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Porsche 917

The Autobiography of 917-023 (Great Cars)

Ian Wagstaff

Hardcover

List Price: 90.00*
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Description

This magnificent book tells the story of the most important Porsche 917 of all – the one that gave Porsche its first victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours.

In 1970, the world’s greatest sports car race was ravaged by periods of torrential rain, but through it all came 917-023, driven by Hans Herrmann and Richard Attwood. They achieved a landmark success for the German manufacturer.

This book provides detailed insight into not only this race, but the six other races 917-023 competed in. Supported by a superb collection of period photographs, many in color, all Porsche fans will love this addition to the “Great Cars” series.

Porter Press, 9781907085215, 320pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2015



About the Author

Freelance journalist Ian Wagstaff won the Mercedes Benz Montagu of Beaulieu Trophy for his book, The British at Le Mans. He wrote for Autosport and Motoring News before becoming press and promotions manager at Silverstone in the late 1970s. His current work for Racecar Engineering, Race Engine Technology, Performance Racing Industry, The Paddock, The Red Bulletin and Auto Technology takes him to races throughout Europe and the USA, including the Indianapolis 500.