Flashback to the winning Porsche 956 at Le Mans in 1983 (video)
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Flashback to the winning Porsche 956 at Le Mans in 1983 (video)

Last weekend, the Porsche 956 that won at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1983 was auctioned off by the Gooding company for more than 10 million dollars, and established a new sales record for one of the German manufacturer's cars.

In 1983, the win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans went to the trio Vern Schuppan, Al Holbert and Hurley Haywood. However, the history of the 956-003 chassis could have ended up reading quite differently: for no more than a few meters... 

 

Text: Cécile Bonardel / ACO -Translation by Nikki Ehrhardt / ACO

Video: YouTube - Goodingandcompany