Event: Diners Club International Tourist TrophyDate: 17.9.1978
Track: Silverstone Circuit (United Kingdom), 4.719 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Tourist Trophy

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Div.FL TimeKm/h
1st2Joosen / van HoveBMW 3.0 CSLLuigi Racing107504.883 kms164.2821stDiv.5
2nd46Brandenberger / KellenersBMW 320Eggenberger Racing105159.7271stDiv.31:43.620163.928
3rd15Spice / Rolt / ClarkFord Capri II 3.0SGordon Spice Racing103157.3621stDiv.4
4th50König / WeltrowskiBMW 320Eggenberger Racing1032ndDiv.3
5th14Neger / Werginz / LoibneggerBMW 530iRacing Corporation Vienna1032ndDiv.4
6th60Stocker / NowakVW SciroccoVW-Motorsport, Hannover102155.8651stDiv.2
7th20Marshall / BergFord Capri II 3.0STriplex Safety Glass1013rdDiv.4
8th23Muir / ThomasFord Capri II 3.0SBrowne & Day/Connells1014thDiv.4
9th18Blackburn / BruceFord Capri II 3.0SToric Racing1015thDiv.4
10th22Brodie / RosenFord Capri II 3.0SDavid Brodie1016thDiv.4
11th68Reinke / SanderAudi 80 GTEWolfgang Sander100AccidentDiv.2
12th45Vanoli / GeisserBMW 2002Pallvano Corse1003rdDiv.3
13th4Dron / NellemanChevrolet CamaroThink Automotive1002ndDiv.5
14th64Lloyd / EvansVW GolfVolkswagen (GB) Ltd.982ndDiv.2
15th17Lovett / BrennanFord Capri III 3.0SGordon Spice Racing977thDiv.4
18th25Graham / CooperFord Capri II 3.0SFabergé Racing Ford Castrol8thDiv.4
19th93Mattozza / BergerAlfa Romeo Alfasud SprintRichard Mattozza95145.5651stDiv.1
20th26Allam / PattersonFord Capri III 3.0SAllam Motor Services Ltd.9thDiv.4
21st92Greenslade / MyerscoughAlfa Romeo Alfasud SprintNapolina Alfa Romeo Dealer Team2ndDiv.1
51Gürthler / HoubenToyota Celica GTPostert Toyota Team, Essen3rdDiv.2
97French / Stoffel / EichnerAlfa Romeo 1300 GTA JuniorHaribo4thDiv.1
84Eichner / Jansson / FrenchSimca 1000 Rallye 3Haribo Lakritzen, Bonn913rdDiv.1
58Morris / WilliamsFord Escort MexicoMorris Vulcan Ltd.914thDiv.2

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonDiv.FL TimeKm/h
1Grano / WalkinshawBMW 3.0 CSLBMW ItaliaPistonDiv.51:39.330169.593
7Schickentanz / Heyer / RedmanMercedes-Benz 450 SLCAMG MotorenbauEngineDiv.5
16Craft / SpiceFord Capri II 3.0SGordon Spice RacingPistonDiv.41:43.690163.831
24Rouse / LawrenceFord Capri III 3.0SCarrier Properties Ltd.Fuel systemDiv.4
61Bergmeister / SiegristVW SciroccoVW-Motorsport Jägermeister Racing TeamBlown engineDiv.21:44.390162.721
78Zapadlo / MichlŠkoda 130 RSDealer Team SkodaLost wheelDiv.1
80Vojtěch / EngeŠkoda 130 RSBohemia Crystal Team CzechoslovakiaHoled pistonDiv.1
27Robertson / JonesFord CapriTeam Allam Motor Services Ltd.DQ: DNQ, started illegallyDiv.4
8Delcourt / BaertBMW 3.0 CSLEcurie Chardon des Dunes - Dragons0Broken valve rockersDiv.5

Started, result unknown:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Div.FL TimeKm/h
21Woodman / BuncombeFord Capri III 3.0SEquipe EssoDiv.4
32Palmer / FoxMazda RX-3Merseyside Car DeliveriesDiv.4
62Lindström / LindströmVW SciroccoTL Racing ABDiv.2
47Dooley / BertorelliAlfa Romeo AlfettaNapolina Alfa Romeo Dealer TeamDiv.3
41Goss / NevilleTriumph Dolomite SprintStratstone Ltd.Div.3
57King / Waterman / McPhersonFord Escort II SportRonnie Scott's ClubDiv.2
5Fletcher / JenveyChevrolet CamaroCarter Bros. (Rochdale) Ltd.Div.5
79Samohýl / Tucker-PeakeŠkoda 130 RSDealer Team SkodaDiv.1
74Mowatt / JohnsonLeyland 1275 GTJ. W. SpeedpartsDiv.1
81Kessler / DuezDatsun 120A CoupéOscar KesslerDiv.1
73Dickinson / LeggateAustin Clubman 1275 GTDiv.1
71Markey / Markey / ShawMini Clubman 1275Div.1

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonDiv.
42Williams / BraceyTriumph Dolomite SprintIan BraceyShort circuit, fireDiv.3

Did not qualify:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonDiv.
6Evans / PotterChevrolet CamaroCarter Bros. (Rochdale) Ltd.Div.5
54Watts / MoseleyChrysler SunbeamAttwood Plant Racing with S & L Engine ServicesDiv.2

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonDiv.
3Finotto / FacettiBMW 3.0 CSLJolly ClubDiv.5
29Carlier / DelanoFord CapriJeremy NightingaleDiv.4
34Percy / FosterVauxhall MagnumLondon Sports Car CentreDiv.4
48van de Velde / HanonFord Escort RS 2000Philippe Van de VeldeDiv.3
56David Da CostaFord EscortTonic Accessories International Ltd.Div.2
59Regvart / SusterVW SciroccoDrago RegvartDiv.2
72Shaw / ShawLeyland Mini 1275 GTBritish Woman Racing Drivers' ClubDiv.1
82Kessler / Duez / HardyDatsun 120AOscar KesslerDiv.1
83Frensch / StoffelSimca 1000 Rallye 3Haribo Lakritzen, BonnDiv.1
85Donner / ChapelSimca 1000 Rallye 3Marc DonnerDiv.1
94Chiapparini / ChiappariniAlfa RomeoJolly ClubDiv.1
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