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International Motor Sport Association 1978


Round Date Race State Practiced Started Classified
1 5.2.1978 24 h Daytona USA 71 68  
2 18.3.1978 12 h Sebring USA 79 76  
3 2.4.1978 6 h Talladega USA 42 40  
4 16.4.1978 Road Atlanta [GTU] USA      
4 16.4.1978 100 mile Road Atlanta USA   39  
5 30.4.1978 100 mile Laguna Seca USA      
5 30.4.1978 Laguna Seca [GTU] USA      
6 7.5.1978 Hallett [GTU] USA      
6 7.5.1978 100 mile Hallett USA      
7 29.5.1978 Lime Rock [GTU] USA      
7 29.5.1978 100 mile Lime Rock USA      
8 18.6.1978 100 mile Brainerd USA      
9 4.7.1978 250 mile Daytona Paul Revere USA      
10 30.7.1978 100 mile Sears Point USA      
10 30.7.1978 Sears Point [GTU] USA      
11 6.8.1978 Portland [GTU] USA      
11 6.8.1978 100 mile Portland USA      
12 27.8.1978 250 mile Mid-Ohio USA   45  
13 4.9.1978 Road Atlanta [GTU] II USA   31  
13 4.9.1978 100 mile Road Atlanta II USA   30  
14 26.11.1978 250 mile Daytona Finale USA   64  

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IMSA Round: 1

24 h Daytona

17th Annual 24 Hours of Daytona, Championship of Makes, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach Date: 5.2.1978

Practiced:71(GTX - 29, GTO - 20, GTU - 22)
Started:68(GTX - 27, GTO - 20, GTU - 20)

Circuit length: 6,180 km Race distance: 4202,319 km Winner's average speed: 175,005 km/h

Fastest lap:Rolf StommelenNo. 99Porsche 935/77A1:51,845198,915 km/h(lap 14)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 99 Rolf Stommelen (D)
Toine Hezemans (NL)
Peter Gregg (USA)
Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0011 Brumos Porsche 680 24:00:45,400 1. GTX 4. 2:03,097
2. 6 Dick Barbour (USA)
Manfred Schurti (FL)
Johnny Rutherford (USA)
Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0033 Dick Barbour Racing 650 24:00:45,900 2. GTX 8. 2:06,900
3. 58 Diego Febles (PR)
Alec Poole (IRL)
Porsche Carrera RSR Diego Febles Racing 645 1. GTO 21. 2:07,235
4. 33 Bonky Fernandez (PR)
John Paul (USA)
Phil Currin (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9113 Boricua Racing 637 2. GTO 14. 2:01,956
5. 14 Josef Brambring (D)
Dieter Schornstein (D)
"John Winter" (D)
Porsche 935 K2 007 00016 Kremer Porsche Racing 635 3. GTX 10. 2:13,972
6. 09 Gary Belcher (USA)
Doc Bundy (USA)
Al Holbert (USA)
Porsche 934/5 930 670 0175? Belcher Racing 632 Fuel pump 4. GTX 12. 1:56,828
7. 32 Steve Earle (USA)
Bob Akin (USA)
Rick Knoop (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9048 Earle & Akin Racing Associates 632 5. GTX 18. 2:05,491
8. 65 John Morton (USA)
Tony Adamowicz (USA)
Hal Sahlman (USA)
Bobby Carradine (USA)
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 16407 Dan Ward Racing 622 3. GTO 16. 2:04,021
9. 59 Peter Gregg (USA)
Claude Ballot-Léna (F)
Brad Frisselle (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0909 JMS Brumos Porsche 621 6. GTX 6. 2:05,951
10. 13 Hal Shaw, Jr. (USA)
Jim Busby (USA)
Howard Meister (USA)
Porsche 935 930 670 0180 Hal Shaw Racing 608 7. GTX 9. 2:10,939
11. 01 Dave White (USA)
Gary Mesnick (USA)
J. Dana Roehrig (USA)
Porsche 911 J. Dana Roehrig 604 Engine 1. GTU 26. 2:07,839
12. 34 George Drolsom (USA)
Hugh Davenport (USA)
Mark Greb (USA)
Porsche 911 S Drolsom Racing 592 2. GTU 57. 2:18,426
13. 21 Franz Konrad (A)
Reinhold Jöst (D)
Volkert Merl (D)
Porsche 935 930 670 0172 Konrad Racing 590 8. GTX 7. 2:06,751
14. 08 Terry Wolters (USA)
Jack Refenning (USA)
Ray Mummery (USA)
Porsche 911 911 030 1263 Terry Wolters 584 3. GTU 55. 2:17,995
15. 24 Tom Frank (USA)
Bob Bergstrom (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9056 Executive Industries 580 9. GTX 19. 2:05,969
16. 84 Chris Doyle (USA)
John Maffucci (USA)
Bob Speakman (USA)
Datsun 260Z Bondurant Racing School 577 4. GTU 56. 2:18,414
17. 60 John Thomas (USA)
Ren Tilton (USA)
Rusty Bond (USA)
Porsche 911 R & R Racing 551 5. GTU 34. 2:09,410
18. 29 Richard Weiss (USA)
Bill Alsup (USA)
Bill Follmer (USA)
Porsche 911 S Richard C. Weiss 550 6. GTU 35. 2:09,947
19. 37 Bob Buchler (USA)
Eddie Johnson (USA)
Clay Young (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Clay Young 550 10. GTX 45. 2:15,515
20. 46 Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO)
Albert Naon (USA)
Tony Garcia (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 1099 Mauricio DeNarvaez 547 DNF 4. GTO 36. 2:10,725
21. 22 Bill Harriss (USA)
Volker Bruckmann (USA)
Porsche 911 E Music City Racing 546 7. GTU 49. 2:16,468
22. 5 François Migault (F)
Lucien Guitteny (F)
Gregg Young (USA)
Ferrari 365 GT4/BB 18139 Team Grand Competition on Canart 521 11. GTX 17. 2:04,329
23. 68 Luis Mendez (DR)
Mandy Gonzalez (PR)
Tato Ferrer (PR)
Porsche Carrera RSR 005 0009 Luis Mendez 509 5. GTO 66. 2:26,013
24. 91 Bob Bondurant (USA)
Steve Cook (USA)
Ron Southern (USA)
Datsun 260Z Bob Bondurant 508 8. GTU 65. 2:25,662
25. 78 Bobby Hillin (USA)
William Henderson (USA)
Richard Turner (USA)
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 13771 Western Motor Works 506 6. GTO 52. 2:17,357
26. 9 Brian Goellnicht (USA)
José Marina (USA)
Jack May (USA)
Anatoly Arutunoff (USA)
Lancia Stratos Anatoly Arutunoff 505 9. GTU 53. 2:17,492
27. 94 Preston Henn (USA)
Hal Sahlman (USA)
Sandy Satullo (USA)
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 13367 Preston Henn 502 Accident 7. GTO 31. 2:08,911
28. 36 Ron Case (USA)
Dave Panaccione (USA)
Porsche 911 Case Racing 500 10. GTU 46. 2:15,534
29. 53 Jim Downing (USA)
Stu Fisher (USA)
Walt Bohren (USA)
Roger Mandeville (USA)
Mazda RX-3 Mazda Auto Tokyo 498 11. GTU 42. 2:14,599
30. 61 Taku Akaike (J)
Al Cosentino (USA)
Mazda RX-3 Alfred Cosentino 498 12. GTU 44. 2:14,783
31. 38 Bill McDill (USA)
Mike Meldeau (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Mike Meldeau 497 12. GTX 29. 2:08,893
32. 10 Guy Church (USA)
Rick Kump (USA)
Bob Lee (USA)
AMC AMX Bob's Speed Products 481 8. GTO 62. 2:23,999
33. 50 Charles Kleinschmidt (USA)
Lee Culpepper (USA)
MGB GT Native Tan 477 13. GTU 68. 2:41,167
34. 77 Amos Johnson (USA)
Dennis Shaw (USA)
Charles Woodward (USA)
AMC Hornet AMX Amos Johnson/Dennis Shaw 475 9. GTO 41. 2:14,409
35. 7 Ludwig Heimrath (CDN)
Jacques Bienvenue (CDN)
Norm Ridgely (CDN)
Porsche 935 930 770 0958 Heimrath Racing 466 Accident 13. GTX 11. 1:55,403
36. 07 Dave Cowart (USA)
Charles Mendez (USA)
Joe Castellano (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR Morrison's Inc. 459 DNF 10. GTO 61. no time
37. 82 Carm Solomone (USA)
Fred Lang (USA)
Buzz Fyhrie (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Solomone Racing 456 DNF 14. GTX 24. 2:07,497
38. 15 Bruno Beilcke (D)
Sepp Grinbold (USA)
Alf Gebhardt (USA)
BMW 3.0 CSL Bavarian Motors International 427 DNF 15. GTX 48. 2:16,393
39. 55 Emiliano Rodriguez (USA)
Hiram Cruz (USA)
Lotus Europa Ford Emiliano Rodriguez 402 14. GTU 58. 2:18,883
40. 95 Hurley Haywood (USA)
Bob Hagestad (USA)
Doc Bundy (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0957 Bob Hagestad 400 Clutch 16. GTX 60. no time
41. 18 Dick Gauthier (USA)
Jack Swanson (USA)
Brad West (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Ours & Hours Racing 395 17. GTX 50. 2:16,674
42. 56 Richard Valentine (USA)
Craig Carter (USA)
Murray Edwards (CDN)
Chevrolet Camaro Carter Brothers 361 18. GTX 23. 2:07,477
43. 87 Pedro Vazquez (USA)
Ron Oyler (USA)
Joseph Hamilton (USA)
Gunter Hamilton (USA)
Gunter Seipolt (USA)
Porsche 911 Pedro Vazquez, Jr. 360 15. GTU 67. 2:58,980
44. 02 Dick Neland (USA)
Al Levenson (USA)
Tom Brown (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Al Levenson 353 11. GTO 43. 2:14,709
45. 52 Yoshimi Katayama (J)
Yojiro Terada (J)
Roger Mandeville (USA)
Mazda RX-3 Mazda Auto Tokyo 271 DNF 16. GTU 28. 2:08,779
46. 19 Chris Cord (USA)
Jim Adams (USA)
Chevrolet Monza DeKon 1011 Chris Cord Racing 261 Engine 19. GTX 13. 1:59,100
47. 73 Clark Howey (USA)
Dale Koch (USA)
David Crabtree (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Howey Farms 259 DNF 20. GTX 20. 2:06,961
48. 76 Frank Thomas (USA)
Lee Mueller (USA)
Logan Blackburn (USA)
Porsche 911 Quality Inn 224 DNF 17. GTU 39. 2:12,306
49. 72 Carl Thompson (USA)
Billy Hagan (USA)
Rusty Schmidt (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Bill Arnold Racing 169 DNF 21. GTX 22. 2:07,271
50. 20 Richard Bostyan (USA)
Jerry Thompson (USA)
Don Yenko (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Richard L. Bostyan 152 DNF 12. GTO 15. 2:03,360
51. 25 Kenper Miller (USA)
Paul Miller (USA)
Oscar Koveleski (USA) - DND
BMW 3.5 CSL Kenper Miller 125 Engine 13. GTO 64. 2:25,439
52. 05 Stephen Bond (USA)
Dale Kreider (USA)
Philip Dann (USA)
Chevrolet Monza Dale Kreider 123 Wheel 22. GTX 51. 2:17,172
53. 8 Felice Besenzoni (I)
Luciano Dal Ben (I)
Byron Wever (USA)
Ferrari 308 GTB 20457 Jolly Club 117 Electrics 14. GTO 33. 2:09,180
54. 48 John Carusso (USA)
Emory Donaldson (USA)
Luis Sereix (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Autodyne Inc. 90 Suspension 15. GTO 27. 2:08,198
55. 80 Herb Adams (USA)
Pat Bedard (USA)
Marv Thomson (USA)
Oldsmobile Cutlass Herb Adams 89 Gearbox 16. GTO 30. 2:08,911
56. 0 Danny Ongais (USA)
Ted Field (USA)
Milt Minter (USA)
Porsche 935 930 890 0019??? Interscope Racing 88 Engine 23. GTX 1. 2:00,152
57. 12 Bob Wollek (F)
Henri Pescarolo (F)
Didier Jaunet (F)
Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0013 Porsche Kremer Racing 86 Engine 24. GTX 2. 2:00,398
58. 51 John Hotchkis (USA)
Robert Kirby (USA)
Dennis Aase (USA)
Porsche 911 Wynn's International 85 Engine 18. GTU 63. 2:24,850
59. 4 Dino Mallet (I)
Bob Bondurant (USA)
Sergio Romolotti (I)
DNS - Romeo Camathias (CH)
Ferrari 308 GTB 19889? Jolly Club 82 Transmission 17. GTO 32. 2:08,936
60. 03 Guido Levetto (USA)
Dan Rice (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Guido Levetto 79 Suspension 18. GTO 69. no time
61. 54 John Tunstall (USA)
Stephen Behr (USA)
Lou Timolat (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 0100 T & C 70 Flywheel 25. GTX 38. 2:11,732
62. 39 Greg Pickett (USA)
Neil Bonnet (USA)
Bruce Canepa (USA)
Porsche Carrera Greg Pickett 67 Ignition 19. GTO 59. 2:22,975
63. 27 Pierre Honegger (USA)
Bill Scott (USA)
Mark Hutchins (USA)
DNS - Bob Dean (USA)
Mazda RX-3 Z & W Enterprises 57 DNF 19. GTU 54. 2:17,649
64. 2 David Hobbs (GB)
Ronnie Peterson (S)
BMW 320i Turbo McLaren North America 47 Engine 26. GTX 3. 2:00,578
65. 17 Sam Fillingham (USA)
Tim Chitwood (USA)
K. P. Jones (USA)
Chevrolet Nova Tim Chitwood 45 Accident 20. GTO 40. 2:14,237
66. 3 Carlo Facetti (I)
Martino Finotto (I)
Porsche 935 930 770 0902 Jolly Club 6 Engine 27. GTX 5. 2:04,910
67. 85 John Hulen (USA)
Ron Coupland (USA)
Nick Engels (USA)
Porsche 914/6 John Hulen 0 Engine at start GTU 47. 2:16,363
Disqualified:
71 Francisco Romero (YV)
Ernesto Soto (YV)
Hardie Beloff (USA)
Porsche 911 S Bill Scott 615 Refused inspection GTU 37. 2:11,711
Did not start:
66 Don Devendorf (USA)
Tony Adamowicz (USA)
Jeff Kline (USA)
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 15965 Bobby Carradine GTX 2:18,132
86 Janet Guthrie (USA)
Hugh Kleinpeter (USA)
Jef Stevens (USA)
De Tomaso Pantera GT4K 1603 Hugh Kleinpeter Engine GTX 25. 2:07,815
Did not qualify:
88 Joseph Hamilton (USA)
Chuck Wade (USA)
Marty Hinze (USA)
Porsche 911 Hamilton House Racing GTU 2:37,662
In entry list:
11 Rob Hoskins (USA)
Jeffrey Brooks (USA)
Van McDonald (USA)
Triumph TR7 Robert Hoskins GTU
26 Ernie Smith (USA)
Gene Budd (USA)
Alfa Romeo Sprint Veloce Eleven-Tenths Racing GTU
41 Ted Schumacher (USA)
Robert Hubbard (USA)
John Kelly (USA)
Triumph GT6 Ted Schumacher GTX
42 William Harris (USA)
Ted Kempgens (USA)
Greg Donohue (USA)
Ford Pinto William Harris GTX
43 Don Pike (USA)
Byron Wever (USA)
Allan Bodoh (USA)
Porsche Carrera Allan F. Bodoh GTX
45 Gary Steele (USA)
Bob Zulkowski (USA)
Jim Gaeta (USA)
Porsche Carrera Vann's Auto Body GTX
47 Robert LaMay (USA)
Mike Powell (USA)
Eric Orberg (USA)
Ford Mustang Robert V. LaMay GTX
63 Charles Pelz (USA)
Wiley Doran (USA)
David L. Cunningham (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Charles F. Pelz GTX
70 M. L. Speer (USA)
Windle Turley (USA)
Bobby Hillin (USA)
Steve Anderson (USA)
Porsche 911 S Race Car GTU
75 Paul May (USA)
Logan Blackburn (USA)
Ken McNicol (USA)
Datsun 510 Paul B. May GTU
89 Turner Woodard (USA)
Don Parish (USA)
Dave Causey (USA)
Porsche Carrera Barrick Motor Racing GTO

