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

Tourist Trophy

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.Pos.Div.
1st3Finotto / FacettiBMW 3.0 CSLJolly Club Milano107504.883 kms167.3401stG1/2+3.01stDiv.5
2nd54Müller, Jr. / NiedzwiedzFord Escort II RSD&W Zakspeed Team1061stGr.2 2.01stDiv.3
3rd55Denzel / HeyerFord Escort II RSD&W Zakspeed Team1062ndGr.2 2.02ndDiv.3
4th19Graham / NeedellFord Capri III 3.0SFabergé Racing/Lee Jeans1041stGr.2 3.01stDiv.4
5th17Spice / Clark / CraftFord Capri III 3.0SGordon Spice Racing1022ndGr.2 3.02ndDiv.4
6th36Muir / PercyFord Capri III 3.0SBrowne and Day1021stGr.1 3.03rdDiv.4
7th40Woodman / BuncombeFord Capri III 3.0SEquipe Esso1022ndGr.1 3.04thDiv.4
8th74Nowak / BergmeisterAudi 80 GTERenngemeinschaft MSCC Langenfeld1021stGr.2 1.61stDiv.2
9th44Rouse / DronOpel Monza 3.0EDealer Opel Team983rdGr.1 3.05thDiv.4
10th72Wiedesheim / LindströmVW SciroccoTL Racing AB982ndGr.2 1.62ndDiv.2
11th33Allam / PattersonFord Capri III 3.0SAllam Motor Services Racing with BP984thGr.1 3.06thDiv.4
12th39Blackburn / BruceFord Capri III 3.0SVoxson Car Sound Systems985thGr.1 3.07thDiv.4
13th37Dougall / ThomasFord Capri III 3.0SToleman Group Motorsport986thGr.1 3.08thDiv.4
14th45Weisheidinger / HacknerOpel Monza 3.0Abex Pagid Caramba Racing Team977thGr.1 3.09thDiv.4
15th70Bauer / GallFord Escort RS 2000K.W.S. Motorsport961stGr.1 2.53rdDiv.3

Not classified:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
38Craft / Clark / SpiceFord Capri III 3.0SGordon Spice RacingGr.1 3.0Div.4
61Lanfranchi / WilliamsVauxhall MagnumLondon Sports Car Centre/Ego ComputersGr.1 2.5Div.4
83Seikel / BergmeisterAudi 80 GTEAbex Pagid Caramba Racing TeamGr.1 1.6Div.2
94Pütz / Eichner / KlinkhammerAudi 50Haribo LakritzenGr.2 1.3Div.1
97Mattozza / KesslerAlfa Romeo Alfasud SprintRichard MattozzaGr.2 1.3Div.1
91Vojtěch / EngeŠkoda 130 RSBohemia Crystal Team91Gr.2 1.3Div.1

Disqualified:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
56King / Da Costa / McPhersonFord Escort II RS 1800Ronnie Scott's Club/Valprint/WithersPush startGr.2 2.0Div.3
51Gürthler / SchäferToyota CelicaPostert Toyota TeamPush startGr.2 2.0Div.3

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
2Dieudonné / van Hove / XhencevalBMW 3.0 CSLLuigi RacingRocker armG1/2+3.0Div.5
12Neger / Loibnegger / WerginzBMW 530iRacing Corporation ViennaDNFGr.2 3.0Div.4
31Brodie / MatthewsFord Capri II 3.0SDavid BrodiePistonGr.1 3.0Div.4
73Rosterg / TrintAudi 80 GTEKilian TuningLost wheelGr.2 1.6Div.2
11Lovett / Cooper / MorrisonBMW 530iDick Lovett (Specialist Cars) Ltd.DNFGr.2 3.0Div.4
34Robertson / DowsettFord Capri III 3.0SIndustrial Control Services Ltd.DNFGr.1 3.0Div.4
66Greenslade / Nicholson / MarshallTriumph Dolomite SprintTeam Triplex with Esso and MotorDNFGr.1 2.5Div.3
65Marshall / ClarkTriumph Dolomite SprintTeam Triplex with Esso and MotorClutchGr.1 2.5Div.3
53Geisser / BuschorBMW 320Eggenberger MotorsportDNFGr.2 2.0Div.3
20Müller / RingshausenFord Capri III 3.0SEichberg RacingDrive shaftGr.2 3.0Div.4
92Samohýl / MichlŠkoda 130 RSDealer Team SkodaEngineGr.2 1.3Div.1
7Bell / Sheene / LloydVW Golf GTiThe Akai GolfFlywheelGr.1 1.6Div.2
98Mowatt / PearsonLeyland 1275 GTJon MowattDNFGr.2 1.3Div.1
6Delano / NightingaleAMC Spirit AMXAmerican Motors Team HighballDNFG1/2+3.0Div.5
82Kessler / JaminVW SciroccoDNFGr.1 1.6Div.2
1Grano / JoosenBMW 3.0 CSLBMW Italy15EngineG1/2+3.0Div.5
25Tippet / Palmer / WalkinshawMazda RX-7Tom Walkinshaw Racing9DNFGr.2 3.0Div.4
71Bell / LloydVW Golf GTiThe Akai Golf9Gearbox oil leakGr.2 1.6Div.2

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
24Palmer / MarkeyMazda RX-5David PalmerProp shaftGr.2 3.0Div.4
18Blackburn / BruceFord CapriVoxson Car Sound SystemsGr.2 3.0Div.4
69Rosenkranz / StoffelFord Escort RS 2000Haribo LakritzenGr.1 2.5Div.3
76Bonefeld / LigensaVW SciroccoMisczyk TuningGr.2 1.6Div.2

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
5Hill / BirraneChevrolet CamaroMick Hill RacingG1/2+3.0Div.5
14Eddy FrescoBMW 530Eddy FressoGr.2 3.0Div.4
21Buncombe / WoodmanFord CapriEquipe EssoGr.2 3.0Div.4
27Spiegelsberger / TomczykOpel CommodoreGr.2 3.0Div.4
35Michel de DeyneFord CapriValvoline RacingGr.1 3.0Div.4
62Lanfranchi / Williams / FosterVauxhall MagnumLondon Sports Car Centre/Ego ComputersGr.1 2.5Div.4
68Hanon / van de VeldeFord Escort RS 2000Gr.1 2.5Div.3
95French / KlinkhammerSimca 1000 Rallye 3Haribo LakritzenGr.2 1.3Div.1
96Hettelder / de GraafFiat 128Cees de GraafGr.2 1.3Div.1
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