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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1973
Numbers built:49
Successor:Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.0
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 15, 2015
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Chassis 911 360 0614 One of the earliest RSR 2.8s produced, this car was originally ordered by Horacio Alvarez to compete in the 1973 Daytona 24 Hours. The car was delayed, so he raced his 911 S instead. He crashed the car heavily and decided to retire from racing. The Alvarez family came to arr>>>

Chassis 911 360 0643 One of a handful of Carrera RSR 2.8s delivered to France, this example was raced extensively by Claude Ballot-Léna. He debuted with a class win at Montlhéry and then would go on to win to score several outright victories in the European GT Championship. At the end >>>

Chassis 911 360 0659 Sold new to the French part of Switzerland, this RSR was originally raced by the local Porsche Club Romand. Piloted by several Swiss drivers, it was campaigned all around Europe in 1973 including at the Targa Florio, at Le Mans and in the Tour de France. Ahead of the 1974 se>>>

Chassis 911 360 0705 Completed early in 1973, this chassis was sold new to American Dave Helmick. Immediately after taking delivery, he entered the car in the Sebring 12 Hours. As it turned out the Brumos Racing team had no car available to run and they offered to run the car for Helmick if he s>>>

Chassis 911 360 0727 Chassis 911 360 0727 was one of several sold to the factory-supported Brumos team from Florida. Peter Gregg debuted the car with a victory in the Road Atalanta 500km in April of 1973. He would go on to score several more victories with this car, including at the Daytona Fina>>>

Chassis 911 360 0847 Painted a striking red, this Carrera RSR 2.8 was delivered new to German privateer racer Georg Loos for his Gelo Racing Team. It debuted at the 1973 Nürburgring 1000 km race where it was driven to 13th by Loos and Jürgen Barth. At Le Mans, the two Germans placed a >>>

Chassis 911 360 0865 Through Peter Gregg's Brumos dealership, this RSR was acquired by Hector Alonso Rebaque. It was then fielded in Brumos Racing colours and with number 95 for the Mexican racer in many events through to the end of the decade. Rebaque won several races in his native Mexico earl>>>

Chassis 911 360 0940 Through Brumos in Jacksonville, Florida, this RSR was sold new to Arnold Golding. It is distinct, as it was one of only two RSR 2.8s finished in black by the factory. It was raced with little preparation by the great Peter Revson at the September 1973, Lime Rock IMSA round. >>>

Chassis 911 360 0960 Delivered new to the Porsche Club Romand from the Switzerland, chassis 911 360 0960 was raced by the Swiss team at Dijon, Monza and the Nürburgring early in 1973. It was then entered at Le Mans for an all-French driver line-up by Jean Sage but a head-gasket failure ende>>>

Chassis 911 360 1033 The second of four RSR 2.8s earmarked for France, this car was sold through distributor Sonauto to Ecurie Défense Mondiale. It was entered that year for Jacques Almeras, who won the Group 4 French Hillclimb Championship. Ahead of the Tour de France, it was fitted, with >>>

Chassis 911 360 1054 Completed in April of 1973, this 911 Carrera RSR 2.8 has no known contemporary racing record. It is believed to have been damaged in period but has subsequently been completely restored. In recent years, it has been used in historic events on both sides of the Atlantic.

Chassis 911 360 1113 One of the very last 2.8-litre engined RSRs built, this car was bought by Mexican entrant Hector Rebaque through Brumos Porsche in Florida. Wearing Brumost colours, it was raced by Peter Gregg and Rebaque's protégé Guillermo Rojas in 1973 Daytona finale. That year >>>

Chassis 911 360 1329 One of the very last 2.8-litre Carrera RSRs built in 1973, chassis '1329' was sold new to Reinhardt Stenzel. The German gentleman racer campaigned the car in select rounds of that year's Deutsche Rennsport Meisterschaft or DRM and also in various other national events>>>

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