display. Watching the video of him fellow Porsche driver was OK after an accident. In 1972 while driving for Alfa he stopped during the Le Mans 24 race where driving the 908 across the manicured lawns, it is worlds away Jo Bonnier had fatally crashed, running over to the other car, (a from the unforgiving, blazing hot, dusty ribbon that is the Targa, Ferrari) to check if the driver was still inside. For this the French government gave him the Legion of Honour. I asked him about with its cheering Sicilian crowds and minimal safety, and Vic stopping for a fellow driver. “Of course I did,” he said. “Maybe it would not be necessary today.” I wonder if the same spirit in the same car thundering through the old village, there for a would be there in current competition.

moment only, and then gone, leaving only the dust behind him. Elford is a popular attendee at many historic Porsche events, and in 2012 was honored at the Amelia Island Concours where many of his cars were on display. Watching the video of him The great Porsches that once charged along these narrow driving the 908 across the manicured lawns, it is worlds away from the unforgiving, blazing hot, dusty ribbon that is the Targa, roads are long gone of course, and as I departed, I imagined with its cheering Sicilian crowds and minimal safety, and Vic in the same car thundering through the old village, there for a those incredible times. The next day, on the top of Mount Etna, moment only, Someand then gone, French leaving onlyenthusiasts the dust behind him.had driven their Porsches to Sicily

I smiled at the sight of a gathering of Porsches from France on The great Porschesto see that the once oldcharged course. along these I ran narrow into them on the top of Mt. Etna; a driving holiday. Guess where they were heading. roads are longcourtesy gone of course, of and Ronan as I departed, McGrath I imagined Vic Elford visits with fans in Campofelice on the Targa route in 2008; courtesy of Anita Elford those incredible times. The next day, on the top of Mount Etna, I smiled at the sight of a gathering of Porsches from France on a driving holiday. Guess where they were heading.

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By Chris Ralphs, UCR Concours Chair; Photo by Eshel Zweig Photo by Eshel Zweig photos as credited

22 23 Photo by Richard Shepard Photo by Richard Shepard

Photo by Graham Jardine

he annual “PCA UCR Concours d’Elegance” is perhaps to set up but, of course, is was a bit of a scramble to have a Concours in name only. Strictly speaking, it is not an everything ready for the arrival of the participants; that’s to Tevent for the purist, as it is peer judged and is organized be expected. With every event there are learning opportunities and run by volunteers as an opportunity for Porsche enthusi- and next year we will make it an even bigger and better UCR asts to display their beloved rides, marvel at others and experi- Concours. The event started on time, and thanks to the partici- ence the camaraderie our club is so well known for. pants, we had what I believe to be a record turnout of over 70 registered cars! That does not take into Due to some bad experiences with consideration the additional same num- Photo by Richard Shepard Photo by Otto Mittelstaedt other car club events several years ago, ber of cars that were in the parking lot. Appleby College took a break from act- Hopefully these ‘shy’ ones will decide to ing as host for these events altogether. enter next year as well. I thought enough time had passed and that it would be worth approaching them While everyone enjoyed the wonderful to see if they would give us a chance to display, Appleby’s catering staff was of- prove that we could put on a well-run fering delicious coffee and pastries and event without ruining the grounds. My later, a German-style lunch. efforts paid off, although I should men- tion that I did get a little extra push from With virtually all car classes well rep- a close friend and Appleby faculty mem- resented, it was encouraging to see ber. The deal was made and the event many entries in the early classes. As was on! time passes, the 356’s and the early 911’s are becoming a big draw for our As in the past two years, our biggest Photo by Graham Jardine members. Every car on display was ap- challenge was the weather. It has not preciated as evidenced by the broad been kind to us recently. We have had to deal with cloud cover, distribution of peer votes. Some decisions were very close and high winds and rain showers. This year, the Concours team had this would have been the case even if accredited judges were to make a very last minute decision to postpone the event to doing the evaluations. the rain date of June 24th. The weather forecast kept chang- ing for better and worse every few hours. This decision was Not to slight anyone, since every one of our cars is special, but not taken lightly as we had to consider that members would of particular note were the numbers of early cars, the 356s and have already spent considerable time preparing their cars. The 911s; the latter having to be parked three rows deep due to feedback on our decision was generally positive and the rain the unexpected large number participating. Gerd Schwartzkopf date delivered a very nice day despite a few clouds. turned up in a yellow 356 Speedster that was not quite finished but still very pretty to look at, but another 356 took the People’s The Concours team members and volunteers all arrived early Choice award, the 1960 B Roadster of Stephen Lax.

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The UCR Concours Team wishes to thank Appleby College for their tremendous help and cooperation in putting on this event. We certainly hope to be invited back there next year. I also want to thank the team of Richard Shepard, Event Co-Chair, and Otto Mittelstaedt and Kye Wankum, as co-organizers. This year’s People’s Choice winner, the 1960 356B Roadster of Photo by Otto Mittelstaedt Stephen Lax; photo by Graham Jardine Thanks are also due our volunteers: David and Anne Forbes, Photo by Eshel Zweig Jeremy Ralphs, Amanda John, Douglas Ailles, and Ashima Jain who volunteered to help make the event a success.

Our sponsors are the ones who bring it all together for us and allow us to make a donation to the Canadian Red Cross after the event. They are Pfaff Autoworks, Porsche Cars Canada, Au- guste Automobile, Braidan Tire, The Plan by Investors Group/ Douglas Ailles, Harmony Printing, Lant Haverty Silver Wheel Plan, OnWall Solutions, and RS Appraisers – Thank You!

To join the UCR Concours Team for next year, please contact Kye Wankum at [emailprotected] We are always in need of more help and especially suggestions on how to make the PCA-UCR Concours d’Elegance an even better club event. Photo by Richard Shepard

Photo by Graham Jardine Photo by Eshel Zweig


By Robert Moniz, UCR Member; photos as credited 28 Photo byThe Eshel Journal Zweig of Upper Canada Region 2929 That’s a lot of entertainment for under $75. That’s right. Children under 12 years of age are admitted free. Canadian Tire did a great job of promoting the event with 50 percent off coupons for the general admission ticket—about $30 per adult. Add to that the camping permit for about $40, and you’re all in. There’s a convenient collection of restaurants, hotels, motels, and B&Bs nearby for those who prefer not to camp.

