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Old 01-09-2019, 08:05 PM
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I misunderstood the thread title. I wouldn't have read it all if the title had've been hyphenated. I was left looking for references for the *** Dealer that was being Greedy.
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Old 01-09-2019, 08:16 PM
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There are a lot of dealers who are enthusiasts—real ones who race, drive, and, yes, collect the cars. CJ is one, but there are so, so many more. It isn't unusual to see them exercise their option to buy a special model—whether it's the "latest greatest" or a bookend on a collection of Speedsters, RSs, etc. Should they do that ahead of their own customers? I don't know, but I think it's generally a very good thing for the hobby that dealership owners are often enthusiasts. I'd far rather have that than faceless corporate ownership when it comes to dealer input on new models in Germany and elsewhere…
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Old 01-09-2019, 08:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Billy Wyatt View Post
I must be just looking at this all wrong.
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Old 01-09-2019, 10:12 PM
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I surrender all is well
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Old 01-09-2019, 10:25 PM
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Billy, I get your point, but if it makes you feel any better, I don't think there was much desire for this car. I was told they would make more than 5 if there was demand when I spoke with PMNA, and as it was, they had trouble selling these. Not sure the purpose of them either, they have no home in SRO or PCA, so basically a kick **** DE car. For that money, I want something I can race in too. There are more custom cars coming out of PMNA if you want one!
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Old 01-09-2019, 11:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Glyndellis View Post
I misunderstood the thread title. I wouldn't have read it all if the title had've been hyphenated. I was left looking for references for the *** Dealer that was being Greedy.
and touche'
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Old 01-10-2019, 12:03 AM
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Originally Posted by FourT6and2 View Post
These specific cars were never going to see a track anyway. They are for collectors. Go read the other thread about it.
WRONG - Mine will be at NOLA here Feb 2nd, and I got it to track it.

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Wut? I thought these cars were sold through Porsche Motorsports. And that anyone had the opportunity to buy one of them.
That is correct.

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See the article below. They were sold by Porsche Motorsport, not PCNA. They were not sold through the dealer network, but directly to customers as with all cars sold by PMNA. As you can see in the article, there was a finite window of time for ordering and with 4 days left before the deadline, they still had 4 slots left out of a maximum of 10. If at the end there were less than ten ordered, which it sounds like may be the case, the dealer didn't prevent anyone from getting one. If the dealership owner bought two he didn't do anything any of the rest of us didn't have the same opportunity to do, at least as of 10/22/18. With respect, in this case, I do think you are thinking about this wrong. It's not a case of hundreds of customers orders unfilled while a greedy dealer keeps precious allocations for himself. He just bought the cars like any one else could have.

https://www.pca.org/news/2018-10-22/...-friday-oct-26
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For the Record. There are 2 Blue ones and 4 White ones. I have car 002. These things are sweet, and I will definitely enjoy mine for many years to come.


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Old 01-10-2019, 09:17 AM
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The real take-away from this exercise is that, with the exception of a few stand-up dealers, PMNA should take over distribution of all GT cars in the U.S.....
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Old 01-10-2019, 10:24 AM
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Looks like someone jumped the gun on this accusation.
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