Daytona-Winning Porsche 962 Crossing The Auction Block

The iconic 1989 Porsche 962 once raced by Derek Bell that emerged victorious in the 1989 24 Hours of Daytona 24 Hour once again hit the auction block in Monterey next month thanks to Mecum Auctions.

Expected to sell for between $1.8 and $2.5 million, the iconic racing car comes with Miller and BF Goodrich livery and was campaigned by Jim Busby Racing. Throughout the 1988 and 1989 seasons, it claimed five podium finishes and 11 top-five qualifying runs. It also came home second in the 1988 Daytona 24 Hour after leading most of the race.

Power for the car comes courtesy of a 2.8-liter twin-turbo engine that, normally, delivers upwards of 700 hp. However, this example has been customized and thanks to some internal tweaks and new injection controls has about 830 hp on tap. Combined with advanced ground-effect aerodynamics, it was capable of hitting 235 mph (378 km/h) back in the day.

The winning bidder will not only walk away with the car, but also a framed Miller 962 firesuit, all the log bogs and event sheets from a race at Lime Rock Part in 1989.


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