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10.09.2008 : PCA Boxster 986/987 Register Update

The PCA Boxster 986/987 Register now has two Register Advocates, one for the West Coast Register activities, and one for the East Coast activities. These two individuals are Nita Burrows, Las Vegas Region, continuing in her original and valuable role since the beginning of the Register as West Coast Advocate, and Bob Purgason, Central Pennsylvania Region, starting his new role as East Coast Advocate. Together they will be available to answer any questions concerning membership in this very important Register, and coordinating future events for the Boxster group. Those interested in the Boxster Register living west of the Mississippi River should contact Nita, and those living east of the Mississippi should contact Bob.

Contact information is available on the PCA Register page.

If you are not a member of this Register, they look forward to hearing from you.


07.29.2008 : The American Le Mans Grand Prix of Mosport Porscheplatz

On Saturday August 23 and Sunday August 24 the American Le Mans Grand Prix of Mosport will be held at Mosport International Raceway, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. As in previous years there will be a Porscheplatz tent and Porsche only parking corral. This year’s corral will have parking space increased to accommodate 200 cars. This Porsche owner opportunity provides experiences not possible with normal road race attendance. Activities for the registered Porscheplatz participant include personalized “Meet & Greet” with Porsche race drivers and race team personalities and special presentations by factory VIP’s. Other special features include a “Long Distance Award”, raffle drawings for a “Hot Pit” escorted tour, special Porsche related prizes, and the opportunity to watch all the track action on a large screen closed circuit television.

The Porscheplatz is sponsored by Porsche AG and Porsche Cars North America with the cooperation of the International Motorsports Association (IMSA) and the American Le Mans Series. The Porscheplatz is managed by Porsche Club of America volunteers but all Porsche owners are welcome.

Porscheplatz tickets are available at mosport.com/tickets.htm or 905-983-9141. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Zone 1 Rep Botho von Bose, 416-509-6661 or bvonbose@lomltd.com and the IMSA website, imsaracing.net. The IMSA site provides the latest event schedule. For additional information on the American Le Mans Series, its history, use of alternative fuels, and other innovations go to www.americanlemans.com.

07.29.2008 : Porscheplatz at the Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans

On Friday October 3 and Saturday October 4, the American Le Mans Series race, the 2008 Petit Le Mans will at Road Atlanta. As in previous years there will be a Porscheplatz tent and Porsche only parking corral. This Porsche owner opportunity provides experiences not possible with normal road race attendance. Activities for the registered Porscheplatz participant include personalized “Meet & Greet” with Porsche race drivers and race team personalities and special presentations by factory VIP’s. In addition IMSA offers supervised Parade Laps of the track to the first 100 registered Porsches. Registration for Parade Laps will be at the hospitality tent for credentialed Porscheplatz participants only. Other special features include a “Long Distance Award”, raffle drawings for a “Hot Pit” escorted tour, special Porsche related prizes, and the opportunity to watch all the track action on a large screen closed circuit television.

The Porscheplatz is sponsored by Porsche AG and Porsche Cars North America with the cooperation of the International Motorsports Association (IMSA) and the American Le Mans Series. The Porscheplatz is managed by Porsche Club of America volunteers but all Porsche owners are welcome.

Porscheplatz tickets are available at roadatlanta.com or call 800-849-7223. Be sure to specify tickets for the Porscheplatz corral! Additional information can be obtained by contacting Alan Cox, 865-577-7936 or allancox@aol.com and the IMSA website, imsaracing.net. Alan also has Porscheplatz order forms. For additional information on the American Le Mans Series, its history, use of alternative fuels, and other innovations go to www.americanlemans.com

07.29.2008 : The American Le Mans Monterey Sports Car Championships

On Friday October 17 and Saturday October 18 the final American Le Mans Series Race, The Monterey Sports Car Championships will be held at Laguna Seca, Monterey, California. As in previous years there will be a Porscheplatz tent and Porsche only parking corral. This Porsche owner opportunity provides experiences not possible with normal road race attendance. Activities for the registered Porscheplatz participant include personalized “Meet & Greet” with Porsche race drivers and race team personalities and special presentations by factory VIP’s. In addition IMSA offers supervised Parade Laps of the track to the first 100 registered Porsches. Registration for Parade laps will be at the hospitality tent for credentialed Porscheplatz participants only. Other special features include a “Long Distance Award”, raffle drawings for a “Hot Pit” escorted tour, special Porsche related prizes, and the opportunity to watch all the track action on a large screen closed circuit television.

