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It’s adamantine to ane of a time area Porsche was not ertive motorsport about the globe. With honours in appealing every chic or championship, the 911 and its derivatives accept larboard a mark on the history books that will not be erased. Over the aftermost 50 years, there accept been some standouts however. Afterward abundant altercation abaft the scenes, and an altercation or seven, we’ve aggregate a account of what we ane to be the ten best 911 or 911 based chase cars. Now, the accommodation is yours…
1974 Porsche 911 Turbo RSR
Where it all began for turbo Porsche embly cars. The groundbreaking ’74 Turbo RSR was the alpha of a appropriate aeon in Group 5 for Porsche. 750kg, 500hp.
1976 Porsche 935/76
Building on acquaint abstruse from the ’74 Turbo RSR, the 935/76 set the accepted for things to come. On its admission at Mugello, forth with the abutting chase at Vallelunga, Ickx & M brought the 935/76 to back-to-back victories and set in motion a alternation of successes that would accomplish the 935 one of the best acknowledged embly based antagonism cars of the era.
1978 Porsche 935/78
Perhaps the best recognisable of all the 935s. ‘Moby Dick’, its called aggressive by its ample anatomy address of Group 5 regulations, the car would alone win at the Six Hours of Silverstone in 1978. Able of 366km/h (227mph) on the Mulsanne, Moby Dick was the base for a lot of Porsche’s successes to appear in sports car racing.
1979 Kremer K3
Perfecting what Porsche started, the Kremer brothers took their K3 – based on the 935 – to aberrant levels of success. Utilising carbon/Kevlar in the bodywork, the cars were able of a reliable 700hp . At Le Mans in ’79, the K3 took aboriginal and third overall.
1979 Brumos Antagonism Porsche 935
Whilst the K3 was active anarchism in Europe, in the USA, the acclaimed #59 935 of Peter Gregg was ambience annal that accept yet to be baffled today. Eight victories and eight pole positions in a row, with the car never finishing alfresco the top 10 of any race. Domination.
1981/2 Porsche 935 JLP3
Still on the aforementioned ancillary of the Atlantic, the father/son aggregation of John L. Paul Senior and Junior and their custom con JLP3, which is believed to be the best acknowledged 935 anytime built. The alone car to win the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring in the aforementioned year (1982, although it’s the 1981 car pictured above). In aloof two years and 27 races, it aculated nine wins and 16 podiums.
1983/4 Porsche 935L
Another of the acknowledged US variants, 935L was piloted to achievement at the 1983 24 Hours of Daytona and to additional abode the afterward division at the aforementioned race. Both times adjoin annealed antagonism from ancestor rivals, baffled by the March-Porsche 83G in 1984.
1986 Porsche 959 Paris Dakar
Yes, it was a orted champ of the best backbreaking chase on earth, the Paris Dakar Rally. But what you absolutely charge to apperceive is that in 1986, an architect active a abutment 959 which was not competing, accomplished sixth overall. That’s how acceptable the 959 Paris Dakar was.
1996 Porsche 911 GT1
When Porsche absitively to acknowledgment to top akin GT racing, it did it with style. The 911 GT1 was a bespoke chase car that took abounding advantage of the rulebook of the era. Although added 911 in name than attributes – it was mid-engined rather than rear-engined – it did leave a abiding legacy.
2011 Manthey Antagonism Porsche 997 GT3 RSR
Winning the 24 Hours of Nürburgring already is an accomplishment. Winning it four out of bristles times amid 2007 and 2011 is a accomplishment which looks absurd to be repeated. Manthey accept absolutely larboard their mark on the event, it’s now up to others to try and bolt up.
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