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Programme Cover - Can-Am Mosport 1978
Event: Molson Diamond, Can-Am/Trans-AmDate: 20.8.1978
Track: Mosport Park (CDN), 3.957 kmsDistance: 2 x 30 lapsAttendance: unknown

Can-Am Mosport

Start time: 13:30 and 16:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: sunny, warm

Entered: 31

Practiced: 26

Started: 25

Finished: unknown

Can-Am (-) : P:20, ST:19

Can-Am under 2-Litres (U2L) : P:6, ST:6

Entry List
Entry List - Can-Am Mosport 1978
Photos by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski (20) and Wayne Ellwood (9)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 08/04/2002 Last photo update on this page: 02/01/2005
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00 - Shadow DN10 Dodge - Shadow RacingShadow DN10 # - Dodge V8 5000 cc N/A-
Shadow Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: 13th - did not finish (2:Transmission) - Heat 1: 9th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 18th - did not finish (Transmission)
Grid: 11th (1:18.589)
Colours: black (+orange/yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
11 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet - Carl A. Haas Racing Teams Ltd.Lola T333 CS # - Chevrolet /Chaparral V8 5000 cc N/A-
Carl A. Haas Racing Teams Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Jones (AUS)Result: winner - (185.640 kph) - margin: 35s535 - Heat 1: winner - (185.409 kph) - margin: 12s997 ; Heat 2: winner - (185.945 kph) - margin: 22s538
Grid: 1st (1:14.587)
Colours: red/white (+dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
22 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet - Racing Team V.D.S.Lola T333 CS # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Racing Team V.D.S. (B)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Warwick Brown (AUS)Result: 2nd (35s535 behind the winner) - Heat 1: 2nd (12s997 behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 2nd (22s538 behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:15.776)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
33 - Spyder NF-10 Chevrolet #CA-01 (Lola) - Newman Freeman RacingSpyder NF-10 #CA-01 (Lola) - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Newman Freeman Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Elliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)Result: 4th (0 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 5th (0 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 4th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:15.991)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
44 - De Cadenet Lola LM Ford #LM-4 (Thompson) - British Post OfficeDe Cadenet Lola LM #LM-4 (Thompson) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A-
British Post Office (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain De Cadenet (GB)Result: 17th (8 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 18th (4 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 13th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:26.635)
Colours: dark green
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
88 - Prophet - Chevrolet #T332C-HU56 (Lola) - U.S. Racing - Herb CaplanProphet 1 #T332C-HU56 (Lola) - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
U.S. Racing - Herb Caplan (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Follmer (USA)Result: 5th (2 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 10th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:16.486)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
99 - Lola T332 RNF Chevrolet #HU33 - Nagel Racing Ent.Lola T332 RNF #HU33 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Nagel Racing Ent. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Howard Kelly (CDN)Result: 8th - did not finish (2:Magneto) - Heat 1: 6th (0 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 14th - did not finish (Magneto)
Grid: 7th (1:17.677)
Colours: red/blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
1010 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet - Hogan Racing Ltd.Lola T333 CS # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Hogan Racing Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Al Holbert (USA)Result: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 4th (0 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:15.874)
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
1111 - Elfin MR8A Chevrolet #8772 - Vern Schuppan/Robert BoxxElfin MR8 A #8772 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Vern Schuppan/Robert Boxx (AUS)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vern Schuppan (AUS)Result: 6th (1 lap behind the winner) - Heat 1: 10th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 5th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:16.982)
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
1212 - Wolf Brayton 001 Chevrolet (Talon) - Michael BraytonWolf Brayton 001 # (Talon) - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Michael Brayton (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michael Brayton (USA)Result: 14th (4 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 13th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 11th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:22.778)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
1515 - Chevron B78C Chevrolet - Cloverleaf TexacoChevron B28 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Cloverleaf Texaco (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bill Tempero (USA)Result: 23rd - did not finish (1:Engine; 2:DNS) - Heat 1: 21st - did not finish (Engine) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 13th (1:19.214)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/08/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
3737 - Lola T332 Chevrolet #T330-HU2 - Kroll's Auto Service Ltd.Lola T332 #T330-HU2 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Kroll's Auto Service Ltd. (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Horst Kroll (CDN)Result: 11th - did not finish (1:Oil pressure) - Heat 1: 23rd - did not finish (Oil pressure) ; Heat 2: 8th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:18.605)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
37T37T - Lola T300 Chevrolet #HU15 - Kroll's Auto Service Ltd.Lola T300 #HU15 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Kroll's Auto Service Ltd. (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Horst Kroll (CDN)Result: practiced only (T-car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
3939 - Lola T332 Chevrolet (GG-4) #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: 15th - did not finish (2:Transmission) - Heat 1: 11th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 15th - did not finish (Transmission)
