Pirelli Happiness Is Sunrise
NARA Rally Championship
Olean, NY

August 13-15, 1976

Official Results


NARA Sanction: 76-5
Event Miles: 350
Stage Miles: 140.98
Stages: 15
Starters: 62
Finishers: 32

FIN. CAR       
POS. NUM. SEED DRIVER/CO-DRIVER  HOMETOWN		MARQUE		SCORE
  1   1   1    John Buffum       S. Burlington, VT      Porsche         174.12
               Vicki Dykema      Shelburne, VT 

  2   6   2    Eric Jones        Columbus, OH           Datsun 510      185.96
               Mike Chern        Hilliard, OH

  3  12   3    Andy Falkiewicz   Brantford, ON          Toyota          189.39
               Angus Chisholm    Ottawa, ON

  4  15   3    John Chalmers     Findlay, OH            Datsun 510      189.61
               George Bittner    Columbus, OH 

  5  17   4    Don Jankowski     Farmington, MI         Dodge Colt      192.09
               Ray Thompson      Birmingham, MI 

  6  24   4    Joel Beyerle      Troy, MI               Dodge           194.37
               Larry Schmidt     Rochester, MI

  7  67        Walt Wagner       E. Lansing, MI         Datsun Z        200.70
               Roger Culbert     Jackson, MI 

  8  10   2    Vic Wejer         Mississauga, ON        Toyota          205.69
               Jean Monette      Quebec 

  9  25   4    Rich Schneider    Dix Hills, NY          Datsun 510      205.84
               Jeff Becker       Great Neck, NY 

 10  39   5    Bryn Cook         Westhil, ON            Dodge Colt      208.13
               John Carr         Downsview, ON 

 11   9   2    Tom Tolles        Alexandria, VA         Volvo           208.26
               Virginia Reese    Ann Arbor, MI 

 12  38   5    Jerry Sproat      Columbus, OH           Toyota          211.01
               Bob Griffith      Columbus, OH 

 13  58   5    Bill Dodd         S.Amherst, OH          Capri           212.17
               Jack Weese        Berea, OH  

 14  23   4    William Stead     Scotts, MI             Dodge Colt      213.87
               Thomas Dinkelmann Royal Oak, MI

 15  22   4    Thom O'Connor     Voorheesville, NY      SAAB 96         216.12
               Ron Sinclair      Stoney Creek, ON 

 16  56   5    Bruno Kreibich    Ridgewood, NY                          218.59
               Charles Walla     Belrose, NY  

 17  37   5    Scott Bergo       Farmington, MI         BMW             218.97
               John Grimshaw     West Bloomfield, MI

 18  28   4    Gordon McCallum   Limehouse, ON          FIAT 124SC      219.36
               Linda McCallum    Limehouse, ON 

 19  32   5    Roger Krieger     Birmingham, MI         Opel            219.91
               David Lancaster   Troy, MI 

 20  46   5    David Schipper    Ann Arbor, MI          Volvo           220.29
               Jim Kloosterman   Belleville, MI 

 21  36   5    James Vozga       Eggertsville, NY       Datsun 510      222.05
               Don Kwiatkowski   Buffalo, NY

 22  35   5    Dick Robnett      Troy, MI               Opel            222.06
               John Huber        Troy, MI

 23  53   5    John Luttenberger Kitchener, ON          Datsun 510      222.56
               Bruce Popplow 

 24  30   5    Garret Harbron    Indianapolis, IN       Mazda           223.01
               Warren Smock      Brownsburg, IN 

 25  45   5    Don Rathgeber     Livonia, MI            Mustang         224.00
               Paul Bacina       Allen Park, MI

 26  16   4    John Townsend     Gibraltar, MI          Camaro          229.90
               Rick Shue         Taylor, MI 

 27  51   5    Rudy Kren         Berea, OH              Datsun 510      231.10
               Buck Harper       Berea, OH 

 28  33   5    Les Taylor        Scarborough, ON        Datsun 510      233.52
               Mike Koch         Kitchener, ON  

 29  34   5    Fred Olds         Grosse Pointe Park, MI Datsun 510      241.66
               Jim McDonald      Troy, MI 

 30  27   4    Don Sherman       New York, NY           Cosworth Vega   243.56
               Mel Berger        New York, NY

 31  50   5    Stewart Levin     Southfield, MI         Dodge Colt      247.40
               Joe Andreini      St.Clair Shores, MI

