Audi Club Georgia: Helenback 2021

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63621"] words/photos: Audi Club Georgia In August, fifty Audi Club Georgia members, friends, and families gathered at The Ridges resort in Hiawassee, Georgia for HelenBack 2021. The Chapter’s HelenBack event began some ten years ago with a group of chapter members meeting for the day in Helen, Georgia to drive some of the twisty North Georgia mountain roads together from Helen and back. Since them it has grown into a 2-day event with plenty of ...

Perfect quattro Conditions with Audi Club Georgia

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62412"] words/photos: Talia Pakkala What started as an overcast and humid Sunday morning, briefly turned torrential downpour on Audi Club Georgia’s Car Control Clinic at Atlanta Motorsports Park (AMP). To some, this would have meant cancellation of future activities and closing for the day. For quattro owners however, it meant understanding how quattro preforms in real-world, imperfect conditions. The day started off breaking the 30+ student...
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Quattro de Mayo – A Look Back…and A Look Forward

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35704"] words: Bill, photos: Dragos Putureanu, Alex Girrbach May 4th...just another day unless you're a Star Wars fan or an Audi one. For the past 15 years, Audi Club Georgia has run one of the most successful Audi Club events ever: Quattro de Mayo (QDM). If you don't know what QDM is, it's a driving event that draws Audi enthusiasts from across the country and even Canada. Each year, the participants spend as many as four days driving some of ...

Audi Club Georgia: HelenBack 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36472"] words: Philip Monk, photos: Audi Club Georgia Every August for the past 10 years, Audi Club Georgia members gather in Helen, GA for HelenBack. This event started as a one day fun-run beginning and ending in Helen, GA, thus Helen and Back - HelenBack. Helen is a small town in Northeast Georgia that reinvented itself in the image of a German alpine village in 1968 with several German restaurants and German themed shops. Obviously, the...

quattro Magazine q3_2019: quattro de Mayo 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35793"] words: Tom & Brittni Lindert, photos: Dragos Putureanu, Alex Girrbach Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q3_2019 issue of quattro magazine. You can find the companion photo gallery HERE. Only in the scenic mountains of Northeastern Georgia will a traveler find an alpine village by the name of Helen. Nestled just on the outskirts of Helen, Unicoi State Park Lodge hosted quattro de Mayo 2019, offering exemplary views...

Quattro de Mayo 2019 Registration Opens January 16, 2019 10AM

  This is the moment so many of you have been waiting for...when we announce the opening date for QDM 2019 registration. So, without further ado, we're excited to announce that registration will open on the brand new quattrodemayo.com on Wednesday, January 16th at 10:00 am (EST)! Registration is $85 per adult, $20 per child, and limited to 100 drivers. This includes food and beverage at Friday's Cookout and Saturday's Banquet, a shirt, keychain, sticker, commemorative tumbler, and one gene...

Photos: Quattro de Mayo Hosted by Audi Club of Georgia

[words & photos: Bill Cho] It's been very busy the past couple of days here at Quattro de Mayo hosted by the Audi Club Georgia chapter. If you are unfamiliar with this event, it's a gathering of Audi (and other European car) enthusiasts from across the country and even Canada. It's a four day event with up to 25 drives during the day and great food at night with old and new friends. Because it's been so busy and the internet service sporadic, here is only a small sampling of photo...

Event: quattro de Mayo 2017

words: Susan Monk, photos: Audi Club Georgia Chapter and Dragos Media Editor's Note: Registration for the very popular quattro de Mayo hosted by Audi Club of Georgia opens on January 8th, 2018. You may sign up for it here -Bill  May is a great time to be in north Georgia! Yes, of course, there are the Blue Ridge Mountains, beautiful flora and fauna, lovely lakes and picturesque towns, but the real reason to love it is quattro de Mayo! This year’s Audi drivers’ gathering attracted...