1978 Miscellaneous Rallies


Marlboro Arctic Rally
3rd-5th February 1978

 R  36 Ingemar Persson/Leif Merilä		Volvo 142				BRG 010


Sachs Winter Rally
February 1978

 R     Walter Röhrl/Christian Geistdorfer	Lancia Stratos		suspension	TO N 98792


Hankiralli
17th-19th February 1978

 7   4 Per Eklund/Björn Cederberg     		Saab 99 EMS          			HRD 993
25  64 Kjell-Åke Hedin/Gladys Nordgren     	Opel GTE             			JGH 062
37  66 Bengt Andersson/Gunnar Lundberg     	Sunbeam Avenger      			GTE 683
 R  17 Erkki Temmes/Seppo Markkonen     	Saab 99 EMS          			EAT 522
 R  19 Lars Jansson/Gunnar Hydling      	Opel GTE             			JLS 095
 R  25 Christer Olofsson/Martti Seitsola     	Saab 99 EMS          			HCT 803
 R  52 Per Gillberg/Tommy Jansson       	Opel Ascona          			COL 666
 R  55 Lars-G Eriksson/Jan Östberg         	Saab V4              			DSP 985
 R  62 Matti Hakala/Olli Hakala         	Volvo 142            			TJP 648
 R  68 Carl-E Lindqvist/Roger Amren         	VW Golf S            			HBD 589
 R  88 Tage Holmbom/Tapio Palola        	Saab V4              			COY 290
 R  90 Leif Wretman/Anders Nilsson      	Volvo 122            			AOT 540



Unterfranken Rally
March 1978

 R     Walter Röhrl/Christian Geistdorfer	Lancia Stratos		engine		TO N 98792


12th Yu Rally
30th March-2nd April 1978

 1     Svatopluk Kvaisar/Jiri Kotek		Skoda 130 RS
 2     Vaclav Blahna/Lubisav Hlavka		Skoda 130 RS
 3     Wolphang Schultz/Mikael Oberother	BMW 2002 TI
 4     Ilia Cubrikov/Kiro Kirov			Renault 5 Alpine
 5     Ferdinand Osterer/Gustav Somer		Ford Escort RS
 6     Gerhard Gottlieb/Otto Karsten		BMW 2002
 7     Jozef Srnjsky/Jiri Sirovajko		Lada 1600
 8     Drago Zonta/Marko Rjavec			Zastava 101
 9     Petr Czernohorsky/Peter Czermedz		Skoda 130 RS
10     Dragan Vuckovic/Vladimir Tomic		Skoda 110 R


Manx Trophy
? 1978

 1     Tony Pond/David Richards                 Triumph TR7 V8


Tulip Rally
6th-8th May 1978

       Gilbert Staepelaere/Eric Bessem		Ford Escort RS1800
       Russell Brookes/Peter Bryant		Ford Escort RS1800
       Bjorn Danielson/Bob de Jong		Opel Kadett
       Alain Arnaud/Alain Picat			Peugeot 504


Esso Lombard Scottish International Rally
4th-6th June 1978

 1     Hannu Mikkola				Ford Escort RS1800		266m38s
 2     Pentti Airikkala				Vauxhall Chevette		274m36s
 3     Roger Clark				Ford Escort RS1800		275m11s
       Russell Brookes				Ford Escort RS1800
       Markku Alen				Fiat 151
       P.Faulkner				Ford Escort RS1800
       Tony Pond				Triumph TR7
       Malcolm Wilson				Ford Escort RS1800
       J.Taylor					Ford Escort RS1800
       G.Elsmore				Ford Escort RS1800



