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PCA Club Racing announces a National Championship Point Series for 2012 and welcomes our series sponsor
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PCA is about to enter a new frontier with the Club Racing program - a National Championship Points Series! In addition, Jackson Motorsports Group and Michelin will be sponsoring the featured program within PCA Club Racing. The purpose of a PCA National Championship Points System is to determine a National Champion and a subsequent finishing order in each class for each calendar year, as well as a Zone Champion for each PCA Zone.
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Tech Tactics East 2012
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Please mark your calendars for the 30th Annual Tech Tactics East at the Porsche Cars North America Training Center in Easton, Pa. The dates are Feb. 25 and 26. The format will be the same as last year with two identical programs offered on Saturday and Sunday. The speaker line-up promises to be exciting and informative, with experts from Porsche AG (the factory), PCNA, and PCA. The entry fee of $50 includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and a social at the end of day.

Registration will open on motorsportreg.com on Feb. 1, 2012. For further information please contact Pete Tremper or 609.221.3854.


Porsche unveils the 911 Cabrio to the public for the first time in Detroit
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Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is getting 2012 underway with a world premiere: The sports car manufacturer is unveiling the Cabrio version of the new 911 for the first time at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. As one of the world's largest auto shows, the Detroit Motor Show traditionally ushers in the new automotive year. More

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Brumos Porsche makes history again on the 24th before the Rolex 24
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Leave it to Brumos Porsche to pull out all the stops to begin the 2012 Brumos Racing Season with a Celebration on Tuesday Jan. 24, 2012. The highlight of the evening begins at 7:30 p.m., a Live Video Webcast, panel discussion between two Porsche Racing Legends, Hurley Haywood and Manfred Jantke. Brumos' very own endurance race champion Hurley Haywood will field questions and discuss Porsche Racing history with VIP Guest Manfred Jantke, who, in the tradition of Huschke von Hanstein, held the joint position of PR & Racing Director for Porsche in the glory days of the 935/956/962 in both the F1 and Indy Car programs. Hurley will also add his personal insight into the newly designed 911, comparing the model enhancements then and now.
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The Porsche Design Fall-Winter Jackets on sale now
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For Friends and Family we offer an additional 10 percent off on already marked down jackets. Please print this offer and we look forward to assisting you at one of the following Porsche Design Stores. More

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VW exploring alternatives for Porsche merger, Winterkorn says
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Volkswagen AG, Europe’s biggest carmaker, will look at alternative ways to pursue a combination with majority shareholder Porsche SE after scrapping plans last year for a merger because of legal tangles. VW is still aiming for a merger with Stuttgart-based Porsche, Martin Winterkorn, chief executive officer of both manufacturers, said at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 8. He declined to provide details. More

Porsche announces return of Customer Hospitality Program at the Rolex 24 at Daytona with Motorsport Microsite
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This year marks an important race in the manufacturer's history because we will be celebrating 50 years at Daytona. As the most winning Marque of the Rolex 24, Porsche will be the official pace car of the 24 hour race, showcasing the new 911. Porsche Cars North America is excited to announce the return of the two-day customer hospitality program at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. More

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World Debut for 911 Carrera Cabriolet with innovative roof concept
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Springtime arrives a little early at the North American International Auto Show with the introduction of the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet and Carrera S Cabriolet. Development of the new, seventh-generation 911 Carrera and Carrera S Coupes began with a new aluminum-steel body; the Cabriolets continue the evolution with the addition of an all-new, unique top that retains the characteristic 911 coupe roof line. The intelligent lightweight design makes use of magnesium for weight reduction, improved performance and lower fuel consumption. More

Porsche 918 Spyder: New details, 2013 Frankfurt debut planned
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The order books for Porsche's upcoming hybrid-powered 918 Spyder have been open for sometime in Europe, despite the absence of pricing, styling and technical details. The German sports and luxury carmaker has revealed a handful of new details, published in its own in-house Christophorus Magazine. More

Porsche confirms Cajun, Diesel Cayenne coming to US market
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Porsche let slip two morsels of news that had been widely expected for some time. The company will launch its Cajun small SUV in the U.S. by 2013, and also will launch a diesel version of the Cayenne in 2012. Purists may cry foul at the idea of another SUV and Porsche's first diesel vehicle in the U.S., but such models are important to the brand's survival. The Cayenne has bolstered Porsche's bottom line and is the company's hottest-selling product; profits from that help fund other projects like the 911, Cayman, Boxster, and so on. Porsche sold 12,978 Cayennes here in 2011, compared to just 6016 copies of the 911 sports car. More

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No 4 Porsche team partners with Ebay Motors And Mobile And Quicken Loans for 50th Rolex 24 at Daytona
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The No. 4 Children's Tumor Foundation/Racing4Research/Magnus Racing Porsche GT3 team, and drivers Ryan Eversley, Justin Bell, Daniel Graeff and Ron Yarab, will race in the 50th Rolex 24 At Daytona, Jan. 26 – 29, with the double support of leading online companies eBay Motors and Mobile and Quicken Loans Inc. More

Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 claims new braking record
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The Koenigsegg Agera is one stupendously quick supercar. It can travel from a dead stop to 186 miles per hour and back down to zero in a scant 21.19 seconds. That's not even enough time to sit through a car insurance commercial. More

The Panamera family show-off
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Ezra Dyer tests the 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S - Porsche's 190 m.p.h. interpretation of a four-door 911 Turbo. More

NEW! Engine Failure Detection System!

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Porsche pickup seems even less likely
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In 2008, when Porsche AG attempted to take over Volkswagen AG, some reports said the hubris shown from Porsche came from the fact the company had been on the brink of collapse at the turn of the millennium but came roaring back with the huge global success of its first SUV, the Cayenne. Not long after the introduction of the Cayenne, rumors began to float regarding the possibility of a pickup truck platform pulled from the same architecture. More

2011 Porsche Carrera Cup GB season review
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James Sutton came out on top in a three way championship battle in the 2011 Porsche Carrera Cup GB Championship, winning his second series title in a year that saw the one-make championship produce close, exciting racing from huge grids. More

Porsche to boost research and development
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Despite a claim by angry investment funds there are no economic worries for Porsche as the German carmaker keeps on expanding. Porsche needs more engineers in order to keep up with the development of new cars and their rapidly increasing sales. More



Reinventing the rear-engined wheel
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The Porsche 911 is an odd duck. Here we have one of history's great sports cars, a strong-selling, fast, good-looking machine that reeks of sex and history. It is a marker of success: "Timmy bought a Porsche! He must have gotten that banking job." High resale value makes it a good investment. It is also a technological triumph - despite their capability, Porsches are almost always reliable, long-lived things. And yet the model has always been something of an acquired taste. More

The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
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PCA stainless steel license frames inventory replenished
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These elegant OEM quality stainless steel frames are now in stock in four finishes, including a high tech carbon fiber look. All frames are made from heavy rust proof 304 stainless steel with highly detailed laser etch graphics. Universal fit and easy mounting application. Includes matching frame finish hardware hider caps to complement your frames. Available in black powder-coated, brushed stainless steel, and gold titanium finishes. Price $19.99-39.99 S/H. Order here.
 


Cayman clear engine cover, available for all Cayman's


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