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  Porsche 962C
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1985 - 1989
Predecessor:Porsche 956
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 01, 2005
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Chassis 962-006 Pressed into service during the second half of the 1986 season, this works car was raced at the Spa 1000 Kilometres where Jochen Mass and Bob Wollek placed seventh overall. Later that year, it was also entered at Fuji for Henri Pescarolo and Al Holbert. A gearbox failure bro>>>

Chassis 962-011 Even though the factory effort was halted after the 1988 season, this new-for-1989 962C was allocated a works chassis number as it was due to be raced by the heavily supported Joest Racing team. It was built up around a spare monocoque that had originally been designated 962>>>

Chassis 962-012 Using a chassis originally earmarked for a customer, this 962C was built for the works team early in 1989. It was not raced until the 1990 World Sportscar Championship, when it was fielded by Joest Racing for Bob Wollek, who was joined for most of the season by Frank Jelinsk>>>

Chassis 962-127 Built in the fall of 1986, this 962C was sold new to Trust Racing in Japan to replace its ageing 956. During the 1987 season, it was shared by Vern Schuppan and Keiichi Suzuki at various events on Suzuka and Fuji. They did particularly well at the latter, placing second twic>>>

Chassis 962-131 This 962C was acquired new by Swiss privateer racer Antoine Salamin. He raced the car for three seasons in the World Sports Prototype Championship. During the 1989 season, it was campaigned in a particularly striking livery. Interestingly, Salamin never raced the car at Le M>>>

Chassis 962-141 Completed early in 1989, this 962C was delivered new to Jochen Dauer. Finished in particularly striking Tic Tac colours, it was raced by Dauer himself during the 1989 season. He finished second both in an Interserie and Supercup event but ultimately did not win a race. With >>>

Chassis 962-170 One of the very last Porsche 962Cs built, chassis 170 was ordered new from the factory in 1991 by the Japanese Trust racing team. Upon taking delivery, the new Porsche was only used for testing and not entered in a single race. As a result, it has survived as one of the most>>>


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