1976
Sebring 12 Hours

Sebring 76 Twelve Hours of Endurance
International Motor Sport Association, round 2
1976 March 20th
Sebring, 8,369 km

Pole Position : CHEVROLET Corvette #76, J.Greenwood / M.Brockman, 2'47"937
Winner : PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR #14, A.Holbert / M.Keyser, 230 laps, at 160,390 km/h
Fastest lap : CHEVROLET Corvette #76, J.Greenwood, 2'50"713, at 176,477 km/h
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
Winner 14 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Al HOLBERT (USA) / Michael KEYSER (USA) G.W. Dickinson /
Holbert Porsche-Audi
230 laps Winner GTO 3rd, 2'54"292
2nd 11 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR John GUNN (USA) / Carson BAIRD (USA) Dallas Heyser / SL-1 2 laps behind 2nd GTO 5th, 2'56"974
3rd 30 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Roberto QUINTANILLA (MEX) / Roberto GONZALEZ (MEX) John McClelland 3 laps behind 3rd GTO 14th, 3'02"026
4th 56 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Bob HAGESTAD (USA) / Jerry JOLLY (USA) Spirit of Colorado /
Hagestad Porsche
6 laps behind 4th GTO 10th, 2'59"688
5th 58 PORSCHE 911 Carrera Diego FEBLES (PR) / Hiram CRUZ (USA) Diego Febles Racing 8 laps behind 5th GTO 16th, 3'03"529
6th 44 PORSCHE 911 Carrera Mauricio DE NARVAEZ (CO) / Albert NAON (USA) /
John FREYRE (USA)
Mauricio De Narvaez 9 laps behind 6th GTO 18th, 3'05"235
8th 61 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Jim BUSBY (USA) / Carl SHAFER (USA) Brumos Porsche-Audi 20 laps behind 8th GTO 6th, 2'57"696
9th 67 PORSCHE 911 S Dave WHITE (USA) / David McCLAIN (USA) Havatampa Cigar 21 laps behind Winner GTU 20th, 3'08"329
10th 92 PORSCHE 911 Carrera Dieter OEST (USA) / Mike TILLSON (USA) Oest-Tillson Racing 22 laps behind 9th GTO 35th, 3'17"204
11th 91 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Juan Carlos BOLANOS (MEX) / Billy SPROWLS (USA) /
Eduardo LOPEZ NEGRETE (MEX)
Adams Apple 24 laps behind 10th GTO 17th, 3'03"676
12th 07 PORSCHE 911 T Charles MENDEZ (USA) / Dave COWART (USA) /
Dave PANACCIONE (USA) DNS
Charles Mendez Jr. 24 laps behind 2nd GTU 34th, 3'16"771
13th 50 PORSCHE 911 S Fritz HOCHREUTER (CDN) / Willy GOEBBELS (CDN) /
Hans BERNER (CDN)
Motex Auto 30 laps behind 3rd GTU 43rd, 3'21"783
14th 51 PORSCHE 914/6 Robert KIRBY (USA) / John HOTCHKIS (USA) /
Len JONES (USA)
Max Dial Porsche-Audi 32 laps behind 4th GTU 51st, 3'26"531
15th 77 PORSCHE 911 S Bruce JENNINGS (USA) / Bob BEASLEY (USA) Bruce Jennings 35 laps behind 5th GTU 36th, 3'17"561
17th 45 PORSCHE 911 S Carlos MORAN (ES) / Bob FINE (USA) / "JAMSAL" (ES) Carlos Moran 45 laps behind 6th GTU 45th, 3'23"195
22nd 87 PORSCHE 914/6 John THOMAS (USA) / Jim COOK (USA) R. Mandella 56 laps behind 7th GTU 26th, 3'10"719
23rd 52 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR John TUNSTALL (USA) / Chuck WADE (USA) /
Joe JENKINS (USA) DNS
Starbrite 57 laps behind 16th GTO 74th, no time
24th 27 PORSCHE 911 S Ray MUMMERY (USA) / Jack REFENNING (USA) /
George VAN ARSDALE (USA)
Jack Refenning 60 laps behind 8th GTU 46th, 3'24"217
30th 5 PORSCHE 911 S Raymond GAGE (USA) / John EMIG (USA) /
Pedro VELASQUEZ, Jr. (USA)
Richard Weiss 80 laps behind 13th GTU 41st, 3'20"995
32nd 54 PORSCHE 914/6 Hal SHALMAN (USA) / Steve SOUTHARD (USA) /
Alex JOB (USA)
Spirit Racing 89 laps behind 14th GTU 77th, no time
DNF 34 PORSCHE 911 S George DROLSOM (USA) / Bob NAGEL (USA) George Drolsom 106 laps GTU 72nd, no time
DNF 43 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR John O'STEEN (USA) / Dave HELMICK (USA) Ecurie Escargot 102 laps GTO 12th, 3'00"353
DNF 42 PORSCHE 911 S Bob HINDSON (USA) / Frank CARNEY (USA) /
Dick DAVENPORT (USA)
Bob Hindson Racing 77 laps GTU 31st, 3'15"295
DNF 60 PORSCHE 911 S Rusty BOND (USA) / Ren TILTON (USA) Rusty Bond 58 laps GTU 27th, 3'11"215
DNF 17 PORSCHE 911 S Aubrey BOWLES (USA) / Fred ROSE (USA) DND Aubrey Bowles 21 laps GTU 53rd, 3'28"934

