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Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Trois-Rivières, 24 Aug 1980

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Price Cobb March 80A [21] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#22 Clegg Signom Racing
48 1.12.43.925
2 Tom Gloy Ralt RT1/76 [34] - Ford BDD Jennings
#38 Lane Sports
48 1.12.53.344
3 Dan Marvin Ralt RT1/78 - Ford BDD
#7
48
4 Rogelio Rodriguez Ralt RT1/79 [147] - Ford BDD Jennings
#11 Lane Sports
47
5 Rick Bell Ralt RT1/78 [127] - Ford BDD
#78
47
6 Whitney Ganz Ralt RT1 - Ford BDD
#39
46
7 Steve "Gas" Saleen Ralt RT1/79 [165] - Ford BDD Jennings
#69
45
8 Robert J. Nelkin March 80A - Ford BDD
#67
44
9 Mauro Lanaro LM Special - Ford BDD
#45
42
10 Bob Earl Ralt RT1/78 [142] - Ford BDD
#19
40
11 Charles Cass March 80A [8] - Ford BDD Race Shop
#8 Doug Shierson Racing
40
12 Jon Milledge Ralt RT1/79 [164] - Ford BDD
#97
35
13 John Mortensen March 80A [9] - Ford BDD Race Shop
#89 Shierson Racing (see note 1)
32
14 Jeff Wood Ralt RT4/80 [162] - Ford BDD
#2 Landmark-Agapiou
27
15 Jacques Villeneuve Sr March 80A [6] - Ford BDD Race Shop
#6 Shierson Racing
22
16 Ralph Manaker March 80A [4] - Ford BDD
#23
8
17 Jean-Pierre Alamy Ralt RT1/79 [148] - Ford BDD
#13
3
18 Tommy Grunnah March 80A [16] - Ford BDD
#53 Relco
3
DNSC Ed Midgley March 79B [78B-19] - Ford BDD
#40 (see note 2)
Did not start (crashed)

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

Qualifying
1 Price Cobb (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 80A [21] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
2 Tom Gloy (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/76 [34] - Ford BDD Jennings
4 Jacques Villeneuve Sr (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 80A [6] - Ford BDD Race Shop
4 Bob Earl (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/78 [142] - Ford BDD
5 Jeff Wood (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/80 [162] - Ford BDD
6 John Mortensen (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 80A [9] - Ford BDD Race Shop
7 Steve "Gas" Saleen (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/79 [165] - Ford BDD Jennings
8 Dan Marvin (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/78 - Ford BDD
9 Rogelio Rodriguez (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/79 [147] - Ford BDD Jennings
10 Rick Bell (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/78 [127] - Ford BDD
11 Jon Milledge (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/79 [164] - Ford BDD
12 Tommy Grunnah (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 80A [16] - Ford BDD
13 Whitney Ganz (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1 - Ford BDD
14 Robert J. Nelkin (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 80A - Ford BDD
15 Ralph Manaker (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 80A [4] - Ford BDD
16 Jean-Pierre Alamy (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT1/79 [148] - Ford BDD
17 Charles Cass (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 80A [8] - Ford BDD Race Shop
18 Mauro Lanaro (F/Atl) 1.6-litre LM Special - Ford BDD

Notes on the cars:

  1. March 80A [9] (John Mortensen): Run in 1980 by Doug Shierson Racing for John Mortensen in North American series then to Howard Cherry for 1981 and 1982 (prepared and run by Dennis Eades of Competition Preparation). Sold to an Italian-American 1982 and disassembled; to John Barrett 1990 and rebuilt with the help of Ed Midgley but not raced; to Jim Ozane 1999 (used in vintage racing); to Christian Forrer 2005 (US vintage racing); to Kim Jones (Australia) 2008.
  2. March 79B [78B-19] (Ed Midgley): Sold new to Jerry Hansen and used in SCCA Nationals, winning the 1978 Run-Offs. Sold to Ed Midgley for 1979 and used again only in Nationals. Updated to 79B specification for 1980 and raced by Midgley in the Pro championship until wrecked at Trois Rivieres. Midgley completed the season in a borrowed 78B. The damaged car sold to Carl Berggren and rebuilt. Later with Bruce Cambern.

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.

North American Formula Atlantic race results have been compiled by Chris Townsend based on material in Formula and On Track, information drawn from Canadian newspapers and results sheets where available.

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