Series Number 962.103 - Al Holbert's 1984 car that won four races in 1984, five in 1985, four in 1986 including the 24-Hours of Daytona, and the 24-Hours again plus Lime Rock in 1987.
The famous 'Lowenbrau #14' holds many victories and honors in the world of endurance sports car racing. With famed drivers Al Holbert and Derek Bell, it became the first Porsche 962 to score a race victory. Chassis 962-103 won the Daytona 24 Hour IMSA Camel GT races in 1986 and 1987, cementing its place as the 'winningest' IMSA Camel GTP racer with 15 overall victories.
The Lowenbrau Special Porsche 962, serial number 962-103, was the third customer 962 produced by Porsche's racing department to contest the International Motor Sports Association's GTP class in the 1980s. Delivered to the late Al Holbert in 1984, it became the most recognized and successful Porsche on the IMSA circuit. Its image was used extensively by the Miller Brewing Company in national advertising campaigns brining this racing 'billboard' into the homes of racing and non-racing fans alike. Always meticulously prepared and a frequent visitor to the winner's circle, it is renowned as the 'winningest' single race car in the IMSA history. 962-103 was retired after the 1985 season to make way for the Holber Racing-built 962-HR1. However, on Holbert's insistence it was pressed into service to contest the 1986 24 Hours of Daytona to defy the naysayers who stated that it was 'a used up race car!' It proved its mettle and Holbert's confidence in its competitiveness by rewarding Al with his first-ever Daytona victory! To further cement its well-earned reputation as a winner, one year later, '103' posted back-to-back victories with another overall win at the 24 Hours of Daytona. With over 70,000 racing miles, it helped earn drivers Al Holber, 2007 Amelia Honoree Derek Bell, Chip Robinson, and the Holbert Racing Team three IMSA Championships. The Lowenbrau Special Porsche 962 was instrumental in Holbert's 1986 and 1987 IMSA championship bringing his career total to five and first place finishes to 51, an IMSA record which still stands today. Without question, 962-103 is the most significant Porsche 962 and arguably the most famous racing Porsche of all time.Also photographed at :