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Programme Cover - Thundersports Brands Hatch 1983
Event: John Player Grand Prix of EuropeDate: 25.9.1983
Track: Brands Hatch Circuit (GB), unknown lengthDistance: unknownAttendance: unknown

Thundersports Brands Hatch

Thundersports (round 7)
Start time: unknown; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 45

Practiced: unknown

Started: unknown

Finished:

Class A: over 2000 cc (Class A)

Class B: up to 2000 cc (Class B)

Class C: Sports 2000 (Class C)

Entry List
Entry List - Thundersports Brands Hatch 1983
Photos by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes (6) and Rob Rapson (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 16/08/2004 Last photo update on this page: 31/05/2015
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11 - Lola T530 Chevrolet #HU10 - Atlantic Computer LeasingLola T530 #HU10 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/AClass A
Atlantic Computer Leasing (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Foulston (GB)/Brian Cocks (GB)
listed, never drove:
John Brindley (GB)
Result: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:26.500)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/08/2004Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
2020 - Nimrod NRA/C2B Aston Martin #004 - Rt Hon Viscount Downe with Pace Petroleum TeamNimrod NRA/C2 B #004 - Aston Martin DP1229 Tickford V8/90° 2v DOHC 5340 cc N/AClass A
Rt Hon Viscount Downe with Pace Petroleum Team (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ray Mallock (GB)/Mike Salmon (GB)Result: 4th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:26.000)
Colours: white (+blue/orange)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 14/09/2004Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
3636 - Lola T280 Ford #HU4 - Ray Mallock/John CooperLola T280 #HU4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AClass A
Ray Mallock/John Cooper (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ray Mallock (GB)/John Cooper (GB)Result: winner
Grid: 1st (1:25.800)
Colours: light blue/red (+white)
Tyres: Avon
Photo updated: 14/09/2004Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
4343 - Chevron B36 Ford - Scorpion Racing Sigas Shell Singleton OlympusChevron B36 # - Ford Cosworth BDX L4 1995 cc N/AClass B
Scorpion Racing Sigas Shell Singleton OlympusOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: James Weaver (GB)/Eddie Arundel (GB)Result: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:26.600)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 14/09/2004Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
111111 - Tiga SC83 Ford - Ian Taylor Racing with Crew CarsTiga SC83 - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
Ian Taylor Racing with Crew CarsOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ian Taylor (GB)/Richard Eyre (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 21st (1:34.300)
Colours: red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 31/05/2015Photo by courtesy of: Rob Rapson
No photos available:
2The car is not available on a photoŠkoda 110 R AMC # - AMC /Traco V8 5000 cc N/AClass A
Fred Cowell Racing-
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Driven by: George Potter (GB)/John Salisbury (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 41st (1:43.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoPorsche 935 K3 #930 890 0022 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 3200 cc TurboClass A
Robinson Demolition (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Barry Robinson (GB)/Dudley Wood (GB)
listed, never drove:
Shaun Redmayne
Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 15th (1:32.800)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoChevron B16 - Mazda 2600 cc RotaryClass A
Plygrange UK: Energy Conservation Commercial-DomesticClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Morgan (GB)/Tony Lanfranchi (GB)
listed, never drove:
Barrie Williams (GB), Jim Crawford (GB)
Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 13th (1:32.400)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoFord C100 #04 (Thompson-Zakspeed) - Ford Cosworth DFL V8/90° 4v DOHC 3299 cc N/AClass A
Peer Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Kennedy (IRL)/Rupert Keegan (GB)
listed, never drove:
Martin Birrane (IRL)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 9th (1:29.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoBMW M1 #T400-HU8 (Lola) - Chevrolet V8 7600 cc N/AClass A
Mick Hill/Kevin RileyClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mick Hill (GB)/Kevin Riley (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 20th (1:33.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoLola T160 - Chevrolet V8 4700 cc N/AClass A
Seldon Air Conditioning and RefrigerationOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Nick Faure (GB)/Alex Seldon (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 30th (1:37.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car is not available on a photoPorsche 934 Carrera RSR #930 670 0154 - Porsche 911/75 F6 2808 cc N/AClass A
Midkent Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Will Arif (GB)/Doug Wood (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 39th (1:42.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car is not available on a photoBeagle Mk IV - Ford L4 1588 cc N/AClass B
Watling Tyres-
-
Driven by: Paul Everett (GB)/Norman Stechman (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 34th (1:40.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
45The car is not available on a photoChevron B36 # - Hart L4 1994 cc N/AClass B
Daily Mail/Mucron Racing (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Roger Andreason (GB)/Ray Bellm (GB)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 8th (1:28.800)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoChevron B19 #71-09 - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1970 cc N/AClass B
The Otford Group (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Wilds (GB)/James Wallis (GB)Result: 5th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:27.800)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
47The car is not available on a photoFord Escort II - Ford L4 4v DOHC 1994 cc N/AClass B
Auriga Racing Services with Formula ServicesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pete King (GB)/Ross Cheever (USA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 37th (1:41.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
50The car is not available on a photoChevron B36 #B26-74-02 - Hart Cosworth BDX L4 1998 cc N/AClass B
Warren Booth/Richard SimmsOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Warren Booth (GB)/Richard Simms (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 17th (1:33.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoChevron B19 #71-30 - Ford L4 1990 cc N/AClass B
Richard Budge/Vin MalkieOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Budge (GB)/Vin Malkie (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 24th (1:35.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
56The car is not available on a photoVogue SP2 # (Chevron) - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 1975 cc N/AClass B
David Mercer (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Catlow (GB)/David Mercer (GB)Result: 8th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:30.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoChevron B8 - BMW L4 2000 cc N/AClass B
Cores Lion Developments Ltd.Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chris Aylett (GB)/Grahame Bryant (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 38th (1:41.700)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
