1976
Daytona 24 Hours

200 Meilen von Nrnberg
International Motor Sports Association, round 1
1976 January 31th - February 1st
Daytona International Speedway, 6,180 km

Pole Position : BMW 3.5 CSL #59, P.Gregg / B.Redman, 1'56"550
Winner : BMW 3.5 CSL #59, P.Gregg / B.Redman, 545 laps, at 167,439 km/h
Fastest lap : CHEVROLET Corvette #76, J.Greenwood, 1'56"858, at 190,381 km/h
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
2nd 14 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Al HOLBERT (USA) / Claude BALLOT-LENA (F) George Dickinson /
Holbert Porsche-Audi
14 laps behind 2nd GTO 5th, 1'59"607
3rd 61 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Jim BUSBY (USA) / Hurley HAYWOOD (USA) Brumos Porsche 15 laps behind 3rd GTO 28th, 2'06"923
4th 56 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Bob HAGESTAD (USA) / Jerry JOLLY (USA) Bob Hagestad 35 laps behind 4th GTO 15th, 2'02"653
5th 92 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Mike TILLSON (USA) / Dieter OEST (USA) /
Bruce JENNINGS (USA)
Oest / Tillson 37 laps behind 5th GTO 40th, 2'11"261
7th 42 PORSCHE 911 S Bob HINDSON (USA) / Dick DAVENPORT (USA) /
Frank CARNEY (USA)
BHR Porsche 50 laps behind Winner GTU 38th, 2'11"122
8th 43 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR John GRAVES (USA) / John O'STEEN (USA) /
Dave HELMICK (USA)
Ecurie Escargot 52 laps behind 7th GTO 16th, 2'02"786
11th 29 PORSCHE 911 T Charles MENDEZ (USA) / Dave COWART (USA) /
Dave PANACCIONE (USA)
Charles Mendez 65 laps behind 2nd GTU 37th, 2'10"958
12th 12 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Dieter SCHMID (D) / Wilhelm BARTELS (D) / Heinz MARTIN (D) /
Egon EVERTZ (D)
Sepp Greger 70 laps behind Winner Gr. 5 35th, 2'10"564
13th 51 PORSCHE 914/6 John HOTCHKIS (USA) / Bobert KIRBY (USA) /
Len JONES (USA)
Max Dial 78 laps behind 3rd GTU 42nd, 2'11"562
14th 60 PORSCHE 911 S Rusty BOND (USA) / Ren TILTON (USA) /
John BELPERCHE (USA)
Rusty Bond 80 laps behind 4th GTU 68th, no time
17th 84 PORSCHE 911 S Ara DUBE (USA) / Harro ZITZA (USA) / Doug ZITZA (USA) Mike Meldeau 104 laps behind 5th GTU 59th, 2'27"344
20th 81 PORSCHE 911 S Hans BERNER (CDN) / Willy GOEBBELS (CDN) /
Fritz HOCHREUTER (CDN)
Motex Auto 133 laps behind 7th GTU 48th, 2'15"141
21st 65 PORSCHE 911 S Paul MAY (USA) / Lee MUELLER (USA) / David SAUERS (USA) Stephen Isett 136 laps behind 8th GTU 55th, 2'20"618
23rd 54 PORSCHE 914/6 Alex JOB (USA) / Steve SOUTHARD (USA) /
Hal SAHLMAN (USA)
Spirit Racing 153 laps behind 9th GTU 66th, 2'52"294
26th 89 PORSCHE 911 S Don PARISH (USA) / Dace CAUSEY (USA) /
Wayne NELSON (USA)
Barrick Motor Racing 176 laps behind 11th GTU 53rd, 2'17"435
DNF 97 PORSCHE 911 Carrera Juan Carlos BOLANOS (MEX) / Billy SPROWLS (USA) /
Gustavo BOLANOS (MEX)
Juan Carlos Bolanos 318 laps GTO 27th, 2'06"878
36th 36 PORSCHE 911 S Rainer BREZINKA (CDN) / Gary HIRSCH (CDN) /
Brian HARDACRE (CDN)
Rainer Brezinka 259 laps behind 14th GTU 54th, 2'19"044
DNF 85 PORSCHE 914/6 John HULEN (USA) / Ron COUPLAND (USA) /
Nick ENGELS (USA) / Evan NOYES (USA) DNS
John E. Hulen 267 laps GTU 49th, 2'15"693
DNF 11 PORSCHE 934 Egon EVERTZ (D) / Sepp GREGER (D) / Jrgen LSSIG (D) Sepp Greger 250 laps Gr. 5 11th, 1'59"205
DNF 34 PORSCHE 911 S George DROLSOM (USA) / Bob NAGEL (USA) George Drolsom 200 laps GTU 45th, 2'13"210
DNF 74 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Ludwig HEIMRATH (CDN) / Jacques BIENVENUE (CDN) /
Norm RIDGELY (CDN)
Ludwig Heimrath 189 laps GTO 20th, 2'03"801
DNF 50 PORSCHE 911 Carrera Fred VAN BEUREN, Jr. (MEX) / Guillermo ROJAS (MEX) /
Andres CONTRERAS (MEX)
Hector Rebaque 172 laps GTO 19th, 2'03"185
DNF 67 PORSCHE 914/6 Dave WHITE (USA) / Frank HARMSTAD (USA) /
David McCLAIN (USA) DND
David McClain 148 laps GTU 46th, 2'13"999
DNF 44 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Mauricio DE NARVAEZ (CO) / Albert NAON (USA) /
John FREYRE (USA) DND
Mauricio De Narvaez 141 laps GTO 23rd, 2'05"563
DNF 20 PORSCHE 911 S Richard WEISS (USA) / Michael OLEYAR (USA) /
Jerry KARL (USA)
Richard Weiss 94 laps GTO 36th, 2'10"697
DNF 47 PORSCHE 911 S Bill BEAN (USA) / Jack ANSLEY (USA) DND William Grainger 21 laps GTU 31st, 2'08"437
DNF 30 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR George DYER (USA) / Michael KEYSER (USA) DND Heufeld Porsche 5 laps GTO 7th, 2'00"656

