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Programme Cover - Daytona 24 Hours 1978
Event: 17th Annual 24 Hours of Daytona, Championship of MakesDate: 5.2.1978
Track: Daytona International Speedway (USA), 6.180 kmsDistance: 24 hoursAttendance: unknown

Daytona 24 Hours

Start time: 4/2; Grid: 2-2-2, PP left; Weather: windy

Entered: 82

Practiced: 71

Started: 68

Finished: unknown

IMSA GTX (GTX) : P:29, ST:27, CL:27

IMSA GTO (GTO) : P:20, ST:20, CL:20

IMSA GTU (GTU) : P:22, ST:20, CL:19

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 04/11/2002 Last photo update on this page: 09/09/2017
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00 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0019 - Interscope RacingPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0019 - Porsche 930/72; no:699 0040 F6 Single-TurboGTX
Interscope Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Danny Ongais (USA)/Ted Field (USA)/Milt Minter (USA)Result: 56th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (2:00.152)
Colours: black (+red/pink)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
0101 - Porsche 911 - J. Dana RoehrigPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
J. Dana RoehrigClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dave White (USA)/Gary Mesnick (USA)/J. Dana Roehrig (USA)Result: 11th 1st in GTU - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 26th (2:07.839)
Colours: light blue/orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Steve Dilts
0303 - Chevrolet Camaro - Guido LevettoChevrolet Camaro Z28 # - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGTO
Guido Levetto (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Dan Rice (USA)/Guido Levetto (USA)Result: 60th - did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 69th (no time)
Colours: white
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 08/07/2012Photo by courtesy of: Mario Levetto
0505 - Chevrolet Monza (Nelson) - Dale KreiderChevrolet Monza # (Nelson) - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGTX
Dale Kreider (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Stephen Bond (USA)/Dale Kreider (USA)/Philip Dann (USA)Result: 52nd - did not finish (Wheel)
Grid: 51st (2:17.172)
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 07/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: Mark Weber Photography
0909 - Porsche 934/5 #930 670 0175 - Belcher RacingPorsche 934/5 #930 670 0175 - Porsche F6 Single-TurboGTX
Belcher Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gary Belcher (USA)/Doc Bundy (USA)/Al Holbert (USA)Result: 6th - did not finish (Fuel pump)
Grid: 12th (1:56.828)
Colours: black (+purple)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis, Dave Kutz and Steve Dilts
22 - BMW 320i Turbo (McLaren) - McLaren North AmericaBMW 320 Turbo # (McLaren) - BMW M12/McLaren L4 2000 cc TurboGTX
McLaren North America (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Hobbs (GB)/Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: 64th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 3rd (2:00.578)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
33 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0902 - Jolly ClubPorsche 935 #930 770 0902 - Porsche 930/72; no:677 2901 F6 2856 cc Single-TurboGTX
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Carlo Facetti (I)/Martino Finotto (I)Result: 66th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 5th (2:04.910)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 07/12/2014Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Steve Dilts
44 - Ferrari 308 GTB #19889? - Jolly ClubFerrari 308 GTB #19889? - Ferrari N/AGTO
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dino Mallet (I)/Bob Bondurant (USA)/Sergio Romolotti (I)
DNS:
Romeo Camathias (CH); listed, never drove: Gene Hackman (USA)
Result: 59th - did not finish (Transmission)
Grid: 32nd (2:08.936)
Colours: red (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
55 - Ferrari 365 GT4/BB #18139 - Team Grand Competition on CanartFerrari 365 GT4/BB #18139 - Ferrari F12 4400 cc N/AGTX
Team Grand Competition on CanartClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: François Migault (F)/Lucien Guitteny (F)/Gregg Young (USA)Result: 22nd (159 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (2:04.329)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
66 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0033 - Dick Barbour RacingPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0033 - Porsche 930/72; no:698 0033 F6 Twin-TurboGTX
Dick Barbour Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dick Barbour (USA)/Manfred Schurti (FL)/Johnny Rutherford (USA)
listed, never drove:
Jacky Ickx (B)
Result: 2nd (30 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (2:06.900)
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
77 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0958 - Heimrath RacingPorsche 935 #930 770 0958 - Porsche 930/73 F6 Single-TurboGTX
Heimrath Racing (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ludwig Heimrath (CDN)/Jacques Bienvenue (CDN)/Norm Ridgely (CDN)Result: 35th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 11th (1:55.403)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
88 - Ferrari 308 GTB #20457 - Jolly ClubFerrari 308 GTB #20457 - Ferrari V8 3000 cc N/AGTO
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Felice Besenzoni (I)/Luciano Dal Ben (I)/Byron Wever (USA)Result: 53rd - did not finish (Electrics)
Grid: 33rd (2:09.180)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Steve Dilts
1212 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0012 - Porsche Kremer RacingPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0012 - Porsche 930/72; no:698 0025 F6 Twin-TurboGTX
