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Event: Shasta Monterey Grand Prix Trans-Am & Can-Am Laguna SecaDate: 8.10.1978
Track: Laguna Seca Raceway (USA), 3.058 kmsDistance: unknownAttendance: unknown

Can-Am Laguna Seca

Start time: unknown; Grid: 2-2-2, PP left; Weather: unknown

Entered: unknown

Practiced: unknown

Started: unknown

Finished:

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: Bob Moffett (70) and Graham L. Smith (3)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 28/03/2023 Last photo update on this page: 28/03/2023
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00 - Shadow DN10 Dodge - Shadow CarsShadow DN10 # - Dodge V8 5000 cc N/A-
Shadow Cars (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: black (+red/yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
0000 - Shadow DN10 Dodge - Shadow CarsShadow DN10 # - Dodge V8 5000 cc N/A-
Shadow Cars (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Randolph Townsend (USA)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: black (+red/yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
11 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet - Carl A. Haas Racing Team, Ltd.Lola T333 CS # - Chevrolet /Chaparral V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Carl A. Haas Racing Team, Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Redman (GB)
Alan Jones (AUS)
Result: 12th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (59.247) - 6th fastest qualifier
Colours: red/white (+dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
22 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet #HU2 - Racing Team VDSLola T333 CS #HU2 - Chevrolet /Chaparral V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Racing Team VDS (B)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Warwick Brown (AUS)Result: practiced only (Accident in practice)
Grid: T-car (58.839) (2 fastest qualifier)
Colours: red (+silver/blue/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
2T2T - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet - Racing Team VDSLola T333 CS # - Chevrolet /Chaparral V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Racing Team VDS (B)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Warwick Brown (AUS)Result: 2nd (10s770 behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (59.603) - 7th fastest qualifier
Colours: red (+silver/blue/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
33 - Spyder NF-10 Chevrolet #CA-01 (Lola) - Newman-Freeman RacingSpyder NF-10 #CA-01 (Lola) - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Newman-Freeman Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Elliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)Result: 17th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 3rd (59.106) - 4th fastest qualifier
Colours: red (+white/silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
44 - De Cadenet Lola LM Ford #LM-4 (Thompson) - British Post OfficeDe Cadenet Lola LM #LM-4 (Thompson) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A-
British Post Office (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain De Cadenet (GB)Result: 10th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (1:13.493) - 25th fastest qualifier
Colours: dark green (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
88 - Prophet - Chevrolet #T332C-HU56 (Lola) - U.S. RacingProphet 1 #T332C-HU56 (Lola) - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
U.S. Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Follmer (USA)Result: did not start (Accident)
Grid: 1st (58.118)
Colours: blue (+silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
99 - Lola T332 RNF Chevrolet #HU33 - Nagel Racing EnterprisesLola T332 RNF #HU33 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Nagel Racing Enterprises (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Howard Kelly (CDN)Result: 20th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 15th (1:03.339) - 16th fastest qualifier
Colours: red/blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
1010 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet - Hogan Racing, Ltd.Lola T333 CS # - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Hogan Racing, Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Al Holbert (USA)Result: winner - (181.204 kph) - margin: 10s770
Grid: 2nd (59.084) - 3rd fastest qualifier
Colours: blue/white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith and Bob Moffett
1111 - Elfin MR8A Chevrolet #8772 - Vern Schuppan/Robert BoxxElfin MR8 A #8772 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Vern Schuppan/Robert Boxx (AUS)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vern Schuppan (AUS)Result: 21st - did not finish (Ignition)
Grid: 7th (59.814) - 8th fastest qualifier
Colours: black (+silver)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
1212 - Wolf Brayton 001 Chevrolet (Talon) - Michael BraytonWolf Brayton 001 # (Talon) - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Michael Brayton (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michael Brayton (USA)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: yellow (+silver)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
1313 - Chevron B21/23 Ford #72-27 - Dog Ring ServicesChevron B21/23 #72-27 - Ford L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Dog Ring Services (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Burgess (CDN)Result: did not start
Grid: 23rd (1:12.927) - 24th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
