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WCAR Formula Atlantic Championship Round

Portland International Speedway, 8 Sep 1985

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Jeff Wood Ralt RT4/84 [504] - Ford BDD
#26 McNeill Motor Cars
32 36m 10.00s
101.634 mph
2 Jimmy Santos Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#12
32 36m 34.10s
3 Ron McKay Ralt RT4/85 [512] - Ford BDD Jennings
#4 Fortner Lucini Motorsports
32
4 Dan Marvin Ralt RT4/82 [317] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#1
32
5 John Richards Ralt RT4/82 [271] - Ford BDD
#8 Pierre Phillips Motorsports
32
6 J C Myers Ralt RT4/83 [356] - Ford BDD
#10
32
7 Rod Bennett Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD
#15
32
8 Roberto Quintanilla Ralt RT4/85 [509] - Ford BDD
#2 Rick Shea Racing
31
9 Sandy Dells Ralt RT4/82 [306] - Ford BDD
#70
31
10 Rick Bowers Tiga FA82 [202] - Ford BDD
#18
31
11 Scott Wood Ralt RT4/83 [403] - Ford BDD
#25 McNeill Motor Cars
31 one lap penalty for jump start
12 Phil Simon Ralt RT4/81 [210] - Ford BDD
#77
30
13 Bob Tankersley Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD
#5 Pierre Phillips Motorsports
30
14 John Wink Ralt RT1/79 - Ford BDD
#41
30
15 Joe Sposato March 79B [13] - Ford BDD Jennings
#28
30 one lap penalty for jump start
16 Frank Allers Johnston JM6b - Ford BDD
#86
27 Not known
17 Jim Blackwell Argo JM9 [056-FA] - Ford BDD
#17 (see note 1)
22 Accident
18 John Christian Ralt RT4/81 [228] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#24 Pierre Phillips Motorsports
19 Engine
19 Martin Pang Ralt RT1/78 [142] - Ford BDD
#81
13 Engine
20 Ron Householder March 77B - Ford BDD
#67
10 Clutch
21 Riley Hopkins Ralt RT4/82 [318] - Ford BDD
#85
9 Accident
22 Jerry Kehoe March 802 - Ford BDD
#34
8 Accident
DSQ Mike Buckenham Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD
#16 Stuttgart West
32 Collision with Quintanilla

All cars are 1.6-litre F/Atl unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Jeff Wood (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/84 [504] - Ford BDD 1.04.71
2 John Christian (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [228] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1.05.32
3 Riley Hopkins (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [318] - Ford BDD 1.05.53
4 Ron McKay (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/85 [512] - Ford BDD Jennings 1.05.62
5 Jimmy Santos (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1.05.98
6 Rod Bennett (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD 1.06.05
7 J C Myers (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [356] - Ford BDD 1.06.17
8 Jim Blackwell (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Argo JM9 [056-FA] - Ford BDD 1.06.43
9 Roberto Quintanilla (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/85 [509] - Ford BDD 1.06.46
10 Mike Buckenham (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD 1.06.73
11 Joe Sposato (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 79B [13] - Ford BDD Jennings 1.06.95
12 Dan Marvin (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [317] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1.07.08
13 Scott Wood (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [403] - Ford BDD 1.07.23
14 Frank Allers (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Johnston JM6b - Ford BDD 1.08.51
15 Ron Householder (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 77B - Ford BDD 1.08.65
16 Bob Tankersley (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD 1.09.32
17 Rick Bowers (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Tiga FA82 [202] - Ford BDD 1.09.38
18 Phil Simon (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [210] - Ford BDD 1.09.63
19 John Wink (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/79 - Ford BDD 1.10.11
20 Martin Pang (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/78 [142] - Ford BDD 1.10.22
21 Jerry Kehoe (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 802 - Ford BDD 1.13.66
22 Sandy Dells (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [306] - Ford BDD 1.40.31
23 John Richards (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [271] - Ford BDD No time

Notes on the cars:

  1. Argo JM9 [056-FA] (Jim Blackwell): New to Tyrrell Arnold to race in the 1981 Irish Atlantic series, then to Jim Blackwell (Seattle, WA) in 1982 and raced in WCAR events in 1984 and 1985, then Marty Knoll (North Vancouver, BC) who raced it in WCAR in 1986 and 1987. Then to Terry Edwards in 1987-88 and from him to Gary Milligan (Richmond, British Columbia) who used it as the basis of the Buick-engined Lotus Europa with which he won the National Autocross Championship in 1994.

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' original results.

North American Formula Atlantic race results have been compiled by Chris Townsend based on material in On Track and Sports Car, plus results sheets where available.

All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome. Please email Allen (allen@oldracingcars.com) if you can help in any way with our research.