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Programme Cover - Road America 500 Miles 1980
Event: Road America Pabst 500Date: 31.8.1980
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (USA), 6.437 kmsDistance: 500 milesAttendance: unknown

Road America 500 Miles

Start time: 12:00; Grid: 2-2-2, PP right; Weather: drying, dry, then rain

Entered: 60

Practiced: 55

Started: 50

Finished: unknown

IMSA GTX (GTX) : P:17, ST:15

IMSA GTO (GTO) : P:19, ST:16

IMSA GTU (GTU) : P:19, ST:19

Entry List
Entry List - Road America 500 Miles 1980
Photos by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt (27)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 26/07/2013 Last photo update on this page: 26/07/2013
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00 - Porsche 935 K3/80 #000 00017 (Kremer) - Interscope RacingPorsche 935 K3/80 #000 00017 (Kremer) - Porsche 930/80; no:676 2025 F6 TurboGTX
Interscope Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ted Field (USA)/Milt Minter (USA)Result: 20th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 4th (2:13.490)
Colours: black (+red/pink)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
0707 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0958 - Heimrath RacingPorsche 935 #930 770 0958 - Porsche F6 TurboGTX
Heimrath Racing (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ludwig Heimrath (CDN)/Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. (CDN)Result: 47th - did not finish
Grid: 10th (2:17.025)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
0909 - Porsche 935 K3 #930 890 0021 - Preston HennPorsche 935 K3 #930 890 0021 - Porsche F6 TurboGTX
Preston Henn (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dale Whittington (USA)/Preston Henn (USA)Result: 4th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (2:13.777)
Colours: white (+yellow/red/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
55 - Porsche 935 K3 #009 00016 (Blam) - Racing AssociatesPorsche 935 K3 #009 00016 (Blam) - Porsche F6 TurboGTX
Racing Associates (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Brian Redman (GB)/Bob Akin (USA)/Paul Miller (USA)Result: 5th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (2:16.801)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
66 - Porsche 935 K3/80 #000 00023 (Kremer) - Dick Barbour RacingPorsche 935 K3/80 #000 00023 (Kremer) - Porsche 930/72 F6 TurboGTX
Dick Barbour Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Fitzpatrick (GB)/Dick Barbour (USA)Result: 2nd (2m02s190 behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (2:09.700) - 1st fastest qualifier
Colours: white/blue (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
99 - Porsche 935 K3 #009 00030 - Dick Barbour RacingPorsche 935 K3 #009 00030 - Porsche F6 TurboGTX
Dick Barbour Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bobby Rahal (USA)/Bob Garretson (USA)Result: 3rd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (2:12.628) - 2nd fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+red/orange/green/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
1818 - Porsche 935 JLP-2 #009 00043 (Kremer) - JLP RacingPorsche 935 JLP-2 #009 00043 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboGTX
JLP Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Paul, Jr. (USA)/John Paul (USA)Result: winner - (161.033 kph) - margin: 2m02s190
Grid: 7th (2:14.495)
Colours: light blue/yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
1919 - Chevrolet Monza #DeKon 1011 (DeKon) - Chris Cord RacingChevrolet Monza #DeKon 1011 (DeKon) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTX
Chris Cord Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Cord (USA)/Jim Adams (USA)Result: 36th - did not finish
Grid: 8th (2:16.195)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
2020 - Chevrolet Monza #DeKon 1012 (DeKon) - Chris Cord RacingChevrolet Monza #DeKon 1012 (DeKon) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTX
Chris Cord Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bruce Jenner (USA)/Rick Knoop (USA)Result: 44th - did not finish
Grid: 12th (2:20.551)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
2525 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301040 - Red Lobster RacingBMW M1 #WBS59910004301040 - BMW M88 L6 4v 3500 cc N/AGTX
Red Lobster Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dave Cowart (USA)/Kenper Miller (USA)Result: 6th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (2:26.051)
Colours: white (+black/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
3030 - Porsche 935J #930 890 0014 (Joest) - Momo/Penthouse/ElectrodynePorsche 935 J #930 890 0014 (Joest) - Porsche F6 TurboGTX
Momo/Penthouse/Electrodyne (I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gianpiero Moretti (I)/Jim Busby (USA)
listed, never drove:
Derek Bell (GB)
Result: 15th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (2:12.700)
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
3838 - Datsun 280ZX - John BuchingerDatsun 280ZX # - Datsun N/AGTU
John BuchingerClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Buchinger (USA)/Michael Guffey (USA)Result: 25th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 44th (2:43.829)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
5252 - Porsche 914/6 - Personalized AutohausPorsche 914/6 # - Porsche F6 OHC N/AGTU
Personalized Autohaus (USA)Closed hardtop bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Wayne Baker (USA)/Jeff Scott (USA)Result: 28th (42 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 34th (2:34.839)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
5757 - Porsche 914/4 - Performance PorschePorsche 914/4 # - VW 411E F4 OHV N/AGTU
Performance Porsche (USA)Closed hardtop bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Karen Erstad (USA)/Pat Daily (USA)Result: 26th - did not finish
Grid: 45th (2:43.856)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
8686 - Porsche 935/80 #000 00024 (Brumos) - Bayside Disposal RacingPorsche 935/80 #000 00024 (Brumos) - Porsche 930/80 F6 TurboGTX
Bayside Disposal Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Hurley Haywood (USA)/Bruce Leven (USA)Result: 37th - did not finish (Aerodynamics)
Grid: 5th (2:13.537)
Colours: white (+pink/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
No photos available:
00The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935/77A # - Porsche F6 TurboGTX
