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Badger "200"

Road America, 27 Jul 1968

ResultsLapsTime/Speed Winnings
1 Jerry Hansen Lola T140 [SL140/8] - Chevrolet V8
#44 Jerry Hansen, Minneapolis, Minn,
(see note 1)
30 1h 13m 21.0s
98.160 mph
$2100
2 Henry Candler Lola T140 - Chevrolet V8
#40 Henry Candler, Lakewood, Colo.
30 1h 14m 21.2s
$1500
3 Brian O'Neil Lola T140 [SL140/13] - Chevrolet V8
#15 American Racing Motors Inc., Miami, Fla.
30 1h 14m 52.5s
$1100
4 John Gunn Lola T140 - Chevrolet V8
#39 Raceco Miami Inc., Miami, Fla.
30 1h 15m 36.3s
$900
5 Steve Durst Vulcan - Chevrolet V8
#26 Teleflex. Inc., North Wales, Pa.
29 1h 13m 59.4s
$700
6 David Pabst Lola T140 [SL140/12] - Chevrolet V8
#42 Blue Ribbon Racing, Inc., Oconomowoc, Wis.
29 1h 13m 79.7s
$600
7 Chuck Dietrich (FB) 1.6-litre McLaren M4B [200-27B] - Ford twin cam
#31 Amey-Dietrich Racing Inc., Rocky River, Ohio
(see note 2)
29 1h 15m 33.4s
$300
8 Richard Negley (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 41C - Ford twin cam
#74 Richard B. Negley, San Antonio, Texas
28 1h 13m 32.0s
$250
9 Bill Brack (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 41C - Ford twin cam
#85 Sports Cars Unlimited, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
28 1h 13m 37.7s
$200
10 Brian Robertson (FB) 1.6-litre McLaren M4B - Ford twin cam
#35 Brian Robertson, Brockville, Ont., Canada
(see note 3)
28 1h 14m 26.7s
$150
11 Thomas Gelb (FC) 1.1-litre Brabham BT2 [FJ-1-62] - Ford
#66 Stan Roadge, Milwaukee, Wis.
(see note 4)
27 1h 13m 25.9s
$100
12 Bud Morley McLaren M1B/FA [30-05] - Chevrolet V8
#14 Morley Racing Team, Denver, Colo.
27 1h 13m 31.9s
$100
13 Gregg Brumm (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 41C - Ford twin cam BRM
#32 Carl G. Hogan, St Louis Mo.
27 1h 14m 63.9s
$100
14 Brian Follon (FB) 1.6-litre LeGrand Mk 3B - Ford twin cam
#52 Frontier Oil Co., Boulder, Colo.
27 1h 15m 42.6s
$100
15 Thomas Richmond (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 22/31 - Ford twin cam
#22 Hurst's Foreign Car Service, Jackson, Mich,
(see note 5)
26 1h 14m 22.1s
$50
16 Dick Smothers (FB) 1.6-litre Brabham BT21A [4] - Ford twin cam Vegantune
#19 Dick Smothers, Woodland Hills, Calif.
(see note 6)
25 1h 13m 42.8s
$50
17 Ted A. Clark (FB) 1.6-litre Brabham BT15 - Ford twin cam Cosworth Mk 13
#56 Team Nappi, Rockford Ill. (see note 7)
24 1h 13m 44.1s
$50
18 Syd Demovsky (FB) 1.6-litre Ausca Mk 7B - Ford twin cam
#11 Syd Demonvsky, Chicago, Ill
25 1h 14m 52.8s
$50
19 Carmon Solomone (FC) 1.1-litre Lotus - Ford
#13 Fred Pipin Racing Enterprises, Hinsdale, Ill.
24 1h 14m 61.1s
$50
20 Ron Letellier (FA) 2-litre Stanguellini FJ - Triumph 4
#46 Ron Letellier, Riverdale, Ill.
23 1h 15m 59.9s
$50
21 Jim Lemehieu (FC) 1.1-litre BMC Mk 2 - Ford
#76 Harvey Weiss, Plymouth, Wis.
20 1h 15m 41.7s
 
