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Programme Cover - Can-Am Watkins Glen 1979
Event: 6-Hours including The Trans-Am and The Can-Am for the SCCA Citicorp Can-Am ChallengeDate: 8.7.1979
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (USA), 5.435 kmsDistance: 300 kilometresAttendance: 35000

Can-Am Watkins Glen

Start time: 15:00; Grid: 2-2-2, PP right; Weather: sunny, warm

Entered: 38

Practiced: 28

Started: 26

Finished: unknown

Entry List
Entry List - Can-Am Watkins Glen 1979
Photos by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca (16), Wayne Ellwood (10) and Dave Kutz (5)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 28/01/2003 Last photo update on this page: 03/01/2009
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11 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet #HU12 - Carl A. Haas Racing Teams Ltd.Lola T333 CS #HU12 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Carl A. Haas Racing Teams Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacky Ickx (B)Result: 8th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:42.496)
Colours: red/white (+dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz and www.autocourse.ca
1T1T - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet #HU7 - Carl A. Haas Racing Team, Ltd.Lola T333 CS #HU7 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Carl A. Haas Racing Team, Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jacky Ickx (B)Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: red/white (+dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
22 - Lola T333 CS/VDS Chevrolet #HU1-1-1 - Racing Team VDSLola T333 CS #HU1-1-1 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Racing Team VDS (B)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Geoff Lees (GB)Result: 2nd (26s365 behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:43.281)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
44 - Spyder NF-11 Chevrolet #CA-01 (Lola) - Newman Freeman RacingSpyder NF-11 #CA-01 (Lola) - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Newman Freeman Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Elliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)Result: 20th (37 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:41.826)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
55 - Spyder NF-11 Chevrolet #CA-02 (Lola) - Newman Freeman RacingSpyder NF-11 #CA-02 (Lola) - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Newman Freeman Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Keke Rosberg (SF)Result: winner - (184.238 kph) - margin: 26s365
Grid: 1st (1:40.203)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
88 - Prophet - Chevrolet - U.S. Racing-Herb CaplanProphet 1 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
U.S. Racing-Herb Caplan (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bobby Rahal (USA)Result: 17th - did not finish (Breaks)
Grid: 2nd (1:40.999)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
1010 - Hogan HR-001 Chevrolet - Hogan Racing Ltd.Hogan HR-001 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Hogan Racing Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Al Holbert (USA)Result: 19th - did not finish (Broken A-arm)
Grid: 6th (1:43.497)
Colours: white (+dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca and Wayne Ellwood
1111 - Elfin MR8A Chevrolet #8772 - Thomas W. Barrett/Theodore RacingElfin MR8 A #8772 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Thomas W. Barrett/Theodore Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vern Schuppan (AUS)Result: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:46.506)
Colours: white (+blue/orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and www.autocourse.ca
1313 - Spyder NF-11 Chevrolet #CA-04 (Lola) - Newman Freeman RacingSpyder NF-11 #CA-04 (Lola) - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Newman Freeman Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Randolph Townsend (USA)Result: 13th - did not finish (Broken oil line)
Grid: 17th (1:53.313)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca and Dave Kutz
1919 - Sorbello GM5 ChevroletMcRae GM5 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
(USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Sorbello (USA)Result: 26th - did not finish (Off course)
Grid: 25th (2:00.326)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
2828 - McLaren M23 Repco #2 - John McCormackMcLaren M23 #2 - Repco Holden N/A-
John McCormack (AUS)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John McCormack (AUS)Result: 12th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:53.742)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
3131 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet #T330-HU19 - Christina B. SnyderLola T333 CS #T330-HU19 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Christina B. Snyder (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gerre Payvis (USA)Result: 15th - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 23rd (1:56.896)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
3434 - Chevron B27 Ford - Roos Racing SchoolChevron B27 # - Ford L4 N/AU2L
Roos Racing School (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bertil Roos (S)Result: 16th (28 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:55.430)
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
3737 - Lola T332 Chevrolet #T330-HU2 - Horst Kroll RacingLola T332 #T330-HU2 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Horst Kroll Racing (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Horst Kroll (CDN)Result: 5th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:48.555)
Colours: yellow (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
4646 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet #HU8 - John Morton Racing-Toys for Big BoysLola T333 CS #HU8 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
John Morton Racing-Toys for Big Boys (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Morton (USA)Result: 7th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:45.503)
Colours: red (+black/yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and www.autocourse.ca
5454 - Bobsy 2-L Ford - Red Roof Inns Inc.Bobsy 2-L # - Ford Cosworth L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Red Roof Inns Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: S. Peter Smith (USA)Result: 18th - did not finish (Axle failure)
Grid: 16th (1:53.003)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
