FIA Historic Formula3 European Cup Nennung online!

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Sehr gute Nachrichten für einige Formel3 Fahrer!

Die FIA hat die Wichtigkeit und Attraktivität der Historischen Formel3 Fahrzeuge erkannt und schreibt für 2018 erstmals einen Cup für diese Rennklasse auszuschreiben.

hier der Link zur FIA homepage mit der Bekanntmachung: https://www.fia.com/events/fia-historic-formula-3-european-cup/season-2018/fia-historic-formula-3-european-cup

hier der link zu den Reglements: https://www.fia.com/historic-regulations

und jetzt auch ein Nennformular, da es eine Worddatei ist, kann ich sie leider nicht auf unserer Homepage setzten, hier aber der link zur FIA Seite:  https://www.fia.com/events/fia-historic-formula-3-european-cup/season-20...

Der FIA Historic F3 Euro Cup 2018 wird im Rahmen des Zandvoort Hisotic Grand Prix ausgetragen. Es soll ein freies Training, ein Qualifying und zwei Rennen, jeweils über 25 Minuten gefahren werden. Das Nenngeld wird 700€ betragen und die ersten drei werden zur FIA Siegerehrung eingeladen und bekommen auch nur den Pokal wenn sie anwesend sind!

Es werden zwei Rennklassen ausgeschrieben

Klasse1: Formel3 1600+2000 1971-1978

Klasse2: Formel3 2000 1979-1984

Die FIA macht diese Veranstaltung für Euch!!! Die Teilnahme an dieser Veranstaltung ist an einige Bedienungen geknüpft und es werden nur Fahrer Startberechtigt sein, die Regelmässig an unseren (und F3C, CF3 etc.) Rennen teilenehmen. Der Bewerber muss min. 4 Rennen in den letzten 24 Monaten mit einem historischen f3 bestritten haben um am Euro F3 Cup teilzunehmen. 

Die Vorraussetzung für die Fahrzeuge sind ein gültiger FIA! HTP (keine nationalen htp's zulässig und der htp MUSS beim Punkt year of specification auch 1984 oder älter stehen haben, autos mit 1985 werden nicht zugelassen (Seitenkästen ohne Ground effect)), aktuelles FT3 Sicherheitstank Zertifikat und für den Fahrer eine International Lizenz (mind. International D Lizenz, bzw Internationale Historische Lizenz), es wird ein HANS System benötigt.

am 9 Januar wurde alles offiziell auf der FIA Homepage veröffentlicht. Ausschreibung als Download/Anhang verfügbar.

Very good news for some Formula 3 drivers!

The FIA ​​has recognized the importance and attractiveness of the historic Formula 3 vehicles and announced for 2018 the creation of the European Cup for this class.

 Here is the link to the FIA ​​homepage: https://www.fia.com/news/circuit-zandvoort-host-fia-historic-formula-3-european-cup

The FIA ​​Historic F3 Euro Cup 2018 will be held as part of the Zandvoort Historic Grand Prix. There will be a free practice, a qualifying and two races, each lasting over 25 minutes. The entry fee will be 700 and the first three will be invited to the FIA ​​award ceremony and will only receive the trophy when they attend!

There are two racing classes

Class 1: Formula 3 1600 and 2000 1971-1978

Class 2: Formula 3 2000 1979-1984

The FIA has created this event for you !!! Participation in this event is tied to some conditions, entry to the event is open to drivers who regularly race in our (and F3C, CF3 etc.) events. The applicant must have contested at least 4 historic f3 races in the last 24 months to participate in the Euro F3 Cup.

The requirements for the vehicles are a valid FIA! HTP (no national htp's allowed), current FT3 safety tank certificate and for the driver an international license (at least International D license, or International Historic license), a HANS system is required.

On the 9th of January everything was officially published on the FIA ​​homepage. Entry forms are available as download / attachment.

hier der ofizielle FIA Text:

40 years ago, the opening of the F3 Championship season

The first edition of the FIA Historic Formula 3 European Cup, a new event in the panorama of FIA Historic Championships, will take place over the first weekend of September this year. This provides the ideal opportunity to go back 40 years and recall the inaugural event of the 1978 Formula 3 European Championship, won hands down by Jan Lammers.

On 26 March 1978, for the opening round of the F3 European Championship at Zandvoort, the field numbered no fewer than 42 cars. Jan Lammers and Huub Rothengatter, with their Racing Team Holland’s Ralt RT1s, were tipped as favourites, while Arie Luijendijk (Lola T670) and Michael Bleekemolen (Chevron B43) completed the Dutch contingent. Up against the local favourites, the drivers most likely to stand a chance of victory seemed to be Anders Olofsson, Patrick Gaillard, Teo Fabi, David Kennedy and “Slim” Borgudd – all names that would later become famous, and not just in Europe, proving that Formula 3 was a mandatory stepping stone for drivers seeking an international career.

The field was diversified, not only through the nationality of its competitors but also through the variety of manufacturers entered, with Argo, Martini and March joining Ralt, Chevron and Lola. It is worth noting that out of the 42 single-seaters entered, 36 were equipped with the almighty Toyota Novamotor engine, while the other six were powered by BMW.

Whereas Lammers came top of the list in the first timed practice session, which was run in changing track conditions on account of the unstable weather, the second qualifying session saw Italian Teo Fabi in his March 783-Toyota set a time of 1’29”00, which nobody else was to come close to, not even the Dutch favourites Lammers and Bleekemolen who were 4 tenths of a second slower. Sweden’s Borgudd followed close behind them in fourth position, ahead of Italian Oscar Pedersoli.

The 42 competitors were then divided up into two separate groups, each group to compete in a qualifying heat before moving on to the final, scheduled for Easter Monday.

The first heat took place on a wet track. Michael Bleekemolen made an excellent start, leaving Fabi almost standing. After a very good start, Olofsson finished the first lap in second position, in front of Frenchman Gaillard. These two were to go wheel to wheel for the entire race, but the Frenchman, unable to trust his worn rear brakes, never managed to claw his way into second place. Bleekemolen carried off the win without any worries, while Fabi finished eighth after a little off-track excursion at the Tarzan curve.

From merely wet, the track became thoroughly waterlogged for the second heat, so much so that one driver was caught out on the warm-up lap and spun off. In these dreadful conditions, local boy Lammers put on an incredible one-man-show. The Flying Dutchman roared away from the grid, building a lead of 12 seconds by the end of the 4th lap, a lead which grew to 40 seconds on the 8th lap. After a demonstration of pure skill – setting the lap record to boot, almost 4 full seconds faster than the second best race lap – Jan Lammers won the heat in style, way ahead of Borgudd and David Kennedy.

After the qualifying heats, 31 cars proceeded to the final, for which the first row of the grid was monopolised by the Dutchmen of Racing Team Holland. Lammers took the lead in the first corner, after which there was never any real threat to his domination. His teammate Bleekemolen, on the other hand, had to fight hard against Gaillard, Borgudd and Olofsson, even finding himself in fifth place early on in the race. Although he managed to pass the two Swedes again as the laps went by, it seemed that Bleekemolen would have to resign himself to finishing third – until Gaillard had a spin five laps from the finish while trying to pass a backmarker. Whereas Bleekemolen inherited second place and thus secured the one-two for his team, the Frenchman lost any chance of a podium and had to settle for fifth. Teo Fabi made a fine recovery, blasting his way through the field and erasing the memory of his poor showing in the qualifying heat, to cross the line in 3rd place barely a whisker ahead of Oloffson.

At the end of the 1978 season, Jan Lammers proved that his win at Zandvoort was not due solely to his perfect knowledge of the Dutch track. After the 15 rounds on the calendar, he was crowned as 1978 Formula 3 European Champion, with 4 victories and 5 second places. The other race winners that year were Anders Olofsson (4), Teo Fabi (3), Patrick Gaillard (2), Derek Warwick (1) and Alain Prost (1).

Forty years on, the new FIA Historic Formula 3 European Cup will see racing cars that were built and that competed between 1971 and 1984 come together again, in a unique event to be held at Zandvoort. Two categories will feature – both of them for machines with a maximum cylinder capacity of two litres. Category 1 is for cars of the 1971-1978 period, while Category 2 is open to cars that used to race between 1979 and 1984. The Cup will see some legendary racing marques, such as Chevron, Ralt, March and Argo, back in action and battling it out during the Zandvoort Historic Grand Prix, which will take place from 31 August to 2 September.

We would like to remind all Competitors that the entry closing date is set at the 1st of June 2018 (23:59 CET).

The Entry Form, Sporting Regulations and Appendix K are available through the following links:

Entry Form

Sporting Regulations

2018 FIA Appendix K

Also and for Competitors having already submitted their entry forms but for which the file is incomplete (missing copy of payment, FIA HTP copy missing, etc.) we would like to remind them that these documents will only be considered in accordance with the entry closing date set to the 01.06.2018 (23:59 CET).

Should you have any question, please contact us.

Best regards,

LOUIS QUINIOU

Sporting Coordinator Historic Motor Sport, Hill Climb & Off-Road

 

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