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Porsche Museum to open Le Mans exhibit

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Porsche is celebrating its return to Le Mans this year with a special exhibition at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart featuring 20 race cars that competed at Le Mans. The exhibit, called "24 Hours for Eternity. Le Mans," starts March 26 and will be open until July 13, 2014.

Visitors can expect to see race cars from Porsche’s storied history at Le Mans, such as the 1969 908/2 Spyder long tail, the 1971 Porsche 911 T/R, the 1974 911 3.0 RSR, the 1979 935, the 911 GT2 Le Mans, the 962 GT Dauer Le Mans, the WSC LMP1 from 1998’s race, and more. Also on display are other historical exhibits, alongside technological showcases that include helmets, a 956 brake disc, and Ferry Porsche’s diary.

During this year’s Le Mans race weekend, the Porsche Museum will be open for more than 24 hours straight, with live television coverage inside and around the museum building. The 24+hour museum marathon starts on June 14 when it opens at 9 AM and ends the next day when it closes at 6 PM. Visitors are allowed access during this period free of charge.

For more information, visit the Porsche Museum website.

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