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Event: 41. Int. ADAC-Eifelrennen NürburgringDate: 30.4.1978
Track: Nürburgring Nordschleife (Germany), 22.835 kmsOrganiser: ADAC

DRM Nürburgring Eifelrennen

Weather:unknown
Start time:15:30
Grid:unknown
Distance:7 laps
Attendance:unknown
Entered:75
Practiced:52
Qualified:52
Started:48
Finished:37
Classified:38
Classes:PractStartClass
Division I232217
Division II292621
Race notes:
Both divisions raced together but started separately.
Pre-race sessions:
2 practice sessions held for a total of 180 minutes on 28-29/4
30 minute pre-race warm up held
Winners:
Division I:6Porsche 935/77AToine Hezemans
Division II:57BMW 320Markus Höttinger
Leaders:
laps Div.I/1-6:8Porsche 935Fitzpatrick
lap Div.I/7:6Porsche 935Hezemans
laps Div.II/1-6:55BMW 320 TurboErtl
lap Div.II/7:57BMW 320Höttinger
Fastest Laps:
Division I:6Porsche 935/77AToine Hezemans (NL)7:40.500178.514 km/h
Division II:50BMW 320 TurboManfred Winkelhock (D)8:02.900170.234 km/h
Pole Positions:
Division I:6Porsche 935/77AToine Hezemans (NL)7:35.100180.630 km/h
Division II:52Ford EscortHans Heyer (D)8:00.600171.050 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (18), BMW (18), VW (4), Ford (3), Opel (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (18), BMW (18), Ford (4), VW (4), Opel (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (12), BMW 320 (11), Porsche 911 Carrera (6)
Driver nationalities:D (37), A (3), CH (2)
Team nationalities:D (44)
Engine positions:front-engined (58%), rear-engined (39%), mid-engined (3%)
Oldest known drivers:Volkert Merl (38), Dieter Schornstein (38), Walter Brun (36)
Youngest known drivers:Eddie Cheever (19), Markus Höttinger (22), Armin Hahne (23)

Official Race Programme:

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