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Programme Cover - FIA GT Championship Sebring 1997
Event: NAPA Auto Parts Sebring Octoberfest SebringDate: 18.10.1997
Track: Sebring International Raceway (USA), 6.048 kmsDistance: 3 hoursAttendance: 50000

FIA GT Championship Sebring

FIA GT Championship (round 10)
Start time: 15:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: rain, wet

Entered: 46

Practiced: 41

Started: 36

Classified: 29

FIA GT-1 (GT1) : P:19, ST:18, CL:14

FIA GT-2 (GT2) : P:22, ST:18, CL:15

Entry List
Entry List - FIA GT Championship Sebring 1997
Photos by courtesy of: Christopher Glatz (9), Luc Ghys (8) and Richard Reeves (6)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 10/10/2003 Last photo update on this page: 21/03/2014
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22 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #22R - Gulf Team DavidoffMcLaren F1 GTR #22R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC N/AGT1
Gulf Team Davidoff (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Thomas Bscher (D)/John Nielsen (DK)Result: 16th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (2:00.821)
Colours: blue/black/orange
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 21/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Richard Reeves
33 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #20R - Gulf Team DavidoffMcLaren F1 GTR #20R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC N/AGT1
Gulf Team Davidoff (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pierre-Henri Raphanel (F)/Jean-Marc Gounon (F)Result: 5th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:59.820)
Colours: blue/black/orange
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 10/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Luc Ghys
44 - Panoz GTR-1 Ford (Reynard) - David Price RacingPanoz GTR-1 # (Reynard) - Ford alu/Roush V8/90° 2v OHV 5998 cc N/AGT1
David Price Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Andy Wallace (GB)/Olivier Grouillard (F)Result: 18th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:59.757)
Colours: white (+blue/red/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Richard Reeves
55 - Panoz GTR-1 Ford (Reynard) - David Price RacingPanoz GTR-1 # (Reynard) - Ford alu/Roush V8/90° 2v OHV 5998 cc N/AGT1
David Price Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Perry McCarthy (GB)/David Brabham (AUS)Result: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:59.817)
Colours: white (+blue/red/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 14/03/2008Photo by courtesy of: Christopher Glatz
66 - Porsche 911 GT1 Evo #004 - Porsche AGPorsche 911 GT1 Evo #004 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Porsche AG (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)/Thierry Boutsen (B)Result: did not start (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 10/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Luc Ghys
77 - Porsche 911 GT1 Evo #006 - Porsche AGPorsche 911 GT1 Evo #006 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Porsche AG (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Yannick Dalmas (F)/Bob Wollek (F)Result: 4th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:56.561)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 10/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Luc Ghys
88 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #26R - Team BMW MotorsportMcLaren F1 GTR #26R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC N/AGT1
Team BMW Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Soper (GB)/J.J. Lehto (SF)Result: 22nd - did not finish (Fire)
Grid: 1st (1:55.929)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 21/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Richard Reeves
99 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #23R - Team BMW MotorsportMcLaren F1 GTR #23R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC N/AGT1
Team BMW Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Kox (NL)/Roberto Ravaglia (I)Result: 2nd (2m18s189 behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:57.398)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 10/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Luc Ghys
1010 - Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR #0006 - AMG MercedesMercedes-Benz CLK GTR #0006 - Mercedes-Benz LS600 V12/60° 4v DOHC 5987 cc N/AGT1
AMG Mercedes (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alessandro Nannini (I)/Marcel Tiemann (D)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 4th (1:56.748)
Colours: silver
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 21/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Richard Reeves
1111 - Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR - AMG MercedesMercedes-Benz CLK GTR # - Mercedes-Benz LS600 V12/60° 4v DOHC 5987 cc N/AGT1
AMG Mercedes (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Klaus Ludwig (D)Bernd Schneider (D)
DNS:
Alexander Wurz (A)
Result: winner - (140.867 kph) - margin: 2m18s189
Grid: 2nd (1:56.423)
Colours: silver
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 10/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Luc Ghys
1212 - Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR - AMG MercedesMercedes-Benz CLK GTR # - Mercedes-Benz LS600 V12/60° 4v DOHC 5987 cc N/AGT1
AMG Mercedes (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Greg Moore (CDN)/Alexander Wurz (A)
DNS:
Klaus Ludwig (D); listed, never drove: Bernd Mayländer (D)
Result: 7th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:56.930)
Colours: silver
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 10/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Luc Ghys
1414 - Lotus Elise GT1 (Hydro) - GT1 Lotus RacingLotus Elise GT1 # (Hydro)GT1
GT1 Lotus RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jan Lammers (NL)/Mike Hezemans (NL)/Max Angelelli (I)Result: 13th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:59.776)
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 21/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Luc Ghys and Richard Reeves
1717 - Porsche 911 GT1 Evo #109 - JB RacingPorsche 911 GT1 Evo #109 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
JB Racing (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Mauro Baldi (I)/Emmanuel Collard (F)Result: 9th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (2:00.757)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 10/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Luc Ghys
3030 - Porsche 911 GT1 #101 - G ForcePorsche 911 GT1 #101 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
G ForceClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Magnus Wallinder (S)/Geoff Lister (GB)/John Greasley (GB)Result: did not finish (Differential)
