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Programme Cover - Road Atlanta 500 Kilometres 1987
Event: Atlanta Journal/Constitution Camel Grand PrixDate: 12.4.1987
Track: Road Atlanta (USA), unknown lengthDistance: 500 kilometresAttendance: unknown

Road Atlanta 500 Kilometres

Start time: 15:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 32

Practiced: unknown

Started: 25

Finished: unknown

IMSA GTP (GTP) : ST:9

IMSA GTP Lights (Lights) : ST:16

Entry List
Entry List - Road Atlanta 500 Kilometres 1987
Photos by courtesy of: Mike Birch (19) and Dave Kutz (5)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 28/01/2003 Last photo update on this page: 25/04/2006
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0000 - Argo JM16 Buick - Auto ConceptsArgo JM16 # - Buick V6 3000 cc N/ALights
Auto ConceptsClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Lanny Drevitch (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bob Ryan (USA)
Result: 20th - did not finish
Grid: 24th
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
0101 - Spice Pontiac Fiero GTP - AT&T Collins & AikmanSpice SE87L # - Pontiac L4 3000 cc N/ALights
AT&T Collins & AikmanClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Don Bell (USA)/Jeff Kline (USA)Result: 6th 1st in Lights (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:20.558)
Colours: white/dark blue (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
0909 - Spice SE86CL Pontiac Fiero GTP #PSGTPL1 - Ball Bros RacingSpice SE86CL #PSGTPL1 - Pontiac L4 3000 cc N/ALights
Ball Bros RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Durst (USA)/Mike Brockman (USA)Result: 8th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th
Colours: maroon
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
22 - March 84G Chevrolet #1 - Leon Bros RacingMarch 84G #1 - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTP
Leon Bros Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Al Leon (USA)/Art Leon (USA)Result: 21st - did not finish
Grid: 10th
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
44 - Ford Mustang GTP #001 (Roush) - Roush RacingFord Mustang Maxum GTP #001 (Roush) - Ford V8 N/AGTP
Roush Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pete Halsmer (USA)/Scott Pruett (USA)Result: 22nd - did not finish
Grid: 6th
Colours: black
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
88 - Porsche 962 #123/HR6 (Porsche/Holbert) - Primus MotorsportPorsche 962 #123/HR6 (Porsche/Holbert) - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc TurboGTP
Primus MotorsportClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Redman (GB)/Chris Kneifel (USA)Result: 5th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
99 - Tiga GT285 Mazda - Essex RacingTiga GT285 # - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Essex RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bill Jacobson (USA)/Lance Jones (USA)Result: 17th (66 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
1414 - 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: Chip Robinson (USA)/Al Holbert (USA)Result: 2nd (12s374 behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd
Colours: white/dark blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
1616 - Porsche 962 #122A (Thompson) - Dyson RacingPorsche 962 #122A (Thompson) - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc TurboGTP
Dyson Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: James Weaver (GB)/Price Cobb (USA)
listed, never drove:
Rob Dyson (USA)
Result: winner - (181.766 kph) - margin: 12s374
Grid: 4th
Colours: red/white (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
1919 - Tiga GT285 Mazda #286 - Scott SchubotTiga GT285 #286 - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Scott Schubot (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Scott Schubot (USA)/Linda Ludemann (USA)Result: 12th (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th
Colours: yellow (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
3131 - Gebhardt JC853 BMW #840 3 - Gebhardt RacingGebhardt JC853 #840 3 - BMW M12/7 L4 2000 cc N/ALights
Gebhardt RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gary Robinson (USA)
listed, never drove:
Alf Gebhardt (USA)
Result: 24th - did not finish
Grid: 23rd
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
4242 - Fabcar CL Porsche #FGTP-701=>FEP-001 - MMG/White-Allen PorscheFabcar CL #FGTP-701=>FEP-001 - Porsche Type 901 F6 2v SOHC 2993 cc N/ALights
MMG/White-Allen PorscheClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Higgins (USA)/Tim McAdam (USA)
listed, never drove:
Howard Cherry (USA)
Result: 15th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
4343 - Fabcar CL Porsche #FEP-002 - MMG/Classic ShineFabcar CL #FEP-002 - Porsche Type 901 F6 2v SOHC 2993 cc N/ALights
MMG/Classic ShineClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Howard Cherry (USA)/Chip Mead (USA)
listed, never drove:
Tim McAdam (USA)
Result: 9th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
5252 - Chevrolet Corvette GTP #T8610-HU01 (Lola) - Hendrick MotorsportChevrolet Corvette GTP #T8610-HU01 (Lola) - Chevrolet 183 V6 2v 3000 cc TurboGTP
