Sat, Jul 15, 2023

2023 RSP Porsches in the Park, Ann Arbor, MI

German Park

About this event

Registration is still open!  (Closes Thursday 07/13/23 @ 11:59pm)

WELCOME to the registration page for the Second Annual Zone 4 PCA Porsches in the Park, hosted by Rally Sport Region!  All PCA members and potential PCA members are welcome to register. This is a Private event; i.e., not a Public link on MSR. You must be a Porsche owner and use the private link to register and attend.  There will be NO walk-in spectators and there will be NO onsite registration.

Electronic pre-registration through MotorsportReg (MSR) is REQUIRED!  Here is a link to detailed instructions for those who are familiar with MSR and especially for those who are not:

        MSR Registration Instructions 040722.docx

WHERE: German Park, 5549 Pontiac Trail, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.  It's 8-9 miles NNE of The Big House (U of Michigan Stadium).

WHEN: July 15, 2023 from 1:30pm until Dark (8:30pm-ish)

WHAT: Since we exceeded our 2022 target of 100 Porsches -- we had 101 registered -- our 2023 target is for a gathering of 150+ Porsches and their owners, drivers, codrivers, et al with planned drives, People's Choice concours, upscale dinner and music.

* 1:00pm: gates open
* 1:30pm: TSD rally leaves the gate -- ~1½ hours rally. This requires two people (minimum); i.e., no solo drives
* 2:15pm: First of three driving tours leave the gate -- ~1 hour drive.  Three time slots to create at least some separation
* 3:30-5:00pm: People's Choice Concours on the grounds. Everybody is entered!!! Ballots will be in your registration packet.
* 5:00-7:00pm: Buffet dinner in/near the Pavilion featuring Southern buffet from Ann Arbor's Satchel's BBQ, and yes, there will be vegetarian/vegan entrees
* 6:00-8:30pm: a DJ will be spinning tunes for your listening pleasure and dancing

* Registration, all below are per person:
* TSD rally: included
* Driving tours: included
* Concours: included
* Dinner: included (cash bar)
* T-shirt: $22 each.  PLEASE pre-order by July 1st!

PETS: no pets are allowed at German Park unless it is a Service Animal with proper documentation.

WAIVERS: electronic Speedwaiver must be signed by EVERY person at the event -- see below for details.
  We will have paper waivers for those who have issues signing eletronically.

      July 15th PiP PCA SpeedWaiver

LODGING - We've reserved a block of rooms at three different hotels in the Ann Arbor area.  If you are interested in hotel info please Click the "Need Hotel Info" box during registration on MSR or contact registrar below and we'll send your the info.  You must make your own reservation. 

If you have any question or would like additional information regarding this event contact:
* Event Chair: Jon Heidorn, 734.239.2942, 
* Registrar: Monika Jelic, 734.657.4005,
* TSD Rally: John & Diane Thomson, 
* Driving Tours: Mike O'Rear,
* Concours: TBD

FYI: to make this a multi-event weekend, here are a couple nearby events you can attend while in town:
* Friday evening, TBD: organizing a laidback gathering at a local watering hole
* Saturday morning, 7:30-9am: Cars & Coffee at Zingerman's Roadhouse in Ann Arbor. Bring your fine ride and enjoy hot beverages and exquisite pastries while checking out the various vehicles
* Saturday mid-morning, TBD: putting together a visit to a local shop
* Sunday morning, TBD: gather one last time at an Ann Arbor eatery for breakfast/brunch before y'all hit the road

Event requirements

If you missed it above, electronic pre-registration through MotorsportReg (MSR) is REQUIRED!  Here is a link to detailed instructions for those who are familiar with MSR and especially for those who are not:               

                  MSR Registration Instructions 040722.docx 

As you work your way through the E-registration process you will be asked the following:
* How many people are coming?  And their names?
* What kind of Porsche are you bringing?  We need this to block out the People's Choice Concours area. 
* Will you be participating in the TSD rally?  We've done a couple since 2022, so expect new-improved for 2023!
* Will you be participating in one of the driving tours?

Note:  sadly, due to time constraints you cannot do both the TSD rally AND a driving tour
* Would you like to purchase an event t-shirt?  If so, how many and what size(s)?

For the TSD rally, you will need two people per car minimum and you must download the TSD app to your phone for electronic timing and scoring:
* TSD Rally Registration closes Saturday, 07/08 @ 11:59pm!!!!!!!!!
The Richta GPS Timing and Scoring System provides real time scoring for road rallys, reports scores to the entrants on their phone and automatically transmits scores to the rally organizers.
* The app we will use is: Competitor - Richta GPS Checkpoints: 
TSD App download
* Instructions: 
TSD app instructions

** You MUST have at least one Android or iOS Smartphone (with downloaded app above) and two people per car!

Attendees (110)

James Fash
Eric Gedeon
Francis Quigg
Jeremy Goddard
Danny Young
David Kelter
Steven Zarbo
Richard Zarbo

German Park

Ann Arbor, MI


Festival/Social organized by

PCA - Rally Sport Region

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Event over!