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Programme Cover - Tourist Trophy 1979
Event: Pentax Silverstone Tourist TrophyDate: 16.9.1979
Track: Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit (GB), 4.719 kmsDistance: 500 kilometresAttendance: unknown

Tourist Trophy

Start time: 14:05; Grid: 2-2-2, PP right; Weather: sunny

Entered: unknown

Practiced: unknown

Started: 44

Finished:

Division 5 - +3000 (Div.5)
Division 4 - 3000 (Div.4)
Division 3 - 2000 (Div.3)
Division 2 - 1600 (Div.2)
Division 1 - 1300 (Div.1)
Entry List
Entry List - Tourist Trophy 1979
Photos by courtesy of: Richard Harman (8), Rupert Lowes (3) and Simon Lowes (2)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 23/12/2005 Last photo update on this page: 17/05/2016
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11 - BMW 3.0 CSL - BMW ItalyBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3196 cc N/ADiv.5
BMW ItalyClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Umberto Grano (I)/Eddy Joosen (B)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 2nd (1:36.500)
Colours: green (+red/white)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 17/05/2016Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
22 - BMW 3.0 CSL - Luigi RacingBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3196 cc N/ADiv.5
Luigi RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Raijmond van Hove (B)/Pierre Dieudonné (B)/Jean Xhenceval (B)Result: did not finish (Rocker arm)
Grid: 3rd (1:37.300)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/12/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
33 - BMW 3.0 CSL - Jolly Club MilanoBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3196 cc N/ADiv.5
Jolly Club Milano (I)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carlo Facetti (I)/Martino Finotto (I)Result: winner - (167.340 kph) - margin: 1 lap
Grid: 1st (1:36.220)
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/12/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
1818 - Ford Capri - Voxson Car Sound SystemsFord Capri - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2992 cc N/ADiv.4
Voxson Car Sound SystemsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Les Blackburn (GB)/Gordon Bruce (GB)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 17/05/2016Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
1919 - Ford Capri III 3.0S - Fabergé Racing/Lee JeansFord Capri III 3.0S - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2994 cc N/ADiv.4
Fabergé Racing/Lee JeansClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Stuart Graham (GB)/Tiff Needell (GB)Result: 4th 1st in Div.4 (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:40.680)
Colours: dark blue/green (+red/yellow/silver)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 17/05/2016Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
4545 - Opel Monza 3.0 - Abex Pagid Caramba Racing TeamOpel Monza 3.0E # - Opel L6 2999 cc N/ADiv.4
Abex Pagid Caramba Racing Team (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Johann Weisheidinger (D)/Dietmar Hackner (D)Result: 14th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 36th (1:48.560)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 17/05/2016Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
5454 - Ford Escort II RS - D&W Zakspeed TeamFord Escort II RS # - Ford Cosworth BDA L4 1840 cc N/ADiv.3
D&W Zakspeed Team (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Siegfried Müller, Jr. (D)/Klaus Niedzwiedz (D)Result: 2nd 1st in Div.3 (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:39.730)
Colours: black/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 17/05/2016Photo by courtesy of: Simon Lowes and Richard Harman
5555 - Ford Escort II RS - D&W Zakspeed TeamFord Escort II RS - Ford Cosworth BDA L4 1840 cc N/ADiv.3
D&W Zakspeed Team (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Jörg Denzel (D)/Hans Heyer (D)Result: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:39.710)
Colours: black/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 17/05/2016Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
No photos available:
6The car is not available on a photoAMC Spirit AMX - AMC 4982 cc N/ADiv.5
American Motors Team HighballClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Les Delano (USA)/Jeremy Nightingale (GB)
listed, never drove:
Amos Johnson (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 41st (1:53.090)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoVW Golf GTI # - VW L4 1588 cc N/ADiv.2
The Akai GolfClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Derek Bell (GB)/Barry Sheene (GB)/Richard Lloyd (GB)Result: did not finish (Flywheel)
Grid: 35th (1:48.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoBMW 530i - BMW L6 2990 cc N/ADiv.4
Dick Lovett (Specialist Cars) Ltd.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pete Lovett (GB)/John Cooper (GB)/John Morrison (GB)Result: did not finish
Grid: 22nd (1:44.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoBMW 530i # - BMW L6 2986 cc N/ADiv.4
Racing Corporation ViennaClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Harald Neger (A)/Roman Loibnegger (A)/Heribert Werginz (A)Result: did not finish
Grid: 4th (1:39.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoFord Capri III 3.0S - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2994 cc N/ADiv.4
Gordon Spice RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gordon Spice (GB)/Peter Clark (GB)/Chris Craft (GB)Result: 5th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:41.470)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoFord Capri III 3.0S # - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2994 cc N/ADiv.4
Eichberg Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Siegfried Müller (D)/Bernd Ringshausen (D)Result: did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 30th (1:46.880)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-5 # - Mazda 2R 1308 cc RotaryDiv.4
