Every four years, the Olympics of Porsche events, Rennsport Reunion, comes around. This year was the third at the legendary Laguna Seca raceway but sixth event in total. It is undeniably the best display and gathering of Porsches in the world. Everything from the No. 1 356 and the 91k to the La Mans winning 935 k3 and 919 hybrid make an appearance, offering a bit of something to everyone with love for the marque.
You name it: it was there.
Porsche’s history in motorsports is a long one, laden with victories, achievements, and records that have arguably positioned them as the winningest manufacturer in history. The brand planted its racing roots early as Porsche Chassis No. 1 took a victory in its first race less than 5 weeks from its initial completion.
While it’s not a brand that dominated the racing world, Coca-Cola is arguably one of the most world renowned brands in our history. It seems fitting that such a brand would grace the body panels of one of the last Porsche 935s built for competition. Fabcar, in Tucker, Georgia, assembled the car from the most successful parts in its predecessors.
The Porsche 911 is, in many ways, the quintessential sports car. Upon its introduction, the world of motoring was changed forever. Still, the 911 continues to help the world of motoring evolve, more than 50 years on. At its core, the 911 remains little-changed from its original incarnation, despite technology’s advancement.
Early on a Thursday morning, before the sun had climbed up over the hills that surround downtown Los Angeles, Porsches converged to line the side streets of the Arts District. Outside of Magnus Walker’s shop, between the brick warehouses and graffiti marked walls, the road began to fill with 911s of different eras. The fresh coffee and donuts drew a queue while owners prepared their cars and applied their rally decals.