Interscope Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ted Field (USA)/Milt Minter (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 54th (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
01The car is not available on a photoOldsmobile CutlassGTO
Don Yenko-
Front-engined
Driven by: Don Yenko (USA)/Gene Rutherford (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 55th (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
02The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Paul Canary (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Canary (USA)/Jim Sanborn (USA)Result: 35th - did not finish
Grid: 29th (2:32.949)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
03The car is not available on a photoPorsche 934 #930 670 0162 - Porsche F6 TurboGTO
Toyota Village (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Werner Frank (USA)/Carlos Moran (ES)Result: did not start (Accident)
Grid: 23rd (2:28.409)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # - Mazda 13B RotaryGTU
Racing BeatClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Walt Bohren (USA)/Jeff Kline (USA)Result: 11th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (2:29.072)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoLancia Stratos HF # - Ferrari 2400 cc N/AGTU
A. Arutunoff (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Anatoly Arutunoff (USA)/José Marina (USA)Result: 46th - did not finish
Grid: 41st (2:41.796)
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
14The car is not available on a photoDe Tomaso Pantera #2846 - Ford V8 OHV N/AGTO
B.R. Racing TeamClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mark Leuzinger (USA)/Mike Van der Werff (USA)Result: 50th - did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 48th (2:51.844)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoDatsun 280ZX # - Datsun N/AGTU
Raytown Datsun (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Davenport (USA)/Frank Carney (USA)Result: 29th (42 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 28th (2:32.706)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 - Mazda RotaryGTU
Corp Racing Ltd.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Doug Grunnet (USA)/Glen Johnson (USA)Result: 22nd (26 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 46th (2:43.921)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoFiat 128 3P # - Fiat GTU
Cronin Racing Ent.-
-
Driven by: Tom E. Cronin (USA)/Ken Boldt (USA)Result: 48th - did not finish
Grid: 49th (2:54.505)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
31The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Midwest Team Corvette (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Larry Trotter (USA)/Larry Voit (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 50th (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
32The car is not available on a photoDatsun 240Z # - Datsun N/AGTU
G. Alderman Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Brett Lunger (USA)/George Alderman (USA)Result: 14th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 35th (2:35.404)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
33The car is not available on a photoDatsun 280ZX Turbo # (Crowe) - Datsun V8 4200 cc TurboGTX
Bob Sharp Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Sam Posey (USA)/Paul Newman (USA)Result: 39th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 11th (2:18.439)
Colours: red/blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
34The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Drolsom Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: George Drolsom (USA)/Bill Johnson (USA)Result: 18th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 42nd (2:42.090)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Bard Boand Racing (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bard Boand (USA)/Ray Irwin (USA)Result: 34th (68 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 31st (2:33.735)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
40The car is not available on a photoPorsche 914/6 # - Porsche F6 OHC N/AGTU
Southard Motor Racing (USA)Closed hardtop bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mark Altman (USA)/Steve Southard (USA)/Gary Altman (USA)Result: 43rd - did not finish
Grid: 37th (2:36.351)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Corvettes Unlimited-
Front-engined
Driven by: Rusty Schmidt (USA)/Dan Schott (USA)Result: 32nd - did not finish
Grid: 38th (2:36.586)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
44The car is not available on a photoTriumph TR8 # - Rover V8 GTO
JRT/Quaker State (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Tullius (USA)/Bill Adam (CDN)Result: 7th 1st in GTO (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (2:26.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 360 1099 - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
DeNarvaez Enterprises (CO)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO)/Albert Naon (USA)/Tony Garcia (USA)Result: 38th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 30th (2:33.510)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
47The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 #SA220-573714 - Mazda RotaryGTU
Brad Frisselle Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Brad Frisselle (USA)/Roger Mandeville (USA)Result: 49th - did not finish
Grid: 20th (2:28.075)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
48The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Dynasales (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Carusso (USA)/Phil Currin (USA)Result: 30th - did not finish (Mechanical)
Grid: 22nd (2:28.348)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
49The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 GTX
James I. Moyer-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Moyer (USA)/Phil Pate (USA)Result: 27th (41 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (2:30.550)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Montura RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Terry Herman (USA)/Tony Garcia (USA)
DNS:
Albert Naon (USA)
Result: 10th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (2:27.373)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