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IMSA Round: 2

12 h Sebring

The Twelve Hours of Sebring International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Camel GT Challenge, Sebring Date: 18.3.1978

Practiced:79(GTX - 26, GTO - 18, GTU - 30, AC - 5)
Started:76(GTX - 25, GTO - 18, GTU - 28, AC - 5)

Circuit length: 8,369 km Race distance: 2008,461 km Winner's average speed: 167,336 km/h

Fastest lap:Rolf StommelenNo. 6Porsche 935/77A2:37,348191,467 km/h(lap 12)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 9 Brian Redman (GB)
Charles Mendez (USA)
Bob Garretson (USA)
Porsche 935 930 890 0037 Dick Barbour Performance 240 12:00:08,986 1. GTX 5. 2:45,294
2. 95 Bob Hagestad (USA)
Hurley Haywood (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0957 Bob Hagestad 240 12:01:41,000 2. GTX 3. 2:40,598
3. 13 Hal Shaw, Jr. (USA)
Tom Spalding (USA)
Porsche 935 930 670 0180 Ore House - Vail 239 3. GTX 8. 2:51,992
4. 33 John Paul (USA)
Bonky Fernandez (PR)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9113 JLP Racing 233 1. GTO 10. 2:55,910
5. 32 Steve Earle (USA)
Bob Akin (USA)
Rick Knoop (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9048 Earle & Akin Racing 225 4. GTX 16. 2:58,490
6. 77 Francisco Romero (YV)
Ernesto Soto (YV)
Porsche 911 Bill Scott Racing 219 1. GTU 25. 3:03,657
7. 42 Chiqui Soldevilla (PR)
Luis Gordillo (PR)
Porsche 911 S El Sol Racing 213 2. GTU 73. no time
8. 25 Kenper Miller (USA)
Walt Bohren (USA)
BMW 3.5 CSL ex-Gregg KWM Racing 211 Accident 2. GTO 18. 2:58,767
9. 96 Gene Felton (USA)
Vince Gimondo (USA)
Buick Skylark Unicure 209 1. AC 21. 3:02,406
10. 62 Bill Koll (USA)
David Hamren (USA)
Dennis Sherman (USA)
Porsche 914/6 William J. Koll 209 3. GTU 53. 3:14,374
11. 03 Cliff Gottlob (USA)
Danny Terrill (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Cliff Gottlob 199 3. GTO 46. 3:11,661
12. 99 Steve Cook (USA)
Bill Cooper (USA)
Ron Southern (USA)
Datsun 260Z Bob Bondurant 198 4. GTU 59. 3:20,774
13. 58 Diego Febles (PR)
Alec Poole (IRL)
Porsche Carrera RSR Diego Febles Racing 197 Mechanical 4. GTO 15. 2:58,113
14. 57 Terry Keller (USA)
Bob Gray (USA)
Nort Northam (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Sebring Racing 197 5. GTO 49. 3:12,099
15. 36 Ron Case (USA)
Dave Panaccione (USA)
Jack Rynerson (USA)
Porsche 911 Case Racing 196 5. GTU 42. 3:10,188
16. 50 Fritz Hochreuter (CDN)
Rudy Bartling (CDN)
Rainer Brezinka (CDN)
Porsche 911 Fritz Hochreuter 189 6. GTU 43. 3:10,383
17. 48 Luis Sereix (USA)
Lyn St. James (USA)
Phil Currin (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Autodyne 186 6. GTO 12. 2:57,553
18. 01 Dave White (USA)
J. Dana Roehrig (USA)
Gary Mesnick (USA)
Porsche 911 Roehrig Racing Inc. 185 7. GTU 30. 3:06,706
19. 92 Dave Sloyer (USA)
Jim Fitzgerald (USA)
Plymouth Volare Road Atlanta 184 2. AC 34. 3:07,554
20. 79 Michael Callas (USA)
Peter Papke (USA)
Jim Cook (USA)
Porsche Carrera Rennsport Porsche Works 182 7. GTO 13. 2:57,737
21. 89 Rusty Bond (USA)
Ren Tilton (USA)
Porsche 911 Barrick Motor Racing 181 8. GTU 39. 3:09,223
22. 05 Stephen Bond (USA)
Philip Dann (USA)
Chevrolet Monza Saltwater Band 181 5. GTX 65. 3:25,387
23. 85 John Hulen (USA)
Ron Coupland (USA)
Nick Engels (USA)
Porsche 914/6 John Hulen 174 9. GTU 40. 3:09,946
24. 93 Don Whittington (USA)
Russ Boy (USA)
Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Bros. 172 6. GTX 31. 3:06,726
25. 70 M. L. Speer (USA)
Windle Turley (USA)
Porsche 911 S Race Car Ent. 168 10. GTU 56. 3:16,721
26. 71 John Higgins (USA)
Tim Cooper (USA)
James King (USA)
Porsche 911 Foreign Exchange Racing 168 11. GTU 35. 3:07,692
27. 88 Joseph Hamilton (USA)
Chuck Wade (USA)
Ron Collins (USA)
Porsche 911 Hamilton House Racing 167 12. GTU 47. 3:11,870
28. 07 Dave Cowart (USA)
Nick Craw (USA)
Joe Castellano (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR Morrison's Inc. 165 Suspension 8. GTO 23. 3:03,036
29. 00 Steve Southard (USA)
Jim Trueman (USA)
Porsche 914 Red Roof Inns 164 Mechanical 13. GTU 63. 3:23,182
30. 52 Charles Kleinschmidt (USA)
Lee Culpepper (USA)
William Koch (USA)
MGB GT Native Tan 160 14. GTU 69. 3:27,702
31. 21 Vince DiLella (USA)
Manuel Cueto (USA)
Porsche 914/4 471 29 12215 DiLella Racing 152 15. GTU 66. 3:25,394
32. 51 John Hotchkis (USA)
Robert Kirby (USA)
Dennis Aase (USA)
Porsche 911 Wynn's International 142 Mechanical 16. GTU 33. 3:06,981
33. 14 Robert LaMay (USA)
Richard Valentine (USA)
Larry Parker (USA)
Ford Mustang Robert LaMay 140 Accident 9. GTO 51. 3:13,247
34. 91 Werner Frank (USA)
Roger Schramm (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR Framm Promotions/W. Frank 140 10. GTO 36. 3:07,803
35. 08 Terry Wolters (USA)
Wayne Miller (USA)
Porsche 911 S 911 030 1263 Terry Wolters 129 Mechanical 17. GTU 58. 3:20,010
36. 35 Bruno Beilcke (D)
Sepp Grinbold (USA)
Alf Gebhardt (USA)
BMW 2002 Team Beilcke 123 18. GTU 57. 3:17,760
37. 12 George Garcia (USA)
Daniel Vilarchao (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette George Garcia 122 11. GTO 77. no time
38. 2 David Hobbs (GB)
Milt Minter (USA)
Tom Klausler (USA)
BMW 320i Turbo 001 McLaren North America 119 Accident 7. GTX 1. 2:35,734
39. 61 Al Cosentino (USA)
Jim Downing (USA)
Mazda RX-3 Faza Squadra 116 19. GTU 55. 3:16,453
40. 09 Gary Belcher (USA)
Doc Bundy (USA)
DNS - Al Holbert (USA)
Porsche 934/5 930 670 0175? Belcher Racing 115 Mechanical 8. GTX 74. no time
41. 38 Mike Meldeau (USA)
Bill McDill (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Meldeau Tire Co. 113 9. GTX 28. 3:05,606
42. 17 Kenneth LaGrow (USA)
Jimmy Tumbleston (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Kenneth LaGrow 112 10. GTX 75. no time
43. 02 H. David Redszus (USA)
Merv Rosen (USA)
BMW 2002 H. David Redszus 111 20. GTU 70. 3:28,457
44. 34 George Drolsom (USA)
Hugh Davenport (USA)
Porsche 911 S Drolsom Racing Inc. 98 Engine 21. GTU 67. 3:26,575
45. 84 Bob Speakman (USA)
John Maffucci (USA)
Datsun 260Z Worldparts 98 Mechanical 22. GTU 32. 3:06,934
46. 47 Tim Chitwood (USA)
Sam Fillingham (USA)
K. P. Jones (USA)
Chevrolet Nova Tim Chitwood 90 Gearbox 3. AC 44. 3:11,023
47. 87 Pedro Vazquez (USA)
Ron Oyler (USA)
Porsche 911 Pedro Vazquez 83 Gearbox 12. GTO 68. 3:27,529
48. 06 R. V. Shulnburg (USA)
Dave Heinz (USA)
Michael Keyser (USA)
DNS - David McClain (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Greenwood 008 R. V. Shulnburg Scrap Metal 83 Mechanical 11. GTX 6. 2:48,103
49. 28 Clif Kearns (USA)
Marty Hinze (USA)
Stephen Behr (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0960 Desperado Racing 79 12. GTX 7. 2:50,780
50. 24 Tom Frank (USA)
Bob Bergstrom (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9056 Executive Industries 77 Gearbox 13. GTX 14. 2:58,102
51. 46 Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO)
Albert Naon (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 1099 Mauricio De Narvaez 76 Mechanical 13. GTO 19. 2:59,755
52. 27 Ray Mummery (USA)
Jack Refenning (USA)
Tom Sheehy (USA)
Porsche 911 S Miami Auto Racing 70 Clutch 23. GTU 50. 3:12,134
53. 0 Gene Rutherford (USA)
Tom Wallace (USA)
Kathy Wallace (USA)
Oldsmobile Cutlass Chesrown Olds 66 Suspension 4. AC 76. no time
54. 3 Bill Freeman (USA)
Bob Harmon (USA)
Byron Leydecker (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR Bill Freeman Racing 62 Mechanical 14. GTX 72. no time
55. 73 Clark Howey (USA)
Dale Koch (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Howey Farms 50 Engine 15. GTX 37. 3:08,322
56. 4 Mark Leuzinger (USA)
Mike Van der Werff (USA)
De Tomaso Pantera 2846 B. R. Racing Team 48 Mechanical 14. GTO 64. 3:24,946
57. 6 Dick Barbour (USA)
Rolf Stommelen (D)
Manfred Schurti (FL)
Porsche 935/77A Dick Barbour Performance 47 Suspension 16. GTX 2. 2:37,603
58. 11 Javier Garcia (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Javier Garcia 46 Mechanical 17. GTX 20. 3:01,726
59. 41 Herb Jones, Jr. (USA)
Steve Faul (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Jones Ind. Racing 45 Mechanical 18. GTX 27. 3:04,294
60. 76 Frank Thomas (USA)
Lee Mueller (USA)
Paul May (USA)
Porsche 911 Quality Inn 43 Engine 24. GTU 22. 3:02,463
61. 19 Anatoly Arutunoff (USA)
Brian Goellnicht (USA) - DND
José Marina (USA) - DND
Lancia Stratos Hallet Motor Racing Circuit 34 Suspension 25. GTU 48. 3:12,036
62. 8 Bob Beasley (USA)
Bruce Jennings (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 0035 Robert Beasley 30 Mechanical 19. GTX 17. 2:58,491
63. 45 Gary Steele (USA)
Jim Gaeta (USA)
Bob Zulkowski (USA)
Porsche 911 Vann's Auto Body 28 Engine 26. GTU 45. 3:11,451
64. 20 Richard Bostyan (USA)
Jerry Thompson (USA)
Don Yenko (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Bostyan Racing 26 Mechanical 15. GTO 26. 3:03,809
65. 30 Mandy Gonzalez (PR)
Hiram Cruz (USA)
Manuel Villa (PR)
BMW 3.0 CSL 2275989 Aro-Mandy Racing 25 Mechanical 16. GTO 38. 3:08,371
66. 80 Herb Adams (USA)
Pat Bedard (USA)
Marv Thomson (USA)
Oldsmobile Cutlass Herb Adams 21 Suspension 5. AC 54. 3:16,050
67. 86 Hugh Kleinpeter (USA)
Jef Stevens (USA)
De Tomaso Pantera GT4K 1603 Team Pantera 17 Engine 20. GTX 11. 2:56,640
68. 04 Rick Thompkins (USA)
Randy Blessing (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Rick Thompkins 15 Mechanical 17. GTO 9. 2:53,629
69. 59 Peter Gregg (USA)
Brad Frisselle (USA) - DND
Porsche 935 930 770 0909 Brumos Porsche 11 Accident 21. GTX 4. 2:42,010
70. 23 Hoyt Overbagh (USA)
Billy Hagan (USA) - DND
Bud Wamsley (USA) - DND
Chevrolet Monza 001 Overbagh Motor Racing 8 Engine 18. GTO 29. 3:06,125
71. 78 Rod Bremner (CDN)
Don McKnight (CDN) - DND
Triumph TR7 Abingdon/Ashley Motors 7 Mechanical 27. GTU 52. 3:13,513
72. 49 Ted Schumacher (USA)
Robert Hubbard (USA) - DND
John Kelly (USA) - DND
Triumph GT-6 Ted Schumacher Racing 7 Mechanical 28. GTU 60. 3:21,192
73. 7 Ludwig Heimrath (CDN)
Norm Ridgely (CDN) - DND
Porsche 935 930 770 0958 Heimrath Racing 6 Engine 22. GTX 71. no time
74. 40 Manuel Quintana (USA)
Richard Stone (USA) - DND
Ford Mustang Quintana Racing 5 Engine 23. GTX 61. 3:22,617
75. 1 Dale Kreider (USA)
Jack Baldwin (USA) - DND
Chevrolet Corvette Dale Kreider Racing 4 Engine 24. GTX 24. 3:03,495
76. 54 Joaquin Lopez (DR)
Raul Garcia (USA) - DND
Chevrolet Camaro Raul Garcia 2 Accident damage 25. GTX 62. 3:22,896
Did not start:
16 Dan Slodowick (USA)
Cliff McCandless (USA)
Jay C. Miller (USA)
Porsche 914/6 Striped Tiger Racing Engine GTU
81 Juan Montalvo (C)
Tony Garcia (USA)
Ford Escort Juan Montalvo GTU 41. 3:09,999
Did not qualify:
65 Ahmed Valhuerdi (USA)
Bruce Jernigan (USA)
Shelby GT350 Ahmed Valhuerdi GTX
In entry list:
10 Clay Young (USA)
Eddie Johnson (USA)
Bob Buchler (USA)
Pontiac Grand Am Clay Young AC
15 Alf Gebhardt (USA)
Franz Romer (USA)
BMW 3.5 CSL Bavarian Motors, Inc. GTX
18 Tico Almeida (USA)
Rene Rodriguez (USA)
Pepe Romero (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Motorcito Racing GTX
26 Ernie Smith (USA)
Gene Budd (USA)
John Foshee (USA)
Alfa Romeo Sprint Veloce Eleven-Tenths Racing GTU
39 Neil Potter (USA)
William Boyer (USA)
Ford Mustang Neil Potter GTX
43 William Harris (USA)
Charles Gano (USA)
Ford Pinto Harris Engineering GTX
44 Kent Murry (USA)
George Van Arsdale (USA)
Porsche 911 Sud Porsche Racing GTU
55 Ron Duprey (USA)
Bob Lapp (USA)
Datsun 240Z Ron Duprey GTU
60 Hans Berner (CDN)
Willy Goebbels (CDN)
Porsche Carrera Motex Automotive GTX
63 Charles Pelz (USA)
Wiley Doran (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Pelz Jewelers GTX
66 Ralph Noseda (USA)
Richard Small (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Ralph Noseda GTX
68 Luis Mendez (DR)
Jaime Rodriguez (DR)
Joaquin Lopez (DR)
Porsche Carrera RSR 005 0009 Luis Mendez GTO
69 Thomas Abbott (USA)
Mike Murray (USA)
J. Byron Walker (USA)
Ford Pinto T/A Racing School GTX
74 George Hulse (USA)
Dennis Kline (USA)
Porsche 911 George Hulse GTU
75 Mike Ramirez (PR)
Robert Cao (PR)
Manuel Godinez (PR)
Porsche 911 Mike Ramirez GTU
90 Bob Lee (USA)
Guy Church (USA)
Rick Kump (USA)
AMC AMX Bob's Speed Products GTX
94 Bill Whittington (USA)
Don Whittington (USA)
Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Bros. GTX
97 Tony Ansley (USA)
Ron Connelly (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Ansley Racing GTX
98 Ralph Tolman (USA)
Rick Hurst (USA)
Saab 900 Turbo The Racing Team GTX

