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Lime Rock Grand Prix

Lime Rock, 4 Sep 1972

Aggregate ResultsPointsLaps Winnings
1 Brett Lunger Lola T300 [HU11] - Chevrolet V8
#6 Hogan Racing Ltd, St Louis, Mo
31 + 28 = 59 pts 70 $10000
2 Brian Redman Chevron B24 [24-72-01] - Chevrolet V8
#80 Bobcor Performance, Amherst,NY
(see note 1)
26 + 23 = 49 pts 70 $6000
3 Sam Posey Surtees TS11 [04] - Chevrolet V8
#34 Champ Carr Inc., San Juan Capistrano, CA
23 + 16 = 39 pts 70 $3375
4 Eppie Wietzes Lola T300 [HU7] - Chevrolet V8
#94 Formula Racing, Toronto, Ontario
19 + 20 = 39 pts 70 $2475
5 John Gunn Lola T300 [HU8] - Chevrolet V8
#39 John Gunn Racing, Miami, FL
17 + 14 = 31 pts 70 $1250
6 Skip Barber (F1) 3-litre March 711 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8
#5 Gene Mason Racing, Philadelphia, PA
9 + 18 = 27 pts 68 $1125
7 Bob Muir Lola T300 [HU4-2] - Chevrolet V8
#7 Bob Muir Motors, Sydney, Australia
21 + 5 = 26 pts 55 $1035
8 Graham McRae McRae GM1 [001] - Chevrolet Morand V8
#66 Crown Lynn
12 + 12 = 24 pts 68 $600
9 Horst Kwech Lola T300 [HU5-2] - Chevrolet V8
#3 Wetson Mollica Racing, Libertyville, IL
10 + 11 = 21 pts 67 $475
10 Warren Flickinger Lola T300 [HU14] - Chevrolet V8
#15 Warren A. Flickinger, Denver, Colorado
(see note 2)
11 + 10 = 21 pts 67 $400
11 Evan Noyes Leda LT27 [002] - Chevrolet V8
#24 Evan Noyes Jr., Cedarville, Mich
14 + 7 = 21 pts 65 $375
12 Allan Lader (FA) 1.6-litre March 722 [27] - Ford BDA
#2 Pacifico Inc, Gresham, Oregon
(see note 3)
15 + 4 = 19 pts 51 $425
13 Bobby Brown (FA) 1.6-litre March 722 - Ford BDA
8 + 9 = 17 pts 67 $325
14 Larry McNeil Lola T192 [HU19] - Chevrolet V8
#64 Venture Auto Inc, Worth, Illinois
7 + 8 = 15 pts 64 $300
15 Stuart Forbes-Robinson Surtees TS5A - Chevrolet V8
#88 J.B.M. Associates, Los Angeles, Calif
13 + 2 = 15 pts 41 $350
16 Randy Johnston Lola T192 [HU27] - Chevrolet V8
#9 Peter S. Sherman, Ashton, Md
6 + 6 = 12 pts 59 $300
17 George Follmer Lotus 70B [03] - Ford V8
#16 Roy Woods/Agapiou Bros, Northridge, CA
(see note 4)
4 + 3 = 7 pts 28 $300
18 Dave Jordan McLaren M14A [3 as '1'] - Chevrolet V8
#21 BVC Racing, Whittier, Calif
5 + 0 = 5 pts 22 $225
19 Gene Stanton Crosslé 15F [C15F/68/40] - Chevrolet V8
#93 Stanton Auto Service, Philadelphia, PA
3 + 0 = 3 pts 9 $225
20 Horst Kroll Lola T300 [HU15] - Chevrolet V8
#37 Horst Kroll Racing, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
1 + 1 = 2 pts 8 $225
21 David Hobbs Lola T300 [HU10] - Chevrolet V8
#1 Hogan Racing Ltd, St Louis, Mo
2 + 0 = 2 pts 3 $75
UNKE Lothar Motschenbacher McLaren M18 - Chevrolet V8
#11 Motschenbacher Racing Ent., Newport Beach, CA
On entry list
UNKE Rocky Moran Surtees TS8 [006] - Chevrolet V8
#35 Champ Carr Inc., San Juan Capistrano, CA
On entry list
UNKE Sandy Shepard Lola T300 [HU2] - Pontiac V8
#59 driver
On entry list
UNKE Wayne "Bing" Sherer (F5000) 4.7-litre Chinook 69 - Ford V8
#72 Continental Travel, Buffalo, NY
On entry list
UNKE Bill Brack Lotus 70 [04] - Chevrolet V8
#85 Bill Brack Racing Enterprises, Toronto, Ontario
On entry list

All cars are 5-litre F5000 unless noted.

