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PCA Election results are in
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Congratulations to the 2013-14 Executive Council
Manny Alban
National President
Caren Cooper
National Vice President
Sean Reardon
National Secretary
Tom Gorsuch
National Treasurer
Kurt Gibson
National Past President

PCAHQ YouTube Channel Survey and Bose Give Away - 5 lucky PCA members
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A few weeks ago PCA celebrated its 100th YouTube video. At that time we also wanted to gather your thoughts and suggestions for future video direction/content. We've received overwhelmingly positive responses that confirms PCA is headed in the right direction. To entice folks to provide input, we had four Bose IE2 headphones and a portable Bose Soundlink to give away.

And the winners are:
-Mark Fortune - IE2
-Doug Larsen - IE2
-Steve Mccombs - IE2
-Patrick Walker - IE2
-Carroll Quinn - Soundlink

Please join us in congratulating the winners and thanking Bose for their continued support

Rolex signs global partnership with Formula 1™
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Rolex, the leading luxury watchmaking brand and a pioneer of sports sponsorship, will become a major long-term partner of Formula 1 from 2013 as Official Timekeeper and Official Timepiece. This reinforces Rolex's commitment to motor racing and its support of global sport at the very highest level. More

Porsche MARTINI RACING Men's Polo Shirt

Mens polo shirt. Classic piquet polo shirt. MARTINI RACING logo at the hem. 100 % cotton. In Blue.

Rolex 24 at Daytona PCA Ticket Packages now on sale
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Daytona International Speedway has prepared a special website and telephone number for PCA members to purchase tickets for the 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona. The PCA Ticket Packages include 4-Day Admission Tickets and one PCA Corral Parking Pass. Only 200 Corral parking passes are available; only Porsches will be permitted to park in the Corral. More

2013 10 Best Concept Cars
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Here are this year's nine best examples of auto-show eye candy, and also the Bentley EXP 9 F. More

Porsche LMP1 Sports Prototype to be run by Weissach-based Works Team
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At the Weissach Motorsport Center outside of Stuttgart, preparations for the running of the new LMP1 sports prototype at the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours and in the sports car World Endurance Championship are progressing at high revs. For this project, the infrastructure was considerably expanded. A new workshop building and an office complex have been completed. More

Agreed Value Insurance Endorsed by PCA

• Unlimited Mileage? OK
• Commuting? Now Available
•$0 Deductible? Check
• Or set limits and pile on the savings.

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

Porsche 911 S, Boxster pose tough choices for $100,000
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Jason H. Harper writes, "A friend approached me for car-buying advice. He wants a Porsche. He'd reached that time in his life when, kids out of the house and mortgage paid, he could afford one - and he'd convinced his wife. No question the sports car was to be a Porsche, a brand he'd coveted since he was a kid. And he wanted a new one, not, say, a 1970s 911, which would necessitate a first-name basis relationship with a mechanic named Fritz." More

Porsche Pavilion's first Christmas at Autostadt
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This is the time of year when clever lighting makes the big smokestacks of the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, Germany, look like huge holiday candles. A Christmas market has opened in the Autostadt theme park next door, with the scent of cinnamon, vanilla, cloves and fir mingling together. More

The 2014 Porsche Cayman is better than you think. Here's why.
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Ask some people what they think of the Porsche Cayman, and they'll tell you it's a girl's car. Or a car for dentists who carry handbags and worry too much about their golf handicap. 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

World's most successful production-based race car moves to Porsche 911 (type 991) in 2013 for Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup
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The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup is the most successful race car in the world. Since 1998, 2,395 units of the near-street-stock race vehicle for customer sport have been produced. The new edition of the 911 GT3 Cup is the motorsports version of the future showroom model 911 GT3 (yet to be introduced) and as such is the first race car that is based on the seventh generation of the sports car icon (Porsche 911 - type 991) from Zuffenhausen. More

Paul Miller Racing latest Michelin technical partner for 2013 ALMS GT season
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Paul Miller Racing and lead driver Bryce Miller have launched an all-out assault on the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón GT class with the announcement that the team has entered into a technical partnership with Michelin for the No. 48 Chopard/TOTAL Porsche 911 GT3 RSR. More

Driving Debut: Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo
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Porsche recently presented the Panamera Sport Turismo concept car to show how amazingly intelligent and efficient drive technology might look in the design language of tomorrow. In this video Mitja Borkert, General Manager, Advanced Design Style and Michael Mauer, Chief Designer, Porsche Design Sudio talk about the design of the car and what was involved with the creation of this prototype and Wolfgang Hatz, Member of the Board of Executives, Research & Development discusses the mechanical technology including the electric engine and drive system. 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.

Porsche reports 71 percent increase in sales, best sales month ever
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Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche sports cars, Cayenne SUVs and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the United States, announced a record November 2012 sales of 3,865 vehicles. This compares to 2,255 vehicles sold last November, for an increase of 71 percent. November 2012 was the best sales month ever for Porsche in the United States. For the year, Porsche has sold 32,091 cars in the U.S., an 18 percent increase over the same period last year when 27,189 cars were sold. More

NOTICE: For holiday orders, please place your order in the PCA webstore by noon on Dec. 13 to allow time for holiday delivery.

Porsche confirms factory team for 2014 Le Mans LMP1 assault
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Recently, Porsche confirmed it would enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans as early as next year, competing in the GTE class with a new 911 RSR race car ahead of a previously confirmed assault in the top LMP1 class in 2014. Now, Porsche has announced that its LMP1 entry will be fielded by a factory team based out of its research center in Weissach, Germany. More

Nick Tandy wins Porsche Cup; Top Americans 7th and 10th
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After his first full season in international GT racing, Nick Tandy from Great Britain can celebrate winning the Porsche Cup as the best private driver in the world. On the occasion of the Night of Champions on Dec. 8 in the R&D Centre at Weissach, Nick Tandy received the Porsche Cup from Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Porsche AG. More

PCA Holiday Cards - box of 10 with envelopes
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Now you can buy these PCA style holiday greeting cards to send to all your friends and family, showing your PCA pride. With original artwork from PCA HQ - these are sure to be a hit. 10 cards and matching envelopes in each decorative box.

PCA Golden Era of Motorsport Oxford Shirt featuring Vic Elford
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PCA is proud to offer for a limited time (production ends Dec. 31) a podium quality shirt honoring Porsche racing legend Vic Elford. Quick Vic provided design input (his favorite number and signature) and took prototype shirts for a "test run" and gave them his personal approval. Four gorgeously embroidered areas on the shirt. With 100 percent two-ply cotton, the shirts look polished all day long, without touching an iron. This button-down shirt is woven with 80-doubles yarn and specially treated to stay exceptionally soft. Single-needle tailoring; open collar, patch pocket, Red House brand engraved. Additional details and purchase at

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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Thanks for sending PCA E-brake publication. That's my 356 red Speedster at the Hershey Rose Gardens 18 years after a ground-up restoration by Lowell Sivey.
Photo by Dr. Gary Wolfgang
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