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IMSA Round: 3

6 h Talladega

6 Hours of Talladega Camel GT Challenge Date: 2.4.1978

Practiced:42(GTX - 15, GTO - 5, GTU - 13, AC - 4, RS - 5)
Started:40(GTX - 14, GTO - 5, GTU - 12, AC - 4, RS - 5)

Circuit length: 6,437 km Race distance: 1126,541 km Winner's average speed: 187,399 km/h

Fastest lap:Peter GreggNo. 59Porsche 9351:53,4204,361 km/h(lap 7)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 59 Peter Gregg (USA)
Brad Frisselle (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0909 Brumos Porsche 175 6:00:41,283 1. GTX 1. 1:52,364
2. 94 Bill Whittington (USA)
Don Whittington (USA)
Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Brothers Racing 167 6:01:37,770 2. GTX 13. 2:06,684
3. 6 Dick Barbour (USA)
Johnny Rutherford (USA)
Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0033 Dick Barbour Racing 161 3. GTX 3. 1:54,687
4. 33 Bonky Fernandez (PR)
Dave Cowart (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9113 Boricua Racing 161 1. GTO 12. 2:06,335
5. 32 Steve Earle (USA)
Bob Akin (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9048 Earle & Akin Racing Associates 159 4. GTX 19. 2:09,975
6. 1 Dale Kreider (USA)
Bruce Davidson (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Dale Kreider 156 5. GTX 17. 2:07,828
7. 76 Lee Mueller (USA)
Frank Thomas (USA)
Porsche 911 Quality Inn 156 1. GTU 18. 2:09,922
8. 68 Rick Hay (USA)
Phil Currin (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Rick Hay 156 6. GTX 8. 2:00,171
9. 01 Dave White (USA)
J. Dana Roehrig (USA)
Porsche 911 S J. Dana Roehrig 151 2. GTU 20. 2:10,426
10. 34 George Drolsom (USA)
Hugh Davenport (USA)
Porsche 911 S Drolsom Racing 149 3. GTU 23. 2:12,877
11. 62 Bill Koll (USA)
David Hamren (USA)
Porsche 914/6 William Koll 148 4. GTU 32. 2:22,516
12. 7 Amos Johnson (USA)
Roger Mandeville (USA)
AMC Pacer Amos Johnson 144 1. RS 29. 2:21,574
13. 16 Dennis Shaw (USA)
Jim Woodward (USA)
AMC Pacer Amos Johnson 143 2. RS 31. 2:22,179
14. 0 Gene Rutherford (USA)
Tom Wallace (USA)
Oldsmobile Cutlass Gene Rutherford 142 1. AC 27. 2:18,091
15. 27 Ray Mummery (USA)
Jack Refenning (USA)
Tom Sheehy (USA)
Porsche 911 S Ray Mummery 142 5. GTU 26. 2:16,041
16. 10 Clay Young (USA)
Eddie Johnson (USA)
Bob Buchler (USA)
Pontiac Grand Am Clay Young 141 2. AC 39. 2:38,664
17. 67 Charles Pelz (USA)
Neil Upchurch (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Charles F. Pelz 140 7. GTX 14. 2:07,225
18. 9 John Paul (USA)
Bob Bondurant (USA)
Porsche 935 930 890 0037 Dick Barbour 133 Accident 8. GTX 6. 1:59,216
19. 19 Anatoly Arutunoff (USA)
José Marina (USA)
Lancia Stratos Anatoly Arutunoff 133 6. GTU 35. 2:28,634
20. 65 Richard Valentine (USA)
Roger Pierce (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette RJV Enterprises 133 2. GTO 38. 2:34,011
21. 58 Diego Febles (PR)
Francisco Romero (YV)
Porsche Carrera RSR Diego Febles Racing 132 3. GTO 21. 2:10,664
22. 36 Dave Panaccione (USA)
Ron Case (USA)
Porsche 911 Ron Case 129 7. GTU 25. 2:14,458
23. 13 Tom Spalding (USA)
Hal Shaw, Jr. (USA)
Porsche 935 930 670 0180 Hal Shaw Racing 127 9. GTX 7. 1:59,383
24. 23 Hoyt Overbagh (USA)
Billy Hagan (USA)
Chevrolet Monza 001 Overbagh Motor Racing 125 DNF 10. GTX 16. 2:07,607
25. 21 Andy Vann (USA)
Joel Neshkin (USA)
AMC Gremlin Andy Vann 125 3. RS 40. 2:39,904
26. 95 Hurley Haywood (USA)
Bob Hagestad (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0957 Bob Hagestad 124 Electrics 11. GTX 2. 1:52,545
27. 99 Ralston Long (USA)
Charlie Cook (USA)
Mike Danner (USA)
AMC Gremlin Southwind Enterprises 114 4. RS 34. 2:25,707
28. 45 Jim Gaeta (USA)
Gary Steele (USA)
Porsche 911 Vann's Auto Body 109 8. GTU 36. 2:29,633
29. 60 Rusty Bond (USA)
Ren Tilton (USA)
Porsche 911 R & R Racing 88 Overheating 9. GTU 22. 2:12,870
30. 79 Robert Wood (USA)
Keith Swope (USA)
AMC Pacer Robert Wood 80 Engine 5. RS 33. 2:25,618
31. 78 Rod Bremner (CDN)
Don McKnight (CDN)
Triumph TR7 Abingdon/Ashley Motors 57 Accident 10. GTU 30. 2:22,060
32. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I)
Charles Mendez (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne Inc. 52 Accident damage 12. GTX 4. 1:56,009
33. 28 Clif Kearns (USA)
Milt Minter (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0960 Desperado Racing 50 DNF 13. GTX 11. 1:56,778
34. 61 Al Cosentino (USA)
Jim Downing (USA)
Mazda RX-3 Alfred Cosentino 42 DNF 11. GTU 28. 2:18,654
35. 06 Michael Keyser (USA)
R. V. Shulnburg (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Greenwood 008 Shulnburg Scrap Metal 39 Overheating 14. GTX 5. 1:58,676
36. 96 Gene Felton (USA)
Vince Gimondo (USA) - DND
Buick Skylark Gene Felton 34 DNF 3. AC 9. 2:07,087
37. 51 John Hotchkis (USA)
Dennis Aase (USA)
Porsche 911 Wynn's International 29 Accident 12. GTU 24. 2:13,475
38. 46 Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO)
Albert Naon (USA) - DND
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 1099 Mauricio DeNarvaez 8 Electrics 4. GTO 15. 2:07,280
39. 15 Alf Gebhardt (USA)
Franz Romer (USA) - DND
BMW 3.5 CSL Bavarian Motors International 1 Accident 5. GTO 10. 2:07,709
40. 49 Bo Montgomery (USA)
Buzz Cason (USA) - DND
AMC Concord Brant Doell 1 DNF 4. AC 41. no time
Did not start:
26 John Foshee (USA)
Ernie Smith (USA)
Ren Brennan (USA)
Alfa Romeo GTV John Foshee/Ernie Smith GTU 37. 2:32,608
93 Bill Whittington (USA)
Don Whittington (USA)
Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Brothers GTX 2:15,820
In entry list:
03 Cliff Gottlob (USA)
Danny Terrill (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Cliff Gottlob GTO
07 Dave Cowart (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR Morrison's Inc. GTO
16 Bob Dean (USA)
Bob McGraw (USA)
Mazda RX-3 Bob Dean RS
25 Kenper Miller (USA)
Walt Bohren (USA)
BMW 3.5 CSL KWM Racing GTO
38 Roger Mandeville (USA) Mazda RX-2 Roger Mandeville RS
42 Sam Chitwood (USA) AMC Gremlin Chitwood Racing RS
48 John Carusso (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Autodyne Inc. GTO
48 G. H. Sharp (USA) Datsun 200SX G. H. Sharp RS
53 Joe Dawkins (USA) Ford Mustang Joe Dawkins GTX
63 Jim Downing (USA) Mazda RX-2 Jim Downing RS
70 M. L. Speer (USA)
Windle Turley (USA)
Porsche 911 S Race Car GTU
80 Herb Adams (USA)
Pat Bedard (USA)
Oldsmobile Cutlass Herb Adams AC
80 Scott Hoerr (USA)
Irv Hoerr (USA)
Datsun 510 Hoerr Brothers RS
84 Bob Speakman (USA)
John Maffucci (USA)
Datsun 260Z Wolrdparts GTU
86 John Hulen (USA)
Ron Coupland (USA)
Porsche 914/6 John Hulen GTU
92 Dave Sloyer (USA)
Jim Fitzgerald (USA)
Plymouth Volare David Sloyer AC
98 Ralph Tolman (USA)
Rick Hurst (USA)
Saab 900 Turbo Racing Team GTX

