MWAC 20 Stages Rally
NARRA Rally Championship
Cadillac, MI

May 5-6, 1979

Official Results

NARRA Sanction: 79-2
Stages: 19
Event Length: 295
Stage Miles: 112
Starters: 47
Finishers: 25
Organizing Group: Sports Car Club of Ann Arbor
Chairman: Jean Rizor

Results courtesy of: Brian McMahon


FIN.   CAR                                                        
POS.   NUM. 	DRIVER/CO-DRIVER	HOMETOWN		MARQUE		SCORE
 1	 2	Rod Millen		Newport Beach, CA	Datsun		11256
		Mark Howard		Newport Beach, CA

 2	49	Hendrik Blok		Manhattan Beach, CA	Plymouth Arrow	11267
		Damon Trimble		Newark, CA

 3	 4	Jim Walker		Ann Arbor, MI		Fiat		11567
		Joe LeBeau		Lebanon, IN

 4	 8	Guy Light		Midland, MI		Jeep		12230
		Gary Christiansen	Romeo, MI

 5	14	William Pichardo	Swarthmore, PA		Chevy Monza	12500
		Donald Fujihira		Roslyn Hts., PA

 6	15	Paul Lein		Mt. Pleasant, MI	Olds Cutlass	12618
		Clark Bond		Bay City, MI

 7	 3	Eric Jones		Columbus, OH		Datsun		12864
		Roger Sieling		Columbus, OH

 8	43	Dale Atkins		Lansing, MI		Datsun		13038
		Tom Bell		E. Lansing, MI

 9	45	Dick Turner		Lancaster, TX		IH Scout	13142
		Tom Grimshaw		Lewisville, TX

10	 6	John Chalmers		Findlay, OH		Dodge Colt	13188
		Bill Potvin		Toledo, OH		

11	18	Daniel Thiel		Rochester, NY		Volvo		13363
		Robert Thiel		Rochester, NY

12	10	Gary Eaton		Ann Arbor, MI		VW		13436
		Carolyn Eaton		Ann Arbor, MI

13 1P	 9	Jon Davis		Houghton, MI		Saab 99		13513
		Harry Ward		Toledo, OH

14 2P	50	George Beckerman	Mt. Carmel, IL		Plymouth Arrow	13559
		Doris Beckerman		Mt. Carmel, IL

15	19	William Maher		Rochester, NY		Volvo		13619
		Don DeRose		Grand Island, NY

16	33	Kern Fischer		St. Charles, IL		Datsun		13751
		Gene Daoust		Milwaukee, WI

17 3P	16	Jim Callon		Sault Ste. Marie, MI	Datsun		14215
		Tom Hudak		Saginaw, MI

18	26	John Daubenmier		Canton, MI		Datsun		14331
		Stan Schumann		Granville, OH

19	40	Chuck Ewing		Jackson, MI		Datsun		14600
		Bob Daniels		Jackson, MI

20	22	Bob Townsend		Urbana, IL		Datsun		14623
		Al Doughty		Barrington, IL

21	44	Dave Shelton		Dallas, TX		IH Scout	14853
		John Grimshaw		Lewisville, TX

22	17	John Townsend		Gibralter, MI		Chevy Chevette	15261
		Rich Shue		Dearborn, MI

