Pacesetter

Learning The “Line”

You will hear folks talk about the “line”. The line is the path around the track, that when driven at the limit, will yield the fastest lap time. The line through any particular corner is accomplished using a “connect the dots” approach. There is a specific “turn in”, or “corner entry” point, which is the […]

GETTING READY FOR YOUR DE

Now that you have signed up for the HPDE, you need to get your car ready. Download the Technical Inspection Sheet from Motorportreg.com (where you initially registered). If you are getting your car tech’d at Bluegrass (they do this for free for our two DE events), they will already have forms for you. If you […]

MY 1st HIGH PERFORMANCE DRIVER EDUCATION (HPDE)!

…and I’m a little scared. Will I trash my expensive car? Will be thrown to the automotive wolves? Will I classically screw-up and be laughed at? Relax…the point is to have fun and learn what you and your car can do, in a safe and friendly environment. Remember, everyone you meet at the track at […]

986/987 Boxster Oil Change

TIME: 1 Hour MECHANICAL TALENT: EASY APPLICABLE MODELS: Porsche 986 Boxster (1997-04) Porsche 986 Boxster S (2000-04) Porsche 987 Boxster (2005-08) Porsche 987 Boxster S (2005-08) NECESSARY TOOLS: 2 ton Jack Jack Stands Pad Tool Filter Removal Tool   One of the most common tasks to perform is replacing your engine oil. Frequent oil changes […]

Road America DE 2018 Invite

MAY 25-27 Chicago PCA ROAD AMERICA DRIVER’S ED Road America Driver’s Education (“RADE”) is a drivers school held at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI, one of the premier racetracks in the world. This program has been developed to introduce you, in a controlled and closed-course environment, to the skills that you need to safely […]

May 2018 Membership Report

Finally, driving season is upon us! The calendar said it started 2 months ago, but 40 degrees, snow, clouds, do not a drive in the country day make. Member numbers for April reflect that poor weather. In years past April and May have been some of the strongest months in gaining new members, as pleasant […]

May 2018 President’s Report

President’s Report May 2018 Jason Miller – KY Region President Finally! Spring is here!! May is a busy month. It is Holly’s birthday month, Mother’s Day, my birthday month and Derby, but it is also full of KYPCA activities. Saturday, May 12th, is Joe and Jane’s Annual Steak Dinner and Wine Tasting. This event has […]

Donut! Donut! DONUT! – April Panorama Submission

“Bad weather always looks worse through a window”, said Tom Lehrer…we might also add “…and a windshield”. Spring has not been favorable for driving, though we had an excellent tech session on car washing and detailing from Studio A Detailing, a high-end, family run shop. Special consideration is made to removing fine grained surface scratches […]

2018 Endurance Donut Run

I did a pre-run yesterday…ew start with 12 miles of freeway, exiting to enter the municipality of Waddy, KY….heading South and East on country roads through Lawrenceburg, to our 1st stop at Doughdaddy between Versailles and Lexington. I sacrificed my waist on club behalf sampling an excellent cinnamon twist. The bakery makes all donuts fresh […]