56The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # (Peerless) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Peerless Racing Ent. (CDN)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Craig Carter (USA)/Murray Edwards (CDN)Result: 16th (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (2:28.299)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
62The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 # (Kegel) - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Koll Motor Sports (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bill Koll (USA)/Jim Cook (USA)Result: 33rd - did not finish
Grid: 25th (2:30.188)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
64The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Alan Johnson Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dennis Aase (USA)/Bob Bergstrom (USA)
listed, never drove:
Alan Johnson (USA)
Result: 9th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (2:26.030)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
66The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # - Mazda RotaryGTU
Jack DunhamClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Dunham (USA)/John Maffucci (USA)
listed, never drove:
Jim Downing (USA)
Result: 21st (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 47th (2:44.590)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
68The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #005 0009 - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Mendez Racing (PE)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Luis Mendez (DR)/Jaime Rodriguez (DR)Result: 17th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (2:27.056)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
73The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # - Mazda RotaryGTU
Z & W Enterprises (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ernesto Soto (YV)/Pierre Honegger (USA)Result: 12th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 33rd (2:34.584)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
75The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Dale Kreider Racing-
Front-engined
Driven by: Billy Hagan (USA)/Dale Kreider (USA)Result: 24th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 39th (2:36.592)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
76The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 GTX
Arrow Heating Co. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Joe Chamberlain (USA)/John Chamberlain (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 51st (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
78The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Howey FarmsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Clark Howey (USA)/Dale Koch (USA)Result: 45th - did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 52nd (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
80The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # (Descon) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTX
Maurice Carter (CDN)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Valentine (USA)/Maurice Carter (CDN)Result: 31st - did not finish
Grid: 13th (2:24.539)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
81The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # - Mazda RotaryGTU
Trinity RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Winters (USA)/Jim Mullen (USA)Result: 40th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 36th (2:35.501)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
82The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 # - Mazda RotaryGTU
Trinity RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Casey (USA)/Steve Dietrich (USA)Result: 19th (24 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 32nd (2:34.134)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
83The car is not available on a photoDatsun 280ZX # - Datsun GTU
Electramotive (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Don Devendorf (USA)/Tony Adamowicz (USA)Result: 8th 1st in GTU (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (2:27.624)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
84The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Rainbow Racing Ent.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dave Rein (USA)/Richard Rosenmerkel (USA)Result: 23rd (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 40th (2:37.986)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
85The car is not available on a photoPorsche 914/6 # - Porsche F6 OHC N/AGTU
John E. Hulen (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ron Coupland (USA)/John Hulen (USA)Result: 42nd - did not finish
Grid: 43rd (2:43.058)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
87The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Ronald F. Drew-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ronald Drew (USA)/John Staab (USA)/Bill Porter (USA)Result: 41st - did not finish
Grid: 53rd (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
91The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 0075? - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Framm Promotions (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Roger Schramm (USA)/Ted Klint (USA)/Werner Frank (USA)Result: 13th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (2:32.447)
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:
3The car did not arrivePorsche 935 M16 #930 990 0032 (AIR) - Porsche F6 TurboGTX
Coors/Cox/Ocean Motors (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Jim Busby (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
4The car did not arrivePorsche 935 K3/80 #000 0009 (Kremer) - Porsche 930/80 F6 TurboGTX
Dick Barbour Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Skeeter McKitterick (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car did not arriveMazda RX-7 # - Mazda 13B RotaryGTU
Racing BeatClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jeff Kline (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
68The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette # (Markle) - Chevrolet V8 GTX
USA Racing (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Richard Valentine (USA)/Dave Heinz (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: blue/white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
71The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Keirn Garage-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Philip Keirn (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: William Siegfriedt (6)
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