Watlkins Glen fact sheet

SERENGETI EYEWEAR TRANS-AM CHAMPIONSHIP FACT SHEET RACE: SERENGETI EYEWEAR SCCA TRANS-AM CHAMPIONSHIP RACE DATE: August 9, 1995 RACE TIME: 3:30 P.M. PURSE: $100,000 LOCATION: Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen,...

SERENGETI EYEWEAR TRANS-AM CHAMPIONSHIP FACT SHEET

RACE: SERENGETI EYEWEAR SCCA TRANS-AM CHAMPIONSHIP RACE

DATE: August 9, 1995

RACE TIME: 3:30 P.M.

PURSE: $100,000

LOCATION: Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y. 2.45-Mile Road Course

DISTANCE: 102.9 miles (42 Laps)

RADIO: N/A TV: TNN (Delayed)

QUALIFYING SCHEDULE: Thursday, August 7, 1997 at 4:00 P.M. (Positions 1-5) Friday, August 8, 1997 at 8:15 A.M. (Final Qualifying)

QUALIFYING RECORD: Tom Kendall        1:10.422  125.24 mph        Ford Mustang August, 1996
 
FASTEST RACE LAP:  Boris Said III  1:11.340  123.633 mph Ford Mustang        August, 1996

PAST EVENTS: This marks the nineth visit for the SCCA Trans-Am Championship to Watkins Glen International since reopening in 1984. From 1968 - 1980, the SCCA Trans-Am series competed at Watkins Glen International under a variety of formats, both as stand alone events as well as being part of the Six Hours of Endurance race. Since 1984, pole sitters and race winners:

YEAR RACE WINNER POLE WINNER

1996                Dorsey Schroeder                   Tom Kendall
1995                Ron Fellows                               Tom Kendall
1994                Ron Fellows                               Scott Pruett                
1993                Scott Sharp                               Scott Sharp
1992                Jack Baldwin                              Scott Sharp
1991                Scott Sharp                               Scott Sharp
1990                Chris Kneifel                             Dorsey Schroeder
1985                Wally Dallenbach Jr.                  Paul Newman
1984                Willy T. Ribbs                          Bob Lobenberg

Historical Note: Watkins Glen hosted the Trans-Am from 1968-80 under a variety of formats, both as stand-alone races and as part of the Six Hours of Endurance. Following are the year-by-year winners: 1968: Jerry Titus (O), Tony Adamowicz (U) 1969: Mark Donohue (O), Peter Gregg (U) 1970: Vic Elford 1971: Mark Donohue 1972: George Follmer 1973: Maurice Carter 1974: Peter Gregg/Hurley Haywood 1975: Babe Headley/Paul Misuriello 1976: Peter Gregg/Hurley Haywood (II); John Wood Bob Lazier (I) 1978: Hal Shaw Jr./Money Shelton (II); Bob Tullius/Brian Fuerstenau (I) 1979: Roy Woods/Bob Akin/Rob McFarlin (II); Bob Tullius/Brian Fuerstenau (I) John Paul (II), Bob Tullius (I) 1980: John Bauer/Larry Green

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Series Trans-Am
Drivers Wally Dallenbach Sr. , Chris Kneifel , Boris Said , Scott Sharp , Ron Fellows , Scott Pruett , Vic Elford , George Follmer , Jack Baldwin , Hurley Haywood , Paul Newman , Dorsey Schroeder , Tom Kendall , Willy T. Ribbs , John Paul Jr. , Bob Akin , Bob Tullius , Peter Gregg , Mark Donohue , Tony Adamowicz