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.
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