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Trofeo Comune di Varano Melegari

Varano, 11 Jun 1972

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Carlo Giorgio Brabham BT35 [46] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Jolly Club Milano
40 35m 04.0s
2 Alberto Colombo Brabham BT35 ["88"] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Scuderia Del Lario
40 35m 05.7s
3 Vittorio Brambilla Brabham BT38C [22] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
(see note 1)
40 35m 36.7s
4 Claudio Francisci Lotus 69 [71/69.12.FB] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Scuderia Nettuno
40 35m 52.2s
5 Pino Pica Brabham BT35 [48] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Scuderia Italia
40 35m 53.0s
6 Ernesto "Tino" Brambilla Birel 71 - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer
Scuderia Italia
39
7 Alessandro Pesenti-Rossi Brabham BT35 [38] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Jolly Club Milano
39
8 Sandro Cinotti Brabham BT35 [45] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Jolly Club Milano
38
9 Gaudenzio Mantova Branca 71 [15] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
38
10 Adelmo Bignami Brabham BT35 [30] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Scuderia Italia
38
11 Girolamo 'Mimmo' Bertoni Brabham BT35 [47] - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer
Jolly Club Milano
38
12 Lella Lombardi Lotus 69 [71/69.10.F3] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Jolly Club Milano
37
13 Aldo Maggi Branca [14] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Scuderia Ala d'Oro
36
R Bruno Pescia Lotus 69 [71/69.3.F3] - Ford twin cam Delta

UNK Marcello Rosei Lotus 69 [71/69-2.F3] - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer
Scuderia Meneghina

UNK Paolo Minozzi Gozzoli - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Scuderia Modena Corse

DNQH Gabriele Gatta Tecno 70/F3 [T00722] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Scuderia Nettuno
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Roberto Manzoni Tecno 69/F3 [T00 376] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Fabrizio Noè Lotus 69 [71/69-4.F3] - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Carlo Scarambone Chevron B17 [17.70.09] - Alfa Romeo twin cam
Jolly Club Milano (see note 2)
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Clois Avigni March 713M [1] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
(see note 3)
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Alessandro Guidetti Tecno 69/F3 [T00 356] - Ford twin cam
Scuderia Mirabella Mille Miglia
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Francesco Bergami Branca 71 [16] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Scuderia del Passatore
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Fiorenzo Togna Brabham BT35 [22] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Adolfo Corazza Chevron B15 [F3-69-14] - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer
Jolly Club Milano (see note 4)
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH "Canale" Tecno 69/F3 - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Giuseppe Piazzi Brabham BT28 [41] - Ford twin cam
Scuderia Meneghina (see note 5)
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Antonio Stalfieri March 713M [5] - Ford twin cam Holbay
(see note 6)
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Igino Scarpenti Tecno 68/F3 [T00 002] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Did not qualify from heats
DNQH Fernando Spreafico GRD 372 [023-F3] - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer
Did not qualify from heats
DNS Christiano Del Batzo ("Gero") Quasar [1601] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Jolly Club Milano
Did not start
DNS Ettore Ricci Lotus 69 [71/69.12.FB] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
Scuderia Nettuno
Did not start

All cars are 1.6-litre F3 unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Pino Pica (F3) 1.6-litre Brabham BT35 [48] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.52.4
2 Vittorio Brambilla (F3) 1.6-litre Brabham BT38C [22] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.52.6
3 Alessandro Pesenti-Rossi (F3) 1.6-litre Brabham BT35 [38] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.52.8
4 Bruno Pescia (F3) 1.6-litre Lotus 69 [71/69.3.F3] - Ford twin cam Delta 0.53.1
5 Claudio Francisci (F3) 1.6-litre Lotus 69 [71/69.12.FB] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.53.3
6 Gaudenzio Mantova (F3) 1.6-litre Branca 71 [15] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.53.3
7 Alberto Colombo (F3) 1.6-litre Brabham BT35 ["88"] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.53.9
8 Carlo Giorgio (F3) 1.6-litre Brabham BT35 [46] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.54.0
9 Marcello Rosei (F3) 1.6-litre Lotus 69 [71/69-2.F3] - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer 0.54.2
10 Fernando Spreafico (F3) 1.6-litre GRD 372 [023-F3] - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer 0.54.4
11 Girolamo 'Mimmo' Bertoni (F3) 1.6-litre Brabham BT35 [47] - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer 0.54.5
12 Giuseppe Piazzi (F3) 1.6-litre Brabham BT28 [41] - Ford twin cam 0.54.6
13 Roberto Manzoni (F3) 1.6-litre Tecno 69/F3 [T00 376] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.54.6
14 Paolo Minozzi (F3) 1.6-litre Gozzoli - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.54.8
15 Sandro Cinotti (F3) 1.6-litre Brabham BT35 [45] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.55.0
16 Francesco Bergami (F3) 1.6-litre Branca 71 [16] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.55.1
17 Lella Lombardi (F3) 1.6-litre Lotus 69 [71/69.10.F3] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.55.1
18 Christiano Del Batzo ("Gero") * (F3) 1.6-litre Quasar [1601] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.55.4
19 Fabrizio Noè (F3) 1.6-litre Lotus 69 [71/69-4.F3] - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer 0.55.4
20 Fiorenzo Togna (F3) 1.6-litre Brabham BT35 [22] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.55.5
21 Carlo Scarambone (F3) 1.6-litre Chevron B17 [17.70.09] - Alfa Romeo twin cam 0.55.5
22 Aldo Maggi (F3) 1.6-litre Branca [14] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.55.6
23 Adelmo Bignami (F3) 1.6-litre Brabham BT35 [30] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.55.7
24 Ernesto "Tino" Brambilla (F3) 1.6-litre Birel 71 - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer 0.56.1
25 Gabriele Gatta (F3) 1.6-litre Tecno 70/F3 [T00722] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.56.1
26 "Canale" (F3) 1.6-litre Tecno 69/F3 - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.56.6
27 Ettore Ricci * (F3) 1.6-litre Lotus 69 [71/69.12.FB] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.57.4
28 Antonio Stalfieri (F3) 1.6-litre March 713M [5] - Ford twin cam Holbay 0.57.5
29 Clois Avigni (F3) 1.6-litre March 713M [1] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 0.59.0
30 Adolfo Corazza (F3) 1.6-litre Chevron B15 [F3-69-14] - Alfa Romeo twin cam Wainer 0.59.2
31 Alessandro Guidetti (F3) 1.6-litre Tecno 69/F3 [T00 356] - Ford twin cam 0.59.7
32 Igino Scarpenti (F3) 1.6-litre Tecno 68/F3 [T00 002] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 1.02.0
 
