1978 Silverstone 6 Hours

Race Winner
Country
Britain
Circuit
Round
4
Laps
235
Pole
Fastest Lap
Mass, 1m 23.88s
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Jacky Ickx

1

Porsche System Engineering

Porsche 935

6h

20

 

Jochen Mass

       

20

2

1

Henri Pescarolo

8

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 935

228 laps

15

 

Bob Wollek

       

15

3

12

Harald Grohs

53

BMW Belgique

BMW 320i

219 laps

12

 

Eddy Joosen

       

12

4

13

Markus Hotz

54

BMW Schweiz

BMW 320i

219 laps

10

 

Freddy Kottulinsky

       

10

5

3

Bob Wollek

9

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 935

218 laps

8

 

Dieter Schornstein

       

8

 

John Winter

       

8

6

2

Volkert Merl

12

Konrad Motorsport

Porsche 935

202 laps

6

 

Franz Konrad

       

6

7

13

Preben Kristoffersen

25

Preben Kristoffersen

Porsche 934

198 laps

4

 

Eberhard Sindel

       

4

8

15

Peter Bernhard

24

Angelo Pallavicini

Porsche 934

195 laps

3

 

Angelo Pallavicini

       

3

9

12

John Beasley

31

Simon Phillips

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

191 laps

2

 

Simon Phillips

       

2

 

Martin Raymond

       

2

10

18

Peter Lovett

32

Charles Ivey Racing

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

190 laps

1

 

Bob Neville

       

1

 

Tony Wingrove

       

1

11

15

Jan Lundgardh

10

Vastkuststugan

Porsche 935

187 laps

0

 

Kurt Simonsen

       

0

12

17

Alain-Michel Bernard

35

Henri Cachia

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

184 laps

0

 

Georges Bourdillat

       

0

13

17

Dave Brodie

41

Dave Brodie

Ford Capri

183 laps

0

 

David Matthews

       

0

14

Klaus Drees

17

Klaus Drees

Porsche 935

183 laps

0

 

Mike Franey

       

0

15

7

Kenneth Leim

22

Kenneth Leim

Porsche 934

178 laps

0

 

Lella Lombardi

       

0

DNS

Franz Konrad

11

Konrad Motorsport

Porsche 935

0

 

Volkert Merl

       

0

DNS

Logan Blackburn

42

Jeremy Nightingale

Ford Capri

0

 

Jeremy Nightingale

       

0

 

Brian Robinson

       

0

 

Stuart Rolt

       

0

DNS

Dieter Quester

52

BMW Alpina

BMW 320i

0

 

Tom Walkinshaw

       

0

R

Jean-Pierre Delauney

28

Schiller Racing

Porsche 934

140 laps Spun

0

 

Jacques Guerin

       

0

 

Claude Haldi

       

0

R

Giorgio Francia

55

BMW Italia

BMW 320i

95 laps Accident

0

 

Umberto Grano

       

0

R

Derek Bell

6

Georg Loos

Porsche 935

111 laps Wheel

0

 

Hans Heyer

       

0

 

Klaus Ludwig

       

0

R

Jon Fletcher

60

Carter Brothers

Lotus Elan

41 laps Engine

0

 

Barrie Williams

       

0

R

John Fitzpatrick

5

Georg Loos

Porsche 935

178 laps Retired

0

 

Toine Hezemans

       

0

 

Hans Heyer

       

0

R

Ingvar Carlsson

51

Bo Emanuelsson

BMW 320i

30 laps Accident

0

 

Bo Emanuelsson

       

0

R

Ronnie Peterson

38

BMW

BMW 320i

150 laps Rear axle

0

 

Hans-Joachim Stuck

       

0

R

Toine Hezemans

4

Georg Loos

Porsche 935

95 laps Accident

0

 

John Fitzpatrick

       

0

R

Edgar Doren

23

Max Moritz

Porsche 934

55 laps Accident

0

 

Gerhard Holup

       

0

R

Carlo Facetti

14

Martino Finotto

Porsche 935

24 laps Wheel

0

 

Martino Finotto

       

0

R

Claude Haldi

15

Schiller Racing

Porsche 935

66 laps Bodywork

0

 

Herbert Muller

       

0

R

Jean-Louis Lafosse

16

Henri Cachia

Porsche 935

24 laps Wheel

0

 