PICTURES

n 07  -  12th  -  2nd GTU
Charles Mendez Jr.
Ch.Mendez / D.Cowart
n 5  -  30th
Richard Weiss
R.Gage / J.Emig / P.Velasquez, Jr.
n 11  -  2nd  -  2nd GTO
Dallas Heyser / SL-1
J.Gunn / C.Baird
n 14  -  Winner  -  Winner GTO
G.W. Dickinson / Holbert Porsche-Audi
A.Holbert / M.Keyser




 
n 17  -  DNF
Aubrey Bowles
A.Bowles / F.Rose
n 27  -  24th
Jack Refenning
R.Mummery / J.Refenning / G.Van Arsdale
n 30  -  3rd  -  3rd GTO
John McClelland
R.Quintanilla / R.Gonzalez
n 34  - DNF
George Drolsom
G.Drolsom / B.Nagel
n 42  -  DNF
Bob Hindson Racing
B.Hindson / F.Carney / D.Davenport
n 43  -  DNF
Ecurie Escargot
J.O'Steen / D.Helmick
n 44  -  6th
Mauricio De Narvaez
M.De Narvaez / A/Naon / J.Freyre
n 45  -  17th
Carlos Moran
C.Moran / B.Fine / "Jamsal"




 
n 50  -  13th  -  3rd GTU
Motex Auto
F.Hochreuter / W.Goebbels / H.Berner
n 51  -  14th
Max Dial Porsche-Audi
R.Kirby / J.Hotchkis / L.Jones
n 52  -  23rd
Starbrite
J.Tunstall / Ch.Wade
n 54  -  32nd
Spirit Racing

H.Sahlman / S.Southard / A.Job
n 56  -  4th
Spirit of Colorado / Hagestad Porsche
B.Hagestad / J.Jolly
n 58  -  5th
Diego Febles Racing
D.Febles / H.Cruz
n 60  -  DNF
Rusty Bond
R.Bond / R.Tilton
n 61  -  8th
Brumos Porsche-Audi
J.Busby / C.Shafer
n 67  -  9th  -  Winner GTU
Havatampa Cigar
D.White / D.McClain
n 77  -  15th
Bruce Jennings
B.Jennings / B.Beasley
n 87  -  22nd
R.Mandella
J.Thomas / J.Cook
n 91  -  11th
Adams Apple
J.C.Bolanos / B.Sprowls / E.Lpez Negrete
       
    n 92  -  10th
Oest-Tillson Racing
D.Oest / M.Tillson