Über collector buys 14 Gulf Oil race cars

An unidentified collector with a fetish for classic liveries has assembled a collection of 14 famous cars that raced under the famous blue/white/orange colors, including the first Gulf-liveried car to race at Le Mans. Finally, a sheik with good taste.

Über collector buys 14 Gulf Oil race cars

Going by the pretentious name "ROFGO Gulf Collection by Duncan Hamilton," the amazing car series includes everything from a 1968 Ford GT40 to the 2009 Aston Martin LMP1. A dozen of the cars will be on display at the Retromobile car festival this week in Paris. Below is the full list in chronological order.

Über collector buys 14 Gulf Oil race cars

• 1967 Mirage
Chassis No.10002 – the first Gulf-liveried car to run at Le Mans
• 1968 Ford GT40
Chassis No.1084 – 4th, SPA 1000 km, Hawkins/Hobbs
• 1969 Brabham BT26
Chassis No.BT26/4 - 1st German GP, Ickx
• 1970 McLaren M14
Chassis No.M14/A2 – 2nd South African GP, Hulme
• 1971 Porsche 917
Chassis No.026 – 2nd, Le Mans 24 Hours, Attwood/Muller
• 1970 Porsche 908/3
Chassis No.12 – Nürburgring 1000 km, Siffert, DNF
• 1972 McLaren M20
Chassis No.M20/3 – 1st, Watkins Glen, Hulme
• 1974 Mirage
Chassis No.704 – 4th, Le Mans 24 Hours, Bell/Hailwood
• 1994 Kremer K8
Chassis No.K8/07/SP – 6th, Le Mans 24 Hours, Bell/Lassig/Donovan
• 1996 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail
Chassis No.022 – 3rd, Hockenheim 4 Hours, Bscher/Nielson
• 2006 Courage C65 LMP2
Chassis No.07 – 7th, Le Mans 24 Hours, Gosselin/Ojeh/Ragues
• 2008 Aston Martin DBR9
Chassis No.007 – 4th in GT1, Le Mans 24 Hours, Frentzen/Piccili/Wendlinger
• 2009 Aston Martin LMP1
Chassis No.DBR1-2/2 – 1st, Asian Le Mans series, Okayama, Mucke/Primat
• 2010 Lamborghini Gallardo
GT2 Championship, Giroix/Goethe