1972 Porsche 914 Race Car
1972 Porsche 914 Race Car
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This 1972 Porsche 914 is set up in a configuration that was designed by racer Richie Ginther for the American Road Race Championship in the early 1970s. The car is finished in a Jagermeister livery tribute with a black interior and is powered by a 2.0-liter flat-4 cylinder engine paired with a 5-speed manual transaxle. Equipment includes performance carburetors, upgraded suspension, a full roll cage, and fiberglass body panels. Located in Corona, California this 914 race car is now offered by the seller on bill of sale only.
Finished in bright orange, the car pays tribute to the classic "Jagermeister" livery featured on the Porsche 934 race car. Features include a black rollbar and rocker panels, and rear decklid spoiler. The body itself is configured for track use with both weight-reduction and aerodynamic properties taken into consideration. The front end is a fiberglass one-piece unit with wide fenders and an aluminum spoiler/splitter combination, The hood is also fiberglass, and the taillamps are European spec. The car is equipped with a Richie Ginther windscreen and aluminum skinned doors.
Five-spoke polished aluminum aftermarket Fuchs wheels are mounted to Toyo R888 Proxes tires on all four corners. The car has Bilstein struts in the front. The suspension and braking systems were both upgraded with 911 SC components, with Bilstein struts on the front. Recent maintenance includes a new master cylinder and wheel bearings.
The interior has largely been stripped for weight reduction with the passenger seats, factor dash, and carpeting removed. The car is fitted with a single bucket race seat with harnesses for the driver and a Momo three-spoke steering wheel. A multi-point roll cage has been installed for safety as well as chassis reinforcement and a replacement dash has been fabricated out of aluminum sheet metal. The flour-mounted shifter has a black shift boot with red accent stitching to match the steering wheel. The car is equipped with a complete fire suppression system including nozzles in the driver’s compartment, engine bay, and fuel cell area.
The car retains the factory instrumentation which includes a large, centrally mounted tachometer along with a speedometer and supplementary gauges for oil pressure and coolant temperature. True mileage on the chassis is unknown
The 2.0-liter flat-4 cylinder engine has been modified from its factory configuration with performance equipment including rebuilt dual Weber 45 carburetors, and a front oil cooler,. The oil filter has been relocated, and the car has steel braided oil lines installed from the engine bay to the front oil cooler. The fuel system features a fuel cell with new foam and high flow electric fuel pump. Power is delivered through a 5-speed manual 901 transaxle which has also been rebuilt along with a new clutch and new nylon shift linkage components. The most recent maintenance was carried out in March 2020 when all fluids were serviced and extensive records of previous services are included in the sale.
Additional photos showing the underside are provided in the gallery.