1976 Griffin Golden Helmet Trophy
The 1976 Griffin Golden Helmet Trophy was a non-championship Formula Three race, held at the Mallory Park circuit, in Leicestershire, England, on 26 September. The race saw Stephen South score his first International race victory.
A total of 26 F3 cars were entered for the event, however of those, only seventeen took part in qualifying and race. Of the nine, who were entered, but did not arrive included the BARC BP Super Visco British F3 Champion, Rupert Keegan.
After 18 laps of the Mallory Park circuit, South took the chequered flag, in a time of 13:35.4 mins., averaging a speed of 107.28 mph. Second place went to Lees, who was just 1.4secs behind. Gomes was a little further adrift in third, completed the podium.
|Pos.||No.||Driver||Entrant||Car - Engine||Time, Laps||Reason Out|
|1st||1||Stephen South||Dortmunder Union Bier/Bogarts of Birmingham||March-Toyota 763||13:35.4|
|2nd||18||Geoff Lees||Rob Roy Racing with D.J. Bond||Chevron-Toyota B34||13:36.8|
|3rd||25||Paulo Gomes||Team Modus Ltd||Modus-Toyota M1||13:43.2|
|4th||11||Geoff Brabham||Brabham Racing Organisation||Ralt-Toyota RT1/76||13:44.6|
|5th||29||Aryon Cornelsen-Filho||March Racing Ltd||March-Toyota 763||13:45.4|
|6th||28||Boy Hayje||F & S Properties||Ralt-Toyota RT1/76||13:46.4|
|7th||30||Barrie Maskell||Jeff Sharpe||Dastle-Ford Mk 10B (or Mk 12)|
|8th||6||Paul Bernasconi||Paul Bernasconi||Ralt-Toyota RT1/76|
|9th||26||Tim Keen||Team Modus Ltd||Modus-Toyota M1|
|10th||22||Pierre Dieudonné||Dr. Joseph Ehrlich||Ehrlich-Toyota ES5/6|
|DNF||16||John Lain||Imado Watch Company Ltd||Modus-Ford M1|
|DNF||8||Torsten Palm||Ralt-Toyota RT1/76|
|DNF||27||Bruce Coate-Bond||Waves (Car Displays)||March-Toyota 753|
|DNF||20||Roger Andreason||GRD-GRD 374|
|DNF||2||Giordano Regazzoni||March-Toyota 753|
|DNF||21||Luis de Almenara||Ray Race International||Ray-Toyota 376|
|DNF||5||Tony Dron||March-Toyota 763|