Racing is everything to Porsche. Yes, the German automaker builds road vehicles, many of which are celebrated in their own right. But the driving force behind Porsche is motorsport competition. Those road cars, especially the ones that had more connection to the racers, evolved on the circuit. If you want to know what mattered to the company, look at Porsche’s accomplishments in the pursuit of speed.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/07/30/15-cars-illustrate-47-years-of-porsches-racing-history