 32  57   5    Dave Sampson      Chilicothe, OH         Toyota          258.06
               Byron Senff       Chillicothe, OH 

DNF  63   6    Charles Levine    Liverpool, NY          Volvo           DNF
               Nick Julian       Baldwinsville, NY

DNF  54   5    Denny McCarthy    Big Rapids, MI         Vega            DNF
               Nils Erickson     Grandville, MI 

DNF  47   5    Joe DeLuca        Morristown, NJ         Mazda           DNF
               Scott Hughes      Somerville, NJ 

DNF   3   1    Scott Harvey      Rochester, MI          Dodge Colt      DNF
               Dave Cady         Buffalo, NY  

DNF  14   3    Rich Swenson      Montclair, NJ          Datsun Z        DNF
               Rod Hendricksen   Rahway, NJ

DNF  66        Brent McFadyan                           Datsun 510      DNF
               Craig Jehu        Newmarket, ON 

DNF  13   3    Brian Rebney      Saginaw, MI            Datsun          DNF
               Clark Bond        Bay City, MI 

DNF  31   5    Terry Ayres       Alma, MI               Datsun          DNF
               Dan Beean         Alma, MI

DNF  55   5    Ken Osburn        Grosse Point Woods, MI Datsun          DNF
               Kit DeFever       Grosse Pt. Park, MI

DNF  40   5    William Burdette  Columbus, OH           BMW             DNF
               Gary Stevens      Columbus, OH 

DNF  62   6    Fred Stafford     Medford, MA            VW Rabbit       DNF
               Rich Anderson     Northboro, MA 

DNF  42   5    Ralph Starr       Columbus, OH           Datsun 510      DNF
               Roger Sieling     Columbus, OH 

DNF  11   2    Randy Black       Don Mills, ON          Datsun 510      DNF
               Fred Baker        Westhil, ON 

DNF  19   4    Dan Thiel         Rochester, NY          Volvo           DNF
               Andy Mayfield     Rochester, NY 

DNF  43   5    Osamu Yamada      Willowdale, ON         Datsun 510      DNF
               Terrence Lou-Hung Don Mills, ON 

DNF   4   1    Gene Henderson    Pinckney, MI           Jeep            DNF
               Ken Pogue         Detroit, MI  

DNF  44   5    George McDowell   Brooklyn, NY           Datsun          DNF
               Terry Musson      Keyport, NJ  

DNF  59   5    Pete Deierlein    Syracuse, NY           VW Rabbit       DNF
               Bruce Judd        Fayetteville, NY 

DNF   2   1    Bob Hourihan      Northville, MI         Porsche         DNF 
               Doug Shepherd     Ann Arbor, MI 

DNF   5   1    Jim Walker        Ann Arbor, MI          Volvo           DNF
               Joe LeBeau        Midland, MI 

DNF   8   2    Guy Light         Bay City, MI           SAAB 99         DNF
               Don Jeckel        Saginaw, MI 

DNF  29   5    Eric Bray         Akron, OH              Vega            DNF
               Gary Holt         Niles, OH 

DNF  41   5    Loyal Jodar       Petoskey, MI           Capri           DNF
               J.Jon Wickens     Livonia, MI 

DNF  48   5    Mark Hardymon     Columbus, OH           Datsun          DNF
               Norm Gable        N. Manchester, IN 

DNF  49   5    Tom Hamilton      Cleveland, OH          SAAB            DNF
               Jim Sweeney       Cleveland, OH

DNF  52   5    Don DeRose        Grand Island, NY       FIAT 124SC      DNF
               William DeRose 

DNF  60   6    Ken Burt          Hicksville, NY         Datsun          DNF
               Richard Gunther   Northport, NY  

DNF  61   6    Malcolm Ream      Alexandria, VA         Renault         DNF
               William Packard   Falls Church, VA  

DNF  64   6    Leonard Putz      Cleveland, OH          Capri           DNF
               Tom Schmidt       Berea, OH 

DNF  65   6    Frank Pope        Indianapolis, IN       Datsun          DNF 
               Richard Kraus  


DNS   7   2    Hendrick Blok     Manhattan Beach, CA    Plymouth Arrow  DNS
               Erick Hauge       Sacramento, CA 

DNS  18   4    Walt Kammer       Williamsville, NY      Datsun 510      DNS
               Ron Kwiatkowski   Cheektowaga, NY 

