1987 Porsche 962

Kremer 1988 Le Mans, 1988 European Interseries Championship Winning Car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1987
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Chassis number 
    CK6-88
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red/White 'Kenwood'
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Brands Hatch Motor Racing Circuit
Fawkham, Longfield
Kent, DA3 8NG
Sunday 24th May 2009
Registration Number: N/A Chassis Number: CK6-88
1988 Le Mans, 1988 European Interseries Championship Winning Car
1987 Porsche Kremer Kenwood 962
Chassis Number: CK6-88
The Porsche 956 and its successor, the 962, were the outstanding sports racing cars of the 1980s, a period which saw a dramatic revival of the category’s fortunes and a level of factory participation not known for many years. Porsches won the Group C World Championship five years in succession, 1982-6, and what is more remarkable is that the factory itself did not always run cars, allowing privateer teams to race their cars, and win at the highest level.
The design team, headed by Norbert Singer began work in the summer of 1981, on the car that became the 956, with the aim of continuing the Stuttgart marque’s domination of sports car racing. Their record in the Le Mans 24 hour race alone