Event Calendar

Sacramento Valley Region has one of the fullest calendars of any of the regions, including dinners, tours, auto-cross, concours. We have something for every interest of our members.

Mar
5
Sat
SVR 1st Saturday Breakfast @ Brookfields
Mar 5 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Mar
12
Sat
Event Planning Seminar 101 @ Porsche Rocklin
Mar 12 @ 9:00 PM – 12:00 PM

Event Planning 101

About this event

SVR will hosting an event planning seminar on March 12, 2022 at Porsche of Rocklin from 9:00 – 12 Noon. If you have an interest in perhaps organized a tour, dinner event or rally and wanted to know what is involved this is a great way to learn some of the general guidelines for planning an event with the Porsche Club. You will gain a step by step guide to event planning and be provided with a checklist of tasks involved in setting up registration via Motorsportreg.com, how to apply for event insurance, if required, how to complete post event and observer reports, how to market your event, and how to develop a budget and what is needed to get an event approved by the board of directors.

The event is free and limited to only 20 students. Checkin opens at 8:30 am with the seminar beginning promptly at 9:00 am. The seminar will be held in the Porsche of Rocklin conference room with entrance at the service bay entrance. All attendees are asked to park in the back parking lot at the dealership.

Event requirements

There are no requirements needed to attend, just a valid PCA membership and a desire to host an event. Due to Covid -19 concerns face masks will be required. You should not attend or cancel if you are feeling ill. The safety of our members and attendees is a priority.

Mar
13
Sun
2022 SVR Autocross School @ Day 1: Porsche Rocklin Conference Rm
Mar 13 @ 9:15 AM – 3:00 PM

PCA-SVR is proud to present the 2022 Autocross School. Autocross is the perfect venue for learning what your car can really do, as well as developing your car control skills, in a very safe and controlled environment. If you have an interest in learning how to drive your Porsche at its limits, this event will provide you with a comprehensive classroom session followed by hands-on driving instruction that prepares drivers for participation in autocross events.

This is a two part/day event:

  • Day1:  (Sunday, 03/13/2022) Ground School held at Niello Porsche of Rocklin  (MAP)
  • Day2:  (Saturday, 03/19/2022) AX School held at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, CA (approx 90mi north of Sacramento)
  • Registration (closes at 11:00 pm on Wednesday, March 9th, 2021. Registrations received after the capacity has been reached will be added to the wait list.
  • Price for the Autocross School and the Autocross (both events) is
    • $100 for PCA Members and
    • $120 for Non-PCA Members.
  • PCA members dirving Porsches will receive preference in registration. Non-member non-Porsche drivers will be put on a wait list until 10 days prior to the event.

Part 1:  Ground School held at Porsche Rocklin

  • Agenda:  Classroom instruction covering car safety, tech inspection, driving techniques, what to expect at event and more ….
    • 9:15 – 9:45 am:  Arrive and check in
    • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Instruction
    • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm:  Lunch Break
    • 12:30 pm  -3:00 pm:  Instruction
  • Lunch will be provided

Part 2:  Autocross Driving School held at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, CA.

  • Prerequisite:  *** Students must have attended Ground School to participate.
  • Agenda:  After check-in and tech inspection we will have four driving exercises:  Braking, Slalom, Skid Pad, and Turn Exercise. You will be assigned to a group for these exercises. After a short break for lunch, each driver will run the course several times.  All participants will be assigned a driving instructor for the day. More information will be provided as we get closer to the event.
    • 7:00 am:  Gate Opens
    • 7:30 – 8:15 am:  All participants MUST check-in at Registration Trailer
    • 8:00 – 8:30 am:  Cars tech inspected and Instructor-led walk
    • 8:40 am:  Mandatory Drivers meeting and group assignments
    • 9:00 am:  Grid cars to assigned exercise groups
    • 12:00 pm:  Break for lunch
    • 12:30 pm:  Timed Autocross

Drivers are required to bring their own lunches for the Thunderhill portion of the event. There is also a cafe on site to buy lunch.

What to bring:

  • A Big Smile on your face
  • Snell 2010 or newer rated helmet
  • Lunch, extra snacks & drinks as applicable.  (The club does provide bottled water)
  • Folding Chair
  • Painter’s tape or printed numbers for car numbers
  • Sunscreen, hat, layers for cooler mornings (No RED Clothing as this can be mistaken as a red flag)

Please Note:

  • All drivers MUST WORK at an assigned worker position during the afternoon session.  The majority of worker positions require standing for approximately one hour per shift and we can not guarantee a seated position.  Dress appropriately for standing outside in the weather.
  • HELMETS ARE REQUIRED with a 2010 or newer Snell certification.  Loaner helmets will not be available.
  • No drones allowed
  • No Alcohol or drugs permitted!!!
  • For any questions please contact the Autocross Chair:  John Leet at:  autocross@svr-pca.org

 

Event requirements

Autocross is the perfect venue for learning what your car can really do, as well as developing your car control skills, in a very safe and controlled environment.  But beyond the intellectual appeal of those reasons, the bottom line is, IT’S A BLAST! Prior to attending the class, you can familiarize yourself with the basics on the PCA Zone 7 autocross page.

