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Grand American Rolex Series - Prototypes

Driver Information

nationality
American
birthday
21 May 1942
hometown
Kahului, Hawai'i
died
26 Feb 2022
Anaheim Hills, California
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Driver Information

nationality
American
birthday
21 May 1942
hometown
Kahului, Hawai'i
died
26 Feb 2022
Anaheim Hills, California
helmet

Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
2002
Sezio Florida Racing Team
26
42nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Norma M-2000-02 (Ford)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
26
year
series
team
points
position
1998
Team Pelfrey
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR7
Oldsmobile 4.0
Firestone
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1997
Chitwood Motorsports
22
42nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR7
Oldsmobile 4.0
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
22
year
series
team
points
position
1996
Team Menard
28
29th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T95/00
Menard 3.4 turbo
Firestone
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
28
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Nissan R88V
Nissan 3.2 turbo
Yokohama
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-16
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1987
Joest Racing
15
30th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
15
year
series
team
points
position
1987
Penske Racing, Interscope Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-16
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
March 87C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1986
Henn's Swap Shop
4
48th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
4
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962C
Porsche 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
1986
March Engineering
15
23rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 86C
Buick 3.4 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
15
year
series
team
points
position
1986
March Engineering
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 86C
Buick 3.4 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1985
Interscope Racing
20
17th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 85C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
20
year
series
team
points
position
1985
Interscope Racing
14
24th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 85C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
6
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
0
0
0
14
year
series
team
points
position
1984
Interscope Racing
200
12th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 84C (Cosworth)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
200
year
series
team
points
position
1984
Interscope Racing
53
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 84C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
13
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
13
0
1
0
0
53
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
4
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
33
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Interscope Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T600 (Chevrolet)
1
0
0
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
1
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Interscope Racing
15
30th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 83C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
15
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Interscope Racing, Patrick Racing
14
20th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 83C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
Wildcat Mk. IX
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
8
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
0
0
0
14
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Interscope Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Interscope 80
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Interscope Racing
111
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935 K3
Lola T600 (Chevrolet)
16
3
8
1
5
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
3
8
1
5
111
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Kremer-Porsche CK5
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Interscope Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Interscope (Cosworth TC)
Interscope-03 (Cosworth)
2
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
18
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935 K4
3
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935 K3
1
0
0
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1980
WAM Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Interscope Kremer Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935 K3 Turbo
2
0
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Interscope Kremer Racing
55
12th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935 K3
Porsche 935/77A
5
0
3
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
3
0
1
55
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Interscope Racing
601
15th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Parnelli VPJ6C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
Orbiter Mk. 1
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
9
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
9
0
1
0
601
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Interscope Racing
430
11th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Parnelli (Cosworth)
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
430
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1979
Interscope Racing
0
32nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935/79
Porsche 3.0 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1979
Interscope Racing
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935/79
Good Year
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935/79
Porsche 935/77A
2
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
1
1
0
0
24
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Parnelli (Cosworth TC)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1979
Interscope Racing
1473
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Parnelli VPJ6C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Parnelli VPJ6B
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
13
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
13
0
0
0
1473
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Interscope Racing
0
25th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935/77A
Porsche 3.0 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935/77
1
0
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
33
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Interscope Racing
2662
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Parnelli VPJ-6B
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
17
5
5
8
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
17
5
5
8
2662
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Ensign / Interscope
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ensign N177
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Shadow DN9
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Interscope Racing
24
18th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 934/5
Porsche 3.0 turbo
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
24
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 934/5
Porsche 3.0 turbo
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Interscope Racing
0
53rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche Carrera RSR Turbo
Porsche 2.1 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Interscope Racing
73
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935
3.0L F6 Turbo
11
2
5
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
11
2
5
73
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Interscope Racing
935
12th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Parnelli VPJ-6B
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
13
1
1
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
13
1
1
3
935
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC4
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1976
Interscope Racing
6
57th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Porsche 3.0
Good Year
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
6
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T332C (Chevrolet)
7
0
3
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
0
3
1
1
78
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Parnelli VPJ-6B
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1975
Interscope Racing
5
21st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T400 (Chevrolet)
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
7
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
0
0
0
0
5
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T332 HU35 (Chevrolet V8)
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Eagle 69
Ford 2.6 turbo
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang
Ford 4.9
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Thompson (Chevrolet)
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
2002
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1998
Racing
0
0
0
0
0
1997
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1996
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1988
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1987
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1986
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1985
Racing
6
0
0
0
0
1984
Racing
18
0
1
0
0
1983
Racing
10
0
0
0
1
1982
Racing
18
3
8
1
5
1981
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1980
Racing
19
0
6
0
2
1979
Racing
19
2
2
0
0
1978
Racing
21
5
5
9
0
1977
Racing
28
3
7
3
0
1976
Racing
9
0
3
1
1
1975
Racing
7
0
0
0
0
1974
Racing
1
0
1
0
0
1971
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1968
Racing
0
0
0
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1979
24 Hours of Daytona
1st
1974
SCCA National Championship Formula A/5000 Run-Offs
2nd

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
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change
01
Formula 1
2204.55
+2
02
Formula 1
2130.8
-3.4
03
Formula 1
2034.25
+2.8
04
Formula 1
2023.45
+3
05
British GT Championship - GT3
1999.6
-5.4
06
Formula 1
1992.25
+1.8
07
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany
1990.25
-
08
ARCA Series
1956.65
-6.3
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1946.35
-
10
Formula 1
1946.1
+1.3
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