PICTURES

n 11  -  DNF
Sepp Greger
E.Evertz / S.Greger / J.Lssig
n 12  -  12th  -  Winner Gr. 5
Sepp Greger
D.Schmid / W.Bartels / H.Martin / E.Evertz
n 14  -  2nd  -  2nd GTO
George Dickinson / Holbert Porsche-Audi
A.Holbert / C.Ballot-Lna
n 20  -  DNF
Richard Weiss
R.Weiss / M.Oleyar / J.Karl




 
n 29  -  11th  -  2nd GTU
Charles Mendez
Ch.Mendez / D.Cowart / D.Panaccione
n 30  -  DNF
Heufeld Porsche
G.Dyer / M.Keyser
n 34  -  DNF
George Drolsom
G.Drolsom / B.Nagel
n 36  -  36th
Rainer Brezinka
R.Brezinka / G.Hirsch / B.Hardacre
n 42  -  7th  -  Winner GTU
BHR Porsche
B.Hindson / D.Davenport / F.Carney
n 43  -  8th
Ecurie Escargot
J.Graves / J.O'Steen / D.Helmick
n 44  -  DNF
Mauricio De Narvaez
M.De Narvaez / A.Naon / J.Freyre
n 47  -  DNF
William Grainger
B.Bean / J.Ansley
n 50  -  DNF
Hector Rebaque
F.van Beuren, Jr. / G.Rojas / A.Contreras
n 51  -  13th  -  3rd GTU
Max Dial
J.Hotchkis / R.Kirby / L.Jones
n 54  -  23rd
Spirit Racing
A.Job / S.Southard / H.Sahlman
n 56  -  4th
Bob Hagestad
B.Hagestad / J.Jolly
n 60  -  14th
Rusty Bond
R.Bond / R.Tilton / J.Belperche
n 61  -  3rd  -  3rd GTO
Brumos Porsche
J.Busby / H.Haywood
n 65  -  21st
Stephen Isett
P.May / L.Mueller / D.Sauers
n 67  -  DNF
David McClain
D.White / F.Harmstad / D.McClain




 
n 74  -  DNF
Ludwig Heimrath
L.Heimrath / J.Bienvenue / N.Ridgely
n 81  -  20th
Motex Auto
H.Berner / W.Goebbels / F.Hochreuter
n 84  -  17th
Mike Meldeau
A.Dube / H.Zitza / D.Zitza
n 85  -  DNF
John E. Hulen
J.Hulen / R.Coupland / N.Engels
 



 
 
  n 89  -  26th
Barrick Motor Racing
D.Parish / D.Causey / W.Nelson
n 92  -  5th
Oest / Tillson
M.Tillson / D.Oest / B.Jennings
n 97  -  DNF
Juan Carlos Bolanos
J.C.Bolanos / B.Sprowls / G.Bolanos