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Event: Date: 22.7.1979
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (United States), 6.437 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Can-Am Road America

Weather:sunny, warm
Start time:14:15
Grid:unknown
Distance:160 miles
Attendance:55803
Entered:unknown
Practiced:30
Started:29
Finished:unknown
Pre-race sessions:
1 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 60 minutes on 20/7
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 105 minutes on 20-21/7
45 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:1Lola T333 CS ChevroletJacky Ickx
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Lola T333 CS ChevroletJacky Ickx (B)2:04.092186.753 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:5Spyder NF-11 ChevroletKeke Rosberg (SF)2:01.760190.329 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Lola (17), Spyder (3), March (2), Chevron (2)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (22), Ford (7)
Top car types by numbers:Lola T332 (7), Lola T333 (6), Spyder NF-11 (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (24)
Team nationalities:USA (26)
Most used colours:white (27%), blue (21%), red (20%), black (11%), yellow (7%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Average engine size:4252 cc
Oldest known drivers:Jim Gutfreund (48), Horst Kroll (43), Gary Gove (40)
Youngest known drivers:Tim Evans (23), Bobby Rahal (26), Robert J. Nelkin (28)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Can-Am Road America 1979Entry List - Can-Am Road America 1979Schedule of Events - Can-Am Road America 1979Track Map - Can-Am Road America 1979
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20 - DKW Spyder - Alfred Hartmann
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