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34. Lombard RAC Rally 1978

WRC #11Cup for Rally Drivers #19Great Britain #7
19. 11. – 23. 11. 1978, Birmingham • gravel 715.37 km • Other years

Final results

finished: 61 (61 on list)
1.#4flagflag Mikkola Hannu
- Hertz Arne
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
Eaton Yale
SJN 830R78:47:23
81.4
 
2.#1flagflag Waldegård Björn
- Thorszelius Hans
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
Eaton Yale
WTW 568S78:52:41
+5:18
 +5:18
80.6
 0.44
3.#12flagflag Brookes Russell
- Tucker Derek
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
Andrews Heat for Hire
UNY 956S78:58:55
+11:32
 +6:14
79.6
 0.97
4.#7flagflag Pond Tony
- Gallagher Fred
icon
Triumph TR7 V8
British Airways
SJW 540S89:03:09
1:10
+15:46
 +4:14
79.0
 1.32
5.#17flagflag Kulläng Anders
- Berglund Bruno
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E
Opel Euro Händler Team
GG-DZ 32359:13:48
+26:25
 +10:39
77.5
 2.22
6.#5flagflag Röhrl Walter
- Geistdörfer Christian
icon
Fiat 131 Abarth
Alitalia Fiat
TO R8853879:17:47
+30:24
 +3:59
77.0
 2.55
7.#23flagflag Taylor John
- Short Phil
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
SKK 625R79:19:20
+31:57
 +1:33
76.7
 2.68
8.#19flagflag Dawson Andy
- Harryman Terry
icon
Datsun Violet 160J
Team Datsun Europe
KNY58SO629659:20:51
+33:28
 +1:31
76.5
 2.81
9.#44flagflag Toivonen Henri
- Korhonen Juhani
icon
Chrysler Sunbeam
AKU-42459:27:23
+40:00
 +6:32
75.6
 3.35
10.#14flagflag Danielsson Bror
- de Jong Bob
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E
Opel Dealer Team Holland
90-TK-1559:31:52
+44:29
 +4:29
75.1
 3.73
11.#16flagflag Nicolas Jean-Pierre
- Laverne Vincent
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
PCA / Total Oil
PCA 4279:32:44
+45:21
 +52
74.9
 3.80
12.#24flagflag Haugland John
- Grindrod Ian
icon
Triumph TR7 V8
British Leyland Cars
SJW 533S89:41:04
+53:41
 +8:20
73.9
 4.50
13.#29flagflag Pitkänen Erkki
- Jensen John
icon
Datsun Violet 160J
Team Datsun Europe
KNY57RU769359:41:14
2:00
+53:51
 +10
73.8
 4.52
14.#35flagflag Culcheth Brian
- Syer Johnstone
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E
Dealer Team Opel
GHD 502S39:41:57
+54:34
 +43
73.8
 4.58
15.#41flagflag Samson Charles
- Anderson Roger
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
RWC 458K79:54:02
6:00
+1:06:39
 +12:05
72.3
 5.59
16.#56flagflag Carter Alan
- Neville Brendan
icon
Ford Escort RS 2000 MKII
TYP 877S310:11:14
10:00
+1:23:51
 +17:12
70.2
 7.03
17.#59flagflag Johansson Björn 'Nalle'
- Spjuth Ragnar
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E
KCD 131310:11:48
1:30
+1:24:25
 +34
70.2
 7.08
18.#58flagflag Bohne Holger
- Diekmann Peter
icon
Ford Escort RS 2000 MKII
PI-CR 520310:12:03
+1:24:40
 +15
70.1
 7.10
19.#54flagflag Jönsson Lasse
- Karlsson Donald
icon
Porsche 911 SC
JHX 555810:13:16
5:30
+1:25:53
 +1:13
70.0
 7.20
