1986 GTE St. Petersburg Grand Prix Bendix Trans-Am Championship.jpg
Held on November 15, 1986 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 Pete Halsmer Motorcraft, Mac Tools Merkur XR4Ti 50 1 running 21
2 2 43 Klaus Ludwig Budget Rent-A-Car Merkur XR4Ti 50 49 running 17
3 3 0 Scott Pruett Motorcraft, Mac Tools Capri 50 0 running 14
4 4 2 Chris Kneifel Motorcraft, Mac Tools Merkur XR4Ti 50 0 running 12
5 11 44 Mike Miller Budget Rent-A-Car Capri 50 0 running 11
6 13 94 Eppie Wietzes Silk-Wietzes Motorsports Camaro 50 0 running 10
7 5 4 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Protofab Racing Camaro 49 0 running 9
8 20 12 Ken Murray Murray Racing Firebird 48 0 running 8
9 16 40 Jim Derhaag Derhaag Motorsports Trans Am 48 0 running 7
10 18 53 Bill Doyle Peterson Tractor Trans Am 48 0 running 6
11 17 17 Robert Lappalainen Blaupunkt, Mobira Camaro 48 0 running 5
12 6 6 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Goodwrench Performance Parts Somerset 47 0 running 4
13 23 24 Rick Dittman Desks Inc. Firebird 47 0 running 3
14 34 95 Tim Chitwood Lucas Truck Service Trans Am 47 0 running 2
15 9 8 Greg Pickett Protofab Racing Camaro 46 0 engine 1
16 26 35 Jim Sanborn Sanborn Motorsports Trans Am 46 0 running 0
17 27 60 John Brandt, Jr. Frisbie Moving & Storage Camaro 46 0 running 0
18 31 75 Dale Kreider Kreider Racing Regal 46 0 running 0
19 24 78 David Smith Heritage Cedar Homes Camaro 46 0 running 0
20 19 63 Jerry Clinton Budweiser Capri 46 0 running 0
21 35 21 Pete Brallier Senor Pepe's Restaurant Trans Am 45 0 running 0
22 32 79 Robert Ripple Tripple R Industries Corvette 44 0 running 0
23 40 96 Ted Borkowski GreatNeck Tool Corp., Race Marketing Corvette 43 0 running 0
24 38 26 Craig Rubright Gemini Auto Racing Corvette 42 0 running 0
25 15 80 Les Lindley F.S.I. Camaro 42 0 running 0
26 14 66 John Schneider Goodwrench Performance Parts Somerset 41 0 electrical 0
27 45 39 Paul Miller Paul Miller Racing Porsche 924 41 0 running 0
28 28 76 Jerry Simmons True North Racing Corvette 40 0 engine 0
29 30 19 Kerry Hitt Spirit of America Racing Corvette 39 0 engine 0
30 21 20 Del Taylor Bob's Speed Products Trans Am 31 0 suspension 0
31 41 71 Kent Keller Keller Racing Corvette 29 0 mechanical 0
32 8 77 Willy T. Ribbs Brooks Racing Camaro 26 0 driveshaft 0
33 33 50 James Goad Indy R-C Sales Trans Am 24 0 accident 0
34 10 42 Tommy Riggins Valvoline Somerset 21 0 overheating 0
35 25 90 Gary Allmond NBC Truck Equipment Camaro 16 0 axle 0
36 29 25 Richard Kidd Rich Kidd Racing Firebird 14 0 mechanical 0
37 22 11 Joe Varde Lucas Truck Service Calais 12 0 mechanical 0
38 36 73 Brech Kauffman Pro-Motion Trans Am 9 0 engine 0
39 37 88 Paul Romano Simms-Romano Enterprises RX-7 8 0 transmission 0
40 39 82 Roy Newsome Newsome Racing RX-7 5 0 brakes 0
41 7 7 Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Canadian Tire Porsche 944 1 0 accident 0
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Jerry Miller , Jim Miller , David Goebel, Irwin Ayes, Dick Murray, Bruce Jenner , Al Levenson, Art Cross
Time of Race: 1:15:09
Fast Qualifier: Pete Halsmer - 77.116 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 2.347 seconds
Average Speed: 79.838 mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: 1 among 2 drivers - Klaus Ludwig 1-49; Pete Halsmer 50