May 30, 2003
Jay Policastro's 1981 Kremer Porsche 935. Jay's last race
was at Daytona for the HSR event. He went off at the bus stop
on the last lap of the race. As you can see, he did a little
lawn mowing but was still able to finish 2nd just being beat
at the finish line. Oh yeah, if the name Policastro sounds
familiar, Jay and his father Joe, raced their GT3-R that we
prepared in 2001 and 2002. Now Joe and Jay are racing with
Orbit Racing in the ALMS and will be doing a few races in
Grand-Am. You need to root for Orbit (Joe and Jay) for the
rest of the season.
been on the wait list for a redo, just as long as it's done
before HSR Daytona at the end of the year. What you're about
to see is another way you, the web site visitor and Porsche
enthusiasts, can see from start to finish how we restore these
Porsche racecars. You will see every picture that we took
to catalog just how the car was assembled. This car is special
because I bought it from Danny Ongais. Just before I arrived
to look at the car, Danny told me that he had just taken the
car cover off. It had been on the car since the mid 80's.
The last race for this car was the 24 Hours of Daytona in
1983. I will tell stories about this 935 and other 935's from
the days when we prepared them, in the coming updates.
so much grass that it stuffed both brake ducts solid!
can see, the grass is in the air inlets and in the cooling
area of the disc.
not two tires stacked on each other. This is a groove in the
tire from the nose bracket that was forced into the tire during
Jay's run through the grass. How this tire lasted one more
lap is a testament to Goodyear tires.
4:30 and the tub is stripped bare.
compressor in the body shop just pooped out! Maybe this weekend
I'll be working on Jay's car, instead of the 904, the RATT,
or the last body panels of the Carrera 6.
still retains the original aluminum roll cage. Kremer beefed
up the roll bars in all their Kremer K3's.