22 Tom Tufts (FB) 1.6-litre Chevron B14 [FB-68-8] - Ford twin cam
#60 Stan Roadge, Milwaukee, Wis.
(see note 8)
15 1h 13m 63.7s
 
23 Mike Hiss (FB) 1.6-litre Brabham BT21A - Ford twin cam
#94 Abrasive Alloys Racing Div., Riverside N.J.
(see note 9)
24 overheating  
24 Mak Kronn McKee Mk 8 - Chevrolet V8
#4 Ike Uihlein, Milwaukee, Wis.
23 crashed (wrecked)  
25 Charlie Adams (FB) 1.6-litre Brabham BT21C [12?] - Ford twin cam
#64 C.W. Adams Racing, Manhatan Beach, Calif.
(see note 10)
23 electrical failure  
26 Kurt Reinold McKee Mk 8 - Chevrolet V8
#57 Team Nappi, Rockford Ill.
19 engine  
27 Martin Sellers (FB) 1.6-litre McLaren M4B [200-26B?] - Ford twin cam
#33 Martin Fellers [sic], Columbus, Ohio
(see note 11)
13 gearbox failure  
28 Mike Campbell (FC) 1.1-litre Forsgrini Mk 10 - Ford Lucas pushrod
#21 Forsgrini Engr. Ltd, Seattle, Wash.
10 retired - unknown  
29 Bob Clemens (FC) 1.1-litre Rassey - Ford
9 engine  
30 Randy Scheffer (FC) 1.1-litre Beach T-11 [104] - Alfa Romeo
#10 Beach Racing Cars, Chicago, Ill
9 brakes  
31 Bobby Brown Lola T140 [SL140/3] - Chevrolet V8
#3 Bob Brown, Huntingdon, N.Y.
8 electrical failure  
32 Lou Sell Eagle Mk 5 [501] - Chevrolet V8
#25 Smothers Bros Racing Team, Fullerton, Calif.
7 overheating  
33 Jim Lloyd (FB) 1.6-litre Pogo - Porsche
#16 James Lloyd, Carmel, Ind.
7 retired - unknown  
34 Wayne T Mitchell (FC) 1.1-litre Brabham BT21B - Ford
#84 Wayne Mitchell, Bernardsville, NJ [sic]
4 retired - unknown  
35 Jim Duit (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 27 - Ford twin cam
4 fuel pump  
36 Dick Drexler (FC) 1.1-litre Lotus - NSU
#51 Dick Drexler, Nashotah, Wis.
4 overheating  
37 Jack Eiteljorg Eisert 68 - Chevrolet V8
#7 Jack Eiteljorg, Castle Rock, Colo.
2 overheating  
38 Stew McMillen Eisert 65 - Chevrolet V8
#5 Stew McMillen, Libertyville, Ill
0 spin out  
DNS Jerry Entin LeGrand Mk 7A [002] - Chevrolet V8
#12 Entin Bros Racing, Beverly Hill, Calif.
(see note 12)
Did not start
DNS John R Babchek (FB) 1.6-litre Cooper T76 [T75 F2-4-65] - Ford twin cam Vegantune
#30 John Babchek, Romulus, Mich.
(see note 13)
Did not start
DNS Pete Helferich Lola T140 [SL140/11] - Chevrolet V8
#55 Peter Helferich, Palatine, Ill.
Did not start
DNS Sandy Shepard (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 41C [41C-FL-38?] - Ford twin cam
#59 Sandy Shepard, Denton,Texas
Did not start
DNS Jim Mulhall (FA) 5-litre Halibrand Shrike - Chevrolet V8
#71 Mullhall Racing, Littleton, Colo.,
Did not start
DNS Bill Blackmore (FB) 1.6-litre Formcar - Porsche
#75 Bill Blackmore, Arlington Heights, Ill.
Did not start
DNS Ron Holmes LeGrand Mk 7 - Chevrolet V8
#83 Peter Botsford, Bernardsville, NJ
(see note 14)
Did not start
DNP Lothar Motschenbacher LeGrand Mk 7 - Chevrolet V8
Did not take part in official practice
UNKE Frank Opalka McKee - Chevrolet V8
#6 Frank Opalka, Chicago, Ill
On entry list
UNKE Don L Burris (FB) 1.6-litre Cooper - Ford twin cam
#23 D.L. Burris, Wilmington, Dela.
On entry list
UNKE Bill Gubelmann (FB) 1.6-litre Brabham BT23F [1] - Ford twin cam Vegantune
#37 Southerly Motors Racing Corp., Oyster Bay, N.Y.
(see note 15)
On entry list
(Brabham Vegantune)
UNKE Fred Opert (FC) 1.1-litre Brabham BT21B - Cosworth SCC
#73 Fred Opert, Paramus, N.J. (see note 16)
On entry list
UNKE Dan Murphy (FB) 1.6-litre Winkelmann WDB1 - Ford twin cam
#91 Murphy Racing, Burlington, Wis.
On entry list
UNKE WP Fred Stevenson (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 41C [41C-FL-44] - Ford twin cam
#93 Lotus East, Inc., Salisbury, Conn.
On entry list
UNKE Steven Woods Lotus 24 [941] - Ford Shelby V8
#99 East Coast Racing Team, Farmington, Conn.
On entry list

