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WCAR Formula Atlantic Championship Round

Laguna Seca, 3 May 1987

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Johnny O'Connell Ralt RT4/86 [596] - Ford BDD Jennings
#89 American Vision/McNeill Motorsports
33 38m 23.000s
100.016 mph
2 Dan Marvin Ralt RT4/83 [317] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#3 Norman Racing Group
33 38m 24.875s
3 Jimmy Santos Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#12 Auto Europa/Santos Racing
33
4 Jon Beekhuis Ralt RT4/85 [577] - Ford BDD Jennings
#42 Petroff Racing
33
5 Roberto Quintanilla BSR 2/87 - Ford BDD Crowther
#2 MX/Rick Shea Racing
33
6 Ted Prappas Ralt RT4/86 [593] - Ford BDD Jennings
#87 Team Tui
33
7 Tom LaFortune Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings
#25 Two's Company/Vectorvision
33
8 Glen Smith Ralt RT4/83 ["4.199.86"] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#4 Phillips Motorsport/Curry Auto Leasing
33
9 J O 'Jocko' Cunningham Ralt RT4/83 [319] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#5 Phillips Motorsport
33
10 Sandy Dells Ralt RT4/83 [431] - Ford BDD Jennings
#70 Sandy Dells Racing
33
11 Joe Sposato Ralt RT4/86 [655] - Ford BDD Jennings
#28 Celanese PBI/OPI Products
33
12 J C Myers Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD
#98 Carol's Motor Sports
33
13 Rick Hill Ralt RT4/85 [509] - Ford BDD Crowther
#11 3D Promotions/Rick Shea Racing
32 Not running
14 John Wink Ralt RT1/79 - Ford BDD
#41 Winkrace Enterprises/Trimline
32
15 Wayne Gross Ralt RT4/81 - Ford BDD Jennings
#79 Wayne's Auto & Racing
32
16 John Treder Ralt RT4/82 [81-249] - Ford BDD Crowther
#47 Davis Motors/Treder Racing
32
17 Fred Whitehead Ralt RT1/78 [129] - Ford BDD
#45 Monise/Whitehead Racing
31 Not running
18 Dave Volz Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Jennings
#50 National Quartz/Quail Ranch
31
19 Parker Johnstone Ralt RT4/87 [665] - Ford BDD Jennings
#87 Lion's Hollow/Armourtec [Petroff Racing]
29
20 Bob Catalano Ralt RT4/81 [205] - Ford BDD Willis
#24 Le Garage Racing
29
21 Jeff Krosnoff Ralt RT4/85 [582] - Ford BDD Jennings
#39 P.I.G. Enterprises
28
22 Chris Bender Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD
#7 Bender Warehouse/BWC Racing
23 Not running
23 Steve Barclay Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Jennings
#33 National Quartz/Quail Ranch
12 Not running
24 Mike Buckenham Ralt RT4/86 [600] - Ford BDD Jennings
#8 Sony Video 8/RMR
7 Spun in Corkscrew
25 Rod Bennett Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD Jennings
#21 The Iron Rod/Ski Opticks
7 Accident avoiding Buckenham
26 Billy Kennelly Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#44 Kennelly Keys Music
7 Hit Buckenham
27 Glenn Cogan Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings
#21
7 Accident
28 Rick Lempe Ralt RT4/81 [249] - Ford BDD Jennings
#36 Wheel Works/KICU TV-36
7 Hit Buckenham and Kennelly
29 Dean Hall Ralt RT4/86 [659] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#10 High Altitude Racing
5 Not running
30 Gary Bingaman Ralt RT4/81 [267] - Ford BDD Jennings
#18 Two's Company/Vectorvision (see note 1)
2 Not running
31 Chris Gerrells Ralt RT1/78 [109] - Ford BDD Gerrells
#59 Gerrell's Formula Racing
1 Not running
DNS Chris Smith Ralt RT4/86 - Ford BDD
#76 Earl's Supply/FTB
Did not start
(Damaged in first session)
DNS Jim Blackwell Argo JM11 [065-FA] - Ford BDD
#17 ALKI Motorsports
Did not start
(Damaged in first session)

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

Heat 1 Laps Time Speed
1Johnny O'Connell10108.861 mph
2Dan Marvin10
3Jimmy Santos10
4Glen Smith10
5Roberto Quintanilla10
6Glenn Cogan10
7Gary Bingaman10
8Billy Kennelly10
9Mike Buckenham10
10Chris Bender10
11Rod Bennett9One lap penalty for jump start
12Joe Sposato9One lap penalty for jump start
13Bob Catalano5
14Rick Lempe5
15Steve Barclay4Accident
16Chris Gerrells0
Heat 2 Laps Time Speed
1Dean Hall10106.955 mph
2Tom LaFortune10
3Ted Prappas10
4J O 'Jocko' Cunningham10
5Jeff Krosnoff10
6Rick Hill10
7Sandy Dells10
8J C Myers10
9John Wink10
10Wayne Gross10
11John Treder10
12Dave Volz9
13Fred Whitehead5
14Parker Johnstone1Accident
15Jon Beekhuis0Accident
Qualifying
1 Johnny O'Connell (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [596] - Ford BDD Jennings
2 Dean Hall (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [659] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
3 Dan Marvin (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [317] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
4 Tom LaFortune (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings
5 Jimmy Santos (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Hasselgren
6 Ted Prappas (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [593] - Ford BDD Jennings
7 Glen Smith (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 ["4.199.86"] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
8 J O 'Jocko' Cunningham (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [319] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
9 Roberto Quintanilla (F/Atl) 1.6-litre BSR 2/87 - Ford BDD Crowther
10 Jeff Krosnoff (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/85 [582] - Ford BDD Jennings

Notes on the cars:

  1. Ralt RT4/81 [267] (Gary Bingaman): Ralt sales record says sold to Theodore Racing, delivered 16 Oct 81. [Tub no: 81/135; gearbox FT1488; fuel cell JM37176 10/81] Dave McMillan's car at Bay Park 3 Jan 82 is described by NZMN as Lees's car from Macau, 1981. Chassis number given NZMN 21 Jan 83 p16 for the car of Dave McMillan at Bay Park, 2 Jan 83. Presumed to be the car used by McMillan for the first part of the 1982 North American season, before he was given a 1982 specification car to use [alternatively this may have been RT4-205]. Chassis number given for McMillan's car at 1982 AGP, [AMSYB-82 p167]

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.