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Can a Porsche 911 Carrera S beat an Airplane in a Race – Video

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Video, Video of the Day

Today’s video is of a race between a Porsche 911 Carrera S and an Airplane. The race is pretty close, so check it out to see if the Porsche can win.

I first saw this video posted on the Porsche Pursist Facebook page.… Read More

Vote for Brumos Racing for Moment of the Year in the Grand Am series

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: News

Brumos Racing won the GT Class Championship in the #59 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car driven by Leh Keen and Andrew Davis. Well, you have a chance to help them win one more award in the series by voting for Leh/Andrew/Brumos for “Moment of the Year” in the Grand Am series. The winning moment will be showcased at the 2011 Rolex Champions Banquet.… Read More

A Design Statement, the new 2012 Porsche 911 – Video

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Video, Video of the Day

Michael Mauer, Director Porsche Style, talks about the secrets of the new 2012 Porsche 911′s design. And why the car continues to be the icon it is.

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You Have to Start Them Young

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Commentary

Well, my wife (a.k.a. the Porsche Wife) has been writing again. This time she has written a post about my sons and me. The post talks about how I am helping to build my two boys into Porsche enthusiasts before the oldest is even four years old.

To this I say, it is never too young to help a child become a Porsche enthusiast.… Read More

Porsche’s History at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2011 – Video

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Video

This video is of the Director of the Porsche Museum, Achim Stejskal, walking around the paddock at this year’s Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The annual event takes place at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the same location where Porsche will host Rennsport Reunion IV in just a few weeks. While walking the paddock, Achim finds a few rare examples of Porsche’s history including a Porsche 356 B 1600 Super, a Porsche 718 RS60, and an original Porsche 901, what would later be known as the 911 due to legal issues with the 901 name.… Read More

Can a Gear Knob be a Thing of Beauty?

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Commentary, Video

The new 2012 Porsche 911′s 7 speed manual transmission has already had a lot written about it. One thing that hasn’t been covered much is how good the gear knob itself actually looks. This often overlooked (yet one of the most used parts of a manual transmission car) item can either be something that you don’t want to look at or a thing of beauty.… Read More

2012 Porsche 911 (a.k.a. 991) – Video

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Video, Video of the Day, Video of the Week

Today’s video is of the new 2012 Porsche 911 (a.k.a. 991). The video is an overview of the car from the Frankfurt Motor Show by CNET. If you have never heard of CNET, they report on the world of technology and this video goes over the technology of the new Porsche.

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Frankfurt Motor Show: A Tour of the Porsche Stand – Video

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Video, Video of the Day

Today’s video is a tour of the Porsche stand at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The tour highlights the new 2012 Porsche 911, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 and the Porsche Boxster E concept. If you weren’t able to go to the show (and most of us weren’t) this will give you a feel for what the show had to offer for the Porsche enthusiast.… Read More

Brumos Porsche Rolex Sports Car Series GT Class Championship – Photos

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Racing

Today Brumos Racing has released a couple of photos from their Rolex Sports Car Series GT Class Championship. Checkout the below photos of the great win.

You can also read the full press release about the championship below.

Heading into this year’s final round of GRAND-AM Rolex Series competition at Mid-Ohio, Brumos Racing had a lot on the line. Just three points out of the lead, Brumos set their sights on the GT Championship and were prepared for the challenge of a winner-take-all contest.

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Porsche Announces New Vice President, Marketing for U.S.

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: News

Porsche has announced that Andre Oosthuizen has been appointed Vice President, Marketing of Porsche Cars North America. Andre has spent his entire career in the automotive industry and before working for Porsche he worked for Ford Southern Africa as well as Volvo Car South Africa. Andre is a racing enthusiast and helped bring the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East to life.… Read More