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1975 Le Mans GT Winner: The 1974 Porsche RSR 911 460 9065

John Fitzpatrick in Porsche RSR Carrera at Le Mans in 1975
Le Mans 1975. John Fitzpatrick driving the opening stint, ahead of a Tebernum team RSR behind him and the other two GELO RSRs in sight in the following pack. (Photo courtesy of Porsche Archives.)

Ed note: The history of specific chassis used in notable races decades ago can be hard to verify but are significant to fans of Porsche and vintage racing enthusiasts. Information presented are the thoughts, data, and opinions of the author. Enjoy!

This is the story of what happened to a 1974 Porsche RSR Carrera at the 1975 edition of the 24 hours of Le Mans. But not just any old RSR Carrera; the one I’m going to tell you the story of was the highest placed Porsche RSR at the 24 Hours of Le Mans—ever.

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