David Palmer (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Palmer (GB)/John Markey (GB)Result: did not start (Prop shaft)
Grid: 40th (1:52.460)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 - Mazda 13B 2R 1146 cc RotaryDiv.4
Tom Walkinshaw RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Walkinshaw (GB)/H. Tippet (GB)/David Palmer (GB)
listed, never drove:
Michel de Deyne (B)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 8th (1:40.760)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
31The car is not available on a photoFord Capri II 3.0S - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2994 cc N/ADiv.4
David BrodieClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Brodie (GB)/Dave Matthews (GB)Result: did not finish (Piston)
Grid: 13th (1:42.870)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
33The car is not available on a photoFord Capri III 3.0S # - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2994 cc N/ADiv.4
Allam Motor Services Racing with BPClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jeff Allam (GB)/Stuart Patterson (GB)Result: 11th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:42.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car is not available on a photoFord Capri III 3.0S - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2994 cc N/ADiv.4
Industrial Control Services Ltd.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Robertson (GB)/Phil Dowsett (GB)
listed, never drove:
Pete Hall (GB)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 24th (1:44.630)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoFord Capri III 3.0S - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2996 cc N/ADiv.4
Browne and DayClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Brian Muir (AUS)/Win Percy (GB)
listed, never drove:
Martin Thomas (GB)
Result: 6th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:42.660)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoFord Capri III 3.0S - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2996 cc N/ADiv.4
Toleman Group MotorsportClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rad Dougall (ZA)/Martin Thomas (GB)
DNS:
Ted Toleman (GB); listed, never drove: Brian Henton (GB)
Result: 13th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:43.410)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoFord Capri III 3.0S - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2994 cc N/ADiv.4
Gordon Spice RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Craft (GB)/Peter Clark (GB)/Gordon Spice (GB)Result: not classified
Grid: 20th (1:43.890)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoFord Capri III 3.0S - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2994 cc N/ADiv.4
Voxson Car Sound SystemsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Les Blackburn (GB)/Gordon Bruce (GB)Result: 12th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:43.590)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
40The car is not available on a photoFord Capri III 3.0S # - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2994 cc N/ADiv.4
Equipe EssoClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Vince Woodman (GB)/Jonathan Buncombe (GB)Result: 7th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:43.190)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
44The car is not available on a photoOpel Monza - Opel L6 2968 cc N/ADiv.4
Dealer Opel TeamClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Andy Rouse (GB)/Tony Dron (GB)
listed, never drove:
Win Percy (GB)
Result: 9th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 28th (1:46.410)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoToyota Celica # - Toyota L4 2000 cc N/ADiv.3
Postert Toyota TeamClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Karl-Heinz Gürthler (D)/Karl-Heinz Schäfer (D)Result: disqualified (Push start)
Grid: 14th (1:42.890)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
53The car is not available on a photoBMW 320 # - BMW L4 1999 cc N/ADiv.3
Eggenberger Motorsport (CH)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Geisser (CH)/Armin Buschor (CH)
listed, never drove:
Georges Bosshard (CH)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 29th (1:46.740)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
56The car is not available on a photoFord Escort II RS 1800 - Ford Cosworth BDA L4 1840 cc N/ADiv.3
Ronnie Scott's Club/Valprint/WithersClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pete King (GB)/David Da Costa (GB)/Dave McPherson (GB)Result: disqualified (Push start)
Grid: 9th (1:40.770)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
61The car is not available on a photoVauxhall Magnum - Vauxhall L4 2279 cc N/ADiv.4
London Sports Car Centre/Ego ComputersClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Barrie Williams (GB)/Tony Lanfranchi (GB)
listed, never drove:
Brian Atthews (GB), Alan Foster (GB)
Result: not classified
Grid: 31st (1:47.050)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
65The car is not available on a photoTriumph Dolomite Sprint - Triumph L4 1998 cc N/ADiv.3
Team Triplex with Esso and MotorClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gerry Marshall (GB)/Roger Clark (GB)
listed, never drove:
Rex Greenslade (GB)
Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 27th (1:46.040)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
66The car is not available on a photoTriumph Dolomite Sprint - Triumph L4 1998 cc N/ADiv.3
Team Triplex with Esso and MotorClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rex Greenslade (GB)/Chuck Nicholson (GB)/Gerry Marshall (GB)Result: did not finish
Grid: 26th (1:45.520)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
69The car is not available on a photoFord Escort - Ford L4 1998 cc N/ADiv.3
Haribo LakritzenClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rolf Rosenkranz (D)/Hans-Günter Stoffel (D)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
