1981 Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
11
Laps
173
Pole
Fastest Lap
Paul jr, 1m 52.831s
1981 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

3

Michele Alboreto

1

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo (Pirelli)

6h 28.053s

20

 

Riccardo Patrese

       

20

2

4

Andrea de Cesaris

5

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo (Pirelli)

171 laps

15

 

Henri Pescarolo

       

15

3

8

Bob Garretson

9

Garretson Enterprises

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

168 laps

12

 

Rick Mears

       

12

 

Johnny Rutherford

       

12

4

9

Jim Busby

11

John Fitzpatrick Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

160 laps

10

 

John Fitzpatrick

       

10

5

10

Preston Henn

22

Marty Hinze Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

157 laps

8

 

Marty Hinze

       

8

 

Dale Whittington

       

8

6

3

Giampiero Moretti

30

Momo Racing

Porsche 935 (Goodyear)

157 laps

6

 

Bobby Rahal

       

6

7

13

Chet Vincentz

91

Momo Racing

Porsche 934 (Goodyear)

156 laps

0

 

John Wood

       

0

 

Lance van Every

       

0

8

2

Bob Akin

43

Bob Akin Motor Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

146 laps

0

 

Vivian Candy

       

0

 

Craig Siebert

       

0

9

16

Gary Altman

13

Southard Motorsports

Porsche 911 Carrera (Goodyear)

146 laps

0

 

Mark Altman

       

0

 

Steve Southard

       

0

10

16

Earl Roe

26

Roe-Selby Racing

Porsche 911SC (Goodyear)

138 laps

0

 

Tim Selby

       

0

11

5

Bill Cooper

44

Stratagraph

Chevrolet Camaro (Goodyear)

137 laps Retired

0

 

Billy Hagan

       

0

12

5

Tom Frank

10

Tom Frank

Chevrolet Camaro (Goodyear)

135 laps Retired

0

 

David Heinz

       

0

13

9

Walt Bohren

47

Loud Car Racing

Mazda RX-7 (Goodyear)

127 laps Retired

0

 

Jim Mullen

       

0

14

5

David Hobbs

2

BMW North America

BMW M1 (Goodyear)

113 laps Retired

0

 

Marc Surer

       

0

DSQ

Anatoly Arutunoff

3

Anatoly Arutunoff

Lancia Stratos (Goodyear)

16 laps Disqualified

0

 

Jose Marina

       

0

DSQ

Herman Lansberg

23

Stephen Lax

Porsche 911 (Goodyear)

12 laps Too slow

0

 

Stephen Lax

       

0

DNS

Bill Craine

93

Michael Oleyar

Chevrolet Corvette (Goodyear)

0

 

Kerry Hitt

       

0

 

Michael Oleyar

       

0

DNS

David Heinz

98

Tom Frank

Chevrolet Corvette (Goodyear)

Too slow

0

 

Tom Frank

       

0

R

Ted Field

0

Interscope Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

95 laps Engine

0

 

Bill Whittington

       

0

R

Derek Bell

95

Emka Productions

BMW M1 (Dunlop)

3 laps Retired

0

 

Steve O'Rourke

       

0

R

David Kicak

90

Rynone Industries

Chevrolet Corvette (Goodyear)

1 laps Retired

0

 

Thomas Rynone

       

0

R

Guy Edwards

60

Lola Cars

Lola T600-Ford (Goodyear)

57 laps Accident

0

 

Emilio de Villota

       

0

R

Ludwig Heimrath

7

Heimrath Racing

Porsche 935 (Goodyear)

64 laps Retired

0

 

Ludwig Heimrath jr

       

0

R

George Hulse

74

Herman & Miller

Porsche 911 (Goodyear)

8 laps Retired

0

 

Bob Speakman

       

0

R

Bob Bergstrom

79

Whitehill Promotions

Porsche 924 Carrera GTR (Goodyear)

23 laps Retired

0

 

Tom Winters

       

0

R

Hurley Haywood

86

Bayside Motorsports

Porsche 935 (Goodyear)

80 laps Retired

0

 

Bruce Leven

       

0

R

Rudy Bartling

33

Werner Frank

Porsche 934 (Goodyear)

9 laps Retired

0

 

Werner Frank

       

0

R

Kenper Miller

36

Herman & Miller

Porsche 924 Carrera GTR (Goodyear)

4 laps Retired

0

 

Paul Miller

       

0

R

Beppe Gabbiani

4

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo (Pirelli)

109 laps Retired

0

 

Piercarlo Ghinzani

       

0

R

Peter Aschenbrenner

21

Alps Restoration

Porsche 914/6 (Goodyear)

27 laps Retired

0

 

Peter Moennick

       

0

R

John Paul

18

JLP Racing

Porsche 935 (Goodyear)

19 laps Engine

0

 

John Paul jr

       

0

R

David Jones

12

David Jones

Chevrolet Camaro (Goodyear)

Retired

0

 

