Watch a Porsche 911 GT1 and McLaren F1 GTR Battle at Le Mans in 1996

Slugging it out on the race track.

It’s not often that you get to see two cars that are the forefront of engineering and technology for their respective companies battle it out on the race track with talented drivers. Well, if you were watching the 1996 24 Hours of Le Mans, you were treated to that as the No. 26 Porsche 911 GT1 and No. 38 McLaren F1 GTR sped around Le Mans spitting flames and providing a glorious soundtrack.

If you watched the race, you know that the No. 26 Porsche ended up placing third overall, while the No. 38 McLaren came in 11th overall. Regardless of the finish, this grainy clip of the race is a spectacular battle that deserves to be seen.

[Source: kohnen917 YouTube Channel]

Which car would you pick to race: the McLaren F1 GTR or Porsche 911 GT1? Leave a comment and let us know!


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