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1977 IMSA GT Championship
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The 1977 Camel GT Challenge season was the 7th season of the IMSA GT Championship auto racing series. The series was for GTO and GTU class Grand tourer racing cars. It began February 5, 1977, and ended October 26, 1977, after sixteen rounds.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

Both classes did not participate together in some events. Races marked with Both had both classes on track at the same time.

Rnd Race Length Class Circuit Date
1 24 Hours of Daytona 24 Hours Both Daytona International Speedway February 5
February 6
2 12 Hours of Sebring 12 Hours Both Sebring International Raceway March 19
3 WQXI Road Atlanta 100 100 mi (160 km) Both Road Atlanta April 17
4 Monterey Triple Crown 100 mi (160 km) Both Laguna Seca Raceway May 1
5 Mid-America 100 100 mi (160 km) Both Mid-America Raceway May 15
6 Coca-Cola 350 100 mi (160 km) Both Lime Rock Park May 30
7 Mid-Ohio Twin 200 100 mi (160 km) Both Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course June 5
8 Pepsi Grand Prix 100 mi (160 km) Both Brainerd International Raceway June 19
9 Paul Revere 250 250 mi (400 km) Both Daytona International Speedway July 4
10 Hallett Grand Prix 1 Hour GTU Hallett Motor Racing Circuit July 24
11 Sears Point Grand Prix 100 mi (160 km) GTO Sears Point International Raceway July 31
75 mi (121 km) GTU
12 Pocono Carquest Twin Grand Prix 100 mi (160 km) Both Pocono International Raceway August 14
13 Mid-Ohio Twin 3 Hours 3 Hours Both Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course August 28
14 Labor Day Race 100 mi (160 km) GTU Road Atlanta September 5
100 mi (160 km) GTO
15 Shasta Monterey Grand Prix 100 mi (160 km) Both Laguna Seca Raceway October 9
16 Daytona Finale 250 250 mi (400 km) Both Daytona International Speedway October 26

Season resultsEdit

Rnd Circuit GTO Winning Team GTU Winning Team Results
GTO Winning Drivers GTU Winning Drivers
1 Daytona #43 Ecurie Escargot #42 Bob Hindson Results
  Hurley Haywood
  John Graves
  Dave Helmick
  Bob Hindson
  Frank Carney
  Dick Davenport
2 Sebring #30 George Dyer Racing #50 Moltex Auto Results
  George Dyer
  Brad Frisselle
  Gerhard Hirsch
  Fritz Hochreuter
  Rainer Brezinka
3 Road Atlanta #14 Dickinson/Holbert Racing #33 Bob Sharp Racing Results
  Al Holbert   Sam Posey
4 Laguna Seca #0 Interscope Racing #45 Porsche Results
  Danny Ongais   Walt Maas
5 Mid-America #14 Holbert Racing #45 Porsche Results
  Al Holbert   Walt Maas
6 Lime Rock #14 Holbert Racing #45 Porsche Results
  Al Holbert   Walt Maas
7 Mid-Ohio #2 McLaren North America #33 Bob Sharp Racing Results
  David Hobbs   Sam Posey
8 Brainerd #00 Interscope Racing #45 Porsche Results
  Danny Ongais   Walt Maas
9 Daytona #30 George Dyer #33 Bob Sharp Racing Results
  George Dyer   Sam Posey
10 Hallett Did Not Participate #45 Porsche Results
  Walt Maas
11 Sears Point #2 McLaren North America #64 Porsche Results
  David Hobbs   Dennis Aase
12 Pocono #14 Holbert Racing #45 Porsche Results
  Al Holbert   Walt Maas
13 Mid-OhioA #95 Bob Hagestad #45 Porsche Results
  Hurley Haywood
  Bob Hagestad
  Walt Maas
14 Road Atlanta #2 McLaren North America #64 Porsche Results
  David Hobbs   Dennis Aase
15 Laguna Seca #2 McLaren North America #45 Porsche Results
  David Hobbs   Walt Maas
16 Daytona #95 Bob Hagestad #60 Porsche Results
  Hurley Haywood   Rusty Bond
  Ren Tilton

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