20.#49flagflag Kvaizar Svatopluk
- Kotek Jiří
icon
Škoda 130 RS
AMK Škoda AZNP
A 58-15410:14:38
+1:27:15
 +1:22
69.8
 7.32
21.#50flagflag Jackson Mike
- Howard Steve
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
TAG 193R710:20:10
1:00
+1:32:47
 +5:32
69.2
 7.78
22.#53flagflag Mitchell Brian
- Gittins John
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
DLR 538T710:24:30
1:00
+1:37:07
 +4:20
68.7
 8.15
23.#65flagflag Spiro Morten
- Yde Else
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E
HD 56 300310:31:06
+1:43:43
 +6:36
68.0
 8.70
24.#43flagflag Blahna Václav
- Raichl Miroslav
icon
Škoda 130 RS
410:45:03
1:40
+1:57:40
 +13:57
66.5
 9.87
25.#93flagflag Burch Paul
- Marlow Graham
icon
Chrysler Avenger
PPG 66R210:48:51
1:30
+2:01:28
 +3:48
66.2
 10.19
26.#82flagflag Field Chris
- Bodman Andrew
icon
Chrysler Avenger
KDU 834R210:50:23
+2:03:00
 +1:32
66.0
 10.32
27.#122flagflag Katsuta Teruo
- Webb Derek
icon
Toyota Levin
ACM56TE6087410:51:50
1:30
+2:04:27
 +1:27
65.8
 10.44
28.#128flagflag Sutton John
- Astin Edward
icon
Ford Escort RS 2000 MKII
WFW 723S310:55:07
+2:07:44
 +3:17
65.5
 10.71
29.#78flagflag Sundling Lars
- Lie Bjørn
icon
Honda Civic
111:00:16
+2:12:53
 +5:09
65.0
 11.15
30.#121flagflag Takehira Motonobu
- Uchiyama Hiroki
icon
Ford Escort
711:09:36
3:00
+2:22:13
 +9:20
64.1
 11.93
31.#178flagflag Banks John
- Thorpe Terry
icon
Ford Escort RS 2000 MKII
AGC 533S311:11:58
+2:24:35
 +2:22
63.9
 12.13
32.#177flagflag Meyère Alain
- Rousseau Jean-Pierre
icon
Ford Escort RS 2000
311:12:33
+2:25:10
 +35
63.8
 12.18
33.#86flagflag Thompson John
- Calvert Neil
icon
Ford Escort MK2
SNO 700M411:22:32
1:30
+2:35:09
 +9:59
62.9
 13.01
34.#69flagflag Banham Peter
- Harris Trevor
icon
Triumph Dolomite Sprint
511:23:12
1:30
+2:35:49
 +40
62.8
 13.07
35.#95flagflag Shipp Brian
- Waldron Ernest Colin
icon
Fiat 131
211:26:45
+2:39:22
 +3:33
62.5
 13.37
36.#98flagflag Gill John
- Mathew Jeremy
icon
Opel Kadett
DUG 50T311:29:04
1:00
+2:41:41
 +2:19
62.3
 13.56
37.#80flagflag Heimbürger Dieter
- Weitz Roland
icon
Wartburg 353 W
VEB Automobilwerk
411:32:39
1:40
+2:45:16
 +3:35
62.0
 13.86
38.#175flagflag Porter Nicky
- Parker John
icon
Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC
NP 3311:39:16
+2:51:53
 +6:37
61.4
 14.42
39.#115flagflag Pégoix Jean-Luc
- Scoffin Eric
icon
Peugeot 504
511:42:16
2:40
+2:54:53
 +3:00
61.1
 14.67
40.#152flagflag Stiller Wolfgang
- Schüller Hans
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E
511:42:23
1:30
+2:55:00
 +7
61.1
 14.68
41.#101flagflag Malbert Hervé
- Billard Claude
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E
511:47:26
1:30
+3:00:03
 +5:03
60.7
 15.10
42.#169flagflag Ripley Peter
- Dent John
icon
Toyota Corolla
RCP 200K411:49:26
+3:02:03
 +2:00
60.5
 15.27
43.#194flagflag Gandy Ian
- Rostron Christopher
icon
Ford Escort
111:51:20
+3:03:57
 +1:54
60.3
 15.43
44.#81flagflag Härtwich Erwin
