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Event: Tha RAC British Grand Prix SilverstoneDate: 13.7.1997
Track: Silverstone Circuit (United Kingdom), 5.140 kmsOrganiser: RAC

British GT Championship Silverstone

Weather:unknown
Start time:16:15
Grid:2-2-2
Distance:50 minutes
Attendance:unknown
Entered:43
Practiced:38
Qualified:38
Started:36
Finished:21
Classified:20
Classes:PractStartClass
Class 1 - GT114147
Class 2 - GT219179
Class 3a - GT3554
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 60 minutes on 10/7
Winners:
Overall:20Porsche 993 GT1Greasley / Morrison
Class 2 - GT2:45Lotus Esprit V8Bramley / Morris
Class 3a - GT3:66Marcos LM500 RoverTate / Sands
Fastest Laps:
Overall:2Harrier LR9 FordWin Percy (GB)1:52.262lap 2
Class 2 - GT2:33Marcos LM600 ChevroletNick Carr (GB)1:57.006lap 3
Class 3a - GT3:66Marcos LM500 RoverSimon Tate (GB)2:05.024lap 6
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Lister Storm GTLUlrich / Flux1:49.773
Class 2 - GT2:47Ford Saleen MustangKaye / Owen1:56.627
Class 3a - GT3:66Marcos LM500 RoverTate / Sands2:04.164
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (9), Marcos (4), Harrier (4), Darrian (3), Lotus (2), Saleen (2), Venturi (2), Ultima (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (12), Porsche (9), Chevrolet (4), Lotus (2), Jaguar (2), Renault (2), Rover (2)
Top car types by numbers:Harrier LR9 (4), Darrian T90 (3), Porsche 993 GT1 (2), Lotus Esprit (2), Saleen Mustang (2), Porsche 911 (2), Porsche 911 Carrera (2), Marcos LM500 (2), Porsche 911 Turbo (2), Marcos LM600 (2)
Driver nationalities:GB (60), NL (4), USA (2)
Team nationalities:GB (35)
Average engine size:3835 cc (with regard to 61% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 4770 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Tony Trimmer (76), Steve O'Rourke (57), John Burton (55)
Youngest known drivers:Duncan Huisman (26), Robert Schirle (30), Nigel Smith (30)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - British GT Championship Silverstone 1997Entry List - British GT Championship Silverstone 1997Schedule of Events - British GT Championship Silverstone 1997Track Map - British GT Championship Silverstone 1997
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