Chassis # 5893 NART 250LM

Discussion in 'Vintage (thru 365 GTC4)' started by Gramps, Sep 7, 2004.

  1. Gramps

    Gramps Karting

    Nov 5, 2003
    Stafford Virginia, USA
    Full Name:
    Gary McNutt
    In browsing through the photos (Pelican from Monterey I noticed what appears to be #5893. Did someone pry it out of the Indianapolis museum and get it to Monterey? Anyone have the story?

    And if it is 5893, the Rindt/Gregory 1965 LeMans winner, where did the hole in the rear section, just in front of the spoiler come from? It is not there in any of the LeMans photos I have of this car and there is basically nothing underneath it in that location except for the battery perhaps. Did anyone notice this and look at it?

  2. Napolis

    Napolis Three Time F1 World Champ
    Honorary Owner

    Oct 23, 2002
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    Jim Glickenhaus
    I saw it and it was wonderfull. It is still owned by the Museum. IMHO one of the greatest cars existant.
  3. vince308

    vince308 Formula 3

    May 23, 2003
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    pictures ??????
  4. Gramps

    Gramps Karting

    Nov 5, 2003
    Stafford Virginia, USA
    Full Name:
    Gary McNutt
  5. BigTex

    BigTex Seven Time F1 World Champ
    Rossa Subscribed Owner

    Dec 6, 2002
    Houston, Texas
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    I thought the same thing, when looking at it there in the Museum...........

    "If only I could get this thing OUT OF HERE.............."

    It made for a great day dream. A lot of cool cars sitting in that Infield Building...I think that one was my favorite.
  6. gsm4316

    gsm4316 Karting

    Mar 6, 2005
    Louisville, KY USA
    Full Name:
    Gilbert Mann
    Could anyone share any good photos as it competed at Le Mans in 1968 as car no. 14? I am especially interested in a left side view for modellng purposes. What is the story behind the strange overlap of squares with the numbers over the regular roundals with apparently numbers on them also?


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