PORSCHE 956 n.17



PORSCHE 956 n.17


The Porsche 956 is a prototype that participated at the 24 Hours of Le Mans of 1984. The German Porsche Kremer Racing Team with Tiff Needell, David Sutherland and Rusty French at the wheel of the Porsche 956 n.17 finished ninth in the 24 Hours of Le Mans 1984 with a gap of thirty-nine laps from the winner the race was Porsche 956B n.7 with Klaus Ludwig and Henry Pescarolo, in second place the Porsche 956 n.26 with Jean Rondeau and John Paul jr, while in third position the Porsche 956B with David Hobbs, Philippe Streiff and Sarel Van Der Merwe.


Porsche 956
Aluminium monocoque
Length: 4770 mm
Width: 1930 mm
Height: 1030 mm
Suspension front: Double wishbones, coil springs over Bilstein gas-pressurized dampers
Suspension rear: Lower wishbones, rocker arms, coil springs over dampers
Brakes: Ventilated and cross-drilled discs
Tyres: Dunlop


Porsche 935/76 2649 cc F6 Bi-Turbo
Power: 456 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: Manual 5 speed.
Fuel brand: Shell
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: 100 lt


Ninth in the 24 hours of Le Mans 1984 with drivers Tiff Needell, David Sutherland, Rusty French


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French Rusty, Needell Tiff, Sutherland David




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