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Event: 24 Heures de Francorchamps, Trophee Diners ClubDate: 26.7.1981
Track: Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), 6.976 kmsOrganiser: Royal Automobile Club de Belgique

Spa 24 Hours

Weather:drying
Start time:25/7
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:65
Practiced:65
Qualified:55
Started:55
Finished:26
Classified:26
Classes:PractStartClass
Group 1 - Touring Series +2500363314
Group 1 - Touring Series 250017148
Group 1 - Touring Series 16001284
Race notes:
1 full-cource caution
Pre-race sessions:
4 qualifying sesisons held on 23-24/7
Winners:
Overall:40Mazda RX-7Walkinshaw / Dieudonné
Group 1 - Touring Series +2500:10BMW 530iVermeersch / Joosen / Andruet
Group 1 - Touring Series 1600:62Toyota Corolla GTJanssen / Close / Katsers
Fastest Laps:
Overall:9Chevrolet Camaro Z28Claude Bourgoignie (B)2:54.400144.000 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:9Chevrolet Camaro Z28Claude Bourgoignie (B)2:51.250146.649 km/h
Group 1 - Touring Series 2500:40Mazda RX-7Walkinshaw / Dieudonné2:54.000
Group 1 - Touring Series 1600:70VW Golf EtiluxMénage / Hardy / de Thoisy3:02.770
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ford (26), BMW (9), Chevrolet (7), VW (5), Mazda (3), Audi (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (26), BMW (9), Chevrolet (7), VW (5), Mazda (3), Audi (3)
Top car types by numbers:Ford Capri (17), BMW 530i (9), Ford Escort (9)
Driver nationalities:B (69), F (31), GB (18), D (16), NL (11), L (4), I (3), S (2), USA (2)
Most used colours:white (45%), red (18%), blue (15%), black (7%), green (6%), yellow (4%)
Engine positions:front-engined (100%)
Average engine size:2843 cc (with regard to 5% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 2985 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Jack Brabham (55), Freddy Kottulinsky (49), Martino Finotto (48)
Youngest known drivers:Alain Corbisier (10), Marc Duez (24), Pascal Witmeur (25)
Woman drivers:Henny Hemmes, Marianne Hoepfner, Kathy Rude

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Spa 24 Hours 1981Entry List - Spa 24 Hours 1981Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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