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Programme Cover - Road America 500 Miles 1987
Event: Date: 16.8.1987
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (USA), 6.437 kmsDistance: 500 milesAttendance: 20000

Road America 500 Miles

Start time: 12:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: changeable, later heavy rain

Entered: 59

Practiced: unknown

Started: 53

Finished: unknown

IMSA GTP (GTP) : ST:10

IMSA GTP Lights (Lights) : ST:16

IMSA GTO (GTO) : ST:16

IMSA GTU (GTU) : ST:11

Entry List
Entry List - Road America 500 Miles 1987
Photos by courtesy of: Mike Strohmeyer (3) and Rob Schermerhorn (3)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 15/03/2010 Last photo update on this page: 15/11/2014
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11 - Porsche 962 #HR1 (Holbert) - Holbert RacingPorsche 962 #HR1 (Holbert) - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc TurboGTP
Holbert Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Bell (GB)Result: 4th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (2:05.225) - 4th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/dark blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Rob Schermerhorn
55 - Porsche 962 #C04 (Chapman) - Bob Akin Motor RacingPorsche 962 #C04 (Chapman) - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc TurboGTP
Bob Akin Motor Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: James Weaver (GB)/Vern Schuppan (AUS)
listed, never drove:
Bob Akin (USA)
Result: 5th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (2:07.893)
Colours: black/red
Tyres: Yokohama
Photo updated: 15/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Mike Strohmeyer
1111 - Ford Mustang (Roush) - Roush RacingFord Mustang # (Roush) - Ford V8 6000 cc N/AGTO
Roush Racing (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Lyn St. James (USA)
listed, never drove:
Deborah Gregg (USA)
Result: 47th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 23rd (2:18.730)
Colours: white (+blue/light blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Mike Strohmeyer
1414 - Porsche 962 #103 - Holbert RacingPorsche 962 #103 - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc TurboGTP
Holbert Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chip Robinson (USA)/Al Holbert (USA)
listed, never drove:
Derek Bell (GB)
Result: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (2:03.138) - 3rd fastest qualifier
Colours: white/dark blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Rob Schermerhorn
3838 - Mazda RX-7 (Chassis Dynamics) - Mandeville Auto TechMazda RX-7 # (Chassis Dynamics) - Mazda 2000 cc RotaryGTO
Mandeville Auto Tech (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Roger Mandeville (USA)/Kelly Marsh (USA)Result: 35th (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 28th (2:21.311)
Colours: yellow (+blue)
Tyres: Yokohama
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Rob Schermerhorn
9191 - Porsche 930 S #009 00030 - Electrodyne PerformancePorsche 930 S #009 00030 - Porsche F6 3200 cc Single-TurboGTO
Electrodyne PerformanceClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Chester Vincentz (USA)/John Bauer (USA)Result: 34th (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (2:21.036)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Mike Strohmeyer
No photos available:
0The car is not available on a photoMarch 86G #4 - Buick V6 3000 cc TurboGTP
Buick-Momo (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Whitney Ganz (USA)/Gianpiero Moretti (I)Result: 37th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 10th (2:09.791)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
01The car is not available on a photoSpice SE87L #001? - Pontiac L4 3000 cc N/ALights
Spice EngineeringClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Don Bell (USA)/Jeff Kline (USA)Result: 8th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (2:16.964)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
03The car is not available on a photoFord Mustang # - Ford V8 5500 cc N/AGTO
Roush Racing (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Gloy (USA)/Scott Pruett (USA)Result: 41st - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 13th (2:16.048)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Bridgestone
06The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 6000 cc N/AGTO
Gentile & Franchi-
Front-engined
Driven by: Steve Gentile (USA)/Leo Franchi (USA)Result: 51st - did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 39th (2:26.327)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
09The car is not available on a photoSpice SE86CL #PSGTPL1 - Pontiac L4 3000 cc N/ALights
Ball Bros. RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Durst (USA)/Mike Brockman (USA)Result: 38th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 25th (2:19.445)
Colours: maroon?
Tyres: Goodyear
2The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # (Protofab) - Chevrolet V8 5500 cc N/AGTO
Mobil 1/Mid-AmericaClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Greg Pickett (USA)/Tommy Riggins (USA)Result: 10th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (2:15.999)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
3The car is not available on a photoPorsche 962 #128 - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc TurboGTP
Brun Motorsports (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Oscar Larrauri (RA)
listed, never drove:
Walter Brun (CH)
Result: 2nd (42s180 behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (2:02.745) - 1st fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
4The car is not available on a photoPontiac Fiero #Spice-GTO-001 (Spice) - Pontiac V6 4500 cc N/AGTO
Dingman Bros RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Earl (USA)/Steve Millen (NZ)Result: 29th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (2:18.463)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
6The car is not available on a photoSpice SE87L #002 - Pontiac L4 3000 cc N/ALights
Spice EngineeringClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jim Rothbarth (USA)/Charles Morgan (USA)Result: 7th 1st in Lights (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (2:17.462)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
7The car is not available on a photoBadger BB # - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Jefferson Meats/King-
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Driven by: Jim Dentici (USA)/Augie Pabst (USA)Result: 50th - did not finish (Steering)
Grid: 50th (2:33.849)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
10The car is not available on a photoPorsche 962 #HR5? (Fabcar) - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc TurboGTP
Hotchkis Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Hotchkis (USA)/Jim Adams (USA)Result: 6th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (2:07.190)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