69The car is not available on a photoMartin BM8 # - Ford Cosworth BDX L4 1970 cc N/AClass B
Stoic Racing (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ian Harrower (GB)/Richard Piper (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 23rd (1:34.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
72The car is not available on a photoChevron B26/36 #74-08 - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1400 cc TurboClass B
Gil BairdOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Thompson (GB)/Tony Lanfranchi (GB)
listed, never drove:
Allan Rollinson (GB)
Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 12th (1:31.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
73The car is not available on a photoTOJ SC205 # - BMW M12 L4 1964 cc N/AClass B
BMS (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Morrison (GB)/Richard Jenvey (GB)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 5th (1:27.500)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
77The car is not available on a photoChevron B19 - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1800 cc N/AClass B
North Downs InstrumentsOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Gordon (GB)/Mike Knight (GB)
listed, never drove:
Stirling Moss (GB)
Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 29th (1:37.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
78The car is not available on a photoLola T594C # - VW 1588 cc N/AClass B
Mike Blanchet/Bob JugginsOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Blanchet (GB)/Bob Juggins (GB)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 7th (1:28.100)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
79The car is not available on a photoMallock U2 Mk.24 C - Ford 1700 cc N/AClass B
Mallock Racing-
-
Driven by: Richard Mallock (GB)/Colin Fisher (GB)Result: 6th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:30.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
80The car is not available on a photoChevron B8 - Ford Cosworth FVA L4 4v DOHC N/AClass B
National BreakdownClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Dodkins/John Village
listed, never drove:
Richard Thwaites (GB)
Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 32nd (1:38.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
81The car is not available on a photoLola T492 M - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
Keith Messer/Martyn Lane-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Keith Messer/Martyn LaneResult: started, result unknown
Grid: 35th (1:40.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
82The car is not available on a photoRoyale S2000M # - Ford Pinto L4 2000 cc N/AClass C
Richard Dutton RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jeremy Rossiter (GB)/David Sutherland (GB)Result: 10th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:33.500)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
85The car is not available on a photoRoyale S2000M - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
Richard Dutton Racing/Lyster Oil-
-
Driven by: Steve Cole/Stephen Grigg (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 26th (1:36.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
86The car is not available on a photoCoombs Sports 4C # - Ford Pinto L4 2000 cc N/AClass C
C & C Products Ltd.Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Goodwin (GB)/Andrew Nimmo (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 36th (1:40.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
87The car is not available on a photoTiga SC79 - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
John Webb/John Doxon (GB)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: John L. Webb (GB)/John Poxon (GB)/William Wykeham (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 31st (1:38.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
89The car is not available on a photoRoyale S2000M - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
Richard Dutton Racing-
-
Driven by: Andrew Jeffries/John Clark (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 33rd (1:38.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
91The car is not available on a photoMarch 83S - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
Plygrange UK: Energy Conservation Commercial/The LEP Group of Companies-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gary Brabham (AUS)/Alo Lawler (IRL)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 25th (1:35.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
94The car is not available on a photoRoyale S2000M - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
Richard Dutton Racing-
-
Driven by: Sean Walker (GB)/Frank Bradley (GB)Result: 7th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:33.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
95The car is not available on a photoRoyale S2000M - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
Richard Dutton Racing-
-
Driven by: Divina Galica (GB)/Graham RoseResult: started, result unknown
Grid: 22nd (1:35.500)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
99The car is not available on a photoAquila RO83S # - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
Richard Owen Design & EngineeringOpen bodywork
-
Driven by: Simon Kirkby/Mike O'Brien (GB)
listed, never drove:
Maurizio Sandro Sala (BR)
Result: 9th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:32.600)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
100The car is not available on a photoAquila RO83S # - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
-
-
Driven by: Don Farthing/Wally WarwickResult: started, result unknown
Grid: 28th (1:36.700)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
116The car is not available on a photoLola T592 - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
Martin Carroll/Chris Ashmore (GB)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martin Carroll/Chris Ashmore (GB)
listed, never drove:
Max Payne (GB)
Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 40th (1:43.700)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
129The car is not available on a photoTiga SC82 B - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
Plygrange UK: Energy Conservation-Commercial-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Piper (GB)/Charlie Backstrand (S)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 27th (1:36.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
144The car is not available on a photoRoyale S2000M - Ford Pinto 2000 cc N/AClass C
Fine Colour Packaging/Rendells Racing-
-
Driven by: David Sears (GB)/Nick Ward (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 16th (1:33.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
9The car did not arriveTiga GC83 #250 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/AClass A
Tiga Racing Services Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Neil Crang (AUS)/Gordon Spice (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car did not arriveGrid S2 #GA02 - Porsche 935 Type 930/72 F6 4v 2920 cc 2xKKKClass A
CS Engineering Grid EuroClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Dudley Wood (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
35The car did not arriveFord Escort XR3 # - Ford Cosworth V6 3414 cc N/AClass A
Nick Oatway/Les Blackburn (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Nick Oatway (GB)/Les Blackburn (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
90The car did not arriveRawlson S2000 #S2000 - Ford Pinto L4 2000 cc N/AClass C
B. W. F. SheppardOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Mike Thompson (GB)/Barry Sheppard (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Rupert Lowes (2)
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