All posts by Sean Cridland

A “Sea of Green” and Every Other Color on an Avenue in Carmel

If anywhere in the car world there was a real-life Pepperland, a place of love and flower-power, a hidden place both up near the sun and beneath the waves, it would have to be the Concours on the Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea, the kick-off event of the mêlée that is Monterey Car Week. Somehow, it maintains its charm despite years of fans pronouncing it the worst kept secret, as it is the most charming and fun event of the week.

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Pikes Peak Inaugurates New Cayman GT4 Clubsport Class

The buildup to each year’s Pikes Peak Hill Climb offers some intriguing questions about performance, weather, road surface, and who will offer a car/driver combination that might challenge Sebastian Loeb’s now five-year old record time of 8:13.878. Thinking of the race from only the record-challenging aspect, one prospect comes to mind, the electric powered VW I.D. R Pikes Peak special driven by three-time overall winner Romain Dumas.

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Legacy Porsche 914

There are no garage queens or trailer princesses in Dixon, New Mexico, but you’ll more than likely see a few air-cool Porsches cruising around the mountain roads. And most likely, it will be Gary Smith, his wife Deborah, or their daughter Audrey who are driving them. What’s more, they’ll all have one thing in common: Gary has built them all in his home shop…

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The Olive, The Eggplant, and the Deep Blue Sea

If you’re a true enthusiast, no doubt you’ve been to dozens of cars-and-coffee events, several Porsche Parades, a few Rennsports, and a couple of Werks Reunions. Gradually, you start to notice that there are a lot…as in A LOT… of silver, red, and black cars. Not that there’s…

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Porsche 356: GFK Style

If last April’s Luftgekuhlt – organized by Patrick Long and Howie Idelson – could be called a grande bouffe of SoCal air-cooled cache, then Frank

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Deux plus Deux = Romain!

You might expect Porsche factory driver Romain Dumas to spend a week celebrating his second Le Mans overall win. Instead, he hopped the next flight

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Porsche at Pikes Peak

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. So it’s worth noting that Porsche has had a large impact on

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Patina Poetics…

For San Diegan John Straub, it’s always been about Porsches. Before he could drive, his dad used to drop him off at local autocrosses to

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Timeless Grace

Cruising the high desert and mountain roads of New Mexico in the 1951 Split-Window Pre-A 356, one almost forgets what year it is. Though the

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Rennsport Reunion

Walking into the event very early, a first timer asked “I’ve never been to one of these; what should I look for?” The Rennsport veteran

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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

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