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Programme Cover - Can-Am Michigan 1969
Event: Michigan International Can-AmDate: 28.9.1969
Track: Michigan International Speedway (USA), 4.828 kmsDistance: 65 lapsAttendance: 22000

Can-Am Michigan

Start time: 13:00; Grid: 2-2-2; PP right; Weather: sunny

Entered: 44

Practiced: 30

Started: 27

Classified: 18

Entry List
Entry List - Can-Am Michigan 1969
Photos by courtesy of: Gerald Melton (68), Ron Lathrop (8) and Dave Nicholas (2)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 25/04/2006 Last photo update on this page: 24/02/2015
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00 - Porsche 917 PA #028 - Porsche AudiPorsche 917 PA #028 - Porsche 912 F12 4500 cc N/A
Porsche Audi (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Siffert (CH)Result: 4th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:35.900)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton and Ron Lathrop
11 - McLaren M8B Chevrolet #M8A/2 - McLaren Cars, Ltd.McLaren M8B #M8A/2 - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
McLaren Cars, Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dan Gurney (USA)
DNS:
Jack Brabham (AUS)
Result: 3rd (0s060 behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (no time)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
44 - McLaren M8B Chevrolet #M8B/2 - McLaren Cars, Ltd.McLaren M8B #M8B/2 - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
McLaren Cars, Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bruce McLaren (NZ)Result: winner - (173.954 kph) - margin: 0s010
Grid: 2nd (1:32.900)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton and Ron Lathrop
55 - McLaren M8B Chevrolet #M8B/1 - McLaren Cars, Ltd.McLaren M8B #M8B/1 - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
McLaren Cars, Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Denny Hulme (NZ)Result: 2nd (0s010 behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (1:32.500)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
77 - McLaren M12 Chevrolet #60-05 (Trojan) - Chaparral Cars, Inc.McLaren M12 #60-05 (Trojan) - Chevrolet /Chaparral V8 7000 cc N/A
Chaparral Cars, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Andrea de Adamich (I)
listed, never drove:
John Surtees (GB)
Result: 5th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:38.200)
Colours: white
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
88 - McLaren Elva Mark III Ford (Trojan) - Bill WonderMcLaren Elva Mark III # (Trojan) - Ford V8 6000 cc N/A
Bill Wonder (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: William Wonder (USA)Result: 17th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (1:53.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
99 - Porsche 908/02 #005 - Porsche AudiPorsche 908/02 K #005 - Porsche 908 F8 OHC 3000 cc N/A
Porsche AudiOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Dean (GB)Result: 7th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:42.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
1010 - Lola T163 Chevrolet #SL163/16a - Carl A. Haas Racing Teams, Inc.Lola T163 #SL163/16a - Chevrolet /Chaparral V8 6997 cc N/A
Carl A. Haas Racing Teams, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chuck Parsons (USA)Result: 6th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:39.600)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
1111 - McLaren M12 Chevrolet #60-03 (Trojan) - Motschenbacher Racing Ent.McLaren M12 #60-03 (Trojan) - Chevrolet /Motschenbacher V8 7000 cc N/A
Motschenbacher Racing Ent. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Lothar Motschenbacher (USA)Result: did not finish (Blown head gasket)
Grid: 9th (1:42.200)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ron Lathrop, Gerald Melton and Dave Nicholas
1515 - Ford G7A #J10 - Agapiou BrothersFord G7 A #J10 - Ford 427 V8 7000 cc N/A
Agapiou Brothers (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jack Brabham (AUS)
listed, never drove:
George Follmer (USA)
Result: did not finish (Lost wheel)
Grid: 10th (1:42.300)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton and Ron Lathrop
1616 - Ferrari 612 P #0866 - Formula 1 Enterprises, Inc.Ferrari 612 P #0866 - Ferrari V12 4v 6220 cc N/A
Formula 1 Enterprises, Inc. (NZ)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chris Amon (NZ)Result: did not start (Engine in practice)
Grid: (1:34.000)
Colours: red
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 24/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton and Ron Lathrop
1818 - McLaren Elva Mark IIIB Chevrolet (Trojan) - Ecurie CanadaMcLaren Elva Mark III B # (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
Ecurie Canada (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Kris Harrison (CDN)Result: 13th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:50.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
1919 - Lola T163 Chevrolet #SL163/19 - Wilson RacingLola T163 #SL163/19 - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
Wilson Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gary Wilson (USA)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 11th (1:43.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
2424 - Lola T70 Mk.3 Ford #SL73/128 - Bob NagelLola T70 Mk.3 #SL73/128 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 7000 cc N/A
Bob Nagel (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Nagel (USA)Result: did not finish (Broken intake manifold)
Grid: 16th (1:48.800)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
2727 - McLaren M6B Chevrolet #50-14 (Trojan) - Galloway Racing TeamMcLaren M6B #50-14 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 6000 cc N/A
Galloway Racing Team (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Galloway (USA)Result: 15th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:49.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
2828 - McLaren M6B Chevrolet #50-07 (Trojan) - Ecurie Greene, Inc.McLaren M6B #50-07 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 6000 cc N/A
Ecurie Greene, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dick Brown (USA)Result: 12th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:46.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
3131 - Lola T163 Chevrolet #SL163/18 - Robbins-Jeffries Racing TeamLola T163 #SL163/18 - Chevrolet /Chaparral V8 6997 cc N/A
Robbins-Jeffries Racing Team (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Revson (USA)Result: did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 4th (1:36.800)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton and Ron Lathrop
3434 - Lola T70 Mk.3 Chevrolet #SL73/106 - Warren BurmesterLola T70 Mk.3 #SL73/106 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 7000 cc N/A
Warren Burmester (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Drolsom (USA)Result: did not finish (Broken front suspension)
Grid: 20th (1:51.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
