Porsche 917, ‘Hippie Car’: Le Mans 1970…

Posted: February 8, 2015 in Fotos, Sports Racers
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The 1970 Le Mans 24 hours was won by the Hans Hermann/Richard Attwood Porsche 917K , Kurtz, or short tail…

The win was Porsches’ first outright Le Mans victory. In second place, 5 laps behind was the so-called ‘Hippie Car’, the wildly painted Martini International 917LH, Langheck or long tail. The car was driven by Gerard Larrousse and Willi Kauhsen, starting a trend of cars with stunning finishes which continues today…

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Technical Specifications…

917 Tech Specs

Photo Credits…Pinterest unattributed

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