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Event: Diners Club International Tourist TrophyDate: 17.9.1978
Track: Silverstone Circuit (United Kingdom), 4.719 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Tourist Trophy

Weather:unknown
Start time:14:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:500 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:58
Practiced:unknown
Started:44
Finished:29
Classified:29
Classes:Class
Division 5 - over 30002
Division 4 - 3000
Division 3 - 20003
Division 2 - 1600
Division 1 - 1300
Winners:
Overall:2BMW 3.0 CSLvan Hove / Joosen
Division 4 - 3000:15Ford Capri II 3.0SSpice / Rolt / Clark
Division 3 - 2000:46BMW 320Brandenberger / Kelleners
Division 2 - 1600:60VW SciroccoStocker / Nowak
Division 1 - 1300:93Alfa Romeo Alfasud SprintMattozza / Berger
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1BMW 3.0 CSLGrano / Walkinshaw1:39.330169.593 km/h
Division 4 - 3000:16Ford Capri II 3.0SCraft / Spice1:43.690163.831 km/h
Division 3 - 2000:46BMW 320Brandenberger / Kelleners1:43.620163.928 km/h
Division 2 - 1600:61VW SciroccoBergmeister / Siegrist1:44.390162.721 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:1BMW 3.0 CSLTom Walkinshaw (GB)1:37.140
Division 4 - 3000:16Ford Capri II 3.0SGordon Spice (GB)1:43.660
Division 3 - 2000:46BMW 320Helmut Kelleners (D)1:43.720
Division 2 - 1600:61VW SciroccoWilli Bergmeister (D)1:45.820
Division 1 - 1300:78Škoda 130 RSJosef Michl (CS)1:51.810
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ford (14), BMW (7), VW (4), Alfa Romeo (4), Škoda (3), Mini (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (14), BMW (7), VW (4), Alfa Romeo (4), Škoda (3), BMC (3)
Top car types by numbers:Ford Capri (12), BMW 3.0 CSL (3), VW Scirocco (3), Škoda 130 RS (3), Mini 1275 GT (3)
Driver nationalities:GB (49), D (16), B (8), CH (5), CS (5), A (3), S (3)
Engine positions:front-engined (89%), rear-engined (11%)
Average engine size:2322 cc (with regard to 2% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 2368 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Syd Fox (47), Brian Redman (41), Chris Craft (39)
Youngest known drivers:Marc Duez (21), Zdeněk Vojtěch (27), Břetislav Enge (28)
Woman drivers:Wendy Markey

Official Race Programme:

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