When Porsche 907s Swept Daytona
BY KARL LUDVIGSEN
Making motorsport history in 1968
Much more than an interim model that gave birth to the 908, Porsche’s 907 had a splendid career all its own. A bright highlight was its domination of the podium places at the Daytona 24 Hours in 1968.
The 907 first appeared as a coupe that was the most bizarre and striking yet to leave the racing shop in Werk 1 at Zuffenhausen
Porsche 907L chassis 008, driven by hot-shots Jo Siffert and Hans Herrmann. A sticker showed its “Prototype” category.
So far ahead was the leading Porsche that von Hanstein was able to give seat time to Stommelen, Siffert, and Herrmann so they could share this Porsche success.
The trio of elegant long-tail 907s finished 1-2-3 in the Daytona 24-hour race.
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