Mosport Can-Am

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Mosport Can-Am
Mosport.svg
Canadian-American Challenge Cup
Location Mosport Park
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Corporate sponsor Pepsi-Cola, Player's, Labatt's, Molson, Budweiser
First race 1966
First Can-Am race 1986
Most wins (driver) Denny Hulme (3)
Most wins (team) McLaren (5)
Most wins (manufacturer) Frissbee (7)
Circuit information
Surface Asphalt
Length 3.957 km (2.459 mi)
Turns 10

The Mosport Can-Am races were Can-Am series sports car races held from 1966 to 1986 at Mosport International Raceway in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada.

Winners[edit]

Year Drivers Team Car Distance/Duration Race Title Report
1966 United States Mark Donohue United States Roger Penske Racing Enterprises Lola T70 Mk.2-Chevrolet 2 hours 6th Canadian Grand Prix for the Pepsi-Cola Trophy report
1967 New Zealand Denny Hulme United Kingdom McLaren Cars McLaren M6A-Chevrolet 200 miles (320 km) Player's 200 report
1968 Not held
1969 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom McLaren Cars McLaren M8B-Chevrolet 200 miles (320 km) Labatt's Blue Trophy report
1970 United States Dan Gurney United Kingdom McLaren Cars McLaren M8D-Chevrolet 200 miles (320 km) Labatt's Blue Trophy report
1971 New Zealand Denny Hulme United Kingdom McLaren Cars Ltd. McLaren M8F-Chevrolet 200 miles (320 km) Labatt's Blue Trophy report
1972 New Zealand Denny Hulme United Kingdom Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M20-Chevrolet 200 miles (320 km) Labatt's Blue Trophy report
1973 United States Charlie Kemp United States Rinzler Motoracing/Royal Crown Porsche 917/10 TC 200 miles (320 km) Labatt's Blue Trophy report
1974 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver United States Phoenix Racing Organizations, Inc. Shadow DN4-Chevrolet 200 km (120 mi) Labatt's Blue Trophy Mosport 200 report
1975-1976 Series not contested
1977 France Patrick Tambay United States Carl A. Haas Racing Teams, Ltd. Lola T333CS-Chevrolet 1 hour, 15 minutes Molson Diamond Can-Am report
1978 Australia Alan Jones United States Carl A. Haas Racing Teams, Ltd. Lola T333CS-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) Molson Diamond Can-Am report
1979 Belgium Jacky Ickx United States Carl A. Haas Racing Teams, Ltd. Lola T333CS-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) Molson Golden Can-Am report
1980 France Patrick Tambay United States Carl A. Haas Racing Teams, Ltd. Lola T530-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) Molson Golden Can-Am report
1981 (June) Italy Teo Fabi United States Paul Newman Racing March 817-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) Molson Can-Am report
1981 (Sept.) Italy Teo Fabi United States Paul Newman Racing March 817-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) Molson Can-Am report
1982 (June) United States Al Unser, Jr. United States Galles Racing Frissbee-Galles GR2-Chevrolet 200 km (120 mi) Labatt's Blue Can-Am report
1982 (Sept.) United States Al Unser, Jr. United States Galles Racing Frissbee-Galles GR2-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) Labatt's Blue Can-Am report
1983 (June) Canada Jacques Villeneuve Canada Canadian Tire Racing Frissbee-Galles GR3-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) Labatt's Can-Am report
1983 (Sept.) United Kingdom Jim Crawford United States Fernley Racing Ensign N180B-Ford 200 km (120 mi) Labatt's Can-Am report
1984 (June) Republic of Ireland Michael Roe United States Dallas Motorsports Inc. VDS 002-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) Budweiser Can-Am report
1984 (Sept.) Republic of Ireland Michael Roe United States Dallas Motorsports Inc. VDS 004-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) Budweiser Can-Am report
1985 (June) Canada Horst Kroll Canada Kroll Auto Service Frissbee KR3-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) Budweiser Can-Am report
1985 (Sept.) United States Rick Miaskiewicz United States Mosquito Autosport-RCV Corp. Frissbee GR3-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) Budweiser Speed Week report
1986 (June) Canada Horst Kroll Canada Kroll Racing Frissbee KR3-Chevrolet 150 miles (240 km) SCCA Can-Am Challenge report
1986 (Sept.) Canada Paul Tracy Canada Kroll Racing Frissbee KR4-Chevrolet 40 minutes Budweiser 650 report

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