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    SBR Members Show Off Their Porsches

    PCA Santa Barbara Region Members drive almost every street legal Porsche ever manufactured. We've gathered a selection of them for you to see here:
    Water Cooled 911's
    High Performance Porsches
    Front Engine Porsches
    Mid Engine Porsches
    1977 and Later Air Cooled 911's
    Early 911's and 912's
    Porsche 356's
    We invite all SBR members to submit photos of their Porsches and a short description to pcasb_webmaster@outlook.com

    In Appreciation of Our SBR Sponsors

    As businesses open up, please remember to support our sponsors and Thank Them for all they do to support us!

    Der Auspuff Online
    Aug 2020

    August 2020 Der Auspuff

    President's Message

    President Rod Hersberger

    What was once so normal—restaurants, travel, movies, gyms, car shows, ball games and such—now seem far in the distant past. For those of us fortunate to own one, we can still drive our Porsches. There is no need for a mask or staying six feet from other people. Your spouse or partner already shares your space. Driving gloves are optional. We are also fortunate to live in a beautiful place with many back roads away from the freeways. I take my 2019 718 GTS Boxster out every other day or so and drive in scenic Santa Barbara County.

    Having said that, my wife and I recognize our obligation to help others in need. We have upped our charitable contributions, particularly to those organizations helping to feed and care for children and assisting health care providers. This spring, the Club also made $2,000 in donations to feed and care for children. If it is in your capacity, I hope you will help others as well. It’s our motto after all, “It’s not just the cars, it’s the people.”

    Rod Hersberger
    SBR President
    rodhersberger@gmail.com
    805 698 1659

    About Us

      Objectives

      The Porsche Club of America was founded in 1955 to meet the particular needs and interests of the owners of Porsche cars. Our general objectives are to promote the highest standards of courtesy and safety on the roads; the enjoyment and sharing of other events as may be agreeable to the membership; the maintenance of the highest standards of operation and performance of the marque by sharing and exchanging technical and mechanical information; the establishment and maintenance of mutually beneficial relationships with the Porsche WORKS, Porsche dealers, and other service sources to the end that the marque shall prosper and continue to enjoy its unique leadership and position in sports car annals; the exchange of ideas and suggestions with other Porsche Clubs throughout the world and in such cooperation as may be desirable; the establishment of such mutually cooperative relationships with other Sports Car Clubs as may be desirable.

      Santa Barbara Region

      The Santa Barbara Region of Zone 8, Porsche Club of America covers Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. We are a region of more than 700 members plus over 500 affiliate members. We were chartered in June, 1964 and celebrated our 50th anniversary on July 19, 2014 in Santa Barbara.

      This region exemplifies national PCA’s motto: "It's not just the cars, it's the people." Lasting friendships are the rule, not the exception within our club.

      We meet for breakfast on the first Saturday of every month at Johnny Rockets and Panera Bread in the Camarillo Premium Outlets from 8–10 a.m., and on the second Saturday each month at the Moby Dick Restaurant on Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara, from 8:30–10 a.m.

      Our region offers competitive driving events such as autocrosses, driver education, and even a gimmick rally just for fun. We go on numerous exciting drives on back roads throughout Southern California and hold various social events including a chili cook-off, a progressive dinner and our holiday brunch. A highlight every year is SBR’s Concours d’Elegance where Porsches are judged in competition or just placed for display on beautiful grounds for all to enjoy. We also organize several extended weekend trips to places of interest such as Yosemite, Zion and Bryce National Parks. Most of all we offer friendly people driving great cars. We invite you to join us for some fun driving your Porsche with other car enthusiasts.

      Click for breakfast meeting directions

      Check our Calendar for all of our exciting upcoming events.

    PCA Membership

      Membership in the Porsche Club of America is open to anyone 18 years or older who owns or has ordered a Porsche automobile produced by the factory. A limited, six month "Quest" membership is also available for those searching for a Porsche to purchase. Dues are $46 a year, $90 for two years or $132 for three years and includes the monthly PCA Porsche Panorama magazine and our local monthly newsletter, the Der Auspuff.

      The Santa Barbara Region hosts two monthly breakfast meetings on the first and second Saturdays of each month. The first meeting is held at the Panara Bread and begins at 8:00 a.m. The second meeting is held at the Moby Dick Restaurant on Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara and begins at 8:00 a.m. All Porsche owners are invited to attend. Other activities are held each month throughout the year.

      Join The Club!

      The easiest way to become a member of the Porsche Club of America is by completing an application online at PCA's website: JOIN NOW

      Hard copies are also available through Membership Chairman Sue Kinsling at sue_kin@hotmail.com. We hope that you will consider membership in the Porsche Club of America, Santa Barbara Region. You won’t be disappointed!

      PCA SBR Name Badges

      Personalized SBR Name Badges are available to members by completing and mailing in the following form: PCASBR Name Badges

     

    Contact Us

    • President: Rod Hersberger
    • Vice President: Steve Doll
    • Treasurer: Howard Rubenstein
    • Secretary: Tom Sutphen
    • Membership: Sue Kinsling
    • Activities Chair: Doreen Pankow
    • Goodie Store: John Barrison
    • Past President: Rem Laan

    Send eMail to: pcasb_webmaster@outlook.com

    Porsche Club of America, Santa Barbara Region
    P. O. Box 959, Camarillo, CA 93011

     

    SBR Photo of the Week

    Art Shinn's 1986 911 Carrera
    By Matthew Compton

    PCA Members, send your entries to pcasb_webmaster@outlook.com

    2008 Boxster Spyder
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