Concours Classes

Categories of Concours Competition

There are 6 categories of Vehicle Concours Competition in Zone 7.

9.1 Full Concours

9.2 Street

9.3 Restoration

9.4 Preservation/Unrestored

9.5. Competition & Special Interest

9.6. Wash & Shine

9.1 Full Concours - Full Concours cars are commonly referred to as "100 point"· cars, meaning that there are no discernible flaws of any kind, on any surface or area of the vehicle; a "perfect" example of the marque. They are judged to the highest standards and in more areas than any other category of vehicles. This Category is judged on preparation, maintenance, finish & presentation. This category is not judged on originality, and is open to any Porsche of any year.

Vehicles in this category may be transported to a competition, and be seldom driven.

9.2 Street - Street category vehicles are driven regularly and are expected to have the usual patina of use that results from being driven. It is also expected that the owner has taken more than normal care to maintain the car in as-new condition. Vehicles are judged to the same standard as Full Concours vehicles, but do not have the chassis areas judged. This Category is judgec:l on preparation, maintenance, finish & presentation. This category is · not judged · on originality, and is open to any Porsche of any year.

9.3 Restoration Group - This group is for automobiles 11 model years and older. Judging emphasis is on authenticity of the restoration and on presentation.

Restoration implies that the entered Porsche has been repainted, reupholstered, re-carpeted and non-service items such as seals and trim replaced in a comprehensive manner. Non standard parts are subject to loss of points. 50% of the potential points for each item will be assigned to originality/restoration and 50% to presentation of that item. Any item departing from original shall be penalized no more than 50% of the allowed points for that item. If, in the opinion of the judge or judges, there is a part, color, trim, wheel, etc. that is non-standard or not period correct, the burden of proof will be on the entrant. The build data sheet or other documentation for the automobile is not required and will not be examined by the judges.

9.4 Preservation/Unrestored -Preservation/Unrestored cars are Porsches, a minimum 21 model years old, with a minimum of 75% Porsche Factory applied paint and 75% Porsche Factory installed interior, with both interior and exterior dating from the time of the original manufacture and installed or applied at the time of the original manufacture at the factory. Vehicles are judged to the same standard as Full Concours vehicles, but do not have the chassis areas judged. This Category is judged on originality, preparation, maintenance, finish & presentation as well as the cars history and provenance. These vehicles are not judged on the perfection of their surfaces, but rather on their originality.

9.5 Competition/Special Interest falls into two basic types.

9.5.1 One type are those automobiles that have been modified for competition in SCCA events, Autocrossing, Time Trialing, etc. (The addition of spoilers and modifications limited to the inside lip of fenders are not considered modifications.) Ten bonus points will be awarded to Porsche factory racing cars, and."other" Porsches will earn the ten bonus points only if they are currently active (50% or . greater) in a competitive driving series (regional, Zone, PCA,SCCA or POC) for the current year.Must bring valid proof of current competition i.e timing slips,etc

9.5.2 Bona fide retired limited production competition entries are included in this class. Any production line Porsche originally equipped with a 911 Carrera or 911 Turbo engine is not eligible for entry in this class.

9.5.3 The second types of automobile are those Porsche vehicles that have been modified by a Porsche specialist companies such as RUF. A Porsche specialist company must be recognized by the Kraftfahrt Bundesamt or German Transport Authority as a full automobile manufacturer and must source the majority of its drivetrain, chassis, and body assemblies from Porsche AG.·

9.5.4 This category also includes those limited-production or special interest cars built by the Porsche factory for specialized use. Vehicles that qualify for this category include, but are not limited to models such as the 1952 American Roadster, Buetlers, Spyders, Abarths, 904, 906, 911 R, RS, RSR, etc.

9.5.5 Judging in this category is for esthetics and preparation. Originality is not judged in this category. This category is the same as Zone 8 ClassesC-10, S- 10, and UR-10.

9.6 Wash & Shine - This category is intended for those owners who take good care of their vehicles. These cars are driven regularly and are expected to display the patina of being used. It is also expected that the owner has taken more than normal care to maintain the car in as good of condition as possible.

Vehicles are judged to the same standard as Full Concours & Street vehicles, but do not have the chassis or engine judged. This Category is judged on preparation, maintenance, finish & presentation. This category is not judged on originality, and is open to any Porsche of any year. Cars entered in this category must be driven at least two thousand (2,000) miles per year.

9.7 Vehicles that are on display at an event and are not part of the competition are classified as "Exhibit-Only" vehicles, and are not judged for trophies or points. Entry fees may be collected for Exhibit-Only vehicles and any Porsche of any year may be displayed.