Photos of Tony Kester's cars

Road America 500 KilometresMiller High Life 50016.7.1989
9292 - Lola T616 Mazda #HU3Lola T616 #HU3 - Mazda 13B Racing 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Gagliardo (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)Result: 40th - did not finish (Mechanical)
Grid: 29th (2:21.288)
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: Hoosier
Photo updated: 27/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
Sebring 12 Hours42nd Annual Contac 12 Hours of Sebring International Grand Prix of Endurance19.3.1994
1111 - Tiga GT286 Spyder Mazda #325 - Tony KesterTiga GT286 Spyder #325 - Mazda RotaryWSC
Tony KesterOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Kester (USA)/Stan Cleva (USA)/Joseph Hamilton (USA)Result: 21st - did not finish (Mechanical)
Grid: 10th (2:07.329)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Daytona 24 HoursRolex 24 at Daytona4.2.1996
88 - Hawk C-8 Chevrolet #MDC 8001 - Support Net RacingHawk C-8 #MDC 8001 - Chevrolet V8 N/AWSC
Support Net RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Henry Camferdam (USA)/Roger Mandeville (USA)/Bill Auberlen (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)Result: 30th - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 9th (1:48.165)
Colours: white/blue (+purple)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/11/2010Photo by courtesy of: Brian Cleary BCPix.com
Daytona 24 HoursRolex 24 at Daytona31.1.1999
4545 - BMW M3 #E36/N10194 - Bell MotorsportsBMW M3 #E36/N10194 - BMW N/AGT3
Bell MotorsportsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Baron (USA)/James McCormick (USA)/Barry Graham (AUS)/Leo Hindery (USA)/Brian Till (USA)
preliminary session only:
Tony Kester (USA), Scott Neuman (USA), James A. Kenton (USA), Matt Drendel (USA)
Result: 36th
Grid: 72nd (2:05.078)
Colours: white/black/red
Tyres: Yokohama
Photo updated: 27/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Henri Greuter
Daytona 24 HoursRolex 24 at Daytona31.1.1999
5454 - BMW M3 #E36/100192 - Bell MotorsportsBMW M3 E36 #E36/100192 - BMW L6 N/AGT3
Bell Motorsports (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Tony Kester (USA)/Matt Drendel (USA)/Terry Borcheller (USA)/James A. Kenton (USA)/Scott Neuman (USA)
listed, never drove:
James McCormick (USA), Barry Graham (AUS), Leo Hindery (USA)
Result: 17th
Grid: 46th (1:58.564)
Colours: white/black/red
Tyres: Yokohama
Photo updated: 27/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Henri Greuter
Daytona 24 HoursRolex 24 at Daytona6.2.2000
8888 - Porsche 996 GT3-R #WP0ZZZ99ZYS692085 - MCR/NygmatechPorsche 996 GT3-R #WP0ZZZ99ZYS692085 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGTU
MCR/NygmatechClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Baron (USA)/Gian Luigi Buitoni (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)/Leo Hindery (USA)/Mike Borkowski (USA)
listed, never drove:
Kurt Baumann (USA)
Result: 36th - did not finish (Water pump)
Grid: 61st (1:57.739)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 28/11/2010Photo by courtesy of: Nate Brown
Daytona 24 HoursRolex 24 at Daytona6.2.2000
8989 - Porsche 996 GT3-R #WP0ZZZ99ZYS692066 - MCR/NygmatechPorsche 996 GT3-R #WP0ZZZ99ZYS692066 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGTU
MCR/NygmatechClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: James McCormick (USA)/Kevin Crowder (USA)/Tim Robertson (USA)/Kurt Baumann (USA)
preliminary session only:
Leo Hindery (USA), Peter Baron (USA), Tony Kester (USA)
Result: 65th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 55th (1:56.984)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 28/11/2010Photo by courtesy of: Nate Brown
Sebring 12 HoursThe 48th Annual Superflo 12 Hours at Sebring Presented by Dodge18.3.2000
8888 - Porsche 996 GT3-R #WP0ZZZ99ZYS692085 - MCR/NygmatechPorsche 996 GT3-R #WP0ZZZ99ZYS692085 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
MCR/Nygmatech (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Baron (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)/Leo Hindery (USA)
listed, never drove:
Gian Luigi Buitoni (USA)
Result: 28th
Grid: 37th (2:12.285)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 08/03/2002Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Daytona 24 HoursRolex 24 at Daytona4.2.2001
4242 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692077 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692077 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
OrbitClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tommy Byrne (IRL)/Richard Millman (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)/Michael Collucci (USA)Result: 77th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 58th (1:56.782)
Colours: white/yellow/red (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 08/03/2002Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Daytona 24 HoursRolex 24 at Daytona4.2.2001
4343 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Baron (USA)/Kyle Petty (USA)/Gian Luigi Buitoni (USA)/Leo Hindery (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)Result: 7th
Grid: 55th (1:56.280)
Colours: white/silver/red (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 08/03/2002Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Sebring 12 Hours49th Annual Exxon Superflo 12 Hours at Sebring Presented by Dodge17.3.2001
3535 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692077 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692077 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tommy Byrne (IRL)/Richard Millman (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)Result: did not start (Withdrawn)
Grid: (2:13.452)
Colours: white/yellow/red (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 08/03/2002Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Watkins Glen 6 HoursSports Car Grand Prix at The Glen19.5.2001
4343 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Baron (USA)/Leo Hindery (USA)/Gian Luigi Buitoni (USA)
listed, never drove:
Tony Kester (USA)
Result: 12th
Grid: 12th (2:24.027)
Colours: white/silver/red (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 17/09/2002Photo by courtesy of: Obin Robinson
Mid-Ohio 250 MilesConAgra Foods 250 U.S. Road Racing Classic10.6.2001
4343 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gian Luigi Buitoni (USA)/Leo Hindery (USA)/Sylvain Tremblay (CDN)
listed, never drove:
Tony Kester (USA), Peter Baron (USA)
Result: 25th
Grid: 33rd (1:31.624)
Colours: white/silver/red (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 19/05/2008Photo by courtesy of: Mark Windecker
Road America 500 MilesRoad America 5008.7.2001
4242 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692077 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692077 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
OrbitClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tommy Byrne (IRL)/Richard Millman (USA)
listed, never drove:
Tony Kester (USA)
Result: did not start (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: white/yellow/red (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 08/01/2004Photo by courtesy of: Tobin Schuster
Petit Le MansAudi Petit Le Mans6.10.2001
3434 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Leo Hindery (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)/Peter Baron (USA)Result: 28th - did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 34th (1:28.004) - 35th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/silver/red (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 08/03/2002Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Daytona 24 HoursRolex 24 at Daytona3.2.2002
4444 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692072 - Orbit RacingPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692072 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gary Schultheis (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)/Sylvain Tremblay (CDN)/Selby Wellman (USA)Result: 9th
Grid: 60th (1:59.240)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 09/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Sebring 12 Hours50th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring16.3.2002
4242 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z2S692066 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z2S692066 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gary Schultheis (USA)/Grady Willingham (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)Result: 42nd - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 48th (2:12.631) - 49th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow (+black/white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 09/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Le Mans TestEssais des 24 Heures du Mans5.5.2002
7575 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z2S692065 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z2S692065 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tony Kester (USA)/Leo Hindery (USA)/Peter Baron (USA)Result: 47th
Colours: dark blue (+white/silver)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 07/10/2002Photo by courtesy of: Markus Berns Project LeMans
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans16.6.2002
7575 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z2S692065 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z2S692065 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Baron (USA)/Leo Hindery (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)Result: did not finish (Broken axle)
Grid: 43rd (4:15.488)
Colours: dark blue (+white/silver)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 18/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jerome Mugnier
American Le Mans Series Mid-OhioAmerican Le Mans At Mid-Ohio30.6.2002
4242 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692072 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692072 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Joe Policastro, Jr. (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)
listed, never drove:
Gary Schultheis (USA)
Result: 21st
Grid: 29th (1:28.786)
Colours: yellow (+black/white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 23/07/2003Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Road America 500 MilesRoad America 500 presented by The Chicago Tribune7.7.2002
4242 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692072 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692072 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gary Schultheis (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)/John Lloyd (USA)Result: 14th
Grid: 29th (2:23.264)
Colours: yellow (+black/white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Johnston
American Le Mans Series WashingtonCadillac Grand Prix21.7.2002
4242 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692072 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692072 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tony Kester (USA)/Gary Schultheis (USA)
listed, never drove:
Grady Willingham (USA)
Result: 19th
Grid: 28th (1:15.624)
Colours: yellow (+black/white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 23/07/2003Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Petit Le MansAudi presents Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta12.10.2002
4242 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692072 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692072 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gary Schultheis (USA)/Joe Policastro (USA)/Joe Policastro, Jr. (USA)
listed, never drove:
Tony Kester (USA)
Result: 26th
Grid: 45th (1:29.291) - 46th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow (+black/white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 23/07/2003Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Petit Le MansAudi presents Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta12.10.2002
4343 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - OrbitPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Baron (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)/Leo Hindery (USA)Result: 17th
Grid: 39th (1:25.725) - 40th fastest qualifier
Colours: dark blue (+white/silver)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 23/07/2003Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
Daytona Finale 3 HoursThe Grand American Finale at Daytona10.11.2002
4343 - Porsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - Orbit RacingPorsche 996 GT3-RS #WP0ZZZ99Z1S692066 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3598 cc N/AGT
Orbit Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Leo Hindery (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)/Peter Baron (USA)Result: 35th - did not finish (Tyres)
Grid: 35th (1:59.009)
Colours: dark blue (+white/silver)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 01/02/2018Photo by courtesy of: Martin Spetz and Fred Lewis
Daytona 24 Hours50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona29.1.2012
5555 - Porsche 997 GT3 Cup #WP0ZZZ99Z8S798101 - Acumen MotorsportPorsche 997 GT3 Cup #WP0ZZZ99Z8S798101 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC N/AGT
Acumen MotorsportClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Doug Grunnet (USA)/Frank Del Vecchio (USA)/Scott McKee (USA)/Randy Pobst (USA)/Tony Kester (USA)Result: 38th - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 42nd (1:51.575) - 41st fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Continental
Photo updated: 01/07/2012Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
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