1969 Porsche 908/02 Langheck Flunder Spyder

The 1969 Porsche 908/02 Langheck Flunder Spyder, with chassis number 908/02-005, stands as a prominent figure in the realm of Porsche endurance racing, easily recognized by aficionados. Its remarkable history in both works and ex-works competitions has been highlighted by the skilled hands of Porsche luminaries such as Vic Elford, Richard Attwood, Dr. Helmut Marko, Gérard Larrousse, and Rudi Lins.

Representing the Martini International Racing Team, this 908 showcased its relentless pace by clinching 3rd place overall, a historic class victory, and the Index of Performance title at the monumental 1970 Le Mans 24 Hours race, contributing to Porsche’s triumphant 1-2-3 podium finish in what was a seminal moment in motorsport history.

Furthermore, this vehicle demonstrated its competitive edge in numerous pivotal World Championship events, including appearances at the Sebring 12 Hours, Nürburgring 1000 Kms, Spa 1000 Kms, and BOAC 1000 Kms, among others. Its significance was further amplified by its role in the filming of Steve McQueen’s legendary film “Le Mans,” solidifying its status in popular culture. Having been maintained with a clear and continuous history of ownership and recently being part of an esteemed Porsche race car collection for the past decade, chassis 908/02-005 is celebrated as a key pillar of Porsche’s illustrious heritage in endurance racing.

Images are provided courtesy of Motorsport Images, documenting its historic journey.