But the big question is would I go again? Absolutely! Watch- ing local racers and fellow club members competing at both the national and international level brings special connec- tion to the event. Studying their approaches to various turns The author’s boys are sharing a moment with Jörg Bergmeister provides hours of entertainment. Watching how late they on the pre-race grid; photo by Robert Moniz brake, and how much speed they carry into the turns makes Photo by Eshel Zweig the next DE weekend seem like an eternity away. > estled comfortably within the Oak Ridges Moraine lies a The ALMS at Mosport, on the other hand, does attempt to offer gravitational pull that consumes more enthusiasts each the exclusivity of hospitality suites, but the true value lies in Nyear. Those in the know...know. For those who do not, the flexibility of leaving those tents, and being unobstructed we promise it’s better than the side effects of your significant in roaming the access points around and inside the track to other picking up the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy. explore the event. That flexibility makes it the perfect family venue. It’s very easy to make the ALMS weekend at Mosport an This haven for the racing experience is no other than the annu- annual ‘family weekend’. It’s a relaxed atmosphere, which is a al American LeMans (ALMS) race at Mosport. The spirit of the counterpoint to the intensity of the mechanical rhythm passing ALMS at Mosport is directly fused to the visceral experience at by within a stone’s throw. Photo by Robert Moniz Photo by Eshel Zweig Le Sarthe in the town of Mans. Why/how? Easy: Local heroes If you do bring your young ones, making good in an international there’there’ss plenty for them to enjoy. race on a track that would never There’s the predictable col- be built to today’s nanny stan- lection of tents selling racing dards. The ability to camp out, paraphernalia and mementos. make new friends, enjoy real However, my boys are spoiled, bonding time with your spouse and they seek model cars. The and/or kids, and most impor- vendors this year did not dis- tantly, walk from turn to turn appoint. They provided plenty to humble oneself at the abil- of miniature dream cars for ity that stands just outside our collector or novice aficionado reach when presented with the to haggle for. I was pleased to same opportunity at Driver’s The author at right enjoying his weekend at Mosport with see Ron Fellows signing some Education events. friends and sons in tow; photo by Robert Moniz model Corvettes. What a fan- tastic piece of Canadiana for a This past July marked my third young car buff. consecutive anniversary at the event. I have attended F1 rac- es in Montreal, Indy races in Toronto, and Grand Am races in Speaking of Ron, his involvement in improving Mosport has Tremblant, and the ALMS at Mosport ranks among the best for been fantastic. He and his partner, along with Canadian Tire, overall spectator experience, based on price, sightlines, and put on a great show. Notwithstanding the furor this spring over mobility. Sure, sipping champagne while nibbling on a shrimp the renaming of the track. But you know what, they pulled it co*cktail in one of the F1 hospitality suites overlooking the pad- off! If nothing else, they made the event more hospitable. From dock is a great experience, but at $5,000 per head, it’s some- a general store to stock up on late night camping (partying) thing very few ever get to enjoy. Surprisingly, most of that race supplies, to complimentary shuttles by golf cart escorted by a is viewed from monitors within the air-conditioned suite. crack team of blondes with pony tails.

30 FEATURE The Journal of Upper Canada Region 31 The Flying Lizard Porsche 911 GT3 RSR of Seth Neiman and Andy Lally lifting a wheel in turn 5A during the American Le Mans Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in July 2012; photograph by Eshel Zweig TIPS TO PLAN YOUR ALMS 2013 EXPERIENCE

1. Do it! You won’t regret it.

2. Book your accommodations early. If you decide to camp instead, you can always cancel your res- Photo by Eshel Zweig ervation just before the event, depending on the weather.

3. Bring mountain bikes and helmets. Next to the pony tail express, it’s the best way around the track.

4. Buy a program. Don’t be thrifty. It’s an excellent passport to the entire event. My sons used it to help differentiate the drivers, to help track lap times. It also makes an autograph book during the paddock walk. Photo by Eshel Zweig

5. Bring a camera capable of taking high speed pic- tures. The scenery is beautiful, and the vantage points provide excellent opportunities for profes- sional looking photos.

6. If you have kids, bring them. It’s a safe, comfort- able environment to let them explore, and more importantly an opportunity to spend precious time together building memories.

Photo by Richard Shepard

Jörg Bergmeister and Patrick Long on the pre-race grid; photo Photo by Eshel Zweig by Eshel Zweig

Journal of Upper Canada Region 3535 34 FEATURE UCR has recently shared the track with the BMW Trillium Club at the annual PCA Club Race at Mosport in July, and in August joined forces again to co-host a monthly Social at Port Credit Yacht Club.

Now UCR has been invited to join in on a very worthwhile program developed by the BMW club: The Street Survival School. Please read on and get back to me to share your thoughts and your interest in this program. The next scheduled event is on Saturday, October 13th, at the Powerade Centre in Brampton.

Sincerely, Martin Tekela UCR Past President [emailprotected] STREET SURVIVAL SCHOOL

