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Programme Cover - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1969
Event: Six-Hours and Can-AmDate: 12.7.1969
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course (USA), 3.701 kmsDistance: 6 hoursAttendance: unknown

Watkins Glen 6 Hours

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

Entered: 34

Practiced: 29

Started: 28

Classified: 14

Prototype 3000 (P3.0) : P:6, ST:6, CL:4
Prototype 2000 (P2.0) : P:5, ST:5, CL:2
Sports 5000 (S5.0) : P:3, ST:3, CL:1
Sports 2000 (S2.0) : P:4, ST:3, CL:2
Grand Touring +2000 (GT+2.0) : P:4, ST:4, CL:2
Grand Touring 2000 (GT2.0) : P:7, ST:7, CL:3
Entry List
Entry List - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1969
Photos by courtesy of: Robert Raymond (27), Dave Kutz (6), Ronald Cohen (2), David A. Small (1), Gerry Hulford (1), Robert S. Lustig (1), Joseph Delikat (1), Tom Grannis (1) and John McCollister (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 04/11/2002 Last photo update on this page: 29/03/2021
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11 - Porsche 908/02 Flunder #018 or 002 - Porsche of AustriaPorsche 908/02 K Flunder #018 or 002 - Porsche 908 F8 2v DOHC 2996 cc N/AP3.0
Porsche of Austria (A)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Siffert (CH)/Brian Redman (GB)Result: winner - (178.941 kph) - margin: 1m35s100
Grid: 1st (1:08.470)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister and Robert Raymond
22 - Porsche 908/02 #001 - Porsche of AustriaPorsche 908/02 K #001 - Porsche 908 F8 2v DOHC 3000 cc N/AP3.0
Porsche of Austria (A)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Joe Buzzetta (USA)/Rudi Lins (A)Result: 3rd (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:11.620)
Colours: white/red (+orange)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz and Robert Raymond
44 - Porsche 908/02 #015 - A. G. Dean Racing Ltd.Porsche 908/02 K #015 - Porsche 908 F8 2v DOHC 3000 cc N/AP3.0
A. G. Dean Racing Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vic Elford (GB)/Richard Attwood (GB)
DNS:
Tony Dean (GB)
Result: 2nd (1m35s100 behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:10.260)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 04/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz
55 - Mirage M3/300 Ford #001/301 - J. W. Automotive EngineeringMirage M3 #001/301 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AP3.0
J. W. Automotive Engineering (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacky Ickx (B)/Jackie Oliver (GB)Result: did not finish (Oil pressure)
Grid: 5th (1:11.180)
Colours: light blue (+orange)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz and Robert Raymond
77 - Ford GT40 #1081 - Racing Team Deutsche Auto ZeitungFord GT40 #1081 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4700 cc N/AS5.0
Racing Team Deutsche Auto Zeitung (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: /Reinhold Jöst (D)/Helmut Kelleners (D)Result: 5th 1st in S5.0 (26 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:14.350)
Colours: white (+black/red/gold)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Ronald Cohen and Robert Raymond
99 - Matra MS650 #01 - Matra of FranceMatra MS650 #01 - Matra MS9 V12/60° OHC 2993 cc N/AP3.0
Matra of France (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Johnny Servoz-Gavin (F)/Pedro Rodriguez (MEX)Result: 4th (24 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:09.230)
Colours: blue (+orange/white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz and Robert Raymond
1010 - Matra MS630/650 #02 - Matra of FranceMatra MS630/650 #02 - Matra MS9 V12/60° OHC 2993 cc N/AP3.0
Matra of France (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean Guichet (F)/Robin Widdows (GB)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 7th (1:11.860)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz and Robert Raymond
1111 - Lola T70 Mk.3B GT Chevrolet #SL76/151 - Scuderia FilipinettiLola T70 Mk.3B GT #SL76/151 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/AS5.0
Scuderia Filipinetti (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Bonnier (S)/Herbert Müller (CH)
DNS:
Chuck Parsons (USA)
Result: did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid: 4th (1:11.100)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
1212 - Porsche 906 E #157 - Dick Smothers RacingPorsche 906 E #157 - Porsche Typ 901/20; no:906 157 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AP2.0
Dick Smothers Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Fred Baker (USA)/Dick Smothers (USA)/Lou Sell (USA)Result: 6th 1st in P2.0 (34 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:17.770)
