David Walker

Editor-in-Chief, Provinz

Authored Articles

The PCA UCR Club Crest

TED MADISON'S ARTICLE on the Porsche crest got me thinking about the PCA UCR crest, its own history and significance. With assistance from John Adam, club historian and past-president, I have attempted to...

The Aerodynamics of the Porsche 917

WE RETURN, once again, to the 917 racecar to discuss its aerodynamics. There is an excellent Porsche personalities interview series on YouTube called Fresh Brewed & Air Cooled. One of...

August Social: PCNT Tour & Scavenger Hunt

WE WERE FORTUNATE TO HAVE our August virtual social at Porsche Centre North Toronto, hosted by Adriano Bernaudo, marketing manager, with a showroom tour of the new Taycan and other Porsches, a garage...

The Original 718

THE MOST RECENT Porsche Boxster and Cayman have been prefixed with “718” — a name from Porsche’s racing past. Introduced in 2016 for the 2017 model year, the Boxster and...

PCA Canada-wide Online Social

OUR JUNE MONTHLY ONLINE SOCIAL was timed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Porsche’s first overall win at Le Mans. This month’s social was exclusive to all Porsche Club Of America members across...

The Origins Of Porsche’s Model Names

THERE ARE NO SECRETS about the names Porsche has chosen for the models over its 70-plus years of history. I had fun researching and gathering the origin stories together. One...

Wendeigheit — Last Of The Air-Cooled

“THE NEW SHAPE created arguably the best looking 911 of all, by achieving something that hardly seemed possible — making the 911’s shape even simpler.” (The Complete Porsche: A Model-By-Model History by Brian...

993 In Miniature

UNBEKNOWNST TO MANY, not just a Porsche owner, I am also an avid model builder. Of course, also owning a 993, these are some of my favourite.

The Mighty 917: Porsche’s First Overall Win At Le Mans

IN 1997 MOTORSPORT MAGAZINE, well-respected at that time, did a poll of experts and readers to pick the Greatest Race Car up to that time. The Porsche 917 was chosen best overall by...

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Bring on the Smiles

ONE OF THE MOST unfortunate aspects of COVID-19 has been the physical, social and mental impacts on our most vulnerable friends and...

The Stuttgart-Munich Challenge

ON BEHALF OF of the PCA racers, I would like to thank the Trillium Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America...

2020 Driving Tours 2.0

“WILL THE NEXT EVENT GO AHEAD if there’s no vaccine?” asked a club member way back on March 7 during the Macan,...

I Can’t Believe They Did That!

IT'S SEPTEMBER, so it’s time for a new “I can’t believe they did that” rant. I’ll tackle my main nemesis: electronics. Some...

The PCA UCR Club Crest

TED MADISON'S ARTICLE on the Porsche crest got me thinking about the PCA UCR crest, its own history and significance. With assistance...