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Event: First Union 6 Hours Watkins GlenDate: 23.8.1998
Track: Watkins Glen International Circuit (United States), 5.472 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Weather:humid, dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:36
Practiced:33
Qualified:33
Started:31
Finished:22
Classes:PractStart
Can-Am1212
USRRC GT166
USRRC GT255
USRRC GT3109
Race notes:
6 full-course cautions for 37 laps (118 minutes)
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 55 minutes on 21-22/8
3 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 150 minutes on 21-22/8
15 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:30Ferrari 333 SPMoretti / Theys / Baldi
USRRC GT1:38Porsche 911 GT1 EvoBoutsen / Kelleners
USRRC GT2:25Porsche 911 Carrera RSRWhite / Cilli / Goolsby
USRRC GT3:22Porsche 993 Carrera RSRPobst / Borcheller
Leaders:
laps 1-10:16Riley & Scott Mk III FordWeaver
laps 11-17:20Riley & Scott Mk III FordSchroeder
laps 127-137:38Porsche 911 GT1Boutsen
laps 138-171:30Ferrari 333 SPTheys
laps 18-26:16Riley & Scott Mk III FordWeaver
laps 27-29:88Ferrari 333 SPDavies
lap 30:38Porsche 911 GT1Boutsen
laps 31-50:16Riley & Scott Mk III FordWeaver
laps 51-56:38Porsche 911 GT1Boutsen
laps 57-75:16Riley & Scott Mk III FordForbes-Robinson
laps 76-80:38Porsche 911 GT1Kelleners
laps 81-126:16Riley & Scott Mk III FordLeitzinger
Fastest Laps:
Overall:16Riley & Scott Mk III FordJames Weaver (GB)1:40.872198.152 km/h
USRRC GT1:38Porsche 911 GT1 EvoThierry Boutsen (B)1:43.580192.972 km/h
USRRC GT2:99Porsche 911 GT2Larry Schumacher (USA)1:56.915170.962 km/h
USRRC GT3:86Porsche 911 Carrera RSRSteve Marshall (USA)1:49.073183.253 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:20Riley & Scott Mk III FordDorsey Schroeder (USA)1:39.171220.239 km/h
USRRC GT1:4Panoz GTR-1 FordBrabham1:42.098213.930 km/h
USRRC GT2:99Porsche 911 GT2O'Steen / Schumacher1:56.296186.201 km/h
USRRC GT3:10BMW M3Auberlen / Simo1:55.959187.810 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (10), Riley & Scott (7), Kudzu (3), Ferrari (2), Panoz (2), BMW (2), Chevrolet (2), Mazda (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (10), Ford (9), Mazda (3), Chevrolet (3), Ferrari (2), BMW (2)
Top car types by numbers:Riley & Scott Mk III (7), Porsche 993 Carrera RSR (5), Ferrari 333 SP (2), Panoz GTR-1 (2), Kudzu DLM (2), BMW M3 E36 (2), Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (2), Chevrolet Camaro (2), Mazda RX-7 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (64), GB (4), CDN (4), B (3), I (3), AUS (2)
Engine positions:mid-engined (40%), front-engined (31%), rear-engined (29%)
Oldest known drivers:Larry Schumacher (62), Gianpiero Moretti (58), Roger Schramm (57)
Youngest known drivers:Spencer Pumpelly (24), Jeret Schroeder (29), Butch Leitzinger (29)
Woman drivers:Lyn St. James

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