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Event: World Championship 6-Hours with CRC Chemicals Trans-Am and the Can-Am for the Citicorp Can-Am Challenge, The GlenDate: 5.7.1980
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (USA), 5.435 kmsDistance: 6 hoursAttendance: unknown

Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Start time: 12:00; Grid: 2-2-2, PP right; Weather: rain at end

Entered: 45

Practiced: 41

Started: 28

Finished: unknown

Group 5 (Gr.5) : P:22, ST:20

Group 4 - Grand Touring (GT) : P:2, ST:1

SCCA Trans-Am (Trans-Am) : P:17, ST:17

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca (21), Wayne Ellwood (10), Larry Schmidt (9), Curt Egerer (3) and Mike Strohmeyer (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 14/09/2004 Last photo update on this page: 10/11/2014
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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 TurboGr.5
Interscope Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ted Field (USA)/Danny Ongais (USA)Result: 4th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:53.000)
Colours: black (+red/pink)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and www.autocourse.ca
0707 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0958 - Heimrath RacingPorsche 935 #930 770 0958 - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Heimrath Racing (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ludwig Heimrath (CDN)/Johnny Rutherford (USA)
DNS:
Carlos Moran (ES)
Result: 11th (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:58.061)
Colours: white/yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
33 - Porsche 935 M16 #930 990 0032 (AIR) - Jim BusbyPorsche 935 M16 #930 990 0032 (AIR) - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Jim Busby (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jim Busby (USA)/Rick Mears (USA)/Peter Gregg (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 39th (no time)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 31/05/2011Photo by courtesy of: Curt Egerer
44 - Porsche 935 K3 #000 0009 (Kremer) - Dick Barbour RacingPorsche 935 K3/80 #000 0009 (Kremer) - Porsche 930/80 F6 TurboGr.5
Dick Barbour Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jürgen Barth (D)/Volkert Merl (D)Result: 5th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 38th (no time)
Colours: white/blue (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
55 - Porsche 935 K3 - Racing AssociatesPorsche 935 K3 # - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Racing Associates (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Skeeter McKitterick (USA)/Charles Mendez (USA)
DNS:
Brian Redman (GB); listed, never drove: Leon Walger (RA)
Result: 13th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (2:00.352)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Larry Schmidt and Mike Strohmeyer
66 - Porsche 935 K3/80 #000 00023 (Kremer) - Dick Barbour RacingPorsche 935 K3/80 #000 00023 (Kremer) - Porsche 930/72 F6 TurboGr.5
Dick Barbour Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Fitzpatrick (GB)/Brian Redman (GB)
DNS:
Dick Barbour (USA)
Result: 3rd (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:53.148)
Colours: white/blue (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
99 - Chevrolet Camaro - Rocky Mountain PerformanceChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 N/ATrans-Am
Rocky Mountain Performance (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Raub (USA)/Roy Woods (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bob Young (USA), Bob Lazier (USA)
Result: 19th (38 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (2:09.135)
Colours: orange (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
1010 - Chevrolet Camaro - Rocky Mountain PerformanceChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 N/ATrans-Am
Rocky Mountain PerformanceClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Young (USA)/Bob Lazier (USA)
listed, never drove:
Roy Woods (USA), Bob Raub (USA)
Result: 30th - did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 23rd (2:08.527)
Colours: orange (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
1313 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0905 - Andial RacingPorsche 935 #930 770 0905 - Porsche no:699 0062 F6 TurboGr.5
Andial Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Randolph Townsend (USA)/Harald Grohs (D)
DNS:
Bruce Jenner (USA)
Result: 8th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:52.400)
Colours: black/yellow (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
1616 - Chevrolet Camaro - Tom's Mechanical EmporiumChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 Trans-Am
Tom's Mechanical EmporiumClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Roberts (USA)/Paul Schulte (USA)Result: 33rd - did not finish (Ignition)
Grid: 36th (2:17.931)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
1919 - Chevrolet Monza #DeKon 1011 (DeKon) - Chris CordChevrolet Monza #DeKon 1011 (DeKon) - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGr.5
Chris Cord (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Cord (USA)/Jim Adams (USA)Result: 23rd - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 11th (1:55.500)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: Larry Schmidt and www.autocourse.ca
2020 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301269 - BMW North AmericaBMW M1 #WBS59910004301269 - BMW M88 L6 4v 3500 cc N/AGr.5
BMW North America (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)/David Hobbs (GB)Result: 36th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 7th (1:53.200)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 24/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: Larry Schmidt, Wayne Ellwood and www.autocourse.ca
