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WCAR Formula Atlantic Championship Round

Spokane, 3 Jul 1988

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Johnny O'Connell Ralt RT4/83 [81-270] - Ford BDD Wirth
#89 Riley Hopkins
38 53m 18.445s
2 Rusty Scott Swift DB4 [037-87] - Ford BDD Loyning
#50
38 53m 29.545s
3 John Christian Ralt RT4/86 [659] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#40
38
4 Ron Householder Ralt RT4/83 ["4.359.86"] - Ford BDD Jennings
#61
38
5 Dean Hall Swift DB4 [017-87] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#2
38
6 Jim Blackwell Argo JM11 [065-FA] - Ford BDD Brit Auto NW
#17
38
7 Lee Shepardson Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Jennings
#7 Northstar/Union Plaza
36
8 David Diem Ralt RT4/87 [661] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#4 Phillips Motorsport
36
9 Phil Simon Ralt RT4/81 [210] - Ford BDD Jennings
#77 Formula America
36
10 Earl Heiman Ralt RT4/83 [81-267] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#52 Snooky Enterprises (see note 1)
36
11 Colin Tuckey Magnum 81A [01] - Ford BDD
36
12 Hiro Matsushita Swift DB4 [001-88] - Ford BDD Jennings
#0 Panasonic
34 Engine
13 Dave Volz Ralt BSR - Ford BDD Jennings
#11 National Quartz/Union Plaza Hotel
34 Running
14 John Wink Ralt RT4/83 [355] - Ford BDD Jennings
#41 Trim Line/Wink Racce Ent
29
15 Rod Granberry Swift DB4 [021-87] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#3
22 Engine
16 Mitch Thieman Swift DB4 [005-88] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#6 Thieman Racing USA
19 Engine
17 Arvin Loudermilk Swift DB4 [030-87] - Ford BDD Jennings
#72 CAD/Automotive Devt
15 Accident
18 Rod Bennett Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD Jennings
11 Collision with Volz
19 Mike Buckenham Ralt RT4/86 [600] - Ford BDD Jennings
1 Engine

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

Qualifying
1 Dean Hall (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [017-87] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 16.403s
2 Johnny O'Connell (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [81-270] - Ford BDD Wirth 1m 16.657s
3 Rod Granberry (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [021-87] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 16.837s
4 Rusty Scott (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [037-87] - Ford BDD Loyning 1m 17.559s
5 Hiro Matsushita (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [001-88] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 18.160s
6 Rod Bennett (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 18.405s
7 Mitch Thieman (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [005-88] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 18.517s
8 John Christian (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [659] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 18.561s
9 Jim Blackwell (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Argo JM11 [065-FA] - Ford BDD Brit Auto NW 1m 18.710s
10 Ron Householder (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 ["4.359.86"] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 19.202s
11 David Diem (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/87 [661] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 19.357s
12 Lee Shepardson (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 20.954s
13 Arvin Loudermilk (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Swift DB4 [030-87] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 22.517s
14 Dave Volz (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt BSR - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 22.915s
15 John Wink (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [355] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 24.174s
16 Phil Simon (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [210] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 24.290s
17 Mike Buckenham (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/86 [600] - Ford BDD Jennings 1m 24.437s
18 Colin Tuckey (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Magnum 81A [01] - Ford BDD 1m 24.522s
19 Earl Heiman (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [81-267] - Ford BDD Hasselgren 1m 25.562s

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.