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Mardi Gras Cup 2018

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Event Information

Hosted by Mardi Gras Region PCA
Registrar / 504.812.9171
Location NOLA Motorsports Park - New Orleans, LA
Event Dates 03/23/18 - 03/25/18
Registration Dates 02/05/18 09:00 PM (opens)
(central time zone)

03/18/18 11:59 PM (closes)
(central time zone)
Description The PCA Mardi Gras and Whiskey Bay Regions proudly present

Mardi Gras Cup 2018
Sponsored by:
Porsche of New Orleans
NOLA Sport Porsche Specialist

NOLA Motorsports Park is located only 14 miles (20 minutes by expressway) from downtown New Orleans. The weekend will be a shared PCA Club Racing and NOLA NASA Region event and will include PCA Club Racing Sprint, Enduro and Australian Pursuit Races, and NASA HPDE, Time Trial, and Races. We will use the 2.75-mile configuration with the “esses”. 

The PCA Club Racing points races will earn points towards the 944 Cup South and SouthWest Chapters Racing Series as well as the PCA National Championship Series.

Thursday - T&T hosted by the track (not a PCA event). T&T registration info:

Tentative PCA Club Racing schedule

Friday – Practice Sessions, Fun Race
& 60 Minute Enduro (Points Race)

Saturday – Warm up & 2 Sprints
(Sprint Race 2 will be the Points Race)

Sunday – Australian Pursuit Race
(Inverted grid with a staggered start. Not a PCA Points Race.) Pursuit Race victory celebration, trophies and champagne for the top three finishers!

All 2018 PCA Club Racing Contingency info:

Tire support

Effective January 1st, the following contingency programs will be in effect for the 2018 race season and will be serviced by Frisby Performance Tire

2018 Pirelli Tire Contingency for ALL CLASSES
2018 Pirelli Tire Contingency for GTB1 GTB2 GTB3
2018 Pirelli Tire Contingency for GTC1 - GTC7
2018 Pirelli TripleTrofeo Championship for GTB1

Full details for the Pirelli Contingencies can be found at:

Frisby Performance Tire (800) 798-7201 or

*Any Pirelli tires already purchased from JX2 for 2018, will be honored and will count for points and contingencies offered by Frisby and Pirelli.

Bob Woodman Tires will be providing trackside tire support. They carry Hoosier, Toyo, and Yokohama tires. Racers are encouraged to reserve tires ahead of time to ensure availability. There is no obligation to purchase tires that have been reserved. Orders can be placed by calling 843-524-8473, or via email to Orders must be received no later than Friday, March 18, 2018.

Cancellation policy: Refund with a $25 cancellation fee if notified by email 2 weeks prior to the event. Within 2 weeks, no refund however fees will be credited to any future Mardi Gras Region event. There are no refunds or credits for no-shows or anyone canceling after on-line registration closes.

Friday Night Party hosted by NOLASport Porsche Specialist
Wine, Beer, Snacks, and Sandwiches. - Free!
RSVP in Event Options. 

Saturday night awards dinner at the NOLA MP Events Center. One ticket is included with your entry. See Event Options for extras. 

We realize that there are many hotel choices in New Orleans. The French Quarter and downtown are only 20 minutes away from the track. If you are looking for close and cheap, we do have a room block under the name "Porsche Club" at the Best Western Bayou Inn. $99/night plus taxes. Includes breakfast. This is the closest hotel to the track. (About 2 miles.) The special rate expires 3 weeks prior to the event.

Best Western Bayou Inn
9008 Westbank Expressway
Westwego, La 70094

If you would like to reserve an RV or Transporter space with 20-amp & 50-amp power and water, contact Scott Touchton: or (504) 517-9076. The cost is $40/night. Spaces are 30' x 80'. A transporter with an awning would require 2 side by side RV spaces. 2 transporters could share 3 spaces with the awnings facing each other. 

Additional details may be found at:

For registrar questions, please contact:

Felix Bircher
Agreement All drivers, guests, crew and volunteers are required to complete at-track registration (sign waivers) and receive admittance wristbands. Minor waivers are required for all attendees who are minors (anyone under the age of 18). Please review the event file: Minor Waivers - a reminder.

It is PCA Club Racing policy that an unpaid registration will not be approved, confirmed, or assigned to a Run Group until fee payment has been received by the registrar. Any 'special circumstances' regarding fee payment should be brought to the attention of the event registrar immediately.

This event is held under the current PCA Club Racing Rules.

All PCA Club Race entrants are required to have a current PCA Club Racing License (or approved New License Application), current Medical Forms (on-file in the PCA Club Racing Office), and a current PCA Membership. (New License Applications must be received by the Club Racing Program Coordinator three weeks prior to the event.)

I agree to abide by the PCA Club Racing Rules and the supplementary regulations of this event.

I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the organizers of this event and their agents, with respect to the condition and preparation of my registered car, or any subsequent failure or damage to my registered car or its occupants as a result of such failures. 

I acknowledge that at all times I remain solely responsible for the safety and roadworthiness of my registered car. 

My at-track registration signifies that my registered car information is complete and accurate. Incorrect information may cause me to be black-flagged from the track.

All Rookie Candidates and First Time Provisionals for whom this will be their first PCA Club Race MUST attend the Orientation Meeting. Others may be required to attend by invitation. Participants will be notified and information regarding time, place, and date may be obtained from the event registrar.

I understand that I am required to reimburse NOLA Motorsports Park for any fees or physical damage to the track or its facilities caused by myself, my crew, and my guests and that these are not covered in my registration fee.

The points races at this Club Race will earn points towards the 2018 944 Cup South and SouthWest Chapters Racing Series as well as the 2018 PCA National Championship Series.

Refund/Cancellation policy: A full refund if the request is received by March 6th. After March 6th, no refund however fees will be credited to any future Mardi Gras Region event. There are no refunds or credits for no-shows or anyone canceling after on-line registration closes.

Event Options

Event Options Fee
Primary Driver Weekend package
Includes 2 Sprint Races, Enduro Race, and Australian Pursuit Race, Saturday Dinner, and Event T-shirt. If you will drive/share a different car in the Enduro please also complete the ENDURO CO-Driver option in order to designate your Enduro car and co-driver.
Enduro CO-Driver (Select if you answered YES to Question #1/I will share/co-drive the Enduro with...)
Use this option ONLY if you will co-drive the Enduro in a car different than the car registered in your Weekend Package registration. Please select the name of the Enduro Primary Driver from the drop down box. This option requires a Weekend Package registration. Enduro ONLY co-drivers should not use this option.
Enduro ONLY Co-Driver
Friday 60 minute Enduro. Please use this option only if you are the 2nd driver in shared Enduro Race car AND you have not selected the Weekend Event Package. Includes Saturday Dinner, and Event T-shirt.
Driver Event T-Shirt
Free shirt with entry - please select size here
EXTRA Event T-Shirt(s)
For family, friends, and crew!
EXTRA Saturday Night Dinner ticket
Sprint Race Awards Dinner Party at the NOLA Motorsports Park Event Center. - for family, friends, and crew!

Event Files

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