The Rocky Mountain Region of the Porsche Club of America was formed in October of 1957. The
chapter has grown from 14 members in 1958 to over 3,200 today, and the Rocky Mountain Region is the
eighth oldest and thirteenth largest of 147 PCA regions.
The club motto is, “It’s not just the cars, it’s the people”, and its members strive to host events geared
to all types of Porsche people. For those more interested social events, monthly meetings, driving tours
and Concours events are available. For those that are a little more adrenaline-driven, the club offers
Autocross, High Performance Drivers Education, and Club Racing events.
In the early days of the RMR, road rallies were extremely popular. Today, driving tours are some of the
club members’ favorite events, with half-day to multi-day tours held every year.
In 1983, Rocky Mountain Region held a Concours d’Elegance as a charity fundraising event. The RMR
now chooses up to four charities to support each year, and the club accepts contributions at their events
and online. A recent online donation event for those who suffered losses in the Marshal Fire resulted in
the RMR delivering a check for more than $11,000 to the Boulder Community Foundation.
For club members most interested in driving their car of choice briskly, the club offers Eiskhana, a hybrid
autocross/car control clinic held on Georgetown Lake each winter, and the annual Autocross University
to provide new-to-the-sport-drivers the chance to learn skills for competing in an autocross events.
The club’s High Performance Drivers Education program, which includes classroom and in-car instruction
by PCA certified driving instructors, was awarded the Pirelli Tire Award for the Best PCA Performance
Driving program in 2019. The program has been the learning platform for many Club, SCCA, and
professional road racers over the years. In 1998, a High Performance Driving School designed for
women was established, and is now the largest women-only program in the US.
Rocky Mountain Region held the first ever Porsche Club of America Club Race event in 1992, one of just
4 races held nationwide. Today, PCA schedules at least 25 races a year, and RMR hosts its yearly Club
Race in September at High Plains Raceway.
The Rocky Mountain Region of the Porsche Club of America has been a positive force in the Colorado
motorsports community for 64 years. We recognize their accomplishments with the 2022 JC Agajanian
Award, given in recognition for outstanding contributions to Colorado Motorsports by an organization,
and induction into our Hall of Fame.
The first race Jeff Winter attended was the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1964, after which he said
he was “hopelessly hooked “on the (3) world of sports car road racing. He won his first race in
1967 in St Petersburg, Florida, followed by a first place at the Sebring time trials in 1970–an
impressive start to a remarkable career.
Jeff built and raced a Datsun 510 and 240-Z in the legendary 12 hours of Sebring and 24 Hours
of Daytona endurance races. He also competed in the Sports Car Club of America`s Solo II
series from 1974 thru 1979, winning 5 divisional championships in the process, all behind the
wheel of his 510.
Jeff has won 91 SCCA national races resulting in a phenomenal 14 National Divisional
Championships, as well as numerous Regional titles, all in cars he has built and maintained. His
major victories include the G Production National Championship, won at the SCCA Runoffs in
2001, and two coveted wins at the Nelson Ledges Longest Day Endurance Race, sharing a
Camaro Z28 on the `Wounded Turtle Racing Team` in 1996 and 97.
In 2019 and 2020, Jeff raced at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, competing for the
Sport Car Vintage Racing Association National Championships. Good fortune smiled brightly for
him both years, resulting in two more national titles in his trusty Datsun 280-Z.
Along with his impeccable racing credentials, Jeff has contributed much to the road racing
community, with 35 years as a volunteer driving instructor with SCCA, as well as sharing his
expertise with various charity organizations. He has served on the Board of Directors with the
local SCCA Region for many years and served on the National Competition Board as well.
Over the span of some 50 years in the racing world, Jeff Winter has developed a family of
friends from coast to coast. For him, racing has become more than `”just racing”, it is a lifetime
commitment to that family, as well the opportunity to build and tune many successful race
In recognition of this commitment and his incredible accomplishments on the track, we gladly
welcome Jeff Winter into the Colorado Motorsports Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2022.