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IMSA World Sports Car Championship 1997 standings

Championship points standings for the IMSA World Sports Car Championship 1997

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Butch LeitzingerDyson RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)6.0L V8 NA
231
2.Flag Elliott Forbes-RobinsonDyson RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)6.0L V8 NA
213
3.Flag James WeaverDyson RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)6.0L V8 NA
202
4.Flag Rob MorganTeam ScandiaFerrari 333SP4.0L V12 NA
189
5.Flag Antonio HermannMoretti RacingFerrari 333SP4.0L V12 NA
176
6.Flag Andrea MonterminiMoretti RacingFerrari 333SP4.0L V12 NA
175
7.Flag Wayne TaylorDoyle RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Oldsmobile)4.0L V8 NA
164
8.Flag Eric van de PoeleDoyle RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Oldsmobile)4.0L V8 NA
163
9.Flag Jim PaceDibos Racing, Doyle RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Oldsmobile)4.0L V8 NA
148
10.Flag Jim DowningDowning/Atlanta RacingKudzu DLM (Mazda)
Kudzu DLM4 (Mazda)


141
11.Flag Jon FieldFab Factory Motorsport, Courage CompétitionSpice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
Courage C41 (Oldsmobile)


125
11.Flag John Paul Jr.Dyson RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)6.0L V8 NA
125
11.Flag Didier TheysMoretti Racing, Lista RacingFerrari 333SP4.0L V12 NA
125
14.Flag Eduardo Dibos jr.Dibos RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Oldsmobile)
Ferrari 333SP


122
15.Flag Barry WaddellDibos Racing, TRV Motorsports, URD Rennwagenbau, Downing/Atlanta RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Oldsmobile)
Kudzu DL4 (Chevrolet)
URD WSC96 (BMW)
Kudzu DLM4 (Mazda)






115
16.Flag Fermin VelezTeam Scandia, Dibos RacingFerrari 333SP4.0L V12 NA
113
17.Flag Ross BentleyMSI RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Chevrolet)
101
18.Flag Ernesto JochamowitzDoyle RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Oldsmobile)
96
19.Flag Jeff W. JonesMSI RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Chevrolet)
92
20.Flag Tim McAdamDowning/Atlanta RacingKudzu DLM (Mazda)
Kudzu DLM4 (Mazda)


91
21.Flag Eliseo SalazarTeam ScandiaFerrari 333SP4.0L V12 NA
90
22.Flag Henry Camferdam jr.Support Net RacingHawk C8 (Chevrolet)
79
23.Flag Andy WallaceDyson RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)6.0L V8 NA
74
24.Flag Giampiero MorettiMoretti RacingFerrari 333SP4.0L V12 NA
72
25.Flag Jacek MuchaFab Factory Motorsport, Courage CompétitionSpice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
Courage C41 (Oldsmobile)


71
26.Flag Craig T. NelsonScreaming Eagles RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)6.0L V8 NA
65
27.Flag Scott SchubotSupport Net Racing, Team South Carolina, Courage CompétitionHawk C8 (Chevrolet)
Hawk MD3R (Mazda)
Courage C41 (Oldsmobile)




64
28.Flag Edd DavinDavin RacingArgo JM17 (BMW)
Kudzu DG2 (Buick)


61
29.Flag Dean HallCentral Arkansas Racing ServicesFerrari 333SP4.0L V12 NA
54
29.Flag Mark MontgomeryDavin RacingArgo JM17 (BMW)
Kudzu DG2 (Buick)


54
31.Flag Dan ClarkScreaming Eagles RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)6.0L V8 NA
52
32.Flag Fredy LienhardLista Racing, Moretti RacingFerrari 333SP4.0L V12 NA
51
33.Flag Howard KatzDowning/Atlanta Racing, Fab Factory MotorsportsKudzu DLM (Mazda)
Spice SC95 (Oldsmobile)


47
34.Flag Johnny O'ConnellSupport Net RacingHawk C8-Chevrolet
44
35.Flag Tom VolkTRV MotorsportsKudzu DL4 (Chevrolet)
43
36.Flag John SchneiderDyson RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)6.0L V8 NA
34
36.Flag Scott SharpDoyle RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Oldsmobile)
34
38.Flag Perry McCarthyURD RennwagenbauURD WSC96 (BMW)
32
39.Flag Stefan JohanssonTeam ScandiaFerrari 333SP4.0L V12 NA
31
39.Flag John MirroFab Factory MotorsportSpice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
Kudzu DG2 (Buick)
Kudzu DLM (Mazda)




