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Programme Cover - Daytona Finale 250 Miles 1977
Event: 1977 Championship Finals DaytonaDate: 27.11.1977
Track: Daytona International Speedway (USA), 6.180 kmsDistance: 250 milesAttendance: unknown

Daytona Finale 250 Miles

Start time: unknown; Grid: 2-2-2, PP left; Weather: unknown

Entered: unknown

Practiced: unknown

Started: 65

Finished: unknown

IMSA GTO (GTO)

IMSA GTU (GTU)

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: Dave Kutz (24), Fred Lewis (9), Steve Dilts (8) and Mario Levetto (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 29/02/2004 Last photo update on this page: 09/11/2014
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00 - Porsche 934 #930 770 0953 - Interscope RacingPorsche 934/5 #930 770 0953 - Porsche 930/73; no:677 2804 F6 2993 cc TurboGTO
Interscope Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ted Field (USA)Result: 52nd - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 12th
Colours: black (+red/pink)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
0000 - Porsche 934/5 #930 670 0180 - Interscope RacingPorsche 934/5 #930 670 0180 - Porsche 930/73 F6 TurboGTO
Interscope Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Danny Ongais (USA)Result: 47th - did not finish (Accident damage)
Grid: 1st (1:52.834)
Colours: black (+red/pink)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
0707 - Porsche Carrera RSR #911 560 9114 - Morrison's Inc.Porsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 560 9114 - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Morrison's Inc.Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dave Cowart (USA)Result: 53rd - did not finish
Grid: 20th
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2007Photo by courtesy of: Steve Dilts
0909 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0175 - Belcher RacingPorsche 934/5 #930 670 0175 - Porsche F6 TurboGTO
Belcher Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jim Busby (USA)Result: 65th - did not finish (Flywheel)
Grid: 2nd
Colours: black (+purple)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/04/2007Photo by courtesy of: Steve Dilts
22 - BMW 320i Turbo (McLaren) - McLaren North AmericaBMW 320 i Turbo # (McLaren) - BMW M12/7/McLaren L4 2000 cc TurboGTO
McLaren North America (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Hobbs (GB)Result: 60th - did not finish
Grid: 4th
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis, Dave Kutz and Steve Dilts
66 - Porsche 934 #930 770 0959 - Dick Barbour PerformancePorsche 934/5 #930 770 0959 - Porsche 930/73; no:677 2809 F6 2994 cc TurboGTO
Dick Barbour Performance (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Johnny Rutherford (USA)Result: 51st - did not finish
Grid: 10th
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
77 - Porsche 934/5 #930 770 0958 - Heimrath RacingPorsche 934/5 #930 770 0958 - Porsche 930/73; no:677 2806 F6 2994 cc Single-TurboGTO
Heimrath Racing (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ludwig Heimrath (CDN)/Norm Ridgely (CDN)Result: 28th - did not finish
Grid: 5th
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis, Steve Dilts and Dave Kutz
1212 - Chevrolet CorvetteChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ford Smith (USA)Result: 10th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2007Photo by courtesy of: Steve Dilts
1414 - Chevrolet Monza #DeKon 1014 (DeKon) - Holbert RacingChevrolet Monza #DeKon 1014 (DeKon) - Chevrolet /McLaren V8 N/AGTO
Holbert Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Al Holbert (USA)Result: 54th - did not finish
Grid: 7th
Colours: dark blue/yellow (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/04/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz and Steve Dilts
2020 - Porsche 914/4 #471 29 12215 - Vince DiLellaPorsche 914/4 #471 29 12215 - VW 411E F6 OHC N/AGTU
Vince DiLella (USA)Closed hardtop bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vince DiLella (USA)/Manuel Cueto (USA)Result: 27th (21 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 60th
Colours: silver (+red/yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 09/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
2323 - Ford Cobra II (Kemp) - Charlie KempFord Mustang II Cobra # (Kemp) - Ford V8 N/AGTO
Charlie Kemp (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Charlie Kemp (USA)Result: 50th - did not finish
Grid: 11th
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
2525 - BMW 3.5 CSLBMW 3.5 CSL # - BMW L6 N/AGTO
(USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Kenper Miller (USA)Result: 2nd (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th
Colours: purple (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
2828 - Porsche 934  #930 770 0960 - Desperado RacingPorsche 934/5 #930 770 0960 - Porsche 930/73; no:677 2810 F6 2994 cc Single-TurboGTO
Desperado Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Clif Kearns (USA)/Milt Minter (USA)Result: 3rd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
2929 - Chevrolet Monza #001 (Rickets) - Overbagh Motor RacingChevrolet Monza #001 (Rickets) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Overbagh Motor Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hoyt Overbagh (USA)Result: 20th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 37th
Colours: white (+dark blue/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
3030 - Porsche 934  #930 770 0954 - George DyerPorsche 934/5 #930 770 0954 - Porsche 930/73; no:677 2803 F6 2994 cc TurboGTO
George Dyer (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: George Dyer (USA)Result: 19th - did not finish
Grid: 3rd
Colours: blue (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
3838 - Chevrolet Monza #DeKon 1008 (DeKon) - John PaulChevrolet Monza #DeKon 1008 (DeKon) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
