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Formula Atlantic

C.A.S.C. Formula Atlantic

1977 Formula Atlantic Labatts Championship

The points system used for the championship was as follows: 30, 24, 19, 15, 12, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 for the top 15 drivers at each race. All teams had to use the Ford BDA engines but were free to use any chassis manufacturer.

Car & Team

Team: 

Fred Opert Racing

Chassis: 

Round 1, 2, 3, 4, 6: 

Chevron B39 (39-77-08)

 

Round 5: 

Chevron B39 (39-77-09)

 

Round 7: 

Chevron B39 (39-77-12)

Engine: 

Ford BDN Titan - 1.6-litre

Car Number: 

Round 1, 3, 4 & 5: 

4

 

Round 2 & 6: 

3

Races

Rnd.

01

02

03

04

05

06

07

Location

Mosport, Canada

Gimli, Canada

Edmonton, Canada

Westwood, Canada

Halifax, Canada

Saint-Félicien, Canada

Québec, Canada

Date

22-05-1977

26-06-1977

03-07-1977

17-07-1977

07-08-1977

14-08-1977

25-09-1977

Laps

40

75

67

57

65

100

80

Quali.

4th *

??

3rd

2nd

4th

8th

2nd

Quali. Time

1m19.114

??

0m56.67

1m02.341

1m03.464

0m39.586

1m04.39

Race Result

Points

DNF

2nd

2nd

1st

DNF

DNF

12th

-  (lap 33) Engine

-  (lap 25) Clutch

-  (lap 4) Accident

0

24

24

30

0

0

4

* Started from 3rd

Final Standings

Pos.

1st

2nd

3rd

=4th

=4th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

Driver

Gilles Villeneuve

Bobby Rahal

Bill Brack

Keke Rosberg

Price Cobb

Tom Gloy

Chip Mead

Kevin Cogan

Richard Spénard

Howdy Holmes

Points

114

92

87

82

82

68

60

59

48

46

Wins​

3

1

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

Formula Atlantic (Non-championship)

1977 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

For the prestigious Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, Keke's Fred Opert Racing entry was rebranded Ramada Inn for sponsorship reasons.

Car & Team

Team: 

Ramada Inn (Fred Opert Racing)

Chassis: 

Chevron B39 (39-77-12)

Engine: 

Ford BDN Titan - 1.6-litre

Car Number: 

3

Race

Location

Date

Trois-Rivières, Canada

04-09-1977

Laps

60

Quali.

4th

Quali. Time

1m05.664

Race Result

DNF

-  (lap 1) Accident

North American Formula Atlantic

1978 Formula Atlantic Labatts Championship

The points system used for the championship was as follows: 30, 24, 19, 15, 12, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 for the top 15 drivers at each race. The series officially ran under the North American Formula Atlantic format however CASC continued to sanction the series.

Car & Team

Team: 

Excita / Fred Opert Racing

Chassis: 

Round 1, 2, 3, 5, 6: 

Chevron B45 (45-78-02)

 

Round 4: 

Chevron B45 (45-78-04)

 

Round 7: 

Chevron B39 (39-77-08)

Engine: 

Ford BDN Smith - 1.6-litre

Car Number: 

4

Races

Rnd.

01

02

03

04

05

06

07

Location

Long Beach, USA

Westwood, Canada

Québec, Canada

Lime Rock, Canada

Road America, USA

Hamilton, Canada

Montréal, Canada

Date

01-04-1978

23-04-1978

11-06-1978

04-07-1978

23-07-1978

07-08-1978

24-09-1978

Laps

50

56

80

65

25

39

35

Final Standings

Pos.

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

=8th

=8th

10th

Driver

Howdy Holmes

Keke Rosberg

Price Cobb

Jeff Wood

Bobby Rahal

Tom Gloy

Bertil Roos

Danny Sullivan

Bill Brack

Kevin Cogan

Points

131

114

103

88

68

60

57

52

52

49

Wins​

2

3

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

Quali.

6th

8th

4th

6th

10th

3rd

9th

Quali. Time

1m29.151

??

1m01.830

0m48.882

??

??

??

Race Result

Points

DNF

1st

1st

4th

7th

1st

21st

-  (lap 0) Engine

-  +5 laps

0

30

30

15

9

30

0

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