Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

Rennsport Reunion: 1996 Sebring 12 Hour

LALD exclusive. The Champion Porsche 993 GT2 EVO, 1996 12 Hours of Sebring class winner, in 1:18 by UT Models. To my knowledge no one here has ever shared this model.

This car started life as a 993 Turbo S factory race car, running in the IMSA Supercar Champion series in North America in 1994 before being bought by Champion Motorsport.

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They converted it to GT2 EVO specification and competed in the GT1 division of the IMSA Exxon Supreme series. With drivers including Hans Stuck, Brian Redman and Dereck Bell, scoring a class win at the 1996 Sebring event.

At the time the car ran with a Porsche 962 type flat fan 3.6 litre engine peaking at 700bhp. The insanity!

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This has always been a grail model for me and I was happy to acquire it this year for well under market value. I have toyed with idea of repainting the BBS centers gold as it only wore white centers in period. In any case it’s a completely bonkers car!

Enjoy!

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