John Paul (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Paul (USA)Result: 22nd - did not finish
Grid: 8th
Colours: light blue (+yellow/dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
4444 - Jaguar XJS - Group 44Jaguar XJS # - Jaguar V12 5342 cc N/AGTO
Group 44 (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Tullius (USA)/Brian Fuerstenau (USA)Result: 34th - did not finish
Grid: 13th
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
6161 - Chevrolet CorvetteChevrolet Corvette C3 # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Lamar Mann (USA)/Guido Levetto (USA)Result: 4th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/07/2012Photo by courtesy of: Mario Levetto
8383 - Chevrolet CorvetteChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carmen Lista (USA)Result: 62nd - did not finish
Grid: 19th
Colours: blue (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2007Photo by courtesy of: Steve Dilts
9090 - Chevrolet CamaroChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Luis Sereix (USA)Result: 43rd - did not finish
Grid: 16th
Colours: red (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2007Photo by courtesy of: Steve Dilts
9191 - Ferrari 365 GTB/4 #13367Ferrari 365 GTB/4 #13367 - Ferrari V12 4390 cc N/AGTO
(USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Preston Henn (USA)/Hal Sahlman (USA)Result: 45th - did not finish
Grid: 34th
Colours: dark blue (+white/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
9595 - Porsche 934/5 #930 770 0957 - Bob HagestadPorsche 934/5 #930 770 0957 - Porsche 930/73; no:677 2805 F6 2994 cc TurboGTO
Bob Hagestad (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Hurley Haywood (USA)Result: winner - (183.845 kph) - margin: 2 laps
Grid: 6th
Colours: white (+yellow/red/green/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
No photos available:
01The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gary Mesnick (USA)/Dave White (USA)Result: 35th - did not finish
Grid: 39th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
02The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Al Levenson (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Al Levenson (USA)Result: 38th (38 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 48th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
08The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S #911 030 1263 - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Busch Beer-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Terry Wolters (USA)/Jack Swanson (USA)Result: 15th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 49th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
4The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
-
Front-engined
Driven by: Rusty Schmidt (USA)/Gary Glojek (USA)Result: 31st - did not finish
Grid: 46th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoLotus Europa # - Ford GTU
-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emiliano Rodriguez (USA)/Hiram Cruz (USA)Result: 39th - did not finish
Grid: 54th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 0035 - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: George Stone (USA)Result: 46th - did not finish
Grid: 26th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Bytzek Automotive (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Rudy Bartling (CDN)Result: 6th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoAMC AMX # - V8 2v OHV N/AGTO
-
Front-engined
Driven by: Rick Kump (USA)/Bob Lee (USA)Result: 30th (24 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 57th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Nova - Chevrolet AC
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Driven by: Don Yenko (USA)Result: 64th - did not finish
Grid: 64th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Nova # - Chevrolet AC
(USA)-
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Driven by: Tim Chitwood (USA)/Joie Chitwood (USA)Result: 49th - did not finish
Grid: 35th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Dale Kreider-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dale Kreider (USA)Result: 7th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo Alfetta GT # - Alfa Romeo L4 DOHC N/AGTU
Eleven Tenths RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ernie Smith (USA)Result: 48th - did not finish
Grid: 65th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
33The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bonky Fernandez (PR)Result: 26th (21 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 38th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
George Drolsom (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: George Drolsom (USA)/Hugh Davenport (USA)Result: 13th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 45th
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 #1290486 - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Ron Case-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ron Case (USA)/Dave Panaccione (USA)Result: 16th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 50th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Jones Ind. RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Herb Jones, Jr. (USA)/Fred Lang (USA)Result: 32nd - did not finish
Grid: 66th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
42The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Chiqui Soldevilla (PR)Result: 12th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 55th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
43The car is not available on a photoPlymouth Volare # - Plymouth AC
-
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Driven by: Andy Parker (USA)Result: 36th (31 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 61st
