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A LOOK BACK IN THE REAR VIEW MIRROR – PART 2 | Remembering SoCal Car Culture with Chuck Miller and his 1973 911S

In 1972, after riding in a well-driven 1969 Porsche 911S, Chuck Miller became convinced that he needed one. Chuck was a SoCal car enthusiast who had owned Volkswagen Bugs and an Alfa Romeo Spider previously. Keeping his White ‘67 Cal-Bug with its 1776 cc motor seemed like the more sensible decision however, and it wasn’t until February of 1989 that he went in

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A LOOK BACK IN THE REAR VIEW MIRROR – PART 1 Remembering SoCal Car Culture with Chuck Miller and his 1973 911S

Chuck Miller is not used to looking in his mirrors. If you are chasing him and his Porsche 911 through the Santa Monica Mountains in California, it’s your responsibility to keep up.
Keeping up with Chuck could be a full time job. A SoCal native and ardent car enthusiast, Chuck is well known in the early 911 community for the very reason that he is always involved.

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THE 2018 MEXICAN 1000 – Making Porsche Racing History in Baja

Jeff Gamroth is sweating and stooped over from exhaustion. He and his Rothsport Racing team have just replaced the transmission of his Porsche 964 #89 in a little shop in the middle of nowhere in less than 45 minutes.
“Well, nobody said it was going to be easy,” he quips between tacos and gulps of ‘real’ Coca Cola. “We broke the bell housing on…

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THE PORSCHE EFFECT: After 70 Years, It’s Still Going Strong

Whether you live in L.A. or are contemplating a visit, there’s a special exhibit there that’s not to be missed. “The Porsche Effect” at the Petersen Automotive Museum along the city’s Miracle Mile will knock your socks off. Back in 2016, Petersen Vice Chairman Bruce Meyer suggested a comprehensive Porsche show to Wolfgang Porsche, the son of Ferry Porsche.

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Speedster Wars

It was not unusual for thirty of these low-slung “bathtubs” to show up for a single event. Racing a brand new 1954-1958 Speedster in California was magical.
One of the main draws of competing in the Porsche Speedster was that it was cheaper and lighter than a 356 coupe. Nobody thought anything about driving these “budget” Porsches to the track.

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Drive Toward a Cure

For many, Parkinson’s disease strikes too close to home. There are more than 5 million people affected by the chronic and progressive movement disorder. Among them are celebrities like Michael J. Fox, Sam Posey, Linda Ronstadt, and the late Robin Williams, Phil Hill and Muhammad Ali.

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