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Event: 6-Hours including The Trans-Am and The Can-Am for the SCCA Citicorp Can-Am ChallengeDate: 8.7.1979
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (United States), 5.435 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Can-Am Watkins Glen

Weather:sunny, warm
Start time:15:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:300 kilometres
Attendance:35000
Entered:38
Practiced:28
Started:26
Finished:15
Pre-race sessions:
3 qualifying sessions held for a total of 180 minutes on 6-7/8
15 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:5Spyder NF-11 ChevroletKeke Rosberg
Leaders:
laps 1-55:Spyder NF-11Rosberg
Fastest Laps:
Overall:5Spyder NF-11 ChevroletKeke Rosberg (SF)1:42.789190.337 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:5Spyder NF-11 ChevroletKeke Rosberg (SF)1:40.203195.213 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Lola (13), Spyder (3), Chevron (3)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (17), Ford (7)
Top car types by numbers:Lola T333 (5), Lola T332 (5), Spyder NF-11 (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (18), AUS (2), CDN (2)
Team nationalities:USA (22), CDN (2)
Most used colours:red (31%), white (26%), blue (15%), yellow (9%), black (8%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Oldest known drivers:Horst Kroll (43), Gary Gove (40), John Gunn (40)
Youngest known drivers:Tim Evans (23), Bobby Rahal (26), Geoff Lees (28)

Official Race Programme:

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