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WCAR Formula Atlantic Championship Round

Sears Point, 31 May 1987

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Dean Hall Ralt RT4/86 [659] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#10 High Altitude Racing
25 38m 13.000s
98.985 mph
2 Parker Johnstone Ralt RT4/87 [665] - Ford BDD Jennings
#87 Lion's Hollow/Armourtec
25 38m 35.758s
3 Ted Prappas Ralt RT4/86 [593] - Ford BDD Jennings
#55 Team Tui
25
4 Joe Sposato Ralt RT4/86 [655] - Ford BDD Jennings
#28 Celanese PBI/OPI Products
25
5 Jon Beekhuis Ralt RT4/87 [666] - Ford BDD Jennings
#31 Petroff Racing Inc
25
6 Johnny O'Connell Ralt RT4/86 [596] - Ford BDD Jennings
#89 McNeill Motorsports
25
7 Roberto Quintanilla BSR 2/87 - Ford BDD Crowther
#2 P.I.G. Enterprises
25
8 Jeff Krosnoff Ralt RT4/86 [594] - Ford BDD Jennings
#39 Team Tui
25
9 Tom LaFortune Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings
#25 Two's Company/Vectorvision
25
10 Billy Kennelly Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#44 Kennelly Keys Music/K&K
25
11 Mike Buckenham Ralt RT4/86 [600] - Ford BDD Jennings
#8 Sony Video 8/RMR
25
12 Jimmy Santos Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#12 Auto Europa/Santos Racing
24 Out of fuel
13 Sandy Dells Ralt RT4/83 [431] - Ford BDD Jennings
#70 Associates Intl/Sandy Dells Racing
24
14 Chris Smith Ralt RT4/86 - Ford BDD Jennings
#74 Earl's Supply/FTB
24
15 Gary Bingaman Ralt RT4/81 [267] - Ford BDD Jennings
#18 Two's Company/Vectorvision (see note 1)
24
16 Jim Blackwell Argo JM11 [065-FA] - Ford BDD Alan Smith
#17 ALKI Motorsports
24
17 Steve Barclay Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings
#33 National Quartz/Quail Ranch
24
18 Jeff Gray Ralt RT4/81 [204] - Ford BDD Jennings
#36 Tires by Wheel
24
19 Jack Fonss Ralt RT4/84 [82-348] - Ford BDD
#66 Refined Motion Engineering
23
20 Rod Bennett Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD Jennings
#15 Iron Rod/Ski Opticks/Bennett Racing
20 Halfshaft
21 Glen Smith Ralt RT4/83 ["4.199.86"] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#4 Phillips Motorsport/Curry Auto Leasing
17 Puncture
22 Dave Volz Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Jennings
#50 National Quartz/Quail Ranch
14 Accident
23 Jerry Kehoe March 80A [15] - Ford BDD
#34
11 Clutch
24 Chris Bender Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD
#7 Bender Warehouse/BWC Racing
10 Oil leak
25 Dan Marvin Ralt RT4/83 [317] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#3 Norman Racing Group
8 Water pump
26 John Wink Ralt RT1/79 - Ford BDD Wink
#41 Winkrace Enterprises/Trimline
8 Mechanical
DNQH Chris Gerrells Ralt RT1/78 [109] - Ford BDD Gerrells
#59 Gerrell's Formula Racing
Did not qualify from heats
DNS J O 'Jocko' Cunningham Ralt RT4/83 [319] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#5 Steve's Detailing / Phillips Motorsport
Did not start
(Head gasket)
DNS Rick Hill Ralt RT4/85 [509] - Ford BDD
#11 For Stars Catering/Shea Racing
Did not start
(Accident)
DNS John Treder Ralt RT4/82 [81-249] - Ford BDD
#47 Davis Motors/Treder Racing
Did not start

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

Heat 1 Laps Time Speed
1Ted Prappas80.12.11.92898.764 mph
2Johnny O'Connell8
3Chris Smith8
4Parker Johnstone8
5Mike Buckenham8
6Chris Bender8
7Sandy Dells8
8Jon Beekhuis8
9Jeff Gray8
10John Wink8
11Jack Fonss8
12Chris Gerrells7
Jerry KehoeDisqualified
Rick HillDNS (accident)
John TrederDNS
Heat 2 Laps Time Speed
1Dean Hall898.439 mph
2Dan Marvin8
3Joe Sposato8
4Rod Bennett8
5Jeff Krosnoff8
6Roberto Quintanilla8
7Jimmy Santos8
8Tom LaFortune8
9Gary Bingaman8
10Jim Blackwell8
11Steve Barclay8
12Dave Volz8
13Glen Smith7Transmission
14Billy Kennelly6Engine
15J O 'Jocko' Cunningham1Engine
Qualifying
Qualifying information not available

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.