2009 Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Car Race, 4.0L, RSR Upgrades
Fresh 4.0L engine rebuild with 5 hours of run time
RSR body and suspension upgrades, with wide BBS wheels
Transmission shift paddles – upgraded Holinger system
Engine, clutch, shocks, front brakes, all fluids, done 5 hours ago
Available with a 20’ Featherlite enclosed trailer making for a turnkey set up
VIN - WP0ZZZ99Z9S798114
Engine – 4.0L, flat 6 cylinder
Gearbox – 6 speed sequential with paddle upgrade
Drivetrain - Rear engine, RWD
Whether you are looking for the ultimate track day toy with your friends, or a turnkey entry to competitive racing with a Championship winning car, this GT3 Cup Car is for you. With RSR body upgrades, and a fresh 4.0L motor (upgraded from stock 3.8L), this Cup Car is a no holds barred weapons grade track machine.
This car won the 2014 NASA Western National Championship in ST-1 with Craig Ames as the driver. Mr. Ames went on to win and/or compete at multiple events in 2013, 2014, and 2015, including Rennsport Reunion V. After acquiring the car, the current owner did a major refresh of the engine, clutch, brakes, suspension, and campaigned the car at PCA club days in the Northwest Region in 2016.
Sporting a fresh exterior grey/red wrap over the original Porsche Motorsports white body panels, and extended RSR/R body upgrades, this championship winning Cup Car is ready for your next event.
Engine - 4.0L displacement, only five (5) hours on engine, April 2016 Rebuild by BBI Autosport (BBI Autosport also handled the 4.0L conversion and rebuild in 2014, invoices included for both). Engine was then sent to Porsche Motorsports North America (PMNA) and dyno tuned (501 HP dyno sheet). Has GT3R intake manifold, Supercup exhaust, and MoTec dash display.
Drivetrain – Less than 20 hours, factory sequential gearbox, flappy paddle upgrade (Holinger), clutch (5 hours, new RSR clutch in April 2016).
Shocks/Suspension/Brakes – Fully rebuilt Ohlins in April 2016, followed by corner balance and alignment. RSR suspension upgrades. New front brake calipers in April 2016, full flush and bleed of system.
Wheels/Tires – Three piece 18" BBS light alloy wheels, center lock, brand new Michelin Pilot Sport GT 30/65-18 (front) and 31/71-18 (rear).
Exterior – RSR body upgrades and aero, new full exterior wrap (2016), new windshield (2016), no major incidents or body work that we are aware of, appears to be all original panels. Graphic stickers on hood and door numbers are removable.
Driver Safety/Comfort – Cool Suit, Radio package, Schroth Harness (2022 expire date), on board fire system, Recaro HANS seat, Simpson and Schroth window nets, OMP steering wheel.
Racing History Highlights
NASA Western National Championship – 2014 Season
ST-1 Class – Craig Ames, 1st place overall
PCA Club Race – Circuit of the America – May 2014
Cup Race #1 – 1st place in class, 2nd place overall – Craig A (997.1 Cup R)
Cup Race #2 – 1st place in class, 2nd place overall – Craig A (997.1 Cup R)
Enduro – 1st place in class, 2nd place overall – Craig A (997.1 Cup R)
Porsche Racing Club, NASA – Sonoma – June 2014
PRC Race #1 – 1st place overall, 1st place in class – Craig A (997.1 Cup R)
PRC Race #2 – 1st place overall, 1st place in class – Craig A (997.1 Cup R)
NASA / PRC – Laguna Seca – July 2014
NASA Race 1 – 2nd place overall, 2nd place in class – Craig A (997.1 Cup R)
NASA National Championship – Sonoma – Nov 2014 (Pictures from this event included below, note “Blackstar” livery)
ST-1 Race #1 – 1st place in class (ST-1 class), Pole, Fastest Lap – Craig A (997 .1 Cup R)
ST-1 Race #2 – 1st place in class, Pole, Fastest Lap – Craig A (997.1 Cup R)
ST-1 Championship Race – 1st place, Pole, Fastest Lap, Led every lap – Craig A (997.1 Cup R)
PCA Log Book (Craig Ames), PCA Club Racing Class – GT2R
- 4/3/13 – Festival of Speed
- 6/21/13 – PCA Laguna Seca
- 9/20/13 – Miller Motorsports Park
- 3/2/14 – COTA
- 4/10/15 – COFS
- 5/17/15 – COTA
- 9/24/15 – Rennsport Reunion V
2016/7 Seasons – Current owner has enjoyed the car via PCA lapping days at The Ridge Motorsports Park, and Pacific Raceways in the greater Seattle, WA area.
Spares Package - Three additional sets of wheels (one wide set, two narrow sets), Bosch Motorsport ECU cable, "Laguna Seca" exhaust.
Optional Trailer – Available with a 20’ aluminum 2012 Featherlite enclosed trailer, outfitted with extended ramps, new winch, new battery, exterior graphics package, recent axle and brake service, and two spare tires mounted inside.
Please call Jason at 206-355-7727 for more information on this Porsche GT3 Cup Car for sale.