Archive for April, 2017

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Cinco de Mayo Porsche drive May 6th

Cinco de Mayo Porsche drive May 6th

This year, to avoid traffic, we’re having our Cinco De Mayo event as a Cuatro De Mayo event on Saturday (May 6)!

DRIVE (TOUR): The tour will consist of a drive up the Sea to Sky Highway with scenic diversions at Britannia Beach and the Quest University Campus in Squamish before dinner at Pepe & Gringos Restaurant at 40359 Tantalus Way, Garibaldi Highlands in Squamish.

Rain or Shine – Ole!

Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017

Time: 4:30 pm for wavers and coffee

Place:  Starbucks, Caulfield Village, 5339 Headland Dr, West Vancouver

Drivers Meeting:  4:45 pm

Drive:  5:00 pm SHARP!

Dine:  Pepe & Gringos Restaurant at 40359 Tantalus Way, Garibaldi Highlands in Squamish

Contact: For more information & RSVP:

Brian McCormack 604-250-2877

Rally In The Valley

Rally In The Valley

In the spirit of the famous 1960 car rallies PCA-CWR is proud to announce our first “Rally in the Valley”.   So grab your navigator and clip-board, start your Porsche and get ready to rally your way through the Fraser Valley on a spirited time-trialed course.    Details below.

Date:    Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Time:    9:00 am  Arrive, coffee, etc…

9:30 am  Driver & Navigator meeting

10:00 am  First car away!

Place:  Colossus Cineplex Cinema parking lot, 20091-91a Avenue,  Langley

Fee:     $30.00 + GST per car

Note:   Driver MUST be accompanied by navigator

NOTE:  This inaugural event is limited to 20 Participants.   Lunch is not supplied but we will end up “somewhere” for refreshments and food!

Click Here to Register


Welcome New Volunteer Chairs!

Welcome New Volunteer Chairs!

April 14th 2017 – CWR is very pleased to announce the following new volunteer Chairs:

Shawn Elphick – Chair, Advertising

Luis Brasdefer – Chair, Social Events

Iain Bowman – Chair, Technical Issues

Scott Newbury – Timberline Editor



16th Annual German Car Festival @ Waterfront Park June 25th

16th Annual German Car Festival @ Waterfront Park June 25th

A fun day out with fellow German Car Enthusiasts.

Entry fee of $10 per car will be collected on site for those wishing to park/display their cars on the lawns.  Donations of a non-perishable food item will be collected for the Harvest Project charity; net proceeds of the entry fee are also donated.

Event sponsors will provide some prizes to be given away and some other fun stuff. There will also be a food vendor available for lunches, as well as an ice cream vendor.

The German Car Festival traces its routes back many years to when it was a Porsche Club show and shine outing to support a local charity.  In 2002 the event formally became the German Car Festival as Ron Dempsey worked to bring the BMW, Porsche and Mercedes clubs together to host the event.  The event has grown and become popular as a summer show and shine for the various authorized German car clubs. Those are the ‘brick and mortar’ clubs that are sanctioned by the manufacturer, and now include not only our BMW Car Club of BC, but the local Porsche Club of America – Canada West Region, the Mercedes-Benz Club of America – British Columbia Section, and the Audi Club of British Columbia.

As can be expected from such a diverse group, there will some very interesting cars participating in this event both new and old.