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Programme Cover
Programme Cover - Silverstone 6 Hours 1981
Event: Silverstone World Championship 6 HoursDate: 10.5.1981
Track: Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit (GB), 4.719 kmsDistance: 6 hoursAttendance: 10000

Silverstone 6 Hours

Start time: unknown; Grid: 2-2-2, PP right; Weather: wet, then dry

Entered: 45

Practiced: 36

Started: 32

Classified: 16

Group 6 - +2000 (S+2.0) : P:5, ST:4, CL:1
Group 6 - 2000 (S2.0) : P:5, ST:5, CL:2
Group 5 (Gr.5) : P:13, ST:11, CL:5
Group 4 - Grand Touring (GT) : P:6, ST:6, CL:4
Group 2 - Touring (T) : P:1
IMSA GTP (GTP)
IMSA GTX (GTX) : P:4, ST:4, CL:2
IMSA GTU (GTU) : P:2, ST:2, CL:2
Entry List
Entry List - Silverstone 6 Hours 1981
Photos by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar (23), Richard Harman (20), Rupert Lowes (10), John Brown (6), Norman Date (3), Julian Roberts (2), Bruce Stapleton (1) and David Wall (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 17/06/2003 Last photo update on this page: 12/11/2014
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11 - Lola T600 Ford #HU3 - Banco Occidental/Ultramar/Team LolaLola T600 #HU3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Banco Occidental/Ultramar/Team Lola (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Guy Edwards (GB)/Emilio de Villota (E)Result: did not finish (Out of fuel)
Grid: 2nd (1:22.620)
Colours: white/blue (+yellow/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar, Richard Harman and Norman Date
55 - Porsche 908/80 Turbo #936/80-004 (Joest) - Reinhold JoestPorsche 908/80 #936/80-004 (Joest) - Porsche 911/78 F6 2141 cc Twin-TurboS+2.0
Reinhold Joest (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jochen Mass (D)/Reinhold Jöst (D)/Volkert Merl (D)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 1st (1:21.320)
Colours: white (+black/red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes, Norman Date, R. J. Colmar and Richard Harman
77 - Porsche 908/3 TC #013 - Siegfried BrunnPorsche 908/3 Turbo #013 - Porsche 911/78 F6 2143 cc TurboS+2.0
Siegfried Brunn (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Siegfried Brunn (D)/Eddie Jordan (IRL)Result: 3rd 1st in S+2.0 (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:24.770)
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Rupert Lowes
99 - De Cadenet Lola LM Ford #LM-4 (Thompson) - Belga TeamDe Cadenet Lola LM #LM-4 (Thompson) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Belga Team (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Michel Martin (B)/Philippe Martin (B)/Alain De Cadenet (GB)Result: did not start (Ignition)
Grid: 12th (1:27.000)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Julian Roberts
1010 - Ibec P6 Ford (Hesketh) - Ian BraceyIbec P6 # (Hesketh) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Ian Bracey (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tiff Needell (GB)/Vivian Candy (IRL)/Tony Trimmer (GB)
listed, never drove:
Ian Bracey (GB)
Result: did not finish (Piston)
Grid: 8th (1:25.820)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
1818 - Ferrari 308 GTB Turbo #18935 - Jolly ClubFerrari 308 GTB Turbo #18935 - Ferrari 308 t/c /Carma V8/90° 2926 cc 2xKKKGr.5
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martino Finotto (I)/Carlo Facetti (I)Result: did not finish (Geatbox)
Grid: 6th (1:24.880)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 12/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman, R. J. Colmar, Rupert Lowes and John Brown
2121 - Porsche 935 K3 #930 890 0022 (Kremer) - Charles Ivey RacingPorsche 935 K3 #930 890 0022 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 3120 cc TurboGr.5
Charles Ivey Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dudley Wood (GB)/John Cooper (GB)
listed, never drove:
Ray Mallock (GB)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 15th (1:28.170)
Colours: white (+red/dark blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar and Rupert Lowes
2222 - Porsche 935J #000 00016 (Joest) - Vegla Racing TeamPorsche 935 J #000 00016 (Joest) - Porsche F6 3160 cc TurboGr.5
Vegla Racing Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Walter Röhrl (D)/Harald Grohs (D)/Dieter Schornstein (D)Result: winner - (161.218 kph) - margin: 2 laps
Grid: 10th (1:26.810)
Colours: white/blue (+orange)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman, David Wall, Rupert Lowes and R. J. Colmar
2424 - Porsche 935 K3 #009 0003 (Kremer) - Wera Meissberg TeamPorsche 935 K3 #009 0003 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 2993 cc TurboGr.5
Wera Meissberg Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Edgar Dören (D)/Jürgen Lässig (D)
listed, never drove:
Gerhard Holup (D)
Result: 5th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:26.690)
Colours: black/blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Rupert Lowes
2525 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0912 - Jacques GuerinPorsche 935 #930 770 0912 - Porsche F6 2993 cc TurboGr.5
Jacques Guerin (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jacques Guérin (F)/Christian Bussi (F)/Jean-Pierre Delaunay (F)Result: 10th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (1:36.480)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 16/08/2004Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
2727 - Porsche 935 K3 #000 0009 (Kremer) - Preston HennPorsche 935 K3/80 #000 0009 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Preston Henn (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Adrian Yates-Smith (GB)/Preston Henn (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 19th (1:31.930)
Colours: white (+red/orange/dark blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
2828 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo (Dallara) - Martini RacingLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1429 cc KKKGr.5
Martini Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Riccardo Patrese (I)/Eddie Cheever (USA)Result: did not finish (Lost wheel => accident)
