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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1985 - 1989
Internal name:962
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 962-009 A works car, this 962C was completed ahead of the 1987 season for Hans-Joachim Stuck to compete in the German Supercup championship. Although it received the factory chassis number 962-009, it was actually built on chassis 962-137. The car was also fitted with Porsche's newl>>>

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 962-139 Completed in the fall of 1988, this 962C was sold new to Bruce Leven primarily to compete in the long distance races of the IMSA GTP Championship. It debuted with a second at Del Mar in the hands of Klaus Ludwig in October of that year. Early the next year, it was fastest in>>>

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 962-144 Sold new to Hilton Pereira, this 962C was first raced at the 1990 Monza 480km in TicTac colours. It was then raced in the Hungaroring Interserie race by Henri Pescarolo. As a Team Joest car, it was then campaigned at the 24 Hours of Le Mans where an all-French crew of Pescar>>>

Chassis 962-147 Completed late in 1989, this example was sold new to the Japanese Alpha Racing team. Finished in a striking black and red, it was raced in the 1990 All Japan Championship and also the Japanese round of the World Endurance Championship at Suzuka. The best result of the car's >>>

Chassis 962-155 Completed early in 1990 and fitted with from new with a three-litre engine, this 962C was sold to a German privateer racer. He entrusted the car to Obermaier Racing to run in select events through to 1993. Raced mainly in Interserie events, its finally contemporary outing ca>>>

Chassis 962-159 Delivered new to the Japanese Team Trust ahead of the 1990 24 Hours of Le Mans, this 962C was entered for George Fourché, Steven Andskar and Syunji Kasuya. Lining up 11th for the race, the Japanese Porsche finished 13th overall. Now with a high downforce body, the car r>>>

Chassis 962-160 Through and for Brun Motorsport, this 962C was acquired new by American enthusiast Dr. Robert Bishop from Indianapolis. Finished in Repsol colours, it was first raced by Brun in the 24 Hours of Le Mans by Oscar Larrauri, Jesus Pareja and Walter Brun himself. While they start>>>

Chassis 962-162 Acquired new by Swedish Porsche dealer Bo Strandell, this car was fielded during the 1990 season with backing from compatriot Sven Arwindsson's Convector company. With technical support from Kremer Racing, it was raced at four events by Anthony Reid. At the three World Sport>>>

Chassis 962-163 One of the last 962Cs built by the factory, this example was completed in July of 1990. As such it was to the same specifications as the final works 962Cs raced during the 1988 season. Chassis 163 was sold new to Brun Motorsport and finished in the ever striking Repsol colou>>>

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>>>

Chassis 962-174 One of the very last Porsche 962s built by the Porsche factory, this example was sold new to Italian enthusiast Luciano Della Noce. He ended up never racing the car but retained it through to 2014. It was then acquired by a Monaco-based enthusiast, who had it restored to ful>>>

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