The popular Porsche Driving Experiencereturns on Friday, March 10th as part of the 2017 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance weekend. Also returning are the high speed runs with Le Mans and Daytona winner Hurley Haywood that were such a popular component of the Porsche Driving Experience.
     Ron Davis, Porsche Driving Experience Rally Master explains: "Last year the Department of Defense performed construction work on NAS JAX. That prevented us from conducting the high speed runs on the NAS Mayport runways. This year the runway updates are complete and Porsche speed is back!"
  Photo by Steve Robertson
    In addition to the high performance, high speed driving exercises at NAS Mayport, the 2017 Amelia Concours Porsche Driving Experience will also visit two private local car collections (with a guided tour of each).
     The Porsche Driving Experience starts at 7:00 AM at the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport and costs $250 for two people in one car. Additional participants per car may be added for $125 each. All tickets are nonrefundable. A driver and a navigator with minimum ages of 21 are required. Any legally licensed roadworthy passenger vehicle may apply for entry: Porsche ownership is not required. Due to the early assembly hour, complimentary coffee and donuts will be served. Please visit www.ameliaconcours.org .


About The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance
Now in its third decade, the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance is among the top automotive events in the world. Always held the second full weekend in March, "The Amelia" draws over 250 rare vehicles from collections around the world to The Golf Club of Amelia Island and The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island for a celebration of the automobile like no other. Since 1996, the show's Foundation has donated over $3.0 million to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, Inc., Spina Bifida of Jacksonville, The Navy Marine Corps Relief Society, Shop with Cops, and other deserving charities. The 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance is scheduled for March 10-12, 2017. For more information, visit www.ameliaconcours.org.


Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance
3016 Mercury Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
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