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Race of Champions

FOCA Formula One race
Brands Hatch, Longfield, Kent, England
April 15, 1979
40 laps on 2.613 mile road course; 104.539 miles

Fin St Driver # Owner Car Laps Money Status Laps Led
 3   Gilles Villeneuve   12   Scuderia Ferrari   Ferrari 312T3 033/Ferrari 015  40     running   
 4   Nelson Piquet   6   Bernie Ecclestone   Brabham BT48 1/Alfa Romeo 115-12  40     running   
 1   Mario Andretti   1   Colin Chapman   Lotus 79 R4/Ford Cosworth DFV  40     running   
 5   Jochen Mass   30   Jackie Oliver   Arrows A1 3A/Ford Cosworth DFV  40     running   
 2   Niki Lauda   5   Bernie Ecclestone   Brabham BT48 2/Alfa Romeo 115-12  39     running   
 6   Elio de Angelis   18   Shadow Racing   Shadow DN9 4B/Ford Cosworth DFV  39     running   
 7   John Watson   7   McLaren Racing   McLaren M28 2/Ford Cosworth  18     gearbox   


Notes: Held concurrently with British Aurora Formula One race.
All 7 FOCA drivers outqualified the Aurora drivers, and the 6 drivers who finished the race were ahead of the Aurora winner.
Time of race: 00:53:17
Average Speed: 117.713 MPH
Pole Speed: 77.52 seconds