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9:11 Magazine. Walker’s dream Porsche, a 911 on Norfolk, the nick of time at Le Mans and more

Unique: Episode 10 of 9:11 Magazine. Magnus Walker encounters the Porsche he fell in love with as a ten-year-old; a Le Mans win aided by a stopwatch; the only 911 on Norfolk Island; in the nick of time at Le Mans; and the extraordinary life story of Herbert Linge. Episode 10 of 9:11 Magazine tells five one-of-a-kind stories. Chapter 1 – Magnus Walker [0:19] A Porsche 911 Turbo in Martini colors conquered the heart of 10-year-old Magnus Walker in 1997. It was the beginning of a lifelong passion. 41 years later he meets the same car again – in his home city of Sheffield. Chapter 2 – The stopwatch [2:34] At the 1977 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, every second counts: Jürgen Barth drives the final lap with a stopwatch on the steering wheel of the Porsche 936/77 Spyder to avoid crossing the finish line before 4 pm. Chapter 3 – Island Porsche [3:50] At a mere 35 km², Norfolk Island in the vast Pacific is one of the smallest islands in the world. There are few roads, a speed limit of 50 kmh and: the only 911 within 1,400 kilometers. Chapter 4 – The “Fetzenflieger” [5:54] Motor racing was everything to Otto Mathé. In the 1950s, he sped from one victory to another – with the legendary “Fetzenflieger” (“tatter-flinger”). The name said it all: The cloth covers of the engine occasionally caught fire. Chapter 5 – Herbert Linge [7:21] He started as an apprentice, rose from mechanic to site manager and celebrated huge wins as a race car driver. Herbert Linge looks back at a life in which he set major milestones for Porsche. Another lap? Then buckle up for more from 9:11 Magazine: https://youtu.be/sYTYqmvtIKs https://youtu.be/kGh8hV6INfk https://youtu.be/m7spI93UqLQ