R.A.C. XXXI John Player British Grand Prix - F3 1978
B.A.R.C. Forward Trust & BP British F3 Championship, Rd 13
Brands Hatch Circuit (Indy Circuit), Fawkham, Kent, Great Britain

 

July 15 20 laps x 4206 m = 84.12 km Pole Position: Nelson Piquet, 1'27.01" Fastest Lap: Chico Serra, 1'27.09"

 

Pos Cla. # Driver, Nationality Entrant Car - Engine/Tuner Chassis Grid
Pos.
Time, Laps Reason Out
1 1 13 Chico Serra, BRA Sadia Racing with Project Four March 783 - Toyota/Novamotor   2 29'33.34"  
2 2 1 Derek Warwick, GBR Warwick Trailers Ralt RT1/77 - Toyota/Novamotor 86 3 29'43.83"  
3 3 4 Andrea De Cesaris, ITA Marlboro Team Tiga Ralt RT1/76 - Toyota/Novamotor 16 9 29'48.65"  
4 4 24 Nelson Piquet, BRA Brastemps / Arno / Hobby Ralt RT1/78 - Toyota/Novamotor 131 1 29'49.06"  
5 5 40 Tiff Needell, GBR Unipart Racing Team March 773 - Triumph Dolomite/Swindon
DNS March 783 - Triumph Dolomite/Swindon
773-11 8 30'00.48"  
6 6 58 Brett Riley, NZL Dr. Joseph Ehrlich Ehrlich RP4 - Toyota/Novamotor   11 30'00.82"  
7 7 47 Thorkild Thyrring, DEN Marlboro Ralt RT1/78 - Toyota/Novamotor 123 6 30'11.43"  
8 8 5 Jim Crawford, GBR Toyota Switzerland Chevron B43 - Toyota/Novamotor   16 30'13.96"  
9 9 11 Geoff Brabham, AUS Brabham Racing Organisation / Esso Ralt RT1/76 - Toyota/Novamotor 29 13 30'16.59"  
10 10 31 Rob Wilson, NZL Intnernational Computers Ltd / Royal Grafton China Ralt RT1/78 - Toyota/Novamotor 98 21 30'24.41"  
11 11 55 Thorbjörn Carlsson, SWE Thorbjörn Carlsson Ralt RT1/76 - Toyota/Novamotor 12 23    
12 12 63 Alan Smith, GBR KWS Motorsport Chevron B38 - Toyota/Novamotor 38.77.27 26    
13 13 56 Pierre Dieudonné, BEL KWS Motorsport Chevron B38 - Toyota/Novamotor 38.77.20 22    
                 
14 DNF 42 Satoru Nakajima, JPN Nova Engineering Co / Aeroflot Nova 553 - Toyota/Novamotor   27 0 Accident
15 DNF 51 John Bright, GBR Twinsocks with McRitchie of Edinburgh Wheatcroft R18 - Toyota/Novamotor
DNS March 773 - Toyota/Novamotor
004 28 0 Accident
16 DNF 33 Richard Morgan, GBR Neasrader Film Production March 773 - Toyota/Novamotor 773-U1 5 0 Accident
17 DNF 50 Pedro 'Pere' Nogues, ESP Rushen Green Racing March 783 - Toyota/Novamotor 783-10 7 0 Accident
18 DNF 49 Ulf Svensson, SWE Ulf Svensson Ralt RT1/78 - Toyota/Novamotor 110 10 0 Accident
19 DNF 2 Bobby Rahal, USA Walter Wolf Racing Wolf-Dallara WD1 - Toyota/Novamotor 02 12 0 Accident
20 DNF 3 Bernard Devaney, IRL Malins (Mamod) Ltd Chevron B43 - Toyota/Novamotor
DNS Ralt RT1 - Toyota/Novamotor
43.78.20 15 0 Accident
21 DNF 53 Stefan Johansson, SWE Anglia Cars Ltd Argo JM1 - Toyota/Novamotor 018-F3 17 0 Accident
22 DNF 28 Derek Lawrence, GBR Derek Lawrence Chevron B38 - Chevrolet Vega/Titan 38.77.10 19 0 Accident
23 DNF 39 Trevor Van Rooyen, RSA Unipart Racing Team March 773 - Triumph Dolomite/Swindon 773-3 24 0 Accident
24 DNF 60 Bertrand Schäfer, DEU Klaus Zimmermann Racing Team Ralt RT1/78 - BMW/Heidegger (Toyota/Novamotor?) 138 25 0 Accident
25 DNF 59 Leon Walger, ARG Anglia Cars Ltd / Overseas Racing Developments Argo JM1 - Toyota/Novamotor   35 0 Accident
26 DNF 35 John Stokes, GBR John Stokes Chevron B38 - Toyota/Novamotor 38.77.25   0 Accident
27 DNF 14 Ian Flux, GBR Cloud Engineering March 773 - Toyota/Novamotor 773-U2 5 0 Clutch
28 DNF 20 Gary Scott, AUS Gary Scott Ralt RT1/78 - Toyota/Novamotor 116 14 0 Clutch
29 DNF 18 Ken Silverstone, GBR On The Spot Tyre & Exhaust Centre Chevron B38 - Toyota/Novamotor 38.77.05 32 0 Radius rod
                   
30 DNS 41 Philip Bullman, GBR Unipart Racing Team March 773 - Toyota/Novamotor 773-11 18 - Car driven by Needell
                   
31     Jorge Koechlin, PER   Argo JM1 - Toyota/Novamotor        
32     Ian Taylor, GBR Unipart Racing Team March 783 - Triumph Dolomite/Swindon        
33   32 Horst Fritz, AUT Walter Wolf Racing Wolf-Dallara WD1 - Toyota/Novamotor 01      
34   9 Wolfgang Locher, AUT Wolfgang Locher Ralt RT1/77 - BMW M10 48      
35   64 Walter Frey, SUI Toyota Switzerland Chevron B43 - Toyota/Novamotor 43.78.17      
36   16 Phil Silverstone, GBR Cloud Engineering Ralt RT1/77 - Toyota/Novamotor 54      
37   46 Wyatt Stanley, GBR Wyatt Stanley March 783 - Toyota/Novamotor 14      
                   
38 DNA 6 John Nielsen, DEN Vojens Boligcenter Ralt RT1/78 - Toyota/Novamotor 115      
39 DNA 12 Tony Dron, GBR Tony Dron Anson SA2 - Triumph Dolomite        
40 DNA 19 David MacPherson, GBR Ronnie Scott's Club Ralt RT1 - Toyota/Novamotor        
41 DNA 29 Rick Gorne, GBR Richard Dutton Racing Chevron B43 - Toyota/Novamotor       Reserve
42 DNA 57 David Saunders, NZL Dr. Joseph Ehrlich Ehrlich RP3 - Toyota/Novamotor       Reserve
43 DNA 61 Hans-Georg Bürger, DEU Auto Zeitung Nachwuchsförderung Ralt RT1/77 - BMW        
44 DNA 65 Fritz Straumann, DEU Toyota Switzerland AG Chevron B43 - Toyota/Novamotor        

 

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