Paul Newman's Championship 1979 Datsun 280ZX Race Car Is Up for Auction

A piece of American motorsport history.

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Iconic actor Paul Newman was not only a star on the silver screen but also a championship-winning driver on the race track. In 1979, Newman won the SCCA C Production National Championship in this Datsun 280ZX race car, which is now up for auction.

This chassis number 100026  Z-car features Newman’s signature red, white and blue palette, bearing race number 33 and a coat of period-correct sponsorship stickers. The ’79 model has undergone a show-standard restoration and comes with Gotti racing wheels, a slew of original spare parts, additional body parts and memorabilia that make it an exceptional piece of American motorsport history.

Check out Paul Newman’s National Champion 1979 Datsun 280ZX above and head over to Motorcar Classics to place your bid.

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