If so, Porsche wants to hear from you and you could win some great prizes along the way. As part of Porsche's 60th Anniversary Celebration, Porsche launched a search for the oldest Porsche in the USA along with the oldest Porsche in each of 12 model ranges including the Porsche 356, 911, 912, 914, 924, 928, 944, 968, Boxster, Cayenne, Carrera GT and Cayman (if you're viewing this post via email you may need to click on the title of the article to see the video below).
The My Classic Porsche Search is open to all owners who think they have a shot at earning the “oldest” designation for their car. Entries can be submitted by owners who have Porsches “with papers”. To submit an entry, visit www.Porsche60Years.com and review the participation guidelines for My Classic Porsche Search. A note about using the site. When you click on "Enter My Porsche" it brings you to a screen asking you to "sign in to share your classic now". While this isn't as clear as it could be, Porsche wants you to enter your email address and hit "Submit". This will then bring you to the next screen where you can enter your Porsche's details, including the VIN, and details on how you can be contacted if you're selected a a winner.
Win a place in Porsche History
The oldest Porsches, and their owners, will receive special recognition and become eligible for additional awards, including an exclusive badge from the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart. Exhibition-quality images of select winning models will also be featured at the new “Sixty Years of Porsche in America” exhibit, opening Oct. 12 at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. One vehicle may also be selected for display at the Porsche stand during this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show, where it will join the company’s newest models.
Win a Trip to the Porsche Sport Driving School
In addition to the My Classic Porsche Search, Porsche is unveiling a national My Porsche Passion Contest on Aug. 24. Porsche aficionados will have the opportunity to write and upload a 500-words-or-less story that exemplifies their unique passion for a specific Porsche car, an experience or the brand as a whole. The essay contest will be open to entries until Nov. 1, with 20 winning stories selected by a special panel of Porsche judges. Fans will then vote online for their favorites from the list of 20 finalists. The three entries with the most votes will win an all-expense-paid trip the Porsche Sport Driving School in Birmingham, Ala.
Watch PorschePurist as part of the Porsche Family Stories
While you're on the site, be sure to check out the Porsche Family Stories section. PorschePurist's own Christian Maloof is prominently featured in the video series (once you click over, just scroll down to see what Christian had to say) amongst other Porsche fans and owners including Jerry Seinfeld, Patrick Long, Hurley Haywood, various Porsche executives, PCA luminaries and other Porsche owners and fans. Each video offers a glimpse into the ties that bind all Porsche owners. This is your opportunity to look beneath the sheet metal and statistics and see the heart and soul of Porsche.
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[Source: PCNA, PR-Newswire]