1987 Merkur Classic Bendix Trans-Am Championship.jpg
Held on May 31, 1987 at Sears Point International Raceway in Sonoma, CA
40 L, 100.8 M, 162.24 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 2 Scott Pruett Mac Tools Merkur XR4Ti 40 30 running 21
2 6 8 Les Lindley F.S.I. Camaro 40 0 running 16
3 5 72 Chris Kneifel Olivetti Trans Am 40 0 running 14
4 4 79 Larry Park Park Performance Corvette 40 0 running 12
5 7 40 Jim Derhaag JFW Motorsports Camaro 40 0 running 11
6 17 12 Ken Murray Murray Racing Firebird 40 0 running 10
7 15 6 John Schneider Oftedahl Racing Somerset 40 0 running 9
8 14 53 Bill Doyle Peterson Tractor Trans Am 40 0 running 8
9 13 99 Mark Pielsticker Performance Plus Camaro 40 0 running 7
10 25 66 Chris Gleason Oftedahl Racing Somerset 40 0 running 6
11 18 52 Rick Ware Ware & Sons Corvette 40 0 running 5
12 32 31 Dave Lemon Golden West, Sign Art RX-7 40 0 running 4
13 27 29 Bob Brewer General Auto Leasing Camaro 40 0 runnning 3
14 37 50 Bruce Nesbitt Teflon Industrial Coatings Mustang 40 0 runnning 2
15 19 15 Bob Sobey Harley-Davidson of Glendale Trans Am 40 0 running 1
16 38 70 Larry Chmura Chmura Racing Porsche 911 40 0 running 0
17 10 27 Rich Sloma Automotive Enterprise Corvette 39 0 running 0
18 30 4 Deborah Gregg Roush Racing Capri 39 0 running 0
19 36 89 Walt Benson Views Land Co. Trans Am 39 0 running 0
20 34 86 Ron Blair Good Chevrolet Corvette 39 0 running 0
21 31 9 Robert Kahn Uniglobe Travel Camaro 39 0 running 0
22 40 18 Glenn Fox Cherokee Nation, Phillips 66 Corvette 37 0 running 0
23 8 42 Bruce Jenner Olivetti Porsche 944 34 0 engine 0
24 16 5 Andy Porterfield Valve Train Products Camaro 34 0 tire 0
25 22 10 Jerry Miller Uniglobe Travel Camaro 34 0 mechanical 0
26 20 74 Casey Mollett Mother Margaret's Capri 33 0 mechanical 0
27 1 3 Pete Halsmer Mac Tools Merkur XR4Ti 33 0 exhaust 1
28 11 47 Danny May Danny May Racing T-Bird 31 0 mechanical 0
29 21 45 Frank Emmett Supercuts Corvette 30 0 oil pan 0
30 28 20 Dan Croft Western Tire & Brake Camaro 24 0 accident 0
31 29 73 Bill Schmitt Schmitt Racing Camaro 21 0 mechanical 0
32 39 76 Bobby Bondurant Commidity Refining Camaro 16 0 accident 0
33 33 87 Peter Dus Dus Racing Corvette 16 0 accident 0
34 2 11 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Olivetti Porsche 944 10 10 mechanical 0
35 35 98 Gary Held Bayview Trailer Firebird 9 0 accident 0
36 12 38 Jimmy Insolo Rod Iron T-Bird 5 0 engine 0
37 9 78 Steve Barber S&K Racing Camaro 5 0 accident 0
38 26 17 Rick Stark Rick Stark Enterprises Corvette 4 0 mechanical 0
39 24 93 Troy Beebe Taco Bell, Thompson Chevrolet Camaro 3 0 accident 0
40 23 56 Ron Esau McDonald's Camaro 3 0 oil leak 0
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Ken Yeo, Vic Manuelli, Terry Hunt , Jim Warren, Russ Romer, Mike Downs , Jim Lee
Time of Race: 1:31:05
Fast Qualifier: Pete Halsmer - 96.395 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 1.770 seconds
Average Speed: 66.474 mph
Cautions: 3 for 15 laps - lap 7-11 (#78 accident turn 10); lap 12-15 (#98 accident turn 2); lap 19-24 (#87, #76 accident turn 7)
Lead Changes: 1 among 2 drivers - Elliott Forbes-Robinson 1-10; Scott Pruett 11-40