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Event: ADAC 500 km Rennen für Automobile bis 1600 auf dem NürburgringDate: 4.9.1968
Track: Nürburgring Nordschleife (Germany), 22.835 kmsOrganiser: ADAC

Nürburgring 500 Kilometres

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:12:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:500 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:119
Practiced:unknown
Started:80
Finished:44
Classified:44
Classes:PractStartClass
Group 6 - Prototypes 160010106
Group 6 - Prototypes 1300553
Group 6 - Prototypes 1000753
Group 4 - Sports 1600332
Group 4 - Sports 1300221
Group 3 - Grand Touring 1300994
Group 3 - Grand Touring 1000663
Group 2 - Touring 1600884
Group 2 - Touring 130011118
Group 2 - Touring 100012127
Group 2 - Touring 700993
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 540 minutes on 30-31/9
Winners:
Overall:6Abarth 1600 SPPeter Schetty
Group 6 - Prototypes 1300:25Austin-Healey Sprite LMTuckett / Pignéguy
Group 6 - Prototypes 1000:33Nathan-Hillmann ImpRoger Nathan
Group 4 - Sports 1600:39Lotus 47 FordWalker / Alexander
Group 4 - Sports 1300:53Abarth 1000 SPMike Walton
Group 3 - Grand Touring 1300:66Alfa Romeo 1300 GTA JuniorDieter Basche
Group 3 - Grand Touring 1000:71Honda S800Karl Herd
Group 2 - Touring 1600:84Alfa Romeo 1600 GTASommer / Schultze
Group 2 - Touring 1300:98Morris Mini Cooper SChristian Schmarje
Group 2 - Touring 1000:106Fiat-Abarth 1000 TC"PAM"
Group 2 - Touring 700:123Steyr-PuchFranz Eichhammer
Fastest Laps:
Overall:7Abarth 1600 SPJohannes Ortner (A)9:13.000148.700 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:6Abarth 1600 SPPeter Schetty (CH)9:08.800
Group 4 - Sports 1600:45Lotus 47Jackson / Baker9:43.500
Group 4 - Sports 1300:55Abarth 1300 OTKrause / Bitter9:58.900
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Alfa Romeo (11), Ford (6), Honda (6), Abarth (5), Fiat-Abarth (5), BMW (5)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (15), Alfa Romeo (11), Fiat (9), BMC (9), BMW (6), Honda (6)
Top car types by numbers:Ford Escort (5), Honda S800 (5), Steyr-Puch 650 TR (4)
Driver nationalities:D (66), GB (27), F (5), S (4), CH (3), I (2)
Team nationalities:D (48), GB (17), I (5), F (4), S (3), CH (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (49%), mid-engined (27%), rear-engined (24%)
Oldest known drivers:Willi Martini (43), John Hine (35), Hubert Hahne (33)
Youngest known drivers:Rolf Stommelen (25), Arturo Merzario (25), Clive Baker (26)

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