“1971 Le Mans”




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Original Painting by Graham Turner

Gouache painting – image size 21″x 16″ (54 x 41cm)

The winning Porsche 917K of Helmut Marko and Gijs van Lennep flashes through the Mulsanne kink ahead of the Siffert/Bell long-tailed 917. The fastest cars attained over 230mph on the Mulsanne straight in this year, and the winning car took victory at a record average speed of 138.19 mph over the 24 hours.