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Programme Cover - Daytona 24 Hours 1985
Event: The 23rd Annual SunBank 24 at DaytonaDate: 3.2.1985
Track: Daytona International Speedway (USA), 5.729 kmsDistance: 24 hoursAttendance: 33000

Daytona 24 Hours

Start time: 2/2 15:30; Grid: 2-2-2, PP left; Weather: intermittent rain

Entered: 108

Practiced: 89

Started: 76

Finished: unknown

IMSA GTP (GTP) : P:33, ST:29

IMSA GTP Lights (Lights) : P:3, ST:3

IMSA GTO (GTO) : P:31, ST:27

IMSA GTU (GTU) : P:22, ST:17

Entry List
Entry List - Daytona 24 Hours 1985
Photos by courtesy of: Fred Lewis (17), Dave Kutz (14), Michael O. Crews (5), Brian Purcell (4), Robert Manley (3) and Mike Smith (2)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 28/01/2003 Last photo update on this page: 07/07/2013
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00 - March 84G Porsche #3 - Kreepy Krauly RacingMarch 84G #3 - Porsche F6 TurboGTP
Kreepy Krauly Racing (ZA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Sarel van der Merwe (ZA)/Tony Martin (ZA)/Ian Scheckter (ZA)Result: 40th - did not finish (Tyre)
Grid: 2nd (1:43.208)
Colours: white/turquoise/blue
Tyres: Yokohama
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Robert Manley
0404 - Jaguar XJR-5 #009 (Group 44) - Group 44Jaguar XJR-5 #009 (Group 44) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 5954 cc N/AGTP
Group 44 (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Claude Ballot-Léna (F)/Jim Adams (USA)/Chip Robinson (USA)Result: 55th - did not finish (Oil pressure)
Grid: 10th (1:48.039)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
0606 - Ford Mustang (Roush) - Team Roush ProtofabFord Mustang # (Roush) - Ford N/AGTO
Team Roush Protofab (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Bauer (USA)/Jim Miller (USA)/Willy T. Ribbs (USA)
DNS:
John Jones (CDN)
Result: 54th - did not finish (Oil system)
Grid: 23rd (1:52.427)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
0707 - Argo JM16 Ford #100 - LSJ RacingArgo JM16 #100 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AGTP
LSJ Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Lyn St. James (USA)/Tim Coconis (USA)/Eric Lang (USA)Result: 68th - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 21st (1:51.116)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
0808 - Mazda RX-7 - Paul RomanoMazda RX-7 # - Mazda RotaryGTU
Paul Romano (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Drake Olson (USA)/Steve Potter (USA)/Willard Howe (USA)
DNS:
Paul Romano (USA)
Result: 69th - did not finish
Grid: 57th (2:07.933)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
11 - March 85G Porsche #5 - Leon Brothers RacingMarch 85G #5 - Porsche 962 F6 TurboGTP
Leon Brothers Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bill Whittington (USA)/Randy Lanier (USA)/Al Leon (USA)Result: 7th (51 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:45.584)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/04/2004Photo by courtesy of: Robert Manley
22 - March 84G Chevrolet #1 - Leon Bros RacingMarch 84G #1 - Chevrolet V8 5800 cc N/AGTP
Leon Bros Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Skeeter McKitterick (USA)/Terry Wolters (USA)/Art Leon (USA)Result: 6th (49 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:49.203)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
33 - March 84G Buick Turbo #2 - Pegasus RacingMarch 84G #2 - Buick V6 TurboGTP
Pegasus Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bobby Allison (USA)/Wayne Pickering (USA)/Ken Madren (USA)Result: 28th - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 19th (1:50.733)
Colours: white (+dark blue/red/yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
44 - Lola T711 Chevrolet #HU2 - Lee RacingLola T711 #HU2 - Chevrolet 366 V8 6000 cc N/AGTP
Lee RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Lew Price (USA)/Carson Baird (USA)/Billy Hagan (USA)/Terry Labonte (USA)Result: 51st - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 13th (1:48.756)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
55 - Porsche 962 #102 - Bob Akin Motor RacingPorsche 962 #102 - Porsche Type 962/71 F6 2v SOHC 3164 cc 1xKKK K36GTP
Bob Akin Motor Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)/Bob Akin (USA)/Paul Miller (USA)
listed, never drove:
Walter Brun (CH)
Result: 4th (33 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:45.471)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 07/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: Brian Purcell and Dave Kutz
66 - Royale RP40 Buick #JM16/102 (Argo) - Morgan PerformanceRoyale RP40 #JM16/102 (Argo) - Buick V6 N/AGTP
Morgan Performance (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Charles Morgan (USA)/Bill Alsup (USA)/Jim Miller (USA)
listed, never drove:
Gene Hackman (USA)
Result: 17th (139 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (1:54.563)
Colours: black/white/red
Tyres: Hoosier
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Dave Kutz
77 - Porsche 935-84 #935-84 (Fabcar) - Bob Akin Motor RacingPorsche 935-84 #935-84 (Fabcar) - Porsche 930/80 F6 3200 cc TurboGTP
