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Programme Cover - Silverstone 6 Hours 1979
Event: Rivet Supply World Manufacturers Championship 6 HoursDate: 6.5.1979
Track: Silverstone Circuit (GB), 4.719 kmsDistance: 6 hoursAttendance: unknown

Silverstone 6 Hours

Start time: 12:00; Grid: 2-2-2, PP right; Weather: cold

Entered: 38

Practiced: 25

Started: 25

Classified: 13

Group 6 - Sports +2000 (S+2.0) : P:3, ST:3, CL:3
Group 6 - Sports 2000 (S2.0) : P:1, ST:1
Group 5 (Gr.5) : P:13, ST:13, CL:6
Group 4 - Grand Touring (GT) : P:8, ST:8, CL:4
Group 2 - Touring (T)
Entry List
Entry List - Silverstone 6 Hours 1979
Photos by courtesy of: Richard Harman (23) and R. J. Colmar (13)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 31/01/2010 Last photo update on this page: 19/05/2010
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11 - Porsche 936/78 #001 - Porsche SystemPorsche 936/78 #001 - Porsche 935/73 F6 2142 cc Twin-TurboS+2.0
Porsche System (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Redman (GB)/Jochen Mass (D)Result: 10th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 1st (1:20.130)
Colours: white/blue/red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and R. J. Colmar
22 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0015 - Gelo Sportswear TeamPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0015 - Porsche F6 3200 cc TurboGr.5
Gelo Sportswear Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Manfred Schurti (FL)/Bob Wollek (F)/John Fitzpatrick (GB)
listed, never drove:
Jacky Ickx (B)
Result: 5th (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:28.550)
Colours: red (+yellow/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 31/01/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
33 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0011 - Gelo Sportswear TeamPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0011 - Porsche F6 3200 cc TurboGr.5
Gelo Sportswear Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Fitzpatrick (GB)/Hans Heyer (D)/Bob Wollek (F)
listed, never drove:
Manfred Schurti (FL)
Result: winner - (179.831 kph) - margin: 7 laps
Grid: 2nd (1:25.630)
Colours: red (+yellow/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and R. J. Colmar
88 - De Cadenet Lola LM Ford #LM-4 (Thompson) - Alain de CadenetDe Cadenet Lola LM #LM-4 (Thompson) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Alain de Cadenet (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain De Cadenet (GB)/François Migault (F)Result: 2nd 1st in S+2.0 (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:28.420)
Colours: dark green
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and R. J. Colmar
99 - Dome Zero RL Ford - Dome Co Ltd.Dome Zero RL # - Ford Cosworth DFV/Kondo Shinji V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Dome Co Ltd. (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chris Craft (GB)/Gordon Spice (GB)Result: 12th (40 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:27.700)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 31/01/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
1212 - Aston Martin AM V8 #RHAM/001 (Link) - Robin Hamilton - Aston Martin DistributorsAston Martin AM V8 #RHAM/001 (Link) - Aston Martin V8 5340 cc Twin-TurboGr.5
Robin Hamilton - Aston Martin Distributors (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Derek Bell (GB)/David Preece (GB)
DNS:
Robin Hamilton (GB)
Result: 13th (44 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:37.540)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 31/01/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
1919 - Porsche 934 Carrera RSR #930 670 0154 - L' Escalier (Night Club & Restaurant)Porsche 934 Carrera RSR #930 670 0154 - Porsche 911/75 F6 2808 cc N/AGr.5
L' Escalier (Night Club & Restaurant) (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Mark Dorrington Niblett (GB)/Tony Dron (GB)
listed, never drove:
Tiff Needell (GB)
Result: not classified (71 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (1:45.100)
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
2626 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0012 - Sekurit Racing TeamPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0012 - Porsche F6 2800 cc Twin-TurboGr.5
Sekurit Racing Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Edgar Dören (D)/Dieter Schornstein (D)Result: 3rd (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:29.260)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 31/01/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
3131 - Porsche Carrera - A.S. Ile de FrancePorsche 911 Carrera - Porsche 911/75 F6 2800 cc N/AGT
A.S. Ile de France (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Raymond Touroul (F)/Alain-Michel Bernard (F)Result: did not finish (Piston)
Grid: 20th (1:40.460)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
4343 - Chevron B36 Ford #new - Mogil Motors Ltd.Chevron B36 #new - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 1998 cc N/AS2.0
Mogil Motors Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Robin Smith (GB)/Laurence Jacobsen (GB)/Richard Jones (GB)
listed, never drove:
Tony Charnell (GB)
Result: not classified (73 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:30.610)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
4545 - BMW 320 - Willy F Racing TeamBMW 320 # - BMW M12 L4 1999 cc N/AGr.5
Willy F Racing Team (DK)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Preben Kristoffersen (DK)/Jens Winther (DK)
listed, never drove:
Leif Pederson
Result: did not finish (DQ: outside assistance)
Grid: 9th (1:34.940)
Colours: white (+black/brown/red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 31/01/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
4949 - Lotus Esprit S1 (Jenvey) - Morfe Racing with PolaroofLotus Esprit S1 # (Jenvey) - Ford Cosworth BDX L4 1993 cc N/AGr.5
Morfe Racing with Polaroof (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Mercer (GB)/Richard Jenvey (GB)Result: did not finish (Distributor)
Grid: 12th (1:37.700)
Colours: red (+white/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and R. J. Colmar
5151 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1001 (Dallara) - A.S.A.-Corso Marche 38 TurinLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1001 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
A.S.A.-Corso Marche 38 Turin (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Riccardo Patrese (I)/Walter Röhrl (D)
listed, never drove:
Giorgio Pianta (I)
Result: did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid: 7th (1:30.280)