All cars are 5-litre F5000 unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Jerry Hansen (F5000) 5-litre Lola T140 [SL140/8] - Chevrolet V8 2:29.9 2:20.5 2:19.5
2 Lou Sell (F5000) 5-litre Eagle Mk 5 [501] - Chevrolet V8 2:22.3
3 Mak Kronn (F5000) 5-litre McKee Mk 8 - Chevrolet V8 2:29.5 2:23.3
4 Henry Candler (F5000) 5-litre Lola T140 - Chevrolet V8 2:31.9 2:23.4
5 David Pabst (F5000) 5-litre Lola T140 [SL140/12] - Chevrolet V8 2:32.9 2:26.5 2:24.0
6 Bobby Brown (F5000) 5-litre Lola T140 [SL140/3] - Chevrolet V8 2:27.6 2:24.6
7 Kurt Reinold (F5000) 5-litre McKee Mk 8 - Chevrolet V8 2:29.1 2:28.2 2:25.0
8 Pete Helferich * (F5000) 5-litre Lola T140 [SL140/11] - Chevrolet V8 2:31.2 2:26.2
9 Stew McMillen (F5000) 5-litre Eisert 65 - Chevrolet V8 2:28.5 2:27.2
10 Steve Durst (F5000) 5-litre Vulcan - Chevrolet V8 2:35.8 2:27.6
11 John Gunn (F5000) 5-litre Lola T140 - Chevrolet V8 2:38.9 2:29.9 2:27.6
12 Jerry Entin * (F5000) 5-litre LeGrand Mk 7A [002] - Chevrolet V8 2:32.7 2:30.7 2:28.1
13 Brian O'Neil (F5000) 5-litre Lola T140 [SL140/13] - Chevrolet V8 2:30.3
14 Chuck Dietrich (FB) 1.6-litre McLaren M4B [200-27B] - Ford twin cam 2:34.7 2:32.9
15 Bud Morley (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M1B/FA [30-05] - Chevrolet V8 2:37.7 2:33.7
16 Martin Sellers (FB) 1.6-litre McLaren M4B [200-26B?] - Ford twin cam 2:40.3 2:34.2
17 Tom Tufts (FB) 1.6-litre Chevron B14 [FB-68-8] - Ford twin cam 2:41.4 2:35.8
18 Bill Brack (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 41C - Ford twin cam 2:41.3 2:37.4
19 Dick Smothers (FB) 1.6-litre Brabham BT21A [4] - Ford twin cam Vegantune 2:48.0 2:37.8
20 Mike Hiss (FB) 1.6-litre Brabham BT21A - Ford twin cam 2:38.1
21 Jim Mulhall * (FA) 5-litre Halibrand Shrike - Chevrolet V8 2:38.6
22 Brian Robertson (FB) 1.6-litre McLaren M4B - Ford twin cam 2:54.3 2:40.0
23 Thomas Gelb (FC) 1.1-litre Brabham BT2 [FJ-1-62] - Ford 2:40.4 2:40.3
24 Brian Follon (FB) 1.6-litre LeGrand Mk 3B - Ford twin cam 2:45.0 2:41.0
25 Gregg Brumm (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 41C - Ford twin cam BRM 2:49.8 2:44.8 2:41.0
26 Charlie Adams (FB) 1.6-litre Brabham BT21C [12?] - Ford twin cam 2:49.7 2:47.2 2:42.6
27 Randy Scheffer (FC) 1.1-litre Beach T-11 [104] - Alfa Romeo 2:50.9 2:43.6
28 Richard Negley (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 41C - Ford twin cam 2:47.2 2:43.8
29 John R Babchek * (FB) 1.6-litre Cooper T76 [T75 F2-4-65] - Ford twin cam Vegantune 2:43.8
30 Thomas Richmond (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 22/31 - Ford twin cam 2:47.2 2:44.9
31 Jim Duit (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 27 - Ford twin cam 2:50.1 2:46.4
32 Jack Eiteljorg (F5000) 5-litre Eisert 68 - Chevrolet V8 3:00.0 2:47.8
33 Syd Demovsky (FB) 1.6-litre Ausca Mk 7B - Ford twin cam 2:49.8 2:48.4
34 Mike Campbell (FC) 1.1-litre Forsgrini Mk 10 - Ford Lucas pushrod 2:53.0 2:48.6
35 Ted A. Clark (FB) 1.6-litre Brabham BT15 - Ford twin cam Cosworth Mk 13 2:53.7 2:50.5 2:49.7
36 Bob Clemens (FC) 1.1-litre Rassey - Ford 2:59.1 2:57.1 2:53.4
37 Jim Lemehieu (FC) 1.1-litre BMC Mk 2 - Ford 2:59.3 2:57.6
38 Carmon Solomone (FC) 1.1-litre Lotus - Ford 3:03.7 3:02.1
39 Ron Holmes * (F5000) 5-litre LeGrand Mk 7 - Chevrolet V8 3:02.7
40 Jim Lloyd (FB) 1.6-litre Pogo - Porsche 3:07.3 3:03.3
41 Sandy Shepard * (FB) 1.6-litre Lotus 41C [41C-FL-38?] - Ford twin cam 3:04.5
42 Ron Letellier (FA) 2-litre Stanguellini FJ - Triumph 4 3:05.0
43 Bill Blackmore * (FB) 1.6-litre Formcar - Porsche 3:05.8
44 Dick Drexler (FC) 1.1-litre Lotus - NSU 3:41.4 3:07.1
45 Wayne T Mitchell (FC) 1.1-litre Brabham BT21B - Ford 3:07.4
 
