1981 Riverside 6 Hours

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
5
Laps
199
Pole
Fastest Lap
Paul jr, 1m 40.710s
1981 Season

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Jim Busby

1

John Fitzpatrick Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

6h 46.114s

20

 

John Fitzpatrick

       

20

2

1

John Paul

8

JLP Racing

Porsche 935

6h 1m 19.098s

15

 

John Paul jr

       

15

3

1

Bobby Rahal

9

Cooke-Woods Racing

Porsche 935-K3

197 laps

12

 

Brian Redman

       

12

4

9

Roy Woods

90

Cooke-Woods Racing

Porsche 935-K3

190 laps

10

 

Bob Garretson

       

10

 

Ralph Kent-Cooke

       

10

5

2

Hurley Haywood

86

Bayside Motorsports

Porsche 935

189 laps

8

 

Bruce Leven

       

8

6

David Hobbs

2

BMW North America

BMW M1C

188 laps

6

 

John Morton

       

6

 

Marc Surer

       

6

7

5

David Cowart

25

David Cowart

BMW M1

183 laps

4

 

Kenper Miller

       

4

8

16

Hiram Cruz

54

Montura Racing

BMW M1

181 laps

3

 

Tony Garcia

       

3

 

Albert Naon

       

3

9

2

Jim Adams

19

Chris Cord

Chevrolet Monza

178 laps

2

 

Chris Cord

       

2

10

12

Karen Erstad

18

JLP Racing

Porsche 935

178 laps

1

 

Carlos Moran

       

1

11

54

Jo Crevier

67

Crevier Imports

BMW M1

176 laps

0

 

Al Unser jr

       

0

12

23

Frank Carney

23

Frank Carney

Datsun 280ZX

173 laps

0

 

Dick Davenport

       

0

13

18

Sam Posey

28

NTS Racing

Datsun 280ZX

172 laps

0

 

Fred Stiff

       

0

14

9

Jochen Mass

30

Momo Racing

Porsche 935

172 laps

0

 

Giampiero Moretti

       

0

15

30

Amos Johnson

55

Roger Mandeville

Mazda RX-7

169 laps

0

 

Roger Mandeville

       

0

16

21

John Hotchkis

51

Casa Blanca Fan

Porsche 911 Carrera

168 laps

0

 

Robert Kirby

       

0

17

22

Rick Borlase

56

Rick Borlase

Porsche 911 Carrera

168 laps

0

 

Michael Hammond

       

0

18

30

Frank Honsowetz

74

McDonald's Houses

Datsun 240Z

167 laps

0

 

Casey Mollett

       

0

19

32

Jim Downing

50

Downing-Maffucci Racing

Mazda RX-7

165 laps

0

 

Irv Hoerr

       

0

20

18

Bob Gregg

43

Bob Gregg Racing

Porsche 911 Carrera

162 laps

0

 

Leonard Jones

       

0

21

20

Rick Knoop

7

Loud Car Racing

Mazda RX-7

160 laps

0

 

Jim Mullen

       

0

22

7

Jeff Kline

62

Kegel Enterprises

Porsche 911S

158 laps

0

 

William Koll

       

0

23

14

Bob Akin

46

De Narvaez Enterprises

Porsche 935J

154 laps

0

 

Skeeter McKitterick

       

0

 

Mauricio de Narvaez

       

0

24

31

Steve Michaelson

26

Nardi Motors

Porsche 911 Carrera

154 laps

0

 

Angel Nardi

       

0

 

Sergio Nardi

       

0

25

11

Dennis Aase

11

Chuck Kendall

BMW M1

153 laps

0

 

Pete Smith

       

0

26

10

Tico Almeida

04

T&R Racing

Porsche 911 Carrera

151 laps

0

 

Rene Rodriguez

       

0

27

29

Peter Herke

5

Peter Herke

BMW 3.5 CSL

149 laps

0

 

Reinhard Riedel

       

0

 

Dieter Schulz

       

0

28

36

Robert Overby

57

Personalized Autohaus

Porsche 914/6

145 laps

0

 

Jeff Scott

       

0

 

Wayne Baker

       

0

DNS

Steve Michaelson

53

Quick Associates

Porsche 911 Carrera

0

 

Jeff Scott

       

0

DNS

Bobbee Nylander

71

Bear Gulch Racing

Porsche 911

0

 

Gary Nylander

       

0

DNS

Les Lindley

75

Les Lindley

Chevrolet Camaro

0

DNS

Milt Minter

79

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 365 GTB4/BB

0

 

John Morton

       

0

DNS

Bud Cashen

47

CACI

Lotus Esprit S1

0

 

William L Shaw

       

