Historic Group C News

  • Supercar Driver Secret Meet at Silverstone

    On Tuesday 19th June 2024 we were lucky enough to attend the SupercarDriver Secret Meet, held for the first time at Silverstone. We took two Group C cars along for these motorsport demos, our 1988 Ex-works Le Mans Toyota 88C fresh from a complete rebuild and our 1987 Rothmans 962 also freshly recommissioned...

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  • 24 Hours & 24 Months...

    We’ve been extremely busy with the collection cars over the last two years with 100 years of Le Mans, 75 years of Porsche and 40 years of Group C all falling within the last 24 months. We’ve celebrated these significant anniversaries in style attending some of the greatest historic race and concours events that have to paid tribute to these extraordinary racing cars.

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EXCLUSIVE BOOKS OFFER & DISCOUNT CODES

Due to popular demand we are now offering a limited amount of  volumes individually with interest free credit available. We also have exclusive discount codes and bundle deals on Ultimate Works Porsche 962 - The Definitive History and Works Porsche 956 - The Definitive History with options for a significant saving on John Fitzpatrick Group C Porsches - The Definitive History too!

  • Race stars and race cars celebrate PCGB Christmas party

    On Sunday the 3rd of December we celebrated ‘A Porsche Christmas’ with Porsche Club GB at the Warwickshire Events Centre. There was a brilliant turn out of Porsche road and race cars as well as some of the original drivers who drove them. The display of cars included our Works Rothmans 962, the Hertz Team Jota Porsche 963, 3.0 RSR in iconic Jägermeister livery and more.

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  • Historic Group C in 000 Magazine

    21.09.23

    Issue 26 features no less than thirty four pages about Group C. In depth interviews with both the Group C restorer Trevor Crisp of Katana and Henry Pearman from Historic Group C round out this fascinating set of articles about the evolution of the greatest endurance racing car of all time.

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  • Le Mans legends at Guildhall

    06.06.23

    We are proud to have supplied one of our Porsche 962s for the annual Coachmakers' Banquet held at the Guildhall in London. The Coachmakers provide support for young people seeking careers in automotive, aerospace industries and armed forces.

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  • Hertz Team Jota aiming high at Le Mans

    22.05.23

    On the evening of the 22nd of May we were delighted to be able to support our close friends and neighbours Hertz Team Jota at their launch celebration held at Joe Macari Performance Cars, providing two very significant Group C Porsches for the event.

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  • Mugello Classic 2023

    10.05.23

    Mugello Classic saw the first round of the 2023 Peter Auto Group C championship. Amongst the entrants was our much loved ex-collection 962-201 or ‘Pinky’ as it’s known. It has gone to a great home and we'll be following its progress throughout the season.

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  • 40 years of Group C – a reunion in Leipzig

    Derek Bell is now 81 years old, but when the lean Brit climbs into ‘his’ Porsche 956, he cuts as elegant a figure as ever. Yet while 40 years ago it seemed like he was simply doing his job, today he concedes: “We worked like crazy.”

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  • Jaguar XJR-8 track test: The art of noise

    Having previously put a Porsche 962C through its paces, Andrew Frankel finally gets to drive the sports racer that gave the Germans a mauling in 1987 – the Jaguar XJR-8. And this chassis was the wildest of all.

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