1970 Porsche 914/6 Rennenhaus ex Clay Grady
1970 Porsche 914/6 Rennenhaus
Legends are delighted to offer this 914 / 6 war horse, prolifically campaigned throughout the 1970’s and 80’s by Clay Grady of Rennenhaus fame.
Porsche Certificate of Authenticity: Production date: 28/01/1970
Selling Porsche Centre: Porsche USA
Engine number / type: 6404124 / 901 / 38
History from new compiled by Jurgen Barth: Sold to USA California Feb 4th 1970 with Prod Nr 130 0313 and Engine Nr 640 4124
it is sold as a normal 914/6 Street Version
The build in to a Race Car been probably done in USA but here the Factory has no Information
First Owner - TBC
Car was originally Silver
1972, First entry in SCCA logbook ; Regional Race, 21st May 1972, Bryar, NH
Paul Edward Webb Jr (driver/entrant)
Biology Dept. Rm 209
2 Cummington St
Boston, MA 02215
National, Bryar, 2-3 September 1972.
Briar Regional 10/7/72.
'Badu…' date missing.
Lime Rock, 5/3/75.
Edwin Sanborn Buys car - He had in his mind is was a Ginther Car. He doesn’t know why specifically.
-He purchased the car in ’74 or ’75. Plate was PDQ14
-First log book entry relating to ED is the ‘Driving School’ ones as he was obtaining his licence.
-First year of racing car was still silver (and he bought it from Webb as a converted race-car with windscreen/roll bar etc)
-A man called Paul Tossi (spelling) worked on the car in Meaney’s shop. Car painted Alaska Metallic Blue. Ralph Meaney then moved to Seattle area.
-Roll bar was REDONE (so pointless trying to identify the car in 1970/71 by its current roll-bar which I was doing).
-He raced the car against Paul Newman in a Datsun 510! (V cool!)
Briar (driver’s School), 6/7/75.
“Thomps…”, date missing.
Thompson Regional, 7/12/75.
“Lime R…”, date missing.
Missing event, 8/9/75.
Thompson, date missing.
Lime Rock, 8/23/75.
Lime Rock, 9/1/75.
Bridgehampton National, 9/21/75.
Bridgehampton Regional, 9/28/75.
Missing event, 4/23/76.
Bridgehampton, Missing date.
Bryar National, 5/30/76.
Thompson, date missing.
“(missing)” regional, 7/2/76.
Thompson regional, 8/21/76.
Lime Rock National, 9/3/76.
Bridgehampton National, 5/7/77.
Bryar Driver’s School, 5/14/77.
Bryar Nat/Reg, date missing.
“Mar absentee GP”, 6/10/77.
End of first log Book, Begin 2nd log Book.
Lime Rock, July 1,2,4/77.
Lime-Rock Regional, 7/9/77.
Watkins Glen national, 7/17/77.
Lime Rock Regional, 7/30/77.
Bryar Regional, 9/21/77.
Glen Regional, 8/27/77.
Bridgehampton Nat, 9/17/77.
Briar Reg, 9/24?/77.
Atlanta Runoffs, 10/23/77.
Norm Martin purchases the car from a snowy parking lot in South Bend, IN.
Takes car back to Denver.
Aspen ’78 parade.
Other PCA events - no log books used.
Next Log Book entry:
Driver’s School – Regional Pueblo, CO, Dr. Edward B. Little driver/entrant, 23-24 June ’79.
D/S-Reg Aspen, 22-23 Sept ’79.
D/S-Reg La Junta, 12-13 April ’80.
D/S-Reg Pueblo, 21-22 June ’80.
Regional Pueblo, 12 July ’80.
Regional/Nat Pueblo, 30 Aug 80. (2nd Reg, 1st Nat)
DS/Reg Aspen, 20/21 Sept 1980. (2nd CP)
La Junta Enduro, Oct 19, 1980. (3-hour endure, 1st place over 2000 cc)
During the above eight events with E B Little Grady Clay serviced and co-drove the car.
Grady Clay purchases car.
Log book continues:
Phoenix Natl, Jan 10-11 ‘81. (1st CP)
Cal Club RRDC School, Riverside National, Feb 13/14/15, ’81. My friend Mark Donohue was my ‘instructor’. (4th in CP, 10th OA out of 39 in GT1, GT2, CP & DP)
Big Springs TX National, no date. (1st CP)
Hallett National, April 11-12, 1981. (1st CP, 4th GT1)
La junta National, 5-10-81. (1st CP, 2nd OA to GT1, New track record)
“Dare-Ya” National, 5/23/81. (1st CP)
“Double Dare-Ya” National, 5/24/81. (1st CP, 2nd OA out of 11 GT1)
“Welcome Back CDR” Regional, 6/28/81. (1st CP, New track record)
CDR National, 8-29/30-81. (1st CP, 3rd OA to BB512 & Lola T333, New track record 2:03.1)
’81 CSPRRC National Runoffs, 10/18/81. (Qual 13th, rain, just cruised to finish)
“Dare-Ya” National, 5/29/82. (1st CP)
End 2nd Log Book, Begin 3rd log Book.
'Double Dare-Ya' National, 5/30/82. (1st CP, 4th OA)
R/N CDR, 7/16/82. (1st OA with ASR, GT1, GT2, CP & DP; New track record; weight 2122# with me)
Pueblo Natl, 8/1/82. (1st CP, 3rd OA to RSR 3.0, Cobra GT1)
CDR National, 9/5/82. (Qual record, 1:57.90, DNS rain)
Pueblo D/S-R, 9/26/82. (1st OA, New track record in CP and GT1)
La Junta D/S-R. 4/30/83 & 5/1/83. (1st GT2)
La Junta regional, 5/14/83. (2nd GT2 to Tiger, 3rd OA to Tiger, GT1)
Pueblo DS/R 6-25/26-83. (1st GT2)
Pueblo R/N, 7-9/10-83. (1st GT2, 5th OA to ASR-ASR-GT1-GT1, New track record)
“Last” CDR, 9-3/4-83. (1st Sat, 1st Sun, New track record 2:00)
Pueblo Regional, 9/18/83. 1st GT2, 2nd OA, New track record)
2nd Creek Enduro, 10/2/83. (Qual 3rd to RSR 3.0, S2000; 4th OA – ran 1st for 48/80 laps)
La Junta Reg/Nat, 4-28/29-84. (2nd OA with flat RF tire, New track record)
2nd Creek Regional. (1st OA ahead of all S2000, New track record)
Aspen Fall regional, 9/23/84. (Qual 1st 1:02.97, 1st OA, New track record 1:03.03)
2nd Creek Enduro, 10/27/84. (not listed, 2nd OA, as I recall) LAST RACE
Resting quietly since.
In addition, ‘0220’ had seen LOTS of ‘test days’ and PCA events with Grady Clay and many others. I’m sure some can be documented.
The car today:
The complete car stands today as it was, untouched since Clay Grady retired it in 1984. The car requires a total restoration.
Complete, disassembled and crated. Documented and photographed.
7R 2.7 case
Mechanical Fuel Injection matched and tuned.
2808 Mahle piston kit
A unique opportunity to acquire a period racing Porsche campaigned by the well respected driver / engineer, Clay Grady of Rennenhaus fame.
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