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From the Editor…
Three events, three totally different concepts – that’s what we have this time around. Le Mans Classic: hot weather, hot cars; cold beer, night racing, atmosphere in spades. Goodwood Festival of Speed: an incredible selection of world-class cars of all descriptions, with Porsches being at the top of the pile this year (literally, as shown above!). Luftgekühlt UK: rain, yes, but an impressive location, a great concept and a must-do event when it comes around again – and surely it will.
“PORSCHES REALLY ARE SPECIAL… ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTE”
We’ve certainly been spoiled this year – and don’t forget, there’s still Rennsport to come – and we just wish every year could be Porsche’s birthday. Porsche has risen to the challenge of making it a memorable year, as have organisers of classic events around the globe. If ever you needed proof that classic Porsches are special, then you don’t have to look far. To some outsiders, the Porsche scene has occasionally appeared to be ‘cliquey’ and elitist – well, that may be the case in some sectors of the hobby but it’s certainly not the case as far as classics are concerned. You’ll find every owner is keen to chat about his or her car, be it a multi-million dollar historic race winner or an outlaw 356. Porsches (and their owners) really are special and, as the saying goes, you should accept no substitute…
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