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Event: Carling Can-Am Road AtlantaDate: 8.7.1973
Track: Road Atlanta (USA), 4.056 kmsDistance: 40+50 lapsAttendance: unknown

Can-Am Road Atlanta

Start time: 7/7 13:30 and 8/7 14:45; Grid: 2-2-2, PP right; Weather: unknown

Entered: 28

Practiced: 21

Started: 20

Classified: 15

Entry List
Entry List - Can-Am Road Atlanta 1973
Photos by courtesy of: Scott Sperka (23), Philip Monk (1) and Jim Butcher (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 13/08/2007 Last photo update on this page: 05/02/2018
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00 - Porsche 917/10 TC #018 - Vasek Polak Racing, Inc.Porsche 917/10 TC #018 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc Turbo
Vasek Polak Racing, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jody Scheckter (ZA)Result: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner) - Heat 1: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:15.885)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
33 - Porsche 917/10 #917-028 - Vasek Polak Racing, Inc.Porsche 917/10 #917-028 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc N/A
Vasek Polak Racing, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Durst (USA)Result: 7th (7 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 8th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:22.175)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
44 - Porsche 917/10 TC #006 - Hans WiedmerPorsche 917/10 TC #006 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc Turbo
Hans Wiedmer (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans Wiedmer (D)Result: did not finish (Driver ill) - Heat 1: did not finish (Driver ill) ; Heat 2: did not finish
Grid: 12th (1:21.106)
Colours: orange/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 16/02/2012Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
66 - Porsche 917/30 TC #003 - Penske-Roger Enterprises, Inc.Porsche 917/30 TC #003 - Porsche 912 F12 5400 cc Turbo
Penske-Roger Enterprises, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mark Donohue (USA)Result: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: winner ; Heat 2: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (1:12.950)
Colours: dark blue/yellow (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
88 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #M8D/3 - U.S. RacingMcLaren M8F #M8D/3 - Chevrolet V8 8100 cc N/A
U.S. Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Scooter Patrick (USA)Result: did not finish (1:Accident) - Heat 1: did not finish (Accident) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 8th (1:17.739)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/02/2012Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
99 - McLaren M8D Chevrolet #M8E-80-10=>M8D/4 - William Overhauser RacingMcLaren M8D #M8E-80-10=>M8D/4 - Chevrolet V8 7600 cc N/A
William Overhauser Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Cordts (CDN)Result: 12th - did not finish (1:Overheating; 2:Out of fuel) - Heat 1: did not finish (Overheating) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Out of fuel)
Grid: 18th (1:24.186)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
1313 - McLaren M8FP Chevrolet #72-05 (Trojan) - Warren Agor Racing Ent.McLaren M8F P #72-05 (Trojan) - Chevrolet /Motschenbacher V8 8100 cc N/A
Warren Agor Racing Ent. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Warren Agor (USA)Result: 14th - did not finish (Ring rear) - Heat 1: 11th (5 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish
Grid: 19th (1:24.528)
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
1414 - Lola T260 Chevrolet #HU2 - Racing SpecialtiesLola T260 #HU2 - Chevrolet V8 8095 cc N/A
Racing Specialties (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Heyser (USA)Result: 8th (12 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 12th (5 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:23.469)
Colours: purple (+gold/silver)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
1616 - Porsche 917/10 TC #005 - Rinzler Motoracing/Royal CrownPorsche 917/10 TC #005 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc Turbo
Rinzler Motoracing/Royal Crown (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Follmer (USA)Result: winner - (188.374 kph) - Heat 1: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: winner
Grid: 2nd (1:14.725)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
1717 - Lola T260 Chevrolet #HU1 - Nagel RacingLola T260 #HU1 - Chevrolet V8 8100 cc N/A
Nagel Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Nagel (USA)Result: 6th (6 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 6th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:19.548)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
3434 - McLaren M8R Chevrolet #70-10 (Trojan) - Burmester RacingMcLaren M8R #70-10 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 7400 cc N/A
Burmester Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Dutton (USA)Result: 11th (25 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: did not finish (Running?) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:22.749)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
4141 - McLaren M8C Chevrolet #70-04 (Trojan) - Jim Butcher RacingMcLaren M8C #70-04 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 N/A
Jim Butcher Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jim Butcher (USA)Result: did not start (Accident in practice)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2010Photo by courtesy of: Jim Butcher
