Photo Galleries of Current and past Events attended by Space Coast
We have many awesome events planned for our members and with that come PHOTOS. We appreciate all the members that have supplied us with albums full of memories. Please view all the events with the years listed below. If you have an album from an event and would like it listed here please send a link to the album for public viewing.
Remember… It’s not just the cars, it’s the people.
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From Robin Hoffman – What a wonderful way to spend the day! In the morning, 20 Space Coast members got some instruction in our Autocross School – Including 5 ladies! Then in the afternoon, 100+ more members joined in for an Ice Cream Social hosted by Mark and Tetiana Pieloch. Driving a Porsche tractor is fun, but having a ride in a historic 1993 964RSR race car is a chance of a lifetime! This one is one of 55 made and raced in Europe and our Autocross Instructors were trusted to give 60 members rides in the RSR around the Autocross Track. A huge Thank you to the Pieloch’s and AMCM team for hosting us and all the volunteers and autocross instructors who made this event successful! And a warm welcome and congratulations on the arrival of the newest Pieloch – baby Matthew!
From Robin Hoffman – We had a wonderful time last night at our summer banquet on Melbourne Beach. The rain never deterred this group – lots of laughs and good times. Thanks for coming out! Here’s is a link to the photos I took.
From David Kelly – Here is a link to photos of the Vero Beach Kaffeeklatsch held on Sunday, June 13, 2021. Twenty Space Coast Region members brought their Porsches out for the monthly get-together at Panera’s. On display were a pristine 356 SC, several nice mid-eighties air & water-cooled models, a beautiful early Boxster, and several of the latest 911, Boxster, and SUV models; so there was plenty for everyone to check out under the warm sunshine. There was much discussion about paintwork, engine bays, interiors, and track experiences at our local venues. Best of all, it was an event shared among Porsche families where everyone had a chance to catch up until the next time. I hope you enjoy the photos.
From David Kelly – Here is a link to photos of the Vero Beach Kaffeeklatsch on Sunday, May 09, 2021. On a beautiful sunny day, twenty-nine Space Coast Region members took full advantage to bring their cars out for some fun at the Kaffeeklatsch. There was a little bit of everything with lots of cars to check out and lots of Porsche stories told as everyone enjoyed the great weather. I hope you enjoy the photos.
From Robin Hoffman – On Sunday, May 2nd 35 Porsches came out and drove for a good cause. Our Poker Run raised over $1100 for Life ReCaptured – a local charity that runs a home for girls who have been rescued from Human Trafficing here in Brevard County. During the 70 mile drive, players picked up 5 cards and then were offered 2 more cards for extra donations! The top 4 Poker hands were all Full Houses! Our 50 or so participants were treated to a donuts & coffee in the morning and pizza and salad from Kelsey’s for lunch. Special thanks to the Springer Family for hosting and running this event along with Wojo – our Drive and Dine coordinator. I think everyone agreed – it was a fun way to spend a morning!
Photos – Charity Poker Run, May 2, 2021 (Photos by Robin Hoffman and Ed Springer)
From Robin Hoffman – Our April 17th “After Tax Day Rally”. was so much fun! This rally had a different spin – no trying to find house numbers and not so many gimmicks! This year was primarily a picture route identification with emphasis on time and distance. Our Rally Masters had some great Porsche-approved roads for us to enjoy. After what seemed like a very short 3 hours we enjoyed a delicious Sonny’s BBQ lunch. Thanks to our Rally Masters Brian Reinert and David O’Neal for executing another wonderful rally!!
From David Kelly – The “Wheels & Keels Exotic Car & Boat Show” was held Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the Moorings Yacht & Country Club in Vero Beach, FL. with all proceeds going to local charities. Although it was not an official PCA sponsored event, several PCA members participated by entering their cars in the judged competition, with the Black 1958 356 Speedster winning a Blue Ribbon for “Best-in-Class” of “Sports Cars 1960 and Older.” There were many other fine examples of Porsches there as you will see in the photos. One Space Coast member brought his beautiful Blue 356 SC Cabriolet which was in strong competition with another local member in his equally impressive Red 356 Coupe. The owner of 356 Cabriolet also brought his Red Ford GT, which won the Blue Ribbon for “Best-in-Class” for “Original Speciality Cars.” It was a great day for all car lovers!
