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Programme Cover - Road America 500 Miles 1966
Event: Road America 500Date: 4.9.1966
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (USA), 6.437 kmsDistance: 500 milesAttendance: 34000

Road America 500 Miles

Start time: 14:00; Grid: 2-2-2, PP right, rolling start; Weather: unknown

Entered: 50

Practiced: unknown

Started: 38

Classified: 14

Sports Racing - Class C (CSR) : ST:21, CL:7
Sports Racing - Class D (DSR)
Sports Racing - Class E (ESR) : ST:11, CL:5
Sports Racing - Class F (FSR) : ST:1
Sports Racing - Class G (GSR) : ST:5, CL:2
Entry List
Entry List - Road America 500 Miles 1966
Photos by courtesy of: Ken Graser (10) and Roman K. (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 04/04/2023 Last photo update on this page: 22/06/2024
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11 - Lotus 30 Ford #30/L/12 - Robert ShawLotus 30 #30/L/12 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Robert Shaw (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Robert Shaw (USA)/Richard Dagiel (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 25th (2:51.000)
Colours: dark green
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 04/04/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ken Graser
77 - Porsche 906 #103 - Porsche of AmericaPorsche 906 #103 - Porsche Typ 901/20; no:906 103 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AESR
Porsche of America (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Joe Buzzetta (USA)/Günther Klass (D)Result: 5th 1st in ESR (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (2:39.000)
Colours: white (+dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/04/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ken Graser
99 - Lola T70 Chevrolet #SL70/14 - R. E. HudsonLola T70 Mk.1 #SL70/14 - Chevrolet 365 V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
R. E. Hudson (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Skip Hudson (USA)
listed, never drove:
Max Balchowsky (USA)
Result: 3rd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (2:36.400)
Colours: silver
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 04/04/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ken Graser
1010 - McLaren Elva Mark II Chevrolet (Trojan) - Randy HiltonMcLaren Elva Mark II # (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Randy Hilton (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chuck Parsons (USA)
listed, never drove:
Mak Kronn (USA)
Result: winner - (149.474 kph) - margin: 0s400
Grid: 3rd (2:31.800)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/04/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ken Graser
2222 - Ford GT40 #1049 - Grady DavisFord GT40 #1049 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Grady Davis (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dick Thompson (USA)/Ed Lowther (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 16th (2:41.000)
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/04/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ken Graser
2525 - McKee Mk.6 Oldsmobile #Mk6/3 - Ralph SalyerMcKee Mk.6 #Mk6/3 - Oldsmobile V8 N/ACSR
Ralph Salyer (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ralph Salyer (USA)/Bill Mitchell (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 5th (2:32.400)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 04/04/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ken Graser
3636 - Ferrari 275 GTB/C #09015 - Bill Harrahs Modern Classic MotorsFerrari 275 GTB/C #09015 - Ferrari V12/60° 2v SOHC 3300 cc N/ACSR
Bill Harrahs Modern Classic Motors (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Grossman (USA)/Denise McCluggage (USA)Result: 12th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 30th (2:57.800)
Colours: red (+blue/white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 04/04/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ken Graser
9595 - Genie Mk.10 Oldsmobile - Dan Blocker Motor RacingGenie Mk.10 # - Oldsmobile V8 N/ACSR
Dan Blocker Motor Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Harris (USA)/John Morton (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 12th (2:39.200)
Colours: white (+purple)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/06/2024Photo by courtesy of: Roman K.
9898 - McLaren Elva Mark II Chevrolet #M1B-30-01 (Trojan) - Charles Hayes RacingMcLaren Elva Mark II #M1B-30-01 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Charles Hayes Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Charlie Hayes (USA)/Earl Jones (USA)
listed, never drove:
Jerry Hansen (USA)
Result: 2nd (0s400 behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (2:26.200)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/04/2023Photo by courtesy of: Ken Graser
No photos available:
2The car is not available on a photoBobsy SR3 # - Climax N/AESR
M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)-
-
Driven by: M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)/Bob Nagel (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 17th (2:40.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
3The car is not available on a photoMcLaren Elva Mark II #M1B-30-06 (Trojan) - Ford V8 N/ACSR
M. Brooke Doran (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brooke Doran (USA)/Carl Haas (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 11th (2:39.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette Sting Ray C2 # - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Peter Dock (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Dock (USA)/Jim Whelan (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 36th (3:14.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoFerrari Dino 206 S #008 - Ferrari V6 2000 cc N/AESR
Bruce Schroeder (USA)-
-
Driven by: Charlie Kolb (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 10th (2:38.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoPorsche 906 #140 - Porsche Typ 901/20; no:906 126 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AESR
E. M. Chiles (CDN)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Fisher (CDN)/Pete Lovely (USA)Result: 7th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (2:42.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoElva Mk VIII # - BMW N/AESR
Robert Nagel (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Nagel (USA)/M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 22nd (2:49.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoPorsche 904 GTS # - Porsche F4 2000 cc N/AESR
Nodak Racing Team (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jerry Nelson (USA)/Tom Countryman (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 24th (2:52.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoElva Mk VIII # - N/AESR
Peter Nicolls Goetz (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Goetz (USA)/George Wintersteen (USA)Result: 10th (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoFerrari 275 P #0816 - Ferrari V12 N/ACSR
William Cooper (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: William Cooper (USA)/Charlie Kolb (USA)Result: 9th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoPorsche 906 #121 - Porsche Typ 901/20; no:906 123 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AESR
Douglas Revson (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Doug Revson (USA)/Peter Revson (USA)Result: did not finish (Disqualified)
Grid: 18th (2:42.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoLola T70 Mk.2 #SL71/18 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Schroeder Racing Team (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Fulp (USA)Result: did not finish (Broken shift linkage)
Grid: 2nd (2:31.600)
Colours: metallic blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
27The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette Grand-Sport # (Shoenfeld) - Chevrolet V8 N/ACSR
