Porsche 917

After lying idle for forty years, the Porsche 917 exhibited in the 24 Hours of Le Mans Museum took to the tarmac again on 8 June 2010 at an exceptional demonstration on the 24 Hours of Le Mans circuit, for the greatest pleasure of all car racing buffs. On this occasion, the equally legendary Gérard Larrousse, former pilot of this car and Le Mans winner in 1973 and 1974, took the wheel again to drive back and forth a few times in the straight section in front of the grandstand. A car of superlatives, probably the most spectacular racing car having raced at Le Mans in the twentieth century, it has been dubbed 'competition car of the century'.This phoenix-like rebirth is the end result of painstaking efforts by the Fondation du Patrimoine and Motul working together to safeguard and enhance heritage cars. __________________________________ Après quarante années de repos et pour le plus grand plaisir de tous les passionnés de course automobile, la Porsche 917 exposée au Musée des 24 Heures a repris du service le 8 juin 2010 lors d'une démonstration exceptionnelle sur le circuit des 24 Heures du Mans. A cette occasion, le non moins légendaire Gérard Larrousse, ancien pilote de cette voiture et vainqueur au Mans en 1973 et 1974, a (re)pris place au volant pour effectuer quelques allers-retours sur la ligne droite des tribunes. Voiture de tous les superlatifs, probablement le plus spectaculaires des bolides ayant couru au Mans au XXe siècle, elle fut nommée « voiture de compétition du siècle ». Cette formidable renaissance a été rendue possible grâce à l'action de la Fondation du Patrimoine et de Motul, associés au service de la sauvegarde et la valorisation du patrimoine automobile.

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Porsche 917K Flat-12 Pure Engine Sound - In Action on Track
Flickr Page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/19bozzy92/ Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/19Bozzy92YT Google+ page: https://plus.google.com/100567781241722617164/posts Last weekend I recorded a 1969 Porsche 917 (chassis 025) racing at Monza Circuit during the "1000 km Challenge" race revival, a 3 hours race in which race cars from 1960 to 1970 compete for the victory. This Porsche 917-025 was built for Porsche AG as a long-tail version. In 1970 was converted into a 917 "K" (K stay for Kurzheck, "short" in german), painted in white with blue stripes and sold to Team Zitro, from Switzerland. The car is moved by a 4.5 liter Flat-12 engine which can produce 580hp at 8300 rpm and it's able to reach a top speed over 350 km/h (220 mph). Camcorder: Canon Legria HF M46 + Canon DM-100 Microphone Event: Coppa Intereuropa Storica 2013 Where: Autodromo di Monza. Italy Link To My Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/19Bozzy92 THANKS FOR WATCHING AND SUBSCRIBE!!!





Nissan R-382 vs Porsche 917 in the Japan Grand Prix of 1969
Nissan R-382 vs Porsche 917 in the Japan Grand Prix of 1969 It's "Cool"! Three Nos. of Prototype, Nissan R-382 driven by the three racing drivers called "Nissan outstanding trio" belonging to Nissan Factory Team easily had overtaken even Porsche 917 driven by Jo "Seppi" Siffert, one of the skillful F1 racing drivers in '60s. Seppi with Porsche Factory Racing Team must have anticipated that Porsche easily could get the First Price just before the qualification sessions begin. But they couldn't. Goddess of Victory smiled at Nissan. After that, the result of the race had rushed on Porsche as an emotional trauma towards Nissan,which still seems to continue within the realm of the subconscious and the strong sense of rivalry still can been seen in adherence to the fastest course record at Nürburgring. Memorial scenes at Fuji Speed Way in the Japan Grand Prix of 1969.





A Le Mans' Hero: Porsche 917 - PURE RACECAR SOUNDS
When you think about racecars and Le Mans, you probably think about this: the Porsche 917. You used to see this monster in videogames but in my video you can finally see how it looks like in real world! I'm proud to host on my channel this proper Le Mans hero, a Porsche 917/k to be precise. The history of this incredible machine is way too long to be reported here so I'll link its Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porsche_917 I'll then stick to what it's like to see such a monster in real world; it's just amazing: the car is lower than anything else, the sound it produces is nearly disturbing due to its loudness! I cannot imagine what was like to race at Le Mans or at the Nurburgring in one of these... Enjoy this piece of automotive history! Don't forget to subscribe to my channel! Carlo





Porsche 917 INVASION - AMAZING SOUND
I have filmed 3 Porsche 917's on track at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed, the Flat-12 sounds are simply breath taking. The exact cars in this video are very special, one being the Le Mans 1970 winner, one in the iconic and famous Gulf Livery and another in the wonderful Martini Livery! Hope you enjoy the video, thanks for watching. Porsche 917's in this video: 1970 Gulf Livery Porsche 917K 4.9L 1970 Martini Racing Porsche 917K 4.5L 1970 Porsche 917L Kurzheck 4.5L (1970 Le Mans winner) Bmxncars Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/bmxncarsfanpage?ref=hl




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