Porsche 956/962

The Complete Photographic History

Porsche 956/962 The Complete Photographic History
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Author:

Glen Smale

Format: Hardcover, 496 Pages
ISBN: 9780857330987
Specs
Illustrations: 400 color photos
Size: 9 x 11
Weight: 0.31 lb.
Published: Jul. 15, 2012
DC: AE
Price: $125.00
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The Porsche 956 and the derivative 962 version dominated long-distance sports car racing on both sides of the Atlantic during the 1980s, both in European Group C racing and the American IMSA series. The car’s numerous successes included six consecutive victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours and four consecutive victories in the Daytona 24 Hours. This is a big book about a big subject, as these awesome machines raced competitively for 12 years and almost 150 of them were manufactured for use by factory and customer teams.

Glen Smale is a writer on automotive subjects. His books for Haynes include Porsche 917: The complete photographic history, Porsche at Le Mans, Jaguar E-type: Portrait of a Design Icon, (for which he received the Laurin and Klement ‘Design Writer of the Year’ award in 2007) and Porsche 956/962: A photographic history. He lives in Carmarthenshire.

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