Event: Valvoline Can-Am Mid-OhioDate: 10.6.1979
Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (United States), 3.862 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Can-Am Mid-Ohio

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsTimeDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.
1st1Alan JonesLola T333 CS ChevroletHaas Racing Teams501:11:54.058193.121 kms161.140-
2nd5Keke RosbergSpyder NF-11 ChevroletNewman-Freeman Racing501:12:36.045-
3rd4Elliot Forbes-RobinsonSpyder NF-11 ChevroletNewman-Freeman Racing50-
4th58Rocky MoranLola T333 CS ChevroletAmerican Spirit48-
5th2Geoff LeesLola T333 CS ChevroletRacing Team VDS48-
6th51Tim EvansLola T290 FordDiversified Eng. Services471stU2L
7th52Gary GoveChevron B26 FordPete Lovely VW462ndU2L
8th6Howard KellyLola T332 RNF ChevroletNagel Racing46-
9th79Bob BrownLola T333 CS ChevroletBrown Racing46-
10th37Horst KrollLola T300 ChevroletKroll Racing45-
11th34Bertil RoosChevron B27 FordRoos Racing School443rdU2L
12th67Robert J. NelkinLola T333 CS ChevroletNelkin Racing44-
13th28John McCormackMcLaren M23 RepcoJohn McCormack28Overheating-
14th39John GunnLola T332 Chevrolet (GG-5)Gunn's Godies18Transmission-
15th19John SorbelloSorbello GM5 ChevroletJohn Sorbello16Brakes-
16th10Al HolbertHogan HR-001 ChevroletCarl Hogan Racing11Fuel system-
17th54S. Peter SmithBobsy 2-L FordRed Roof Inns9Body damage4thU2L
18th61E. B. LunkenMarch 73S BMWLunken Engineering9Suspension5thU2L
19th23Duane EitelChevron B28 ChevroletEitel-Kehr Racing9Overheating-
20th73Joe SalyerChevron B26/31 FordSystems-Mechanical Constractors7Driver sick6thU2L
21st8George FollmerProphet - ChevroletU. S. Racing5Broken exhaust manifold-
22nd74Robert L. DouglasLola T212 FordRed Roof Inns4Broken wheelU2L
23rd0Steven Payne-HerbertLola T294 FordSteve Payne-Herbert2Fuel injection valve brokenU2L
24th26Rick VillateLola T294 FordRVR1Engine9thU2L

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
96Chris StrongChevron B36 FordChris Strong RacingU2L
72Chuck SmithChevron B19/21 FordCharles L. SmithU2L

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
7Michael AllenLola T332 CS ChevroletAllen & Weber Racing-
9Bill TemperoLola T333 CS ChevroletTempero Racing-
21Bill HenryLola T296Noonshadow RacingU2L
27Jim GustafsonJackal 79 (March 73A Chevrolet)Gustafson Racing Team-
47Tony CicaleRalt RT1 1/2Cicale-Champion RacingU2L
68Price CobbLola T332 ChevroletNelkin Racing-
75Don ChabChevron B19Chab RacingU2L
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