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1983 Lancia LC-2 Group C
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Chassis No: LC2-002
Built by Lancia with support from sister company - Ferrari, Chassis #002 was built in 1983 and was raced as the Lancia/Martini “works” car from 1983 to 1986. One of only five chassis built during this period, this car was the workhorse of the team and competed in more races than any of the other cars.

1n 1983 this car competed in 9 world championship events winning the Imola 1000 K and taking podium finishes at Kyalami and Mugello. This car qualified on the pole for the 1984 LeMans 24-hour race finishing 8th and quilified 3rd for the 1985 LeMans, lead more than half the distance, finishing 6th. It was clocked at 246 mph on the Mulsanne Straight.

Chassis #002 was purchased directly from Lancia-Fiat Auto S.P.A. in 1988 and has undergone a 100 pt. ground-up restoration at the Canepa Design facilities in Scotts Valley, California. This very original car was dissembled including every nut and bolt and concourse restored including race ready condition. Total restoration cost was over $350,000.00 including 4000 hours of labor, parts and subcontract work.

CHASSIS
Aluminum Glued and Riveted Monocoque with Cast Magnesium Bulkheads
Carbon and Kevlar Body Panels, Wings, Inner Panels and Undertrays
Brembo 4 Piston Brakes with Crossdrilled / Vented Rotors
Speedline Magnesium Wheels, 17” x 13” Front, 19” x 16” Rear
Abarth/Hewland 5-Speed Transaxle
ENGINE
Ferrari 3.0 Twin Overhead Cam V8 Purpose-Built Racing Engine
Weber Electronic Fuel Injection
Twin KKK Turbochargers, Intercooled
MISC.
Weight - 810 Kg
Horsepower - 850 bhp. @ 1.7 boost
Top Speed - 246 MPH

RACE HISTORY

1983
Monza 1000 km — 9th Riccardo Patrese / Michele Alboreto, Qualified 5th
Silverstone 1000 km — DNF Riccardo Patrese / Michele Alboreto, Qualified 4th
Nürburgring 1000 km — DNF Riccardo Patrese / Michele Alboreto, Qualified 5th
LeMans 24 Hours — DNF Michele Alboreto / Alessandro Nannini, Qualified 8th
Brands Hatch 1000 Kilometres — 4th Riccardo Patrese / Michele Alboreto, Qualified 5th
Imola 1000 Kilometres — 1st Teo Fabi / Hans Heyer, Qualified 5th
Mugello 1000 Kilometres — 2nd Riccardo Patrese / Alessandro Nannini, Qualified 4th
Spa 1000 km — 7th Riccardo Patrese / Teo Fabi Lancia, Qualified 4th
Kyalami 1000 km — 2nd 4 Riccardo Patrese / Alessandro Nannini, Qualified 6th

1984
Monza 1000 km — DNF Riccardo Patrese /Bob Wollek, Qualified 4th set fastest lap in race
Nürburgring 1000 km — 12th Riccardo Patrese /Bob Wollek, Qualified 5th
LeMans 24 Hours — 8th Bob Wollek /Alessandro Nannini , Qualified 1st, set fastest lap of the race

1985
Mugello — DNF Riccardo Patrese / Alessandro Nannini
Monza — 8th Riccardo Patrese / Alessandro Nannini
LeMans 24 Hours — 6th Bob Wollek /Alessandro Nannini /Lucio Cesario, Qualified 3rd
Hockenheim 1000 Kilometres — DNF Riccardo Patrese /Alessandro Nannini, Qualified 6th
Spa 1000 Kilometres — 4th Riccardo Patrese /Alessandro Nannini /Mauro Baldi, Qualified 1st

 

 

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