The Porscheplatz is sponsored by Porsche AG and Porsche Cars North America with the cooperation of the International Motorsports Association (IMSA) and the American Le Mans Series. The Porscheplatz is managed by Porsche Club of America volunteers but all Porsche owners are welcome.

Porscheplatz tickets are available at lagunaseca.com or 800-327-7322. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Zone 7 Rep Larry Sharp, 925-371-2258 or larrysharp@comcast.net and the IMSA website, imsaracing.net. The IMSA site provides the latest event schedule. For additional information on the American Le Mans Series, its history, use of alternative fuels, and other innovations go to www.americanlemans.com.

07.11.2008 : TranSyberia Rally reports on PCA.org

The TransSyberia Rally begins today and runs through July 25th. PCA is most fortunate to have Sebring winner and Canadian Porsche champion Kees Nierop reporting daily as he rallies his specially prepared Porsche Cayenne 4300 miles from Moscow, through Siberia, to the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbataar. You will be able to follow the action through Kees daily posts directly from the rally course. Check daily to follow the progress of the rally through the eyes of Kees and co-driver Laurance Yap.

Go to Panorama section of PCA.org daily!

07.01.2008 : And the winner of the 2008 PCA Member Only Raffle is...

Congratulations to Greg Hassler of the Riesentoter Region!

Watch as we surprise him with the winning prize: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGhBDqLMS18

Thank you to all that participated in this year''s raffle. We look forward to another successful raffle in 2009.

05.20.2008 : PCA.ORG outage and site move May 24-26 2008

The data center that hosts PCA.ORG and many region and zone web sites is moving over the U.S. holiday weekend of May 24-26. During the move, all hosted sites will be unavailable for several hours, and may experience additional brief outages afterwards as equipment and wiring is configured and adjusted. Thank you for your patience while we invest in improvements to our technology environment.

05.14.2008 : ALMS Northeast Grand Prix Porscheplatz, Lime Rock Park, July 11-12

On Friday July 11 and Saturday July 12 the American Le Mans Grand Prix will be held at Lime Rock Park, Lakeville Connecticut. As in previous years there will be a Porscheplatz tent and Porsche only parking corral. This Porsche owner opportunity provides experiences not possible with normal road race attendance. Activities for the registered Porscheplatz participant include personalized “Meet & Great” with Porsche race drivers and race team personalities and special presentations by factory VIP’s. In addition IMSA offers supervised Parade Laps of the track to the first 50 registered Porsches. Registration for Parade Laps will be at the hospitality tent for credentialed Porscheplatz participants only. Other special features include a “Long Distance Award”, raffle drawings for a “Hot Pit” escorted tour, special Porsche related prizes, and the opportunity to watch all the track action on a large screen closed circuit television.

The Porscheplatz is sponsored by Porsche Cars North America and Porsche Motorsport North America with the cooperation of the International Motorsports Association (IMSA) and the American Le Mans Series. The Porscheplatz is managed by Porsche Club of America volunteers but all Porsche owners are welcome.

For Porscheplatz tickets information call Donna Lloyd Ticket Sales Manager at 860-435-5000 ext. 306. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Botho von Bose, 416-509-6661 or bvonbose@lomltd.com and the IMSA website, www.imsaracing.net . For additional information on the American Le Mans Series, its history, use of alternative fuels, and other innovations go to americanlemans.com.

05.14.2008 : PCA Membership Station at the Generac 500 ALMS Race, Road America, Aug 8-9 2008

There will be a PCA Membership station within the Porscheplatz for the American Le Mans Series race at Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, on Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9. The Porscheplatz is hosted by Porsche Cars North America and Porsche Motorsport North America with the cooperation of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the American Le Mans Series.

There will be scheduled appearances by Porsche race drivers for informal talks and autographs. Registration will be at the hospitality tent for credentialed Porscheplatz participants only. Special features for the weekend will include a "Long Distance Award," raffle drawings for a "Hot Pit" escorted tour and special Porsche related prizes.

For information please contact Zone 13 Rep, Chris Inglot, 847-559-1126 or cinglot@aol.com and also visit the IMSA website, www.imsaracing.net for the latest event schedule. Road America tickets are available at www.roadamerica.com.

Parking in the Porscheplatz will be for Porsches only. "For Sale" signs on cars will not be permitted. For drawings and awards, participants must be present to win.

04.28.2008 : PCA database upgrade complete

Last weekend's PCA.ORG database upgrade was successful. Thank you for your patience during that time.
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