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Programme Cover - Virginia 250 Miles 1972
Event: Danville 250 Presented By Virginia International RacewayDate: 16.4.1972
Track: Virginia International Raceway (USA), 5.230 kmsDistance: 250 milesAttendance: 15000

Virginia 250 Miles

Start time: 14:15; Grid: 2-2-2, PP right; Weather: unknown

Entered: 43

Practiced: unknown

Started: 51

Finished:

IMSA GTO (GTO) : ST:6

IMSA GTU (GTU) : ST:17

IMSA TO (TO) : ST:7

IMSA TU (TU) : ST:21

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR (23) and Stuart Craig VIR (18)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 21/10/2003 Last photo update on this page: 21/10/2003
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11 - Porsche 911 S - Toad Hall RacingPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 2500 cc N/AGTU
Toad Hall RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bob Beasley (USA)/Michael Keyser (USA)Result: 2nd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 5th
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
22 - Porsche 911 S - T. Pat KeatingPorsche 911 S - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
T. Pat KeatingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Sam McLaughlin (USA)/Pete Harrison (USA)Result: 37th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
33 - Datsun 510 - George AldermanDatsun 510 # - Datsun L 16 L4 2v SOHC 1595 cc N/ATU
George Alderman (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Alderman (USA)Result: 32nd - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: red/blue/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
44 - Ford Pinto - Rick LaCroixFord Pinto - Ford N/ATU
Rick LaCroixClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rick LaCroix (USA)/Rick Schiesz (USA)Result: 25th (26 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
88 - Ford Pinto - Carson BairdFord Pinto - Ford 2000 cc N/ATU
Carson BairdClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carson Baird (USA)/Joe Amato (USA)Result: 9th 1st in TU (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
99 - Porsche 911 S - Harry BytzekPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Harry Bytzek (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Harry Bytzek (CDN)/Klaus Bytzek (CDN)Result: 5th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
1111 - BMW 2002 - Byron MorrisBMW 2002 - BMW L4 2v SOHC 2000 cc N/ATU
Byron MorrisClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Byron Morris (USA)/Clint Abernethy (USA)Result: 43rd - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: grey (+light blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
1414 - Porsche 911 S - Andrew CardunerPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Andrew CardunerClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Andrew Carduner (USA)
DNS:
Harry Theodoracopulos (USA)
Result: 46th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
1616 - BMW 2002 TI #1666282 - Gemini RacingBMW 2002 TI #1666282 - BMW L4 2v SOHC 1990 cc N/ATU
Gemini Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Phil Dermer (USA)/Russ Norburn (USA)Result: 10th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: white (+light blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
2121 - AMC Javelin - Thiokol ChemicalAMC Javelin # - AMC 390 V8 N/ATO
Thiokol ChemicalClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Hennig (USA)/Russ Norburn (USA)Result: 39th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: red/blue/white
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
2222 - Chevrolet Corvette - Denny LongChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Denny LongClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Denny Long (USA)Result: 26th (35 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
2323 - Chevrolet Corvette - Rinzler Motor RacingChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Rinzler Motor Racing (USA)Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Wilbur Pickett (USA)/Charlie Kemp (USA)Result: 38th - did not finish (Broken transmission)
Grid: 1st (2:14.400)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
2424 - Ford Escort - Libra International RacingFord Escort RS 1600 # - Ford L4 N/ATU
Libra International Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Buffum (USA)/Stephen Behr (USA)Result: 29th - did not finish
Grid: 6th
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
2626 - Ford Pinto - Carl WhiteFord Pinto - Ford N/ATU
Carl WhiteClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carl White (USA)/Charles Alexander (USA)Result: 18th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
2727 - Chevrolet Camaro - Lou StatzerChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 N/ATO
Lou Statzer (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Lou Statzer (USA)/Tom Dutton (USA)Result: 11th 1st in TO (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
3030 - MGB GT - Jim McQuaigMG B GT # - BMC B series L4 N/AGTU
Jim McQuaigClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: James McQuaig (USA)Result: 24th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
3131 - Austin Mini-Cooper S - Bill HoldenAustin Mini Cooper S - BMC A series L4 2v OHV N/ATU
Bill HoldenClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: William Holden (USA)/David James (USA)Result: 17th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
3232 - Austin Mini-Cooper S - Harold OaksAustin Mini Cooper S - BMC A series L4 2v OHV N/ATU
