Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 80. Chapters: Porsche 917, Audi R10 TDI, Howmet TX, Peugeot 908 HDi FAP, Audi R8, Reynard 02S, Ferrari P, Porsche RS Spyder, Audi R15 TDI, Cadillac Northstar LMP, Ferrari 512, Ford P68, Alfa Romeo Tipo 33, MG-Lola EX257, Porsche 908, Panoz LMP-1 Roadster-S, Radical Sportscars, Dallara SP1, Daytona Prototype, Renault Alpine A442, Toyota 7, BMW V12 LMR, Pescarolo 01, Peugeot 905, Lola B2K/40, Panoz LMP07, Lola B2K/10, Ferrari 333 SP, Porsche 907, Spec Racer Ford, Mercedes-Benz CLR, Ferrari 312PB, Lola B08/60, Lola-Aston Martin B09/60, Bentley Speed 8, Nissan R391, Bandini 1000 V, Bandini s.p. 1000, Porsche 936, Lola B08/80, Lola T70, Audi R18, Porsche 906, Bandini 1300, Oreca 01, Porsche 910, Lola B11/40, Sports 2000, Proto-Auto Lola B08/70, Lancia LC1, D Sports Racing, Porsche 909 Bergspyder, Sports prototype, C Sports Racer. Excerpt: The Porsche 917 is a racecar that gave Porsche its first overall wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1970 and 1971. Powered by the Type 912 flat-12 engine of 4.5, 4.9, or 5 litres, the 917/30 variant was capable of a 0-62 mph (100 km/h) time of 2.3 seconds, 0-124 mph (200 km/h) in 5.3 seconds, and a top speed of over 240 mph (390 km/h). There are 6 variants of the 917. The original version had a long tail (917LH), but had considerable handling problems at high speed. The Gulf team had then experimented with a shorter tail, and solved the handling problems at the expense of some top speed. Porsche adopted these changes into the 917K. These versions produced around 620 bhp. There is also the qPink Pigq version, modified 917K with the 908 rear spoilers and the Turbo'ed spyder 917/10 /20 /30's. In the 1973 Can-Am series, the turbocharged version Porsche 917/30 developed over 1, 100 bhp (820 kW), and as much as 1, 580 bhp (1, 180 kW) in qualifying tune. The 917 is one of the most iconic sports racing cars...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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