Nearly 400 Porsches, ranging from early 356 and 911 models to the latest Carrera Cup GT3s, took part in the inaugural Porsche Rennsport Australia Festival of Motorsport at Sydney Motorsport Park in May this year.
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The inaugural Porsche Rennsport Australia Motor Racing Festival shared little more than its name and enthusiasm for the marque with the North American Rennsport Reunions, first staged in 2001 and now enjoying a fifth renewal. It didn’t try to. With 23, not 314 million people, annual Porsche sales close to 1,500, not 35,000, and proportionately fewer classic Porsches in private hands, it was never going to be in the same car park.
So, for the Porsche Rennsport weekend staged at Sydney Motorsport Park this May, the spotlight was more on the present and future of the marque, than the past.
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