1979 Silverstone 6 Hours

Race Winner
Country
Britain
Circuit
Round
4
Laps
228
Pole
Fastest Lap
Mass, 1m 23.25s
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Bob Wollek

3

Georg Loos

Porsche 935

6h

20

 

Hans Heyer

       

20

 

John Fitzpatrick

       

20

2

2

Alain de Cadenet

8

Alain de Cadenet

De Cadenet LM-Ford

221 laps

15

 

Francois Migault

       

15

3

3

Edgar Doren

26

Dieter Schornstein

Porsche 935

216 laps

12

 

Dieter Schornstein

       

12

4

14

Jean-Pierre Delauney

30

Jean-Pierre Delaunay

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

209 laps

10

 

Cyril Grandet

       

10

5

John Fitzpatrick

2

Georg Loos

Porsche 935

209 laps

8

 

Manfred Schurti

       

8

 

Bob Wollek

       

8

6

8

Edi Kofel

24

Formel Rennsport Club

Porsche 934

209 laps

6

 

Peter Zbinden

       

6

7

3

Gerard Bleynie

29

Jacques Guerin

Porsche 911SC

207 laps

4

 

Jacques Guerin

       

4

 

Jean-Louis Schlesser

       

4

8

8

Kenneth Leim

14

Kenneth Leim

Porsche 934

197 laps

3

 

Kurt Simonsen

       

3

9

4

Barrie Williams

20

Charles Ivey Racing

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

197 laps

2

 

Dudley Wood

       

2

10

9

Jochen Mass

1

Porsche System Engineering

Porsche 936

193 laps Accident

1

 

Brian Redman

       

1

11

6

Simon Phillips

16

Simon Phillips

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

191 laps

0

 

Martin Raymond

       

0

12

9

Chris Craft

9

Dome Company

Dome Zero RL-Ford

189 laps

0

 

Gordon Spice

       

0

13

2

Derek Bell

12

Robin Hamilton

Aston Martin AMV8

185 laps

0

 

David Preece

       

0

DSQ

Preben Kristoffersen

45

Willy F Racing

BMW 320i

162 laps Outside assistance

0

 

Jens Winther

       

0

DSQ

Richard Jenvey

49

Richard Jenvey

Lotus Esprit S1

10 laps Outside assistance

0

 

David Mercer

       

0

NC

Laurence Jacobsen

43

Tony Charnell

Chevron B36-Ford

156 laps Not classified

0

 

Richard Jones

       

0

 

Robin Smith

       

0

NC

Mark Dorrington Niblett

19

Mark Dorrington Niblett

Porsche 934

158 laps Not classified

0

 

Tony Dron

       

0

R

Alain-Michel Bernard

31

AS Ile-de-France

Porsche 911 Carrera

59 laps Engine

0

 

Raymond Touroul

       

0

R

Bob Neville

27

Lancia Corse

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

132 laps Differential

0

 

Alec Poole

       

0

R

John Beasley

17

John Harper

Porsche 911 Carrera RS

67 laps Engine

0

 

John Harper

       

0

R

Jon Fletcher

18

Tony Wingrove

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

88 laps Clutch

0

 

Peter Lovett

       

0

 

Tony Wingrove

       

0

R

Bob Linwood

21

Adrian Yates-Smith

Porsche 911 Carrera RS

18 laps Engine

0

 

Adrian Yates-Smith

       

0

R

Angelo Pallavicini

22

Angelo Pallavicini

Porsche 934

72 laps Fuel system

0

 

Marco Vanoli

       

0

R

Riccardo Patrese

51

Lancia Corse

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo

4 laps Engine

0

 

Walter Rohrl

       

0

R

John Evans

52

Art Hough

Lotus Elan

96 laps Gearbox

0

 

Max Payne

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Jochen Mass

Porsche System Engineering

1m 20.13s

1

Brian Redman

Porsche System Engineering

1m 20.13s

2

Bob Wollek

Georg Loos

1m 25.63s

2

John Fitzpatrick

Georg Loos

1m 25.63s

2

Hans Heyer

Georg Loos

1m 25.63s

3

Chris Craft

Dome Company

1m 27.7s

3

Gordon Spice

Dome Company

1m 27.7s

4

Alain de Cadenet

Alain de Cadenet

1m 28.42s

4

Francois Migault

Alain de Cadenet

1m 28.42s

5

Manfred Schurti

Georg Loos

1m 28.55s

5

John Fitzpatrick

Georg Loos

1m 28.55s

5

Bob Wollek

Georg Loos

1m 28.55s

6

Edgar Doren

Dieter Schornstein

1m 29.26s

6

Dieter Schornstein

Dieter Schornstein

1m 29.26s

7

Riccardo Patrese

Lancia Corse

1m 30.28s

7

Walter Rohrl

Lancia Corse

1m 30.28s

8

Laurence Jacobsen

Tony Charnell

1m 30.61s

8

Richard Jones

Tony Charnell

1m 30.61s

8

Robin Smith

Tony Charnell

1m 30.61s

9

Preben Kristoffersen

Willy F Racing

1m 34.94s

9

Jens Winther

Willy F Racing

1m 34.94s

10

Gerard Bleynie

Jacques Guerin

1m 37.08s

10

Jacques Guerin

Jacques Guerin

1m 37.08s

10

Jean-Louis Schlesser

Jacques Guerin

1m 37.08s

11

Derek Bell

Robin Hamilton

1m 37.54s

11

David Preece

Robin Hamilton

1m 37.54s

12

Richard Jenvey

Richard Jenvey

1m 37.7s

12

David Mercer

Richard Jenvey

1m 37.7s

13

Barrie Williams

Charles Ivey Racing

1m 38.31s

13

Dudley Wood

Charles Ivey Racing

1m 38.31s

14

Edi Kofel

Formel Rennsport Club

1m 38.41s

14

Peter Zbinden

Formel Rennsport Club

1m 38.41s

15

Jon Fletcher

Tony Wingrove

1m 38.44s

15

Peter Lovett

Tony Wingrove

1m 38.44s

15

Tony Wingrove

Tony Wingrove

1m 38.44s

16

Kenneth Leim

Kenneth Leim

1m 39.08s

16

Kurt Simonsen

Kenneth Leim

1m 39.08s

17

Simon Phillips

Simon Phillips

1m 39.54s

17

Martin Raymond

Simon Phillips

1m 39.54s

18

Jean-Pierre Delauney

Jean-Pierre Delaunay

1m 39.93s

18

Cyril Grandet

Jean-Pierre Delaunay

1m 39.93s

19

Bob Neville

1m 40.09s

19

Alec Poole

1m 40.09s

20

Alain-Michel Bernard

AS Ile-de-France

1m 40.46s

20

Raymond Touroul

AS Ile-de-France

1m 40.46s

21

John Beasley

John Harper

1m 41.21s

21

John Harper

John Harper

1m 41.21s

22

Angelo Pallavicini

Angelo Pallavicini

1m 41.94s

22

Marco Vanoli

Angelo Pallavicini

1m 41.94s

23

John Evans

Art Hough

1m 42.22s

23

Max Payne

Art Hough

1m 42.22s

24

Bob Linwood

Adrian Yates-Smith

1m 43s

24

Adrian Yates-Smith

Adrian Yates-Smith

1m 43s

25

Mark Dorrington Niblett

Mark Dorrington Niblett

1m 45.1s

25

Tony Dron

Mark Dorrington Niblett

1m 45.1s

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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