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Formula Mondial North American Cup Race

Sears Point, 8 May 1983

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Michael Andretti Ralt RT4/83 [403] - Ford BDD
#43 Conte Racing/Electrolux
40 1.00.28.170
100.136 mph
2 Roberto Moreno Ralt RT4/83 [352] - Ford BDD
#25 Theodore Racing/Gregg Siddle
40 1.00.52.830
3 Tommy Byrne Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD
#10 Theodore Racing/Kerry Agapiou
40
4 John David Briggs Ralt RT4/82 [318] - Ford BDD Jennings
#37 Briggs Racing
40
5 Mike Rosen Ralt RT4/82 [271] - Ford BDD Jennings
#14 Garvin Brown Racing
40
6 Dan Marvin Ralt RT4/82 [310] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
#7 Norman Racing/Boerner Intl.
40
7 Dave McMillan Ralt RT4/81 [267] - Ford BDD
#1 McMillan Racing-Pan Am (see note 1)
40
8 Jimmy Santos Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD
#21 Jimmy Santos Racing
39
9 Patrick Shelby Ralt RT4/81 [268] - Ford BDD Jennings
#96
39
10 Peter Hastrup Tiga FA82 [209] - Ford BDD
#88
38
11 Mark Moore Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD
#19
38
12 Nancy James Ralt RT4/82 [286] - Ford BDD
#92
38
13 Rod Bennett Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD Jennings
#15
38
14 Mike Buckenham March 80A [10] - Ford BDD
#36
37
15 Ed Pimm Tiga FA82 [211] - Ford BDD
#24 ASI Tiga/Garvin Brown
32 Overheating
16 Joe Sposato Ralt RT4/82 [309] - Ford BDD
#28
18 Accident
17 Victor Gonzalez Ralt RT4/81 [213] - Ford BDD
#11 Rick Shea Racing
18 Spun
18 Carlos Bobeda Ralt RT4/81 [209] - Ford BDD
#18
16 Spun
19 Rod Cusumano Ralt RT4/81 [211] - Ford BDD
#9 Formula Rond/RGC
14 Spun
20 John Della Penna Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD
#64
4
DNA Dave McMillan Dart 83M [001] - Ford BDD
#1
Did not arrive
DNA Riley Hopkins Ralt RT4/81 [210] - Ford BDD
#84 City of Tacoma
Did not arrive

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

Qualifying
1 Michael Andretti (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [403] - Ford BDD 1.28.181
2 Roberto Moreno (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 [352] - Ford BDD
3 Ed Pimm (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Tiga FA82 [211] - Ford BDD
4 John David Briggs (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [318] - Ford BDD Jennings
5 Tommy Byrne (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD
6 Mark Moore (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD
7 Dave McMillan (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [267] - Ford BDD
8 Mike Rosen (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [271] - Ford BDD Jennings
9 Dan Marvin (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [310] - Ford BDD Hasselgren
10 Patrick Shelby (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [268] - Ford BDD Jennings
11 Joe Sposato (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [309] - Ford BDD
12 Jimmy Santos (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 - Ford BDD
13 John Della Penna (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/83 - Ford BDD
14 Rod Bennett (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [308] - Ford BDD Jennings
15 Carlos Bobeda (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [209] - Ford BDD
16 Victor Gonzalez (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [213] - Ford BDD
17 Nancy James (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [286] - Ford BDD
18 Rod Cusumano (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/81 [211] - Ford BDD
19 Peter Hastrup (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Tiga FA82 [209] - Ford BDD
20 Mike Buckenham (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 80A [10] - Ford BDD

Notes on the cars:

  1. Ralt RT4/81 [267] (Dave McMillan): Ralt sales record says sold to Theodore Racing, delivered 16 Oct 81. [Tub no: 81/135; gearbox FT1488; fuel cell JM37176 10/81] Dave McMillan's car at Bay Park 3 Jan 82 is described by NZMN as Lees's car from Macau, 1981. Chassis number given NZMN 21 Jan 83 p16 for the car of Dave McMillan at Bay Park, 2 Jan 83. Presumed to be the car used by McMillan for the first part of the 1982 North American season, before he was given a 1982 specification car to use [alternatively this may have been RT4-205]. Chassis number given for McMillan's car at 1982 AGP, [AMSYB-82 p167]

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.

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

Individual sources for this event

Chris Townsend's sources include Autosport 19 May 1983 p58 and On Track magazine 15 Dec 1983 p20.