1981 24 Hours of Daytona 24 Hours of Daytona.jpg
Held on February 1, 1981 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL
708 L, 2520.48 M, 4056.132 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Pos Grid Cls Cls Fin Cls St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 16 GTX 1 9 Bob Garretson
Bobby Rahal
Brian Redman
Garretson Racing, Style Auto Porsche 935 K3 009 00030 708
2 8 GTX 2 5 Bob Akin
Craig Siebert
Derek Bell
Bob Akin Motor Racing Porsche 935 K3 009 00016 695
3 31 GTU 1 62 Rob McFarlin
Jeff Kline
Bill Koll
Kegel Enterprises Porsche 911SC 644
4 42 GTU 2 23 Dick Davenport
Frank Carney
Rameau Johnson
Raytown Datsun Datsun 280ZX 626
5 21 GTX 3 24 Carlo Facetti
Emanuele Pirro
Martino Finotto
Jolly Club Italia Lancia Beta Montecarlo 1010 609
6 19 GTO 1 14 Hans Joachim Stuck
Alf Gebhardt
Walter Brun
Bavarian Motors International BMW M1 WBS59910004301021 608
7 32 GTU 3 98 Philippe Martin
Kathy Rude
Lee Mueller
Kent Racing Mazda RX-7 606
8 24 GTX 4 84 Enrique Molins
Eduardo Barrientos
Carlos Gonzalez
Scorpio Racing Porsche 935 930 670 0171 595
9 54 GTU 4 55 Diego Febles
Amos Johnson
Roger Mandeville
Mandeville Racing Enterprises Mazda RX-7 595
10 33 GTU 5 7 Walt Bohren
Jim Mullen
J. Kurt Roehrig
Kent Racing Mazda RX-7 589
11 56 GTU 6 50 Jim Downing
Irv Hoerr
Scott Hoerr
Downing, Maffucci Racing Mazda RX-7 585
12 38 GTO 2 58 Pete Smith
Chuck Kendall
Steve Earle
Chuck Kendall Porsche Carrera RSR 911 560 9121 585
13 58 GTU 7 45 Ray Ratcliff
Dwight Mitchell
M.L. Speer
Autosport Technology Porsche 914/6 581
14 17 GTX 5 7 Ludwig Heimrath
Ludwig Heimrath, Jr.
Heimrath Racing Porsche 935 930 770 0958 575
15 62 GTO 3 34 George Drolsom
Rob Hoskins
Bill Johnson
Drolsom Racing Porsche 911 Carrera 563
16 20 GTX 6 2 Dieter Quester
Marc Surer
David Hobbs
BMW Motorsport BMW M1 WBS59910004301269 555
17 61 GTO 4 27 Steve Southard
Jay Kjoller
Jean Kjoller
Southard Motor Racing Porsche Carrera 548
18 11 GTX 7 3 Henri Pescarolo
Hans Heyer
Riccardo Patrese
Martini Lancia Racing Lancia Beta Montecarlo 1011 545
19 55 GTO 5 42 Nort Northam
Ed Kuhel
Dick Neland
Mac's Bar Spec., Kend Co. Chevrolet Camaro 532
20 35 GTO 6 4 Miguel Morejon
Rene Rodriguez
Tico Almeida
T & R Racing Porsche Carrera RSR 526
21 71 GTX 8 2 John Morton
Tom Klausler
Firestone Tire & Rubber Ford Mustang 517
22 41 GTO 7 36 Paul Miller
Patrick Bedard
Skeeter McKitterick
Herman & Miller Porsche 924 Carrera GTR Turbo 515
23 30 GTU 8 82 Jim Cook
John Casey
Bob Bergstrom
Trinity Racing Mazda RX-7 513
24 1 GTX 9 51 Rolf Stommelen
Howard Meister
Harald Grohs
Andial Racing, Meister Homes Porsche 935 K3 930 890 0013 500
25 67 GTU 9 16 Steve Paquette
Douglas Grunnet
Jim Burt
Corp Racing Ltd. Mazda RX-7 471
26 68 GTU 10 52 Tom Cripe
Dick Gauthier
Jack Swanson
Beach Ball Racing Porsche 911 450
27 44 GTO 8 43 Bob Gregg
Len Jones
Robert Young
Bob Gregg Racing Porsche Carrera 446
28 63 GTU 11 81 Tom Winters
Steve Dietrich
Carter Alsop
Trinity Racing Mazda RX-7 429
29 49 GTU 12 70 Robert Overby
Hubert Phipps
Chris Doyle
Chris Doyle Mazda RX-7 429
30 36 GTO 9 46 Honorato Espinosa
Pedro DeNarvaez
Jorge Cortes
Pedro DeNarvaez Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 1099 385
31 23 GTX 10 65 Tony Adamowicz
Rick Knoop
Prancing Horse Farms Racing Ferrari 512 BB 34445 373
32 57 GTO 10 1 John Hotchkis
Robert Kirby
Siegfried Brunn
Kirby-Hitchcock Racing Porsche Carrera RSR 911 360 0601 361
33 22 GTO 11 25 Kenper Miller
Dave Cowart
Ricardo Londono
Red Lobster BMW M1 WBS59910004301040 346
34 7 GTX 11 30 Maurico DeNarvaez
Charles Mendez
Gianpiero Moretti
MOMO Wheels, Penthouse Porsche 935J 930 890 0014 339
