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Built to ’73 “Can-Am” spyder “Lang Heck” spec for Sunoco/Penske Racing Team

1973
10th June 1973 – Mosport Can-Am

Driver : Mark Donohue Team : Sunoco Penske
Race number : 6 Race Result : 7th
Fastest lap 1:18,000 = 182,6477 km/h

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22nd July 1973 – Watkins Glen Can-Am
This chassis was crashed heavily by Mark at this event, but was rebuilt by Penske and retained as a spare car

Driver : Mark Donohue Team : Sunoco Penske
Race number : 6 Race Result : 1st
Fastest lap 1:39,571 = 195,353 km/h

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28th October 1973 – Riverside Can-Am
Spare car for Mark Donohue and the Penske team

1974
Retired from active competition – returned to Porsche for Museum

1996 Goodwood Festival of Speed (GB)
Derek Bell, Porsche AG

1997 Goodwood Festival of Speed (GB)
Derek Bell, Porsche AG

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1998 Goodwood Festival of Speed (GB)
Derek Bell, Porsche AG

2000 Old Timer GP
Gunther Steckkonig, Porsche AG

2001 29th July 2001, Rennsport Reunion
Porsche AG
Driven by David Murray in “preparation” for Roger Penske who then drove the car until it developed a misfire (when Roger switched to 004, owned my Matt Drendel).
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2001 Ault Park Concours – Ohio

2003 Goodwood Festival of Speed (GB)
Static display, Porsche AG

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2004 Goodwood Festival of Speed (GB)
Derek Bell, Porsche AG

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