Goodwood Festival of Speed 2013 – Top 30 Cars of Interest Page Three
1970 Porsche 917K – Entered by Porsche Salzburg and driven by Richard Attwood and Hans Herrmann, this Porsche 917 Kurzheck ‘Short Tail’ won the 1970 24 Hours of Le Mans, giving Porsche their first overall victory at the famed endurance race.
1970 Gulf Porsche 917K – This J.W. Automotive Engineering Ltd. Gulf Porsche 917K was driven at Goodwood by Brian Redman.
1977 Martini Racing Porsche 936/77 – Perhaps the most successful endurance race car of all time, this Porsche 936 won Le Mans in 1976, ’77 and ’81.
1955 Cunningham C6-R – At Le Mans in 1955 the Cunningham C6-R, fitted with an Offenhauser engine, retired from the race. Second and third gears failed, and the engine, designed for methanol fuel and insufficiently modified for the mandatory French pump gasoline, overheated. A burned exhaust valve ended the car’s run.
1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competitizone – Chassis number 2735 is one of the most famous and recognizable 250 SWBs. The Rob Walker paint and the number 7 will forever link the car to the great Stirling Moss, who successfully campaigned the car in the late months of his career. (See full profile)
1952 Jaguar C-Type – Stirling Moss drove XKC 005 to victory at the 1952 Reims Grand Prix. It raced at the 1952 Monaco GP, and – in the hands of Moss – took victories at Boreham and Turnberry, as well as a 2nd place at Goodwood that year. It also ran as a factory car in the 1953 Mille Miglia, driven by Tony Rolt and Len Hayden.