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1979 Spanish GP
1979 Race of Champions
1978 Sun Trophy

1979 Sun Trophy

1979 Belgian GP
1979 Anglia TV Trophy
1980 Sun Trophy
Sun Trophy

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race ClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateMonday 7 May 1979
Event Sun Trophy
Circuit Mallory Park
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
ChampionshipAurora AFX British F1 Championship
Race number#4 of 15 in 1979
#16 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter2172 m
Race Distance2172 × 75 + 11 = 162.911 km
Grid FormatUnknown
Pole PositionUnknown
First CornerUnknown
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers1
Finishers14
Debutants
Derek Warwick (Driver),
Gimax (Driver),
   Hervé Regout (Driver)
Milestones Bernard de Dryver – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
 Fittipaldi – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 Arrows – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
 Guy Edwards – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Rupert Keegan – 1st Win (Driver)

Aurora AFX British F1 Championship standings
1  Dave Kennedy 25 
2  Guy Edwards 18 
3  Desiré Wilson 13 
4  Rupert Keegan 12 up
5  Bernard de Dryver 10 up
6  Tiff Needell 7 up
7  Derek Warwick 6 
8  Norman Dickson 6 up
9 Philip Bullman 5 up
10 Gordon Smiley 3 up
  Emilio de Villota 3 
12  Giacomo Agostini 3 up
13  Val Musetti 1 up
1  Wolf / Cosworth 25 
2  Tyrrell / Cosworth 16 
3 Copersucar / Cosworth 15 
4  March / Hart 12 up
5  Fittipaldi / Cosworth 10 up
6  Arrows / Cosworth 9 
7  Chevron / Cosworth 7 up
8  Surtees / Cosworth 5 up
9  Lotus / Cosworth 3 
10  Williams / Cosworth 3 up
11  March / Cosworth 1 up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberUnknownUnknownUnknown
Entrant---
Driver Rupert Keegan Bernard de Dryver Guy Edwards
Car Arrows A1 Fittipaldi F5A Fittipaldi F5A
EngineCosworthCosworthCosworth
Time-39.8445.61
Speed-196.265 km/h171.436 km/h