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It's time to register for the 57th Porsche Parade to be held in Salt Lake City, July 8-14, 2012
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Fellow Porsche Club of America Members,

It's time to register for the 57th Porsche Parade to be held in Salt Lake City, Sunday, July 8, through Saturday, July 14, 2012. You need to be there!

We have new software you will use to register for Parade, which we will be able to enhance over time. The new system has same format as the old software, so you will need to go page by page through all of the activities (warning, there are a lot of things to do!), clicking yes or no for each one, before you can check out. New this year is a calendar which will tell you what you have signed up for each day, warning you of any conflicts.

There are people and car limits on some of the cooking schools and tours, but not the competitive events. Everyone registering March 27-29, however, has the same opportunity to get into any activity with limits. If we sell out of an event in those first three days, we will contact people to see how flexible they are to switching days before picking names out of a hat. We have plenty of hotel rooms! The Little and Grand America Hotels in the heart of Salt Lake City will be our host hotels this year. Our primary block of rooms is in Little America, a AAA Four Diamond, family founded facility that has been a Salt Lake City landmark for over 40 years. Its sister hotel, the Grand America, is a Five Diamond facility. The hotels are across the street from each other are conveniently located within walking distance of shopping, restaurants, nightlife, cultural and sporting activities and the downtown trolley system. You will receive an email with the hotel discount codes after completing your registration.

If you are not able to register online, please call the Parade Registrar, Kathleen Behrens, at 503.579.3423 or email her at To see all the activities and plan your week, click here. Video here.

PCA Spotlight Video
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PCA Club Racing Season at Full Throttle

PCA Regions and push each other to new heights
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Thirty-four PCA Regions, two Zones and the National office registered more than 25,000 entries in 2011 with PCA Region's high participation rate played a key role in helping finish the year with all-time record statistics of 320 organizations, 6,500 events and 350,000 registrations cementing their position as the top event registration and management service. More

GoPro Daily Giveaway - WIN

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Brumos ready to get back to business at Barber Motorsports Park
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Following months of intense preparation for the challenging Rolex 24 at Daytona, GRAND-AM Rolex Series competitors appreciate a post-race break in the action to regroup and ready themselves for the season ahead. Now, nearly two months since their podium finish at the 2012 Daytona classic, Brumos is eager to return to action in the Porsche 250 at Barber Motorsports Park. More

PCA offers a stylish Brumos embroidered shirt only available to members
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Following the success of the limited edition Brumos shirt offered in December, 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!

Porsche Design Sunglasses 10% Off

Now get the styling of Porsche Design sunglasses in reading glasses. Available in multiple styles and colors to fit your personal style. Get a pair of sunglasses or reading glasses for yourself of or a holiday gift set for someone special. Use coupon code PCAPD for 10% off.

20 years of supercars
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In recent years, Porsche has become a prolific creator of variations on a theme. The number of "911" Carrera, Boxster, and Cayman derivatives now available demonstrates a slick, dedicated approach to the concept of platform sharing. This is clever business strategy, and it has won the company both enormous profitability and a secure future. More

Porsche recalling 1,200 911 Carrera S sports cars to fix possible fuel leaks
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Porsche is recalling more than 1,200 of its 911 Carrera S sports cars because a fuel line can come loose and cause a fire. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its website that the line can come apart at a connection and leak fuel. The agency says that could cause loss of power and a crash, or it could cause a fire. More

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Rum Bum Racing switches to Porsche for Rolex Sports Car Series Barber 200
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Porsche fans just got some news that will add a little more excitement to the Rolex Sports Car Series. Rum Bum Racing will be switching from a BMW M3 to a Porsche 911 for the Barber 200. They have been very successful racing using a BMW and now we can see what they can do with a Porsche for the rest of the 2012 Championship Season. More

Some models of 2013 Porsche Boxster to be built by Volkswagen
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A Volkswagen factory may provide additional capacity for the production of the new 2013 Porsche Boxster roadster. Volkswagen's new plant in Osnabrueck, Germany, will provide extra vehicle assembly capacity for the primary Porsche factory in Zuffenhausen, Germany. Such a move had been rumored over a year ago. 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.

Speed test drives the new 2012 Porsche 911 (991) Carrera - Set your DVR
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Set your DVR or get in front of the TV and change it to Speed to watch them check out the new 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera (aka 991). The show will feature racing sensation Graham Rahal, TV star Patrick Dempsey, automotive critic Paul Goldberger as well as Porsche enthusiasts Kevin Roush and Doug Baron. They each will give their impressions of the car. While there may be some marketing of the car, it still promises to be worth watching. More

40-year-old Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 on display at Techno Classica 2012
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Porsche Classic will be exhibiting from March 21-25, 2012 at the biggest Classic trade fair in the world in Essen, this time showcasing its comprehensive service offering on a stand with more than twice the area compared with last year. A particular highlight is the legendary 911 Carrera RS 2.7, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

IMS Guardian: First Line of Defense Against IMS Failure!
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Earnhardt to race in the Porsche 250 at Barber Motorsports Park
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Over the years racing has seen a handful of true family dynasties. Legendary names that have regularly visited Victory Lane generation after generation. The Andrettis, the Pettys, the Unsers and, of course, the Earnhardts. For more than a half-century, the Earnhardt name has been a fixture in NASCAR, from racing patriarch Ralph to seven-time champion Dale Sr. to current Sprint Cup Series star Dale Jr. Now along comes the fourth generation of this racing clan, Jeffrey Earnhardt, who is competing full-time this season in the Grand Am Rolex Series GT class. 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

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 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.

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.

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

Cayman clear engine cover, available for all Cayman's

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

No more holes in the bumper!


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