Busby wins Historic Grand Prix at Sears Point

SONOMA, Calif. (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) - Newport Beach's Jim Busby took the lead on the final lap on Sunday and held on to win the Historic Grand Prix featuring Vintage Formula One race cars at Sears Point Raceway during the Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge Wine ...

Busby wins Historic Grand Prix at Sears Point

SONOMA, Calif. (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) - Newport Beach's Jim Busby took the lead on the final lap on Sunday and held on to win the Historic Grand Prix featuring Vintage Formula One race cars at Sears Point Raceway during the Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge Wine Country Classic.

Busby, piloting a 1979 Tyrrell, was able to pass Steve Romak of Walnut Creek to take the checkered flag in the 10-lap feature race on the 12-turn, 2.52-mile twisting road course. Romak (1983 Williams) held on for second and San Francisco's Dan Baker (1977 McLaren) took third place. Busby posted an average speed of 93.334 mph and led four of the 10 laps.

Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge Wine Country Classic

SONOMA, Calif. - Final results Sunday from the 10-lap feature race for the Historic Grand Prix featuring Vintage Formula One Cars on Sears Point Raceway's 12-turn, 2.52-mile road course. Hometown, car make in parentheses: <pre> 1. Jim Busby (Newport Beach, 1979 Tyrrell) 2. Steve Roman (Walnut Creek, 1983 Williams) 3. Dan Baker (San Francisco, 1977 McLaren) 4. James King (Belleville, Ill, 1976 March) 5. Doug Mockett (Rancho Palos Verdes, 1975 Penski) 6. Chris McAllister (Indianapolis, 1976 Ferrari) 7. Michael Pineau (San Luis Obispo, 1978 Wolf) 8. Maurice McCraig (Calgary, Canada, 1977 Wolf) 9. Steve Earle (Buellton, 1977 McLaren) 10. Bud Moeller (Danville, 1980 Ferrari) 11. John Delane (Redondo Beach, 1971 Tyrrell) 12. Murray Smith (New York, 1973 Brabham) 13. Dave Hankin (Redding, 1970 March) 14. John Dimmer (Tacoma, Wash., 1967 Brabham) 15. Fred Cziska (Pacifica, 1979 Shadow)

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