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Event: Flying Tiger 1000Date: 27.9.1981
Track: Brands Hatch Circuit (United Kingdom), 4.207 kmsOrganiser: BRSCC

Brands Hatch 1000 Kilometres

Weather:intermittent rain
Start time:12:30
Grid:unknown
Distance:1000 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:42
Practiced:33
Qualified:33
Started:32
Finished:21
Classified:21
Classes:PractStartClass
Group 6 - Sports +2000551
Group 6 - Sports 2000333
Group 511106
Group 4 - Grand Touring333
IMSA GTX222
Sports 2000996
Race notes:
1 full-course caution for 3 laps
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 150 minutes on 26/9
1 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 180 minutes on 25/9
20 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:3Lola T600 FordEdwards / de Villota
Group 6 - Sports 2000:10Osella PA9 BMWFrancia / Lombardi
Group 5:22BMW M1Bell / Craft
Group 4 - Grand Touring:41Porsche 924 Carrera GTRRouse / Lloyd
IMSA GTX:50Porsche 935 K3/80Rahal / Garretson
Sports 2000:65Tiga SC81 FordTaylor / Eyre
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Ford C100Manfred Winkelhock (D)1:25.500177.102 km/h
Group 6 - Sports 2000:10Osella PA9 BMWFrancia / Lombardi1:27.500
Group 5:24BMW M1Stuck / Heyer1:28.300
Group 4 - Grand Touring:43Porsche 934Kennedy / Cleare1:40.900
IMSA GTX:50Porsche 935 K3/80Rahal / Garretson1:29.300
Sports 2000:66Tiga SC81 FordTaylor / Sheldon1:35.200
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (12), Lola (5), Tiga (5), BMW (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (15), Porsche (12), BMW (4)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (7), BMW M1 (2), Tiga SC81 (2), Porsche 934 (2), Tiga SC80 (2)
Driver nationalities:GB (37), D (8), F (4), S (3), USA (2), I (2), IRL (2), CH (2)
Most used colours:white (44%), red (24%), blue (14%), yellow (7%), green (5%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (59%), rear-engined (31%), front-engined (10%)
Average engine size:2602 cc (with regard to 32% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 2935 cc)
Oldest known drivers:John Brindley (46), Martin Birrane (46), Chris Craft (42)
Youngest known drivers:Joachim Winkelhock (21), Tim Lee-Davey (26), Desiré Wilson (28)
Woman drivers:Divina Galica, Lella Lombardi, Desiré Wilson

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