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Programme Cover - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1972
Event: 6-Hours and The Can-Am, The GlenDate: 22.7.1972
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course (USA), 5.435 kmsDistance: 6 hoursAttendance: 20000

Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Start time: unknown; Grid: unknown; Weather: hot, humid

Entered: 47

Practiced: 44

Started: 30

Classified: 12

Sports 3000 (S3.0) : P:10, ST:10, CL:5

Sports 2000 (S2.0) : P:10, ST:7, CL:1

Grand Touring +2500 (GT+2.5) : P:15, ST:9, CL:4

Grand Touring 2500 (GT2.5) : P:9, ST:4, CL:2

Entry List
Entry List - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1972
Photos by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat (31), Joe Martin (12), Rallye Racing (4), Bruce Wnuk (2), Frank Yaskin (2) and Bill Kutz (2)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 10/10/2003 Last photo update on this page: 05/07/2013
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1010 - Mirage M6 Ford #602 - Gulf Racing Research Co.Mirage M6 #602 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS3.0
Gulf Racing Research Co. (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Bell (GB)/Carlos Pace (BR)Result: 3rd (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:48.342)
Colours: light blue (+orange)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin
1111 - Chevron B21 Ford - John Crean RacingChevron B21 # - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1830 cc N/AS2.0
John Crean RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dave Jordan (USA)/Johnnie Crean (USA)Result: did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 12th (2:01.823)
Colours: yellow (+violet/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin
1616 - Porsche 911 S - Toad Hall RacingPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 2449 cc N/AGT2.5
Toad Hall RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Michael Keyser (USA)/Bob Beasley (USA)Result: 7th 1st in GT2.5 (40 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (2:13.104)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin
2020 - Mirage M6 Ford #601 - Gulf Racing Research Co.Mirage M6 #601 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS3.0
Gulf Racing Research Co. (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gijs van Lennep (NL)/Tony Adamowicz (USA)Result: did not finish (Gearbox, accident)
Grid: 6th (1:50.618)
Colours: light blue/orange
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 05/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: Rallye Racing
2121 - Ferrari 365 GTB/4 #14889 - North American Racing TeamFerrari 365 GTB/4 #14889 - Ferrari V12 4390 cc N/AGT+2.5
North American Racing Team (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Sam Posey (USA)/David Hobbs (GB)
listed, never drove:
Gregg Young (USA), Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 19th (2:09.981)
Colours: red (+white/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
2222 - Ferrari 365 GTB/4 #15685 - North American Racing TeamFerrari 365 GTB/4 #15685 - Ferrari V12 4390 cc N/AGT+2.5
North American Racing TeamClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)/Gregg Young (USA)
listed, never drove:
Sam Posey (USA), David Hobbs (GB)
Result: 6th 1st in GT+2.5 (39 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (2:10.192)
Colours: red (+white/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin
2323 - Chevrolet Corvette - Rinzler Motor Racing - Holliday Inns, Inc.Chevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.5
Rinzler Motor Racing - Holliday Inns, Inc. (USA)Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Wilbur Pickett (USA)/Charlie Kemp (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 17th (2:07.045)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
2626 - Chevron B19 Ford #71-02 - Marathon - Douglas Shierson RacingChevron B19 #71-02 - Ford Cosworth FVC/Hart L4 4v DOHC 1800 cc N/AS2.0
Marathon - Douglas Shierson RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Douglas Shierson (USA)/Bill Barber (USA)
listed, never drove:
Raul Perez Gama (MEX), Peter Schuster (USA)
Result: 9th 1st in S2.0 (51 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (2:07.288)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
2828 - Duckhams LM Ford #LM-1 - Alain de CadenetDuckhams LM #LM-1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS3.0
Alain de Cadenet (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain De Cadenet (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 24th (2:08.293)
Colours: yellow (+blue/white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin and Joseph Delikat
2929 - Chevron B21 Ford - Libre International RacingChevron B21 - Ford Cosworth DBA L4 1800 cc N/AS2.0
Libre International RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Fred van Beuren, Jr. (MEX)/John Buffum (USA)Result: did not finish (Puncture)
Grid: 9th (1:57.496)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
3131 - Chevrolet Corvette - Neil AllenChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet 427 V8 7000 cc N/AGT+2.5
Neil AllenClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Al Alden (USA)/Neil Wiernicki (USA)/Michael Wiernicki (USA)
listed, never drove:
Silas Allen (USA)
Result: did not finish (DQ: push start)
Grid: 27th (2:11.115)
Colours: silver (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
3333 - Alfa Romeo T33/3 #75080-023 - Otto Zipper Racing TeamAlfa Romeo T33/3 #75080-023 - Alfa Romeo 300 V8 4v DOHC 2998 cc N/AS3.0
Otto Zipper Racing Team (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Milt Minter (USA)/Scooter Patrick (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 7th (1:53.236)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin and Joseph Delikat
3535 - Chevrolet Corvette - Velvetouch GTChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.5
Velvetouch GTClosed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Fred Kepler (USA)/John Orr (USA)
listed, never drove:
Paul Miller (USA), Kenper Miller (USA)