0

DNS

Dwayne Anderson

44

M&M Garage

Datsun 240Z

0

 

Ken McNicol

       

0

DNS

Bonky Fernandez

35

HSM Racing

Porsche 934

0

 

Armando Gonzalez

       

0

NC

Bill Cooper

45

Autosport Technology

Porsche 914/6

132 laps Not classified

0

 

Dwight Mitchell

       

0

 

Ray Ratcliff

       

0

NC

Bill Follmer

31

RSR Associates

Porsche 911 Carrera

129 laps Not classified

0

 

Dennis Lanfre

       

0

 

Tom Marx

       

0

NC

Bruce Campbell

17

Richard Woodbury

Porsche 911

110 laps Not classified

0

 

Richard Woodbury

       

0

NC

Joe Chamberlain

76

Arrow Racing

Chevrolet Corvette

64 laps Not classified

0

 

John Chamberlain

       

0

NC

Bruce Mallery

80

Fantasy Racing

De Tomaso Pantera-Ford

55 laps Not classified

0

 

Vic Manuelli

       

0

 

Roy Woods

       

0

NC

Peter Dawe

81

Trinity Racing

Mazda RX-7

77 laps Not classified

0

 

Steve Dietrich

       

0

 

Tom Winters

       

0

R

John Casey

82

Trinity Racing

Mazda RX-7

57 laps Retired

0

 

Jim Cook

       

0

R

Eduardo Barrientos

84

Scorpio Racing

Porsche 935

87 laps Retired

0

 

Enrique Molins

       

0

R

Jerry Demele

73

Douglas Dowden

Porsche 911

53 laps Retired

0

 

Terry Herman

       

0

R

Jack Dunham

66

Jack Dunham Trucking

Mazda RX-7

28 laps Retired

0

 

Mike Meyer

       

0

R

Alan Johnson

58

Chuck Kendall

Porsche 911 Carrera

30 laps Retired

0

 

Chuck Kendall

       

0

R

James Brolin

77

Renault USA

Renault Le Car

8 laps Retired

0

 

Patrick Jacquemart

       

0

R

Kathy Rude

92

Kent Racing

Mazda RX-7

80 laps Retired

0

 

Divina Galica

       

0

R

Bill Kohl

96

John Samson

Alfa Romeo GTV6

77 laps Retired

0

 

John Samson

       

0

R

Walt Bohren

98

Kent Racing

Mazda RX-7

80 laps Retired

0

 

Lee Mueller

       

0

R

Ted Field

0

Interscope Racing

Porsche 935-K3

48 laps Retired

0

 

Danny Ongais

       

0

R

Zvonimit Jovanovic

24

Zvonimit Jovanovic

Porsche 911

33 laps Retired

0

 

Carl Wong

       

0

R

Steve Earle

21

KMS Research

Porsche 935

32 laps Retired

0

 

Jamey Mazzotta

       

0

R

Wayne Baker

22

Personalized Autohaus

Porsche 914

98 laps Retired

0

 

Robert Overby

       

0

R

Gary Belcher

08

Preston Henn

Porsche 935-K3

33 laps Retired

0

 

Preston Henn

       

0

 

Marty Hinze

       

0

R

Marty Hinze

09

Preston Henn

Porsche 935-K3

5 laps Retired

0

 

Preston Henn

       

0

 

Gary Belcher

       

0

R

Bruno Beilcke

14

Bavarian Motors International

BMW M1

99 laps Retired

0

 

Mike Freberg

       

0

 

Alf Gebhardt

       

0

R

Ron Esau

10

Donna Schons

Pontiac Firebird

29 laps Retired

0

 

SB Fritz

       

0

 

Vince Giamformaggio

       

0

R

Masahiro Hasemi

33

Bob Sharp Racing

Datsun 280ZX

23 laps Retired

0

 

Paul Newman

       

0

R

John Carusso

48

John Carusso

Chevrolet Corvette

21 laps Retired

0

 

Phil Currin

       

0

R

Jason Len

38

Jason Len

Chevrolet Corvette

22 laps Retired

0

 

Fred Markoff

       

0

R

Claudia Lacava

39

Fatcola

Porsche 911

17 laps Retired

0

 

Greg Lacava

       

0

R

Rudy Bartling

40

David Deacon Racing

BMW M1

21 laps Retired

0

 

David Deacon

       

0

 

Mike Freberg

       

0

R

Bob Copeman

42

Alex Porsche Haus

Porsche 911 Carrera

7 laps Retired

0

 

Lawrence Farmer

       

0

 

Ken Moore

       

0

R

Howard Meister

3

Andial Meister Racing

Porsche 935-K3

125 laps Retired

0

 

