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Formula Pacific

Formula Pacific

1977 New Zealand Formula Pacific

The championship moved to the Formula Atlantic format for 1977 but was branded Formula Pacific due to local trademarks. The series was sponsored by Peter Stuyvesant. The points system used for the championship was as follows: 9, 6, 4, 3, 2, 1 for the top 6 drivers in each race.

Car & Team

Team: 

Fred Opert Racing

Chassis: 

Chevron B34 (34-76-21)

Engine: 

Ford BDA Hart - 1.6-litre

Car Number: 

4

Races

Rnd.

01

02

03

04

05

Location

Baypark Raceway, New Zealand

Pukekohe, New Zealand

Manfeild, New Zealand

Teretonga Park, New Zealand

Wigram, New Zealand

Date

03-01-1977

09-01-1977

16-01-1977

23-01-1977

30-01-1977

Laps

75

58

54

62

44

Quali.

1st

2nd

1st

1st

1st

Quali. Time

0m54.10

1m05.06

1m05.08

0m56.04

1m11.020

Race Result

Points

DNF

1st

1st

1st

2nd

-  (lap 4) Electrics

0

9

9

9

6

Final Standings

Pos.

1st

2nd

3rd

 =4th

=4th

=6th

=6th

8th

9th

10th

Driver

Keke Rosberg

Tom Gloy

Bruce Allison

Mikko Kozarowitzky

John Nicholson

Steve Millen

Dave McMillan

Richard Melville

Andrew Miedecke

David Oxton

Points

33

25

15

10

10

9

9

6

5

2

Wins​

3

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

Formula Pacific

1978 New Zealand Formula Pacific

The championship was again sponsored by Peter Stuyvesant and the rounds were doubled at each track to expand from 5 races (1977) to 10 races (1978). The points system used for the championship was: 9, 6, 4, 3, 2, 1 for the top 6 drivers.

Car & Team

Team: 

Fred Opert Racing

Chassis: 

Chevron B39 (39-77-08)

Engine: 

Ford BDA Titan - 1.6-litre

Car Number: 

1

Races

Rnd.

01

02

03

04

05

06

07

08

09

10

Location

Baypark Raceway, New Zealand

Baypark Raceway, New Zealand

Pukekohe, New Zealand

Pukekohe, New Zealand

Manfeild, New Zealand

Manfeild, New Zealand

Teretonga Park, New Zealand

Teretonga Park, New Zealand

Wigram, New Zealand

Wigram, New Zealand

Date

02-01-1978

02-01-1978

07-01-1978

07-01-1978

15-01-1978

15-01-1978

22-01-1978

22-01-1978

29-01-1978

29-01-1978

Laps

38

38

30

30

29

29

31

31

22

22

Quali.

1st

1st

2nd

2nd

2nd

6th

1st

1st

4th

2nd

Quali. Time

0m53.90

0m53.90

1m04.30

1m04.30

1m05.62

1m05.62

0m56.00

0m55.10

1m11.40

1m10.80

Race Result

Points

3rd

1st

1st

1st

DNF

1st

9th

1st

1st

DNF

-  (lap 0) Collision

4

9

9

9

0

9

0

9

9

0

Final Standings

Pos.

1st

2nd

3rd

=4th

=4th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

Driver

Keke Rosberg

Larry Perkins

Bobby Rahal

Dave McMillan

Danny Sullivan

David Oxton

Steve Millen

Andrew Miedecke

Brett Riley

Ken Smith

Points

58

52

30

22

22

16

14

11

10

7

Wins​

6

2

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

Formula Pacific (Non-Championship)

1978  Macau Grand Prix 

For the 1978 race Keke joined the Marlboro backed Bob Harper Racing team. In the early stages he competed strongly, battling with eventual winner Riccardo Patrese, before a blown engine forced his retirement. This would be Keke's first and only entry for the famous junior single-seater race.

Car & Team

Team: 

Bob Harper Racing

Chassis: 

Chevron B42 

Engine: 

Ford

Car Number: 

3

Race

Location

Guia Circuit, Macau, China

Date

22-11-1978

Laps

??

Quali.

3rd

Quali. Time

unknown

Race Result

DNF

-  (lap 13) Engine

Formula Mondial / Formula Pacific

1984 XLIX Australian Grand Prix (Non-Championship)

This was the forty ninth Australian Grand Prix and the last held prior to it becoming a permanent round of the 1985 F1 World Championship. Although only a national event, the grid was able to boast other established F1 drivers including Niki Lauda, Roberto Moreno and Andrea de Cesaris.

Car & Team

Team: 

Ralt Australia

Chassis: 

Ralt RT4/85 [509]

Engine: 

Ford BDD 1.6-litre

Car Number: 

9

Race

Location

Calder Park Raceway, Australia

Date

18-11-1984

Laps

100

Quali.

4th

Quali. Time

0m40.83

Race Result

2nd

-  Gap +0m29.58

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