Result: 10th (53 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (2:11.110)
Colours: burgundy (+silver)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
3737 - Chevron B19 Ford #71-33 - LoBianco Trucking, Inc.Chevron B19 #71-33 - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1800 cc N/AS2.0
LoBianco Trucking, Inc.Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pete Sherman (USA)/Pete Lo Bianco (USA)Result: not classified (82 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (2:10.324)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
4242 - Porsche 908/03 #008 - Reinhold JoestPorsche 908/03 #008 - Porsche 908 F8 OHC 2997 cc N/AS3.0
Reinhold Joest (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Reinhold Jöst (D)/Mario Casoni (I)Result: 5th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:55.269)
Colours: light blue (+orange/dark blue)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 05/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: Bill Kutz, Joseph Delikat and Rallye Racing
4343 - Porsche 911 S - Ecurie EscargotPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 2500 cc N/AGT2.5
Ecurie Escargot-
Rear-engined
Driven by: John O'Steen (USA)/Dave Helmick (USA)
DNS:
Erwin Kremer (D)
Result: 8th (42 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 31st (2:13.665)
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
4949 - Chevrolet Corvette - John Greenwood RacingChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.5
John Greenwood Racing (USA)Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Greenwood (USA)/Dick Smothers (USA)
DNS:
John Cordts (CDN), Denny Long (USA), Jim Greendyke (USA); listed, never drove: Don Yenko (USA)
Result: did not finish (Valves)
Grid: 34th (2:13.705)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
5555 - Lola T212 Ford #HU37 - Roger McCaig RacingLola T212 #HU37 - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1780 cc N/AS2.0
Roger McCaig Racing (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Roger McCaig (CDN)/Maurice McCaig (CDN)Result: did not finish (Spin)
Grid: 14th (2:04.844)
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
5757 - Chevrolet Corvette - Race Enterprises and Development, Inc.Chevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 427 V8 7000 cc N/AGT+2.5
Race Enterprises and Development, Inc.-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dave Heinz (USA)/Robert R. Johnson (USA)
listed, never drove:
Dana English (USA), Bob McClure (USA)
Result: did not finish (Throttle linkage)
Grid: 22nd (2:12.090)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
5959 - Porsche 911 S - Brumos Porsche-Audi Corp.Porsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 2494 cc N/AGT2.5
Brumos Porsche-Audi Corp.Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Hurley Haywood (USA)/Peter Gregg (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 21st (2:11.981)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin
6161 - Porsche 911 S - Jim LockePorsche 911 S - Porsche F6 2500 cc N/AGT2.5
Jim Locke (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jim Locke (USA)/Bob Bailey (USA)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 28th (2:12.028)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
6464 - Chevrolet Corvette - C. Weaver ChevroletChevrolet Corvette C3 # - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.5
C. Weaver Chevrolet (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Baechle (USA)/David Laughlin (USA)
listed, never drove:
Helmut Schenberger
Result: 12th (81 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 32nd (2:13.668)
Colours: white (+brown)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin
6868 - Porsche 908/02 #015 - A. G. DeanPorsche 908/02 K #015 - Porsche 908 F8 OHC 3000 cc N/AS3.0
A. G. Dean (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Dean (GB)/Bob Brown (USA)Result: 4th (24 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:59.064)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin and Joseph Delikat
7777 - Porsche 911 T - Silverstone RacingPorsche 911 T # - Porsche F6 1991 cc N/AGT2.5
Silverstone RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: George Stone (USA)/Bruce Jennings (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:17.771)
Colours: silver (+dark blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin
8585 - Ferrari 312 PB #0896 - SEFAC FerrariFerrari 312 PB #0896 - Ferrari 312 F12 2991 cc N/AS3.0
SEFAC Ferrari (I)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)/Jacky Ickx (B)Result: winner - (175.909 kph) - margin: 13s902
Grid: 2nd (1:47.864)
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Bill Kutz and Joseph Delikat
8686 - Ferrari 312 PB #0894 - SEFAC FerrariFerrari 312 PB #0894 - Ferrari 312 F12 2991 cc N/AS3.0
SEFAC Ferrari (I)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)/Tim Schenken (AUS)Result: 2nd (13s902 behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (1:47.387)
Colours: red (+dark blue)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 05/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat and Rallye Racing
8787 - Ferrari 312 PB #0892 - SEFAC FerrariFerrari 312 PB #0892 - Ferrari 312 F12 2991 cc N/AS3.0
SEFAC Ferrari (I)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Redman (GB)/Arturo Merzario (I)Result: did not finish (Crankshaft)
Grid: 4th (1:48.840)
Colours: red (+green)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 17/11/2009Photo by courtesy of: Frank Yaskin and Bruce Wnuk
8888 - Porsche 910 #022 - Edwin Abate, D.D.S.Porsche 910 #022 - Porsche Typ 901/21 F6 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Edwin Abate, D.D.S.Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ed Abate (USA)/Rolf Soltau (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bob Harmon (USA)
Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 29th (2:11.759)
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat and Joe Martin
8989 - Porsche 911 T - Holbert's Porsche-AudiPorsche 911 T # - Porsche F6 1991 cc N/AGT2.5
