VW Scirocco - Single make series
1976 VW Junior Cup
This championship was for identical VW Scirocco's, tuning of the cars was not allowed and all drivers had to be under the age of 30. Each competitor had only three sets of Pirelli P7 tyres for the entire season. Professional guest drivers, celebrities and journalists raced in specific rounds and started at the back of the grid. Keke competed as the professional guest driver for the Sylt round.
Car & Team
Hill Climb (Mountain Race)
1976 ADAC Sauerland Mountain Prize
The ADAC Sauerland Mountain Prize was the largest racing event in North Rhine-Westphalia and an important race in the Germany mountain race calendar. A total of 199 cars started on both days and Keke beat the old course record by over 6 seconds in the F2 car he used for the 1976 season. The term 'mountain race' appears to be a regional description for hillclimb events.
Car & Team
Stock car racing
1980 International Race of Champions (IROC)
The International Race of Champions consisted of 3 qualifying races with 8 drivers at each event. Races were held in 1979 and into 1980 for participants from NASCAR, Indy Car and road racing. The top four finishers in these qualifying races then earned the chance to race in the 2 final races. Keke took part in the road racing event due to his 4th place in the Can-Am championship in 1979.
IROC VII - Road Racing Qualifying Race
Speeding Days / Camaro Cup
1980 Ahveniston Vauhtipäivät
This was an invitational trophy race as part of the Speeding Days event celebrating motorsport in Finland. The event had a total audience of 25,000 spectators.
1980 Toyota Pro / Celebrity Race
The format for this event was a professional drivers versus celebrities race with the professional drivers setting off after the celebrities. The race was shortened from the original distance of 10 laps due to an accident involving former astronaut Pete Conrad.
Please be aware that Keke's autobiography and other publications state Keke won this race but that is incorrect. Michael Andretti was the winner with Parnelli Jones completing the podium in 3rd place.
* race shortened from 10 laps
Speedweek in Ahvenisto
1981 Super Star Camaro Cup
This was an invitational trophy race as part of the Speedweek event celebrating motorsport. The event had a total audience of 22,000 spectators.
Touring Car / GT
1981 Master Meeting
This event was part of the 1981 Mantorp GP and was a one-make trophy race with identical Ford Escort's being used by all competitors. The event had a total audience of 8,000 spectators.
1982 Austin Rover RallySprint
This was an informal event that pitched four rally drivers and four circuit racing drivers against each other. The RallySprint consisted of a rally special, an autotest (on the pit straight) and a race on the Donington race circuit. All the cars used by the competitors were from the Austin Rover group.
Pit Straight Autotest
Group 5 - 2000cc / 850cc
1983 Ahvenisto Autumn Competition
Events using Group 5 cars during this period were defined as Special Production Cars. These rules were based around homologated production vehicles with a liberal silhouette.
Car & Team
1984 Austin Rover RallySprint
This was an informal event that pitched four rally drivers and four circuit racing drivers against each other. The RallySprint consisted of a rally special, an autotest (on the pit straight and pit lane) and a race on the Donington race circuit. All the cars used by the competitors were from the Austin Rover group.