* Did not start

Notes on the cars:

  1. Brabham BT38C [22] (Vittorio Brambilla): New to Vittorio Brambilla and raced in Italian F3 in 1972 using Novamotor engines. To Alberto Colombo in early August 1972, and run for him by Scuderia del Lario for the rest of the Italian season. Presumably the Scuderia del Lario entry for Roberto Manzoni in 1973.
  2. Chevron B17 [17.70.09] (Carlo Scarambone): New to Carlo Scarambone (Italy) and raced in Italian F3 in 1971, initially with a Novamotor Ford twin cam and later using an Alfa Romeo engine. Retained for 1972 but Scarambone was rarely able to qualify for race finals that season. Subsequent history unknown.
  3. March 713M [1] (Clois Avigni): New to Eifelland Wohnwagenbau for Hannelore Werner to race in German and European F3 in 1971. To Heinz Lange (Neuburgweiler, Baden-Württemberg) at the end of the season, and used in the Italian F3 series where Lange hired a Brabham BT35 from Scuderia Italia and the 713M was raced by Piergiovanni Tenani, Clois Avigni and "Shangri-Là" (Romano Martini). It may have been raced once by Livio Franzoso in 1973, but apparently retained by Lange that year. Sold to Werner Fischer (Waiblingen, Baden-Württemberg) for 1974, then to Biagio Brandi (Bad Homburg, Hesse) in 1978, and then to Marcel Biehl (Mönchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia), who posted pictures of the unrestored car on Facebook in November 2013. Immaculately restored and raced by Biehl in 2015. Sold to former owner Werner Fischer in 2016, and raced by him in the German HRA series in 2017 and 2018.
  4. Chevron B15 [F3-69-14] (Adolfo Corazza): A third Chevron B15 sold via Oliver Speight to Jolly Club in Italy and raced in 1969 by Giuseppe Mariella. It is not known how Jolly Club's three B15s were used in 1969 but the first time they definitely had three cars was at Enna on 3 August. Raced by Sandro Cinotti in 1970, again for Jolly Club. Retained by Cinotti for 1971 and fitted with a 1600cc Wainer Alfa Romeo engine for the new F3. To Adolfo Corazza mid-1971 and retained for 1972. Subsequent history unknown.
  5. Brabham BT28 [41] (Giuseppe Piazzi): Unknown 1970 production. Possibly the car of "Dubis" (Giorgio Corradi), who did not appear after 1970, or one of the Jolly Club cars of Luigi Petri, Pino Pica, Giancarlo Gagliardi or Diego Ritucci. To Girolamo 'Mimmo' Bertoni for 1971, entered by Scuderia Jolly Club, then to Giuseppe Piazzi for 1972, then Marcello Gallo in 1973, then Giuseppe Monguzzi in 1974. Subsequent history unknown.
  6. March 713M [5] (Antonio Stalfieri): New to Cavan Riley and raced in British F3 in 1971. To Adelmo Fossati for Italian F3 in 1972, but quickly sold to Antonio Stalfieri, who raced it in Italian F3 from 1972 to 1974. This is likely to be the March "743" that Stalfieri raced in Italian F3 in 1975, 1976 and 1977. Subsequent history unknown, but in December 1994, Fabio Montani (Milan) advertised a March 713M given as "713 M5" which had a Novamotor engine and was complete with 743 bodywork. A car with this chassis number and an Italian history advertised by Luigi Moreschi Motorsport (Quingentole, Italy) in July 2015.

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.

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