Steve McQueen's Porsche 911 Sells For Over A Million Dollars

26. August 2011

Steve McQueen's love affair with what we now appreciate as classic cars, inspired him to consider becoming a professional racing car driver. McQueen won the 3 litre class in the annual 12 Hours of Sebring motor sport endurance race in 1970 driving his Porsche 908 with co-driver Peter Revson. Mcqueen somehow completed this race with his foot in plaster following a motorbike accident a fortnight before. Just 23 seconds behind overall winner Mario Andretti and his partner in a 5 litre Ferrari, it was pretty clear McQueen was blessed with a choice of professions.More...