Congratulations to Kenn Stolte, Lone Star Region member, on winning a free pair of Cocomats.com floor mats
Cocomats.com provided a pair of floor mats to be raffled off to a lucky member. Kenn was one of 66 who entered the contest. He'll get to outfit his 2006 Boxster. Check out Cocomats.com and their extensive line of floor mats for Porsches.
Though you may not have won, www.cocomats.com is offering PCA members a 10 percent discount on their already low prices. Just mention the PCA video when placing your order within the next 60 days. PCA video.
Porsche Leipzig banks on sustainability as it expands its plant
Porsche's Leipzig plant is one of the most efficient automobile factories in the world. With its current expansion of the location, it sends out another clear message for environmental protection. The plant's designers have taken numerous steps for the provision of natural energy sources as well as the reduction of CO2 emissions, amount of waste and consumption of water. More
PCA Headquarters Open House, Saturday, Sept. 29
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 but you must register. Event details here. Register here.
Car Corral Alert: American Le Mans Porscheplatz at VIR, Virginia International Raceway, Sept. 14-15, 2012 (Race Day, Sept. 15)
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 VIR...an event not to be missed! More
Car Corral Alert: Coming to Texas Update: Hill Country PCA Corral during the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, Nov. 17, 2012
An "exclusive" parking offer has been emailed to those PCA Members who have either purchased PCA allocated seating in the Turn 12 Grandstand or tickets to the Hill Country PCA Corral. COTA will be emailing a separate offer to all F1 USGP ticket purchasers the first week in September. More
Stage set for 2 phenomenal Porsche Club races
Brumos Porsche Share
Start your engines for the upcoming OKTOBERFAST. Presented by Brumos Porsche and put on by the FLORIDA CROWN REGION and FLORIDA CITRUS REGION, OKTOBERFAST takes place October 5, 6, 7 at Daytona International Raceway. Co-Chairmen, Allen Shirley and Bert Del Villano, promise another stellar event with a variety of different Porsche activities. More
Brumos hoping to duplicate last year's Laguna Seca success
Brumos Racing Share
Last season as Brumos Racing bought its new GRAND-AM Rolex Series GT effort to its first competition at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the team scored a critical win. That win was the culmination of a weekend dominated by Brumos as their #59 Porsche also took pole position and turned the fastest lap of the race. The victory was a major turning point, giving Brumos the lead of the 2011 GT championship they went on to claim. More
PCA member creates a very unique look for his 928
It's a 1978 Porsche 928 covered with 300 individual vinyl stickers, hand laid over 80 hours.
Each sticker is a copy of a '77 and '78 magazine article from either the U.S. or Europe that came out during the vehicle launch. MORE
Porsche's Christophorus is now available in iTunes for iPad, for free
For all who desire a Porsche at their fingertips: Christophorus is now always "app to date".
The official Porsche magazine now appears six times a year in multimedia form. MORE
Team Falken Tire: Sellers and Henzler remain kings of Baltimore
Falken Motorsports Share
For the second consecutive year, Team Falken Tire dominated in the streets of downtown Baltimore to take home the GT class win in the American Le Mans Series. Leading 42 out of 67 laps, Falken drivers Wolf Henzler and Bryan Sellers put on one of the best shows of the 2012 race season.
Latest Porsche 911 performs the perfect shift ... without you
Any gearhead worth their weight in engine oil has painstakingly developed the art of heel-and-toeing; simultaneously matching the engine speed with the transmission's input shaft to elicit a perfectly smooth downshift. But the latest advancement from Porsche will make all that late-night throttle/brake ballet practice for naught. More
Possible evidence that the new Porsche 911 GT3 will only come with PDK
The Sports Car Guys Share
It has been reported that the new Porsche 911 GT3 will only come with one transmission option when it comes out. This is based an interview with August Achleitner, the 911's product chief, where he says that only one gearbox will be used. Initial reports had the only available transmission as a PDK transmission, but later reports had it using a manual transmission. More
Can your Porsche 911 do this?
Porsche Purist Share
According to the description accompanying the video below, this is a nearly "bone-stock" Porsche 911 playing in the sand dunes of Ocotillo Wells, California. Porsche has produced some amazing purpose built 911s for rallying. This is not one of them! More
Porsche guru lived life in fast lane
The Union Democrat Share
The walls of Bob Garretson's modest Sonora, Calif., home are festooned with plaques and trophies that harken back to his days as one of the fastest men in the world. While retirement has hit the brakes on his racing career, the soft-spoken engineer was a road warrior in the 1970s and 80s. His weapon of choice - the turbocharged Porsche 935K. He was the lead driver and owner of Garretson Developments racing team and he competed in the World Sportscar and IMSA GT championships. More
Porsche Camp4 Canada Driving Program returns for 2013
Starting again this February, a fleet of 20 Porsche Boxster and 911 models - will be found carving through the snow, in blatant defiance of the conventional wisdom that says high-performance sports cars should be garaged for the winter. More
Two free magazine issues covering Porsche
The next issue of Classic Motorsports magazine features a great article comparing a 1965 356C coupe with a 1965 911 coupe. How are they the same and how are they different? Also what are the realities of living with each of these iconic Porsche cars. Find out more by getting a free copy of this issue by clicking here.
The next issue of Grassroots Motorsports magazine has a great story on living with a 1984 911. What are the realities of a air-cooled 911 in the modern world. Is a classic 911 still usable as a daily driver and what should you know before considering one. To find out the answers to these and other questions, get the new issue for free by clicking here.
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 2005 997 Carrera S perched atop the parking garage at PCNA headquarters in Atlanta just before a summer storm.
Photo by Jason Taylor, Peachstate Region PCA
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