The Porsche 917 is one of the most iconic race-cars ever produced by Porsche. The Porsche 917 dominated many races in different championshipsand was the ultimate race-car for many race enthusiast. The Belgian Vincent Gaye first saw the Porsche 917 in action in Spa in 1969. Since then he starteddreaming of owning a Porsche 917.
In 2008 Vincent Gaye was fortunate enough to acquire the Porsche 917-021. From the moment he added to car to his,already exquisite, collection, it became clear this particular car needed a complete restoration. Together with the long restoration, the complete history of thecar was researched and documented. This research even made clear that this particular Porsche 917 was road-registered in Germany, becoming one of only 2 Porsche 917’s that were ever allowed on the public roads.
After a 4 year restoration, the car is finally back where it belongs. On the track. Vincen Gaye wanted the car in the psychedelic livery it had in its late and succesfull race years.This book documents the complete history from the car, every single race it raced is in the book with dozens and dozens of pictures. This book has an overwhelming amount of informationon both the car history and it’s metriculous restoration, making it an absolute must for any serious Porsche and race lover.
Author : Jacques Breuer & Raymond Collignon
Language : English / French /German
Pages : 324
ISBN : 978-2-9601156-1-1