Michelin joins PCA as spec tire manufacturer for the Rennsport Reunion Cup Race
Mazda Raceway Share
Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV will be the world's greatest gathering of Porsche race cars and the drivers that drove them to victory, held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca October 14-16, 2011. The Porsche Club of America is honored to assist Porsche Cars North America in the Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV with numerous activities: Enhancing the Rennsport Reunion Cup race, Michelin Tire Company comes on board as the spec tire manufacturer for that thrilling contest. More
Parade Registration is still open
This is the time of year when our registrar is besieged by phone calls from anxious club members concerned about their ability to still get into the Parade. Have no fear. Parade registration is still open and will remain open for another couple of weeks. This year's Parade is July 31 - August 6, and you better act now so you don’t miss out!
One thing to consider when planning your Parade adventure is the Porsche Corral at the Parade Concours event. Even if you are not the Concours type you can still put your beauty on display. This year's Concours and Porsche Corral are at the gorgeous Forsyth Park in downtown Savannah, Ga. This fantastic setting is the quintessential south. Majestic moss covered oaks will frame some of the best looking cars to roll out of Stuttgart. Corral cars will be organized by model so this is the perfect opportunity to meet others that drive what you drive. If there is a club Registry for your model, they'll all be there, so don't miss out on your chance to join the camaraderie.
Registration doesn't close until July 20, so plan your vacation today. See http://parade2011.pca.org/ for more information and don't forget to bring the family.
Northeast Grand Prix - American Le Mans - July 8 & 9, 2011
Year eight of the American Le Mans Series at Lime Rock will deliver all the thrills you've come to expect. The Le Mans prototypes and GT cars are extremely fast, famous for both their leading-edge technological sophistication and use of the latest in "green" initiatives. The ALMS Northeast Grand Prix will see Le Mans Prototype (LMP), Le Mans Prototype Challenge (LMPC), Grand Touring (GT) and Grand Touring Challenge (GTC) going at it hammer and tongs on one the fastest tracks on their schedule for two hours and 45 minutes. More
Porsche announces return to Le Mans LMP1, targeted for 2014
Porsche has announced a factory-backed return to the Le Mans LMP1 sports prototype class. The company is hoping to have the new LMP1 car ready for the 2014 race. The most successful manufacturer at Le Mans, Porsche had its most recent victories during 2008 and 2009, when the Porsche RS Spyder sports prototype won the title in the LMP2 category. More
Continental Tire Sports Car Festival powered by Mazda
GRAND-AM Road Racing Share
DATE: Sunday (July 10, 2011)
TIME: 4 PM ET
EVENT: Continental Tire Sports Car Festival Powered By Mazda
Round eight of the 2011 Rolex Series will be the Continental Tire Festival of Speed Powered by Mazda as GRAND-AM returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Tune in to SPEED at 4 PM ET for coverage. Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty won the 2009 event for GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing, while Sylvain Tremblay and Nick Ham took GT honors in a SpeedSource Mazda RX-8. However, Scott Pruett leads all competitors with four podium finishes, including a win in 2005 at his home track.
2012 Porsche 911: Lighter chassis, 7-speed transmissions, more power
Automobile Magazine Share
Porsche 911 is a nameplate that evokes all sorts of passion on the minds of car enthusiasts. Over several generations and decades, the 911 has become a benchmark for sexy, engaging sports cars. But the car's evolution has been slow, with Porsche filling the gap between subsequent 911 generations with plenty of new styles and special-edition cars - 25 versions at last count. Fortunately, the wait is almost over as Motor Trend has the skinny on the new 911. Codenamed 991, the new car is and set to debut in the Frankfurt Motor Show this September. More
Porsche reports sales increase
The Sacramento Bee Share
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche sports cars, Cayenne SUVs and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the United States, announced June sales of 2,546 units compared to the same period last year when it sold 2,141, an increase of 19 percent. More
Porsche sets new quality standards
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is girding itself for tomorrow's challenges with a forward-looking quality strategy. The growth in vehicle production, an increasingly diverse model range and technical complexity, innovative drive concepts and discerning customers' individual expectations of premium sports cars require the continuous development of all quality criteria. That is the goal of the international quality conference for which 150 experts from the sports car manufacturer's development, production, purchasing and worldwide sales areas are meeting at Porsche's ultramodern Leipzig plant. More
The Porsche Race Car Classic
On October 16, 2011 the Porsche Race Car Classic will bring together 200 Porsche race cars from 1950-1965 at the world famous Quail Lodge in Carmel, Calif. The Porsche Race Car Classic will be a fitting conclusion to Porsche's Big Weekend in Monterey that includes the Rennsport Reunion IV which will take place just down the road at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. More
New item - PCA stainless steel license photo frames!
Here is a unique gift item that allows an enthusiast to display their favorite Porsche picture around the home or office. Also makes a crowd pleasing award/recognition piece for an upcoming PCA event. Made from heavy gauge stainless steel in hand polished mirror bright or black powder coated finish with a complementing matt board and a clear non breakable Lexan lens. The frame fits most 4x6 pictures and comes with all necessary mounting hardware and easy step by step assembly instructions. Price $39.99 + S/H. Order here.
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
Inventory replenished! - 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.