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Event: 24 Hours of Daytona Championship of MakesDate: 1.2.1976
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.180 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 24 Hours

Weather:rain at the end
Start time:31/1
Grid:unknown
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:87
Practiced:74
Qualified:73
Started:72
Finished:30
Classes:PractStart
IMSA GT over 2.5 liters3837
IMSA GT under 2.5 liters2424
Le Mans GTX11
Grand International (NASCAR)88
FIA Gr.4/522
Race notes:
Race was started at 2:59:45 p.m. on Jan. 31 and stopped for a total of 3:54:5.784 at aproximately 10:10 a.m. Feb 1. Race was restarted on the basis of the 9:00 a.m. Feb.1 scoring. Race elasped time of 24 hours expired at 2:59:45, Feb.1 and checkered flad was displayed next time the leader crossed the scoring line.
Pre-race sessions:
3 qualifying sessions held on 29-30/1
6 non-qualifying practice sessions held on 28-30/1
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:59BMW 3.5 CSLGregg / Redman / Fitzpatrick
IMSA GT under 2.5 liters:42Porsche 911 SHindson / Davenport / Carney
Le Mans GTX:23Ford Mustang IIKemp
Grand International (NASCAR):21Ford TorinoPearson / Pearson / Bowsher / Bowsher
FIA Gr.4/5:12Porsche Carrera RSRSchmid / Bartels / Martin / Evertz
Fastest Laps:
Overall:76Chevrolet CorvetteJohn Greenwood (USA)1:56.858190.381 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:59BMW 3.5 CSLBrian Redman (GB)1:56.550190.884 km/h
IMSA GT under 2.5 liters:47Porsche 911 SBean2:08.437
Le Mans GTX:23Ford Mustang IIKempno time
Grand International (NASCAR):2Chevrolet NovaAllison / Allison2:02.241
FIA Gr.4/5:11Porsche 934Evertz / Greger / Lässig1:59.205
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (27), Chevrolet (22), BMW (6), Ford (4), Mazda (2), Datsun (2), Dodge (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (27), Chevrolet (22), BMW (6), Ford (6), Mazda (2), Datsun (2), Dodge (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (11), Porsche 911 S (10), Chevrolet Corvette (8), Chevrolet Camaro (8)
Driver nationalities:USA (154), CDN (11), D (8), MEX (8), GB (5), I (2), J (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (51%), rear-engined (38%), mid-engined (11%)
Oldest known drivers:Sepp Greger (62), Maurice Carter (52), Harro Zitza (49)
Youngest known drivers:Doug Zitza (22), Tony Kester (26), Gilles Villeneuve (26)

Official Race Programme:

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