10. Meeting amazing drivers, both current and historically significant From the very first evening of the event, we were treated to lovely meals in the presence of legendary drivers, both of eras gone by and the current one. On the first evening, we had a lovely dinner with Eliot Forbes-Robinson and his wife, talking about his illustrious …Continue to the full article
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The Beauty Of Rennsport Reunion Distilled Into One Video
Rennsport Reunion V at Laguna Seca was easily the best Porsche event we've ever been to. The weekend was an absolute blur of color, shapes, and noise. Our attention span was practically nil, as we were constantly wrenched away from one amazing thing to look at some other more amazing thing just a few feet away. At one point, we found ourselves …Continue to the full article
Did You See All 13 Porsche 917s at Rennsport? We Did. Here Are Their Details!
If you're a Porsche motorsport fan, chances are high that you're also a fan of the amazing and powerful 917 of the late 60s and early 70s. It was a world-beater in its time, and was Porsche's first demonstration that they were really capable of taking on all comers. Two Le Mans victories, a handful of international championships, a world closed …Continue to the full article
Inside the Amazing Chopard Heritage Display At Rennsport Reunion V
One of the most amazing parts of the Rennsport Reunion V festivities was the Chopard Heritage Display. This was perhaps the center piece of the entire weekend, both in that it was directly in the center of the action at the track, as well as being the part of the event that draws in the crowds like flies to a cookout. This was where some of the …Continue to the full article
Should This 917K Become LEGO’s Next Porsche Project? Your Vote Helps Decide!
Most LEGO sets you see for sale commercially, like the Porsche 918 and 911 RSR in the Speed Champions set, come from the incredibly talented group of people at LEGO known as Master Builders. However, since 2008 LEGO has allowed anyone to submit designs via the LEGO Ideas web-site. Designs are voted on and those that receive at least 10,000 …Continue to the full article
These Are The 17 Porsches That Have Won The 24 Hours Of Le Mans Overall
Lately, Porsche has been on this kick about celebrating their motor sport "Past, Present, and Future", and there's no other part of their history that is quite so relevant to the company than Le Mans. With 17 overall victories, looking at them in the context of their time helps to give an idea of what Porsche is, and what they stand for. In looking …Continue to the full article
D-Zug’s Infamous Project Mjølner 911 Turbo For Sale On Ebay
Mjølner is the mythical hammer carried by the Norse God Thor. It is also an Old Norse word meaning "That which marks and pulverizes to dust". In more recent years, the Marvel version of the hero Thor has wielded a version of Mjølner that was only able to be lifted by those worthy of wielding its power. To name a car after something so powerful and …Continue to the full article
One Porsche Enthusiast Built His Own 917… Out Of Paper?
If you're reading this site and this story there's a good chance you're familiar with some of Porsche's racing history and the all conquering 917s of the. If you're familiar with them, chances are quite high that, like us, you want one, or at least want a chance to hang around one for a few hours. If you're slightly insane, like the guy in this …Continue to the full article
The Last Turn
In the glory days of the 917, one of my favorites was Jo Siffert. An accomplished F1 driver, he found the big sports cars a good fit as well, and slipped easily back and forth during the season. Having piloted a 906 at Sebring in 1966, he had been in a 910 in 1967 , and won that race outright in a 907 with Hans Hermann in 1968. A 908 he shared with …Continue to the full article
Here’s Why We Think Porsche Purchased Kyalami, An Historic South African Grand Prix Circuit
Late last week, Porsche of South Africa participated in a short private auction, and walked away with something that is really very cool, the Kyalami Grand Prix circuit. The circuit had come up for sale, and was being eyed by a few local land developers putting the track in danger of becoming a series of housing developments or office buildings. …Continue to the full article