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Programme Cover - Mid-Ohio 500 Miles 1979
Event: Lumbermens North American Sports Car ChampionshipDate: 26.8.1979
Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (USA), unknown lengthDistance: 500 milesAttendance: unknown

Mid-Ohio 500 Miles

Non championship race
Start time: 12:30; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 28

Practiced: unknown

Started: 26

Finished: unknown

Group 8 (Gr.8)
Group 6 (Gr.6)
Group 6 - 2000 cc (Gr.6 2.0)
Group 5 (Gr.5)
Group 4 (Gr.4)
Entry List
Entry List - Mid-Ohio 500 Miles 1979
Photos by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews (17) and Curt Egerer (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 11/03/2005 Last photo update on this page: 31/05/2011
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0000 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0019 - Interscope RacingPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0019 - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Interscope Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ted Field (USA)/Danny Ongais (USA)/Milt Minter (USA)Result: 6th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: black (+red/pink)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 31/05/2011Photo by courtesy of: Curt Egerer
0303 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0162Porsche 934 #930 670 0162 - Porsche F6 TurboGr.4
(USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Werner Frank (USA)/Rudy Bartling (CDN)Result: 11th (36 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
99 - Porsche Carrera - Van Every RacingPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 N/AGr.4
Van Every Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Lance Van Every (USA)/Ash Tisdelle (USA)Result: 21st - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
1010 - Mirage M10Mirage M10 # - Ford N/AGr.6
(USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vern Schuppan (AUS)/Derek Bell (GB)Result: 19th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
1111 - Elfin MR8A Chevrolet #8772 - Vern SchuppanElfin MR8 A #8772 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/AGr.8
Vern Schuppan (AUS)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chip Mead (USA)/Vern Schuppan (AUS)Result: 22nd - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue/orange)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
1313 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0905 - AndialPorsche 935 #930 770 0905 - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Andial (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Randolph Townsend (USA)/Elliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)/Brett Lunger (USA)
listed, never drove:
Howard Meister (USA)
Result: 3rd (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: yellow (+red/black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
1717 - Chevrolet Vega - Dan FureyChevrolet Vega # - Chevrolet N/A
Dan FureyClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Trueman (USA)/Dan Furey (USA)Result: 15th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
3030 - Porsche 935/79 #930 990 0032Porsche 935/79 #930 990 0032 - Porsche 930/79; no:698 0051 F6 TurboGr.5
(I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gianpiero Moretti (I)/Bruce Canepa (USA)Result: 7th (26 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
3232 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0167 - Electrodyne RacingPorsche 934 #930 670 0167 - Porsche F6 TurboGr.4
Electrodyne Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Chester Vincentz (USA)/Dave White (USA)Result: 20th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
3838 - Porsche Carrera RSR #911 460 9113 - Boricua RacingPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 9113 - Porsche F6 N/AGr.4
Boricua Racing (PR)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Mandy Gonzalez (PR)/Tato Ferrer (PR)/Ulrich Lange (D)
listed, never drove:
Bonky Fernandez (PR)
Result: 4th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
4040 - March 74A Chevrolet #1 - Development 5000March 74A #1 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/AGr.8
Development 5000 (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Jones (CDN)/Pat Garmyn (USA)
listed, never drove:
Skeeter McKitterick (USA)
Result: 18th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
4747 - Ralt RT1 1/2 Hart #149 - Cicale Champion RacingRalt RT1 ½ #149 - Hart L4 2000 cc N/AGr.6 2.0
Cicale Champion Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Redman (GB)/Bobby Rahal (USA)
listed, never drove:
Tony Cicale (USA)
Result: winner - (125.746 kph) - margin: 3 laps
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
5656 - Chevrolet Camaro (Peerless) - Peerless RacingChevrolet Camaro # (Peerless) - Chevrolet V8
Peerless Racing (CDN)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Craig Carter (USA)/Lyn St. James (USA)Result: 10th (35 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: blue (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
6666 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0959 - Stanton/BarbourPorsche 935 #930 770 0959 - Porsche 930/73; no:677 2809 F6 2994 cc TurboGr.5
Stanton/Barbour (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tom Bagley (USA)/Bob Akin (USA)Result: 16th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white (+orange/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
8585 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0018 - Bayside Disposal RacingPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0018 - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Bayside Disposal Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Gregg (USA)/Hurley Haywood (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bruce Leven (USA)
Result: 14th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
9494 - Porsche 935Porsche 935/79 # - Porsche 930/79; no:699 0057 F6 TurboGr.5
Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Don Whittington (USA)/Bill Whittington (USA)Result: 2nd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: yellow (+black/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
9999 - Dodge Challenger - Glenn BunchDodge Challenger # - Dodge Gr.5
Glenn BunchClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Glenn Bunch (USA)/Phil Currin (USA)Result: 5th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: orange/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Michael O. Crews
No photos available:
7The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 #930 770 0958 - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Ludwig Heimrath (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ludwig Heimrath (CDN)
listed, never drove:
Carlos Moran (ES), Howdy Holmes (USA)
Result: 25th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGr.4
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ford Smith (USA)/Don Courtney (USA)/Buzz Cason (USA)Result: 12th (50 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGr.4
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Kim Mason (USA)/Don Yenko (USA)Result: 23rd - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Monza #DeKon 1011 - Chevrolet V8 N/AGr.5
Chris Cord (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Cord (USA)
listed, never drove:
Rick Knoop (USA), Jim Adams (USA)
Result: 24th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoLola T294 #T292-HU40 - Ford L4 N/AGr.6 2.0
(USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steven Payne-Herbert (USA)/Don Chab (USA)Result: 13th (50 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoLola T332 # - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/AGr.8
(USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Gunn (USA)/Gary Belcher (USA)Result: 17th - did not finish
Grid: 1st (1:27.012)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 Gr.4
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dave Heinz (USA)/Jerry Thompson (USA)Result: 8th (32 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
88The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGr.4
(USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Skip DeAscentis (USA)
listed, never drove:
Larry Trotter (USA)
Result: 26th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
89The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 N/AGr.4
Hector Huerta (YV)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Francisco Romero (YV)/Diego Febles (PR)
listed, never drove:
Ernesto Soto (YV)
Result: 9th (34 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
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:
0The car did not arrivePorsche 935/79 #930 990 0029 - Porsche 930/79; no:699 0040 F6 TurboGr.5
Interscope Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Ted Field (USA)/Danny Ongais (USA)/Milt Minter (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car did not arrivePorsche 935 - Porsche Gr.5
Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: John Paul (USA)/Al Holbert (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Michael O. Crews (1)
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