Harold OaksClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Harold Oaks/Michael BoothResult: 23rd - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: yellow/black (+blue/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
3333 - Alfa Romeo Spyder - Richard HellerAlfa Romeo Spider - Alfa Romeo N/AGTU
Richard HellerOpen bodywork
-
Driven by: Richard Heller (USA)Result: 44th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
3535 - Opel Kadett B Rallye - Ronnie SmithOpel Kadett B Rallye - Opel L4 2v SOHC 1897 cc N/ATU
Ronnie SmithClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Smith (USA)/Bill CottonResult: 16th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: green/black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
3939 - Ford Mustang - Mike YarbroughFord Mustang - Ford N/ATO
Mike YarbroughClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Mike Yarbrough (USA)/Sam Miller (USA)Result: 22nd (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
4848 - Porsche 911 S - David HelmickPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
David HelmickClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dave Helmick (USA)/John O'Steen (USA)Result: 12th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
4949 - Ford Cortina Lotus - Fred AlexanderFord Cortina Lotus - Ford L4 N/ATU
Fred AlexanderClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Oliver Weikert (USA)/Fred Alexander (USA)Result: 42nd - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
5050 - Fiat 124 SC #124AC0068989 - Steve ShepherdFiat 124 Sport Coupé #124AC0068989 - Fiat L4 N/ATU
Steve Shepherd (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Steven Shepherd (USA)Result: 14th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: yellow
Tyres: BF Goodrich
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
5757 - Chevrolet Corvette - Race Enterprises & DevelopmentChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Race Enterprises & DevelopmentClosed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dave Heinz (USA)
DNS:
Dana English (USA)
Result: 48th - did not finish (Differential)
Grid: 2nd
Colours: red (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
5858 - Ford Pinto - Tom WilsonFord Pinto - Ford N/ATU
Tom WilsonClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Wilson (USA)/Ed PrattResult: 20th (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
5959 - Porsche 911 S - Peter GreggPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 2500 cc N/AGTU
Peter GreggClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Gregg (USA)/Hurley Haywood (USA)Result: winner - (121.666 kph) - margin: 1 lap
Grid: 3rd
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
6262 - Porsche 911 S - Richard SchuckPorsche 911 S - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Richard SchuckClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Richard Schuck (USA)/Bert Everett (USA)Result: 7th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
6464 - Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 #124379N555039 - Richard SterbinsChevrolet Camaro Z28 #124379N555039 - Chevrolet V8 N/ATO
Richard SterbinsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Sterbins (USA)Result: 21st (20 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
6868 - Ford Capri - Toby MilneFord Capri - Ford V6 2550 cc N/ATU
Toby MilneClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Stark (USA)/Toby Milne (USA)Result: 28th (39 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
7171 - Porsche 911 SPorsche 911 S - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Creed Smith (USA)/Reese Burris (USA)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
7373 - Alfa Romeo Spyder - Paul SpruellAlfa Romeo Spider - Alfa Romeo N/AGTU
Paul SpruellOpen bodywork
-
Driven by: Paul Spruell (USA)Result: 36th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
7474 - Chevrolet Camaro - HRH Corp.Chevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 N/ATO
HRH Corp.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jon Krogsund (USA)/Bill Davis (USA)Result: 35th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
7676 - Porsche 911 T - Silverstone RacingPorsche 911 T # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Silverstone Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: George Stone (USA)Result: 8th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
7777 - Porsche 911 T - Bruce JenningsPorsche 911 T # - Porsche F6 2000 cc N/AGTU
Bruce Jennings (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bruce Jennings (USA)Result: 4th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
7878 - Porsche 914 - Daniel MunizPorsche 914/6 # - Porsche F6 OHC 1991 cc N/AGTU
Daniel MunizClosed hardtop bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Daniel Muniz (MEX)/Fred van Beuren, Jr. (MEX)Result: 3rd (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: white (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
8989 - Porsche 911 T - Holbert's Porsche-AudiPorsche 911 T # - Porsche F6 N/AGTU
Holbert's Porsche-Audi (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dieter Oest (USA)
DNS:
Mike Tillson (USA)
Result: 34th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
9393 - Ford Pinto - Jerry WalshFord Pinto # - Ford N/ATU
Jerry Walsh (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jerry Walsh (USA)Result: 19th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: purple/chartrouse
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Stuart Craig VIR
