Porsche 962 IMSA n.10 24h Daytona 1987

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Porsche 962 IMSA n.10 24h Daytona 1987 CA25d
The Porsche 962 is a sport-prototype racing car created to replace the already successful Porsche 956, in order to allow it to race the IMSA and WSC Group C competitions
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It was one of the most successful racing cars ever and it won several competitions all over the world:

– World Sport-Prototype Championship in 1985 and 1986

– 24h Le Mans in 1986, 1987 and 1994

– IMSA GTP Championship in 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988

– 24h Daytona in 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989 and 1991

– 12h Sebring in 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988
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The IMSA ‘GTP’ regulations required some modifications in comparison with Porsches designed for the Group C.
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Front axle was shifted 12 centimetres ahead, so that driver’s feet could stay behind the hubs of the wheels. The boxer 6 cylinders engine had a displacement of 3.2 litres, was air-cooled, with only one turbo, 2 valves per cylinder and one single overhead camshaft.
Porsche 962 IMSA n.10 24h Daytona 1987 CA25d-5

This car, driven by John Hotchkis, Jim Adams, John Hotchkis Jr, reached 5th place at the 1987 Daytona 24 Hours racing for the Hotchkis Racing Team.