factory crew working on Helmut Marko & Gijs Van Lennep’s Martini Porsche 917K (eventual winner of the race, on the left), Gérard Larrousse & Vic Elford’s Martini Porsche 917LH (center, did not finish) & Willy Kauhsen & Reinhold Jöst’s Martini Porsche 917/20 ‘pink pig’ (right, did not finish), 1971 24 Heures du Mans, circuit de la Sarthe
"Quick Vic" is of course Vic Elford, at the controls of the mighty Porsche 917LH doing 240mph - in the rain - down the Mulsanne Straight at LeMans in 1970. Brian Redman in the Gulf-Porsche is shown alongside.
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the field rolling up to the start of the 1971 24 Heures du Mans with Jackie Oliver & Pedro Rodriguez on pole with their Gulf Porsche 917LH flanked by the Martini Porsche 917LH of Vic Elford & Gerard Larrousse
it was the first Le Mans race with a rolling start