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27. Lombard RAC Rally 1978

19. 11. – 23. 11. 1978, Birmingham • gravel 715,37 km • Other years
WRC #11Cup for Rally Drivers #19Great Britain #7

Final results

finished: 61 (32 on list)
1.#4flagflag Mikkola Hannu
- Hertz Arne
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
Eaton Yale
4/3
8:47:23
81.4
 
2.#1flagflag Waldegård Björn
- Thorszelius Hans
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
Eaton Yale
4/3
8:52:41
+5:18
 +5:18
80.6
 0.44
3.#12flagflag Brookes Russell
- Tucker Derek
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
Andrews Heat for Hire
4/3
8:58:55
+11:32
 +6:14
79.6
 0.97
4.#7flagflag Pond Tony
- Gallagher Fred
icon Triumph TR7 V8
British Airways
4/4
9:03:09
+15:46
 +4:14
79.0
 1.32
5.#17flagflag Kulläng Anders
- Berglund Bruno
icon Opel Kadett GT/E
Opel Euro Händler
2/3
9:13:48
+26:25
 +10:39
77.5
 2.22
6.#5flagflag Röhrl Walter
- Geistdörfer Christian
icon Fiat 131 Abarth (TO R88538)
Alitalia Fiat
4/3
9:17:47
+30:24
 +3:59
77.0
 2.55
7.#23flagflag Taylor John
- Short Phil
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
4/3
9:19:20
+31:57
 +1:33
76.7
 2.68
8.#19flagflag Dawson Andy
- Harryman Terry
icon Datsun 160J
Team Datsun Europe
2/3
9:20:51
+33:28
 +1:31
76.5
 2.81
9.#44flagflag Toivonen Henri
- Korhonen Juhani
icon Chrysler Sunbeam
2/3
9:27:23
+40:00
 +6:32
75.6
 3.35
10.#14flagflag Danielsson Bror
- de Jong Bob
icon Opel Kadett GT/E
Opel Dealer Team Holland
2/3
9:31:52
+44:29
 +4:29
75.1
 3.73
11.#16flagflag Nicolas Jean-Pierre
- Laverne Vincent
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
PCA / Total Oil
4/3
9:32:44
+45:21
 +52
74.9
 3.80
12.#24flagflag Haugland John
- Grindrod Ian
icon Triumph TR7 V8
British Leyland Cars
4/4
9:41:04
+53:41
 +8:20
73.9
 4.50
13.#29flagflag Pitkänen Erkki
- Jensen John
icon Datsun 160J
Team Datsun Europe
2/3
9:41:14
+53:51
 +10
73.8
 4.52
14.#35flagflag Culcheth Brian
- Syer Johnstone
icon Opel Kadett GT/E
Dealer Team Opel
1/3
9:41:57
+54:34
 +43
73.8
 4.58
15.#41flagflag Samson Charles
- Anderson Roger
icon Ford Escort RS
4/3
9:54:02
+1:06:39
 +12:05
72.3
 5.59
16.#56flagflag Carter Alan
- Neville Brendan
icon Ford Escort RS 2000
1/3
10:11:14
+1:23:51
 +17:12
70.2
 7.03
17.#59flagflag Johansson Björn 'Nalle'
- Spjuth Ragnar
icon Opel Kadett GT/E
1/3
10:11:48
+1:24:25
 +34
70.2
 7.08
18.#58flagflag Bohne Holger
- Diekmann Peter
icon Ford Escort RS 2000
1/3
10:12:03
+1:24:40
 +15
70.1
 7.10
19.#54flagflag Jönsson Lasse
- Karlsson Donald
icon Porsche Carrera RS
4/4
10:13:16
+1:25:53
 +1:13
70.0
 7.20
20.#49flagflag Kvaizar Svatopluk
- Kotek Jiří
icon Škoda 130 RS
AMK Škoda AZNP
2/2
10:14:38
+1:27:15
 +1:22
69.8
 7.32
21.#50flagflag Jackson Mike
- Howard Steve
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
4
22.#53flagflag Mitchell Brian
- Gittins John
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
4
24.#43flagflag Blahna Václav
- Raichl Miroslav
icon Škoda 130 RS
2
10:45:03
+1:57:40
 
