It commemorated a new car in a gap that I thought didn't exist - the Porsche Macan.
Although, given the number of similar cars selling in large numbers from just about every manufacturer - none of which I would touch - the gap must have existed after all.
Porsche have now painted five of these in famous past Porsche racing liveries and launched them to the world in Singapore. A marketing event that seems to have worked. Car+Driver have it, Autoguide have it and I have it. (No link to me having it, you're already here)
It irks me a bit because, at the end of the day, while Porsches have always appeared on race tracks - Macans don't.
Here are the cars:
I'd never heard of the red Salzburg car. If I had to pick a favourite, it would be the Rothmans one:
Not that they would be able to acknowledge a cigarette company nowadays. Obviously, the Orange and blue Gulf livery is by far and away the most iconic.
But if you want a really iconic livery, painted on a car you could race, you have to look somewhere other than Porsche: