Welcome to the Lincoln Trail Region of the Porsche Club of America.

  • Scenic Drives
    I recently found a website that lists several scenic drives here in Illinois by the Illinois Department of Transportation. This could be a very handy source for future drives with the club. Below are a few other sites highlighting scenic routes in Illinois: Great Rivers and Routes https://www.riversandroutes.com/ . This focuses on Southwestern Illinois Take These 11 Country Roads In Illinois For A Gorgeous Scenic Drive https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/illinois/scenic-country-drives-il/. They also feature […]
  • 2020 Events Update
    Our 2020 events schedule has been very light due to the virus. We normally plan a Christmas dinner in December but unfortunately this year we are cancelling it. Early next year the LTR board will meet and start to plan out 2021 which may include the dinner we planned at Christmas this year, but in the summer. We still have the drive to Lasalle in October. This event is virus […]
  • Autohaus to Lasalle Drive
    The Lincoln Trail PCA will have a driving tour from Autohaus in Peoria, to downtown Lasalle on October 10th.  We will meet at Autohaus by 10am.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and a survey of member feedback, this year we will not have lunch as part of the event but it will end at the same place. The PCA also has a new waiver that all attendees must sign before […]
  • New PCA Waiver
    The PCA created a new communicable disease spectator and participant waiver that anyone attending an event needs to sign. The official PCA event registration tool, Clubregistration.net, has implemented a way for registrants of an event to electronically sign this and the other event liability waiver forms electronically when registering for events. This is intended to not only reduce person-to-person contact but also speed up the event start. Clubregistration.net has created […]
  • Survey Results
    We recently surveyed the LTR members about events this year. Here are the results. Question responses are (left side) 1 = “not very” and (right side) 5 = “very much” to the question. There were 30 responses. I would be interesting in attending Mix & Mingle events (lunch or dinner) indoors I would be interesting in attending Mix & Mingle events (lunch or dinner) Outdoors I would be interesting in […]

PCA E-Brake News

  • August 1, 2020 SHARE Dear e-Brake subscriber, As you know, Porsche Club of America delivers e-Brake News to your inbox every Tuesday. This is the July monthly recap. To the left, check out the July issue of Porsche Panorama. Scroll down to find a recap of the top five e-Brake News articles of the month. As always, scroll to the bottom to vote for the Porsche of the Month, and […]
  • July 28, 2020 We drive the 2020 Porsche 718 Spyder: Don't call it a Boxster PCA—The 718 Spyder brings what we love about the Boxster and then some… In fact, a lot of some. It's what enthusiasts have been yearning for since Porsche started putting turbo flat fours into the Boxster. We find out what it's like to live with. Read More SHARE Farewell to the lightweight sports car? PCA—Following […]
  • July 21, 2020 New Porsche 992 Turbo is quicker than old 991.2 Turbo S PCA—The new Porsche 911 Turbo S, based on the 992 platform, was unveiled back in March, and we’ve even had the chance to drive it twice. The general consensus is that it offers hypercar performance paired with everyday usability. Now, the "regular" turbo is upon us. Read More SHARE Tech Tactics LIVE: Motor oil 101 – […]
  • July 14, 2020 Porsche 992 Turbo S: Driving the Everyday Hypercar PCA—Ordinarily, when Porsche introduces a new sports car, they do the global launch for waves of journalists at a location with two things in common: spectacular mountain B roads and a nearby race track. The global pandemic has of course changed this standard operating procedure Read More SHARE Treffen at The Greenbrier — Registration opens Wednesday, July 15, at […]
  • July 7, 2020 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet caters to your senses PCA—Hot off the heels of driving Porsche’s tarmac-tearing 911 Turbo S for a week, Porsche Cars North America delivered this gorgeous 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet to the PCA National Office. From the moment I looked out of my office window and saw the brown-topped convertible pulling up, the stunning exterior color combination ignited my senses. Read More […]