List of British Formula Three champions

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This page contains a list of British Formula Three champions. The championship has been in existence intermittently since 1951[1] and has some former champions who later made Formula One. The most notable among these are multiple Formula One world champions Ayrton Senna, Jackie Stewart, Nelson Piquet, Jim Clark, Emerson Fittipaldi and Mika Häkkinen. This list not include champions of the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship.

By season[edit]

Season Series Name Champion Team Chassis/engine National Class Champion
1951 Autosport F3 United Kingdom Eric Brandon Cooper-Norton
1952 Autosport F3 United Kingdom Don Parker Kieft-Norton
1953 Autosport F3 United Kingdom Don Parker Kieft-Norton
1954 BRSCC National F3 United Kingdom Les Leston Cooper-Norton
1955 BRSCC National F3 United Kingdom Jim Russell Cooper-Norton
JAP F3 United Kingdom Henry Taylor Cooper-JAP
1956 BRSCC National F3 United Kingdom Jim Russell Cooper-Norton
1957 BRSCC National F3 United Kingdom Jim Russell Cooper-Norton
1958 BRSCC National F3 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Cooper-Norton
1959 BRSCC F3 United Kingdom Don Parker Cooper-Norton
1960 BRSCC F3 United Kingdom Jack Pitcher Cooper-Norton
John Davy Formula Junior United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Ford
BRSCC Formula Junior United Kingdom Jack Pitcher Alexis-BMC
Motor Racing Formula Junior United Kingdom Jim Clark
United Kingdom Trevor Taylor
Lotus-Ford
1961 BRSCC F3 United Kingdom Mike Ledbrook Cooper-Norton
John Davy Formula Junior United Kingdom Bill Moss Gemini-Ford
BRSCC Formula Junior United Kingdom Mike Ledbrook Lotus-Ford
Motor Racing Formula Junior United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Lotus-Ford
1962 John Davy Formula Junior United Kingdom John Fenning Lotus-Ford
1963 Express & Star Formula Junior United Kingdom Peter Arundell Lotus-Ford
BARC Formula Junior United Kingdom Peter Arundell Lotus-Ford
1964 Express & Star F3 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart United Kingdom Tyrrell Racing Cooper-BMC
BRSCC F3 United Kingdom Rodney Banting Lotus-BMC
SMRC F3 Iceland Sverrir Thoroddsson Lotus-Ford-Cosworth
1965 BRSCC F3 United Kingdom Tony Dean Brabham-Ford-Cosworth
BARC F3 United Kingdom Roy Pike Brabham-Ford-Cosworth
1966 Les Leston F3 United Kingdom Harry Stiller Brabham-Ford-Cosworth
1967 Les Leston F3 United Kingdom Harry Stiller Brabham-Ford-Cosworth
1968 Lombank F3 Australia Tim Schenken Chevron-Ford-Lucas
1969 Lombank F3 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford-Holbay
1970 Lombank F3 Australia Dave Walker Lotus-Ford-Holbay
Shellsport F3 United Kingdom Tony Trimmer Brabham-Ford-Holbay
Forward Trust F3 Brazil Carlos Pace Lotus-Ford-Holbay
1971 Lombard North F3 United Kingdom Roger Williamson March-Ford-Holbay
Shellsport National F3 Australia Dave Walker Lotus-Ford-Vegantune
Forward Trust BARC F3 Australia Dave Walker Lotus-Ford-Vegantune
1972 Forward Trust BARC F3 United Kingdom Roger Williamson GRD-Ford-Holbay
Lombard North F3 Liechtenstein Rikky von Opel Ensign-Ford-Vegantune
Shellsport National F3 United Kingdom Roger Williamson GRD-Ford-Holbay
1973 Forward Trust BARC F3 United Kingdom Ian Taylor March-Ford-Holbay
Lombard North F3 United Kingdom Tony Brise March-Ford-Holbay
John Player European F3 United Kingdom Tony Brise March-Ford-Holbay
1974 Forward Trust BARC F3 United Kingdom Brian Henton United Kingdom March Engineering March-Ford-Holbay
Lombard North F3 United Kingdom Brian Henton United Kingdom March Engineering March-Ford-Holbay
1975 BP Super Visco F3 Sweden Gunnar Nilsson United Kingdom March Engineering March-Toyota
1976 Shellsport F3 Italy Bruno Giacomelli United Kingdom March Engineering March-Toyota
BP Super Visco F3 United Kingdom Rupert Keegan driver March-Toyota
1977 Vandervell F3 United Kingdom Stephen South United Kingdom Alan Docking Racing March-Toyota
BP F3 Republic of Ireland Derek Daly Republic of Ireland Derek McMahon Racing Chevron-Toyota
1978 Vandervell F3 United Kingdom Derek Warwick driver Ralt-Toyota
BP F3 Brazil Nelson Piquet driver Ralt-Toyota
1979 Vandervell British F3 Brazil Chico Serra United Kingdom Project Four Racing Ralt-Toyota
1980 Vandervell British F3 Sweden Stefan Johansson United Kingdom Project Four Racing March-Toyota
