Event: 18th Annual 24 Hour Pepsi Challenge DaytonaDate: 4.2.1979
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.180 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 24 Hours

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.Div.
1st0Field / Ongais / HaywoodPorsche 935/79Interscope Racing6844227.039 kms176.0771stGTX+2000/Gr.5
2nd65Morton / AdamowiczFerrari 365 GTB/4Modena Sports Cars6351stGTO+2000/Gr.5
3rd11Canepa / Mears / SheltonPorsche 935Bruce Canepa6272ndGTX+2000/Gr.5
4th94Whittington / Whittington / BarthPorsche 935/79Whittington Bros. Racing6223rdGTX+2000/Gr.5
5th7Katayama / Terada / YorinoMazda RX-7Mazda Technical Center6171stGTU
6th77Bohren / Johnson / MandevilleMazda RX-7Mazda Technical Center6152ndGTU
7th60Bond / TiltonPorsche 911E. J. Pruitt & Sons6123rdGTU
8th54Garcia / Montalvo / VadiaPorsche Carrera RSRMontura Ranch Estates5872ndGTO
9th98Van Every / Tisdelle / OverbyPorsche Carrera RSRVan Every Racing5793rdGTO
10th03Pallavicini / Calderari / VanoliPorsche 934Lubrifilm Racing5774thGTO
11th75Ramirez / Villa / GordilloPorsche 911Mike Ramirez5604thGTU
12th37Espinosa / Lopez / CortesPorsche CarreraBotero Racing5515thGTO
13th33Welter / Aten / RefenningPorsche 911Peter Welter5505thGTU
14th58Febles / CurrinPorsche CarreraDiego Febles Racing5436thGTO
15th5Mendez / Rutherford / MillerPorsche 935Budweiser Racing529Rear suspension4thGTX
16th27Mummery / Sheehy / SereixPorsche 911 SMiami Auto Racing522Differential6thGTU
17th62Koll / CookPorsche 914/6Koll Motorsports511DNF7thGTU
18th95Bond / DannChevrolet MonzaStephen E. Bond5097thGTO
19th21Wood / Bagley / ShaferChevrolet CamaroOftedahl Racing4938thGTO
20th42Ashby / Bean / BeasleyPorsche 911Bullwinkele Racing, Inc.4938thGTU
21st08Wolters / Northam / WeissPorsche 911Southern Racing Ent.4889thGTU
22nd34Drolsom / Greb / MaffucciPorsche 911Drolsom Racing48210thGTU
23rd64Canada / Boykin / CicconeChevrolet CamaroLenton B. McGill4589thGTO
24th61Cosentino / Starita / AkaikeMazda RX-3Faza Squadra44411thGTU
25th8Arutunoff / Marina / SullivanLancia StratosAutomobiles International Inc.439DNF12thGTU
26th6Barbour / Redman / NewmanPorsche 935/77ADick Barbour Racing410Dropped valve5thGTX
27th80Adams / Frey / SpoerlPontiac FirebirdHerb Adams408Oil pressure10thGTO
28th17Mederer / Sherman / KlineMazda RX-7Racing Beat393DNF13thGTU
29th93Whittington / Whittington / HennPorsche 934Whittington Bros. Racing389Accident11thGTO
30th71Scott / Hutchins / HoneggerPorsche 911Bill Scott Racing388DNF14thGTU
31st40Southard / Koch / RoePorsche 914/6Performance Specialists385DNF15thGTU
32nd1Wollek / Ickx / GreggPorsche 935/77AGelo Racing Team342Valves6thGTX
33rd69Bytzek / Bartling / HeimrathPorsche Carrera RSRBytzek Automotive335Oil system12thGTO
34th29Hagan / Overbagh / ReedChevrolet MonzaStratagraph Inc.331DNF13thGTO
35th89Hamilton / Hoskins / ForrestPorsche 911Hamilton House Racing329DNF16thGTU
36th51Kirby / Hotchkis / MeisterPorsche Carrera RSRCasablanca Fan Co.328DNF14thGTO
37th15Gebhardt / GrinboldBMW CSLBavarian Motors International299DNF15thGTO
38th81Soto / Romero / NotzPorsche CarreraPerformance Export241DNF16thGTO
39th01White / Roehrig / HamiltonPorsche 911D. R. Racing223DNF17thGTU
40th13Shaw, Jr. / Spalding / RidgelyPorsche 935Hal Shaw Racing222Turbocharger7thGTX
41st36Case / PanaccionePorsche 911Case Racing210DNF18thGTU
42nd53Thomas / Moise / NehlChevrolet CamaroGuy Thomas2018thGTX
43rd06Levenson / Baker / HesterChevrolet CorvetteAl Levenson197DNF17thGTO
44th23Kemp / Baird / NieropFord Cobra IICharlie Kemp168DNF9thGTX
45th3Finotto / Facetti / MorettiPorsche 935Jolly Club - Sportwagen Racing Team164Engine10thGTX
46th4Jöst / Stommelen / MerlPorsche 935/77ALM Joest Porsche162Engine11thGTX+2000/Gr.5
47th90Kump / Lee / MillerAMC AMXBob's Speed Products156DNF18thGTO
48th12Wellik / Bagley / ChamberlainChevrolet CamaroOftedahl Racing147DNF19thGTO
49th56Carter / Edwards / ValentineChevrolet CamaroPeerless Racing144DNF20thGTO
50th2Schurti / Fitzpatrick / WollekPorsche 935/77AGelo Racing Team135Valves12thGTX+2000/Gr.5
51st57Tremblay / LappDatsun 240ZJohn Tremblay118Gearbox19thGTU
52nd9Akin / McFarlin / WoodsPorsche 935Dick Barbour Racing117Engine13thGTX
53rd66Andruet / Dini / Ballot-LénaFerrari 512 BBJMS Racing-Pozzi103Withdrawn after Delaunay's accident14thGTX+2000/Gr.5
54th67Ballot-Léna / Leclère / AndruetFerrari 512 BBJMS Racing-Pozzi101Withdrawn after Delaunay's accident15thGTX+2000/Gr.5
55th24Shaw / Yenko / ThompsonChevrolet MonzaGraham Shaw86DNF16thGTX
56th38Fernandez / Soldevilla / FerrerPorsche Carrera RSRBoricua Racing73DNF21stGTO
57th68Tullius / Delaunay / BedardFerrari 512 BBN.A.R.T.72Accident17thGTX+2000/Gr.5
58th43McDill / BehrChevrolet CamaroMeldeau Tire Co.59DNF18thGTX
59th46DeNarvaez / Naon / DeNarvaezPorsche Carrera RSRMauricio De Narvaez46DNF22ndGTO
60th07Cowart / McClain / MillerPorsche Carrera RSRBudweiser Racing35DNF23rdGTO
61st00HennPorsche 935/77AInterscope Racing29Accident19thGTX
62nd14GriswoldBMW CSLBavarian Motors International25Cooling system20thGTX
63rd96WonzerTriumph GT6Gary Wonzer20Electrics20thGTU
64th48LearyDatsun 240ZFrank L. Leary, III13Cooling system21stGTU
65th18PaulPorsche 935 JLP-1JLP Racing12Electrics21stGTX
66th79BergstromMazda RX-7Sports Ltd. Racing9Suspension22ndGTU
67th73HoweyChevrolet CamaroHowey Farms4DNF22ndGTX

