Event: 6-Hours including The Trans-Am and The Can-Am for the SCCA Citicorp Can-Am ChallengeDate: 8.7.1979
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (United States), 5.435 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Can-Am Watkins Glen

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsTimeDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.FL Time
1st5Keke RosbergSpyder NF-11 ChevroletNewman Freeman Racing551:37:15.530298.855 kms184.238-1:42.789
2nd2Geoff LeesLola T333 CS/VDS ChevroletRacing Team VDS551:37:41.895-1:44.136
3rd11Vern SchuppanElfin MR8A ChevroletThomas W. Barrett/Theodore Racing54-
4th9Bill TemperoLola T332C ChevroletBill Tempero Racing51-
5th37Horst KrollLola T332 ChevroletHorst Kroll Racing51-
6th79Bob BrownLola T333 CS ChevroletBobby Brown Racing Inc.51-
7th46John MortonLola T333 CS ChevroletJohn Morton Racing-Toys for Big Boys51-
8th1Jacky IckxLola T333 CS ChevroletCarl A. Haas Racing Teams Ltd.50-1:43.838
9th52Gary GoveChevron B26 FordPete Lovely Volkswagen491stU2L
10th59Roman PechmannLola T290 FordRoman Pechmann452ndU2L
11th51Tim EvansLola T290 FordDiversified Engineering Services433rdU2L
12th28John McCormackMcLaren M23 RepcoJohn McCormack33-
13th13Randolph TownsendSpyder NF-11 ChevroletNewman Freeman Racing30Broken oil line-
14th47Tony CicaleRalt RT1 1/2 HartCicale Champion Racing29Off course4thU2L
15th31Gerre PayvisLola T333 CS ChevroletChristina B. Snyder27Gearbox-
16th34Bertil RoosChevron B27 FordRoos Racing School275thU2L
17th8Bobby RahalProphet - ChevroletU.S. Racing-Herb Caplan22Breaks-1:43.166
18th54S. Peter SmithBobsy 2-L FordRed Roof Inns Inc.19Axle failure6thU2L
19th10Al HolbertHogan HR-001 ChevroletHogan Racing Ltd.19Broken A-arm-
20th4Elliot Forbes-RobinsonSpyder NF-11 ChevroletNewman Freeman Racing18-1:43.001
21st56Leonard JankeLola T332 ChevroletE. Janke Automobile Co.17-
22nd39John GunnLola T332 Chevrolet (GG-5)Dallas Heyner15Clutch-
23rd94John Timken, Jr.Lola T296 FordEssex Racing Service6Off course7thU2L
24th58Rocky MoranLola T332 ChevroletAmerican Spirit Racing4Accident-
25th72Chuck SmithChevron B19/21 FordCharles L. Smith1Off course8thU2L
26th19John SorbelloSorbello GM5 Chevrolet1Off course-

Did not start:

81T. Patrick McGonegleLola T332 Chevrolet-
97Robert E. DugoLola B.A.D. 1 ChevroletRobert E. Dugo-

Did not practice:

1TJacky IckxLola T333 CS ChevroletCarl A. Haas Racing Team, Ltd.Spare car-

Entered cars that did not arrive:

6Howard KellyLola T332 RNF ChevroletWm. Nagel Racing Enterprises-
15Dave HooverLola T300Broccoli Racing-
27Jim GustafsonJackal 79 (March 73A Chevrolet)Jim Gustafson Racing Team-
33Brian BurgessChevron B21/23Dog Ring ServicesU2L
40Tom JonesMarch 74A ChevroletDevelopment 5000-
43Dean DietrichDRL Hawke 79 (March 76A)Dietrich Racing Ltd.-
61E. B. LunkenMarch 73S BMWE. B. Lunken EngineeringU2L
67Robert J. NelkinLola T333 CS ChevroletNelkin Racing Organization-
96Chris StrongChevron B36Chris StrongU2L
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