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 1  1 PORSCHE 911S Bob Beasley-Michael Keyser 187 Laps 1.GTU
 2 59 PORSCHE 911S 911 030 1263 Hurley Haywood-Sam Posey 186 Laps 2.GTU
 3 24 FORD ESCORT John Buffum-Bert Everett 185 Laps 1.TU
 4 48 CHEVROLET CORVETTE John Greenwood-Jim Robbins 183 Laps 1.GTO
 5 50 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Denny Long-Jim Greendyke 183 Laps 2.GTO
 6 43 PORSCHE 911S John O'steen-Dave Helmick 183 Laps 3.GTU
 7 17 CHEVROLET CAMARO Vince Gimondo-Billy Dingman 182 Laps 1.TO
 8 21 AMC JAVELIN Russ Norburn-Robert Hennig 182 Laps 2.TO
 9 57 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Dave Heinz-Bob Johnson 179 Laps 3.GTO
10 77 PORSCHE 911S Bruce Jennings-George Stone 177 Laps 4.GTU
11 83 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Tom Felton-Lou D'Amico 177 Laps 4.GTO
12 60 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Bob Kiefer-Tom Swindell 177 Laps 5.GTO
13  4 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Craig Carter-Darrell Carter 176 Laps 6.GTO
14  2 PORSCHE 911S Gray Egerton-Adrian Gang 175 Laps 5.GTU
15 86 ALFA ROMEO GTV Walter Siemendinger-John Diamanti 173 Laps 2.TU
16 89 PORSCHE 911T Dieter Oest-Mike Tillson 172 Laps 6.GTU
17 16 BMW 2002 1666282 Phil Dermer-Tom Straub 172 Laps 3.TU
18 70 PORSCHE 914/6 Lee MacDonald-Harry Bytzek 172 Laps 7.GTU
19 31 PORSCHE 911S Jim Locke-Gary Wright 172 Laps 8.GTU
20 96 CHEVROLET CAMARO Gene Felton-Ronald Austin 170 Laps 7.GTO
21  8 FORD PINTO Carson Baird-Joe Amato 170 Laps 4.TU
22  6 PORSCHE 911S Robert Stoddard-Frank Harmstad 170 Laps 9.GTU
23 15 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Ron Weaver-Jerry Thompson 169 Laps 8.GTO
24  3 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Don Axtmann-Buzz Fyhrie 169 Laps 9.GTO
25 28 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Andrew Bach-Willie Schuldt 166 Laps 10.GTO
26 82 ALFA ROMEO GTV Bob Heiberg-Bill Jobe 166 Laps 5.TU
27 99 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Phil Currin-Bill Bean 165 Laps 11.GTO
28 10 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Bill Schumacher-Ed Lowther 165 Laps 12.GTO
29 66 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Mike Murray-Ike Knupp 165 Laps 13.TO
30 11 PORSCHE 914/6  914 043 1262 David McClain-Dave White 164 Laps 10.GTU
31 71 PORSCHE 911T Marc Dancose-Jacques Bienvenue 163 Laps 11.GTU
32 54 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Dana English-Bob McClure 157 Laps 14.GTO
33 73 CHEVROLET CAMARO Richard Stevens-Robert Barg 154 Laps 3.TO
34 94 CHEVROLET CORVETTE John Floyd-Dan Dougherty 153 Laps 15.TO
35 58 SHELBY 350GT Bob Mowry-Carl Armstrong 152 Laps 16.GTO
36 93 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Larry Ross-David Shook 126 Laps 17.GTO
37  7 CHEVROLET CAMARO Eddie Johnson-Clay Young 124 Laps 4.TO
38 64 CHEVROLET CAMARO  124379N555039 Richard Sterbins-Rick Schiesz 117 Laps 5.TO
39  7 PORSCHE 911S Klaus Bytzek-Rudy Bartling 104 Laps 12.GTU
40 98 ALFA ROMEO GTV Rasey Feezell-Bill Cannon 80 Laps 6.TU
41 33 CHEVROLET CAMARO Bill Besarick-Earl McLean 69 Laps 6.TO
42  0 PORSCHE 911S Pete Harrison-Charlie Lloyd 66 Laps 13.GTU
43 9 FORD MUSTANG Sam Miller-Pete Jones 64 Laps 7.TO
44 14 PORSCHE 911S Andrew Carduner-Harry Theodoracopoulos 48 Laps 14.GTU
45 29 SHELBY 350GT George Gunlock-Tommy Johnson 38 Laps 18.GTO
46 38 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Silas Allen-Neil Wiernicki 37 Laps 19.GTO
47 80 CHEVROLET CAMARO John Elliot 18 Laps 8.TO
48 23 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Wilbur Pickett 16 Laps 20.GTO

Cars that did not start

   27 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Don Haines-Robert Mouat GTO

Overnight success


Les Griebling did it well. A bunch of 56 cars would show up at the attractive Mid Ohio track. What a beautiful race it would be! The usual Porsche versus Chevrolet battle, with some extra opposition for both makes as well. John Buffum had brought his ver fast Ford Escort BDA, which was able to run as as the big bangers. John Grenwood had brought a pair of Chevrolet Corvettes. Another great contenter was Ike Knupp, whose Chevrolet Corvette was in the lead at the start of the race. Michael Keyser was back with the car he drive to Le Mans, while Hurley Haywood was co-driven by Sam Posey. They would qualify fourth overall. When the lead car experienced trouble, it was Michael Keyser in the lead fighting with Hurley Haywood. The battle would last for a long while, then suddenly, the rain would come. The leaders manager to stay ahead of the pack, but Sam Posey's car would throw flames during a pit stop. The car was not to be damaged, but time was lost. Sam Posey and Hurley Haywood finally ended up in second place, one lap down. In third place came the mighty Ford Escort driven by John Buffum and Bert Everett, who had a fantastic race. John Greenwood and Dick Smothers finished fourth overall, but earned the GTO class honours. Big bangers were not at an advantage on this track this very sunday. IMSA was the winner with 23000 spectators for the weekend.