1985 St. Petersburg Grand Prix Bendix Brake Trans-Am Racing Series.jpg
Held on November 3, 1985 at St. Petersburg Grand Prix in St. Petersburg, FL
50 L, 100 M, 160.95 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 3 Willy T. Ribbs Motorcraft Capri 50 0 running 22
2 6 8 Jim Miller MTI Vacations Capri 50 0 running 16
3 7 94 Eppie Wietzes Silk-Wietzes Motorsport Firebird 50 0 running 14
4 17 9 Peter Dus B&P Supply Trans Am 48 0 running 12
5 22 24 Rick Dittman Desks, Inc., Tally Ho Pub Firebird 47 0 running 11
6 13 37 John Brandt, Jr. Brandt Racing Corvette 47 0 running 10
7 16 57 Patty Moise Famous Amos Restaurant Somerset 47 0 running 9
8 23 21 Richard Kidd Rich Kidd Racing Firebird 46 0 running 8
9 27 27 Del Taylor Walter Johnson Firebird 45 0 running 7
10 3 7 Tom Gloy 7-Eleven Capri 44 0 electrical 6
11 20 31 Phil Currin Spina Bifida, Golden West Firebird 44 0 running 5
12 12 72 Bruce Jenner Bruce Jenner Racing Trans Am 43 0 running 4
13 29 18 Paul Romano Bridgestone RX-7 43 0 running 3
14 2 4 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Mac Tools, Motorcraft Capri 42 0 fuel pump 2
15 8 80 Les Lindley F.S.I. Camaro 37 0 suspension 1
16 10 99 Marshall Robbins Spirit of Detroit Mustang 37 0 axle 0
17 25 19 Kerry Hitt Spirit of America Racing Corvette 37 0 oil leak 0
18 32 82 Roy Newsome RMGC Racing RX-7 33 0 fuel pump 0
19 31 96 Ted Borkowski BFL Racing Corvette 31 0 ignition 0
20 5 64 Chris Kneifel Motorcraft Capri 30 0 mechanical 0
21 11 12 Ken Murray American Marketing Trans Am 30 0 out 0
22 19 81 Kenny Bupp CRI Contracting Camaro 28 0 out 0
23 4 6 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Performance Motorsports Somerset 27 0 brake 0
24 30 11 Dale Kreider Kreider Racing Camaro 25 0 out 0
25 21 51 Jerry Kuhn Ringo's Firebird 24 0 axle 0
26 33 41 John Naughton John Naughton Ford T-Bird 24 0 handling 0
27 28 20 Irwin Ayes Gemini Auto Racing Corvette 21 0 suspension 0
28 14 44 Jerry Miller Armour Foods Century 20 0 out 0
29 24 70 Murray Edwards Cavendish Farms Camaro 16 0 suspension 0
30 36 95 Tim Wheeler Harrison Lumber Camaro 16 0 steering 0
31 26 69 Peter Deman Deman Racing Camaro 15 0 accident 0
32 9 40 Jim Derhaag Pyrotect Firebird 14 0 gearbox 0
33 15 78 Rob McFarlin AutoRacing USA Trans Am 9 0 mechanical 0
34 34 98 Bob Lee Reef Buick Skyhawk 9 0 out 0
35 18 76 Jerry Simmons True North Racing Corvette 3 0 accident 0
36 35 17 Bill McVey Pride of St. Petersburg Camaro 0 0 engine 0
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Gary Allmond, John Schneider, Art Cross, Bob Hagestad, Paul Miller , Tommy Riggins, Al Levenson, Doug Bethke
Time of Race: 1:18:50
Fast Qualifier: Willy T. Ribbs - 85.100 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 45.186 seconds
Average Speed: 79.910 mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: 0 among 1 drivers - Willy T. Ribbs 1-50
STATISTICALLY SPEAKING
Art Cross ran the last Dodge Mirada to compete in Trans-Am, DNSing after blowing an engine.