2525 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301040 - Red Lobster RacingBMW M1 #WBS59910004301040 - BMW M88 L6 4v 3500 cc N/AGr.5
Red Lobster Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Kenper Miller (USA)/Dave Cowart (USA)Result: 10th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:59.828)
Colours: white (+black/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
3030 - Porsche 935J #000 00012 (Joest) - Electrodyne RacingPorsche 935 J #000 00012 (Joest) - Porsche 930/80 F6 TurboGr.5
Electrodyne Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Reinhold Jöst (D)/Gianpiero Moretti (I)Result: 29th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 2nd (1:52.000)
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
3131 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1007 (Dallara) - Lancia CorseLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1007 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Lancia Corse (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: /Riccardo Patrese (I)/Hans Heyer (D)Result: winner - (125.122 kph) - margin: 1 lap
Grid: 3rd (1:52.200)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 14/09/2004Photo by courtesy of: Larry Schmidt
3232 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1005 (Dallara) - Lancia CorseLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1005 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Lancia Corse (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michele Alboreto (I)/Eddie Cheever (USA)Result: 2nd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:54.000)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 24/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: Larry Schmidt and www.autocourse.ca
3333 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1006 (Dallara) - Jolly ClubLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1006 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Piercarlo Ghinzani (I)/Martino Finotto (I)Result: 6th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:56.600)
Colours: green/purple (+silver)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 14/09/2004Photo by courtesy of: Larry Schmidt
3636 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0167 - Electrodyne RacingPorsche 934 #930 670 0167 - Porsche F6 TurboGT
Electrodyne Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bruce Jenner (USA)/Chester Vincentz (USA)/Bob Garretson (USA)Result: 18th 1st in GT (37 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 32nd (2:12.900)
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
3838 - AMC Javelin - University of PittsburghAMC Javelin # - AMC V8 N/ATrans-Am
University of Pittsburgh (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Fryer (USA)/Don Yenko (USA)Result: 37th - did not finish (Brakes)
Grid: 21st (2:07.300)
Colours: blue/red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
6464 - Chevrolet Corvette - Auto BarnChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/ATrans-Am
Auto BarnClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Baechle (USA)/David Laughlin (USA)Result: 25th (55 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th (2:11.300)
Colours: gold/orange (+purple)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
6868 - Chevrolet Corvette (Markle) - USA RacingChevrolet Corvette # (Markle) - Chevrolet V8 Gr.5
USA Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dave Heinz (USA)/Bob Nagel (USA)/Richard Valentine (USA)Result: 32nd - did not finish (Spin)
Grid: 19th (2:06.040)
Colours: blue/white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
6969 - Porsche 935 K3 #930 770 0911 (009 0005) (Kremer) - Racing AssociatesPorsche 935 K3 #930 770 0911 (009 0005) (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Racing Associates (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Roy Woods (USA)/Bob Akin (USA)/Charles Mendez (USA)
listed, never drove:
Ralph Kent-Cooke (USA)
Result: 7th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:58.400)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
7171 - Porsche 935 K3 #009 00030 - Dick Barbour RacingPorsche 935 K3 #009 00030 - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Dick Barbour Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bobby Rahal (USA)/Jürgen Barth (D)/Bob Garretson (USA)Result: 38th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:51.638)
Colours: white (+red/orange/green/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: Larry Schmidt and www.autocourse.ca
7373 - Porsche 935 JLP-2 #009 00043 (Kremer) - JLP RacingPorsche 935 JLP-2 #009 00043 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
JLP Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Paul, Jr. (USA)/John Paul (USA)/Preston Henn (USA)Result: 14th (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:55.144)
Colours: light blue (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
8080 - Chevrolet Camaro (Descon) - Maurice CarterChevrolet Camaro # (Descon) - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGr.5
Maurice Carter (CDN)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Maurice Carter (CDN)/Tony DeLorenzo (USA)
listed, never drove:
Murray Edwards (CDN)
Result: 28th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 15th (1:58.544)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
8181 - Chevrolet Corvette - Philip KeirnChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 Trans-Am
Philip KeirnOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Philip Keirn (USA)/Ed Errington (USA)
DNS:
Dennis Cuppy (USA)
Result: 17th (32 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 37th (2:18.346)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 14/09/2004Photo by courtesy of: Larry Schmidt
