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Event: NAPA Auto Parts Sebring Octoberfest SebringDate: 18.10.1997
Track: Sebring International Raceway (United States), 6.048 kmsOrganiser: unknown

FIA GT Championship Sebring

FIA GT Championship (round 10)
Weather:rain, wet
Start time:15:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:3 hours
Attendance:50000
Entered:46
Practiced:41
Qualified:37
Started:36
Finished:25
Classified:29
Classes:PractStartClass
FIA GT-1191814
FIA GT-2221815
Race notes:
1 full-course caution for 9 laps, 25 minutes
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 180 minutes on 16/10
1 qualifying session held for a total of 45 minutes on 17/10
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:11Mercedes-Benz CLK GTRLudwig / Schneider
FIA GT-2:51Chrysler Viper GTS-RBeretta / Gache
Fastest Laps:
Overall:9McLaren F1 GTR BMWPeter Kox (NL)1:59.290182.517 km/hlap 5
FIA GT-2:51Chrysler Viper GTS-RBeretta / Gache2:08.448lap 4
Pole Positions:
Overall:8McLaren F1 GTR BMWSoper / Lehto1:55.929187.809 km/h
FIA GT-2:51Chrysler Viper GTS-RBeretta / Gache2:05.243173.841 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (16), McLaren (5), Mercedes-Benz (3), Panoz (3), Chrysler (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (16), BMW (5), Mercedes-Benz (3), Ford (3), Chrysler (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 911 GT2 (12), McLaren F1 GTR (5), Porsche 911 GT1 (4)
Driver nationalities:D (15), F (11), GB (10), CH (7), USA (6), NL (5), I (5), P (4), B (3), A (2), S (2)
Team nationalities:D (11), GB (8), F (4), CH (3), NL (2)
Most used colours:white (29%), blue (18%), yellow (15%), silver (15%), black (11%), red (6%)
Engine positions:rear-engined (44%), mid-engined (27%), front-engined (29%)
Oldest known drivers:Chris Gleason (54), Bob Wollek (54), Tony Dron (51)
Youngest known drivers:Alexander Wurz (23), Claudia Hürtgen (26), Emmanuel Collard (26)
Woman drivers:Lilian Bryner, Claudia Hürtgen

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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