On Friday March 9, Gooding & Company will auction off the eye-popping Drendel Family Collection of 18 incredible Porsche road and race cars at its Amelia Island sale.

Spanning 25 years of Porsche history from 1973–1997, the sale marks the first time many of these historically important racing stars have ever been presented at auction.

We’ll be bringing you some highlights leading up to the big event, starting with the marquee attraction, this 1973 917/30 Can-Am Spyder.

The Porsche 917 racing program was one of the most successful in the history of motorsports and the 1973 917/30 Can-Am Spyder represents its pinnacle.

With a 1,000 hp turbocharged flat-12, American racing champion Mark Donohue’s 917/30 was so dominant that the Can-Am Challenge Cup was disbanded and the other manufacturers withdrew due to their inability to compete.

Of course, that kind of provenance doesn’t come cheap.

Splash out for this beauty and you’ll own one of the world’s only $4 million Porsches.

This goes way beyond bragging rights…