About this event
To kick off Schonesland's 2023 driving season, the MadWarren Drive will begin in the parking lots to the west of the Machine Shed restaurant and south of Hotel Renovo. A brief driver's meeting will be held in the Hotel Renovo lobby at 8:00 AM with the first group departing at 8:30AM. (Please note: The start time was moved up since we anticipate at least two to three run groups). Please arrive at 7:30 with a full tank of gas in order to sign waivers and be assigned to a run group before 8 AM. The route will be very similar to prior years' drives, and once again by popular demand, lunch will be at Pyra Pizzeria in Norwalk. Detailed instructions will be emailed to those registered some time the week before the event.
This season opener is one of our most popular drives with everyone anxious to get their Porsches out on the road after winter's hibernation. And being a morning drive culminating with lunch, members can still get home in time for some spring chores or a nap. For those who have not done this ride, Madison and Warren counties offer the most scenic, hilliest, curviest roads in Central Iowa, beginning just four miles south of Des Moines at the Cumming, IA exit on Interstate 35.
This event is classified as a "driving tour" and will be conducted in accordance with the Porsche Club of America's Driving Tour Standards.