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Event: Six-Hours and The Can-Am, The GlenDate: 11.7.1970
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course (United States), 3.701 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Weather:cool, occasional rain
Start time:unknown
Grid:2-2-2
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:45000
Entered:30
Practiced:27
Qualified:26
Started:26
Finished:20
Classified:18
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype 3000221
Prototype 2000222
Sports 5000998
Sports 2000333
Grand Touring +2500441
Grand Touring 2500665
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 285 minutes on 10/7
90 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:2Porsche 917 KRodriguez / Kinnunen
Prototype 3000:36Porsche 908/02Marko / Lins
Prototype 2000:46Chevron B16 FordChristian / Reynolds / Rinzler
Sports 2000:52Porsche 906Rosen / Jacobs
Grand Touring +2500:5Chevrolet Camaro 427Grossman / Yenko
Grand Touring 2500:77Porsche 911 TTullius / Jennings
Fastest Laps:
Overall:2Porsche 917 KPedro Rodriguez (MEX)1:04.900205.322 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Porsche 917 KJo Siffert (CH)1:06.300200.986 km/h
Prototype 3000:36Porsche 908/02Marko / Lins1:12.600
Prototype 2000:46Chevron B16 FordChristian / Reynolds / Rinzler1:19.500
Sports 2000:53Porsche 906Wise / Frank1:22.500
Grand Touring +2500:20Chevrolet Corvette 427Barker / Greenwood1:21.100
Grand Touring 2500:41Lotus 47Bandy / Cargill1:26.300
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (15), Chevrolet (4), Ferrari (3), Chevron (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (15), Chevrolet (5), Ferrari (3), Ford (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 917 (5), Ferrari 512 S (3), Porsche 906 (3), Porsche 911 T (3), Chevrolet Corvette (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (27), CDN (5), GB (4), CH (3), D (3), F (2), A (2), S (2)
Team nationalities:USA (13), GB (3), D (3), CDN (2), I (2)
Most used colours:blue (38%), red (20%), white (19%), yellow (10%), orange (6%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (69%), rear-engined (15%), front-engined (16%)
Average engine size:3984 cc
Oldest known drivers:Jo Bonnier (40), Tony Dean (38), Vic Elford (35)
Youngest known drivers:John Greenwood (25), Jacky Ickx (25), Leo Kinnunen (27)

Official Race Programme:

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