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Event: Silverstone World Championship 6 HoursDate: 10.5.1981
Track: Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit (United Kingdom), 4.719 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Silverstone 6 Hours

Weather:wet, then dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:10000
Entered:45
Practiced:36
Qualified:33
Started:32
Finished:17
Classified:16
Classes:PractStartClass
Group 6 - +2000541
Group 6 - 2000552
Group 513115
Group 4 - Grand Touring664
Group 2 - Touring100
IMSA GTP000
IMSA GTX442
IMSA GTU222
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 180 minutes on 9/5
Winners:
Overall:22Porsche 935JRöhrl / Grohs / Schornstein
Group 6 - +2000:7Porsche 908/3 TCBrunn / Jordan
Group 6 - 2000:56Osella PA9 BMWLombardi / Francia
Group 4 - Grand Touring:33Porsche 924 Carrera GTRZbinden / Kofel / Vanoli
IMSA GTX:40BMW M1Bell / O'Rourke / Hobbs
IMSA GTU:45Mazda RX-7 253iTerada / Percy
Fastest Laps:
Overall:7Porsche 908/3 TCEddie Jordan (IRL)1:26.020197.476 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:5Porsche 908/80 TurboJochen Mass (D)1:21.320208.890 km/h
Group 6 - 2000:56Osella PA9 BMWLombardi / Francia1:25.350
Group 5:28Lancia Beta Montecarlo TurboPatrese / Cheever1:23.420
Group 4 - Grand Touring:35BMW M1Stuck / Heyer1:29.000
IMSA GTX:39Porsche 935 K3Akin / Rahal / Lovett1:23.750
IMSA GTU:45Mazda RX-7 253iTerada / Percy1:33.180
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (13), BMW (3), Lancia (3), Lola (3), Ferrari (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (13), BMW (5), Ford (5), Lancia (3), Ferrari (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (7), Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo (3), BMW M1 (2), Mazda RX-7 (2), Porsche 924 (2), Porsche 934 (2), Ferrari 512 BB (2)
Driver nationalities:GB (30), D (13), I (10), USA (9), CH (4), F (3), DK (2), IRL (2)
Team nationalities:GB (10), D (6), I (5), USA (3), CH (2)
Most used colours:white (54%), red (21%), blue (7%), yellow (7%), black (5%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (53%), rear-engined (28%), front-engined (19%)
Average engine size:2644 cc (with regard to 51% turbocharged cars and 6% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 3373 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Tony Trimmer (60), Preston Henn (50), Martino Finotto (48)
Youngest known drivers:Andrea de Cesaris (22), Eddie Cheever (22), Beppe Gabbiani (24)
Woman drivers:Lella Lombardi

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