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Event: Silverstone Supercar Showdown featuring The Royal Automobile Club Tourist TrophyDate: 20.4.2008
Track: Silverstone Circuit (United Kingdom), 5.140 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Tourist Trophy

FIA GT Championship (round 1)
Weather:cloudy, wet
Start time:12:13
Grid:unknown
Distance:2 hours
Attendance:25000
Entered:31
Practiced:31
Qualified:31
Started:31
Finished:30
Classified:29
Classes:PractStartClass
FIA GT1151515
FIA GT2121211
FIA Group 2443
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 160 minutes on 19/4
1 qualifying session held for a total of 40 minutes on 19/4
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:33Aston Martin DBR9Wendlinger / Sharp
FIA GT2:50Ferrari F430 GTCVilander / Bruni
FIA Group 2:104Mosler MT900Heyer / Vojtěch
Leaders:
laps 1-8:33Aston Martin DBR9Karl Wendlinger
laps 9-24:5Chevrolet Corvette C6.RMarcel Fässler
laps 25-26:3Chevrolet Corvette C6.RChristophe Bouchut
laps 27-33:10Aston Martin DBR9Allan Simonsen
laps 34-40:5Chevrolet Corvette C6.RMarcel Fässler
lap 41:33Aston Martin DBR9Karl Wendlinger
laps 42-55:10Aston Martin DBR9Philipp Peter
laps 56-59:33Aston Martin DBR9Ryan Sharp
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Maserati MC12Michael Bartels (D)1:47.231172.560 km/hlap 55
FIA GT2:77Ferrari F430 GTCMatteo Malucelli (I)1:52.678164.220 km/hlap 56
FIA Group 2:111Saleen S7-RSean Edwards (GB)1:51.873165.400 km/hlap 52
Pole Positions:
Overall:5Chevrolet Corvette C6.RDelétraz / Fässler1:55.220160.590 km/h
FIA GT2:56Ferrari F430 GTCKirkaldy / Bell1:56.632158.650 km/h
FIA Group 2:111Saleen S7-RKonôpka / Edwards1:55.459160.260 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (10), Chevrolet (4), Saleen (4), Aston Martin (3), Maserati (3), Porsche (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (10), Chevrolet (6), Maserati (4), Ford (4), Aston Martin (3), Porsche (3)
Top car types by numbers:Ferrari F430 (9), Saleen S7-R (4), Aston Martin DBR9 (3), Maserati MC12 (3), Chevrolet Corvette C6.R (3), Porsche 997 GT3 RSR (3)
Driver nationalities:I (10), GB (9), B (6), D (5), NL (5), RA (4), CH (4), CZ (3), A (3), FIN (3)
Team nationalities:D (7), B (5), GB (5), I (5), A (4)
Engine positions:mid-engined (61%), front-engined (29%), rear-engined (10%)
Average engine size:5449 cc
Average age of cars:1 year old (average year manufactured: 2007)
Oldest known drivers:Peter Kutemann (61), Jean-Denis Delétraz (45), Wolfgang Kaufmann (44)
Youngest known drivers:Henri Moser (21), Sean Edwards (22), Alexandre Negrão (23)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Tourist Trophy 2008Entry List - Tourist Trophy 2008Schedule of Events - Tourist Trophy 2008Track Map - Tourist Trophy 2008
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