Classic Porsche



When we think back to Porsche’s earliest overall wins at Le Mans, it’s easy to forget some of the entries beyond 1970’s Salzburg 917 K and the following year’s winner, the Martini Racing 917 K driven by Gijs van Lennep and Helmut Marko. Thankfully, die-cast model manufactur­er, Spark, is keeping memories alive by producing small-scale versions of the runner-up Porsches giving triumphant cars a run for their money. This 1:43 resin depiction of the no.49 Wicky Racing Team 907 driven to seventh place by Walter Brun and Peter Mattli at Sarthe in 1971, for example, is a fantastic example of Spark’s enthusiasm for the under-appreciate­d race cars of yesteryear. Beautifull­y detailed, the diminutive speed machine even features replica duct tape pasted around the offside headlight, just as the Wicky car wore during the race. Presented on a commemorat­ive plinth in a presentati­on display case, this mini motorsport model can be ordered direct from the Selection RS online store.

Price: €64,95 selectionr­ or call +33 (0)384 781 859

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