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50 years of Porsche 917

This year possibly the most prominent racing car in Porsche motor racing history is celebrating its 50th birthday: the Porsche 917. The Porsche Museum is honouring the 50th anniversary of the racing sport icon from 14 May to 15 September 2019 as part of a comprehensive special ex...
50 years of the porsche 917 colours of speed exhibition

New Special Exhibition “50 Years of the Porsche 917 – Colours of Speed”

This year possibly the most prominent racing car in Porsche motor racing history is celebrating its 50th birthday: the Porsche 917. The Porsche Museum is honouring the 50th anniversary of the racing sport icon from 14 May to 15 September 2019 as part of a comprehensive special ex...
First Porsche 917 Restored

First Porsche 917, from 1969, is Being Restored to its Original Condition

On the evening of 10 March 1969, mere months after Hans Mezger’s initial ideas and design sketches, the first Porsche 917 with chassis number 001 is completed – with just two days to go before the official press event showcasing the new Porsche Group 4 sports cars at the Geneva A...
Porsche 919 Evo Meets Legendary 917

Record Breaking Porsche 919 Evo Meets its Legendary 917 Predecessor

At its final huge public appearance on the “919 Tribute Tour”, the record breaking Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo meets a historic counterpart – the Porsche 917/30 from 1973. The two racing cars belong to the circle of stars at the “Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI” – the world`s biggest ...