All-in-all, there was much to see from early classic cars and boats of every era to some of the most modern exotic automobiles on the market today. Beautiful weather, beautiful venue, beautiful cars, and great people! You can see it all in the photos at the link below.
From Jeff Dorman – The 2021 edition of the 12 Hours of Sebring was another great day for Porsche, with wins in both the GTLM and GTD classes. The privateer No. 79 WeatherTech Racing Porsche 911 RSR-19 won GTLM, after the No. 25 BMW took out the leading Corvette No. 3 with 6 or so minutes remaining. In GTD, the No. 9 Pfaff Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3R paced a 1-2 Porsche finish and was the class of the GTD field all day. The No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPI took home top honors among the three very busy Prototype classes (DPI, LMP2, and LMP3).
It was the fourth straight win for Porsche in GTLM at Sebring, and its 100th class victory at Sebring! And it was the 2nd straight year for the Porsche 1-2 in the GTD class.
It was a beautiful day for racing with very strong winds at times. Due to covid protocols the paddock and the traditional grid walk were off-limits to spectators. I’m hopeful that the 2022 edition brings a return of these special fan features. Regardless, the competition was as good as it gets. It was another fantastic 12 Hours of Sebring, especially for Porsche!
From David Kelly – Here is a link to photos of the Vero Beach Kaffeeklatsch on Sunday, March 14, 2021. It was a nice day, with great cars, and great people! I hope you enjoy the photos.
From Tony Whalen – Held annually at the American Muscle Museum, this year the Corvette club was the home team and set up a fast 45 second track. For the first time, the Corvette Club had the fastest time of the day, however for the 4th year in a row, the Porsche club had the overall fastest average team times beating the Corvette club by just 0.2s. Congrats to team SPC and thanks to the AMCM and all the participants that made it such a great, safe, and competitive event.
From Carmen DeVito – The first 2021 Porsche Melbourne sponsored Space Coast Region PCA Autocross was held at the American Muscle Car Museum on Feb 6 with 25 drivers in attendance. The 60+ second course held some changes for the SPC autocrossers with a new start and reverse rotation behind the maintenance shop. At the end of the day, Fastest time of day was taken by Ken Marshall in his brand new GT4. Congrats to the class winners! Visit https://spc.pca.org/autocross-results/ for complete results.
Photos – SPC AX @ AMCM, February 6, 2021 Photos courtesy of Ed Dedick.
From Jeff Dorman – With COVID precautions top of mind at Daytona Speedway, 2021 Rolex 24 Hour ticket holders were offered the option of rolling their 2021 purchases over to the 2022 race week or attend the 2021 edition. This year masks are required, the garages and the grid are off-limits to spectators, and the PCA tent will not be offering its traditional benefits (live TV feed, raffles, honored guests). I decided I’d wait for the 2022 Rolex 24 Hour race. But I did give a visit to the Roar Before The 24 weekend on Saturday. The crowd was sparse and the adjustments for COVID were abundant – social distancing in all the right places (every other row of bleachers was marked off, with 6 ft. spacing on the available rows) and restrictions on infield parking locations and infield spectating access (infield road course and turn 1-2 only).
The new season offers an abundance of excellent machinery and driving talent. I had not heard these cars run since the race last year and it was glorious. The GTLM cars sounded great as usual, particularly the screaming Porsche 911 RSR now in privateer hands with WeatherTech sponsorship. Sadly, there is no Porsche factory effort in GTLM this year. Former Porsche factory driver Nick Tandy is now driving in the #4 Corvette and he is very fast in it. I wound not bet against him in next week’s big race.
There is the new LMP3 class added, so the number of prototypes was really outstanding. I took a few pictures of Session 3 of the Michelin Pilot Series from the bleachers, and a ton of pictures of Session 3 of the WeatherTech Series (all classes), at the international horseshoe, and on the Turn 1 banking. I hope you enjoy them. I wish I were going to the race next weekend. If you are, it should be another fantastic event even with the pandemic restrictions.
From David Kelly – Here is a link to photos of the Vero Beach Kaffeeklatsch on Sunday, January, 10, 2021. It was another good turn-out of local and seasonal SPC members, including several new members to the Region. As usual, there was a good mix of Porsche models on display for everyone to see and to check out thoroughly. I hope you enjoy the photos.
Past Years Event Photos
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