FIA European Formula 3 Championship (1975–1984)

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FIA European Formula 3 Championship
CategorySingle seater racing
Inaugural season1975

FIA European Formula 3 Championship was a former European Formula Three racing competition, organised by the FIA.

The series started in 1966 as a one-race event for national teams, named the Formula 3 Nations European Cup. In 1975, with the introduction of a new regulation for 2000 cc cars, the series was expanded into a proper championship. It was cancelled in 1984, and it was replaced by the European Formula Three Cup the next year, returning to a one-event format.

In 1987, the EFDA started a new pan-European championship, named F3 Euroseries, but it ran for a single season. A proper continental series, re-using the Formula 3 Euro Series name, started in 2003, from the merger of the German and French championships.


Season Champion Team
FIA European Formula 3 Cup
1975 Australia Larry Perkins Australia Team Cowangie
FIA European Formula 3 Championship
1976 Italy Riccardo Patrese Italy Trivellato Racing
1977 Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani Italy AFMP Euroracing
1978 Netherlands Jan Lammers Netherlands Racing Team Holland
1979 France Alain Prost France Oreca
1980 Italy Michele Alboreto Italy Euroracing
1981 Italy Mauro Baldi Italy Euroracing
1982 Argentina Oscar Larrauri Italy Euroracing
1983 Italy Pierluigi Martini Italy Pavesi Racing
1984 Italy Ivan Capelli Italy Enzo Coloni Racing

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