1978 Gitanes Renault Mirage M9B Tail Section, complete, as raced in the 1978 24 Hours of Le Mans, with scrutineering tags

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Lot 25
1978 Gitanes Renault Mirage M9B Tail Section, complete, as raced in the 1978 24 Hours of Le Mans, with scrutineering tags

Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium
1978 Gitanes Renault Mirage M9B Tail Section, complete, as raced in the 1978 24 Hours of Le Mans, with scrutineering tags

Provenance – All new for 1978 John Horsman-designed, GTC Mirage built, M9B Long Tail (á La ,a very tweaked, 1971 Gulf Porsche 917 "L"), also believed to be the Tail section from Renault-Mirage M9B-802, used by Mirage Team driver and 1983 Le Mans winner, Australian Vern Schuppan, to achieve 188 .5 mph in pre-Le Mans Aero testing conducted on a, yet to be opened, section of the Loop 101 in Arizona.
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1978 Gitanes Renault Mirage M9B Tail Section, complete, as raced in the 1978 24 Hours of Le Mans, with scrutineering tags
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