Porsche Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bob Wollek (F)/Henri Pescarolo (F)/Didier Jaunet (F)Result: 57th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 2nd (2:00.398)
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
1313 - Porsche 935 #930 670 0180 - Hal Shaw RacingPorsche 935 #930 670 0180 - Porsche F6 Twin-TurboGTX
Hal Shaw Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Hal Shaw, Jr. (USA)/Jim Busby (USA)/Howard Meister (USA)Result: 10th (72 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (2:10.939)
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/04/2011Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
1414 - Porsche 935 K2 #007 00016 - Kremer Porsche RacingPorsche 935 K2 #007 00016 - Porsche F6 Single-TurboGTX
Kremer Porsche Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Josef Brambring (D)/Dieter Schornstein (D)/"John Winter" (D)Result: 5th (45 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (2:13.972)
Colours: green (+red/orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/06/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
1515 - BMW 3.0 CSL #3427 - Bavarian Motors InternationalBMW 3.0 CSL #3427 - BMW L6 4v N/AGTX
Bavarian Motors InternationalClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bruno Beilcke (D)/Sepp Grinbold (USA)/Alf Gebhardt (USA)Result: 38th - did not finish
Grid: 48th (2:16.393)
Colours: black (+yellow/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/05/2014Photo by courtesy of: Michael Meldeau and Daytona Archives
1717 - Chevrolet Nova - Tim ChitwoodChevrolet Nova # - Chevrolet N/AGTO
Tim Chitwood (USA)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Sam Fillingham (USA)/Tim Chitwood (USA)/K. P. Jones (USA)Result: 65th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 40th (2:14.237)
Colours: white/dark blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Mike Heselton
1919 - Chevrolet Monza #DeKon 1011 (DeKon) - Chris Cord RacingChevrolet Monza #DeKon 1011 (DeKon) - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGTX
Chris Cord Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Cord (USA)/Jim Adams (USA)Result: 46th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 13th (1:59.100)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Mike Heselton
2121 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0907 - Konrad RacingPorsche 935 #930 770 0907 - Porsche F6 Single-TurboGTX
Konrad Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Franz Konrad (A)/Reinhold Jöst (D)/Volkert Merl (D)Result: 13th (90 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (2:06.751) - 1st fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 09/09/2017Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Jürgen Renardy
2222 - Porsche 911 E - Music City RacingPorsche 911 E - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Music City RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bill Harriss (USA)/Volker Bruckmann (USA)Result: 21st (134 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 49th (2:16.468)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/02/2010Photo by courtesy of: Enrique Soto
3232 - Porsche Carrera RSR #911 460 9048 - Earle & Akin Racing AssociatesPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 9048 - Porsche F6 N/AGTX
Earle & Akin Racing Associates (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Steve Earle (USA)/Bob Akin (USA)/Rick Knoop (USA)Result: 7th (48 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (2:05.491)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
3333 - Porsche Carrera RSR #911 460 9113 - Boricua RacingPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 9113 - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Boricua Racing (PR)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bonky Fernandez (PR)/John Paul (USA)/Phil Currin (USA)Result: 4th (43 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (2:01.956)
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
3838 - Chevrolet Camaro - Mike MeldeauChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGTX
Mike MeldeauClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill McDill (USA)/Mike Meldeau (USA)Result: 31st (183 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th (2:08.893)
Colours: black (+white/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/05/2014Photo by courtesy of: Michael Meldeau
5050 - MGB GT - Native TanMG B GT # - /Huffaker L4 2000 cc N/AGTU
Native Tan (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Kleinschmidt (USA)/Lee Culpepper (USA)Result: 33rd (203 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 68th (2:41.167)
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Tony Giordano
5454 - Porsche Carrera RSR #911 460 0100 - T & CPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 0100 - Porsche F6 N/AGTX
T & CClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Tunstall (USA)/Stephen Behr (USA)/Lou Timolat (USA)
listed, never drove:
Fred Snow (USA)
Result: 61st - did not finish (Flywheel)
Grid: 38th (2:11.732)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/06/2007Photo by courtesy of: Van K. Zannis III
5858 - Porsche Carrera RSR - Diego Febles RacingPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Diego Febles RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Diego Febles (PR)/Alec Poole (IRL)Result: 3rd 1st in GTO (35 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (2:07.235)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
5959 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0909 - JMS Brumos PorschePorsche 935 #930 770 0909 - Porsche 930/72; no:677 2908 F6 2856 cc Single-TurboGTX