By Isi Papadopoulos, BMW Trillium Club The weather on June 10th was very hot and sunny, with temperatures reaching 35C. Trillium set up two shelters and had lots of water on hand Do you have a new driver or know someone who does? for all. The program was run in a most professional manner with stu- THEN WE HAVE A PROGRAM FOR YOU! dents divided into two groups: One group in the classroom while the other was on the course. The exercises included threshold braking, ac- “Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 13 – cident avoidance, skid control, tailgating, skid pad and highlighted the 19 year olds, more than from drugs, guns and violent crimes com- negative effects of using a phone/texting while driving. The students bined”. “62% of teenage motor vehicle related deaths occurred in learned many techniques that they did not previously know, and also vehicles driven by another teenager”. learned how their own vehicle will respond to an emergency avoidance manoeuvre or to an emergency braking and swerving situation. They here are all kinds of statistics like the above. They are published learned to anticipate and to think ahead so as to avoid any situations every year by Stats Canada and the US National Highway Traffic that may lead to an emergency. TSafety Administration. We would like to put a dent in those num- bers! Our goal is to help our members, their families and the general At the end of the day there were lots of smiling faces, both students public in not becoming part of these statistics. and instructors, and many parents who were thoroughly impressed with the program and the life-saving skills, which their kids learned that day. On June 10th, Trillium Chapter held Canada’s very first Street Survival Many thanks to program director John Dimoff and the many volunteers School. This very successful program, which has been run by BMW who instructed, ran the exercises and volunteered for many other func- Clubs in the US for ten years, is targeted at drivers with only a few years’ tions. Special thanks to Bill Wade, Program Manager of Street Survival experience. It is designed to go beyond driver’s education and give them Schools in the US, who travelled to Toronto from Kentucky to help run the hands-on experience and tools to become safer, smarter drivers. In the first school, and to the BMWCCA Foundation and Tire Rack. the US, the program is sponsored by the BMWCCA Foundation and by Tire Rack. Trillium Chapter is a leader in BMW Club of Canada chapters, and hav- ing invested heavily into developing this worthwhile life-saving program, The June event was held at the GO Transit parking lot in Unionville and will assist other BMW Club of Canada chapters in launching the program the YMCA next door generously allowed us to use their classroom. The in their areas. program consists of in-class sessions coupled with on-course sessions to embed the skills in the drivers. The next Toronto area Street Survival School will be on Saturday October Students bring their own vehicles to the event, as the intent of the pro- 13th, at the Powerade Centre in Brampton. To register, please call John gram is to make them safer drivers in the vehicles which they drive Dimoff at 905-477-1800 or email at [emailprotected] each day. If you are part of the BMW Club and would like to offer your services as The program is open to all makes of cars and participants need not be a volunteer, also please contact John. It is the volunteers who make this members of the BMW Club. This is a community service program run by program work! Trillium and is a non-profit event.

36 NEWS The Journal of Upper Canada Region 37 Photos from the August Social at Port Credit Yacht Club by William Chiu, UCR Member

UCR Webmaster, Otto Mittelstaedt accepts his PCA National website contest award

Provinz Editor, Kye Wankum receives his PCA National newsletter contest trophy

New Members continued from page 7

Automotive Journalist, Kathy Renwald The Toronto Star’s Jim Kenzie Name Location Model Thanks To James More Toronto 12-Panamera 4 Downtown Porsche Paul O’Connor Toronto 12-Cayenne S Downtown Porsche Howard Orfus Toronto 12-Panamera 4 Downtown Porsche Cezary & David Paluch Toronto 75-911S Paul Pinchbeck & Lynn Hynd Blue Mountain 72-911 Jakob & Lisa Pospieszynsk Toronto 97-911 C4S Brian & Valerie Pring Sutton West 74-911 William Qualtrough Orono 80-911 Doug & Sharon Ritchie Woodview 89-911 Botho Von Bose Howard Rudner Toronto 12-911 Downtown Porsche UCR Membership Chairs, Angie and Mark Herring Peter Stevanovski Toronto 12-911 Downtown Porsche accept their PCA National membership contest trophy Dagmar Pegg hands out ever-popular door prizes Henry Tacons Toronto 08-911 C4S Lesley Thouret Toronto 08-911 S Downtown Porsche Michael Tsang & Andrew Wan Richmond Hill 99-911 Hsing-Min Wen Toronto 00-Boxster S Tom Williams Oshawa 85.5-944 Ron Bell Ka-King Wong Richmond Hill 12-Cayenne S Downtown Porsche Dan Hlavacek & Laura Pontieri Toronto 87-911 Trf-In Connecticut Valley

The panel of automotive journalists fielded a great number of questions from the audience

38 DEPARTMENTS The Journal of Upper Canada Region 39 FEATURE A NEW LINE OF BUSINESS SERVING OLDER CARS > By Robert Eberschlag, UCR Member; photographs of the Revive The Passion 911 restoration project, courtesy of Porsche AG 40 PORSCHE The Journal of Upper Canada Region 41 S. See, that’s where we are. When we were at the Porsche Parade in Savannah last year, we found out that most of the US customers—I don’t know about the Canadian cus- tomers, but I think it is similar—have no idea that they can get all the Porsche Classic parts at the local Porsche dealer. There are more than 35,000 parts available and we dis- tribute them to Porsche dealers worldwide. So the Porsche Classic roadside assistance is one possibility, to first get to know the customers from our point of view and then the other side that the customers get to know the Porsche deal- ers again or the first time. Many customers don’t have a new car like a 997 or whatever, so we try to get them into the Porsche dealer.

R. I think there is a suspicion among some owners of older Porsches that the dealers are very familiar with servicing the R. I own a 1986 911 and so I got the mailing concerning the free new cars but might not be as familiar with the older cars. roadside assistance, and I eagerly signed up. However, it made For example, the air-cooled cars: I often think the techni- me curious; why is Porsche offering free roadside assistance? cians at the dealers are so young, they were barely even born when these cars were on the road, should I trust them with S. Porsche dealers had kind of lost track of their classic custom- it or not. That’s one of the reasons I go to an independent, ers. Have you been in the Porsche dealer for servicing your car? because I know my mechanic has a long history with the air-cooled cars. Do the dealers receive special training in the R. No, I’ve been going to an independent mechanic. older cars?

