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Baltimore Grand Prix: American Le Mans - September 2-3, 2011
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The American Le Mans Series returns to the Atlantic seaboard with the first running of the Baltimore Grand Prix. The circuit in downtown Baltimore will run along the city's Inner Harbor, making the venue one of the most picturesque in ALMS history.
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PCA spotlight
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This week, our light shines on two intensely modified 911 models, a factory ST inspired 1971 911T owned by Robert Abbott and a wild and uber hp 1996 911 C4S owned by Anthony Branzuela. These two cars might get you to reconsider keeping your Porsche stock! Videos here.

Brumos Racing set for a showdown at Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
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In what has been one of the most competitive GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series seasons in memory, the GT championship race is still far from decided, and with only two more races remaining, Brumos is ready for a fight to the finish. Following last weekend's race at Watkins Glen, the Brumos team immediately went to work, getting the #59 Brumos Porsche 911 GT3 prepped for its trip north of the border to Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Now, going into Round 11, Brumos is in 2nd place in the standings and only seven points out of first, so a strong finish at Montreal is mandatory to keep the historic #59 Brumos Porsche in the running for the lead. More

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Parade Competition Rules (PCR) changes
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With the successful completion of this year's Parade in Savannah, Ga., while it is still fresh in some of our minds, now is the time to submit any suggested PCR changes. The PCR Committee is looking for suggestions in any area that needs clarification, changes or additions to allow for better understanding and/or fair competition amongst all competitors. Deadline for submission of changes for the committee's review and consideration is October 1, 2011. Please submit them, in writing, to Mike Lommatzsch at mpl@ix.netcom.com or regular mail at 14655 Bronson Avenue, San Jose, Calif. 95124.

First official images of the 991
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In advance of its world premier at the Frankfurt Auto Show next month, Porsche has released official images of the newest generation 911. The completely redesigned seventh-generation of the iconic sports car features a longer, lower silhouette and performance-enhancing aerodynamics to match two new engines for the Carrera and Carrera S. More

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Steve McQueen's Porsche 911S pulls in record $1.375 million
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The Porsche 911S, once owned by actor Steve McQueen and previously used in his movie Le Mans was sold last night for a record setting $1.375 million. The vehicle was also the 200th vehicle to have been sold for over a million dollars at RM's Monterey, Calif., auction. Meanwhile, a 1899 Columbia Electric Landaulet sold for $550,000, thereby setting a record for an electric car that was sold at an auction. More

Some Porsche purists like it hot, and they're sweating to prove it
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Lawrence Ulrich writes, "I can't remember the last car I drove without air-conditioning - let alone a sweltering $85,000 Porsche. But while an August heat wave in New York brought new meaning to the term “triple-digit car testing,” the Cayman R was worth every drop of perspiration expelled in its parboiled cabin." More

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More details on new Porsche supercar
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Rumors about a new mid-engined supercar by Porsche have been circulating around ever since Ferrari launched the 458. Here's some new details and illustrations. This time AutoExpress confirms for us that this new Porsche, allegedly called the 961, slots between the 911 and the yet to be launched 918 hyper car, and will launch in 2014. The 961 is said to be powered by a specially tuned turbocharged version of the 3.4 liter V8 from the 918 Spyder, minus the hybrid bits. More

2013 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet spy shots
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The latest generation '991' series Porsche 911 has already been revealed, but so far only the base Carrera models. The one we're most interested in is the legendary 911 Turbo, which should arrive roughly one year after the new 911 range makes its debut, coming once again in both coupe and convertible bodystyles. More

Porsche Design Sunglasses and Reading Tools Now Available

Now get the styling of Porsche Design sunglasses in reading glasses. Available in multiple styles and colors to fit your personal style. Get a pair of sunglasses or reading glasses for yourself of or a holiday gift set for someone special.
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Porsche recalls 2011 and 2012 models over seatbelt failures
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We are living in the day of the recall and not even the world's most expensive and exclusive models are not safe from the recall bug as the folks at Porsche have announced a recall for a variety of 2011 and 2012 models over a concern of possible seatbelt failures. More

Top Porsche designer tells it as it is
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Pinky Lai has quite an eclectic resume. From working as an apprentice in the ship building industry, to attending naval architecture class, and then becoming a trainee as an interior designer, he has lent his creative talents to various professional fields. More

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Porsche Boxster Spyder vs. Porsche Cayman R
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Porsche has recently released two lightweight sports cars, the Porsche Boxster Spyder and the Porsche Cayman R. Both are great cars with similar weight reduction methods. Just 10 horse power and 55 pounds separate the base model cars. The Cayman R has more hp, but also has more weight. More

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Inventory replenished! - PCA stainless steel license frames are now available!
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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.

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New item - PCA stainless steel license photo frames!
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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.
 
 

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