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80 Mile Talladega Grand Prix for International Sedans

Talladega International Motor Speedway, Alabama, USA

Date: 9/11/1969
Track length: 6.432 m
Attendance: 500
Entries accepted: unknown
Starters: 22
Finishers: 15?

Pole position:
Fastest lap:

Distance: 20 laps
Average speed: 144,72 kmh
Weather:
Ruleset: IMSA Sedans
Car info:  

 

The second ever IMSA race and the first one for touring cars. Bill France Jr. and Sr. took part, with two Cortinas which had been damaged in shipment. The cars were more or less straightened and race prepared. Gaston Andrey won this inaugural touring car event.


International Sedans
Pos Pos in class # Team / Entrant
Car- Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
vol. (cc)
Engine
Type
Group Distance,
time
Qualifying position Qualifying time Fastest lap Reason out,
remarks
1   25  
Alfa Romeo
Gaston Andrey, USA
  L4   20 laps, 52.45,0        
2   23  
Austin Mini Cooper
Carson Baird, USA
1293? L4   20        
3   99  
BMW 1600/2
Herb Swan, USA
1573 L4   20        
4   43  
Ford Lotus Cortina
Don Gwyne, USA
1594 L4   20        
5   5  
Ford Lotus Cortina
Warren Matzen, USA
1594 L4   20        
6   56  
Austin Mini Cooper
James Dunkel, USA
1293? L4   20        
7   98  
Alfa Romeo
Rasey Feezell, USA
  L4   20        
8   64  
Austin Mini Cooper
Anthony Milne, USA
1293? L4   18        
9   66  
Ford Cortina Mk 2 GT
Bill France Jr, USA
1599 L4   18        
10   38  
Fiat 124S
Paul Fleming, USA
1438 L4   17        
11   3  
Datsun 1600
Ralph Tolman, USA
1595 L4   17        
12   11  
Austin Mini Cooper S
David Harris, USA
1071 L4   17        
13   33  
Renault R 8 Gordini
Barry LeFave, USA
1255 L4   16        
14   22  
Renault R 8 Gordini
Larry Sturgis, USA
1255 L4   15        
15   32  
Austin Mini Cooper
Lewis Fuller, USA
1293? L4   15        
16   92  
BMW 1600/2
John Patrick, USA
1573 L4            
17   6  
Ford Cortina Mk 2 GT
Bill France Sr, USA
1599 L4            
18   10  
Austin Mini Cooper
R.L. Anderson, USA
1293? L4            
19   69  
VW
Windle Morgan, USA
1300? B4            
20   55  
Austin Mini Cooper
Bill Webbe, USA
1293? L4            
21   12  
NSU
M.K. Filsinger, USA
1000? L4            
22   71  
Opel Kadett
Amos Johnson, USA
  L4