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

Nord Stern History Post 26 Loonacy at Le Mans

Nord Stern History Post 26
Loonacy at Le Mans

In 2011 former Porsche factory driver David Murry went to Le Mans driving the Robertson Racing Ford GT. David became a friend of Nord Stern in 2009, PCA Club Racing started the Pro Coaching Program and piloted the program at our Loonacy Club Race.  The program is...

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 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...