Holbert's Porsche-Audi (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dieter Oest (USA)/Mike Tillson (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:17.273)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin
9090 - Lola T280 Ford #HU1 - Ecurie BonnierLola T280 #HU1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS3.0
Ecurie Bonnier (CH)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Reine Wisell (S)/Gérard Larrousse (F)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 5th (1:48.942)
Colours: yellow (+white/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 05/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat and Rallye Racing
9393 - Chevron B16 Ford - Hobby Car EnterprisesChevron B16 # - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1800 cc N/AS2.0
Hobby Car EnterprisesClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Fisher (USA)/Tom Gloy (USA)Result: did not finish (Fire on formation lap)
Grid: 16th (2:06.236)
Colours: yellow (+dark blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat
No photos available:
17The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.5
Bill Schumacher-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Schumacher (USA)/Bob Nagel (USA)/Ed Lowther (USA)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoFerrari 365 GTB/4 #12467 - Ferrari V12 4390 cc N/AGT+2.5
Baker Motor Co. - Castrol Oil Racing Team-
Front-engined
Driven by: Tony DeLorenzo (USA)/Charles Reynolds (USA)
listed, never drove:
Harry Ingle (USA)
Result: 11th (60 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 30th (2:13.200)
Colours: white (+red/green)
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoFerrari Dino 246 GT - Ferrari N/AGT2.5
North American Racing Team-
-
Driven by: Harley Cluxton (USA)/Rocky Moran (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: (2:03.791)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoChevron B19 # - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1800 cc N/AS2.0
Marathon - Douglas Shierson RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Schuster (USA)/Raul Perez Gama (MEX)
listed, never drove:
Douglas Shierson (USA), Skip Barber (USA)
Result: did not start
Grid: 11th (2:01.371)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
27The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 S # - Porsche F6 1991 cc N/AGT2.5
Richard C. WeissClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Arthur Mollin (USA)/Richard Weiss (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:23.310)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 454 V8 7440 cc N/AGT+2.5
Velvetouch GT-
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Miller (USA)/John Orr (USA)/Kenper Miller (USA)/Fred Kepler (USA)Result: did not start (Engine)
Grid: (2:14.766)
Colours: burgundy (+silver)
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoPorsche 910 #023 - Porsche Typ 901 F6 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Ray Brezinka (CDN)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Rudy Bartling (CDN)/Horst Petermann (CDN)/Rainer Brezinka (CDN)Result: did not start
Grid: (2:12.205)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
48The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 427 V8 N/AGT+2.5
John Greenwood Racing (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Greenwood (USA)/Dick Smothers (USA)/John Cordts (CDN)
listed, never drove:
Don Yenko (USA), Denny Long (USA), Jim Greendyke (USA)
Result: did not start
Grid: (2:13.672)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: unknown
50The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.5
John Greenwood Racing (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Greenwood (USA)/Denny Long (USA)
listed, never drove:
Don Yenko (USA), Dick Smothers (USA), John Cordts (CDN), Jim Greendyke (USA)
Result: did not start (Accident)
Grid: (2:17.911)
Colours: red/white/blue
Tyres: unknown
52The car is not available on a photoChevron B21 # - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1790 cc N/AS2.0
Promotional Advertising Corp.Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hugh Kleinpeter (USA)/Tony Belcher (USA)Result: did not start (Valve)
Grid: 13th (2:04.359)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
63The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 427 V8 7000 cc N/AGT+2.5
Michael Oleyar (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Michael Oleyar (USA)/Robert Luebbe (USA)Result: did not start (Engine)
Grid: 33rd (2:13.554)
Colours: red/white/blue
Tyres: unknown
66The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 460 V8 7000 cc N/AGT+2.5
Mike Murray-
Front-engined
Driven by: Mike Murray (USA)/Ike Knupp (USA)
listed, never drove:
Carl Armstrong (USA), Tony DeLorenzo (USA)
Result: did not start
Grid: 15th (2:05.825)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
80The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 # - Porsche F6 1991 cc N/AGT2.5
Kennedy-Car Collision-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Fritz Hochreuter (CDN)
did not practice:
Klaus Bytzek (CDN); listed, never drove: Erwin Kremer (D)
Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:22.279)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
99The car is not available on a photoRoyale RP4 - Ford L4 1600 cc N/AS2.0
Robert Wechsler-
-
Drivers listed: Robert Wechsler (USA)/Ray Heppenstall (USA)Result: car not used
Colours: orange/white
Tyres: unknown
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Entered cars that did not arrive:
9The car did not arriveDe Tomaso Pantera - Ford 351 V8 OHV N/AGT+2.5
Bob GrossmanClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Bob Grossman (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
70The car did not arrivePorsche 914/6 - Porsche F6 OHC 1991 cc N/AGT2.5
Algar Enterprises, Inc.-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Lee McDonald (USA)/Bert Everett (USA)Result: did not arrive (Reserve entry)
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Joseph Delikat (9), Frank Yaskin (1) and Bruce Wnuk (1)
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