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Marlboro British Formula 3 Championship Race

Thruxton, 18 Sep 1983

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Martin Brundle Ralt RT3/83 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
Eddie Jordan Racing
20 0.25.11.69
112.21 mph
2 Davy Jones Ralt RT3/83 [370] - VW Nicholson
Murray Taylor Racing
20 0.25.13.93
3 Calvin Fish Ralt RT3/83 [373] - VW Brabham
#4 Team BP
20 0.25.20.10
4 David Leslie Magnum 833 - Toyota 2T-G Robinson
#7 Robinson Motorsport
20 0.25.31.07
5 David Hunt Ralt RT3/83 [412] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
20 0.25.41.78
6 Eric Lang Ralt RT3/83 [371] - VW Nicholson
Murray Taylor Racing
20 0.25.50.07
7 Carlton Tingling Ralt RT3/82 [337] - VW Brabham
(see note 1)
20 0.26.27.23
8 Ronnie Grant Ralt RT3/82 [323] - VW  
(see note 2)
19
R Ayrton Senna Ralt RT3/83 [380] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
West Surrey Racing
2 Engine
R Allen Berg Ralt RT3/83 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
Eddie Jordan Racing
2 Accident
R Richard Trott Ralt RT3/83 [395] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
#10
2 Hit spinning Berg
DNSP Leo Andersson Ralt RT3/82 [80-197] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor
(see note 3)
Did not start (retired on parade lap)

All cars are 2-litre F3 unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Ayrton Senna (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/83 [380] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1.14.01
2 Martin Brundle (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/83 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1.14.08
3 Calvin Fish (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/83 [373] - VW Brabham 1.14.15
4 Allen Berg (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/83 - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1.14.78
5 David Leslie (F3) 2-litre Magnum 833 - Toyota 2T-G Robinson 1.14.87
6 Davy Jones (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/83 [370] - VW Nicholson 1.14.96
7 Richard Trott (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/83 [395] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1.15.53
8 David Hunt (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/83 [412] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1.15.60
9 Eric Lang (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/83 [371] - VW Nicholson 1.16.05
10 Leo Andersson * (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/82 [80-197] - Toyota 2T-G Novamotor 1.16.54
11 Carlton Tingling (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/82 [337] - VW Brabham 1.17.10
12 Ronnie Grant (F3) 2-litre Ralt RT3/82 [323] - VW   1.20.12
 
* Did not start

Notes on the cars:

  1. Ralt RT3/82 [337] (Carlton Tingling): Sold to Mint Engineering for Dave Scott in early July 1982. To Carlton Tingling for 1983 (Autosport 3 Mar 1982 p37) and retained 1984.
  2. Ralt RT3/82 [323] (Ronnie Grant): Sold to Dave Price Racing in May 1982 and debuted by Jean-Louis Schlesser at Monaco (Autosport 3 Jun 1982 p17). Chassis number given in Autosort 7 Oct 1982. Used by Brundle from Silverstone 31 May onwards after damage to 294 at Dijon. Sold to Ronnie Grant, 1983 and retained 1984.
  3. Ralt RT3/82 [80-197] (Leo Andersson): Sold to Eddie Jordan 7 Aug 1980 and used by him in latter part of 1980 season. Sold to Terry Gray for 1981 season (Autosport 15 Jan 1981) but only lightly used. For sale Autosport 30 Apr 1981 p61. Sold to Dave Price for Fred Krab to run in Euro series, debut Zandvoort round. For sale by DPR 'new tub in Aug' Autosport 14 Jan 1982 p62. Sold to Phil Dowsett to run in 1982 UK series (Autosport 4 Mar 1982 p38; Motorig News 4 Mar 1982 p3 'ex DPR Krab/Tragardh'); sold late season to Leo Andersson (Autosport 28 Oct 1982 p15).

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.

These British Formula 3 results have been compiled by Chris Townsend using the main British magazines Autosport and Motoring News but also the US magazine On Track which carried surprisingly good coverage of the British series.

All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome. Please email Allen if you can add anything.