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46 Renault 5 Turbo Europa Cup (1981)

Renault 5 Turbo Europa Cup (1981) Engine 1397cc S4 OHV Turbo

Registration Number 8002 TK 91


The Renault Elf Turbo Cup was the world's first single make competition for turbocharged cars. Three months after winning the 1981 Monte Carlo Rally with the Renault 5 Turbo, the curtain went up on the 12 race series, a successor to the Renault 5 Elf Europa Cup. seven of the races were curtain raisers for Formula One Grand Prix and on to the Le Mans 24 hours. The cars were practically series production cars which pitted the amateur against the likes on Jean Ragnotti and Walter Rohl. This is the Ragnotti car that finished second in the championship.

Shot @ World Series Renault, Silverstone 17/18th Sept. 2010 Ref 64-046

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Taken on September 18, 2010