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Special exhibition pays tribute to Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche
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Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is honoring the life's work of Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche with a special exhibition in the Porsche Museum. Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Porsche AG, opened the special exhibition on June 1, 2012, in the presence of Porsche and Piëch family members. More



Legends of the Autobahn Event
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Legends of the Autobahn, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, will be a celebration of German automotive engineering on the fairways of Rancho Canada Golf Club in beautiful Carmel Valley, Calif. The Porsche Club of America will co-host this event with BMW Car Club of America, Mercedes Benz Club of America and, for the first time Audi Club of North America. More

Coming to Texas: Formula 1 United States Grand Prix - Nov. 16-18, 2012
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Hill Country Region will be hosting a special program for PCA Members at the inaugural Formula 1 United States Grand Prix™ at Circuit of the Americas on Nov. 16-18, 2012 in Austin, Texas. The Circuit of the Americas™ (COTA) is a world class, 3.4 mile racetrack consisting of 20 turns and is rated as a Grade 1 road course. More

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What PCA members have to say about the PCA Treffen trip
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"We had high expectations that were derived from the publicity materials and the price. We are fortunate enough that when we travel we tend to choose the best there is - first class air travel [well since the demise of dear old Concorde anyway], the nicest hotels, penthouse suites on ships etc. It is a rare occasion when our expectations are exceeded. Only twice in recent years - The Rocky Mountaineer train and The PCA Treffen. We expected a new 991, we got just that. We expected good hotels and we got them [although the Bayerischer Hof is a little tired]. We expected knowledgeable guides and we got them in spades. We did not expect the depth of attention to detail - the cars lined up for us each morning, fresh bottles of water at the ready, iced water with all meals [doesn't happen in europe], the intimate knowledge of everything that goes on at Zuffenhausen etc etc. You did exceed our expectations and in doing so the price became a relative bargain. Very well done."

- Andrew & Nicola Combes
Cedar Point, Ontario

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Get in on the celebration of Collector Car Appreciation Day
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July 13, 2012 belongs to the automotive hobby. Summer is here and that means Collector Car Appreciation Day is quickly approaching! Events ranging from informal garage gatherings and barbeques to highly organized events like last year's Lowe's Cruisin in Abingdon, Md., will be held in support of this annual celebration. Is your local event on our list? As always, the SEMA Action Network welcomes any level of participation in honor of this occasion.

Individuals, car clubs and business owners interested in publicizing events of any size should contact SAN Director Colby Martin at 909/978-6721 or san@sema.org. The official logo and flyer are available for download from the homepage to help promote this special day. If you are unable to celebrate on Friday, July 13, the SAN encourages events to be scheduled throughout the month of July.

As many of you are aware, this is the third year in a row the SAN is seeking the support of a U.S. Senate resolution to helped launch national Collector Car Appreciation Day. By taking part in these events around the country, automotive enthusiasts and related businesses are coming together to ensure that their passion continues to be honored and recognized.

Schedule your celebration today!


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Tough street course, early-race incidents push Porsches out of top 5 in Detroit
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Two of the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup teams at the two-hour Rolex GRAND-AM GT race on the street course on Belle Isle were lurking in the top three early in the event, but a combination of on-track incidents and just not enough performance versus the competition pushed them back before the checkered flag. More

Billionaire Bill Gates' 1979 Porsche sells for $80,000
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A 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo once owned by Bill Gates has sold for just under $80,000 - up to $30,000 more than auctioneers guessed it would go for. The new owner, from Germany, bid over the telephone to snap up the pearlescent turquoise Turbo model after staff at the Vienna-based Dorotheum Auction House estimated the car was worth between $48,495 and $62,173. More

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A down day for Porsche in Detroit 200 - includes highlights
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It was a tough day for Porsche race teams in the running of the Rolex Sports Car Series Chevrolet Detroit 200. The race had a lot of great action and a few incidents caused a few cautions. One of the incidents caused the defending GT Class Points Champion Brumos Racing #59 Porsche to have tire damage that caused them to be out of the running. More

Porsche Club of Japan shares pictures from Porsche Parade Japan 2012
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Our Porsche Parade Japan 2012 was held last weekend at Suzuka.

Please look and we hope you enjoy our album.

Click here to view album.


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See the story behind one man's quest for the ultimate Porsche 911 collection
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Magnus Walker might not look like the typical Porsche aficionado, but there is little room for doubt of the man's true P-car devotion after watching this video. We found this teaser for the upcoming documentary "Urban Outlaw" which focuses on Walker and his collection of early 911s on Autoblog. After owning over 40 Porsches, Walker set a goal for himself to own an example of every year of the original 911 (1964-1973). More

Porsche showcases new Cayenne GTS at the AMI
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Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, will be present at Automobil International (AMI) in Leipzig with three vehicle premieres. The highlight of the Porsche presence in Hall 3 is the new Cayenne GTS. Porsche is unveiling the open-top 911 Carrera and new Boxster right on cue for the peak convertible season. Both sports cars are models of intelligent lightweight design and are making their debut appearance at a German automotive trade fair. More

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2013 Porsche Boxster S test drive
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At the press event, Porsche didn't bother to bring a single car with the six-speed manual gearbox. That shows the confidence they have in the Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic. That confidence is well-founded. More

Keepin' it rural - 1959 Porsche Tractor
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For those that always wanted a Porsche but were too busy holdin' down the farm. Owning a Porsche made a whole lot more sense when we were kids, long before we had a family to care for and grass to cut. But then we saw this 1959 Porsche Diesel tractor and realized all our dreams had come true. More

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Porsche Pajun exclusive
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Porsche is taking on the BMW 5 Series with a striking new sports saloon that will sit below the Panamera. It's called the Pajun (as in Panamera Junior) and will rival top-end 5 Series, Audi A7 and Mercedes CLS models. Insiders say it will be more of a "911 with a boot" than the Panamera. More

New selection of PCA t-shirts NOW AVAILABLE
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We've added new PCA t-shirts to www.pcawebstore.com. Take a look at the new logo designs and choose from mens, ladies, long sleeve, short sleeve, and children's styles. Shirts are 100 percent ComfortSoft cotton (pre-shrunk) and are from the Hanes tagless line. Perfect for track days, attending casual PCA events, and/or just to show off your PCA pride. Prices start $14.99.
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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 Club Racing Decals now available at www.pcawebstore.com
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Official PCA Club Racing decals in various colors. They measure approx 12 inches wide and 4 inches high. These decals DO NOT have the unsightly clear bumper sticker look. The decals apply with a transfer tape and leaves just the colored vinyl on the surface it is applied to. Price: $14.99 
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The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
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PCA Photo of the Week
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"My husband and I enjoy driving the coast of Maine in our 993 exploring new places to dine on a lobster roll 'in the rough.' As a lot of these places are no more than a shack on a dock we always carry a couple of chairs with us in case we want to relax. My husband took this picture of me and our 993 last summer at one of our favorite stops."
Submitted by Paula Irving, Photo by John Irving
Members of North Country 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.
 
 

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