Porsche at the 2011 Monterey Classic Car Weekend
911 Motorsport Heritage showcased alongside 918 RSR Concept
ATLANTA, August 15, 2011—Porsche celebrates the motorsport heritage of its iconic 911 sports car alongside the
918 RSR Concept during the 2011 Monterey Classic Car weekend this year. In keeping with tradition, the Porsche
Zentrum is the central hub for the Porsche experience during the week.
The Zentrum, located at Quail Lodge, features a full-line Porsche display and a consumer test drive program. A
Porsche display will also be nearby at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering on Friday, August 19 and on Peter Hay
Hill at Pebble Beach, beginning on Thursday, August 18.
This display at Peter Hay Hill will feature several historic 911 race cars, including the 1979 935 from the Brumos
Collection, believed to be the last remaining unmodified 935 in existence, as well as the 911 S that carried Hurley
Haywood to 10 Camel GT race wins in 1972. Other cars to be on display include a 2011 911 GT3 Cup Car from the
Porsche Sport Driving School, the Gunnar Racing 911 GT1 fashioned after the car that won Le Mans overall in 1998
as well as the 2011 911 GT3 RS 4.0.
The 918 RSR concept will be the highlight of the Porsche Zentrum display on Friday and Saturday, August 19-20.
The 918 RSR concept is a high-end synthesis of Porsche’s successful hybrid concepts – the 911 GT3 R Hybrid and
the 918 Spyder. It is a true ‘racing laboratory’ featuring an updated V8 engine from the successful RS Spyder race
car with an output of 563 hp at 10,300 rpm. In addition, it features electric motors on the two front wheels that
each contribute 75 kW, i.e. a total of 150 kW, to provide peak drive power of 767 hp. This additional power, which
is generated during braking, is stored in an optimized flywheel accumulator.
The 918 RSR and the displays from the Monterey Classic Car Weekend are a precursor to the cars that will be on
the track at Rennsport Reunion IV later this year October 14-16 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. This event
promises to bring together an unprecedented gathering of significant Porsche vintage and current race cars, as well
those who have driven them to victory in the world’s most famous sports car races. The three-day program of on-
track competition is complemented by a concours d’elegance, which is open to invited race participants, and
special activities celebrating the decades-long history of the legendary 911 race cars.
Additional details of the Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV along with images from the first three Rennsport
Reunions are published on Porsche’s press web site (www.press.porsche.com) and Mazda Raceway Laguna
Seca’s web site (www.mazdaraceway.com). Ticket information is available by contacting 800-327-7322 or
Nick Twork Dave Engelman
Manager, Product Communications Media Relations Manager
About Porsche Cars North America
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), based in Atlanta, Ga. is the exclusive U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, the
Cayenne SUV and Panamera Gran Turismo. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is
headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who provide parts, service, marketing and
training for 196 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with
the brand’s 63-year history and leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety and efficiency. At the core of this
success is Porsche’s proud racing heritage that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.
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