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Photo of the day: Paul Newman at Le Mans (1979)

Submitted by on June 13, 2014

Le Mans 1979Rolf Stommelen, Dick Barbour and Paul Newman on the grid at Le Mans in 1979.

Accompanying them are a pair of Hawaiian Tropic girls. The trio were entered into the event driving Dick’s Porsche 935/77A, and managed to finish in a very impressive second place overall. The race was won by the Porsche Kremer Racing 935, driven by Klaus Ludwig, Don Whittington and Bill Whittington.

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Image: The Cahier Archive

 

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