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Austrian Grand Prix support race

Österreichring, 11 Aug 1979

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Michele Alboreto March 793 [4] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#5 Euroracing SPA
16 30m 31.51s
2 Piercarlo Ghinzani March 793 [3] - Alfa Romeo Novamotor
#6 Euroracing SPA
16 30m 34.33s
3 Michael Korten March 793 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#33 Klaus Zimmermann Racing Team
16 30m 35.35s
4 Nigel Mansell March 793 [2] - Triumph Dolomite Holbay 4
#8 Unipart Racing Team
16 30m 36.31s
5 Brett Riley March 793 [783-12] - Triumph Dolomite Holbay 4
#7 Unipart Racing Team
16 30m 36.57s
6 Daniele Albertin Ralt RT1/78 [103] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#42 Marlboro Valtellina Racing
16 30m 51.87s
7 Eliseo Salazar Ralt RT3/79 [160] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#12 Schick Toyota Chilean Team
16 31m 10.05s
8 Hans-Peter Kaufmann Chevron B38 [38.77.20] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#21 FRC Zürich
16 31m 15.84s
9 Jochen Dauer Chevron B47 [47.79.09] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#9 KWS Motorsport
16 31m 16.37s
10 Jean-Pierre Malcher Martini MK21B [03] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#43
16 31m 25.82s
11 Franz Konrad Chevron B43 [43.78.03] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#40 Konrad Racing
16 31m 26.84s
12 Helmut Bross Chevron B43 [43.78.12] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#41
16 31m 34.41s
13 Urs Dudler Ralt RT1/75 [3] - BMW M10 Heidegger
#37 Bose Hi-Fi Racing Team
16 31m 58.18s
14 Bruno Huber Argo JM1 [006-F3] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#3 FRC Zürich
16 31m 58.66s
15 Olaf Höhn Derichs D37 [F3.78.03] - BMW M10
#24 Scuderia Avus
16 32m 21.69s
16 Heinz Hoffmann Ralt RT1/78 [100] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#22 Team Jim Beam
16 32m 26.70s
17 Theodor Erhard Atlas Lotoy - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#34 German Atlas
15 30m 56.89s
18 Guido Daccò March 773 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#23 Scuderia Derby Corse
15 31m 04.81s
R Jo Zeller March 783 [1] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#18 FRC Zürich
13 25m 32.60s
R Jürg Lienhard March 793 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#19 Lista Racing Team
13 25m 36.91s
R Bruno Eichmann Argo JM3 [029-F3] - BMW M10 Heidegger
#20 Lista Racing Team
11 21m 57.26s
R Jo Gartner Martini MK27 [004] - Renault 20TS Schrick
#38 Jim Beam Team
10 19m 16.35s
R Georg Bellof Ralt RT3/79 [168] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#39 Autozeitung Nachwuchsförd
10 19m 42.78s
R Bernard Perroy Duqueine VG3 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#31 Ecurie Montesanto
10 19m 44.46s
R Walter Schöch Ralt RT1/76 [45] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#15 (see note 1)
10 22m 44.81s
R Fredy Eschenmoser Lola T670 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#4 Bose Hi-Fi Racing Team
9 18m 11.82s
R Karl Schuchnig Chevron B47 [47.79.03] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#10 KWS Motorsport
9 18m 42.77s
R Marcus Simeon March 783 [24] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#36 Racing Motor Service
9 21m 22.28s
R Bernard Birbès Chevron B38 [37.77.21] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#16
8 17m 04.50s
R Kenneth Acheson March 793 [13] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#14 The RMC Group
5 09m 36.70s
R Fredy Schnarwiler March 793 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#2 FRC Zürich
4 11m 12.00s
R Walter Lechner March 783 [6] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#25 Team Jim Beam
1 Collision with Kloss
R Thomas Kloss March 783 [29] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#26 Memphis Team International
1 Collision with Lechner
R Fridolin Wettstein Ralt RT1/77 [59] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#27 FRC Zürich
1 02m 08.97s
DNS Jakob Bordoli Ralt RT1 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#1 Scuderia Calanda
Did not start
DNA Franz Konrad Chevron B47 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#11 KWS Motorsport
Did not arrive
DNA Guido Pardini Dallara 379 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#17
Did not arrive
DNA Michael Baumann Eufra H1 - BMW M10 Gätmo
#28 RT Gätmo Tuning
Did not arrive
DNA Willi Siller March 783 - Triumph Dolomite Holbay 4
#29 Unipart Racing Team
Did not arrive
DNA Piero Necchi Martini MK27 [006] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#30 Astra Piacenza
Did not arrive
DNA Hubert Galli March 743 [10] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#32 MSC Villach - Valvoline
Did not arrive
DNA Armin Conrad Argo JM1 [012-F3] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#35 FRC Zürich
Did not arrive
DNA Herbert Jerich March - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#44 Bosch Racing Team Vienna
Did not arrive

