200 Porsches. 11 races. One wedding. It’s safe to say drivers, families and friends enjoyed an eventful weekend at The Peachstate 225 at Road Atlanta, as the Peachstate Porsche Club of America (PCA) Region celebrated its 25th anniversary of the event.
The sold-out event was put on by a joint effort between the PCA Club Racing National Committee and local Peachstate PCA Region volunteers.
“We had a great turnout over the weekend,” said Mike Hopper, Peachstate PCA Club Race Chair. “It was a lot of fun and we couldn’t have done it without the help of all of our volunteers.”
Around 200 drivers competed at the 12-turn, 2.54-mile road course in Braselton, Georgia, located about 50 miles northeast of Atlanta. Winners from the weekend include Chris Brown in the GTC6 class, Grady Willingham and Phillip Martien in the GTC5 class, Eric Mies and Anthony Llopiz in the GTC4 class and Dwayne Moses and Mike McMenamin in the GTC3 class.
The prestigious Worker’s Choice Awards were given out on Saturday evening following the sprint races. The corner workers vote on and choose each driver. Some of the PCA drivers who received these coveted awards include: Todd Lamb in the SPB class, Kai Bockmann in the SPC class, David Elsner in the GTC6 class and Keith Faver in the GTB1 class.
Following the awards, drivers enjoyed a social event, which included prizes from multiple sponsors, hosted and sponsored by BBS of America. The BBS Motorsport Department supplies wheels and trackside service to virtually every major road race series in the US and is located immediately adjacent to Road Atlanta.
Besides a weekend full of fast Porsches and beautiful weather, the weekend included an event rarely seen at a race track – a wedding right on the front straight of Road Atlanta.
Brent Knoll was married in front of friends, family and longtime PCA members. Knoll, who is also a PCA National Scrutineer, married Kylan Bodin, (now Kylan Knoll) who is also very involved within PCA. The happy couple enjoyed a beautiful ceremony along with a reception overlooking pit lane.
“I’d like to thank all the Peachstate volunteers that help put on the event, as well as the volunteers that helped us run it over the weekend,” Hopper said. “We couldn’t do it without them. There’s not a paid position here so it’s a lot of dedication, so we really appreciate it.”
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