New special exhibition to open at Porsche Museum on Sept. 4, 2012
From Sept. 4 to Nov. 4 2012, the Porsche Museum is exhibiting the works of the versatile Stuttgart painter and commercial graphic designer Hanns Lohrer (1912 - 1995) - and these works extend far beyond the topic of motor cars. During the 1950s and 60s, Lohrer played a pivotal role in the visual appearance of the Porsche brand which was founded in 1948. In this special exhibition the Porsche Museum pays testimony to the timeless quality of Lohrer's works, which made a lasting contribution to creating the positive image of the then fledgling sports car manufacturer. More
PCA Giveaway Results: Rob O'Dea and Doug Powell each win a set of Cayman LED Spars
Congratulations to Rob, PCA Rocky Mountain Region, and Doug, PCA Pacific NW Region, for winning a set of Cayman LED Spars for their '06-'08 Cayman. The spars were provided by PCA member Joseph DeSimone, inventor of the Cayman LED Spars. The raffle was hosted by the PCA Cayman Register. To learn more about the LED Spars, click here.
Car Corral Alert: Grand Prix of Baltimore, American Le Mans Porscheplatz, Aug. 31 - Sept. 1, 2012
The American Le Mans Series returns to the Atlantic seaboard with the running of the Grand Prix of Baltimore. The two-hour race includes a wide array of race cars, from the ultra-exotic 200 mph prototypes (propelled by a variety of engines, including hybrids and diesel-powered machines) to the production based GT machines. The downtown Baltimore circuit will run along the city's Inner Harbor, making the venue one of the most picturesque in the American Le Mans Series. More
Car Corral Alert: Coming to Texas - Update: Hill Country PCA Corral during the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
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
Lizard Porsche leads most GT laps at ALMS Road America, but settle for second after unlucky yellow
The #45 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 RSR took the GT class lead at the drop of the green flag at the four-hour American Le Mans Series Road Race Showcase, and held it for most of the race, but some ill-timed full course cautions snatched a potential victory from their grasp at Road America. More
Porsche in top 5 at Montreal GRAND-AM Race
The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Quebec, might be a beautiful park setting at which to run a two-hour GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series race but the track itself was a battlefield. Following two consecutive events on the upswing and a strong showing in qualifying for the pair of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars entered, anticipation was high for a Montreal 200.More
Brumos' bid for repeat podium cut short by penalty at Montreal
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Traveling to Montreal for the only GRAND-AM Rolex Series race held outside of the United States, Brumos hoped to extend their streak of consecutive podium finishes. From the first practice session on, things were looking good as the #59 Brumos Porsche 911 GT3 performed flawlessly, drawing high marks from Andrew Davis and Leh Keen. More
The new Boxster on the Tail of the Dragon
In episode four of the Spirited Escape Road Trip, Dhani takes the passenger's seat and hands over the new Boxter's helm to renowned automotive journalist Ezra Dyer, who demonstrates how to properly utilize the superior agility and balance inherent in the mid-engine Boxster on North Carolina's world-famous Tail of the Dragon driving road (11 miles with 318 curves), all the while professing his love for automobiles. Watch the episode here.
Porsche claims 4 of the Top 10 Mecum Auction results in Monterey, Calif., including a new world record
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It wasn't that long ago that a record was set for the highest price ever paid for a Porsche at auction during the Gooding and Co auction on Amelia Island. This past weekend in Monterey, that record was smashed! Among a number of historic and significant racing Porsches, the 1972 Porsche L&M 917/10 Spyder stood apart. Billed as the "world's most recognized Porsche 917" this particular Porsche was driven by both Mark Donohue and George Follmer taking 1st at 5 of 9 races in the 1972 Can-Am series. More
Porsche steps up vintage motorsports activities
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With the famed Monterey Motorsports Reunion as backdrop, Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) announced it will expand from serving teams and owners of contemporary 911 race cars to providing a similar service to the large number of collectors of vintage Porsche race cars in the U.S. and Canada. PMNA has established a partnership with a new historic motorsports department that is currently being established within Porsche AG's Motorsport Division in Weissach, Germany.More
Porsche 928 H50 Concept is the ghost of Panamera past
There are plenty of reasons to hang around Pebble Beach this time of year, including the fact that manufacturers love to use the Concours d'Elegance as an excuse to roll out some of the more inventive concepts of days gone by. This year, Porsche parked the evolutionary ancestor to the mighty Panamera at its display. More
Porsche "Boxter" revealed on London billboard
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The photo you see in this article is 100 percent real. It's from a real billboard located in London where apparently Porsche's U.K. division doesn't know the name of their entry-level model. There isn't just one billboard in the city as you'll find them all over London. More
Porsche at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
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The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance was an incredible event for anybody that loves cars. Just the amount of supercars and high end sports cars parked outside of the show was incredible. The event had many celebrities and all sorts of car enthusiasts. More
Fall selection: Check out the latest selection of PCA jackets NOW AVAILABLE
We just about sold out of our jacket inventory at the recent Legends of the Autobahn event in Monterey, Calif. Our supplier has recently replenished our supply so visit www.pcawebstore.com and order yours today. Take a look at the various designs and choose from mens or ladies. Perfect for track days, attending casual PCA events, and/or just to show off your PCA pride. Prices start $14.99. More
New selection of PCA hats now available with FREE SHIPPING
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. More
PCA stainless steel license frames in stock
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
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
PCA Photo of the Week
Our 2008 Porsche Cayenne a week after purchase. The Cayenne makes our third Porsche in addition to a Guards Red '82 928 and '86 944
Owners: Jackie and Ken Dasen
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