31
41.Flag Andy EvansTeam ScandiaFerrari 333SP
30
41.Flag A.J. SmithFab Factory MotorsportSpice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
30
43.Flag Rich GruppFab Factory MotorsportKudzu DLM (Mazda)
29
43.Flag Roberto QuintanillaKopf Precision Race ProductsKeiler KII (Ford)
29
43.Flag Owen TrinklerKopf Precision Race Products, Fab Factory MotorsportKeiler KII (Ford)
Spice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
Kudzu DG2 (Buick)




29
43.Flag Jeff WardKopf Precision Race ProductsKeiler KII (Ford)
29
47.Flag Oliver KuttnerFab Factory MotorsportSpice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
28
48.Flag Bill AuberlenDibos Racing, URD RennwagenbauFerrari 333SP
URD SC96 (BMW)


27
48.Flag Ron FellowsCentral Arkansas Racing ServicesFerrari 333SP
27
50.Flag William BrickellDavin Racing, Fab Factory MotorsportArgo JM17 (BMW)
Spice SC95 (Oldsmobile)


26
51.Flag Chuck GoldsboroughFab Factory Motorsport, Team South CarolinaKudzu DG2 (Buick)
Hawk MD3R (Mazda)


25
52.Flag Roger MandevilleSupport Net RacingHawk C8 (Chevrolet)
24
53.Flag Rick FairbanksTeam South CarolinaHawk MD3R (Mazda)
23
53.Flag Rick FergusonFab Factory Motorsport, Kopf Precision Race ProductsSpice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
Kudzu DG2 (Buick)
Keiler KII (Ford)




23
55.Flag Alex CaffiTarget 24 Racing, MSI RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Oldsmobile)
Riley & Scott MkIII (Chevrolet)


22
55.Flag Charlie NearburgDowning/Atlanta RacingKudzu DLM (Mazda)
22
57.Flag Franck FréonTRV Motorsports, Downing/Atlanta RacingKudzu DL4 (Chevrolet)
Kudzu DLM (Mazda)
Kudzu DLM4 (Mazda)




20
58.Flag Danny SullivanMSI RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Chevrolet)
19
59.Flag Darin BrassfieldScreaming Eagles RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)
18
60.Flag Bill DollahiteScreaming Eagles Racing, Bill DollahiteRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)
Spice BDG2 (Chevrolet)


18
61.Flag Sylvain TremblayTeam South CarolinaHawk MD3R (Mazda)
17
62.Flag Martin GuimontCourage CompétitionCourage C41 (Oldsmobile)
16
62.Flag Shane LewisFab Factory MotorsportKudzu DG2 (Buick)
16
62.Flag Kris WilsonKopf Precision Race ProductsKeiler KII (Ford)
16
65.Flag Rob DysonDyson RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)
15
65.Flag Ralph ThomasFab Factory MotorsportSpice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
Kudzu DG2 (Buick)


15
67.Flag Andrea Giorgio ChiesaTarget 24 RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Chevrolet)
14
68.Flag Paul DebbanFab Factory MotorsportKudzu DLM (Mazda)
13
68.Flag Marc DuezURD RennwagenbauURD SC96 (BMW)
13
70.Flag Don BellTRV MotorsportsKudzu DL4 (Chevrolet)
12
70.Flag Charles MorganTeam ScandiaFerrari 333SP
12
72.Flag Shane DonleyKopf Precision Race ProductsKeiler KII (Ford)
11
72.Flag Simon GreggFab Factory MotorsportSpice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
11
74.Flag Chris RonsonFantasy JunctionCannibal (Chevrolet)
9
74.Flag Thane SellersFab Factory MotorsportSpice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
9
74.Flag Bruce TreneryFantasy JunctionCannibal (Chevrolet)
9
77.Flag David KopfKopf Precision Race ProductsKeiler KII (Ford)
8
77.Flag Eric van CleefFab Factory MotorsportKudzu DG2 (Buick)
8
79.Flag Mike DavidKopf Precision Race ProductsKeiler KII (Ford)
5
79.Flag Anthony LazzaroBill DollahiteSpice BDG02 (Chevrolet)
5
Flag Mark AbelFab Factory MotorsportSpice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Derek BellMoretti RacingFerrari 333SP
0
Flag Rod BennettWheel Works RacingBennett MkII (Pontiac)
0
Flag Ivan CapelliTarget 24 RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Joe CastellanoDowning/Atlanta RacingKudzu DLM (Mazda)
0
Flag Bill CooperTRV MotorsportsKudzu DL4 (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Yannick DalmasTeam ScandiaFerrari 333SP
0
Flag Fredrik EkblomCourage CompétitionCourage C41 (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag John GrahamJohn ChristieX-250 (Ferrari)
0
Flag Nigel GreensallGraham WilliamsPro-Sport 3000 Spyder (Ford)
0
Flag Peter HardmanGraham WilliamsPro-Sport 3000 Spyder (Ford)
0
Flag Bob McGrewWheel Works RacingBennett MkII (Pontiac)
0
Flag Michael MillardGraham WilliamsPro-Sport 3000 Spyder (Ford)
0
Flag Fabio MontaniTarget 24 RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Case MontgomeryScreaming Eagles RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Ford)
0
Flag Kent PainterWheel Works RacingBennett MkII (Pontiac)
0
Flag Jérôme PolicandCourage CompétitionCourage C41 (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Gabrio RosaTarget 24 RacingRiley & Scott MkIII (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Kevin SherwoodGraham WilliamsPro-Sport 3000 Spyder (Ford)
0
Flag Robin SmithJohn ChristieX-250 WSC (Ferrari)
0
Flag Juan Gac SotoFab Factory MotorsportsSpice SC95 (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Yojiro TeradaDowning/Atlanta RacingKudzu DLM (Mazda)
0
Flag Spencer TreneryFantasy JunctionCannibal (Chevrolet)
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Butch Leitzinger
5
Most pole positionsFlag Andrea Montermini
5
Most podium positionsFlag Butch Leitzinger
9
Most podium positions without a winFlag Wayne Taylor
4
Flag Eric van de Poele
4
Most fastest race lapsFlag Andrea Montermini
7

