While AO Racing ran a special Preston Henn's Swap Shop livery at the 24 Hours of Daytona back in January, commemorating the Swap Shop 935 winning the race outright in 1983, the team have retired that livery for the full season, and are instead going to be racing with a wonderfully comical T-Rex livery. The car has henceforth been dubbed "Rexy" and …Continue to the full article
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AO Racing debut Swap Shop 935 tribute livery forty years after an iconic Porsche victory
All the way back in 1983 a very strange-looking Porsche took to the high banks of Daytona International Speedway and stomped its way to pole position for the season-opening 24 Hour race. The ANDIAL Racing tube framed 935 chassis had been fitted with a cobbled together version of Porsche's famed "Moby Dick" long tail bodywork for the season, and boy …Continue to the full article
Hustling an RS Spyder at Road Atlanta
It's astonishingly fast, varied, and offers precious little runoff in its quickest sections. Road Atlanta is one of North America's most challenging road courses, and it's no wonder that Petit Le Mans is held here. Its long straights and fast corners are perfect for prototypes, and there's no better tour guide than Gunnar Jeannette to show us the …Continue to the full article
Watch a 908LH Pursue a 917 Around Laguna Seca!
In hot pursuit of a Gulf 917, Gunnar Jeannette hustles this beautifully-kept 908LH around a slippery Laguna Seca at last year's Rennsport Reunion; keeping his car on the knife's edge and keeping us on our toes the whole time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s99qjBEKpHs Though the mellifluous flat-eight soundtrack might keep most motoring fans …Continue to the full article
Once In A Lifetime Video: Onboard The Gulf 917K With Bruce Canepa as he Battles Gunnar Jeannette in a 908
This is an incredible onboard video, possibly one of the best out there. Captured by Racer.com, they fitted a GoPro to Bruce Canepa's head, and allowed us to ride along inside his Flat-12 powered 917. The windshield makes for a dramatic viewpoint, but the inside of the Porsche is almost equally exciting. You can see Bruce slamming the shift lever …Continue to the full article
The Collier Collection Is Bringing A 908 Flunder And An Elva-Porsche To Monterey!
The Collier Collection, in conjunction with Stanford's The Revs Institute, always bring some interesting machinery to Monterey, and they always have Gunnar Racing there to help them prepare the cars with mega-talent Gunnar Jeannette on hand to drive. This year is no different, as they have brought out a pair of lovely Porsche-powered racers in the …Continue to the full article