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The Nova Trophy

Brands Hatch, 26 Jun 1983

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Ian Flux Ralt RT4/81 [218] - Ford BDD Swindon
#18 Abdex Racing
30 0.22.01.7
98.35
2 Trevor Templeton Ralt RT4/82 [332] - Ford BDD Swindon
#4
30 0.22.02.1
3 Alo Lawler Ralt RT4/80 [199] - Ford BDD Swindon
#1 The LEP Group of Companies
30 0.22.21.0
4 Neil Crang Tiga FA82 [200] - Ford BDD Alan Smith
#10
30 0.22.26.2
5 Mike Catlow Ralt RT1 [71?] - Ford BDD Richardson
#2
30 0.22.40.3
6 Stewart Phillips March 80A [1] - Ford BDD Swindon
#7 Winchmore Hill Garage (see note 1)
29
7 David Newall March 78B - Ford BDA
#22

DNA Norman Paine Chevron B42 [42-78-15] - Ford BDD Richardson
#5
Did not arrive
DNA Geoff Byman Lola T760 [HU1] - Ford BDA Cosworth
#9 Normans Toys/Peerless Paint Robertsons Trophies
Did not arrive

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

Qualifying
1 Ian Flux (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [218] - Ford BDD Swindon
2 Alo Lawler (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/80 [199] - Ford BDD Swindon
3 Trevor Templeton (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [332] - Ford BDD Swindon
4 Neil Crang (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Tiga FA82 [200] - Ford BDD Alan Smith
5 Mike Catlow (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1 [71?] - Ford BDD Richardson
6 Stewart Phillips (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 80A [1] - Ford BDD Swindon
7 David Newall (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 78B - Ford BDA

Notes on the cars:

  1. March 80A [1] (Stewart Phillips): New to Bernard Hunter (Edinburgh, Scotland) and raced in the British Formula Atlantic series and libre racing, entered by Colin Bennett Racing. Retained for the first libre races at the start of 1981, then raced by Stuart Lawson and Ted Dzierzek in Scottish libre in April and May. To Tony Brown, and raced in hillclibs in early 1982, but Brown soon returned to the Martin BM16 that he had run from 1979 to 1981. The 80A was acquired by Stewart Phillips (Enfield, Middlesex) and raced in libre races from July 1982 onwards, entered by Winchmore Hill Garage.

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.

Individual sources for this event

Autosport 30 Jun 1983 p48; entry list with annotated grid and extra entrants provided by Richard Page.