1977
Daytona 24 Hours

24 Hours of Daytona
World Championship for Makes, round 1
1977 February 5th-6th
Daytona International Speedway, 6,180 km

Pole Position : PORSCHE 935 #1, J.Ickx / J.Mass, 1'48"289
Winner : PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR #43, H.Haywood / J.Graves / D.Helmick, 681 laps,
at 175,098 km/h
Fastest lap : PORSCHE 935 #1, J.Ickx, 1'42"004, at 198,632 km/h
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
Winner 43 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Hurley HAYWOOD (USA) / John GRAVES (USA) /
Dave HELMICK (USA)
Ecurie Escargot 681 laps Winner GTO 12th, 2'01"499
2nd 3 PORSCHE 935 Carlo FACETTI (I) / Martino FINOTTO (I) /
Romeo CAMATHIAS (CH)
Jolly Club 2 laps behind Winner Gr.5 5th, 1'55"047
3rd 8 PORSCHE 935 Reinhold JST (D) / Bob WOLLEK (F) / Albrecht KREBS (D) Porsche Kremer Racing 11 laps behind 2nd Gr5 2nd, 1'49"099
4th 30 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR George DYER (USA) / Brad FRISSELLE (USA) George Dyer Racing 18 laps behind 2nd GTO 21st, 2'04"410
7th 42 PORSCHE 911S Bob HINDSON (USA) / Frank CARNEY (USA) /
Dick DAVENPORT (USA)
Bob Hindson 57 laps behind Winner GTU 31st, 2'11"208
8th 28 PORSCHE 911S Richard WEISS (USA) / Bill ALSUP (USA) /
Raymond GAGE (USA)
Richard Weiss 85 laps behind 2nd GTU 41st, 2'19"223
9th 07 PORSCHE 911T Charles MENDEZ (USA) / Dave COWART (USA) /
Dave PANACCIONE (USA)
Charles Mendez 90 laps behind 3rd GTU 37th, 2'13"918
10th 61 PORSCHE 934 Peter GREGG (USA) / Jim BUSBY (USA) Brumos Racing 91 laps behind 5th GTO 7th, 1'56"894
11th 60 PORSCHE 911S Rusty BOND (USA) / Ren TILSON (USA) / John THOMAS (USA) Bond / Tilson 95 laps behind 4th GTU 36th, 2'13"900
12th 27 PORSCHE 911S Ray MUMMERY (USA) / Jack REFENNING (USA) /
Ralph NOSEDA (USA)
Jack Refenning 100 laps behind 5th GTU 51st, no time
13th 58 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Diego FEBLES (PR) / Mandy GONZALEZ (PR) /
Hiram CRUZ (USA)
Diego Febles Racing 144 laps behind 6th GTO 18th, 2'03"010
15th 71 PORSCHE 911 John HIGGINS (USA) / Chip MEAD (USA) / Dave WHITE (USA) Foreign Exchange 173 laps behind 6th GTU 40th, 2'18"041
20th 10 PORSCHE 911S M.L. SPEER (USA) / Windle TURLEY (USA) /
Hal SAHLMAN (USA)
Race Car 217 laps behind 7th GTU 33rd, 2'12"294
21st 33 PORSCHE 911 Ara DUBE (USA) / Harri ZITZA (USA) / Joe CASTELLANO (USA) Ara Dube 240 laps behind 8th GTU 46th, 2'23"033
DNF 1 PORSCHE 935 Jacky ICKX (B) / Jochen MASS (D) / Jrgen BARTH (D) DNS Martini Racing 452 laps 3rd Gr.5,
fastest lap
Pole, 1'48"289
DNF 34 PORSCHE 911S George DROLSOM (USA) / Bill SCOTT (USA) /
Tom BAGLEY (USA)
George Drolsom 377 laps 9th GTU 43rd, 2'21"818
DNF 9 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Klaus BYTZEK (CDN) / Harry BYTZEK (CDN) /
Rudy BARTLING (CDN)
Bytzek Brothers 343 laps 16th GTO 26th, 2'08"682
DNF 70 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Adrian GANG (USA) / W.K. GONZALEZ (USA) /
Tim DUKE (USA) / Peter PAPKE (USA) DNS
Michael Callas 247 laps 20th GTO 30th, 2'10"715
DNF 38 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR John PAUL (USA) / John O'STEEN (USA) /
Bob HAGESTAD (USA)
John Paul 217 laps 22nd GTO 35th, 2'12"456
DNF 46 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Mauricio DE NARVAEZ (CO) / Albert NAON (USA) /
John FREYRE (USA)
Mauricio De Narvaez 199 laps 23rd GTO 32nd, 2'12"031
DNF 24 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Tom FRANK (USA) / Carl SHAFER (USA) Executive Industries 178 laps 27th GTO 16th, 2'02"845
DNF 63 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR Ted FIELD (USA) / Jon WOODNER (USA) /
Howdy HOLMES (USA) DND / Danny ONGAIS (USA) DNS
Interscope Racing 72 laps 34th GTO 17th, 2'02"893
DNF 51 PORSCHE 914/6 Robert KIRBY (USA) / John HOTCHKIS (USA) /
Dennis AASE (USA) DND
Kirby-Hitchcock Racing 47 laps 12th GTU 38th, 2'13"666
DNF 00 PORSCHE GTP Danny ONGAIS (USA) / George FOLLMER (USA) DND /
Ted FIELD (USA) DND
Interscope Racing 35 laps 3rd Sports 6th, 1'56"738
DNF 01 PORSCHE 911S Bob BERGSTROM (USA) / Jim COOK (USA) DND Sports Ltd. Racing 29 laps 13th GTU 42nd, 2'19"335
DNS 79 PORSCHE 911 Carrera Michael CALLAS (USA) / Jerry JOLLY (USA) /
Pierre LAFFEACH (USA) / Peter PAPKE (USA)
Michael Callas - GTO 27th, 2'09"341

