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WCAR Formula Atlantic Championship Round

Sears Point, 29 May 1988

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Dean Hall Swift DB4 [017-87] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#2
25 38m 17.006s
98.955 mph
2 Rod Granberry Swift DB4 [021-87] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#3
25 38m 19.130s
3 Mitch Thieman Swift DB4 [005-88] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#6
25
4 Hiro Matsushita Swift DB4 [001-88] - Ford BDD Jennings
#0 Panasonic
25
5 Joe Sposato Ralt RT4/86 [655] - Ford BDD Jennings
#28
25
6 Rod Bennett Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD Jennings
#15
25
7 Arvin Loudermilk Swift DB4 [030-87] - Ford BDD Jennings
25
8 Mike Buckenham Ralt RT4/86 [600] - Ford BDD Jennings
#16 Stuttgart West
25
9 Rusty Scott Swift DB4 [037-87] - Ford BDD Loyning
Concept Motorsports
25
10 Jeff Kuida Ralt RT4/87 ["4.199.86"] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
McNeill Motorsports
25
11 Pat Walter Swift DB4 [026-87] - Ford BDD Loyning
25
12 Ron Giery Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings
24
13 John Wink Ralt RT4/83 [355] - Ford BDD Jennings
#41 Trim Line/Wink Racce Ent
24
14 Lee Shepardson Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Jennings
#11 Rick Shea
24
15 Dave Volz BSR 2 - Ford BDD Jennings
#7 Rick Shea
23
16 David Diem Ralt RT4/87 [661] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#4 Phillips Motorsport
19
17 Jeff Girard Ralt RT4/86 [593] - Ford BDD Jennings
Alan McCall
14 Accident
18 Earl Heiman Ralt RT4/83 [81-267] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
(see note 1)
12 Accident
19 Johnny O'Connell Ralt RT4/83 [81-270] - Ford BDD Wirth
#89 Riley Hopkins
11 Engine
20 Tom Nields Ralt RT4/86 [659] - Ford BDD Jennings
John Christian
10 Engine
21 Phil Simon Ralt RT4/81 [210] - Ford BDD Jennings
0
DNS Warren "Bud" Pauge Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings
#91 Pauge Racing Organization
Did not start

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 Hasselgren 1m 30.745s
2 Johnny O'Connell (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [81-270] - Ford BDD Wirth 1m 31.923s
3 Mitch Thieman (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [005-88] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 31.125s
4 Pat Walter (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [026-87] - Ford BDD Loyning 1m 31.299s
5 Dean Hall (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [017-87] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 31.775s
6 Rusty Scott (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [037-87] - Ford BDD Loyning 1m 31.780s
7 Joe Sposato (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [655] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 32.231s
8 Tom Nields (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [659] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 32.720s
9 Rod Bennett (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 33.409s
10 Hiro Matsushita (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [001-88] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 33.473s
11 Arvin Loudermilk (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [030-87] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 33.484s
12 Jeff Kuida (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/87 ["4.199.86"] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 33.571s
13 Mike Buckenham (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [600] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 33.770s
14 Ron Giery (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 34.338s
15 Jeff Girard (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [593] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 34.614s
16 David Diem (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/87 [661] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 34.832s
17 Lee Shepardson (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 35.781s
18 John Wink (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [355] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 36.006s
19 Dave Volz (F/Atl) 1.6-litre BSR 2 - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 37.640s
20 Phil Simon (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [210] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 38.263s
21 Earl Heiman (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [81-267] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 38.472s

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.