Porsche Brings Vintage Liveries To Le Mans 24 Hour


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The Pink Pig and Rothmans liveries will make a grand reappearance at this years Lemans 24 Hour race in just a short few weeks away in the GTE class. The GTE class is a factory teams competing in the World Endurance Championship. The likes of Chevrolet, Ford, Aston Martin, BMW and Porsche all go head-to-head in this category. As part of the Porsche’s 70th anniversary, the factory works Porsche 911 RSR race cars will be wearing their iconic liveries from the days of the Pink Pig Porsche 917/20 from 1971 and the Rothmans Leman winning 956 C cars from the 80s.

The exterior of the cars may look completely different visually but the cars are completely identical from aero to mechanical systems on the car. Porsche will field 4 911 RSR entries this year, the two being in the iconic historical liveries and two other RSRs in their one, black and red liveries.

There will be another six Porsche 911 RSRs to start the race not counting the 4 factory cars. The other six RSRs are customer teams.

The running of the 2018 23 Hours of Le Mans will be taking place on June 16 and runs into the June 17th.


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