Saturday, 12 April 2014

NEWS: Porsche 911 GT1 Evo 98 Porsche 911 GT1 Evo 98
CA23c, FIA GT Donington Park 1998

It seems are on a roll at the moment with their releases, next cab of the rank is the ever popular Porsche 911 GT1 EVO 98 in the FIA GT Donington Park 1998 livery.  Personally I love the 911 GT1 EVO and have numerous of and Fly version of the famous motorcar.  The green and red livery combined with the gold wheels makes the Donington livery look fantastic and unique.  Counting the Le Mans Winners boxed release, this is the 4th 911 GT1 released by 

From 'The 911 GT1 EVO 98 was designed by Porsche to compete in the GT1 category in 1998, at the Le Mans 24 Hours and in the FIA GT International Championship. In the beginning, the GT1 class was based on GT (Grand Touring) cars prepared for racing, but eventually they became racing prototypes.

The '98 car was a brand new model from Porsche. This was the first car built by Porsche with a carbon composite monocoque chassis. It came with front and rear double wishbone suspensions with pushrod, 18” wheels, carbon brake discs.

Engine was a six-cylinder, flat, 3.2 litres twin turbo, 4 valves per cylinder, water-cooled, unit, with maximum torque of 630 Nm at 5000 rpm and maximum power of 550 hp at 7200 rpm. Gearbox was six-speed sequential with triple disc carbon fibre clutch. Fuel tank capacity 100 litre.

In 1998, the FIA GT championship was dominated by Mercedes, but Porsche was able to win the Le Mans 24 Hours. A.Hahne and A.Scheld ran car number 5 In the FIA GT race at Donington Park, UK.'
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