Porsche Restoration Competition 2023!

A Day at the 2023 Restoration Competition: Porsche Italia Shines!

Sounds like a fantastic event for car enthusiasts, especially those with an affinity for Porsche and vintage automobiles! Restoring classic cars is an art, and the painstaking attention to detail required to bring them back to their original condition showcases the talent and dedication of the restorers.

Key Points

  • The Porsche Italia Restoration Competition 2023 finals were held at PEC Franciacorta.
  • The jury consisted of three members: CEO of Porsche Italia, David Giudici and Alberto Pontara
  • The passion and dedication of the Porsche Classic Partners in restoring these cars was praised.
  • The winner of the competition will be announced at the Porsche Festival on the Misano Adriatico circuit this weekend.

Rich History

PEC Franciacorta buzzes with energy today. Cars from yesteryears, each restored to its former glory, gleam under the Italian sun. A CEO of Porsche Pietro Innocenti joined the jury for this year’s Restoration Competition, organized by Porsche Italia. David Giudici, Alberto Pontara, and he has the privilege of judging these beauties.

Every year, this event impresses me more. Classic Partners from all over Italy pour their heart and soul into these projects. Their hands carefully restore each part, each detail, capturing the original essence of these classic machines. He feels their passion and sees the dedication in every polished chrome and stitch of leather.



As he walks around, the cars tell stories – of eras gone by, of drives along the Amalfi coast, of races won, and of family trips cherished. Every contestant hopes to win, but they all share a deeper understanding: this isn’t just about competition. It’s a celebration of Porsche’s rich history.

Porsche has a rich history, and events like the Restoration Competition at PEC Franciacorta are a testament to the brand’s commitment to preserving that legacy. The excitement of the culmination at the Porsche Festival on the Misano Adriatico circuit will undoubtedly draw a lot of attention.

For those attending, it’s bound to be an unforgettable experience. And for those who can’t make it, there are plenty of photos and perhaps even videos to showcase these automotive masterpieces. Best wishes for a successful event, and may the best-restored Porsche win!

For those eagerly waiting to know the winner, mark your calendars! The Porsche Festival at the Misano Adriatico circuit this weekend will make the big reveal. I invite all car enthusiasts and Porsche aficionados to join us. See you there!


In essence, the Restoration Competition at PEC Franciacorta isn’t merely an event; it’s a journey back in time, a tribute to Porsche’s unparalleled legacy. As these classic machines stand revived, they serve as a testament to the craftsmanship of both their original creators and the talented restorers of today.

Whether you’re a competitor, a jury member, or an onlooker, the experience is a profound reminder of the enduring allure of Porsche. As we gear up for the grand reveal at the Misano Adriatico circuit, one thing remains certain: every restored car here is a winner in its own right, a beacon of automotive history and passion.

via Pietro Innocenti

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