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Event: The Twelve Hours of Sebring International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Camel GT ChallengeDate: 18.3.1978
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:98
Practiced:79
Qualified:76
Started:76
Finished:35
Classes:PractStart
IMSA GTX2625
IMSA GTO1818
IMSA GTU3028
American Challenge55
Race notes:
1 full-course caution for 12 minutes
Winners:
Overall:9Porsche 935Redman / Mendez / Garretson
IMSA GTO:33Porsche Carrera RSRPaul / Fernandez
IMSA GTU:77Porsche 911Romero / Soto
American Challenge:96Buick SkylarkFelton / Gimondo
Fastest Laps:
Overall:6Porsche 935/77ARolf Stommelen (D)2:37.348191.467 km/hlap 12
IMSA GTO:07Porsche Carrera RSRNick Craw (USA)2:53.675173.468 km/hlap 43
IMSA GTU:01Porsche 911Dave White (USA)3:00.186167.200 km/hlap 7
American Challenge:96Buick SkylarkGene Felton (USA)3:06.336161.681 km/hlap 6
Pole Positions:
Overall:2BMW 320i TurboDavid Hobbs (GB)2:35.734193.451 km/h
IMSA GTO:04Chevrolet CorvetteRick Thompkins (USA)2:53.629173.513 km/h
IMSA GTU:76Porsche 911Lee Mueller (USA)3:02.463165.112 km/h
American Challenge:96Buick SkylarkGene Felton (USA)3:02.406165.164 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (39), Chevrolet (17), BMW (5), Datsun (2), Ford (2), Oldsmobile (2), De Tomaso (2), Triumph (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (38), Chevrolet (17), BMW (5), Ford (4), Datsun (2), Oldsmobile (2), Triumph (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 911 S (11), Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (10), Chevrolet Corvette (9)
Driver nationalities:USA (161), CDN (7), PR (6), D (2), YV (2), GB (2)
Engine positions:rear-engined (48%), front-engined (41%), mid-engined (11%)
Oldest known drivers:Billy Hagan (46), Peter Papke (42), Jim Cook (41)
Youngest known drivers:Doc Bundy (29), Jack Baldwin (30), Hurley Haywood (30)
Woman drivers:Lyn St. James, Kathy Wallace

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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