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#1 quintin cloud

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Posted 16 October 2001 - 10:12

Hi all

Can someone complete the missing data for a race that happened in 1983 ? the only info I have on the race is as follows :-

Oulton Park 1 april 1983

UK Championship Open F1-F2

1. Mike Wilds Williams FW07C Cosworth 1h.01m29 167,818 Km/h
(Colin Bennet Racing)
2. Brian Robinson Chevron B48 Hart
3. John Brindley Tyrrell 008 Cosworth (Nick Mason owner from
"Pink Floyd")
4. David Duffield Ralt RT4 (Formula Atlantic)

dnf Jim Crawford Ensign 180B Cosworth
dnf Alo Lawler Ralt RT3
dnf Tiff Needell Fittipaldi F8 (Badex Racing)

Fast lap Wilds 55.01 174,903 Km/h

1: How laps was the race run over ?
2: What was the offical name of the race ?
3: what was the track length for the race ?
4: Was this the only race of it's tip in the uk in 1983 other than the race of champions ?
5: any other interesting things about the race ?

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#2 byrkus

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Posted 16 October 2001 - 10:19

According to fast lap time and speed, circuit lenght is 2.673 km.
According to complete time and speed, race lenght is near 172 km.
Number of laps could be 64 or 65.

#3 Darren Galpin

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Posted 16 October 2001 - 10:51

1983 - The British Open

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1 April - Oulton Park, Race 1: 65 laps, 107.51 mph

1 Mike Wilds Williams-Cosworth FW07C 1h01m50.29, 104.31mph
2 Brian Robinson Chevron-Hart B42/17 1h02m42.32
3 John Brindley Tyrrell-Cosworth 008 64 laps
4 David Duffield Ralt-Cosworth RT4 63 laps
5 Mike Littlewood Ensign-Cosworth N177 63 laps

Fastest Laps:
Over 2000cc: Wilds, 55.01s (108.24mph)
Up to 2000cc: Robinson, 56.58s (105.24mph)


Not Classified
Duncan Gray Chevron-Cosworth B45/04 56 laps (running)
Alo Lawler Ralt-Cosworth RT4 52 laps (fuel pump)
Ian Flux Ralt-Cosworth RT4 49 laps (running)
Tiff Needell Fittipaldi-Cosworth F8 46 laps (driveshaft)
Jim Crawford Ensign-Cosworth N180B 7 laps (fuel system)
Neil Crang Tiga-Cosworth FA 82/3 5 laps (water leak)
Tony Trimmer BRM P207 1 lap (oil pressure)



Qualifying:
1 Mike Wilds F1 Williams-Cosworth FW07C 54.22s
2 Neil Crang FA Tiga-Cosworth FA82/3 57.73
3 Alo Lawler FA Ralt-Cosworth RT4 58.38
4 Brian Robinson F2 Chevron-Hart B42 58.45
5 Mike Littlewood F1 Ensign-Cosworth N177/MN09 58.64
6 Tiff Needell F1 Fittipaldi-Cosworth F8 59.69
7 David Duffield FA Ralt-Cosworth RT4 1m00.24
8 Tony Trimmer F1 BRM P207 1m00.90
9 John Brindley F1 Tyrrell-Cosworth 008 1m01.73
10 Jim Crawford F1 Ensign-Cosworth N180B 1m06.64
11 Ian Flux FA Ralt-Cosworth RT4 1m07.97
12 Duncan Gray FA Chevron-Cosworth 1m23.12


F1 = Formula 1
F2 = Formula 2
FA = Formula Atlantic




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Sources:
Autosport, 7 April 1983




From http://home.wanadoo....pen/83open.html, part of the Minor Championships page.......

#4 quintin cloud

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Posted 16 October 2001 - 11:59

Excellent Thanks Darren :up: :smoking:

#5 Rob29

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Posted 16 October 2001 - 14:08

Re Q4 of original questions; yes-a 5 round series was scheduled,but the other 4 were cancelled due to lack of entries.