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Members and regions recognized for excellence at the 2012 Porsche Parade
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Join us in recognizing the members and regions who received awards in Salt Lake City. More

PCA Member Spotlight
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Eduardo Venegas, 1970 911E Targa at the 2012 Porsche Parade

PCA Escape registration delayed
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Mark your calendars!  Due to unforeseen technical challenges, and to ensure the best customer experience, the Escape to the Ozarks committee has decided to postpone the opening of registration. 

The new date and time will be Monday, August 13, opening at 2 p.m. Eastern time, 1 p.m. Central time, noon Mountain, and 11 a.m. Pacific.


Road Race Showcase at Road America, American Le Mans Series, Aug. 17-18, 2012
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The "holy grail" of North American road courses, Road America stirs the senses of every fan and participant as soon as they roll in the gates. High speeds are the norm with runs through Wisconsin's scenic Kettle Moraine.

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Porsche adds to endurance racing legacy at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway Magnus Racing wins Brickyard Grand Prix & Endurance Championship
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Porsche has added yet another first to its long list of major motorsports accomplishments. The German automaker became the first manufacturer to win an endurance sports car GT race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) and the first to win GRAND-AM's North American Endurance Championship (NAEC). The GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series brought its two-class championship to Indianapolis for the three-hour Brickyard Grand Prix endurance sports car race. More

Brumos closes out a successful Indy debut on the podium
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Following years of planning and preparation, GRAND-AM Rolex Series competitors were eager to take to the track for the series' first race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Besides the historical significance, the highly anticipated event promised plenty of excitement.

There was no shortage of action in the race, which featured torrential rains and numerous incidents,
resulting in nine full course cautions. Andrew Davis and Leh Keen managed to steer the #59 Brumos Porsche out of harm's way to end the day in 3rd place, capturing a coveted spot on the Indy podium.

PCA offers a stylish Brumos embroidered shirt only available to members
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Following the success of the limited edition Brumos shirt offered in December, PCA now offers its members a crew style shirt that one can wear in the paddock or to your next PCA event. For a larger image of the shirt, click here. Orders yours today!

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

918 Spyder to be made available in vintage Martini livery
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Driving trials of the Porsche 918 Spyder have entered the next phase. A permanent fixture of the test program for the 918 Spyder - and in the tuning process for all Porsche vehicles - is the 12.92 mile (20.8 km) long Nordschleife of the Nürburgring race course with its many bends and selective passages. A lap time of less than seven minutes and 22 seconds is one of the development goals of the innovative plug-in hybrid drive super sports car. More

Porsche able to boost sales and result in the first half-year of 2012
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Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG has carried forward its growth strategy in the first half of 2012 and boosted revenue by 29.3 percent to 6.76 billion euro. Sales recorded a 22.5 percent rise, adding up to 68,940 vehicles. The operating profit amounted to 1.26 billion euro, reflecting a growth of 20.6 percent in a year-to-year comparison. More

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Porsche is king of the hill in J.D. Power APEAL Survey: Buyer's remorse? Not here
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It's tempting to look at the top ranks of the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 APEAL Study and conclude, "You get what you pay for," because luxury brands have a lock on the top spots by brand - led by Porsche, which was No. 1 for the eighth year in a row. More

Porsche Mid Ohio American Le Mans preview
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When the American Le Mans Series launches into the second half of the season on August 4 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, the key drivers to watch in the traditionally hard-contested GT class will be Porsche factory driver Wolf Henzler and his teammate Bryan Sellers. Last year, they celebrated a memorable victory at this traditional racetrack in Ohio with a Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, winning after a remarkable chase to catch up with the leaders in the pouring rain. More

Shift to a Higher Standard with SPEC
Clutches and Flywheels

SPEC manufactures a full line of Porsche clutches and flywheels for street and race applications. SPEC products are designed and built in-house in the US. 2009-2011 997 DFI billet steel single mass flywheels now available! MORE

Porsche of San Antonio gets the Gold
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CF Jordan Construction's Porsche of San Antonio project was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold from the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) earlier this month. Porsche of San Antonio is the first Porsche dealership in the United States to achieve LEED certification, let alone LEED Gold, the third tier in high-performance building measurement. More

Old sports car or new sports car?
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David Hurth writes, "A couple of weeks ago, I was able to drive the new Porsche 911 (991) Carrera S and the new Porsche Boxster S. Now my daily driver is a 1983 Porsche 944 and the experience in the Porsche 911 Carrera S totally blew away the experience I get in my Porsche 944. However, in 1983, the Porsche 944 was the base model, so the new Porsche Boxster S, although not the lowest powered Boxster, may offer a better comparison." More

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Porsche HQ to break ground in late fall in Hapeville, Ga.
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Ground will be broken later this fall - and a major thoroughfare will have its name changed - when work begins on Porsche's North American headquarters on the site of the old Ford assembly plant in Hapeville, Ga. "This will be the most important location for Porsche on the planet," said Joseph Folz of Porsche Cars North America, speaking before an Airport Area Chamber of Commerce mixer. The United States is Porsche's largest market. 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 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.

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 for details. Sign up today!

PCA Photo of the Week
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During a recent trip to Germany and Austria we drove the new 2012 991 Carrera S on a mixture of alpine roads, unlimited autobahn and tight forest regional roads for 5 days for a total of over 1800 kilometers. What a car; what a vacation! We live in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The individuals on the trip with us were all PCA members from all over Canada and the USA.
Photo by Jean Stark
Submitted by Doug Stark, Upper Canada Region

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