Porsche 962C n.11 fourth in the 24 Hours of Le Mans 1987

PORSCHE 962C n.11

HISTORY

The Porsche 962C n.11 is a prototype that competed at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1987. The official team after the 1986 victory with the new Porsche 962C model decided to sell the model even to private individuals. Kremer Racing modified the Porsche 962, fitting a new Thompson aluminum honeycomb structure, famous for its stiffness and lightness compared to that used by the manufacturer which was made of aluminum sheet. The main objective was to win the Le Mans 24 Hours.

George Fouché, Franz Konrad and Wayne Taylor at the wheel of the Porsche 962C n.11 participated in the 24 Hours of Le Mans 1987. The three drivers with the sponsored car Leyton House, finished the race in fourth place, with a gap of twenty-eight laps from Porsche 962C n.17 official of Stuck, Holbert and Bell winners of the race.

CHASSIS

Porsche 962C
Aluminium monocoque
Length: 4770 mm
Width: 2000 mm
Height: 1013 mm
Brakes: Ventilated and cross-drilled discs
Tyres: Yokohama

ENGINE

Porsche 935/79 2826 cc F6 Bi-Turbo
Power: 470 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: Porsche five speed Manual.
Tank Capacity: ? lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Fourth in the 24 hours of Le Mans 1987 with drivers George Fouche, Franz Konrad, Wayne Taylor

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