Lot #1585 - This is a very rare opportunity to purchase the one and only Gravity racer ever to have competed in the long and illustrious racing heritage of the Porsche marquee. In the first year of XGR, this racer set a very innovative theme for the series to follow, lending credence to the notion of Californian design studios competing with one and other not only on racing criteria, but also creative bragging rights. The successful formula witnessed in this design is based on the minimal frontal area offered by the driver lying in a prone position, but also by the minimal friction losses of the 3 weeks.The design borrows from surfing culture both in driving position but also the neat means by which driver and racer are attached. Here the use of a neoprene zip up harness, similar to modern wetsuit designs, which smoothes airflow over the drivers body.
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