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Video: The race of records – Porsche at Le Mans 1971

Submitted by on December 4, 2013

Le Mans 1971Many records were set and broken during the running of the 1971 24 hour of Le Mans

1971 was a big year for the Le Mans 24 hour, with safety concerns seeing the traditional start being ditched in favor of a rolling Indianapolis Start. It was huge year for Porsche too, who finished the event with 917s in both first and second position. Furthermore, cutting-edge lightweight design saw numerous records tumble, such as the highest ever average speed at 222km/h.

Porsche are celebrating their memory of this historic event with this video honoring their achievements. Enjoy!

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