May 18, 2019   Iowa Chapter-25th Annual Car Show. This is the 25th year that Greg & Jeanie Kalmes have hosted many customers and numerous Car Clubs at their Annual Customer Appreciation Event. It officially starts at 2pm and is over at 5pm, some people do arrive earlier and leave earlier. Their business is St. Donatus Body and Paint in St. Donatus, Iowa which is twelve miles South of Dubuque on the River Road. Please contact Stan Reeg at 563-340-3943 or email him at  [See more...]
May 19-21, 2019   Ferrari Club Participating In Audi Club Driver School. Ferrari Club Members can particpate in this event, it's a great way to get you Ferrari on the Road America racetrack. Please read the details below. If you have questions please contact Tommy Lowther at 501-593-6220 or email him at WHAT: The 2019 edition of the Audi Club Wisconsin Safe Driving HPDE WHEN: Sunday May 19, 2019 until Tuesday afternoon May 21, 2019. WHERE: Road America Plymouth, Wi WHO: Novice drivers through instructors from the US and Canada who want to increase their skill level in safety focused HPDE using their own cars on one of the world’s best road course venues. YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD TO DRIVE IN THIS EVENT. SUNDAY, MAY 19: Details about the check in site and schedule are being finalized. As in previous years there will be registration, tech check and a driver’s meeting. MONDAY, MAY 20: Will start with a quick meeting, then a classroom session for beginner and intermediate drivers. The rest of the morning will be taken up with in-car exercises led by our instructors. They will demonstrate threshold braking techniques, side to side weight transfer in a slalom exercise and an accident avoidance exercise. Classroom sessions continue on and off through the two days. If you are a novice you will be assigned an instructor to ride with you whenever you are on the track. In the afternoon you will go out onto the track. Your instructor will drive you around in your car to show you the line and acquaint you with the track. Instructors drive you at a reasonable and quite reduced speed, as they want you to learn from the orientation. Then you will begin driving the entire track with your personal instructor coaching you the whole time. MONDAY EVENING will bring our banquet and a time to socialize with the other drivers and instructors from the US and Canada. Our sponsors always have cool Audi stuff that we give away or auction off. The banquet at the Osthoff is $30 per participant. Guest dinners are also $30 each. You’ll be able to enter your choice of entree on the registration form. A vegetarian meal is also available. TUESDAY you will have classroom interspersed with a mystery exercise and lots of time on the track to hone your skills. EVENT REQUIREMENTS Audi Club Membership: Audi Club membership is required for instructors. If you are an instructor but not an Audi Club member go to the national club website or call 262-567-5476 to join. The cost is $49 per year. This can be paid by credit card. You will need your Audi Club membership number to complete the registration process. Students who are not Audi Club members will be assessed an additional fee that will be used to buy them an Audi Club membership. All brands of car are welcome! Convertibles: No convertibles will be allowed to participate in any ACNA driving school which takes place on a “race track”. This includes TT’s, Boxters, BMW Z3’s, etc. Vehicles with factory roof hoops and/or deployable roll over protection will not be allowed. For the above excluded vehicles to be allowed to participate at a “race track” the minimum requirements are: A four-point roll cage consisting of a main hoop behind the front seats anchored by two rear braces. A four and preferably five-point safety harness for both driver and instructor. Arm restraints are recommended but not required at this time. Removable hard tops are not considered structural roofs. The only exception is if they meet minimum “race track” requirements as detailed above. Helmets: All participants must wear a helmet. Helmets must be Snell 2010 (M or SA) or 2015 (M or SA). Helmets with only DOT specification, regardless of year, may not be used. Helmets with both DOT and Snell specification are allowed as long as they are 2010 or newer. Payment: Fees are only payable online with your credit card when you register. See registration form for details. Audi Club Member – Students $495 Non Audi Club Member – Students $545 (up charge funds will be used to buy you a membership in the Audi Club) Audi Club Member – Instructors – $195 (Instructors must be Audi Club members before registering for the event.) Banquet Only – $30 Sign up at Questions to Mark at or call 414-899-1495 Registration closes on May 15, 2019 at 11:56 PM CDT Many automobile insurance policies now exclude coverage for events that take place on a race track. The only way to know if your policy still covers driving schools is to read your policy. If you find that your policy does not cover our driving schools you may purchase event insurance from  [See more...]
Jun 09, 2019   Wisconsin Chapter-F-1 Canadian Grand Prix Viewing & Road Tour Party. A fun road tour and F1 viewing party hosted by David Curro. We will meet at David Curro's home at 8:30 am. David Curro's address is: 15125 Kings Ridge Court Brookfield, WI 53055 Schedule of Events for the day: Road Tour meet 8:30am Tour 8:45am to noon Race 1:00 to 3:00 After party 3:00 to Whenever. Please contact David Curro at 414-915-8379 or email him at  [See more...]
