Audi Club Florida February 2020 Newsletter

Audi Club Florida
February 2020 Newsletter

Photos taken by Gerald Simms at Daytona


This past month there were luncheons in Pensacola and Daytona, as well as Miami, Tampa, Jacksonville, and Pensacola, attended Cars and Coffees in their respective regions. The ACFL Board of Directors Luncheon at Hibachi Grill and Supreme Buffet in Daytona Beach, FL January 4th at 11:00 am with a trip to the track afterward to observe Roar Before the 24. Everyone walked out of the luncheon with some swag thanks to our Prestige Partners Audi Clearwater and Audi Jacksonville. Testing at the track was dampened by rainy weather, but still cleared up for some good times for visiting the Audi crews in attendance practicing and some were throwing rooster tails on the track.

This event is a great time to meet the crews and see the cars up close. The above picture is of a race car owned by Steve Dinan’s CarBahn Motorsports.  Steve was present last year and spent nearly an hour talking to our group.

Quattro de Mayo

Quattro de Mayo (QDM) at The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee, Georgia April 30-May 3 filled up fast. The event Registration lasted just over 17 minutes this year.  Many returning faces and some new ones will be attending this year. If you have never been, take the time to read the FAQs and ask questions of those who have. This event is put on by Audi Club Georgia. Jet Blue Park 11500 Fenway S Drive Fort Myers, FL 33913
Audi Club of Florida has been invited and we will have a separate parking area as we did at FixxFest. We also have a discount code. Purchase tickets online to take advantage of the discounted rate; this special deal is not available at the gate.

Choose Audi Club Florida for the club affiliation. The discount code for us is AUDICLUBFL at the check-out right under the email address. They noticed our dominating attendance at FixxFest. Use the link to register.

Gerry Simms
President and BoD Member
[email protected]

Chapter Regional Reports

First Coast Region- Jacksonville

February Audi Sales, Deals, Incentives, and Specials:

2020 Arrivals:

Q7, A6 Allroad, S6, S7, S8 are here.

SQ7, SQ8, RS Q8 are all available to order.

Facelift A4 is here! A5 is coming! They have the updated interior, similar to the new Q3.

2019 Closeouts: There are some deals to be had on remaining stock.

2019 A3 – $6,000 incentive on remaining stock plus Audi Club discount.

2019 A4 – $3,000 incentive on remaining stock plus Audi Club discount.

2019 Q8 – $2,500 incentive on remaining stock plus Audi Club discount.

2019 Q7 – $6,000 incentive on remaining stock plus Audi Club discount.

2019 A6 – $6,000 incentive on remaining stock plus Audi Club discount.

2019 A8 – $12,500 incentive on remaining stock plus Audi Club discount.

2019 Q5 – $2,000 incentive on remaining stock plus Audi Club discount.

2019 A5 – Info to come, expecting comparable incentives as above.

February Audi Club Special: 

10% off any APR performance part and/or labor exclusive Audi Club members only

50% off any IN STOCK floor mats.

Upcoming Event:

Jacksonville Auto Show at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center: February 14, 15 & 16.  We need some volunteers to help.  We plan to have one of our group member’s vehicle displayed at the auto show. AudiJax is onboard with providing a service loaner if the person needs a car provided age requirements are met.  The car will be displayed for the duration of the show, approximately two days. A poll is currently underway on the JaxRings Facebook page.

February Luncheon

The First Coast Region Monthly Luncheon after the Automotive Addict Cars and Coffee at the Avenues Mall 8 February will be at BJ’s Brew house 15022 Max Leggett Parkway Jacksonville, FL 32218, at 11:00 am.  Come on out and join us for good fellowship and inspiration.