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IMSA Round: 4

Road Atlanta [GTU]

Camel GTU Challenge, Road Atlanta, Gainesville Date: 16.4.1978


Circuit length: Race distance: 121,666 km Winner's average speed: 152,707 km/h

Fastest lap:Dave WhiteNo. 01Porsche 911 S1:33,54156,082 km/h(lap 12)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 01 Dave White (USA) Porsche 911 S Roehrig Racing 30 0:47:48,231 1. GTU 3.
2. 64 Dennis Aase (USA) Porsche 911 Dennis Aase 30 0:47:48,232 2. GTU 1. 1:33,172
3. 33 Sam Posey (USA) Datsun 260Z Bob Sharp Racing 30 3. GTU 2.
4. 76 Frank Thomas (USA) Porsche 911 Quality Inn 30 4. GTU 5.
5. 27 Ray Mummery (USA) Porsche 911 S Miami Auto Racing 29 5. GTU 7.
6. 4 Chiqui Soldevilla (PR) Porsche 911 S - 29 6. GTU 10.
7. 34 George Drolsom (USA) Porsche 911 S Drolsom Racing 29 7. GTU 6.
8. 61 Al Cosentino (USA) Mazda RX-3 - 28 8. GTU 11.
9. 37 Ken Williams (USA) Datsun Z - 28 9. GTU 9.
10. 42 Tom Ashby (USA) Porsche 911 - 28 10. GTU 12.
11. 45 Gary Steele (USA) Porsche 911 - 28 11. GTU 13.
12. 36 Ron Case (USA) Porsche 911 Case Racing 25 12. GTU 16.
13. 84 Bob Speakman (USA) Datsun Z - 24 13. GTU 4.
14. 60 Rusty Bond (USA) Porsche 911 - 23 DNF 14. GTU 8.
15. 7 Paul Spruell (USA) Alfa Spyder - 21 DNF 15. GTU 17.
16. 6 Carlos Garza (USA) BMW 320i Preston Miller Racing 17 DNF 16. GTU 14.
17. 16 Bob Dean (USA) Mazda RX-3 - 1 DNF 17. GTU 15.

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IMSA Round: 4

100 mile Road Atlanta

Camel GT Challenge, Road Atlanta, Gainesville Date: 16.4.1978

Started:39(GTX - 24, GTO - 15)

Circuit length: Race distance: 162,222 km Winner's average speed: 172,255 km/h

Fastest lap:Danny OngaisNo. 0Porsche 935/77A1:16,54183,555 km/h(lap 18)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 59 Peter Gregg (USA) Porsche 935 930 770 0909 Brumos Porsche Audi 40 0:56:30,316 1. GTX 1. 1:20,559
2. 0 Danny Ongais (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0021 Interscope Racing 40 0:56:46,034 2. GTX 11.
3. 21 Carl Shafer (USA) Chevrolet Camaro Shafer Farms Racing 39 3. GTX 4.
4. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I) Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne Inc. 38 DNF 4. GTX 7.
5. 18 John Paul (USA) Chevrolet Corvette JLP Racing 38 5. GTX 5.
6. 00 Ted Field (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0019 Interscope Racing 37 6. GTX 12.
7. 94 Don Whittington (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Bros. 37 7. GTX 10.
8. 68 Rick Hay (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Rich Hay racing 37 8. GTX 15.
9. 25 Kenper Miller (USA) BMW 3.5 CSL ex-Gregg Deren Automotive 37 1. GTO 16.
10. 1 Dave Heinz (USA) Chevrolet Monza DeKon 1014 Budweiser Racing Team 36 DNF 9. GTX 8.
11. 04 Randy Blessing (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Rick Thompkins 36 2. GTO 14. 1:30,778
12. 78 Babe Headley (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Babe's Garage-Paoli 36 3. GTO 20.
13. 07 Dave Cowart (USA) Porsche Carrera Morrison's Inc. 36 4. GTO 27.
14. 58 Diego Febles (PR) Ford Capri RS 3100 ex-Theodoracopoulos Diego Febles Racing 36 5. GTO 25.
15. 33 Bonky Fernandez (PR) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9113 Boricua Racing 36 6. GTO 19.
16. 8 Bob Beasley (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 0035 Bob Beasley 36 10. GTX 23.
17. 60 Luis Mendez (DR) Porsche Carrera RSR 005 0009 Mendez Racing 35 DNF 7. GTO 26.
18. 48 John Carusso (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Autodyne Inc. 35 8. GTO 29.
19. 91 Werner Frank (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR Framm Promotions 35 9. GTO 34.
20. 49 Jim Moyer (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Jim Moyer 35 11. GTX 32.
21. 5 François Migault (F) Ferrari 365 GT4/BB 18139 Grand Comp Cars 35 12. GTX 21.
22. 4 Rusty Schmidt (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Rusty Schmidt 34 10. GTO 31.
23. 95 Hurley Haywood (USA) Porsche 935 930 770 0957 Bob Hagestad 33 DNF 13. GTX 3.
24. 93 Bill Whittington (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Brothers 31 14. GTX 13.
25. 29 Hoyt Overbagh (USA) Chevrolet Monza 001 Overbagh Motor Racing 31 15. GTX 33.
26. 41 Herb Jones, Jr. (USA) Chevrolet Camaro Jones Ind. Racing 30 DNF 16. GTX 18.
27. 57 William Wonder (USA) Chevrolet Monza DeKon 1002 William Wonder Inc. 24 DNF 17. GTX 35.
28. 65 Richard Valentine (USA) Chevrolet Corvette RJV Enterprises 22 DNF 11. GTO 30.
29. 2 David Hobbs (GB) BMW 320i Turbo 002 McLaren North America 21 DNF 18. GTX 2.
30. 28 Clif Kearns (USA) Porsche 935 930 770 0960 Desperado Racing Inc. 21 DNF 19. GTX 22.
31. 12 Ford Smith (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Ford Smith 18 DNF 12. GTO 17.
32. 86 Hugh Kleinpeter (USA) De Tomaso Pantera 1603 Team Pantera 17 DNF 20. GTX 9.
33. 99 Phil Currin (USA) Chevrolet Corvette The Tune-Up Shop 11 DNF 21. GTX 6.
34. 51 Robert Frostrom (USA) Porsche Carrera Robert Frostrom 10 DNF 13. GTO 37.
35. 69 Thomas Fiscus (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Old Gold Racing 8 DNF 22. GTX 41.
36. 14 Mark Leuzinger (USA) De Tomaso Pantera B. P. Racing Team 8 DNF 14. GTO 39.
37. 43 William Harris (USA) Ford Pinto Harris Engineering 8 DNF 23. GTX 38.
38. 17 Dan Furey (USA) Chevrolet Vega Dan Furey Racing 6 DNF 24. GTX 28.
39. 46 Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 1099 Mauricio DeNarvaez 1 DNF 15. GTO 24.

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IMSA Round: 5

100 mile Laguna Seca

Monterey Triple Crown Camel GT Challenge, Laguna Seca Date: 30.4.1978


Circuit length: Race distance: 159,003 km Winner's average speed: 150,104 km/h

Fastest lap:Peter GreggNo. 59Porsche 935/77A1:5,69167,573 km/h(lap 3)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 16 George Follmer (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0025 Vasek Polak 52 1:03:33,427 1. GTX 2.
2. 95 Hurley Haywood (USA) Porsche 935 930 770 0957 Bob Hagestad 52 1:04:03,090 2. GTX 5.
3. 59 Peter Gregg (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0018 Brumos Porsche 52 3. GTX 3.
4. 2 David Hobbs (GB) BMW 320i Turbo 002 McLaren North America 51 4. GTX 4.
5. 19 Chris Cord (USA) Chevrolet Monza DeKon 1011 Chris Cord Racing 51 5. GTX 6.
6. 9 Dick Barbour (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0033 Dick Barbour Racing 50 6. GTX 7.
7. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I) Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne Inc. 50 7. GTX 12.
8. 18 John Paul (USA) Chevrolet Corvette JLP Racing 49 8. GTX 28.
9. 01 John Morton (USA) BMW CSL 49 1. GTO 9. 1:09,778
10. 00 Ted Field (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0019 Interscope Racing 49 9. GTX 11.
11. 55 Howard Meister (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 560 9121 49 2. GTO 14.
12. 07 Dave Cowart (USA) Porsche Carrera Morrison's Inc. 48 3. GTO 17.
13. 13 Hal Shaw, Jr. (USA) Porsche 935 930 670 0180 Hal Shaw Racing 47 10. GTX 15.
14. 94 Bill Whittington (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Brothers Racing 47 11. GTX 10.
15. 43 Frank Joyce (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Phantom Racing 47 4. GTO 16.
16. 91 Gene Bothello (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 47 5. GTO 21.
17. 6 Bob Bondurant (USA) Porsche 935 930 770 0959 Dick Barbour Performance 47 12. GTX 8.
18. 31 Greg LaCava (USA) Porsche 911 SC 47 6. GTO 18.
19. 78 Babe Headley (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 46 7. GTO 23.
20. 28 Clif Kearns (USA) Porsche Carrera Desperado Racing 46 8. GTO 25.
21. 41 Web Brownlee (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 38 DNF 9. GTO 24.
22. 98 Gary Tucker (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 32 DNF 13. GTX 22.
23. 61 Randy Bryan Chevrolet Corvette 30 10. GTO 27.
24. 93 Don Whittington (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Brothers 26 DNF 14. GTX 13.
25. 27 Rich Sloma (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 26 DNF 15. GTX 19.
26. 8 Tom States Chevrolet Corvette 21 DNF 16. GTX 26.
27. 3 Larry Stephens (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 9 DNF 17. GTX 29.
28. 12 Bob Matkowich (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 9 DNF 11. GTO 20.
Did not start:
0 Danny Ongais (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0021 Interscope Racing Half shaft GTX 1:05,361

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IMSA Round: 5

Laguna Seca [GTU]

Monterey Triple Crown Camel GTU Challenge, Laguna Seca Date: 30.4.1978


Circuit length: Race distance: 119,252 km Winner's average speed: 147,175 km/h

Fastest lap:Lee MuellerNo. 71Datsun Z1:12,48151,875 km/h(lap 3)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 48 Frank Leary (USA) Datsun 240Z 39 0:48:27,627 1. GTU 4.
2. 33 Sam Posey (USA) Datsun 260Z Bob Sharp Racing 39 0:48:49,457 2. GTU 3.
3. 82 Rodd Harrison (USA) Porsche 914/6 914 143 0178 39 3. GTU 6.
4. 76 Frank Thomas (USA) Porsche 911 38 4. GTU 7.
5. 83 Don Devendorf (USA) Datsun Z Electramotive 38 5. GTU 5.
6. 51 John Hotchkis (USA) Porsche 911 38 6. GTU 11.
7. 46 Neil Vanni (USA) Datsun Z 37 7. GTU 8.
8. 4 John Hawkins (USA) Datsun 510 37 8. GTU 13.
9. 96 Stu Fisher (USA) Mazda RX-3 37 9. GTU 14.
10. 2 Tom Masterson (USA) Porsche 911 37 10. GTU 16.
11. 23 Bob Zulkowski (USA) Porsche 914/6 473 29 24107 Metal Craft Racing 36 DNF 11. GTU 20.
12. 62 Bill Koll (USA) Porsche 914/6 William Koll 36 12. GTU 12.
13. 45 Gary Steele (USA) Porsche 911 36 13. GTU 18.
14. 1 Jim Gaeta (USA) Porsche 911 35 DNF 14. GTU 10.
15. 58 Nick Feodorhoff (USA) Porsche 911 34 15. GTU 23.
16. 65 Tony DiBenedetto Opel Manta 33 16. GTU 24.
17. 36 John Samson (USA) Alfa Romeo GTV 33 17. GTU 25.
18. 11 Bobbee Nylander (USA) Porsche 911 19 DNF 18. GTU 9.
19. 3 James Brolin (USA) Fiat 131 Abarth 17 DNF 19. GTU 21.
20. 71 Lee Mueller (USA) Datsun Z 13 DNF 20. GTU 2.
21. 64 Dennis Aase (USA) Porsche 911 13 DNF 21. GTU 1. 1:12,323
22. 35 Bruno Beilcke (D) BMW 2002 5 DNF 22. GTU 17.
23. 6 Marta Leonard (USA) Toyota 5 DNF 23. GTU 26.
24. 26 Angel Nardi (USA) Porsche 911 0 DNF 24. GTU 22.
Disqualified:
74 Casey Mollett (USA) Datsun 240Z GTU

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IMSA Round: 6

Hallett [GTU]

Camel GTU Challenge, Hallett Motor Racing Circuit, Hallett Date: 7.5.1978


Circuit length: Race distance: 115,873 km Winner's average speed: 120,947 km/h

Fastest lap:Dennis AaseNo. 51Porsche 911 S1:23,92124,267 km/h(lap 14)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 51 Dennis Aase (USA) Porsche 911 S 40 0:57:28,976 1. GTU 1. 1:23,150
2. 83 Don Devendorf (USA) Datsun Z ex-Frisselle Electramotive 40 0:57:58,012 2. GTU 4.
3. 01 Dave White (USA) Porsche 911 40 3. GTU 2.
4. 82 Rodd Harrison (USA) Porsche 914/6 914 143 0178 39 4. GTU 10.
5. 45 Gary Steele (USA) Porsche 911 39 5. GTU 5.
6. 19 Anatoly Arutunoff (USA) Lancia Stratos Hallet Motor Racing Circuit 39 6. GTU 12.
7. 66 Ed Kelly (USA) Datsun 240Z 38 7. GTU 11.
8. 34 George Drolsom (USA) Porsche 911 Drolsom Racing 38 8. GTU 7.
9. 42 Tom Ashby (USA) Porsche 911 37 9. GTU 13.
10. 85 John Hulen (USA) Porsche 914/6 John Hulen 33 DNF 10. GTU 6.
11. 37 Ken Williams (USA) Datsun Z 30 11. GTU 9.
12. 3 James Brolin (USA) Fiat 131 Abarth 25 DNF 12. GTU 14.
13. 76 Frank Thomas (USA) Porsche 911 20 DNF 13. GTU 8.
14. 33 Sam Posey (USA) Datsun 260Z Bob Sharp Racing 17 DNF 14. GTU 3.

