auto racing

Throwback Thursday-1970 #3 Porsche 917L

Gérard Larrousse and Willi Kauhsen 1970 #3 Porsche 917L

Ugh! Who thought this was a good idea? Let’s take an amazing looking automobile, the Porsche 917L, give it a great shade of blue, and then paint gaudy red-yellowish flames on the sides and top. Add in one of the worst looking numbers I’ve seen on the side of a race car, and you have an awful look. I can’t give this anything more than a D-, the shade of blue keeping this car from failing.