70The car is not available on a photoFord Escort - Ford L4 1998 cc N/ADiv.3
K.W.S. MotorsportClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hartmut Bauer (D)/Helmut Gall (D)Result: 15th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 33rd (1:49.920)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
71The car is not available on a photoVW Golf GTI # - VW L4 1588 cc N/ADiv.2
The Akai GolfClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Derek Bell (GB)/Richard Lloyd (GB)Result: did not finish (Gearbox oil leak)
Grid: 15th (1:43.090)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
72The car is not available on a photoVW Scirocco - VW L4 1598 cc N/ADiv.2
TL Racing ABClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Thomas Lindström (S)/Bo Wiedesheim (S)Result: 10th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (1:45.280)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
73The car is not available on a photoAudi 80 GTE # - Audi L4 1596 cc N/ADiv.2
Kilian TuningClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Fred Rosterg (D)/Manfred Trint (D)Result: did not finish (Lost wheel)
Grid: 21st (1:44.160)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
74The car is not available on a photoAudi 80 GTE # - Audi L4 1596 cc N/ADiv.2
Renngemeinschaft MSCC LangenfeldClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Nowak (D)/Willi Bergmeister (D)Result: 8th 1st in Div.2 (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:43.450)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
76The car is not available on a photoVW Scirocco - VW L4 1588 cc N/ADiv.2
Misczyk Tuning-
-
Driven by: Horst Bonefeld (D)/Klaus Ligensa (D)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
82The car is not available on a photoVW Scirocco - VW L4 1588 cc N/ADiv.2
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Oscar Kessler (B)/Pierre Jamin (B)Result: did not finish
Grid: 42nd (1:54.840)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
83The car is not available on a photoAudi 80 GTE # - Audi L4 1598 cc N/ADiv.2
Abex Pagid Caramba Racing TeamClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Seikel (D)/Willi Bergmeister (D)Result: not classified
Grid: 38th (1:49.810)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
91The car is not available on a photoŠkoda 130 RS # - Škoda L4 OHV 1298 cc N/ADiv.1
Bohemia Crystal TeamClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Zdeněk Vojtěch (CS)/Břetislav Enge (CS)Result: not classified (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 34th (1:48.170)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
92The car is not available on a photoŠkoda 130 RS - Škoda L4 OHV 1298 cc N/ADiv.1
Dealer Team SkodaClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Josef Michl (CS)/Petr Samohýl (CS)
listed, never drove:
Bill Hunt (GB)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 32nd (1:47.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
94The car is not available on a photoAudi 50 # - Audi 1292 cc N/ADiv.1
Haribo LakritzenClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Heinz Pütz (D)/Bodo Eichner (D)/Helmut Klinkhammer (D)Result: not classified
Grid: 43rd (1:55.730)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
97The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint # - Alfa Romeo F4 1286 cc N/ADiv.1
Richard Mattozza (B)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Mattozza (B)/Oscar Kessler (B)Result: not classified
Grid: 44th (1:57.450)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
98The car is not available on a photoMini 1275 GT # - BMC A series L4 1275 cc N/ADiv.1
Jon MowattClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jon Mowatt (GB)/Martin Pearson (GB)Result: did not finish
Grid: 39th (1:51.550)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
5The car did not arriveChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/ADiv.5
Mick Hill RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Mick Hill (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car did not arriveBMW 530i - BMW L6 2998 cc N/ADiv.4
Eddy FressoClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Eddy Fresco (NL)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car did not arriveFord Capri - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 2994 cc N/ADiv.4
Equipe EssoClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jonathan Buncombe (GB)/Vince Woodman (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car did not arriveOpel Commodore - Opel 3000 cc N/ADiv.4
(D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Toni Spiegelsberger (D)/Hermann Tomczyk (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
35The car did not arriveFord Capri - Ford V6/60° 2v 1xOHC 3000 cc N/ADiv.4
Valvoline RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Michel de Deyne (B)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
62The car did not arriveVauxhall Magnum - Vauxhall L4 2279 cc N/ADiv.4
London Sports Car Centre/Ego Computers-
-
Drivers listed: /Barrie Williams (GB)/Tony Lanfranchi (GB)/Alan Foster (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
68The car did not arriveFord Escort - Ford L4 1998 cc N/ADiv.3
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Robert Hanon (B)/Philippe van de Velde (B)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
95The car did not arriveSimca 1000 Rallye 3 - Simca L4 1294 cc N/ADiv.1
Haribo LakritzenClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Ali French (D)/Helmut Klinkhammer (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
96The car did not arriveFiat 128 - Fiat 1290 cc N/ADiv.1
Cees de Graaf-
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Drivers listed: Hans Hettelder (NL)/Cees de Graaf (NL)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Richard Harman (1), Rupert Lowes (1) and Simon Lowes (1)
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