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IMSA Round: 6

100 mile Hallett

Camel GT Challenge, Hallett Motor Racing Circuit, Hallett Date: 7.5.1978


Circuit length: Race distance: 159,325 km Winner's average speed: 132,137 km/h

Fastest lap:Peter GreggNo. 59Porsche 935/77A1:16,06137,110 km/h(lap 27)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 2 David Hobbs (GB) BMW 320i Turbo 002 McLaren North America 55 1:12:20,711 1. GTX 2.
2. 18 John Paul (USA) Chevrolet Corvette JLP Racing 55 1:12:50,582 2. GTX 3.
3. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I) Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne Inc. 55 3. GTX 4.
4. 93 Bill Whittington (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Brothers 54 4. GTX 7.
5. 25 Kenper Miller (USA) BMW 3.5 CSL 52 1. GTO 11.
6. 55 Howard Meister (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 560 9121 51 2. GTO 9. 1:22,141
7. 91 Werner Frank (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR Framm Promotions 51 3. GTO 15.
8. 78 Babe Headley (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 51 4. GTO 16.
9. 07 Dave Cowart (USA) Porsche Carrera Morrison's Inc. 50 5. GTO 10.
10. 41 Butch Jones Chevrolet Camaro 49 5. GTX 17.
11. 58 Diego Febles (PR) Ford Capri RS 3100 ex-Theodoracopoulos Diego Febles Racing 49 6. GTO 13.
12. 94 Don Whittington (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Brothers Racing 47 6. GTX 6.
13. 59 Peter Gregg (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0018 Brumos Porsche 43 DNF 7. GTX 1. 1:14,919
14. 03 Danny Terrill (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 42 DNF 7. GTO 19.
15. 99 Phil Currin (USA) Chevrolet Corvette The Tune-Up Shop 26 DNF 8. GTX 23.
16. 19 Jim Adams (USA) Chevrolet Monza DeKon 1011 Chris Cord Racing 24 DNF 9. GTX 8.
17. 00 Ted Field (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0019 Interscope Racing 19 DNF 10. GTX 5.
18. 16 Sepp Grinbold (USA) BMW CSL 17 DNF 8. GTO 21.
19. 68 Rick Hay (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 9 DNF 11. GTX 12.
20. 15 Alf Gebhardt (USA) BMW CSL Bavarian Motors 6 DNF 9. GTO 14.
21. 65 Richard Valentine (USA) Chevrolet Corvette RJV Enterprises 4 DNF 10. GTO 18.
22. 4 Mark Leuzinger (USA) De Tomaso Pantera 2 DNF 11. GTO 20.

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IMSA Round: 7

Lime Rock [GTU]

Coca-Cola 300 Camel GTU Challenge, Lime Rock Park, Lime Rock Date: 29.5.1978


Circuit length: 2,462 km Race distance: 160,049 km Winner's average speed: 148,396 km/h

Fastest lap:Sam PoseyNo. 33Datsun 260Z0:58,1194,786 km/h(lap 41)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 33 Sam Posey (USA) Datsun 260Z Bob Sharp Racing 65 1:04:42,717 1. GTU 1. 0:57,174
2. 64 Dennis Aase (USA) Porsche 911 65 1:05:25,265 2. GTU 4.
3. 83 Don Devendorf (USA) Datsun Z Electramotive 64 3. GTU 2.
4. 62 Bill Koll (USA) Porsche 914/6 William Koll 64 4. GTU 6.
5. 01 Dave White (USA) Porsche 911 64 5. GTU 3.
6. 60 Rusty Bond (USA) Porsche 911 64 6. GTU 5.
7. 51 Robert Kirby (USA) Porsche 911 63 7. GTU 7.
8. 27 Ray Mummery (USA) Porsche 911 62 8. GTU 11.
9. 34 George Drolsom (USA) Porsche 911 Drolsom Racing 61 9. GTU 10.
10. 6 Al Cosentino (USA) Mazda RX-3 60 10. GTU 15.
11. 50 Fritz Hochreuter (CDN) Porsche 911 Fritz Hochreuter 60 11. GTU 16.
12. 42 Tom Ashby (USA) Porsche 911 59 12. GTU 14.
13. 3 James Brolin (USA) Datsun Z 38 DNF 13. GTU 9.
14. 84 Bob Speakman (USA) Datsun Z 36 DNF 14. GTU 8.
15. 16 William Schuldt (USA) Alfa Romeo GTV 23 DNF 15. GTU 18.
16. 11 Helmut Silberberger (USA) Alfa Romeo GTV 15 DNF 16. GTU 13.
17. 77 Pierre Honegger (USA) Porsche 911 6 DNF 17. GTU 12.

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IMSA Round: 7

100 mile Lime Rock

Coca-Cola 300 Camel GT Challenge, Lime Rock Park, Lime Rock Date: 29.5.1978


Circuit length: 2,462 km Race distance: 160,049 km Winner's average speed: 158,551 km/h

Fastest lap:Peter GreggNo. 59Porsche 935/77A0:53,45165,843 km/h(lap 4)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 59 Peter Gregg (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0018 Brumos Porsche 65 1:00:34,010 1. GTX 1. 0:52,744
2. 94 Bill Whittington (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Brothers Racing 64 1:00:59,040 2. GTX 4.
3. 18 John Paul (USA) Chevrolet Corvette JLP Racing 63 3. GTX 3.
4. 93 Don Whittington (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Brothers 63 4. GTX 8.
5. 2 David Hobbs (GB) BMW 320i Turbo 003 McLaren North America 62 5. GTX 2.
6. 00 Ted Field (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0019 Interscope Racing 62 6. GTX 6.
7. 56 Craig Carter (USA) Chevrolet Camaro Carter Brothers 62 7. GTX 7.
8. 28 Clif Kearns (USA) Porsche 935 930 770 0960 Desperado Racing 61 8. GTX 17.
9. 58 Diego Febles (PR) Ford Capri RS 3100 ex-Theodoracopoulos Diego Febles Racing 61 1. GTO 9. 0:57,870
10. 07 Dave Cowart (USA) Porsche Carrera Morrison's Inc. 61 2. GTO 15.
11. 55 Howard Meister (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 560 9121 61 3. GTO 14.
12. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I) Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne Inc. 60 9. GTX 5.
13. 62 Robert Vincent (USA) Chevrolet Camaro 60 10. GTX 16.
14. 85 Skip Panzarella (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 58 4. GTO 11.
15. 65 Richard Valentine (USA) Chevrolet Corvette RJV Enterprises 57 5. GTO 22.
16. 60 Ren Tilton (USA) Porsche 911 57 6. GTO 20.
17. 0 Gene Rutherford (USA) Oldsmobile Cutlass 56 1. AC 27.
18. 88 Pat Bedard (USA) Oldsmobile Cutlass 56 2. AC 21.
19. 1 Dave Heinz (USA) Chevrolet Monza DeKon 1014 Budweiser Racing Team 56 11. GTX 13.
20. 10 Clay Young (USA) Pontiac Grand Am Clay Young 56 3. AC 26.
21. 27 Tom Sheehy (USA) Porsche 911 55 7. GTO 25.
22. 23 Jerry Lieberg
Vince Scavo
Chevrolet Camaro 46 8. GTO 28.
23. 25 Kenper Miller (USA) BMW 3.5 CSL 45 DNF 9. GTO 12.
24. 68 Rick Hay (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 21 DNF 12. GTX 10.
25. 77 Vern Smith (USA) Chevrolet Malibu 8 DNF 4. AC 24.
26. 11 Jerry Thompson (USA) Chevrolet Nova 4 DNF 5. AC 23.
27. 96 Gene Felton (USA) Buick Skylark 1 DNF 6. AC 19. 1:00,850

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IMSA Round: 8

100 mile Brainerd

Pepsi Grand Prix Camel GT Challenge, Brainerd International Speedway, Brainerd Date: 18.6.1978


Circuit length: Race distance: 159,325 km Winner's average speed: 175,457 km/h

Fastest lap:Peter GreggNo. 59Porsche 935/77A1:34,51183,906 km/h(lap 3)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 59 Peter Gregg (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0018 Brumos Porsche 33 0:54:29,000 1. GTX 1. 1:34,149
2. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I) Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne Inc. 33 0:54:35,860 2. GTX 4.
3. 94 Don Whittington (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Brothers Racing 33 3. GTX 3.
4. 21 Carl Shafer (USA) Chevrolet Camaro Shafer Farms Racing 32 4. GTX 5.
5. 93 Bill Whittington (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Brothers 32 5. GTX 7.
6. 28 Clif Kearns (USA) Porsche 935 930 770 0960 Desperado Racing 32 6. GTX 8.
7. 68 Rick Hay (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 31 7. GTX 31.
8. 07 Dave Cowart (USA) Porsche Carrera Morrison's Inc. 31 1. GTO 10. 1:45,048
9. 0 Paul Brand (USA) Chevrolet Camaro 31 2. GTO 12.
10. 38 Bonky Fernandez (PR) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9113 Boricua Racing 31 3. GTO 21.
11. 58 Diego Febles (PR) Ford Capri RS 3100 ex-Theodoracopoulos Diego Febles Racing 31 4. GTO 25.
12. 01 Dave White (USA) Porsche 911 31 1. GTU 18.
13. 91 Werner Frank (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR Framm Promotions 30 5. GTO 14.
14. 78 Babe Headley (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 30 6. GTO 16.
15. 83 Don Devendorf (USA) Datsun Z Electramotive 30 2. GTU 41.
16. 52 Tom Tuohy (USA) Porsche Carrera 30 7. GTO 15.
17. 49 Jim Moyer (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 30 8. GTX 20.
18. 62 Bill Koll (USA) Porsche 914/6 William Koll 29 3. GTU 22.
19. 42 Tom Ashby (USA) Porsche 911 29 4. GTU 29.
20. 34 George Drolsom (USA) Porsche 911 Drolsom Racing 29 5. GTU 34.
21. 4 Rusty Schmidt (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 29 8. GTO 23.
22. 65 Richard Valentine (USA) Chevrolet Corvette RJV Enterprises 29 9. GTO 17.
23. 53 Bob Johnson (USA) Opel Manta 28 6. GTU 27.
24. 84 Ronald Rosenmerkel (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 28 10. GTO 24.
25. 05 Dick Kantrud (USA) Chevrolet Camaro 27 11. GTO 26.
26. 55 Howard Meister (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 560 9121 25 DNF 12. GTO 11.
27. 37 Doug Rippie (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 24 13. GTO 19.
28. 64 Dennis Aase (USA) Porsche 911 17 7. GTU 33.
29. 56 Skip Panzarella (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 9 DNF 14. GTO 32.
30. 25 Kenper Miller (USA) BMW 3.5 CSL 6 DNF 15. GTO 13.
31. 97 Don Axtmann (USA) Chevrolet Camaro 6 DNF 9. GTX 9.
32. 2 David Hobbs (GB) BMW 320i Turbo McLaren North America 5 DNF 10. GTX 2.
33. 33 Sam Posey (USA) Datsun 260Z Bob Sharp Racing 4 DNF 8. GTU 28. 1:45,737
34. 18 John Paul (USA) Chevrolet Corvette/Greenwood GT J.L.P. Racing 0 DNF 11. GTX 6.

