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Radio Victory British Formula 1 Raceday

Thruxton, Great-Britain

Date: 7/9/1980
Track length: 3.862 m
Attendance:
Entries accepted:
Starters: 29
Finishers:

Pole position: Woodman in 1.27,17
Fastest lap: Spice in 1.30,18

Distance:
Average speed: 149,28 kmh
Weather:
Ruleset: Group 1B
Car info: 1980 Cars

 

Gordon Spice and Andy Rouse were back in command in the Tricentrol British Saloon Car Championship round at Thruxton on Sunday, the two team-mates finishing first and second, a few seconds ahead of Jeff Allam's Rover. Win Percy again took the 2.5 litre class with his Mazda RX7. Richard Lloyd the 1600 division in his Audi 80 GLE, and Alan Curnow the 1300 category in his Fiesta, Lloyd and Richard Longman cracking their class lap records.


Touring Cars class A-D
Pos Pos in class # Team / Entrant
Car- Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
vol. (cc)
Engine
Type
Group Distance,
time
Qualifying position Qualifying time Fastest lap Reason out,
remarks
1 1 1 Gordon Spice Racing
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Gordon Spice, GB
2993 V6 D 20 laps, 30.28,78 2 1.27,19 1.30,18  
2 2 2 Gordon Spice Racing
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Andy Rouse, GB
2993 V6 D 20 laps, 30.31,87 3 1.27,7    
3 3 12 Triplex Esso Motor Team
Rover 3500 SD1
Jeff Allam, GB
3495 V8 D 20 laps, 30.35,64 6 1.30,05    
4 4 4 Equipe Esso
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Jonathan Buncombe, GB
2993 V6 D 20 laps, 30.49,88 4 1.29,27    
5 5 6 Triplex Esso Motor Team
Rover 3500 SD1
Rex Greenslade, GB
3495 V8 D 20 laps, 31.07,73 7 1.30,77    
6 1 20 TWR Pentax
Mazda RX-7
Win Percy, GB
2 x 573 R2 C 20 laps, 31.10,42 8 1.30,80 1.32,00  
7 6 18  
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Nick Whiting, GB
2993 V6 D 20 laps, 31.32,26 5 1.29,91    
8 2   TWR Pentax
Mazda RX-7
Pete Lovett, GB
2 x 573 R2 C 20 laps, 31.40,56 12 1.33,35    
9 1 44 GTI Engineering / Akai
Audi 80 GLE
Richard Lloyd, GB
1588 L4 B 20 laps, 31.41,57 10 1.31,74 1.33,20  
10 2 43 GTI Engineering / Akai
Audi 80 GLE
Stirling Moss, GB
1588 L4 B 20 laps, 31.41,88 14 1.33,98    
11 3    
Ford Escort II RS 2000
Erik Høyer, DK
1993 L4 C 19 16 1.34,49    
12 3   Morris Vulcan Ltd
VW Scirocco GTI
John Morris, GB
1588 L4 B 19 17 1.34,71    
13 4 57 The Colt Car Co Ltd
Mitsubishi Lancer
David Morgan, GB
1597 L4 B   21 1.35,77    
14 5 56 The Colt Car Co Ltd
Mitsubishi Lancer
Barrie Williams, GB
1597 L4 B   18 1.34,90   Engine
15? 4   TWR Pentax?
Mazda RX-7
Tom Pitcher, GB
2 x 573 R2 C   25 1.38,10    
  1 61 Datapost ‘A Royal Mail Service’
Ford Fiesta 1.3
Alan Curnow, GB
1298 L4 A 19 20 1.35,70    
  2 66 Napolina Alfa Romeo Dealer Team
Alfa Romeo Alfasud Ti
Jon Dooley, GB
1286 B4 A 19 laps, 0,3 sec behind Curnow 23 1.36,48    
  3   Datapost ‘A Royal Mail Service’
Ford Fiesta 1.3
Richard Longman, GB
1298 L4 A 19 22 1.35,86 1.35,97  
  4    
Mini 1275 GT
Tim Goss, GB
1275 L4 A   28 1.39,69    
  5   Stanfield and White
Talbot Avenger 1300 GT
John Spiller, GB
1295 L4 A   30 1.40,65    
  6   Hughes of Beaconsfield
Toyota Celica GT
Martin Brundle, GB
1588 L4 B   15 1.34,12   Clutch
    63  
Mini 1275 GT
Jon Mowatt, GB
1275 L4 A   24 1.38,06    
    47?  
Alfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint
Derrick Brunt, GB
1498 B4 B 10 26 1.39,27   Blown engine
    49  
VW Scirocco GTI
John Hammersley, GB
1588 L4 B   29 1.40,57    
       
Toyota Celica GT
John Tait, GB
1588 L4 B   31 1.49,72    
DNF   40 GTI Engineering / Akai
Audi 80 GLE
Tony Lanfranchi, GB
1588 L4 B 6 11 1.32,88   Clutch
DNF   3 Equipe Esso
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Vince Woodman, GB
2993 V6 D   1 1.27,17   Blown engine
DNF   71?  
Ford Fiesta 1.3
Geunda Eadie, GB
1298 L4 A 12 19 1.35,39   Rocker, misfire
DNF   46 Hughes of Beaconsfield
Toyota Celica GT
Chris Hodgetts, GB
1588 L4 B   13 1.33,57   Electrics
DNS   11 Kamasa Tools
Ford Capri III 3.0S
Graham Goode, GB
2993 V6 D   9 1.31,70   Rollbar change fouled steering
DNS   70  
Ford Fiesta 1.3
Terry Nightingale, GB
1298 L4 A   27 1.39,49   Blown engine