Porsche Announces Legendary Cars, Drivers, Engineers for Rennsport Reunion VI

Posted on 07. Sep, 2018 by in Porsche Canada

The 2018 thesis “Marque of Champions” focuses on a legends of a code and will move together a world’s largest entertainment of Porsche competition cars and enthusiasts.

The guest list includes names stamped in Porsche motorsport history: Hurley Haywood, a many successful American continuation motorist ever; Brian Redman, co-creator of Porsche Rennsport Reunion and racing motorist extraordinaire, Vic Elford, who is celebrating a 50th anniversary of his mythological 1968 season, Norbert Singer, lead operative famous as a father of a Porsche 962 as good as a male behind a Carrera GT V10 engine; and Jacky lckx, six-time Le Mans winner, will all be in assemblage along with many others. Overall, there will be 50-plus mythological drivers on hand, signing autographs and creation appearances on and off a track.

11 winning Porsche competition cars will be on display

Twelve stream Factory Drivers will also be during a Monterey track, including Patrick Long, Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and a 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans GTE Pro winning contingent of Kévin Estre, Laurens Vanthoor and Michael Christensen.

The other heroes of RRVI are of march a cars. The 919 Hybrid Evo, that Timo Bernhard recently piloted to a 5:19.55 record path on a Nürburgring-Nordschleife, will be on site. A special Champions Garage will be located in array quarrel to arrangement 11 winning Porsche competition cars, in further to a Poster Cars:
 

1960 Porsche 718 RS Spyder


718 RS Spyder, 1960, Porsche AG

With a double wishbone back cessation and a incomparable Type 547/3 flat-four cylinder mid-mounted engine, this early antecedent of a complicated Boxster won a initial vital continuation competition for Porsche in 1960 during a 12 Hours of Sebring with Hans Hermann and Olivier Gendebien in their No. 42 718 RS 60.
 

1984 Porsche 953 Group B Rally Car


953, 1984, Porsche AG

On a roughest turf of North and West Africa, a initial all-wheel-drive step towards a 959 employed over 10.5 inches (27 centimeters) of circle travel, a double wishbone cessation with double startle absorbers during a front, and a reinforced back spindle with additional curl springs to constraint feat during a Paris Dakar Rally. René Metge cumulative a Porsche feat in a automobile class, a initial win for a sports automobile during a dried race.
 

2008 Porsche RS Spyder


RS Spyder, 2008, Porsche AG

Over a three-year period, a LMP2 category racer won 3 manufacturer championships in a American Le Mans Series, many particularly winning a 2008 12 Hours of Sebring. That Sebring feat in a LMP2 category was a initial win for a automobile outward a tip antecedent category in 14 years. The RS Spyder, that was named with a curtsy to a 550 Spyder of a 1950s, contributed to a growth of a 918 Spyder supercar and 919 Hybrid racecar.
 

Linking a abounding story of Porsche cars to a destiny of e-mobility, a 356 “No.1” Roadster will make an coming along with a all-electric Concept Study Mission E. The “No. 1” will be in a Porsche Paddock Hospitality area while a Mission E will be shown in a Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur area. Other displays embody some-more than 1,300 cars in a Porsche Club of America corrals and 70 poignant competition cars in a Porsche Heritage tent.

Overall, there will be 350 Porsche competition cars competing in 7 opposite classes, travelling from a 356 by a 917 to complicated 911 GT cars, and many more. The racing groups and report are listed during a WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca website: Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI Run Groups.

Ticket information is accessible by contacting 831-242-8200 or online during www.weathertechraceway.com.

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