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Porsche Race Car Classic Announces 2012 Porsche Turbo Raffle

April 24, 2011 — Porsche Race Car Classic organizers announced today that they will raffle a 2012 Porsche Turbo Cabriolet to help raise funds to support lung cancer research. This is one fast car with 500hp, a 0-60 time of 3.6 seconds, and a top speed of 194 mph.

A maximum of 3,000 raffle tickets will be sold at $100 each with no limit to the number that may be purchased per person. “We deeply appreciate Porsche Cars North America for providing this opportunity for people to show their support of Lung Cancer Research as proceeds from the raffle will go directly to the *Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation,” said event organizer Steve Heinrichs. “And a chance to win the best open-top sports car in the world is enticing to say the least,” he added.

The drawing will be held at the Porsche Race Car Classic event on October 16, 2011 at Quail Lodge in Carmel, California.  The winner will be announced the same day. The winner will get a choice of color and certain options and need not be present to win.  Go to www.porscheracecarclassic.com for details and to download a raffle ticket form.

turbo raffle car


About the Porsche Race Car Classic

The Porsche Race Car Classic will be a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of race cars from Porsche’s break-out era of 1950-1965 — the cars that made Porsche the most revered name in racing. Rarely-seen cars from the stables of the Porsche AG Museum, Ingram Collection, Collier Collection, Ranson Webster Collection, Dr. Julio Palmaz Collection, and Seinfeld Collection will join scores of purpose-built and production race cars with significant race history on the grassy fields of the Quail Lodge Resort in Carmel, California on October 16, 2011.

More than 3,500 people are expected including special guests and celebrities. Attendees will enjoy gourmet specialties and wine from leading vintners while they celebrate Porsche’s iconic race cars and the pilots who drove them into history. All net proceeds will go directly to UCSF Thoracic Oncology Program and the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation to aid their in fight to Drive Lung Cancer off the Planet.

* The 2012 Porsche Turbo Cabriolet Raffle is solely for the benefit of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation.

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Official Rules:

1.  Raffle ticket entries (“entries”) will be sold only using the official “Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (“BJALCF”) Raffle Form” for a 2012 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet. Entries may not be assigned, transferred or sold either before or after the drawing. The odds of winning will depend upon the total number of entries sold.
2.  The price of each entry is US$100.00. No raffle ticket entries will be mailed to purchasers, however, entries will be confirmed via email.  There is no limit to the number of entries a member may purchase, but a maximum of 3,000 entries will be sold.
3.  No person under the age of 18 may purchase an entry or receive any prize.
4.  An entry purchaser does not have to be present at the drawing to be eligible to win a prize.
5.  Entry purchases may be made by Paypal, cash, check , Visa, MasterCard, or American Express. All payments for entries must be made in US funds.
6.  The winner will be notified by certified mail, and the winner’s name will be announced at the Porsche Race Car Classic on October 16, 2011. The winner’s name will also be posted on the BJALCF website at www.LungCancerFoundation.org and at the PRCC website at www.PorscheRaceCarClassic.com.
7.  No entries will be sold after October 1, 2011. Requests for entries received after October 1, 2011, or after 3,000 entries have been sold, will not be included in the drawing and will be returned. Entry requests will be subject to acceptance by BJALCF.
8.  The raffle is subject to the sale of a minimum of 1,500 entries. If fewer than 1,500 entries are sold, the raffle will be cancelled and all purchases of entries will be refunded. Subject to the foregoing, all purchases of entries are final upon acceptance by BJALCF and there will be no refunds except as noted above.
9.  The name of the winner will be posted on the BJALCF website at www.LungCancerFoundation.org and at the PRCC website at www.PorscheRaceCarClassic.com. For the name of the winner, you may also send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, 1100 Industrial Road, #1, San Carlos, CA after October 31, 2011.
10.  The car being offered as a prize will be a US specification car and will be available for pick-up at a US located authorized Porsche Dealership after it has been ordered and built. The winner will be responsible for all licensing, registration, taxes, fees, duties, insurance and other costs as well as transportation to and from the dealership. BJALCF and PRCC specifically disclaim any and all express or implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, regarding the raffle car.
11.  Unless prohibited by law, the winner may substitute a cash prize in the amount of US$75,000 in lieu of taking possession of the car. Any election to take the cash prize must be made within ninety (90) days after the drawing by delivering written notice of such election to BJALCF.
12.  The winner is responsible for all applicable local, state and federal taxes including all sales, use, luxury, income and other applicable taxes. All prizes will be subject to applicable Federal and other applicable tax withholding at the then applicable rate in accordance with the requirements of Federal and any other applicable law. Our understanding is that entries are not considered contributions to BJALCF and therefore are not tax deductable by entry purchasers.
13.  All requests for entries must be submitted on an official entry form which is available on the BJALCF website at www.LungCancerFoundation.org, the PRCC website at www.PorscheRaceCarClassic.com, and contained in BJALCF promotional materials. Entry forms may be reproduced. All entry forms must be submitted by hand to a BJALCF representative or by mail or other delivery method to Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, 1100 Industrial Road, #1, San Carlos, CA 94070.
14.  The winner will be selected at a random drawing from all eligible entries to be conducted at the Porsche Race Car Classic on October 16, 2011. The winning entry will be drawn from a container in which all eligible raffle ticket entry stubs purchased for the drawing will be mixed. Each entry will have an equal chance of being drawn.
15.  This offer is void where prohibited by law.
16.  BJALCF employees and Board members and PRCC organizers as well as persons living in the same households as such employees, Board members and organizers and, immediate family members (spouses, children, siblings and parents) of such employees, Board Members and organizers are not eligible to enter or to win prizes.
17.  Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for BJALCF and PRCC to use the winner’s name, regional affiliation, likeness and photograph in any BJALCF and PRCC publicity worldwide in all media including the Internet without additional compensation unless prohibited by law.
18.  By participating in the raffle, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
19.  This raffle is sponsored by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, 1100 Industrial Road, #1, San Carlos, CA 94070. The entire net proceeds (at least 90% of the gross proceeds) of the raffle shall be devoted exclusively to benefit of or provide support for the beneficial or charitable purposes of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation.

