November 11, 2005
Photos Courtesy of Sepp Greger - Reproduction Strictly Prohibited
Even Sepp Greger had an off now and again. Thank God
the crowds were in an area that the off roading car could not
reach them. There are so many hill climbs where the fans stand
a few feet from the speeding race cars.
not everyday that you have a relationship with the original
owner, and in this case, a famous driver that will not only
hold your hand through the restoration, but give you all the
technical data, photos, and histories on the car.
The fire started after the so called "Holzschlager-Matt"
Schauinsland. The fire was caused by a faulty fuel line. Gas
dropped on the exhaust pipe.
Sepp tries to blow the fire out, but it ain't working. He's
got the look in the rearview mirror...oh shit!
the Carrera 6 was burning, Sepp tried to find a solution for
this exciting situation. Sepp was so proud of finding a fire
one man and his fire extinguisher, didn't do much, so Sepp stepped
in to keep his car from burning to the ground.
actually wasn't as bad as it looks. Sepp told us the engine
was still o.k., but they had to replace fan shrouds, some electrical
wiring and of course the undertray and decklid.
The car actually made
it to the next hill climb.
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