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The 1997 FIA GT Sebring 3 Hours was the tenth race of the 1997 FIA GT Championship season. It was run at Sebring International Raceway, United States on October 18, 1997.

Official resultsEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 75% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 GT1 11   AMG-Mercedes   Bernd Schneider
  Klaus Ludwig
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 70
Mercedes-Benz LS600 6.0L V12
2 GT1 9   BMW Motorsport
  Schnitzer Motorsport
  Peter Kox
  Roberto Ravaglia
McLaren F1 GTR M 70
BMW S70 6.0L V12
3 GT1 5   David Price Racing   David Brabham
  Perry McCarthy
Panoz Esperante GTR-1 G 69
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
4 GT1 7   Porsche AG   Bob Wollek
  Yannick Dalmas
Porsche 911 GT1 Evo M 69
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
5 GT1 3   Gulf Team Davidoff
  GTC Racing
  Pierre-Henri Raphanel
  Jean-Marc Gounon
McLaren F1 GTR M 68
BMW S70 6.0L V12
6 GT1 6   Porsche AG   Thierry Boutsen
  Hans Joachim Stuck
Porsche 911 GT1 Evo M 68
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
7 GT1 12   AMG-Mercedes   Alexander Wurz
  Greg Moore
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 68
Mercedes-Benz LS600 6.0L V12
8 GT1 20   DAMS Panoz   Éric Bernard
  Franck Lagorce
Panoz Esperante GTR-1 M 67
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
9 GT1 17   JB Racing   Emmanuel Collard
  Mauro Baldi
Porsche 911 GT1 Evo M 67
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
10 GT1 1   Gulf Team Davidoff
  GTC Racing
  Geoff Lees
  Anders Olofsson
McLaren F1 GTR M 67
BMW S70 6.0L V12
11 GT2 51   Viper Team Oreca   Olivier Beretta
  Philippe Gache
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 67
Chrysler 8.0L V10
12 GT2 52   Viper Team Oreca   Justin Bell
  Tommy Archer
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 67
Chrysler 8.0L V10
13 GT1 14   GT1 Lotus Racing   Jan Lammers
  Mike Hezemans
  Max Angelelli
Lotus Elise GT1 M 66
Chevrolet LT5 6.0L V8
14 GT2 57   Roock Racing   Uwe Alzen
  Ni Amorim
Porsche 911 GT2 M 66
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
15 GT2 59   Marcos Racing International   Cor Euser
  Harald Becker
Marcos LM600 D 65
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
16 GT1 2   Gulf Team Davidoff
  GTC Racing
  John Nielsen
  Thomas Bscher
McLaren F1 GTR M 65
BMW S70 6.0L V12
17 GT2 55   Augustin Motorsport   Wido Rössler
  Wolfgang Kaufmann
Porsche 911 GT2 G 64
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
18 GT1 4   David Price Racing   Andy Wallace
  Olivier Grouillard
Panoz Esperante GTR-1 G 64
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
19 GT2 66   Konrad Motorsport   Franz Konrad
  Toni Seiler
Porsche 911 GT2 P 64
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
20 GT2 61   Stadler Motorsport   Enzo Calderari
  Lilian Bryner
Porsche 911 GT2 P 63
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
21 GT2 63   Krauss Motorsport   Michael Trunk
  Bernhard Müller
Porsche 911 GT2 P 62
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
22 GT1 8   BMW Motorsport
  Schnitzer Motorsport
  JJ Lehto
  Steve Soper
McLaren F1 GTR M 60
BMW S70 6.0L V12
23 GT2 60   Marcos Racing International   Angelo Zadra
  Martijn Koene
Marcos LM600 D 60
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
24 GT2 53   Chamberlain Engineering   Chris Gleason
  Zak Brown
  Rick Fairbanks
Chrysler Viper GTS-R G 60
Chrysler 8.0L V10
25 GT2 58   Estoril Racing Team   Michel Monteiro
  Manuel Monteiro
Porsche 911 GT2 ? 59
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
26 GT2 62   Stadler Motorsport   Uwe Sick
  Denis Lay
Porsche 911 GT2 P 59
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
27 GT2 80   Morgan Motor Company   Tony Dron
  William Wykeham
Morgan Plus 8 GTR D 58
Rover 3.9L V8
28 GT2 72   Elf Haberthur Racing   Michel Neugarten
  Michel Ligonnet
  Will Pace
Porsche 911 GT2 D 57
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
29
DNF
GT2 56   Roock Racing   Bruno Eichmann
  Claudia Hürtgen
Porsche 911 GT2 M 56
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
30
DNF
GT2 87   Roock Racing   Pedro Chaves
  André Ahrlé
Porsche 911 GT2 M 29
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
31
DNF
GT2 70   Dellenbach Motorsport   Klaus Horn
  Ranier Bonnetmsüller
Porsche 911 GT2 D 20
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
32
DNF
GT1 10   AMG-Mercedes   Marcel Tiemann
  Alessandro Nannini
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 17
Mercedes-Benz LS600 6.0L V12
33
DNF
GT1 30   G-Force Strandell   Geoff Lister
  John Greasley
  Magnus Wallinder
Porsche 911 GT1 D 6
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
34
DNF
GT2 67   Konrad Motorsport   Martin Snow
  Karel Dolejší
Porsche 911 GT2 P 4
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
35
DNF
GT1 13   GT1 Lotus Racing   Fabien Giroix
  Jean-Denis Délétraz
Lotus Elise GT1 M 4
Chevrolet LT5 6.0L V8
36
DNF
GT1 29   Newcastle United Lister   Julian Bailey
  Eric van de Poele
Lister Storm GTL D 2
Jaguar 7.0L V12
DNS GT2 54   Chamberlain Engineering   Tim O'Kennedy
  Matthew Cohen
  Pete Halsmer
Chrysler Viper GTS-R G
Chrysler 8.0L V10
DNS GT2 69   Proton Competition   Gerold Ried
  Patrick Vuillaume
  Manfred Jurasz
Porsche 911 GT2 P
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
DNS GT2 77   Saleen-Allen Speedlab
  Cirtek Motorsport
  Peter Owen
  Robert Schirle
  Christian Vann
Saleen Mustang RRR D
Ford 5.9L V8
DNS GT2 88   Prova Motorsport   Scott Peeler
  Scott Maxwell
Porsche 911 GT2 ?
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position – #8 BMW Motorsport – 1:55.929
  • Fastest Lap – #9 BMW Motorsport – 1:59.290
  • Distance – 423.354 km
  • Average Speed – 140.867 km/h

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