JMS Brumos Porsche (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Gregg (USA)/Claude Ballot-Léna (F)/Brad Frisselle (USA)Result: 9th (59 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (2:05.951)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
6565 - Ferrari 365 GTB/4 #16407 - Dan Ward RacingFerrari 365 GTB/4 #16407 - Ferrari V12 4390 cc N/AGTO
Dan Ward RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Morton (USA)/Tony Adamowicz (USA)/Hal Sahlman (USA)/Bobby Carradine (USA)Result: 8th (58 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (2:04.021)
Colours: red (+white/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
6666 - Ferrari 365 GTB/4 #15965 - Bobby CarradineFerrari 365 GTB/4 #15965 - Ferrari V12 4390 cc N/AGTX
Bobby Carradine-
Front-engined
Driven by: Don Devendorf (USA)/Tony Adamowicz (USA)/Jeff Kline (USA)
listed, never drove:
Milt Minter (USA), Michael Keyser (USA)
Result: did not start
Grid: (2:18.132)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
6868 - Porsche Carrera RSR #005 0009 - Luis MendezPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #005 0009 - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Luis Mendez (DR)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Luis Mendez (DR)/Mandy Gonzalez (PR)/Tato Ferrer (PR)Result: 23rd (171 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 66th (2:26.013)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/02/2010Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz and Enrique Soto
7171 - Porsche 911 S - Bill ScottPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 2000 cc N/AGTU
Bill ScottClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Francisco Romero (YV)/Ernesto Soto (YV)/Hardie Beloff (USA)Result: disqualified (Refused inspection) (65 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 37th (2:11.711)
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 16/02/2010Photo by courtesy of: Enrique Soto
8282 - Chevrolet Camaro - Solomone RacingChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc GTX
Solomone RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carm Solomone (USA)/Fred Lang (USA)/Buzz Fyhrie (USA)Result: 37th - did not finish
Grid: 24th (2:07.497)
Colours: green (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
9191 - Datsun 260Z - Bob BondurantDatsun 260Z # - Datsun N/AGTU
Bob Bondurant (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Bondurant (USA)/Steve Cook (USA)/Ron Southern (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bill Cooper (USA)
Result: 24th (172 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 65th (2:25.662)
Colours: orange (+yellow)
Tyres: Bandag
Photo updated: 03/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: Ron Southern's car archive
9494 - Ferrari 365 GTB/4 #13367 - Preston HennFerrari 365 GTB/4 #13367 - Ferrari V12 4390 cc N/AGTO
Preston Henn (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Preston Henn (USA)/Hal Sahlman (USA)/Sandy Satullo (USA)Result: 27th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 31st (2:08.911)
Colours: dark blue (+red/white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
9595 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0957 - Bob HagestadPorsche 935 #930 770 0957 - Porsche F6 Single-TurboGTX
Bob Hagestad (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Hurley Haywood (USA)/Bob Hagestad (USA)/Doc Bundy (USA)Result: 40th - did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 60th (no time)
Colours: white (+blue/yellow/red/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
9999 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0011 - Brumos PorschePorsche 935/77A #930 890 0011 - Porsche 930/72; no:698 0021 F6 Twin-TurboGTX
Brumos Porsche (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Rolf Stommelen (D)/Toine Hezemans (NL)/Peter Gregg (USA)Result: winner - (175.005 kph) - margin: 30 laps
Grid: 4th (2:03.097)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
No photos available:
02The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/AGTO
Al Levenson (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Neland (USA)/Al Levenson (USA)/Tom Brown (USA)Result: 44th (327 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 43rd (2:14.709)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
07The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 560 9114 - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Morrison's Inc.Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dave Cowart (USA)/Charles Mendez (USA)/Joe Castellano (USA)Result: 36th - did not finish
Grid: 61st (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
08The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S #911 030 1263 - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Terry WoltersClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Terry Wolters (USA)/Jack Refenning (USA)/Ray Mummery (USA)Result: 14th (96 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 55th (2:17.995)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoLancia Stratos HF # - Ferrari 2400 cc N/AGTU
Anatoly Arutunoff (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Goellnicht (USA)/José Marina (USA)/Jack May (USA)/Anatoly Arutunoff (USA)Result: 26th (175 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 53rd (2:17.492)
Colours: white/dark blue
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoAMC AMX # - V8 2v OHV N/AGTO
Bob's Speed Products-
Front-engined
Driven by: Guy Church (USA)/Rick Kump (USA)/Bob Lee (USA)Result: 32nd (199 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 62nd (2:23.999)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGTX
Ours & Hours RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Gauthier (USA)/Jack Swanson (USA)/Brad West (USA)Result: 41st (285 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 50th (2:16.674)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette #194379S720117 - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/AGTO
