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Swedish Formula 3 Championship Race

Knutstorp, 29 Apr 1979

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Jan Ridell Argo JM1 [003-F3] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#9
24 24m 57.5s
126.9 mph
2 Pär Olsson Chevron B38 [38.77.12] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#5
24 24m 59.2s
3 Thorbjörn Carlsson Ralt RT1/76 [12] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#2
24 25m 11.2s
4 Mats Peterson Paninder Martini MK27 [005] - Renault 20TS Danielsson
#12 Wilko Bilvardskem
24 25m 11.5s
5 Bengt Trägårdh Ralt RT1/78 [110] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#15 Meltonian
24 25m 16.9s
6 Magnus Häggstam Ralt RT1/76 [15] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#10 Pastejköket
24 25m 47.9s
7 Egert Haglund March 733 [16] - Ford twin cam Holbay
#8
24 25m 48.5s
8 Björn Ohlsson Ralt RT1/77 [56] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#18 Pomeroy Racing (see note 1)
23
9 Jørgen Ørsum Chevron B38 [38.77.16] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#41
23
10 Christer Lundberg March 753 [19] - Ford twin cam
#19 Wilko Bilvardskem
22
R Leo Andersson Ralt RT1/76 [37] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#27

R Olav Rønningen GRD 375 [102-F3] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
#29
Puncture
DNS Per Sundet March 763 [14] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#26
Did not start
DNS Kaal Wirgin Argo JM3 [027-F3] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#16
Did not start
DNS Håkan Backman Brabham BT41 [21] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#25
Did not start
DNA Tryggve Grönvall Ralt RT1/78 [123] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#14
Did not arrive
DNA Tomas Kaiser Ralt RT1/76 [14] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#17
Did not arrive
DNA Bertil Neth GRD 375 [373-047“K”] - Ford ohc Holbay
#24
Did not arrive

All cars are 2-litre F3 unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Thorbjörn Carlsson (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/76 [12] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 01.8s
2 Jan Ridell (F3) 2-litre Argo JM1 [003-F3] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 01.9s
3 Pär Olsson (F3) 2-litre Chevron B38 [38.77.12] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 01.9s
4 Mats Peterson Paninder (F3) 2-litre Martini MK27 [005] - Renault 20TS Danielsson 1m 02.0s
5 Bengt Trägårdh (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/78 [110] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 02.5s
6 Magnus Häggstam (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/76 [15] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 03.5s
7 Leo Andersson (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/76 [37] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 04.0s
8 Per Sundet * (F3) 2-litre March 763 [14] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 04.0s
9 Jørgen Ørsum (F3) 2-litre Chevron B38 [38.77.16] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 04.2s
10 Björn Ohlsson (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/77 [56] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 04.3s
11 Egert Haglund (F3) 2-litre March 733 [16] - Ford twin cam Holbay 1m 04.8s
12 Olav Rønningen (F3) 2-litre GRD 375 [102-F3] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 1m 06.7s
13 Kaal Wirgin * (F3) 2-litre Argo JM3 [027-F3] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 08.2s
14 Christer Lundberg (F3) 2-litre March 753 [19] - Ford twin cam 1m 10.0s
15 Håkan Backman * (F3) 2-litre Brabham BT41 [21] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1m 16.9s
 
* Did not start

Notes on the cars:

  1. Ralt RT1/77 [56] (Björn Ohlsson): New to Anders Olofsson for 1977 according to Ralt records, and raced by him in European and Swedish F3 with backing from Puss o Kram Jeans. Retained by Olofsson for 1978, now as Strike Up Racing Team. To Pomeroy Racing Team for 1979, when it was raced by Olofsson and by Björn Ohlsson. Raced by Hans Edvinsson in 1980.

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.