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Event: Silverstone World Manufacturers 6 HoursDate: 14.5.1978
Track: Silverstone Circuit (United Kingdom), 4.719 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Silverstone 6 Hours

Weather:light rain, later dry
Start time:12:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:42
Practiced:34
Qualified:30
Started:27
Finished:15
Classified:16
Classes:PractStartClass
Group 5201810
Group 3 & 4 - Grand Touring985
Group 1 & 2 - Touring511
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 180 minutes on 13/5
Winners:
Overall:1Porsche 935/78Mass / Ickx
Group 3 & 4 - Grand Touring:25Porsche 934Sindel / Kristoffersen
Group 1 & 2 - Touring:41Ford Capri IIIBrodie / Matthews
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Porsche 935/78Jacky Ickx (B)1:23.980202.519 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Porsche 935/78Jacky Ickx (B)1:22.380206.202 km/h
Group 3 & 4 - Grand Touring:23Porsche 934Dören / Holup1:35.680
Group 1 & 2 - Touring:42Ford Capri IIIBlackburn / Robinson / Rolt / Nightingale1:42.720
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (20), BMW (5)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (20), BMW (5), Ford (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (12), BMW 320 (5), Porsche 934 (5)
Driver nationalities:GB (14), D (13), F (9), S (7), CH (5), I (5), NL (2), B (2)
Team nationalities:D (10), CH (4), S (3), I (2)
Most used colours:white (36%), red (16%), darker (12%), blue (10%), light (8%), lighter (4%), dark (4%)
Engine positions:rear-engined (74%), front-engined (26%)
Average engine size:2700 cc (with regard to 66% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 3412 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Freddy Kottulinsky (46), Martino Finotto (45), Carlo Facetti (43)
Youngest known drivers:Franz Konrad (27), Hans-Joachim Stuck (27), Klaus Ludwig (29)
Woman drivers:Lella Lombardi

Official Race Programme:

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