Newsletters of the Performance Corvair Group (PCG)

From time to time, the Corvair Performance Group publishes a newsletter.  Click on any of the links below for a sample copy.

2017  Newsletters

PCG Newsletter - July 24, 2017  Bellhousing Blow-up
PCG Newsletter - July 17, 2017  Vertical Fan Kit
PCG Newsletter - July 10, 2017  Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix
PCG Newsletter - July 3, 2017  Indianapolis SVRA Races

PCG Newsletter - June 26, 2017  Corvair Racers in Competition
PCG Newsletter - June 12, 2017  Leap from Track Days to Racing
PCG Newsletter - June 5, 2017  Mid Ohio.  Motorsport Ranch Track.

PCG Newsletter - May 29, 2017  Camshaft Technology - Part 2
PCG Newsletter - May 22, 2017  Camshaft Technology - Part 1
PCG Newsletter - May 15, 2017  Invitation - NECC at Pocono.  Blueprinting Truth
PCG Newsletter - May 8, 2017  Replacement Tip Stick by Seth Emerson
PCG Newsletter - May 1,, 2017  Corvairs at Mitty - Race Reports

PCG Newsletter - Apriil 17, 2017  Corvairs at Mitty - Entry List
PCG Newsletter - Apriil 10, 2017  Vintage Racing Basics by Tim Suddard
PCG Newsletter - Apriil 3, 2017  Chris Langley & Russ Rosenberg at 10th Annual Mike Stephens vintage race

PCG Newsletter - March 27, 2017  PVGP registration now open.  HSR Competition Notice
PCG Newsletter - March 20, 2017  Mitty update.  Racing flywheels & clutches - inertia
PCG Newsletter - March 13, 2017  Performance Workshop report.  Sins of Chassis Tuning
PCG Newsletter - March 6, 2017  Performance Workshop schedule. Ellison update

PCG Newsletter - February 27, 2017  SVRA National Championship. Specialty Head Nuts
PCG Newsletter - February 20, 2017   Practical Guidance: Shop Tips.
PCG Newsletter - February 13, 2017  Performance Workshop Tours. Mitty Schedule for 2017.
PCG Newsletter - February 6, 2017  SVRA Adds Hill Climb Event. Bearing Clearances.

PCG Newsletter - January 30, 2017  Schardt's Billet Crankshaft. Piston Ring Fitting.
PCG Newsletter - January 16, 2017  2017 SVRA Schedule. Pressing Piston Pins and Bushings.
PCG Newsletter - January 9, 2017  The Art of Passing
PCG Newsletter - January 2, 2017  Planning for 2017

2016  Newsletters

PCG Newsletter - December 26, 2016  Living the Dream. Happy New Year!
PCG Newsletter - December 19, 2016  Inspecting pistons, pins & con rods. 2016 photos.
PCG Newsletter - December 12, 2016  Choke rod bore is source of mystery oil leak.
PCG Newsletter - December 5, 2016  Cylinder honing procedure for modern piston rings.

PCG Newsletter - November 28, 2016  HSR schedule for 2017. Pikes Peak Intl. More grenaded engines!
PCG Newsletter - November 21, 2016  Russ grenades an engine - photos. Mitty 2017 info.
PCG Newsletter - November 14, 2016  Rick Norris inspects his track Corvair. Why go vintage racing?
PCG Newsletter - November 07, 2016  SVRA at Circuit of the Americas. 2017 Perf Workshop Announcement.
PCG Newsletter - November 01, 2016  Race results: Savannah Speed Classic.

PCG Newsletter - October 24, 2016  Inaugural VRG vintage race at Dominion track.
PCG Newsletter - October 17, 2016  SVRA Mardi Gras race results.
PCG Newsletter - October 10, 2016  Corvairs at High Plains Raceway. Camshaft basics.
PCG Newsletter - October 03, 2016  Corvair entry list for Savannah Speed Classic.

PCG Newsletter - September 26, 2016  Sport Performance Aviation to offer billet Corvair crankshafts.
PCG Newsletter - September 19, 2016  Corvair racers prepare for Savannah Speed Classic.
PCG Newsletter - September 12, 2016  Allen Amrine's adventuresome trip to the Yenko Stinger Reunion.
PCG Newsletter - September 5, 2016  Savanna Speed Classic entry list. Victory Lanes magazine article.

PCG Newsletter - August 29, 2016  Chuck Sadek racing plan. Burt Levy magazine article preview.
PCG Newsletter - August 22, 2016  Corvair build updates from Barry Ellision and Jeff Rapp.
PCG Newsletter - August 15, 2016  Corvair build updates from Rick Norris, Jim Schardt, Barry Ellison.
PCG Newsletter - August 8, 2016  Eric Schakel at High Plains. Ken Hand at Waterford Hills.
PCG Newsletter - August 3, 2016  Photos of Corvairs at Road America.

