The Porsche 962 was a sport-prototype racing car, designed to replace the Porsche 956, to race the WSC Group C and Americans IMSA competitions. The main difference from the 956 model was the chassis, modified according to changed FIA safety rules.
This Group C racer from Porsche was one of the most successful racing cars ever, its palmarès including:
- World Sport-Prototype Championship: 1985, 1986
- Le Mans 24h: 1986, 1987, 1994
- IMSA GTP Championship: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988
- Daytona 24h: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991
- Sebring 12h: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988
Two were the versions of this car: "962" for IMSA Championships, "962C" for Group C races.
This car raced at Le Mans in 1991 in the classic livery of sponsor Repsol.
The car was driven by Oscar Larrauri, Jésus Pareja and Walter Brun.