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WCAR Formula Atlantic Championship Round

Sears Point, 14 Aug 1988

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Dean Hall Swift DB4 [017-87] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#2 Ski Optics/CB Sports
25 40m 36.644s
93.19 mph
2 Johnny O'Connell Ralt RT4/83 [81-270] - Ford BDD Wirth
#89 Riley Hopkins
25 40m 41.402s
3 Joe Sposato Ralt RT4/86 [655] - Ford BDD Jennings
#28 PBI/Pennzoil/Trick
25
4 Jim Noble Ralt RT4/87 [666] - Ford BDD Jennings
Kingston Idaho Potatoes/E&R Trucking
25
5 Mike Buckenham Ralt RT4/86 [600] - Ford BDD Jennings
25
6 Rusty Scott Swift DB4 [037-87] - Ford BDD Loyning
#50
25
7 David Diem Swift DB4 [024-87] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#4 Money Mart/Phillips Motorsport
25
8 Rod Granberry Swift DB4 [021-87] - Ford BDD Loyning
#3
25
9 Warren "Bud" Pauge Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings
#91 Pauge Racing Organization
25
10 Rod Bennett Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD Jennings
#15 Iron Rod
25
11 Lee Shepardson Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Jennings
#7 Northstar/Union Plaza
24
12 John Wink Ralt RT4/83 [355] - Ford BDD Jennings
#41 Trim Line/Wink Racce Ent
24
13 David Trevisan Ralt RT4/82 [306] - Ford BDD Jennings
#76 Redwood City Western Union
24
14 Mitch Thieman Swift DB4 [005-88] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#6 Thieman Racing USA
24
15 Charles Nearburg Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#8
24
16 Dave Volz Ralt BSR - Ford BDD Jennings
#11 National Quartz/Union Plaza Hotel
23
17 Jerry Kehoe Ralt RT4/81 [254] - Ford BDD Jennings
#21
22
18 Hiro Matsushita Swift DB4 [001-88] - Ford BDD Jennings
#0 Panasonic
18 Engine
19 Earl Heiman Ralt RT4/83 [81-267] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#52 Snooky Enterprises (see note 1)
4 Mechanical
20 Charly Button Ralt RT4/82 [331] - Ford BDD Jennings
#26
0 Accident

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

Qualifying
1 Rod Granberry (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [021-87] - Ford BDD Loyning 1m 52.247s
2 Mitch Thieman (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [005-88] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 56.254s
3 Hiro Matsushita (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [001-88] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 56.664s
4 Dean Hall (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [017-87] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 2m 00.556s
5 Johnny O'Connell (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [81-270] - Ford BDD Wirth 2m 01.760s
6 Jim Noble (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/87 [666] - Ford BDD Jennings 2m 03.094s
7 Rod Bennett (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD Jennings 2m 06.638s
8 Mike Buckenham (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [600] - Ford BDD Jennings 2m 06.680s
9 Rusty Scott (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [037-87] - Ford BDD Loyning 2m 06.951s
10 Joe Sposato (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [655] - Ford BDD Jennings 2m 07.305s
11 Warren "Bud" Pauge (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings 2m 09.088s
12 David Diem (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [024-87] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 2m 09.651s
13 Charly Button (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [331] - Ford BDD Jennings 2m 13.227s
14 Charles Nearburg (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Hasselgren 2m 15.885s
15 David Trevisan (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [306] - Ford BDD Jennings 2m 16.962s
16 Lee Shepardson (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Jennings 2m 22.472s
17 John Wink (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [355] - Ford BDD Jennings 2m 24.836s
18 Dave Volz (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt BSR - Ford BDD Jennings 2m 27.192s
19 Earl Heiman (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [81-267] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 2m 32.889s
20 Jerry Kehoe (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [254] - Ford BDD Jennings No time

Notes on the cars:

  1. Ralt RT4/83 [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.