1979 International Trophy in Formula 2 at the Silverstone circuit. Full information

1979 International Trophy

1979 International Trophy is 143rd Formula 2 race. Passed at the Silverstone circuit. Eddie Cheever won the pole position and this race. This was his 2nd victory. Derek Daly and Brian Henton also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 40 laps (189 km).

Previous race: 1978 Hockenheim F2
Next race: 1979 Jim Clark Trophy

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 International Trophy

1st victory for the Osella Squadra Corse team
2nd victory for the Eddie Cheever
11th podium for the Eddie Cheever
5th podium for the Derek Daly
4th podium for the Brian Henton

1979 International Trophy results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Eddie Cheever Osella FA2/79, #9 9 1h 1m 42.52s 0 Osella Squadra Corse
2 Derek Daly March 792, #7 6 1h 1m 42.85s 0 Project 4 Racing
3 Brian Henton Ralt RT2, #14 4 1h 2m 16.61s 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
4 Bobby Rahal Chevron B48, #6 3 1h 2m 39.45s 0 Chevron Racing Team
5 Stephen South March 792, #8 2 1h 3m 7.98s 0 Project 4 Racing
6 Alberto Colombo March 782, #11 1 39 laps 0 Sanremo Racing
7 Miguel Angel Guerra March 792, #16 0 39 laps 0 Minardi Team
8 Huub Rothengatter Chevron B48, #23 0 39 laps 0 Racing Team Holland
9 Ricardo Zunino March 792, #2 0 38 laps Engine 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
10 Carlo Giorgio March 742/782, #31 0 38 laps 0 Jolly Club
11 Divina Galica March 792, #13 0 38 laps 0 Divina Galica
12 Kim Mather March 772P, #35 0 37 laps 0 Kim Mather
13 Juan Traverso March 792, #5 0 37 laps 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
14 José Dolhem AGS JH16, #28 0 37 laps 0 Ecurie Motul Nogaro
0 Warren Booth Chevron B42, #29 0 31 laps Accident 0 Warren Booth
0 Clay Regazzoni March 792, #18 0 29 laps Handling 0 Minardi Team
0 Eje Elgh March 792, #22 0 21 laps Engine 0 Team Tiga
0 Patrick Neve Pilbeam MP42, #20 0 14 laps Fuel system 0 Onyx Race Engineering
0 Wolfgang Locher March 792, #25 0 11 laps Accident 0 BFO Racing Team
0 Derek Warwick March 792, #77 0 11 laps Steering 0 Team BP with Theodore Racing
0 Rad Dougall March 782, #15 0 7 laps Puncture 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
0 Teo Fabi March 792, #4 0 6 laps Accident 0 March Engineering
0 Adrian Russell March 782, #40 0 6 laps Handling 0 Aycliffe Team Russell
0 Ariel Bakst March 792, #12 0 4 laps Accident 0 Sanremo Racing
0 Siegfried Stohr Chevron B48, #19 0 1 laps Accident 0 Trivellato Racing Team
0 Marc Surer March 792, #1 0 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
0 Beppe Gabbiani March 792, #3 0 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team

Qualifying Results for the 1979 International Trophy on the Silverstone circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Eddie Cheever Osella FA2/79, #9 1m 19.81s Osella Squadra Corse
2 Brian Henton Ralt RT2, #14 1m 20.14s Toleman Group Motorsport
3 Stephen South March 792, #8 1m 20.31s Project 4 Racing
4 Rad Dougall March 782, #15 1m 20.76s Toleman Group Motorsport
5 Marc Surer March 792, #1 1m 21.11s Polifac BMW Junior Team
6 Derek Daly March 792, #7 1m 21.42s Project 4 Racing
7 Derek Warwick March 792, #77 1m 21.43s Team BP with Theodore Racing
8 Bobby Rahal Chevron B48, #6 1m 21.5s Chevron Racing Team
9 Miguel Angel Guerra March 792, #16 1m 21.72s Minardi Team
10 Eje Elgh March 792, #22 1m 21.83s Team Tiga
11 Alberto Colombo March 782, #11 1m 22.11s Sanremo Racing
12 Clay Regazzoni March 792, #18 1m 22.28s Minardi Team
13 Huub Rothengatter Chevron B48, #23 1m 22.81s Racing Team Holland
14 Teo Fabi March 792, #4 1m 23.04s March Engineering
15 Beppe Gabbiani March 792, #3 1m 23.1s Polifac BMW Junior Team
16 Siegfried Stohr Chevron B48, #19 1m 23.12s Trivellato Racing Team
17 Ricardo Zunino March 792, #2 1m 23.14s Polifac BMW Junior Team
18 Patrick Neve Pilbeam MP42, #20 1m 23.2s Onyx Race Engineering
19 José Dolhem AGS JH16, #28 1m 23.29s Ecurie Motul Nogaro
20 Wolfgang Locher March 792, #25 1m 23.78s BFO Racing Team
21 Juan Traverso March 792, #5 1m 25.18s Bob Salisbury Racing
22 Divina Galica March 792, #13 1m 25.73s Divina Galica
23 Adrian Russell March 782, #40 1m 25.9s Aycliffe Team Russell
24 Carlo Giorgio March 742/782, #31 1m 26.85s Jolly Club
25 Ariel Bakst March 792, #12 1m 26.97s Sanremo Racing
26 Kim Mather March 772P, #35 1m 27.38s Kim Mather
27 Warren Booth Chevron B42, #29 1m 28.58s Warren Booth

List of all cars for the 1979 International Trophy on the Silverstone circuit

Ralt RT2

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