Colours: yellow (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Tom Grannis and Robert Raymond
1414 - Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray - Owens-Corning Fiberglas Racing TeamChevrolet Corvette Sting Ray - Chevrolet V8 7300 cc N/AGT+2.0
Owens-Corning Fiberglas Racing Team (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tony DeLorenzo (USA)/Dick Lang (USA)
listed, never drove:
Jerry Thompson (USA)
Result: 7th 1st in GT+2.0 (51 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:17.770)
Colours: light blue/orange
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
1515 - Chevrolet Corvette 427 - Owens-Corning Fiberglas Racing TeamChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.0
Owens-Corning Fiberglas Racing Team (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jerry Thompson (USA)/Bill Morrison (USA)
DNS:
Tony DeLorenzo (USA); listed, never drove: Dick Lang (USA)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 12th (1:18.310)
Colours: light blue/orange
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
2424 - Ford GT40 #1049 - Auto EnterprisesFord GT40 #1049 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4700 cc N/AS5.0
Auto Enterprises (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Francis Grant (USA)/Howard Brown (USA)
listed, never drove:
Ray Heppenstall (USA)
Result: did not finish (Valve gear)
Grid: 11th (1:18.200)
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
2626 - Chevrolet Camaro 427 Coupe - Yenko Sports Cars, Inc.Chevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.0
Yenko Sports Cars, Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Grossman (USA)/Don Yenko (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 14th (1:21.560)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
2727 - Austin-Healey Sprite - Arthur D. TuckermanAustin-Healey Sprite - BMC A series L4 1300 cc N/AP2.0
Arthur D. TuckermanClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ray Cuomo (USA)/Gregg Cameron (USA)Result: did not finish (DQ - too slow)
Grid: 29th (1:35.190)
Colours: white (+dark green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
3030 - Chevrolet Corvette 427 - Robert D. EsseksChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.0
Robert D. Esseks (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert D. Esseks (USA)/John Paul (USA)
listed, never drove:
Ken Duclos (USA)
Result: 9th (58 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:20.430)
Colours: violet
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
3737 - Porsche 904 #906-006 - Auto EnterprisesPorsche 904/6 #906-006 - Porsche F6 2000 cc N/AS2.0
Auto Enterprises (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dieter Oest (USA)/Albert Kalatzich (USA)
DNS:
Rick Mansfield (USA)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 25th (1:29.800)
Colours: gold (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
3939 - Porsche 906 #132 - Rainer BrezinkaPorsche 906 #132 - Porsche Typ 901 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Rainer Brezinka (CDN)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Horst Petermann (CDN)/Max Beimler (CDN)/Rainer Brezinka (CDN)Result: 10th 1st in S2.0 (62 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (1:29.450)
Colours: yellow (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat and Robert Raymond
4848 - Zink VSR Volkswagen - HRH CorporationZink VSR # - VW 1584 cc N/AP2.0
HRH Corporation (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jim McDaniel (USA)/Steve Pieper (USA)Result: 13th (73 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (1:29.330)
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
5252 - Porsche 911 T #118 10 429 - PARTPorsche 911 T #118 10 429 - Porsche F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AGT2.0
PART (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bert Everett (USA)/Bob Bailey (USA)/Jim Locke (USA)Result: did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 17th (1:25.820)
Colours: white (+dark green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
5858 - Porsche 911 S - Brumos Porsche Corp.Porsche 911 S - Porsche F6 2v SOHC 2000 cc N/AGT2.0
Brumos Porsche Corp. (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Gregg (USA)/Hurley Haywood (USA)Result: 8th 1st in GT2.0 (56 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:25.980)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
6868 - Porsche 906 #113 - Nationwide Food BrokersPorsche 906 #113 - Porsche Typ 901 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Nationwide Food Brokers (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Rahal (USA)/Hugh Wise (USA)/Tom Terrell (USA)Result: 12th (71 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:25.200)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Ronald Cohen and Robert Raymond
