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1979 Porsche 935 K3
The overall winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1979, this 935 K3 survives as one of the foremost examples of racing success bolstering Porsche’s image of excellence. The 935, which competed in the Group 5 production-based car class, was the ultimate 911-based racer of its era and one of the very few production cars to win Le Mans overall. Its “K” designation refers to Germany’s Kremer Racing, a shop that modified and developed a variety of Porsches for use by “privateers” (teams without formal factory support).
1967 Porsche 910
Originally built as a factory racer for the 1967 Targa Florio, this Porsche 910 won its class and finished ninth overall at the 1969 24 Hours of Le Mans while driven by then-owner Christian Poirot. At the 1967 Nürburgring 1000 KMS race, Porsche 910s famously finished 1-2-3-4, giving Porsche its third outright win at a major World Sportscar Championship event. Although derived from the dual-purpose 906, the 910 was a true prototype racer and the first of many to be built by Porsche.
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