Vic Elford and Jochen Neerpasch were assigned to 010 and qualified in 4 th position on the starting grid. Vic Elford drove the first 32 laps and lead at certain times and then, after turning the wheel over to Neerpasch, two laps were completed before Neerpasch slid off track into a telephone pole.
The damaged car was not to race again for Porsche and was sold off and held in storage in Switzerland until the late 1990's where it was located by Dale Miller, brought to the US and sold to Bill Ferren who oversaw a complete restoration to be completed in time for the 2004 Rennsport event at Daytona.
Aside for one test day 908-010 was stored on the east coast until Cameron Healy of Portland, Oregon purchased the car in December 2006.
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68' 1000kms of Spa
"The weather invariably plays a part at Spa; it is almost guaranteed to rain at some time during a race weekend. And this weekend was no exception.
After mixed weather for two days of practice and qualifying, Sunday dawned with rain. It would last all day. I drove the first stint and then handed over to Jochen as the rain continued bucketing down. After just a couple of laps he didn't pass the pits. Since communications in those days were minimal, it was a while before we learned what had happened. On the very fast, sweeping downhill esses at Malmedy , Jachen had slid off the road and knocked down a telegraph pole, part of which then came in through the passenger side window and hit his crash helmet, knocking him out. Fortunately, the car stopped safely at the edge of the road. Jochen was removed and spent the night in the hospital with a slight concussion but no other injuries"