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Gift Voucher for a Driver Ed Day in 2012

Cars on trackThere are still a few discounted vouchers available until the 31st - it's not too late to give the gift of a day at the track to your favorite Porsche driver! For only $200 (a 15-20% discount, depending on final event pricing), the recipient can choose to participate in a Diablo DE day at Thunderhill on either Friday, March 16th or Monday, October 29th. First time drivers will receive classroom and in-car instruction the day of the event. Three weeks notice is required to redeem the voucher, and the driver and car must meet all usual DE requirements.

Simply email DEchair @ diablo-pca.org with your request for Gift Voucher/s, including your name, address and the name of the recipient. We will send you a unique, online voucher which you can print. Then mail a check to us to validate your voucher/s for $200 per voucher to: Diablo Region PCA, PO Box 1047, Livermore, CA 94551-1047. Please include with your check the name of the driver(s) to be registered, name of purchaser, and mention ‘PCA Diablo DE Voucher’. Checks should be made payable to Diablo PCA and must reach us by January 4th, 2012 to avoid cancellation of gift voucher/s.

You can click here for a printable flyer with all details about this special, limited time offer.

Ten Questions About Driver Education

DE CornerUnderstandably, you may be interested, yet apprehensive about taking your Porsche on the track. Over three years since my first outing at Thunderhill (which I admit was actually in an Infiniti SUV!), I have frequently talked with friends about experiencing over 25 tracks days since. These are the top ten concerns they and I have shared – if any of these are bugging you, hopefully this will help provide answers.

So, if you hear yourself saying “I’d like to do a track day but….” - read on!


Read more: Ten Questions About Driver Education

Track Day at Thunderhill

Diablo will hold another Driver Education event and Taste of the Track session (application here) at Thunderhill on Friday, March 4th! Event flyer download page is here, registration form is here, and tech inspection form is here. Fee for DE is $200, no late fees; Taste of the Track fee is $15. See the reg form or flyer for how to signup and pay, and do it today!

Driver Education at Thunderhill on Sunday, January 23rd

A special Driver Education event has been scheduled for Sunday, January 23rd at Thunderhill, for only $125. Important documents for this event:

Registration cost increases to $150 on January 18th, and weekend dates are scarce this year, so be sure to act quickly!

DE on January 23rd Cancelled

We regret to inform members that the Driver Education event scheduled for Sunday, January 23rd has been cancelled. Keep an eye out for more DE events later in 2011, and our apologies for any inconvenience.

Driver Education at Thunderhill on Sept 17th

Randy Thorsen gets a ride in a GT3Diablo Region will hold its third DE event of 2010 at Thunderhill on Friday, September 17th. (Click here to see entire article with links to all forms.) Be sure to register early and save $$!

Remember, your car must pass a safety inspection before the event and two free inspection days have been organized. The first will be held at Porsche of Fremont on August 28 from 9AM to 1PM; the second will be held at Kahler's in Dublin on September 1 from 6PM to 8:30PM.

  • All forms and documents for this event are listed here
  • Flyer for the event is here
  • Event registration form is here
  • Tech Inspection form is here
  • Day-of-event schedule is here

If you have DE-related questions please direct them to our Track Chair Luis Soler <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>, or to our Registrar Mike Ciopyk <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>.

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