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Event: Road America 500Date: 8.7.2001
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (United States), 6.437 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Road America 500 Miles

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:12:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:500 miles
Attendance:unknown
Entered:54
Practiced:38
Qualified:37
Started:37
Finished:25
Classes:
SportRacing Prototype
SportRacing Prototype II
GTS
GT
American GT
Race notes:
10 minute reconnaissance period held before race
1 full-course caution for 3 laps
Pre-race sessions:
test sessions held on 5/7 (times not recorded)
3 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 175 minutes on 6-7/7
1 qualifying session held for a total of 15 minutes on 7/7
Winners:
Overall:27Ferrari 333 SP JuddTheys / Lienhard / Baldi
SportRacing Prototype II:21Lola B2K/40 NissanDevlin / Oberto / Sterenberg
GTS:5Saleen S7-RBingham / Johnson
GT:15Porsche 996 GT3-RSPobst / Hiskey
American GT:11Chevrolet CamaroBupp / Leavy
Fastest Laps:
Overall:27Ferrari 333 SP JuddDidier Theys (B)1:58.379195.765 km/h
SportRacing Prototype II:89Lola B2K/40 NissanBruno St. Jacques (CDN)2:05.697184.368 km/h
GTS:5Saleen S7-RChris Bingham (USA)2:10.383177.742 km/h
GT:57Porsche 996 GT3-RStefano Buttiero (I)2:15.152171.471 km/h
American GT:11Chevrolet CamaroKen Bupp (USA)2:14.377172.459 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:16Riley & Scott Mk III FordJames Weaver (GB)1:58.195196.071 km/h
SportRacing Prototype II:25Lola B2K/40 NissanScott Maxwell (CDN)2:05.042185.396 km/h
GTS:5Saleen S7-RChris Bingham (USA)2:09.911178.315 km/h
GT:15Porsche 996 GT3-RSRandy Pobst (USA)2:14.454172.361 km/h
American GT:09Chevrolet CorvetteCraig Conway (USA)2:12.715174.614 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (12), Lola (5), Riley & Scott (4), Chevrolet (4), BMW (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (12), Ford (5), Nissan (5), Chevrolet (5), Judd (3), Mazda (3), BMW (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 996 GT3-R (6), Porsche 996 GT3-RS (5), Riley & Scott Mk III (4), Lola B2K/40 (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (77), CDN (5), GB (3), I (3), B (2), F (2)
Most used colours:white (38%), silver (15%), blue (14%), black (10%), red (9%), yellow (5%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (41%), rear-engined (33%), front-engined (26%)
Average engine size:4280 cc (with regard to 2% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 4314 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Dick Greer (69), Joe Policastro (60), Jim Downing (59)
Youngest known drivers:Clint Field (18), Gunnar Jeannette (19), Ben Devlin (19)
Female drivers:Kimberly Hiskey

Official Race Programme:

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