- Wilss Armin
icon
Wartburg 353 W
VEB Automobilwerk
FO 68-72411:54:18
5:00
+3:06:55
 +2:58
60.1
 15.68
45.#118flagflag Imai Shigeru
- Sakuma Takeshi
icon
Toyota Corolla Levin TE 27
411:54:44
+3:07:21
 +26
60.1
 15.71
46.#94flagflag Parsons John
- Dandy John
icon
Chrysler Avenger
VGE 323R211:55:34
31:30
+3:08:11
 +50
60.0
 15.78
47.#166flagflag Barker David
- Wright Roy
icon
Ford Escort RS 2000
412:09:24
3:30
+3:22:01
 +13:50
58.8
 16.94
48.#71flagflag Griffiths Don
- Bretherton Simon
icon
Fiat 131
312:10:36
+3:23:13
 +1:12
58.7
 17.04
49.#107flagflag Greenwood Norman
- Crabtree Rodney
icon
Ford Escort
112:17:35
+3:30:12
 +6:59
58.2
 17.63
50.#155flagflag Colomb François
- Kuss Richard
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E
612:19:17
4:40
+3:31:54
 +1:42
58.1
 17.77
51.#100flagflag Irving Peter
- Bailey Buzz
icon
Morris Mini
412:20:38
1:00
+3:33:15
 +1:21
58.0
 17.89
52.#113flagflag Cavalier Jacques
- Gautrie Michel
icon
Renault 12 Gordini
412:21:09
1:30
+3:33:46
 +31
57.9
 17.93
53.#105flagflag Heitzmann Winfried
- Fromman Bernd
icon
Wartburg 353 W
VEB Automobilwerk
112:29:30
+3:42:07
 +8:21
57.3
 18.63
54.#104flagflag Seltmann Ehrenfried
- Hoffmann Heinz
icon
Wartburg 353 W
VEB Automobilwerk
112:32:28
0:30
+3:45:05
 +2:58
57.0
 18.88
55.#127flagflag Dignan John
- Siddons Guy
icon
Vauxhall Magnum
312:36:13
10:10
+3:48:50
 +3:45
56.8
 19.19
56.#153flagflag Tuthill Francis
- Showell Antony
icon
Volkswagen Käfer 1302 S
212:45:21
1:30
+3:57:58
 +9:08
56.1
 19.96
57.#200flagflag Stevens Tim
- Muncer Peter
icon
Chrysler Avenger
112:45:24
0:20
+3:58:01
 +3
56.1
 19.96
58.#164flagflag Roobaert Edgard
- Grandgagnage Michèle
icon
Mitsubishi Colt Lancer
412:48:57
3:20
+4:01:34
 +3:33
55.8
 20.26
59.#184flagflag Douglas Bill
- Bamford Kevin
icon
Triumph
313:13:52
+4:26:29
 +24:55
54.1
 22.35
60.#90flagflag Simpson Judy
- Selby-Boothroyd Dorothy
icon
Ford Escort RS 2000
3
Ladies
13:40:49
+4:53:26
 +26:57
52.3
 24.61
61.#180flagflag Worts Richard
- Angus Peter
icon
Ford Escort
113:59:06
+5:11:43
 +18:17
51.2
 26.14

Retirements

107 (107 on list)
SS20#2flagflag Blomqvist Stig
- Sylvan Hans
icon
Saab 99 Turbo
Saab Scania
CWZ 4775Driveshaft
SS39#3flagflag Alén Markku
- Kivimäki Ilkka
icon
Lancia Stratos HF
Alitalia Fiat
TO L641378Gearbox
SS10#6flagflag Vatanen Ari
- Bryant Peter
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
Marlboro
MLD 999P7Excluded
SS20#8flagflag Eklund Per
- Cederberg Björn
icon
Saab 99 Turbo
Saab Scania
HZE 0605Driveshaft
SS48#9flagflag Clark Roger
- Wilson Neil
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII
Li-Lo Equipe Esso
OKK 380P7Accident
SS29#10flagflag Munari Sandro
- Sodano Piero
icon
Lancia Stratos HF
Lancia Pirelli
TO P507458Engine
SS30#11flagflag Airikkala Pentti
- Nicholson Mike
icon
Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HS
Dealer Team Vauxhall
UER 332S8Oil pump
SS48#15flagflag Lampinen Simo
- Broad Mike
