Many thanks to Greg White of Designs In
Motion in Chesterfield, MO, and Tony Keusseyan for
their help in writing this article.
1972 PORSCHE 917/10
Minichamps (converted by author)
Minichamps o ;ers this model as a
replica of George Follmer's number- 7
car, but a decal swap for the number
and driver name convert it to Donahue's number- 6 machine. Due to an
injury, he only ran part of the season
in this car.
1973 marked Donahue's final
appearance at the Indy 500.
Mark qualified third and would
have been a contender, but he
DNF’d in 15th place with a piston
failure at 92 laps.
Exoto (also made by
An amazing car Donohue helped develop.
Produced 1,100hp and
could be dialed up to
1,500hp from inside
1974 IROC PORSCHE
1973-1974 Series Champion
featuring the “best of the best.”
Won at Riverside twice and
Set a closed-course
speed record at Talladega
of 221.120mph that stood
for 11 years.