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Event: Pepsi 6 Hours Champion Spark Plug Challenge DaytonaDate: 2.7.1978
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.180 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 6 Hours

Weather:intermittent rain
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:79
Practiced:77
Qualified:77
Started:71
Finished:33
Classes:PractStart
IMSA Racing Stock7771
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held on 30/6-1/7
1 qualifying session held for a total of 90 minutes on 1/7
Winners:
Overall:63Mazda RX-2Downing / Paul
Fastest Laps:
Overall:63Mazda RX-2Jim Downing (USA)2:20.268158.607 km/hlap 11
Pole Positions:
Overall:96Buick SkyhawkGene Felton (USA)2:19.251159.766 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:AMC (25), Datsun (12), Ford (12), Mazda (8), BMW (7)
Top engines by numbers:AMC (20), Datsun (12), Ford (12), Mazda (8), BMW (7)
Top car types by numbers:AMC Gremlin (19), Ford Pinto (12), Mazda RX-2 (7)
Driver nationalities:USA (145), PR (4), CO (3)
Engine positions:front-engined (100%)
Oldest known drivers:Preston Henn (47), Billy Hagan (46), Claude Ballot-Léna (42)
Youngest known drivers:Joe Varde (28), Hurley Haywood (30), Walt Bohren (30)
Woman drivers:Lyn St. James

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