Martini International 2 nd Year: The Fichtel and Sachs clutch was replaced by a triple plate Borg and Beck item and the gearbox and clutch housing was reinforced to avoid the failures experienced at Le Mans. Pries von Tirol [Sports]. He repeated the success in after the season was spoiled by a ban. Porsche-Konstruktionen KG Salzburg 1 st

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Car owner Woolfe started the race rather than the far better credentialled Linge….

Whilst a short tail K won the Austrian Km race against weak opposition, other than at Le Mans the cars were still uncompetitive. Ickx wins from Hermann…the GT40 margin from the LH, 2 seconds after 24 hours despite losing 20 minutes in a long pitstop for the to replace a front wheel bearing.

Car Drivers Entrant Result 2. Preis von Tirol [SP].

The chassis was largely that of the ahren suitably reinforced, the spaceframe was welded aluminium tube. Porsche had a fantastic season winning all but Le Mans. At the rear a single top link and lower inverted wishbone was used. Porsche Audi Division 6 th Views Read Edit View history. The one on the right is unfinished.

Kurt Ahrens Jr. – Wikipedia

Water cooled Porsches were not to appear for nearly a decade. Pries von Tirol [GT]. All data are presented here just for informative use, they cannot be used as a source for any kind of business. Shot included to show the changes made to the cars body work very late in ; different door line, no exhaust exits aft of the doors, wedge shape and Lola inspired rear deck. The Porsche was a tricky, somewhat under-developed beast in its original specification even for experienced professionals.


Courage had ahreens sensational season driving another ex-works Brabham, a BT26 adapted to accept a DFV, he established himself as an F1 front runner in2nd kur Watkins Glen to Jochen Rindt the seasons highlight.

He had suffered a high speed shunt in April while testing a long tail Porsche on a wet Ehra-Lessienwith the car disintegrating badly- the car went under the Armco barrier and broke in half as they were known to doleaving Ahrens strapped in the back.

Abarth 36 th Porsche-Konstruktionen KG Salzburg 1 st This biographical article related to German auto racing is a stub.

Kurt Ahrens Jr.

By ahrenz this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The engine had few steel or iron parts- the crankcase, cam covers and timing gear case were magnesium. Magnesium uprights, titanium hubs. He co-drove the pole-setting Porsche “long tail” at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 24 Hours of Le Mansbut neither car finished. The traditional Le Racinh test weekend took place on the weekend of April 4the making its public circuit debut.


Dieter Bohnhorst 16 th Year: Body is fibre glass, bonded to aluminium chassis. Abarth Corse 6 th 4.

Martini International 2 nd Year: On 12 March a was displayed at the Geneva Motor show with a price tag of DM, a fraction of the cars racig costs. Porsche factory drawing showing how suspension deflections actuated the rear wing flaps, from full to no downforce. A long kugt did not allow anything other than a central power take off to avoid catastrophic torsional vibrations.

Porsche KG 1 st 5. Stability of the cars was critical, front spoilers were fitted and a ingenious setup of mobile rear flaps connected with the rear suspension in such ahrwns way that if the suspension was compressed the flaps would create an aerodynamic force to raise the tail whilst if the suspension was extended, the flaps would angle up to push the tail down.