Northern Lights PRO Rally
Houghton Lake, Michigan
SCCA Pro Rally Championship

May 3-4, 1980

Official Results



80-NPR-4
267 Total Miles
120 Stage Miles
20 Stages
Entries: 56
Finishers: 34
Chairman: Don Hill
Region: Saginaw Valley
Press Release


	Prod								
Overall	Class	Car
Pos.	Pos.	No.	Driver/Co-Driver	Hometown		Region		Vehicle		Total
 1		 1	John Buffum		S. Burlington, VT	NER		Triumph		11000
			Doug Shepherd		Ann Arbor, MI		Detroit		TR8

 2		52	Jon Woodner		Washington, DC		SF		Triumph		11575
			David Orrick		Lancashire, England	St.Louis	TR8

 3		 7	Guy Light		Midland, MI		SVR		Jeep CJ7	11651
			Jim Brandt		Lake Odessa, MI		WMR

 4		 8	Dick Turner		Lancaster, TX		Texas		Int.		11788
			Tom Grimshaw		Lewisville, TX		Texas		Scout

 5		 4	John Chalmers		Findlay, OH		NWO		Colt		11967
			Bill Potvin		Toledo, OH		NWO

 6		 3	Hannu Valtaharju	Somero, Finland		NEO		Toyota		12336
			Jim Sweeney		Cleveland, OH		NEO		Celica

 7		56	Marek Baranski		London, England		NYR		Mazda		12540
			Ginny Reese		Ann Arbor, MI		Detroit		RX2

 8		17	John Townsend		Gibraltar, MI		Detroit		Chevette	13010
			Rick Shue		Dearborn, MI		Detroit

 9	 1	13	Jon Davis 		Houghton, MI		Detroit		SAAB 99		13107
			Harry Ward III		Toledo, OH		NWO

10		22	Mark Hardymon		Powell, OH		OVR		Colt		13118
			Tom Drake		Columbus, OH		OVR

11		34	Michael Purzycki	Fenton, MI		SVR		Willys		13153
			Kenneth Middleton	Holly, MI		SVR		Jeep

12		21	David Schipper		Ann Arbor, MI		Detroit		Colt		13351
			James Kloosterman	Ypsilanti, MI		Detroit

13		26	Robert Schneider	Sylvania, OH		NWO		VW		13358
			Larry Ward		Toledo, OH		NWO		Rabbit

14	 2	41	Roger Suppes		Saginaw, MI		SVR		Toyota		13390
			Woody Crutchfield	Frankenmuth, MI		Guest		Corolla

15		55	Gerry Meyer		Chatham, Ont.		Guest		Mazda		13405
			Randy Weiser		Wallaceburg, Ont	Guest		RX3

16		42	Robert Hebblewhite	Pentwater, MI		Guest		Plymouth 	13518
			Brian Hartung		Pentwater, MI		Guest		Fury

17		14	Kim DeMotte		Imperial, MO		St.Louis	SAAB 99		13634
			Jerry Brett		Manchester, MO		St.Louis

18		28	John Daubenmier		Canton, MI		Detroit		Datsun		13635
			Gary Grebus		Columbus, OH		OVR		510

19	 3	39	Patrick Nowak		Ann Arbor, MI		Detroit		Capri		13640
			John Erickson		Roseville, MI		Detroit

20	 4	27	Henry Krolikowski	Wyandotte, MI		Detroit		Colt		13756
			John Furchak		Southgate, MI		Detroit

21	 5	40	Robert Schaffner 	Pittsburgh, PA		Ctl Penn	Datsun		13956
			Gregg Mambourg		Lexington, OH		OVR		510

22		53	Wayne Allen		Wauconda, IL		Chicago		VW		14058
			Richard Colberg		Fox River Gr., IL	Guest		Scirocco

23	 6	30	David Cady 		Buffalo, NY		WNY		Arrow		14267
			Barbara Gardner		Buffalo, NY		WNY

24		47	Thomas Radcliff		Rolla, MO		Guest		Mazda		14313
			Michael Muenter		Florissant, MO		Guest		RX2

25		12	Jim Callon		Sault Ste Marie, MI	Guest		Datsun		14337
			Walt Krafft		Hinsdale, IL		SVR		510

