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Event: 18th Annual 24 Hour Pepsi ChallengeDate: 3.2.1980
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.180 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 24 Hours

Weather:cold
Start time:2/2 16:30
Grid:unknown
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:40000
Entered:95
Practiced:78
Qualified:72
Started:68
Finished:28
Classes:PractStart
IMSA GTX2623
IMSA GTO2826
IMSA GTU2019
Race notes:
1 full-course caution for 13 minutes
Winners:
Overall:2Porsche 935JJöst / Stommelen / Merl
IMSA GTO:54Porsche Carrera RSRGarcia / Vadia / Herman
IMSA GTU:62Porsche 914/6Koll / Cook / LaCava
Fastest Laps:
Overall:93Porsche 935 K3Bill Whittington (USA)1:47.964206.065 km/hlap 25
IMSA GTO:99Chevrolet CorvettePhil Currin (USA)1:59.120186.766 km/hlap 27
IMSA GTU:23Datsun 280ZXDon Devendorf (USA)2:04.537178.656 km/hlap 21
Pole Positions:
Overall:93Porsche 935 K3Don Whittington (USA)1:44.110213.693 km/h
IMSA GTO:99Chevrolet CorvettePhil Currin (USA)1:58.757187.337 km/h
IMSA GTU:17Mazda RX-7Jeff Kline (USA)2:02.323181.875 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (35), Chevrolet (11), Mazda (9), BMW (4), Lancia (2), Ferrari (2), Datsun (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (34), Chevrolet (11), Mazda (9), BMW (4), Ferrari (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (14), Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (10), Mazda RX-7 (8)
Driver nationalities:USA (139), PR (8), CDN (8), D (6), CO (5), I (4), ES (4), B (4), F (3), GB (3)
Most used colours:white (39%), red (23%), blue (11%), yellow (10%), black (5%), orange (5%)
Engine positions:rear-engined (47%), front-engined (39%), mid-engined (14%)
Oldest known drivers:Maurice Carter (56), Harro Zitza (53), Preston Henn (49)
Youngest known drivers:Kees Nierop (22), Jean-Paul Libert (25), Doug Zitza (26)
Woman drivers:Christine Beckers, Kathy Rude, Lyn St. James

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Daytona 24 Hours 1980Entry List - Daytona 24 Hours 1980Schedule of Events - Daytona 24 Hours 1980Track map is not available.
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93 - Maserati Tipo 61 #2469 - Dick Bair
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