erhaps, like me, you own an older Porsche and this past In the context of some other things Porsche has been doing, S. I don’t know about the Canadian dealers. I’m sure we do winter received a postcard from the manufacturer offer- the free roadside assistance program begins to makes sense. not offer it as a personal training in Stuttgart yet, but we are Ping you free roadside assistance for your “classic” car? Porsche has developed a department called “Porsche Classic” planning on it right now. But there is lots of technical litera- If so, perhaps you also shared my amazement. dedicated to the repair, maintenance and restoration of vintage ture and everything in our systems that they can find out and Porsches. Porsche Classic’s usually in most dealers there is at least one guy who knows Why would Porsche be offer- capabilities were recently dis- better from the past. ing free roadside assistance for played in the much publicized old, high-mileage and therefore raffle of a beautifully restored R. Did Porsche Classic grow out of the “Special Wishes” de- presumably more breakdown- 1973 911T. If Porsche Classic partment? prone cars? It’s even more is to be a viable business, it surprising when you consider must capture the attention of its S. Special Wishes is a department doing individualization on that in many cases these cars target customers, and the free the new cars and they are the sister department to Porsche were purchased second-hand roadside assistance program Classic. Porsche Classic is split into two significant depart- from someone other than a appears to be both a way to ments. The first side is supply with the original parts, and the Porsche dealer. My incredulity build a customer database and other is the classic workshop, where we do maintenance, at Porsche’s apparent altruism to rekindle, or in some cases repair and of course total restoration projects, starting from did not prevent me from almost create, a direct relationship be- the 356 speedsters up to the 993. tripping over myself to sign-up tween classic Porsche owners for the program (only the first and the dealer network. R. So when you do the full restoration, you do that in Stutt- 1,500 registrants were eligible). gart I guess? Are those primarily European customers? Or do A few weeks later I received Through e-mail correspondence people ship their cars from North America for that? in the mail some compelling brochures describing the road- with Porsche Canada, I learned from Thomas Ilner, Director of side program, a sticker with the roadside assistance program After Sales, that an estimated 10,000 vehicles registered in S. I would say it is both. Mainly for the maintenance and phone number to go on my B-pillar, and a curious vintage Canada meet the “Classic” designation. Porsche Canada put repair and minor damage, it is of course European custom- Porsche postcard printed on steel instead of paper, kind of like me in touch with Philipp Salm of Porsche Classic in Stuttgart ers. But for the 959 the customers are sending their cars a small license plate. All of this for free? Why? for a telephone interview in May so I could learn more. worldwide because of our know-how on the techniques of >

42 FEATURE The Journal of Upper Canada Region 43 the 959; because it is a really complicated car and with all the tools you need to do the servicing. At any time there are six, seven or eight 959s in the workshop. That’s almost like another museum. On the 356 speedsters it is starting up; we have a US 356 speedster now in our workshop. Before that we did the restoration mainly for Europeans.

R. I notice that the classic program gets cut off at a certain year, I think it is basically the end of the air-cooled era; the 986s, 996s and 997s are not eligible for the program. Is the plan that with every passing year you will bring in one more year of car? Are you looking back 20 years, or are you looking back by model type?

S. The cars we’re taking care of are all the models that ran out of production ten years ago, so the total model line, for example, the 993 ran out in 98, so in 2009 we took over at Porsche Classic because the parts suppliers of the cars told us they could not deliver parts 10 years after the end of produc- tion. This is where the classic specialist in the parts purchase department tries to keep up with the classic parts and that actually is a difficult thing to do because the original suppliers don’t have to supply us any more.

R. I guess one of your considerations is that a lot of old Porsches are still on the road and that’s why this program makes sense. If you are a manufacturer that had a very low survival rate for the cars, it wouldn’t be economic.

S. More than 70 percent of the old Porsches are still running. And of course it is getting more because we are producing higher numbers now, but these numbers are confirmed to the 993. The more customers that are coming into the dealerships and buying our original parts, the more parts we do, the better prices we can do.

44 FEATURE The Journal of Upper Canada Region 45 FOCUS THE ESSENTIAL INGREDIENT IN DRIVER EDUCATION Reflections of a member in his first year of UCR DE

By Garth Stiebel, Provinz Associate Editor

nglish literature buffs among our readership will recog- Once corrected, a kind of selective amnesia is required. If you nize and probably take issue with my paraphrasing of don’t forget the turn you’ve just miscalculated and immedi- ESamuel Johnson, but my intent is not accuracy but sug- ately re-direct your attention to what’s coming up, you will gestion. Johnson was speaking of the impending execution of likely mess up the next one, as well. Living in the moment is a condemned criminal, but the consequences of poor decision- a pre-requisite to driving fast; if you dwell too long on what making on the track can be equally serious. just happened on the track, you will likely end up off the track.

The Upper Canada Region’s Driver Education Programme Driving a car efficiently is a creative endeavour, in much the Student Log Book lists various evaluation levels, from Green same sense that playing music, writing poetry, painting and to Blue Run Groups and the constant thread from novice to playing sports are. It requires the pursuit of ever-higher skill advanced driver is achieving and maintaining awareness of levels, a dedicated attitude, a commitment and willingness multiple sensory inputs. These inputs to learn and never stop learning. It range from the obvious; seeing and means admitting deficiencies and acknowledging flags, other drivers, “Nothing so even vulnerabilities to yourself and position on or off the line, location others and getting out of your comfort on the track, to the more subtle cues concentrates the zone. (A point worth remembering is from your vehicle, through the steer- mind as the that DE instructors are often even ing wheel, gas, brake and clutch ped- further out of their comfort zone, in a OF THETHE als, the seat and the g-forces as the contemplation of vehicle at high speed with individuals car traverses the pavement. Is the car whose capabilities they are, initially, HOME comfortable with what you’re asking not at all familiar with). It may be con- for of it or does it become destabilized one’s impending sidered a form of meditation, in which ENTHUSIAST enthusiasts when you least expect it? demise.” all distractions need to be screened fellow out while a certain one-pointed atten- Serving years.fellow enthusiasts for All the requirements and admoni- tiveness is directed towards all those over 2525 years. tions expressed both in written instruction and through the aforementioned sensory inputs and the brain puts acquired instructor’s verbal suggestions are as true in Black as they are concepts into action. If this sounds complicated it’s because in Green, but with one big difference—your speed goes up it is, but the human brain does this all the time, from eating dramatically as you progress, making appropriate and timely cereal to flying jet planes. reactions increasingly critical to your safe circumnavigation of the track. A loss of focus can, indeed, lead to an unfortunate I am told that wisdom is nothing more than doing the right collision with a cement wall or another vehicle. thing at the right time. Like many--if not most things in life-- the pursuit of excellence, not the fear of death should be our Consider, for instance, a curve entered a little too fast, where prime motivators. Driver education in our club offers opportu- compensation for understeer or oversteer is needed. (For nities, unique for most people, to explore and appreciate the [emailprotected] those unfamiliar with the terms, ‘understeer’ is when you implications of both. 416.587.1198 see the tree you’re going to hit; oversteer is when you don’t.) SEGAL