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
60.2%U.S.A.Flag Butch Leitzinger, Elliott Forbes-Robinson, Rob Morgan, Jim Pace, Jim Downing, John Paul Jr., Jon Field, Barry Waddell, Jeff W. Jones, Tim McAdam, Henry Camferdam jr., Craig T. Nelson, Scott Schubot, Edd Davin, Dean Hall, Mark Montgomery, Dan Clark, Howard Katz, Johnny O'Connell, Tom Volk, John Schneider, Scott Sharp, John Mirro, Andy Evans, A.J. Smith, Jeff Ward, Owen Trinkler, Rich Grupp, Oliver Kuttner, Bill Auberlen, William Brickell, Chuck Goldsborough, Roger Mandeville, Rick Fairbanks, Rick Ferguson, Charlie Nearburg, Danny Sullivan, Darin Brassfield, Bill Dollahite, Shane Lewis, Kris Wilson, Rob Dyson, Ralph Thomas, Paul Debban, Charles Morgan, Don Bell, Simon Gregg, Shane Donley, Thane Sellers, Chris Ronson, Bruce Trenery, Eric van Cleef, David Kopf, Anthony Lazzaro, Mike David, Case Montgomery, Bill Cooper, Mark Abel, Rod Bennett, Kent Painter, Spencer Trenery, Bob McGrew62
8.7%Great BritainFlag James Weaver, Andy Wallace, Perry McCarthy, Derek Bell, Kevin Sherwood, Michael Millard, Peter Hardman, Nigel Greensall, Robin Smith9
6.8%ItalyFlag Andrea Montermini, Giampiero Moretti, Alex Caffi, Joe Castellano, Fabio Montani, Gabrio Rosa, Ivan Capelli7
5.8%CanadaFlag Ross Bentley, Jacek Mucha, Ron Fellows, Sylvain Tremblay, Martin Guimont, John Graham6
2.9%FranceFlag Franck Fréon, Yannick Dalmas, Jérôme Policand3
2.9%BelgiumFlag Eric van de Poele, Didier Theys, Marc Duez3
1.9%ChileFlag Eliseo Salazar, Juan Gac Soto2
1.9%PeruFlag Eduardo Dibos jr., Ernesto Jochamowitz2
1.9%SwedenFlag Stefan Johansson, Fredrik Ekblom2
1.9%SwitzerlandFlag Fredy Lienhard, Andrea Giorgio Chiesa2
1%JapanFlag Yojiro Terada1
1%SpainFlag Fermin Velez1
1%BrazilFlag Antonio Hermann1
1%MexicoFlag Roberto Quintanilla1
1%South AfricaFlag Wayne Taylor1