4747 - McLaren M8E Chevrolet #unnumbered (Motschenbacher) - Blue Magic Corp.McLaren M8E #unnumbered (Motschenbacher) - Chevrolet /Motschenbacher V8 8100 cc N/A
Blue Magic Corp. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ed Felter (USA)Result: 10th - did not finish (Off course) - Heat 1: 10th (4 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:23.507)
Colours: blue/red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 05/02/2018Photo by courtesy of: Philip Monk
5151 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #unnumbered - Dave CauseyMcLaren M8F #unnumbered - Chevrolet V8 8100 cc N/A
Dave Causey (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pete Sherman (USA)Result: 9th (16 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 13th (7 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:28.349)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
5959 - Porsche 917/10 TC #007 - Brumos RacingPorsche 917/10 TC #007 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc Turbo
Brumos Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hurley Haywood (USA)Result: 5th (5 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 5th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:16.811)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
7373 - McLaren M20 Chevrolet #3=>1 - Roy Woods RacingMcLaren M20 #3=>1 - Chevrolet V8 8100 cc N/A
Roy Woods Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Hobbs (GB)Result: 4th (3 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 4th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: finished, position unknown (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:17.207)
Colours: black (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
9898 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #72-09 (Trojan) - Commander Motor HomesMcLaren M8F #72-09 (Trojan) - Chevrolet /Crowe V8 7600 cc N/A
Commander Motor Homes (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Danny Hopkins (USA)Result: 13th - did not finish (Spun) - Heat 1: 9th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Spun)
Grid: 14th (1:22.106)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
101101 - Shadow DN2 Chevrolet #DN2-1A - Don NicholsShadow DN2 #DN2-1A - Chevrolet /Chaparral V8 8095 cc N/A
Don Nichols (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jackie Oliver (GB)Result: did not finish (Right front wishbone) - Heat 1: did not finish (Front wishbone) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 5th (1:17.007)
Colours: black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 16/02/2012Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
No photos available:
11The car is not available on a photoMcLaren M8D #1 - Chevrolet /Motschenbacher V8 8100 cc N/A
Motschenbacher Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Lothar Motschenbacher (USA)
listed, never drove:
John Cannon (CDN)
Result: 15th - did not finish (Vapour lock) - Heat 1: 7th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Vapour lock)
Grid: 9th (1:19.110)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoLola T222 #HU07 - Chevrolet /Chaparral V8 7000 cc N/A
Bailey Speed Shop (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gene Fisher (USA)Result: did not finish (Unknown) - Heat 1: did not finish (Unknown) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 21st (1:29.736)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
96The car is not available on a photoMcLaren M20 #2 - Chevrolet /Crowe V8 7600 cc Turbo
Commander Motor HomesOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: did not start (Engine) - Heat 1: did not start ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 6th (1:17.114)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
97The car is not available on a photoMcLaren M8F #2 - Chevrolet /Crowe V8 7600 cc N/A
Commander Motor Homes (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Milt Minter (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine bearing) - Heat 1: did not finish (Electrics) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 11th (1:19.768)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Entered cars that did not arrive:
15The car did not arriveMcLaren M8C #70-03 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 N/A
(USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: William Wonder (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car did not arrivePorsche 917/10 TC #003 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc Turbo
Rinzler Motoracing/Royal Crown (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Charlie Kemp (USA)Result: did not arrive (Car damaged in testing)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
45The car did not arriveCostello SP7 #CR10-SP7 (Rawlson) - Oldsmobile V8 4500 cc N/A
Ennerdale Racing (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: David Saville-Peck (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
64The car did not arriveMcLaren M8C # (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 N/A
Bob Peckham (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Bob Peckham (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
81The car did not arriveLola T163 #SL163/16c - Chevrolet /Chaparral V8 7000 cc N/A
Dick Durant (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Dick Durant (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Goodyear
The car did not arriveLola T163 # - Chevrolet V8 N/A
(USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: William Morrow (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: Scott Sperka (5)
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