III Rally Prešov
13th-14th June 1978


Ps   # Driver/Co-Driver				Car			 Pts	Cls
 1  21 Ladislav Hornak/Pavol Jakubec		Skoda 130RS		3086	A2
 2  25 Marian Prokop/Daniel Lako		Skoda 120S		3218	A2
 3  30 Peter Horak/Ludovit Sarissky		Skoda 120SR		3319	A2
 4   1 Ivan Misik/Rudolf Medo			Fiat 125P		3348	A5
 5  76 Stefan Schmitzer/Peter Tozser		Skoda 110LS		3394	A1
 6  81 Julius Ziman/Roman Koprda		Skoda 110LS		3421 	A1
 7  46 Miroslav Petrasek/Peter Jablonovsky	Skoda 100L		3440	A2
 8  50 Jan Zeleznik/Stefan Kellemes		Skoda 100		3444	A2
 9  64 Marian Kotlarik/Peter Kotlarik		Fiat 128 Coupe		3445	A1
10  75 Ladislav Fabian/Pavel Trnka		Skoda 110L		3461	A1
11  43 Miroslav Tocon/Stanislav Vilman		Fiat 127		3521	A2
12  52 Dusan Uzak/Vladimir Kolarik		Wartburg 353		3534	A2
13  31 Vladimir Szekely/Jozef Norek		Skoda 110L		3591	A2
14  45 Miroslav Brazdik/Zdenek Brazdik		Skoda 100		3604	A2
15   8 Frantisek Dobrovodsky/Alojz Dobrovodsky	Fiat 850 Coupe		3632	A5
16  34 Miroslav Matovic/Jan Morozuk		Skoda			3638	A2
17  74 Frantisek Novotny/Ondrej Repak		Skoda 100		3728	A1
18  12 Eduard David/Jan Wagner			VAZ 2103		3752	A2
19  28 Marian Kovalik/Jaroslav Sekerka		Skoda 130RS		3886	A2
20  23 Marian Petrilla/Milan Vrobla		VAZ 201			3892	A2
21   3 Viliam Varga/Frantisek Novak		Skoda			3894	A5
22  61 Michal Plutko/Zdenek Mospan		Fiat 128 Coupe		3968	A1
23  79 Jan Polacek/Jozef Blasko			Skoda 110R		4014	A1
24  24 Pavel Bordas/Ludovit Bolna		Skoda 120S		4025	A2
25  20 Frantisek nachtman/Peter Setaffy		Skoda 120SR		4113	A2
26  57 Jaroslav Kopcak/Jaroslav Banoci		Trabant 601		4209	A2
27  65 Kazomir Pomothy/Jan Zilla		Fiat 125P		4459	A1
28  80 Jozef Hegedus/Jan Basti			Skoda 110L		5204	A1
29  16 Jan Seman/Vladimir Orth			Skoda 120SR		5552	A2
30  82 Imrich Ernest/Frantisek Komar		Skoda 110LS		7135	A1
 R   2 Milan Koren/Michal Fulka			Skoda 120S			A5
 R   4 Ivan Pallag/Eugen Jurkovic		Skoda 120SR			A5
 R   6 Ladislav Kacerik/Vladimir Banoci		Skoda 110R			A5
 R  11 Jan Zornicka/Jan Chaben			Skoda 110L			A2
 R  22 Milan Purdes/Jozef Rendos		Skoda 120S			A2
 R  27 Pavol Trstan/Rudolf Vojtas		Skoda 120RS			A2
 R  29 Stefan Poliak/Jan Dermek			Skoda 120S			A2
 R  35 Vaclav Suchanek/Pavol Pastrnak		Skoda 110L			A2
 R  42 Karol Krejci/Peter Armay			Skoda 100L			A2
 R  44 Jozef Jinda/Jan Blaha			Skoda 100			A2
 R  47 Jozef Kocan/Frantisek Blascik		Skoda 100L			A2
 R  48 Dusan Sabo/Stefan Vojsabel		Skoda				A2
 R  55 Alexander Gaher/Gabriela Gaherova	Trabant 601			A2
 R  71 Juraj Hudy/Tibor Andrasi			Skoda 110L			A1
 R  73 Anton Mikulik/Ivan Kuhn			Skoda 110LS			A1



Smile Ralli
17th-18th June 1978

 7   4 Ruben Borjesson/Joe Hawkins		Lada 1500S			CFL 795
15  35 Lennart Runestig/Tommy Gistavsson	Opel GTE			JME 332
17  34 Roland Bakke/Lars Johansson		Opel Ascona			HDB 712
19  37 Göran Tyrbjörn/J-O.Eriksson		Volvo 343			EZS 424



Sveitsin Ralli
1st-2nd July 1978

 R  27 Anders Blomberg/Kari Mandelin		Opel GTE			KE54556



24 Hours of Ypres
? 1978

 1     Tony Pond/Fred Gallagher                 Triumph TR7 V8
 2     G.Staepelaere/F.Franssen			Ford Escort RS
 3     T.Carello/M.Perisinot			Lancia Stratos


VIII Barum Rally
? 1978

 1     Sadivý/Janecek                           Skoda 130 RS


Bayerwald Rally
August 1978

 2     Walter Röhrl/Christian Geistdorfer	Lancia Stratos				TO N 98792


Vuelta a la America del Sud
? September 1978 - 18,000 miles

 1     Andrew Cowan/Colin Malkin                Mercedes 450SLC
 2     Sobieslaw Zasada                         Mercedes 450SLC
 ? 401 Timo Makinen                             Mercedes 450SLC


