Having quietly racked up numerous victories in the ALMS in 2006 and 2007, including an indecent number of overall victories, the LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder developed into a mature thoroughbred racer just as its forebears did.
In the world of Porsche motorsport, nothing happens by chance and equally, nothing is left to chance. But, as the new millennium rolled on, many Porsche enthusiasts and followers once again hankered after greater assertiveness from the Stuttgart manufacturer on the world stage of motorsport. After all, it was back in 1998 that the 911 GT1 had last taken overall honours at the 24-Hour of Le Mans, and that was too far back in history, in the opinion of many.
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