1515 - Chevron B78C Chevrolet - Cloverleaf TexacoChevron B28 # - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Cloverleaf Texaco (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bill Tempero (USA)Result: 4th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:02.106) - 12th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
1919 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #M8D/3 - Reno Automotive CenterMcLaren M8F #M8D/3 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Reno Automotive Center (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Merle Brennan (USA)Result: 19th - did not finish (Transmission)
Grid: 17th (1:03.884) - 18th fastest qualifier
Colours: orange (+silver/white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
2424 - Lola T333 Chevrolet - Executive IndustriesLola T333 CS # - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Executive Industries (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Frank (USA)Result: 8th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:02.979) - 14th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
3535 - Lola T332 Chevrolet #T330-HU3 - Phantom Racing TeamLola T332 #T330-HU3 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Phantom Racing Team (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dwight Zillig (USA)Result: 7th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:05.343) - 21st fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
3939 - Lola T332 Chevrolet (GG-4) #T332-HU47 - Gunn's GodiesLola T332 #T332-HU47 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Gunn's Godies (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Gunn (USA)Result: 5th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:00.061) - 10th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
4646 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet #HU8 - John MortonLola T333 CS #HU8 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
John Morton (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Morton (USA)Result: 18th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 4th (59.234) - 5th fastest qualifier
Colours: red (+silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
5252 - Chevron B26 Ford #74-08 - Pete Lovely VWChevron B26 #74-08 - Ford Cosworth L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
Pete Lovely VW (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gary Gove (USA)Result: 9th 1st in U2L (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:04.728) - 19th fastest qualifier
Colours: dark blue/light green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
5858 - Lola T333 CS Chevrolet #T332-HU29 - Rocky MoranLola T333 CS #T332-HU29 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Rocky Moran (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Rocky Moran (USA)Result: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (59.952) - 9th fastest qualifier
Colours: red (+silver/white/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
5959 - Lola T332 CS Chevrolet #HU46 - Don WeberLola T332 CS #HU46 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Don Weber (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michael Allen (USA)Result: 6th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:03.053) - 15th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+black/silver/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
6969 - SSE - Chevrolet (Eagle/Allen)SSE 001 # (Eagle/Allen) - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
(USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Allen (USA)Result: 15th - did not finish (Shift linkage)
Grid: 12th (1:02.640) - 13th fastest qualifier
Colours: orange (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
8888 - Lola T296 Ford #HU77Lola T294/6 #HU77 - Ford 2000 cc N/AU2L
(USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ed Abate (USA)Result: 14th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 21st (1:06.800) - 22nd fastest qualifier
Colours: black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett
9494 - KK2 Porsche #906-136 (Porsche) - Kirberg SpecialKK 2 #906-136 (Porsche) - Porsche 2000 cc N/AU2L
Kirberg Special (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Harald Kirberg (USA)Result: 16th - did not finish (Mechanical)
Grid: 22nd (1:08.848) - 23rd fastest qualifier
Colours: orange (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith and Bob Moffett
No photos available:
7The car is not available on a photoSchkee DB1 #T332C-HU55 (Lola) - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Tom Spalding Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Spalding (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 10th (1:01.277) - 11th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoChevron B19/21 #71-06 - Ford L4 4v DOHC 2000 cc N/AU2L
Red Roof Inns (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: S. Peter Smith (USA)Result: 13th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:05.048) - 20th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
61The car is not available on a photoMarch 73S #14 - Ford L4 2000 cc N/AU2L
E. B. Lunken (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: E. B. Lunken (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 25th (1:14.550) - 26th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
80The car is not available on a photoLola T332 #HU42 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/A-
Roche Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Roche (USA)Result: 11th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:03.460) - 17th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: Bob Moffett (19) and Graham L. Smith (1)
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