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Programme Cover - Trans-Am Mosport 1978
Event: Molson Diamond, Can-Am/Trans-AmDate: 19.8.1978
Track: Mosport Park (CDN), 3.957 kmsDistance: 100 milesAttendance: unknown

Trans-Am Mosport

Trans-Am (round 7)
Start time: 15:30; Grid: 2-2-2; Weather: unknown

Entered: 31

Practiced: 28

Started: 26

Classified: 19

Trans-Am - Category II (TA-II) : ST:15, CL:12

Trans-Am - Category I (TA-I) : ST:11, CL:7

Entry List
Entry List - Trans-Am Mosport 1978
Photos by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski (31), Jan Hettler (7) and Wayne Ellwood (7)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 29/05/2002 Last photo update on this page: 25/02/2023
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0101 - Chevrolet Camaro II 350 - Oftedahl RacingChevrolet Camaro II # - Chevrolet 350 V8/90° 2v OHV 5735 cc N/ATA-I
Oftedahl Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carl Shafer (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 16th (1:32.215)
Colours: orange (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
11 - Pontiac Firebird 366 - Adams AssociatesPontiac Firebird # - Pontiac 366 V8 5998 cc N/ATA-II
Adams Associates (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jerry Thompson (USA)
listed, never drove:
John Morton (USA)
Result: 11th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:29.004)
Colours: silver (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
55 - Chevrolet Corvette C3 427 - D. B. RacingChevrolet Corvette C3 # - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/ATA-I
D. B. Racing (CDN)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Adam (CDN)Result: 8th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:30.118)
Colours: white/blue (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
66 - Chevrolet Corvette C3 427 #TF 001 (Protofab) - Pickett RacingChevrolet Corvette C3 #TF 001 (Protofab) - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/ATA-II
Pickett Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Greg Pickett (USA)Result: winner - (164.683 kph) - margin: 37s811
Grid: 3rd (1:25.309)
Colours: white (+red/orange/yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
77 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0958 - Heimrath Racing ServicesPorsche 935 #930 770 0958 - Porsche 930/73 F6 2v SOHC Single-TurboTA-II
Heimrath Racing Services (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ludwig Heimrath (CDN)Result: 2nd (37s811 behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (1:24.110)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
88 - Chevrolet Camaro II 427 - Mo CarterChevrolet Camaro II # - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/ATA-I
Mo Carter (CDN)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Maurice Carter (CDN)Result: did not finish (Blown engine)
Grid: 12th (1:31.196)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
99 - Chevrolet Corvette C3 427 - Apple Valley RacingChevrolet Corvette C3 # - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/ATA-I
Apple Valley Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Huber (USA)Result: 12th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:33.383)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/02/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
1111 - Porsche Carrera RSR - Motex AutomotivePorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 2v SOHC N/ATA-I
Motex AutomotiveClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Hans Berner (CDN)Result: did not start
Grid: 22nd (1:34.985)
Colours: green (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/08/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jan Hettler
1313 - Porsche 935 #930 670 0180 - Hal Shaw Racing Ore HousePorsche 935 #930 670 0180 - Porsche F6 2v SOHC Twin-TurboTA-II
Hal Shaw Racing Ore House (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Hal Shaw, Jr. (USA)Result: 7th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:29.219)
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
1818 - Triumph TR7 - Ashley-AbingdonTriumph TR7 # - Triumph N/ATA-II
Ashley-Abingdon (CDN)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rod Bremner (CDN)Result: 18th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (1:38.118)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/08/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
2424 - Chevrolet Monza 350 #DeKon 1004 (DeKon) - Executive IndustriesChevrolet Monza #DeKon 1004 (DeKon) - Chevrolet 350 V8/90° 2v OHV 5735 cc N/ATA-II
Executive Industries (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Frank (USA)Result: 6th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:30.372)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
4343 - Chevrolet Corvette C3 427 - Phantom RacingChevrolet Corvette C3 # - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/ATA-I
Phantom Racing (USA)Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Joyce (USA)Result: 9th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:31.104)
Colours: dark blue (+yellow/orange/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
4444 - Jaguar XJS - Group 44, Inc.Jaguar XJS # - Jaguar V12 5342 cc N/ATA-I
Group 44, Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Tullius (USA)Result: 5th 1st in TA-I (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:30.257)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
4949 - Chevrolet Camaro II - Royal RacingChevrolet Camaro II # - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ATA-I
Royal Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Hoffman (USA)Result: did not finish (Ignition)
Grid: 18th (1:33.018)
Colours: grey (+black/orange/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/08/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jan Hettler
5050 - Porsche 911 S - Fritz HochreuterPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 2v SOHC N/ATA-II