Rolf Stommelen

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

John Paul

JLP Racing

1m 38.09s

1

John Paul jr

JLP Racing

1m 38.09s

2

Jim Busby

John Fitzpatrick Racing

1m 38.459s

2

John Fitzpatrick

John Fitzpatrick Racing

1m 38.459s

3

Howard Meister

Andial Meister Racing

1m 38.5s

3

Rolf Stommelen

Andial Meister Racing

1m 38.5s

4

Bobby Rahal

Cooke-Woods Racing

1m 40.368s

4

Brian Redman

Cooke-Woods Racing

1m 40.368s

5

Jochen Mass

Momo Racing

1m 40.382s

5

Giampiero Moretti

Momo Racing

1m 40.382s

6

David Hobbs

BMW North America

1m 40.551s

6

John Morton

BMW North America

1m 40.551s

6

Marc Surer

BMW North America

1m 40.551s

7

Hurley Haywood

Bayside Motorsports

1m 41.873s

7

Bruce Leven

Bayside Motorsports

1m 41.873s

8

Ted Field

Interscope Racing

1m 38.93s

8

Danny Ongais

Interscope Racing

1m 38.93s

9

Bob Akin

De Narvaez Enterprises

1m 43.561s

9

Skeeter McKitterick

De Narvaez Enterprises

1m 43.561s

9

Mauricio de Narvaez

De Narvaez Enterprises

1m 43.561s

10

Masahiro Hasemi

Bob Sharp Racing

1m 44.644s

10

Paul Newman

Bob Sharp Racing

1m 44.644s

11

Jim Adams

Chris Cord

1m 44.873s

11

Chris Cord

Chris Cord

1m 44.873s

12

David Cowart

David Cowart

1m 48.722s

12

Kenper Miller

David Cowart

1m 48.722s

13

Roy Woods

Cooke-Woods Racing

1m 49.284s

13

Bob Garretson

Cooke-Woods Racing

1m 49.284s

13

Ralph Kent-Cooke

Cooke-Woods Racing

1m 49.284s

14

Dennis Aase

Chuck Kendall

1m 49.78s

14

Pete Smith

Chuck Kendall

1m 49.78s

15

Preston Henn

Preston Henn

Retired

15

Marty Hinze

Preston Henn

Retired

15

Gary Belcher

Preston Henn

Retired

16

Steve Earle

KMS Research

Retired

16

Jamey Mazzotta

KMS Research

Retired

17

Rudy Bartling

David Deacon Racing

1m 51.61s

17

David Deacon

David Deacon Racing

1m 51.61s

17

Mike Freberg

David Deacon Racing

1m 51.61s

18

Bruno Beilcke

Bavarian Motors International

Retired

18

Mike Freberg

Bavarian Motors International

Retired

18

Alf Gebhardt

Bavarian Motors International

Retired

19

Les Lindley

Les Lindley

1m 52.04s

19

Eduardo Barrientos

Scorpio Racing

Retired

19

Enrique Molins

Scorpio Racing

Retired

20

John Carusso

John Carusso

Retired

20

Phil Currin

John Carusso

Retired

22

Karen Erstad

JLP Racing

1m 53.152s

22

Carlos Moran

JLP Racing

1m 53.152s

23

Joe Chamberlain

Arrow Racing

Not classified

23

John Chamberlain

Arrow Racing

Not classified

24

Hiram Cruz

Montura Racing

1m 53.993s

24

Tony Garcia

Montura Racing

1m 53.993s

24

Albert Naon

Montura Racing

1m 53.993s

25

Alan Johnson

Chuck Kendall

1m 54.565s

25

Chuck Kendall

Chuck Kendall

1m 54.565s

26

Walt Bohren

Kent Racing

1m 54.64s

26

Lee Mueller

Kent Racing

1m 54.64s

27

Bruce Mallery

Fantasy Racing

Not classified

27

Vic Manuelli

Fantasy Racing

Not classified

27

Roy Woods

Fantasy Racing

Not classified

28

John Casey

Trinity Racing

1m 55.777s

28

Jim Cook

Trinity Racing

1m 55.777s

29

Jeff Kline

Kegel Enterprises

1m 56.057s

29

William Koll

Kegel Enterprises

1m 56.057s

30

Bill Cooper

Autosport Technology

Not classified

30

Dwight Mitchell

Autosport Technology

Not classified

30

Ray Ratcliff

Autosport Technology

Not classified

31

Sam Posey

NTS Racing

1m 56.481s

31

Fred Stiff

NTS Racing

1m 56.481s

32

Kathy Rude

Kent Racing

1m 56.713s

32

Divina Galica

Kent Racing

1m 56.713s

33

James Brolin

