Porsche retired from the Le Mans LMP1 class in 2017, took the 919 Hybrid-derived 919 Evo on a farewell tour, and parked each vehicles at their ultimate residence on the Porsche Museum in Germany. But, the story is not over for the championship-winning race automotive.
Porsche introduced Monday in a video that it has recycled the precise tires used on the Le Mans-winning 919 Hybrid and created vinyl information. Sure, the information performed on a document participant with a needle. The vinyl options 24 tales from Porsche’s historical past at Le Mans and final for 24 minutes. The unique vinyl information are available commemorative packaging and graphics that mimic the race automotive’s tires, and it is definitely vital for any Porsche-phile.
These cannot simply purchase one, nonetheless. Porsche plans to public sale 200 copies of the vinyl, all constituted of the 919 Hybrid’s tires, on Feb. 23 on-line. Everybody can have an opportunity to personal the distinctive piece of Porsche motorsport historical past, however solely 200 bidders will stroll away profitable. All proceeds from the auctions will go to Loisirs Pluriel, a French charity group that helps maintain disabled youngsters. The group offers housing for kids and caters to their particular wants whereas letting them develop and play. Loisirs Pluriel operates one in every of its 22 branches in Le Mans only some miles away from the racetrack.
Porsche vinyl constituted of 919 Hybrid’s tires
For many who will inevitably be priced out of the vinyl public sale, Porsche has uploaded the 24 minutes of tales to a web site and different streaming platforms. Followers can take heed to the “The 24 Minutes of Le Mans” on Spotify, Apple Music, Soundcloud, and different platforms. For racing followers fascinated by motion on the monitor now that Porsche has ended its LMP1 marketing campaign, this 12 months the German model will compete in Formulation E with a brand new factory-backed crew.