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48 FEATURE The Journal of Upper Canada Region 49 OBJECTS OF grounds and to a safe place. The club members are outstanding people, and I am so grateful to all Murderer’sDesirewho helped and offered help and advice. Thanks to their kindness, I didn’t have a chance to feel Remorse sorry for myself. It’s over. I killed my summer lover. The pain of the loss was somewhat assuaged the next day, with the opportunity to drive a GT3 and a esterday I walked to the back of my broth- 944 S2. Stellar experiences, in very different cars, Emily Atkins er’s barn and nearly wept as I saw the be- made sweeter by the achievement of receiving a Provinz Associate Yloved turbo for the first time since the July field promotion to the white run group and going Editor Driver’s Education event at Mosport. It’s sitting out for my first solo laps at Mosport. It was defi- on a rusting open trailer, weeds rapidly growing nitely a great day; the silver lining in the terrible, up around it. But shiny as ever, the car looks ea- black cloud. ger to go again. Decay has not begun to take its beauty. And then the devastation set in. At home alone on Sunday night, with no red car in the driveway, But it is truly dead. Its roaring heart silenced I realized that all the excellent driving momentum thanks to my neglectful love. I had achieved so far this summer was in jeop- ardy. And simply because I was neglectful. It was Everything was going so well. We were flying to- a painful few days. Of course I had options, but gether at the track. We had a beautiful rhythm none would bring back the car I loved. going, the corners were coming together, we were getting faster and faster. I felt I could count I actually miss it. I miss the cool factor of having on the car to do exactly what I told it at the right it, of being able to drive it to work once in a while moment. It seemed to be reading my mind. and I miss its quirks and sounds and the sheer joy of driving it. I even miss washing it. It’s amazing But then I went too far. I pushed it beyond its how painful it is. After all, it really is just a car. abilities and, like a faithful hound who will fol- A bunch of sheet metal, mechanical bits, fancy low you till he drops, the car didn’t say, “Stop, leather seats and some shiny paint. How could I I’ve had enough.” It just stopped. With a horrible, be so attached to a machine? heart-wrenching grind of metal on metal. It represents so many things. It’s freedom, joy, I’ve only had a comparable sinking feeling a few speed and risk all in one handsome package. It’s times in my life. That moment when you know a challenge—can I make it do what I want, can you’ve done something terribly, terribly wrong. I tame the beast? It takes me places - both lo- Your stomach balls into a knot, adrenaline fills cations and circ*mstances - I have never been your veins with icy lead and you feel like throw- before and would never have otherwise reached. ing up. And your brain claws at any crazy notion that maybe it’s not so bad. Maybe there is hope. It may not really have a personality, but it’s as real as a person to me. I am so sorry and sad that But I knew. At first I was so shocked I couldn’t it is dead. This car was the first for me, and we think. It barely registered that I would not be driv- all know that the first is special. Something better ing my beloved red car the next day. may come along tomorrow or in ten years, but no matter what happens next in my car-loving life, I In fact, everyone at the track was so supportive will never forget this one. that I was momentarily caught up in a whirlwind of offers of help. Everything from a ride back to RIP little car. You were the best. the city that evening, to the use of some pretty amazing cars, to help getting the car off the

50 NEWS / COLUMN The Journal of Upper Canada Region 51 1 DATE IN 2012 CAR EVENTS HOSTED BY CONTACT INFO 2 May 5 Muskoka Spring Fun Run David & Anne Forbes [emailprotected] 3 May 12/13 - - - 2012 FUN RUNS 4 Collingwood Area Fun Run Dwight Dyson & Hazel de Burgh [emailprotected] May 19 5 May 26/27 - - - 6 June 2/3 - - - 7 June 9/10 - - - 8 June 16 Fun Run to Polo For Heart Jim MacLean [emailprotected] 9 June 17 Ancaster and Surrounds Neil Dowdel [emailprotected] UCR FUN RUN PLANS 10 June 23 Summer Rally Sajjad Butt [emailprotected] 11 June 30/1 - - - 12 July 7 Bear Manor Fun Run Vaughn Warrington [emailprotected] September 15: GTA East and Farm BBQ 13 July 14/15 - - - Helmut and Elizabeth Brosz, [emailprotected] 14 July 21/22 - - - The run will start on Major Mackenzie near Highway 404. It will run east to the Chalk Lake Spring, Tyrone Mill, 15 July 28/29 - - - 16 August 4/5 - - - Mosport, Ganaraska, Newcastle, Lake Ontario, Newtonville and the 401 for a total of about 100km. Then to Bro- - - - David Forbes 17 August 11/12 sz Farm for a BBQ lunch. Bring a water jug for fresh spring water; your meat and drinks; your own special treat 18 August 18/19 - - - UCR Fun Run Chair (e.g. berries, mushrooms, homemade preserve, baked goods, fruit from your garden, musical instruments etc.). 19 August 26 Collingwood Fun Run Hazel de Burgh & Don Lewtas [emailprotected] [emailprotected] 20 September 1/2 - - - (705) 788-8828 September 22: North Shore of Lake Erie 21 September 8/9 Targa Muskoka Walter Murray [emailprotected] 22 September 15 GTA East and Farm BBQ Helmut and Elizabeth Brosz [emailprotected] Porsche of London Fun Run 23 September 22 North Shore Lake Erie Porsche of London [emailprotected] Chris Leavens, RSVP to: [emailprotected] 24 September 29 Muskoka Fall Fun Run David & Anne Forbes [emailprotected] Meet at 9am at Porsche of London, 600 Oxford St. West, London, Ontario for coffee and donuts. At 9:30 we will 25 October 6 Fall Rally Sajjad Butt [emailprotected] depart and drive south for half an hour to Port Stanley. From there it’s a scenic two-hour drive along the spec- 26 October 13/14 - - - 27 - - - tacular Lake Erie shoreline over winding country roads, through many small lakeside communities. We’ll take October 20/21 28 October 27/28 - - - a 15-minute coffee break in Port Burwell, then wind our way to Port Dover by 1pm for lunch at The Erie Beach Events in bold grey italics denote events that are not UCR events. Hotel, which is famous for its Perch. After lunch you are on your own or can opt for a group drive back to London.