Colours: black/white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and R. J. Colmar
5252 - Lotus Elan (Janspeed) - Arthur Hough Pressings/Castrol Ark RacingLotus Elan # (Janspeed) - Ford Cosworth BDX L4 1845 cc N/AGr.5
Arthur Hough Pressings/Castrol Ark Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Max Payne (GB)/John Evans (GB)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 23rd (1:42.220)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
No photos available:
14The car is not available on a photoPorsche 934 #930 670 0155 - Porsche F6 2992 cc TurboGT
Kenneth Leim (S)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Kenneth Leim (S)/Kurt Simonsen (S)Result: 8th (32 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:39.080)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 2992 cc N/AGr.5
Maltin Car ConcessionairesClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Martin Raymond (GB)/Simon Phillips (GB)
listed, never drove:
Barrie Williams (GB), Bob Beasley (USA)
Result: 11th (38 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:39.540)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RS - Porsche F6 2992 cc N/AGT
John HarperClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Beasley (GB)/John Harper (GB)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 21st (1:41.210)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche F6 2784 cc N/AGr.5
Badger Motor Accessories/A. WingroveClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Pete Lovett (GB)/Jon Fletcher (GB)/Tony Wingrove (GB)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 15th (1:38.440)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche F6 2992 cc N/AGr.5
Charles Yvey RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Barrie Williams (GB)/Dudley Wood (GB)Result: 9th (32 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:38.310)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RS - Porsche F6 2808 cc N/AGr.5
Tuckers Fast Food Franchise Ltd.Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Adrian Yates-Smith (GB)/Bob Linwood (GB)
listed, never drove:
Brian Nelson (GB), Ray Calcutt (GB)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 24th (1:43.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoPorsche 934 #930 670 0178 - Porsche F6 2800 cc TurboGT
Lubrifilm Racing Team (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Angelo Pallavicini (CH)/Marco Vanoli (CH)Result: did not finish (Fuel injection)
Grid: 22nd (1:41.940)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoPorsche 934 #930 670 0172 - Porsche F6 2800 cc TurboGT
Scuderia Basilea (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Peter Zbinden (CH)/Edi Kofel (CH)Result: 6th (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:38.410)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche F6 2800 cc N/AGT
Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bob Neville (GB)/Alec Poole (IRL)Result: did not finish (Differential)
Grid: 19th (1:40.090)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 SC - Porsche 911/75 F6 3000 cc N/AGT
Jacques GuérinClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jean-Louis Schlesser (F)/Gérard Bleynie (F)/Jacques Guérin (F)Result: 7th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:37.080)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
30The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera - Porsche 911/75 F6 3000 cc N/AGT
Jean-Pierre DelaunayClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Cyril Grandet (F)/Jean-Pierre Delaunay (F)Result: 4th 1st in GT (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:39.930)
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 arrivePorsche 935 K3 #009 0002 (Kremer) - Porsche 930/80 F6 3163 cc 2xKKKGr.5
Porsche Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Klaus Ludwig (D)/Toine Hezemans (NL)/Axel Plankenhorn (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car did not arrivePorsche 935/77A #930 890 0013 - Porsche 930/72; no:698 0025 F6 3163 cc TurboGr.5
Porsche Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Axel Plankenhorn (D)/"John Winter" (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
7The car did not arriveIbec P6 # (Hesketh) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Ian BraceyOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ian Bracey (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
10The car did not arrivePorsche 935 #930 770 0907 - Porsche F6 3000 cc TurboGr.5
Mahlke Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Mike Franey (GB)/Franz Gschwender (D)/Klaus Böhm (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car did not arrivePorsche 935 #930 770 0911 - Porsche 935/79 F6 2800 cc TurboGr.5
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Martino Finotto (I)/Carlo Facetti (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera RSR # - Porsche F6 2993 cc N/AGT
Ecurie BiennoiseClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: /Athos Severi (CH)/Enzo Calderari (CH)/Willi Spavetti (CH)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera RS - Porsche F6 2994 cc N/AGT
Lubrifilm Racing TeamClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car did not arrivePorsche 930 # - Porsche F6 2800 cc TurboGT
Ecurie 13 Etoiles (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Antoine Salamin (CH)/Philippe Collet (CH)/Herbert Loewe (CH)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
28The car did not arriveBMW 530i - BMW L6 3000 cc N/AT
Dick Lovett Specialist CarsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Pete Lovett (GB)/John Morrison (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car did not arriveLola T297 #T290-HU22 - Ford L4 N/AS2.0
Dorset Racing Associates (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Tony Birchenhough (GB)/Ian Harrower (GB)/Brian Joscelyne (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
48The car did not arriveLotus Esprit S1 # (Jenvey) - 1973 cc N/AGr.5
Team Macinnes Racing-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ian Marshall (GB)/Syd Fox (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
53The car did not arriveFiat X1/9 (Dallara) - Fiat 1498 cc N/AGT
Radbourne Racing Ltd.-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Steve Soper (GB)/Jeremy Walton (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car did not arriveVW Golf # - VW L4 1588 cc N/AT
The Akai GolfClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Richard Lloyd (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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