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24 Hours of Le Mans: Post-race

Rough day There were seven Porsches across five teams in two classes…

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24 Hours of Le Mans: Dunlop corner

Friday: Dunlop Corner The above incident involving a Ferrari F430 GT and Audi R18 took place in the downhill Esses after the Dunlop bridge during the first hour of last year’s 24 Heures du Mans…

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24 Hours of Le Mans: Thursday

Porsche Curves: The Party Line On a track with as many iconic sections as the Circuit des 24 Heures — Tertre Rouge, Mulsanne Straight, Mulsanne Corner, Indianapolis, Arnage — it would seem that the question, “What is your favorite part?” would yield a number of different answers…

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24 Hours of Le Mans: Wednesday

Pit stop practice Today is the first practice day, but not just for the drivers…

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24 Hours of Le Mans: Tuesday

Getting Underway Through the years at the 24 Heures du Mans (this is my 13th consecutive mid-June journey to the event), I’ve found that the busyness of the days leading to the twice-around-the-clock race is back-loaded…

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F.A. "Butzi" Porsche, 1935-2012

We at Excellence are saddened to mark the passing of Ferdinand Alexander Porsche…

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First Impressions: The New Boxster S

We spent last Friday driving the mountain roads of southern France in the new, 981-based Boxster S (we know, we know, but you know what they say…) and wanted to get you some first thoughts and iPhone pics, but were thwarted by data transfer issues Friday night and over the weekend…

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Cayenne Diesel to go on sale in United States later this year

Things have changed since Porsche told us it wouldn’t sell the Cayenne Diesel in the U.S., because now a well-placed source in Geneva tells us days before the official announcement that it will be sold here starting later this year…

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Full Circle: Brumos Racing's return to GT endurance racing

It was July 13, 1974, and we were visiting Mom’s family in Albany, New York…

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700 Horses and Four on the Floor: 935 at Rennsport Reunion IV

There it goes again, once more around Laguna Seca’s 2.238-mile-long track, blowing by the competition…

Four on the Floor: Driving The Last 935 at Rennsport Reunion IV 1
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