5656 - Lola T332 Chevrolet - E. Janke Automobile Co.Lola T332 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
E. Janke Automobile Co. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Leonard Janke (USA)Result: 21st (38 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:56.105)
Colours: orange (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
5858 - Lola T332 Chevrolet - American Spirit RacingLola T332 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
American Spirit Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Rocky Moran (USA)Result: 24th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 8th (1:45.904)
Colours: dark blue (+white/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
5959 - Lola T290 Ford #HU34 - Roman PechmannLola T290 #HU34 - Ford Cosworth L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Roman Pechmann (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Roman Pechmann (CDN)Result: 10th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (1:59.113)
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
7979 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet #HU11 - Bobby Brown Racing Inc.Lola T333 CS #HU11 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Bobby Brown Racing Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Brown (USA)Result: 6th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:45.940)
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
9494 - Lola T296 Ford - Essex Racing ServiceLola T296 # - Ford Cosworth 2000 cc N/AU2L
Essex Racing Service (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Timken, Jr. (USA)Result: 23rd - did not finish (Off course)
Grid: 19th (1:54.847)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
Did not enter the race but still worth listing:
54T54T - McLaren M6B Chevrolet #50-17 (Trojan) - Auto WorldMcLaren M6B #50-17 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 N/A
Auto World (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Result:
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
No photos available:
9The car is not available on a photoLola T332 CS #HU30 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Bill Tempero Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bill Tempero (USA)Result: 4th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:49.633)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoLola T332 #T332-HU47 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Dallas Heyner (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Gunn (USA)Result: 22nd - did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 12th (1:49.249)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
47The car is not available on a photoRalt RT1 ½ #149 - Hart L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Cicale Champion Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Cicale (USA)Result: 14th - did not finish (Off course)
Grid: 13th (1:49.476)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoLola T290 #HU27 - Ford Cosworth L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Diversified Engineering Services (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tim Evans (USA)Result: 11th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:52.589)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
52The car is not available on a photoChevron B26 #74-08 - Ford Cosworth L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Pete Lovely Volkswagen (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gary Gove (USA)Result: 9th 1st in U2L (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:55.009)
Colours: dark blue/light green
Tyres: unknown
72The car is not available on a photoChevron B19/21 #71-06 - Ford Cosworth L4 N/AU2L
Charles L. Smith (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chuck Smith (USA)Result: 25th - did not finish (Off course)
Grid: 26th (2:09.399)
Colours: red/yellow
Tyres: unknown
81The car is not available on a photoLola T332 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
(USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: T. Patrick McGonegle (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 27th (2:14.564)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
97The car is not available on a photoLola B.A.D. 1 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Robert E. Dugo (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Robert E. Dugo (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 28th (3:50.437)
Colours: black/red
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:
6The car did not arriveLola T332 RNF #HU33 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Wm. Nagel Racing Enterprises (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Howard Kelly (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
15The car did not arriveLola T300 #HU5 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Broccoli Racing (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Dave Hoover (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: yellow/orange/black/red
Tyres: unknown
27The car did not arriveMarch 73A Jackal 79 #4 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Jim Gustafson Racing Team (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jim Gustafson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
33The car did not arriveChevron B21/23 #72-27 - N/AU2L
Dog Ring Services (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Brian Burgess (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
40The 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: red
Tyres: unknown
43The car did not arriveMarch 76A #2 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Dietrich Racing Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Dean Dietrich (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: unknown
61The car did not arriveMarch 73S #14 - BMW M12 L4 4v 1991 cc N/AU2L
E. B. Lunken Engineering (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: E. B. Lunken (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: unknown
67The car did not arriveLola T333 CS # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A-
Nelkin Racing Organization (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Robert J. Nelkin (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
96The car did not arriveChevron B36 #76-06 - Ford L4 N/AU2L
Chris Strong (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Chris Strong (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: Wayne Ellwood (1)
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