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IMSA Round: 9

250 mile Daytona Paul Revere

Paul Revere 250 Camel GT Challenge, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach Date: 4.7.1978


Circuit length: Race distance: 401,692 km Winner's average speed: 165,228 km/h

Fastest lap:Peter GreggNo. 59Porsche 935/77A1:52,195198,294 km/h(lap 15)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 59 Peter Gregg (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0018 Brumos Porsche 65 2:25:52,061 1. GTX 1. 1:49,608
2. 28 Clif Kearns (USA)
Milt Minter (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0960 Desperado Racing 65 2:27:09,183 2. GTX 6.
3. 93 Don Whittington (USA)
Bill Whittington (USA)
Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Brothers 64 3. GTX 11.
4. 25 Kenper Miller (USA) BMW 3.5 CSL 63 1. GTO 13. 2:00,954
5. 46 Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 1099 Mauricio De Narvaez 63 2. GTO 10.
6. 58 Diego Febles (PR) Porsche Carrera 62 3. GTO 16.
7. 38 Bonky Fernandez (PR)
Walt Bohren (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9113 Boricua Racing 61 4. GTO 15.
8. 01 Dave White (USA) Porsche 911 S 61 1. GTU 28. 2:07,265
9. 14 Javier Garcia (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 61 4. GTX 9.
10. 42 Tom Ashby (USA)
Bill Bean (USA)
Porsche 911 Tom Ashby 61 2. GTU 30.
11. 96 Gene Felton (USA) Buick Skylark 60 1. AC 19. 2:05,263
12. 67 Charles Pelz (USA) Chevrolet Camaro 59 5. GTX 23.
13. 47 Tim Chitwood (USA)
Sam Fillingham (USA)
Chevrolet Nova 59 2. AC 37.
14. 04 Rick Thompkins (USA)
Herb Jones, Jr. (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette 59 5. GTO 22.
15. 29 Billy Hagan (USA)
Hoyt Overbagh (USA)
Chevrolet Monza 001 Stratagraph 59 6. GTO 31.
16. 68 Rick Hay (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 58 DNF 6. GTX 12.
17. 60 Rusty Bond (USA)
Ren Tilton (USA)
Porsche 911 58 DNF 3. GTU 40.
18. 02 J. Dana Roehrig (USA)
J. Kurt Roehrig (USA)
Porsche 911 S 58 4. GTU 43.
19. 33 Sam Posey (USA) Datsun 260Z Bob Sharp Racing 57 5. GTU 34.
20. 36 Ron Case (USA)
Dave Panaccione (USA)
Porsche 911 Case Racing 57 6. GTU 49.
21. 88 Joseph Hamilton (USA)
Chuck Wade (USA)
Porsche 911 Hamilton House Racing 57 7. GTU 39.
22. 62 Bill Koll (USA) Porsche 914/6 William Koll 57 8. GTU 48.
23. 83 Don Devendorf (USA) Datsun Z Electramotive 57 9. GTU 35.
24. 50 Fritz Hochreuter (CDN)
Rainer Brezinka (CDN)
Porsche 911 57 10. GTU 47.
25. 37 Ken Williams (USA)
Bruce Langson (USA)
Datsun Z 56 11. GTU 55.
26. 34 George Drolsom (USA)
Hugh Davenport (USA)
Porsche 911 Drolsom Racing 55 12. GTU 51.
27. 05 Al Levenson (USA)
Tom Brown (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Al Levenson 53 7. GTO 50.
28. 85 John Hulen (USA)
Ron Coupland (USA)
Porsche 914 John Hulen 53 13. GTU 42.
29. 2 David Hobbs (GB) BMW 320i Turbo McLaren North America 53 DNF 7. GTX 3.
30. 10 Clay Young (USA) Pontiac Grand Am Clay Young 51 3. AC 33.
31. 03 Guido Levetto (USA) Chevrolet Camaro 50 DNF 8. GTO 56.
32. 6 Luis Mendez (DR) Porsche Carrera RSR 005 0009 Luiz Mendez 46 9. GTO 32.
33. 80 Luis Sereix (USA)
Jose Gonzalez
Chevrolet Camaro 45 DNF 8. GTX 17.
34. 11 Carmen Lista (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 44 DNF 10. GTO 36.
35. 4 Chiqui Soldevilla (PR) Porsche 911 44 DNF 14. GTU 46.
36. 00 Ted Field (USA)
Danny Ongais (USA)
Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0019 Interscope Racing 41 DNF 9. GTX 2.
37. 56 Craig Carter (USA)
Carl Shafer (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Carter Brothers 40 DNF 11. GTO 8.
38. 40 Emory Donaldson (USA)
Joe Cotrone (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette 40 DNF 12. GTO 27.
39. 48 Lyn St. James (USA)
John Carusso (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Autodyne Inc. 38 DNF 13. GTO 29.
40. 07 Dave Cowart (USA)
Charles Mendez (USA)
Porsche Carrera Morrison's Inc. 36 DNF 14. GTO 24.
41. 84 Bob Speakman (USA) Datsun Z 35 DNF 15. GTU 38.
42. 8 Bob Beasley (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 0035 Bob Beasley 34 DNF 15. GTO 18.
43. 20 Gene Rutherford (USA) Oldsmobile Cutlass 30 DNF 4. AC 41.
44. 32 Honorato Espinosa (CO)
Francisco Lopez (CO)
Gustavo Londono (CO)
Porsche Carrera 29 DNF 16. GTO 26.
45. 65 Richard Valentine (USA) Chevrolet Corvette RJV Enterprises 24 DNF 17. GTO 25.
46. 99 Phil Currin (USA) Chevrolet Corvette The Tune-Up Shop 17 DNF 10. GTX 7.
47. 16 Bob Dean (USA)
Greg Bruns
Mazda RX-3 14 DNF 16. GTU 57.
48. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I) Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne Inc. 11 DNF 11. GTX 5.
49. 23 Fred Snow (USA)
Jack Swanson (USA)
Tom Cripe (USA)
Porsche 911 11 DNF 17. GTU 53.
50. 5 Stephen Bond (USA)
Philip Dann (USA)
Chevrolet Monza 6 DNF 18. GTO 52.
51. 18 John Paul (USA)
Michael Keyser (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette/Greenwood GT J.L.P. Racing 5 DNF 12. GTX 4.
52. 9 Marty Hinze (USA)
Art Yarosh (USA)
Porsche Turbo 1 DNF 13. GTX 21.
53. 90 Rick Kump (USA)
Bob Lee (USA)
AMC AMX Bob's Speed Products 1 DNF 19. GTO 44.
54. 12 Ford Smith (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 0 DNF 20. GTO 14.
55. 98 Ralph Tolman (USA) Saab 900 Turbo 0 DNF 14. GTX 66.
Did not start:
0 Ted Field (USA)
Danny Ongais (USA)
Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0021 Interscope Racing GTX

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IMSA Round: 10

100 mile Sears Point

3rd Annual Camel GT Challenge, Sears Point Raceway, Sonoma Date: 30.7.1978


Circuit length: Race distance: 162,222 km Winner's average speed: 142,189 km/h

Fastest lap:Bill WhittingtonNo. 94Porsche 935/77A1:40,09146,042 km/h(lap 4)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 2 David Hobbs (GB) BMW 320i Turbo 003 McLaren North America 40 1:08:32,112 1. GTX 1. 1:37,869
2. 93 Don Whittington (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Brothers 40 1:09:34,219 2. GTX 3.
3. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I) Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne Inc. 39 3. GTX 7.
4. 27 Rich Sloma (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 39 4. GTX 6.
5. 0 Ted Field (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0021 Interscope Racing 39 5. GTX 9.
6. 55 Howard Meister (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 560 9121 38 1. GTO 11. 1:44,088
7. 71 Bruce Canepa (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 770 0954 38 6. GTX 13.
8. 28 Clif Kearns (USA) Porsche 935 930 770 0960 Desperado Racing 38 7. GTX 15.
9. 75 Bob Harmon (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 0601 38 8. GTX 17.
10. 25 Kenper Miller (USA) BMW 3.5 CSL 37 2. GTO 10.
11. 46 Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 1099 Mauricio De Narvaez 37 3. GTO 16.
12. 60 Ren Tilton (USA) Porsche 911 36 4. GTO 23.
13. 58 Diego Febles (PR) Porsche Carrera 35 5. GTO 27.
14. 22 Jeffrey Stephens (USA) Porsche Carrera 33 DNF 6. GTO 22.
15. 16 Sepp Grinbold (USA) BMW CSL 27 7. GTO 25.
16. 07 Dave Cowart (USA) Porsche Carrera Morrison's Inc. 26 8. GTO 8.
17. 77 Buzz Dyer (USA) AMC AMX 23 DNF 9. GTO 24.
18. 19 Chris Cord (USA) Chevrolet Monza DeKon 1011 Chris Cord Racing 21 DNF 9. GTX 4.
19. 18 John Paul (USA) Chevrolet Corvette/Greenwood GT J.L.P. Racing 20 DNF 10. GTX 2.
20. 41 Bill Hanel (USA) Porsche Carrera 20 DNF 10. GTO 14.
21. 3 Larry Stephens (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 19 DNF 11. GTX 18.
22. 65 Richard Valentine (USA) Chevrolet Corvette RJV Enterprises 14 DNF 11. GTO 20.
23. 94 Bill Whittington (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Brothers Racing 10 DNF 12. GTX 5.
24. 32 Steve Earle (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9048 Earle Akin Racing Associates 9 DNF 13. GTX 12.
25. 15 Alf Gebhardt (USA) BMW CSL Bavarian Motors 4 DNF 12. GTO 19.
26. 59 Peter Gregg (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0018 Brumos Porsche 3 DNF 14. GTX 28.
27. 11 Gary Nylander (USA) Porsche 911 S 0 DNF 13. GTO 21.
28. 12 Bob Matkowich (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 0 DNF 14. GTO 26.
Did not start:
90 Bob Bondurant (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0024 Dick Barbour Racing Accident in practice GTX

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IMSA Round: 10

Sears Point [GTU]

3rd Annual Camel GT 2.5 Challenge, Sears Point Raceway, Sonoma Date: 30.7.1978


Circuit length: Race distance: 121,666 km Winner's average speed: 134,776 km/h

Fastest lap:Frank LearyNo. 48Datsun 240Z1:47,07136,521 km/h(lap 26)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 48 Frank Leary (USA) Datsun 240Z 30 0:54:13,701 1. GTU 3.
2. 64 Dennis Aase (USA) Porsche 911 30 0:54:21,046 2. GTU 1. 1:46,387
3. 83 Don Devendorf (USA) Datsun Z Electramotive 30 3. GTU 2.
4. 33 Sam Posey (USA) Datsun 260Z Bob Sharp Racing 30 4. GTU 4.
5. 01 Dave White (USA) Porsche 911 S 30 5. GTU 5.
6. 82 Rodd Harrison (USA) Porsche 914/6 914 143 0178 30 6. GTU 7.
7. 46 Neil Vanni (USA) Datsun Z 30 7. GTU 6.
8. 60 Rusty Bond (USA) Porsche 911 29 8. GTU 12.
9. 11 Bobbee Nylander (USA) Porsche 911 S 29 9. GTU 9.
10. 74 Casey Mollett (USA) Datsun 240Z 29 10. GTU 35.
11. 51 John Hotchkis (USA) Porsche 911 29 11. GTU 13.
12. 96 Stu Fisher (USA) Mazda RX-3 29 12. GTU 14.
13. 4 John Hawkins (USA) Datsun 510 28 13. GTU 22.
14. 45 Gary Steele (USA) Porsche 911 28 14. GTU 17.
15. 03 Bruce Sanders (USA) Porsche 914/6 914 143 0332 28 15. GTU 15.
16. 1 Peter Herke (USA) BMW 2002 28 16. GTU 21.
17. 44 Kent Murry (USA) Porsche 911 27 17. GTU 33.
18. 58 Steve Griswold (USA) Alfa Romeo GTV 27 18. GTU 23.
19. 36 Ron Case (USA) Porsche 911 Case Racing 27 19. GTU 25.
20. 3 John Samson (USA) Alfa Romeo GTV 26 20. GTU 28.
21. 6 Marta Leonard (USA) Toyota 26 21. GTU 27.
22. 13 Darrel Overstreet (USA) Porsche 914/6 25 22. GTU 18.
23. 76 Frank Thomas (USA) Porsche 911 19 DNF 23. GTU 10.
24. 65 Tony DiBenedetto Opel Manta 18 DNF 24. GTU 24.
25. 31 Dan Parkinson (USA) Datsun Z 14 DNF 25. GTU 32.
26. 78 Rod Bremner (CDN) Triumph TR7 13 DNF 26. GTU 16.
27. 59 Reinhard Riedel (USA) BMW 2002 10 DNF 27. GTU 26.
28. 23 Bob Zulkowski (USA) Porsche 914/6 473 29 24107 Metal Craft Racing 6 DNF 28. GTU 20.
29. 38 Ed Parks (USA) Mazda RX-3 4 29. GTU 11.
30. 20 Tom Contino (USA) Ford Escort 1 DNF 30. GTU 8.

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IMSA Round: 11

Portland [GTU]

G.I. Joe's Grand Prix (Camel GTU Challenge), Portland International Raceway, Portland Date: 6.8.1978


Circuit length: Race distance: 116,999 km Winner's average speed: 143,743 km/h

Fastest lap:Frank LearyNo. 48Datsun 240Z1:15,91146,157 km/h(lap 9)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 64 Dennis Aase (USA) Porsche 911 38 0:48:53,056 1. GTU 2.
2. 83 Don Devendorf (USA) Datsun Z Electramotive 38 0:49:33,541 2. GTU 4.
3. 76 Frank Thomas (USA) Porsche 911 38 3. GTU 9.
4. 60 Rusty Bond (USA) Porsche 911 38 4. GTU 10.
5. 74 Casey Mollett (USA) Datsun 240Z 37 5. GTU 13.
6. 31 Dan Parkinson (USA) Datsun Z 37 6. GTU 5.
7. 44 Kent Murry (USA) Porsche 911 36 7. GTU 8.
8. 59 Nick Feodorhoff (USA) Porsche 911 35 8. GTU 17.
9. 26 Tom Masterson (USA) Porsche 911 35 9. GTU 15.
10. 58 Steve Griswold (USA) Alfa Romeo GTV 35 10. GTU 19.
11. 1 Peter Herke (USA) BMW 2002 35 11. GTU 18.
12. 3 John Samson (USA) Alfa Romeo GTV 33 12. GTU 20.
13. 82 Rodd Harrison (USA) Porsche 914/6 914 143 0178 27 DNF 13. GTU 12.
14. 48 Frank Leary (USA) Datsun 240Z 22 DNF 14. GTU 3.
15. 01 Dave White (USA) Porsche 911 S 22 DNF 15. GTU 21.
16. 33 Sam Posey (USA) Datsun 260Z Bob Sharp Racing 18 DNF 16. GTU 1. 1:15,067
17. 62 Bill Koll (USA) Porsche 914/6 William Koll 15 DNF 17. GTU 6.
18. 51 Robert Kirby (USA) Porsche 911 4 DNF 18. GTU 7.
19. 38 Ed Parks (USA) Mazda RX-3 4 DNF 19. GTU 11.

