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Event: 6-Hours and The Can-AmDate: 22.7.1973
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course (USA), 5.435 kmsDistance: 2 x 100 milesAttendance: unknown

Can-Am Watkins Glen

Start time: 13:45 and 16:45; Grid: 2-2-2, PP right; Weather: unknown

Entered: unknown

Practiced: unknown

Started: 21

Classified: 14

Entry List
Entry List - Can-Am Watkins Glen 1973
Photos by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat (9), BUGEYE (6), Andrew S. Hartwell ASH Automobilia (5), Scott Sperka (5), Larry S. (2), Paul Snider (2) and Bill Kutz (2)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 11/02/2002 Last photo update on this page: 12/05/2013
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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 (1:41.950)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/05/2013Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat and BUGEYE
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 (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:53.954)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/07/2005Photo by courtesy of: Andrew S. Hartwell ASH Automobilia
66 - Porsche 917/30 TC #002 - Roger Penske Enterprises, Inc.Porsche 917/30 TC #002 - Porsche 912 F12 5400 cc Turbo-
Roger Penske Enterprises, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mark Donohue (USA)Result: winner - (189.500 kph) - margin: 42s870 - Heat 1: winner ; Heat 2: winner
Grid: 1st (1:38.848)
Colours: dark blue/yellow (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2010Photo by courtesy of: Bill Kutz and Paul Snider
88 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #M8D/3 - U. S. RacingMcLaren M8F #M8D/3 - Chevrolet 494 V8 8095 cc N/A-
U. S. Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Scooter Patrick (USA)Result: 10th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:49.164)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/07/2005Photo by courtesy of: Andrew S. Hartwell ASH Automobilia
1313 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #72-05 (Trojan) - Warren Agor Racing EnterprisesMcLaren M8F P #72-05 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 494/Motschenbacher V8 8095 cc N/A-
Warren Agor Racing Enterprises (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Warren Agor (USA)Result: 12th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (no time)
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
1414 - Lola T260 Chevrolet #HU2 - Racing SpecialtiesLola T260 #HU2 - Chevrolet 494 V8 8095 cc N/A-
Racing Specialties (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Heyser (USA)Result: 8th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:53.233)
Colours: purple (+gold/silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/02/2002Photo by courtesy of: BUGEYE
1616 - Porsche 917/10 TC #003 - Rinzler Motoracing-Royal CrownPorsche 917/10 TC #003 - Porsche 912 5.0/(5.4T) F12 5000 cc Turbo-
Rinzler Motoracing-Royal Crown (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Follmer (USA)Result: did not finish (Turbo failure) - Heat 1: did not finish (Turbocharger) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 2nd (1:39.891)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/05/2013Photo by courtesy of: Bill Kutz, Andrew S. Hartwell ASH Automobilia and Joseph Delikat
2323 - Porsche 917/10 TC #005 - Rinzler Motoracing-Royal Crown ColaPorsche 917/10 TC #005 - Porsche 912 F12 5400 cc Turbo-
Rinzler Motoracing-Royal Crown Cola (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Charlie Kemp (USA)Result: 4th (1 lap behind the winner) - Heat 1: 4th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 4th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:44.873)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/07/2005Photo by courtesy of: BUGEYE and Andrew S. Hartwell ASH Automobilia
4747 - McLaren M8E Chevrolet #unnumbered (Motschenbacher) - Blue Magic Corp.McLaren M8E #unnumbered (Motschenbacher) - Chevrolet 494/Motschenbacher V8 8095 cc N/A-
Blue Magic Corp. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ed Felter (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 18th (1:56.936)
Colours: blue/red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/02/2002Photo by courtesy of: BUGEYE
5151 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #unnumbered - Pete Sherman RacingMcLaren M8F #unnumbered - Chevrolet 461 V8 7554 cc N/A-
Pete Sherman Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pete Sherman (USA)Result: 14th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:58.168)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat and BUGEYE
5858 - Porsche Carrera RSR #911 360 0686 R7 - Brumos RacingPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 360 0686 R7 - Porsche F6 2v SOHC 3000 cc N/A-
Brumos Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Gregg (USA)Result: 9th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:58.026)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/05/2013Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
5959 - Porsche 917/10 TC #007 - Brumos Porsche-Audi Corp.Porsche 917/10 TC #007 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc Turbo-
Brumos Porsche-Audi Corp. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hurley Haywood (USA)Result: did not finish (Differential) - Heat 1: did not finish (Differential)
Grid: 5th (1:44.160)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