66.5
 9.87
25.#93flagflag Burch Paul
- Marlow Graham
icon Chrysler Avenger
1
10:48:51
+2:01:28
 +3:48
66.2
 10.19
26.#82flagflag Field Chris
- Bodman Andrew
icon Chrysler Avenger
1
10:50:23
+2:03:00
 +1:32
66.0
 10.32
29.#78flagflag Sundling Lars
- Lie Bjørn
icon Honda Civic
1
11:00:16
+2:12:53
 +9:53
65.0
 11.15
33.#122flagflag Katsuta Teruo
- Webb Derek
icon Toyota Corolla
2
11:01:50
+2:14:27
 +1:34
64.9
 11.28
35.#95flagflag Shipp Brian
- Waldron Ernest Colin
icon Fiat 131
1
11:26:45
+2:39:22
 +24:55
62.5
 13.37
43.#194flagflag Gandy Ian
- Rostron Christopher
icon Ford Escort
1
11:51:20
+3:03:57
 +24:35
60.3
 15.43
49.#107flagflag Greenwood Norman
- Crabtree Rodney
icon Ford Escort
1
12:17:35
+3:30:12
 +26:15
58.2
 17.63
50.#155flagflag Colomb François
- Kuss Richard
icon Opel Kadett GT/E
3
12:19:17
+3:31:54
 +1:42
58.1
 17.77
60.#90flagflag Simpson Judy
- Selby-Boothroyd Dorothy
icon Ford Escort RS 2000
1/3
13:40:49
+4:53:26
 +1:21:32
52.3
 24.61

Retirements

107 (30 on list)
SS?#?flag Warkup Geofficon Lada 1300
2
OTL
SS22#2flagflag Blomqvist Stig
- Sylvan Hans
icon Saab 99 Turbo
Saab Scania
2/3
Driveshaft
SS38#3flagflag Alén Markku
- Kivimäki Ilkka
icon Lancia Stratos HF (TO L64137)
Alitalia Fiat
4/4
Gearbox
SS4#6flagflag Vatanen Ari
- Bryant Peter
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
Marlboro
4/3
Excluded
SS19#8flagflag Eklund Per
- Cederberg Björn
icon Saab 99 Turbo
Saab Scania
2/3
Driveshaft
SS47#9flagflag Clark Roger
- Wilson Neil
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
Li-Lo Equipe Esso
4/3
Accident
SS27#10flagflag Munari Sandro
- Sodano Piero
icon Lancia Stratos HF (TO P50745)
Lancia Pirelli
4/4
Engine
SS29#11flagflag Airikkala Pentti
- Nicholson Mike
icon Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HS (UER 332S)
Dealer Team Vauxhall
4/4
Oil pump
SS47#15flagflag Lampinen Simo
- Broad Mike
icon Triumph TR7 V8
British Airways
4/4
Clutch
SS29#18flagflag Sclater Chris
- Holmes Martin
icon Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HS (DGB-506)
4/3
Electrical
SS25#20flagflag Buffum John
- Brown John
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
4/3
Alternator
SS5#22flagflag Thérier Jean-Luc
- Vial Michel
icon Toyota Celica 2000 GT
Toyota
2/3
Halfshaft
SS72#25flagflag Asterhag Leif
- Gullberg Anders
icon Toyota Celica 2000 GT
2
Accident
SS32#26flagflag McRae Jimmy
- Muir Ian
icon Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HS (UER 331S)
Dealer Team Vauxhall
4/4
Accident
SS29#27flagflag Elsmore Graham
- Harrold Stuart
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
4/3
Head gasket
SS44#28flagflag Wilson Malcolm
- Palmer Ron
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
4/3
Halfshaft
SS4#31flagflag Kleint Jochi
- Hänsch Andreas
icon Volkswagen Golf GTi
Volkswagen Motorsport
2/2
Driveshaft
SS59#32flagflag Börjesson Ruben
- Hawkins Joe
icon Triumph TR7
4
Engine
SS55#37flagflag Kaby Terry
- Rainbow Brian
icon Triumph Dolomite Sprint
1/3
Engine
SS2#38flagflag Gallacher Drew
- McHarg David
icon Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
4
Engine
SS44#40flagflag Hill George
- Jones Roger
icon Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HS (BBU 100T)
4
Head gasket
SS?#42flagflag Lord Chris
- Varley Ron
icon Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HS
4
Engine
SS31#45flagflag Kottulinsky Freddy
- Fischer Arwed
icon Audi 80
Audi Motorsport
2
Accident
SS?#48flagflag Saby Bruno
- Guégan Michel
icon Alpine-Renault A110 1600 (9122 UB 38)
4/2
Accident
SS?#57flagflag Lampi Lasse
- Kuukkala Pentti
icon Ford Escort RS 2000
1/3
Accident
SS?#74flagflag Capone Carlo
- Canova Angelo-Carlo
icon Autobianchi A112 Abarth
Lancia
1/1
Engine
SS?#76flagflag Padwicke Ron
- Gardiner Andrew
icon Chrysler Sunbeam
2
Gearbox
SS?#88flagflag Hudspeth Linda
- Cook Margaret
icon Ford Escort
4
OTL
SS?#89flagflag Mackay-Hetzer Heidi
- Leonhardt Thomas
icon Opel Kadett
1
Engine
SS76#99flagflag Daisy Chris
- Parker Brian
icon Opel Kadett
1
Retired
Added by:André Oliveira [1. 7. 2013]