1979 BMW M1 Procar

This original 1979 Procar, Chassis #066, was delivered by the BMW factory to the well known Austrian “Konrad Racing Team” and driven by Franz Konrad in the 1979 Procar Championship. Sold to the German “Kannacher GT-Racing Team” in February 1980. The car was driven in 1980-1981 by some famous German drivers such as Ralf-Dieter Schreiber, Jürgen Lässig, Volker Strycek and of course by Jürgen Kannacher himself in more then 30 races (full race history is available as well as period pictures).

Sold to Hans Heyer in Feb. 1982 -Leased to “GS-Racing Team” and driven in 15 races by Dieter Quester, Stommelen and Ketterer during the 1982 season. Hans Heyer kept the car until 2005 when it was sold to Graber Sportgarage who restored the car from bare metal chassis to race ready condition at cost of nearly 300’000 € (all invoices and pictures are available and will come with the car) Driven 2006-2009 by Christian Traber and Marc Devis in Patrick Peter’s CER, Le Mans Classic and Oldtimer Grand-Prix – Sold to the present owner in 2010.

This BMW M1 Procar is now absolutely race ready “on the button” and comes with a new spare engine and gearbox. Completely and very well documented History. All Restauration invoices and pictures available. Original Wagenpass. New FIA HTP valid until 31.12.2024.

Price on request

EU Duty paid

Year: 1979
Make: BMW
Model: M1
Dealer: Graber Sportgarage AG
Graber Sportgarage AG
Vendor:Graber Sportgarage AG
The origin of „Carosserie Graber“ goes back to 1925 when Hermann Graber started as an independent coachbuilder in Wichtrach near Bern. In 1929 a Panhard-Levassor bodied by Graber won first place at the St-Moritz Concours d’Elegance which gave him valuable and wide publicity. In the 30’s Graber became World famous for his beautifull convertible and coupés body designs and for his perfect craftmanship.Until his death in 1970 Hermann Graber designed and built over 800 Coachworks on chassis from Alvis, Aston-Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Duesenberg, Lagonda, Packard, Rolls-Royce, Rover and others.With his death in 1970, the Coachbuilding stopped in Wichtrach, but the Work- and Bodyshop was carried on by his widow until 1980.From 1980 until 1996 Graber was one of the official Swiss Ferrari Dealer and very active in the complete restoration of Italian and German sport cars. In 2001 Graber Sportgarage merged with the workshop of Markus Scharnhorst and moved all activites to Toffen, where the locality where bigger and more appropriate to the activites of the company.Today Graber Sportgarage is mainly focused on the service, maintainance, race preparation and trading of classic and historic sports cars. Workshop The workshop Team consists of 8 specialized mechanics with a total of over 100 years experience. Chief mechanic is well known Markus Scharnhorst, which has 30 years experience in Classic, Historic and Sport Cars.The workshop has 600m2 of working space + 250m2 of spare parts storage. It is equipped with machines of the old days as well as with the most modern equipment.In addition Graber Sportgarage can provide 35 parking places for customer cars. Service an Engine Their skilled mechanics have comprehensive knowledge of a very wide range of cars from the early 30’s until the mid 80’s.They are specialized in Italian, English, German and American cars and have the ability of servicing and repairing as well your Blower Bentley, Talbot T-150SS, Ferrari 250 GT, 275 GTB or 365 GTB/4, Maserati A6 or 300S, Fiat 8V, Porsche 904, Jaguar E Type, Aston-Martin DB-3, DB-4 or the more modern BMW M1 street or race car. Race Preparation and Race Support For a limited number of customers they fully race prepare there Classic Sports Cars for the most prestigious Historic events such as : - Ferrari Maserati Historic Challenge - Le Mans Classic - Grand-Prix Historique of Monaco - Tour Auto Lissac - Modena Cento Ore Classic - Mille Miglia - Monterey Historic Races - AvD Oldtimer Grand-Prix Their service includes full mechanical support during the events as well as the logistics and transport of your Car. Restoration Thanks to their wide knowledge of the classic car market they carry out all type of restorations for bodywork and painting.They also supervise and follow up the restoration of cars in Europe as contractors for their customers. Contact: Graber Sportgarage AG Gürbestrasse 3,CH-3125 Toffen,Switzerland Tel.: +41 (0) 31 819 48 41 Fax: +41 (0) 31 819 85 26 Mail: info@grabersportgarage.ch Web: www.grabersportgarage.ch
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