Contacts:

Erin Simon
Event Planner / Sponsorship Opportunities
415-999-9123
erin@simonevents.com
http://www.PorscheRaceCarClassic.com

Steve Heinrichs
Event Producer
775-691-2217
rstephen356@aol.com

Bruce Sweetman
Media Coordinator
615-579-4508
sweetmanb@juno.com

Carolyn Clary-Macy
Car Coordinator / Sponsorship Opportunities
415-885-7278
carolyn.clary-macy@ucsfmedctr.org

Event Website/Tickets:    http://www.PorscheRaceCarClassic.com
Facebook:  Porsche Race Car Classic
Twitter: http://twitter.com/DriveLungCancer
Linked In:  Porsche Race Car Classic

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PORSCHE ANNOUNCES: “Rennsport Reunion IV” along with “Porsche Race Car Classic” concours to be held Oct. 14-16th, 2011

Legendary automotive artist Dennis Simon has once again been chosen to create the event posters for Porsche’s Rennsport Reunion, a not-quite-annual gathering of historic Porsche racecars.Simon has created the posters for two of the previous three Rennsport Reunions. His 2004 poster featured three 908s crossing the finish line at the 1970 Daytona endurance race, and the 2007 version included a 917 in Gulf livery and a 962 in Lowenbrau colors.

For Porsche-philes, these posters have become instant collectibles.
The 2011 Rennsport Reunion IV will be held at

Laguna Seca from October 14-16.

it’s official…..Here’s the press release:

Quote: PORSCHE ANNOUNCES RENNSPORT REUNION IV TO BE HELD IN OCTOBER ~ World’s Largest Gathering of Porsche Race Cars and Drivers Seeks New Frontiers, Moves West

ATLANTA, GA – March 8, 2011 — Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca today announced Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV will take place at the famed California racetrack the weekend of October 14 – 16, 2011.Sponsored by PCNA, Rennsport Reunion IV brings 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 decade-long, illustrious history of the legendary 911 race cars.

This is from the archives and from the 2007 Rennsport Reunion III. A bunch of 917s, 908s, 906s, etc

After the highly successful staging of three venues in the East, held every three years, with the first one held in Lime Rock in 2001, Rennsport Reunion IV will now be moving west, tapping a vast array of car aficionados and Porsche enthusiasts.

