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Air-Cooled Porsches Driving the Best of the Blue Ridge Roads

Tour Tuesday features the July 2020 Air Brigade drive titled “The Cornucopia” since it tied together some of the best Blue Ridge Mountain driving roads.

Blue Ridge Mountain Driving
Air-Cooled Porsches Resting after a Spirited Drive

Ten air-cooled Porsches and 17 Air Brigade members gathered in Brevard, North Carolina on July 15, 2020 for a planned excursion throughout the mountains of Western North Carolina. The route was planned to use 11 roads from the 100 Great Driving Roads map.

Air Cooled Porsches driving Blue Ridge Mountains
The Beauty Shot of All Ten | Photo by Amy Feightner

After a quick coffee and hello at the Cup & Saucer in downtown Brevard the line of 10 air-cooled Porsches paraded down Main Street towards the first great road; East Fork Road. The drive included a full complement of air-cooled Porsches with three 356’s, one 914, one 70’s 911, four Carrera 3.2’s and a 993.

Air Brigade Commander Jim Moore led the way with a pace a little quicker than normal to see how the line reacted. No one lagged so the pace continued as we snaked down East Fork Road past the trout fisherman on