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Petit LeMans (Road Atlanta) - American Le Mans Porscheplatz - Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2011
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Fans attending the 14th annual Petit Le Mans will feature the largest and most spectacular field in the history of the prestigious international endurance race, setting the stage for a nail-biting season finale to the 2011 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón! In addition to the full ALMS field, the Petit Le Mans grid will also include the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC), a new global sports car championship which includes Petit Le Mans/Road Atlanta as one of the seven international races. The ILMC will feature an impressive list of 26 entries across four classes with teams from both Europe and North America. More



PCA Event Spotlight - 2011 Escape attendees take their Cayennes on an off road excursion
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This week, our light shines on the Cayenne off road Sedona tour during the 2011 Escape event in Arizona. Over twenty-five individuals took part in experiencing some of the most breath taking views of the Sedona mountains. But the most exciting part of the tour was that they went off road and over trail obstacles that most Cayennes will never experience.

Betsy Wadman summarizes well most of the participants' impressions, "We both loved spending one of our days off road. We have used our 2006 Cayenne S for many things from towing our travel trailer over the Canadian Rockies, to towing our 1973 911 to concours in Colorado, and even as an autocross toy ... but that off road experience was an amazing lesson in the true nature of our Cayenne! We have always called our car a beauty and a beast, but now we see it is even more true! I knew she would take care of me, the way she always has! I must be honest and admit I was nervous when none of the other women drivers wanted to try coming off that rock. As the day wore on and we both got behind the wheel, her power, brains and grace were more and more obvious."

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Pirelli gets OE fitment on latest Porsche 911
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German car maker Porsche A.G. has selected Pirelli's P Zero ultra-high-performance (UHP) tire as an OE fitment on the latest iteration of its iconic 911 sports car. Porsche will use specially developed versions of the P Zero on its 911 Carrera and Carerra Turbo models, according to Pirelli Tyre S.p.A. The new Carerra debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show. More

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Porsche announces new vice president, marketing for US
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Porsche announced that Andre Oosthuizen has been appointed Vice President, Marketing of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), headquartered in Atlanta. Oosthuizen comes to PCNA from Porsche Middle East & Africa FZE, the fourth largest Porsche sales region globally. More

Frankfurt Motor Show: 911 World Premiere
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Watch the exciting unveiling of the new Porsche 911 at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. We also talk to two Porsche racing legends who gave us their thoughts on the all new 911. More

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Porsche inaugurates new paint shop in Zuffenhausen
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The opening of the new paint shop marks a new milestone for Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, in the modernization of its traditional Zuffenhausen location. The innovative plant, organized on ecological lines, was officially commissioned in the presence of the Baden-Württemberg Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann, Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, Dr. Wolfgang Schuster, Supervisory Board Chairman, Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, accompanied by numerous guests. More

Porsche bets on faster $123,000 iconic 911 to revive stock
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Porsche AG unveiled the revamped $123,000 911 sports car, seeking to stem declining sales of its iconic model and renew the brand's heritage as a maker of two-seat performance vehicles. The Stuttgart, Germany-based company, which now sells more Cayenne sport-utility vehicles and Panamera sedans than Boxster and Cayman sports-cars, is overhauling the 911 for the first time since 2004. It will add a compact SUV in 2013. More

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Lizard Porsche wins ALMS GT st Laguna, Hybrid has top speed
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Patrick Long (USA) and Joerg Bergmeister (Germany) have led their #45 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 RSR to the American Le Mans Series GT class victory on the last lap at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca each of the last three years, and this year's ModSpace ALMS event was no exception.
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Bride-to-be builds Porsche from VW for wedding
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Megan Ashton, 26, spent six years transforming the 40-year-old VW into a Porsche 356 - the company's first production model. She bought the wreck for just £200 before stripping it down to the chassis and meticulously re-building it virtually from scratch. The vehicle now features a white leather interior with mahogany details, a 356 body shell and an authentic steering wheel and speedometer. More

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Brumos #59 Porsche Wins Rolex Sports Car Series GT Class Championship
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Even after having to start in last place due to not being able to run in qualifying, the #59 Brumos Racing Porsche was able to win the Rolex Sports Car Series GT Class Points Championship. The Brumos Racing team wasn't able to run in qualifying because of a fuel problem. This caused racing officials to have them start in last place. More

Hamann introduces wide-body kit for the Porsche Panamera
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When it comes to customising luxury automobiles, the name Hamann-Motorsport is known all over the world. With the introduction of the new program for Porsche's Panamera, the tuning company from Laupheim, Germany, commends itself again as the address to be when it comes to sporty accessories and exciting chassis designs for the posh models of the high-end sport cars. More

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Techart's 720 PS GTStreet RS is based on Porsche 911 GT2 RS
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German TECHART has been remanufacturing Porsches for a quarter century, priding itself on always producing something special for the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) every second year. This year it has produced the most powerful Porsche ever to leave its Leonberg "manufactory": the GTStreet RS is based on the Porsche 911 GT2 RS and delivers 530 kW (720 PS) and 900 Nm torque. More

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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.

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.

Includes matching frame finish hardware hider caps to complement your frames.

Available in black powder-coated or brushed stainless steel finishes. Price $19.99 + S/H. Order here.
 
 

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