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Programme Cover - Can-Am Road America 1972
Event: Road America Can-AmDate: 27.8.1972
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (USA), 6.437 kmsDistance: 200 milesAttendance: 50000

Can-Am Road America

Start time: 13:45; Grid: 2-2-2; PP right; Weather: unknown

Entered: 39

Practiced: 34

Started: 33

Classified: 20

Entry List
Entry List - Can-Am Road America 1972
Photos by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith (61), Rallye Racing (3) and Steve Frederick (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 13/01/2014 Last photo update on this page: 25/03/2023
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00 - Porsche 917/10 TC #006 - Vasek Polak Racing, Inc.Porsche 917/10 TC #006 - Porsche 912 F12 2v DOHC 5000 cc Turbo
Vasek Polak Racing, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Milt Minter (USA)Result: 7th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (2:07.651)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
11 - Lola T310 Chevrolet #HU01 - Carl A. Haas Racing Teams Ltd.Lola T310 #HU01 - Chevrolet 494/Foltz V8/90° 2v OHV 8095 cc N/A
Carl A. Haas Racing Teams Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Hobbs (GB)Result: did not finish (Fuel pickup)
Grid: 6th (2:10.574)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
22 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #1 - Young American RacingMcLaren M8F #1 - Chevrolet 494/Bolthoff V8/90° 2v OHV 8095 cc N/A
Young American Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gregg Young (USA)Result: 5th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (2:10.928)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
44 - McLaren M20 Chevrolet #3 - McLaren Cars/Boyd JefferiesMcLaren M20 #3 - Chevrolet 495 V8/90° 2v OHV 8112 cc N/A
McLaren Cars/Boyd Jefferies (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Revson (USA)
DNS:
Denny Hulme (NZ)
Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 25th (2:31.046)
Colours: orange (+dark blue/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Rallye Racing and Graham L. Smith
55 - McLaren M20 Chevrolet #1 - McLaren Cars/Boyd JefferiesMcLaren M20 #1 - Chevrolet 495 V8/90° 2v OHV 8112 cc N/A
McLaren Cars/Boyd Jefferies (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Denny Hulme (NZ)Result: did not finish (Lost magneto)
Grid: 1st (2:04.562)
Colours: orange (+dark blue/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
66 - Porsche 917/10 TC #003 - Roger Penske RacingPorsche 917/10 TC #003 - Porsche 912 F12 2v DOHC 4998 cc Turbo
Roger Penske Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Follmer (USA)Result: winner - (177.713 kph) - margin: 1 lap
Grid: 13th (2:16.600)
Colours: white/red (+black/silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
99 - McLaren M8D Chevrolet #M8E-80-10=>M8D/4 - William Overhauser Racing Ltd.McLaren M8D #M8E-80-10=>M8D/4 - Chevrolet 494 V8/90° 2v OHV 8095 cc N/A
William Overhauser Racing Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Cordts (CDN)Result: 11th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (2:14.369)
Colours: yellow (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
1111 - McLaren M8D Chevrolet #1 - Motschenbacher Racing Ltd.McLaren M8D #1 - Chevrolet 495/Motschenbacher V8/90° 2v OHV 8112 cc N/A
Motschenbacher Racing Ltd. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brett Lunger (USA)
listed, never drove:
Lothar Motschenbacher (USA)
Result: 12th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (2:34.255)
Colours: red (+dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
1515 - McLaren M8C Chevrolet #70-03 (Trojan) - William M. Wonder, Inc.McLaren M8C #70-03 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 465 V8/90° 2v OHV 7620 cc N/A
William M. Wonder, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: William Wonder (USA)Result: 15th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (2:27.731)
Colours: orange/blue (+white/silver)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
1717 - Lola T222 Chevrolet #HU07 - Nagel RacingLola T222 #HU07 - Chevrolet 494 V8/90° 2v OHV 8095 cc N/A
Nagel Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Nagel (USA)Result: 8th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (2:20.897)
Colours: blue (+silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
1919 - McLaren M8E Chevrolet #80-02 (Trojan) - Wilson RacingMcLaren M8E #80-02 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 494 V8/90° 2v OHV 8095 cc N/A
Wilson Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gary Wilson (USA)Result: 6th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 32nd (2:46.621)