icon
Triumph TR7 V8
British Airways
SJW 548S8Clutch
SS30#18flagflag Sclater Chris
- Holmes Martin
icon
Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HSDGB-5068Electrical
SS25#20flagflag Buffum John
- Brown John
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKIIKHG 732T7Alternator
SS6#22flagflag Thérier Jean-Luc
- Vial Michel
icon
Toyota Celica RA40
Toyota
BYC-8835Halfshaft
SS69#25flagflag Asterhag Leif
- Gullberg Anders
icon
Toyota Celica RA21BYC-8842Accident
SS32#26flagflag McRae Jimmy
- Muir Ian
icon
Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HS
Dealer Team Vauxhall
UER 331S8Accident
SS30#27flagflag Elsmore Graham
- Harrold Stuart
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKIIFFV 800S7Head gasket
SS45#28flagflag Wilson Malcolm
- Palmer Ron
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKIIHHJ 701N7Halfshaft
SS10#31flagflag Kleint Jochi
- Hänsch Andreas
icon
Volkswagen Golf GTi
Volkswagen Motorsport
WOB-VS 164Driveshaft
SS56#32flagflag Börjesson Ruben
- Hawkins Joe
icon
Triumph TR7 V8SYB 111L8Engine
SS31#34flagflag Preston jr. Vic
- Lyall John
icon
Ford Escort RS 2000 MKIICWC 207T3Retired
SS56#37flagflag Kaby Terry
- Rainbow Brian
icon
Triumph Dolomite SprintRDU 983M3Engine
SS3#38flagflag Gallacher Drew
- McHarg David
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII7Engine
SS1#39flagflag Zapadlo Miloslav
- Motal Jiří
icon
Škoda 130 RS4Retired
SS43#40flagflag Hill George
- Jones Roger
icon
Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HSBBU 100T8Head gasket
SS45#42flagflag Lord Chris
- Varley Ron
icon
Vauxhall Chevette 2300 HSRVA 841S8Engine
SS30#45flagflag Kottulinsky Freddy
- Fischer Arwed
icon
Audi 80
Audi Motorsport
IN-NM 994Accident
SS13#46flagflag Simpson Geoff
- Simpson Alan
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII7Retired
SS13#47flagflag Hämäläinen Juha
- Muraja Auvo
icon
Ford Escort RS3Retired
SS30#48flagflag Saby Bruno
- Guégan Michel
icon
Alpine-Renault A110 16009122 UB 386Accident
SS30#55flagflag Blomqvist Björn
- Melander Benny
icon
Opel Kadett GT/EKAY 0743Retired
SS6#57flagflag Lampi Lasse
- Kuukkala Pentti
icon
Ford Escort RS 20003Accident damage
SS29#60flagflag Boyd Derek
- Kernaghan Michael
icon
Triumph Dolomite Sprint3Retired
SS24#61flagflag Fielding Geoff
- Goulding Tony
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKIISFW 373R7Retired
SS6#63flagflag Nilsson Sören
- Olsson Anders
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E3Retired
SS66#64flagflag Kristiansen Jens-Ole
- Syberg Ellen
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E3Retired
SS41#67flagflag Warkup Geoff
- Smith Dean
icon
Lada 16004OTL
SS69#70flagflag Wooley Melwyn
- Harmer John
icon
Ford EscortJEB 473N5Retired
SS41#72flagflag Mirri Pietro
- Lappo Aldo
icon
Autobianchi A112 Abarth
Lancia
4Retired
SS30#73flagflag Tabaton Fabrizio
- Cescon Andrea
icon
Autobianchi A112 Abarth
Lancia