DNS  20   4    Milo Forstl       Barrie, ON             Toyota          DNS 
               Gary Murakami     Barrie, ON

DNS  21   4    Wayne Eaton       Ann Arbor, MI          VW              DNS 
               Carolyn Eaton     Ann Arbor, MI 

DNS  26   4    Al Schmit         Fort Lee, NJ           VW              DNS
               Jim Damerell      Bronx, NY 



       POS COMPETITOR    VEHICLE       CAR# SS#l  SS#2  SS#3  SS#4  SS#5  SS#6  SS#7  SS#8
        1  Buffum        Porsche         1  0.51 10.61 13.92  7.62  7.00 11.42 14.18 15.55
        2  Jones         Datsun 510      6  0.64 11.95 16.65  8.88  7.57 12.04 14.94 17.63
        3  Falkiewicz    Toyota         12  0.59 11.86 16.40  8.76  7.73 11.99 15.03 19.13
        4  Chalmers      Datsun 510     15  0.65 11.84 16.35  9.02  7.92 12.78 15.65 19.07
        5  Jankowski     Dodge Colt     17  0.61 11.75 19.73  9.53  7.52 12.22 14.93 17.46
        6  Beyerle       Dodge          24  0.63 11.99 16.78  9.10  8.06 12.35 15.85 18.88
        7  Wagner        Datsun Z       67  0.66 13.01 17.11  9.00  8.28 13.01 16.00 21.08
        8  Wejer         Toyota         10  0.6l 12.65 17.79  9.68  8.57 13.14 16.62 20.70
        9  Schneider     Datsun 510     25  0.65 12.95 17.61  9.21  8.06 13.15 15.93 20.14
       10  Cook          Dodge Colt     39  0.66 13.08 17.89  9.50  8.29 13.53 17.03 22.13
       11  Tolles        Volvo           9  0.67 11.44 15.78  8.87  7.57 11.80 14.76 38.44
       12  Sproat        Toyota         38  0.67 13.17 18.46  9.90  8.28 13.78 16.74 21.24
       13  Dodd          Capri          58  0.66 13.13 18.69  9.75  8.81 13.96 18.01 22.73
       14  Stead         Dodge Colt     23  0.63 12.97 16.92  9.43  8.06 13.36 16.38 28.27
       15  O'Connor      SAAB 96        22  0.66 13.94 18.92  9.97  8.40 13.87 16.60 21.19
       16  Kreibich                     56  0.62 12.88 18.62  9.89  8.82 l3.64 16.96 21.23
       17  Bergo         BMW            37  0.71 13.71 19.37 10.45  9.23 14.15 18.34 21.77
       18  McCallum      FIAT 124SC     28  0.67 13.56 19.32 10.22  8.60 13.95 17.66 22.65
       19  Krieger       OpelL          32  0.68 12.75 19.35  9.82  8.54 13.53 16.74 21.25
       20  Schipper      Volvo          46  0.68 13.78 18.64  9.97  8.83 14.49 17.21 23.50
       21  Vozga         Datsun 510     36  0.67 13.57 18.87 10.42  8.71 14.09 17.11 22.28
       22  Robnett       Opel           35  0.70 14.62 20.44 10.60  8.81 14.61 18.19 22.27
       23  Luttenberger  Datsun 510     53  0.65 12.59 19.56 10.85  8.92 14.35 16.75 23.36
       24  Harbron       Mazda          30  0.78 14.02 18.80 10.35  9.26 13.98 l7.53 23.22
       25  Rathgeber     Mustang        45  0.67 13.53 18.20  9.51  8.61 15.47 17.50 21.98