Bob Akin Motor Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jim Mullen (USA)/Kees Nierop (CDN)/Ray McIntyre (USA)Result: 5th (35 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:50.843)
Colours: silver
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Michael O. Crews
88 - Porsche 962 #104 - Henn's Swap Shop RacingPorsche 962 #104 - Porsche Type 962/71 F6 2v SOHC 3164 cc 1xKKK K36GTP
Henn's Swap Shop Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: A. J. Foyt (USA)/Bob Wollek (F)/Al Unser (USA)/Thierry Boutsen (B)
DNS:
Willard Howe (USA)
Result: winner - (167.633 kph) - margin: 17 laps
Grid: 3rd (1:43.588)
Colours: white/dark blue (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis, Robert Manley and Michael O. Crews
1414 - Porsche 962 #103 - Holbert RacingPorsche 962 #103 - Porsche Type 962/71 F6 2v SOHC 3164 cc 1xKKK K36GTP
Holbert Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Al Holbert (USA)/Al Unser, Jr. (USA)/Derek Bell (GB)Result: 2nd (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:44.789)
Colours: white/dark blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
1515 - March 84G Chevrolet #5 - Kalagian RacingMarch 84G #5 - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTP
Kalagian Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Kalagian (USA)/John Lloyd (USA)/Tom Grunnah (USA)Result: 32nd - did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 9th (1:47.773)
Colours: red (+black)
Tyres: Hoosier
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
2525 - March 83G Chevrolet #3 - Red Lobster RacingMarch 83G #3 - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTP
Red Lobster Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Kenper Miller (USA)/Dave Cowart (USA)/Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO)Result: 62nd - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 17th (1:50.041)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
2929 - March 84G Chevrolet #6 - DeAtley MotorsportsMarch 84G #6 - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTP
DeAtley MotorsportsClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michael Roe (IRL)/Tommy Byrne (IRL)/Darin Brassfield (USA)
listed, never drove:
David Hobbs (GB)
Result: 52nd - did not finish (Oil system)
Grid: 11th (1:48.290)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 14/07/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mike Smith
3030 - Alba/Momo AR5 Ford #005 - Momo CorseAlba AR5 #005 - Ford Cosworth DFL V8 3900 cc N/AGTP
Momo Corse (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gianpiero Moretti (I)/Jim Trueman (USA)/Massimo Sigala (I)Result: 22nd - did not finish (Fire)
Grid: 18th (1:50.637)
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 14/07/2004Photo by courtesy of: Mike Smith
4444 - Jaguar XJR-5 #007 (Group 44) - Group 44Jaguar XJR-5 #007 (Group 44) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 5954 cc N/AGTP
Group 44 (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Redman (GB)/Bob Tullius (USA)/Hurley Haywood (USA)Result: 46th - did not finish (Tyre, fire)
Grid: 8th (1:47.003)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
4545 - March 85G Buick #1 - Conte RacingMarch 85G #1 - Buick V6 TurboGTP
Conte Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Paul, Jr. (USA)/Bill Adam (CDN)/Whitney Ganz (USA)Result: 36th - did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 1st (1:41.490)
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
4949 - Porsche 911 - Conrad RacingPorsche 911 # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Conrad RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Albert Naon, Jr. (USA)/Dennis Vitolo (USA)/Fernando Garcia (USA)Result: 35th (367 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 73rd (2:11.612)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
5151 - Ferrari 512 BB/LM #30559 - Mosler RacingFerrari 512 BB/LM #30559 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AGTO
Mosler RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John McComb (USA)/Rick Mancuso (USA)/Fred Fiala (USA)
listed, never drove:
Elliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)
Result: 49th - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 34th (2:00.362)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
6363 - Argo JM16 Mazda #097 - RGP 500 RacingArgo JM16 #097 - Mazda 13B Racing 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
RGP 500 Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jim Downing (USA)/John Maffucci (USA)/Yoshimi Katayama (J)Result: 13th (104 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 74th (no time)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
6767 - Porsche 962 #106 - B.F. GoodrichPorsche 962 #106 - Porsche Type 962/71 F6 2v SOHC 3164 cc 1xKKK K36GTP
B.F. Goodrich (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jim Busby (USA)/Rick Knoop (USA)/Jochen Mass (D)Result: 3rd (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:48.375)
Colours: white (+black/red/blue)
Tyres: BF Goodrich
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Michael O. Crews
6868 - Porsche 962 #108 - B.F. GoodrichPorsche 962 #108 - Porsche Type 962/71 F6 2v SOHC 3164 cc 1xKKK K36GTP
