Introducing the exceptional 1973 3-litre Martini Racing Works Team Porsche Carrera RSR ‘R7’ Endurance Racing Coupé, with the chassis number 9113 600686 and engine number 6930047. This ex-works Martini Porsche RSR, verified by the 1973 team chief Norbert Singer is up for auction via International Car Auctioneer—Bonhams.
Renowned for its unique identity and originality, ‘R7’ holds the distinction of achieving the best-ever finish for a Porsche RSR at Le Mans, securing fourth place overall in the prestigious 1973 Le Mans 24-Hour race. Adorned in the iconic triple-tone blue-and-red banded Martini Racing livery this Porsche represents a significant chapter in Porsche’s storied racing heritage. Martini’s sponsorship involvement with Porsche dates back to the late 1960s, and their distinct colors have adorned winning Porsche’s on various international racing stages, including Le Mans and Formula 1.
Its unrivaled provenance, extensive racing pedigree, and preservation of original features make it a true collector’s gem. Racing in various circuits across Europe, America, and Mexico showing it’s a true testament to an enduring racing legacy. Undoubtedly positioned as a highly sought-after and valuable piece of automotive history, who knows the monetary figure that this vehicle will sell for. But, enthusiasts and collectors will have the opportunity to bid for this extraordinary ex-works Porsche RSR in the coming weeks.
So are you placing a bid on an historic racing lineage? Pretty much a once in a lifetime opportunity to own such an important piece of Porsche and Martini history.