Jun 22, 2019   Wisconsin Chapter-Round Robin To Great Homes. We have another great "Round Robin" planned in 2019! Please save the date! We will be seeing some great homes, and great car collections again this year. We will meet at 9am at The Wisconsin Automotive Museum located at 147 N Rural St, Hartford, WI 53027. From the museum we will drive together to Richard and Jo Schumann's home in Hartford for breakfast. After breakfast we will be traveling to Heidi and John Dohmen's home for lunch in West Bend. After lunch we will travel to John and Pat Fells Motorsport Villa in Elkhart Lake Wisconsin for dessert! This will be an awesome event! If you are interested in going please contact Tommy Lowther at 501-593-6220 or email him at  [See more...]
Jul 13, 2019   Wisconsin Chapter-Gilda's Club Fundraiser Car Show At Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. Dear Fellow Members, Our annual charity car show is rapidly approaching Saturday, July 13, 2019. For Wisconsin Members that want to drive together we will be meeting at the Pine Cone Restaurant located at 665 Linmar Lane, Johnson Creek, WI 53038 at 9:30am. We then will leave as a group and travel to Ruth Chris Steakhose in Middleton where the show is held. The show starts at 11am in Middleton. This show is open to all car makes. If you have any questions please contact me at 501-593-6220. For those going on the drive after the show, please note that Botham Winery (our drive destination) will be featuring Sangria and Salsa with live music so bring a blanket and a snack! If you plan on attending please contact Tommy Lowther at 501-593-6220 or email him at if you plan on attending. Thank you for your help supporting our charity! See you July 13th! Tommy Lowther North Central Region Director Ferrari Club of America 501-593-6220  [See more...]
Jul 30, 2019   Wisconsin Chapter-Cruise Night-Exotic Night Featuring Italians. The Brew City Cruise Night cruise-in is a great place to see your old friends and make some new ones! The show starts at 5:30 pm and runs until dusk. We have outdoor drink service courtesy of the River Club of Mequon and their public restaurant, nines American Bistro, is also open for delicious food. You can contact Tommy Lowther at 501-593-6220 or email him at if you plan on attending.  [See more...]
Aug 04, 2019   2019 Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance . The cost is $30.00. Please register at: Also, if you plan on attending please contact Tommy Lowther at 501-593-6220 or email him at Schedule of events 8:00 AM Arrive at Reina's International Auto at 12730 W Capitol Dr, Brookfield, Wi 53005, Brookfield, WI 53005 for Registration Packet Pick up and newest information. 9:00 AM PROMPTLY!!! Begin Pleasure Drive lead by North Central Region Director Tommy Lowther 9:20 AM Arrive on Lagoon Drive at Veteran's Park and proceed to fall in order in a specific lane on Lagoon Drive as directed by staff member. You will be staged there until the last Ferrari arrives. PLEASE UNDERSTAND, YOU MUST be in line by 9:28! Do not drive to the event, as though you have all day to get there. Please keep up to the leads cars! There are two stop and go lights after exit the Freeway. Please keep up and move quickly, if you arrive after 9:30 your car may not be admitted onto the show field. 9:29 AM Promptly !!! Ferrari Parade onto Show & Glow Paddock show field. The Ferrari's are Predominantly displayed within the show field! 10:15 AM Awards presented to Show & Glow Paddock Participants. You may want to be by your car! 10:30 AM David Curro Roving Reporter begins on the Show Field Interviews in the Show & Glow Paddock A good number of spectators tag along to watch up close and personal. 11:45 Am David Curro Roving Reporter moves to the Concours d'Elegance show field for on the Show Field Interviews 12:30 PM A great time to catch a bite to eat before awards presentation 2:00 PM Awards Presentation at the South End of the Concours d'Elegance Show Field. Seating is first come first serve.  [See more...]
Sep 13-15, 2019   Annual Wayne Obry Memorial Door County Event. The Annual Wayne Obry Door County Event will be held this year on September 13,14 and 15th. I have secured The Village Green Lodge in Ephraim, Wisconsin. The lodge is nicely tucked away from the main road leading into Ephraim. They will have secure parking for our Ferraris. I have negotiated a rate of $155-158 + tax per night with a choice of a king room or two double beds based on double occupancy. This price does include a breakfast specializing in Farm to Table delicacies. There is a two night minimum for the property. Check out their website at: Due to the demand of accommodations in the Fall, these rooms will only be held until April 30th! So do not delay! Please contact Jamie Mc Carthy directly at 920-421-2647 and mention The Ferrari Club! We will start our Wayne Obry weekend by meeting at a Motion Products Inc(MPI) in Neenah on Friday at 12 Noon, after a our visit with MPI, we will take a drive up to Ephraim for a Friday night Fish Boil(fry), Saturday we will go on picturesque drive in beautiful Door County then have lunch and wine at Stone's Throw Winery, dinner to follow that evening. Sunday we will visit to a Glass gallery with live demonstrations and then head back home. Stay tuned for more specific details in the coming months. Please register with Tom Valicenti at 920-452-0095 or email Tomvalicenti2@ or Tommy Lowther at 501-593-6220 or email at if you plan on attending  [See more...]