1989 IMSA GT Championship

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1989 IMSA GT Championship
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The 1989 Camel GT Championship season was the 19th season of the IMSA GT Championship auto racing series. It was for GTP and Lights classes of prototypes, as well as Grand Tourer-style racing cars which ran in the GTO and GTU classes, as well as a tube-frame American Challenge (AC) class during select GT-only rounds. It began February 4, 1989, and ended October 22, 1989, after twenty rounds.

ScheduleEdit

The GT and Prototype classes did not participate in all events, nor did they race together at shorter events. The AC class only participated in GT-only events. Races marked with All had all classes on track at the same time.

Rnd Race Length Class Circuit Date
1 SunBank 24 at Daytona 24 Hours All Daytona International Speedway February 4-5
2 Nissan Grand Prix of Miami 45 Minutes GT Streets of Miami March 5
3 Hours Proto
3 12 Hours of Sebring 12 Hours All Sebring International Raceway March 18
4 Nissan Grand Prix of Atlanta 500 km Proto Road Atlanta April 2
5 Pontiac Grand Prix of Palm Beach 3 Hours Proto West Palm Beach street course April 23
6 Summit Point Grand Prix 2 Hours 30 Minutes GT Summit Point Raceway May 21
7 Toyota Trucks Lime Rock Grand Prix 150 Laps, 229.5 mi (369.3 km) Proto Lime Rock Park May 29
8 Nissan Grand Prix of Ohio 500 km Proto Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course June 4
200 km GT
9 Audi quattro IMSA Weekend 500 km GT Mosport Park June 25
10 Camel Continental 500 km Proto Watkins Glen International July 2
11 Miller High Life 500 500 km All[1] Road America July 16
12 G.I. Joe's Camel Grand Prix 1 Hour 30 Minutes GT Portland International Raceway July 30
300 km Proto
13 Camel Grand Prix of the Heartland 2 Hours GT Heartland Park August 12
300 km Proto August 13
14 Nissan Camel Grand Prix of San Antonio 1 Hour GT San Antonio street course September 3
2 Hours Proto
15 Lincoln-Mercury California Grand Prix 300 km Proto Sears Point Raceway September 10
200 km GT
16 Kodak Copier 500 500 km GT Watkins Glen International September 24
17 GTE World Challenge of Tampa 360 km Proto Florida State Fairgrounds October 1
18 Lime Rock 2 Hours 2 Hours GT Lime Rock Park October 1
19 Toyota Monterey Grand Prix 1 Hour GT Laguna Seca Raceway October 15
20 Camel Grand Prix of Southern California 1 Hour GT Del Mar Fairgrounds October 22
2 Hours Proto

Season resultsEdit

Rnd Circuit GTP Winning Team Lights Winning Team GTO Winning Team GTU Winning Team Results
GTP Winning Drivers Lights Winning Drivers GTO Winning Drivers GTU Winning Drivers
1 Daytona   #67 Miller-BF Goodrich   #9 Essex Racing   #16 Stroh's Light Cougar   #17 Al Bacon Performance Results
  Bob Wollek
  Derek Bell
  John Andretti
  Charles Morgan
  John Morrison
  Tom Hessert
  Pete Halsmer
  Bob Earl
  Mark Martin
  Paul Stewart
  Al Bacon
  Bob Reed
  Rod Millen
2 Miami   #83 Electramotive Eng.   #4 S&L Racing   #6 Roush Racing   #72 John Finger Results
  Chip Robinson
  Geoff Brabham
  Scott Schubot   Pete Halsmer   John Finger
3 Sebring   #83 Electramotive Eng.   #55 Huffaker Racing   #11 Roush Racing   #74 Huffaker Racing Results
  Chip Robinson
  Geoff Brabham
  Arie Luyendyk
  Bob Lesnett
  Dan Marvin
  Wally Dallenbach, Jr.
  Dorsey Schroeder
  George Robinson
  Bart Kendall
  Johnny Unser
4 Road Atlanta   #83 Electramotive Eng.   #4 S&L Racing Did Not Participate Did Not Participate Results
  Chip Robinson
  Geoff Brabham
  Scott Schubot
5 Palm Beach   #67 Busby Racing   #4 S&L Racing Did Not Participate Did Not Participate Results
  Bob Wollek
  John Andretti
  Scott Schubot
 Linda Ludemann
6 Summit Point Did Not Participate Did Not Participate   #4 Audi of America   #74 Robinson Racing Results
  Hans-Joachim Stuck   George Robinson
7 Lime Rock   #84 Electramotive Eng.   #9 Essex Racing Did Not Participate Did Not Participate Results
  Geoff Brabham   Charles Morgan
  Jeff Purner
8 Mid-Ohio   #83 Electramotive Eng.   #9 Essex Racing   #4 Audi of America   #71 Team Highball Results
  Chip Robinson
  Geoff Brabham
  Charles Morgan
  Tom Hessert
  Hans-Joachim Stuck   Amos Johnson
9 Mosport Did Not Participate Did Not Participate   #6 Roush Racing   #00 Full Time Racing Results
  Pete Halsmer   Jeremy Dale
10 Watkins Glen   #84 Electramotive Eng.   #63 Mazda Did Not Participate Did Not Participate Results
  Chip Robinson
  Geoff Brabham
  Jim Downing
  Howard Katz
11 Road America   #83 Electromotive Eng.   #4 S&L Racing   #7 Cunningham Racing   #71 Team Highball Results
  Chip Robinson
  Geoff Brabham
  Scott Schubot   Steve Millen   Amos Johnson
12 Portland   #60 Castrol Jaguar   #63 Downing Atlanta   #6 Roush Racing   #00 Full Time Racing Results
  Price Cobb
  Jan Lammers
  Jim Downing
  Howard Katz
  Pete Halsmer   Kal Showket
13 Heartland Park   #83 Electramotive Eng.   #4 S&L Racing   #4 Audi of America   #95 Leitzinger Racing Results
  Geoff Brabham   Scott Schubot
  Linda Ludemann
  Hans-Joachim Stuck   Bob Leitzinger
14 San Antonio   #84 Electramotive Eng.   #4 S&L Racing   #9 Roush Racing   #95 Leitzinger Racing Results
  Chip Robinson   Scott Schubot
  Linda Ludemann
  Wally Dallenbach, Jr.   Bob Leitzinger
15 Sears Point   #83 Electramotive Eng.   #4 S&L Racing   #4 Audi of America   #07 Full Time Racing Results
  Geoff Brabham   Scott Schubot
  Linda Ludemann
  Hans-Joachim Stuck   Jeremy Dale
16 Watkins Glen Did Not Participate Did Not Participate   #4 Audi of America   #17 Al Bacon Performance Results
  Hans-Joachim Stuck
  Walter Röhrl
  Al Bacon
17 Tampa   #60 Castrol Jaguar   #9 Essex Racing Did Not Participate Did Not Participate Results
  Price Cobb   Charles Morgan
  Tom Hessert
18 Lime Rock Did Not Participate Did Not Participate   #4 Audi of America   #00 Full Time Racing Results
  Hans-Joachim Stuck   Kal Showket
19 Laguna Seca Did Not Participate Did Not Participate   #4 Audi of America   #07 Full Time Racing Results
  Hans-Joachim Stuck   Jeremy Dale
20 Del Mar   #60 Castrol Jaguar   #4 S&L Racing   #9 Roush Racing   #07 Full Time Racing Results
  Jan Lammers   Scott Schubot
  Linda Ludemann
  Wally Dallenbach, Jr.   Jeremy Dale

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Road America 500 Kilometers Entry List". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved October 28, 2016.

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