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GTP: 1989 Portland IMSA GTP Race Broadcast

August 21, 2009 by Marshall Pruett · 1 Comment 

Spend 97 minutes with Geoff Brabham, Price Cobb, Davy Jones and the rest of the players in the 1989 Portland IMSA GTP race…one that went down in great controversy after the checkered flag was displayed early.

Jaguar’s Price Cobb crossed the finish line first as the checkered flag waved prematurely, and Geoff Brabham crossed it last just when it was scheduled to fall. Despite Nissan’s victory circle celebrations, the win would be overturned and given to Cobb.

While it made for great drama at the time; it’s all IMSA fans spoke about, but the altered outcome did little to sway the championship as the Nissan/Brabham freight train carried onto their second consecutive GTP title.

1st Lammers / Cobb Jaguar XJR-10 Castrol Jaguar Racing
2nd Geoff Brabham Nissan GTP ZX-T Electramotive Engineering
3rd Chip Robinson Nissan GTP ZX-T Electramotive Engineering
4th Nielsen / Jones Jaguar XJR-9 Castrol Jaguar Racing
5th Miller / Earl Spice SE89P Chevrolet Jim Miller Racing
6th Andretti / Wollek Porsche 962 Busby Racing
7th Moran / Ribbs Eagle HF89 Toyota All American Racers
8th Mass Porsche 962C Bayside Racing/Bruce Leven
9th Adams Porsche 962 Hotchkis Racing
10th Gianpiero Moretti Porsche 962C Momo/Gebhardt Racing

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GTP: 1986 Portland GTP Race Broadcast

March 9, 2009 by Terrance · Leave a Comment 


GTP: 1986 Portland GTP Race Broadcast from GrandTouringPrototype.com on Vimeo.

The 1986 IMSA GTP race broadcast from Portland in Oregon.

Courtesy of the American Le Mans Series.

GTP: 1988 Bob Jackson Portland Special

March 4, 2009 by Terrance · Leave a Comment 

GTP: 1988 Bob Jackson Portland Special from GrandTouringPrototype.com on Vimeo.

A fun and insightful look at the Portland GTP event by videographer and IMSA fan Bob Jackson.

Courtesy of Bob Jackson.

Courtesy of the American Le Mans Series.

GTP: 1989 AAR Featurette, Portland

March 3, 2009 by Terrance · Leave a Comment 

GTP: 1989 AAR Featurette, Portland from GrandTouringPrototype.com on Vimeo.

Dan Gurney’s Toyota GTP team is looked at with their unique situation of running one AAR-designed car and one Japanese Group C-spec Toyota.

Courtesy of the American Le Mans Series.

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