December 12, 2017
Groupings announced - Porsche Racecar applications now being accepted
Atlanta, Georgia. Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced today the latest race groupings and competition applicant information for the four-day "family reunion," September 27 through 30, 2018. Following tradition, Rennsport Reunion VI will once again reunite the cars and drivers that together have written a large part of motorsports history over the past 70 years.
As in the past five reunions, cars will be grouped by the period in which they raced so that enthusiasts can focus on the different motorsports eras, while also maximizing the number of cars in each class. Fans will have full access to both the paddock and trackside locations to see and hear everything from early 356 sports cars, through the groundbreaking 917, to the latest Le Mans winning 919 LMP1 Hybrid - and almost every number near and dear to Porsche enthusiasts in between: 550, 904, 908, 962 and of course, 911 and 935.
Last held at the famed Monterey Peninsula racetrack in 2015 and drawing nearly 60,000 visitors, Porsche Rennsport Reunion is the world's largest gathering of vintage and recent Porsche race cars, as well as those who have designed, engineered, and driven them to victory in the world's most famous sports car races. Hosted by PCNA, Rennsport Reunion VI will again feature the widest variety of historic racing Porsche competition models in the company's 70-year history.
Entry Requests Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI Is Now Open
Enthusiasts interested in registering their Porsche race cars for competition at Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI have until April 1, 2018 to apply at www.mazdaraceway.com. A selection committee will verify proper livery, mechanical correctness and historical race provenance.
Ticket packages, along with options for camping and hospitality are available at the website above or by calling 831-242-8200.
Seven groups promise an exciting four-day racing program with practice, qualifying and warm-up for each group. Exhibition parade laps will complement the races with a Concours on Saturday afternoon.
2018 Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI Run Groups
Group 1: PCA Sholar-Friedman Cup
Porsche Club of America race cars
Group 2: Werks Trophy
904/6 cyl. 906, 910, 907, 908, 908/2, 908/3 (6 turbo & 8 cyl.) 909, 917 (normally aspirated and turbocharged)
Group 3: Eifel Trophy
911 (911 up to 2.5 liter), 911 TR, 911 ST, 914, 914/6
Group 4: Weissach Cup
911 (over 2.5 liter), RSR, 3.0 RSR, 2.1 Turbo, 934, 935, 936, 924 GTS, 924 GTR
Group 5: Gmund Cup
550, 550A, RSK, RS60-61 (4 & 8 cyl.) 2000 GS GT, Abarth Carrera, 356, 904-4cam, Porsche specials
Group 6: Stuttgart Cup
956, 962, 911 GT1, WSC, RS Spyder
Group 7: Flacht Cup
Type 964, 993, 996, 997 GT 911 Race Cars
About Porsche Cars North America Inc. | One Porsche Drive, Atlanta, GA 30354 USA
Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is the exclusive U.S. importer of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and Panamera sports sedans. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia since 1998, PCNA is also home to the first Porsche Experience Center in North America featuring a module-based 1.6 mile driver development track, business center, and fine dining restaurant, 356. The company operates a second Porsche Experience Center near Los Angeles. This 53-acre complex features a driver development track with eight educational modules totaling 4.1 miles, a business center, and Restaurant 917. PCNA employs over 300 people who provide parts, service, marketing, and training for 188 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers with a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with the Porsche brand's nearly 70-year history of leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety, and efficiency. PCNA is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.
At the core of this success is Porsche's proud racing heritage that boasts some 30,000-plus motorsport wins to date.
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