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Porsche 908 Kurz, Langheck, and Spyder Chassis List*  (back to 908 intro)


CHASSIS
NUMBER
ORIGINAL
CONFIGURATION
HISTORY CURRENT
LOCATION
908-000 Langheck (Steel) Stommelen @ Le Mans Trials '68 Scrapped
908-001 Kurz (Steel) Test car (identical to 907, 13" wheels), practice session @ Nurburgring '68 (Apr 9-11) Scrapped
908-002 Langheck (Steel) Linge @ Le Mans Trials '68, practice/tests @ Monza '69 (Apr 17-19) Scrapped
908-003 Langheck (Steel) Siffert/Herrmann 19th (# 4) - Monza '68, (now has later-style Langheck body) Porsche Museum (D)
908-004 Langheck (Steel) Scarfiotti/Mitter 11th (# 5) - Monza '68, Elford DNS (# 1) - Spa '68 (practiced but did not handle well) Scrapped
908-005 Kurz (Steel) Patrick/Attwood/Buzzetta DNF (# 3) - Watkins Glen '68, fitted with 916 gearbox, Herrmann 1st - Preis der Nationen '68, Siffert 1st (# 1) - Austrian GP @ Zeltweg '68, development tests @ Hockenheimring '68 (Sept 6-27, 3800 miles in 47 hrs, 10 min) Scrapped?
908-006 Kurz (Steel) Elford 8th (# 2) - Austrian GP @ Zeltweg '68 Renumbered?
908-007 Kurz (Steel) Preliminary tests @ Nurburgring '68, first car with new 916 gearbox, fitted with adjustable rear flaps, Mitter DNF - Norisring '68 (June 30, had led), Herrmann DNF - Solitude @ Hockenheimring '68 (clutch), tests @ Zeltweg '68 (before Austrian GP), then more testing, stayed @ Porsche, now has 907K-style body Porsche Museum  (D)
908-008 Kurz (Steel) Siffert/Elford 1st (# 2) - Nurburgring '68 Dr. Julio Palmaz (USA)
908-009 Kurz (Steel) Mitter/Scarfiotti/Siffert DNF (# 1) - Nurburgring '68, Herrmann/Ikuzawa/ Siffert 6th (# 2) - Watkins Glen '68 Renumbered?
908-010 Kurz (Steel) Elford/Neerpasch DNF (# 6) - Spa '68, Neerpasch crashed into a telephone pole Scrapped?
908-011 Kurz (Steel) Herrmann/Stommelen 3rd (# 5) - Spa '68, Follmer/Buzzetta DNF (# 4) - Watkins Glen '68 Renumbered?
908-012 Kurz (Aluminum) Siffert/Elford/Buzzetta DNF (# 1) - Watkins Glen '68 Scrapped?
908-013 Langheck (Aluminum) Tests @ Zeltweg, Stommelen/Neerpasch 3rd (# 33) - Le Mans '68, to Reinhold Joest (D) and co-driven with Weber/Casoni 3rd (# 60)  - Le Mans '72 ? Schlumpf Museum (F) ?
908-014 Langheck (Aluminum) Buzzetta/Patrick DNF (# 34) - Le Mans '68, Tests @ Monza '69 (Kauhsen crashed) Scrapped
908-015 Langheck (Aluminum) Tests @ Zeltweg, Siffert/Herrmann/Falk DNF (# 31) - Le Mans '68, tests @ Monza '69 (Karl von Wendt crashed, car burned) Scrapped
908-016 Langheck (Aluminum) Mitter/Elford DNF (# 32) - Le Mans '68, converted to Spyder (Kurz) @ Porsche '69, sold to Tony Dean in UK ? Mike Amalfitano (USA)
908-017 Kurz (Steel) Scrapped?
908-018 Kurz (Steel) Herrmann/Ahrens/Neerpasch 2nd (# 3) - Austrian GP @ Zeltweg '68, to Alan Hamilton '74, to David Morse, to Jim Smith Now in Italy
908-019 Kurz (Steel) Neerpasch/Lins/Ahrens DNF (# 4) - Austrian GP @ Zeltweg '68, to Alan Hamilton '74, to Winston Kim '82, to Ernst Schuster '84 (restored) Brad Hook (USA)
908-020 Kurz (Steel)
Scrapped?
908-021 Kurz (Steel)
Scrapped?
908-022 Langheck (Aluminum) Stommelen/Ahrens DNF (# 54) - Daytona '69, converted to Spyder (Kurz) @ Porsche '69 (Nov), leased to Solar Productions (Steve McQueen) & raced, Linge/Williams 9th (# 29) - Le Mans '70, used for filming of "LeMans" August Deutsch (D)
908-023 Langheck (Aluminum) Siffert/Herrmann DNF (# 50) - Daytona '69 Scrapped?
908-024 Langheck (Aluminum) Elford/Redman DNF (# 52) - Daytona '69, tests/practice at Monza '69 (Redman), converted to Spyder (Kurz) @ Porsche '69, to Hiroshi Kazato in Japan (six races in '71, two wins), kept by Kazato's family until ~ '00, to Peter Stoneberg (USA), to Cal Turner (USA), to Blackhawk Collection (USA) '05 Manfred Freisinger (D)
908-025 Langheck (Aluminum) Schutz/Mitter/Attwood DNF (# 53) - Daytona '69, Herrmann/Ahrens 2nd (# 7) - Monza '69, Siffert/Redman 1st (# 25) - Spa '69 (Lap record of 145.28 mph, Redman), to Gerry Sutterfield (USA) Miles Collier (USA)
908-026 Langheck (Aluminum) Attwood/Buzzetta DNF (# 51) - Daytona '69, Siffert/Redman 1st (# 4) - Monza '69, Elford/Ahrens/Attwood 3rd (# 10) - Spa '69, converted to Spyder (Kurz) @ Porsche Joe Buzzetta (USA)
908-027 Langheck (Aluminum) Schutz/Mitter DNF (# 5) - Monza '69, Schutz/Mitter DNS (# 24) - Spa '69, converted to Spyder @ Porsche ?, ex-Gerry Reilly & Jeff Hayes, restored by Gunnar Racing Ranson Webster (USA)
908-028 Langheck (Aluminum) Elford/Attwood DNF (# 6) - Monza '69, Herrmann/Stommelen/Attwood 4th (# 11) - Spa '69, converted to a Spyder (Langheck), Siffert/Redman/Falk/Kauhsen/Spoerry DNF (# 20) - Le Mans '69 (Hart Ski Racing entry) Porsche Museum
908-029 Langheck (Aluminum) Lins/Kauhsen/Siffert/Falk/Redman/Mitter DNF (# 22) - Le Mans '69 Scrapped?
908-030 Langheck (Aluminum) Schutz/Mitter/Falk/Attwood DNF (# 23) - Le Mans '69 (crashed & burned) Scrapped
908-031 Langheck (Aluminum) Herrmann/Larrousse/Falk/Elford/Redman/Ahrens 2nd (# 64) - Le Mans '69, converted to Spyder (Kurz) @ Porsche ?, to Don Burns ~ '73, to Dennis Aase (USA) '74 (raced, rebodied ?), to John R. Bond (USA), to John Klug (USA), to Gerry Sutterfield (USA) late '70s (restored with Langheck body around '88), to Reinhold Joest in '94 Dr. Julio Palmaz (USA)

* Factory history based on Paul Frere's research; subsequent history is to the best of author's knowledge and can be speculative in nature (see question marks).

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