Monterey, CA, Feb 25, 2009 – The Porsche Club of America - Monterey Bay Region (MBR) is organizing the Porsche Corral parking and other club activities surrounding the Monterey Historic Automobile Races at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, August 14-16, 2009. Porsche is the featured marque at the Historic races. MBR is organizing the following events to occur during the week leading up to the Historic Races:
- Monday, 8/10 – MBR "Heritage Avenue Exhibit," at the Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours on the Avenue, where Porsche & Ferrari will be featured
- Thursday, 8/13 – Driving tour showcasing Monterey County and post-tour reception at the Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach
- Friday, 8/14 – Welcome Party at the historic Carmel Mission
- Saturday & Sunday, 8/15 & 8/16 – Corral parking, hospitality area, catered lunches and a Parade Lap at the Monterey Historic Automobile Races - Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
- Monday, 8/17 – Driver’s Education Day at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
MBR’s event registration will be through MotorsportReg.com and will open in the near future. Registrants will need a free user name/password on that site and elect to "join" the PCA - Monterey Bay club. Future email announcements of MBR event details will be sent through MotorsportReg.com and made available on the MBR website. Some events have space limitations.
Participation in the Heritage Avenue Exhibit and acceptance in the Driver’s Education Day will be by MBR organizing committees. New this year, MBR's registration fees will be discounted through May 31, 2009.
Registration for the Heritage Avenue Exhibit will occur separately. Concours on the Avenue information is available from Motor Club Events, LLC, through their website.
Monterey Historic Automobile Races tickets must be purchased separately from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca through their ticket ordering website or by calling 1-800-327-SECA.
Lodging information and assistance services can be found on the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca website.
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http://mby.pca.org (MBR official website)
http://www.motorsportreg.com (MBR event registration)
http://www.motorclubevents.com (Concours on the Avenue website)
http://www.mazdaraceway.com/pages/tix-historic09 (Historic races ticket order page)
http://www.mazdaraceway.com/pages/hotels_restaurants (Lodging information & services)
Porsche Club of America – Monterey Bay Region Contacts:
Ginger Mutoza, Historic Races Event Coordinator
George Von Gehr, President
About PCA-MBR: Porsche Club of America was founded in 1955 to serve the needs and interest of Porsche owners. It is the largest independent single marque club in the world. PCA has 139 chartered regions within the club throughout the US and Canada. The Monterey Bay Region is based in Monterey and San Benito Counties, with many members residing in the Monterey Bay Area, including Santa Cruz. Several members also volunteer for the Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP), operator of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.