Sauber-Mercedes C 9: first win in season finale

  • Date
    20 September 1987
  • Description
    In the final Supercup race of the season on the Nürburgring, Jean-Louis Schlesser wins the first race in the Group C Sauber-Mercedes C 9 racing sports car, which like its predecessor the C 8 is powered by a turbocharged variant of the Mercedes-Benz M 117 V8 engine.
Fourteenth Int. ADAC-Bilstein Super Sprint on the Nürburgring, September 20, 1987. The winner Jean-Louis Schlesser (start number 61) with a Sauber-Mercedes C 9 group C racing sports car.
Supercup Nürburgring, 1987
Individual parts from the Mercedes-Benz M 117 HL engine for the C 9 Sauber-Mercedes through 1988.
Engine M 119 HL