September 29: Muskoka Fall Fun Run Anne and David Forbes, UCR FALL RALLY [emailprotected] OCTOBER 6, 2012 Keeping our promise to last year’s and this year’s spring participants Anne and I would like Come and enjoy autumn’s spectacular to host a fun run on September 29th, 2012. colours in the scenic Kelso area. Meet other We chose this Saturday in September to share Rally enthusiasts and see the colours of the Muskoka fall colours with you. We will have beautiful Porsche cars. The rally is run on a mid-morning start from Bracebridge, with a an International Rally format, except for the stop in Huntsville or Rosseau for lunch at one speeds. All you need to bring is a Porsche, a of the local Bistros, then spend the balance of navigator, a calculator and a clipboard. the drive enjoying the beautiful Muskoka coun- tryside. Lots of fun and many prizes will be given away. Coffee and donuts will be served at Following our driving, it’s back to our home for the drivers’ briefing. Rally starts at 10am refreshments. Anne and I plan on having din- and runs for three to three and a half hours. ner (sushi) at Wabora, a Japanese restaurant Cost: $50/car. Register early. Entries should in Bracebridge. We would love it if you could be in by September 23, 2012. join us there for an excellent dining experience. There are many wonderful resorts here in Mus- For information contact Rally Master, koka, and if any of you would like to stay over- Sajjad Butt at 905-567-8466 or night we would be happy to assist in setting up email [emailprotected]. those accommodations.

52 COLUMN / NEWS The Journal of Upper Canada Region 53 don’t know about the rest of you, but years and the challenge of a 21 or 22 (depending on if you I’m having a great Porsche season. I’m count the kink) corner track kept everyone working on the I selfish like that. I’ve been to the May perfect lap. Due to the smaller numbers we all got tons of PCA/UCR 2012 event where I discovered that despite last track time and the single paddock and catered lunch at year’s injuries I could still get around the Calabogie encouraged the social aspects of the event. It NOMINATING COMMITTEE track quick and smooth enough to thrill was a great time and one we should repeat. It was also me. At the June event I was touched by good timing to hold this event midway through the season SEEKING RECOMMENDATIONS the generosity of the Black and Red run because the bugs were mostly gone too. The last time I groups as they joined the volunteers in was there, in early July, they tried to carry me away… lol. The Club’s Nominating Committee nominates candidates for election to the elected offices of the Club and conducts the making the Porsche Abilities charity day an exceptionally heartwarming event. Now that September is here and the high temperatures annual elections. The elected offices are President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and six Directors. The Club’s That was followed by the Track Walk and are starting to subside, we can look forward to the penul- Board of Directors comprises the ten elected officers, the most immediate past President who is available, the Editor of an event that was both safe and fun. timate event of the season, the Fall Colours Event. This is when the kids are back in school, the trees start to change Provinz and the Club’s Webmaster. July held the UCR Club Race where I colour, and everyone gets a good night’s sleep. It’s one of drove the Pace Car, which was a Cay- my favorite times of the year because all of the rushing enne this year. It was a warm weekend seems to be over, the car is sorted out and the next two If you are interested in being nominated by the 2012 Nominating Committee for election this year, or wish to recommend so the A/C was a welcome addition. We events are back at our home track of Mosport (CTMP). I another member for nomination, please advise the Chair, Martin Tekela at the following email address:

TALK were joined by BMW this year and all refuse to call it Canadian Tire Motorsports Park until they the racing was great fun to watch. Mike start taking Canadian Tire money at the restaurant. [emailprotected]. Edmonds and all of his volunteers did another outstanding job. Then we moved I know the turbo cars benefit from the change in season on to the Can/Am event where we shared too as they develop noticeably more horsepower in the You can also contact any other members of the 2012 committee, namely Mario Marrello, Horst Petermann, the track with the members of NNJR. It cooler air. I upgraded my brake pads, from generic cer- Kelly Stapleton or Kathleen Wong. was a busy three-day weekend with lots amic pads to a track compound at Calabogie. I was con- of friends and lots to do. The NNJR event cerned about the sheer number of corners and their ability is the one event of the season where our to dissipate heat in a heavy car, so I’m looking forward to Track Team doesn’t have to work at the driving Mosport with them. Then I will have a clear base- track, so we hung out, visited old friends line to determine if they are more effective or just a waste and had a great time. of money. In performance parts, sometimes the hype far outshines the value. That was followed closely by the Amer- ican Le Mans races at Mosport. The Speaking of which, I almost made it through this article Porscheplatz was once again filled with without ranting on about something. Unfortunately on the enthusiastic race fans watching all the way back from Tim Horton’s I heard that Facebook’s stock Porsche action on the front straight. There value has fallen even farther. Since I just wrote that some- was a Jumbo TV facing the VIP tents this times the hype far outshines the value, I have to mock year, so one could watch the cars go over those who purchased the stock in the first place. Some- the top of corner two and look to the TV thing only has value if its absence makes a difference.

RACK RACK as the action continued down the hill. I Take away fuel, electricity, food, natural resources or even was a guest at the Michelin tent down Sesame Street and there are negative effects. You may not in corner one and rarely moved during be able to travel, see in the dark, eat, build shelter or count the action. That was probably because I and spell properly, so each of these things has some real was stuck to my chair. It sure was hot value. If you removed Facebook and all traces of it from T and humid that day! July was definitely a the planet, the only difference would be that some sad motorsports month with three three-day people would have too much time on their hands. While it weekends in a row at Mosport. It’s hard may be a distraction from real life, it has no value; none. to believe that I actually have a job too! The only reason people bought it was so they could try and profit from it and that’s just greed. Greed has no value Then off to Calabogie in August for the either. RM Auctions Mid-Summer Event. Jack Boxstrom and RM Auctions’ generous do- See you trackside! nation of a lunchtime buffet for everyone Dave Osborne set the tone for that event. Everyone was Track Chair excited to go back to Calabogie after four

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56 MART / TECH The Journal of Upper Canada Region 57 PERIPHERAL BOARD MEETING Minutes for July 3, 2012 - Submitted by Isabel Starck

