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Swedish Formula 3 Championship Race

Falkenburg, 8 Jul 1979

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Tommy 'Slim' Borgudd Ralt RT1/78 [126] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#3 Strike Ten Racing Team
20 13m 19.7s
164.7 mph
2 Thorbjörn Carlsson Ralt RT1/76 [12] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#2
20 13m 22.1s
3 Bengt Trägårdh Ralt RT1/78 [110] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#15 Meltonian
20 13m 22.9s
4 Pär Olsson Chevron B38 [38.77.12] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#5
20 13m 28.6s
5 Mats Peterson Paninder Martini MK27 [005] - Renault 20TS Danielsson
#12 Wilko Bilvårdsprodukter
20 13m 29.4s
6 Leo Andersson Ralt RT1/76 [37] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#27
20 13m 43.1s
7 Tomas Kaiser Ralt RT1/76 [14] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#17
20 13m 43.3s
8 Magnus Häggstam Ralt RT1/76 [15] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#10 Pastejköket
20 13m 43.7s
9 Per Sundet March 763 [14] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#26
20 13m 46.5s
10 Tryggve Grönvall Ralt RT1/78 [123] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#14
20 13m 46.8s
11 Kaal Wirgin Argo JM3 [027-F3] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#16 AB Dentalteknik
20 13m 57.6s
12 Egert Haglund March 733 [16] - Ford twin cam Holbay
#8
19
13 Björn Ohlsson Ralt RT1/77 [56] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#18 Pomeroy Racing (see note 1)
19
14 Jørgen Ørsum Chevron B38 [38.77.16] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#41
19
15 Håkan Backman Brabham BT41 [21] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#25
19
16 Bertil Neth GRD 375 [373-047“K”] - Ford ohc Holbay
#24
17
R Jan Ridell Argo JM1 [003-F3] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#9
Radiator/nose damage
R Olav Rønningen GRD 375 [102-F3] - Ford twin cam Novamotor
#29

DNA Christer Lundberg March 753 [19] - Ford twin cam
#19 Wilko Bilvårdsprodukter
Did not arrive
DNA Thorbjörn Bäck Brabham
#21
Did not arrive
DNA Per-Erik Johansson March 753 [19] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#22 Wilko Bilvardskem
Did not arrive

All cars are 2-litre F3 unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Bengt Trägårdh (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/78 [110] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 38.9s
2 Tommy 'Slim' Borgudd (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/78 [126] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 39.0s
3 Thorbjörn Carlsson (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/76 [12] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 39.1s
4 Pär Olsson (F3) 2-litre Chevron B38 [38.77.12] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 39.4s
5 Jan Ridell (F3) 2-litre Argo JM1 [003-F3] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 39.6s
6 Mats Peterson Paninder (F3) 2-litre Martini MK27 [005] - Renault 20TS Danielsson 39.7s
7 Leo Andersson (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/76 [37] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 39.9s
8 Tomas Kaiser (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/76 [14] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 40.0s
9 Magnus Häggstam (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/76 [15] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 40.1s
10 Per Sundet (F3) 2-litre March 763 [14] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 40.3s
11 Björn Ohlsson (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/77 [56] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 40.4s
12 Tryggve Grönvall (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT1/78 [123] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 40.4s
13 Kaal Wirgin (F3) 2-litre Argo JM3 [027-F3] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 40.6s
14 Jørgen Ørsum (F3) 2-litre Chevron B38 [38.77.16] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 40.8s
15 Olav Rønningen (F3) 2-litre GRD 375 [102-F3] - Ford twin cam Novamotor 41.1s
16 Håkan Backman (F3) 2-litre Brabham BT41 [21] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 43.8s
17 Egert Haglund (F3) 2-litre March 733 [16] - Ford twin cam Holbay 46.4s
18 Bertil Neth (F3) 2-litre GRD 375 [373-047“K”] - Ford ohc Holbay

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.