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Legends of the Autobahn 2013: Report and photos
Sports Car Digest
The Legends of the Autobahn 2013 was held Friday, Aug. 16, at the Rancho Canada Golf Club in Carmel Valley, Calif. The 4th annual all-German marque Concours saw several hundred Audi, BMW, Porsche and Mercedes-Benz entrants on the show field, making it one of the larger events of Monterey Classic Car Week.
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Full-time position available with Porsche Club of America
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Do you know Web media? PCA is looking for you!

PCA's National Office is looking to hire a Digital Media Coordinator! Our newest team member will develop and deploy PCA's digital media. She or he will actively engage members, potential members, and guests via Web and social media — not only to increase awareness about PCA but also to build a passionate online community to support the traditional PCA grassroots programs.

PCA's Digital Media Coordinator will be responsible for day-to-day content management on pca.org as well as its social media outlets and other electronic initiatives. Tasks include brand management, daily content updates (website copy, videos, social media, etc.), content development, and site maintenance. This person will interact with PCA staff, volunteers, and others throughout PCA and Porsche community to locate content that will enhance the online experience of members and guests.


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Job Title Digital Media Coordinator
Location  Columbia, Maryland
Education Required  Four-year degree, Journalism or English a plus
Experience Required  At least two years in online media

For more information, contact admin@pca.org.

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PCA Spotlight: 1987 Porsche 959
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This week PCA shines it's spotlight on a very rare Graphit Metallic Porsche 959.


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Car Corral Alert: Grand Prix of Baltimore special guest — Aug. 30-31
Porscheplatz
The 2013 ALMS PCA/Porsche Cars North America Porscheplatz will host a special guest on Saturday, Aug. 31.

During the Michelin Technical presentation at 9:45 AM, Bib, the Michelin Man, will make a special appearance. Not only will you get the latest update on technical innovations for Michelin tires, but you or the kids can get your picture taken with Bib.

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Porsche Motorsports Pre-Event Notes: Grand Prix of Baltimore
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Preparation continues for full slate of IMSA-sanctioned series
IMSA
The marquee status of the new United SportsCar Racing series will be undeniable in 2014, as will the importance of another component in the ongoing merger of GRAND-AM Road Racing and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA): the lineup of two development series and four single-make series.
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PCA Annual Open House Event
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Unit 4c/d
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TIME AND DATE: 
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The 944 that defeated fascism
By Pablo Deferrari
I've been quietly observing an interesting phenomenon. It seems that a handful of Porsche owners are so devoted to one model that an ugly truth tends to rear its head — snobbery. You see, I was one of those guys. I've had a long passion with 911s, so much so that at one point I didn't even think any other Porsche would be worthy of my consideration. Then something magical happened, I met my future wife, and she had a 944S. Here's where my education began.
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"Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans" premieres Wednesday on Velocity and Discovery
PCA
The highly-anticipated, four-part series "Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans" premieres this Wednesday night, Aug. 28, at 10 p.m. (EDT/PDT) on the Discovery Channel and Velocity, Discovery's high-octane network. The documentary focuses on Dempsey taking his place alongside iconic Hollywood race car drivers Steve McQueen, Paul Newman and James Garner as well as the team’s tireless efforts on and off the track in preparing for this past June's successful return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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Video: 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S — Aerodynamics
TheeCarNews via YouTube
The Porsche model offensive in the anniversary year of the 911 is reaching new heights. 50 years ago, the 911 made its debut at the Frankfurt International Auto Show. And just ten years later, the first 911 Turbo prototype was at the IAA. On this 40th anniversary Porsche is now presenting the new generation 911 Turbo and Turbo S — the technological and dynamic performance peak of the 911 series.
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CORE aims to extend PC point lead
CORE autosport
The American Le Mans Series heads to Baltimore for the second street race of the season, which is fine by CORE autosport, Jon Bennett and Colin Braun, who won at the Series' only other street circuit this year: the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
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Video: Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge GB 2013: Rounds 7 & 8 at Rockingham
Porsche via YouTube
The popular Yorkshireman Guy Riall takes to the Rockingham Motor Speedway for Round 7 and 8 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge GB and continues to impress in his first full season of the championship. As the second half of the season dawns, can Justin Sherwood continue his unbroken winning streak, or will Steve Liquorish and the other drivers put an end to his dominance?
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Escape 2013: Escape to L.A.
PCA
In high school, one of favorite things to do was cruise to the drive-in with your best girl. You would meet your friends and their best girls. Looking at and talking about cars while movies like Attack of the Killer Tomatoes or the Creature from the Black Lagoon playing on the big screen. Come to Escape 2013: Escape to L.A. on Oct. 24-27 2013. You can relive those glory days with your Porsche. On Thursday night, there will be a welcome car show with a drive-in movie, adult beverages, and food.  So dig out your letterman jacket and bring your best girl. Be there or be square.
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Car Corral Alert: Circuit of the Americas — Sept. 20-21, 2013
Porscheplatz
Time is running out to purchase tickets for the first ALMS race to be held at Circuit of the Americas (COTA), Austin, Texas. COTA is one of the most exciting racing circuits in the U.S. and host to the Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix. The dates are Sept. 20 - 21, 2013. Watch the same type of cars that raced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans earlier this year. The top LMP cars are as sophisticated as F1 machines, and nowhere else in the Southwest will you have the chance to get this close to the cars. And your three day ticket purchase includes the World Endurance Championship race on Sunday, Sept. 22.
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Car Corral Alert: The 2nd Annual Hill Country PCA Corral
PCA
In conjunction with the USGP at Circuit of the Americas, Hill Country Region will again be hosting the Hill Country PCA Corral at the world famous Salt Lick BBQ Pecan Grove Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 16. Times TBA once the track schedule is released.

