1973 Porsche 911 RSR

2.8 SOLD

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1973
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Signal Orange
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Markenfarbe innen 
    Black
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

1973 PORSCHE RSR 2.8 Delivered in Signal Orange to Alan Johnson of Bozzani Porsche-Audi in Monrovia, California in April1973. RSR 0853 was taken straight to Ontario Motor Speedway for Road & Track magazine to conduct a track test of Porsche’s latest racer (R&T Aug ’73) Johnson contested the Ontario 4 hours, a round of the IMSA Championship and 0853 was then sold to Randolph Townsend of Reno, Nevada. Townsend raced 0853 in 5 SCCA races scoring 4 podiums including 2 first places and then entered it for the 1975 Daytona 24 Hrs. Back at Bozzani’s Race Department for preparation it was decided to upgrade the car to the latest RSR specification which included taking the engine out to 3.0 litres. At Daytona 0853 qualified 25th out of an entry of 150 cars and was running in 5th place when a cracked piston cost an hour in the pits. This delay and a subsequent fuel pump failure dropped them to a 12th place finish. 1976 the car was sold and send to Andial for updating to 1976 FIA Group 5 specific

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