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The 1997 FIA GT Silverstone 4 Hours was the second race of the 1997 FIA GT Championship season. It was run at the Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom on May 11, 1997.

This race was scheduled for four hours, but was stopped shortly after three due to heavy rainfall.

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 9   BMW Motorsport
  Schnitzer Motorsport
  Peter Kox
  Roberto Ravaglia
McLaren F1 GTR M 87
BMW S70 6.0L V12
2 GT1 11   AMG-Mercedes   Bernd Schneider
  Alexander Wurz
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 87
Mercedes-Benz LS600 6.0L V12
3 GT1 8   BMW Motorsport
  Schnitzer Motorsport
  JJ Lehto
  Steve Soper
McLaren F1 GTR M 87
BMW S70 6.0L V12
4 GT1 1   Gulf Team Davidoff
  GTC Racing
  Andrew Gilbert-Scott
  Pierre-Henri Raphanel
  Ray Bellm
McLaren F1 GTR M 87
BMW S70 6.0L V12
5 GT1 6   Porsche AG   Hans-Joachim Stuck
  Thierry Boutsen
Porsche 911 GT1 M 87
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
6 GT1 27   Parabolica Motorsport   Chris Goodwin
  Gary Ayles
McLaren F1 GTR M 87
BMW S70 6.0L V12
7 GT1 18   Schübel Engineering   Pedro Lamy
  Bob Wollek
Porsche 911 GT1 M 84
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
8 GT2 52   Viper Team Oreca   Justin Bell
  Tommy Archer
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 83
Chrysler 8.0L V10
9 GT1 2   Gulf Team Davidoff
  GTC Racing
  John Nielsen
  Thomas Bscher
McLaren F1 GTR M 83
BMW S70 6.0L V12
10 GT2 56   Roock Racing   Claudia Hürtgen
  Bruno Eichmann
  Ni Amorim
Porsche 911 GT2 M 83
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
11 GT2 51   Viper Team Oreca   Philippe Gache
  Olivier Beretta
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 82
Chrysler 8.0L V10
12 GT1 26   Konrad Motorsport   Franz Konrad
  Mauro Baldi
Porsche 911 GT1 P 82
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
13 GT1 5   David Price Racing   David Brabham
  Perry McCarthy
Panoz Esperante GTR-1 G 81
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
14 GT1 19   Martin Veyhle Racing (MVR)   Gerd Ruch
  Alexander Grau
McLaren F1 GTR G 80
BMW S70 6.1L V12
15 GT2 64   Kremer Racing   Tomás Saldaña
  Alfonso de Orléans
  Carl Rosenblad
Porsche 911 GT2 G 80
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
16 GT2 65   RWS   Raffaele Sangiuolo
  Luca Riccitelli
  Charles Margueron
Porsche 911 GT2 ? 79
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
17 GT2 68   Rennsport Italia   Angelo Zadra
  Renato Mastropietro
  Leonardo Maddalena
Porsche 911 GT2 ? 78
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
18 GT2 76   EMKA Racing   Steve O'Rourke
  Tim Sugden
  Win Percy
Porsche 911 GT2 ? 78
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
19 GT2 57   Roock Racing   François Lafon
  Jean-Marc Smadja
  Stéphane Ortelli
Porsche 911 GT2 M 78
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
20 GT2 66   Konrad Motorsport   Toni Seiler
  Marco Spinelli
  Robert Nearn
Porsche 911 GT2 P 78
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
21 GT2 53   Chamberlain Engineering   Hans Hugenholtz
  Jari Nurminen
Chrysler Viper GTS-R G 77
Chrysler 8.0L V10
22 GT2 54   Chamberlain Engineering   Richard Dean
  Peter Hardman
Chrysler Viper GTS-R G 77
Chrysler 8.0L V10
23 GT2 62   Stadler Motorsport   Uwe Sick
  Denis Lay
  Axel Röhr
Porsche 911 GT2 P 77
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
24 GT2 60   Marcos Racing International   John Schumann
  Christian Vann
Marcos LM600 D 77
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
