2002 Caterham R400

Nurburgring 24Hr Class Winner

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2002
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver/Orange
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International - The Racing Car Show
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK
Saturday 16th January 2009
Collectors' Items at 12.30pm
Motor Cars at 3.00pm
Registration Number: N/A Chassis Number: SDKRDKKD20022340
The car presented here today occupies an interesting place upon the Caterham world stage; it was entered into the 2002 Nürburgring 24hr driven by Chris Harris, Chris Cooper and Clive Richards. It performed so well that it won its class by over 10 laps and was allegedly subsequently banned by the L’Automobile Club de l’Ouest. Originally built and run for Caterham by Team Parker Racing and following its Nürburgring success, it was subsequently kept in the Caterham South Showroom. It was fitted with a new sealed R400 race engine for a one-off race for a ‘Circuit Driver’ Magazine piece. It then remained in the Caterham Showroom for a number of years. In 2006 it was s