Colours: red (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
2222 - McLaren M8F Chevrolet #2 - Young American RacingMcLaren M8F #2 - Chevrolet 494/Bartz V8/90° 2v OHV 8095 cc N/A
Young American Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: François Cevert (F)Result: 2nd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (2:07.552)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Rallye Racing and Graham L. Smith
2323 - Lola T222 Chevrolet #HU08 - Rinzler Motoracing/Holiday InnsLola T222 #HU08 - Chevrolet 495/Foltz V8/90° 2v OHV 8112 cc N/A
Rinzler Motoracing/Holiday Inns (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Charlie Kemp (USA)Result: 14th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (2:15.626)
Colours: orange (+silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
3030 - McLaren M12 Chevrolet #M6B-50-15 (Trojan) - Midwest RacingMcLaren M12 #M6B-50-15 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 431 V8/90° 2v OHV 7063 cc N/A
Midwest Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Kahlich (USA)Result: did not finish (DQ: illegal fueling procedure)
Grid: 19th (2:21.412)
Colours: white/green
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
3131 - McLaren M8B Chevrolet #M8B/2 - Warren Agor Racing Enterprises, Inc.McLaren M8B #M8B/2 - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/A
Warren Agor Racing Enterprises, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Warren Agor (USA)Result: 9th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (2:20.393)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
3434 - McLaren M8C Chevrolet #70-10 (Trojan) - Warren BurmesterMcLaren M8C #70-10 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 465 V8/90° 2v OHV 7620 cc N/A
Warren Burmester (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Drolsom (USA)Result: 13th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (2:24.057)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
3636 - Lola T160/163 Chevrolet - F & H RacingLola T160/163 - Chevrolet 427/Chaparral V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/A
F & H Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chuck Frederick (USA)Result: did not finish (Ignition)
Grid: 28th (2:34.832)
Colours: white (+dark green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Steve Frederick and Graham L. Smith
4141 - Lola T163 Chevrolet #SL163/19 - Jim Butcher RacingLola T163 #SL163/19 - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/A
Jim Butcher Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jim Butcher (USA)Result: did not finish (Gear linkage)
Grid: 33rd (2:54.934)
Colours: red (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
4747 - McLaren M8E Chevrolet #unnumbered (Motschenbacher) - Blue Magic Corp.McLaren M8E #unnumbered (Motschenbacher) - Chevrolet 494 V8/90° 2v OHV 8095 cc N/A
Blue Magic Corp. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ed Felter (USA)Result: did not finish (Rear end)
Grid: 34th (2:55.929)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
5050 - McLaren M8C/D Chevrolet #70-06 (Trojan) - JNO RacingMcLaren M8C/D #70-06 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/A
JNO Racing (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gordon Dewar (CDN)Result: did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 9th (2:12.761)
Colours: red (+silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
5151 - McLaren M12 Chevrolet #60-14 (Trojan) - Pete ShermanMcLaren M12 #60-14 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/A
Pete Sherman (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pete Sherman (USA)Result: 17th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (2:26.202)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
5555 - McLaren M8FP Chevrolet #1-72 (Trojan) - Roger McCaig RacingMcLaren M8F #1-72 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 494 V8/90° 2v OHV 8095 cc N/A
Roger McCaig Racing (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Roger McCaig (CDN)Result: 10th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (2:19.602)
Colours: orange (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
5959 - Porsche 917/10 #007 - Brumos Porsche Audi Corp.Porsche 917/10 #007 - Porsche 912 F12 2v DOHC 5400 cc N/A
Brumos Porsche Audi Corp. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Gregg (USA)Result: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (2:08.121)
Colours: light blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
7777 - McLaren Elva Mark III Chevrolet (Trojan) - Bob KlempelMcLaren Elva Mark III # (Trojan) - Chevrolet 454 V8/90° 2v OHV 7440 cc N/A