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Mauricio De Narvaez (CO)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO)Result: 5th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 31st
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
48The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Autodyne-
Front-engined
Driven by: Joe Cotrone (USA)/Emory Donaldson (USA)Result: 58th - did not finish
Grid: 24th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
50The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Fritz Hochreuter (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Fritz Hochreuter (CDN)/Rainer Brezinka (CDN)Result: 14th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 51st
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoDatsun 240Z - Datsun GTU
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Front-engined
Driven by: Ron Deprey (USA)/Bob Lapp (USA)Result: 18th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 58th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
52The car is not available on a photoMG B GT # - /Huffaker L4 2000 cc N/AGTU
Charles Kleinschmidt (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Kleinschmidt (USA)Result: 59th - did not finish
Grid: 67th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
55The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rick Thompkins (USA)Result: 29th - did not finish
Grid: 21st
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.0 #911 560 9122 - Porsche 911/75 F6 2993 cc N/AGTO
(USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Robert Frostrom (USA)/John Bauer (USA)Result: 61st - did not finish
Grid: 23rd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
60The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Rusty Bond (USA)/Ren Tilton (USA)Result: 11th 1st in GTU (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 43rd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
64The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Auto Barn-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Baechle (USA)Result: 44th - did not finish
Grid: 33rd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
66The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ralph Noseda (USA)/Richard Small (USA)Result: 9th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
69The car is not available on a photoPorsche 914/6 #914 043 1177 - Porsche F6 OHC N/AGTU
(USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Harmstad (USA)/Robert Overby (USA)Result: 40th - did not finish
Grid: 41st
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
70The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bobby Hillin (USA)Result: 56th - did not finish
Grid: 44th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
71The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Chris Gleason (USA)Result: 42nd - did not finish
Grid: 63rd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
72The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Bill Arnold Racing (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Arnold (USA)/Billy Hagan (USA)Result: 23rd (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 36th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
73The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Howey FarmsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Clark Howey (USA)/Dale Koch (USA)Result: 25th - did not finish
Grid: 30th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
74The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tommy Riggins (USA)Result: 55th - did not finish
Grid: 47th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
76The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
(USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tom Masterson (USA)Result: 17th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 70th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
80The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Joseph Hamilton (USA)/Chuck Wade (USA)Result: 21st (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 53rd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
84The car is not available on a photoDatsun 240Z # - Datsun N/AGTU
Bob SpeakmanClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Speakman (USA)Result: 57th - did not finish
Grid: 52nd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
87The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Larry Mattera (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Larry Mattera (USA)Result: 33rd - did not finish
Grid: 59th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
88The car is not available on a photoOldsmobile CutlassAC
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Driven by: John Morton (USA)Result: 41st - did not finish
Grid: 40th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
93The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Nova - Chevrolet AC
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Driven by: Gene Harrington (USA)Result: 24th - did not finish
Grid: 42nd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
94The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
-
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Valentine (USA)Result: 63rd - did not finish
Grid: 32nd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
96The car is not available on a photoBuick Skylark # - Buick AC
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Driven by: Gene Felton (USA)Result: 8th 1st in AC (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 28th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
99The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
The Tune-Up Shop-
Front-engined
Driven by: Phil Currin (USA)Result: 37th - did not finish
Grid: 14th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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