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BMW M1

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Red Lobster Racing
The most dominant car ever. Won the 1981 GTO Championship with Dave Cowart and Kenper Miller. Sold to Diego Montoya.
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David Deacon Racing
Owned by Ron Dennis, then run in 1981 and early 1982 by David Deacon, who sold it to Uli Bieri who ran it until the end of 1983.
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BMW Challenge Team     Bavarian Motors International.
First owned by Dieter Quester. Sold to BMW Challenge team, who then sold it to Alf Gebhardt's BMI.
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Joe Crevier
Ran it in 1981 and 1982.
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Kendall Racing
Owned by Jim Busby, who sold it to BMW North America, who sold it to Chuck Kendall who entered the car in 1981 and 1982.
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BMW Motorsport
Ran once at Daytona 1981 by David Hobbs and Marc Surer.
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Denny Wilson
Run in late 1981 and 1982 in selected sprint events.
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Montura Racing
Purchased from BMW North America in 1981. Ran by Tony Garcia and Albert Naon in 1981 and 1982.
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Walker Brown Racing
Was built to Procar specs from a street car in 1982 by Walker Brown Racing. Ran from late 1983 to 1984. Sold to Dallas Motorsport who ran it in 1985 and 1986. The car was then sold to Franco Sbarro after the team's bankrupty.