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1979 Monaco GP
1979 Anglia TV Trophy

1979 Rivet Supply Trophy

1979 International Whitsuntide Race
1980 Rivet Supply Trophy
Rivet Supply Trophy

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race ClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateMonday 28 May 1979
Event Rivet Supply Trophy
Circuit Thruxton
Event FormatRace of 50 laps
ChampionshipAurora AFX British F1 Championship
Race number#6 of 15 in 1979
#18 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps50
Circuit Perimeter3791 m
Race Distance3791 × 50 − 10 = 189.540 km
Grid FormatUnknown
Pole PositionUnknown
First CornerUnknown
Participants
Entries18
Qualifiers1
Finishers12
Debutants
Riccardo Zunino (Driver),    Rivet Supply Trophy (Event)
MilestonesHart – 50th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
 Lotus – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
 Emilio de Villota – 1st Win (Driver)

Aurora AFX British F1 Championship standings
1  Dave Kennedy 32 
2  Rupert Keegan 22 
3  Guy Edwards 22 
4  Desiré Wilson 17 up
5  Emilio de Villota 16 up
6  Bernard de Dryver 13 up
7  Giacomo Agostini 10 up
8  Tiff Needell 7 up
9  Norman Dickson 7 
10  Derek Warwick 6 
11 Gordon Smiley 6 up
12 Philip Bullman 5 up
13  John C. Cooper 2 
 Riccardo Zunino 2 
15  Val Musetti 1 up
1  Wolf / Cosworth 32 
2  Tyrrell / Cosworth 20 up
3  Arrows / Cosworth 19 up
4  Lotus / Cosworth 16 up
5 Copersucar / Cosworth 15 up
6  Fittipaldi / Cosworth 15 up
7  March / Hart 13 up
8  Williams / Cosworth 10 up
9  Chevron / Cosworth 7 up
10  Surtees / Cosworth 5 
  McLaren / Cosworth 5 
12  Ensign / Cosworth 2 up
13  March / Cosworth 1 up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberUnknownUnknownUnknown
Entrant---
Driver Emilio de Villota Guy Edwards Dave Kennedy
Car Lotus 78 Fittipaldi F5A Wolf WR4
EngineCosworthCosworthCosworth
Time-1'17.341'17.76
Speed-176.462 km/h175.509 km/h