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    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Cristiano Ronaldo has over 150 million followers on Instagram, but prefers to spend his time on Rennteam... Smiley

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    ...where he likes to post off-topic videos of himself doing step-overs... Smiley 

    How does he embed those videos on Rennteam? Smiley

    ...hello Cristiano Ronaldo! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Keanu Reeves hasn't spent much time here since they went water cooled...

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    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Dwayne Johnson is a popular actor, professional wrestler and a regular Rennteam reader... Smiley

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    ...he is hoping to be upgraded to a Rennteam VIP but still needs to persuade the moderators... Smiley

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    ...hello Rock! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Lewis Hamilton enjoys browsing Rennteam after work... Smiley

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    ...but he is still waiting for a dedicated Pagani Zonda board...  1538770913308image.gif

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    ...hello Lewis Hamilton! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Tom Cruise has been planning a Rennteam driving tour... Smiley

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    ...but he just hasn't got round to organising it yet... Smiley

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    ...hello Tom Cruise! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Boxster Coupe GTS:

    Dwayne Johnson is a popular actor, professional wrestler and a regular Rennteam reader... Smiley

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    ...he is hoping to be upgraded to a Rennteam VIP but still needs to persuade the moderators... Smiley

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    ...hello Rock! Smiley

    Some say, he eventually did manage to get a cuff buttoned up. 


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Conny997:

    No, he lent it to me for a trip to the Alps. and I promised to geotag the photossmileyangry

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    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    One of our Rennteam superstars enjoys driving a McLaren F1 GTR at the weekends... Smiley

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    ...let's take a drive with our Rennteam friends and find a nice place for a coffee... Smiley

    ...thanks Futch! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Blueflame-senior (Rennteam-member since 1942) waiting in the parking lot for his friends at the first German Cars&Coffee in the early seventies with his 1967 911 2.2 Targa Sportomatic in non-PTS "Blaumetallik" ...smiley

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    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    blueflame:

    Blueflame-senior (Rennteam-member since 1942) waiting in the parking lot for his friends at the first German Cars&Coffee in the early seventies with his 1967 911 2.2 Targa Sportomatic in non-PTS "Blaumetallik" ...smiley

    Blueflame

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    Rennteam post of the week... Smiley

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    ...congratulations Blueflame! Smiley


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    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Steve Coogan is a famous actor, comedian, petrolhead and a regular contributor on Rennteam...  1538770913308image.gif

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    ...soon to return to the BBC with a new TV series as Alan Partridge... Smiley 

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    ...he is famous for his amazing world-class comedic impressions, as seen in The Trip... Smiley 

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    ...Steve Coogan does a classic impression of RC on his way to work... Smiley 

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    ...all due credit, respect and thanks to Steve Coogan! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Sir John Cleese is an actor and comedian with an honorary Rennteam doctorate in moderation... Smiley

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    ...where he likes to keep a close eye on secret agents and their online activity... Smiley

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    ...he enjoyed arranging the original Rennteam "Cars and Coffee" gatherings at Fawlty Towers... Smiley

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    ...and was always keen to provide advice on good maintenance of cars... Smiley

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    ...hello Sir John Cleese! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    This thread is brilliant.


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    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Kate Moss does come around here from time to time, though not too often since female users are so few. surprise

    Welcome back, Kate. cool


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    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Kate Moss famously persuaded Jay Kay to join Rennteam after chatting about cars at her birthday party... Smiley

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    ... after joining, RC commissioned Jamiroquai to produce Rennteam's official theme tune, inspired by Kate Moss... Smiley

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    ...and RC was credited on Jamiroquai's award winning album...Smiley

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    ...RC also arranged for Jay Kay to appear on BBC Top Gear to remind Jeremy Clarkson who is the boss... Smiley

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    ...great to see you Jay Kay! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

     Blueflame-junior and his Carrera T waiting for coffee with new sunglasses.