* Did not start

Notes on the cars:

  1. Lola T140 [SL140/8] (Jerry Hansen): New to Jerry Hansen for the 1968 US series, then to John Mahler (Bettendorf, IA) for the 1969 series. Subsequent history unknown but believed to be the car acquired by Wayne "Bing" Sherer (Buffalo, NY) in 1972 and raced in SCCA Nationals. To Phil "Butch" Hollenbeck for 1973, then to Art Cross (Auburn, NY) who ran it in to Florida for several years. Via Owen Starr, Lou Pavesi and Rick McLean to Mark Rincon (Redding, CA) and Hal Williams by 1994, for historic racing. Later sold to Richard Cross, then via Rincon to John Bryant (Adelaide, Australia) at the Monterey Historics in August 2007 and imported into Australia. Crashed at Philip Island March 2008, but rebuilt and raced in the 2011/12 Tasman Revival series. More information about Lola T140 SL140/8
  2. McLaren M4B [200-27B] (Chuck Dietrich): For Chuck Dietrich (Sandusky, OH) in Formula B in 1968, replacing the similar 200-10B that he had raced in 1967. Subsequent history unknown until bought from Joe Zuniga (St. Paul, Minnesota) by James Harayda (Bloomington, Minnesota) in April 1978 as a FB car. Harayda raced it in FB in 1978 then converted it to FC for 1979. Traded to Scott Livingston (St Louis, MO) in 1980 then on to Jon Rhodes (Webster Grove, MO) 1981 who converted it to CSR with an Alfa engine and qualified for the Run-Offs in 1982. Sold to Scott Holman (Frederick, MD) July 1983 and continued in CSR until 1989 when sold to Henry Alexander and Wes McNay. Rebuilt with a new Marc Bahner tub which was modelled on Jim Brown's 1967 monocoque. Restored to Formula B specification and sold to Harry Mathews (Arvada, CO) March 1996 for his Mathews Collection of McLarens. Sold to Shigeru Motohashi (Japan) 2004 and raced in the Japanese Interclub Historic Car event at Tsukuba in 2009.
  3. McLaren M4B (Brian Robertson): Brian Robertson (Brockville, Ontario) bought a McLaren M4A for 1968 and raced it in both the US SCCA Pro series and in local Canadian races, generally as #35 and with support from Indusmat Inc. He reappeared with the car in July and August 1969 before replacing it with a new Brabham BT29. To Kris Harrison (Montréal, Quebec) for a handful of events in September 1970 at Trois-Rivières and Mont-Tremblant. Harrison would later found Ecurie Canada, the team that launched Gilles Villeneuve's career. Subsequent history of the McLaren unknown
  4. Brabham BT2 [FJ-1-62] (Thomas Gelb): Sold to Briggs Cunningham (Bridgeport, CT) and raced by his team of drivers in 1962, but most often by Briggs himself. Sold to team driver Augie Pabst (Milwaukee, WI) for 1963 and raced by him in the last seasons of Formula Junior and in the first season of the SCCA's new Formula C. Then to Tom Gelb (Hartford, WI) for 1966 who was enormously successful in Central Division FC over the next three seasons, winning the Divisional title in 1968 with a maximum 54 points. The car was then sold to Dennis Lokmer (De Pere, WI) who continued its success, qualifying for the Run-Offs in 1969 and 1970. He then sold it to Bill Anspach (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) who won the Florida Region FC title in 1971. It went to Bud Bakels (also Palm Beach Gardens, FL) in 1972 and is then missing until 1985 when it was found, still in Anspach's livery, and bought from Randy Morvant (Vidor, TX) by David Roland (Alexandria,  LA). Sold to Wayne Mitchell (Cardiff, CA) in 2006 and bought from him by Robs Lamplough (Hungerford, Berkshire) and returned to the UK in 2011.