Bob Klempel (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Klempel (USA)Result: 20th (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 31st (2:37.050)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
8181 - Lola T163 Chevrolet #SL163/16a - Racing Associates, Inc.Lola T163 #SL163/16a - Chevrolet 427/Chaparral V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/A
Racing Associates, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dick Durant (USA)Result: did not finish (Stuck throttle)
Grid: 26th (2:33.861)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
9191 - McLaren M6B Chevrolet #50-10 (Trojan) - R. S. Racing EnterprisesMcLaren M6B #50-10 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/A
R. S. Racing Enterprises (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dave Causey (USA)Result: 18th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (2:18.087)
Colours: dark blue (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
101101 - Shadow Mk III Chevrolet #1 - Don NicholsShadow Mk III #1 - Chevrolet 495/Chaparral V8/90° 2v OHV 8112 cc N/A
Don Nichols (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Pace (BR)
listed, never drove:
Jackie Oliver (GB)
Result: did not finish (Magneto)
Grid: 30th (2:36.283)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
102102 - Shadow Mk III Chevrolet - Don NicholsShadow Mk III # - Chevrolet 495/Chaparral V8/90° 2v OHV 8112 cc N/A
Don Nichols (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jackie Oliver (GB)
listed, never drove:
Carlos Pace (BR)
Result: did not finish (Broken exhaust)
Grid: 5th (2:10.465)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/03/2023Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
No photos available:
13The car is not available on a photoLola T160 # - Chevrolet 494 V8/90° 2v OHV 8095 cc N/A
Place Motor Supply (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: James Place (USA)Result: 19th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th (2:35.821)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoFerrari 512 S - Ferrari 512 V12/60° 4v 4994 cc N/A
Grand Touring Cars, Inc. (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Harley Cluxton (USA)Result: did not start (Illegal fuel filler)
Grid: 24th (2:29.191)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
35The car is not available on a photoLola T160 #SL160/8 - Chevrolet LS1 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/A
Commander Motor Homes (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Danny Hopkins (USA)Result: did not finish (Oil filter)
Grid: 21st (2:24.238)
Colours: white/orange
Tyres: unknown
40The car is not available on a photoFerrari 712 M #1010 - Ferrari V12 7000 cc N/A
North American Racing Team (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: 4th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (2:13.860)
Colours: red (+silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
61The car is not available on a photoLola T260 #HU2 - Chevrolet 464 V8/90° 2v OHV 7604 cc N/A
Racing Specialties (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Heyser (USA)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 14th (2:16.941)
Colours: purple (+gold/silver)
Tyres: unknown
96The car is not available on a photoMcLaren M8E/D #80-03 (Trojan) - Chevrolet 494/Motschenbacher V8/90° 2v OHV 8095 cc N/A
The March Co. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Durst (USA)Result: 16th - did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 8th (2:11.626)
Colours: light/dark blue
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:
21The car did not arriveFerrari - Ferrari 3998 cc N/A
Grand Touring Cars, Inc. (USA)-
-
Result: did not arrive
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
25The car did not arriveMcKee Hodges Mk.2 #Mk7/2=>Mk10/1 - Chevrolet 440 V8 7210 cc N/A
Hodges Racing (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jerry Hodges (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
47The car did not arrivePorsche 910 - Porsche 2491 cc N/A
McGray's Auto Mart (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Bert Kuehne (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
48The car did not arrivePorsche 908/02 - Porsche 908 F8 2v DOHC 2999 cc N/A
McGray's Auto Mart (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Otto Stuppacher (A)Result: did not arrive
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
99The car did not arriveMcLaren M12 # (Trojan) - Chevrolet 427 V8/90° 2v OHV 6997 cc N/A
O.T. Racing (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Orly Thornsjo (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Graham L. Smith (8) and Rallye Racing (1)
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