TAMIYA Sports Car Series No.311
The 1976 World Champion
Winning the 1976 manufacture championship was the excellent Porsche 935 "Martini" turbo. Based on the road legal 930 turbo, it was named in relation to Group-5 racing. In meeting the regulations, the 935 was powered by a 2857cc inline 6 cylinder turbo engine which thumped out approximately 590hp. On the lightweight body was a large rear wing and a flat nose which produced superior aero dynamics allowing the Porsche to win 4 of the 7 season races.