August 2009 (Porsche Monterey Special Issue)



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All-Porsche Special Issue

Interview: Hans Herrmann – Mike Jiggle speaks with the quiet German about his long racing history with Porsche and his career-defining Le Mans victory.

Profile: Le Mans Breakthrough – Harold Pace enjoys the rare honor of test-driving the 1969 Porsche 917K that carried Richard Attwood and Hans Herrmann to Porsche’s historic 1970 Le Mans victory.

Profile 2: Swiss Spyder – Ed McDonough test drives the ex-Scuderia Filipinetti, 1964 Porsche 904 GTS.

Feature: Bridge Over Troubled Waters – Robert Newman reveals the little-known story of Porsche’s first, true namesake racecar, the 1939 Type 64 “Berlin-Rome” car.

Fast Lines: Davey Jordan’s First Porsche – Pete Lyons tells how one young American racer got his start in a straight-from-the-showroom 356.

Heroes: Ferdinand Porsche – Robert Newman recounts the formative years of the man who founded the marque that bears his name.

Legends Speak: A Baptism by Fire – Richard Attwood remembers the events leading up to his historic victory for Porsche at Le Mans in 1970.

Art History: “The First Victory” – Uli Ehret’s classic watercolor recreates the first of Porsche’s record 16 overall wins at Le Mans.

Hot Laps: Laguna Seca Turn 5 – Veteran Skip Barber instructor Randy Buck talks us through one of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s deceptively challenging corners.

Fabulous Fifties: Brian Redman’s Porsches – Art Evans revisits the many Porsche racing cars that have played key roles in the Englishman’s stellar career.

Greatest Racecars: Porsche 956/962 – Le Mans champion Vern Schuppan registers his vote for one of the greatest racecars of all time.

Last Lap: Porsche – Mike Lawrence takes a tongue-in-cheek look back at his many Porsche test drive experiences.

First Turn: Not-So-Strange Bedfellows

Hidden Treasure: 1958 Denzel Roadster

Market Guide: Under-2-liter GT Racers


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