First Coast Region (Jacksonville)

Leslie de la Serna First Coast Region Lead

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Gulf Coast Region February Report

February Specials at Audi Clearwater

10% off on all remaining 2019 in stock Audis, for readers of the ACFL Newsletter

Time to place orders for 2020 A6 allroad, SQ8, SQ7, RS Q8

To ensure you receive these specific 10% savings when you go to purchase your next 2019 Audi, make sure to contact JB directly at 407-470-3718 and he will get you squared away. By going through JB, this also helps us in tracking the value of the Prestige Partnership program and how many vehicles the ACFL helps the dealership sell when we try to recruit new dealerships in different geographic regions of the state.

Once again, the above are quite frankly some exceptional values from our Prestige Partner, Audi Clearwater and are for recipients of the ACFL newsletter. You do not need to be a member of the ACNA to receive these discounts but we at the chapter would appreciate it. To ensure you receive these specific savings when you go to purchase your next new Audi, make sure to contact JB directly at 407-470-3718 and he will get you squared away. By going through JB, this also helps us in tracking the value of the Prestige Partnership program and how many vehicles the ACFL helps the dealership sell when we try to recruit new dealerships in different geographic regions of the state.

Do not forget that Todd Emery who manages the operations, service, and parts departments at Audi Clearwater is offering a 15% discount to all readers of this newsletter on Parts and Service for your Audi. You do not have had purchased your Audi at Audi Clearwater to receive this discount. In addition if you are traveling to the Sunshine State and are a reader of the ACFL Newsletter you can also use this discount if you should need service for your Audi while you are on the road.

This discount cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers but is available and all that is required is that when you are writing up you service order that you mention the ACFL newsletter and the code 0120 for the month of January to your service writer. It is all that simple to start saving money on needed parts and service.

Down the Road

Cars and Coffee Saturday January 4th 6:30-8:00 AM
Reeves Motorsports 
11333 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33612

Cheers and Safe Motoring

Bob Greving

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Gator Region – Gainesville

Audi Gainesville – will resume activities after the end of football season.

Gator Region (Gainesville)

Thomas Brinkmann

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Emerald Coast Region – Panhandle

Emerald Coast Region-ACFL closed out January with a record number of 19 Audi’s in attendance at Pensacola C&C. We had a mix of old and new faces, some of which were showing off their newest rings for the first time.  We even had a Nissan 370z Nismo and a Lamborghini Murcielago tag along. Appreciate everyone who got up early and made the trip, it was well worth it!

We will be taking a break from Destin’s C&C as they work out a new location. Here’s our February events:

Mobile Bay C&C Saturday February 8th

Meet up at Audi Pensacola at 7 am for a brief drivers meeting and sign waivers. We’ll roll out at 7:15 to rendezvous with our Mobile Bay area members at Buc-ee’s at 7:45. We will be going to brunch after the event. You are encouraged to bring two-way radios as it will be our preferred way to communicate.

Audi Pensacola

6303 Pensacola Blvd

Pensacola, Fl 32505



20403 Co Rd 68

Robertsdale, Al 36567


Pensacola C&C Saturday February 22nd

Meet up at McGuire’s Pensacola at 7:30 to cruise to event at 7:45.


McGuire’s Pensacola

600 E Gregory St

Pensacola, Fl 32502


Down the road…

Our annual Britton Hill Run is scheduled for March 7th, an all-day driving event of back road fun and a visit to the highest point in Florida to join the “High-Pointers” Club. We will be communicating via two-way radios on this run as we’ll be in remote areas without cell phone coverage. More details and updates will be posted on our Facebook page.

We will have 5 cars representing our region at Quattro de Mayo (QDM) this year. All registration spots were gone in record time. Congratulations to Alex Bendit, Michael Chang, Christopher Haskins, and Jack Vorozheykin. Brad and I are excited to share the road with you. It’s going to be an epic Audi adventure!

Audi Pensacola will be hosting the next Car Clinic on a Saturday with some new surprises in store. More details to follow once the date is set.

