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Event: Pentax Silverstone Tourist TrophyDate: 16.9.1979
Track: Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit (United Kingdom), 4.719 kmsOrganiser: BRDC

Tourist Trophy

Weather:sunny
Start time:14:05
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:500 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:unknown
Practiced:unknown
Started:44
Finished:unknown
Classes:
Division 5 - +3000
Division 4 - 3000
Division 3 - 2000
Division 2 - 1600
Division 1 - 1300
Winners:
Overall:3BMW 3.0 CSLFinotto / Facetti
Division 4 - 3000:19Ford Capri III 3.0SGraham / Needell
Division 3 - 2000:54Ford Escort II RSMüller, Jr. / Niedzwiedz
Division 2 - 1600:74Audi 80 GTENowak / Bergmeister
Fastest Laps:
Overall:3BMW 3.0 CSLFinotto / Facetti1:37.840173.615 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:3BMW 3.0 CSLFinotto / Facetti1:36.220
Division 4 - 3000:12BMW 530iNeger / Loibnegger / Werginz1:39.400
Division 3 - 2000:55Ford Escort II RSDenzel / Heyer1:39.710
Division 2 - 1600:71VW Golf GTiBell / Lloyd1:43.090
Division 1 - 1300:92Škoda 130 RSSamohýl / Michl1:47.200
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ford (15), BMW (6), Audi (4), VW (4), Opel (2), Škoda (2), Triumph (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (15), BMW (6), Audi (4), VW (4), Opel (2), Škoda (2), Triumph (2)
Top car types by numbers:Ford Capri (11), Ford Escort (4), BMW 3.0 CSL (3), Audi 80 (3)
Driver nationalities:GB (46), D (21), B (8), CS (4), A (3), I (3), S (2), CH (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (95%), rear-engined (5%)
Average engine size:2340 cc (with regard to 2% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 2386 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Martino Finotto (46), Tony Lanfranchi (44), Carlo Facetti (44)
Youngest known drivers:Rad Dougall (27), Tiff Needell (28), Zdeněk Vojtěch (28)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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