The PCA Mardi Gras and Whiskey Bay Regions proudly present

Mardi Gras Cup 2017
Sponsored by:
Porsche of New Orleans
NOLA Sport Porsche Specialist

Club Race & Driver's Education at
NOLA Motorsports Park
in New Orleans

This is a 3 day PCA Club Race event and the original 2.75 circuit with the "esses" will be used. There will be just one DE group for solo drivers only and it will be limited to 50 cars. The DE is open to all makes and model cars. The DE Group will get 4 sessions 25 to 30 minutes each day. For the racers, Friday will be practice and fun races, Saturday qualifying and 2 sprint races, and on Sunday warm-up, enduro qualifying, and 1.5 hour enduros. DE drivers may register for 2 or 3 days. This event will also be one of the PCA Cayman Club Sport races for 2017.

In addition to Porsche of New Orleans and NOLA Sport, we would like to thank our other sponsors:
Ron Gaubert Realtors, Harold's Werkstatt, Max Energy, and Vinnie's Exotics.

Would you like to participate but don’t have a track car? Register as a social entrant. This package includes lunch time parade laps around the NOLA Motorsports 2.75 Mile Circuit, Friday night NOLASport Party, one Saturday Night Dinner ticket, and an event t-shirt.

Click here for DE & Social Entry registration.

Click here for Clubrace Registration.

The last day to register on-line is Monday, September 11th.

Thursday Test & Tune - Open to licensed racers only. The cost is $250, $100 for an additional driver in the same car. For additional details go to: NOLA Test Day This IS NOT a PCA Event.

On Friday only we will offer drivers who are new to NOLA the opportunity to have an instructor ride right seat for a few laps in the first or second session to teach the line.

Parade Laps – There will be parade laps of the 2.75 mile course from 12:00 to 12:30 each day. $20 per car covers all three days. You will take about 5 laps behind a pace car at normal highway speeds. Passengers are allowed. See Event Options.

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. $109/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

We have another room block at:

Candlewood Suites Avondale-New Orleans
3079 Highway 90
Avondale, LA 70094
Phone: (504) 875-3500
3 miles from the track
$119/night plus taxes
Mention Porsche Club

If you would like to reserve an RV or Transporter space with 20-amp & 50-amp power and water, contact Scott Touchton at 504-517-9076 or email 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.

The Pit Stop Cafe' will be open each day. See the link below to the schedule for exact hours. Take out and catering is also available from the Cafe'. There is also an event option when you register to order box lunches each day. Here are links to the menus:

Pit Stop Cafe' Menu Pit Stop Cafe' Catering Menu


Tire Support - Provided by Bob WoodmanTires
Please contact Woodman directly to place your order.

All flavors of race fuel plus street gas and diesel are availlable at the track.
Self serve with a credit card.

Secure trailer parking is available before and after the event if you would like to extend your stay.
Please contact to make arrangements.

Shipping address info for making a shipment to the track:

NOLA Motorsports Park PCA (Sept 15-17)
Your Name/Team & Phone Number
11075 Nicolle Blvd
Avondale, LA 70094
This is for UPS/FedEX standard packages. Any larger packages and pallets need to be delivered between 9-3 M-F and can be coordinated through Reynell (

Any questions? Please feel free to email:



In car video of the 2.75 Circuit
Track Map Paddock Map Track Rules
DE Entry List Event Schedule

Racer Entry List

DE Tech Stations   DE Tech Form
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