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Consider Yourself A Porsche Aficionado? We Bet You Don’t Know These Obscure Porsche Terms.

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When it comes to the world of Porsche, we know we're not experts, but after producing this site for nearly 8 years we've come to learn a lot. That's why, when we found a source of mostly obscure terms that even we weren't familiar with, we knew we had to share. I mean let's face it, when talking or reading about Porsche, and the nomenclature used …

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Porsche Introduces Second Gen 919 Hybrid LMP1 With New Red/White/Black Le Mans-Only Liveries

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Today in France, a new generation of Porsche LMP1 was launched, turning its first public laps at the Paul Ricard test circuit for the "Le Mans Prologue" pre-season test. In what is a shock to absolutely nobody, Porsche's new car is a significant change from last year's car. They have increased to the highest "8 Megajoule" category of LMP1, allowing …

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We Spend A Memorable Porsche Weekend In Los Angeles

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Every year, the VW/Porsche Toy And Literature Swap Meet weekend gets bigger and bigger. Last year, I decided to drive my way down the spine of California to the swap meet, and it was a nightmare. Between the rain, the 8 hour drive, and the cost of parking, it was decided that it would be better to fly down this year. Besides, by flying, I'm …

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Porsche GTLM Team Nabs 1-2 In Qualifying For 12 Hours of Sebring

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Porsche factory racer Fred Makowiecki will take the start of the Sebring 12 hour race tomorrow, from the GTLM class pole position, in the #912 Porsche after setting an electrifying lap in qualifying this afternoon. Not to be left by himself, Patrick Pilet put the #911 car on the outside of the front row, only coming second to Mako by two tenths of …

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Porsche GT3 Cup By Yokohama To Continue Through 2017

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2015 marks the 11th season of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama (one of the largest of Porsche's 20 single-make Cup Challenges world-wide). The IMSA sanctioned races provide a unique and challenging environment for semi-pro and aspiring professional drivers alike. In fact, a recent champion from the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by …

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The Porsche 914s Of Amelia Island

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Another Amelia Island Concours has come and gone. We've already posted all the Porsche auction results, so now it's time for pictures. This year's show featured the Porsche 914 and did so with a splendid grouping of significant 914 race cars. As we've done for the last few years, we've given the assignment of documenting the Porsches on Amelia …

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2015 Porsche Amelia Island Auction Results

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Florida in March is a good bit nicer than most of the rest of the country. Temperatures can reach the mid eighties, spring has sprung, and there are exciting vintage cars everywhere. Well, on Amelia Island, at least, that's true. Both the Concours and the classic car auctions continue to grow in size and stature, and it's all the better for …

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A Porsche Fan’s Guide To The 2015 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring

Porsche fan's guide to 2015 Mobil1 Sebring

2015 hasn't gotten off to as good a start as Porsche had hoped in the Tudor United Sports Car Championship. At the season opening Daytona race, the GTLM cars showed strength, but tripped over themselves, and only one of the three cars finished the race, and even then it was 100 laps down to the victors. In GTD, there was a podium, but no victory …

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The 12 Hours Of Sebring On Twitter For Porsche Fans

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Aside from the usual television and radio broadcasts, today we have even greater access to online streaming, live in-car video, and most importantly, the world of social media continues to develop tools for us to connect to our favorite drivers and teams. For long endurance races like this one, Twitter can be an invaluable source of …

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997 Or 991: How Do You Decide?

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Over the past decade or so, Porsche has been making arguably the best 911s in history. They are pillars of performance, attractive aesthetic, aural seduction, and comfort. They aren't just the best 911s in history, they're among the best cars, full-stop. The 996 led the 911's watercooled revolution, but it was the 997 that really put the edge on …

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