  5. Lotus 22/31 (Thomas Richmond): Thomas G. Richmond finished third in CenDiv FB in 1968 in a Lotus. In May 1970 he advertised his car as a Lotus 22/31, noting that it didn't race during 1969.
  6. Brabham BT21A [4] (Dick Smothers): Sold new to Lou Sell (Fullerton, CA) and first seen in the Pro Formula B race at War Bonnet in late June where Sell qualified on pole and finished second. Then raced in SCCA Regionals and occasional Nationals in California, and in the pro races at Mont-Tremblant and Lake Tahoe at the end of the season. Sold to Sell's backer Dick Smothers (Woodland Hills, CA) for 1968, although Sell also raced it in one SoPac National early that year. To Fred Opert late 1968 in part-exchange for a new Chevron and from him on to Ken Duclos (Boxboro, MA) for 1969. Duclos believes he returned it to Opert at the end of 1969 when he acquired his new BT29 and it next turns up in 1971 with John Sorbello (Lafayette, MA) who widened the cockpit section into a two-seater and added a Chevron B16 body. However, it is possible that the dates of this are wrong and that Bob Isnor (Newton, MA) raced it as a FB before it went to Sorbello. Later to John Kauffman who thought he had bought a Chevron and then to Joe Maria (White Plains, NY) in the early 1990s. It was restored by David Irwin to BT21A spec and was still with Maria in 2007. To Bob Lima (Meadowbrook, PA) by October 2009 and later repainted in Sell's colours.
  7. Brabham BT15 (Ted A. Clark): Ted Clark (DeKalb, IL) raced a Brabham BT15 in Formula B in 1968, equipped with a Cosworth Mk 13 engine and running as #56 and typically entered by Team Nappi of Rockford, Illinois. Clark advertised the car in April 1969, saying that it had a Hewland 5-speed gearbox and 7" and 9" wheels. Nothing more known.
  8. Chevron B14 [FB-68-8] (Tom Tufts): Bought new by Tom Tufts (Milwaukee, WI) and raced in Formula B in 1968, starting at Road America on 27 July 1968, at the Buckeye Sprints at Mid-Ohio two weeks later and then at Donnybrooke (Brainerd) on 22 September 1968. Identified from an invoice as chassis FB-68-8. Sold to Tom Gelb (Mequon, WI) for 1969, replacing an ancient Brabham BT2, and raced in Pro and CenDiv FB until crashed at Mosport Park in August 1969. The car was repaired and sold in 1970 but its subsequent history is unknown. However, it may well be the car raced by fellow Central Division racer Jim Trueman (Amlin, OH) late in 1970.
  9. Brabham BT21A (Mike Hiss): To Mike Hiss (Laurel, MD) to replace the earlier Brabham that he "demolished" in practice for the Bridgehampton National in July 1967. He raced the BT21A for the last two Pro races, finished third at Lake Tahoe. Retained for 1968, finishing third at Palm Beach in February and then winning at Marlboro in March. Second in Bridgehampton National and won a Regional at Marlboro but less successful in the Pro series. Last seen when crashed at Lime Rock in September 1968 following a suspension failure. Hiss had by that time moved up to Formula A with a Lola T140 and it is not known whether the Brabham was rebuilt.
  10. Brabham BT21C [12?] (Charlie Adams): Charles W Adams (Manhattan Beach, CA), known as Charlie Adams, was a regular in Formula B from 1965 to 1971. He had a BT18 in 1967 but from 1968 to 1971, his car is often referred to as a BT21C. It was green, and ran as #64. It is assumed he had the same car through this period, starting at Elkhart Lake July 1968 but quite possibly earlier. Adams won the Southern Pacific Division FB title in 1969 but did not score any points in 1970 and his appearances in the pro series ceased after the Laguna Seca race in June. In 1971, he scored just two points in the SPDiv championship and only appeared at one Pro race, the Edmonton round in August. Subsequent history unknown.
