ACLS Sunday Drive to Fredericksburg, TX

Fredericksburg is a city of beauty and charm. The city was founded in 1846 by German immigrants and is well known by its wineries. The best time to visit Fredericksburg is during wine harvest season but for the European car enthusiasts anytime is a great time to visit the city's German heritage. The gathering began promptly on the Sunday morning of January 20th at the Austin and San Antonio Metro followed by a caravan to Pontotoc Vineyard in Fredericksburg. The San Antonio group met with the Au...

ACLS heading to Blancpain GT World Challenge America

Heading into 2019, SRO Motorsports America announced sweeping enhancements to its premier championship – Blancpain GT World Challenge America. Categories include GT3, GT4 SX, GT4 East, GT4 West, TCR, TC, and TCA. Blancpain GT World Challenge America races will be the featured headliner on doubleheader weekends kicking off at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) on March 1st – 3rd. Explore the open paddock, mingle with teams and drivers, and enjoy unprecedented access to over 100 incredible car...

Member Profile – Joey Silva – Austin Area

When I was about 8 years old my mother remarried, and I gained a cool stepbrother named John who was also a car enthusiast. John would come pick me up in his modified 1978 Camaro with its loud exhaust and custom paint job just about every Saturday. We’d go for a spirited drive that would involve heavy acceleration, a little drifting on some dirt roads, and the smell of burnt rubber. I began to quickly learn that I loved all things automotive. As I got into my teen years, I started spen...

SA Food Bank is in desperate need of donations as shelves reach historic lows

The San Antonio Food Bank was founded in 1980 and serves over 58,000 individuals a week. Eliminating hunger is San Antonio Food Bank’s number one priority but also serve to educate and provide assistance through a variety of programs and resources available to families, individuals, seniors, children and military members in need. In addition, the San Antonio Food Bank supports more than 500 non-profit partner organizations. In November, roughly half of the shelves at the San Antonio Food Ba...

Member Survey for 2018 is Open

We Want To Hear From You! As we are bringing this year to close we would like to take a moment and thank all of you for being a part of the Audi Club Lone Star community here in Texas. The past year saw a lot of excitement for Audi and a lot of great memories for Audi Club Lone Star. In order to ensure we are keeping things moving in the right direction, meeting the needs of our members, we would like to collect some input around potential adjustments we could make to improve your experience w...

Audi Club Lone Star Announces New Officers for 2019

Happy New Year! Following the results of the Board of Directors election in November 2018, the BoD elected the following officers for 2019: Ab Caram (DFW Area) - President Josh Flynt (Austin Area) - Vice President Barrett Lanier (Houston Area) - Treasurer Alexander Martinez Chavez (San Antonio Area) - Secretary Angelo Santiago (Rio Grande Valley Area) - Events Director You can contact the Board of Directors at [email protected] The Emeritus Advisory Board is composed of former bo...

Audi Club Lone Star Members Attend Special Olympics Texas Gala with Tim Shriver

  Words: Jenni Sellers         Pictures: Ryan Keating Once again, Audi Cub Lone Star went above and beyond to support the mission of Special Olympics Texas, providing adults and children with intellectual disabilities with continued opportunities in all walks of life.  On November 10, 2018, ALCS supported a significant fundraising effort in Austin, enjoying a sponsored table and a chance to mingle with Special Olympians. Audi Club Lone Star and their guests at the ...

ACLS Board of Directors Election Results

According to the By-Laws of Audi Club Lone Star, a Board of Directors Election was held in the first week of November. Two seats were open for the 2019-2021 term, and two candidates ran for the positions. Incumbent Josh Flynt from Austin was re-elected, and new candidate Ab Caram from the Dallas-Fort Worth area was elected. Officers for 2019 will be elected by the new board in December. Retiring from the Board of Directors at the end of this year, Stephen Clark will have completed his three-y...

Grand Opening of Audi Dominion

Words: Alexander Martinez Chavez     Pictures: Ryan Keating The Cavender Auto Family celebrated its grand opening with a big party. Audi Dominion received customers, Audi Club Lone Star Chapter members, employees and dignitaries with a warm welcome on its new contemporary facility.  Big surprises and small significant details were found in the showroom area. From the new Audi Q8 to ice cubes with the Audi emblem on a glass of water. In addition, Don Istook’s Audi RS3 LMS sponso...

Floydada Punkin Ranch Fun Run – Lubbock – October 20, 2018

By Richard Madrid The drive out to Floydada to visit the pumpkin ranch was a success with awesome weather for the drive.  We had one Audi car leading the group followed by a few members from the Porsche Club.  The owner of the ranch showed us a video of him auctioning off Carroll Shelby's last GT500 Cobra Mustang. The transaction went for 5 million dollars.