Porsche Announces Rennsport Reunion IV To Be Held In October

Porsche 917 and 956/962 racecars during Rennsport III, held at Daytona International Speedway in 2007. The 917 debuted in the late 1960s and the 956 in the early 1980s with the 962 shortly thereafter. It was the largest gathering of the legendary machines with Coupes, Spyders and Longtails both racing and on display.
(Photo Source by PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA )

“While the Rennsport name has become a staple fixture for international collectors and racers over the past ten years, choosing the Monterey Peninsula will open up this one-of-a-kind gathering to the many Porsche fans in California and beyond who were previously unable to attend,” said Detlev von Platen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Porsche Cars North America. “Now they’ll have the opportunity to see, feel and hear from up close hundreds of famous Porsche race cars and dozens of their drivers from past and present during a truly memorable weekend dedicated to Porsche’s motorsport heritage.”

Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV will assemble the wide variety of Porsche’s most historic racing models from the nimble 550 Spyder of the mid-Fifties through the mighty 917 and 956/962 of the Seventies and Eighties to the highly successful RS Spyder of the last decade. Special tribute will be paid to the numerous racing versions of the Porsche 911 and their countless victories on the dawn of what will become another milestone of this iconic sports car from Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen.

Porsche Announces Rennsport Reunion IV To Be Held In October

911 CARRERA Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Turbos lined up during Rennsport III, held at Daytona International Speedway in 2007. The 911 RSR was the first turbocharged 911 racecars, starting in 1974. Rennsport Reunions are an extraordinary gathering of significant Porsche vintage racecars and those who have driven them to victory in the world’s most famous sports car races.
(Photo Source by PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA )

“This will truly be a rare gathering of significant Porsche race cars on the West Coast,” commented Gill Campbell, CEO/general manager of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. “Porsche has a long racing tradition in Monterey and we look forward to celebrating its heritage in a befitting manner for everyone to enjoy.”

Laguna Seca tickets for Rennsport… look here!
Additional details of the Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV will be published on Porsche’s press web site (press.porsche.com), and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s web site (www.mazdaraceway.com), as they become available.

(Rennsport IV Release.pdf…More !!.)

Ticket information is available by contacting 800-327-7322 or online at www.mazdaraceway.com.

For more information on the Porsche Race Car Classic or to purchase tickets visit www.porscheracecarclassic.com.

Porsche and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca are working in association with the Porsche Race Car Classic to combine efforts to raise awareness for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and the UCSF Thoracic Oncology Program.

Complementing the Rennsport Reunion IV venue is the Porsche Race Car Classic, an exclusive concours held at nearby Quail Lodge in Carmel on Sunday, October 16. Steve Heinrichs, producer of the Porsche Race Car Classic, explained, “this once-in-a-lifetime gathering of vintage Porsche race cars solely from Porsche’s break-out era of 1950-1965 will raise critical funding to directly support lung cancer research. We’ll have Gmünds, Glöcklers, 550s, 718s, 804s, 904s, 356s, Abarths and more – in numbers and provenance never before seen.”

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(Photo Source by PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA )

A feature on the 2007 Porsche Rennsport Reunion III held at Daytona International Speedway.
Courtesy of Porsche Cars North America / GrandTouringPrototype.com


Pelican Parts is to be a sponsor of Rennsport Reunion IV at Laguna Seca!

Link to 3000+ photos from Rennsport Reunion 3: Pelican Parts Photos – Porsche Rennsport Reunion III at Daytona Speedway – November 2007 – Rennsport 3

Link to 3000+ photos from Rennsport Reunion 2: Pelican Parts Photos – Rennsport Reunion – Daytona 2004

[Source: PCNA, Pelican Part, 6Speed, Early 911S Registry]

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Come October the world’s finest examples of 1950-1965 Porsche race cars will roll onto the Monterey Peninsula. Cars from the Porsche AG Museum, Ingram Collection, Ranson Webster Collection, Dr. Julio Palmaz Collection, and Seinfeld Collection will all be represented on the grassy fields at Quail Lodge in Carmel, California on October 16, 2011 for the Porsche Race Car Classic.

 

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