1981 Marlboro British F3 United Kingdom Jonathan Palmer United Kingdom West Surrey Racing Ralt-Toyota
1982 Marlboro British F3 Republic of Ireland Tommy Byrne United Kingdom Murray Taylor Racing Ralt-Toyota
1983 Marlboro British F3 Brazil Ayrton Senna United Kingdom West Surrey Racing Ralt-Toyota
1984 Marlboro British F3 United Kingdom Johnny Dumfries United Kingdom David Price Racing Ralt-Volkswagen United Kingdom Keith Fine
1985 Marlboro British F3 Brazil Maurício Gugelmin United Kingdom West Surrey Racing Ralt-Volkswagen Jamaica Carlton Tingling
1986 Lucas British F3 United Kingdom Andy Wallace United Kingdom Madgwick Motorsport Reynard-Volkswagen United Kingdom Steve Kempton
1987 Lucas British F3 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Republic of Ireland Eddie Jordan Racing Reynard-Volkswagen United Kingdom Gary Dunn
1988 Lucas British F3 Finland J.J. Lehto United Kingdom Pacific Racing Reynard-Toyota United Kingdom Alistair Lyall
1989 Lucas British F3 Australia David Brabham United Kingdom Bowman Racing Ralt-Volkswagen Mexico Fernando Plata
1990 British F3 Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom West Surrey Racing Ralt-Mugen-Honda United Kingdom Charles Rickett
1991 British F3 Brazil Rubens Barrichello United Kingdom West Surrey Racing Ralt-Mugen-Honda Finland Pekka Herva
1992 British F3 Brazil Gil de Ferran United Kingdom Paul Stewart Racing Reynard-Mugen-Honda United Kingdom Paul Evans
1993 British F3 United Kingdom Kelvin Burt United Kingdom Paul Stewart Racing Reynard-Mugen-Honda United Kingdom Jamie Spence
1994 British F3 Denmark Jan Magnussen United Kingdom Paul Stewart Racing Dallara-Mugen-Honda United Kingdom Duncan Vercoe
1995 British F3 United Kingdom Oliver Gavin United Kingdom Edenbridge Racing Dallara-Vauxhall United Kingdom Martin Byford
1996 British F3 Republic of Ireland Ralph Firman United Kingdom Paul Stewart Racing Dallara-Mugen-Honda New Zealand Simon Wills
1997 Autosport British F3 United Kingdom Jonny Kane United Kingdom Paul Stewart Racing Dallara-Mugen-Honda United Kingdom Martin O'Connell
1998 Autosport British F3 Brazil Mario Haberfeld United Kingdom Paul Stewart Racing Dallara-Mugen-Honda Australia Phillip Scifleet
1999 Autosport British F3 United Kingdom Marc Hynes United Kingdom Manor Motorsport Dallara-Mugen-Honda United Kingdom Martin O'Connell
2000 Green Flag British F3 Brazil Antônio Pizzonia United Kingdom Manor Motorsport Dallara-Mugen-Honda United Kingdom Gary Paffett
2001 Green Flag British F3 Japan Takuma Sato United Kingdom Carlin Motorsport Dallara-Mugen-Honda United Kingdom Robbie Kerr
2002 Green Flag British F3 United Kingdom Robbie Kerr United Kingdom Alan Docking Racing Dallara-Mugen-Honda United Kingdom Adam Carroll
2003 British F3 International South Africa Alan van der Merwe United Kingdom Carlin Motorsport Dallara-Mugen-Honda Venezuela Ernesto Viso
2004 British F3 International Brazil Nelson Ângelo Piquet Brazil Piquet Sports Dallara-Mugen-Honda United Kingdom Ryan Lewis
2005 British F3 International Portugal Álvaro Parente United Kingdom Carlin Motorsport Dallara-Mugen-Honda Mexico Salvador Durán
2006 Lloyds TSB Insurance British F3 International United Kingdom Mike Conway United Kingdom Räikkönen Robertson Racing Dallara-AMG-Mercedes Venezuela Rodolfo González
2007 Lloyds TSB Insurance British F3 International Estonia Marko Asmer United Kingdom Hitech Racing Dallara-AMG-Mercedes Mexico Sergio Pérez
2008 British F3 International Spain Jaime Alguersuari United Kingdom Carlin Motorsport Dallara-AMG-Mercedes United Kingdom Jay Bridger
2009 Cooper Tires British F3 International Series Australia Daniel Ricciardo United Kingdom Carlin Motorsport Dallara-Volkswagen United Kingdom Daniel McKenzie
2010 Cooper Tires British F3 International Series France Jean-Éric Vergne United Kingdom Carlin Motorsport Dallara-Volkswagen United Kingdom Menasheh Idafar
2011 Cooper Tires British F3 International Series Brazil Felipe Nasr United Kingdom Carlin Dallara-Volkswagen Japan Kotaro Sakurai
2012 Cooper Tires British F3 International Series United Kingdom Jack Harvey United Kingdom Carlin Dallara-Volkswagen Australia Spike Goddard
2013 Cooper Tires British F3 International Series United Kingdom Jordan King United Kingdom Carlin Dallara-Volkswagen China Sun Zheng
2014 Cooper Tires British F3 International Series China Martin Cao United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports Dallara-Mercedes not awarded

