Porsche: 70 years of thrills
MONTEREY, Calif. — Rennsport Reunion is to Porsche gearheads what WWDC is to Apple fans and EGGtoberfest is for Big Green Egg griddle enthusiasts.
It’s an soak in Porsche enlightenment and story — an eventuality to massage shoulders with Porsche racing legends and marvel during their winning machines. It’s an art uncover of sorts, charting a expansion of a pattern icon. And, it’s an eventuality for many Porsche owners to uncover off a family heirloom that gets handed down for generations.
The prolonged weekend was a feeling cocktail of noisy engines and blazing reward gasoline. It was also a ancestral Rennsport Reunion, one that noted a sports automobile maker’s 70th birthday.
Rennsport Reunion VI drew some-more than 81,500 people to a WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca nearby Monterey, Calif., from Sept. 27-30. It was a top assemblage during Laguna Seca in 5 years and blew past a Rennsport Reunion V record of about 60,000 in 2015.
Rennsport is a demeanour during a “living story of foe cars,” Porsche AG sales trainer Detlev von Platen told Automotive News.
The eventuality is not only about celebrating a story of Porsche, he said, it’s about display that “we are staying constant and constant to a values of being a sports automobile manufacturer.”
Last month’s eventuality was attended by about 50 mythological drivers and 500 ancestral and patron cars, including 350 cars in competition. In addition, 1,600 Porsche cars were in a Porsche Club of America corral.