For any questions please contact the AX Chair:  John Leet at:  autocross@svr-pca.org

 

Mar
19
Sat
2022 SVR Autocross School @ Day 2: Thunderhill Raceway Park
Mar 19 @ 7:00 AM – 12:30 PM

PCA-SVR is proud to present the 2022 Autocross School. Autocross is the perfect venue for learning what your car can really do, as well as developing your car control skills, in a very safe and controlled environment. If you have an interest in learning how to drive your Porsche at its limits, this event will provide you with a comprehensive classroom session followed by hands-on driving instruction that prepares drivers for participation in autocross events.

This is a two part/day event:

  • Day1:  (Sunday, 03/13/2022) Ground School held at Niello Porsche of Rocklin  (MAP)
  • Day2:  (Saturday, 03/19/2022) AX School held at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, CA (approx 90mi north of Sacramento)
  • Registration (closes at 11:00 pm on Wednesday, March 9th, 2021. Registrations received after the capacity has been reached will be added to the wait list.
  • Price for the Autocross School and the Autocross (both events) is
    • $100 for PCA Members and
    • $120 for Non-PCA Members.
  • PCA members dirving Porsches will receive preference in registration. Non-member non-Porsche drivers will be put on a wait list until 10 days prior to the event.

Part 1:  Ground School held at Porsche Rocklin

  • Agenda:  Classroom instruction covering car safety, tech inspection, driving techniques, what to expect at event and more ….
    • 9:15 – 9:45 am:  Arrive and check in
    • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Instruction
    • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm:  Lunch Break
    • 12:30 pm  -3:00 pm:  Instruction
  • Lunch will be provided

Part 2:  Autocross Driving School held at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, CA.

  • Prerequisite:  *** Students must have attended Ground School to participate.
  • Agenda:  After check-in and tech inspection we will have four driving exercises:  Braking, Slalom, Skid Pad, and Turn Exercise. You will be assigned to a group for these exercises. After a short break for lunch, each driver will run the course several times.  All participants will be assigned a driving instructor for the day. More information will be provided as we get closer to the event.
    • 7:00 am:  Gate Opens
    • 7:30 – 8:15 am:  All participants MUST check-in at Registration Trailer
    • 8:00 – 8:30 am:  Cars tech inspected and Instructor-led walk
    • 8:40 am:  Mandatory Drivers meeting and group assignments
    • 9:00 am:  Grid cars to assigned exercise groups
    • 12:00 pm:  Break for lunch
    • 12:30 pm:  Timed Autocross

Drivers are required to bring their own lunches for the Thunderhill portion of the event. There is also a cafe on site to buy lunch.

What to bring:

  • A Big Smile on your face
  • Snell 2010 or newer rated helmet
  • Lunch, extra snacks & drinks as applicable.  (The club does provide bottled water)
  • Folding Chair
  • Painter’s tape or printed numbers for car numbers
  • Sunscreen, hat, layers for cooler mornings (No RED Clothing as this can be mistaken as a red flag)

Please Note:

  • All drivers MUST WORK at an assigned worker position during the afternoon session.  The majority of worker positions require standing for approximately one hour per shift and we can not guarantee a seated position.  Dress appropriately for standing outside in the weather.
  • HELMETS ARE REQUIRED with a 2010 or newer Snell certification.  Loaner helmets will not be available.
  • No drones allowed
  • No Alcohol or drugs permitted!!!
  • For any questions please contact the Autocross Chair:  John Leet at:  autocross@svr-pca.org

 

Event requirements

Autocross is the perfect venue for learning what your car can really do, as well as developing your car control skills, in a very safe and controlled environment.  But beyond the intellectual appeal of those reasons, the bottom line is, IT’S A BLAST! Prior to attending the class, you can familiarize yourself with the basics on the PCA Zone 7 autocross page.

For any questions please contact the AX Chair:  John Leet at:  autocross@svr-pca.org

 

Mar
20
Sun
AX #1 @ Thunderhill Raceway
Mar 20 @ 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Apr
2
Sat
SVR 1st Saturday Breakfast @ Brookfields
Apr 2 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Apr
9
Sat
AX #2 @ Thunderhill Raceway
Apr 9 @ 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Apr
27
Wed
PCA Spring Treffen @ Broadmoor Colorado Springs, CO
Apr 27 all-day
Apr
28
Thu
PCA Spring Treffen @ Broadmoor Colorado Springs, CO
Apr 28 all-day
Apr
29
Fri
PCA Spring Treffen @ Broadmoor Colorado Springs, CO
Apr 29 all-day