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Programme Cover - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1981
Event: Glen Six Hours of Endurance, Budweiser/SCCA Can-AmDate: 12.7.1981
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (USA), 5.435 kmsDistance: 6 hoursAttendance: unknown

Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Start time: 11:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: hot, dry

Entered: 38

Practiced: 32

Started: 30

Finished: unknown

Group 5 (Gr.5) : P:14, ST:14, CL:8
IMSA GTP (GTP) : P:1, ST:1
IMSA AAGT (AAGT) : P:1, ST:1, CL:1
IMSA GTO (GTO) : P:12, ST:10, CL:4
IMSA GTU (GTU) : P:4, ST:4, CL:1
Entry List
Entry List - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1981
Photos by courtesy of: Mike Strohmeyer (12), Randy McKee (10), Kurt Ahnert (7) and Marty Hinze (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 10/07/2008 Last photo update on this page: 17/11/2016
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00 - Porsche 935 K3/80 #000 00010 (Kremer) - Interscope IMSA Racing, Inc.Porsche 935 K3/80 #000 00010 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 3200 cc TurboGr.5
Interscope IMSA Racing, Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ted Field (USA)/Bill Whittington (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:48.583)
Colours: black (+red/pink)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Randy McKee
11 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1007 (Dallara) - Martini RacingLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1007 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Martini Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Riccardo Patrese (I)/Michele Alboreto (I)Result: winner - (156.499 kph) - margin: 2 laps
Grid: 4th (1:51.161)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 17/11/2016Photo by courtesy of: Mike Strohmeyer, Randy McKee and Kurt Ahnert
22 - BMW M1 Gr.5 #WBS59910004301269 (DM Engineering) - BMW Motorsports GmbH/BMW North AmericaBMW M1 Gr.5 #WBS59910004301269 (DM Engineering) - BMW M88 L6 4v 3500 cc N/AGr.5
BMW Motorsports GmbH/BMW North America (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Hobbs (GB)/Marc Surer (CH)Result: 14th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 9th (1:54.358)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 17/11/2016Photo by courtesy of: Randy McKee and Kurt Ahnert
44 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1011 (Dallara) - Martini RacingLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1011 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Martini Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Piercarlo Ghinzani (I)/Beppe Gabbiani (I)Result: did not finish (Oil leak onto clutch)
Grid: 8th (1:53.394)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 17/11/2016Photo by courtesy of: Mike Strohmeyer and Kurt Ahnert
55 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1005 (Dallara) - Martini RacingLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1005 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Martini Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Andrea de Cesaris (I)/Henri Pescarolo (F)Result: 2nd (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:52.206)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Randy McKee
99 - Porsche 935 K3/80 #009 00030 - Garretson RacingPorsche 935 K3/80 #009 00030 - Porsche F6 Twin-TurboGr.5
Garretson Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Rick Mears (USA)/Bob Garretson (USA)/Johnny Rutherford (USA)Result: 3rd (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:55.370)
Colours: black (+yellow/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 17/11/2016Photo by courtesy of: Mike Strohmeyer and Kurt Ahnert
1111 - Porsche 935 K3/80 #000 00011 (Kremer) - John Fitzpatrick RacingPorsche 935 K3/80 #000 00011 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
John Fitzpatrick Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Fitzpatrick (GB)/Jim Busby (USA)Result: 4th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:58.093)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 10/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Mike Strohmeyer and Randy McKee
1818 - Porsche 935 JLP-3 #JLP-3 (Gaaco) - J.L.P. RacingPorsche 935 JLP-3 #JLP-3 (Gaaco) - Porsche 930/80 F6 TurboGr.5
J.L.P. Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Paul, Jr. (USA)/John Paul (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 2nd (1:48.836)
Colours: light blue (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Mike Strohmeyer
2222 - Porsche 935 K3 #DMV 470 12CA=>930 770 0960° (AIR) - Marty Hinze RacingPorsche 935 K3 #DMV 470 12CA=>930 770 0960° (AIR) - Porsche F6 Twin-TurboGr.5
Marty Hinze Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Marty Hinze (USA)/Dale Whittington (USA)/Preston Henn (USA)Result: 5th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:58.323)
Colours: white (+dark green/yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 10/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: Marty Hinze
3030 - Porsche 935/78-81 #JR-001 (Joest) - Momo Accessories, Inc.Porsche 935/78-81 #JR-001 (Joest) - Porsche 930/79 F6 3200 cc TurboGr.5
Momo Accessories, Inc. (I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gianpiero Moretti (I)/Bobby Rahal (USA)Result: 6th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:49.271)
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Randy McKee and Mike Strohmeyer
4343 - Porsche 935 K3/80 #000 00013 (Kremer) - Bob Akin Motor Racing, Inc.Porsche 935 K3/80 #000 00013 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Bob Akin Motor Racing, Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bob Akin (USA)/Craig Siebert (USA)/Vivian Candy (IRL)Result: 8th (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:55.196)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 10/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Mike Strohmeyer
4444 - Chevrolet Camaro (Frings) - Stratagraph, Inc.Chevrolet Camaro # (Frings) - Chevrolet V8 6500 cc AAGT
Stratagraph, Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Billy Hagan (USA)/Bill Cooper (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bob Mitchell (USA)
Result: 11th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 16th (2:02.488)
Colours: red/blue/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 17/11/2016Photo by courtesy of: Kurt Ahnert
4747 - Mazda RX-7 #SA220-573714 - Loud Car RacingMazda RX-7 #SA220-573714 - Mazda RotaryGTU
Loud Car Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Mullen (USA)/Walt Bohren (USA)Result: 13th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 22nd (2:07.146)
Colours: dark blue (+light blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 17/11/2016Photo by courtesy of: Kurt Ahnert
6060 - Lola T600 Ford #HU3 - Banco Occidental/Ultramar/Team LolaLola T600 #HU3 - Ford Cosworth DFL V8 N/AGTP
Banco Occidental/Ultramar/Team Lola (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emilio de Villota (E)/Guy Edwards (GB)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 7th (1:53.367)
Colours: white/blue (+yellow/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Randy McKee