8383 - Chevrolet Corvette - Forrest/LeifheitChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/ATrans-Am
Forrest/Leifheit (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Herb Forrest (USA)/Craig Leifheit (USA)Result: 20th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 28th (2:10.634)
Colours: white/brown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 24/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
8585 - Porsche 935 K3 #009 00015 (Kremer) - Whittington Brothers RacingPorsche 935 K3 #009 00015 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Whittington Brothers Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Don Whittington (USA)/Hurley Haywood (USA)/Dale Whittington (USA)Result: 9th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:53.408)
Colours: yellow (+black/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and www.autocourse.ca
No photos available:
00The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935/77A # - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Interscope Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ted Field (USA)/Danny Ongais (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 26th (2:10.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 Trans-Am
Aquilante/Wolpert-
Front-engined
Driven by: David Wolpert (USA)/Tom Aquilante (USA)/Wade White (USA)Result: 15th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 35th (2:16.001)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet V8 N/ATrans-Am
Tom RynoneClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Kicak (USA)/Tom Eastham (USA)Result: 22nd (46 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 40th (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoPorsche 914/6 #473 29 24107 - Porsche F6 OHC N/ATrans-Am
Metal Craft Racing (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Zulkowski (USA)/Gary Pullyblank (CDN)/Bernie Storc (USA)Result: 26th - did not finish (Electrical)
Grid: 30th (2:12.199)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 SC Targa # - Porsche F6 Trans-Am
Robert OverbyOpen bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Robert Overby (USA)/Frank Harmstad (USA)Result: 27th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 33rd (2:14.700)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 #DMV 470 12CA=>930 770 0960° (AIR) - Porsche F6 Single-TurboGr.5
Marty Hinze (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Marty Hinze (USA)/Dale Whittington (USA)Result: 34th - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 22nd (2:07.700)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 Trans-Am
Buist/Syfert (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Catherine Kizer (USA)/Jack Broomall (USA)Result: 31st - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 27th (2:10.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
52The car is not available on a photoDatsun 280ZX - Datsun Trans-Am
Fred Schuler-
Front-engined
Driven by: David Schuler (USA)/Robert Schuler (USA)Result: 24th (55 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 34th (2:14.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 SC #911 460 0059 - Porsche F6 N/ATrans-Am
Porsche-Audi NorthwestClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Monte Shelton (USA)/Bruce Leven (USA)Result: 16th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (2:07.300)
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
60The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 Trans-Am
Atlas Van Lines-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Brandt (USA)/Mark Pielsticker (USA)/Keith Feldott (USA)Result: 35th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 25th (2:10.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
91The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 0075?? - Porsche F6 N/AGT
Framm PromotionsClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Roger Schramm (USA)/Rudy Bartling (CDN)Result: did not start
Grid: (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
93The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette #Greenwood 011 (Greenwood) - Chevrolet V8 N/ATrans-Am
Little Foreign Car Shop-
Front-engined
Driven by: Michael Oleyar (USA)/Bill Craine (USA)Result: 21st (46 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 31st (2:12.811)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
98The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 SC #911 460 0111 - Porsche F6 N/ATrans-Am
Green Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Bauer (USA)/Larry Green (USA)Result: 12th 1st in Trans-Am (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (2:04.400)
Colours: white (+blue)
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:
27The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/ATrans-Am
Corvette America-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Kerry Hitt (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
79The car did not arriveMazda RX-7 # - Mazda RotaryGr.5
Sports Ltd. Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Bob Bergstrom (USA)/Pat Bedard (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
90The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/ATrans-Am
Tom Rynone (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Thomas Rynone (USA)/Michael Wiernicki (USA)/Neil Wiernicki (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
94The car did not arrivePorsche 935 K3 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Whittington Brothers Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Don Whittington (USA)/Hurley Haywood (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Curt Egerer (2) and Larry Schmidt (1)
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