23	30	Margaret Rathgeber	Livonia, MI		Ford Mustang	15333
		John Huber		Troy, MI

24	29	Jeffrey Boris		Grand Rapids, MI	Mercury Capri	15628
		Boris

25	24	Roger Krieger		Birmingham, MI		Opel		15876
		David Lancaster		Troy, MI

DNF's

	 1	John Buffum		S. Burlington, VT 	Triumph TR-7	Head
		Doug Shepherd		Ann Arbor, MI				Gasket

	 5	Scott Harvey		Rochester, MI		Dodge Aspen	Unknown
		Randy Graves		State College, PA

	 7	Bob Hourihan		W.Bloomfield, MI	Dodge Colt	Unknown
		Iain Tugwell		Alden, NY

	11	Gary Kowalski		South Bend, IN		AMC Hornet	Unknown
		Richard Gehring		South Bend, IN

	12	Larry Schmidt		Rochester, MI		Dodge Colt	Unknown
		Tom Wreesman		Troy, MI

	13	John Crawford		Belleville, MI		Dodge Colt	Transmission
		Terry Palmer		Brooklyn, MI

	20	Dick Robnett		Troy, MI		Open		Unknown
		Lynn Grant		Auburn Hts., MI

	21	Jim Scorse		Rochester, NY		Opel		Unknown
		Dave Kittleberger	Rochester, NY

	23	William Burdette	Columbus, OH		BMW		Unknown
		Gary Stevens		Columbus, OH

	25	Greg Wilkinson		London, Ont		Datsun		Unknown
		Rick Hayman		London, Ont

	27	Steve Nowicki		New Berlin, WI		Datsun		Unknown
		David Hueppchen		Green Bay, WI

	28	Eric Dunnington		Elkhart, IN		Datsun		Unknown
		Norman Gable		N. Manchester, IN

	31	James Woodworth		South Bend, IN		Datsun		Unknown
		Dave Nicholas		Mishawka, IN

	32	Kelly Dubois Brandt	Lake Odessa, MI		Saab		Unknown
		Corky Dubois Putz	Fairview Park, OH

	34	Len Putz, Jr.		Fairview Park, OH	Ford Pinto	Unknown
		Jim Brandt		Lake Odessa, MI

	35	John Soltesz		Oregon, OH		BMW		Unknown
		Mike Puffenberger	Fostoria, OH

	36	Mike Kocks		Saginaw, MI		Saab		Rolled
		Steve Sands		Midland, MI

	37	Ric Carr		Mt. Pleasant, MI	Opel		Unknown
		Ronny Hicks		Mt. Pleasant, MI

	38	Stephon Kelly		Grosse Pointe, MI	Mercury Capri	Unknown
		Mark Manos		Grosse Pointe, MI

	39	Tom Ottey		Columbus, OH		Datsun		Unknown
		Howard Beattie		Columbus, OH

	42	James Jurgenson		West Allis, WI		Datsun		Unknown
		Scott Martin		Madison, WI

	41	William Huller		Midland, MI		Datsun		Unknown
		Edward Huller		Ludington, MI

	46	Henry Krolikowski	Wyandotte, MI		Dodge Colt	Unknown
		John Scorof		Wixom, MI

	47	Bob Wolf		Euclid, OH		Toyota		Unknown
		Jim Sweeney		Cleveland, OH

	48	Dave Martino		Royal Oak, MI		Saab		Unknown
		Fred Olds		Grosse Pointe, MI

	52	Alan Arnold		Colgate, WI		Fiat		Unknown
		Theo Mesu		Mukwanago, WI

	53	Toni Sullivan		Kentwood, MI		Volvo		Ball Joint
		Cheryl Zilch		Stanton, MI


Section I
			             				     Road   Sub
Car# Driver/Co-Driver     1  2    3    4     5    6    7    8*   9   Points Total
 1   Buffum/Shepherd      0  358  464  1980  328  672  385  478  182  0     4369
 2   Millen/Howard        0  354  465  1991  337  687  391  485  179  100   4504
 3   Jones/Sieling        0  391  548  2256  390  745  464  565  215  0     5009
 4   Walker/LeBeau        0  377  479  2062  354  683  415  503  194  0     4564
 5   Harvey/Graves        0  365  476  2088  343  716  427  518  186  0     4601
 6   Chalmers/Potvin      0  406  524  2215  391  740  456  558  235  0     4967
 7   Hourihan/Tugwell                                                           
 8   Light/Christensen    0  385  467  2061  382  694  450  537  197  0     4636
 9   Davis/Ward           0  428  545  2562  431  773  501  616  227  0     5467
10   Eaton/Eaton          0  391  485  2762  365  685  441  537  203  100   5432
11   Kowalski/Gehring     0  389  481  DNF                                             
12   Schmidt/Wreesman     0  414  567  2400  388  780  529  633  272  200   5550
13   Crawford/Palmer                                                                 
14   Pichardo/Fujihira    0  400  546  2330  394  771  485  663  221  0     5147
15   Lein/Bond            0  380  498  2143  344  704  451  535  461  0     4981
16   Callon/Hudak         0  447  542  2344  432  775  520  651  260  200   5520
17   J. Townsend/Shue     0  477  629  2620  442  861  580  699  249  200   6058
18   Thiel/Thiel          0  428  512  2273  394  738  509  616  344  0     5198
19   Maher/DeRose         0  406  538  2268  383  717  489  609  541  0     5342
20   Robnett/Grant        0  753 1042  3050  459  861  604  704  280  300   7349
21   Scorse/Kittelberger  0  451  593  2419  428  808  597  683  241  0     5537
22   R. Townsend/Doughty  0  456  616  2509  422  839  589  697  257  0     5688
23   Burdette/Stevens     DNS                                                                
24   Krieger/Lancaster    0  422  611  2432  392  775  548  637  886  0     6066
25   Wilkinson/Hayman                                                                       
26   Daubenmier /Schumann 0  451  616  2510  421  828  550  648  263  0     5639
27   Nowicki/Hueppchen    0  467  590  2453  460  841  616  691  277  150   5854
28   Dunnington/Gable     DNS                                                               
29   Boris/Boris          0  486  785  2716  463  860  637  720  286  0     6233
30   Rathgeber/Huber      0  462  713  2668  450  893  645  712  271  0     6102
31   Woodworth/Nicholas   DNS                                                                 
32   Brandt/Putz                                                                       
33   Fischer/Daoust       0  400  554  2469  423  835  565  627  270  100   5616
34   Putz/Brandt          0  508  694  2515  436  879  663                                
35   Soltesz/Puffenberger                                                            
36   Kocks/Sands                                                                    
37   Carr/Hicks                                                                        
38   Kelly/Manos          0  517 2300  2981  505  943  639  735  358  2450 10693
39   Ottey/Beattie        0  441  591  2336  409  768  526  585  228  100   5399
40   Ewing/Daniels        0  484  587  2495  471  832  587  685  258  0     5714
41   Huller/Huller        DNF                                                                   
42   Jurgenson/Martin     0  452  610  2640  430  831  570  622  239  0     5772
43   Atkins/Bell          0  412  555  2371  412  739  508  571  250  0     5247
44   Shelton/J. Grimshaw  0  424  542  2423  421  804  553  661  222  0     5389
45   Turner/T. Grimshaw   0  415  529  2299  400  763  502  600  223  0     5131
46   Krolikowski/Scorof   DNS                                                
47   Wolf/Sweeney         DNF                                                 
48   Martino/Olds         DNS                                                  
49   Blok/Trimble         0  361  460  1990  343  676  412  590  187  0     4429
50   Beckerman/Beckerman  0  445  553  2396  445  757  542  624  234  0     5372
51   Not Issued                                                             
52   Arnold/Mesu             
53   Sullivan/Zilch       DNF Time Barred