Renault USA

1m 57.628s

33

Patrick Jacquemart

Renault USA

1m 57.628s

34

Wayne Baker

Personalized Autohaus

Retired

34

Robert Overby

Personalized Autohaus

Retired

35

Frank Carney

Frank Carney

1m 58.005s

35

Dick Davenport

Frank Carney

1m 58.005s

36

Tico Almeida

T&R Racing

36

Rene Rodriguez

T&R Racing

37

John Hotchkis

Casa Blanca Fan

1m 58.213s

37

Robert Kirby

Casa Blanca Fan

1m 58.213s

38

Bob Gregg

Bob Gregg Racing

1m 58.623s

38

Leonard Jones

Bob Gregg Racing

1m 58.623s

39

Rick Borlase

Rick Borlase

1m 59.451s

39

Michael Hammond

Rick Borlase

1m 59.451s

40

Marty Hinze

Preston Henn

Retired

40

Preston Henn

Preston Henn

Retired

40

Gary Belcher

Preston Henn

Retired

41

Rick Knoop

Loud Car Racing

1m 59.819s

41

Jim Mullen

Loud Car Racing

1m 59.819s

42

Jack Dunham

Jack Dunham Trucking

2m 1s

42

Mike Meyer

Jack Dunham Trucking

2m 1s

43

Jerry Demele

Douglas Dowden

2m 2.726s

43

Terry Herman

Douglas Dowden

2m 2.726s

44

Peter Dawe

Trinity Racing

2m 4.134s

44

Steve Dietrich

Trinity Racing

2m 4.134s

44

Tom Winters

Trinity Racing

2m 4.134s

45

Amos Johnson

Roger Mandeville

2m 3.915s

45

Roger Mandeville

Roger Mandeville

2m 3.915s

46

Jason Len

Jason Len

2m 2.46s

46

Fred Markoff

Jason Len

2m 2.46s

47

Claudia Lacava

Fatcola

2m 0.181s

47

Greg Lacava

Fatcola

2m 0.181s

48

Frank Honsowetz

McDonald's Houses

48

Casey Mollett

McDonald's Houses

49

Bobbee Nylander

Bear Gulch Racing

2m 3.641s

49

Gary Nylander

Bear Gulch Racing

2m 3.641s

50

Bruce Campbell

Richard Woodbury

2m 8.722s

50

Richard Woodbury

Richard Woodbury

2m 8.722s

51

Jim Downing

Downing-Maffucci Racing

2m 7.185s

51

Irv Hoerr

Downing-Maffucci Racing

2m 7.185s

52

Bob Copeman

Alex Porsche Haus

2m 1.156s

52

Lawrence Farmer

Alex Porsche Haus

2m 1.156s

52

Ken Moore

Alex Porsche Haus

2m 1.156s

53

Bill Kohl

John Samson

2m 13.001s

53

John Samson

John Samson

2m 13.001s

54

Zvonimit Jovanovic

Zvonimit Jovanovic

2m 6.25s

54

Carl Wong

Zvonimit Jovanovic

2m 6.25s

55

Steve Michaelson

Nardi Motors

1m 59.986s

55

Angel Nardi

Nardi Motors

1m 59.986s

55

Sergio Nardi

Nardi Motors

1m 59.986s

56

Peter Herke

Peter Herke

2m 10.566s

56

Reinhard Riedel

Peter Herke

2m 10.566s

56

Dieter Schulz

Peter Herke

2m 10.566s

58

Ron Esau

Donna Schons

Retired

58

SB Fritz

Donna Schons

Retired

58

Vince Giamformaggio

Donna Schons

Retired

59

Bill Follmer

RSR Associates

Not classified

59

Dennis Lanfre

RSR Associates

Not classified

59

Tom Marx

RSR Associates

Not classified

60

Bonky Fernandez

HSM Racing

60

Armando Gonzalez

HSM Racing

61

Dwayne Anderson

M&M Garage

61

Ken McNicol

M&M Garage

62

Bud Cashen

CACI

62

William L Shaw

CACI

63

Steve Michaelson

Quick Associates

63

Jeff Scott

Quick Associates

64

Wayne Baker

Personalized Autohaus

2m 1.149s

64

Robert Overby

Personalized Autohaus

2m 1.149s

64

Jeff Scott

Personalized Autohaus

2m 1.149s

65

Jo Crevier

Crevier Imports

65

Al Unser jr

Crevier Imports

66

Milt Minter

North American Racing Team

2m 1.4s

66

John Morton

North American Racing Team

2m 1.4s

Circuit - Riverside

Country

United States

Location

Riverside, California

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.3 (Miles)

Record

Denny Hulme (McLaren M8F-Chevrolet), 1m34.33, 125.941 mph, Can-Am, 1971

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