Porsche Cars North America enters car and employee "pit crew" in Porsche Carrera World Cup Race at 24 Hours of Nürburgring
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Porsche Cars North America is entering a 911 GT3 Cup racecar and dispatching six employees to the inaugural Porsche Carrera World Cup race, which is held during the same weekend as the 39th ADAC 24 Hours of Nürburgring Race in Germany, June 25, 2011. The team will document and share all the off and on-track excitement on the "The Hub", Porsche Cars North America's new social media press site.
Father's Day - Consider a gift certificate for the PCA Web store
It's tough to find the perfect gift for the dad who has everything. So let him choose an item from the extensive selection in PCA's Web store. From license plate frames to polo shirts, he’ll surely find a gift that he’ll use (unlike the plaid tie you got him in the past). Certificates are available in $25, $50, $100, $250, and $500 increments. At checkout, you'll be able to print out an official certificate to present. More
"Sportauto" readers voted: 7 first places for Porsche
Porsche is the top favourite among sports car fans: The readers of the "sportauto" car magazine ranked seven Porsche models - from the Boxster to the Panamera - first in the 15 categories of "The Sportiest Cars of 2011" survey. A second and two third places top off Porsche's track record of success. More
Parade Traditions - It's a family affair
Each year, Jessica and J Toney have a special Father-Daughter tradition: they pair up each summer in the Porsche Parade Rally! Father J has filled the navigator's seat for 52 years and has enjoyed great success in rallying; starting as a novice with his mother. Today, at each Parade Rally, J and Jessica are highly regarded competitors (the team to beat!). Father's Day may be this week, but this pair is looking forward to August, and this year's Parade in Savannah, Ga. You too can have your own Parade traditions. It's not too late to register! Plan your vacation today; Parade week is July 31 - August 6. See http://parade2011.pca.org/ for more information and don't forget to bring the family.
America's most scenic roads
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From the dramatic California coast to history-lined thoroughfares of New England, there are countless scenic drives across the country - and some stellar standouts. Here are some American routes with heart-stopping views. More
Porsche Museum showcases company's great history
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Daniel Terdiman writes, "If you don't think a car museum can be a stunning work of art, you need to get yourself here and check out the Porsche Museum. Being Porsche, I expected it to be interesting and full of beautiful cars, but I wasn't prepared for the scale and scope of the building itself, a giant architectural masterpiece by Vienna's Delugan Meissl Associated Architects that also happens to be artfully full of some of the most interesting and important cars in the company's storied history." More
6 driving tactics to save gas this summer
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Gas is near $4 per gallon, but you don't need to buy a new car to get better mileage on your road trip this summer. PM put fuel-sipping advice to the test by outfitting an ordinary ten-year-old car with an extremely accurate fuel economy gauge and trying out all the gas-saving driving tactics we could think of. Here are six strategies that work, plus more quick tips for better MPG. More
Porsche reveals more details about the all-electric Boxster E
More information has been shared by Porsche about their prototype eclectic cars and the best news is they are being tested out on the roads today. The Porsche electric prototype cars are being used as part of the government-funded "Model Region Electro-Mobility Stuttgart," which is a large-scale trial to study the everyday reasonableness of using all-electric vehicles. Of the three Porsche Boxster E electric prototypes two of the cars are rear-wheel drive (RWD) and one is all-wheel drive (AWD). More
LeMans 24Hr - 4 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR amongst the top 8
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Last year's winners narrowly missed out on the podium at the 79th running of the long distance classic. After 24 hours, the Felbermayr-Proton team with Porsche works drivers Marc Lieb (Germany), Richard Lietz (Austria) and Wolf Henzler (Germany) received the flag as fourth in the GTE Pro sports car class. The French IMSA Performance Matmut squad clinched fifth place ahead of Flying Lizard Motorsports from the USA. More
Porsche only in China has $220,000 entry-level club model
At the Beijing Sports Car Club, a $220,000 Porsche SE 911 counts as an entry-level model. Members are competing with counterparts who race $3.9 million Tramontanas and $4.3 million Bugatti Veyron 16.4s. The number of millionaires in China jumped 31 percent last year to more than 1.1 million, and with an average age of 39, they are 15 years younger than their U.S. and European peers. Car clubs, nonexistent in the country two years ago, provide enthusiasts with a venue to demonstrate their vehicles and carmakers an opportunity to win more converts. More
Have you ever considered doing some of your own maintenance?
If not, you should. Not only will it save you some money, you get a great sense of accomplishment from a job well done. Even if you're not handy with a wrench or don't have a ton of tools there are some simple, routine maintenance items you can do in your Porsche without going to school to be a Porsche tech. What type of DIY maintenance projects have you tackled on your Porsche? More
The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
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! More
By popular demand - PCA stainless steel license frames are now available!
These elegant OEM quality stainless steel frames are now in stock and available for your fine Porsche vehicles.
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 or brushed stainless steel finishes. Price $19.99 + S/H. Order here.