X Rallye Matador Tatry
15th-17th September 1978

 1     Andris Rejmanis/Andris Zvingevic		VAZ 21011		23912 pts
 2     Karel Zahour/Jiri Bujarek 		Skoda 130RS 		25017
 3     Hans Britth/Tommy Johansson 		Ford Escort RS2000 	25053
 4     Dieter Heimbürger/Roland Weitz 		Wartburg 353W 		25175
 5     Andrzej Radecki/Waldemar Bidzinski 	Polski Fiat 125p 1500 	25296
 6     Volker Beyer/Carl-Ullrich Karsten 	Wartburg 353 		26331
 7     Thomas Fischer/Jochen Wolf 		Trabant 601 		28713


Champion Nordic Rally (Tampere)
16th-17th September 1978

18  35 Inge Josefsson/Anna-L Josefsson    	Opel GTE             			JLN 422
24  51 Hans Olin/Anders Söderlund    		Toyota Corolla       			BCN 525
36  45 Kent Eriksson/Bengt Brinkmark     	Opel Ascona          			GCH 913
 R   6 Hasse Hansson/Sören Swalking      	Ford Escort RS       			KEM 471
 R   9 Bengt Thorsell/Bo Johansson        	Ford Escort RS       			FBC 522
 R  24 Claes Fredriksson/Christina Nordqvist 	Saab 96 V4           			KEJ 314
 R  26 Jan Hållander/Lage Tjärnström     	VW Golf              			BBR 554
 R  29 Håkan Wallinder/Torbjörn Knutsson   	Opel GTE             			JGP 375
 R  40 Leif Appelblad/Ragnar Larsson      	Saab V4              			CEJ 283
 R  49 Kaj Lampila/Dick Heikenborn     		Saab V4              			FEN 398
 R  65 Anders Blomberg/Kari Mandelin       	Opel GTE



Vantaan-Ralli
16th-17th September 1978

 R  90 Staffan Parmander/Stefan Carlsson     	Opel Ascona          			BJE 039
 R  94 Robert öfverberg/Mats Ekström        	Opel Ascona          			ACH 852
 R  97 Leif Johansson/Owe Pettersson      	Volvo 142            			EYN 178
 R 102 Mats Green/Carina Olsson       		Opel Ascona          			DAB 044
 R 133 Per Henfors				BMW 2002             			DJE 274
 R 135 Kalle Grundel				Saab V4              			CDK 980



38th Polish Rally
? 1978

 1     Antonio Zanini                           Fiat 131 Abarth


XIV Rallye Príncipe de Asturias
? 1978

 1     Tino Suárez/J.B. Pino 			Seat FL-80 
 2     Jose A. “Fombona”/L. Menéndez 		Seat FL-80 
 3     “Monchu”/“Leonides” 			Alpine 1500 
 4     Bernardo Cardín/Valentín 		Seat FL-80 
 5     “Fino”/José Antonio 			Seat FL-80 
 6     Erasmo Cagigal/Jose L. Montes 		Simca Rallye 
 7     Rodríguez/Rubio 				Seat 124 
 8     Victor Roza/M. Magallanes 		Seat 1800 
 9     Porfirio Iglesias/Castańedo 		Seat 1430 
10     Jose L. Grańa/Villamandos 		Seat FL-80 


13th Mogul Šumava Rallye Klatovy
? 1978

 1     Leo Pavlík/Oldrich Gottfried  		Škoda 130 RS 


Jänner Rallye
? 1978


 1     Wolfgang Sulc/Weixelbaum 		Volkswagen 1302S	12461 pts
 2     Georg Fischer/Weinzierl 			Datsun Sunny		12588
 3     Franz Wittmann/Nestinger 		Opel Kadett GT/E	12631
 4     Andreas Stigler/Stigler 			Volkswagen Golf GTI	13000
 5     Alois Albrecht/Rochet 			Ford Escort RS2000	13261
 6     Jürgen Bertl/Hesse 			Volkswagen Golf GTI	13360
 7     Attila Ferjancz/Tandari 			Renault 17 Gordini	13549
 8     Wolfgang Schneider/Leismüller 		Ford Escort RS2000	13662
 9     Willi Geringer/Winter 			Ford Escort RS2000	13671
10     Walter Osterer/Frais 			Opel Kadett GT/E	13706
 R     Peter Mattig/? 				Opel Kadett GT/E	head gasket 
 R     Josef Haider/? 				Opel Kadett GT/E	accident 
 R     Herbert Grünsteidl/? 			Lada 1500S		accident 

51 starters. 21 finishers. Co-efficient 1.


