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Whittington’s #009 0004 rises from the ashes

1979 Porsche 935
1979 Porsche 935 chassis #009 0004 – Willow Springs International Raceway © Robert Graham Junior

The phone rang, it was my old friend Carlos de Quesada. “I’ve just bought a 935 to restore,” he told me. “Great,” I replied, “which one?” “#009 0004,” announced Carlos.

Chassis #009 0004? I had been researching and writing about 935s for twenty years, often in close touch with the factory archivist, but I had never heard this number before. “Where did you find it?” I asked. “I bought it directly from Don Whittington,” announced Carlos proudly. “Well, I’ll be…,” I started.

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