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PCA members honor Wounded Warriors
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On July 28, PCA Potomac Region (DC/VA/MD) staged the First Annual Wounded Warriors Rally. Jim Benson, Director of Communications for the Veterans Affairs, and PCA Potomac member, arranged to have the entire event videotaped. This video was then aired on Armed Forces TV and broadcast to all U.S. military facilities around the world. Video here.

PCA Product Spotlight - floor mats
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Porsche Club of America Competition Rules (PCRs) changes for 2013
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It is that time again to share your thoughts or suggestions on the current Porsche Club of America Competition Rules (PCRs). The PCR Committee is interested in hearing your input on possible rules changes for 2013. Please forward your ideas in writing to Mike Lommatzsch prior to Sept. 1. The annual PCR Committee meeting is scheduled for mid-September. At that meeting, we will discuss all input received from the membership and put forth a list of possible proposals for 2013. That list will be published on the PCA website prior to Nov. 1. Then the membership will be given until Dec. 1 for additional input prior to the PCR Committee finalizing the changes for 2013. Please forward your thoughts or suggestions to Mike Lommatzsch at or 14655 Bronson Avenue, San Jose, Calif., 95124.

PCA Headquarters Open House, Saturday, Sept. 29
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Join us for the annual PCA Headquarters Open House event. Meet the PCA HQ staff, get a tour, and hang out with fellow PCAers. Last year we had over 200 folks and 100 Porsches. New for this year is the PCA "stage," where recent PCA tech videos were filmed. All attendees will have a chance to win some great door prizes! No fee to attend nut you must register. Event details here. Register here.

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Motor Trend award for most engaging and rewarding driving experience
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Motor Trend has chosen the Porsche 911 Carrera S as its Best Driver's Car for 2012.  The Best Driver's Car honor is decided after a yearly competition among the best new or improved performance cars available in the U.S. market. "'Best Driver's Car' is the highest honor Motor Trend gives to a performance vehicle, which is the main reason it is so coveted across the industry," said Ed Loh, Editor-in-Chief of Motor Trend.  "Congratulations to Porsche and its 911 Carrera S for beating out such a diverse, yet uniformly excellent field this year." More

Car Corral Alert: Grand Prix of Baltimore, American Le Mans Porscheplatz, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2012
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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

Porsche Panorama's Live Blog
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Porsche Panorama's Live Blog will bring you this weekend's ALMS round at Baltimore.  Follow all the action live and in real-time. Follow the street race from Baltimore. Last year the race was won by the Falken RSR of Wolf Hensler and Brian Sellers. Click here to read the blog.

Qualifying:  Friday, 5:00 EDT
Race: Saturday: 4:15 EDT

Car Corral Alert: American Le Mans Porscheplatz at VIR, Virginia International Raceway, Sept. 14-15, 2012 (Race Day, Sept. 15)
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The American Le Mans Series makes its next stop at the VIRginia International Raceway. The four-hour race on the 3.27 mile "full course" includes a wide array of race cars including the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge, the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy MX5 Cup and the USF2000 National Championship. This race will provide racing at speeds never before seen at the historic event not to be missed! More

Porsche to support vintage racing
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Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) will begin supporting collectors of vintage Porsche race cars in the U.S. and Canada similar to how they currently service teams and owners of modern 911 race cars. 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. The new department will provide expert restoration services to the Porsche Museum for many of the vintage competition cars the company owns well beyond the ones displayed in its exhibition center. When ready, a number of these cars will be entered in the popular vintage racing circuit around the world. More

Lighter, faster, more agile: the new 911 Carrera 4
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The new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 unites the excellent performance and efficiency of the new generation of the 911 Carrera with the dynamic benefits of the latest version of the active all-wheel drive system PTM (Porsche Traction Management). The typical Porsche all-wheel drive with rear-focused layout in this latest 911 version guarantees maximum vehicle dynamics on a wide variety of road surfaces and in all weather conditions. The new 911 Carrera 4 models deliver traction and dynamic performance the power of four. More

Agreed Value Insurance Endorsed by PCA

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

We cover Classics, Exotics, Race Cars, Trailers...

Porsche Panamera S Hybrid: electrifying grand tourer
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Take a luxurious and fast grand tourer, add a healthy dose of political correctness, and you may end up with the Porsche Panamera S hybrid, a fine motor vehicle in which the political pandering doesn't ruin the drive. More

Porsche 911 GT2 RS vs Nissan Juke-R
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This video is from Car and Driver and features a performance test of the Porsche 911 GT2 RS and the Nissan Juke R. The Nissan Juke R is an odd car. With the styling of a Nissan Juke, but about the same performance as a Nissan GT-R. More

Porsche Silverstone report - 3rd place in the GTE Am class
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At round four of the World Endurance Championship, the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR brought home its third podium placing in the GTE Am class: Christian Ried (Germany) and his Italian teammates Paolo Ruberti and Gianluca Roda claimed third place in Silverstone at the wheel of the Felbermayr-Proton 911. So far this season, they have achieved a victory from the season-opening round in Sebring and second place in Spa-Francorchamps. In the GTE Pro category, Porsche factory drivers Marc Lieb (Germany) and Richard Lietz (Austria) scored fourth place with their Felbermayr Porsche. 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

Peter W. Schutz on becoming the CEO of Porsche
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Peter W. Schutz is the retired CEO of Porsche AG Worldwide. Peter and his wife Sheila Harris formed Harris & Schutz, Inc. in 1991 to facilitate the exchange of knowledge between Peter and business people all over the world. Peter's background in engineering, coupled with his experience in marketing and management, gives him a unique perspective on business today. 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.

Roock Autosport, Projector Headlight Retrofit

Models: 996 – 986 Years: 1998 – 2001
Replace burned and discolored headlights with projector units at
a fraction of the factory price
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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 for details. Sign up today!

PCA Photo of the Week
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Our Speedster at the 2004 50th Speedster Reunion, on the Golf Course at the Quail Lodge. This was my first Porsche. I owned it for 41 years.

Photo by Dale Thero
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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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