VISION Held at: Marriott Hotel-Alberta Room 901 Dixon Road, Toronto Ailles, and Ashima Jain who volunteered to help make the event a Attending: Arthur Quinlan, David Forbes, Martin Tekela, success. Mario Marrello, Richard Shepard, Horst Petermann, Del Bruce, Appleby College was a great location and members were happy UCR Wins at 2012 Salt Lake Parade Next year, Parade will be in Michigan. It’s your op- Isabel Starck, Mike Edmonds, Otto Mittelstaedt, Tim Sanderson, to have the Concours there again. The staff at Appleby was very Walter Murray, Kye Wankum and Tomiko Murk accommodating and great to work with. portunity to see much of America and then enjoy the Regrets: Mike Bryan ust back from Salt Lake City, UT, where UCR company of about 1,500 good friends. It’s 675km Kye Wankum/Richard Shepard brought home several trophies. UCR won first to Grand Traverse Resort from Mississauga and we Meeting Open: 6:37 pm Provinz Report The July issue is in the mail, members should receive it shortly. Jplace for Absolute Membership Growth, plus anticipate a large UCR contingent. The American Mario Marrello We welcome the new advertisers for the July issue; they are RKT a cheque for $500. (This is the sixth time, and the Parade attendees have been missing our Canadian Confirm Minutes Marketing and ProperVU Realty. fifth time in the last decade for membership wins.) hijinx and expect a repeat performance in 2013. Walter Murray made motion to approve June meeting minutes, seconded by Arthur Quinlan, motion carried unanimously. Mario Marrello for Mike Bryan Provinz placed second in Class 5—the largest PCA YES Report John Adam Regions. Our website placed second. Congratula- I know that you will hear it from others but… elec- Mario Marrello for Mike Bryan Canopy for UCR booth purchased for $200. UCR booth appreciated UCR Historian tions to all involved in making these awards possi- tions are coming up in November and we will be Membership Report by the continuous stream of member and non-member visitors, UCR continued to grow in June, with a net gain of 22 primary many wanting to know how and where to find particular Porsche ble on a continuing basis. Botho von Bose trophied determining who manages our club and its activities members and a total of 2049. Adding in the family/friend affiliate models/years for sale. in Autocross with his 997. next year. The new board, in turn, should appoint all members, the grand total has risen to 3267. TV spots and published press releases provided a lot of positive PR the 2013 event chairs before its traditional Planning for UCR. Tomiko Murk Over 30% of cars on display were Porsches and they were viewed by We renewed our acquaintance with Paul Gregor Meeting later in the year. Think about doing your part Treasurer’s Report more than 20,000 visitors. and Sandra Mayr, the Porsche Club contact per- to help in your own way. We have been members Club working capital: $180,940. Congratulations to UCR member and YES founder, Phil Downe, who sons at Porsche AG. Paul is a Canadian from Ux- since 1983 and the return we have received for our Income to date is -$2,880.00 vs. -$15,600 budgeted for 2012. did a tremendous job in organising this event and providing such Net income continues on track as per 2012 budget. prominence for our club. bridge and has recently been relocated to Atlanta. investment in the club has been very rewarding. The The budget includes an amount for Charity of $17,500. We also met and socialized with Porsche Cars bottom line is that you get out of it in proportion to Both the Club Race and Track Events are in line with the budget. Otto Mittelstaedt Canada’s Joe Lawrence and Louis Martin, who are what you put in. It may be time for you to consider A final report of the Club Race financials will be presented at the Web Report August meeting. Nothing to report. based in Mississauga. getting involved in any number of areas that you Walter moved to accept treasurer’s report, Martin seconded, have some modest skill at. It’s not just about P-cars. motion carried unanimously. Del Bruce At the main Parade hotel, the nicely done hospital- It’s about people. You and me. Driver Education Update Horst Petermann/Mike Edmonds 709 Registrations to date. ity area served the purpose very well. The Goodie Club Race Update 142, 149, 95, 95, 131, 98 registrations, June through October Store was rather sparse for old-timers. The on-site Any member of the board or event chair will be hap- Total revenue, $83,500.00, which included $19,000 from DE respectively. dinners were noteworthy for the excellence of the py to talk to you about the opportunity for you to get participants, $5000 from Porsche Cars Canada, $500 from Closets, $15,000 from Braidan Tire. Walter Murray food served in the large convention facility of Grand involved in the way that you find most enjoyable. Be Mario congratulated Mike on a job well done. Targa Muskoka Update America Hotel. part of the team and you will work with some great September 7-9, 2012. people, add your own ideas to make our club even David Forbes/Del Bruce 75% sold out. Limited to 37 cars (considering 2 people per car-driver, Porsche-Abilities Day at Mosport Report navigator) due to maximum count of 80 people for dinner. Strangely enough, when we attend Parade, there better and have a lot of fun at the same time. David reported a fantastic event. Stephen Goodbody and Del Bruce may be dozens from our Region but any number of both recognized for their superb efforts. David Forbes them never came across our radar Panorama and Provinz will both cover the event with upcoming Fun Runs/Rally Update articles. 