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Hans Herrmann / Richard Attwood, #23 Porsche 917K (Porsche KG Salzburg) 24 Hours Le Mans 1970 (1st)

Hans Herrmann / Richard Attwood, #23 Porsche 917K (Porsche KG Salzburg) 24 Hours Le Mans 1970 (1st)

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The legendary Porsche 917 is the fastest series production car ever made in the world. This in Gulf livery is the car as it was raced to victory at the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1970 driven by Pedro Rodríguez, Leo Kinnunen and Brian Redman.

1970 Porsche 917 at Daytona

Here's what 24 hours at Daytona in 1970 will get you: a car held together with tape and the grace of God. That's probably Pedro Rodriguez at the helm of the race-winning Gulf Porsche, and Jerry Thompson or John Mahler in the Owens-Corning Corvette.

Pedro Rodriguez / Jackie Oliver, #18 Porsche 917LH (John Wyer Automotive Engineering), 24 Hours Le Mans 1971 (DNF)

Pedro Rodriguez / Jackie Oliver, #18 Porsche 917LH (John Wyer Automotive Engineering), 24 Hours Le Mans 1971 (DNF)

24 heures du Mans 1970 - Porsche 917L #25 - Vic Elford / Kurt Ahrens - Abandon

24 heures du Mans 1970 - Porsche 917L #25 - Vic Elford / Kurt Ahrens - Abandon

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In 1972 Porsche arrived on the Can Am scene with this a turbocharged monster packing considerably more horsepower than it did kilograms.

Porsche 908 Langheck am 1981-08-15 - 24 Hours of Le Mans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hans Herrmann's Porsche 908 with long tail bodywork, runner up of Le Mans 1969 .

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May Belgium — Driver Jo Siffert races a JW/Gulf Porsche 917 supercar during the 1971 Spa-Francorchamps endurance race. — Image by © Schlegelmilch/Corbis

Porsche 917 Jo Siffert Porsche Michigan Can Am 1969

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