Grid: 8th (1:17.735)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
4343 - March 76A Chevrolet #2 - Dietrich Racing Ltd.March 76A #2 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Dietrich Racing Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dean Dietrich (USA)Result: 16th (8 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 16th (4 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 12th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:22.016)
Colours: yellow/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
4747 - Ralt RT1 Ford #94 - Cicale Champion RacingRalt RT1 #94 - Ford L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Cicale Champion Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Cicale (USA)Result: 12th 1st in U2L (4 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 14th 1st in U2L (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 9th 1st in U2L (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:24.501)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
5151 - Lola T290 Ford #HU27 - Warren PurdyLola T290 #HU27 - Ford L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Warren Purdy (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Warren Purdy (USA)Result: 20th - did not finish (1:Engine; 2:Ignition) - Heat 1: 22nd - did not finish (Engine) ; Heat 2: 20th - did not finish (Ignition)
Grid: 25th (2:19.759)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
5454 - Chevron B19/21 Ford #71-06 - Red Roof InnsChevron B19/21 #71-06 - Ford L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Red Roof Inns (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: S. Peter Smith (USA)Result: 18th - did not finish (2:Clutch) - Heat 1: 15th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 19th - did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 18th (1:23.692)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
5858 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet #T332-HU29 - Rocky MoranLola T333 CS #T332-HU29 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Rocky Moran (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Rocky Moran (USA)Result: 7th (2 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 8th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 6th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:18.054)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
5959 - Lola T332 CS Chevrolet #HU46 - Don WeberLola T332 CS #HU46 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Don Weber (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michael Allen (USA)Result: 9th (4 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 12th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 7th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:22.104)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
6161 - March 73S Ford #14 - E. B. Lunken RacingMarch 73S #14 - Ford L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
E. B. Lunken Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: E. B. Lunken (USA)Result: 22nd - did not finish (1:Engine; 2:Handling) - Heat 1: 20th - did not finish (Engine) ; Heat 2: 21st - did not finish (Handling)
Grid: 23rd (1:31.325)
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
6868 - Chevron B21 Ford #72-03Chevron B21 #72-03 - Ford L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
(USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ray Petry (USA)Result: 21st - did not finish (2:DNS) - Heat 1: 17th (4 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 21st (1:25.858)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
8686 - Lola T160 Chevrolet #SL160/2 - The Winner's CircleLola T160 #SL160/2 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
The Winner's Circle (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Giorgi (USA)Result: 25th - did not finish (1:Handling; 2:DNS) - Heat 1: 25th - did not finish (Handling) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 24th (1:39.242)
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/04/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
No photos available:
46The car is not available on a photoLola T333 CS #HU8 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
John Morton (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Morton (USA)Result: 10th - did not finish (2:Engine) - Heat 1: 7th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 16th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 9th (1:17.839)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
56The car is not available on a photoLola T332 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Janke Auto Co. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Leonard Janke (USA)Result: 24th - did not finish (1:Transmission; 2:DNS) - Heat 1: 24th - did not finish (Transmission) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 14th (1:21.964)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
60The car is not available on a photoLola T290 #HU34 - Ford Cosworth L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
PSB Speakers (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dave Johnson (CDN)Result: 19th - did not finish (2:Engine) - Heat 1: 19th (6 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 17th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 20th (1:25.493)
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:
00The car did not arriveShadow DN10 # - Dodge V8 5000 cc N/A-
Shadow Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Randolph Townsend (USA)Result: did not arrive (Townsend at political meeting)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
13The car did not arriveChevron B21/23 #72-27 - Hart 420R L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Dog Ring Services (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Brian Burgess (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car did not arriveMarch 74A #1 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Development 5000 (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Tom Jones (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
30The car did not arriveLola T300 #HU15 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Kroll's Auto Service Ltd. (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive (Entered as T-car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
94The car did not arriveLola T296 # - Ford 2000 cc N/AU2L
Essex Racing Service (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: John Timken, Jr. (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Wayne Ellwood (4) and Ron Kielbiski (2)
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