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Porsche AG turns in record performance in 2011
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Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, concluded the 2011 financial year with a new record in sales, revenue and operating profit. The sports car manufacturer is continuing its growth trajectory with the youngest and most efficient model range of all time and is focusing systematically on the goals set under "Strategy 2018." More




New PCA sponsor, Garages123.com, extends big savings to Members
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Garages123.com is proud to be the latest sponsor for the Porsche Club of America and its Members! The team really appreciates the beauty that is Porsche, from its sophisticated and luxurious charm, to its sleek and impressive modern design. For that reason, we're set on helping Porsche Club Members extend those qualities to their Porsche garage!
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PCA Car Corrals and Porscheplatz schedule 2012
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This year's Car Corrals bring many new venues for both the American LeMans Series and the Rolex Series. Additions to the 2012 schedule Corrals are hosted by PCA and Porsche Cars NA/AG at locations like Virginia International Raceway, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Detroit's Belle Isle. These three are additions to established locations.
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Hans Herrmann inducted into the Sebring Hall of Fame
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Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is delighted to announce that a special accolade has been awarded to one of its most successful works drivers. Hans Herrmann, born in 1928, was inducted into the Sebring Hall of Fame on March 16, 2012. This prestigious award from the organizers of the famous American racing circuit was
announced in the run-up to this year's 12 Hours of Sebring, which was held for the 60th time in 2012. Also inducted to the Sebring Hall of Fame were the American racing legends Geoff Brabham, Denise McCluggage, Johnny O'Connell and Jim Downing.
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Porsche 911 Carrera S (991) posts quarter mile time: 12.04
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The new 991 generation of the Porsche 911 has been gathering tons and tons of attention even before it was launched and now the rear-engined coupe is back under the spotlights, this time for posting an impressive quarter mile time. More

Introducing New Porsche MARTINI RACING Baseball Cap

Introducing the new MARTINI RACING Baseball cap. Featuring embroidery in MARTINI RACING colors with logo for a classic sporting look. 100 % polyester. Buy online for $40.00.
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Porsche Panamera plug-in hybrid coming in 2014
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Porsche's first plug-in hybrid model will be the highly exclusive and stupendously expensive 918 Spyder due next year, but Porsche's near future will be enriched with even more plug-ins. While a plug-in hybrid version of its Cayenne makes the most sense, considering the SUV is a non-core model and more suited to carrying a heavy battery and electric motor setup, several inside sources have revealed that a plug-in hybrid Panamera will be launched in just two short years. More

VW to produce Porsche Cars in Osnabrueck, Germany
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Volkswagen's Osnabrueck, Germany, car plant will begin volume production of the Porsche Boxster sports car this fall. Volkswagen took over the factory from bankrupt assembler Wilhelm Karmann in 2009 and launched production of the new VW Golf Cabrio there in March 2011. More

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An exclusive ride in the world's first plug-in hybrid supercar
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There's a digital clock mounted above the door of Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser's office counting down the days until the launch of Porsche 918 Spyder. It's a constant reminder of what Walliser and his team have been tasked with. They're reinventing the supercar for the 21st century and we've traveled all the way to the high-security Nardo Test Track for an exclusive ride in the world's first plug-in hybrid supercar. More

Tough Sebring 12 Hour race tests new Porsche race car; Customer teams score valuable points to contest American Le Mans Series, World Endurance Championship
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Debuting a new race car is always a challenge, but doing so at America's roughest sports car circuit is enough to humble even a proud champion like Porsche. The #77 Felbermayr - Proton 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR of factory drivers Patrick Pilet (France)/Marc Lieb (Germany)/Ricahrd Lietz (Austria) finished sixth overall in GT, but more importantly, second in the World Endurance Championship GT points to the Beretta/Cioci/Bertolini Ferrari. All three drivers contended for the lead at different times during the 12-hour event, but team just couldn't overcome the Ferrari's lead. More

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.
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Team Falken perseveres for strong finish at Sebring
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The 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida was a long and hard run for Team Falken Tire. The American Le Mans Series GT team spent most of the 12 hour endurance race trying to regain ground lost early in the event. Despite the setbacks, the team finished with a solid 8th place finish in the GT class, marking the team's first finish of the historic event. More

2013 Porsche Boxster scores 7:58 lap time on Nürburgring
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The official debut of the 2013 Porsche Boxster S was only a week ago, but the automaker has already put its new roadster to the test on Germany's famed Nürburgring. Thanks to a number of improvements, the Boxster S was able to improve its time to an impressive 7:58, according to Autoblog.nl. More

IMS Guardian: First Line of Defense Against IMS Failure!
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How much money do you get for winning the 12 Hours of Sebring?
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Paula Irving writes, "It's a question we get asked a lot and one we've never had a very good answer for, until now. For numerous reason, most of them obvious, teams don't want to talk about the money aspect of racing. The fact is, racing is expensive. Very expensive." More

No. 48 Chopard/Dunlop/TOTAL Machine top ALMS Porsche at Sebring 12 Hours
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The scene in the Paul Miller Racing pit after a grueling 60th Anniversary Twelve Hours of Sebring was pure jubilation as Bryce Miller, Sascha Maassen and Rob Bell co-drove the No. 48 Chopard/Dunlop/TOTAL Porsche 911 GT3 RSR to a seventh-place GT result. More

Shift to a Higher Standard with SPEC
Clutches and Flywheels


SPEC manufactures a full line of Porsche clutches and flywheels for street and race applications. SPEC products are designed and built in-house in the US. 2009-2011 997 DFI billet steel single mass flywheels now available! MORE


Is Porsche still working on a new Porsche 550 Spyder?
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It is being reported that Porsche is in fact still working on a lower cost roadster that will be a successor to the Porsche 550 Spyder. The news is based on words from Porsche executive Matthias Mueller. More

PCA stainless steel license frames in stock
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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.



PCA 2012 Spring Clothing Collection
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Spring is just around the corner and PCA has just released over twenty new clothing items at www.pcawebstore.com. We've added sporty performance and elegant business casual pieces for men and women, all with beautifully embroidered PCA and Porsche logos. Items are in stock and ready to ship. Order here.


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

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• 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!
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Cayman clear engine cover, available for all Cayman's


Cayman drill less front license plate mount. Mounts into your front tow-hook in minutes.

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