Florida Crown About Us

The Florida Crown Region (FCR) of the Porsche Club of America (PCA) is one of 143 Regions within 14 Zones in the US, and is one of 10 Regions in PCA Zone 12. The Florida Crown Region includes the northeast and north-central areas of Florida, from Fernandina Beach to Gainesville, and from Lake City to Palm Coast; with Jacksonville serving as the main hub of activities. Florida Crown Region includes the following 16 Florida counties: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee, Union.

The Florida Crown Region has over 900 active members.

The Florida Crown Region (FCR) was chartered on June 16, 1960 as the Central Florida Region and changed it’s name to Florida Crown Region on January 25, 1975. The Region is very active in monthly Socials, Driver Education, Autocross, Concours, and other special car related events. In 1999, the region added Club Racing to it’s list of many events. Florida Crown has monthly social dinner gatherings in the north and south areas of the Region. Some of these have hosted special speakers, such as Bill Warner of Amelia Island Concours, the late Bob Snodgrass, and world famous road racer Hurley Haywood of the Brumos Racing Team, among many other notable car enthusiasts.

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Florida Crown Region Board meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at various locations around Jacksonville. All club members are invited and urged to attend the Board meetings and to become involved in some of the leadership positions of the club.

Florida Crown is a very active group with various activities throughout the month.  We hold scheduled Dinner Socials on the second Tuesday night of each month. FCR has both north and south region monthly social events, at various venues, to allow members throughout the entire FCR Region to gather in Porsche fellowship. You are invited to attend all of these fun filled evenings to talk Porsche, meet new people, participate in our monthly prizes and more.

We also hold Drive & Dines (D&D) events where we travel to various interesting places, typically within a few hours drive of our Region. It’s really fun to have 20, 30, or more Porsche’s cruising down the road together to an interesting location.

See the Events section for specific locations and dates.

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Florida Crown provides opportunities to learn more about driving your excellently engineered Porsche through our Autocrossing, Driver Education (DE’s), and PCA Club Racing. For a fun day of Porsche comaraderie, enjoy participating in one of the FCR quarterly Autocrosses. Here you’ll learn to safely navigate a course of cones while competing to see who can have the quickest time. Then spend a weekend at a Drivers Education event to test your driving proficiency on a track at speed. If you still yearn for more challenge in driving your Porsche, you can work your way into Porsche Club Racing.  Autocrosses, DE’s, and Club Races are held at different venues located in, an within a few hours drive of Jacksonville.

Check the Driver Education page for more details.

Your Membership Expand

If you would like to join the Porsche Club of America or if you need to update your PCA membership information, please visit the Porsche Club of America web site.

This is your club. It’s time for you to get involved and start having some real fun with your PORSCHE and to meet new friends.

Officers and Board Members – please use the contact us form to reach any one of us! https://www.pcafcr.org/contact/ Expand

  • President – Bob Barren
  • Vice President – Chris Tchorznicki
  • Autocross Chair – Mel Ward
  • Secretary – Chris Pownall
  • Treasurer – Ed Lustgarten
  • Membership Chair – Rob Sewell
  • Newsletter Editor – Wayne Kunkel
  • Webmaster and Email Blaster – Ken Perry
  • Web/Com Team – Jeff Jones, Wayne Kunkel, James Coleman
  • Event Chair – Brent Bodiford
  • Porsche Jacksonville and Brumos Collection Liaison – Hans Mandt
  • Historian – Open
  • Concours Chair – Chris Hoyt
  • Tech Chair – Steve Palmer 
  • Social Media Chair – Jesus Caracoza
  • High Performance Drivers Education Chair – Marty Flack
  • High Performance Drivers Education Chief Driving Instructor – Jim Burnett
  • High Performance Drivers Education Registrar – John Pellerin 
  • Past President – Dennis Fallen
  • Zone 12 Representative – Leslie Sikorski

Past Presidents

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Baptist Foundation

The local Florida Crown Region of the Porsche Club of America is raising awareness of heart disease and having a fund raiser for the Baptist Heart Hospital.   On Saturday morning, July 15, 2023 – 75+ Porsches will gather at Baptist’s downtown campus to raise funds and awareness for the Heart Rhythm Center.  Members of the Porsche Club are encouraged to register their cars and the car community is invited to donate to the cause as well.  Our goal is to raise $50,000! Registration fees and donations are 100% tax-deductible. There will be two top trophies awarded at the conclusion of the event.  The Porsche Club is working hand in hand with the Baptist Health Foundation to organize the event to make sure the fun includes the patients and staff as they will be able to vote for their favorites!  

The Heart Rhythm is a new $17 million state-of-the-art facility specializes in treatments and cures for heart rhythm abnormalities.

Located within our Baptist Heart Hospital, the Heart Rhythm Center is a one-stop destination for electrical physiological procedures, including catheter-based ablations, and implanting defibrillators, pacemakers, and other devices. All pre-operative, procedure and post-operative care, including overnight stays if needed, are performed in this state-of-the-art center, allowing patients to get this specialized care close to home.   

For more information about the event:  https://www.pcafcr.org/event/baptist-heart-hospital-rhythm-center-fundraiser/   or https://www.pcafcr.org/contact/