Ten years after theirs successes in endurance racing, the Kremer brothers decided to build a new Porsche 917 for LeMans 24 Hours 1981.
The team is supported by the German factory, but it arrive in LeMans without a lot of tests and the new Porsche 917 K for Kremer and not anymore for “Kurz”.The results are not as high as the expectations: the team, three-colored 100 % for the occasion, is obliged to retire the race after 82 laps only.
Scale 1:32, ready to race at the slot racetrack. Continue reading “Porsche 917K no. 10”
Restored Porsche 917K returns to US race track after 40 years
Porsche provides new services for historic motorsport
Stuttgart. Historic Porsche race cars represent many victories at the 24-hour classics of Le Mans and Daytona. And they also celebrated memorable successes at 1,000-kilometre events on storied circuits such as the Nürburgring and Spa-Francorchamps. To ensure that these vehicles can still be admired at race tracks today, Porsche now also offers customers a comprehensive service for historic motor racing in Germany and the USA. The priorities of the new business field are to restore vintage race cars as true to the original as possible as well as to repair and maintain them. Continue reading “Porsche 917”
Two new items from Brumm (Italy) in scale 1/43. The R555 Porsche 917K 1000Km Spa 1970 1° Siffer-Rodriguez #24 Scuderia JWA Gulf in a limited edition of 200 pieces and the
R556 Porsche 917K 1000Km Spa 1970 1° Siffer-Rodriguez #24 Scuderia JWA Gulf. Both available in june 2014.
Making its debut at this year’s International Toy Fair, TSM-Models will now offer products in a 1/12 scale resin format for the first time in its history. A great alternative to the larger, more expensive 1/8 offerings, our lineup of 1/12 scale products is sure to appeal to those collectors who are interested in a high end large scale model that is a bit more affordable and manageable in size. In what is sure to be one of our most anticipated models of the year, the 1/12 resin lineup will feature both of the world famous Porsche 917s that won the 1970 24 Hours of Le Mans and Daytona. Closed bodied and extremely detailed, and emblazoned in the historic colors of Gulf Oil for Daytona along with the striking red and white trim for Le Mans, these models are sure to be the new centerpiece for any model collection.
new from Schuco and still available from your dealer (if not sold out), a limted edition of 500 pieces from the Porsche 917K #3 “24h Daytona 1970 Porsche Salzburg” with drivers Ahrens and Elford. ( Art.-Nr. 450591000) In the piccolo series.