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Event: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Grand PrixDate: 14.4.1985
Track: Road Atlanta (United States), 4.023 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Road Atlanta 500 Kilometres

Weather:unknown
Start time:15:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:500 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:62
Practiced:unknown
Started:53
Finished:28
Classes:Start
IMSA GTP20
IMSA GTP Lights4
IMSA GTO14
IMSA GTU15
Pre-race sessions:
3 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 135 minutes on 12-13/4
1 qualifying session held for a total of 45 minutes on 13/4
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:04Jaguar XJR-5Redman / Haywood
IMSA GTP Lights:72Fabcar CL PorscheForbes-Robinson / Winters
IMSA GTO:65Ford MustangJones / Dallenbach, Jr.
IMSA GTU:76Mazda RX-7Baldwin
Fastest Laps:
Overall:45March 85G BuickJohn Paul, Jr. (USA)1:17.576188.202 km/hlap 52
IMSA GTP Lights:72Fabcar CL PorscheElliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)1:27.215167.402 km/hlap 5
IMSA GTO:65Ford MustangJohn Jones (CDN)1:26.043169.683 km/hlap 4
IMSA GTU:84Pontiac FieroClay Young (USA)1:30.069162.098 km/hlap 35
Pole Positions:
Overall:14Porsche 962Al Holbert (USA)1:14.518195.925 km/h
IMSA GTP Lights:63Argo JM16B MazdaJim Downing (USA)1:25.277171.207 km/h
IMSA GTO:7Ford ThunderbirdGreg Pickett (USA)1:23.787174.252 km/h
IMSA GTU:79Porsche 924 Carrera GTRBob Bergstrom (USA)1:28.078165.762 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (14), March (9), Mazda (9), Pontiac (7), Argo (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (17), Mazda (11), Chevrolet (7), Pontiac (7), Ford (3)
Top car types by numbers:Mazda RX-7 (9), Pontiac Firebird (6), Porsche 962 (5)
Driver nationalities:USA (94), CDN (4), GB (3)
Engine positions:mid-engined (49%), front-engined (39%), rear-engined (12%)
Oldest known drivers:Dick Greer (53), Brian Redman (48), David Hobbs (46)
Youngest known drivers:John Jones (20), Darin Brassfield (22), Scott Pruett (25)
Woman drivers:Lyn St. James

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Road Atlanta 500 Kilometres 1985Entry List - Road Atlanta 500 Kilometres 1985Schedule of Events - Road Atlanta 500 Kilometres 1985Track Map - Road Atlanta 500 Kilometres 1985
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