Heat 1 Laps Time Speed
1Brett Lunger3529m 56s107.346 mph
2Brian Redman3530m 07.7s
3Sam Posey35
4Bob Muir35
5Eppie Wietzes35
6John Gunn35
7Allan Lader
8Evan Noyes
9Stuart Forbes-Robinson
10Graham McRae
11Warren Flickinger
12Horst Kwech
13Skip Barber33
14Bobby Brown
15Larry McNeil
16Randy Johnston
17Dave Jordan22engine failure
18George Follmergearbox
19Gene Stanton9rear suspension
20David Hobbs3rear end failure
21Horst Krollelectrical
Heat 2 Laps Time Speed
1Brett Lunger3531m 40s101.845 mph
2Brian Redman3531m 58.6s
3Eppie Wietzes35
4Skip Barber35
5Sam Posey35
6John Gunn35
7Graham McRae
8Horst Kwech
9Warren Flickinger
10Bobby Brown
11Larry McNeil
12Evan Noyes
13Randy Johnstonaccident
14Bob Muir22accident
15Allan Laderengine failure
16George Follmerretired - unknown
17Stuart Forbes-Robinsonengine failure
18Horst Krollelectrical
Qualifying
1 John Gunn (F5000) 5-litre Lola T300 [HU8] - Chevrolet V8 49.693
2 David Hobbs (F5000) 5-litre Lola T300 [HU10] - Chevrolet V8 49.840
3 Brett Lunger (F5000) 5-litre Lola T300 [HU11] - Chevrolet V8 49.954
4 Graham McRae (F5000) 5-litre McRae GM1 [001] - Chevrolet Morand V8 49.985
5 George Follmer (F5000) 5-litre Lotus 70B [03] - Ford V8 50.003
6 Bob Muir (F5000) 5-litre Lola T300 [HU4-2] - Chevrolet V8 50.101
7 Skip Barber (F1) 3-litre March 711 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 50.162
8 Brian Redman (F5000) 5-litre Chevron B24 [24-72-01] - Chevrolet V8 50.402
9 Sam Posey (F5000) 5-litre Surtees TS11 [04] - Chevrolet V8 50.460
10 Eppie Wietzes (F5000) 5-litre Lola T300 [HU7] - Chevrolet V8 50.940
11 Allan Lader (FA) 1.6-litre March 722 [27] - Ford BDA 51.534
12 Evan Noyes (F5000) 5-litre Leda LT27 [002] - Chevrolet V8 51.872
13 Horst Kwech (F5000) 5-litre Lola T300 [HU5-2] - Chevrolet V8 51.886
14 Horst Kroll (F5000) 5-litre Lola T300 [HU15] - Chevrolet V8 52.047
15 Warren Flickinger (F5000) 5-litre Lola T300 [HU14] - Chevrolet V8 52.243
16 Dave Jordan (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M14A [3 as '1'] - Chevrolet V8 52.795
17 Stuart Forbes-Robinson (F5000) 5-litre Surtees TS5A - Chevrolet V8 53.729
18 Bobby Brown (FA) 1.6-litre March 722 - Ford BDA 54.059
19 Randy Johnston (F5000) 5-litre Lola T192 [HU27] - Chevrolet V8 54.101
20 Larry McNeil (F5000) 5-litre Lola T192 [HU19] - Chevrolet V8 54.598
21 Gene Stanton (F5000) 5-litre Crosslé 15F [C15F/68/40] - Chevrolet V8 1:02.324

Notes on the cars:

