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Event: 24 Heures de FrancorchampsDate: 23.7.1978
Track: Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), 14.100 kmsOrganiser: Royal Automobile Club de Belgique

Spa 24 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:22/7 15:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:80
Practiced:70
Started:57
Finished:unknown
Classified:21
Classes:
Group 1B - Touring +2500
Group 1B - Touring 2500
Group 1B - Touring 1600
Pre-race sessions:
3 qualifying sessions held for a total of 420 minutes on 20-21/7
Winners:
Overall:27Ford Capri III 3.0SSpice / Pilette
Group 1B - Touring 2500:45Ford Escort II RS 2000Bauer / Dötsch / Mohr / Wolf
Group 1B - Touring 1600:92Toyota TruenoHolvoet / Garcin / Moortgat
Fastest Laps:
Overall:20Chevrolet Camaro Z28Loek Vermeulen (NL)4:19.000
Pole Positions:
Overall:20Chevrolet Camaro Z28Loek Vermeulen (NL)4:21.300194.535 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ford (16), BMW (14), VW (11), Alfa Romeo (5), Toyota (4)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (16), BMW (14), VW (11), Alfa Romeo (5), Toyota (4)
Top car types by numbers:Ford Capri (11), BMW 530i (9), VW Scirocco (7)
Driver nationalities:B (69), F (26), GB (19), NL (9), D (7), CH (6), I (5), L (4)
Engine positions:front-engined (100%)
Average engine size:2488 cc
Oldest known drivers:Rob Slotemaker (49), Martino Finotto (45), Brian Redman (41)
Youngest known drivers:Alain Corbisier (7), Thierry Boutsen (21), Marc Duez (21)
Woman drivers:Christine Beckers, Henny Hemmes, Lella Lombardi

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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