3737 - McLaren Elva Mark III Chevrolet #M1C-40-06 (Trojan) - Cliff ApelMcLaren Elva Mark III #M1C-40-06 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 6300 cc N/A
Cliff Apel (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Clif Apel (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 24th (1:53.700)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton and Ron Lathrop
3939 - McLaren Elva Mark III Chevrolet (Trojan) - Frank KahlichMcLaren Elva Mark III # (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 6000 cc N/A
Frank Kahlich (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Kahlich (USA)Result: 16th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (1:52.500)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
4343 - Lola T160 Chevrolet #SL162/13 - D. M. Brooke DoranLola T160 #SL162/13 - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
D. M. Brooke Doran (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brooke Doran (USA)Result: 14th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:52.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
4848 - McLaren M6B Chevrolet #50-10 (Trojan) - All American Racers, Inc.McLaren M6B #50-10 (Trojan) - Chevrolet /Traco V8 7000 cc N/A
All American Racers, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dan Gurney (USA)Result: did not start (Oil leak in practice)
Grid: (1:41.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
5151 - McLaren M6A Chevrolet #M6A/1 - Dave CauseyMcLaren M6A #M6A/1 - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
Dave CauseyOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dave Causey (USA)Result: 9th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:47.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
5555 - McLaren M6B Chevrolet #50-08 (Trojan) - McCaig RacingMcLaren M6B #50-08 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
McCaig Racing (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Roger McCaig (CDN)Result: did not finish (Accident, broken suspension)
Grid: 18th (1:50.600)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton and Ron Lathrop
7575 - Lola T162 Chevrolet #SL162/14 - Fayer-DiniLola T162 #SL162/14 - Chevrolet /Chaparral V8 7000 cc N/A
Fayer-Dini (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Dini (USA)Result: 11th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:47.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
7777 - McLaren Elva Mark III Chevrolet (Trojan) - Beck RacingMcLaren Elva Mark III # (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
Beck Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Leonard Janke (USA)Result: 18th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:51.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
7979 - McLaren Elva Mark III Ford (Trojan) - K. P. SpeetMcLaren Elva Mark III # (Trojan) - Ford /Gurney Weslake V8 7000 cc N/A
K. P. SpeetOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Kirt Speet (USA)Result: did not start (Engine)
Grid: (1:56.900)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
9797 - Lola T70 Mk.3 Chevrolet #SL73/120 - Tranquil RacingLola T70 Mk.3 #SL73/120 - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
Tranquil Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ron Goldleaf (USA)Result: did not finish (Handling)
Grid: 26th (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
9898 - McLaren M12 Chevrolet #60-04 (Trojan) - George Eaton RacingMcLaren M12 #60-04 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
George Eaton Racing (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Eaton (CDN)Result: 8th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:37.200)
Colours: red
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton and Dave Nicholas
9999 - McLaren M6B Ford #50-15 (Trojan) - Bill Young-Young AmericanMcLaren M6B #50-15 (Trojan) - Ford V8 7000 cc N/A
Bill Young-Young American (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Hobbs (GB)Result: 10th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:44.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
Entered cars that did not arrive:
12The car did not arriveFerrari 312 P #0870 - Ferrari 312 V12/60° 4v 3000 cc N/A
North American Racing Team (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Pedro Rodriguez (MEX)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car did not arriveMcLaren Elva Mark III #M1A-20-09 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 N/A
John A. Chohlis (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Harvey Lasiter (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car did not arriveMcKee # - Oldsmobile
Salyer RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Joe LeonardResult: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
32The car did not arriveLola T70 Mk.3B #SL75/122 - Chevrolet V8 N/A
Nelli Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Vic Nelli (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
44The car did not arriveMcLaren M6B # - Chevrolet V8 N/A
Jerry Hansen (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jerry Hansen (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
49The car did not arriveLola T160 #SL160/4 - Chevrolet V8 N/A
Fred BakerOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Fred Baker (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car did not arriveMcLaren M6B #50-17 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/A
Auto World, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Oscar Koveleski (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
64The car did not arriveMcKee Mk.6 B #Mk6B6 - Oldsmobile V8 7000 cc N/A
F & H RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Chuck Frederick (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
77The car did not arriveLola T160 #SL160/2 - Chevrolet V8 N/A
Beck Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Leonard Janke (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
79The car did not arriveLola T70 Mk.3 #SL73/129 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 7000 cc N/A
Dutton Racing Ent. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Tom Dutton (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
81The car did not arriveMcLaren Elva Mark III # (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 5986 cc N/A
Spencer Stoddard (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Spencer Stoddard (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
90The car did not arriveWolverine LD65 #LD65-01 - Chevrolet V8 N/A
Place Motor Supply (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: James Place (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
91The car did not arriveLola T70 Mk.3B #SL75/124 - Chevrolet V8 6000 cc N/A
John A. Chohlis (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Doug Hooper (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
97The car did not arriveLola T70 Mk.3 #SL73/126 - Chevrolet V8 N/A
Doug Harding (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Dick Kantrud (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Gerald Melton (4)
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