917/30-001

Original Can-Am test chassis with adjustable frame and wheelbase – built to ’73 “spyder” spec
Periodicals describe this car as a type “917/20TC” dubbed so because of the use of a 917/30 front section mated to a 917/10 rear section

1972
10th – 16th Novemember, 1972

Build & test run at Weissach with Mark Donohue

24th November, 1972
Windtunnel test at Stuttgart

10th – 19th December, 1972
Paul Ricard Testing with Mark Donohue

1973
January, 1973

Windtunnel test at Stuttgart

12th – 19th February, 1973
Paul Ricard Testing with Mark Donohue

March – April, 1973
Test run at Weissach with Mark Donohue, Willi Kauhsen and George Follmer

July 15th, 1973 – Hockenheim 300

Driver : Vic Elford Team : Porsche AG / Motorsport Club Stuttgart (with Jagermeister sponsorship)
Race number : 7 Engine : 5.0Ltr
Qualification : 1st #1 Race Result : 2nd
#2 Race Result : 1st

Porsche 917/30-001 in Jagermeister colours at Hockenheim Porsche 917/30-001 in Jagermeister colours at Hockenheim

August 26th, 1973 – Misano Interserie at Autodromo Santa Monica

Driver : Helmut Kelleners Team : On load to Felder Racing Team
Race number : 3 Engine : 5.0Ltr
Qualification : tbc Race Result : 5th

September 30th, 1973 – Hockenheim Interserie

Driver : Helmut Kelleners Team : On load to Felder Racing Team
Race number : 3 Engine : 5.0Ltr
Qualification : unknown Race Result : 5th

1974

12th May, 1974 – Silverstone Interserie

Driver : Muller Team : Martini Racing
Race number : 0 Engine : 5.0Ltr
Qualification : tbc Race #1 Result : 1
Race #2 Result : 2

17th June, 1974 – Nurburgring Interserie

Driver : Muller Team : Martini Racing
Race number : 0 Engine : 5.0Ltr
Qualification : tbc Race Result : 7
Race #2 Result : 2

18th August, 1974 – Kassel Calden

Driver : Muller Team : Martini Racing
Race number : 0 Engine : 5.0Ltr
Qualification : tbc Race Result : 1

8th September, 1974 – Nurburgring Interserie

Driver : Muller Team : Martini Racing
Race number : 0 Engine : 5.0Ltr
Qualification : tbc Race Result : 1

22nd September, 1974 – Casale Interserie

Driver : Muller Team : Martini Racing
Race number : 0 Engine : 5.0Ltr
Qualification : tbc Race Result : 1

29th September, 1974 – Hockenheim Interserie

Driver : Kinnunen Team : Martini Racing
Race number : 0 Engine : 5.0Ltr
Qualification : tbc Race Result : 1

1975
Rebuilt & painted green for Vaillant Racing

April 13th, 1975 – Hockenheim Inter
Herbert Muller, Vaillant Racing Team

1976
Retired from active competition – returned to Porsche AG and restored – repainted silver Martini colours
Currently on display in the Porsche Museum but loaned to other shows and exhibitions

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