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JAF Formula Pacific Series Race

Tsukuba, 21 Jun 1981

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Kazuyoshi Hoshino March 79B - Nissan LZ14
#3 Hoshino Racing
50 44m 49.76s
136.8 kph
2 Keiji Matsumoto March 782/79B - Nissan LZ14 Tomei
#8 Tomei Jidousha
50 44m 53.09s
3 Satoru Nakajima March 81A - Toyota 2T-G Tom's
#37 I&I Racing Development (see note 1)
50 45m 03.93s
4 Masahiro Hasemi March 81A - Nissan LZ14
#11 Hasemi Motorsports (see note 2)
50 45m 22.08s
5 Naohiro Fujita March 81A - Toyota 2T-G Tom's
#85 Speed Star Wheel Racing Team
(see note 3)
50 45m 22.83s
6 Kenji Takahashi March 79B - Nissan LZ14 Tomei
#24 Tomei Jidousha
50 45m 27.49s
7 Sakae Obata Ralt RT1 - Ford BDA
#2 Suzuki Racing (?)
49 44m 50.00s
8 Fumio Muto March 782/79B - Nissan LZ14
#12 Victory Circle Club
49 45m 08.00s
9 Masatomo Shimizu March 81A - Nissan LZ14 Central 20
#33 Masatomo Shimizu (see note 4)
48 45m 01.00s
10 Isao Hanasato Chevron B40/42 - Nissan LZ14
#25 Isao Hanasato
47 45m 35.00s
11 Takeshi Iida Falcon 82P - Ford BDD Tomei
#7 Falcon Racing Team
39 45m 13.00s
R Toshio Motohashi March 782 - Nissan LZ14 Tomei
#20 Toshio Motohashi
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All cars are 1.6-litre F/Pac unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Kazuyoshi Hoshino (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 79B - Nissan LZ14 0.52.27
2 Keiji Matsumoto (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 782/79B - Nissan LZ14 Tomei 0.52.57
3 Satoru Nakajima (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 81A - Toyota 2T-G Tom's 0.52.69
4 Masahiro Hasemi (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 81A - Nissan LZ14 0.52.75
5 Naohiro Fujita (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 81A - Toyota 2T-G Tom's 0.52.80
6 Kenji Takahashi (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 79B - Nissan LZ14 Tomei 0.53.09
7 Sakae Obata (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1 - Ford BDA 0.53.16
8 Masatomo Shimizu (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 81A - Nissan LZ14 Central 20 0.54.09
9 Toshio Motohashi (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 782 - Nissan LZ14 Tomei 0.54.12
10 Takeshi Iida (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Falcon 82P - Ford BDD Tomei 0.54.40
11 Fumio Muto (F/Pac) 1.6-litre March 782/79B - Nissan LZ14 0.54.46
12 Isao Hanasato (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Chevron B40/42 - Nissan LZ14 0.56.74

Notes on the cars:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  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.