       26  Townsend      Camaro         16  0.64 13.45 18.42 10.42  9.23 14.15 18.27 24.55
       27  Kren          Datsun 510     51  0.75 14.64 19.63 10.67  9.44 14.20 17.66 24.19
       28  Taylor        Datsun 510     33  0.63 13.30 18.71 10.12  8.60 14.74 28.12 24.26
       29  Olds          Datsun 510     34  0.67 13.57 19.13 10.33  8.90 13.81 27.04 23.39
       30  Sherman       Cosworth Vega  27  0.72 12.69 16.95  9.89  8.31 13.02 44.21 21.02
       31  Levin         Dodge Colt     50  0.69 15.55 23.60 10.48  9.79 16.38 19.22 25.45
       32  Sampson       Toyota         57  0.74 15.13 21.83 11.83 10.15 16.70 20.50 26.49
      DNF  Levine        Volvo          63  0.81 15.71 21.19 11.95 10.28 17.56 20.56 29.73
      DNF  McCarthy      Vega           54  0.72 20.60 18.13 10.01  9.05 14.07 17.52 24.91
      DNF  DeLuca        Mazda          47  0.70 13.53 19.18  9.80  8.69 16.41 19.00 22.54
      DNF  Harvey        Dodge Colt      3  0.59 10.94 17.08  8.78  7.53 11.69 15.25 18.49 DNF
      DNF  Swenson       Datsun Z       14  0.61 11.52 16.79  8.95  7.63 12.05 15.16 18.20 DNF
      DNF  McFadyen      Datsun 510     66  0.65 12.07 17.25  9.09  7.94 13.20 15.49 21.60 DNF
      DNF  Rebney        Datsun         13  0.61 12.77 18.20  9.69  8.32 13.30 16.14 20.26 DNF
      DNF  Ayres         Datsun         31  0.64 12.85 18.73 10.44  8.73 13.96 16.20 20.70 DNF
      DNF  Osburn        Datsun         55  0.68 13.00 18.63  9.40  8.19 13.29 16.85 21.57 DNF
      DNF  Burdette      BMW            40  0.72 13.21 18.77  9.82  8.44 14.32 17.25 22.07 DNF
      DNF  Stafford      VW Rabbit      62  0.76 25.71 19.91 11.26  9.43 15.09 19.01 22.45 DNF
      DNF  Starr         Datsun 510     42  0.73 l4.29 27.80 11.45  9.74 16.02 19.23 26.87 DNF
      DNF  Black         Datsun 510     11  0.62 11.55 18.09  9.16  8.00 12.48 15.54 DNF
      DNF  Thiel         Volvo          19  0.64 12.37 17.24  9.17  7.79 12.26 DNF
      DNF  Yamada        Datsun 510     43  0.72 13.67 25.73 11.26 10.94 16.02 DNF
      DNF  Henderson     Jeep            4  0.59 11.62 15.74  8.42 DNF
      DNF  McDowell      Datsun         44  0.66 12.56 19.56 10.53 DNF
      DNF  Deierlein     VW Rabbit      59  0.73 DNF
      DNF  Hourihan      Porsche         2  DNF 
      DNF  Walker        Volvo           5  DNF
      DNF  Light         SAAB 99         8  DNF
      DNF  Bray          Vega           29  DNF
      DNF  Jodar         Capri          41  DNF
      DNF  Hardymon      Datsun         48  DNF
      DNF  Hamilton      SAAB           49  DNF
      DNF  DeRose        FIAT 124SC     52  DNF
      DNF  Burt          Datsun         60  DNF
      DNF  Ream          Renault        61  DNF
      DNF  Putz          Capri          64  DNF
      DNF  Pope          Datsun         65  DNF 