This year's ticket price is $80 if purchased before Oct. 15. On Oct. 15, the price will increase to $90. Seating is limited to 500 people, so please register early!

Included are: a sumptuous BBQ dinner; a racer's perspective by world-famous, five-time LeMans winner and former F1 driver Derek Bell; new and vintage Porsche models on display; a Merchandise Raffle; and social time to share your passion with other Porsche enthusiasts!

A cash bar for alcoholic beverage purchases will be available to ages 21 and over. Each PCA Member can purchase up to 8 tickets for his/her family and friends.  And there is plenty of free parking available at the Salt Lick.

Register online.

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Video: Porsche 918 Spyder at Pebble Beach
The Sports Car Guys
The Porsche 918 Spyder was one of the popular attractions on the the concept lawn at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The pre-production version of the plug-in hybrid that will put out up to 887 horsepower was the only car in the concept area that wasn't behind a chain barrier to keep people from getting too close to the car.
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Porsche Consulting: A successful start in Hamburg
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With its new branch in Hamburg in northern Germany, fast-growing international management consultancy firm Porsche Consulting GmbH (with headquarters in Bietigheim-Bissingen) is already well established just four months after its launch.

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Infiniti taps Porsche's Bartsch to lead Americas unit
Automotive News
Infiniti has hired Porsche's No. 2 U.S. executive, Michael Bartsch, as Americas' chief in the latest of global personnel changes sweeping through Nissan's luxury brand.

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5 best production Porsche 911s
The Sports Car Guys
If you have been following this blog you probably saw the list of their 5 Best Non-911 Porsche Production Cars. It had quite a bit of discussion about who should be in and who should be out. Now they are posting their list of the 5 best Porsche 911s, and they are expecting some interesting discussion about it.

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PCA Fall Fashion
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Quality made light weight jackets for men and women that are perfect for the upcoming fall weather. Unique jacket designs with embroidered PCA and Porsche logos. Select from a large offering of colors and fabric types. Prices start at $49.99. Order at www.pcawebstore.com

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Attention Cayenne and tow vehicle owners: PCA and Club Racing tow hitch covers available
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Made from OEM quality durable exterior grade plastic, this simple and effective design covers and protects the hitch receiver. They fit all standard 2" receivers, and feature detailed PCA emblem encapsulated beneath a clear U.V. protective dome. The encapsulation welcomes exterior use without the worries of the logo fading or discoloring. $19.99 each including shipping.


License Plate Frame Security Caps
Quality made in Germany from solid stainless steel for a substantial one-piece appearance. Unique cap design conceals your license plate and/or frame hardware and prevents any potential tampering or frame/plate theft. Provides years of exterior use and comes complete with instructions and a special hand tool for easy on and off application. Available in Black Pearl or Brushed metal finishes. One set includes two caps. $19.99 including shipping.

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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.
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Upload your favorite Porsche picture on The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
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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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Porsche of the Week
PCA

‪As the sun rises for a great day at the track‬

‪David Evette
Carolinas Region PCA‬


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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