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Event: Camel Continental Watkins GlenDate: 8.7.1984
Track: Watkins Glen International Circuit (United States), 5.440 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Weather:sunny, cool
Start time:7/7 14:00 and 8/7 14:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:2 x 3 hours
Attendance:33000
Entered:93
Practiced:unknown
Qualified:60
Started:57
Finished:26
Classes:StartClass
IMSA GTP2121
IMSA GTO1919
IMSA GTU1717
Race notes:
Race ran as two heats for 3 hours.
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 90 minutes on 6/7
1 qualifying sessions held for a total of 30 minutes on 6/7
20 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:14Porsche 962Holbert / Bell / Adams
IMSA GTO:91Porsche 934Vincentz / Mullen
IMSA GTU:87Porsche 924 CarreraSchneider / Forbes-Robinson
Leaders:
laps 111-119:14Porsche 962Holbert/Bell
laps 120-123:56March 84G ChevroletLanier/Whittington
laps 124-194:14Porsche 962Holbert/Bell
laps 1-8:7Ford Mustang TurboLudwig/Wollek
laps 9-110:56March 84G ChevroletLanier/Whittington
Fastest Laps:
Overall:14Porsche 962Derek Bell (GB)1:44.710186.851 km/hlap 128
IMSA GTO:47Chevrolet CorvetteWalt Bohren (USA)1:57.890165.960 km/hlap 2
IMSA GTU:87Porsche 924 CarreraElliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)2:00.370162.542 km/hlap 29
Pole Positions:
Overall:14Porsche 962Derek Bell (GB)1:41.966191.879 km/h
IMSA GTO:4Chevrolet CamaroGene Felton (USA)1:55.783168.981 km/h
IMSA GTU:87Porsche 924 CarreraSchneider / Forbes-Robinson2:02.329186.851 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (10), Mazda (10), Chevrolet (9), March (6), Argo (4), Datsun (4)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (15), Mazda (12), Porsche (10), Datsun (4), Ford (3), BMW (3), Pontiac (3)
Top car types by numbers:Mazda RX-7 (9), Chevrolet Corvette (5), Argo JM16 (4), Chevrolet Camaro (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (108), GB (3), I (2), CDN (2)
Most used colours:white (43%), red (24%), yellow (10%), blue (8%), black (6%), silver (4%)
Engine positions:front-engined (48%), mid-engined (46%), rear-engined (6%)
Oldest known drivers:Gaston Andrey (58), Innes Ireland (54), Dick Greer (52)
Youngest known drivers:John Paul, Jr. (24), John Lloyd (29), Fulvio Ballabio (30)
Woman drivers:Lyn St. James

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1984Entry List - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1984Schedule of Events - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1984Track Map - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1984
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