Michel Leclere

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Jacky Ickx

Porsche System Engineering

1m 22.38s

1

Jochen Mass

Porsche System Engineering

1m 22.38s

2

John Fitzpatrick

Georg Loos

1m 23.98s

2

Toine Hezemans

Georg Loos

1m 23.98s

3

Henri Pescarolo

Porsche Kremer Racing

1m 24.29s

3

Bob Wollek

Porsche Kremer Racing

1m 24.29s

4

Derek Bell

Georg Loos

1m 24.32s

4

Klaus Ludwig

Georg Loos

1m 24.32s

4

Hans Heyer

Georg Loos

1m 24.32s

5

Hans Heyer

Georg Loos

1m 24.33s

5

John Fitzpatrick

Georg Loos

1m 24.33s

5

Toine Hezemans

Georg Loos

1m 24.33s

6

Ronnie Peterson

BMW

1m 25.86s

6

Hans-Joachim Stuck

BMW

1m 25.86s

8

Bob Wollek

Porsche Kremer Racing

1m 26.81s

8

Dieter Schornstein

Porsche Kremer Racing

1m 26.81s

8

John Winter

Porsche Kremer Racing

1m 26.81s

8

Franz Konrad

Konrad Motorsport

1m 26.81s

8

Volkert Merl

Konrad Motorsport

1m 26.81s

9

Carlo Facetti

Martino Finotto

1m 28.06s

9

Martino Finotto

Martino Finotto

1m 28.06s

10

Claude Haldi

Schiller Racing

1m 28.63s

10

Herbert Muller

Schiller Racing

1m 28.63s

11

Volkert Merl

Konrad Motorsport

1m 28.66s

11

Franz Konrad

Konrad Motorsport

1m 28.66s

12

Jean-Louis Lafosse

Henri Cachia

1m 29.01s

12

Michel Leclere

Henri Cachia

1m 29.01s

13

Giorgio Francia

BMW Italia

1m 30.3s

13

Umberto Grano

BMW Italia

1m 30.3s

14

Klaus Drees

Klaus Drees

1m 30.59s

14

Mike Franey

Klaus Drees

1m 30.59s

15

Harald Grohs

BMW Belgique

1m 30.76s

15

Eddy Joosen

BMW Belgique

1m 30.76s

16

Ingvar Carlsson

Bo Emanuelsson

1m 31.54s

16

Bo Emanuelsson

Bo Emanuelsson

1m 31.54s

17

Markus Hotz

BMW Schweiz

1m 32.5s

17

Freddy Kottulinsky

BMW Schweiz

1m 32.5s

18

Dieter Quester

BMW Alpina

1m 33.65s

18

Tom Walkinshaw

BMW Alpina

1m 33.65s

19

Edgar Doren

Max Moritz

1m 35.68s

19

Gerhard Holup

Max Moritz

1m 35.68s

20

Preben Kristoffersen

Preben Kristoffersen

1m 39.37s

20

Eberhard Sindel

Preben Kristoffersen

1m 39.37s

21

John Beasley

Simon Phillips

1m 40.59s

21

Simon Phillips

Simon Phillips

1m 40.59s

21

Martin Raymond

Simon Phillips

1m 40.59s

22

Kenneth Leim

Kenneth Leim

1m 41.08s

22

Lella Lombardi

Kenneth Leim

1m 41.08s

23

Peter Bernhard

Angelo Pallavicini

1m 41.84s

23

Angelo Pallavicini

Angelo Pallavicini

1m 41.84s

24

Jean-Pierre Delauney

Schiller Racing

1m 42.41s

24

Jacques Guerin

Schiller Racing

1m 42.41s

24

Claude Haldi

Schiller Racing

1m 42.41s

25

Logan Blackburn

Jeremy Nightingale

1m 42.72s

25

Jeremy Nightingale

Jeremy Nightingale

1m 42.72s

25

Brian Robinson

Jeremy Nightingale

1m 42.72s

25

Stuart Rolt

Jeremy Nightingale

1m 42.72s

26

Jan Lundgardh

Vastkuststugan

1m 43.02s

26

Kurt Simonsen

Vastkuststugan

1m 43.02s

27

Jon Fletcher

Carter Brothers

1m 43.27s

27

Barrie Williams

Carter Brothers

1m 43.27s

28

Peter Lovett

Charles Ivey Racing

1m 43.64s

28

Bob Neville

Charles Ivey Racing

1m 43.64s

28

Tony Wingrove

Charles Ivey Racing

1m 43.64s

29

Alain-Michel Bernard

Henri Cachia

1m 44.87s

29

Georges Bourdillat

Henri Cachia

1m 44.87s

30

Dave Brodie

Dave Brodie

1m 45.21s

30

David Matthews

Dave Brodie

1m 45.21s

Circuit - Silverstone

Country

Britain

Location

Silverstone, Northamptonshire

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.932 (Miles)

Record

Alain Prost (McLaren MP4/2B-TAG Porsche), 1m09.886, 151.035 mph, F1, 1985

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