Getting the chance to analyze the details of championship-winning historic Porsche racecars doesn’t happen everyday, so I made sure I took plenty of photos of two of my favorites: the Porsche 934/5 and the 935.
Why would a Porsche owner fly someone over from Japan to cut up their beloved sportscar? Because the experience they get in return is well worth the sacrifice. I had the opportunity to follow along as Nakai-san put his stamp on a local Porsche owner’s 964 and turned it into a RAUH-Welt masterpiece. This is my recollection of the visit as an interested observer.
Texas is home to the quintessential American attitude of ‘bigger is better’, and this mantra includes a fascination with all things high-horsepower. For automotive enthusiasts, this attraction plays out in the form of the TX2K event held each year in Houston, Texas, where an assembly of the nation’s fastest street-driven drag-race cars takes over Royal Purple Speedway and exemplifies the theory by attacking the dragstrip in a festival of horsepower.