1984 Can-Am season

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1984 Can-Am season
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The 1984 Can Am season was the seventeenth running of the Sports Car Club of America's prototype series and the eighth running of the revived series. 1984 would mark a major downturn in the series, as Juan Manuel Fangio II would become the last major driver to podium in a Can Am Series race, finishing third at Dallas.[1] The dominant manufacturers were Chevrolet, Hart, BMW for the first time with a third-place finish at Brainerd,[2] Cosworth, Lola, Ralt, and March. Dominant chassis were VDS, March, Frissbee-Lola, Ralt, and Williams with their first podium with a third-place finish at Lime Rock.[3] Michael Roe was declared champion, with seven wins. The final race at Green Valley would feature the final truly notable driver in series history, John Andretti.[4]

Kim Campbell won the two liter class in his March BMW.

Results[5][edit]

Round Circuit Winning driver Team Car
1 Mosport Republic of Ireland Michael Roe United States Dallas Motorports Inc. VDS-Chevrolet
2 Dallas Republic of Ireland Michael Roe United States Dallas Motorports Inc. VDS-Chevrolet
3 Brainerd Republic of Ireland Michael Roe United States Dallas Motorports Inc. VDS-Chevrolet
4 Lime Rock Republic of Ireland Michael Roe United States Dallas Motorports Inc. VDS-Chevrolet
5 Road Atlanta United Kingdom Jim Crawford United States RK Racing/United Breweries March-Chevrolet
6 Trois-Rivières United Kingdom Jim Crawford United States RK Racing/United Breweries March-Chevrolet
7 Mosport Republic of Ireland Michael Roe United States Dallas Motorports Inc. VDS-Chevrolet
8 Sears Point Republic of Ireland Michael Roe United States Dallas Motorports Inc. VDS-Chevrolet
9 Riverside Republic of Ireland Michael Roe United States Dallas Motorports Inc. VDS-Chevrolet
10 Green Valley United Kingdom Jim Crawford United States RK Racing/United Breweries March-Chevrolet

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dallas (Fair Park), 7 Jul 1984 « Single-seater Can-Am «". Oldracingcars.com. Retrieved 2013-09-23. 
  2. ^ "Brainerd, 22 Jul 1984 « Single-seater Can-Am «". Oldracingcars.com. Retrieved 2013-09-23. 
  3. ^ "Lime Rock, 4 Aug 1984 « Single-seater Can-Am «". Oldracingcars.com. Retrieved 2013-09-23. 
  4. ^ "Green Valley Raceway, 28 Oct 1984 « Single-seater Can-Am «". Oldracingcars.com. Retrieved 2013-09-23. 
  5. ^ "wspr-racing.com". wspr-racing.com. Retrieved 2013-09-23.