B.F. Goodrich (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pete Halsmer (USA)Dieter Quester (A)/John Morton (USA)Result: 59th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 15th (1:49.602)
Colours: white (+black/red/blue)
Tyres: BF Goodrich
Photo updated: 07/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: Brian Purcell and Michael O. Crews
8585 - March 85G Buick #2 - Ralph Sanchez RacingMarch 85G #2 - Buick TurboGTP
Ralph Sanchez RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emerson Fittipaldi (BR)/Tony Garcia (USA)/Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: white (+red/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
8686 - Porsche 962 #101 - Bayside Disposal RacingPorsche 962 #101 - Porsche Type 962/70 F6 2v SOHC 2869 cc 1xKKK K36GTP
Bayside Disposal Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Thierry Boutsen (B)/Bruce Leven (USA)/Henri Pescarolo (F)Result: 60th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 7th (1:46.133)
Colours: white/blue (+violet)
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 07/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis and Brian Purcell
8888 - Porsche 962 #109 - Bayside Disposal RacingPorsche 962 #109 - Porsche Type 962/71 F6 2v SOHC 3164 cc 1xKKK K36GTP
Bayside Disposal Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bruce Leven (USA)/Henri Pescarolo (F)/Thierry Boutsen (B)Result: did not start
Grid: (1:46.433)
Colours: white/blue (+violet)
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 19/07/2011Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis
No photos available:
00The car is not available on a photoDodge Daytona - Dodge GTU
Jim Logan (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Logan (USA)/Graham McRae (NZ)/Leonard Yanke (USA)/PhillipsResult: did not start
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
02The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # (Chassis Dynamics) - Mazda RotaryGTU
RNGC RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Roy Newsome (USA)/Dale Kreider (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:14.407)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
05The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 M16 #930 990 0032 (AIR) - Porsche F6 TurboGTP
Hi-Tech Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tico Almeida (USA)/Miguel Morejon (C)
listed, never drove:
Gabriel Riano (USA)
Result: did not start
Grid: (2:01.112)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
09The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
901 Shop (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Mike Schaefer (USA)/Peter Uria (USA)/Jack Refenning (USA)/Larry Figaro (USA)
DNS:
Ren Tilton (USA)
Result: 14th (117 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 62nd (2:08.738)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 K3 #009 00030 - Porsche F6 3200 cc TurboGTP
Personalized Autohaus (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jack Newsum (USA)/Wayne Baker (USA)/Chip Mead (USA)/Ren Tilton (USA)Result: 9th (79 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 28th (1:54.803)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 K3/80 #000 00013 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboGTP
Kendall Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Chuck Kendall (USA)/Peter Fitzgerald (AUS)/John Hotchkis (USA)Result: 21st - did not finish (Burnt piston)
Grid: 29th (1:56.654)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
13The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # (Chassis Dynamics) - Mazda RotaryGTU
Rubino Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Rubino (USA)/Dennis Wagoner (USA)/Ken Knott (USA)
listed, never drove:
David Leira (USA)
Result: 65th - did not finish (Axle)
Grid: 63rd (2:08.838)
Colours: yellow/dark blue/red
Tyres: Goodyear
16The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 L #935 L (Andial) - Porsche F6 TurboGTP
Henn's Swap Shop Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Harald Grohs (D)Jean-Louis Schlesser (F)/Preston Henn (USA)/Walter Brun (CH)Result: 74th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 22nd (1:52.053)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # (Chassis Dynamics) - Mazda RotaryGTU
Al Bacon Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Al Bacon (USA)/Charles Guest (USA)/Steve Millen (NZ)Result: 50th - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 64th (2:09.009)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoNimrod NRA/C2 #002 - Aston Martin DP1229 Tickford V8/90° 2v DOHC 5340 cc N/AGTP
Performance Motorcar (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jack Miller (USA)/Carlos Ramirez (USA)/Bruce Redding (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: (1:56.950)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 JLP-2 #009 00043 - Porsche F6 TurboGTP
Spirit of ClevelandClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Freddy Baker (USA)/Don Herman (USA)/Rich Maher (USA)/Richard Silver (USA)Result: 66th - did not finish (Turbocharger)
Grid: 42nd (2:02.135)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoFerrari 512 BB/LM #29511 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AGTO
