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1978 Anglia TV Trophy

1978 Sun Trophy

1978 Monaco GP
1978 International Whitsuntide Race
1979 Sun Trophy
Sun Trophy

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race ClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateMonday 1 May 1978
Event Sun Trophy
Circuit Mallory Park
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
ChampionshipAurora AFX British F1 Championship
Race number#4 of 12 in 1978
#4 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter2172 m
Race Distance2172 × 75 + 11 = 162.911 km
Grid FormatUnknown
Pole PositionUnknown
First CornerUnknown
Participants
Entries15
Qualifiers1
Finishers14
Debutants
Gerd Biechteler (Driver),
Barton (Car Manufacturer),
   Barton JTB3 (Car Model),
Sun Trophy (Event)
Milestones Ensign – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
 Geoff Lees – 1st Win (Driver)
 Emilio de Villota – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)

Aurora AFX British F1 Championship standings
1  Tony Trimmer 79 
2  Emilio de Villota 54 
3  Geoff Lees 49 
4  John C. Cooper 18 
5  Kim Mather 18 
6  Val Musetti 12 
7  Guy Edwards 11 up
8  Iain McLaren 10 up
9  Mike Wilds 10 
10  Teddy Pilette 8 up
11  Bruce Allison 6 
12  Walter Raus 4 up
13  Carlo Giorgio 2 up
14  Adrian Russell 1 up
1  McLaren / Cosworth 81 
2  Ensign / Cosworth 49 
3  March / Cosworth 22 up
4  Chevron / Ford 18 
5  Williams / Cosworth 15 up
6  Ralt / Ford 10 up
7  BRM / BRM 8 up
8  March / BMW 4 
9  Hesketh / Cosworth 3 
10  March / Hart 2 
11  March / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberUnknownUnknownUnknown
Entrant---
Driver Geoff Lees Tony Trimmer Emilio de Villota
Car Ensign N175 McLaren M23 McLaren M25
EngineCosworthCosworthCosworth
Time-41.5141.23
Speed-188.369 km/h189.648 km/h