PCA Club Racing at Rennsport Reunion IV to be held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca - October 14-16, 2011
PCA Club Racing is very pleased to announce that as part of Rennsport Reunion IV at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca there will be two PCA Club Racing groups. One group will be for Porsche 996 and 997 based Cup cars and the second group will be for all other PCA classes. In addition to the PCA class winners, there will be trophies awarded for overall group winners. The two racing events will be held under PCA Club Racing Rules and managed by the PCA Club Racing National Staff. Each group will have up to 50 cars. Due to scheduling there will be no Rookie License Candidates allowed at this event. Provisional Candidates who have licenses from other recognized sanctioning bodies will be accepted. Registration will be on www.ClubRegistration.net. Look for further announcements in the next few weeks. More
PCA's '73 911 T Raffle Car is on schedule. PCA visits Porsche Classic for an update
This week's PCA spotlight is on our beloved '73 911 T. We're just a few months away to handing over the keys to this factory fresh restored classic to a lucky PCA member. The official Raffle entry form and rules are available at www.pca.org, in the May issue of Panorama, and contained in a direct mail piece which has been sent to members. Video here.
Porsche to build new US headquarters in Atlanta
Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) announced it will build a new headquarters in Atlanta, the city it has called home for thirteen years. The new complex will be located in the "Aerotropolis Atlanta" development site, near the brand new International Terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. More
Porsche Top Driver meets Top Chef
Just like your favorite sports car, the human body needs to be refueled with premium ingredients to perform at maximum efficiency - a fitness philosophy Porsche calls Healthy Intelligent Performance. To demonstrate this, Porsche Cars North America teamed up with Chef Angelo Sosa (from Bravo's Top Chef and Top Chef: All-Stars) and Patrick Long to create a high-performer's diet, consisting of the healthy, fresh ingredients designed for fueling the human body. During the New York Auto Show, Porsche held an event at the Poggenpohl Porsche Design Kitchen in midtown Manhattan where these recipes were demonstrated. Prior to the event, Patrick Long and Chef Sosa took a trip in the Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid to the Union Square Farmer's Market to pick up ingredients for the event. Their entire green shopping experience was captured on video can be viewed here. Recipes from the high-performer's diet can be found here.
Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS - Now with all-wheel-drive
Building on the well-received 911 Carrera GTS with its extra power, visual panache and extensive extras for an attractive price, Porsche announced the 911 Carrera 4 GTS. As an all-wheel-drive model, and when equipped with the proper tires, the Carrera 4 has proven more than competent for all seasons and all road conditions. The Carrera 4 GTS wraps an aggressive wide body around a long list of performance, comfort and cosmetic enhancements. More
Diesels and hybrids push Porsche's expansion
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Stepping from Porsche's 911 sportscar into the carmaker's high-riding Cayenne 4x4 sports utility vehicle (SUV) feels like leaving one world and entering another. The purist 911 embodies all the excitement of a road car with race-car performance. The Cayenne is more about spacious and practical luxury cruising, combined with passable handling on small roads. More
Classic Porsche models take on Laguna Seca at the Rennsport Reunion IV
Classic Porsche 550s will take on 550As, 356 GTs and RSKs at the fourth Rennsport Reunion on Oct. 14-16 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif. - and that's just one class of Porsches. The reunion of Porsches and their famous drivers moves to the West Coast this year after two previous meetings at Daytona International Speedway and one at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut. More
Inside Los Angeles's largest Porsche recycling shop
Los Angeles Dismantler is a business devoted to one function: gathering wrecked Porsches and reselling the parts that can be salvaged. National Geographic went inside the company for a glimpse at ripping apart fine German engineering.More
Promising day in Virginia ends in frustration for Magnus Racing
The day started with a spin and ended with a bang for the no.44 Magnus Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup at Virginia International Raceway, site of the fourth round of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. More
Porsche price cuts boost sales in Canada
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April was Porsche Canada's best sales month ever, with 2011 first-quarter sales up 40 percent since the company announced wholesale price cuts in January and the company has enjoyed record sales for eight of the last nine months. More
PCA E-Brake available through MultiBriefs app
PCA understands the need to deliver timely, relevant news to its members. In partnering with MultiBriefs to create the PCA E-Brake, the association committed itself to providing updates on a weekly basis. The PCA E-Brake is also available on the MultiBriefs app, available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store. Simply search "MultiBriefs" and download the app free of charge. After it's downloaded, you may add the PCA feed. News is streamed into your iPhone or iPod Touch each week. Android phone users also may access the app by going to the Android Marketplace and searching "MultiBriefs" to access the Android version of the app.
The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
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PCA launches new Web store on www.pca.org
Get the latest PCA clothing, promotional/print products as a gift for a PCA enthusiasts or for yourself. Porsche, PCA DE Instructor and Club Racing logos are available on most items. PCA gift certificates are also available. For those attending the 2011 Parade, there are a few limited production items currently for sale. We hope you enjoy the convenience of ordering your favorite PCA items online. Check back regularly as we plan to expand our offering. More