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JAF Formula Pacific Series Race

Fuji, 12 Apr 1981

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Kenji Takahashi March 79B - Nissan LZ14 Tomei
#24 Tomei Jidousha
25 33m 19.38s
196.2 kph
2 Masahiro Hasemi March 81A - Nissan LZ14
#11 Hasemi Motorsports (see note 1)
25 33m 21.04s
3 Kazuyoshi Hoshino March 79B - Nissan LZ14
#3 Hoshino Racing
25 33m 21.84s
4 Satoru Nakajima March 81A - Toyota 2T-G Tom's
#37 I&I Racing Development (see note 2)
25 33m 29.73s
5 Keiji Matsumoto March 782/79B - Nissan LZ14 Tomei
#8 Tomei Jidousha
25 33m 36.02s
6 Naohiro Fujita March 81A - Toyota 2T-G Tom's
#5 Speed Star Wheel Racing Team
(see note 3)
25 33m 56.67s
7 Masatomo Shimizu March 81A - Nissan LZ14 Central 20
#33 Masatomo Shimizu (see note 4)
25 34m 17.59s
8 Kiyoshi Misaki March 782/79B - Toyota 2T-G
#1
25 34m 17.76s
9 Sakae Obata Ralt RT1 - Ford BDA
#2 Suzuki Racing (?)
23 accident
10 Fumiyasu Sato Chevron B40 - Toyota 2T-G
#6 Fumiyasu Sato
22 33m 28.23s
R Takeshi Iida Falcon 78B - Ford BDD Tomei
#7 Falcon Racing Team
12 puncture
R Toshio Motohashi March 782 - Nissan LZ14 Tomei
#20 Toshio Motohashi
2 engine

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

Qualifying
1 Kenji Takahashi (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 79B - Nissan LZ14 Tomei 1.18.52
2 Masahiro Hasemi (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 81A - Nissan LZ14 1.18.91
3 Kazuyoshi Hoshino (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 79B - Nissan LZ14 1.19.07
4 Keiji Matsumoto (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 782/79B - Nissan LZ14 Tomei 1.19.13
5 Satoru Nakajima (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 81A - Toyota 2T-G Tom's 1.19.56
6 Takeshi Iida (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Falcon 78B - Ford BDD Tomei 1.19.84
7 Sakae Obata (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1 - Ford BDA 1.19.93
8 Fumiyasu Sato (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Chevron B40 - Toyota 2T-G 1.20.31
9 Masatomo Shimizu (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 81A - Nissan LZ14 Central 20 1.20.72
10 Naohiro Fujita (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 81A - Toyota 2T-G Tom's 1.20.82
11 Toshio Motohashi (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 782 - Nissan LZ14 Tomei 1.21.52
12 Kiyoshi Misaki (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 782/79B - Toyota 2T-G 1.21.55

Notes on the cars:

  1. March 81A (Masahiro Hasemi): A March 81A raced by Masahiro Hasemi in the JAF Formula Pacific series, entered by Hasemi Motorsports and fitted with a Nissan LZ14 engine. Raced by Hasemi at six of the nine races, and at Macau in November. Retained by Hasemi for 1982, and raced in the first four races of the season, after which he moved to a RaltRT4/82.
  2. March 81A (Satoru Nakajima): A March 81A raced by Satoru Nakajima in the JAF Formula Pacific series, entered by I&I Racing Development and fitted with a Toyota 2T-G engine. Raced by Nakajima at seven of the nine races, and at Macau in November, where it was fited with a Toyota 220P and where Nakajima crashed. Unknown after 1981.
  3. March 81A (Naohiro Fujita): A March 81A raced by Naohiro Fujita in the JAF Formula Pacific series, entered by Speed Star Wheel Racing Team and fitted with a Toyota 2T-G engine. Raced by Fujita at seven of the nine races, and at Macau in November. Unknown after 1981.
  4. March 81A (Masatomo Shimizu): A March 81A raced by Masatomo Shimizu in the JAF Formula Pacific series, entered by Central 20 Racing Team and fitted with a Nissan LZ14 engine. Raced by Shimizu at seven of the nine races, and at Macau in November. Unknown after 1981.

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.

Japanese race results have been provided by Michael Ferner. His main sources have been the "Japan Automobile Federation" website (www.jaf.or.jp) and Tooru Kitajima's "Formula Nippon Data Center" (http://isweb34.infoseek.co.jp/motor/fndc/).

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.