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Sotheby’s/RM Auctions Previews A Carrera RS Lightweight For Their Villa Erba Sale This Month

Carrera RS 2.7 For Sale

On Saturday, RM Auctions and Sotheby's will be offering this gorgeous specimen up for sale. If you've always wanted a Carrera RS 2.7 M471 "Lightweight", this might be a once in a lifetime opportunity. Book your tickets to Lake Como, Italy now, so you can get there just in time to bid. An extraordinarily well presented and rare numbers-matching …

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The Last Turn

Prosche at Spa in 1996

Late in 1996, after finishing up the European introduction for the new Boxster, Porsche loaned us a 993 to take a bit of a side trip before returning to the States. At the time, there was a European racing competition called the BPR Global GT Series, which the following year became the FIA GT Championship. McLaren was to win the series in both …

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Details On Porsche’s Track Precision App

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Porsche's GT cars, such as the Cayman GT4, 911 GT3 RS or 911 GT3, are the gateway drug for many driver's track addiction. In fact, Porsche says that four out of five of all Porsche GTs ever built have been driven on the track at some point and that one in three owners take to the track in the first year to test the limits of their new Porsche and …

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Track Attack: How Does A 1972 911 Hot Rod Compare To A 918 Spyder?

72 911 vs 918 spyder comparison chart

In the summer of 2014 we showed you Motor Trend's video review of the 918 Spyder at Willow Springs raceway in Southern California. In that video, pro-driver Randy Pobst laid down a 1 minute 23.5 second lap, which was the fastest lap ever on that track for a production car. What they didn't show in that video is that they also had a 50th Anniversary …

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Team Falken Tire Announces They Are Leaving The Tudor United Sports Car Championship

Falken Tire Porsche Sebring

In a surprise and disappointing move, the only Porsche customer team in the IMSA Tudor United Sports Car Championship running the 911 RSR chassis – Team Falken Tire Racing – announced it will withdraw from the series at the end of the 2015 season.President and CEO of Falken Tire Richard Smallwood said, “While we’re concluding what’s been a very …

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14 Minutes Of 1st Person Porsche Rally Insanity

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Could you imagine driving a racing prepared Porsche flat out through the forest, throwing caution to the wind as you throttle on harder trying to set the fastest time of the day? Well, maybe that's not all that difficult to imagine, just take your last back-country twisty road drive, and accelerate that feeling by about 200%, and you've got the …

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