Yesterday we had a look at all the amazing cars in the 1990s GT1 class, today we’ll continue with the GTS and FIA GT1 championship cars. Towards the end of the old GT1, teams were abusing the guidelines to the point the cars were more prototype than GT. In 1999 the governing body behind the 24 hours replaced GT1 with GTS. GTS cars were bigger, more powerful, and more winged than their garden variety GT counterparts. This class ran for about a decade before it was merged into a consolidated grand touring class (GTE). Outside of Le Mans FIA ran a championship for GT1 cars that gained a surprising amount of popularity for a while. Both FIA GT1 and Le Mans GTS produced some of the coolest racecars ever known to man.

Below is a list of all the make/models in Le Mans GTS and FIA GT1 listed by the first year they raced. Also included is the their best finish at Le Mans (class and overall not necessarily in the same year)

1999 Chrysler Viper GTS-R -1st in class/7th Overall

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1999 Porsche 911 GT2 -18th Overall

2000 Chevrolet Corvette C5-R -1st in class 6th Overall

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2000 Saleen S7R -1st in class/10th Overall

2002 Ferrari 550 GTS -1st in class/9th overall

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2003 Pagani Zonda GR -49th overall

2004 Ferrari 575 GTC

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2005 Corvette C6.R -1st in class/4th overall

2005 Aston Martin DBR9 -1st in class/5th overall

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2005 Maserati MC12 GT1 -no Le Mans entries

2006 Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT -34th overall

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2010 Ford GT1 -41st overall

2009 Nissan GTR GT1 -no Le Mans entries