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Event: Eleventh Annual Buckeye CupDate: 12.8.1973
Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (USA), 3.862 kmsDistance: 2 x 100 milesAttendance: unknown

Can-Am Mid-Ohio

Start time: 14:00 and 16:30; Grid: 2-2-2, PP left; Weather: unknown

Entered: 29

Practiced: 24

Started: 23

Classified: 17

Entry List
Entry List - Can-Am Mid-Ohio 1973
Photos by courtesy of: Mark Windecker (29)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 01/09/2003 Last photo update on this page: 01/09/2003
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00 - Porsche 917/10 TC #018 - Vasek PolakPorsche 917/10 TC #018 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc Turbo
Vasek Polak (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jody Scheckter (ZA)Result: did not finish (Spun/handling) - Heat 1: did not finish (Spin, handling) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 2nd (1:20.868)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
22 - McLaren M8E Chevrolet Turbo #80-02 (Trojan) - Gary Wilson RacingMcLaren M8E #80-02 (Trojan) - Chevrolet /Crowe V8 7600 cc Turbo
Gary Wilson Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gary Wilson (USA)Result: 9th (6 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 11th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:31.501)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
33 - Porsche 917/10 #917-028 - Vasek PolakPorsche 917/10 #917-028 - Porsche 912 F12 5400 cc N/A
Vasek Polak (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Durst (USA)Result: 10th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:32.578)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
44 - Porsche 917/10 TC #006 - Vasek PolakPorsche 917/10 TC #006 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc Turbo
Vasek Polak (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans Wiedmer (D)Result: did not finish (Brakes, accident) - Heat 1: did not finish (Brakes, accident) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 17th (1:32.018)
Colours: orange/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
55 - Porsche 917/10 TC #015 - Willi Kauhsen RacingPorsche 917/10 TC #015 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc Turbo
Willi Kauhsen Racing (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Willy Kauhsen (D)Result: did not finish (Gearbox) - Heat 1: did not finish (Gearbox) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 5th (1:25.897)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
66 - Porsche 917/30 TC #003 - Penske Racing/SunocoPorsche 917/30 TC #003 - Porsche 912 F12 5400 cc Turbo
Penske Racing/Sunoco (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mark Donohue (USA)Result: winner - (163.202 kph) - margin: 2m32s558 - Heat 1: winner ; Heat 2: winner
Grid: 1st (1:20.335)
Colours: dark blue/yellow (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
88 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #M8D/3 - Herb Caplan/U.S. RacingMcLaren M8F #M8D/3 - Chevrolet 494 V8 8095 cc N/A
Herb Caplan/U.S. Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Scooter Patrick (USA)Result: did not finish (Gearbox) - Heat 1: 6th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 11th (1:29.529)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
99 - McLaren M8D Chevrolet #M8E-80-10=>M8D/4 - WORLd Racing Ltd.McLaren M8D #M8E-80-10=>M8D/4 - Chevrolet 454 V8 7440 cc N/A
WORLd Racing Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Cordts (CDN)Result: 14th - did not finish (Suspension) - Heat 1: 9th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Front suspension)
Grid: 10th (1:29.428)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
1111 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #72-07 (Trojan) - Motschenbacher Racing/Lucky GirlMcLaren M8F #72-07 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 454/Motschenbacher V8 7440 cc N/A
Motschenbacher Racing/Lucky Girl (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Bell (GB)Result: 4th (4 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 5th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 5th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:28.570)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
1313 - McLaren M8FP Chevrolet #72-05 (Trojan) - Agor Racing EnterprisesMcLaren M8F P #72-05 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 454/Motschenbacher V8 7440 cc N/A
Agor Racing Enterprises (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Warren Agor (USA)Result: 15th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:30.632)
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
1414 - Lola T260 Chevrolet #HU2 - Racing Specialties/Roman BrioLola T260 #HU2 - Chevrolet 454 V8 7440 cc N/A
Racing Specialties/Roman Brio (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Heyser (USA)Result: 16th - did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 20th (1:32.789)
Colours: purple (+gold/silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
1616 - Porsche 917/10 TC #003 - Rinzler Motoracing/R-C ColaPorsche 917/10 TC #003 - Porsche 912 F12 5400 cc Turbo
Rinzler Motoracing/R-C Cola (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Follmer (USA)Result: 2nd (2m32s558 behind the winner) - Heat 1: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:23.764)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
1717 - Lola T260 Chevrolet #HU1 - Nagel Racing/Thermo KingLola T260 #HU1 - Chevrolet 460 V8 7535 cc N/A
Nagel Racing/Thermo King (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Nagel (USA)Result: 13th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (no time)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
