Wednesday, December 4, 2013

911 GT1 Straßenversion

Porsche's homologation car for racing in the GT1 Group at Lemans. Approximately 25 Straßen (street) versions were built in 1997 to meet the regulations. I shot this one at Rennsport Reunion I (Lime Rock) in 2001. Full carbon fiber body and 540HP. It was just a slightly de-tuned Lemans race car.  One is believed to have sold a couple of years ago for $2,000,000US.

The car was lapping as fast as the full-on race cars on the track at the time but was virtually silent due to the street exhaust!

A year later, the even wilder Evo version was racing and did the infamous flip at Road Atlanta: