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Programme Cover - Silverstone 6 Hours 1978
Event: Silverstone World Manufacturers 6 HoursDate: 14.5.1978
Track: Silverstone Circuit (GB), 4.719 kmsDistance: 6 hoursAttendance: unknown

Silverstone 6 Hours

Start time: 12:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: light rain, later dry

Entered: 42

Practiced: 34

Started: 27

Classified: 16

Group 5 (Gr.5) : P:20, ST:18, CL:10

Group 3 & 4 - Grand Touring (GT) : P:9, ST:8, CL:5

Group 1 & 2 - Touring (T) : P:5, ST:1, CL:1

Entry List
Entry List - Silverstone 6 Hours 1978
Photos by courtesy of: Richard Harman (30), Ian Ward (20), Julian Roberts (13), John Adams (3) and Norman Date (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 25/04/2006 Last photo update on this page: 14/08/2015
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11 - Porsche 935/78 #006 - Martini PorschePorsche 935/78 #006 - Porsche 935/79 F6 4v DOHC 3211 cc 2xKKKGr.5
Martini Porsche (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jochen Mass (D)/Jacky Ickx (B)Result: winner - (184.938 kph) - margin: 7 laps
Grid: 1st (1:22.380)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: John Adams, Norman Date, Richard Harman and Ian Ward
44 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0020 - Gelo Racing TeamPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0020 - Porsche 930/72; no:698 0026 F6 3200 cc Twin-TurboGr.5
Gelo Racing Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Klaus Ludwig (D)/Derek Bell (GB)/Hans Heyer (D)
listed, never drove:
John Fitzpatrick (GB)
Result: did not finish (Seized wheel stud)
Grid: 4th (1:24.320)
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Ian Ward
55 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0011 - Gelo Racing TeamPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0011 - Porsche 930/72; no:698 0021 F6 3200 cc TurboGr.5
Gelo Racing Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Toine Hezemans (NL)/John Fitzpatrick (GB)/Hans Heyer (D)
listed, never drove:
Klaus Ludwig (D)
Result: 16th - did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 5th (1:24.330)
Colours: red (+yellow/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
66 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0015 - Gelo Racing TeamPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0015 - Porsche 930/72; no:698 0030 F6 3200 cc Twin-TurboGr.5
Gelo Racing Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Fitzpatrick (GB)/Toine Hezemans (NL)
listed, never drove:
Derek Bell (GB)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 2nd (1:23.980)
Colours: red (+yellow/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
88 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0022 - Porsche Kremer RacingPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0022 - Porsche 930/72; no:698 0031 F6 3200 cc Single-TurboGr.5
Porsche Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bob Wollek (F)/Henri Pescarolo (F)Result: 2nd (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:24.290)
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Ian Ward
99 - Porsche 935 K2 #007 00016 - Porsche Kremer RacingPorsche 935 K2 #007 00016 - Porsche F6 3200 cc TurboGr.5
Porsche Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dieter Schornstein (D)/"John Winter" (D)/Bob Wollek (F)
listed, never drove:
Henri Pescarolo (F)
Result: 5th (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:26.810)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
1111 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0014 - Konrad RacingPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0014 - Porsche 930/72; no:698 0027 F6 2994 cc TurboGr.5
Konrad Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Franz Konrad (A)/Volkert Merl (D)Result: 6th (33 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:26.800)
Colours: white (+blue/orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Ian Ward
1414 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0902 - Jolly ClubPorsche 935 #930 770 0902 - Porsche 930/72; no:677 2901 F6 2856 cc TurboGr.5
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Carlo Facetti (I)/Martino Finotto (I)Result: did not finish (Lost wheel)
Grid: 9th (1:28.060)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Julian Roberts and Richard Harman
1515 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0904 - Meccarillos Racing TeamPorsche 935 #930 770 0904 - Porsche F6 2800 cc TurboGr.5
Meccarillos Racing Team (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Claude Haldi (CH)/Herbert Müller (CH)Result: did not finish (Accident damage)
Grid: 10th (1:28.630)
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Ian Ward
1616 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0912 - A.S.A. CachiaPorsche 935 #930 770 0912 - Porsche F6 2800 cc TurboGr.5
A.S.A. Cachia (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jean-Louis Lafosse (F)/Michel Leclère (F)
listed, never drove:
Claude Ballot-Léna (F)
Result: did not finish (Lost wheel)
Grid: 12th (1:29.010)
Colours: white/orange/blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 06/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Julian Roberts
1717 - Porsche 935 #930 670 0540 - Klaus DreesPorsche 935 #930 670 0540 - Porsche F6 2900 cc TurboGr.5
Klaus Drees (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Mike Franey (GB)/Klaus Drees (D)Result: 14th (53 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:30.590)
Colours: blue (+red/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ian Ward and Julian Roberts
2222 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0155 - Kenneth LeimPorsche 934 #930 670 0155 - Porsche F6 2800 cc TurboGT
Kenneth Leim (S)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Kenneth Leim (S)/Lella Lombardi (I)
listed, never drove:
Otto Köhler (D), Kurt Simonsen (S)
Result: 15th (58 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:41.080)
Colours: light
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ian Ward
2323 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0168 - Autohaus Max MoritzPorsche 934 #930 670 0168 - Porsche F6 2800 cc TurboGT
Autohaus Max Moritz (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Edgar Dören (D)/Gerhard Holup (D)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 19th (1:35.680)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/05/2013Photo by courtesy of: Julian Roberts
2424 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0162 - Pallvano CorsePorsche 934 #930 670 0162 - Porsche F6 2993 cc TurboGT
Pallvano Corse (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Angelo Pallavicini (CH)/Peter Bernhard (CH)Result: 8th (41 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (1:41.840)
Colours: darker (+lighter)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ian Ward
2525 - Porsche 934 #006 00022 - Wrangler Racing TeamPorsche 934 #006 00022 - Porsche 930/71 F6 2993 cc TurboGT
Wrangler Racing Team (DK)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Eberhard Sindel (D)/Preben Kristoffersen (DK)Result: 7th 1st in GT (38 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:39.370)
Colours: blue (+gold)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Ian Ward
2828 - Porsche 934 - Meccarillos Racing TeamPorsche 934 # - Porsche 930/71 F6 2800 cc TurboGT
Meccarillos Racing Team (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jacques Guérin (F)/Jean-Pierre Delaunay (F)
DNS:
Claude Haldi (CH); listed, never drove: Gérard Bleynie (F)
Result: did not finish (Spun)
Grid: 24th (1:42.410)
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ian Ward
3131 - Porsche Carrera RSR #911 460 9075 - Simon PhillipsPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 9075 - Porsche F6 2992 cc N/AGT
Simon PhillipsClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Martin Raymond (GB)/John Beasley (GB)/Simon Phillips (GB)
listed, never drove:
Ian Bracey (GB)
Result: 9th (45 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:40.590)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ian Ward and Richard Harman
3232 - Porsche Carrera RSR - Charles Ivey EngineeringPorsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche F6 2793 cc N/AGr.5
Charles Ivey EngineeringClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bob Neville (GB)/Tony Wingrove (GB)/Pete Lovett (GB)Result: 10th (46 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 28th (1:43.640)
Colours: lighter (+light)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ian Ward
3535 - Porsche Carrera RSR - A.S.A. CachiaPorsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche F6 2993 cc N/AGT
A.S.A. CachiaClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Georges Bourdillat (F)/Alain-Michel Bernard (F)Result: 12th (52 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th (1:44.870)
Colours: darker
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ian Ward
3838 - BMW 320 Turbo #E21-R4-05 - BMW Motorsport GmbHBMW 320 Turbo #E21-R4-05 - BMW L4 1999 cc TurboGr.5
BMW Motorsport GmbH (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)/Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)Result: did not finish (Rear axle)
Grid: 6th (1:25.960)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and John Adams
4141 - Ford Capri III - David BrodieFord Capri III - Ford 3000 cc N/AT
David BrodieClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Brodie (GB)/Dave Matthews (GB)Result: 13th 1st in T (53 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 30th (1:45.710)
Colours: dark
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 14/08/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ian Ward
5151 - BMW 320 - BMW Sweden/Bo Emanuelson RacingBMW 320 # - BMW M12 L4 1999 cc N/AGr.5
BMW Sweden/Bo Emanuelson Racing (S)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bo Emanuelsson (S)/Ingvar Carlsson (S)
listed, never drove:
Anders Olofsson (S)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 16th (1:31.540)
Colours: white (+blue/orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Julian Roberts
5252 - BMW 320 - BMW Faltz EssenBMW 320 # - BMW M12 L4 1990 cc N/AGr.5
BMW Faltz Essen (A)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dieter Quester (A)
did not practice:
Tom Walkinshaw (GB)
Result: did not start (Accident in practice)
Grid: 18th (1:33.650)
Colours: green/red (+white/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 31/01/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
5353 - BMW 320 - BMW BelgiumBMW 320 # - BMW M12/Faltz L4 1990 cc N/AGr.5
BMW Belgium (B)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Eddy Joosen (B)/Harald Grohs (D)
listed, never drove:
Patrick Neve (B)
Result: 3rd (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:30.760)
Colours: black/yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman, John Adams and Ian Ward
5454 - BMW 320 - BMW SchweizBMW 320 # - BMW M12 L4 1998 cc N/AGr.5
BMW Schweiz (CH)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Freddy Kottulinsky (S)/Markus Hotz (CH)Result: 4th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:32.500)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Julian Roberts
5555 - BMW 320 - BMW Italia OsellaBMW 320 # - BMW M12 L4 2000 cc N/AGr.5
BMW Italia Osella (I)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Giorgio Francia (I)/Umberto Grano (I)
listed, never drove:
Riccardo Patrese (I)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 13th (1:30.300)
Colours: white (+greed/red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 06/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
6060 - Lotus Elan - Carter Bros. (Rochdale) Ltd.Lotus Elan - Ford 1800 cc N/AGT
Carter Bros. (Rochdale) Ltd.Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jon Fletcher (GB)/Barrie Williams (GB)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 27th (1:43.270)
Colours: light (+darker)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ian Ward
6161 - Porsche 924 - Dick Lovett Specialist CarsPorsche 924 - Porsche 924 L4 1991 cc N/AGT
Dick Lovett Specialist CarsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pete Lovett (GB)/Peter Richman (GB)Result: did not qualify
Grid:
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/05/2013Photo by courtesy of: Julian Roberts
No photos available:
10The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 2.0 # - Porsche F6 1400 cc TurboGr.5
Team Vastkustugan (S)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Kurt Simonsen (S)/Jan Lundgardh (S)Result: 11th (49 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (1:43.020)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 #930 770 0907 - Porsche F6 2857 cc TurboGr.5
Konrad Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Franz Konrad (A)/Volkert Merl (D)Result: did not start (Withdrawn)
Grid: 11th (1:28.660)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
42The car is not available on a photoFord Capri III - Ford 2994 cc N/AT
Jeremy NightingaleClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Les Blackburn (GB)/Brian Robinson (GB)/Stuart Rolt (GB)/Jeremy Nightingale (GB)
listed, never drove:
Les Delano (USA)
Result: did not start (Distributor)
Grid: 25th (1:42.720)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
63The car is not available on a photoFord Escort - Ford 1598 cc N/AT
Ronnie Scott's ClubClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dave McPherson (GB)/Pete King (GB)/John Waterman (GB)Result: did not qualify
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
64The car is not available on a photoFord Escort RS 2000 - Ford L4 4v DOHC 1998 cc N/AT
Ken CoffeyClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Cyd Williams (GB)/John Morris (GB)/Ken Coffey (GB)Result: did not qualify
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
68The car is not available on a photoToyota Celica - Toyota 1600 cc N/AT
Hughes of BeaconsfieldClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Brian Cutting (GB)/Gordon Mayers (GB)
listed, never drove:
Tony Hazlewood (GB)
Result: did not qualify
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
2The car did not arrivePorsche 935/77A #930 890 0016 - Porsche 930/72; no:698 0024 F6 2800 cc TurboGr.5
Reinhold Joest (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Reinhold Jöst (D)/Jürgen Barth (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car did not arrivePorsche 934 # - Porsche F6 2800 cc TurboGr.5
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Carlo Rebai (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car did not arrivePorsche 934 #930 670 0169 - Porsche F6 2993 cc TurboGr.5
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Girolamo Capra (I)/Michele di Gioia (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
33The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera - Porsche F6 2993 cc N/AGr.5
Charles Ivey EngineeringClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Charles Ivey (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera - Porsche F6 2992 cc N/AGT
Bernard SalamClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Bernard Salam (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
58The car did not arriveLotus Esprit S1 # (Jenvey) - 1973 cc N/AGr.5
Macinnes Amcron Racing Team-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ian Marshall (GB)/Matthew Argenti (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
59The car did not arriveLotus Esprit S1 # (Jenvey) - Ford L4 1973 cc N/AGr.5
Morfe Racing with Polaroof (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Richard Jenvey (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
66The car did not arriveAlfa Romeo Alfetta GTV - Alfa Romeo L4 DOHC 1990 cc N/AT
Remco TeamClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Michèle Lauria (B)/Daniël Rombaut (B)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: Julian Roberts (6) and Ian Ward (4)
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