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Nominations for the National Awards presented at Parade in Salt Lake City
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PCA National President Manny Alban writes, "On behalf of the PCA Executive Committee, Parade Chair Susan Brown and National Awards Chair Tuffy von Briesen, I wanted to take a moment to recognize all the Regions that submitted nominations for the National Awards presented at Parade in Salt Lake City. We had a total of 38 nominees for Enthusiast of the Year, Region of the Year, Family of the Year and Public Service. All of us realize it takes substantial time and effort to prepare and submit nominations. As we reviewed this year's nominations, we again realized the outstanding contributions members make to Regions, communities and PCA." More

Porsche recalls now on - centerlock wheel recall issued by Porsche
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PCA is pleased to announce that it is further enhancing the services that it provides its members. In the Tech Q&A section of the PCA website, you will find a link that will assist in identifying past Porsche issued recalls on its vehicles. Additionally, we will also have information about future recalls as they are issued.  

Taking note of one in particular that might be of immediate interest to our members, we call your attention to a Recall Campaign on certain 2010-2011 model year vehicles with centerlock wheels. Click here for further details.

Car Corral Alert: Petit LeMans (Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga.): American Le Mans Porscheplatz - Oct. 19-20, 2012
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The Petit Le Mans (French for little Le Mans) is a sports car endurance race held annually at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Ga. It uses the rules established for the 24 hours of Le Mans by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO), which are slightly modified if necessary, mainly to allow additional cars to compete. More

Von Moltke joins MacNeil and Keen in WeatherTech Porsche for Petit
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Dion von Moltke returns to Alex Job Racing, this time in the No. 22 WeatherTech Racing Porsche with Leh Keen and 2012 GTC championship winner Cooper MacNeil for the American Le Mans Series Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta, Oct. 17-20. More

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Car Corral Alert: Countdown to the F1 USGP & Update: Hill Country PCA Corral during the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, Nov. 17, 2012
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Tickets are still available. Over 350 have signed up to date! Last chance before ticket prices go up on Oct. 10! More

356 Rhapsody - It's not the car; it's what it represents
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Kevin Postupack, PCA Shenandoah region member, writes, "Last fall there was a car parked in town. It was a creamy white 1959 Porsche 356 in wonderful shape, with the top down, all ready for a road lined with trees ablaze with color. And as I approached it, for a moment everything became timeless."

Racing in the street : Group C Porsche 962
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The Group C Porsche 962 is an iconic race car to say the least. In the 80s it won countless Le Mans races and to this day holds a very special place in car enthusiasts hearts. One particular Japanese car enthusiast loves this car so much that he can't keep this race car restricted to circuit duties only. He feels the overwhelming need to spend much more time with it, on the streets!

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Vic Elford and Hans Herrmann to start for Porsche Museum
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For the second time, the Porsche Museum is entering five Porsche classics in the new edition of what was formerly Sicily's tradition-steeped road race. For the ECO Targa Florio, former Porsche factory team driver Vic Elford will be behind the wheel of a Porsche 356 Speedster. More

Porsche to open 6 dealerships in India
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Porsche, a division of Volkswagen AG, will open at least six dealerships in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Gurgaon, Kolkata and Mumbai. "The new business partners have started work on state-of-the-art facilities which will become operational in 2013 and provide customers with an unparalleled experience," the company said in a statement. The new dealerships will also be equipped with service facilities. More

Porsche 911 Carrera enchants with seven-speed transmission
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Alexandra Straub writes, "While I watched the 2012 summer Olympics, I couldn't help trying to understand how much pressure those athletes were under. The whole world was watching. Their countries were counting on them for results; medal results. The fans were counting on them for a good show. Their long hours of hard work and the sacrifices came down to those few moments." 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

A conversation with Porsche's Head of Design Michael Mauer
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Mike Febbo writes, "Right after the unveil of 911 Carrera 4S and Panamera Sport Turismo concept at the 2012 Paris Motor Show I sat down with Porsche's head of design Michael Mauer, who has been with the company for eight years. Although Porsche remains noncommittal on the future of the wagon version of the Panamera, Mauer did give us some insight into how Porsche's heritage plays into current and future design language." More

Porsche shooting for sub-7-minute time around the Nürburgring for the 918 Spyder
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At the Paris Motor Show, Motor Trend had a very telling sit down with Porsche CEO, Matthias Müller, about several of the upcoming models. This interview not only uncovered the fact that the entire lineup will be undergoing a facial and rump redesign, but also that a new, ultra-powerful hybrid drivetrain will grace the Cayenne in 2014. Almost missed amongst this plethora of new Porsche goodies was a statement by Müller that Porsche is hoping for a sub-7-second time around the 'Ring, More

Porsche 959 and the Porsche 911 (993) Turbo
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This video features a clip from old Top Gear where Tiff Needell tests the Porsche 959 against what at the time was the new Porsche 911 (993) Turbo. Today, both of these cars have become legends and are highly sought after. More

Intermediate Shaft Bearing Retrofit Kit

The intermediate shaft is a vital moving part in your vehicle’s engine. In event of failure, engine replacement or full rebuild is the only option.

Wolfgang Leimgruber hands over the reins to Dr. Oliver Blume
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In a recent meeting, the Supervisory Board of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has appointed Dr. Oliver Blume to the sports car manufacturer's Executive Board as successor to Wolfgang Leimgruber. Blume will head the Production and Logistics section as of Jan. 1, 2013. After well over 35 years with the company, Leimgruber will be going into retirement. But he will continue to draw from his experience to advise Volkswagen Group. More

First Porsche Motorsport North America Young Driver Academy held at Barber Motorsports Park
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As the world's largest producer of production-based race cars, Porsche has always shown great interest in developing young driving talent around the world in order to steer the racers with the most potential towards sports car racing and Porsche teams. More

Fall collection addition: PCA adds new color offerings for its most popular shirt
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Our best-selling REDHOUSE - Nailhead Non-Iron Button-Down Shirt is now offered in Deep Red, Mediterranean Blue and Classic White. Distinctive and understated with a nailhead pattern and dobby texture that stays smooth without any ironing. Travel-ready, 100% cotton fabric is woven with 40-singles compacted yarn, enhancing the drape and softness of this striking style. It's specially treated to stay exceptionally good-looking all day and into the evening. Beautifully embroidered with the PCA and Porsche logo. Perfect for business casual events, socials, or upcoming Porsche holiday events. An elegant way to show off your PCA and Porsche pride.

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.

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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Brian Leduc, Roadrunner Region, at the Fiesta New Mexico autocross.
Photo by Sean Cridland, Roadrunner Region, Zone 9 Rep

Got a stunning shot you want to share? Submit your pictures to Be sure to include your contact information, your region name and a few sentences about your picture.

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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