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Event: Lumbermens North American Sports Car ChampionshipDate: 26.8.1979
Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (United States), unknown lengthOrganiser: IMSA

Mid-Ohio 500 Miles

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:12:30
Grid:unknown
Distance:500 miles
Attendance:unknown
Entered:28
Practiced:unknown
Started:26
Finished:13
Classes:
Group 8
Group 6
Group 6 - 2000 cc
Group 5
Group 4
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 105 minutes on 25/8
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 60 minutes on 25/8
20 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:47Ralt RT1 1/2 HartRedman / Rahal
Fastest Laps:
Overall:39LolaJohn Gunn (USA)1:28.020157.972 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:39LolaGunn / Belcher1:27.012
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (12), Chevrolet (7), Lola (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (12), Chevrolet (10), Ford (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (7), Chevrolet Corvette (4), Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (40), PR (3), CDN (3), GB (2), AUS (2)
Most used colours:blue (28%), white (28%), red (19%), yellow (12%), black (5%), orange (5%)
Engine positions:rear-engined (48%), front-engined (28%), mid-engined (24%)
Oldest known drivers:Brian Redman (42), John Gunn (40), Tom Bagley (40)
Youngest known drivers:Bobby Rahal (26), Hurley Haywood (31), Lyn St. James (32)
Woman drivers:Lyn St. James

Official Race Programme:

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