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Two weeks away: Legends of the Autobahn, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 - Carmel Valley, Calif.
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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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Car Corral Alert: 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. More

Car Corral Alert: Coming to Texas - Update: Hill Country PCA Corral during the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
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There has been an outstanding response to the special ticket offer and over 700 PCA members, families and their friends will be seated together in Turn 12 Grandstand! It is estimated that approximately 1000 people with ties to PCA will be attending the inaugural Formula 1 United States Grand Prix™ at Circuit of the Americas on Nov. 16-18, 2012 in Austin, Texas. More

GoPro Daily Giveaway - WIN

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The Spirited Escapes video series
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Spirited Escapes is a seven-episode video series featuring adventure traveler and former NFL linebacker Dhani Jones as he embarks on an open road journey of discovery and immersion. While driving the new Boxster from a bike shop in Brooklyn to Porsche Sport Driving School in Birmingham, Dhani meets different people whose passions and pursuits provide engaged escapes from every day life. Watch the series preview here.

Lizards' Long and Bergmeister two-tenths short at ALMS Mid-Ohio
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After the losing the GT lead during their final pit stop and driver change, the #45 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 RSR cut the deficit to the leading Corvette to less than a second in the closing minutes of the race, but had to settle for second place at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge. More



Derek Bell annouced as an inductee of the 2012 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America
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Racing legends Derek Bell, Neil Bonnett, Pop Dreyer, Vic Edelbrock, Sr., Ricky Johnson, Ed Pink and Danny Sullivan will be this year's inductees into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America at the organization's 24th Annual Induction Ceremony that will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2012 at the Fillmore Theatre in Detroit. More

Paint correction on a 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster
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This video gives a good rundown of how to get your cars bad paint back to its original shine. The video features a 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster but the techniques will work on newer cars as this car was resprayed at some point using a multistage paint process. More

Agreed Value Insurance Endorsed by PCA

• Unlimited Mileage? OK
• Commuting? Now Available
•$0 Deductible? Check
• Or set limits and pile on the savings.

We cover Classics, Exotics, Race Cars, Trailers...
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Creepy or Clever marketing? Porsche dealer puts your house in direct marketing material
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Pfaff Auto in Toronto has taken credit for creating the world's first piece of instant direct mail - a variation on the regular direct mail that goes from the doorstep straight to the waste basket. The dealership took a white Porsche 911 Carrera S to well-monied Toronto neighborhoods and photographed it in front of various homes. A print production crew in a cargo van nearby then took those photos and, right on the spot, created individual postcards using each photo that invited homeowners to a test drive.
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Can you name the young star in this Porsche commercial?
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This commercial is from a while ago and features someone that has become a huge star since the commercial. The commercial is also very entertaining and shows how even a child can want to be in a Porsche 911. 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


Brumos set for return to Watkins Glen and ready for a victory
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Following their memorable Indy podium, Brumos Racing can't think of any place they would rather be than heading back to Watkins Glen. The Glen has long been a special home-away-from-home track for the Jacksonville, Fla., based team. Since 1969, when it was the site of Hurley Haywood's professional driving debut, to 2011 and Brumos' first GT victory, the Glen has hosted many Brumos successes through the years. 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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Roock Autosports and M&M Exhaust

We have compiled our racing knowledge to develop a wide array of performance street and racing exhaust systems. Exhaust systems all Porsche models.



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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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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This is a picture of my two Porsches, both are 2006s and both are "S." I ordered the Boxster S in March 2005 and took delivery in August 2005. It was built on my birthday! The Cayman S was bought used from a dealer in Denver. I did the deal over the internet and phone, then flew out and drove it home in April 2007. The Boxster is my summer car and gets stored over the winter. My Cayman is my track car, cold weather summer and winter car.
Photo by Dale Trippler, Nord Stern Region since 9/2004


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.
 


Cayman clear engine cover, available for all Cayman's


Cayman drill less front license plate mount. Mounts into your front tow-hook in minutes.

No more holes in the bumper!

 

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