Two PCA members win a NAV-TV system
Later this week Steve Lefler and William Soukup will each be heading to PCA Headquarters to have their NAV-TV system installed by NAV-TV technicians. PCA will be filming the installation of each vehicle ('07 GT3 and '06 Cayenne) and will share on YouTube later this month. Special thanks to Lenny Gomez, and Nav-TV for providing the equipment and installers.
Patrick Long on racing
Patrick Long, the sole U.S. driver on Porsche's factory team, continues his blog at Panorama on the Web in 2012!
He starts the season at the Rolex 24 at Daytona this weekend at the wheel of a Flying Lizard 911, looking to repeat his GT victory from 2009.
When he's able, he'll blog live from the race track. Check out his first blog update for 2012 here.
Porsche builds 100,000th second-gen Cayenne, celebrates tenth anniversary of Leipzig, Germany plant
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There was much rejoicing at Porsche headquarters as the company enjoyed two milestones: Porsche built the 100,000th example of the second-generation Cayenne SUV, and also celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Leipzig, Germany, plant that builds the Cayenne and the Panamera sedan. More
Haywood & Lieb Join Davis & Keen in the Brumos #59 for 2012 Rolex 24
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As the GRAND-AM Rolex Series kicked off 2011 with the Rolex 24 at Daytona, one of the most closely watched teams was Brumos Racing. Following the team's decision to return to their GT roots, all eyes were on the familiar #59 Brumos Porsche 911 GT3, curious to see how the revamped team of 2011 would compare to their legendary predecessors. The Jacksonville, Fla.-based team did not disappoint, closing out their debut season as GT Champions. More
Magnus Racing to launch LIVE Ustream webcast during all 24 hours at Daytona
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Days away from the 50th Anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Magnus Racing is proud to announce their broadcasting of a LIVE, interactive video webcast via Ustream, direct from their pit stall. Running the webcast for all 24 hours, Magnus Racing's "Live from Daytona!" will give fans not only a chance to watch and hear the challenges that an individual team can go through during the twice-around-the-clock classic, but similarly will allow fans a chance to write in through the team's chat function, where they can interact with the team's drivers, crew, and other notables throughout the race. More
Volkswagen says Porsche integration discussions ongoing
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Volkswagen AG is "still in the process" of deciding on a plan to combine with Porsche SE's automotive business, Christine Ritz, a VW spokeswoman, said. "Of course, all the parties are interested in achieving the goal of an integrated automotive group as soon as it makes economic sense to do so," Ritz said in a telephone interview. "As soon as we have made a decision to achieve that goal, we will communicate that." More
New poor man's Porsche entry model delayed
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Porsche has delayed plans for a much-discussed, entry-level roadster priced below the Boxster, which starts at $49,500 plus shipping for the 2013 model year, excluding a destination charge, according to a report by Automotive News. There are fears that the cheaper Porsche would dilute the brand's image, according to the carmaker's CEO Matthias Mueller. More
PCA offers a stylish Brumos shirt only available to members
Following the success of the limited edition Brumos shirt offered last month, PCA now offers its members a crew style shirt that one can wear in the paddock or to your next PCA event. For a larger image of the shirt, click here. Orders yours today!
Ruf super-sizes the Porsche Panamera for China
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The Chinese market is a significant one for Porsche, accounting for more than half its sales in Asia. Last year, Porsche delivered 24,340 vehicles in China, representing an increase of nearly 65 percent from 2010. More
Porsche celebrates 2 million Facebook fans with museum car
Porsche hit 2 million friends on Facebook, and to celebrate, the company dedicated a car to all of them. The new Porsche Cayman S got a coat of white paint before each friend's profile picture was digitally added to the surface. They're all tinted in red, giving the car a candy-coated look, and the front-plate area reads "100% Porsche, 100% you." More
Next-gen Porsche 911 GT3 spied in Germany
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The next-gen Porsche 911 is well on its way to our shores, and the German automaker has been spotted testing higher-performance versions of its benchmark sports car. Auto Express has snapped the first shots of the track-focused 911 GT3 (not shown above), and from the looks of it, the car will likely offer the same race-ready performance of past GT3 models. More
Porsche Panamera gets Wald's "Black Bison" treatment
Japanese tuning firm Wald International has put its mark on the Porsche Panamera. After the Wald application, this Porsche is sporting the "Black Bison" treatment, which includes some tweaks in the style and performance departments. More
PCA stainless steel license frames inventory replenished
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.
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