Spark Model US172 Porsche 962C Alucraft Racing #2 'Rene Herzog - Mario Hytten' IMSA Sears Point 1989, 1/43rd scale resin model car.
The Porsche 962C Alucraft Racing #2 'Rene Herzog - Mario Hytten' IMSA Sears Point 1989 was a race car that competed in the 1989 IMSA GT Championship. The car was driven by Swiss drivers René Herzog and Mario Hytten. It was entered by the Alucraft Racing team, which was based in Switzerland.
The car was a Porsche 962C, which was a highly successful racing car that had won the 24 Hours of Le Mans four times in a row from 1986 to 1989. The 962C was powered by a 2.9-liter turbocharged flat-six engine that produced around 600 horsepower.
The Alucraft Racing team entered the Porsche 962C in the 300 km Sears Point race at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California. The car qualified in 14th place and finished in 14th place overall. Herzog and Hytten also drove the car in the 360 km Tampa race at the Tampa Bay Downs in Florida. They qualified in 14th place and finished in 8th place overall.
The Porsche 962C Alucraft Racing #2 'Rene Herzog - Mario Hytten' IMSA Sears Point 1989 was a competitive race car that achieved some success in the 1989 IMSA GT Championship. However, it was not able to win any races.
Here are some additional details about the car:
- Chassis number: 962-C06
- Engine: Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc Turbo
- Power: 600 horsepower
- Weight: 900 kilograms
- Top speed: 350 kilometers per hour
- Drivers: René Herzog and Mario Hytten
- Team: Alucraft Racing