Gopher MotionClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Cohen (USA)/Don Walker (USA)/William Gelles (USA)Result: 16th (136 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 36th (2:00.571)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoPontiac Firebird # (Python) - Pontiac GTO
Walter Johnston (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Del Russo Taylor (USA)/John Hayes-Harlow (GB)/Bob Lee (USA)
DNS:
Janis Taylor (USA)
Result: 34th (352 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 53rd (2:05.610)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Import RestorationClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Alan Howes (USA)/Paul Reisman (USA)/Bob Hebert (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:15.601)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # (Riggins) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Kreider RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dale Kreider (USA)/Roy Newsome (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:10.150)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car is not available on a photoDatsun 280Z - Datsun GTU
Paul Fortner-
Front-engined
Driven by: Russell Gossett (USA)/Gary Stephens (USA)/Paul Wolfe (USA)
listed, never drove:
Gary Brown (USA), Mike Gassaway (USA)
Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Southern Racing Promo-
Front-engined
Driven by: Gary Baker (USA)/Robin McCall (USA)/Joe Ruttman (USA)Result: 39th - did not finish
Grid: 33rd (2:00.128)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
31The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 # - Porsche F6 TurboGTP
Goral Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Hugo Gralia (USA)/Emory Donaldson (USA)/Paul Goral (USA)Result: 48th - did not finish
Grid: 59th (2:08.057)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
33The car is not available on a photoLola T600 #HU4 - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTP
Bo-And RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Anderson (USA)/Bard Boand (USA)/Mike Brummer (USA)Result: 33rd - did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 30th (1:57.076)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car is not available on a photoPorsche 924 Carrera GTR # - Porsche 924 t/c L4 KKKGTU
El Salvador Racing (ES)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Alfredo Mena (USA)/George Drolsom (USA)
listed, never drove:
Margie Smith-Haas (USA)
Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:13.551)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
35The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 9113 - Porsche F6 2800 cc N/AGTO
Team DallasClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: M. L. Speer (USA)/Bobby Hefner (USA)/Jack Griffin (USA)Result: 31st - did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 60th (2:08.675)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoTiga GT284 #278 - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Aerex ManufacturingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Welter (USA)/Nick Nicholson (USA)/Tom Burdsall (USA)Result: 23rd (202 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 51st (2:05.282)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # (Chassis Dynamics) - Mazda RotaryGTO
Mandeville Auto-Tech (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Takashi Yorino (J)/Logan Blackburn (USA)/Roger Mandeville (USA)Result: 41st - did not finish (Exhaust)
Grid: 58th (2:07.951)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car is not available on a photoPontiac Firebird # - Pontiac GTO
Unlimited TelephonesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Luis Sereix (USA)/Ralph Noseda (USA)Result: 72nd - did not finish (Fuel system)
Grid: 40th (2:01.447)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
42The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 #SA220-573714 - Mazda RotaryGTU
Mike Meyer/Daffy SWRClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Scott Pruett (USA)/Paul Lewis (USA)/Joe Varde (USA)
DNS:
Rick Ware (USA)
Result: 18th (145 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 49th (2:04.487)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
43The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Starved Rock Lodge-
Front-engined
Driven by: Rusty Schmidt (USA)/Scott Schmidt (USA)/Max Schmidt (USA)
DNS:
Dan Arkins (USA)
Result: 30th (290 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 71st (2:11.452)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
47The car is not available on a photoPontiac Firebird # - Pontiac N/AGTO
Dingman Brothers Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Walt Bohren (USA)/Ron Bouchard (USA)/Billy Dingman (USA)Result: 71st - did not finish
Grid: 72nd (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
53The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # (Chassis Dynamics) - Mazda RotaryGTO
Mandeville Auto-Tech (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Danny Smith (USA)/Tom Waugh (USA)/Diego Febles (PR)Result: 11th (104 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 52nd (2:05.511)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # (Dillon) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Dave Heinz ImportsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dave Heinz (USA)/Dave Barnett (USA)/Jerry Thompson (USA)
