Career Kick-off at LeMans:
50 Years of Porsche 917
From November 1, 2019
For 50 years, Le Mans and the Porsche 917 have been two inseparable racing legends. A great reason to celebrate this extraordinary pair, with a special exhibition at the Traumwerk. Scale models, billboards, original cars – take a stroll through five decades of racing history with the Porsche 917, and their most exciting events.
It was June 14, 1970, when Hans Hermann and Richard Attwood raced to victory in their red and white Porsche 917 with the number 23, winning the infamous 24-hours of Le Mans for the first time. This win kicked off 50 successful years, marked by many highlights.
Their innovative turbo technology made Porsche a sports car building force to be reckoned with, racking up 19 overall victories and countless triumphs in their category – most recently in a hybrid version, in 2015, 2016 and in 2017, when Porsche took part in the race for the last time.