1978 Alternate Aurora AFX British Formula One season

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1978 British Formula One season
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Season
Races 12
Start date 24 March
Start Event International Gold Cup
End date 24 September
End Event Budweiser Trophy
Awards
Driver's champion Flag of Unknown svg.png TBD
Team's Champion Flag of Unknown svg.png TBD
Seasons
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1977 1979
Main Series
Tier 1 1978 Formula One


The 1978 Aurora AFX British Formula One season was the first season of the British Formula One championship, a national Formula One that was the successor to the F5000-based ShellSport championship. Slot car manufacturer Aurora sponsored the series with its AFX line.

Teams and drivers

Team Constructor Chassis Engine Tyres # Driver Rounds
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Melchester Racing [?] TBA-Ford TBA Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 TBA 1 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Tony Trimmer TBA
2 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Bob Evans TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Hesketh Racing [?] Hesketh-Ford 308D/77 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 TBA TBA Flag of Sweden svg.png Anders Olofsson TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Stephen South TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png LEC Refrigeration Racing [?] LEC-Ford CRP1 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 TBA TBA Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png David Purley TBA
Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 svg.png Ian Scheckter TBA
Flag of the Netherlands svg.png Gijs van Lennep TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png North Star Racing [?] Lola-Ford T380 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 TBA TBA Flag of Italy svg.png Giorgio Francia TBA
Flag of Belgium svg.png Silvio Bachot TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png B&S Fabrications [?] March-Renzo 741 Renzo DFV 3.0 V8 TBA TBA Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Divina Galica TBA
Flag of Sweden svg.png Conny Andersson TBA
Flag of Spain (1977 - 1981).svg.png Centro Asegurador [?] TBA-Ford TBA Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 TBA TBA Flag of Spain (1977 - 1981).svg.png Emilio de Villota TBA
Flag of France svg.png Gabriel Château TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Stanley BRM [?] BRM P207 BRM P202 3.0 V12 Goodyear Icon.png TBA Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 svg.png Desiré Wilson TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png RAM Racing [?] TBA-Ford TBA Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 TBA TBA Flag of Germany svg.png Bertram Schäfer TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Rupert Keegan TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png John C. Cooper [?] TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png John Cooper TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Graham Eden Racing [?] Ralt-Ford RT1/77 Ford BDG 2.0 I4 Goodyear Icon.png TBA Flag of Ireland svg.png Derek Daly TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Geoff Lees TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Mario Deliotti Racing [?] March-BMW March 782 BMW M12 2.0 I4 TBA TBA Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Valentino Musetti TBA
Flag of Italy svg.png Andrea de Cesaris TBA
Flag of Italy svg.png Alberto Colombo TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png David Price Racing [?] March-TBA 752 TBA TBA TBA Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Jonothon Hunter TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Tiff Needell TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png British Formula One Racing Team [?] March-Ford 761 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 TBA TBA Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Brian Henton TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Guy Edwards TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Adrian Russell [?] Lola-Ford T450 Ford BDX 2.0 I4 Goodyear Icon.png TBA Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Adrian Russell TBA
Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Christopher Roberts [?] TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Christopher Roberts TBA
  • Blue background denotes entry that is eligible for Formula 2 Trophy

Results and standings

Races

Name Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning car Winning team
1 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png International Gold Cup Oulton Park March 24
2 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Evening News Trophy Brands Hatch March 27
3 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Anglia TV Trophy Snetterton April 16
4 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Sun Trophy Mallory Park May 1
5 Flag of the Netherlands svg.png International Whitsuntide Race Zandvoort May 15
6 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Donington Formula 1 Trophy Donington Park May 21
7 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Radio 210 European Trophy Thruxton May 29
8 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Oulton Park Formula 1 Trophy Oulton Park June 24
9 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Dave Lee Travis Trophy Mallory Park July 30
10 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Fuji Tapes Trophy Brands Hatch August 28
11 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Radio Victory Trophy Thruxton September 10
12 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Budweiser Trophy Snetterton September 24

Non-Championship Events

Name Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning car Winning team
1 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Race of Champions Brands Hatch 11 July

Drivers

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Fastest Lap
Points 20 15 12 10 8 6 4 3 2 1 2
Pos Driver OUL
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BRH
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SNE
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MAL
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ZAN
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DON
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THR
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OUL
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MAL
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BRH
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THR
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SNE
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Pts