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This Chaasis was found in Belgium by Chris Randall at Zaprace, although little is know about its history it had obviously competed at some stage of its life, it was very common to find early CS's like this used as race cars before the CSL's came along and as regulations change over the forth coming years the cars were modified to suit until they began retiring the E9's for the next thing! Subsequently cars/shells could be found in various conditions either missing lots of parts or just unused years later and due to the increased interest in Historic racing over the last 10 years or so an upsurge in interest has made these E9's very desirable indeed, this when found was almost bare but did have some odd early schnitzer race parts with it. Zaprace/Dmworx built it up for a customer as a 1979 Gp5/ GTO specifically for him to run in the Nurburgring OTGPBMW Race. Unfortunately they changed the rules so that you could only run a genuine Gp5 in that race, (so nobody will ever race one) and so an M49 24v engine was deemed not worth sourcing, the step down to a late IMSA GTO 12v type was not preferred, and so the customer went forward with a Gp2 version leaving Zaprace with a beautiful old g


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