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Event: The Löwenbräu ClassicDate: 24.8.1986
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (United States), 6.437 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Road America 500 Miles

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:500 miles
Attendance:unknown
Entered:73
Practiced:unknown
Started:60
Finished:31
Classes:Start
IMSA GTP16
IMSA GTP Lights18
IMSA GTO13
IMSA GTU13
Winners:
Overall:14Porsche 962Holbert / Unser, Jr.
IMSA GTP Lights:80Alba AR6 FerrariFinotto / Melgrati
IMSA GTO:98Toyota Celica TurboMoran / Aase
IMSA GTU:38Mazda RX-7Mandeville / Smith
Leaders:
laps 10-28:19BMW GTPWatson/Hobbs
laps 1-9:83Nissan GTP ZX-TBrabham
laps 29-30:14Porsche 962Holbert/Under Jr.
laps 31-53:19BMW GTPWatson/Hobbs
laps 54-58:14Porsche 962Holbert/Under Jr.
laps 59-71:19BMW GTPWatson/Hobbs
laps 72-125:14Porsche 962Holbert/Under Jr.
Fastest Laps:
Overall:19BMW GTPJohn Watson (GB)2:01.531190.688 km/hlap 64
IMSA GTP Lights:70Denali - Mazda GTPDavid Loring (USA)2:15.050171.600 km/hlap 3
IMSA GTO:11Ford MustangScott Pruett (USA)2:16.120170.251 km/hlap 108
IMSA GTU:38Mazda RX-7Roger Mandeville (USA)2:25.950158.784 km/hlap 92
Pole Positions:
Overall:52Chevrolet Corvette GTPSarel van der Merwe (ZA)1:58.064196.287 km/h
IMSA GTP Lights:80Alba AR6 FerrariRuggero Melgrati (I)2:14.412172.414 km/h
IMSA GTO:11Ford MustangPruett / Jenner2:12.083175.454 km/h
IMSA GTU:38Mazda RX-7Roger Mandeville (USA)2:25.609159.156 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (10), Mazda (8), Tiga (7), Chevrolet (6), Pontiac (4)
Top engines by numbers:Mazda (18), Porsche (13), Chevrolet (7), Pontiac (5), Ford (3), Buick (3), Nissan (3)
Top car types by numbers:Mazda RX-7 (8), Porsche 962 (7), Chevrolet Camaro (5), Tiga GT286 (5)
Driver nationalities:USA (102), GB (5), I (3), CDN (2)
Engine positions:mid-engined (61%), front-engined (35%), rear-engined (4%)
Average engine size:2923 cc (with regard to 31% turbocharged cars and 30% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 4270 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Dick Greer (54), Martino Finotto (53), Brian Redman (49)
Youngest known drivers:Tom Kendall (20), Davy Jones (22), Scott Overbey (22)
Woman drivers:Deborah Gregg

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Road America 500 Miles 1986Entry List - Road America 500 Miles 1986Schedule of events is not available.Track Map - Road America 500 Miles 1986
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