4Retired
SS6#74flagflag Capone Carlo
- Canova Angelo Carlo
icon
Autobianchi A112 Abarth
Lancia
4Engine
SS4#75flagflag Lobb Geoff
- Thorne Anthony
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E3Retired
SS36#76flagflag Padwicke Ron
- Gardiner Andrew
icon
Chrysler Sunbeam4Gearbox
SS3#77flagflag Fisher Mike
- Naylor Mike
icon
Ford Escort7Retired
SS64#79flagflag Thérond Roland
- Chopy Francis
icon
Matra Bagheera9165 HA 826Retired
SS73#83flagflag Darbyshire Philip
- Oxborrow Malcolm
icon
Triumph Dolomite Sprint5Retired
SS32#84flagflag Skinner Derek
- Stoate Tom
icon
Vauxhall MagnumLVY 187N8Retired
SS54#85flagflag Thompson David
- Thompson Jonathan
icon
Vauxhall Magnum3Retired
SS30#87flagflag Lane Roger
- Derry Stuart
icon
Chrysler Avenger2Retired
SS10#88flagflag Hudspeth Linda
- Cook Margaret
icon
Ford Escort7
Ladies
Retired
SS15#89flagflag Mackay-Hetzer Heidi
- Stück Ulla
icon
Opel Kadett GT/EB-HH 483
Ladies
Engine
SS30#96flagflag Jeffs Robert
- Broughton John
icon
Chrysler Avenger1Retired
SS66#97flagflag Woolridge Geoff
- Jupp Ian
icon
Honda 12001Retired
SS76#99flagflag Daisy Chris
- Parker Brian
icon
Opel Kadett1Retired
SS32#102flagflag Swaton Gérard
- Chaperot Patrick
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E3Retired
SS30#103flagflag Didlick Tony
- Titterton Peter
icon
Škoda 120 S1Retired
SS23#106flagflag Minto Joseph
- Kemp Hugh
icon
Mazda Hiback1Retired
SS45#109flagflag Christensen Vidar
- Shenton Val
icon
Ford Escort RS 2000 MKIIDB 240405Retired
SS48#110flagflag Radford Ray
- Pitfield John
icon
Ford Escort7Retired
SS29#112flagflag Schadeck Philippe
- Schwanen Nestor
icon
Datsun 120Y4Retired
SS76#114flagflag Margulies Dan
- Clarke Mick
icon
Chrysler Sunbeam4Retired
SS36#116flagflag Gobert Philippe
- Herry Jean-Baptiste
icon
Fiat 1246Retired
SS47#119flagflag Ohba Seiji
- Odagiri Noriyuki
icon
Toyota Corolla Levin TE 274Retired
SS2#120flagflag Fukada Suehiro
- Rossiter Dave
icon
Datsun 120Y4Retired
SS8#123flagflag Okamoto Tadae
- Okamoto Tsutomu
icon
Toyota Corolla Levin TE 274Retired
SS25#124flagflag Werner Michael
- Hesse Klaus
icon
Opel Kadett GT/EWEN-C 7933Retired
SS54#125flagflag Giese Wolf-Dieter
- Reimann Egon
icon
Opel Kadett GT/EB-RX 9163Retired
SS43#126flagflag Rhodes John
- Pease Richard
icon
Ford Escort RS 20003Retired
SS49#129flagflag Segolen
- Mathieu
icon
Porsche 911 Carrera RS2471 RC 358Retired
SS18#130flagflag Bestebreurtje John
- van Tunen Henk
icon
Porsche Carrera80-AH-028Retired
SS29#131flagflag Brown Fred
- Cartwright John
icon
Porsche8Retired
SS67#132flagflag van Delden Frank
- Zoch Peter
icon
Porsche 911 SCBOR-MN 18Retired
SS69#133flagflag Pearson-Kirk Michael
- Rushforth Peter
icon
MG B8Retired
SS76#134flagflag Francis Noel
- Francis Patrick
icon
Panther LimaXPM 447T8Retired
SS10#136flagflag White Clive
- Egglesden Malcolm
icon
Ford Escort RS 1800 MKII7Retired
SS69#137flagflag Gutteridge Paul
- Poulson Dave
icon
