Nord Stern Chronicles
Snapshots of Nord Stern’s very rich history

Nord Stern History Post 24 Kitchak Wins at Daytona 24

Nord Stern History Post 24
Kitchak Wins at Daytona 24

Nord Sterner Peter Kitchak won the GT2 class at the 1998 24 Hours of Daytona. They finished 4th overall behind the winning Ferrari 333SP which was in the twilight of its racing career.  2nd and 3rd were Porsche GT1’s, so Kitchak’s 911 turbo was the first...

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...

Nord Stern History 19 Bill Sholar

Nord Stern History 19
Bill Sholar

  Without PCA there would be no Nord Stern. Attached is a pdf from the May 1982 Panorama written by then Editor, Betty Jo Turner. There is a lot of PCA and early US Porsche history in these few pages.  As you read this keep in mind Nord Stern was founded in the...