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Silverstone International Trophy

Silverstone, Northampton, Great-Britain

Date: 20/4/1980
Track length:
Attendance:
Entries accepted:
Starters: 30
Finishers: 24

Pole position: Spice
Fastest lap: Rouse in 1.41,74

Distance: Redflagged
Average speed: 164,59 kmh
Weather:
Ruleset: Group 1B
Car info: 1980 Cars

 

For the first time, Rover proved to be competitive; Greenslade was second on the grid, and battled for the lead right to the end, when he dropped back a little after actually leading for some laps. In the end Rouse won the race while Spice retired after the race had been redflagged due to Lanfranchi rolling his Vauxhall.


Touring Cars class A-D
Pos Pos in class # Team / Entrant
Car- Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
vol. (cc)
Engine
Type
Group Distance,
time
Qualifying position Qualifying time Fastest lap Reason out,
remarks
1 1 2 Gordon Spice Racing
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Andy Rouse, GB
2993 V6 A 17 laps, 29.14,47 4   1.41,74  
2 2 6 Triplex Esso Motor Team
Rover 3500 SD1
Rex Greenslade, GB
3495 V8 A 17 laps, 29.16,88 2   1.42,16  
3 3 3 Equipe Esso
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Vince Woodman, GB
2993 V6 A 17 laps, 29.30,21 3   1.43,13  
4 4 9 Mann’s Garage
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Holman “Les” Blackburn, GB
2993 V6 A 17 laps, 29.42,23 8   1.43,58  
5 5 11 Kamasa Tools
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Graham Goode, GB
2993 V6 A 17 laps, 29.43,49 6   1.43,16  
6 6 5  
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Charles Sawyer-Hoare, GB
2993 V6 A 17 laps, 30.07,94 10   1.45,21  
7 1 20 TWR Pentax
Mazda RX-7
Win Percy, GB
2 x 573 R2 B 17 laps, 30.08,73 7   1.44,71  
8 2 21 TWR Pentax
Mazda RX-7
John Morrison, GB
2 x 573 R2 B 17 laps, 30.41,98 9   1.46,91  
9 1 46 Hughes of Beaconsfield
Toyota Celica GT
Chris Hodgetts, GB
1588 L4 C 16 laps, 29.15,84 13   1.47,14  
10 2 44 GTI Engineering / Akai
Audi 80 GLE
Richard Lloyd, GB
1586 L4 C 16 laps, 29.18,85 12   1.48,21  
11 3 24  
Vauxhall Firenza Magnum 2300
Derrick Brunt, GB
2279 L4 B 16 laps, 29.20,16 15   1.47,61  
12 4 23 Wadham Stringer Equipe Esso
Triumph Dolomite Sprint
Roger Saunders, GB
1998 L4 B 16 laps, 29.35,96 11   1.48,66  
13 4 29  
Vauxhall Firenza Magnum 2300
Tony Lanfranchi, GB
2279 L4 B 16 laps, 29.36,26 14   1.48,87 Accident
14 3 52 Morris Vulcan Ltd
VW Scirocco GTI
John Morris, GB
1588 L4 C 16 laps, 29.56,35 17   1.50,10  
15 5 26 Napolina Alfa Romeo Dealer Team
Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV
Leo Bertorelli, GB
1962 L4 B 16 laps, 30.29,92 20   1.52,23  
16 4 57 The Colt Car Co Ltd
Mitsubishi Colt GLX Hatchback
David Morgan, GB
1597 L4 C 16 laps, 30.33,15 21   1.53,03  
17 5 56 The Colt Car Co Ltd
Mitsubishi Colt GLX Hatchback
Barrie Williams, GB
1597 L4 C 16 laps, 30.43,32 22   1.52,58  
18 4 48  
Talbot Avenger 1600 GT
Terry Watts, GB
1594 L4 C 16 laps, 30.43,56 24   1.52,88  
19 1 61 Datapost ‘A Royal Mail Service’
Ford Fiesta 1.3
Alan Curnow, GB
1298 L4 D 16 laps, 31.01,13 19   1.53,63  
20 2 66 Napolina Alfa Romeo Dealer Team
Alfa Romeo Alfasud Ti
Jon Dooley, GB
1286 B4 D 15 laps, 29.19,59 23   1.56,27  
21 3 63  
Mini 1275 GT
Jon Mowatt, GB
1275 L4 D 15 laps, 29.49,95 28   1.56,59  
22 4 68 Stanfield and White
Talbot Avenger 1300 GT
John Spiller, GB
1295 L4 D 15 laps, 30.07,56 30   1.59,41  
23 5 71  
Ford Fiesta 1.3
Geunda Eadie, GB
1298 L4 D 15 laps, 33.15,73 29   1.59,95  
24 6 72  
Mini 1275 GT
Tim Goss, GB
1275 L4 D 14 laps, 30.58,58 27   1.58,22  
DNF   67  
Mini 1275 GT
James Burrows, GB
1275 L4 D 13 31   2.00,01  
DNF   62  
Mini 1275 GT
Tom Pitcher, GB
1275 L4 D 10 26   1.56,84  
DNF   12 Triplex Esso Motor Team
Rover 3500 SD1
Jeff Allam, GB
3495 V8 A 8 5   1.42,17  
DNF   1 Gordon Spice Racing
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Gordon Spice, GB
2993 V6 A 8 1   1.42,02 Engine
DNF   41 Datapost ‘A Royal Mail Service’
Ford Fiesta 1.6
Richard Longman, GB
1599 L4 C 4 18   1.53,52  
DNF   43 GTI Engineering / Akai
Audi 80 GLE
Stirling Moss, GB
1586 L4 C 3 16   1.50,92  
DNS   49  
VW Scirocco GTI
John Hammersley, GB
1588 L4 C   25