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IMSA Round: 11

100 mile Portland

G.I. Joe's Grand Prix (Camel GT Challenge), Portland International Raceway, Portland Date: 6.8.1978


Circuit length: Race distance: 157,072 km Winner's average speed: 156,525 km/h

Fastest lap:Peter GreggNo. 59Porsche 935/77A1:7,42164,564 km/h(lap 2)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 59 Peter Gregg (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0018 Brumos Porsche 51 1:00:14,977 1. GTX 1. 1:06,421
2. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I) Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne Inc. 51 1:00:48,662 2. GTX 5.
3. 94 Bill Whittington (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Brothers Racing 50 3. GTX 4.
4. 27 Rich Sloma (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 49 4. GTX 7.
5. 28 Clif Kearns (USA) Porsche 935 930 770 0960 Desperado Racing 49 5. GTX 10.
6. 93 Don Whittington (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Brothers 49 6. GTX 6.
7. 3 Larry Stephens (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 48 7. GTX 11.
8. 07 Dave Cowart (USA) Porsche Carrera Morrison's Inc. 48 1. GTO 14.
9. 22 Bob Bergstrom (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR Jeffrey Stephens 47 2. GTO 15.
10. 60 Ren Tilton (USA) Porsche 911 45 3. GTO 22.
11. 46 Albert Naon (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 1099 Mauricio De Narvaez 44 4. GTO 18.
12. 89 Bruce Leven (USA) Porsche Carrera 44 5. GTO 24.
13. 95 Jim DuBois (USA) Chevrolet Camaro 43 6. GTO 17.
14. 62 Keith Kilday Chevrolet Corvette 42 7. GTO 25.
15. 65 Richard Valentine (USA) Chevrolet Corvette RJV Enterprises 37 8. GTO 16.
16. 25 Kenper Miller (USA) BMW 3.5 CSL 35 9. GTO 12.
17. 18 John Paul (USA) Chevrolet Corvette/Greenwood GT J.L.P. Racing 34 DNF 8. GTX 3.
18. 55 Howard Meister (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 560 9121 27 DNF 10. GTO 8. 1:11,783
19. 15 Alf Gebhardt (USA) BMW CSL Bavarian Motors 26 DNF 11. GTO 13.
20. 58 Diego Febles (PR) Porsche Carrera 26 12. GTO 19.
21. 2 David Hobbs (GB) BMW 320i Turbo McLaren North America 23 DNF 9. GTX 2.
22. 1 Roy Woods (USA) Chevrolet Monza Turbo DeKon 1006 Roy Woods 16 DNF 10. GTX 9.
23. 14 Ron Brown (USA) Chevrolet Camaro 10 DNF 13. GTO 20.
24. 7 Bill Craine (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 10 14. GTO 23.
25. 76 Joe Chamberlain (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Arrow Heating Co. 6 DNF 11. GTX 28.

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IMSA Round: 12

250 mile Mid-Ohio

Camel GT Challenge (Camel GT 250), Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Date: 27.8.1978

Started:45(GTX - 18, GTO - 12, GTU - 15)

Circuit length: Race distance: 401,692 km Winner's average speed: 144,934 km/h

Fastest lap:Peter GreggNo. 59Porsche 935/77A1:30,29154,001 km/h(lap 36)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 94 Bill Whittington (USA)
Jim Busby (USA)
Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Brothers Racing 104 2:46:17,543 1. GTX 6.
2. 2 David Hobbs (GB)
Tom Klausler (USA)
BMW 320i Turbo 003 McLaren North America 104 2:47:37,164 2. GTX 3.
3. 28 Clif Kearns (USA)
Milt Minter (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0960 Desperado Racing 103 3. GTX 4.
4. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I) Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne Inc. 102 4. GTX 9.
5. 99 Phil Currin (USA) Chevrolet Corvette The Tune-Up Shop 100 5. GTX 8.
6. 19 Chris Cord (USA)
Jim Adams (USA)
Chevrolet Monza DeKon 1011 Chris Cord Racing 100 6. GTX 5.
7. 07 Dave Cowart (USA)
Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO)
Porsche Carrera Morrison's Inc. 98 1. GTO 14.
8. 38 Bonky Fernandez (PR)
Walt Bohren (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9113 Boricua Racing 98 2. GTO 19.
9. 58 Diego Febles (PR) Porsche Carrera 98 3. GTO 23.
10. 93 Don Whittington (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Brothers Racing 97 7. GTX 7.
11. 55 Howard Meister (USA)
Rick Knoop (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 560 9121 97 4. GTO 11. 1:37,970
12. 18 John Paul (USA)
Hurley Haywood (USA)
Porsche 935 JLP-1 930 890 0037=>JLP-1 JLP Racing 96 DNF 8. GTX 2.
13. 68 Rick Hay (USA)
Mike Brockman (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette 95 9. GTX 12.
14. 42 Bill Bean (USA) Porsche 911 95 1. GTU 29.
15. 84 Bob Speakman (USA) Datsun Z 94 2. GTU 32.
16. 91 Werner Frank (USA)
Roger Schramm (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR Framm Promotions 93 5. GTO 42.
17. 34 George Drolsom (USA)
Mark Greb (USA)
Porsche 911 S Drolsom Racing 93 3. GTU 35.
18. 85 John Hulen (USA)
Ron Coupland (USA)
Porsche 914/6 John Hulen 92 4. GTU 48.
19. 8 Bob Beasley (USA)
Bruce Jennings (USA)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 0035 Bob Beasley 91 6. GTO 26.
20. 29 Hoyt Overbagh (USA)
Billy Hagan (USA)
Chevrolet Monza 001 Stratagraph 91 7. GTO 45.
21. 36 Ron Case (USA)
Jack Rynerson (USA)
Porsche 911 Case Racing 89 5. GTU 38.
22. 32 Bob Akin (USA)
Bob Babbe
Porsche Carrera 89 10. GTX 27.
23. 51 Robert Kirby (USA)
John Hotchkis (USA)
Porsche 911 89 6. GTU 28.
24. 82 Carm Solomone (USA)
Fred Lang (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Turbo Solomone Racing 88 11. GTX 43.
25. 01 Dave White (USA)
Dave Panaccione (USA)
Porsche 911 S 87 7. GTU 41.
26. 14 Jerry Lancaster (USA)
John Luczyk (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette 86 DNF 8. GTO 30.
27. 08 Terry Wolters (USA)
Wayne Miller (USA)
Porsche 911 S 911 030 1263 Terry Wolters 86 8. GTU 44.
28. 81 David Crabtree (USA) Ford Granada David Crabtree 84 9. GTO 40.
29. 60 Rusty Bond (USA)
Ren Tilton (USA)
Porsche 911 84 9. GTU 33.
30. 15 Alf Gebhardt (USA)
Kenper Miller (USA)
BMW CSL ex-Gregg Bavarian Motors 80 10. GTO 13.
31. 62 Robert Vincent (USA) Chevrolet Camaro 79 DNF 12. GTX 17.
32. 56 Craig Carter (USA)
Murray Edwards (CDN)
Chevrolet Camaro Carter Brothers 78 11. GTO 21.
33. 27 Jack Refenning (USA)
John Gunn (USA)
Porsche 911 SC 73 10. GTU 34.
34. 40 Steve Southard (USA) Porsche 914/6 61 DNF 11. GTU 36.
35. 59 Peter Gregg (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0018 Brumos Porsche 53 DNF 13. GTX 1. 1:29,988
36. 41 Herb Jones, Jr. (USA)
Steve Faul (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Jones Ind. Racing 50 DNF 14. GTX 22.
37. 77 Dan Furey (USA) Chevrolet Vega Dan Furey 49 DNF 15. GTX 16.
38. 64 Dennis Aase (USA)
Jim Cook (USA)
Porsche 911 47 DNF 12. GTU 25.
39. 76 Frank Thomas (USA)
Lee Mueller (USA)
Porsche 911 Quality Inn 37 DNF 13. GTU 37.
40. 1 Dave Heinz (USA)
David McClain (USA)
Jerry Thompson (USA)
Chevrolet Monza Turbo DeKon 1014 Budweiser Racing Team 36 DNF 16. GTX 10.
41. 83 Don Devendorf (USA) Datsun Z Electramotive 35 DNF 14. GTU 18. 1:39,610
42. 39 Skip DeAscentis (USA)
Larry Trotter (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette 31 DNF 12. GTO 46.
43. 61 Al Cosentino (USA)
Craig Fisher (CDN)
Mazda RX-7 Faza Squadra 25 DNF 15. GTU 49.
44. 4 Rudy Bartling (CDN)
Norm Ridgely (CDN)
Porsche Carrera 10 DNF 17. GTX 20.
45. 97 Don Axtmann (USA) Chevrolet Camaro 8 DNF 18. GTX 15.
Did not start:
0 Gene Rutherford (USA) Oldsmobile Cutlass GTO
02 J. Dana Roehrig (USA)
J. Kurt Roehrig (USA)
Porsche 911 GTU
6 xxx Mazda RX-7 GTU
49 Jim Moyer (USA) Chevrolet Corvette GTX
65 Richard Valentine (USA) Chevrolet Corvette RJV Enterprises GTO
In entry list:
3 Klaus Bytzek (CDN)
Rudy Bartling (CDN)
Porsche Carrera GTO
6 Luis Mendez (DR) Porsche Carrera RSR 005 0009 Luiz Mendez GTO
9 Gene Harrington (USA) Chevrolet Monza GTO
11 Hans Berner (CDN) Porsche Carrera GTO
31 Clayton Dopke (USA)
Gerhard Lier (USA)
Ford Capri GTU
44 Kent Murry (USA) Porsche 911 GTU
45 Andrew Koslowiecki (USA)
Ronald Bergman (USA)
Mazda RX-3 GTO
50 Fritz Hochreuter (CDN) Porsche 911 GTU
58 Diego Febles (PR) Ford Capri RS 3100 ex-Theodoracopoulos Diego Febles Racing GTO
63 Tim Meehan (USA) Opel Manta GTU
66 Don Yenko (USA)
Jerry Thompson (USA)
Jim Phillips (USA)
Chevrolet Monza GTX
67 Glenn Bunch (USA) Dodge Challenger Glenn Bunch GTX
69 Craig Fisher (CDN) Mazda RX-3 Faza Squadra GTU
72 Jimmy Spencer (USA)
Fred Werl (USA)
Ford Mustang GTO
73 Clark Howey (USA)
Dale Koch (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro GTX
86 Logan Blackburn (USA) Datsun Z GTU
87 Larry Mattera (USA) Chevrolet Camaro Larry Mattera GTO

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IMSA Round: 13

Road Atlanta [GTU] II

Arthur L. Montgomery Camel GT Challenge (Camel GTU Challenge & American Challenge), Road Atlanta, Gainesville Date: 4.9.1978

Started:31(GTU - 25, AC - 6)

Circuit length: Race distance: 121,666 km Winner's average speed: 150,139 km/h

Fastest lap:Dennis AaseNo. 64Porsche 9111:34,6154,335 km/h(lap 16)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 83 Don Devendorf (USA) Datsun Z Sun/Moon Electramotive 30 0:48:37,306 1. GTU 10.
2. 38 Jim Fitzgerald (USA) Datsun Z Jim Fitzgerald 30 0:48:49,698 2. GTU 12.
3. 64 Dennis Aase (USA) Porsche 911 Dennis Aase 30 3. GTU 9. 1:32,780
4. 10 Clay Young (USA) Pontiac Grand Am Clay Young 30 1. AC 2.
5. 3 Logan Blackburn (USA) Datsun Z PCR/Ramsey Racing 30 4. GTU 13.
6. 88 Joseph Hamilton (USA) Porsche 911 Joseph Hamilton 30 5. GTU 17.
7. 77 Vern Smith (USA) Chevrolet Malibu Vern Smith 30 2. AC 4.
8. 51 John Hotchkis (USA) Porsche 911 John Hotchkis 30 6. GTU 19.
9. 27 Ray Mummery (USA) Porsche 911 S Miami Auto Racing 29 7. GTU 31.
10. 9 Frank Harmstad (USA) Porsche 914/6 914 043 1177 Frank Harmstad 29 8. GTU 28.
11. 60 Rusty Bond (USA) Porsche 911 R & R Racing 29 9. GTU 16.
12. 34 George Drolsom (USA) Porsche 911 S George Drolsom 29 10. GTU 23.
13. 08 Terry Wolters (USA) Porsche 911 S 911 030 1263 Terry Wolters 29 11. GTU 24.
14. 50 Fritz Hochreuter (CDN) Porsche 911 Fritz Hochreuter 29 12. GTU 33.
15. 6 Al Cosentino (USA) Mazda RX-3 Faza Squadra 29 13. GTU 25.
16. 85 John Hulen (USA)
Ron Coupland (USA)
Porsche 914/6 John Hulen 29 14. GTU 22.
17. 92 Don Whittington (USA) Plymouth Volare WGST News Radio 92 28 3. AC 5.
18. 16 Freddy Baker (USA) Mazda RX-3 Fred Baker 27 15. GTU 29.
19. 36 Dave Panaccione (USA) Porsche 911 Dave Panaccione 27 16. GTU 18.
20. 26 Ernie Smith (USA) Alfa Romeo Alfetta GT Eleven-Tenths Racing 26 17. GTU 30.
21. 96 Gene Felton (USA) Buick Skylark Gene Felton 26 4. AC 1. 1:33,930
22. 84 Bob Speakman (USA) Datsun Z Bob Speakman 19 DNF 18. GTU 21.
23. 76 Frank Thomas (USA) Porsche 911 Quality Inn of Boise 19 DNF 19. GTU 14.
24. 62 Bill Koll (USA) Porsche 914/6 Koll Motor Sports 19 DNF 20. GTU 34.
25. 81 David Crabtree (USA) Ford Granada David Crabtree 19 5. AC 6.
26. 42 Bill Bean (USA) Porsche 911 Bullwinkele Racing 12 DNF 21. GTU 15.
27. 74 Norman Frame (USA) Datsun 510 Norman Frame 8 DNF 22. GTU 27.
28. 4 Ted Schumacher (USA) Triumph GT-6 Ted Schumacher 7 DNF 23. GTU 26.
29. 01 Dave White (USA) Porsche 911 S Roehrig Racing 4 DNF 24. GTU 11.
30. 0 Gene Rutherford (USA) Oldsmobile Cutlass Chesrown Olds 3 DNF 6. AC 3.
31. 40 Steve Southard (USA) Porsche 914 Steve Southard 0 DNF 25. GTU 20.
In entry list:
02 J. Dana Roehrig (USA) Porsche 911 S Roehrig Racing GTU
43 Andy Parker (USA) Plymouth Volare Andy Parker AC
44 Kent Murry (USA) Porsche 911 SUD Porsche Racing GTU
49 Buzz Cason (USA) AMC Concord Doell Assoc. AC
61 Al Cosentino (USA) Mazda RX-7 Faza Squadra Raced Mazda RX-3 GTU
69 Craig Fisher (CDN) Mazda RX-3 Faza Squadra GTU
80 Pat Bedard (USA) Oldsmobile Cutlass Adams Assoc. AC

