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And the winners of the PCA 2012 Member Only raffle are...
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The spring raffle participation level exceed all PCA raffles from the past. Over 10,000 raffle entries were submitted this year.

Join us in congratulating our four raffle winners: Grand Prize winner - Bob Shuster - Gold Coast region, Germany Trip Winners - Ellen Jacobs - Northern New Jersey region, Jeff Griffith - Peachstate region and Charles Pistoia - Diablo region. Special thanks to Porsche Cars North America, Champion Porsche and to all the raffle participants.

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Register today: Legends of the Autobahn, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012
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Touted by Sports Car Market magazine as "... best deal of the weekend," Legends of the Autobahn 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.

Attendees will be treated to a concour car display, a car corral, vendors, gourmet food, and the camaraderie of fellow car enthusiasts. Experienced and non-auto enthusiasts are encouraged to attend for the fun and fervor of the show.
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2012 Porsche Parade comes to a close
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For attendees of this year's Parade, the past week has been intense and exciting. Highlights include Hans Peter Porsche, Dr. Wolfgang Porsche and Ferdinand Porsche joining us, a gorgeous concours site, exciting mountain roads to tour, a fast autocross course and daily events to enjoy with fellow Porsche enthusiasts. We have thousands of photos and hours of video to share over the next few weeks. For now, click here to see the latest updates.


Mobil 1 Presents: "Grand Prix of Mosport" - Porscheplatz - July 21-22, 2012
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Canada's biggest sports car race of the year moves to a new July date, as the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron makes its only north-of-the-border stop. A world-class field of drivers pilot top marques like Acura, Aston Martin, BMW, Corvette, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Jaguar, Mazda, Panoz and Porsche and battle it out on one of the world's classic road courses. More

GoPro Daily Giveaway - WIN

Enter our daily sweepstakes for a chance to WIN 1 of every product GoPro makes, including our award winning HD HERO camera, LCD BacPac, Suction Cup mount, and more. A new winner picked each day. Enter each day for your chance to win. Learn More & Enter at GoPro.com.


Grand-Am at Indianapolis - Friday, July 27, 2012
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For the first time ever at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, GRAND-AM Road Racing will conduct separate races for its Rolex Sports Car Series and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge on the 13-turn IMS road course on Friday, July 27, 2012. 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

Pietro Innocenti appointed head of Porsche Italy
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Pietro Innocenti has been appointed the new Managing Director of Porsche Italia S.p.A., effective Sept. 1, 2012. The 45-year-old is to succeed Dr. Loris Casadei, who will continue to serve the company as a consultant. Innocenti was most recently responsible for Ferrari Middle East/Africa. He previously held various posts in marketing and personnel with Ferrari in Italy and China as well as with Telecom Italia. More



Porsche delivers 14 percent more sports cars worldwide in first 6 months
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The Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG can look back on a successful first half of 2012: With 69,171 vehicles sold in the first six months, the sports car manufacturer increased its customer deliveries by 14.0 percent compared to the same period last year. In June, Porsche sold a total of 12,699 new cars (up 18.9 percent). More

5 vintage Porsche 928 commercials - Video
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This video is of some vintage Porsche 928 commercials. The video features five commercials from the 1980s all of which feature a Porsche 928 model. The 928 is possibly the best GT car ever built, although because it isn’t rear or mid-engined some purists are not big fans of it. More

EU to probe Porsche taxpayer grant to build new Macan
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Porsche won't put its second crossover into production for another year, but the Macan is already causing some controversy. Not the Porsche-has-sold-its-soul controversy that accompanied the launch of its big brother Cayenne, but the why-is-the-German-government-subsidizing-it kind. More

Agreed Value Insurance Endorsed by PCA

• Unlimited Mileage? OK
• Commuting? Now Available
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• Or set limits and pile on the savings.

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Porsche Panamera rentals coming to Hertz
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Fast cars and Hertz are no strangers. From special-edition Mustangs and Corvettes to a range of more typical sports cars, the rental car giant has long offered things that go fast for daily rates. Now you can add Porsche to the list. More

'Risky Business' Porsche on auction block
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The famous "Risky Business" Porsche 928 - one that didn't drown in Lake Michigan - is on the auction block. A Los Angeles auction called Profiles in History will sell the 928 that the auction house says got the most screen time in the 1983 Warner Bros. movie "Risky Business," starring Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay. More

"The best way to beat a Porsche is to use another Porsche."
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Panamera GTS: The Porsche for today's Gatsbys?
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Jay Gatsby's car was a Rolls-Royce. We're clear on that, right? Not a Duesenberg. A cream-yellow Rolls-Royce. It's right there in the book. Director Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" hits the prole-plexes this winter, and it appears Gatsby's car has been recast as a 1929 Duesenberg J Sport Phaeton. More

New selection of PCA hats now available with FREE SHIPPING
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We've added a new selection of high quality PCA hats to www.pcawebstore.com. Take a look at the three new hat designs/styles. We've added lots of PCA customization to these hats. Perfect for track days, attending casual PCA events, and/or just to show off your PCA pride. Introductory offer: $19.99 including shipping for US/CDN orders. One size fits most.
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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.



The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
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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!
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PCA Photo of the Week
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My 2006 911S Cabrio in Atlas Grey Metallic, taken in Newport Beach, Calif.
Photo by Brett Donaldson
Orange Coast Region


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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