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Event: Coca-Cola Twelve Hours of Sebring International Grand Prix of EndranceDate: 17.3.1979
Track: Sebring Airport (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:88
Practiced:84
Qualified:76
Started:72
Finished:29
Classes:PractStart
IMSA GTX2420
IMSA GTO2924
IMSA GTU3128
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 130 minutes on 15-16/3
3 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 195 minutes 15-16/3
Winners:
Overall:9Porsche 935Akin / McFarlin / Woods
IMSA GTO:38Porsche Carrera RSRFernandez / Ferrer / Soldevilla
IMSA GTU:60Porsche 911Bond / Tilton
Fastest Laps:
Overall:6Porsche 935/77ARolf Stommelen (D)2:39.145189.305 km/hlap 115
IMSA GTO:22Chevrolet CamaroCarl Shafer (USA)2:53.325173.817 km/hlap 35
IMSA GTU:62Porsche 914/6Dennis Aase (USA)3:00.842166.593 km/hlap 82
Pole Positions:
Overall:6Porsche 935/77ARolf Stommelen (D)2:38.038190.632 km/h
IMSA GTO:46Porsche Carrera RSRMauricio DeNarvaez (CO)2:55.942171.233 km/h
IMSA GTU:62Porsche 914/6Dennis Aase (USA)3:00.283167.109 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (46), Chevrolet (15), Mazda (4)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (45), Chevrolet (15), Mazda (4), Ferrari (2), Ford (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (12), Porsche 911 (12), Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (9), Chevrolet Camaro (9)
Driver nationalities:USA (148), CDN (12), PR (8), CO (5), D (2), DR (2), ES (2), YV (2)
Engine positions:rear-engined (54%), front-engined (33%), mid-engined (13%)
Oldest known drivers:Preston Henn (48), Billy Hagan (47), Bob Bondurant (46)
Youngest known drivers:Kees Nierop (21), Danny Sullivan (28), Carlos Moran (30)
Woman drivers:Janet Guthrie, Bonnie Henn, Lyn St. James

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Sebring 12 Hours 1979Entry List - Sebring 12 Hours 1979Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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