The Legendary Porsche 919 Hybrid Lives on Vinyl Recording Made of Its Own Tires

By: Porsche | Photos Courtesy of: Porsche

Porsche and Le Mans is a story that goes back decades. In 2017, after three overall victories in a row, the legendary 919 Hybrid bid its farewell to the LMP1 class in Le Mans. Now, Porsche decided to give it one last tribute. The famous wheels that ran on the 919 Hybrid have been immortalised. A vinyl record has been pressed from the tyres of this legendary race car. And on the vinyl listeners find a journey through the history of Porsche at Le Mans. The record’s name: “The 24 Minutes of Le Mans.”

24 iconic stories on one vinyl plate

In a stirring 24-minute audio experience, Porsche tells 24 iconic stories and recounts the impressive history of Porsche on the legendary race course. Not on its own: For the 24 tracks, the sports cars manufacturer is joined by racing royalty and Le Mans legends. Dr. Wolfgang Porsche describes his experiences at the race as a boy. Chad McQueen talks about sitting on his father’s lap in a race car. And Hans-Joachim Stuck lives through one of our biggest tragedies once again. These “24 Minutes of Le Mans” history are like no other.

Porsche 919 Vinyl Record The 24 Minutes of Le Mans

The numbers 1 through 24 of the 200-piece limited edition were up for auction. On a single day. Over the course of 24 hours. One every hour. The proceeds were be donated to Loisirs Pluriel in Le Mans, an organisation supporting disabled children all over France.

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