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  Porsche 935
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1979
Numbers built:2
Internal name:930
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 21, 2016
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Chassis: 009 0030
Sold new to Dick Barbour Racing, this 935 served to replace the team's earlier twin turbo car that had been damaged in an accident. Unlike most other factory 935s built in 1979, this car received the most potent twin turbo engine. It was fielded in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for Rolf Stommelen, Dick Barbour and Paul Newman. They finished second overall and first in class. Later in the year, they finished second again at the Watkins Glen World Championship round. Upgraded to K3 specification and liveried in Apple Computers colours, it was raced extensively during the 1980 season. With Red Roof Inns backing, it was then driven to the outright victory in the 1981 Daytona 24 Hours by Bob Garretson, Bobby Rahal and Brian Redman. In K3 specification, it continued to be campaigned into the 1982 season, making appearances at Daytona and Le Mans. Ahead of the 1983 season, it was rebuilt to a 934 style configuration to comply with the new GTO regulations. Powered by a 2.8-litre, single turbo engine, it scored an outright victory in the Sebring 12 Hours. In this guise, it was raced in IMSA events through to the 1987 season.

Following nine seasons of contemporary racing, it was finally retired. Be it in three different configurations, this chassis finished second overall at Le Mans and then won the Daytona 24 Hours and Sebring 12 Hours outright. A subsequent owner submitted the car to a complete restoration in 2006. He decided to have the car rebuilt to its original configuration and livery. Following the restoration, it was awarded second in class at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. In 2015, it was driven up the hill at the Goodwood Festival of Speed by Brian Redman, who had driven this very car to a Daytona 24 Hours win over 30 years earlier.


Chassis details
Manufactured in 1979
First owner Dick Barbour Racing
Major wins
1981 Daytona 24 Hours (Bob Garretson / Bobby Rahal / Brian Redman)
1983 Sebring 12 Hours (Wayne Baker / Jim Mullen / Kees Nierop)
Last known location Brazilian Private Collection
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  Article Image gallery (60) Chassis (2) 009 0030 Specifications Video (1)