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WCAR Formula Atlantic Championship Round

Laguna Seca, 10 Oct 1987

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Jimmy Vasser Swift DB4 [021-87] - Ford BDD Loyning
#20 P1 Racing
33
2 Johnny O'Connell Ralt RT4/86 [596] - Ford BDD Jennings
#89 McNeill Motorsports
33 34m 06.535s
3 Parker Johnstone Ralt RT4/87 [665] - Ford BDD Jennings
#87 Lion's Hollow/Armourtec
33
4 Jeff Krosnoff Ralt RT4/86 ["4.032.87"] - Ford BDD Jennings
#39 P.I.G. Enterprises
33
5 Dean Hall Ralt RT4/86 [659] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#10 Mike Demski/CB sport
33
6 Jimmy Santos Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#12 Auto Europa/Santos Racing
33
7 David Brabham Ralt RT4/86 [592] - Ford BDD Edgell
#80 Westmark/Lep/AMR
33
8 Jon Beekhuis Ralt RT4/87 [666] - Ford BDD Jennings
#31 Petroff Racing
33
9 Roberto Quintanilla BSR 2/87 - Ford BDD Crowther
#2 Rick Shea Racing
33
10 J O 'Jocko' Cunningham Ralt RT4/82 [319] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#5 Steve's Detail/Phillips Motorsport
32
11 Mike Buckenham Ralt RT4/86 [600] - Ford BDD Jennings
#8 Sony Video 8/RMR
32
12 Sandy Dells Ralt RT4/83 [431] - Ford BDD Jennings
#70 Loomis Properties Inc./Dells RA
32
13 Joe Sposato Ralt RT4/86 [655] - Ford BDD Jennings
#28 Celanese PBI/OPI Products
32
14 Rod Bennett Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD
#15 Iron Rod/Ski Opticks/Bennett Racing
32
15 Mike Downs Ralt RT4/85 [577] - Ford BDD Jennings
#88 Armourtec/Petroff Racing
32
16 Steve Barclay Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings
#33 National Quartz/Quail Ranch/B-VR
31
17 John Wink Ralt RT1/79 - Ford BDD Wink
#41 Trimline/Winkrace Ent
31
18 Rick Bowers Tiga FA82 [202] - Ford BDD
#14 Rick Bowers Racing
31
19 Wayne Gross Ralt RT4/81 - Ford BDD Jennings
#79 Wayne's Auto and Racing
31
20 Phil Simon Ralt RT4/81 [210] - Ford BDD
#77 Formula America
30
21 Dean Gamburd Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD
#32 Smart Business Services
30
22 Rick Lempe Ralt RT4/82 [310] - Ford BDD
#36 Tires by Wheel Works/KICU
24 Not running
23 Dave Volz Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Jennings
#50 National Quartz/Quail Ranch
23 Not running
24 Earl Heiman Ralt RT4/81 [267] - Ford BDD
#25 Allfire Equipt./Shea Racing
(see note 1)
21 Not running
25 Ted Prappas Ralt RT4/86 [593] - Ford BDD Jennings
#55 Team Tui
15 Not running
26 Riley Hopkins Ralt RT4/82 [81-270] - Ford BDD Wirth
#35 Hopkins International
11 Not running
27 Glenn Cogan Ralt RT4/86 - Ford BDD
#21
10 Not running
28 Chris Gerrells Ralt RT1/78 - Ford BDD
#59 Gerrells Formula Racing
8 Not running
29 Chris Smith Ralt RT4/86 - Ford BDD
#74 Earl's Supply/FTB
6 Not running
30 Stan Wattles Ralt RT4/83 [317] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#3 Norman Racing Group
2 Not running
31 Bob Tankersley Ralt RT4/81 - Ford BDD
#26 Theatre Oper. Inc/Comont
1 Not running
32 Bernard Jourdain Swift DB4 [024-87] - Ford BDD Loyning
#29 P1 Racing
0 Not running
33 Glen Smith Ralt RT4/87 [661] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#4 Curry Auto/Phillips Motorsports
0 Not running
DNS Chris Bender Ralt RT4/86 [594] - Ford BDD
#7 Bender Warehouse Co/BWC Racing
Did not start
DNS Dave Gott Dart 83M [001] - Ford BDD
#73
Did not start
DNS Arvin Loudermilk Ralt RT4/81 - Ford BDD
#72 C.A.D Ent./Crosslé Pacific Racing
Did not start
DNS Rick Hill Ralt RT4/85 [509] - Ford BDD Crowther
#11 Team 3D Sports/Shea Racing
Did not start
DNS John Treder Ralt RT4/82 [81-249] - Ford BDD Crowther
#47 Davis Motors/Treder Racing
Did not start
DNS Jack Fonss Ralt RT4/84 [82-348] - Ford BDD
#66 Refined Motion Eng/Arrow Racing
Did not start
DNA David Brabham unknown
#90
Did not arrive

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

Qualifying
1 Jimmy Vasser (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [021-87] - Ford BDD Loyning 1m 00.433s
2 Johnny O'Connell (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [596] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 00.794s
3 Ted Prappas (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [593] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 00.968s
4 Dean Hall (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [659] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 00.993s
5 Parker Johnstone (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/87 [665] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 01.055s
6 Jon Beekhuis (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/87 [666] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 01.119s
7 Jeff Krosnoff (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 ["4.032.87"] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 01.427s
8 Chris Smith (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 - Ford BDD 1m 01.509s
9 Jimmy Santos (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 01.895s
10 Roberto Quintanilla (F/Atl) 1.6-litre BSR 2/87 - Ford BDD Crowther 1m 02.143s
11 David Brabham (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [592] - Ford BDD Edgell 1m 02.243s
12 Mike Buckenham (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [600] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 02.549s
13 Bernard Jourdain (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [024-87] - Ford BDD Loyning 1m 02.563s
14 J O 'Jocko' Cunningham (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [319] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 02.624s
15 Glen Smith (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/87 [661] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 02.819s
16 Stan Wattles (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [317] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 03.147s
17 Sandy Dells (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [431] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 03.148s
18 Glenn Cogan (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 - Ford BDD 1m 03.990s
19 Rod Bennett (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD 1m 04.108s
20 Rick Hill * (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/85 [509] - Ford BDD Crowther 1m 04.168s
21 Rick Bowers (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Tiga FA82 [202] - Ford BDD 1m 04.173s
22 Mike Downs (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/85 [577] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 04.445s
23 John Wink (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/79 - Ford BDD Wink 1m 04.449s
24 Wayne Gross (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 05.119s
25 Steve Barclay (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 05.155s
26 Dave Gott * (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Dart 83M [001] - Ford BDD 1m 05.263s
27 Dave Volz (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 05.539s
28 Rick Lempe (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [310] - Ford BDD 1m 05.662s
29 Phil Simon (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [210] - Ford BDD 1m 06.266s
30 Bob Tankersley (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 - Ford BDD 1m 06.285s
31 Dean Gamburd (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD 1m 06.566s
32 John Treder * (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [81-249] - Ford BDD Crowther 1m 06.889s
33 Joe Sposato (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [655] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 07.160s
34 Chris Gerrells (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/78 - Ford BDD 1m 08.964s
35 Earl Heiman (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [267] - Ford BDD 1m 10.703s
36 Riley Hopkins (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [81-270] - Ford BDD Wirth 1m 16.393s
 
* Did not start

Notes on the cars:

  1. Ralt RT4/81 [267] (Earl Heiman): 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.