  11. McLaren M4B [200-26B?] (Martin Sellers): Sold to Martin Sellers (Columbus, OH) for Formula B in 1968. The sale was arranged by Chuck Dietrich (Sandusky, OH) who had run a M4A in 1967 and was now buying a new car for himself as well. Dietrich and Sellers ran together as a team in 1968. Retained by Sellers for 1969 but he had engine troubles through that season and after that only raced the car rarely. In the 1990s, he brought the car out again for historic racing and ran at Sears Point with the SCCA in 1997. More recently a member of the CSRG. Chassis 200-26 is a very rare 1960s racing car that has only had one owner from new.
  12. LeGrand Mk 7A [002] (Jerry Entin): After the prototype was burnt out, Jerry Entin did a deal with LeGrand to race a second car in return for a loan of engine and gearbox. The car was built up with a stock Chevrolet Camaro engine, fitted with 48mm Weber carbs by Al Bartz, and a ZF gearbox acquired by Entin from Carroll Shelby. The car used Formula B brakes, and Formula B rear hubs. It was then taken to Road America for the Badger "200" on 27 July 1968, but the the timing gear broke before the race, and Entin did not start. Entin won a National at Riverside in August and two Regionals later in the year. Dick Guldstrand took over the car for the Laguna Seca 'Pro' race in October and it was then driven by Rex Ramsey at the ARRC, and at the Monaco International Trophy in New Zealand at the end of December. Ramsey continued to drive the car in 1969, winning three SCCA Nationals but was well off the pace in Pro races. The car was last seen at Sears Point in June 1969. Subsequent history unknown.
  13. Cooper T76 [T75 F2-4-65] (John R Babchek): New to Tyrrell Racing Organisation for John Surtees to race in F2 in 1965. Raced later in the season by Bob Bondurant and Chris Amon. To Reg Howell (Dayton, OH) May 1966 to be used in F/SCCA. Sold to Dick Leppla (Cleveland Hgts, OH), fitted with a Cosworth twin cam and Colotti T46 5-speed gearbox and entered in Formula B events for David Dours (Hudson, OH) in 1967. It was one of the quickest FB cars in the east of the US at the start of 1967 and Dours won at Cumberland in May but it was no match for Chuck Dietrich's brand new McLaren M4A in Central Division. Later fitted with a Vegantune engine and won at Mid-Ohio in September. To John R. Babchek (Romulus, MI) for CenDiv Formula B from 1968 to 1970. He advertised the car in June 1970 as an "ex-Surtees team car" with Vegantune engine. History unknown until bought by Murray Batson (Australia) in 1979. Then via Bruce Sutton 1981 and Murray Richards (Murrumbeena, Victoria) 1992 to Bob Harborow (Camberwell, Victoria) 1994.
  14. LeGrand Mk 7 (Ron Holmes): Pete Botsford (Boulder, Col) US 1968: driven by Ron Holmes (DNS at R3 Elkhart Lake 27 Jul 1968), Bob Betts (only at R4 Thompson 18 August 1968), Sam Posey (R5 Mosport Park 25 Aug 1968 and DNS at R7 Brainerd 22 Sep 1968), Peter Revson (DNS at R6 Lime Rock 2 Sep 1968) and Barry Blackmore (DNS at Ken Miles Memorial Race R8 Laguna Seca 12 Oct 1968). Despite Holmes' appearance at Elkhart Lake, the LeGrand was said by Autoweek to be "brand new" when it appeared for Posey at Mosport. Peter Revson was available for the Lime Rock race but hated the car and quickly disappeared when a ball joint failure curtailed practice. Blackmore then drove the car at Laguna Seca and and, in his words, destroyed it in practice. The car was stripped at Red's shop and the carcass towed back to base but Botsford had lost interest in it and the car was not repaired.