All cars are 2-litre F3 unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Michele Alboreto (F3) 2-litre March 793 [4] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 53.77s
2 Kenneth Acheson (F3) 2-litre March 793 [13] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 54.04s
3 Piercarlo Ghinzani (F3) 2-litre March 793 [3] - Alfa Romeo Novamotor 1m 54.20s
4 Jo Gartner (F3) 2-litre Martini MK27 [004] - Renault 20TS Schrick 1m 54.57s
5 Brett Riley (F3) 2-litre March 793 [783-12] - Triumph Dolomite Holbay 4 1m 54.58s
6 Daniele Albertin (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/78 [103] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 55.55s
7 Nigel Mansell (F3) 2-litre March 793 [2] - Triumph Dolomite Holbay 4 1m 55.22s
8 Michael Korten (F3) 2-litre March 793 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 55.48s
9 Bruno Eichmann (F3) 2-litre Argo JM3 [029-F3] - BMW M10 Heidegger 1m 55.63s
10 Jean-Pierre Malcher (F3) 2-litre Martini MK21B [03] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 55.69s
11 Jakob Bordoli * (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 55.82s
12 Walter Lechner (F3) 2-litre March 783 [6] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 55.82s
13 Eliseo Salazar (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/79 [160] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 55.90s
14 Thomas Kloss (F3) 2-litre March 783 [29] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 56.01s
15 Jürg Lienhard (F3) 2-litre March 793 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 56.04s
16 Fridolin Wettstein (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/77 [59] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 56.20s
17 Georg Bellof (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/79 [168] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 56.20s
18 Hans-Peter Kaufmann (F3) 2-litre Chevron B38 [38.77.20] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 56.28s
19 Fredy Schnarwiler (F3) 2-litre March 793 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 56.36s
20 Jo Zeller (F3) 2-litre March 783 [1] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 56.62s
21 Karl Schuchnig (F3) 2-litre Chevron B47 [47.79.03] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 57.18s
22 Bruno Huber (F3) 2-litre Argo JM1 [006-F3] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 57.44s
23 Guido Daccò (F3) 2-litre March 773 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 57.64s
24 Jochen Dauer (F3) 2-litre Chevron B47 [47.79.09] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 57.74s
25 Walter Schöch (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/76 [45] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 58.02s
26 Urs Dudler (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/75 [3] - BMW M10 Heidegger 1m 59.04s
27 Franz Konrad (F3) 2-litre Chevron B43 [43.78.03] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 59.05s
28 Marcus Simeon (F3) 2-litre March 783 [24] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 59.40s
29 Bernard Perroy (F3) 2-litre Duqueine VG3 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 59.85s
30 Helmut Bross (F3) 2-litre Chevron B43 [43.78.12] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 59.88s
31 Olaf Höhn (F3) 2-litre Derichs D37 [F3.78.03] - BMW M10 2m 00.83s
32 Heinz Hoffmann (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/78 [100] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 2m 01.01s
33 Fredy Eschenmoser (F3) 2-litre Lola T670 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 2m 01.21s
34 Bernard Birbès (F3) 2-litre Chevron B38 [37.77.21] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 2m 07.02s
35 Theodor Erhard (F3) 2-litre Atlas Lotoy - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 2m 07.54s
 
* Did not start

Notes on the cars:

  1. Ralt RT1/76 [45] (Walter Schöch): Shown in Ralt build records as sold to Schoch; presumed that he, as team boss, took the new car, with the older 76 model being passed over to Muller.

Sources

The identification of individual cars in these results is based on the material presented elsewhere in this site and may in some cases contradict the organisers' orginal results.

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