In one instance during the filming of Le Mans, driver David Piper crashed a Porsche … Steve McQueen's personal 911 S 2.2, which he ordered directly from the factory in Stuttgart. 1970 Movie Poster Racing Is Life. Directed by Lee H. Katzin. With Steve McQueen, Siegfried Rauch, Elga Andersen, Ronald Leigh-Hunt. The car has never been taken out … Don Nunley is the author of a book about Le Mans entitled Steve McQueen: Le Mans in the Rearview Mirror. The Porsche 908/2 used as the camera car for Steve McQueen movie Le Mans will star in a special exhibition of the German manufacturer's cars at this month's 24 Hours. An ultra-rare Heuer Monaco watch worn by Steve McQueen throughout the making of his iconic film Le Mans has sold for an unprecedented $2.2 million (£1.61m), raising more than ten times its estimate and doubling the previous record for a Heuer watch.. Steve McQueen poster, Porsche Le Mans Composition made up of photos from the film “Le Mans”. 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