Racing Countach

Racing Countach
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Modified normal Countach (25th Anniversary) to lightweight and fitted racing brake and tyres only.
We could not clear every race preliminary standard time and we Wrote a petition to the meeting secretariat and faced final races.
However, popularity of spectators was very high, and there were a lot of fans who came to our pit. As you see this photo, the tires got to the very limit in a fender and the height of car was still high.

Racing Countach
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The hole which became vacant to the engine hood innumerably was for engine cooling, the parts such as doors and fenders comparatively easy replaced by FRP material were lightweighted gradually. But the weight of car exceeded much more than regulated weight.
And a small rear wing was mounted on the car shown in the photograph. This was because the wing for road model was very heavy and angle adjustment was not possible so it was ineffective in downforce. Therefore, it was produced newly by width of rear trunk in those days by Mr. Teruaki Terai of supervision.

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