Grid: 3rd (1:23.420)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 28/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
2929 - Triumph TR8 Turbo - Janspeed/A.D.A. EngineeringTriumph TR8 # - Rover V8 3563 cc TurboGr.5
Janspeed/A.D.A. Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ian Harrower (GB)/John Brindley (GB)Result: did not start (Accident in practice)
Grid: (1:44.770)
Colours: red (+white/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar and John Brown
3030 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0155 - Richard ClearePorsche 934 #930 670 0155 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGT
Richard Cleare (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Richard Cleare (GB)/Andy Rouse (GB)Result: did not finish (Oil breather pipe detached)
Grid: 28th (1:38.740)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
3232 - Porsche 924 Carrera GTR #BS720006?? - Canon Cameras Racing with GTi Eng.Porsche 924 Carrera GTR #BS720006?? - Porsche 924 t/c L4 2500 cc KKKGT
Canon Cameras Racing with GTi Eng. (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Lloyd (GB)/Tony Dron (GB)Result: 11th (20 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (1:35.840)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
3333 - Porsche 924 Carrera GTR - Formelrennsport Club ZurichPorsche 924 Carrera GTR # - Porsche 924 t/c L4 1992 cc KKKGT
Formelrennsport Club Zurich (CH)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Zbinden (CH)/Edi Kofel (CH)/Marco Vanoli (CH)Result: 9th 1st in GT (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (1:37.200)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
3535 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301098 - BASF Team GS SportBMW M1 #WBS59910004301098 - BMW M88 L6 4v 3453 cc N/AGT
BASF Team GS Sport (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)/Hans Heyer (D)Result: did not finish (Gear selector)
Grid: 17th (1:29.000)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar and Rupert Lowes
3636 - Morgan Plus 8 #R 8520 - Morris Stapleton Motors Ltd.Morgan Plus 8 #R 8520 - Rover V8 3498 cc N/AGT
Morris Stapleton Motors Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Bruce Stapleton (GB)/Richard Down (GB)/William Wykeham (GB)Result: 15th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 32nd (1:42.850)
Colours: black (+yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 12/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Bruce Stapleton and John Brown
3939 - Porsche 935 K3 #009 00016 (Blam) - Bob Akin Motor Racing Inc.Porsche 935 K3 #009 00016 (Blam) - Porsche F6 3200 cc TurboGTX
Bob Akin Motor Racing Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bob Akin (USA)/Bobby Rahal (USA)/Pete Lovett (GB)Result: 6th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:23.750)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar, Richard Harman and Norman Date
4040 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301028 (Cane) - Emka Productions Ltd.BMW M1 Gr.5 #WBS59910004301028 (Cane) - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AGTX
Emka Productions Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Bell (GB)/Steve O'Rourke (GB)/David Hobbs (GB)Result: 2nd 1st in GTX (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:28.240)
Colours: white (+dark blue/green)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
4141 - Ferrari 512 BB/LM #35523 - Simon PhillipsFerrari 512 BB/LM #35523 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AGTX
Simon PhillipsClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: /Mike Salmon (GB)/Simon Phillips (GB)/Steve Earle (USA)Result: did not finish (Flat battery)
Grid: 25th (1:36.240)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
4242 - Ferrari 512 BB #27577 - Modena EngineeringFerrari 512 BB/LM #27577 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AGTX
Modena Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Bond (GB)/Bobby Bell (GB)/Steve Griswold (USA)Result: did not finish (Differential)
Grid: 30th (1:39.200)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Julian Roberts
4444 - Mazda RX-7 - Z & W Enterprises Inc.Mazda RX-7 # - Mazda 2300 cc RotaryGTU
Z & W Enterprises Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Ray Ratcliff (USA)/Fred Stiff (USA)/M. L. Speer (USA)Result: 13th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 31st (1:42.190)
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 16/08/2004Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
4545 - Mazda RX-7 253i (Mooncraft) - MazdaspeedMazda RX-7 253i (Mooncraft) - Mazda 2600 cc RotaryGTU
Mazdaspeed (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Youjirou Terada (J)/Win Percy (GB)
listed, never drove:
Tom Walkinshaw (GB)
Result: 8th 1st in GTU (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (1:33.180)
Colours: dark blue/gold
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and R. J. Colmar
5151 - Lola T296 BMW - Rolf GötzLola T296 # - BMW M12 L4 2000 cc N/AS2.0
Rolf Götz (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Rolf Götz (D)/Roland Binder (D)Result: did not finish (Camshaft)
Grid: 14th (1:27.730)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: John Brown
5252 - Chevron B31 Ford - G.T.P. International Racing Ltd.Chevron B31 - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 1998 cc N/AS2.0
G.T.P. International Racing Ltd.Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Jones (GB)/Barrie Williams (GB)
DNS:
Alo Lawler (IRL)
Result: not classified (65 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:32.900)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: John Brown
5454 - Lola T297 Ford #T290-HU22 - Dorset Racing AssociatesLola T297 #T290-HU22 - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 1950 cc N/AS2.0
Dorset Racing Associates (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Clark (GB)/Nick Mason (GB)/Nick Faure (GB)Result: 16th (30 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:31.240)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