*Stage 8 was scrubbed


Section II
                                                                       Road Sub 
Car# 10   11   12   13 14   15    16   17   18   19    20   21    22   Pts. Total Total
 2   474  219  536  0  190  1208  530  384  248  1041  532  1225  165  0    6752  11256
 3   535  265  642  0  218  1414  611  468  302  1243  596  1378  183  0    7855  12864
 4   493  229  545  0  198  1215  531  379  275  1112  553  1291  182  0    7003  11567
 6   512  238  576  0  205  1384  596 1044  289  1219  597  1375  186  0    8221  13188
 8   475  237  574  0  206  1360  616  437  286  1213  622  1387  181  0    7594  12230
 9   532  268  654  0  219  1461  648  466  308  1201  641  1458  190  0    8046  13513
10   474  240  562  0  206  1390  640  491  329  1300  643  1532  197  0    8004  13436
14   503  249  566  0  201  1372  578  423  280  1136  562  1306  177  0    7353  12500
15   494  246  568  0  209  1341  595  435  279  1209  658  1424  179  0    7637  12618
16   529  268  624  0  223  1492  675  482  325  1355  697  1520  205  300  8695  14215
17   628  314  727  0  261  1577  732  549  360  1511  751  1572  221  0    9203  15261
18   559  279  641  0  227  1432  632  470  303  1288  648  1481  205  0    8165  13363
19   538  273  636  0  222  1497  649  472  308  1303  649  1528  202  0    8277  13619
22   564  296  651  0  230  1523  698  519  358  1577  723  1579  217  0    8935  14623
24   536  286  600  0  224  1418 2174  491  319  1323  674  1572  193  0    9810  15876
26   538  287  669  0  238  1536  682  498  330  1368  666  1518  212  150  8692  14331
29   619  306  725  0  265  1586  753  592  381  1534  751  1652  231  0    9395  15628
30   614  305  692  0  243  1614  749  574  363  1505  733  1626  213  0    9231  15333
33   551  268  617  0  219  1447  660  477  321  1275  682  1424  194  0    8135  13751
40   606  297  671  0  233  1544  695  520  364  1412  706  1576  212  50   8886  14600
43   500  245  567  0  196  1369  594  458  292  1256  652  1459  203  0    7791  13038
44   533  276  650  0  236  1555  722  522  335  1700  838  1863  234  0    9464  14853
45   520  262  602  0  227  1411  636  467  298  1291  657  1445  195  0    8011  13142
49   444  223  526  0  191  1244  564  385  280  1027  528  1164  162  100  6838  11267
50   559  264  619  0  220  1450  631  480  333  1305  657  1469  200  0    8187  13559


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