Richard L. Bostyan-
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Bostyan (USA)/Jerry Thompson (USA)/Don Yenko (USA)Result: 50th - did not finish
Grid: 15th (2:03.360)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 9056 - Porsche F6 N/AGTX
Executive Industries (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tom Frank (USA)/Bob Bergstrom (USA)Result: 15th (100 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (2:05.969)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoBMW 3.5 CSL # - BMW L6 4v N/AGTO
Kenper Miller (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Kenper Miller (USA)/Paul Miller (USA)/Oscar Koveleski (USA)Result: 51st - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 64th (2:25.439)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-3 - Mazda 12A 2R 1146 cc RotaryGTU
Z & W Enterprises (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pierre Honegger (USA)/Bill Scott (USA)/Mark Hutchins (USA)
DNS:
Bob Dean (USA)
Result: 63rd - did not finish
Grid: 54th (2:17.649)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Richard C. Weiss-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Richard Weiss (USA)/Bill Alsup (USA)/Bill Follmer (USA)Result: 18th (130 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 35th (2:09.947)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Drolsom Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: George Drolsom (USA)/Hugh Davenport (USA)/Mark Greb (USA)Result: 12th (88 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 57th (2:18.426)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 #1290486 - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Case Racing-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ron Case (USA)/Dave Panaccione (USA)Result: 28th (180 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 46th (2:15.534)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGTX
Clay Young (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Buchler (USA)/Eddie Johnson (USA)/Clay Young (USA)Result: 19th (130 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 45th (2:15.515)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Greg PickettClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Greg Pickett (USA)/Neil Bonnet (USA)/Bruce Canepa (USA)Result: 62nd - did not finish (Ignition)
Grid: 59th (2:22.975)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 360 1099 - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO)/Albert Naon (USA)/Tony Garcia (USA)Result: 20th - did not finish
Grid: 36th (2:10.725)
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
48The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/AGTO
Autodyne Inc. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Carusso (USA)/Emory Donaldson (USA)/Luis Sereix (USA)Result: 54th - did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 27th (2:08.198)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Wynn's InternationalClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Hotchkis (USA)/Robert Kirby (USA)/Dennis Aase (USA)Result: 58th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 63rd (2:24.850)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
52The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-3 - Mazda 12A 2R 1146 cc RotaryGTU
Mazda Auto TokyoClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Yoshimi Katayama (J)/Youjirou Terada (J)/Roger Mandeville (USA)Result: 45th - did not finish
Grid: 28th (2:08.779)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
53The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-3 - Mazda 12A 2R 1146 cc RotaryGTU
Mazda Auto TokyoClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Downing (USA)/Stu Fisher (USA)/Walt Bohren (USA)/Roger Mandeville (USA)Result: 29th (182 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 42nd (2:14.599)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: Dunlop
55The car is not available on a photoLotus Europa # - Ford GTU
Emiliano Rodriguez-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emiliano Rodriguez (USA)/Hiram Cruz (USA)Result: 39th (278 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 58th (2:18.883)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
56The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGTX
Carter Brothers (CDN)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Valentine (USA)/Craig Carter (USA)/Murray Edwards (CDN)Result: 42nd (319 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (2:07.477)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
60The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
R & R RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Thomas (USA)/Ren Tilton (USA)/Rusty Bond (USA)Result: 17th (129 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 34th (2:09.410)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
61The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-3 # - Mazda 12A 2R 1146 cc RotaryGTU
Alfred CosentinoClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Taku Akaike (J)/Al Cosentino (USA)Result: 30th (182 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 44th (2:14.783)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
72The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/AGTX
Bill Arnold Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carl Thompson (USA)/Billy Hagan (USA)/Rusty Schmidt (USA)Result: 49th - did not finish
Grid: 22nd (2:07.271)
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
73The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGTX
Howey FarmsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Clark Howey (USA)/Dale Koch (USA)/David Crabtree (USA)Result: 47th - did not finish