Hendrick Motorsport (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Doc Bundy (USA)/Sarel van der Merwe (ZA)Result: 19th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:11.638)
Colours: black/white/silver (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
6161 - Argo JM19 Buick #113 - Performance TechArgo JM19 #113 - Buick V6 3000 cc N/ALights
Performance Tech (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brent O'Neill (USA)/Keith Rinzler (USA)Result: 14th (20 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th
Colours: black (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
6262 - Porsche 962 #107B - Shelton FerrariPorsche 962 #107B - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc Single-TurboGTP
Shelton FerrariClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Shelton (USA)/Tom Shelton (USA)Result: 3rd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
6363 - Argo JM19 Mazda #107 - Certified BrakesArgo 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: 7th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
6464 - Argo JM19 Buick - Bobby Brown RacingArgo JM19 # - Buick V6 N/ALights
Bobby Brown Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ken Knott (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bobby Brown (USA), Billy Hagan (USA)
Result: 25th - did not finish
Grid: 25th
Colours: white/red/blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
6767 - Porsche 962 #108B/C-01 (Chapman) - BF GoodrichPorsche 962 #108B/C-01 (Chapman) - Porsche Type 962/72 F6 2v SOHC 2994 cc TurboGTP
BF Goodrich (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Darin Brassfield (USA)/Wally Dallenbach, Jr. (USA)Result: 4th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th
Colours: white (+black/red/blue)
Tyres: BF Goodrich
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
7373 - Tiga GT286 Chevrolet #322 - AMF RacingTiga GT286 #322 - Chevrolet V6 3000 cc N/ALights
AMF RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Howard Katz (USA)/Steve Phillips (USA)Result: 16th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 13th
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
8383 - Nissan GTP ZX-T #T710-3=>8701 (Lola) - Electramotive EngineeringNissan 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)/Hurley Haywood (USA)Result: 18th - did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 2nd
Colours: blue/red (+white)
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
9696 - Tiga GT286 Mazda #342 - Hessert RacingTiga GT286 #342 - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Hessert RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Hessert (USA)
listed, never drove:
Eduardo Dibos (PE)
Result: 23rd - did not finish
Grid: 20th
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Mike Birch
No photos available:
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: 13th (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th
Colours: white/blue (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
29The car is not available on a photoTiga GT286 #321 - Buick 3000 cc N/ALights
Ares SportsClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ron Canizares (USA)/Bill Wolff (USA)Result: 10th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
70The car is not available on a photoDenali Speedcar # - Mazda 13B Racing/JLC Engineering 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Z&W Enterprises (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Loring (USA)/Jon Woodner (USA)Result: 11th (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th
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:
05The car did not arriveTiga - Mazda RotaryLights
Finco-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Fin Tomlinson (USA)/Terry Loebel (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15The car did not arriveAlba AR8 #001 - Buick V6 3000 cc TurboGTP
Kalagian-ArdisanaClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: John O'Steen (USA)/Beppe Gabbiani (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car did not arriveMarch 84G #2 - Buick TurboGTP
Pegasus Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ken Madren (USA)/David Murry (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car did not arriveArgo JM16 # - Buick V6 3000 cc N/ALights
Ocean PromotionsClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: George Petrilak (USA)/Dave Rosenberg (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
45The car did not arriveMarch 86G #10 - Buick GTP
RC Cola/Conte RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jim Crawford (GB)/John Morton (USA)Result: did not arrive (Car destroyed in Miami)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
60The car did not arriveDenali # - Mazda RotaryLights
Z&W Enterprises (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Pierre Honegger (USA)/Tom Dolan (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
65The car did not arriveChevron B65 #B62/85/01 - Ford Cosworth V8 N/AGTP
Chevron Race Cars (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Dick Leppla (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Dave Kutz (2)
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