Rali Vinho da Madeira
? 1978

 1     Ari Vatanen/Henry Liddon			Ford Escort 2000 RS
 2     Giovanni Salvi/Luigi Valle		Ford Escort 2000 RS


I Rally Saturnus
? 1978

 1     Brane Küzmic/Marjan Ravnikar 		BMW 1600 
 2     Aleš Pušnik/Janja Stanjko 		R5 Alpine 
 3     Janez Milavec/Janez Urbancic 		Zastava 101 
 4     Drago Horvat/Janez Podlesnik 		BMW 1600 
 5     Srecko Crnigoj/Miro Vene 		Zastava 101 
 6     Aleš Crnivec/Damir Dittmayer 		Zastava 101  
 7     Dagmar Šuster/Dušan Vavpotic 		Zastava 101 
 8     Marjan Zorc/Srecko Hribar 		Zastava 101 
 9     Ivan Jordan/Alojz Radovan 		Zastava 101 
10     Janez Jereb/Drago Lazic 			Zastava 101 



Giro d'Italia
October 1978

NS     Markku Alén/Ilkka Kivimaki		Lancia Stratos		Only drove in recce	TO N 98792



7th Rally Hebros
? 1978

 1     Stoyan Kolev/Tzvetan Stoyanov		Porsche 911


2nd Lavanttal Rally (A)
? 1978

 1     Russling/Koschutnig			Fiat Spider


6th Rally di San Marino
? 1978

 1     Zordan/Bedin				Porsche 911C


1st Costa Smeralda Rally
? 1978

 1     Verini/Mannucci				Fiat 131 Abarth
 2     Ormezzano/Rudy				Opel Kadett
 3     Cerrato/Guizzardi			Opel Kadett
 4     Ceccato/Roggia				Fiat 131 Abarth
 5     Balzano/Griva				Opel Kadett