  15. Brabham BT23F [1] (Bill Gubelmann): Sold to Bill Gubelmann (Oyster Bay, NY) and fitted with a Vegantune Ford twin cam engine for SCCA 'Pro' and NEDiv Formula B. Raced through 1968 and retained for a couple of races in 1969 as Gubelmann's BT29 was late arriving. Sold to Al Justason (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) who used it in both the Canadian and US Pro series in 1970 and again in the Canadian FB series in 1971. Sold to Michael Houselander who appeared at two Canadian national events in 1972, Later sold to ‘Dino Delousis’ who fitted a turbocharged 2-litre Ford Pinto engine for libre events but found the car to be undrivable and stored it from about 1974 to 2004 when sold to Dave Darrow (Mississauga, Ontario) and fully restored. Retained until 2007 when sold via race-cars.com to Murray Bryden (Melbourne, Australia). Sold to David Kloster (Kinglake, Victoria) September 2011.
  16. Brabham BT21B (Fred Opert): Fred Opert, the leading US racing car importer in the late 1960s, raced a Brabham in Formula C in 1968. At the end of the season, he advertised it in CP&A (7 Dec 1968) as a BT21B with fuel-injected SCC engine, six-speed Hewland gearbox and "extra light chassis and body". Opert's car was sometimes reported at races as a Formula B and it's unclear whether this was a mistake or whether Opert was driving other cars he had in stock. Sold to Dewey Harless (Portland, OR) for 1969 and raced with great success in FC. Harless advertised it in July 1970, still with its fuel-injected SCC engine but as a BT21, not a BT21B. He retained it until early 1971 when it was sold to Butch Owsley (Aptos, CA/San Jose, CA) who ran it at Laguna Seca in June 1971. Subsequent history unknown.

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.

1968 US information has been taken from SCCA results sheets with additional information from Autoweek race reports and from some entry lists. Thanks to David McKinney and Wolfgang Klopfer for providing these. Identifying the classes and model of some entries has proved very difficult so all new information would be welcomed.

1969-1971 US information has been collated by Chris Townsend using Autoweek reports. All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome.

1972-1976 US information was originally collated by Wolfgang Klopfer, converted to database format by Dawn Harrison and checked by Jim Thurman and Don Capps. Wolfgang's main sources are Autoweek and individual SCCA results bulletins but Autosport, Autocourse and Road Racing Annual have also been consulted.

US SCCA Runoffs, Nationals and Regionals results were collated by Wolfgang Klopfer from Autoweek reports. These reports were usually very brief so the information on the majority of races is limited just to the identity of the FA class winner.

Some race programs have also been used for entry lists and other information. My thanks to Richard Coe for the generous contributions from his collection.

All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome. Please email Allen if you can add anything.