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1979 Race of Champions
1979 International Gold Cup

1979 Race of Champions

1979 Spanish GP
1979 Sun Trophy
1983 Race of Champions
 XIII  Marlboro/Daily Mail Race of Champions

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 15 April 1979
Event Race of Champions
Circuit Brands Hatch
Event FormatRace of 40 laps
ChampionshipAurora AFX British F1 Championship
Race number#3 of 15 in 1979
#15 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps39
Circuit Perimeter4206.1 m
Race Distance4206.1 × 40 + 36 = 168.280 km (scheduled)
4206.1 × 39 + 36 = 164.074 km (raced)
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerUnknown
Participants
Entries13
Qualifiers12
Finishers7
Debutants
Philip Bullmann (Driver),
Copersucar (Car Manufacturer),
Copersucar F5A (Car Model),
Theodore WR4 (Car Model),
63 (Car Number),
Charles Clowes Racing (Entrant),
Durex-Eden-Award Racing (Entrant),
John Surtees Garages (Entrant),
   Madom Formula 1 Team (Entrant),
Mopar Ultramar Racing Team (Entrant),
Smith and Jones (Entrant),
Team Agostini Marlboro (Entrant),
Theodore Racing with Hi-Line (Entrant),
Valentino Musetti (Entrant),
Walz Toj Racing (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 56 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 56 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 6 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Charles Clowes Racing – 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Charles Clowes Racing – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Copersucar – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
Mopar Ultramar Racing Team – 1st Win (Entrant)
 Arrows – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 Arrows – 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
 Rupert Keegan – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Rupert Keegan – 1st Pole Position (Driver)

Aurora AFX British F1 Championship standings
1  Dave Kennedy 21 
2  Guy Edwards 17 up
3  Desiré Wilson 13 up
4  Bernard de Dryver 8 up
5  Tiff Needell 6 up
6 Philip Bullman 5 up
7  Norman Dickson 4 up
8 Gordon Smiley 3 
9  Giacomo Agostini 3 up
10  Rupert Keegan 3 
11  Val Musetti 1 
1  Wolf / Cosworth 21 
2  Tyrrell / Cosworth 16 up
3 Copersucar / Cosworth 15 
4  Fittipaldi / Cosworth 10 up
5  Chevron / Cosworth 6 up
6  Surtees / Cosworth 5 up
7  March / Hart 4 up
8  Williams / Cosworth 3 up
9  March / Cosworth 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 6Car 56Car 56
EntrantMopar Ultramar Racing TeamCharles Clowes RacingCharles Clowes Racing
Driver Guy Edwards Rupert Keegan Rupert Keegan
CarCopersucar F5A Arrows A1 Arrows A1
EngineCosworthCosworthCosworth
Time-1'20.651'20.7
Speed-187.749 km/h187.633 km/h