W. M. Shoenfeld (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Marv Shoenfeld (USA)/John Martin (USA)Result: 11th (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (2:48.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
31The car is not available on a photoElva - Porsche N/AESR
George Dickinson (USA)-
-
Driven by: George Dickinson (USA)/Don Devine (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 31st (2:57.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
33The car is not available on a photoLola T70 Mk.2 #SL71/33 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Don Skogmo (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Don Skogmo (USA)/Scott Beckett (USA)Result: did not start (Fatal accident in practice)
Grid:
Colours: white (+dark blue)
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoBobcat - N/AFSR
Cliff Apel (USA)-
-
Driven by: Clif Apel (USA)/Tom Tufts (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
47The car is not available on a photoDurant Special # - Chevrolet N/ACSR
Dick Durant (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Durant (USA)/John Martin (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 38th (3:16.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoLotus 19 #958 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4700 cc N/ACSR
Lewis Bean Causey (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dave Causey (USA)/Allan Barker (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 9th (2:41.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
56The car is not available on a photoPorsche 906 #148 - Porsche Typ 901/20; no:906 150 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AESR
Ralph Trieschmann (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ralph Trieschmann (USA)/Chuck Dietrich (USA)Result: 6th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (2:40.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
63The car is not available on a photoTero Mk.1 # (Cooper) - Ford N/ACSR
Tero Corvette (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Fred Pipin (USA)/Bill Morrison (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 29th (2:57.000)
Colours: purple (+white)
Tyres: unknown
65The car is not available on a photoHamill SR3 # - Chevrolet V8 N/ACSR
Tero Corvette (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Roy Kumnick (USA)/Bob Spooner (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 19th (2:41.800)
Colours: purple (+white)
Tyres: Firestone
66The car is not available on a photoElva - Climax N/AGSR
Bruce Munroe (USA)-
-
Driven by: Bruce Munroe (USA)/Baxter Rogers
listed, never drove:
Stephen James
Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
67The car is not available on a photoElva Mk VII # - Climax N/AGSR
G. Ralph Scott (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ralph Scott (USA)/Alan Ross (USA)Result: 13th 1st in GSR (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 32nd (3:06.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
69The car is not available on a photoPorsche 906 #147 - Porsche Typ 901/20; no:906 149 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AESR
E. L. Hall (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Lee Hall (USA)/Mike Hall (USA)Result: 8th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (2:48.600)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
71The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven - N/AGSR
George Furman (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Russ Tyndall (USA)/George Furman (USA)
listed, never drove:
John Babcock (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 37th (3:12.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
73The car is not available on a photoMcLaren Elva Mark I #M1A-20-08 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Bud Gates (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bud Gates (USA)/Jack Ensley (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 6th (2:36.000)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
74The car is not available on a photoElva Mk VII # - Porsche N/AGSR
Michael Rahal (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Rahal (USA)/Ted Rand (USA)Result: 14th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 34th (3:10.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
77The car is not available on a photoMcKee Mk.6 #Mk6/2 - Chevrolet V8 N/ACSR
Judy Fritsch (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mak Kronn (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 4th (2:31.800)
Colours: white (+black)
Tyres: unknown
81The car is not available on a photoGenie Mk.8 # - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Jerry Rosbach (USA)-
-
Driven by: Jerry Rosbach (USA)/Jack Baker (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 26th (2:56.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
84The car is not available on a photoElva Mk VI # - N/AGSR
Dale Lang (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dale Lang (USA)/Frank Philipps (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
96The car is not available on a photoMcLaren Elva Mark II #M1B-30-03 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Dan Blocker Motor Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Lothar Motschenbacher (USA)
listed, never drove:
Peter Lerch (CDN)
Result: 4th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (2:37.400)
Colours: white/purple
Tyres: Goodyear
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:
8The car did not arriveLola T70 Mk.1 #SL70/10 - Ford 289 V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/ACSR
All American Racers (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jerry Grant (USA)Result: did not arrive (Saving car for Can-Am)
Colours: dark blue (+light blue)
Tyres: unknown
17The car did not arriveApache Special # (Lister) - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Jack Ensley (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Jack Ensley (USA)/Bud Gates (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
32The car did not arriveGenie Mk.8 # - V8 N/ACSR
Don Skogmo (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Scott Beckett (USA)/Don Skogmo (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
44The car did not arriveLotus - N/ACSR
Jerry Hansen (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Dick Kantrud (USA)/Jerry Hansen (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
48The car did not arriveElva Mk VII - N/AGSR
Nodak Racing Team (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Tom Countryman (USA)/Jerry Nelson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
61The car did not arriveMcLaren Elva Mark II # (Trojan) - N/ACSR
Ronald Courtney (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ron Courtney (USA)/Mak Kronn (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
62The car did not arriveMcLaren Elva Mark II # (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
John Cannon (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: John Cannon (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
64The car did not arriveMcKee Mk.6 #Mk6B6 - Oldsmobile /Clusserath V8 N/ACSR
Budd Clusserath (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Budd Clusserath (USA)/Ralph Salyer (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
85The car did not arriveCheetah GT # - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/ACSR
Mike Pung (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Mike Pung (USA)/A. W. Joslin (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
86The car did not arriveLotus 30 #30/L/8 - N/ACSR
Bill Kirtley (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Bill Kirtley (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
88The car did not arriveElva Mk II - N/AGSR
Jackson Hazelwood (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jackson Hazelwood (USA)/Baxter RogersResult: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Ken Graser (1)
Additional Photo - Road America 500 Miles 1966