I Donington "50 000" 1978
European Championship for F2 Drivers, Round 8
Donington Park Circuit, Castle Donington, Derby, Great Britain

 

June 25 2 x 40 laps x 3149 m = 251.92 km Pole Position: Bruno Giacomelli, 1'04.68" Fastest Lap: Brian Henton, 1'04.91"

Graded Drivers not eligible for EC-points in bold.

Aggregate Results

Pos Cla. # Driver, Nationality Entrant Car - Engine/Tuner Time, Laps Reason Out
1 1 14 Keijo 'Keke' Rosberg, FIN Fred Opert Racing Chevron B42 - Hart 1:29'51.43"  
2 2 39 Piero Necchi, ITA Astra Racing March 782 - BMW/Osella 1:29'56.61"  
3 3 9 Marc Surer, SUI March Racing Ltd March 782 - BMW 1:30'08.88"  
4 4 7 Ingo Hoffmann, BRA Project Four Racing March 782 - BMW 1:30'15.23"  
5 5 10 Manfred Winkelhock, DEU March Racing Ltd March 782 - BMW 1:30'48.60"  
6 6 37 Rad Dougall, RSA Toleman Group Motorsport March 782 - BMW 1:31'09.65"  
7 7 17 Miguel Angel Guerra, ARG Everest Racing Team Chevron B42 - Ferrari Dino 1:31'10.91"  
8 8 32 Gianfranco Brancatelli, ITA Bob Salisbury Racing March 782 - BMW 1:31'09.65"  
9 9 26 Ricardo Zunino, ARG March Racing Ltd March 782 - BMW 79  
10 10 71 John Briggs, USA Briggs Racing Enterprises Chevron B42 - Hart 78  
11 11 24 Brian Henton, GBR Brian Henton March 782 - Hart 77  
12 12 77 Don Breidenbach, USA Briggs Racing Enterprises Chevron B42 - Hart 77  
               
13 NC 18 Elio de Angelis, ITA ICI Chevron Cars Chevron B42 - Hart 73  
14 NC 74 Kazuyoshi Hoshino, JPN Heroes Racing Corporation Nova 532 - BMW 57  
15 NC 16 Boy Hayje, NED Fred Opert Racing Chevron B42 - Hart 48  
16 NC 25 Alberto Colombo, ITA Sanremo Racing March 782 - BMW 41  
17 NC 19 Derek Daly, IRL ICI Chevron Cars Chevron B42 - Hart 40  
18 NC 6 Eddie Cheever, USA Project Four Racing March 782 - BMW 36  
19 NC 15 Eje Elgh, SWE Fred Opert Racing Chevron B42 - Hart 30  
20 NC 21 Piercarlo Ghinzani, ITA Team Euroracing March 782 - BMW 24  
21 NC 68 Stephen South, GBR Stephen South March 782 - Hart 12  
22 NC 8 Bruno Giacomelli, ITA March Racing Ltd March 782 - BMW 12  
23 NC 99 Geoff Lees, GBR March Racing Ltd March 782 - BMW 0  
24 NC 23 Alex Ribeiro, BRA Alex Ribeiro March 782 - Hart 0  
               
25 DNQ 1 Nigel Mansell, GBR ICI Chevron Cars Chevron B42 - Hart    
26 DNQ 11 Guiseppe 'Beppe' Gabbiani, ITA Trivellato Racing Team Chevron B42 - Ferrari Dino    
27 DNQ 12 Giacomo Agostini, ITA Trivellato Racing Team Chevron B42 - BMW    
28 DNQ 28 Roberto Marazzi, ITA Carlo Benelli March 782 - BMW    
29 DNQ 47 Norman Dickson, GBR Dickson's of Perth March 772 - Hart    
30 DNQ 50 Axel Plankenhorn, DEU Manfred Cassani Ralt RT1 - BMW    
31 DNQ 61 Tony Trimmer, GBR Boxer Cars Boxer PR276 - Hart    
               
32 DNA 31 Bernard de Dryver, BEL Bob Salisbury Racing March 782 - BMW    
32 DNA 41 Sandro Cinotti, ITA Roloil Racing Team Chevron B42 - BMW    
33 DNA 48 Richard Dallest, FRA Sol-Amor GPA Motul AGS JH15 - BMW    
34 DNA 49 Josť Dolhem, FRA Sol-Amor GPA Motul AGS JH15 - BMW    
35 DNA 73 Alo Lawler, IRL L & B Excavations Lola T560 - Abarth/Holbay    
36 DNA 61 Geoff Brabham, AUS Boxer Cars Boxer PR276 - Hart    

 

Heat 1

Cla. Driver Time, Laps Reason Out
1 Rosberg 44'26.44"  
2 Necchi 44'27.05"  
3 Surer 44'57.44"  
4 Hoffmann 44'58.28"  
5 Winkelhock 44'59.84"  
6 Hoshino 45'00.81"  
7 Zunino 45'04.19"  
8 Briggs 45'12.49"  
9 Guerra 45'13.55"  
10 Dougall 45'13.91"  
11 Brancatelli 45'14.60"  
12 Breidenbach 38  
13 Henton 37  
DNF de Angelis 33 Engine
DNF Elgh 30 Accident
DNF Ghinzani 24 Accident
DNF Cheever 24 Accident
DNF South 12 Valve spring
DNF Giacomelli 12 Accident
DNF Hayje 9 Constant velocity joint
DNF Colombo 1 Suspension
DNF Daly 0 Accident
DNF Lees 0 Accident
DNF Ribeiro 0 Accident

Heat 2

Cla. Driver Time, Laps Reason Out
1 Surer 45'11.44"  
2 Hoffmann 45'16.95"  
3 Henton 45'23.96"  
4 Rosberg 45'24.99"  
5 Necchi 45'29.56"  
6 Winkelhock 45'48.76"  
7 Daly 45'54.07"  
8 Dougall 45'55.77"  
9 Guerra 45'57.36"  
10 Colombo 46'07.45"  
11 de Angelis 46'11.88"  
12 Brancatelli 46'12.12"  
13 Zunino 39  
14 Hayje 39  
15 Breidenbach 39  
16 Briggs 38  
DNF Hoshino 17 Drive shaft
DNF Cheever 12 Exhaust
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