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Porsche L&M 917/10 Spyder 1972 -Monterey 2012 // Aug 16-18 3079

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Monterey 2012 // Aug 16-18
Auction House: Mecum
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Sold for: $ 5.500.000

- Perhaps the world's most recognized Porsche 917
- Team Penske Racing, sponsored by L&M
- Driven by racing legends Mark Donohue and George Follmer
- Debuted at Mosport '72 Can-Am driven by Mark Donohue
- Dominated the '72 Can-Am series taking 1st at 5 of 9 races
- Can-Am Champion in '72 driven by George Follmer
- Raced as #6 by Donohue and #7 by Follmer in '72
- Penske then sold 003 to Rinzler and was campaigned as the #16 car in RC Cola livery for the '73 Can-Am season
- 2nd place overall in '73 driven by George Follmer
- Powered by a 5.4L Twin Turbo 12 cylinder engine
- Capable of making over 1150 horsepower, 0-100 MPH in 2.9 seconds
- 917/10-003 was used for significant testing and development by Porsche prior to delivery to Penske
- A true icon for automotive racing history
- This car earned Porsche their first Can-Am Championship and is one of the most significant race cars ever built

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