This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text version    Past Issues    Subscribe    Unsubscribe    Advertise

Home   Member Services   The Mart   Club Racing   Panorama   News & Events   Register Groups   Region Directory  

 



Porsche inspecting engines of current 911 GT3 models
Porsche
The sports car producer Porsche is inspecting all engines of 911 GT3 vehicles of model year 2014. Porsche is informing the owners of the affected vehicles directly and recommending that they stop using their vehicles. The company is offering to pick up the vehicles and take them to a Porsche Center immediately.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  
Looking for similar articles? Search here, keyword 911 GT3.




Toyo Tires teams up with Porsche Club of America for 2014
Toyo Tires
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires) announces a new partnership with Porsche Club of America (PCA) that puts the brand in front of more Porsche owners than ever before. The PCA brings Porsche owners together through more than 3000 events per year including club races, car shows and high performance driver education.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Porsche takes environmental responsibility to new levels with bicycle range
Yahoo News
Just like its cars, the Porsche Bike is lightweight, it uses a carbon construction and all of the power is sent to the rear wheel. However, how much power the bikes produce will depend on the rider. The latest additions to the Porsche vehicle range are the Bike RX, Bike RS and the Bike, each of which promises to reign supreme over a different territory.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


SPONSORED CONTENT


At 2014 auctions, BMW, Porsche on the rise
Forbes
Next month at the annual auctions on Amelia Island 50-year-old pieces of metal and leather will sell for six- and seven figures while the money pours in from every corner of the globe.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Vic Elford named Grand Marshal
Sebring International Raceway
Vic Elford has been named Grand Marshal for the 62nd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring fueled by Fresh From Florida. America's oldest and most prestigious sports car race runs on Saturday, March 15.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  RUF BTRII intercooler and Muffler

There is perhaps no name more synonymous with high performance Porsche than RUF. Own a piece of Porsche History with this original BTRII intercooler and muffler at LA Dismantler. 1-818-767-7243
 


Paul Miller Racing works through full testing agenda at Sebring
Audi Motorsport
Paul Miller Racing and No. 48 Audi R8 LMS drivers Bryce Miller, Christopher Haase and Matt Bell successfully worked through a full agenda of scheduled testing and development in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Racing annual Sebring Winter Test at Sebring International Raceway.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Dempsey Racing Porsches pass Sebring 'litmus test' with solid progress and results
Motorsport.com
Dempsey Racing completed a successful test at Sebring International Raceway with the team's No. 27 Porsche 911 GT America and the similar No. 28 Dempsey Racing/Konrad Motorsport sister entry both posting steady lap-time reductions over the course of the two-day session.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


  Agreed Value Insurance Endorsed by PCA

• Unlimited Mileage? OK
• Commuting? Now Available
•$0 Deductible? Check
• Or set limits and pile on the savings.

We cover Classics, Exotics, Race Cars, Trailers... MORE
 


Video: Porsche Winter Driving Experience 2014 at Sugarbush Resort
YouTube via Porsche
The Porsche Winter Driving Experience at Sugarbush, Vt., offers the opportunity for you to drive the Carrera 4S in wintry conditions with Porsche Sport Driving Instructors.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Video: Porsche Cayman S versus Audi TT RS
The Sports Car Guys
Both the Porsche Cayman S and the Audi TT RS are great sports cars. The Audi has a bit more power from its turbocharged engine, but the Porsche is lighter and has more neutral handling.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE




Crossover Cha-Ching: Ringing the register one tiger at a time
Motor Trend
At the press launch of the 2015 Porsche Macan, the automaker cited research showing how the luxury small-crossover segment has grown 185 percent since 2007, to some 1.3 millions units worldwide.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Tech Tactics East 2014 — 15 Spots left for attendees on Sunday. Saturday has SOLD OUT!
PCA
The date has been set for the 34th annual Tech Tactics East at the Porsche Cars North America site outside of Easton, Pa. Please mark your calendars for March 1-2, 2014. 

The format will be the same as in years past. Our very special guests this year includes Daniel Vasiliades, from Porsche AG who is responsible for the marketing of the Macan as well as Owen Hayes, Director of Operations Porsche Motorsports North America, who will focus on the 991 GT America and the new United Sports Car Racing series. We have already booked speakers from Porsche Cars North America, Mobil Oil, Michelin Tires and Performance Friction Brakes. Three PCA members are also part of the program: Jim Newton from Automobile Associates, Lou Verdiales, PCA Tech Committee member responsible for 911 turbos, and John Paterek. This will be John's 34th consecutive appearance at Tech Tactics. He was a presenter at the inaugural event at the Harley Hotel in 1981. Returning by popular demand the second annual "model car show" will be held in the Registration area. Dust off your favorite die-cast Porsche for a People's Choice event.

Continental breakfast, "box" lunches and a complimentary event tee shirt are included in the registration fee of $60. Registration opened on Feb. 4, 2014 on pca.motorsportreg.com.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  996 Bosch Alternators
Are you experiencing charging problems with your 996? It may be a failing alternator, however, bizarre electrical problems can also be caused by a number of other faults. Once you’ve determined the culprit is your alternator, consider a quality rebuilt BOSCH unit from Pelican Parts! These rebuilt units feature new bearings, windings and diodes. Follow these steps from Pelican to DIY!
 


