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British Formula Atlantic Championship Race

Brands Hatch, 15 Mar 1981

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Ray Mallock Ralt RT4/81 [218] - Ford BDA Swindon
#6 Cliff Smith Racing/Chemtex
42 39m 22.77s
77.02 mph
2 Alo Lawler Ralt RT4/80 [199] - Ford BDA Smith
#1 L&B Excavations
42 39m 39.81s
3 Ian Taylor Tiga FA81 [164] - Ford BDA Nelson
#3 Queensgate Racing
41
4 Mike Catlow Ralt RT1 [71?] - Ford BDA Hart
#17
41
5 Colin Lees Argo JM9 [057-FA] - Ford BDA Smith
#7 Goodwin Racing
41
6 Richard Piper Wimhurst - Ford BDA Norvic
38
7 Carlos Ulibarri March 80A [18] - Ford BDA Swindon
#19 Neil Edwards Racing

8 Geoff Byman Lola T760 [HU1] - Ford BDA Smith
#9
35 Split fuel tank
9 Phil Dowsett March 81A [15] - Ford BDA Nicholson
#5 Pinch Plant
26 Spun
10 David Duffield Ralt RT4/80 [185] - Ford BDA Swindon
#20 Caledon Coal Company
25 Visibility
11 Richard Hawkins Ralt RT1 [9] - Ford BDA Nicholson
#22 The Lep Group of Companies
23 Spun
12 Ian Flux Ehrlich RP5B - Ford BDA Ehrlich
#15
23 Engine
13 Mark Thatcher Ehrlich RP5A - Ford BDA Ehrlich
#16
22 Wet electrics
14 David Mercer Chevron B42 [42-78-15] - Ford BDA Smith
8 Visibility

All cars are 1.6-litre F/Atl unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Ray Mallock (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [218] - Ford BDA Swindon 0.51.69
2 David Duffield (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/80 [185] - Ford BDA Swindon 0.51.74
3 Alo Lawler (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/80 [199] - Ford BDA Smith 0.52.18
4 Mike Catlow (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1 [71?] - Ford BDA Hart 0.52.39
5 Ian Flux (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ehrlich RP5B - Ford BDA Ehrlich 0.52.73
6 Mark Thatcher (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ehrlich RP5A - Ford BDA Ehrlich 0.53.88
7 Ian Taylor (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Tiga FA81 [164] - Ford BDA Nelson 0.54.32
8 Phil Dowsett (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 81A [15] - Ford BDA Nicholson 0.54.86
9 Colin Lees (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Argo JM9 [057-FA] - Ford BDA Smith 0.56.41
10 Richard Hawkins (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1 [9] - Ford BDA Nicholson 0.56.88
11 David Mercer (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Chevron B42 [42-78-15] - Ford BDA Smith 0.57.24
12 Richard Piper (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Wimhurst - Ford BDA Norvic 0.57.99
13 Carlos Ulibarri (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 80A [18] - Ford BDA Swindon 1.02.05
14 Geoff Byman (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Lola T760 [HU1] - Ford BDA Smith No time

Sources

The identification of individual cars in these results is based on the material presented elsewhere in this site and may in some cases contradict the organisers' original results.

The British race results have been compiled by Chris Townsend based on material in Autosport and Motoring News reports in the UK plus the information supplied by a wide range of contributors.

All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome. Please email Allen (allen@oldracingcars.com) if you can help in any way with our research.