1990 Porsche 962C Racing Coupe / 962-012 Chassis Information

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Racing Coupe
Chassis #: 962-012
Sold for $1,650,000 at 2016 Gooding & Company : The Amelia Island Auction.
This particular car, chassis number 962-012, was built and developed at Weissach. It is a late-production Joest Racing 962C works chassis. It was given a highly tuned engine and aerodynamic improvements including radiator flow guides and a large, center-mounted rear wing.

Chassis number 962-012 was sponsored by Blaupunkt and campaigned as Joest Racing's primary car for the 1990 season, with former Porsche works team member Bob Wollek and German F3 champion Frank Jelinski as its drivers. It raced in all nine rounds of the 1990 World Sports-Prototype Championship season with its best result being a 4th Place finish at Silverstone. At the close of the season, Joest Racing placed 5th in the team championship standings.

During the 1991 season, it participated in the European Interserie Cup with Sachs sponsorship. It was driven by John Winter (the pseudonym often used by German businessman and racer Louis Krages) in three of the four Interserie outings.

The car was retired at the end of the 1991 season, yet Joest Racing continued to campaign 962Cs in the US and Europe.

In late 1991, Porsche engineer Norbert Singer fitted two purpose-built 962s with Doppelflügel – or Double Wing. The carbon fiber bi-plane rear wing, coupled with revised rear bodywork and other aerodynamic advances, created more downforce than any prior 956 or 962. With the Double Wing, the cars were capable of about 370 km/h on the Mulsanne Straight at Le Mans and reduced its lap time by approximately seven seconds over the classic longtail 962.

In 2001, chassis 962-012 was restored to as-new condition and given the Singer-developed Doppelflügel and revised bodywork. In January of 2006, Mr. Jerry Seinfeld acquired the car from Joest Racing.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2019


2016 Gooding & Company : The Amelia Island Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$1,500,000-$2,000,000 
Sale Price :
$1,650,000

2018 1
2016 1
2008 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$1,595,000$1,595,0001
2016$1,650,000$1,650,0001
2008$612,000$612,0001

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1990 sales)
1990 Porsche 962C
Chassis#: 962-160
Sold for $1,595,000
  2018 Gooding & Co. : Amelia Island
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1990 Porsche 962C
Chassis#: 962-012
Sold for $1,650,000
  2016 Gooding & Company : The Amelia Island Auction
1990 Porsche 962C image  1990 Porsche 962C image  
1990 Porsche 962C
Sold for $612,000
  2008 Bonhams & Butterfields Sale of Exceptional Motorcars and Automobilia
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Vehicle Profiles

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Engine Num: 956 348
Chassis information for the Porsche 962C1988 Coupe
Chassis Num: 962-138
Engine Num: FR 001
Chassis information for the Porsche 962C1988 Coupe
Chassis Num: 962-150
Chassis information for the Porsche 962C1988 Coupe
Chassis Num: 962-162
Chassis information for the Porsche 962C1988 Coupe
Chassis Num: CK6-01
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Chassis Num: HR7
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Chassis Num: 962-159
Engine Num: 962.207
Chassis information for the Porsche 962C1991 Coupe
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