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Event: 1978 Championship Finals DaytonaDate: 26.11.1978
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.180 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona Finale 250 Miles

Camel GT Challenge (round 14)
IMSA GTO (round 14)
IMSA GTU (round 14)
International Motor Sport Association (round 14)
Weather:unknown
Start time:14:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:250 miles
Attendance:unknown
Entered:81
Practiced:unknown
Started:64
Finished:39
Classes:Start
IMSA GTX22
IMSA GTO21
IMSA GTU14
American Challenge7
Winners:
Overall:59Porsche 935/77APeter Gregg
IMSA GTO:04Chevrolet CorvetteRick Thompkins
IMSA GTU:79Datsun ZKendrick / Hoerr
American Challenge:11Chevrolet NovaDon Yenko
Fastest Laps:
Overall:59Porsche 935/77APeter Gregg (USA)1:48.230205.558 km/hlap 4
Pole Positions:
Overall:59Porsche 935/77APeter Gregg (USA)
IMSA GTO:25BMW 3.5 CSLKenper Miller (USA)1:58.062188.440 km/h
IMSA GTU:42Porsche 911Bill Bean (USA)2:05.945176.645 km/h
American Challenge:96Buick SkylarkGene Felton (USA)2:01.662182.863 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (31), Chevrolet (18), Ford (4), Datsun (2), Oldsmobile (2), BMW (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (30), Chevrolet (18), Ford (4), Datsun (2), BMW (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (9), Chevrolet Corvette (9), Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (7), Porsche 911 S (7)
Driver nationalities:USA (78), PR (5), CDN (5), YV (2)
Engine positions:rear-engined (50%), front-engined (46%), mid-engined (4%)
Oldest known drivers:Charlie Kemp (41), David Hobbs (39), Tom Bagley (39)
Youngest known drivers:Carlos Moran (29), Hurley Haywood (30), Richard Valentine (34)

Official Race Programme:

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