26		44	Rodger Grantham		Rolla, MO		Guest		Corvair  	14383
			Leslie McIntyre		Rolla, MO		Guest

27		24	Debra Spicer		Saginaw, MI		SVR		SAAB 99		14427
			Sue Rueter		Saginaw, MI		SVR

28		46	John Bell		Milwaukee, WI		Milw		Opel		14502
			Mark Bowers		Salem, VA		Guest		Ascona

29	 7	45	Bernard Pizarro 	Dayton, OH		Indy		Colt		14854
			Casey Kronson		Dayton, OH		Wabash

30		48	Mike Crane		Bowling Green, KY	Tenn.		Fiat 124	15189
			Bob Hayes		Bowling Green, KY	Tenn.

31		18	Don Rathgeber		Livonia, MI		Detroit		Mustang		15480
			John Huber		Troy, MI		Detroit

32		36	Jeff Boris		Grand Rapids, MI	WMR		Capri		15714
			Debbie Boris		Grand Rapids, MI	SVR

33		33	John Scorof		Wixom, MI		Detroit		Pinto		16165
			Terry Richards		Pinckney, MI		Detroit

34		29	Joseph Alexander	Blacklick, OH		OVR		Mercedes	16583
			Mark Alexander		Columbus, OH		OVR

DNF		 2	Hendrik Blok		Los Angeles, CA		Cal Club	Arrow
			Jean Rizor		Ann Arbor, MI		Detroit

		 5	Eric Jones		Columbus, OH		OVR		Datsun
			Roger Sieling		Columbus, OH		OVR		510

		 6	Garry Henderson		Dearborn, MI		Detroit		Jeep CJ7
			Mike VanLoo		Farmington, MI		Guest

		 9	Bob Hourihan		W. Bloomfield, MI	Las Vegas	Lancer
			Robin Edwardes		Pierrefonds, Que	SMCC

		10	Larry Schmidt		Rochester, MI		Detroit		Colt
			Joe Andreini		St. Clair Sh., MI	Detroit

		11	Gary Kowalski		South Bend, IN		S.Bend		AMC
			Richard Gehring		South Bend, IN		S.Bend		Hornet

		15	Dave Nicholas		Mishawaka, IN		S.Bend		Colt
			Marv Miller		Bristol, IN		S.Bend

		16	Dave Beck		Riverton, IL		Ctl. Ill.	Datsun
			Lloyd Johnson		Springfield, IL		St.Louis	510

		19	Dale Atkins		Lansing, MI		SVR		Datsun
			Bruce Fisher		Lansing, MI		SVR		240Z

		20	Al Schmit		Fort Lee, NJ		NNJ		VW 113
			Paul Jaeger		Akron, OH		NEO

		23	Curt Spicer		Saginaw, MI		SVR		SAAB 99
			Dennis Rueter		Saginaw, MI		SVR

		25	Donald Holcomb		Baraboo, WI		Wabash Valley	SAAB 99
			Craig Ahles		Baraboo, WI		Wabash Valley

		31	Alan Arnold		Colgate, WI		Milw		Fiat X1/9
			Bruce Beauvais		Grand Rapids, MI	WMR

		32	John Richards		Farmington Hills, MI	Guest		Colt
			John Gault		Ferndale, MI		Guest

		35	Frank Pope		Indianapolis, IN	WVR		Datsun
			Brent Cary		Indianapolis, IN	Indy		610

		37	John VanWyk		Howard City, MI		WMR		Int.
			David Parps		Kalamazoo, MI		WMR		Traveler

		38	John Gray		Toledo, OH		NWO		Datsun
			Bill Bauman		Toledo, OH		NWO		510

		43	Dave Paisley		Toronto, Ont		Guest		Datsun
			Larry Flint		Mississauga, Ont	Guest		280Z

		49	Erik Zenz		West Allis, WI		Guest		SAAB 99
			Ian Simpson		Milwaukee, WI		Guest

		50	Theo Mesu		Mukwonago, WI		Milw		Ford
			Robert Zahn		West Allis, WI		Milw		Fiesta

		51	Steve Nowicki		West Allis, WI		Milw		Datsun
			David Hueppchen		Plymouth, WI		Milw		510

		54	Grant Starling		London, Ont		Guest		Datsun
			Jeff Kinsella		London, Ont		Guest		510

Courtesy of Jeff Secor


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