porsche 917 racing car

Count Rossi of the Martini company, bought chassis 030 from Porsche. He raced it once under the Martini Racing Team Flag at the Zeltweg 1000 km World Championship race on 27 June 1971. After the race, it was returned to the factory, where it was modified with basic road equipment (exterior mirrors, turn signals, exhaust system and comfort modifications) and painted silver. None of the European authorities would certify the car for road use and Rossi obtained the Alabama plate 61-27737 to circumvent the problems.



Speed

Porsche 917/30

409 km/h

Variants

Porsche 917

  • 917PA
  • 917K
  • 917L
  • 917LH

Weight range

4.5-litre air-cooled

730-909kg