Bellof, Norev and Porsche - with the model car from the French manufacturer Norev, Norev has three great names in a miniature: Norev has long been a top-class model for high-class modellautos in the favor of collectors and presented with the Porsche 962 C from 1985 Another edition of the very successful sports cars from Zuffenhausen. The 962 C was a further development of the 956: this won all the driver and brand titles of the FIA ??sports car world championship from 1982 to 1984, but could not be used in the American IMSA racing series because it does not comply with all its rules , The Commissioners complained that the pedals were not behind the front axle and that the aluminum monocoque was missing a roll-over cage made of steel.
A success story for your showcase
With the Porsche 962, Stuttgart's sports car builder 1984 responded to these wishes and achieved that the prototype could be used both in the European group C and in the American IMSA. The power output of the six-cylinder boxer with turbocharger started with 500 kW / 680 hp from around 3.0 liters displacement. The 90 built 962 won a total of 54 races from 1984 to 1991, thereby securing numerous championships. A true type of success, that is the model for our model, which the mold builders from Vaulx-en-Vaulin under the item number 187406 on the scale 1:18 on the wheels. According to the practices of the house Norev the look and look of the Diecast model exactly match the design of the model.
Remembrance of Stefan Bellof
The successful miniature also reminds one of the most famous and popular racing drivers from Germany, Stefan Bellof, born in Giessen in 1957. The professional for sports car racing became 1984 long distance world champion, German racing champion as well as driver European champion and thus the first German racing driver, who could achieve a world title on the automobile circuit. With the example of the 962 C of Brun Motorsport described here, Bellof took part in the 1,000 kilometer race of Mugello in 1985, which he finished with his team-mate Thierry Boutsen after 189 rounds on the 3rd place. Their best lap was 1: 42.560 minutes. In the first place of the race on the 5.225-kilometer circuit of Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello north of Florence: Jacky Ickx and Jochen Mass.