Listen to the Porsche 917K's Flat-12 as it Wails Around Laguna Seca

These are race car sounds you just don't hear often anymore.

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Marshall Pruett

If there's one car that represents vintage Porsche racing best, it's the 917. With a roaring engine, iconic looks, and bundles of race wins under its belt, it's truly a legend to see (and hear) out on the track. We got to witness it on the move first-hand, and it was a true delight.

Take a dream ride in the tail of this Gulf-livered 1969 Porsche 917K as its flat-12 engine sings and wails around WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with Bruce Canepa (yes, that Bruce Canepa) behind the wheel. With our audio recorder positioned directly above the twin exhausts, it's pure sound experience for Porschephiles.

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