Welcome to Sacramento Valley Region’s award winning website! Our 1,000+ members belong to one of Northern California’s largest and most active Porsche Car Clubs. Step inside and look around. Perhaps you’ll find something that interests you, and even better, perhaps you’ll join us!

Member Larry Wilson wrote that we started meeting in an elementary school auditorium in early 1962 with thirty five Porsche owners. You can read Larry’s entire article on our History page

We’re a region of Porsche Club of America (PCA) and are in Zone 7  . We enjoy a wide range of activities, including tours, dinners or other events which are too numerous to list here. We believe it isn’t just the cars. It’s the people. To find out more about our activities, our history or read our newsletters, follow the page links above.

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The Drifter is our award winning monthly newsletter. It's filled with activity information and informative articles for the Porsche owner.

In addition to the Drifter we send out event newsletters. These are usually sent one to two times monthly. We're not going to overwhelm you. If you would like to subscribe to these, click here

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Key Personnel

The following have chosen to volunteer their personal time to serve the 1,300+ members of Sacramento Valley Region this year. Please consider enhancing your SVR membership by serving as an officer next year. If you are interested in a board or chair position, don’t hesitate to contact the Past President . If you are interested in the duties of the board and chair members, follow the links to our general information page.

2019 Board of Directors

Gregg Plourde
(530) 210-3341

Vice President

Steve Barker
(916) 390-3009

Mardi Quain
(650) 504-4866

Tom Perry-Smith
(916) 797-1118

Drifter Editor
Matt Menning
(408) 375-9089

Bill Fargo
(916) 802-4679

Competition & Safety
Greg Zajic
(916) 961-6495

New Member
Rebecca Plourde
(530) 210-9686

Social Director
Cookie Anderson
(916) 988-6534

Zone7 Representative
Collin Fat
(916) 955-7966

Event & Activity Chairs


Dick Murphy
New Member Group
Suzanne Sanders
Event Liaison
Niello Porsche
Kim Nelson
Richard Wetzel
Al Price
Noah Bentley - Co Chair
Susan Bentley - Co Chair
John Leet
Social Media Chair
John Leet
Tour Chair
Lisa Menning
1st Saturday Breakfast Chair
Jerry Alter
Crab 38 Chair
John Lanting
Crab 38 Co Chair
John Hawk


One Driver, One Car, One Course and One Stopwatch

This is our effort to feed current Autocrossers’ passion or help the uninitiated appreciate the fun to be had learning more about how to confidently and safely squeeze the best performance from the World’s Finest Automotive Marque…

We hope you will find this information valuable and welcome any comments you believe can help us serve you better.

2019 SVR Autocross Schedule

Event DateEvent DAYAX #LocationReg (Link)Reg OpensReg ClosesCourse Map (Link)Results( Link)
Mar 30, Apr 6SaturdayAX SchoolNiello Rocklin
May 4SaturdayAX #1StocktonRegistration3/2/20194/2/2019
May 25SaturdayAX #2StocktonRegistration3/23/20194/23/2019
June 29*SaturdayAX #3StocktonRegistration5/27/20196/27/2019
July 13SaturdayAX #4StocktonRegistration6/11/20197/11/2019
August 17SaturdayAX #5StocktonRegistration7/15/20198/15/2019
September 14SaturdayAX #6ThunderhillRegistration8/12/20199/12/2019
October 5*SaturdayAX #7ThunderhillRegistration9/3/201910/3/2019
* = Zone 7 Event

Autocross Team

  • Chair – ​John Leet,
  • Co-Chair – Carl Winkler
  • Chief Driving Instructor – David Schnitzer
  • ​Course Design and Set-up – Kent Treiber, Matt Deter, Carl Winkler
  • Course Worker Coordinator – Joy Nieslony
  • Site Check-in –  Melinda Lincoln, Joy Nieslony
  • Safety – Steve Nieslony
  • Statistician – Alan Booth
  • ​Trailer Transport – Martin Messersmith
  • Tech Inspection – Jon Sturtevant, David Schnitzer
  • Timing & Registration- Alan Booth, Wayne Guerin
  • Support – Weyland Fat, Jon Sturtevant, Greg and Leah Zajic

If you would like to learn more about autocross,  Look here

We can help you learn. Just attend one of our Autocross workshops. If you’re interested, follow this to see what is available. SVR Autocross School

For a quick look at our AX calendar, go here

To signup for an event go here