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
63Cosentino / FisherMazda RX-3Faza SquadraGTU
78Williams / Doran / UpchurchDatsun 240ZAssociated Speed & PerformanceGTU

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.Div.
TKatayama / Terada / Yorino / Bohren / Downing / MandevilleMazda RX-7Mazda Technical CenterGTU

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
04Thompkins / Heinz / CochranChevrolet CorvetteRick ThompkinsGTO
05Gottlob / TerrillChevrolet CorvetteCliff Gottlob
20DiLella / Cueto / FernandezPorsche 914/6DiLella RacingGTU
22Kreider / DavidsonChevrolet CorvetteDale Kreider RacingGTO
25LaMay / ParkerFord Mustang IILarry Parker
31Cruz / Lopez / GonzalezPorsche 911Hiram CruzGTU
35DeNarvaez / Botero / BuffPorsche CarreraLuis Botero
44Murry / Van Arsdale / WeissPorsche 911Sud Porsche RacingGTU
45Chudziak / Cloutier / TimolatMazda RX-3Paul CloutierGTU
83Zitza / Belperche / ZitzaPorsche 914/6Zotz Garage Inc.GTU
85Hulen / Coupland / SpeakmanPorsche 914/6John E. HulenGTU
86Ross / Kull / SouthardFord PintoTom Ross RacingGTX
87Gano / Moffitt / UiterwykChevrolet CorvetteU-Mo Racing
88Yerger / Orlando / CassataAlfa Romeo GTVDAY Enterprise RacingGTU
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