9 Fun Runs scheduled in 2012, with 4 remaining. screen. That happens each year Total expenses conformed to $15,000 budgeted amount. The majority of which are becoming annual events thanks to and I have difficulty understanding Walter congratulated David Forbes for spearheading our first PCA committed hosts. it. Perhaps we saw their Ontario Charity Track event. June 23rd rally presented many no-shows, perhaps due to weather. Jill Clements-Baartman to attend our August BoD meeting to offer Considering incorporating a “pay as you play” policy. license plate in the parking lot at formal thanks to Board members. No registrations to date for Fall Rally in 2012. times but never met the member. Open discussion to continue regarding a Charity Day for 2013 to Otto suggested the club utilize an online registration system. Same thing happened this year. On be decided at a later time. Sponsorship will be considered as a possibility. Horst Petermann the other hand, the long distance Cayenne Fun Runs award winners drove from St. Kye Wankum/Richard Shepard 40 recently joined club members owning Cayenne’s contacted by John’s, Newfoundland, and sat at Concours Report Horst. The majority expressed an interest in having a Cayenne event. Event was a huge success with 73 registered cars in the show Research made to host an event on (Central Ontario our table at the Saturday banquet. and at least that many again in the parking lot. We got lots of posi- 4x4 Club) who’s main purpose is to organize and run responsible tive comments and feedback from attendees. We are finalizing the four-wheel drive events. financials now. A special thanks to event chair, Chris Ralphs, plus Jill Clements-Baartman’s husband, Steven Revoy, a potential candi- David and Anne Forbes, Jeremy Ralphs, Amanda John, Douglas date to lead volunteer effort. > 58 COLUMN / BOARD The Journal of Upper Canada Region 59 Del proposed contacting Range Rover club events at Mosport. Martin Tekela/Isabel Starck David expressed intention to assist with administrative duties. Awards Gala Martin to write a Volunteer article for entry in next issue of Provinz. Date scheduled. November 17th. DJ to be decided later. Isabel Starck Venue to be determined. CONTACTS Socials Update July 10th event to be held at Pfaff Porsche in Woodbridge. Owner, Mario Marrello EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS EVENT CHAIRS Chris Pfaff will host this as a private event. ClubRegristration.NET Open Forum August 14th event to be held at Port Credit Yacht Club. Co-event Club, run by Chris Alvarez, is now the exclusive with BMW Trillium club. Speakers will consist of a panel of auto Club Race registration site for PCA club events. President Mike Bryan Driver Ed Chair Goodie Store sport journalists including Jim Kenzie and John Mahler. Mario Marrello 128 Cranberry Lane Dave Osborne Andy Hunt / Nautical White P: (647) 700-0093 Aurora, ON 1066 Gardiners Rd. Suite 6, 6620 Kitimat Road September 11th TBA All [emailprotected] L4G 5z3 Kingston, On, K7P 1R7 Mississauga, ON L5N 2B8 October 9th The Musket Board and Chair Role Descriptions Update H: (905) 727-2979 P: (613) 384-7077 P: (905) 826-1777 Various complaints about DFC Social received. Primarily the pro- Isabel to include an updated list to all Board members. Vice-President C: (905) 726-9027 F: (613) 384-7044 motion of “bier” being served and location of social on the prem- Del Bruce [emailprotected] [emailprotected] Historian ises being changed without notice. Mario Marrello 3240 Greenburn Place John Adam Mercedes Benz club president expressed interest in co-hosting a Any other business RR # 1, Locust Hill, ON David Forbes Chief Instructor 416 Isabella Ave. social. Mario to forward MB club president contact details. None to report. L0H 1J0 21 Brian Road Stephen Goodbody Mississauga, ON L5B 2G2 H: (905) 686-2690 Bracebridge, ON 250 Cochrane Dr. #2 H: (905) 270-2991 Due to non participation at various socials, BoD proposed a 1-2 C: (905) 409-5512 P1L 1A5 F: (905) 272-0086 main venue homebase, not including the dealerships going forward. Next Meeting Location Markham, ON L3R 8E5 [emailprotected] H: (705) 646-0886 B: (905) 415-8248 [emailprotected] Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel 901 Dixon Rd. Toronto, ON M9W 1J5 O: (416) 365-6020 F: (905) 415-8249 Mario Marrello Past President C: (705) 788-8828 [emailprotected] Membership Autocross Update Meeting adjourned 8:03 PM Martin Tekela [emailprotected] Angie & Mark Herring At June 4th event, 18 cars registered and a total of 20 participated P: (416) 804-9959 Appraisals 2091 Cameron Dr. RR#1 day of. [emailprotected] Walter Murray Bruce Farrow Campbellville, ON L0P 1B0 August 12th is the next scheduled event, held at the Toronto Star 1721 Cedar Avenue, 118 Woodview Drive H: (905) 854-3332 Secretary parking lot. Bracebridge, ON Pickering, ON L1V 1L2 [emailprotected] Isabel Starck P1L 1W9 H: (905) 391-6917 P: (416) 887-0386 H: (705) 646-1176 [emailprotected] Membership Retention Walter Murray [emailprotected] C: (705) 394-8746 Ken Jensen Communications Strategy Update F: (705) 646-1161 Autocross 49 St. Charles Street Circulated minutes prior to BoD. Treasurer [emailprotected] Mario Marrello Maryhill, ON N0B 2B0 Reviewed proper methods to follow. Tomiko Murk P: (647) 700-0093 H: (519) 648-2974 (416) 841-1731 Horst Petermann [emailprotected] [emailprotected] Martin Tekela [emailprotected] P: (416) 766-9694 [emailprotected] Nominating Committee Plan Awards Banquet Shift Into Spring/UCR Open House Provinz Editor Martin Tekela Paul Ip 5 member nominating committee for the 2013 elected board. Rep- Kye Wankum Tim Sanderson P: (647) 962-3931 resenting the Board: Horst Petermann, Mario Marrello, and Martin P: (416) 804-9959 1422 Trotwood Avenue 1442 Rougemount Drive [emailprotected] [emailprotected] Tekela. Representing the general membership population: Kelly Mississauga, ON L5G 3Z6 Pickering, Ontario Stapleton and Kathleen Wong. Cell: (416) 805-1616 L1V 1N1 Club Racing Zone 1 Rep August issue of Provinz must publish a call for nominations. Slate [emailprotected] H: (905) 509-3601 Mike Edmonds Jennifer Webb to be published in October issue. C: (416) 391-6955 Phone: (416) 738-5562 61 Sweetnam Drive Web Master [emailprotected] [emailprotected] Lindsay, Ontario K9V 0A7 Otto Mittelstaedt H: (705) 328-2647 [emailprotected] Arthur Quinlan Concours Co-Chairs: C: (514) 235-0157 18 Front St. E. Chris Ralphs [emailprotected] Strathroy, ON [emailprotected] N7G 1Y4 Rally B: (519) 245-0342 Richard Shepard Sajjad Butt [emailprotected] [emailprotected] P: (905) 567-8466 [emailprotected] Fun Runs David Forbes Tech Editor [emailprotected] George O’Neill 41 Bellefair Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4L 3T7 C: (416)399-5534 Office: (416) 946-1300 F: (416) 946-1308 [emailprotected]

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