35 59 GTU 13 57 Jeff Scott
David Goodell
Volker Bruckmann
Personalized Autohaus Porsche 914/6 339
36 50 GTO 12 71 A. Bard Boand
Gail Engle
Philip Keirn
Philip Keirn Chevrolet Corvette 328
37 48 GTO 13 67 Dennis Shaw
Steve Whitman
Les Blackburn
Levi's Team Highball AMC Spirit AMX THB307 303
38 40 GTO 14 3 Angelo Pallavicini
John Sheldon
Neil Crang
Angelo Pallavicini Porsche 934 930 670 0178 290
39 10 GTX 12 0 Danny Ongais
Milt Minter
Ted Field
Ted Field Porsche 935 K3/80 000 00010 287
40 26 GTO 15 11 Al Holbert
Rick Mears
Doc Bundy
Holbert Racing Porsche 924 Carrera GTR Turbo 263
41 14 GTX 13 4 Beppe Gabbiani
Piercarlo Ghinzani
Michele Alboreto
Martini Lancia Racing Lancia Beta Montecarlo 1009 235
42 4 GTX 14 86 Hurley Haywood
Jⁿrgen Barth
Bruce Leven
Bruce Leven Porsche 935/80 000 00024 232
43 37 GTO 16 78 Dale Koch
Tracy Wolf
Clark Howey
Howey Farms Chevrolet Camaro 208
44 47 GTO 17 19 Lance Van Every
Ash Tisdelle
Rusty Bond
Van Every Racing Porsche Carrera RSR 194
45 13 GTX 15 20 Jim Adams
Chris Cord
Chris Cord Racing DeKon Monza 1012/Chevrolet 191
46 12 GTX 16 80 Maurice Carter
Eppie Wietzes
R.J. Valentine
Maurice Carter Racing Chevrolet Camaro 188
47 65 GTU 14 38 Ron Case
Dave Panaccione
Ren Tilton
Case Racing Porsche 911 169
48 2 GTX 17 1 Bob Wollek
Jim Busby
John Fitzpatrick
Kremer Racing Porsche 935 K3/80 000 00011 167
49 53 GTU 15 22 Wayne Baker
Dan Gilliland
Frank Harmstad
Personalized Autohaus Porsche 914/4 143
50 64 GTU 16 33 Ara Dube
Doug Zitza
Harro Zitza
Zotz Garage Porsche 914/6 128
51 29 GTO 18 17 Bruno Beilcke
Kurt K÷nig
Rudi Walch
Bavarian Motors International BMW 3.5 CSL 126
52 25 GTX 18 37 Luis Mendez
Mandy Gonzalez
Pepe Romero
Pepe Romero Porsche 935J 930 990 0032 121
53 27 GTO 19 40 Rudy Bartling
Mike Freberg
David Deacon
David Deacon Racing BMW M1 WBS59910004301225 118
54 34 GTO 20 54 Luis Sereix
Albert Naon
Tony Garcia
Montura Racing Porsche Carrera RSR 112
55 28 GTO 21 99 Dave Heinz
Chris Gleason
Joe Cogbill
Mike Gassaway
Gassaway, Oftedahl Chevrolet Camaro 108
56 60 GTO 22 60 Bob Lee
Sam Miller
Vicki Smith
Bob's Speed Products AMC AMX 87
57 9 GTX 19 94 Don Whittington
Bill Whittington
Dale Whittington
Whittington Brothers Racing Porsche 935 K3 930 670 0152 84
58 69 GTO 23 75 Jean-Paul Libert
Dirk Vermeersch
Eddy Joosen
Z&W Enterprises Mazda RX-7 83
59 3 GTX 20 6 Volkert Merl
Jochen Mass
Reinhold Joest
Joest Racing Porsche 935J 000 00012 59
60 5 GTX 21 18 Gordon Smiley
John Paul, Jr.
John Paul
John Paul Porsche 935 009 00043 53
61 18 GTX 22 44 Terry Labonte
David Pearson
Billy Hagan
Stratagraph Chevrolet Camaro 50
62 39 GTO 24 87 Werner Frank
Bob Beasley
George Stone
Bob Beasley Porsche Carrera RSR 911 460 0035 48
63 52 GTO 25 15 Doug Lutz
Robin Boone
Dave White
D. L. Performance Engineering Porsche Carrera RSR 47
64 15 GTX 23 9 Dale Whittington
Bob Bondurant
Preston Henn
Thunderbird Swap Shops Porsche 935 K3 930 890 0021 30
65 70 GTO 26 28 Sam Posey
Fred Stiff
NTS Racing Datsun 280ZX 29
66 43 GTU 17 66 Jack Dunham
John Maffucci
Stan Barrett
Richard J. Dunham Mazda RX-7 20
67 66 GTU 18 49 Al Cosentino
Bob Speakman
Alfred Cosentino Mazda RX-7 12
68 45 GTO 27 6 Pete Halsmer
Joe Crevier
Al Unser, Jr.
Crevier Imports Ferrari 365 GTB/4 16407 9
69 6 GTX 24 10 Carlo Facetti
Martino Finotto
Jolly Club Ferrari 308 GTB Turbo 18935 4
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Jerry Thompson; Herb Adams; Don Sherman; Fred Flaquer; Rene Rodriguez; Tico Almeida
Time of Race: ???
Starting Lineup Set By: Unknown Methods
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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