Australian National F1 Championship Race
Lakeside, 22 Jul 1984
|1||John Bowe||Ralt RT4/84  - Ford BDD Jennings
|2||Bruce Connolly||Ralt RT4/81  - Ford BDD
#51 (see note 1)
|3||Peter Hopwood||Ralt RT4/81  - Ford BDD Jennings
|4||Peter Phillips||Ralt RT4/81  - Ford BDD
(see note 2)
|5||Peter Bull||Elfin 622E  - Ford BDD
|6||Derek Pingel||(ANF2) 1.6-litre Elfin 722  - Volkswagen Golf single cam
|7||Graham Watson||Ralt RT4/82  - Ford BDD
#8 Graham Watson Motor Racing (see note 3)
|8||David Partridge||(ANF2) 1.6-litre Elfin 700  - Volkswagen Golf single cam
|9||Noel Orphan||(ANF2) Elfin 700  - Toyota
|R||Alfredo Costanzo||Tiga FA81  - Ford BDD
|R||Lucio Cesario||Tiga FA83  - Ford BDD
|1 min penalty for jump start; wing damage|
|R||Peter Macrow||Cheetah Mk8 [81-3] - Ford BDM
|R||Ivan Tighe||Kaditcha FM83 [A] - Ford BDD
|R||Ian Bland||Kaditcha FM83 [B] - Ford BDD
|DNA||Paul Radisich||Ralt RT4/83  - Ford BDD
Graham Watson Motor Racing
|Did not arrive|
|DNA||Allan Grice||Ralt RT4/83  - Ford BDD
Re Car Racing
|Did not arrive|
|DNA||Peter Williamson||Toleman TA860 [HU2] - Toyota 2T-G
(see note 4)
|Did not arrive|
All cars are 1.6-litre F/Pac unless noted.
|1||John Bowe||(F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/84  - Ford BDD Jennings||0.48.3|
|2||Alfredo Costanzo||(F/Pac) 1.6-litre Tiga FA81  - Ford BDD||0.48.4|
|3||Bruce Connolly||(F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81  - Ford BDD||0.49.0|
|4||Peter Hopwood||(F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81  - Ford BDD Jennings||0.49.1|
|5||Peter Macrow||(F/Pac) 1.6-litre Cheetah Mk8 [81-3] - Ford BDM||0.49.2|
|6||Graham Watson||(F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82  - Ford BDD||0.49.3|
|7||Lucio Cesario||(F/Pac) 1.6-litre Tiga FA83  - Ford BDD||0.49.8|
|8||Peter Phillips||(F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81  - Ford BDD||0.51.1|
|9||Peter Bull||(F/Pac) 1.6-litre Elfin 622E  - Ford BDD||0.52.3|
|10||Noel Orphan||(ANF2) Elfin 700  - Toyota||0.52.7|
|11||Derek Pingel||(ANF2) 1.6-litre Elfin 722  - Volkswagen Golf single cam||0.52.7|
|12||David Partridge||(ANF2) 1.6-litre Elfin 700  - Volkswagen Golf single cam||0.53.3|
|13||Ivan Tighe||(F/Pac) 1.6-litre Kaditcha FM83 [A] - Ford BDD||0.55.6|
|14||Ian Bland||(F/Pac) 1.6-litre Kaditcha FM83 [B] - Ford BDD||1.03.5|
Notes on the cars:
- Ralt RT4/81  (Bruce Connolly): Ralt sales record says sold to Graham Watson/Pwee, no delivery date. [Tub no: 81/126; gearbox: FT1478; JM36735 6/81] "Pwee" is Gregg 'Peewee' Siddle, who ran the teams of first Nelson Piquet in F3, and then Roberto Moreno in all junior formulae. Chassis number noted in NZMA report on the car of Nelson Piquet at Australian GP 1981 [NZMA 23 Nov 81 p4]. Chassis number given for Moreno's car in NZMA report of the Bay Park race, 3 Jan 82, and presumed to be the car run by Moreno throughout the NZ series. Chassis number given for Phillip Revell's car at the 1982 AGP and presumed to be the car used by Revell in the 1982 Australian Gold Star series. Revell's car also described by AMSYB-82 p166 as 'ex Piquet 1981 AGP'.
- Ralt RT4/81  (Peter Phillips): Ralt sales record says sold to Graham Watson/Bob Jane, without delivery date. [Tub no: 81/119; Gearbox FT1480; Fuel cell: JM36736 6/81] Chassis number given in NZMA report for the car of Alan Jones at the 1981 Australian G.P, [NZMA 23 Nov 81 p4]. A note in A/S concerning Bruce Allison's entry at the Australian Gold Star Round at Calder [1 Aug 82] says that Allison used 'the car run by Jones at the Australian GP' at that race. Chassis number given for Alain Prost's car at the 1982 AGP.
- Ralt RT4/82  (Graham Watson): Ralt sales record says sold to Theodore Racing, delivered 2 Oct 81. [Tub no: 81/123; gearbox FT1482; fuel cell JM36678 6/81] Chassis number given by NZMA for the car of Mike Rosen at Bay Park 3 Jan 82. Described by NZMA report as ex-Jarier, so presumed to be Jarier's car at Macau 1981. A note for Paul Radisich's car at the Bay Park Union Travel Championship race 11 Apr 82 [A/S 15 Apr 82 p48] says that this was the car used earlier in the year by Mike Rosen. Paul Radisich's car at Adelaide 4 Jul 82 is described as 'ex Mike Rosen' [AMSYB-82 p153] Chassis number given for Paul Radisich's car at 1982 AGP, and presumed to be the car used by him throughout the 1982 Australian Gold Star series. Chassis number given NZMN 21 Jan 83 p16 for the car of Paul Radisich at Bay Park, 2 Jan 83.
- Toleman TA860 [HU2] (Peter Williamson): Invoiced to Peter Williamson 16 Sep 1981. Fitted with a Toyota 2T-G Formula Pacific engine, and raced in Williamson in Australian F/Pacific and in some Southeast Asian F/Pacific events. In 1982 it was crashed heavily at Oran Park, and rebuilt on a new monocoque produced by Liston & Fisher. Williamson raced the car until 1985, when it was sold to Ken Shirvington. Retained by Shirvington thereafter.
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.
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