25 GT2 55   Karl Augustin   Helmut Reis
  Hans-Jörg Hofer
Porsche 911 GT2 G 76
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
26 GT1 31   Karl Augustin   Karl Augustin
  Horst Felbermayr
  Stefano Buttiero
Porsche 911 GT2 Evo G 76
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
27 GT2 63   Krauss Motorsport   Michael Trunk
  Bernhard Müller
Porsche 911 GT2 P 76
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
28 GT2 75   G-Force Strandell   John Greasley
  Geoff Lister
Porsche 911 GT2 D 75
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
29 GT2 58   Estoril Racing   Michel Monteiro
  Manuel Monteiro
Porsche 911 GT2 ? 73
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
30 GT2 50   Agusta Racing Team   Rocky Agusta
  Almo Coppelli
Callaway Corvette LM-GT D 70
Chevrolet 6.3L V8
31 GT2 79   Saleen-Allen Speedlab
  Cirtek Motorsport
  Peter Owen
  James Kaye
  Richard Piper
Saleen Mustang RRR D 68
Ford 5.9L V8
32 GT1 10   AMG-Mercedes   Alessandro Nannini
  Marcel Tiemann
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 68
Mercedes-Benz LS600 6.0L V12
33 GT2 80   Morgan Motor Company   Charles Morgan
  William Wykeham
Morgan Plus 8 GTR D 66
Rover V8 3.9L V8
34 GT2 78   Saleen-Allen Speedlab
  Cirtek Motorsport
  Robert Schirle
  James Warnock
  Allen Lloyd
Saleen Mustang RRR D 65
Ford 5.9L V8
35 GT1 24   GBF UK Ltd.   Mauro Martini
  Andrea Boldrini
Lotus Elise GT1 M 63
Lotus 3.5L Turbo V8
36
DNF
GT1 16   Roock Racing   Ralf Kelleners
  Yannick Dalmas
Porsche 911 GT1 M 48
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
37
DNF
GT1 23   GBF UK Ltd.   Luca Badoer
  Mimmo Schiattarella
Lotus Elise GT1 M 46
Lotus 3.5L Turbo V8
38
DNF
GT1 13   Lotus Racing Franck Muller
  Giroix Racing
  Fabien Giroix
  Jean-Denis Délétraz
Lotus Elise GT1 P 45
Chevrolet LT5 6.0L V8
39
DNF
GT2 59   Marcos Racing International   Cor Euser
  Harald Becker
Marcos LM600 D 45
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
40
DNF
GT1 15   Lotus Racing Franck Muller
  Giroix Racing
  Maurizio Sandro Sala
  Ratanakul Prutirat
Lotus Elise GT1 P 41
Chevrolet LT5 6.0L V8
41
DNF
GT2 70   Dellenbach Motorsport   Manfred Jurasz
  Rainer Bonnetsmüller
Porsche 911 GT2 D 33
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
42
DNF
GT2 77   Saleen-Allen Speedlab
  Cirtek Motorsport
  Steve Saleen
  Price Cobb
  Carlos Palau
Saleen Mustang RRR D 17
Ford 5.9L V8
43
DNF
GT1 14   Lotus Racing Franck Muller
  Giroix Racing
  Jan Lammers
  Mike Hezemans
Lotus Elise GT1 P 15
Chevrolet LT5 6.0L V8
44
DNF
GT1 20   DAMS Panoz   Franck Lagorce
  Éric Bernard
Panoz Esperante GTR-1 M 7
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
45
DNF
GT1 4   David Price Racing   Andy Wallace
  James Weaver
Panoz Esperante GTR-1 G 4
Ford (Roush Racing) 6.0L V8
46
DNF
GT1 17   JB Racing   Emmanuel Collard
  Jürgen von Gartzen
Porsche 911 GT1 M 0
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
47
DNF
GT1 22   BMS Scuderia Italia   Pierluigi Martini
  Christian Pescatori
Porsche 911 GT1 P 0
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
DNS GT1 3   Gulf Team Davidoff
  GTC Racing
  Jean-Marc Gounon
  Pierre-Henri Raphanel
McLaren F1 GTR M
BMW S70 6.0L V12
DNS GT2 69   Proton Competition   Gerold Ried
  Patrick Vuillaume
Porsche 911 GT2 P
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position – #11 AMG-Mercedes – 1:41.193
  • Fastest Lap – #18 Schübel Engineering – 1:45.946
  • Distance – 447.201 km
  • Average Speed – 133.859 km/h

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