Nord Stern History Post 25  917s at Brainerd

Nord Stern History Post 25
917s at Brainerd

The 917 came to Brainerd only once in September of 1972.  In 1972 they were the 917/10 version with the turbocharged 12 cylinder engines. Shown here on the grid ready to follow the 911 targa pace car supplied by Metropolitan Imports. These photos got me doing a little...
Nord Stern History Post 23 1993 Club Race

Nord Stern History Post 23
1993 Club Race

Nord Stern hosted the 8th ever PCA Club Race August 26-27, 1993. Bruce Boeder was the champion and you can just imagine how much discussion it took to make it happen.  The transition from doing DE events to actual races was a very large step. In retrospect, gearing up...
Nord Stern History Post 22 – Winning Races

Nord Stern History Post 22 – Winning Races

The racing season is just kicking off with the 24 Hours of Daytona last weekend and PCA Club Racing’s 48 Hours at Sebring this weekend. Let’s look at the considerable racing success Nord Sterners have over the years behind the wheel of their Porsche’s. I will have...
Nord Stern History Post 21 – Dakota Region

Nord Stern History Post 21 – Dakota Region

Nord Stern’s original application  for Region status in March of 1959 listed its area pretty much as it is today, all of Minnesota and the western half of Wisconsin. From this letter and another in the Nord Stern file at the PCA National Office, at some point North...
Nord Stern History Post 20 – 917 features

Nord Stern History Post 20 – 917 features

Nord Stern hosted the Porsche Parade in 1976. This photo features Gerry Sutterfield’s Gulf 917 ready to head out on the track at BIR.  In front of the 917 is the 910 that Jack Zimmer from Carousel had rebodied by Troutman. It sat on the show floor there for a number...