5656 - Osella PA9 BMW #107 - Osella Squadra CorseOsella PA9 #107 - BMW M12 L4 2000 cc N/AS2.0
Osella Squadra Corse (I)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Lella Lombardi (I)/Giorgio Francia (I)Result: 4th 1st in S2.0 (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:25.350)
Colours: white/green
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 28/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
5858 - Porsche 935 L1 #935 L1 (Lundgardh) - Tuff-Kote Dinol RacingPorsche 935 L1 #935 L1 (Lundgardh) - Porsche 935/02 F6 1394 cc TurboGr.5
Tuff-Kote Dinol Racing (S)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Mike Wilds (GB)/Jan Lundgardh (S)
DNS:
"Umberto Calvo" (A)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 22nd (1:32.970)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 31/01/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
6060 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1004 (Dallara) - Martini RacingLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1004 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Martini Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Andrea de Cesaris (I)/Piercarlo Ghinzani (I)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 11th (1:26.860)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 12/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes and John Brown
6262 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1005 (Dallara) - Lubrifilm RacingLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1005 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Lubrifilm Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Beppe Gabbiani (I)/Giorgio Schön (I)/Giorgio Pianta (I)Result: 7th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:27.080)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 28/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
6565 - BMW 320 - Team Castrol Juergen RassmussenBMW 320 # - BMW M12 L4 1995 cc N/AGr.5
Team Castrol Juergen RassmussenClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Lars-Viggo Jensen (DK)/Jens Winther (DK)Result: 12th (21 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th (1:38.660)
Colours: white (+red/dark green)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
No photos available:
31The car is not available on a photoPorsche 934 #930 670 0178 - Porsche F6 2993 cc TurboGT
Angelo Pallavicini (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Angelo Pallavicini (CH)/Neil Crang (AUS)Result: 14th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 33rd (1:42.040)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoAMC Spirit AMX # - AMC V8 2v OHV 4982 cc N/AT
John MarkeyClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Palmer (GB)/John Markey (GB)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:51.940)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
55The car is not available on a photoVogue SP2 # (Chevron) - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 1975 cc N/AS2.0
David Mercer (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Mercer (GB)/Mike Chittenden (GB)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 20th (1:32.260)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
63The car is not available on a photoLotus Esprit S1 # (Jenvey) - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 1994 cc N/AGr.5
Morfe Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Jenvey (GB)/Lawrie Hickman (GB)Result: did not start (Engine)
Grid: (1:36.280)
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 arriveMcLaren M12 GT #60-05 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 5735 cc N/AGTP
Z & W Enterprises Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Pierre Honegger (USA)/Paul Canary (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car did not arrivePorsche 908/3 Turbo #008 - Porsche 911/78 F6 2141 cc TurboS+2.0
Reinhold Joest (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Volkert Merl (D)/Jürgen Barth (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car did not arriveKMW SP30 # - Porsche 911R F6 2100 cc TurboS+2.0
Henning HaggenbauerOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Henning Hagenbauer (A)/Hans Müller-Perschl (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car did not arriveMarch 81S - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Bob Marsland (GB)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Bob Marsland (GB)/Francis Polak (B)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car did not arriveBMW M1 Gr.5 #81.M1R.01 (Sauber) - BMW M88 L6 4v 3500 cc N/AGr.5
Sauber Racing SwitzerlandClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Dieter Quester (A)Marc Surer (CH)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car did not arriveBMW M1 Gr.5 # (Martini) - BMW M88 L6 4v 3495 cc N/AGr.5
BMW Italy (I)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Teo Fabi (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car did not arrivePorsche 911 SC - Porsche F6 2808 cc N/AGr.5
Adrian Yates-Smith-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Adrian Yates-Smith (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car did not arriveBMW M1 #WBS59910004301100 - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AGT
BMW Zol 'AutoClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: François Servanin (F)/Pierre-François Rousselot (F)/Laurent Ferrier (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The car did not arriveTOJ SC205 # - BMW M12 L4 4v 1998 cc N/AS2.0
Rolf Götz (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Helmut Bross (D)/Rolf Götz (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
61The car did not arriveLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Martini RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
67The car did not arriveFiat X1/9 (Dallara) - Fiat 1498 cc N/AGr.5
Radbourne Racing Ltd.-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Steve Soper (GB)/Ian Flux (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: R. J. Colmar (2)
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