7373 - McLaren M20 Chevrolet #M20/1 - Roy Woods Racing, Inc.McLaren M20 #M20/1 - Chevrolet 494 V8 8095 cc N/A-
Roy Woods Racing, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Hobbs (GB)Result: 2nd (42s870 behind the winner) - Heat 1: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:43.501)
Colours: black (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/12/2009Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
9797 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #1 - Commander Motor Homes Racing TeamMcLaren M8F #1 - Chevrolet /Crowe V8 7600 cc N/A-
Commander Motor Homes Racing Team (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Brown (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine failure)
Grid: 13th (1:50.466)
Colours: white
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 13/08/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
9898 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #72-09 (Trojan) - Commander Motor Homes Racing TeamMcLaren M8F #72-09 (Trojan) - Chevrolet /Crowe V8 7600 cc N/A-
Commander Motor Homes Racing Team (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Danny Hopkins (USA)Result: 13th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:51.851)
Colours: white
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 13/08/2007Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
101101 - Shadow DN2 Chevrolet #DN2-1A - Don NicholsShadow DN2 #DN2-1A - Chevrolet 494/Chaparral V8 8095 cc N/A-
Don Nichols (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jackie Oliver (GB)Result: did not finish (1:Water pump) - Heat 1: did not finish (Water pump) ; Heat 2: 6th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:47.057)
Colours: black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2008Photo by courtesy of: Andrew S. Hartwell ASH Automobilia and Paul Snider
No photos available:
4The car is not available on a photoPorsche 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 (Turbo failure) - Heat 1: 7th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish
Grid: 9th (1:48.653)
Colours: orange/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
9The car is not available on a photoMcLaren M8D #M8E-80-10=>M8D/4 - Chevrolet 454 V8 7439 cc N/A-
William Overhauser Racing, Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Cordts (CDN)Result: did not finish (Engine failure) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 11th (1:49.129)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoMcLaren M8F #72-07 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 494/Motschenbacher V8 8095 cc N/A-
Motschenbacher Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Cannon (CDN)
listed, never drove:
Lothar Motschenbacher (USA)
Result: 5th (3 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 8th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 5th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:47.373)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoLola T260 #HU1 - Chevrolet 494 V8 8095 cc N/A-
Nagel Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Nagel (USA)Result: 11th - did not finish (Ring and pinion) - Heat 1: 6th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Ring and pinion)
Grid: 10th (1:48.698)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
34The car is not available on a photoMcLaren M8R #70-10 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 454 V8 7439 cc N/A-
Burmester Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Dutton (USA)Result: 6th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:53.324)
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 arrivePorsche 917/30 TC #003 - Porsche 912 F12 5000 cc Turbo
Penske Racing, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Mark Donohue (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The presence of the car is unknownLola T165 #SL165/24 - Chevrolet 435 V8 7128 cc N/A
Group 7 Race Developments, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: F. Reed Andrews (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: white (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
22The car did not arriveLola T282 #HU6 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Equipe Gitanes, Cigarettes de France (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car did not arrivePorsche 908/03 #008 - Porsche 908 F8 OHC 2997 cc N/A
Jost Racing (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Reinhold Jöst (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: light blue (+orange/dark blue)
Tyres: unknown
32The car did not arriveMatra MS670B #B-01 - Matra MS72 V12 2993 cc N/A
Equipe Matra (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jean-Pierre Beltoise (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
33The car did not arriveMatra MS670B #01 - Matra MS72 V12 2993 cc N/A
Equipe Matra (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Gérard Larrousse (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: blue (+green/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
45The car did not arriveCostello SP7 #CR10-SP7 (Rawlson) - Oldsmobile 271 V8 4441 cc N/A
Ennerdale Racing (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: David Saville-Peck (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
102The car did not arriveShadow DN2 #DN2-2A - Chevrolet 494 V8 8095 cc Turbo
Don Nichols (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Don Nichols (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Joseph Delikat (2), Scott Sperka (2) and Larry S. (2)
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