1987 Olivetti Grand Prix Bendix Trans-Am Championship.jpg
Held on October 11, 1987 at Road Atlanta in Braselton, GA
40 L, 101.6 M, 163.52 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 22 3 Pete Halsmer Mac Tools Merkur XR4Ti 40 31 running 21
2 1 11 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Olivetti Porsche 944 40 9 running 17
3 5 33 Paul Newman Planters Nissan 300ZX 14 0 running 14
4 9 66 Ron Fellows Oftedahl Racing Somerset 40 0 running 12
5 7 40 Jim Derhaag JFW Motorsports Camaro 40 0 running 11
6 18 77 Jerry Thompson Baja Sports Beretta 40 0 running 10
7 13 7 Paul Gentilozzi Rocketsports Toronado 40 0 running 9
8 8 8 Les Lindley F.S.I. Camaro 40 0 running 8
9 12 50 Bruce Nesbitt Teflon Industrial Coatings Mustang 40 0 running 7
10 14 4 Deborah Gregg Roush Racing Capri 40 0 running 6
11 11 42 Bruce Jenner Olivetti Porsche 944 40 0 running 5
12 26 79 Robert Ripple Tripple R Industries Camaro 39 0 running 4
13 29 28 Buddy Bennett Performance Plus Camaro 39 0 running 3
14 25 97 Don Sak Quality Construction Corvette 39 0 running 2
15 20 90 Gerry Mason 21st Century Sports Camaro 39 0 running 1
16 22 24 Rick Dittman Fel-Pro, WRC Revolution Firebird 39 0 running 0
17 17 65 Dick Danielson Danielson Racing Somerset 39 0 running 0
18 30 28 Brett Willis General Auto Leasing Camaro 39 0 running 0
19 27 48 Mike Ciasulli Clay Young Racing Firebird 39 0 running 0
20 32 73 Brech Kauffman Pro-Motion Trans Am 39 0 running 0
21 36 86 Joseph Maloy Shafer Racing Camaro 38 0 running 0
22 38 96 Glenn Fox Cherokee Nation Corvette 38 0 running 0
23 39 9 R.J. Valentine G&W Engineering Toronado 38 0 running 0
24 34 58 James Goad Indy R-C Sales Trans Am 38 0 running 0
25 28 22 Jeff Jones Nimrod Press Trans Am 36 0 exhaust 0
26 37 5 Paul Romano Simes-Romano RX-7 36 0 running 0
27 35 57 Bill Fuller Fuller Race Cars Somerset 36 0 running 0
28 41 19 Kerry Hitt Spirit of America Racing Corvette 35 0 running 0
29 4 30 R.K. Smith Uniglobe Travel Camaro 34 0 mechanical 0
30 31 21 Del Taylor Bob's Speed Products Trans Am 34 0 mechanical 0
31 6 38 Jim Fitzgerald Planters Nissan 300ZX 32 0 mechanical 0
32 15 6 John Schneider Oftedahl Racing Somerset 30 0 mechanical 0
33 40 46 Fred Woltz First Union Camaro 24 0 mechanical 0
34 3 2 Scott Pruett Mac Tools Merkur XR4Ti 19 0 oil pump 0
35 16 53 Bill Doyle Peterson Tractor Trans Am 17 0 accident 0
36 24 98 Phil Currin Currin Racing Corvette 17 0 accident 0
37 23 39 Craig Shafer Shafer Concrete Camaro 10 0 mechanical 0
38 19 63 Jerry Clinton Budweiser Mustang 9 0 fire 0
39 33 86 Bob Bienerth Blake Rear Racing Trans Am 7 0 mechanical 0
40 10 37 Paul Miller Paul Miller Racing Porsche 944 3 0 fire 0
41 21 64 Jim Warren Alan Johnson Motorsports Porsche 944 0 0 out 0
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Jim Fortin, Clay Young, Ron Deppert, Peter Andrighetti, Al Levenson
Time of Race: 1:07:50
Fast Qualifier: Elliott Forbes-Robinson - 81.188 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 7.635 seconds
Average Speed: 89.168 mph
Cautions: 3 for 11 laps - lap 6-7 (#37 on fire); lap 14-15 (#63 on fire); lap 19-25 (#53, #98 accident)
Lead Changes: 1 among 2 drivers - Elliott Forbes-Robinson 1-9; Pete Halsmer 10-40