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IMSA Round: 13

100 mile Road Atlanta II

Arthur L. Montgomery Camel GT Challenge (Arthur Montgomery Camel GT Challenge), Road Atlanta, Gainesville Date: 4.9.1978

Started:30(GTX - 17, GTO - 13)

Circuit length: Race distance: 162,222 km Winner's average speed: 168,886 km/h

Fastest lap:Danny OngaisNo. 00Porsche 935/77A1:23,28175,312 km/h(lap 9)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 59 Peter Gregg (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0018 Brumos Porsche 40 0:57:37,930 1. GTX 3.
2. 93 Don Whittington (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Bros. 40 0:57:55,761 2. GTX 6.
3. 94 Bill Whittington (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Bros. 40 3. GTX 2.
4. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I) Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne 40 4. GTX 8.
5. 0 Ted Field (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0021 Interscope Racing 39 5. GTX 14.
6. 19 Chris Cord (USA) Chevrolet Monza DeKon 1011 Chris Cord Racing 39 6. GTX 7.
7. 99 Phil Currin (USA) Chevrolet Corvette The Tune-Up Shop 39 7. GTX 10.
8. 55 Howard Meister (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 560 9121 Andial Porsche-Meister Homes 38 1. GTO 20.
9. 25 Kenper Miller (USA) BMW 3.5 CSL Deren Automotive 38 2. GTO 11. 1:29,541
10. 07 Dave Cowart (USA) Porsche Carrera Morrison's 37 3. GTO 19.
11. 46 Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 1099 Mauricio DeNarvaez 37 4. GTO 21.
12. 12 Ford Smith (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Ford Smith 37 5. GTO 17.
13. 58 Diego Febles (PR) Ford Capri RS 3100 ex-Theodoracopoulos Diego Febles Racing 37 6. GTO 16.
14. 38 Bonky Fernandez (PR) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9113 Boricua Racing 36 7. GTO 18.
15. 29 Hoyt Overbagh (USA) Chevrolet Monza 001 Hoyt Overbagh 35 8. GTO 24.
16. 51 Robert Kirby (USA) Porsche 911 John Hotchkis 35 9. GTO 23.
17. 9 R. D. Whittington (USA) Porsche Turbo Whittington Bros. 35 8. GTX 25.
18. 68 Rick Hay (USA) Chevrolet Corvette Rick Hay 34 DNF 9. GTX 13.
19. 41 Herb Jones, Jr. (USA) Chevrolet Camaro Jones Ind. Racing 34 10. GTX 15.
20. 85 John Hulen (USA)
Ron Coupland (USA)
Porsche 914/6 John Hulen 34 10. GTO 26.
21. 60 Ren Tilton (USA) Porsche 911 R & R Racing 33 11. GTO 28.
22. 1 Dave Heinz (USA) Chevrolet Monza DeKon 1014 Budweiser Racing Team 30 11. GTX 9.
23. 18 John Paul (USA) Chevrolet Corvette/Greenwood GT JLP Racing 27 DNF 12. GTX 6.
24. 2 David Hobbs (GB) BMW 320i Turbo 003 McLaren N. A. 25 DNF 13. GTX 4.
25. 67 Glenn Bunch (USA) Dodge Challenger Glenn Bunch 22 DNF 14. GTX 27.
26. 28 Clif Kearns (USA) Porsche 935 930 770 0960 Desperado Racing 18 DNF 15. GTX 12.
27. 00 Danny Ongais (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0019 Interscope Racing 11 DNF 16. GTX 1. 1:21,279
28. 61 Charles Pelz (USA) Chevrolet Camaro Charles Pelz 5 DNF 12. GTO 31.
29. 65 Richard Valentine (USA) Chevrolet Corvette RJV Enterprises 3 DNF 13. GTO 29.
30. 49 Jim Moyer (USA) Chevrolet Corvette James Moyer 1 DNF 17. GTX 22.
In entry list:
6 Luis Mendez (DR) Porsche Carrera RSR 005 0009 Luiz Mendez GTO
8 Bob Beasley (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 0035 Bob Beasley GTO
15 Alf Gebhardt (USA) BMW CSL Bavarian Motors GTO
56 Craig Carter (USA) Chevrolet Camaro Carter Bros. Racing GTO
86 Hugh Kleinpeter (USA) De Tomaso Pantera 1603 Team Pantera GTX

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IMSA Round: 14

250 mile Daytona Finale

Camel GT Challenge (Camel GT 250), Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach Date: 26.11.1978

Started:64(GTX - 22, GTO - 21, GTU - 14, AC - 7)

Circuit length: Race distance: 401,692 km Winner's average speed: 189,690 km/h

Fastest lap:Peter GreggNo. 59Porsche 935/77A1:48,23205,558 km/h(lap 4)

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 59 Peter Gregg (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0018 Brumos Porsche 65 2:07:03,470 1. GTX 1.
2. 00 Danny Ongais (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0019 Interscope Racing 65 2:07:47,760 2. GTX 11. 1:47,665
3. 18 John Paul (USA) Porsche 935 JLP-1 930 890 0037=>JLP-1 JLP Racing 65 3. GTX 8.
4. 30 Gianpiero Moretti (I)
Hurley Haywood (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0905 Electrodyne Inc. 64 4. GTX 5.
5. 7 Ludwig Heimrath (CDN)
Carlos Moran (ES)
Porsche 935 930 770 0958 Heimrath Racing 63 5. GTX 4.
6. 0 Ted Field (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0021 Interscope Racing 62 6. GTX 7.
7. 94 Bill Whittington (USA) Porsche 935/77A 930 890 0023 Whittington Brothers Racing 62 7. GTX 2.
8. 04 Rick Thompkins (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 60 1. GTO 27.
9. 44 Bob Tullius (USA)
Brian Fuerstenau (USA)
Jaguar XJS Group 44 60 2. GTO 18.
10. 46 Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 1099 Mauricio De Narvaez 60 3. GTO 24.
11. 58 Diego Febles (PR) Porsche Carrera 60 4. GTO 25.
12. 8 Bob Beasley (USA) Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 0035 Bob Beasley 60 5. GTO 32.
13. 93 Don Whittington (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 670 0152 Whittington Brothers 60 8. GTX 12.
14. 07 Dave Cowart (USA)
Howard Meister (USA)
Porsche Carrera Morrison's Inc. 60 6. GTO 30.
15. 3 Jose Gonzalez
Luis Sereix (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro 59 9. GTX 19.
16. 28 Clif Kearns (USA)
Milt Minter (USA)
Porsche 935 930 770 0960 Desperado Racing 58 DNF 10. GTX 6.
17. 76 Norm Ridgely (CDN) Porsche Carrera 58 7. GTO 31.
18. 72 Murray Edwards (CDN) Chevrolet Corvette 58 8. GTO 34.
19. 24 Carmen Lista (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 58 9. GTO 20.
20. 11 Don Yenko (USA) Chevrolet Nova 57 1. AC 50.
21. 68 Luis Mendez (DR) Porsche Carrera RSR 005 0009 57 10. GTO 77.
22. 50 Fritz Hochreuter (CDN)
Rainer Brezinka (CDN)
Porsche 911 56 11. GTO 41.
23. 79 Richard Kendrick (USA)
Scott Hoerr (USA)
Datsun Z 56 1. GTU 51.
24. 27 Ray Mummery (USA)
Tom Sheehy (USA)
Porsche 911 56 2. GTU 55.
25. 02 Dave White (USA) Porsche 911 S 56 3. GTU 57.
26. 42 Tom Ashby (USA)
Bill Bean (USA)
Porsche 911 55 4. GTU 40. 2:05,945
27. 96 Gene Felton (USA) Buick Skylark 55 2. AC 26. 2:01,662
28. 34 George Drolsom (USA) Porsche 911 S Drolsom Racing 55 5. GTU 56.
29. 29 Hoyt Overbagh (USA)
Ron Reed (USA)
Chevrolet Monza 001 55 12. GTO 35.
30. 99 Phil Currin (USA) Chevrolet Corvette The Tune-Up Shop 55 11. GTX 14.
31. 75 Mike Ramirez (PR)
Manuel Villa (PR)
Porsche 911 55 6. GTU 64.
32. 20 Gene Rutherford (USA)
Tom Wallace (USA)
Oldsmobile Cutlass Salon 54 3. AC 37.
33. 38 Bonky Fernandez (PR)
Mandy Gonzalez (PR)
Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 9113 Boricua Racing 52 13. GTO 28.
34. 26 Ernie Smith (USA) Alfa Romeo 51 7. GTU 70.
35. 05 Al Levenson (USA)
Tom Brown (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette Al Levenson 49 14. GTO 63.
36. 54 Jack Swanson (USA)
Dick Gauthier (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro 49 12. GTX 43.
37. 15 Robert LaMay (USA)
Larry Parker (USA)
Ford Mustang 48 15. GTO 68.
38. 41 Herb Jones, Jr. (USA) Chevrolet Camaro Jones Ind. Racing 47 13. GTX 16.
39. 25 Kenper Miller (USA) BMW 3.5 CSL 44 DNF 16. GTO 13. 1:58,062
40. 88 Joseph Hamilton (USA)
Rob Hoskins (USA)
Chuck Wade (USA)
Porsche 911 Hamilton House Racing 40 DNF 8. GTU 48.
41. 33 Richard Aten (USA)
Peter Welter (USA)
Porsche 911 35 9. GTU 66.
42. 23 Charlie Kemp (USA) Ford Cobra II Charlie Kemp 34 DNF 14. GTX 54.
43. 5 Javier Garcia (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 31 DNF 15. GTX 15.
44. 21 Vince DiLella (USA)
Manuel Cueto (USA)
Porsche 914/4 471 29 12215 DiLella Racing 31 10. GTU 67.
45. 14 Dick Neland (USA) Chevrolet Camaro 29 DNF 17. GTO 60.
46. 09 Gary Belcher (USA) Porsche 934/5 930 670 0175? Belcher Racing 23 DNF 16. GTX 23.
47. 84 Bob Speakman (USA) Datsun Z 22 DNF 11. GTU 45.
48. 65 Richard Valentine (USA) Chevrolet Corvette RJV Enterprises 22 DNF 18. GTO 52.
49. 47 Tim Chitwood (USA)
Sam Fillingham (USA)
Joie Chitwood (USA)
Chevrolet Nova 21 DNF 4. AC 38.
50. 80 Herb Adams (USA)
Pat Bedard (USA)
Oldsmobile Cutlass 21 DNF 5. AC 49.
51. 2 David Hobbs (GB) BMW 320i Turbo BMW of North America 19 DNF 17. GTX 3.
52. 66 Tom Bagley (USA) Chevrolet Monza 19 DNF 18. GTX 10.
53. 67 Glenn Bunch (USA) Dodge Challenger Glenn Bunch 18 DNF 19. GTX 42.
54. 08 Terry Wolters (USA)
Wayne Miller (USA)
Porsche 911 911 030 1263 Terry Wolters 16 DNF 12. GTU 62.
55. 61 Lamar Mann (USA)
Guido Levetto (USA)
Chevrolet Corvette 14 DNF 19. GTO 21.
56. 9 Dick Whittington
Dale Whittington (USA)
Porsche Turbo 13 DNF 20. GTX 22.
57. 89 Francisco Romero (YV)
Ernesto Soto (YV)
Porsche 911 8 DNF 20. GTO 29.
58. 36 Ron Case (USA)
Dave Panaccione (USA)
Porsche 911 Case Racing 7 DNF 13. GTU 46.
59. 40 Steve Southard (USA)
William Koch (USA)
Porsche 914/6 7 DNF 14. GTU 75.
60. 12 Ford Smith (USA) Chevrolet Corvette 6 DNF 21. GTO 17.
61. 19 Fred Werl (USA)
Jimmy Spencer (USA)
Ford Mustang 6 DNF 21. GTX 69.
62. 10 Clay Young (USA) Pontiac Grand Am Clay Young 4 DNF 6. AC 39.
63. 81 David Crabtree (USA) Ford Granada David Crabtree 2 DNF 7. AC 58.
64. 82 Carm Solomone (USA)
Fred Lang (USA)
Chevrolet Camaro Turbo Solomone Racing 2 DNF 22. GTX 53.

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