8686 - Porsche 935/80 #000 00028 (Brumos) - Bayside Disposal RacingPorsche 935/80 #000 00028 (Brumos) - Porsche 930/80 F6 3200 cc TurboGr.5
Bayside Disposal Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Hurley Haywood (USA)/Bruce Leven (USA)Result: did not finish (Turbocharger)
Grid: 5th (1:51.547)
Colours: white (+pink/dark blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Randy McKee
No photos available:
00The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 K3/80 # (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Interscope IMSA Racing, Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Ted Field (USA)/Bill Whittington (USA)Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: black (+red/pink)
Tyres: unknown
3The car is not available on a photoLancia Stratos HF # - Ferrari 2400 cc N/AGTU
Hallett Motor Racing Circuit (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Anatoly Arutunoff (USA)/José Marina (USA)Result: did not finish (DQ: illegal refuel)
Grid: 31st (no time)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 #930 770 0958 - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Heimrath Racing (CDN)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ludwig Heimrath (CDN)/Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. (CDN)Result: did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 12th (1:56.317)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 JLP-2 #009 00043 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
J.L.P. Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: John Paul, Jr. (USA)/John Paul (USA)Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: light blue (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGTO
Tom FrankClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Frank (USA)/Dave Heinz (USA)Result: 12th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 17th (2:04.918)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
David A. Jones (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Jones (USA)/Ted Sullivan (USA)Result: did not finish (Spin)
Grid: 30th (no time)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
13The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Southard Motor Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Steve Southard (USA)/Mark Altman (USA)/Gary Altman (USA)Result: 9th (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (2:13.741)
Colours: white/bronze
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoPorsche 914/6 #914 043 0188 - Porsche F6 OHC N/AGTU
Alps Restoration, Inc. (CDN)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Aschenbrenner (CDN)/Peter Moennick (CDN)Result: did not finish (Spin)
Grid: 29th (no time)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 # - Porsche F6 GTU
Stephen Lax Racing (CDN)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Stephen Lax (CDN)/Herman Lausberg (CDN)Result: did not finish (DQ: too slow)
Grid: 32nd (no time)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 230 0030 - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
Roe/Selby Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tim Selby (USA)/Earl Roe (USA)Result: 10th (35 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (2:14.980)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
33The car is not available on a photoPorsche 934 #930 670 0162 - Porsche F6 TurboGTO
Toyota Village (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Werner Frank (USA)/Rudy Bartling (CDN)Result: did not finish (Oil line)
Grid: 23rd (2:08.125)
Colours: red/yellow/white
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoPorsche 924 Carrera GTR #720008 - Porsche 924 t/c L4 2000 cc KKKGTO
Herman and Miller Porsche-Audi (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Miller (USA)/Kenper Miller (USA)Result: did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid: 21st (2:05.996)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
74The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 # - Porsche F6 N/AGTO
(USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: George Hulse (USA)/Bob Speakman (USA)Result: did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 28th (2:15.774)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
79The car is not available on a photoPorsche 924 Carrera GTR #WP0ZZZ93ZBS720006 - Porsche 924 t/c L4 2000 cc KKKGTO
Promotion Ltd./Whitehall Capital (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Winters (USA)/Bob Bergstrom (USA)Result: did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 18th (2:05.179)
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: unknown
90The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AGTO
Rynone Industries (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: David Kicak (USA)/Thomas Rynone (USA)
DNS:
James Mancuso (USA)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 24th (2:09.022)
Colours: blue/purple/pink
Tyres: unknown
91The car is not available on a photoPorsche 934 #930 670 0167 - Porsche F6 TurboGTO
Electrodyne, Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Chester Vincentz (USA)/Lance Van Every (USA)/John Wood (USA)Result: 7th 1st in GTO (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (2:05.232)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
93The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette #Greenwood 011 (Greenwood) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Little Foreign Car Shop, Inc.-
Front-engined
Driven by: Michael Oleyar (USA)/Bill Craine (USA)/Kerry Hitt (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 27th (2:15.145)
Colours: black/gold
Tyres: unknown
95The car is not available on a photoBMW M1 Gr.5 #WBS59910004301028 (Cane) - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AGr.5
EMKA Productions (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Bell (GB)/Steve O'Rourke (GB)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 14th (1:58.201)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
98The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Tom Frank-
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Frank (USA)/Dave Heinz (USA)Result: did not start (Withdrawn)
Grid: 19th (2:05.215)
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:
2The car did not arriveMarch 81P #81P-01 - BMW M88 L6 DOHC 3500 cc N/AGTP
BMW North America (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: David Hobbs (GB)/Marc Surer (CH)Result: did not arrive (Car not ready)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
6The car did not arriveLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo # (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Giorgio Pianta (I)/Giorgio Schön (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
19The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet 427 V8 N/AGTO
Spirit of American Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Kerry Hitt (USA)/Orlo Trice (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
64The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 N/AGTO
Auto Barn (Endurance Racing Enterprises) (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Bob Baechle (USA)/Craig Carter (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: blue/orange
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Kurt Ahnert (1) and Mike Strohmeyer (1)
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