      DNS  Blok          Plymouth Arrow  7  DNS
      DNS  Kammer        Datsun 510     18  DNS
      DNS  Forstl        Toyota         20  DNS 
      DNS  Eaton         VW             21  DNS 
      DNS  Schmit        VW             26  DNS
      


                                                                                     Add'l
       POS COMPETITOR    VEHICLE       CAR# SS#9 SS#10 SS#11 SS#12 SS#13 SS#14 SS#15 Penal* TOTAL
        1  Buffum        Porsche         1 17.72 18.85  5.57  8.58 22.11  8.29 12.19  0.0   174.12
        2  Jones         Datsun 510      6 17.26 18.72  5.91  9.58 23.69  8.81 11.69  0.0   l85.96
        3  Falkiewicz    Toyota         12 17.73 20.81  6.18  9.84 24.21  7.73 11.40  0.0   189.39
        4  Chalmers      Datsun 510     15 18.21 19.84  6.01  9.65 22.47  7.91 12.14  0.10  189.61
        5  Jankowski     Dodge Colt     17 17.68 19.41  6.46 10.36 23.82  8.29 11.82  0.50  192.09
        6  Beyerle       Dodge          24 18.19 20.20  6.43 10.62 24.77  8.25 12.27  0.0   194.37
        7  Wagner        Datsun Z       67 19.74 21.26  6.57 10.76 23.76  8.23 12.23  0.0   200.70
        8  Wejer         Toyota         10 19.42 20.61  6.76 10.92 26.44  8.67 12.61  0.50  205.69
        9  Schneider     Datsun 510     25 20.74 22.60  6.70 10.61 25.20  8.33 12.66  1.30  205.84
       10  Cook          Dodge Colt     39 21.08 21.40  6.70 10.39 24.85  8.23 12.37  1.00  208.13
       11  Tolles        Volvo           9 17.68 19.09  6.16  9.45 23.42  7.28 12.35  3.50  208.26
       12  Sproat        Toyota         38 21.27 22.53  6.58 11.18 25.51  6.71 12.79  0.20  211.01
       13  Dodd          Capri          58 20.90 21.80  6.53 10.47 25.26  8.17 13.10  0.20  212.17
       14  Stead         Dodge Colt     23 19.67 21.50  6.60 10.98 25.86  8.29 12.65  2.10  213.87
       15  O'Connor      SAAB 96        22 20.77 22.11  6.96 11.54 27.30  8.81 13.08  2.00  216.12
       16  Kreibich                     56 ZO.83 21.46  6.89 10.63 26.25  8.75 13.42  7.70  218.59
       17  Bergo         BMW            37 21.43 21.98  7.11 11.49 26.33  8.70 13.60  0.60  218.97
       18  McCallum      FIAT 124SC     28 21.14 23.46  7.12 11.34 27.40  9.20 13.07  0.0   219.36
       19  Krieger       Opel           32 27.99 22.38  7.23 10.82 25.92  8.99 12.82  1.10  219.9l
       20  Schipper      Volvo          46 21.31 22.25  7.19 11.69 27.15  8.78 13.72  1.10  220.29
       21  Vozga         Datsun 510     36 21.74 24.17  7.04 11.54 27.72  9.56 14.06  0.50  222.05
       22  Robnett       Opel           35 21.10 23.35  7.41 11.56 26.55  8.85 12.92  0.10  222.06
       23  Luttenberger  Datsun 510     53 20.60 24.48  7.14 12.68 28.27  8.58 13.68  0.10  222.56
       24  Habron        Mazda          30 22.40 23.18  7.05 11.21 27.65  9.28 14.10  0.20  223.01
       25  Rathgeber     Mustang        45 21.39 26.08  7.35 11.45 27.32  9.00 13.44  2.50  224.00
       26  Townsend      Camaro         16 21.34 24.41  7.57 11.97 28.47  9.21 14.20  3.60  229.90
       27  Kren          Datsun 510     51 22.31 25.05  7.50 12.04 28.63  9:19 14.20  1.00  231.10
       28  Taylor        Datsun 510     33 21.73 24.00  7.50 12.36 29.13  8.01 l2.21  0.10  233.52
       29  Olds          Datsun 510     34 24.29 24.58  7.59 11.92 28.34  8.80 13.20  6.10  24l.66
       30  Sherman       Cosworth Vega  27 21.96 22.63  7.15 10.98 26.24  9.25 16.04  2.50  243.56
       31  Levin         Dodge Colt     50 22.86 26.08  7.61 12.70 29.25  9.21 18.03  0.50  247.40
       32  Sampson       Toyota         57 25.56 28.22  6.46 13.95 30.28 10.35 16.07  1.80  258.06
      DNF  Levine        Volvo          63 25.65 30.11  9.31 14.13 31.42 10.33 16.84 30.30  DNF**
      DNF  McCarthy      Vega           54 22.27 26.40 13.46 DNF
      DNF  DeLuca        Mazda          47 21.59 DNF
       
   * NOTE: Add'l Penalty column includes non-stage timing penalties, plus
           penalty due to improper self-scoring of Route Card (0.1 min per error).
       
   ** DNF at Olean Main Time Control. Over MPL in-time requested.
       
   Results prepared by Walt Kammer


Stage# Name                    Length
    1  Kendall Spectator Stage  0.30
    2  Thompson Road            9.36
    3  Horton Run              12.33
    4  Hungry Hollow - East     7.40
    5  Randall                  6.21
    6  Mill Run                 9.63
    7  Cushman                 10.75
    8  Fork Hill - South       12.48
    9  Pete's Run              14.23
   10  Fork Hill - North       12.59
   11  Robinson                 4.55
   12  Hungry Hollow - West     7.46
   13  Windfall                18.13
   14  Big Nelson               5.96
   15  Rock Run                 9.60


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