9898 - Alfa Romeo GTV - Rasey FeezellAlfa Romeo GTV - Alfa Romeo N/ATU
Rasey FeezellClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rasey Feezell (USA)Result: 47th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: dark green (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Robert Graham VIR
No photos available:
7The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 N/ATO
Eddie JohnsonClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Eddie Johnson (USA)Result: 51st - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoFord Pinto - Ford N/ATU
H. W. Alexander-
Front-engined
Driven by: Roger Mandeville (USA)
listed, never drove:
H. W. Alexander (USA)
Result: 50th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Willie Schuldt-
Front-engined
Driven by: William Schuldt (USA)/Andrew Bach (USA)Result: 27th (36 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Charlie Cook-
Front-engined
Driven by: Charlie Cook (USA)Result: 15th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
69The car is not available on a photoOpel # - Opel N/ATU
Dennis Shaw-
-
Driven by: Dennis Shaw (USA)/Steve Coleman (USA)Result: 13th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
79The car is not available on a photoFord Cortina # - Ford L4 N/ATU
Henry Mills-
-
Driven by: Henry Mills/Webb SullivanResult: 31st - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
81The car is not available on a photoTriumph Spitfire - Triumph N/AGTU
Alec Gillespie-
Front-engined
Driven by: Alec Gillespie (USA)Result: 40th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
82The car is not available on a photoLotus Elan - N/AGTU
Jim McNeillOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: James McNeill (USA)Result: 41st - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
83The car is not available on a photoTriumph TR4 - Triumph L4 2138 cc N/AGTU
Howard Smith-
Front-engined
Driven by: Howard Smith (USA)Result: 49th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
87The car is not available on a photoFord Cortina Lotus - Ford L4 N/ATU
Stan GlickClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Stan Glick (USA)Result: 45th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
90The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 N/ATO
Jerzy DacaClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jerry Daca (CDN)/Don Haines (USA)Result: 33rd - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
91The car is not available on a photoBMW 2002 - BMW L4 2v SOHC 2000 cc N/ATU
TEC RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Earl Fellin (USA)/Dan Torpy (USA)Result: 30th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
99The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Phil Currin-
Front-engined
Driven by: Phil Currin (USA)Result: 6th 1st in GTO (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
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:
6The car did not arrivePorsche 911 S - Porsche F6 GTU
Locke Family Comm. (USA)-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Jim Locke (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car did not arriveChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 TO
Vince Gimondo (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Vince Gimondo (USA)/Billy Dingman (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car did not arriveAlfa Romeo Berlina - Alfa Romeo N/ATU
Bucknell Student RAC-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Bill Starck (USA)/Rick Jacobssen (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
29The car did not arriveShelby GT350 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV N/ATO
Goumet SaladsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Tommy Johnson (USA)/George Gunlock (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car did not arriveFiat 124 Sport Coupé # - Fiat TU
Simone Fleming-
-
Drivers listed: Paul Fleming (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
44The car did not arriveFord Mustang #6 (Shelby) - Ford V8 N/ATO
Jan Nelson (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jan Nelson (USA)/Frank Dobias (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
47The car did not arriveChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 TO
Judith AlstClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Mike McGinnes (USA)/Hugh Irwin (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
55The car did not arriveChevrolet Vega # - Chevrolet 2300 cc N/ATU
Bob Keslin-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Bob Keslin (USA)/Jack Hundertmark (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
66The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Mike Murray-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Mike Murray (USA)/Ike Knupp (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
70The car did not arrivePorsche 914/6 - Porsche F6 OHC 1991 cc N/AGTU
Lee McDonald-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Lee McDonald (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
85The car did not arriveChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 TO
Lee WieseClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Lee Wiese (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
96The car did not arriveChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 N/ATO
Gene Felton (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Gene Felton (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Robert Graham VIR (2)
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