DNS:
Sherrie Roshausen (USA)
Result: 57th - did not finish
Grid: 47th (2:03.807)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: unknown
55The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # - Mazda RotaryGTU
Preston & Son EnterprisesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Peters (CDN)/George Schwarz (CDN)/Andre Schwartz (CDN)Result: 44th - did not finish
Grid: 67th (2:09.952)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # - Mazda RotaryGTU
Zwiren RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Steve Zwiren (USA)/Tony Pio Costa (USA)/Mike Allison (USA)/Wes Donnington (USA)Result: 47th - did not finish (Fuel system)
Grid: 66th (2:09.557)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
58The car is not available on a photoPorsche 934 #930 670 0162 - Porsche F6 TurboGTO
Coin Operated Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jim Torres (USA)/Don Kravig (USA)/Michael Hammond (USA)
DNS:
Rick Borlase (USA)
Result: 64th - did not finish
Grid: 39th (2:01.158)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
60The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 - Mazda RotaryGTU
Hobbit RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tony Swan (USA)/Bob Ruth (USA)/Steve Dietrich (USA)
DNS:
Mike Brockman (USA)
Result: 56th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 68th (2:10.424)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
61The car is not available on a photoRoyale RP40 #JM16/099 (Argo) - Ford Cosworth V8 N/AGTP
Team USA/Deco Sales (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Shelton (USA)/Don Courtney (USA)/Brent O'Neill (USA)Result: 75th - did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 16th (1:49.777)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
64The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette #TF 002 - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Rene Rodriguez-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ernesto Soto (YV)/Rene Rodriguez (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: (1:59.170)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
65The car is not available on a photoFord Mustang # (Roush) - Ford 6000 cc N/AGTO
Roush Protofab (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Wally Dallenbach, Jr. (USA)/John Jones (CDN)/Doc Bundy (USA)
DNS:
Willy T. Ribbs (USA)
Result: 8th 1st in GTO (66 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (1:54.209)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
66The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 0035 - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Bob BeasleyClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bob Beasley (USA)/Jack Lewis (USA)/Chuck Grantham (USA)Result: 58th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 44th (2:02.349)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
69The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
John Hofstra (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Hofstra (USA)/Charles Slater (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:17.238)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
70The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # (Linderfer) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Ormond Racing-
Front-engined
Driven by: Don Cummings (USA)/Craig Rubright (USA)/Greg Walker (USA)Result: 67th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 46th (2:02.951)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
71The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # (Highball) - Mazda RotaryGTU
Team Highball (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Amos Johnson (USA)/Jack Dunham (USA)/Youjirou Terada (J)Result: 12th 1st in GTU (104 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 54th (2:05.828)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
72The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro (Riggins) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Centurion Auto TransClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Harold Shafer (USA)/Tom Nehl (USA)/Kent Painter (USA)
DNS:
Nelson Silcox (USA)
Result: 38th - did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid: 37th (2:00.947)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
73The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Wolf EnginesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Clark Howey (USA)/Dale Koch (USA)/Tracy Wolf (USA)Result: 26th (236 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 56th (2:07.136)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
74The car is not available on a photoPorsche 924 Carrera GTR # - Porsche 924 t/c L4 2000 cc KKKGTU
Whitehall Motorsports (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Gentilozzi (USA)/Kent Hill (USA)/Austin Godsey (USA)/Bobby Akin (USA)Result: 76th - did not finish (Cooling system)
Grid: 70th (2:11.226)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
76The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # (Fabcar) - Mazda RotaryGTU