Ted Sullivan

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Ted Field

Interscope Racing

1m 48.583s

1

Bill Whittington

Interscope Racing

1m 48.583s

2

John Paul

JLP Racing

1m 48.583s

2

John Paul jr

JLP Racing

1m 48.583s

3

Giampiero Moretti

Momo Racing

1m 49.271s

3

Bobby Rahal

Momo Racing

1m 49.271s

4

Michele Alboreto

Martini Racing (Lancia)

1m 51.161s

4

Riccardo Patrese

Martini Racing (Lancia)

1m 51.161s

5

Hurley Haywood

Bayside Motorsports

1m 51.547s

5

Bruce Leven

Bayside Motorsports

1m 51.547s

6

Henri Pescarolo

Martini Racing (Lancia)

1m 52.206s

6

Andrea de Cesaris

Martini Racing (Lancia)

1m 52.206s

7

Guy Edwards

Lola Cars

1m 53.367s

7

Emilio de Villota

Lola Cars

1m 53.367s

8

Beppe Gabbiani

Martini Racing (Lancia)

1m 53.394s

8

Piercarlo Ghinzani

Martini Racing (Lancia)

1m 53.394s

9

David Hobbs

BMW North America

1m 54.358s

9

Marc Surer

BMW North America

1m 54.358s

10

Bob Akin

Bob Akin Motor Racing

1m 55.196s

10

Vivian Candy

Bob Akin Motor Racing

1m 55.196s

10

Craig Siebert

Bob Akin Motor Racing

1m 55.196s

11

Bob Garretson

Garretson Enterprises

1m 55.37s

11

Rick Mears

Garretson Enterprises

1m 55.37s

11

Johnny Rutherford

Garretson Enterprises

1m 55.37s

12

Ludwig Heimrath

Heimrath Racing

1m 56.317s

12

Ludwig Heimrath jr

Heimrath Racing

1m 56.317s

13

Jim Busby

John Fitzpatrick Racing

1m 58.093s

13

John Fitzpatrick

John Fitzpatrick Racing

1m 58.093s

14

Derek Bell

Emka Productions

1m 58.201s

14

Steve O'Rourke

Emka Productions

1m 58.201s

15

Preston Henn

Marty Hinze Racing

1m 58.323s

15

Marty Hinze

Marty Hinze Racing

1m 58.323s

15

Dale Whittington

Marty Hinze Racing

1m 58.323s

16

Bill Cooper

Stratagraph

2m 2.488s

16

Billy Hagan

Stratagraph

2m 2.488s

17

Tom Frank

Tom Frank

2m 4.918s

17

David Heinz

Tom Frank

2m 4.918s

18

Bob Bergstrom

Whitehill Promotions

2m 5.179s

18

Tom Winters

Whitehill Promotions

2m 5.179s

19

David Heinz

Tom Frank

2m 5.215s

19

Tom Frank

Tom Frank

2m 5.215s

20

Chet Vincentz

Momo Racing

2m 5.232s

20

John Wood

Momo Racing

2m 5.232s

20

Lance van Every

Momo Racing

2m 5.232s

21

Kenper Miller

Herman & Miller

2m 5.996s

21

Paul Miller

Herman & Miller

2m 5.996s

22

Walt Bohren

Loud Car Racing

2m 7.146s

22

Jim Mullen

Loud Car Racing

2m 7.146s

23

Rudy Bartling

Werner Frank

2m 8.125s

23

Werner Frank

Werner Frank

2m 8.125s

24

David Kicak

Rynone Industries

2m 9.022s

24

Thomas Rynone

Rynone Industries

2m 9.022s

25

Gary Altman

Southard Motorsports

2m 58.093s

25

Mark Altman

Southard Motorsports

2m 58.093s

25

Steve Southard

Southard Motorsports

2m 58.093s

26

Earl Roe

Roe-Selby Racing

2m 14.98s

26

Tim Selby

Roe-Selby Racing

2m 14.98s

27

Bill Craine

Michael Oleyar

2m 15.145s

27

Kerry Hitt

Michael Oleyar

2m 15.145s

27

Michael Oleyar

Michael Oleyar

2m 15.145s

28

George Hulse

2m 15.774s

28

Bob Speakman

2m 15.774s

29

Peter Aschenbrenner

Alps Restoration

Retired

29

Peter Moennick

Alps Restoration

Retired

30

David Jones

David Jones

Retired

30

Ted Sullivan

David Jones

Retired

31

Anatoly Arutunoff

Anatoly Arutunoff

Disqualified

31

Jose Marina

Anatoly Arutunoff

Disqualified

32

Herman Lansberg

Stephen Lax

Too slow

32

Stephen Lax

Stephen Lax

Too slow

Circuit - Watkins Glen

Country

United States

Location

Watkins Glen, New York State

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.377 (Miles)

Record

Alan Jones (Williams FW07B-Ford), 1m34.068, 129.238 mph, F1, 1980

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