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Richard Attwood

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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

New special exhibition “50 Years of the Porsche 917 – Colours of Speed”

This year possibly the most prominent racing car in Porsche motor racing history is celebrating its 50th birthday: the Porsche 917. The Porsche Museum is honouring the 50th anniversary of the racing sport icon from 14 May to 15 September 2019 as part of a comprehensive special exhibition entitled “50 Years of the Porsche 917 … Continue reading

The legendary Porsche 917 meets the fabulous Concorde video

Fifty years since they moved under their own power for the first time, two machines developed in the same era of ambitious, ground-breaking engineering have met as they celebrate a special anniversary: the Concorde 002 and the Porsche 917-001.

50 years young: when Porsche met Concorde

Fifty years since they moved under their own power for the first time, two machines developed in the same era of ambitious, ground-breaking engineering have met as they celebrate a special anniversary. On 9 April, 1969 – precisely 50 years ago – the first British made Concorde began its maiden flight from Filton Airfield, Bristol, … Continue reading

50 Years of the Porsche 917 Celebrated at 77th Goodwood Members Meeting

Four world premieres at 77th Goodwood Members Meeting in Great Britain: For the first time, Porsche presents four driving examples of the 917 around the challenging Goodwood Motor Circuit – including the first 917, chassis 001 which has been restored just in time for this year’s jubilee. Furthermore, the 917/30-001 celebrates its debut after its … 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

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