Porsche Festival at Laguna Seca

Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca has just about all the thundering race cars and motorcycles you can handle; each and every year. Porsche lovers, your time is coming soon: very soon. In fact, you’ll want to mark down September 25-27 right now, as that will be the next time the “the world’s greatest gathering of Porsche race cars and the drivers who drove them to victory” will appear in person, right around our corner. 2011 was the last time the Porche Festival at Leguna Seca was held.

The hosts of the event, Porsche Cars North America, is promising something special not only for Porsche enthusiasts, but for “everyone interested in motorsports and automobile history.” They will be hosting a wide variety of historic Porsche racing cars, from the 550 Spyder, to the 917, 956/962, right through to the RS Spyder. Gates open at 7 a.m. each of the three days, and parking is free. Seven distinct groups of Porsche will be represented, including:

  • Group 1 – PCA Sholar-Friedman Cup: Porsche Club of America race cars
  • Group 3 – Eifel Trophy: 911 (911 up to 2.5 liter), 911TR, 911ST, 914, 914/6
  • Group 5 – Carrera Trophy: 911 (over 2.5 liter), RSR, 3.0 RSR, 2.1 Turbo, 934, 935, 936, 924 GTS, 924 GTR
  • Group 7 – Rennsport Reunion Cup – Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge

Whether a long-time Porsche lover, or someone who simply appreciates the elegance, power, and flourish of a great sports car, you’ll want to attend this show. You can find a lot more information about this event on the site’s official Web page, or by phoning 831-242-8200. If you know you want to go, and are anxious to purchase your tickets online, you can do so on this Web page.

This list was accurate at the time of publication; please check directly with the venue to ensure dates, times, and locations remain the same.

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