Is Your Project Car Insured?

It was going to be a six-month project. When the registration came due the car was still on jack stands. In an effort to be frugal you didn’t renew the registration. Surprise. That car is no longer insured. Once the registration lapses you no longer have a car as far as most insurance companies are […]

Werks Reunion 2015

If you’re a Porsche fanatic and attended Monterey car week, then you were at the Werks Reunion event held on Friday at the Rancho Canada Golf Club in the Carmel Valley. It’s a Porsche Club of America sponsored event that celebrates all things Porsche. This year’s event commemorated 40 years of the turbo, but all […]

The 2015 Carmel Concours on the Avenue: The Intimate Extravaganza

“Paradise is exactly like where you are right now, only much…much…better.”– Laurie Anderson, Performance Artist Some have called Monterey car week overwhelming; some said extravagant; others uttered garish. But if there was one word to describe the opening event – the Concours on the Avenue – in Carmel-By-The-Sea, it might be intimate. The Intimate Extravaganza. Both […]

Chasing Jim Morrison, Riding on the Storm

I went to see a friend the other day and he showed me around his collection. Hidden in a small town near the Washington/Canada border, he has gathered together 15 or so great cars. He tends to buy cars that drive well and have even better paper trails. The collection consists of Porsches and muscle […]

September Editor’s Note

Just when you thought you were done with the Monterey Peninsula from August, we bring you two souvenirs. Writer/photojournalist Sean Cridland takes us back for a thoughtful and entertaining look at the Concours on the Avenue, and at the Werks Reunion. Regular contributor Randy Wells weighs in with the story of one man’s passion for […]

THE TRIBUTE CAR: Building a Toad Hall 911 ST Replica

In the fall of 1971, 25 year-old Michael Keyser of Toad Hall Motor Racing ordered a 2.5-liter Light Yellow 911 “ST” sport purposes Porsche from the factory. In December, he traveled to the Sports Department in Stuttgart where he met with Jürgen Barth, who was the same age and from a well-known racing family. Barth agreed […]