Grid: 18th (2:03.931)
Colours: dark blue (+yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 14/03/2008Photo by courtesy of: Christopher Glatz
5353 - Chrysler Viper GTS-R - Chamberlain EngineeringChrysler Viper GTS-R # - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGT2
Chamberlain Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Gleason (USA)/Zak Brown (USA)/Rick Fairbanks (USA)
listed, never drove:
Piergiuseppe Peroni (I), Leonardo Maddalena (I), Marco Brand (I)
Result: 24th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 35th (2:16.266)
Colours: dark blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 14/03/2008Photo by courtesy of: Christopher Glatz
5959 - Marcos LM600 (Euser) - Marcos Racing InternationalMarcos LM600 # (Euser) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGT2
Marcos Racing International (NL)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Cor Euser (NL)/Harald Becker (D)Result: 15th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (2:09.817)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 14/03/2008Photo by courtesy of: Christopher Glatz
6060 - Marcos LM600 (Euser) - Marcos Racing InternationalMarcos LM600 # (Euser) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGT2
Marcos Racing International (NL)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Angelo Zadra (I)/Martijn Koene (NL)
listed, never drove:
Vann
Result: 23rd (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 37th (2:18.120)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 21/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Richard Reeves
6161 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393067 - Stadler MotorsportPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393067 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc Twin-TurboGT2
Stadler Motorsport (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Lilian Bryner (CH)/Enzo Calderari (CH)Result: 20th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (2:12.710)
Colours: black (+yellow)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 14/03/2008Photo by courtesy of: Christopher Glatz
6262 - Porsche 911 GT2 #0015 - Stadler MotorsportPorsche 911 GT2 #0015 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Stadler Motorsport (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Denis Lay (CH)/Uwe Sick (CH)
listed, never drove:
Axel Rohr (D)
Result: 26th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 28th (2:12.745)
Colours: white/yellow
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 14/03/2008Photo by courtesy of: Christopher Glatz
6363 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394071 - Krauss MotorsportPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394071 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Krauss Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Michael Trunk (D)/Bernhard Müller (D)
listed, never drove:
Christophe Bouchut (F)
Result: 21st (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 30th (2:12.937)
Colours: blue/green/yellow/orange/red
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 14/03/2008Photo by courtesy of: Christopher Glatz
6666 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394065 - Konrad MotorsportPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394065 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Konrad Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Franz Konrad (A)/Toni Seiler (CH)
listed, never drove:
Marco Spinelli (I)
Result: 19th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (2:11.383)
Colours: white/turquoise
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 14/03/2008Photo by courtesy of: Christopher Glatz
7272 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393085 - Elf Haberthur RacingPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393085 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Elf Haberthur Racing (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Michel Neugarten (B)/Michel Ligonnet (F)/Will Pace (USA)Result: 28th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th (2:12.863)
Colours: red (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 14/03/2008Photo by courtesy of: Christopher Glatz
No photos available:
1The car is not available on a photoMcLaren F1 GTR #28R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC N/AGT1
Gulf Team Davidoff (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Anders Olofsson (S)/Geoff Lees (GB)Result: 10th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:59.198)
Colours: blue/black/orange
Tyres: Michelin
6TThe car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 GT1 Evo #005 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Porsche AG (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)/Thierry Boutsen (B)
listed, never drove:
Allan McNish (GB), Ralf Kelleners (D)
Result: 6th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:57.711)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Michelin
13The car is not available on a photoLotus Elise GT1 # (Hydro)GT1
GT1 Lotus RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: /Jean-Denis Delétraz (CH)/Fabien Giroix (F)Result: did not finish (Accident damage)
Grid: 17th (2:03.311)
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: Michelin
20The car is not available on a photoPanoz GTR-1 #006 (Reynard) - Ford alu/Roush V8/90° 2v OHV 5998 cc N/AGT1
DAMS (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Eric Bernard (F)/Franck Lagorce (F)Result: 8th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:58.862)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoLister Storm GTL #053214 (G Force) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 6996 cc N/AGT1
NewCastle United (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Julian Bailey (GB)/Eric van de Poele (B)
DNS:
Christophe Bouchut (F)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 16th (2:02.387)
Colours: black/white
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoChrysler Viper GTS-R # - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGT2
Viper Team Oreca (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Olivier Beretta (MC)/Philippe Gache (F)Result: 11th 1st in GT2 (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (2:05.243)
Colours: white
Tyres: Michelin
52The car is not available on a photoChrysler Viper GTS-R # - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGT2
Viper Team Oreca (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tommy Archer (USA)/Justin Bell (GB)
listed, never drove:
Luca Drudi (I)
Result: 12th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (2:05.697)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoChrysler Viper GTS-R # - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGT2
