Welcome

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.

This year we celebrate our 55th year and are able to introduce our official SVR 55th Year badge, courtesy of Bob Cannon. 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.

I should mention that if you find yourself here from a link that you may have had to our old site, I have redirected all traffic from it to here. Your existing bookmarks should permanently send you to this page until you create new ones. We’re sorry for any inconvenience.


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Porsche Club of America

Zone 7
CalendarZone News
Regions

Treffen

Parade 2017

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
Drifter

 

Our Thoughts

Formula Racing

Though not Porsche related I was give a link to some great photos that were taken at a formula race with a 104 year old camera. Being a photography buff, I couldn’t resist sharing. If you are in to cars or photography these are some amazing pictures.

2017 New Member Tour

May 20th was the date for the new member tour. An annual event hosted by SVR.  The photo to the left includes members the Sanders and Dunn’s not touring with us but showing up to greet us at the start. Starting in El Dorado Hills our group of cars traveled North and East driving through …

Key Personnel

The following have chosen to volunteer their personal time to serve the 1,000+ 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.

2017 Board of Directors


President
Eduardo Ortega Jr
(916) 548-0067

Vice President
Gregg Plourde
(530) 210-3341

Secretary
Rebecca Plourde
(530) 210-9686

Treasurer
Joy Neislony
(530) 515-5242

Past President
Collin Fat
(916) 955-7966

Drifter Editor
Steve McCrory
(916) 747-1447

Membership
Janet Conner
(916) 939-3882

Social Director
Mardi Quain
(650) 504-4866

Competition & Safety
Matt Deter
(916) 630-8924

Webmaster
Bill Fargo
(916) 802-4679

Zone7 Representative
Sandy Provasi
(408) 947-0980

Event & Activity Chairs

 

Advertising
Mike Dunn
916-837-0203
Dummkopf Award
Gary Thompson
916-652-0701
New Member Group
Suzanne Sanders - Co Chair
209-401-5607
New Member Group
Tara Jones
Co Chair
209-670-4597
Event Liaison
Niello Porsche
Kim Nelson
916-337-7716
Rally
Richard Wetzel
530-304-6555
Charity
Alma Thompson
916-342-3434
Share the Wealth
George & Lisa Okamoto
916-617-1145
Concours
Al Price
916-600-5406
Historian
Noah Bentley - Co Chair
916-984-1811
Historian
Susan Bentley - Co Chair
916-995-4963
Autocross
Collin Fat
916-955-7966
Technical
Skip Quain
650-504-4846
Driver Education (DE)
Frederick Rauch
916-914-3374
Tour Chair
Hector Chavez
916-752-9210
Tour Co-Chair
Matt Menning
408-375-9089
1st Saturday Breakfast Chair
Jerry Alter
530-344-0475
Crab37 Chair
Bob Lozito
916-505-2409

Autocross

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.

  • Chair – Collin Fat​
  • Co-Chair – Greg Zajic
  • Chief Driving Instructor – David Schnitzer
  • ​Course Design and Set-up – Kent Treiber, Matt Deter, Carl Winkler
  • Course Worker Coodinator – Joy Nieslony
  • Registration – Ed Busuttil, Melinda Lincoln, Joy Nieslony
  • Safety – Steve Nieslony
  • Statistician – Greg Zajic
  • ​Trailer Transport – Jerry Cuppler
  • Tech Inspection – Jon Sturtevant, David Schnitzer, Bill Faust
  • Timing – Greg Zajic, Joy Nieslony
  • Support – Weyland Fat, Jon Sturtevant, 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


2017 AX Results