In the Atmosphere: A Race Above the Clouds

To dare to engage in something that defies death and stretches the realm of possibility is an endeavor that is seldom approached, even by the brave, and something that demonstrates a level of fervor that most will not have the privilege to witness in their lives. It should come as no surprise, however, that RDS Automotive Group and David Donohue, have engaged in exactly that, and when RDS, had the opportunity to support David and the calling that holds such a sentimental place in his life, it seemed like a no-brainer.

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Across the Terrains: Porsche Takes it All

It is widely recognized that some of the greatest things in life are created accidentally.  This is no foreign concept to the world of rally racing.  The epitome of an accident-turned-miracle in rally racing is the eminent Paris-Dakar Rally. The Dakar is one of the most captivating races across the globe, quite literally, and the threshold at which two entirely different worlds rendezvous as a joint host to a race that has been well-renowned throughout generations. 
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Soul of a Driver: David Donohue

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As David Donohue competed for his second victory at the 98th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in his fourth attempt on August 30th, 2020, RDS Automotive Group took a look back down the road that has led David to this moment. From his first Porsche 911 SC to his latest GT2 RS Clubsport, David has always had the soul of a driver and an innate ability that runs deep within his veins.
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Soul of a Driver: Mark Donohue

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Mark Donohue had the soul of a driver. He danced with fate around every hill climb, oval, and circuit he ever raced. Accepting the unknown variables then charging 190 miles per hour down a straight. Mark defied fear to challenge himself and those considered the best. After his passing the same enthusiasm for racing grew within his son, David.
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The Donohue Legacy’s Rendezvous with McLaren’s Senna GTR

It all began when an employee of McLaren Philadelphia informed two content creators from the marketing department of RDS Automotive Group that a patron of the company had his Senna GTR in for servicing and that it was of a similar style livery as the 1972 McLaren M16B that Mark Donohue drove for Penske Racing.  The outside of the vehicle was an unmistakable Sunoco Blue, and accented in bright yellow and red, with a bold number 66 present on the front and sides of the vehicle. 
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History: Inconvenient Beginning: The Inception of the 911

It should come as no surprise to any of us that the Porsche 911 is one of the most iconic sport cars to have ever hit the asphalt, and with the incorporation of the 2+2 platform, the coupe will, without doubt, secure its spot in the books for many moons to come.  But when exactly did this astonishing machine manifest itself as such an icon around the globe? 

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Amelia Island Concours Relives Racing History

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For a quarter century, the Amelia Island Concours has given any and all car shows a run for their money by assembling some of the most significant collector cars in the world on the luscious greens of northern Florida. To celebrate the feat of 25 annual gatherings, The Amelia created an array of classes to lure out the greatest road and racing vehicles of all time.
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After Decades on the Track, Donohue Settles In at Porsche of The Main Line

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Despite carrying one of the most famous surnames in motorsports history, none of David Donohue’s success was inherited. At the age of 8, his father Mark was killed in an accident at the Austrian Grand Prix, and as explained in a recent article in Vintage Motorsports magazine, the family very infrequently attended races simply because of the fear of that. It wasn’t until David met some of his dad’s competitors that he decided to make his own commitment.
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The 911 Speedster is a Proper Tribute to Porsche's Roots

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It’s hard to say that a car sold in 2019 and possessing all the modern performance features of a brand new 911 is a classic. But when the 911 Speedster was unveiled, it was clear that this was a proper tribute to Porsche’s earliest racers—not just in appearance, but in emotion and excitement.
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