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1981 Penske PC9B Indy Car ex Rick Mears SOLD

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Serial Number: PC9B 005
Engine Number: 1060-2
Logbook: CART #286, USAC #1685
Condition: Very Good
Price:  US $69,900  Currency_Convert
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, USA

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This was the car that Rick Mears was leading the 1981 Indy 500 in when fuel was spilled on him resulting in burns that prevented him from continuing in the race. Bobby Unser went on to win the race in a sister car. Mears dominated that years chamionship in the extremely successful Penske design. Sponsors were Gould and AB D ick. Chief Mechanic, Peter Parrott.

The car is in extremely original and unmolested condition. The car was built by Penske Cars, Ltd., Poole, Dorset, England.


The PC9B was another dominant Penske design and was the tool for a superb Mears Championship. Rick's wins in the PC9B for the year included Michigan, Phoenix, Atlanta, and Pocono.

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1981 Championship Points

Performance Data


Fuel System


Rear End




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