1981 IMSA GT Championship

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1981 IMSA GT Championship
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The 1981 Camel GT Championship season was the 11th season of the IMSA GT Championship auto racing series. It was a series for GTX class Group 5 cars and GTO and GTU class Grand tourer cars. It began January 31, 1981, and ended November 29, 1981, after sixteen rounds.

Schedule[edit]

The GTU class did not participate with the GTX and GTO classes in shorter events, instead holding their own separate event which included touring car competitors from the IMSA Champion Spark Plug Challenge, but did not race for points in the IMSA GT Championship. Races marked with All had all classes on track at the same time.

Rnd Race Length Class Circuit Date
1 24 Hour Pepsi Challenge 24 Hours All Daytona International Speedway January 31
February 1
2 Coca-Cola 12 Hours of Sebring 12 Hours All Sebring International Raceway March 21
3 Road Atlanta Grand Prix 45 Minutes GTU Road Atlanta April 12
100 Miles GTX/GTO
4 Los Angeles Times/Toyota Grand Prix 6 Hours All Riverside International Raceway April 26
5 Datsun Monterey Triple Crown 45 Minutes GTU Laguna Seca Raceway May 3
100 Miles GTX/GTO
6 Coca-Cola 400 45 Minutes GTU Lime Rock Park May 24
200 Miles GTX/GTO
7 Red Roof Inns GT 200 200 Miles All Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course May 31
8 Pepsi Grand Prix 200 km All Brainerd International Raceway June 14
9 Paul Revere 250 250 Miles All Daytona International Speedway July 5
10 Datsun California Grand Prix 100 Miles GTX/GTO Sears Point Raceway July 26
75 Miles GTU
11 G.I. Joe's/Camel Grand Prix 45 Minutes GTU Portland International Raceway August 2
100 Miles GTX/GTO
12 Molson 1000 6 Hours All Mosport Park August 16
13 Pabst 500 500 Miles All Road America August 23
14 Grand Prix of Road Atlanta 45 Minutes GTU Road Atlanta September 13
150 Miles GTX/GTO
15 Kenwood Stereo 500 500 Miles All Pocono Raceway September 27
16 Camel GT 250 250 Miles All Daytona International Speedway November 29

Season results[edit]

Rnd Circuit GTX Winning Team GTO Winning Team GTU Winning Team Results
GTX Winning Drivers GTO Winning Drivers GTU Winning Drivers
1 Daytona United States #9 Garretson/Style Auto United States #14 Bavarian Motors Intl. United States #62 Kegel Enterprises Results
United States Bob Garretson
United States Bobby Rahal
United Kingdom Brian Redman
United States Alf Gebhardt
Germany Hans-Joachim Stuck
Switzerland Walter Brun
United States Bill Koll
United States Jeff Kline
United States Rob McFarlin
2 Sebring United States #86 Bayside Disposal Racing United States #58 Charles Kendall United States #98 Kent Racing Results
United States Hurley Haywood
United States Al Holbert
United States Bruce Leven
United States Chuck Kendall
United States Pete Smith
United States Dennis Aase
United States Lee Mueller
United States Walt Bohren
3 Road Atlanta United Kingdom #1 John Fitzpatrick Racing United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #7 Kent Racing Results
United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick United States Dave Cowart United States Walt Bohren
4 Riverside United Kingdom #1 John Fitzpatrick Racing United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #23 Raytown Datsun Results
United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick
United States Jim Busby
United States Dave Cowart
United States Kenper Miller
United States Frank Carney
United States Dick Davenport
5 Laguna Seca United States #7 Kent-Cooke/Wood Racing United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #92 Kent Racing Results
United Kingdom Brian Redman United States Dave Cowart United States Lee Mueller
6 Lime Rock United States #7 Kent-Cooke/Wood Racing United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #98 Kent Racing Results
United Kingdom Brian Redman United States Dave Cowart
United States Kenper Miller
United States Walt Bohren
7 Mid-Ohio United States #7 Kent-Cooke/Wood Racing United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #85 Logan Blackburn Results
United Kingdom Brian Redman United States Dave Cowart
United States Kenper Miller
United States Logan Blackburn
8 Brainerd United States #6 Team Zakspeed Roush United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #92 Kent Racing Results
Germany Klaus Ludwig United States Dave Cowart United States Lee Mueller
9 Daytona Colombia #46 DeNarvaez Enterprises United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #23 Raytown Datsun Results
Colombia Mauricio DeNarvaez
United States Hurley Haywood
United States Dave Cowart
United States Kenper Miller
United States Dick Davenport
10 Sears Point United States #6 Team Zakspeed Roush United States #11 Kendall Racing United States #22 Personalized Autohaus Results
Germany Klaus Ludwig United States Dennis Aase United States Wayne Baker
11 Portland United States #7 Kent-Cooke/Wood Racing United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #92 Kent Racing Results
United Kingdom Brian Redman United States Dave Cowart United States Lee Mueller
12 Mosport Germany #3 Andial Meister Racing United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #92 Kent Racing Results
Germany Rolf Stommelen
Germany Harald Grohs
United States Dave Cowart
United States Kenper Miller
United States Lee Mueller
United States Walt Bohren
13 Road America Germany #3 Andial Meister Racing United States #11 Kendall Racing United States #92 Kent Racing Results
Germany Rolf Stommelen
Germany Harald Grohs
United States Chuck Kendall
United States Pete Smith
United States Dennis Aase
United States Lee Mueller
United States Walt Bohren
14 Road Atlanta United States #7 Kent-Cooke/Woods Racing United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #98 Kent Racing Results
United Kingdom Brian Redman United States Kenper Miller United States Walt Bohren
15 Pocono United States #18 JLP Racing United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #98 Kent Racing Results
United States John Paul, Sr.
United States John Paul, Jr.
United States Dave Cowart
United States Kenper Miller
United States Walt Bohren
United States Rick Knoop
16 Daytona United States #18 JLP Racing United States #25 Red Lobster Racing United States #98 Kent Racing Results
United States John Paul, Jr. United States Dave Cowart
United States Kenper Miller
United States Walt Bohren

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