9th Rally New Zealand
? 1978

 1     Russell Brookes/Chris Porter		Ford Escort RS


Happy Eater Southern Rally
? 1978

 1     John Cleary/Richard Chow			Ford Escort


South Swedish Rally
? 1978

 1     Björn Waldegård/Hans Thorszelius		Ford Escort RS 1800 	3&4:7
 2     Leif Asterhag/Anders Gullberg		Toyota Celica GT 	Spec
 3     Bror Danielsson/Rolf Bergudden		Opel Kadett GTE 	2:6
 4     Björn Johansson/Ragnar Spjuth		Opel Kadett GTE 	1:3
 5     Sören Nilsson/Anders Olsson		Opel Kadett GTE 	1:3
 6     Svante Arthursson/Anders Fransson	Volvo 242 		Spec
 7     Stefan Einarsson/Lennart Söderberg	Saab 99 EMS 		2:6
 8     Anders Tunemar/Raymond Eriksson		Saab 99 EMS 		2:6
 9     Kaj Jönsson/Per Wigren			Saab 99 EMS 		2:6
10     Bengt Lundström/Leif Andersson		Toyota Corolla 		2:5
11     Ruben Börjesson/Marianne Sterner		Vaz 1500 S 		2:5
12     Stig Kristiansson/Erling Wideheim	Opel Kadett GTE 	1:3
13     Rickard Nilsson/Sven-E Axelsson		Opel Ascona 		Spec
14     Siegfried Huthwelder/Henning Wünsh	Ford Escort RS 2000 	1:3
15     Håkan Wallinder/Torben Knutsson		Opel Kadett GTE 	2:6
16     Gert-Ove Pettersson/Bengt Schön		Toyota Celica GT 	2:5
17     Jan Källberg/Claes Trygg			Volvo 142 		3&4:7
18     Rolf Jakob Andersen/Kjell Hansen		VW Golf GTI 		1:2
19     Christer Gäff/Lars-G Pettersson		Datsun 160 J SSS	1:3
20     åke Sandberg/Malte Sandberg		Opel Kadett GTE 	1:3
21     Anders Ericsson/Per-E Svensson		VW Golf GTI 		2:5
22     Stig Johansson/Per-O Carlsson		Opel Kadett GTE 	2:6
23     Lasse Lindqvist/Björn Gustavsson		Vaz 1500 S 		2:5
24     Jörn-Ola Krog/Henning Nyengen		Opel Ascona 		2:6
25     Hans Ekström/Bo Ekström			Opel Kadett GTE 	1:3
26     Bo-Göran Persson/Eskil östergård		Volvo 142 GL 		2:6
27     Kenneth Andersson/Helena Andersson	Volvo 142 		Spec
28     John Nilsson/Leif Olofsson		Opel Ascona 		Spec
29     Bengt-Göran Ohlsson/Jan Glantz		Opel Kadett GTE 	2:6
30     Bengt Magnusson/Lennart Standberg	Saab V4 		2:5
31     Lars Sundling/Björn Foss			Honda Civic 		1:1
32     Niels Larsen/Lise Pedersen		Opel Ascona 		2:6
33     Tommy Nilsson/Sven Nilsson		BMW 2002 		2:6
34     Anders Blomberg/Steinar Jortun		Opel Kadett GTE 	1:3
35     Björn Madsen/Hans J Aunsö		Chrysler Avenger GT 	1:1
36     Tommy Hansson/Rolf Johansson		Volvo PV 		Spec
37     Lars-Erik Mattsson/Jan Johansson		Opel Ascona 		2:6
38     Peter Johan Wessel/Kjell Hasselström	Ford Escort 1600 	1:2
39     Anders Johansson/Dan Sörensen		Saab V4 		Spec
40     Per Welton/Kent Andersson		BMW 2002 		2:6
41     Evert Wesström/Kjell Cronvall		Toyota Celica GT 	1:2
42     Rune Nilsson/Eric Schulze		Opel Kadett Rallye 	Spec
43     Torbjörn Lennartsson/Peter Lennartsson	Saab V4 		StdB
44     Lars Hellgerud-Andersen/Torbjörn Karlsson	Honda Civic 	1:1
45     Bertil Börjesson/Freddy Svensson		Saab V4 		StdB
46     Kenneth Johansson/Börje Larsson		Saab 99 EMS 		2:6
47     Torbjörn Ehn/Sven Olsson			Toyota Celica 		2:6
48     Nils-Eric Lindqvist/Jan-E Folkestad	Opel Ascona 		3&4:7
49     Jörgen Nielsen/Erik Vang			VW Golf GTI 		2:5
50     Carl-Eric Larsson/Dan Bohman		VW 1302 S 		2:5
51     Christer Lundin/Håkan Kujahn		Saab V4 		2:5
52     Thomas Persson/Anders Kjellberg		Volvo Amazon 		Spec
53     Ernst Zeiger/Andreas Gerber		Ford Escort RS 2000 	1:3
54     Erling Hansen/Ib Frederiksen		Opel Kadett GTE 	2:6
55     Mats Bengtsson/Lars Rosén		Ford Escort RS 2000 	1:3
56     Tore Skau/Trond Helseth			Honda Civic 		1:1
57     Bert-Alve Assarsson/Krister Olsson	Saab V4 		StdB
58     Peter Arvidsson/Roland Nilsson		Saab V4 		StdB
59     Mikael Bergqvist/Janne Rydh		Opel Ascona 		1:3
60     Bent Nielsen/Teddy Nielsen		Opel Kadett GTE 	1:3
61     Kenneth Skatt/Henrik Krafting		Opel Kadett GTE 	2:6
62     Kenth Gustavsson/Benny Gustavsson	Saab V4 		StdB
63     Willy Kjos/Kjell Selvik			Ford Escort RS 2000 	1:3
64     Ola Bengtsson/Mats Nilsson		Saab V4 		2:5
65     Ingvar Olsson/Lars-O Larsson		Saab V4 		StdB
66     Lars Asker/Bengt Johansson		Saab V4 		StdB
67     Vinco Bercic/Draqutin Ovcar		BMW 2002 		2:6
68     Thomas Sjöberg/Håkan Oddshammar		BMW 2002 		1:3
69     Erlin Jensen/Michael Larsen		Ford Escort 1600 	1:2
70     Björn Fjeldbu/Ove Billerud		Lada 1500 		2:5
71     Hans-Peter Burhardi/Hans-J Borowski	VW Golf GTI 		2:5
72     Jan Hövik/Björn-M Transrud		Opel Kadett 1200 	1:1
73     Carl Heinz Bunteaback/Gerd Fauster	Ford Escort RS 2000 	1:3
74     Walter Schneider/Audy Oppermann		BMW 320i 		2:6


5th Croatia Delta Rally
? 1978

 1     Ales Pusnik/Rudi Sali			Renault 5 Alpine


8th Rally Cesky Krumlov (CZ)
? 1978

 1     Pavlik/Gottfried				Skoda 130 RS