Porsche passion fueled a record turnout of fans at Rennsport Reunion VI, the latest iteration of the world’s largest Porsche festival. The family reunion of historic race cars, legendary drivers and engineers, and Porsche owners and enthusiasts packed WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, for four days, Sept. 27-30. Race champions and contenders from 70 years of Porsche motorsports roared around the iconic 2.238-mile track while around 2,000 vehicles from past and present were on display.
An incredible four-day celebration of the cars, drivers and people who contributed to Porsche’s substantial racing legacy took place at Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI. Monterey County hosted the German automaker at the iconic WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the largest Porsche gathering yet.
Porsche enthusiasts have arrived in droves to attend Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI to take part in a celebration of the German manufacturer’s seven decades of brilliance on the race track and the road. One standout on the third day of the four-day event had little to do with pushing the boundaries to go faster. The first-ever Porsche tractor race held at 1:15 p.m. provided levity with 17 tractors racing from the starting line to the Mother’s Polish bridge between Turns 4 and 5 from a Le Mans-style start.
The on-track racing and exhibition action during Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI, September 27-30, is non-stop, but for a little while on Friday afternoon WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca went quieter as the Concours on Pit Lane assumed control over the normally loud and fast pit lane onto the iconic track.
What: The world’s largest gathering of Porsche race cars and drivers return to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for an amazing Porsche family reunion. In what has become a tradition, Rennsport Reunion VI will bring together an extraordinary gathering of significant 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 Porsche Cars North America, the four-day program of on-track competition will be complemented by a Concours d’Elegance, which is open to invited race participants.
When: September 27-30, 2018
Schedule: Please click HERE for the Provisional Schedule
Meet the Legends: Porsche is synonymous with passion, power, technological dominance, victories and legends. When you think of Porsche, not only do the models spring to life like 908, 910, 917/30 and 911, but so too do the drivers who piloted them to race wins in the world’s most grueling competitions.
Many of these legendary drivers, team owners, engineers and others who brought racing successes are here at Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI. Not because they have to…but because they want to. These are some of the biggest names in motorsport who have come together for this Porsche family reunion. They are here to share stories with enthusiasts, sign autographs, visit with drivers and owners, and generally soak in the ambiance that can only be instilled by one marque–Porsche.
Please click HERE for an up-to-date list of the Legends Behind the Porsche Crest.
Chopard Heritage Display: Taking center stage in the race paddock will be a very special display that features an exclusive collection of the most important Porsche cars in the world. While these invitation only cars will not participate in the weekend’s racing, they are significant examples of Porsche history to share with motorsport and motoring enthusiasts.
Fan Activities: Be sure to read up on all the off-track activities, like autograph sessions, book signings, interviews and so much more. Click HERE for the schedule.
Visitors to Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca are being greeted to the largest ever Porsche reunion.
There are more historic race cars, more legendary drivers and guests, and more activities for families than any one day can handle. That’s why this Porsche reunion has extended into four full days to envelop guests into the Porsche experience.
Championship winning Porsche race cars, the engineers who designed them, and the men who drove them to victories around the world will be reunited around the track for Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI (RRVI) at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca near Monterey, California, September 27-30.
The 2018 theme “Marque of Champions” focuses on the legends of the brand and will bring together the world’s largest gathering of Porsche race cars and enthusiasts.
Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI brings together all type of models for the Porsche family reunion September 27-30. But one group in particular will be considerably slower and larger than their German-engineered counterparts—Porsche tractors. In what is believed to be the first-ever official Porsche Tractor race, these one-, two-, three- and four-cylinder open-cockpit machines will fire up and race for bragging rights.
Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) unveiled the artwork commissioned to represent Rennsport Reunion VI, the sixth iteration of the world’s largest gathering of all generations of Porsche race cars and their drivers.
The four-day “family reunion” takes place September 27-30 at legendary WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Posters for past Rennsport Reunions quickly became collector’s items.
Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) announced today the latest race groupings and competition applicant information for the four-day “family reunion,” September 27-30, 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.
Taking a prominent position to complement Porsche Park in the Paddock is the Chopard Heritage Display that showcases Porsche’s vision and defining moments in time. While these invitation-only cars are not on the racing grid, they are significant examples of Porsche racing history to share with motorsport and motoring enthusiasts.
Each vehicle in the collection was chosen for its contribution to Porsche’s racing successes, road car engineering and performance superiority. Inside the enormous Chopard Heritage Display, visitors will have the chance to explore and relive history, talk with many of the caretakers of these cars and meet with Chopard representatives who will be on to showcase their timepieces.
From the sleek 1951 356 Gmund Coupe that was driven around the Montlhery banking for 72 hours at 94.66 mph to a new world record, through the decades to the more modern era 2009 997 RS “Art Car” that competed in the American Le Mans Series in 2009 and 2010 before its last race at the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans where it finished 6th in class and 18th overall, the full phalanx of cars and machines provide insight into why, and how, Porsche has dominated the motorsports world for years.
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Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) today released more details about the highly anticipated Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI to be held at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in California, September 27 through 30, 2018.
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