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June 2020

The keys to success in racing are preparation and practice. Or you could be Bill and Don Whittington, who picked up a used 934 race car in 1978, took some driving classes, and entered the Sebring 12 Hours in their “Second-Hand Rose.” Many of us have pondered which 911 generation produced the best GT RS. Fortunately, with the help of member Sri Iyengar, Panorama was able to spend time in four special cars — the 997- and 991-generation GT2 RS, plus the 997 GT3 RS 4.0 and the 991 GT3 RS — to find out which is “The Best of the Best.” Be sure to watch the video comparing the 997 and 991 GT2 RSs. In these uncertain times, relatively traffic-free mountain roads bring real joy. What better time and place to do a first drive of the 2021 911 Turbo S, truly a “Blue Chip Talent.” Longtime Porsche racer Jerry Peters had a vision of a car encompassing elements of both the 356 and the 901. Working with a custom shop, he built a beautiful “Double Bubble” Outlaw.

If you're not a member, for the first time Panorama is making a magazine article available to the public, "Best of the Best."

Click here to download and read "Best of the Best."

All this, plus an update from PCA president Tom Gorsuch and the latest in virtual racing.

For a PDF version of the latest Parts and Miscellaneous Mart ads in magazine format, please click here to contact PCA. Or click here to view all The Mart classifieds online.

Second-Hand Rose
The Whittington brothers' first sports car
A can-do attitude and serious natural ability — plus an ex-Al Holbert 934 — added up to some big wins.
Blue Chip Talent
2021 911 Turbo S
Amidst a world undergoing unparalleled change, the Turbo S is an encouraging force.
Best of the Best
997- and 991-generation GT RS Porsches
Four 911s face off in Houston for the right to be called our favorite.
Double Bubble
Battle of the Builds
One man's take on the missing link between the 356 and the 901.