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Re: DRIVER'S SCHOOL AT WATKINS GLEN
Eric, I would say don't get on the Quattro Club's case on this too much;
I believe entire difference is due to liability insurance. As I remember,
tracks generally want event organizers to have multi-million dollar liability
insurance to cover the possibility of injury to a bystander. This costs
money for organizers to purchase. The Porsche Club is able to purchase
a global policy that largely covers all events; the additional insurance
needed to be purchased by the event organizers (i.i., our PCA region)
for a specific track is minimal (sometimes zero).
There is an organization called "TrackTime" that puts on schools very
similar to the Porsche Club events; however, since they have to purchase
all of the liability insurance themselves; their costs are significantly
than the Porsche Club events; I think they're significantly higher than the
Quattro Club as well.
My own opinion is to lighten up a little on the general mailing lists, or
else pursue the Quattro club specifically on your own.
Ray Calvo (email@example.com)
In a message dated 97-04-28 13:54:53 EDT, you write:
<< Subj: Re: DRIVER'S SCHOOL AT WATKINS GLEN
Date: 97-04-28 13:54:53 EDT
From: STEADI RIC
To: Porsray, firstname.lastname@example.org
>On July 24-25 (Thurs. - Fri.), Allegheny Region of the Porsche
>Club of America (Pittsburgh, PA area) will be putting on a
>high-speed driver's education event at the Watkins Glen race
>track. This is open to all cars and drivers (Porsche Club
>membership NOT mandatory) meeting the following conditions:
>Cost is $190 per driver.
Now will the Quattro club PLEASE explain why they want upwards of $300
for their event at the glen?????
Eric Fletcher S.O.C.
St. Louis, MO