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Programme Cover - Can-Am Mid-Ohio 1979
Event: Valvoline Can-Am Mid-OhioDate: 10.6.1979
Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (USA), 3.862 kmsDistance: 120 milesAttendance: 30000

Can-Am Mid-Ohio

Start time: 15:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: overcast, warm

Entered: 33

Practiced: 26

Started: 24

Finished: unknown

Can-Am (-) : P:15, ST:15

Can-Am 2000 (U2L) : P:11, ST:9

Entry List
Entry List - Can-Am Mid-Ohio 1979
Photos by courtesy of: Mark Windecker (23) and Eric Christiansen (3)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 01/01/2004 Last photo update on this page: 08/09/2010
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11 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet - Haas Racing TeamsLola T333 CS # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Haas Racing Teams (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Jones (AUS)Result: winner - (161.140 kph) - margin: 41s987
Grid: 2nd (1:23.007)
Colours: red/white (+dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
22 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet - Racing Team VDSLola T333 CS # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Racing Team VDS (B)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Geoff Lees (GB)Result: 5th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:25.732)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
44 - Spyder NF-11 Chevrolet #CA-01 (Lola) - Newman-Freeman RacingSpyder NF-11 #CA-01 (Lola) - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Newman-Freeman Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Elliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)Result: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:23.766)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/09/2010Photo by courtesy of: Eric Christiansen and Mark Windecker
55 - Spyder NF-11 Chevrolet #CA-02 (Lola) - Newman-Freeman RacingSpyder NF-11 #CA-02 (Lola) - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Newman-Freeman Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Keke Rosberg (SF)Result: 2nd (41s987 behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (1:21.950)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
66 - Lola T332 RNF Chevrolet #HU33 - Nagel RacingLola T332 RNF #HU33 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Nagel Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Howard Kelly (CDN)Result: 8th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
88 - Prophet - Chevrolet - U. S. RacingProphet 1 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
U. S. Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Follmer (USA)Result: 21st - did not finish (Broken exhaust manifold)
Grid: 7th (1:26.457)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/09/2010Photo by courtesy of: Eric Christiansen and Mark Windecker
1010 - Hogan HR-001 Chevrolet - Carl Hogan RacingHogan HR-001 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Carl Hogan Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Al Holbert (USA)Result: 16th - did not finish (Fuel system)
Grid: 4th (1:24.583)
Colours: white (+dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/09/2010Photo by courtesy of: Eric Christiansen and Mark Windecker
1919 - Sorbello GM5 Chevrolet - John SorbelloMcRae GM5 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
John Sorbello (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Sorbello (USA)Result: 15th - did not finish (Brakes)
Grid: 24th
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
2626 - Lola T294 Ford #T292-HU65 - RVRLola T294 #T292-HU65 - Ford Cosworth L4 N/AU2L
RVR (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Rick Villate (USA)Result: 24th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 20th
Colours: red (+blue/white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
2828 - McLaren M23 Repco #2 - John McCormackMcLaren M23 #2 - Repco Holden N/A-
John McCormack (AUS)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John McCormack (AUS)Result: 13th - did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 13th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
3434 - Chevron B27 Ford - Roos Racing SchoolChevron B27 # - Ford L4 N/AU2L
Roos Racing SchoolOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bertil Roos (S)Result: 11th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th
Colours: silver/brown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
3939 - Lola T332 Chevrolet (GG-5) #T332-HU47 - Gunn's GodiesLola T332 #T332-HU47 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Gunn's Godies (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Gunn (USA)Result: 14th - did not finish (Transmission)
Grid: 10th
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
5252 - Chevron B26 Ford #74-08 - Pete Lovely VWChevron B26 #74-08 - Ford Cosworth L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Pete Lovely VW (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gary Gove (USA)Result: 7th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th
Colours: dark blue/light green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
5454 - Bobsy 2-L Ford - Red Roof InnsBobsy 2-L # - Ford Cosworth L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Red Roof Inns (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: S. Peter Smith (USA)Result: 17th - did not finish (Body damage)
Grid: 17th
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
5858 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet #T332-HU29 - American SpiritLola T333 CS #T332-HU29 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
American Spirit (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Rocky Moran (USA)Result: 4th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
6767 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet - Nelkin RacingLola T333 CS # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Nelkin Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Robert J. Nelkin (USA)Result: 12th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
7272 - Chevron B19/21 Ford #71-06 - Charles L. SmithChevron B19/21 #71-06 - Ford Cosworth L4 N/AU2L
Charles L. Smith (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chuck Smith (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 23rd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
7373 - Chevron B26/31 Ford - Systems-Mechanical ConstractorsChevron B26/31 # - Ford L4 N/AU2L
Systems-Mechanical ConstractorsOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Joe Salyer (USA)Result: 20th - did not finish (Driver sick)
Grid: 26th
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
7474 - Lola T212 Ford - Red Roof InnsLola T212 # - Ford L4 N/AU2L
Red Roof InnsOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Robert L. Douglas (USA)Result: 22nd - did not finish (Broken wheel)
Grid: 25th
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
7979 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet #HU11 - Brown RacingLola T333 CS #HU11 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Brown Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Brown (USA)Result: 9th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:25.931)
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
9696 - Chevron B36 Ford #76-06 - Chris Strong RacingChevron B36 #76-06 - Ford Cosworth L4 N/AU2L
Chris Strong Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chris Strong (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 18th
Colours: orange (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
No photos available:
0The car is not available on a photoLola T294 #T292-HU40 - Ford L4 N/AU2L
Steve Payne-Herbert (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steven Payne-Herbert (USA)Result: 23rd - did not finish (Fuel injection valve broken)
Grid: 19th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoChevron B28 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Eitel-Kehr RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Duane Eitel (USA)Result: 19th - did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 21st
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoLola T332 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Kroll Racing (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Horst Kroll (CDN)Result: 10th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoLola T290 #HU27 - Ford Cosworth L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Diversified Eng. ServicesOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tim Evans (USA)Result: 6th 1st in U2L (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
61The car is not available on a photoMarch 73S #14 - BMW M12 L4 4v 1991 cc N/AU2L
Lunken Engineering (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: E. B. Lunken (USA)Result: 18th - did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 22nd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
7The car did not arriveLola T332 CS #HU46 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Allen & Weber RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Michael Allen (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car did not arriveLola T332 CS - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Tempero Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Bill Tempero (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car did not arriveLola T296 # - N/AU2L
Noonshadow RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Bill Henry (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car did not arriveMarch 73A Jackal 79 #4 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Gustafson Racing Team (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jim Gustafson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
47The car did not arriveRalt RT1 ½ #149 - Hart L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Cicale-Champion Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Tony Cicale (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
68The car did not arriveLola T332 #HU53 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Nelkin Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Price Cobb (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
75The car did not arriveChevron B19/26 # - Ford Cosworth L4 N/AU2L
Chab Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Don Chab (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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