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Whether you're interested in meeting new friends at our monthly meetings, finding an old friend or your old car, participating in one of our driving school events or joining us for one of our excellent wine tours, you'll find everything you need to know right here. If you don't find it, you'll be able to find the right person to contact to help you out.
This event, moved from our usual Tuesday to Wednesday night because of Valentines Day, will include a tech session and tour of Prova Motorsports in Ballard (Interbay). We'll meet at Chris Benny's Prova Motorsports at 6:30 PM to visit, talk shop, and enjoy the dinners we each pre-ordered or brought along. Then after a short business meeting, Chris will instruct us in the finer arts of tire selection, usage and care. February 15, 2017, 6:30 - 9:00 PM Prova Motorsports, 4022 23rd Ave W, Seattle WA 98199
Food details: Remember to order your food ahead of time and have it delivered (address above) by 6:45 PM or bring a dinner with you. Local food options are given in the newsletter
On Tuesday, March 14, NWARC will meet in Kirkland at Wild About Cars, at 6:30 PM for dinner, a club meeting, and a program on Gimmick Rallyes from a Rallye Master. Our guest speaker, Bert Cripe will share some tools and tips for planning and participating in gimmick rallyes. Bert has been putting together the routes for the annual Tulip Rallye in Skagit County each spring. By attending this event, you will gain insights on how to improve your own gimmick rallye scores and on how to develop your own rallye. This is a timely topic for the NWARC as the Tulip Rallye is now open for registration and as we get closer to our 2018 NW Alfa Convention. Bring your dinner or have it delivered by 6:45 PM to 11200 Kirkland Way #200. Beverages will be provided.
The NWARC Driving school at Pacific Raceways is the perfect gift to give yourself or someone you care about. Offering just the right combination of fun, challenge and learning, it offers you the unique opportunity to experience the capabilities of your car in a safe and controlled environmenit.
Experienced and new drivers alike will benefit from the coaching and guidance of NWARC club experts in order to build skills in car handling, the proper use of ABS brakes, emergency stopping, collision avoidance techniques and decision making. The objective is to have fun, be safe and learn techniques to better control our vehicles on the road.
The track activities are designed and coordinated by chief driving instructor Mirko Freguia, and in-car coaching is provided by expert volunteers. The cost is $95 per driver. All participants must have a valid driver’s license or valid learner’s permit.
Join us at Pacific Raceways for a rewarding day as a driver or volunteer. For more information, contact Mirko Freguia 206-795-0861.
Venue: Pacific Raceways 31001 144th Ave SE, Kent, Washington
Date: Friday, March 17 Sessions 9 AM-Noon or 1 PM-4 PM
Cost: $95 per driver Register at motorsportsreg.com.
NWARC members Joe and Lynn Faherty will hold their annual St. Patrick's Day party at their Fox Island home on Saturday, March 18. Festivities will begin at 5:30 PM, but guests are invited to arrive closer to 4 o'clock in order to enjoy a walk on the beach. Traditional Irish fare will be provided. Please bring a beverage and an appetizer, side dish or dessert to share.
The Faherty's home is located at 768 6th Avenue, Fox Island, WA 98333, approximately a 30 minute drive from the west end of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. You may want to map your route on GPS. Once you reach the Fox Island location, follow the gravel drive until it starts downhill and you will find Castle Faherty on your left. Call 253-549-6828 for help if you have trouble finding the party.
Northwest Alfa Romeo Club - Eighth Annual Pre-Historics Barbecue, 3p at the Patiz home, Auburn, WA. On the first day of the Pacific Northwest Historic Races at Pacific Raceways, club members Gary and Marie Patitz.