16The car is not available on a photoPorsche 962 #122A (Thompson) - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc TurboGTP
Dyson Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Price Cobb (USA)/Johnny Dumfries (GB)
listed, never drove:
Rob Dyson (USA)
Result: winner - (121.145 kph) - margin: 42s180
Grid: 6th (2:05.293)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
17The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # (Chassis Dynamics) - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryGTU
Al Bacon Performance (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Al Bacon (USA)/Bob Reed (USA)
listed, never drove:
Amos Johnson (USA)
Result: 23rd (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 44th (2:29.833)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Bridgestone
19The car is not available on a photoTiga GT285 #286 - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
S & L Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Scott Schubot (USA)/Linda Ludemann (USA)Result: 20th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 34th (2:24.084)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
20The car is not available on a photoPorsche 914/6 # - Porsche F6 OHC 3000 cc N/AGTU
Altman Bros Racing (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mark Altman (USA)/Gary Altman (USA)Result: 28th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 51st (2:34.765)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
23The car is not available on a photoArgo JM16 # - Buick V6 3000 cc N/ALights
Di-Tech Buick ArgoClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Petrilak (USA)/Rex McDaniel (USA)Result: 31st (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 45th (2:30.017)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
26The car is not available on a photoPontiac Firebird # (Python) - Pontiac V8 5700 cc N/AGTO
Bob's Speed ProductsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Del Russo Taylor (USA)/Ken Bupp (USA)Result: 42nd (24 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 43rd (2:29.451)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Hoosier
28The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # (Protofab) - Chevrolet V6 4500 cc N/AGTO
Mobil 1/Mid-AmericaClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Dallenbach (USA)/Chris Kneifel (USA)
listed, never drove:
John Heinricy (USA), Stu Hayner (USA)
Result: 9th 1st in GTO (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (2:18.667)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
29The car is not available on a photoTiga GT286 #321 - Buick V6 3000 cc N/ALights
Ares SportsClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ron Canizares (USA)/Bill Wolff (USA)Result: 48th - did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 30th (2:22.951)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
30The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # (Timmons) - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGTO
Skoal BanditClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Buz McCall (USA)/Walt Bohren (USA)Result: 24th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (2:20.197)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Firestone
32The car is not available on a photoNissan 300ZX Turbo # - Nissan L4 2000 cc TurboGTU
Alderman Nissan-
Front-engined
Driven by: Max Jones (USA)
listed, never drove:
George Alderman (USA)
Result: 49th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 31st (2:23.005)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Bridgestone
33The car is not available on a photoFord Mustang # (Roush) - Ford V8 6000 cc N/AGTO
Roush Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bruce Jenner (USA)/Bobby Akin (USA)Result: 46th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 19th (2:17.695)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Bridgestone
36The car is not available on a photoRoyale RP40 # - Mazda 13B Racing 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Erie ScientificClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Grooms (USA)
listed, never drove:
Frank Jellinek (USA)
Result: 15th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 32nd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # - Mazda 12A 2R 1200 cc RotaryGTU
Tyrolean RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Helmut Silberberger (USA)/Dennis Krueger (USA)Result: 33rd (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 48th (2:33.706)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
42The car is not available on a photoFabcar CL #FGTP-701=>FEP-001 - Porsche Type 901 F6 2v SOHC 2993 cc N/ALights
MMG/White-AllenClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Howard Cherry (USA)/James King (USA)
listed, never drove:
John Higgins (USA)
Result: 14th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 37th (2:25.932)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
43The car is not available on a photoFabcar CL #FEP-002 - Porsche Type 901 F6 2v SOHC 2993 cc N/ALights
MMG/Classic ShineClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chip Mead (USA)/Tim McAdam (USA)Result: 13th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th (2:22.244)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
47The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 #SA220-573714 - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryGTU
Cumberland Valley RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Oakley (USA)/Chaunce Wallace (USA)Result: 27th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 53rd (2:38.359)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Bridgestone
52The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette GTP #T8610-HU02 (Lola) - Chevrolet 183 V6 2v 3000 cc TurboGTP
Hendrick Motorsports (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Sarel van der Merwe (ZA)/Doc Bundy (USA)Result: 39th - did not finish (Drowned)
Grid: 2nd (2:05.247) - 5th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
55The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 5800 cc N/AGTO
Quality Motorsports-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dave Heinz (USA)/Dale Kreider (USA)Result: 21st (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 41st (2:27.750)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
56The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera # - Porsche F6 3000 cc N/AGTU
Escort Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Karl Durkheimer (USA)/Jim Torres (USA)Result: 26th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 46th (2:31.592)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
57The car is not available on a photoNissan 300ZX # - Nissan L6 3000 cc N/AGTU
Kryderacing (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Reed Kryder (USA)/Paul Cory (USA)Result: 52nd - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 52nd (2:38.334)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
61The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryGTU
Primus MotorsportsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carlos Bobeda (USA)/George Robinson (USA)Result: 40th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 49th (2:33.758)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Firestone
63The car is not available on a photoArgo JM19 #107 - Mazda 13B Racing 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Certified Brakes (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jim Downing (USA)/John Maffucci (USA)Result: 12th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 33rd (2:23.464)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
64The car is not available on a photoArgo JM19 # - Buick V6 3000 cc N/ALights
Amdek/Brown Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bobby Brown (USA)/Ken Knott (USA)
listed, never drove:
Billy Hagan (USA)
Result: 45th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 40th (2:27.637)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
70The car is not available on a photoDenali Speedcar # - Mazda 13B Racing/JLC Engineering 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Z & W Motorsports (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Loring (USA)/Pierre Honegger (USA)Result: 22nd (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (2:17.157)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
71The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # (Highball) - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryGTU
Team Highball (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Amos Johnson (USA)/Dennis Shaw (USA)Result: 19th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 42nd (2:29.426)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Yokohama
73The car is not available on a photoTiga GT286 #322 - Chevrolet V6 3000 cc N/ALights
AMF RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Phillips (USA)/Howard Katz (USA)Result: 53rd - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 36th (2:25.454)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
75The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # (Fabcar) - Mazda RotaryGTU
CCR (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Kendall (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bart Kendall (USA)
Result: 17th 1st in GTU (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 38th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
76The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro #861 (Peerless) - Chevrolet V8 5500 cc N/AGTO
Peerless/HendrickClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Baldwin (USA)Result: 30th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (2:14.874)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
79The car is not available on a photoSpice SE87L #003 - Pontiac L4 3000 cc N/ALights
Whitehall MotorsportClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Winters (USA)/Skeeter McKitterick (USA)Result: 44th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 24th (2:18.827)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
81The car is not available on a photoOldsmobile Toronado # (Rocketsports) - Oldsmobile V8 6000 cc N/AGTO
Rocketsports (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Gentilozzi (USA)/Mark Dismore (USA)
listed, never drove:
Steven Petty (USA)
Result: 25th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (2:17.825)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Firestone
82The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # (Chassis Dynamics) - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryGTU
Aspen Inn (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Greer (USA)/Mike Mees (USA)Result: 32nd (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 47th (2:33.279)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Yokohama
83The car is not available on a photoNissan GTP ZX-T #T710-3=>8701 (Lola) - Nissan VG30 GTP/Electramotive V6/60° 2v 3000 cc 1xGarret TO3GTP
Electramotive Engineering (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Elliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)/John Morton (USA)Result: 16th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (2:02.797) - 2nd fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Bridgestone
86The car is not available on a photoPorsche 962 #121 - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc TurboGTP
Bayside Motorsports (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bruce Leven (USA)/Hurley Haywood (USA)Result: 36th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 7th (2:06.738)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
96The car is not available on a photoTiga GT286 #342 - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Hessert RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Hessert (USA)/Howard Katz (USA)Result: 18th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 35th (2:25.161)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
98The car is not available on a photoToyota Celica Turbo # (AAR) - Toyota L4 2100 cc TurboGTO
All American Racers (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Cord (USA)/Juan-Manuel Fangio II (RA)Result: 43rd - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 14th (2:16.638)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
99The car is not available on a photoToyota Celica Turbo # (AAR) - Toyota L4 2100 cc TurboGTO
All American Racers (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rocky Moran (USA)/Wally Dallenbach, Jr. (USA)Result: 11th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (2:16.726)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
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 arrivePontiac Fiero # - Pontiac GTU
Shoeworks (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Fred Staffilino (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15The car did not arriveAlba AR8 #001 - Buick V6 3000 cc TurboGTP
Kalagian Racing-PumaClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jim Mullen (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car did not arrivePontiac Firebird - Pontiac GTO
Bob's Speed ProductsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Del Russo Taylor (USA)/Ken Bupp (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car did not arriveFord Mustang - Ford GTO
Roush Racing-
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Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
53The car did not arriveDodge Daytona # - Dodge GTU
Team Shelby-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jack Broomall (USA)/Tim Evans (USA)/Garth Ullom (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
67The car did not arrivePorsche 962 #108B/C-01 (Chapman) - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc TurboGTP
Uniroyal Goodrich (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Darin Brassfield (USA)/Mauro Baldi (I)Result: did not arrive (Car destroyed at Sears Point)
Colours: white (+black/red/blue)
Tyres: BF Goodrich
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