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    Monterey 2009: Porsche cracks open the vault for Monterey Historics displays

    Porsche 911 GT1 at the Monterey Historics - Click above for high-res image gallery
    As the featured marque at the 36th Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races, Porsche decided to open up their vault and bring out some of their most iconic race cars to entertain the crowd. About 150 Porsches were ...

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    Monterey 2009: Vintage racers exude speed even at rest

    Monterey Historic Automobile Races paddock - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Even though it's essentially run just for fun, the track action at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca can be downright menacing during the Monterey Historic Automobile Races. Just ask the Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa driver ...

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    VIDEO: Hotchkis Porsche 962 laps up Laguna Seca

    GTP Hotchkis Porsche 962 -- click image above to watch the video
    In the mid-Eighties, Porsche released the 962, a long-wheelbase variant of the 956, to compete in IMSA's GTP class and later in Group C (as the 962C). Even though IMSA's GTP rules stipulated that only one (unfortunately named) KKK ...

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    Monterey 2009: The Monterey Historic Automobile Races

    2009 Monterey Historic Automobile Races - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Another year, another weekend of vintage car racing at the Monterey Historics. Our only complaint is that we could spend just one day at Laguna Seca with all of the other automotive happenings around the Monterey ...

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    Monterey 2009: 145 vintage Porsches take to the track

    Porsches at the 2009 Monterey Historics - Click above for high-res image gallery
    From the second we arrived in Monterey last week, we noticed one thing: there were Porsches everywhere. From the fleet of 30 Panameras that Porsche brought out, to the hundreds of owners that made the trip to Northern ...

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    Monterey 2009: Rolex Moments in Time displays best of motorsports history

    2009 Rolex Moments in Time Display at the Monterey Historics - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Along with the hundreds of cars on track, this weekend's Monterey Historics honored six significant racing cars and their achievements in a display called the Rolex Moments in Time. This year, ...

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    VIDEO (sort of): Multi-million dollar Ferrari 250 TR crashing at Monterey Historics

    1958 Ferrari 250 TR post crash at Laguna Seca - click image above to watch the "video"
    Some of us weren't able to attend the Monterey Historic races over the weekend, but the first thing we heard once the laptop spooled up was that a very expensive Ferrari 250 TR smacked into a bunch of tires at ...

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    VIDEO: Devon GTX on Laguna Seca

    Devon GTX - click above to watch the video
    Over the weekend, we caught a glimpse of the new Devon GTX supercar running around Laguna Seca, and by all accounts, it looked pretty good. Details are still a little bit sparse, but because of the GTX's debut this past weekend, we know a bit more about ...

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    Monterey 2009: Ferrari 250 TR gets airborne, makes friends with tire wall

    Ferrari 250 TR crash at the Monterey Historics - Click above for high-res image gallery
    While many events during the Monterey car week simply involve parking classics on a golf course, we can appreciate the fact that many vintage car owners are willing to put their priceless automobiles on a ...

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    Monterey 2009: Ducati debuts Martini Porsche tribute bike at Historics

    Ducati 1098 S Martini Racing Bike - Click above for our high-res gallery
    While cars are definitely the conveyance of choice on the track at Laguna Seca during the Monterey Historics, there are enough motorcycles, scooters and mopeds zipping all over the paddock to make you realize that car ...

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    Monterey 2009: Fisker Karma, Devon GTX lap Laguna Seca

    Devon GTX and Fisker Karma take to the track at Laguna Seca - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    In addition to the eight classes of vintage racecars that took to the track at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Saturday, spectators were also treated to a duo of special vehicles. The first was the ...

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    Monterey 2009: Vintage Porsches set to take over Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

    Porsches at the 2009 Monterey Historics - Click above for a high-res version
    When it was announced that Porsche would be the featured marque at this year's Monterey Historics, we knew we were in for a vintage racing treat come August. That time has nearly come, and we can't wait to see the dozens ...


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