7171 - Porsche 911 T - PART - Bruce JenningsPorsche 911 T - Porsche F6 2v SOHC 2000 cc N/AGT2.0
PART - Bruce Jennings (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bruce Jennings (USA)/Mike Downs (USA)Result: 11th (69 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:26.300)
Colours: dark green (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
7272 - Porsche 911 T - PART - Bruce JenningsPorsche 911 T - Porsche F6 2v SOHC 2000 cc N/AGT2.0
PART - Bruce Jennings (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jim Netterstrom (USA)/John Kelly (USA)Result: 14th (81 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:26.710)
Colours: white (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
7373 - Austin-Healey Sprite - Ring Free Racing TeamAustin-Healey Sprite - BMC A series L4 1300 cc N/AP2.0
Ring Free Racing Team (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Richards (USA)/Jim Baker (USA)Result: did not finish (DQ - too slow)
Grid: 26th (1:31.650)
Colours: dark blue (+orange)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
7575 - Unipower GT BMC #86723 - Ecurie CanadaUnipower GT #86723 - BMC A series L4 1293 cc N/AP2.0
Ecurie CanadaClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Kris Harrison (CDN)/Bob Barrell (CDN)Result: did not finish (DQ - too slow)
Grid: 27th (1:33.920)
Colours: yellow (+green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/08/2019Photo by courtesy of: Gerry Hulford and David A. Small
7777 - Porsche 911 T #118 20 809 - Jacques DuvalPorsche 911 T/R #118 20 809 - Porsche F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AGT2.0
Jacques Duval (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jacques Duval (CDN)/George Nicholas (CDN)Result: did not finish (Electrics)
Grid: 16th (1:25.310)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
8888 - Porsche 911 S - Jacques BienvenuePorsche 911 S - Porsche F6 2v SOHC 2000 cc N/AGT2.0
Jacques BienvenueClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jacques Bienvenue (CDN)/Jacques Duval (CDN)/Carson Baird (USA)
listed, never drove:
Mark Canton (CDN)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 22nd (1:28.870)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
9494 - Porsche 911 S - Ralph MeaneyPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 2v SOHC 2000 cc N/AGT2.0
Ralph Meaney (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ralph Meaney (USA)/Jack Caruso (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 28th (1:34.630)
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/03/2021Photo by courtesy of: Robert Raymond
Did not enter the race but still worth listing:
66 - Ford GT40 #1075 - J. W. Automotive EngineeringFord GT40 #1075 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4942 cc N/AS5.0
J. W. Automotive Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Result:
Colours: light blue (+orange)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 30/11/2016Photo by courtesy of: Dave Kutz and Robert S. Lustig
No photos available:
70The car is not available on a photoPorsche 906 #148 - Porsche Typ 901 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Dr. Mervin Rosen (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Merv Rosen (USA)/Stephen Behr (USA)
listed, never drove:
Dave Morrell (USA)
Result: did not start (Engine)
Grid: 20th (1:26.420)
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 908/02 #010 - Porsche 908 F8 2v DOHC 3000 cc N/AP3.0
Sports Cars of Switzerland (CH)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Masten Gregory (USA)/Richard Broström (S)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
6The car did not arriveMirage M2 #003 - BRM P101 V12 2999 cc N/AP3.0
J. W. Automotive Engineering (GB)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: David Hobbs (GB)/Mike Hailwood (GB)Result: did not arrive (No engine)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8The car did not arriveAlfa Romeo T33/3 - Alfa Romeo 300 V8 4v DOHC 2998 cc N/AP3.0
Autodelta S.P.A. (I)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ignazio Giunti (I)/Nanni Galli (I)/Andrea de Adamich (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car did not arriveFord GT40 #GT/103 - Ford 302 V8/90° 2v OHV N/AS5.0
William W. Wonder (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: William Wonder (USA)/Ray Cuomo (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: deep red
Tyres: unknown
25The car did not arriveMG B GT - BMC B series L4 N/AGT2.0
Aztec Racing-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Michael Cook (USA)/Ali Lugo, Jr. (USA)/Bruce Goldman (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: Robert Raymond (1)
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