Malibu Grand Prix (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Baldwin (USA)/Ira Young (USA)/Jeff Kline (USA)Result: 45th - did not finish
Grid: 48th (2:04.295)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
77The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 - Mazda RotaryGTU
Championship Motorsports (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Don Wallace (USA)/John Petrick (USA)/Don Sikes (USA)Result: 70th - did not finish (Fire)
Grid: 65th (2:09.514)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
78The car is not available on a photoPontiac Firebird (Oftedahl) - Pontiac GTO
Raul Garcia (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Raul Garcia (USA)/Eugenio Matienzo (USA)Result: 27th (249 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 55th (2:05.984)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
79The car is not available on a photoPorsche 924 Carrera GTR #WP0ZZZ93ZBS720006 - Porsche 924 t/c L4 2000 cc KKKGTU
Whitehall Motorsports (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Winters (USA)/Bob Bergstrom (USA)/John Casey (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:29.091)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
80The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # (Lindley) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Lindley Motor LTD (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Neil Bonnet (USA)/Jim Derhaag (USA)/Les Lindley (USA)
DNS:
Loren St. Lawrence (USA); listed, never drove: Jim Miller (USA)
Result: 37th - did not finish
Grid: 31st (1:57.886)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
81The car is not available on a photoFerrari 308 GTB #F10GAB18825 - Ferrari N/AGTU
Mosler RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Alexander (USA)/Joe Hill (USA)/George Alderman (USA)
listed, never drove:
Carson Baird (USA)
Result: 42nd - did not finish
Grid: 69th (2:11.065)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
83The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette (Pratt) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
K & P Racing-
Front-engined
Driven by: William Wessel (USA)/Robert Whitaker (USA)/Mark Kennedy (USA)/Karl Keck (USA)Result: 29th (267 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 43rd (2:02.173)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
84The car is not available on a photoPontiac Fiero # (Huffaker) - Pontiac GTU
Clay YoungClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Clay Young (USA)
listed, never drove:
Lake Speed (USA), Ron Grable (USA)
Result: 73rd - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 75th (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
87The car is not available on a photoPorsche 924 Carrera GTR # - Porsche 924 t/c L4 TurboGTU
Performance Motorsports (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Elliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)/John Schneider (USA)/Don Istook (USA)Result: 63rd - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 45th (2:02.388)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
89The car is not available on a photoPorsche 934 #930 670 0171 - Porsche 962; no:ANDIAL 185 F6 TurboGTO
Scorpio Racing (ES)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: "Jamsal" (ES)/Eduardo Galdamez (ES)/"Anbagua" (GUA)
listed, never drove:
Kikos Fonseca (CR)
Result: 43rd - did not finish (Electrics)
Grid: 32nd (1:59.405)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
90The car is not available on a photoPontiac Firebird # - Pontiac GTO
Road Circuit TechClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Les Delano (USA)/Andy Petery (USA)/Tommy Riggins (USA)Result: 15th (125 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (1:54.383)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
92The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # (Stock Car Products) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
OMR EnginesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Gennone (USA)/Fern Prego (USA)/Hoyt Overbagh (USA)/Lewis Fuller (USA)Result: 20th (187 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 61st (2:08.676)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
93The car is not available on a photoArgo JM16 #098 - Mazda 13B Racing 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Mid-O/Rusty Jones (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Kelly Marsh (USA)/Ron Pawley (USA)/Don Marsh (USA)Result: 10th 1st in Lights (101 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 41st (2:01.600)
Colours: blue (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
94The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
49th Star Racing-
Rear-engined
Driven by: William Phalf (USA)/Skip Winfree (USA)/Wally Hopkins (USA)Result: 25th (226 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 76th (2:11.245)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
95The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 #930 770 0912 - Porsche F6 TurboGTP
Van Every Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Lance Van Every (USA)/Ash Tisdelle (USA)/Jack Refenning (USA)Result: 53rd - did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 35th (2:00.364)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