MG B7Retired
SS20#139flagflag Manton Roger
- Legge Frederick
icon
Morris Marina6Retired
SS29#143flagflag Gutzeit Rainer
- Wittkowski Joachim
icon
Ford Escort RS 2000 MKII3Retired
SS52#144flagflag Vandresse Bernard
- Henry de Frahan Charles Albert
icon
Peugeot 5045Retired
SS18#145flagflag Meylan Paul-Marc
- Mermillod André
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E5Retired
SS47#146flagflag Hadley Paul
- Hadley Trevor Peter
icon
Opel Kadett5Retired
SS16#147flagflag Wiltshire Rodney
- Bertram Anne
icon
Opel Kadett4Retired
SS60#148flagflag Honrath Horst
- Güllich Helmut
icon
BMW 20025Retired
SS32#149flagflag Parker Graham
- Nathan Melwyn
icon
Vauxhall Magnum5Retired
SS60#150flagflag McLean Bernard
- Howell Garth
icon
Ford Escort RS 16005Retired
SS29#151flagflag Alber Georg
- Stadler Hubert
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E5Retired
SS48#157flagflag Piro Xavier
- Marinot Jean-Pierre
icon
Opel Ascona5Retired
SS66#159flagflag Pollet Patrick
- Pollet Geneviève
icon
Datsun 180B5Retired
SS49#163flagflag Fölling Franz
- Pfeiffer Wolfgang
icon
Simca Rallye 31Retired
SS18#165flagflag Jephcott Mark
- Watson Tony
icon
Ford Escort7Retired
SS18#167flagflag Dove John
- Dove Barry
icon
Saab 96 V4NDA 871K4Retired
SS63#172flagflag Williams John
- Samuel Graham
icon
Ford Escort RS 2000 MKII3Retired
SS32#173flagflag Ridout Mark
- Ingram John
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E3Retired
SS35#174flagflag Lüke Heinz
- Kramer Hans-Joachim
icon
Opel Kadett GT/EGT-HL 1013Retired
SS18#176flagflag Drake Christopher
- Jones Richard
icon
Ford Escort RS 20003Retired
SS36#179flagflag Head Robert
- Barlow Bill
icon
Ford Escort RS 20001Retired
SS25#181flagflag Adolfsson Christer
- Ekstrom Borje
icon
Opel Kadett GT/E3Retired
SS20#182flagflag Montalvan Bernard
- Lefebvre Jean-Paul
icon
Peugeot 5043Retired
SS32#185flagflag Newsum Tony
- Brader Derek
icon
Chrysler Avenger2Retired
SS20#186flagflag Krapick Wolfgang
- Schelske Dieter
icon
Toyota Celica2Retired
SS15#187flagflag Kleffel Peter
- Ortlepp Jurgen
icon
Volkswagen Golf GTi2Retired
SS67#188flagflag Destezet Henri
- Destezet Marie-Hélène
icon
Peugeot 5045Retired
SS9#189flagflag Tuschy Friedrich Karl
- Eibel Hans Georg
icon
Audi 802Retired
SS29#190flagflag Calvino Henri
- Calvino Maria-Laure
icon
Peugeot 5045Retired
SS27#192flagflag Meyer Patrick
- Vallet Hervé
icon
Peugeot 104 ZS1Retired
SS30#195flagflag Parkinson Bob
- Wheatley John
icon
Hillman Avenger2Retired
SS67#196flagflag Bentley Robert
- MacDonald Donald
icon
Ford Escort1Retired
SS49#197flagflag Seidel Bernd
- Ihle Wolf-Dieter
icon
Audi 50 GL1Retired
SS25#198flagflag Aurand Berndpeter
- Schliwinski Dietmar
icon
Autobianchi A112 Abarth1Retired
SS27#199flagflag White Michael
- Riches Eric
icon
Fiat 1311Retired
Added by: André Oliveira [1. 7. 2013]
Updated by: Tomáš `Shacki` Wanka [21. 8. 2019]
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