Presidential Ramblings – December 2014

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Pete Olson - HDR Prez

Hi,

So... here we are, downshifting gears into the High Desert winter mode.

November is the month of transition, with some club members heading off to Arizona, Mexico and even Hawaii.  A few more will likely disappear after the first of the year.

But “not to fear”, the High Desert Region Porsche Club still remains active during the “non-driving” months.  Things like: chili cook-off, cars and coffee, Wed evening social, and who knows, maybe a couple of other fun events!

 Congratulations and thank you to the HDR team that took part in the Hwy 20 roadside clean-up.  “Read all about it” (along with photos) in the recent events/photos section of our website.  A special “thank you” to the organizer & taskmaster Joe Mansfield!

 In the meantime, I took off to the 2014 Porsche Escape in Orlando Florida.  It was a three day event held at Disney World.  A long way to drive, so I flew and rented a Camaro convertible, which really didn’t exactly fit right in... 

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Porsches at Disney World ready to go touring

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Racing at Daytona, the way is used to be!

 However, I did link up with a great couple from Denver, and was very comfortable in the back seat of their Panamera on the driving tours each day, we had a great time and even drove on the beach at Daytona!

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ready to enter the Brumos Museum

First day was Brumos Porsche in Jacksonville, lunch and a tour of their facility and the private museum.

Second day was Kennedy Space Center

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awesome display of our Space Program

    

Third day was Daytona Speedway

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Posing at the Daytona Victory Lane Podium Stage

 That’s it for now…  I look forward to seeing you at the HDR Holiday Party on Dec 6th!

 

               Enjoy your Porsche & Porsche Friends Even More!

                                               Pete