Monday, October 23, 2017

APB: Stolen 964 RS America. Morgan Hill, California

APB: Stolen 964 RS America. Morgan Hill, California

As of late yesterday Eric, of JWE Motorsports, reported through Rennlist that his Guards Red 1993 964 RS America had been stolen from his mechanic’s shop in Morgan Hill, California (Just south of San Jose on the 101). There were only 701 RSA examples produced for the US market, so this is certainly a rare […]

1986 944 Rothmans Cup Racer: An Easy Way To Have Fun

1986 944 Rothmans Cup Racer: An Easy Way To Have Fun

If you are interested in getting into racing, often purchasing a ready-made racer is the most cost effective point of entry.  Usually, the cost of buying a car, preparing it for lengthy stays at the track, and making it somewhat competitive will be a losing venture in the long run.  Often times, buying a car […]

July 1974: Stoddard Imported Cars Offers a Trio of 74 IROC RSR’s

July 1974: Stoddard Imported Cars Offers a Trio of 74 IROC RSR’s

1974 was the premier year for the International Race of Champions. At the time, 12 of the most competitive drivers in the world converged for a series of four races over the off season between 1973 and 1974. Well known drivers from SCCA, NASCAR, Formula 1, and USAC competition came together to compete in identically […]

VIDEO: Testing the Porsche 935

VIDEO: Testing the Porsche 935

Nimble and Poised. I have thousands of words available to me through the glory of the english language, and I would not have chosen these. These are not words normally associated with the piercingly gorgeous, strikingly simple, and insanely quick legendary 935. See, I didn’t use “nimble” or “poised” there. The general consensus is that […]

Inaugural ALMS Event at the legendary Virginia International Raceway

Inaugural ALMS Event at the legendary Virginia International Raceway

Sometimes a last minute decision is the best one to make, and often, the most fun. This past Wednesday we made plans to visit my father in the Chicago area where he has been stationed for work. We packed our bags, booked the dog in the kennel, and were ready to set off directly after […]

Exclusive Access To The New Boxster Video: Anticipation

Exclusive Access To The New Boxster Video: Anticipation

Porsche finally unveils video from the Boxster Road trip. Rain isn’t forever, but a roadster is. A couple of months ago, Porsche invited 9 Magazine down to Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama for the filming of this video. It was a mid-engine paradise. Sunday was a bleak and desolate day, and not much filming or track […]

Structure Fire Destroys Vintage Restoration Shop

Structure Fire Destroys Vintage Restoration Shop

Being a fan of vintage Porsche metal, these pictures are a bit rough for me to look at. This series of photos induced in me a sense of fear, shock, and awe at the loss to the motoring world. Just over a month ago, Werke Classic Coach in Charlton, MA, suffered an enormous set back […]

What the ALMS/Grand Am Merger Really Means for Porsche Motorsport

What the ALMS/Grand Am Merger Really Means for Porsche Motorsport

We should look at a few facts before proceeding into the meat of the argument. First, Porsche is the largest producer of pure racing cars in the world. No other company produces as many race cars as Porsche does GT3 RSR, GT3 R, and GT3 Cup cars in a year. Many developed countries in the […]

Spotlight: Payne’s Plastic – The 1967 906 E

Spotlight: Payne’s Plastic – The 1967 906 E

In 1967, Porsche was coming under pressure from Ferrari, and needed to step up the game. The previous year, the works team had experimented with a fuel injected (Einspritzung providing the “E” in the name) version of the 2 liter flat six which proved more reliable on long runs, gave a slight bump of 10 […]

Ohio Valley Region PCA Car Show

Ohio Valley Region PCA Car Show

Last  Saturday, after a 3 hour drive to Dayton, a visit to the Taj Ma Garaj, and an extra long PCA-style road rally, all of us concluded our collective journey at the Dayton area Porsche, Audi, Volkswagen, and Jaguar dealer, White-Allen. When we pulled in to the dealership, nearly 3 hours after we had left […]

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