Our Instagram page is off to a great re-launch. Thanks to Booby Hopp, Brian Lee, and Jack Vorozheykin for your help and contributions. We are looking for a steady stream of content and need your help. Please send photos to myself or Bobby for submission on our IG page. Include your IG handle and description of photo with location. We want to highlight our members and Audi’s! Don’t forget to tag @emeraldcoastaudiclub in your post and follow us if you haven’t already.

All details of our events are available on our Facebook page, Emerald Coast Region – Audi Club Florida. Keep checking in for updates!

It’s good to be back in the swing of things after the Holidays. I look forward to seeing everyone at the next event!

Melisa Wilcox

Emerald Coast Region – Audi Club Florida

Bobby Hopp and Melisa Wilcox Region Leads

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Gold Coast Region (Key West to WPB)

February 8th @ 8:00am-10:30 AM Cars and Coffee – Miami @ Casavana

Due to Euro Tripper 7 in Fort Myers, attendance may be light for the euro crowd.  The show will go on, at 8202 Mills Drive Miami, FL 33183 at Casavana Cuban Cuisine. If you are not coming to Euro Tripper 7, come out and have a good time, and the regulars will be back next month as well as other Audi owners also.  With that said, our Gold Coast  South Florida crew will depart E3 Customs around lunchtime Friday going to Fort Myers, Fl, for the Euro Tripper BBQ Friday evening. If you would like to join us, please contact me so I can keep you informed of any adjustments to the schedule.

Gold Coast Region (Key West to WPB)

Andreas Regalado Region Lead and BoD Member

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Here is a direct link the sales page: 

UroTuning is Sponsoring a Race Car

UroTuning is excited to announce that we have just signed on as a sponsor for the Fasted + Speed Syndicate Audi Racing Team that ran in Daytona! Participating in the IMSA circuit and racing at a ton of tracks across the nation this season, drivers James Vance and Max Faulkner will be tearing it up in the Scarlett and Violet Audi TCR race cars. Each Fasted driver has previously earned podium finishes in IMSA and Continental Tire Sport scar challenges, and we believe they are set up for success! Click to learn more!


New IE V2 Cold Air Intake for MQB 2.0T & 1.8T – AVAILABLE NOW!

Have you been searching for the perfect cold air intake kit for your VW MK7 or Audi 8V 1.8T / 2.0T? Then today is your lucky day! UroTuning is excited to announce that Integrated Engineering’s brand new V2 Cold Air Intake system for Gen 3 MQB vehicles is available now! Integrated Engineering’s brand new cold air intake system for the Volkswagen MK7 and Audi 8v MQB platforms is designed to bring out the ultimate performance from your 1.8T or 2.0T motor. Featuring a 3.5″ turbo inlet pipe, full-width heat shield, high flow performance velocity stack, large 5″ high flow filter, and smooth transition couplings, this intake is built to perform! Click to learn more!

New Racingline Carbon Fiber Intake for Audi B9 S4 + S5 3.0T TFSI!

Carbon Intakes are all the rage right now, and for good reason! They make your engine bay look great, save weight, and add some horsepower along the way. Racingline’s  latest Cold-Air Intake System kit for the current ‘B9’ Audi S4 and S5 3.0 TFSI enables cold, dense air from outside the engine bay to reach the fuel metering unit more efficiently for great power gains. Click here to learn more!

NEW BRAND! Strafe Design!

Strafe designs and manufactures a wide range of high-quality performance aero and body components for your Audi vehicle including lips, side skirts, diffusers, and more!

If you’ve been looking to give your Audi a facelift, definitely check out UroTuning’s selection of Strafe Design parts! Click here to check out the Strafe Design lineup!

Our Prestige Partner ABT is offering a 10% discount to Audi Club Florida members.

ABT America

c/o F355 Miami
16560 NW 10th Ave
Miami, FL 33169
[email protected]

Lastly, please thank our Prestige Partners below by visiting their places of business or websites and see what they have for you.  That does it for now, looking forward to seeing and meeting as many of you as possible.

Gerry Simms President and BoD Member

[email protected]