1973
Daytona 24 Hours

24 Hours of Daytona
World Championship for Makes, round 1
1973 February 3rd-4th
Daytona International Speedway, 6,132 km

Pole Position : MIRAGE M6 Ford #1, D.Bell / H.Ganley, 1'45"512
Winner : PORSCHE Carrera RSR #59, P.Gregg / H.Haywood, 670 laps, at 171,031 km/h
Fastest lap : MIRAGE M6 Ford #2, M.Hailwood, 1'49"604
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
Winner 59 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Peter GREGG (USA) / Hurley HAYWOOD (USA) Brumos Porsche 670 laps in
24h01'12"000
Winner Sports,
winner S3.0
8th, 2'02"156
4th 77 PORSCHE 911 S George STONE (USA) / Bruce JENNINGS (USA) /
Mike DOWNS (USA)
Silverstone Racing 32 laps behind 3rd GT,
3rd GT+2.0
32nd, 2'10"419
6th 54 PORSCHE 911 S John FITZPATRICK (GB) / Erwin KREMER (D) /
Paul KELLER (CH)
Porsche Kremer Racing 40 laps behind 5th GT,
5th GT+2.0
23rd, 2'07"812
8th 15 PORSCHE 911 S Michael KEYSER (USA) / Tony ADAMOWICZ (USA) /
Bob BEASLEY (USA)
Toad Hall Motor Racing 83 laps behind 6th GT,
6th GT+2.0
26th, 2'08"503
9th 56 PORSCHE 911 S Sepp GREGER (D) / Kurt HILD (D) / Dieter SCHMID (D) Joest Racing 96 laps behind 7th GT,
7th GT+2.0
39th, 2'15"007
10th 62 PORSCHE 911 S Bob BERGSTROM (USA) / Jim COOK (USA) Bob Bergstrom 99 laps behind 8th GT,
winner GT2.0
44th, 2'18"367
11th 43 PORSCHE 911 S Dave HELMICK (USA) / John O'STEEN (USA) /
Stephen BEHR (USA)
Dave Helmick 112 laps behind 9th GT,
8th GT+2.0
31st, 2'09"569
12th 19 PORSCHE 908/02 Rudy BARTLING (CDN) / Harry BYTZEK (CDN) /
Bert KUEHNE (CDN)
Harry Bytzek 138 laps behind 2nd Sports,
2nd S3.0
5th, 1'57"700
14th 51 PORSCHE 911 S Klaus SELBERT (D) / W. Marvin SCHOENFELD (USA) /
Bob KLEMPEL (USA)
Airport Motorsport 171 laps behind 10th GT,
9th GT+2.0
51st, no time
19th 38 PORSCHE 914/6 Daniel MUNIZ (MEX) / Roberto QUINTANILLA (MEX) Quintanilla / Muniz 455 laps behind 11th GT,
2nd GT2.0
53rd, no time
DNF 6 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Mark DONOHUE (USA) / George FOLLMER (USA) Penske Racing 405 laps S3.0 12th, 2'02"794
DNF 31 PORSCHE 911 Jim LOCKE (USA) / Bob BAILEY (USA) Locke Development Corp. 387 laps GT+2.0 29th, 2'09"106
DNF 57 PORSCHE 908/03 Reinhold JST (D) / Mario CASONI (I) / Paul BLANCPAIN (CH) Reinhold Jst 244 laps S3.0 47th, no time
DNF 89 PORSCHE 911 S Mike TILLSON (USA) / Al HOLBERT (USA) /
Dieter OEST (USA)
Holbert Porsche 213 laps GT+2.0 42nd, 2'16"038
DNF 16 PORSCHE 911 S Peter KIRILL (USA) / Russ NORBURN (USA) / Bill BEAN (USA) Toad Hall Motor Racing 175 laps GT2.0 41st, 2'15"659
DNF 88 PORSCHE 910 Ed ABATE (USA) / Bill CUDDY (USA) Edwin G. Abate 167 laps S2.0 35th, 2'12"263
DNF 58 PORSCHE 911 S Andrew CARDUNER (USA) / Jacques BIENVENUE (CDN) Brumos Porsche 127 laps GT+2.0 37th, 2'14"336
DNF 99 PORSCHE 911 S Horacio ALVAREZ (PR) / Diego FEBLES (PR) Diego Febles 65 laps GT+2.0 45th, 2'18"423

PICTURES

n 6  -  DNF
Penske Racing
M. Donohue / G. Follmer
n 15  -  8th
Toad Hall Motor Racing
M. Keyser / T. Adamowicz / B. Beasley
n 16  -  DNF
Toad Hall Motor Racing
P. Kirill / R. Norburn / B. Bean
n 19  -  12th  -  2nd Sports  -  2nd S3.0
Harry Butzek
R. Bartling / H. Bytzek / B. Kuehne
n 31  -  DNF
Locke Development Corp.
J. Locke / B. Bailey
n 38  -  19th  -  2nd GT2.0
Quintanilla / Muniz
D. Muniz / R. Quintanilla
n 43  -  11th
Dave Helmick
D. Helmick / J. O'Steen / S. Behr
n 51  -  14th
Airport Motorsport
K. Selbert / W.M. Schoenfeld / B. Klempel
n 54  -  6th
Porsche Kremer Racing
J. Fitzpatrick / E. Kremer / P. Keller
n 56  -  9th
Joest Racing
S. Greger / K. Hild / D. Schmid
n 57  -  DNF
Reinhold Jst
R. Jst / M. Casoni / P. Blancpain
n 58  -  DNF
Brumos Porsche
A. Carduner / J. Bienvenue
n 59  -  Winner  -  Winner Sports  - 
Winner S3.0
Brumos Racing
P. Gregg / H. Haywood
n 62  -  10th  -  Winner GT2.0
Bert Bergstrom
B. Bergstrom / J. Cook
n 77  -  4th  -  3rd GT  -  3rd GT+2.0
Silverstone Racing
G. Stone / B. Jennings / M. Downs
n 88  -  DNF
Edwin G. Abate
E. Abate / B. Cuddy
   
  n 89  -  DNF
Holbert Porsche
M. Tillson / A. Holbert / D. Oest
n 99  -  DNF
Diego Febles
H. Alvarez / D. Febles