Porsche 996 GT3 RSR

Based on the Porsche 996 GT3, the racing versionknownas the 996 GT3 R wascreated in 1999.

The 996 GT3 R made itsdebutat the 1999 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Manthey-Racing and Champion Racing teams fielded the new racing car asunofficialrepresentatives of the plant. The Manthey-Porsche of Uwe Alzen, Patrick Huisman and Luca Riccitelli won the class ahead of the Champion-Porsche of Dirk Müller, Bob Wollek and Bernd Mayländer.

The 996 GT3 R thentook part in the American Le Mans Series and from 1999 to 2001 was also able to achieve almost all class wins in the "small"GT racing car class.

In the 2000 FIA GT Championship, the 996 GT3 R was the dominantvehicle in the new N-GT class and won everyrun. In the sameyear, the factory-supported Phoenix Racing won the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring.

In 2001, the modified version, now called the 996 GT3 RS, was used. The vehicle was not only very successful in its class, it also achieved over all victories.

Jörg Bergmeister and Timo Bernhard prevailed against the much more powerful prototypes in the 2003 24-hour race in Daytona. In 2003, Stéphane Ortelli, Marc Lieb and Romain Dumas won the Spa-Francorchamps 24-hour race for the first time in the history of the FIA GT Championship in an NGT vehicle.

The successor model 996 GT3 RSR, which can be recognized by its teardrop-shaped headlights, made its debut in 2004. The engine output rose from 415 to 455 hp. In addition, the vehicle received a sequential six-speed gearbox.

By 2006, the racing versions of the Porsche 996 GT3 had achieved seven class wins in the 24 Hours of Le Mans as well as five class wins and one overall victory in the Spa 24 Hours.

Almost 200 racing cars of this type were produced.

The car, chassis no. 693.065, was purchased new by Ebimotors in 2005 and, with the Sony livery, competed in the Italian GT Championship, driven by Luca Riccitelli and Massimo Pigoli, finishing in 3rd place overall.

In 2006 it was at the start of the FIA ​​GT Championship with the official Porsche drivers Emmanuel Collard and Luca Riccitelli at the wheel, to which was added, for the longer races, Romain Dumas at Spa-Francorchamps and Dubai where Michel Rockenfeller replaced Riccitelli. At the end of the season, the Ebimotors Team finished in 3rd place overall among the Teams.

At the end of the year the car was included in the Ebimotors collection until 2022 when it underwent a complete restoration of mechanics and bodywork which maintains the winning colors of Gabetti.



Engine: liquid-cooled flat-six [M 96/73 FIA]
Engine capacity: 3,800cc
Max power: 480hp
Gearbox: Porsche 6-speed (sequential)
Weight: 1,091.7kg
Height: 1,051mm
Width: 1,872mm
Length: 4,431mm
Wheelbase: 2,353mm
Brake calipers: Brembo Nr. 6 front pistons / Nr. 4 rear pistons
Rims: BBS monolithic
Extras: flat bottom upgrade

2005 – Italian GT Championship [Sony livery] #52

Drivers: Pigoli - Riccitelli
Round 1: Imola
Round 2: Misano
Round 3: Vallelunga (P3)
Round 4: Monza (P1)
Round 5: Budapest (P1)
Round 6: Mansion (P3)
Round 7: Mugello (P2)
Round 8: Vallelunga

2006 – FIA GT [Gabetti livery] #75

Drivers: Collard - Riccitelli
3rd CLASSIFIED team: Ebimotors – Porsche Haus
Round 1: Silverstone
Round 2: Brno
Round 3: Oschrsleben
Round 4: Spa-Francorchamps >> Collard-Riccitelli-Dumas
Round 5: Le Castellet
Round 6: Dijon
Round 7: Mugello
Round 8: Budapest
Round 9: Adria
Round 10: Dubai >> Collard-Rockenfeller-Dumas

Are you interested?

Write us


Phone us

Back to the Showroom