Individual driver statistics for the 1997 IMSA World Sports Car Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Abel, MarkFlag n/a10000
Auberlen, BillFlag 28 y/o30000
Bell, DerekFlag 55 y/o10000
Bell, DonFlag n/a40000
Bennett, RodFlag n/a20000
Bentley, RossFlag 40 y/o100000
Brassfield, DarinFlag 33 y/o20000
Brickell, WilliamFlag 40 y/o30000
Caffi, AlexFlag 33 y/o30000
Camferdam jr., HenryFlag 46 y/o80000
Capelli, IvanFlag 34 y/o10000
Castellano, JoeFlag 59 y/o10000
Chiesa, Andrea GiorgioFlag 33 y/o10000
Clark, DanFlag 51 y/o50000
Cooper, BillFlag 50 y/o10000
Dalmas, YannickFlag 35 y/o11110
David, MikeFlag 30 y/o10000
Davin, EddFlag n/a100000
Debban, PaulFlag n/a20000
Dibos jr., EduardoFlag n/a70300
Dollahite, BillFlag n/a20000
Donley, ShaneFlag n/a10000
Downing, JimFlag 55 y/o100000
Duez, MarcFlag 40 y/o10000
Dyson, RobFlag 51 y/o21100
Ekblom, FredrikFlag 26 y/o10000
Evans, AndyFlag 46 y/o20200
Fairbanks, RickFlag 46 y/o20000
Fellows, RonFlag 37 y/o11110
Ferguson, RickFlag n/a40000
Field, JonFlag 41 y/o110100
Forbes-Robinson, ElliottFlag 53 y/o112700
Fréon, FranckFlag 35 y/o30000
Goldsborough, ChuckFlag 34 y/o20000
Graham, JohnFlag 30 y/o10000
Greensall, NigelFlag 32 y/o10000
Gregg, SimonFlag 34 y/o20000
Grupp, RichFlag n/a30000
Guimont, MartinFlag n/a30000
Hall, DeanFlag 39 y/o40000
Hardman, PeterFlag 32 y/o10000
Hermann, AntonioFlag 43 y/o113600
Jochamowitz, ErnestoFlag 31 y/o90100
Johansson, StefanFlag 40 y/o11100
Jones, Jeff W.Flag n/a90000
Katz, HowardFlag 40 y/o40000
Kopf, DavidFlag n/a10000
Kuttner, OliverFlag n/a20100
Lazzaro, AnthonyFlag 33 y/o10000
Leitzinger, ButchFlag 28 y/o115912
Lewis, ShaneFlag 29 y/o30000
Lienhard, FredyFlag 49 y/o40100
Mandeville, RogerFlag 55 y/o30000
McAdam, TimFlag 47 y/o70000
McCarthy, PerryFlag 36 y/o30000
McGrew, BobFlag n/a10000
Millard, MichaelFlag 45 y/o10000
Mirro, JohnFlag n/a40000
Montani, FabioFlag n/a10000
Montermini, AndreaFlag 33 y/o93657
Montgomery, CaseFlag 30 y/o10000
Montgomery, MarkFlag n/a90000
Moretti, GiampieroFlag 57 y/o40000
Morgan, CharlesFlag 54 y/o30100
Morgan, RobFlag 23 y/o111300
Mucha, JacekFlag n/a80000
Nearburg, CharlieFlag 46 y/o10000
Nelson, Craig T.Flag 53 y/o60000
O'Connell, JohnnyFlag 34 y/o60000
Pace, JimFlag 36 y/o110300
Painter, KentFlag n/a10000
Paul Jr., JohnFlag 37 y/o73400
Policand, JérômeFlag 32 y/o10000
Quintanilla, RobertoFlag 49 y/o20000
Ronson, ChrisFlag n/a30000
Rosa, GabrioFlag 42 y/o10000
Salazar, EliseoFlag 42 y/o60100
Schneider, JohnFlag 58 y/o31100
Schubot, ScottFlag 42 y/o60000
Sellers, ThaneFlag n/a20000
Sharp, ScottFlag 29 y/o20000
Sherwood, KevinFlag n/a10000
Smith, A.J.Flag n/a30000
Smith, RobinFlag 53 y/o00000
Soto, Juan GacFlag n/a10000
Sullivan, DannyFlag 47 y/o20000
Taylor, WayneFlag 40 y/o110400
Terada, YojiroFlag 50 y/o10000
Theys, DidierFlag 40 y/o80100
Thomas, RalphFlag n/a20000
Tremblay, SylvainFlag 31 y/o10000
Trenery, BruceFlag n/a30000
Trenery, SpencerFlag 17 y/o10000
Trinkler, OwenFlag 21 y/o40000
van Cleef, EricFlag 35 y/o10000
van de Poele, EricFlag 35 y/o110401
Velez, FerminFlag 38 y/o80321
Volk, TomFlag 44 y/o60000
Waddell, BarryFlag 34 y/o90200
Wallace, AndyFlag 36 y/o41300
Ward, JeffFlag 36 y/o20000
Weaver, JamesFlag 42 y/o114710
Wilson, KrisFlag 29 y/o20000
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