Fri, 08 Jul 2016 04:34:40 GMT
Return of the Free Radicals – How Group C is making a comeback
- Classic Driver
“My first experience of Group C racing was sitting in the grandstand at Brands Hatch in the pouring rain in 1982, watching Jacky Ickx winning the World Championship in a Porsche 956
,” says Henry Pearman, one of the foremost enthusiasts and collectors ...
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:13:02 GMT
2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 Race Car Packs 900+ Horsepower
Porsche has a knack for making fast cars, especially race cars. The Porsche 956
Group C in which Stefan Bellof set the record for the fastest lap around the Nurburgring in 1983 (6:11.13) is a case in point. As far as endurance racing is concerned ...
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 19:48:58 GMT
Pink Floyd Drummer Nick Mason's Lifelong Dream to Race at Le Mans
- Robb Report
“There's almost certainly a Porsche
or a Ferrari that you could get into now,” he says, “but you need to be either rich or quick. Being both would be ideal.” Owners of vintage racecars can compete in the Le Mans Classic (lemansclassic.com), which takes ...
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 13:59:55 GMT
20 amazing pics from Porsche's Laguna Seca celebration
- Top Gear
Whatever you did at the weekend, we reckon it wasn't as exciting as this. See, Porsche
saw fit to gather together a load of its racing heroes – both cars and drivers – for its fifth Rennsport Reunion, held this year at California's Laguna Seca Raceway ...
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 14:03:45 GMT
Royal Automobile Club Honors Derek Bell
- Sports Car Digest
The Royal Automobile Club played host to a special event on Wednesday 9 September 2015, when five-time Le Mans winner and double World Sportscar Champion, Derek Bell MBE, drove the iconic Rothmans Porsche 956
-001 up the Captain's Drive at the ...
Sun, 13 Sep 2015 05:10:47 GMT
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:50:47 GMT
Aussie's Le Mans winner sells for $13.7 million
The 1983 Le Mans-winning Porsche 956
co-driven by South Australia's Vern Schuppan has fetched a record price at auction in the United States. Going under the hammer at the Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach auction in California, the 956 smashed ...
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 13:46:52 GMT
Le Mans-winning Porsche 956 on video
This 1982 Porsche 956
, the third of only 10 built, won the Le Mans 24 Hours in the hands of Vern Schuppan, Al Holbert and Hurley Haywood. The sister Rothmans-sponsored 956 of Derek Bell and Jacky Ickx finished second, on the same lap, while 956s took ...
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 10:36:50 GMT
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