96The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 - Mazda RotaryGTO
Allan Moffat RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Allan Moffat (AUS)/Gregg Hansford (AUS)/Kevin Bartlett (AUS)/Peter McCloud (AUS)Result: 24th (221 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 38th (2:01.038)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
97The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # (Hohstadt) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Scyphers-Ankor Racing (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Billy Scyphers (USA)/Allen Glick (USA)/Bill Cooper (USA)Result: 61st - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 24th (1:53.929)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
99The car is not available on a photoToyota Celica # - Toyota N/AGTU
All American Racers (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Cord (USA)/Dennis Aase (USA)Result: 19th (170 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 50th (2:05.187)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
10The car did not arriveMarch 82G #1 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/AGTP
Leeward Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jim Leeward (USA)/Emory Donaldson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car did not arriveOsella PA10/FA #FA-2000-001 - BMW L4 4v 2000 cc N/ALights
Autoworks Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: J. Robert Johnson (USA)/Juan-Manuel Fangio II (RA)/Patty Moise (USA)/George Wilkie (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car did not arriveSauber C7 #83-C7-01 - Chevrolet V8 6000 cc N/AGTP
Fomfor Racing (ES)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: "Fomfor" (ES)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Spot Master-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Mario Capone (USA)/Vic Sanchez (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
29The car did not arriveMarch 85G #4 - Buick GTP
DeAtley MotorsportsClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: David Hobbs (GB)/Darin Brassfield (USA)/Michael Roe (IRL)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
32The car did not arriveRondeau M382 #001 - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTP
Goral RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
36The car did not arrivePorsche 911 #1290486 - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Case Racing-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Ron Case (USA)/Dave Panaccione (USA)/Craig Case (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car did not arrivePontiac Firebird # - Pontiac GTO
Londono Bridge Racing (CO)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Ricardo Londono (CO)/Pedro Cardenas (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
46The car did not arrivePontiac Firebird # - Pontiac N/AGTO
Dingman Brothers Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Billy Dingman (USA)/Walt Bohren (USA)/Ron Bouchard (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
48The car did not arrivePorsche 934 #119 220 830 or 911 410 1035 - Porsche F6 TurboGTO
Gary WonzerClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Gary Wonzer (USA)/Bruce Dewey (USA)/Buzz Cason (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
50The car did not arriveChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Monty Trainer'sClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Buz McCall (USA)/Tom Sheehy (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
52The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Don Nooe-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Don Nooe (USA)/Jim Stricklin (USA)/E. D. Martin (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
56The car did not arrivePontiac Firebird - Pontiac GTO
Adams AssociatesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Herb Adams (USA)/Dave Smith (USA)/Dean Hills (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
62The car did not arrivePontiac Firebird # - Pontiac GTO
Oftedahl Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
66The car did not arriveFord Escort - Ford GTU
Team LopezClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Manuel Lopez (PE)/Julio Cesar de Las Casas (PE)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
82The car did not arriveTiga GT285 #286 - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryLights
Gaston Andrey (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Gaston Andrey (CH)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
84The car did not arriveDatsun 280Z - Datsun GTU
Fortner Racing-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Mike Gassaway (USA)/Gary Brown (USA)/Russell Gossett (USA)/Paul Fortner (USA)/Larry Huff (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
98The car did not arriveChevrolet Camaro # (Riggins) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
C R T Contracting (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Ken Bupp (USA)/Guy Church (USA)/E. J. Generotti (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Dave Kutz (2)
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