October 2007 VRJ (All-Porsche Rennsport Reunion Issue)



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Interview: Derek Bell – Ed McDonough speaks with the 4-time Le Mans champion about what it was like racing for Porsche during the heady days of the 956/962 campaign.

Profile: Alpha & Omega – With the help of Derek Bell, Ed McDonough test drives both the prototype Porsche 956 and the last works 962.

Feature: The Penske Panzer – Gary Horstkorta examines the genesis and history of one of modern motorsport’s most dominant racing cars-the Porsche 917 Can-Am program.

Fast Lines: Slaying Giants-Again – Pete Lyons discovers how similar Porsche’s current RS Spyder ALMS program is to Porsche’s original RS Spyder program in the 1950’s.

Heroes: Jo Siffert – Robert Newman examines the incredible contributions of Swiss racer Jo Siffert to Porsche’s racing legacy.

Legends Speak: Racing for Porsche – 1977 Le Mans winner Jurgen Barth looks back on his Porsche racing career which included everything from Le Mans to rallying.

Art History: “Daytona Sunrise” – Painter John Ketchell paints a striking image of Porsche’s 1970 win at Daytona, with the 917.

Hot Laps: Willow Springs Turn 5 – Skip Barber instructor Randy Buck shows us the fast way through Willow Springs Raceway’s Turn 5.

Fabulous Fifties: Vasek Polak, Porsche Magician – Art Evans looks back on the unbelievable life story of Porsche dealer and team-owner Vasek Polak.

Greatest Racecars: Porsche 917/30 – Rennsport Reunion-organizer and racing-champion Brian Redman casts his vote for one of the greatest racecars of all time.

Last Lap: German Cars – Mike Lawrence overcomes his prejudices to honor Germany’s diverse postwar racing heritage.

First Turn: Rennsport Redux

Hidden Treasure: 1965 Townsend MkV

Market Guide: Prewar, Part I

Photo Gallery: Goodwood Festival, Blackhawk, Winton, Watkins Glen, Mosport, Targa Florio.


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Dimensions 210 × 269 in


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