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Hans Herrmann

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Six overall winners from Porsche in Le Mans

For fans of endurance racing,this weekend cannot come quickly enough: at 2.30 pm on Saturday, 19 September 2020, the starting flag for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the largest and most tradition-rich motorsports event in the world, will be raised. Porsche is the most successful brand in the almost 100-year history of Le Mans. … Continue reading

Porsche Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Le Mans Win

A total of 19 overall victories, countless class successes and incredible emotions have linked Porsche with the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world’s largest and most traditional motorsport event, for more than six decades. On 14 June 1970, Porsche achieved its first overall victory there with the 580 hp 917 KH sports car. 50 … Continue reading

Porsche congratulates motor racing legend Richard Attwood on his 80th birthday

Richard Attwood, one of the most successful works racing drivers of Porsche AG, celebrates his 80th birthday on 4 April 2020. 50 years ago, the British racing driver Attwood achieved the first overall victory for Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans together with Hans Herrmann. Attwood developed a passion for motorsports at an … Continue reading

Porsche celebrates “50 years of the 917”

One of the strongest number sequences ever produced by Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year: the Porsche 917. The most famous racing car of all time made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show on 12 March 1969, and the Porsche Museum is celebrating the landmark birthday with plans to restore the first … Continue reading

“70 years of the Porsche sports car” at the Retro Classics exhibition

The Porsche Museum is celebrating “70 years of the Porsche sports car” at this year’s Retro Classics exhibition. Every hour at the Porsche stand, visitors are invited to experience a 15-minute journey back in time through the history of the Porsche brand. A selection of special sports cars form the centrepiece of the guided tour, … Continue reading

Golden Vintage: Porsche 907 Celebrates 50th Anniversary Win at Sebring

1968 was a very good year for Porsche. The 907 conquered all comers at the 24 Hours of Daytona to open the racing season in early January. The official Porsche factory effort had swept the top-three spots there before traveling to Sebring, Florida where the cars took the top-two steps of the podium at Sebring … Continue reading

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