August 13 2018 Monday at 12:45 PM

1983 Rabbit Race Car

 

Important to take first day pics as the first 4 hours with a new project car ownership are the most gratifying. The above photo is actually day -1, as it is from Robin's one day LA-Reno-LA collection hustle.

Anybody know anything about this car, Sierra Autosport, Sterling Racing Engines, Bill Behr or any other Reno Nevada SCCA GT-3 or IMSA RS details of the period? I know zero history besides the story told in the peeling vinyl decals.

 

Seeing a painted alternator pulley will definitely give a sane person pause. And is that a V8 oil breather?

 

I believe that is the original, period race engine and the engine and trans were swapped in later.

Confidence inspiring.