De Tomaso Pantera Competition Coupe group 4 (1972)

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7260 units built, 14 for group 4
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Homologation number: 632, 3047
Homologation start: 1/1/1972, 1/7/1972

Ford Small Block Cleveland 351C, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
5763cc, 101.6 x 88.9 mm
440-490 HP
cast iron XE block 9.206" short deck height, 4.38" bore spacing, aluminium alloy head with closed "quench" combustion chamber. Click here
side camshaft with overhead valves (OHV) located centrally between the two banks, 2 valves/cyl - 8 valves total. 2.19" inlet valve diameter, 1.71" exhaust valve diameter
5 main bearings 69.8mm diameter, 146.8mm connecting rod length between centers
aspiration, natural with 4 x Weber 48 IDA Carburetors
water cooled
dry sump

ZF DS25 5 speed Manual gearbox
Dry, single plate clutch
steel monocoque Tipo 874 chassis, steel and aluminium body panels
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over adjustable shock absorbers, adjustable anti-roll bar
rack and pinion steering
Brakes: Girling, Front 332 x 32 ventilated and cross-drilled; Rear: 314 x 28 ventilated
Wheels (fr/r), Campagnolo 10 x 15" / 14 x 15"
Tyres (fr/r), Goodyear 4.5/11.5-15" / 5.5/15.3-15"
fuel tank, 90 lt

Results in WSCC

Group 4 classification is noted in brackets
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Buenos Ayres Dayt Sebring Brands Hatch Monza Spa Targa Florio Nurb Le Man Zeltweg Watkins Glen
Team 1000km 6h 12h 1000km 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h 1000km 6h
Herbert Müller/ Giancarlo Gagliardi, 2263-GT4 #41, acci dent
Escuderia Montjuich, 2859-GR4 (440HP) #60, dnt qualify #31, head gasket
Escuderia Montjuich, 2823-GT4 #42, dnt qualify #30, head gasket
Scuderia Brescia Corse, 2343-GT4 (483HP) #43, eng ine #73, dnt qualify
Valtellina Racing, 2342-GT4 #44, 5th (1st)
Claude Dubois, 2860-GR4 #42, 7th (1st) #32, 16th (8th)
Claude Dubois #43, 10th (3rd)
Societé Franco-Brittanic, 2824-GT4 (440HP) #33, head gasket
Sachs Racing, 2861-GR4 #33, 12th (1st)
Bob Grossman #9, in entry list
Total points
Works Starts/finishes 13/5 4/1 2/2 1/0 5/1 1/1
Driver Team entries and car number
Escuderia Montjuich
José Juncadella 42 30
Fernando Baviera 42 30
Herbert Müller 41 43 60 31
Cox Kocher 60 31
Scuderia Brescia Corse
Ugo Locatelli 43
"Pal Joe" 43
Mario Casoni 73
"PAM" 73
Valtellina Racing
Mario Casoni 44
"Pooky" 44
Claude Dubois
Jean-Marie Jacquemin 42 32
Yves Deprez 42 32
Guy Chasseuil 43 33
Societé Franco-Brittanic
Jean Vinatier 33
Sachs Racing
Alex Janda 33
Hans Schulze-Schwering 33

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Group 4 '72
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GTS group 4


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