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The race-winning Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR

The 1997 FIA GT Donington 4 Hours was the eighth race of the 1997 FIA GT Championship season. It was run at Donington Park, England on September 14, 1997.

Official resultsEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 75% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 GT1 11   AMG-Mercedes   Bernd Schneider
  Alexander Wurz
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 159
Mercedes-Benz LS600 6.0L V12
2 GT1 10   AMG-Mercedes   Marcel Tiemann
  Alessandro Nannini
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 159
Mercedes-Benz LS600 6.0L V12
3 GT1 8   BMW Motorsport
  Schnitzer Motorsport
  JJ Lehto
  Steve Soper
McLaren F1 GTR M 159
BMW S70 6.0L V12
4 GT1 12   AMG-Mercedes   Klaus Ludwig
  Bernd Mayländer
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 158
Mercedes-Benz LS600 6.0L V12
5 GT1 9   BMW Motorsport
  Schnitzer Motorsport
  Peter Kox
  Roberto Ravaglia
McLaren F1 GTR M 158
BMW S70 6.0L V12
6 GT1 3   Gulf Team Davidoff
  GTC Racing
  Pierre-Henri Raphanel
  Jean-Marc Gounon
McLaren F1 GTR M 157
BMW S70 6.0L V12
7 GT1 1   Gulf Team Davidoff
  GTC Racing
  Geoff Lees
  Anders Olofsson
McLaren F1 GTR M 156
BMW S70 6.0L V12
8 GT1 5   David Price Racing   David Brabham
  Perry McCarthy
Panoz Esperante GTR-1 G 155
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
9 GT1 4   David Price Racing   Andy Wallace
  James Weaver
Panoz Esperante GTR-1 G 154
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
10 GT1 22   BMS Scuderia Italia   Pierluigi Martini
  Christian Pescatori
Porsche 911 GT1 P 152
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
11 GT1 6   Porsche AG   Thierry Boutsen
  Hans-Joachim Stuck
Porsche 911 GT1 Evo M 151
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
12 GT1 23   GBF UK Ltd.   Luca Badoer
  Mimmo Schiattarella
Lotus Elise GT1 M 151
Lotus 3.5L Turbo V8
13 GT1 27   Parabolica Motorsport   Gary Ayles
  Chris Goodwin
McLaren F1 GTR M 150
BMW S70 6.0L V12
14 GT1 30   G-Force Strandell   Magnus Wallinder
  Geoff Lister
  John Greasley
Porsche 911 GT1 D 149
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
15 GT2 51   Viper Team Oreca   Olivier Beretta
  Philippe Gache
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 146
Chrysler 8.0L V10
16 GT1 7   Porsche AG   Bob Wollek
  Yannick Dalmas
Porsche 911 GT1 Evo M 145
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
17 GT2 56   Roock Racing   Bruno Eichmann
  Stéphane Ortelli
  Claudia Hürtgen
Porsche 911 GT2 M 145
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
18 GT2 52   Viper Team Oreca   Justin Bell
  Luca Drudi
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 144
Chrysler 8.0L V10
19 GT2 57   Roock Racing   Pedro Chaves
  Ni Amorim
  François Lafon
Porsche 911 GT2 M 144
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
20 GT2 66   Konrad Motorsport   Franz Konrad
  Toni Seiler
  André Ahrlé
Porsche 911 GT2 P 142
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
21 GT2 50   Agusta Racing Team
  Elf Haberthur Racing
  Patrice Goueslard
  Michel Neugarten
  Luigino Pagotto
Porsche 911 GT2 ? 141
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
22 GT2 63   Krauss Motorsport   Michael Trunk
  Bernhard Müller
Porsche 911 GT2 P 140
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
23 GT2 64   Kremer Racing   Alfonso de Orléans-Bourbon
  Tomas Saldaña
Porsche 911 GT2 G 139
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
24 GT2 70   Dellenbach Motorsport   Klaus Horn
  Günther Blieninger
  Rainer Bonnetmsüller
Porsche 911 GT2 D 137
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
25 GT2 69   Proton Competition   Gerold Ried
  Patrick Vuillaume
  Manfred Jurasz
Porsche 911 GT2 P 136
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
26 GT1 31   Augustin Motorsport   Horst Felbermayr Sr.
  Horst Felbermayr Jr.
  Stefano Buttiero
Porsche 911 GT2 Evo G 130
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
27 GT2 60   Marcos Racing International   Thomas Erdos
  Christian Vann
Marcos LM600 D 124
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
28 GT2 53   Chamberlain Engineering   David Goode
  Leonardo Maddalena
  Paul Thomas
Chrysler Viper GTS-R G 119
Chrysler 8.0L V10
29 GT1 14   GT1 Lotus Racing   Jan Lammers
  Mike Hezemans
Lotus Elise GT1 M 111
Chevrolet LT5 6.0L V8
30
DNF
GT1 13   GT1 Lotus Racing   Fabien Giroix
  Jean-Denis Délétraz
Lotus Elise GT1 M 82
Chevrolet LT5 6.0L V8
31
DNF
GT2 59   Marcos Racing International   Cor Euser
  Harald Becker
Marcos LM600 D 80
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
32
DNF
GT1 20   DAMS Panoz   Éric Bernard
  Franck Lagorce
Panoz Esperante GTR-1 M 73
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
33
DNF
GT1 21   Kremer Racing   Christophe Bouchut
  Carl Rosenblad
Porsche 911 GT1 G 56
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
34
DNF
GT2 54   Chamberlain Engineering   Tim O'Kennedy
  Hans Hugenholtz
  Wido Rösssler
Chrysler Viper GTS-R G 38
Chrysler 8.0L V10
35
DNF
GT2 82   Colin Blower Motorsport   Colin Blower
  Jamie Campbell-Walter
TVR Cerbera GT D 38
TVR-Rover 5.0L V8
36
DNF
GT1 75   G-Force Strandell   Koit Veertee
  Nigel Barrett
Porsche 911 GT2 D 35
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
37
DNF
GT2 86   Millennium Motorsport   Nick Carr
  Ian Astley
  Andy Purvis
Marcos LM600 ? 34
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
38
DNF
GT2 77   Saleen-Allen Speedlab
  Cirtek Motorsport
  Peter Owen
  Jonathan Baker
  Mark Peters
Saleen Mustang RRR D 27
Ford 5.9L V8
39
DNF
GT1 24   GBF UK Ltd.   Ralf Kalaschek
  Max Angelelli
  Jason Yeomans
Lotus Elise GT1 M 26
Lotus 3.5L Turbo V8
40
DNF
GT2 77   Saleen-Allen Speedlab
  Cirtek Motorsport
  Robert Schirle
  David Warnock
  Richard Dean
Saleen Mustang RRR D 24
Ford 5.9L V8
41
DNF
GT1 19   Martin Veyhle Racing (MVR)   Alexander Grau
  Marco Werner
Lotus Elise GT1 ? 23
Lotus 3.5L Turbo V8
DNS GT2 19   Morgan Motor Company   Charles Morgan
  William Wykeham
Morgan Plus 8 GTR D
Rover 3.9L V8
DNS GT2 87   Roock Racing   John Robinson
  Robert Nearn
  Michel Ligonnet
Porsche 911 GT2 M
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position – #11 AMG-Mercedes – 1:23.854
  • Fastest Lap – #11 AMG-Mercedes – 1:26.075
  • Distance – 639.177 km
  • Average Speed – 159.776 km/h

External linksEdit


FIA GT Championship
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1997 Suzuka 1000km
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1997 FIA GT Mugello 4 Hours