Grid: 20th (2:06.961)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
76The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Quality InnClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Frank Thomas (USA)/Lee Mueller (USA)/Logan Blackburn (USA)Result: 48th - did not finish
Grid: 39th (2:12.306)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
77The car is not available on a photoAMC Hornet AMX # - AMC V8 2v OHV N/AGTO
Amos Johnson/Dennis Shaw-
Front-engined
Driven by: Amos Johnson (USA)/Dennis Shaw (USA)/Charles Woodward (USA)Result: 34th (205 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 41st (2:14.409)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
78The car is not available on a photoFerrari 365 GTB/4 #13771 - Ferrari V12 4390 cc N/AGTO
Western Motor WorksClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bobby Hillin (USA)/William Henderson (USA)/Richard Turner (USA)Result: 25th (174 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 52nd (2:17.357)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
80The car is not available on a photoOldsmobile Cutlass # - 5700 cc N/AGTO
Herb Adams (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Herb Adams (USA)/Pat Bedard (USA)/Marv Thomson (USA)Result: 55th - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 30th (2:08.911)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
84The car is not available on a photoDatsun 260Z # - Datsun N/AGTU
Bondurant Racing SchoolClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Doyle (USA)/John Maffucci (USA)/Bob Speakman (USA)Result: 16th (103 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 56th (2:18.414)
Colours: white/black (+orange)
Tyres: Firestone
85The car is not available on a photoPorsche 914/6 # - Porsche F6 OHC N/AGTU
John Hulen (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Hulen (USA)/Ron Coupland (USA)/Nick Engels (USA)Result: 67th - did not finish (Engine at start)
Grid: 47th (2:16.363)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
86The car is not available on a photoDe Tomaso Pantera GT4K #1603 (Kleinpeter) - Ford V8 OHV N/AGTX
Hugh Kleinpeter (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Janet Guthrie (USA)/Hugh Kleinpeter (USA)/Jef Stevens (USA)Result: did not start (Engine in practice)
Grid: 25th (2:07.815)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
87The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Pedro Vazquez, Jr. (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Pedro Vazquez (USA)/Ron Oyler (USA)/Joseph Hamilton (USA)/Gunter Hamilton (USA)/Gunter Seipolt (USA)Result: 43rd (320 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 67th (2:58.980)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
88The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche 911/75 F6 N/AGTU
Hamilton House Racing-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Joseph Hamilton (USA)/Chuck Wade (USA)/Marty Hinze (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:37.662)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Entered cars that did not arrive:
11The car did not arriveTriumph TR7 - Triumph GTU
Robert Hoskins-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Rob Hoskins (USA)/Jeffrey Brooks (USA)/Van McDonald (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car did not arriveAlfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce - Alfa Romeo N/AGTU
Eleven-Tenths RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Ernie Smith (USA)/Gene Budd (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car did not arriveTriumph GT6 # - Triumph GTX
Ted Schumacher-
-
Drivers listed: Ted Schumacher (USA)/Robert Hubbard (USA)/John Kelly (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
42The car did not arriveFord Pinto - Ford GTX
William Harris-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: William Harris (USA)/Ted Kempgens (USA)/Greg Donohue (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
43The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera - Porsche F6 GTX
Allan F. BodohClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Don Pike (USA)/Byron Wever (USA)/Allan Bodoh (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
45The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera # - Porsche F6 N/AGTX
Vann's Auto BodyClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Gary Steele (USA)/Bob Zulkowski (USA)/Jim Gaeta (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
47The car did not arriveFord Mustang - Ford GTX
Robert V. LaMay-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Robert LaMay (USA)/Mike Powell (USA)/Eric Orberg (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
63The car did not arriveChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc GTX
Charles F. PelzClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Charles Pelz (USA)/Wiley Doran (USA)/David L. Cunningham (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
70The car did not arrivePorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Race Car-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: M. L. Speer (USA)/Windle Turley (USA)/Bobby Hillin (USA)/Steve Anderson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
75The car did not arriveDatsun 510 - Datsun GTU
Paul B. May-
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Drivers listed: Paul May (USA)/Logan Blackburn (USA)/Ken McNicol (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
89The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Barrick Motor Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Turner Woodard (USA)/Don Parish (USA)/Dave Causey (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: Michael Meldeau (1), Mike Heselton (1) and Dave Kutz (1)
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