  1. Chevron B24 [24-72-01] (Brian Redman): Built for 1972 season. Works for Brian Redman: raced in UK 1972 (debut at Oulton Park 29 May 1972 - 5 races 3 wins) and US 1972 (Redman 4 races 1 win, Gethin 1 race) - Keith Holland for John Player Challenge Trophy at Brands Hatch 22 Oct - Alan Brodie for Steve Thompson: raced in Tasman 1973 and UK 1973. Crashed and written off testing May 1973.
  2. Lola T300 [HU14] (Warren Flickinger): Invoice date 8 Mar 1972 (sold to 'Haas', colour 'White'). New to Warren Flickinger and raced in the US series in 1972 (7 races, debut R1 Laguna Seca 7 May 1972) and in 1973. Advertised by Chuck Jones Racing (Costa Mesa, CA) in Formula Magazine (Vol 1 No 6, Mar/Apr 1974) and sold to Floyd Sable (Anaheim, CA) for SCCA National and Regional racing in 1974 and 1975. The original T300 bodywork was lost in a fire during this time, so Sable fitted T332 bodywork. Sold to Terry Hinesly (Prospect, Oregon) and raced for another two years. Then to Dana Leung (Vancouver, BC, Canada) in 1978 who ran it at Sears Point and Riverside, wrecking an engine, and then in a SCCA Regional at Portland, where he crashed it. The car passed into the ownership of mechanic Bob Hume but, before it could be repaired, it was stolen and stripped. Bob recovered the tub and retained the engine, but little more. It due course, he sold the tub to a New Zealand mechanic/driver called Peter who worked for Pierre Phillips. Nothing more known.
  3. March 722 [27] (Allan Lader): Allan Lader (Gresham, OR) had a black #2 March 722 for 1972. As his main focus in 1972 was Formula 5000, he only raced the car in two Pro FB races and in the Sep 1972 Lime Rock FA race when it was fitted with a BDA and ran in the Formula A class. It was entered by Pacifico Inc. and also, at Laguna Seca in May 1972, by Pierres Motors Racing. In 1973, Robert Hall (Oakland, CA) raced a black March 722 that was said to be ex-Lader. He raced this car in SCCA National and Regional races over the next three seasons or longer.
  4. Lotus 70B [03] (George Follmer): Kerry & Charlie Agapiou (from Lotus in partial kit form) fitted with Bartz Ford V8: financed by Roy Woods for George Follmer US 1972 (from R4 Road America 16 Jul 1972 to end of season). The brothers had previously run Follmer in Can-Am in a Lola and then in the Ford G7A. The Lotus was still at Woods' garage September 1973. In or around 1992, G&G Motorsport (Indianapolis, IN) advertised "1970 Lotus 70B, Chassis #03, Bartz/spares, restored to original AGAPIOU livery with race #16 (photo has #58), ex George Follmer." This may have been advertised on behalf of the Agapiou brothers as the car was reported to still be owned by Kerry Agapiou January 2002.

Sources

The identification of individual cars in these results is based on the material presented elsewhere in this site and may in some cases contradict the organisers' orginal results.

1968 US information has been taken from SCCA results sheets with additional information from Autoweek race reports and from some entry lists. Thanks to David McKinney and Wolfgang Klopfer for providing these. Identifying the classes and model of some entries has proved very difficult so all new information would be welcomed.

1969-1971 US information has been collated by Chris Townsend using Autoweek reports. All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome.

1972-1976 US information was originally collated by Wolfgang Klopfer, converted to database format by Dawn Harrison and checked by Jim Thurman and Don Capps. Wolfgang's main sources are Autoweek and individual SCCA results bulletins but Autosport, Autocourse and Road Racing Annual have also been consulted.

US SCCA Runoffs, Nationals and Regionals results were collated by Wolfgang Klopfer from Autoweek reports. These reports were usually very brief so the information on the majority of races is limited just to the identity of the FA class winner.

Some race programs have also been used for entry lists and other information. My thanks to Richard Coe for the generous contributions from his collection.

All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome. Please email Allen if you can add anything.