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Event: World Championship 6-Hours with CRC Chemicals Trans-Am and the Can-Am for the Citicorp Can-Am Challenge, The GlenDate: 5.7.1980
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (United States), 5.435 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Weather:rain at end
Start time:12:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:45
Practiced:41
Qualified:40
Started:28
Finished:23
Classes:PractStart
Group 52220
Group 4 - Grand Touring21
SCCA Trans-Am1717
Race notes:
stopped for 63 minutes because of rain, was restarted with red flag time counting as part of total elapsed time
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 240 minutes on 4/7
60 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:31Lancia Beta Montecarlo TurboPatrese / Heyer
Group 4 - Grand Touring:36Porsche 934Jenner / Vincentz / Garretson
SCCA Trans-Am:98Porsche 911 SCBauer / Green
Fastest Laps:
Overall:0Porsche 935 K3/80Danny Ongais (USA)1:53.471172.423 km/h
SCCA Trans-Am:98Porsche 911 SCJohn Bauer (USA)2:05.907155.398 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:71Porsche 935 K3Bobby Rahal (USA)1:51.638175.254 km/h
Group 4 - Grand Touring:36Porsche 934Jenner / Vincentz / Garretson2:12.900
SCCA Trans-Am:98Porsche 911 SCJohn Bauer (USA)2:04.400157.276 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (17), Chevrolet (14), Lancia (3), BMW (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (17), Chevrolet (14), Lancia (3), BMW (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (12), Chevrolet Corvette (9), Chevrolet Camaro (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (67), D (7), I (5), CDN (3), GB (3)
Most used colours:white (29%), red (27%), blue (12%), orange (10%), yellow (7%), black (5%)
Engine positions:rear-engined (42%), front-engined (42%), mid-engined (16%)
Oldest known drivers:Maurice Carter (56), Preston Henn (49), Martino Finotto (47)
Youngest known drivers:John Paul, Jr. (20), Eddie Cheever (21), Michele Alboreto (24)

Official Race Programme:

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