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Classic video: Marko claims 24 Hours of Le Mans glory with Van Lennep

Video To news overview © Felix König Back on June 13, 1971, a Dutch driver claimed the overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time. Gijs van Lennep achieved the feat alongside a familiar name to F1 and Red Bull fans, Helmut Marko. The duo achieved the feat in a Porsche 917, covering a total distance of 5,335,313 km in that race - a mark that was only broken in 2010. A few years ago Van Lennep looked back at the wonderful accomplishment. With other Porsche cars dropping out one after another, victory wasn't guaranteed as the Dutchman pointed out while speaking with the car manufacturer some time ago. "A lot of them broke down in that race," Van Lennep stated....
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