2323 - Porsche 917/10 TC #005 - Rinzler Motoracing/R-C ColaPorsche 917/10 TC #005 - Porsche 912 F12 5400 cc Turbo
Rinzler Motoracing/R-C Cola (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Charlie Kemp (USA)Result: did not start (Differential, accident in practice)
Grid: 6th (1:27.127)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
3434 - McLaren M8R Chevrolet #70-10 (Trojan) - Burmester RacingMcLaren M8R #70-10 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 454 V8 7440 cc N/A
Burmester Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Dutton (USA)Result: 7th (5 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 10th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:29.930)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
4545 - Costello SP7 Oldsmobile #CR10-SP7 (Rawlson) - Ennerdale RacingCostello SP7 #CR10-SP7 (Rawlson) - Oldsmobile 271 V8 4441 cc N/A
Ennerdale Racing (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Saville-Peck (CDN)Result: did not finish (Oil pressure)
Grid: 23rd (1:39.253)
Colours: blue (+gold)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
4747 - McLaren M8E Chevrolet #unnumbered (Motschenbacher) - Blue Magic Corp.McLaren M8E #unnumbered (Motschenbacher) - Chevrolet 494/Motschenbacher V8 8095 cc N/A
Blue Magic Corp. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ed Felter (USA)Result: 12th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:33.030)
Colours: blue/red/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
5151 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #unnumbered - Sherman RacingMcLaren M8F #unnumbered - Chevrolet 461 V8 7551 cc N/A
Sherman Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pete Sherman (USA)Result: 17th (20 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:34.603)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
5959 - Porsche 917/10 TC #007 - Brumos Porsche/Go NavyPorsche 917/10 TC #007 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc Turbo
Brumos Porsche/Go Navy (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hurley Haywood (USA)Result: 3rd (4 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 4th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 4th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:27.202)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
6464 - McLaren M8C Chevrolet (Trojan) - Peckham EngineeringMcLaren M8C # (Trojan) - Chevrolet 454 V8 7440 cc N/A
Peckham Engineering (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Peckham (USA)Result: 11th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:32.311)
Colours: burgundy (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
7373 - McLaren M20 Chevrolet #3=>1 - Roy Woods Racing/Black LabelMcLaren M20 #3=>1 - Chevrolet 496 V8 8125 cc N/A
Roy Woods Racing/Black Label (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Hobbs (GB)Result: did not finish (2:Drive shaft) - Heat 1: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 4th (1:24.542)
Colours: black (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
9797 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #2 - Commander Motor HomesMcLaren M8F #2 - Chevrolet 465/Crowe V8 7620 cc N/A
Commander Motor Homes (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Brown (USA)Result: 5th (5 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 7th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:29.973)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
9898 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #72-09 (Trojan) - Commander Motor HomesMcLaren M8F #72-09 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 465/Crowe V8 7620 cc N/A
Commander Motor Homes (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Danny Hopkins (USA)Result: 6th (5 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 8th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:32.171)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
101101 - Shadow DN2 Chevrolet #DN2-1A - Don Nichols/UOPShadow DN2 #DN2-1A - Chevrolet 494/Chaparral V8 8095 cc N/A
Don Nichols/UOP (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jackie Oliver (GB)Result: 8th (6 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 12th (4 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 3rd (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:27.920)
Colours: black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
No photos available:
102The car is not available on a photoShadow DN2 #DN2-2A - Chevrolet 494 V8 8095 cc Turbo
Don Nichols/UOP (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Result: car not used
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Entered cars that did not arrive:
20The car did not arriveLola T165 #SL165/24 - Chevrolet 435 V8 7128 cc N/A
Group 7 Race Developments (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: white (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
41The car did not arriveMcLaren M8C #70-04 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 454 V8 7440 cc N/A
Butcher Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jim Butcher (USA)Result: did not arrive (Crashed in Road Atlanta)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
77The car did not arriveLola T163 #SL163/19 - Chevrolet 460 V8 7535 cc N/A
R. D. Klempel (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Bob Klempel (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
81The car did not arriveLola T163 #SL163/16b - Chevrolet 427/Chaparral V8 6997 cc N/A
Durant Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Dick Durant (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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