The BMW M1 procar at the 39th AvD Oldtimer GP

Trackandtuner.com visited the latest 39th AvD oldtimer GP on the Nurburgring. The biggest event for oldtimers. It attracts the greatest classic race cars of the past like the BMW M1, 3.0CSL, M3 e30 DTM Porsche Kremer 935 K3 and the Porsche 911 RSR. We take a look at all these iconic classic race cars.

We start with the BMW M1 procar.

The BMW M1 was developed to meet the regulations of group 5 racers. This means that you need to make a certain amount of street cars before entering the racing series.

Unfortunately regulations changed during the development, therefore BMW couldn’t participate in Group 5 racing.

But BMW decided to start their own racing league better known as the Procar series.

The highly modified M1 Procar was created with a M88 straight 6 producing 470hp at 9000RPM.

Only weighing 1020 kg the M1 Procar was able to reach 311kph (193mph) and go to 0-100kph (62mph) in 4,3 seconds.

The M1 Procar series attracted some of the biggest names in racing world like Niki Lauda and Nelson Piquet, creating a exciting new race league.

With the Porsche Kremer K3 turbo monsters, BMW decided to make a M1 procar Turbo version capable of 850hp which is the blue lubri 10.000 car shown side by side the Porsche 935 K3.

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The BMW M1 is a legend so listen to the great straight six sound in the video.

 

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