Vic Elford

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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

50 years of Porsche 917 Video

The 917: a milestone for Porsche and an icon of motorsport. A formidable racecar that took the first of 19 Porsche victories at Le Mans. Developed by a small, passionate team in less than a year under absolute secrecy and enormous time pressure. Now, 50 years later, we present the 917 with chassis number 001 … Continue reading

Porsche Announces Legendary Cars, Drivers, Engineers for Rennsport Reunion VI

Championship winning Porsche race  cars, the engineers who designed them, and the men who drove them to victories around the world will be reunited around the track for Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI (RRVI) at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca near Monterey, California, September 27-30. The 2018 theme “Marque of Champions” focuses on the legends of the … 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

Golden Anniversary: 2018 Marks 50 Years Since First Porsche Overall Daytona Win

2018 is a memorable year for Porsche as it marks the 50th anniversary of the German brand’s first overall 24-hour race victory at Daytona International Speedway. The 1968 win came at the hands of Vic Elford, from Great Britain but today living in Florida, Jochen Neerpasch (Germany), Rolf Stommelen (Germany), Jo Siffert (Switzerland) and Hans … Continue reading