Apr 6, 2020 · Apr 6, 2020 Porsche Last year, Porsche invited Road & Track to Sonoma Raceway to drive a handful of its finest historic cars. Among them a 917, and Richard Attwood on hand to make sure it...
Apr 4, 2020 · Richard Attwood, one of the most successful works racing drivers of Porsche AG, celebrates his 80th birthday today. 50 years ago, the British racing driver Attwood achieved the first overall victory for Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans together with Hans Herrmann.
May 8, 2020 · Richard Attwood, one of the most successful works racing drivers of Porsche AG, celebrated his 80th birthday April 2020. 50 years ago, the British racing driver Attwood achieved the first overall victory for Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans together with Hans Herrmann.
Mar 10, 2017 · Richard Attwood, Porsche’s first ever overall winner at Le Mans in 1970, is now 77 years old. Normally, that’s the stage of life where most of us mortals are thinking about what colour slippers we should be wearing. But for a man who’s raced everything from a 917K to a Triumph TR3A via 908s and Formula One, retirement isn’t even a consideration.
Sep 4, 2019 · Richard Attwood and Tim Orchard about 917 and Concorde Captain Tim Orchard commented: ‘It was fascinating to be shown the 917, which was very much a car of Concorde’s era and I think developed with the same devotion and focus. The brutality of the car - its simplicity - are striking, and from I hear it was quite a formidable machine to drive.
History will show us that Richard Attwood and Hans Herrmann gave Porsche their first win in the 1970 Le Mans 24 Hours, when the famous #23 red/white Porsche 917 K took the chequered flag. But it was not as simple as it might seem at first glance, as Attwood was not keen on the 917 in the early days. He takes up the story:
Richard Attwood meets his British Legends Edition 911 Carrera 4 GTS. Watch on.