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1978 BRDC International Trophy
1977 International Gold Cup

1978 International Gold Cup

1978 Evening News Trophy
1979 International Gold Cup
 XXV  International Gold Cup

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race ClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateFriday 24 March 1978
Event International Gold Cup
Circuit Oulton Park
Event FormatRace of 65 laps
ChampionshipAurora AFX British F1 Championship
Race number#1 of 12 in 1978
#1 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps65
Circuit Perimeter2661 m
Race Distance2661 × 65 + 19 = 172.984 km
Grid FormatUnknown
Pole PositionUnknown
First CornerUnknown
Participants
Entries15
Qualifiers1
Finishers7
Debutants
Geoff Lees (Driver),
John C. Cooper (Driver),
Nigel Clarkson (Driver),
   Warren Booth (Driver),
Scott (Car Manufacturer),
Scott P1 (Car Model)
MilestonesCosworth – 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Cosworth – 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Cosworth – 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
 McLaren – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 McLaren – 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
 McLaren – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
 Tony Trimmer – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Tony Trimmer – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
 Tony Trimmer – 1st Win (Driver)

Aurora AFX British F1 Championship standings
1  Tony Trimmer 22 
2  Emilio de Villota 15 
3  John C. Cooper 12 
4  Kim Mather 10 
5  Iain McLaren 8 
1  McLaren / Cosworth 22 
2  Williams / Cosworth 12 
3  Chevron / Ford 10 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberUnknownUnknownUnknown
Entrant---
Driver Tony Trimmer Tony Trimmer Tony Trimmer
Car McLaren M23 McLaren M23 McLaren M23
EngineCosworthCosworthCosworth
Time-54.3654.98
Speed-176.225 km/h174.238 km/h