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Event: World Championship 6 Hours Brands HatchDate: 16.3.1980
Track: Brands Hatch Circuit (United Kingdom), 4.207 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Brands Hatch 6 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:11:45
Grid:unknown
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:39
Practiced:33
Qualified:32
Started:32
Finished:22
Classified:18
Classes:PractStartClass
Group 6 - Sports +2000442
Group 6 - Sports 2000440
Group 513139
Group 4 - Grand Touring554
Group 3 - GT Series111
Sports 2000555
Race notes:
Race stopped because of fatal accident of Raymond. Race run on 2 heat aggregate, 1st heat to 111 laps, 2nd heat to 1 hours.
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 180 minutes on 15/3
1 non-qualifying practice session held for a total of 120 minutes on 14/3
20 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:19Lancia Beta Montecarlo TurboPatrese / Röhrl
Group 6 - Sports +2000:8De Cadenet Lola LM FordDe Cadenet / Wilson
Group 4 - Grand Touring:26Porsche 934Pallavicini / Müller
Group 3 - GT Series:40Porsche 911 SCBourdillat / Ennequin
Sports 2000:33Lola T492 FordSheldon / Brindley / Slaughter
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Porsche 908/3 TurboReinhold Jöst (D)1:25.420
Group 6 - Sports 2000:3Chevron B36 FordRaymond / Charnell1:31.950
Group 5:19Lancia Beta Montecarlo TurboRiccardo Patrese (I)1:27.890
Group 4 - Grand Touring:26Porsche 934Pallavicini / Müller1:37.500
Group 3 - GT Series:40Porsche 911 SCBourdillat / Ennequin1:53.640
Sports 2000:31Tiga SC79 FordTaylor / Crang / Hytten1:36.550
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (15), Lola (4), Lancia (3), Tiga (2), BMW (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (15), Ford (9), Lancia (3), BMW (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (5), Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo (3), Porsche 911 SC (3), Porsche 934 (3), Lola T492 (3)
Driver nationalities:GB (31), D (12), F (9), I (8), CH (4), S (2)
Most used colours:white (36%), blue (16%), red (14%), green (9%), yellow (9%), black (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (53%), rear-engined (40%), front-engined (7%)
Average engine size:2388 cc (with regard to 41% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 2779 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Syd Fox (49), Martino Finotto (47), John Brindley (45)
Youngest known drivers:Eddie Cheever (21), Michele Alboreto (24), Riccardo Patrese (26)
Woman drivers:Divina Galica, Lella Lombardi, Juliette Slaughter

Official Race Programme:

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