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Event: Grosser Preis von DeutschlandDate: 29.7.1978
Track: Motodrom Hockenheim (Germany), 6.789 kmsOrganiser: AvD

DRM Hockenheim Grand Prix

Weather:dry, hot
Start time:15:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:20 laps
Attendance:50000
Entered:50
Practiced:41
Qualified:41
Started:40
Finished:20
Classified:20
Classes:PractStartClass
Division I191812
Division II22228
Race notes:
Both divisions raced together but started separately - Division II started 30 seconds behind Division I.
Winners:
Division I:9Porsche 935/77AKlaus Ludwig
Division II:55BMW 320 TurboHarald Ertl
Leaders:
lap 101:Ford Capri TurboHeyer
laps 102-119:BMW 320 TurboErtl
laps 1-20:Porsche 935Ludwig
Fastest Laps:
Division I:9Porsche 935/77AKlaus Ludwig (D)2:04.500196.248 km/h
Division II:55BMW 320 TurboHarald Ertl (A)2:12.400184.586 km/h
Pole Positions:
Division I:9Porsche 935/77AKlaus Ludwig (D)2:01.700200.800 km/h
Division II:52Ford Capri III TurboHans Heyer (D)2:08.900189.610 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (16), BMW (15), Ford (5), Toyota (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (16), BMW (15), Ford (6), Toyota (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (12), BMW 320 (12), Ford Escort (3)
Driver nationalities:D (25), CH (6), A (3), NL (2)
Team nationalities:D (27), CH (5)
Most used colours:white (34%), red (26%), black (11%), blue (11%), yellow (6%), orange (4%)
Engine positions:front-engined (57%), rear-engined (40%), mid-engined (3%)
Oldest known drivers:Volkert Merl (38), Dieter Schornstein (38), Walter Brun (36)
Youngest known drivers:Markus Höttinger (22), Armin Hahne (23), Manfred Winkelhock (26)

Official Race Programme:

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