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Event: John Player British Grand PrixDate: 16.7.1978
Track: Brands Hatch Circuit (United Kingdom), 4.206 kmsOrganiser: RAC

GP Great Britain

Weather:unknown
Start time:15:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:76 laps = 320 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:50
Practiced:30
Qualified:26
Started:26
Finished:10
Classified:10
Pre-race sessions:
1 non-qualifying practice session held for a total of 90 minutes on 15/7
3 qualifying sessions held for a total of 210 minutes on 14-15/7
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:11Ferrari 312 T3Carlos Reutemann
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Brabham BT46 Alfa RomeoNiki Lauda (A)1:18.600
Pole Positions:
Overall:6Lotus 79 FordRonnie Peterson (S)1:16.800
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:McLaren (4), Lotus (3), Ferrari (2), Brabham (2), Tyrrell (2), Shadow (2), ATS (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (20), Ferrari (2), Alfa Romeo (2)
Top car types by numbers:McLaren M26 (4), Ferrari 312 T3 (2), Brabham BT46 (2), Tyrrell 008 (2), Shadow DN9 (2), Lotus 79 (2), ATS HS1 (2)
Driver nationalities:F (5), I (4), USA (2), D (2), GB (2)
Team nationalities:GB (16), I (3), D (2), F (2)
Most used colours:white (24%), red (18%), black (16%), yellow (14%), blue (11%), gold (6%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Oldest known drivers:Vittorio Brambilla (41), Clay Regazzoni (39), Mario Andretti (38)
Youngest known drivers:Hector Rebaque (22), Riccardo Patrese (24), Derek Daly (25)

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