    Blueflame

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    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Ben Collins (aka "The Stig") is an old friend of Chris Harris and Rennteam's original stunt driver... Smiley

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    ...he was famously unmasked by Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise live on BBC Top Gear... Smiley

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    ...after filming one of his famous Rennteam comparison tests...Smiley

    ...and went on to write a best-selling book with a foreword by Rennteam on How to Drive...  1538770913308image.gif

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    ...Ben Collins made a guest appearance at a Rennteam "old timers" meet at the London to Brighton run... Smiley

    ...where we interviewed some of the original Rennteam moderators... Smiley

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    ...great to see you Ben Collins! Smiley ...and Stig! Smiley 


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    In 1976 a small group of car enthusiasts arranged to meet in Paris for coffee in the inaugural Renteam rendez-vous... Smiley

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    ...one Rennteam moderator decided to film the drive in a Ferrari 275 GTB on an original Canon 310XL Super 8...  1538770913308image.gif

    ...but forgot to switch off the camera on arrival... Smiley

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    ...probably still wishes that they had kept that car! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Boxster Coupe , you are on a fantastic creative roll . Well done , highly enjoyable kiss


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    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Steve McQueen showing a clear preference for Rennteam over Ferrarichat.MV5BMTkxNzQ3MDk5OV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwODMwODM2NTE@._V1_UY1200_CR90,0,630,1200_AL_.jpg


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    waiting for PDK:

    Steve McQueen showing a clear preference for Rennteam over Ferrarichat.

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    ...and there's even archive footage of Steve McQueen arriving at Renntean's first cars and coffee meeting... Smiley

    ...just out of interest, are you still waiting for PDK? Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    When it was rumoured on Rennteam that an Audi dealer in Paris had a special one-off deal on an ex-demo Audi R8 V10 Plus - it was a straight race between RC (driving a local hire care) and Conny (in a BMW) to get there to sign the lease first... Smiley

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    ...nice driving RC and Conny! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    You’re a real artist kiss


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    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    In the 1980s, Walter Rohrl did an internship for Rennteam and was often sent out by RC to get coffee... 1550096185373image.gif

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    ...nice driving young Walter!  1538770913308image.gif


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Love the plaid upholstery!


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Frank Walliser originally joined Porsche as an intern back in 1995, having been encouraged to apply by his friends on Rennteam... smiley

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    We caught up with Frank Walliser at the Porsche Rennsport Reunion at Laguna Seca in sunny California where he was happy to answer a few questions about the new Porsche 935 exclusively for Rennteam... Smiley

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    So who is the new head of Porsche 911 and 718 model series?

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    The career of Dr Frank-Steffen Walliser (born 16 August 1969) from intern to motorsport boss ran along the racing line without any unscheduled pit stops. After studying mechanical engineering specialising in combustion engines and technology management, the native of Stuttgart came to Porsche in 1995 as an intern, graduate student and then doctoral candidate.

    From 2003 to 2008, Frank held the enviable position of General Manager of Motorsport Strategies and was one of the innovators in the successful campaign of the Porsche RS Spyder in the American Le Mans Series...

    As the overall project manager of the 918 Spyder from November 2010, Frank was responsible for the development and production of Porsche’s groundbreaking super sports car that holds the lap record for road-legal production sports cars of six minutes and 57 seconds on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife.

    In October 2014, following the success of the Porsche 918 Spyder, Frank Walliser was given the additional responsibility as Head of Porsche Motorsports for worldwide GT motorsports and for GT production sports cars.

    During the first quarter of 2019, Frank Walliser is taking over model series responsibility for the 911 and 718, reporting directly to the CEO. 

    “To have the responsibility for both motorsport and production brings its own special challenges,” he says. “There’s no other job like it in the world.”

    The mechanical engineering graduate will also retain the role of project lead after switching to the model series.

    “The integration of the GT road vehicles into the 911 and 718 model series enables us to take into account significantly earlier the special features that are necessary for our uncompromising road sports cars,” Walliser told Rennteam.

    “It also means there will be no change to the close linking with motorsport. It’s still true for our GT vehicles: they’re born in Flacht.”

    "...and, don't worry, I will keep eye on Rennteam," said Walliser. 

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    ...great to see you Frank! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    A few Rennteam members have been asking what to do if you have a white Lamborghini...  1550096185373image.gif

    ...and might like it in another colour! Smiley


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Brilliant devil


    Re: Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos)

    Ten years ago, Rennteam members gathered for a relaxed cross-country weekend drive with Chris Harris...  1538770913308image.gif

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    ...including a Bugatti Veyron, Porsche 997 GT3 RS, Audi R8 and even a Lamborghini... Smiley

    ...we spent all weekend driving cool cars, on the look out for a local Starbucks...  1550096185373image.gif

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    ...thanks again for making the arrangements Chris Harris! Smiley


     
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