PCG Newsletter - July 25, 2016  Special Road America Edition Drivers Reports
PCG Newsletter - July 11, 2016  Instructions for Racers at the 2016 WIC at Road America
PCG Newsletter - July 4, 2016  Michael Leveque at Indy.  Racers prepare for Road America

PCG Newsletter - June 20, 2016  Rick Norris goes racing and places 3rd
PCG Newsletter - June 13, 2016  Stinger legend James Reeve buys Corvair for racing.
PCG Newsletter - June 6, 2016 Michael Leveque at Blackhawk Farms.  Jon Whitley at PPIR oval.  Valve guide insight.

PCG Newsletter - May 30, 2016  So, You Think You Had a Bad Day at the Races?
PCG Newsletter - May 23, 2016  Latest WIC Entry List.
PCG Newsletter - May 16, 2016  Race Reports - Ken Hand, Bob Coffin, Chuck Sadek.
PCG Newsletter - May 09, 2016  Dave Clemens scores at the SARRC/MARRS Challenge Event at VIR.
PCG Newsletter - May 02, 2016  Michael Leveque at Blackhawk Farms.  Jon Whitley at PPIR oval.  Valve guide insight.

PCG Newsletter - Apr 25, 2016  Update:  Sunoco Tribute Vair in UK.  Levine at Mitty.  Elkhart Lake area - tips from James Rice.
PCG Newsletter - Apr 18, 2016  Chris Langley at Feb. 2016 CVAR drivers school at Texas World Speedway.

PCG Newsletter - Mar 28, 2016  Battery Kill Switch Discussion.
PCG Newsletter - Mar 21, 2016  Sebring Beginnnings.  Adjusting Hydraulic Lifters for Performance.  10 Speed Secrets.
PCG Newsletter - Mar 14, 2016   Diagnosing Rick's Engine.  Jon Whitley Signs Up for WIC.
PCG Newsletter - Mar 7, 2016   Performance Workshop Report. CSRG Helmet Rule Update. Corvair Entries for Upcoming WIC.


 PCG Newsletter - Feb 29, 2016  VDCA Event at VIR on April 8-10. Proposed EPA Regs. Too Much Shock Valving

PCG Newsletter - Feb 23, 2016   Barry Ellison and Jeff Rapp Awarded SCCA Novice Competition Permit. Worn / Broken Parts.
PCG Newsletter - Feb 15, 2016   Dave Clemens Engine Update. Non-Optimal Suspension Alignment.
PCG Newsletter - Feb 08, 2016   Planning for Roebling Road Driver School. Excessive Bump Steer.
PCG Newsletter - Feb 01, 2016   Corvair Alley Sponsoring Barry Ellison for SCCA Novice Competition Permit. Bottoming Out.

PCG Newsletter - Jan 25, 2016   Performance Workshop Update. Tracy Reserves Lodging for Road America Corvair Racers.
PCG Newsletter - Jan 18, 2016   Mike Levine Reserves 3Stalls for Road America Corvair Racers. SCCA Driver School at Roebling Road.
PCG Newsletter - Jan 11, 2016   HSR Savannah Speed Classic. Fail Safe Cam Installation Blues.
PCG Newsletter - Jan 04, 2016 ; Ellison and Duncan Race Car Progress Reports. Rick's 2009 Driving School Experience.


2015  Newsletters

PCG Newsletter - Dec 28, 2015  Road America Race Course. Getting Ready for the Weathertech International Challenge, a.k.a. the "Hawk".
PCG Newsletter - Dec 21, 2015   Racing Oil Lowdown.
PCG Newsletter - Dec 14, 2015   Roebling Road Report by Mike Levine. Track Corvairs Under Construction.
PCG Newsletter - Dec 07, 2015   Jim Brandenburg Track Corvair. Complete Description & For Sale!  Noise Limits at Road America.

PCG Newsletter - Nov 30, 2015  Corvair Racers & Their Cars - A listing of known track Corvairs and their Owners. Road America Lodging.


Newsletter Series from 2007 to 2009

PCG Newsletter - 4th Quarter - 2009 nbsp; Days of Old by Warren Leveque, VairFab Associates by Chuck Sadek, The Mitty by Rick Norris, V8 by John Lanning

PCG Newsletter - 4th Quarter - 2008 nbsp; NECC at Summit Point, Fuel Injection, Autocrossing with Marty Scarr, SECC Autocross Report

PCG Newsletter - 3rd Quarter - 2008 nbsp; Eagles Nest Hillclimb, Corvair Olympics Report, Mitty, Engine Block Stud Repair

PCG Newsletter - 2nd Quarter - 2008 nbsp; Willow Springs Report, Corvair Cammer Engine, Tim Mahler & SCCA

PCG Newsletter - 1st Quarter - 2008 nbsp; PCG Workshop, Engine Shrouds, Corvair Olympics Announcement

PCG Newsletter - 4th Quarter - 2007 nbsp; Carb Rotators, Porsche 915 Transaxles, Brakes

PCG Newsletter - 3rd Quarter - 2007 nbsp; PCG Approved, Hollow vs Solid Anti-Roll Bars, Rob Fike at Indy