PICTURES

n 00  -  DNF
Interscope Racing
D.Ongais / G.Follmer / T.Field
n 01  -  DNF
Sports Ltd. Racing
B.Bergstrom / J.Cook
n 07  -  9th  -  3rd GTU
Charles Mendez
Ch.Mendez / D.Cowart / D.Panaccione
n 1  -  DNF  -  3rd Gr.5  -  Pole position  - 
Fastest lap
Martini Racing
J.Ickx / J.Mass
n 3  -  2nd  -  Winner Gr.5
Jolly Club
C.Facetti / M.Finotto / R.Camathias
n 8  -  3rd  -  2nd Gr.5
Porsche Kremer Racing
R.Jst / B.Wollek / A.Krebs
n 9  -  DNF
Bytzek Brothers
K.Bytzek / H.Bytzek / R.Bartling
n 10  -  20th
Race Car
M.L.Speer / W.Turley / H.Sahlman
n 24  -  DNF
Executive Industries
T.Frank / C.Shafer
n 27  -  12th
Jack Refenning
R.Mummery / J.Refenning / R.Noseda
n 28  -  8th  -  2nd GTU
Richard Weiss
R.Weiss / B.Alsup / R.Gage
n 30  -  4th  -  2nd GTO
George Dyer Racing
G.Dyer / B.Frisselle
n 33  -  21st
Ara Dube
A.Dube / H.Zitza / J.Castellano
n 34  -  DNF
George Drolsom
G.Drolsom / B.Scott / T.Bagley
n 38  -  DNF
John Paul
J.Paul / J.O'Steen / B.Hagestad
n 42  -  7th  -  Winner GTU
Bob Hindson
B.Hindson / F.Carney / D.Davenport
n 43  -  Winner  -  Winner GTO
Ecurie Escargot
H.Haywood / J.Graves / D.Helmick
n 46  -  DNF
Mauricio De Narvaez
M.De Narvaez / A.Naon / J.Freyre
n 51  -  DNF
Kirby-Hitchcock Racinbg
R.Kirby / J.Hotchkis / D.Aase
n 58  -  13th
Diego Febles Racing
D.Febles / M.Gonzalez / H.Cruz
n 60  -  11th
Bond - Tilson
R.Bond / R.Tilson / J.Thomas
n 61  -  10th
Brumos Racing
P.Gregg / J.Busby
n 63  -  DNF
Interscope Racing
T.Field / J.Woodner / H.Holmes
n 70  -  DNF
Michael Callas
A.Gang / W.K.Gonzalez / T.Duke
   
  n 71  -  15th
Foreign Exchange
J.Higgins / Ch.Mead / D.White
n 79  -  DNS
Michael Callas
M.Callas / J.Jolly / P.Laffeach / P.Papke