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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1979 - 1981
Numbers built:13
Internal name:930
Successor:Porsche 935 K4
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 02, 2015
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Chassis 009 0002 This is the very first Porsche 935 K3, which was raced in the 1979 German DRM Championship for the works team by Klaus Ludwig. Of the 15 rounds, he won a staggering 12 and placed twice in two of the other three. At the end of the year it was sold to a Belgian privateer, who >>>

Chassis 009 0005 As a 935/77 customer car, this car was delivered new to Georg Loos' Gelo Racing Team as 930 770 0911. The German team raced the car extensively in the DRM series and also at Le Mans during the 1977 season. Rolf Stommelen won at the Nürburgring at the penultimate outing >>>

Chassis 009 0015 Arguably the most famous K3 of all, this works car was sold to the Whittington brothers just hours, literally, ahead of the 1979 Le Mans. Helped by works driver Klaus Ludwig, they managed to claim a historic outright victory. The car was later shipped to the United States wh>>>

Chassis 000 0009 Completed ahead of the 1980 season, this 935 K3 was delivered new to Dick Barbour Racing. It debuted at the Daytona 24 Hours where it qualified third but was classified a delayed 29th overall. At the subsequent Sebring 12 Hours, John Fitzpatrick and Dick Barbour had the perf>>>

Chassis 000 0010 The first of three 935 K3s sold new to Ted Field for this Interscope racing team, this car was first raced at the 1980 Road Atlanta 1000 km race. Usually driven by Field himself and/or Danny Ongais, it was used through to the Sebring 12 Hours at the start of the 1982 season.>>>

Chassis 000 0013 Another Kremer 1980 team car, this chassis was raced extensively for the better part of six seasons. Its 1980 outings included Le Mans where it failed to finish. For 1981, it was repainted in Jagermeister orange and raced by Bob Wollek in the DRM series to two wins. Bob Akin>>>

Chassis 000 0017 This 1980 specification 935 K3 was delivered new to Ted Field and his Interscope team. Finished in the team's familiar black livery and waring number '0', it was raced throughout the 1980 IMSA Series by Field, who was joined for the long distance by Danny Ongais. They had a >>>

Chassis 000 0018 Canadian businessman and Formula 1 team owner Walter Wolf ordered this very special 935 K3 in 1979 from the Kremer Brothers. He asked for a road legal version that was as close to that year's Le Mans winner as possible. Kremer reckoned the car was at 98% of the racing versio>>>

Chassis 000 0023 Delivered new to Dick Barbour, this 935 K3 was driven throughout the 1980 and 1981 seasons with great success by John Fitzpatrick. Among his co-drivers were Barbour himself but also the likes of Brian Redman and Manfred Schurti. Joined by Barbour and Redman, Fitzpatrick fini>>>

Chassis 000 0027 Ted Field's Interscope Racing acquired this 1980-specification 935 K3 to replace the team's earlier example, which had been damaged in an accident. It was raced from the April 1981 Atlanta round, usually by Danny Ongais, who was joined by Field for the long distance events. >>>

Chassis 000 0029 Australia's Porsche importer Alan Hamilton was the first owner of this 935 K3. He actually received the car as a bare shell and it was only completed when passed on to second owner Rusty French, who also owned a sister K3. French raced the car both in his native Australia an>>>

Chassis 001 0020 This is the final 935 K3 completed by the Kremer Brothers and the only one built in 1981. It debuted in the hands of the Whittington brothers and Ted Field at Le Mans but an engine failure ended the race early. John Winter subsequently raced the car in German national events>>>

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