Fritz Hochreuter (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Fritz Hochreuter (CDN)Result: 17th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (1:38.565)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/02/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
5757 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0951 - Porsche+Audi NorthwestPorsche 935 #930 770 0951 - Porsche F6 2v SOHC TurboTA-II
Porsche+Audi Northwest (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Monte Shelton (USA)Result: 4th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:26.456)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
5858 - Datsun 240Z - Associated Speed PerformanceDatsun 240Z # - Datsun N/ATA-I
Associated Speed Performance (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ken Williams (USA)Result: did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 28th (1:49.802)
Colours: gold
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
6464 - Chevrolet Corvette 427 - Endurance Racing EnterprisesChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/ATA-I
Endurance Racing EnterprisesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Baechle (USA)Result: did not finish (Transmission)
Grid: 24th (1:36.774)
Colours: gold
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/02/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
6767 - Chevrolet Camaro I - Innovation RacingChevrolet Camaro I # - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ATA-I
Innovation Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Sanchez (USA)Result: 19th (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (1:42.354)
Colours: white/red (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
7575 - Porsche Carrera RSR - Ridgely RacingPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 2v SOHC N/ATA-II
Ridgely Racing (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Norm Ridgely (CDN)Result: did not finish (Linakge)
Grid: 15th (1:32.049)
Colours: orange (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/08/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jan Hettler
7878 - Chevrolet Corvette C3 - Babe's GarageChevrolet Corvette C3 # - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ATA-I
Babe's Garage (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Babe Headley (USA)Result: 13th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:31.587)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/02/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
8080 - Chevrolet Corvette C3 454 - MetamorphicChevrolet Corvette C3 # - Chevrolet 454 V8/90° 2v OHV 7440 cc N/ATA-I
Metamorphic (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Nick Engels (USA)Result: 10th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:30.539)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
8181 - Chevrolet Corvette C3 350 - Briggs & StrattonChevrolet Corvette C3 # - Chevrolet 350 V8/90° 2v OHV 5735 cc N/ATA-I
Briggs & Stratton (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Danielson (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 17th (1:32.537)
Colours: white/black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/02/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
8585 - Porsche 934 #930 770 0952 - Bayside Disposal Racing TeamPorsche 934/5 #930 770 0952 - Porsche F6 2v SOHC TurboTA-II
Bayside Disposal Racing Team (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bruce Leven (USA)Result: 16th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:34.131)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
8888 - Chevrolet Monza 350 #DeKon 100? (DeKon) - Tuck ThomasChevrolet Monza #DeKon 100? (DeKon) - Chevrolet 350 V8/90° 2v OHV 5735 cc N/ATA-II
Tuck Thomas (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tuck Thomas (USA)Result: 3rd (42s345 behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:25.062)
Colours: yellow (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
8989 - Chevrolet Camaro II 350 - Donald ClementChevrolet Camaro II # - Chevrolet 350 V8/90° 2v OHV 5735 cc N/ATA-I
Donald Clement (CDN)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Donald Clement (CDN)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 21st (1:34.348)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
9191 - Porsche Carrera RSR - Framm PromotionsPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 2v SOHC N/ATA-II
Framm Promotions (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Roger Schramm (USA)Result: 15th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (1:35.065)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/02/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
9494 - Porsche Carrera RSR - Bytzek AutomotivePorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 2v SOHC N/ATA-II
Bytzek Automotive (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Klaus Bytzek (CDN)Result: 14th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:31.475)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/05/2002Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski
No photos available:
17The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette C3 # - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/ATA-I
Rick Stark Enterprises (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Rick Stark (USA)Result: car not used
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Monza # - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ATA-I
Bruce Waller (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Bruce Waller (USA)Result: car not used
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:
15The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette #Greenwood 010 - Chevrolet 355 V8 5817 cc N/ATA-I
James Mancuso (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: James Mancuso (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 2v SOHC N/ATA-I
Jacques Bienvenue (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Jacques Bienvenue (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Ron Kielbiski (10) and Jan Hettler (3)
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