Chamberlain Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tim O'Kennedy (IRL)/Pete Halsmer (USA)/Matthew Cohen (USA)Result: did not start (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
55The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 GT2 # - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Karl AugustinClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Wido Rössler (D)/Wolfgang Kaufmann (D)
listed, never drove:
Ernst Gschwender (D)
Result: 17th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (2:12.413)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
56The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99XTS393108 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Roock Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Claudia Hürtgen (D)/Bruno Eichmann (CH)
DNS:
Stéphane Ortelli (F)
Result: 29th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 21st (2:06.993)
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 GT2 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Roock RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Uwe Alzen (D)/Ni Amorim (P)
listed, never drove:
Patrice Goueslard (F), Pedro Chaves (P)
Result: 14th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (2:07.851)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
58The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 GT2 # - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Monteiro (P)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Michel Monteiro (P)/Manuel Monteiro (P)Result: 25th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 31st (2:13.148)
Colours: yellow/red/green
Tyres: unknown
67The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 GT2 # - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Konrad Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Martin Snow (USA)/Karel Dolejší (CZ)
listed, never drove:
Bernd Netzeband (D)
Result: did not finish (Electrics)
Grid: 32nd (2:13.715)
Colours: white/turquoise
Tyres: Pirelli
69The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393076 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 2xKKKGT2
Proton Competition (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gerold Ried (D)/Patrick Vuillaume (F)
did not practice:
Manfred Jurasz (A)
Result: did not start (Accident)
Grid: (no time)
Colours: black (+red)
Tyres: unknown
70The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 GT2 # - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Dellenbach MotorsportClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Klaus Horn (D)/Rainer Bonnetsmüller (D)
listed, never drove:
Gunther Bieninger
Result: did not finish
Grid: 33rd (2:13.865)
Colours: white/red/blue
Tyres: unknown
77The car is not available on a photoSaleen Mustang # - Ford V8 N/AGT2
CirtekClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Schirle (GB)/Peter Owen (GB)/Christian Vann (GB)
listed, never drove:
Mark Peters (GB)
Result: did not start (Accident damage)
Grid: (2:09.362)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
80The car is not available on a photoMorgan Plus 8 GTR #4811710 - N/AGT2
Charles Morgan (GB)Closed hardtop bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Tony Dron (GB)/William Wykeham (GB)
listed, never drove:
Charles Morgan (GB)
Result: 27th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 36th (2:17.969)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
87The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 GT2 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Roock RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Pedro Chaves (P)/André Ahrlé (D)
listed, never drove:
Mike Martin (D), John Robinson (GB), Hugh Price (GB)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 24th (2:10.492)
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
88The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 GT2 # - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Prova MotorsportClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Scott Maxwell (CDN)/Scott Peeler (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 34th (2:15.904)
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 arriveLotus Elise GT1 # (Hydro)GT1
First Racing ProjectClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ratanakul Prutirat (T)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT1 #102? - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Roock Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Ralf Kelleners (D)/Pedro Chaves (P)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car did not arriveLotus Elise GT1 # (Hydro)GT1
Martin Veyhle RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Alexander Grau (D)/Marco Werner (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT1 #104 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Christophe Bouchut (F)/Carl Rosenblad (S)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT1 #106 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
BMS Scuderia Italia (I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Pierluigi Martini (I)/Christian Pescatori (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car did not arriveLotus Elise GT1 # (Hydro)GT1
GBF (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Luca Badoer (I)/Mimmo Schiattarella (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car did not arriveLotus Elise GT1 # (Hydro)GT1
GBF (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ralf Kalaschek (A)/Max Angelelli (I)/Davide Campana (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car did not arriveMcLaren F1 GTR #27R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC N/AGT1
Parabolica MotorsportClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Chris Goodwin (GB)/Gary Ayles (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
31The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT2 Evo # - Porsche F6 Twin-TurboGT1
Karl AugustinClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Stefano Buttiero (I)/Horst Felbermayr (A)/Hans-Jörg Hofer (A)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
64The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT2 # - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Tomas Saldaña (E)/Alfonso de Orleans (E)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
73The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT2 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Seikel MotorsportClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Andrew Bagnall (NZ)/Jacques Corbet (F)/Bruno Michelotti (CH)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
95The car did not arriveSaleen Mustang # - Ford V8 N/AGT2
Saleen Allen Speedlab (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Steve Saleen (USA)/Carlos Palau (E)/Price Cobb (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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