Call for contributors
MultiBriefs
In an effort to enhance the overall content of the PCA E-Brake, we'd like to include peer-written articles in future editions. As a member of PCA, your knowledge and experience in the industry can be of great help to your fellow members. And we're hoping you'll share this expertise with your peers through well-written commentary. Because of the digital format, there's no word or graphical limit, and our group of talented editors can help with final edits. If you're interested in participating, please contact Ronnie Richard to discuss logistics.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


Save the Date — 59th annual Porsche Parade
PCA
The 59th annual Porsche Parade, PCA's annual convention, will be held in Monterey, Calif., June 15-21, 2014. It is a week-long extravaganza of competative events, tech sessions, social events and FUN.

Registration begins April 1, and links for registering will be on pca.org and parade2014.pca.org at that time. Keep checking parade2014.pca.org for information on events.

The conference center at the Hyatt in Monterey will host many of Parade's staples (Goodie Store, Tech Sessions, the Art Show, etc.) and two of our five banquets. Three of the banquets will be held at various offsite locations. We have blocks of rooms available at five local hotels, and anticipate that many people will stay throughout the area.

Discount rates for the hotels will be sent to entrants upon registration. 

We look forward to a spectacular event, and hope you will join us!

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


  Intermediate Shaft Bearing Retrofit Kit

The intermediate shaft is a vital moving part in your vehicle’s engine. In event of failure, engine replacement or full rebuild is the only option. MORE
 


Get ready for Spring with our latest PCA collection!
PCA



Order at www.pcawebstore.com

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article




Attention Cayenne and tow vehicle owners: PCA and Club Racing tow hitch covers available
PCA


Made from OEM quality durable exterior grade plastic, this simple and effective design covers and protects the hitch receiver. They fit all standard 2" receivers, and feature detailed PCA emblem encapsulated beneath a clear U.V. protective dome. The encapsulation welcomes exterior use without the worries of the logo fading or discoloring. $19.99 each including shipping.


License Plate Frame Security Caps
Quality made in Germany from solid stainless steel for a substantial one-piece appearance. Unique cap design conceals your license plate and/or frame hardware and prevents any potential tampering or frame/plate theft. Provides years of exterior use and comes complete with instructions and a special hand tool for easy on and off application. Available in Black Pearl or Brushed metal finishes. One set includes two caps. $19.99 including shipping.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


FEATURED ARTICLE
TOP TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
Porsche takes environmental responsibility to new levels with bicycle range
Yahoo News
Just like its cars, the Porsche Bike is lightweight, it uses a carbon construction and all of the power is sent to the rear wheel. However, how much power the bikes produce will depend on the rider.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Video: Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East - Round 4 Race 2
Porsche via YouTube
Packed grandstands filled with Porsche fans at Doha's Losail International Circuit witnessed the best racers in the region fight out Race 2 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Porsche strongly considering making 991-Generation GT3 RS available with a stick
Car and Driver Blog
Porsche’s 911 Turbo and Turbo S models are monsters, in a good way, but we’ve typically preferred the purist approach of the naturally aspirated GT3 models. And the current GT3 is no exception; it’s the most desirable 911 on the market. That’s likely to change soon, however.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more


PCA stainless steel license frames in stock
PCA
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.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article




Upload your favorite Porsche picture on The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
PCA
Show your PCA pride by carrying a PCA Visa Rewards Card!

• 0 percent Introductory APR on purchases and balance transfers for 6 months. After this period, a low variable APR will apply.
• Earn bonus points for FREE airline tickets, merchandise, cash-back and more at participating merchants.
• No annual fee and no additional cost to you.
• Enhanced Visa Platinum benefits, including 24/7 Emergency Customer Service and 100 percent Fraud Protection, Purchase security, Warranty Manager and much more.

Pick one of the standard designs or design your own card. Only available to U.S. residents. Visit rewards.umb.com for details. Sign up today!

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Porsche of the Week
PCA

‪This is my '78 Targa sitting at the top of the famous "Rocky" steps with the Philadelphia skyline in the background.‬

‪Michael Williams
RTR Region PCA‬


Got a stunning shot you want to share? Submit your pictures to potw@pca.org. Be sure to include your contact information, your region name and a few sentences about your picture.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Porsche strongly considering making 991-Generation GT3 RS available with a stick (Car and Driver Blog)
Video proof that the 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S is unbreakable (Road & Track)
Building a dream: The 944 Carrera GTS (By Jason Gonzalez)
Porsche starts 2014 WEC and Le Mans with 4 factory cars (Porsche)
Video: Porsche wins Daytona 2014 (Porsche via YouTube)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.
 



Articles are selected from topics currently in the news and do not necessarily represent the views or priorities of PCA. This e-newsletter is intended solely to serve as a weekly synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of Porsche issues and/or articles published. Inclusion of any item does not constitute PCA's endorsement, and it is intended only to make PCA members aware of current Porsche news items.



PCA e-Brake

Colby Horton, Vice President, Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Jennifer Kling, Senior Content Editor, 469.420.2613   
Contribute news


This edition of the PCA e-Brake was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here.

Recent issues

Feb. 18, 2014
Feb. 11, 2014
Feb. 4, 2014
Feb. 3, 2014 - recap






7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063