By driver nationality[edit]

Pos Nation Championships
1  United Kingdom 51
2  Brazil 12
3  Australia 7
4  Ireland 3
5  Sweden 2
 Finland 2
7  Liechtenstein 1
 Iceland 1
 Italy 1
 Denmark 1
 Japan 1
 South Africa 1
 Portugal 1
 Estonia 1
 Spain 1
 France 1
 People's Republic of China 1

Multiple Champions[edit]

Drivers
Driver Championships
United Kingdom Don Parker 3 - 1952, 1953, 1959
United Kingdom Jim Russell 3 - 1955 (BRSCC National), 1956, 1957
United Kingdom Trevor Taylor 3 - 1958, 1960 (Motor Racing Formula Junior), 1961 (Motor Racing Formula Junior)
Australia Dave Walker 3 - 1970 (Lombank), 1971 (Shellsport National), 1971 (Forward Trust BARC)
United Kingdom Roger Williamson 3 - 1971 (Lombard North), 1972 (Forward Trust BARC), 1972 (Shellsport National)
United Kingdom Jack Pitcher 2 - 1960 (BRSCC), 1960 (BRSCC Formula Junior)
United Kingdom Jim Clark 2 - 1960 (John Davy Formula Junior), 1960 (Motor Racing Formula Junior)
United Kingdom Mike Ledbrook 2 - 1961 (BRSCC), 1961 (BRSCC Formula Junior)
United Kingdom Peter Arundell 2 - 1963 (Express & Star Formula Junior), 1963 (BARC Formula Junior)
United Kingdom Harry Stiller 2 - 1966, 1967
United Kingdom Tony Brise 2 - 1973 (Lombard North), 1973 (John Player European)
United Kingdom Brian Henton 2 - 1974 (Forward Trust BARC), 1974 (Lombard North)
Teams
Team Championships
United Kingdom Carlin 9 - 2001, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
United Kingdom Paul Stewart Racing 6 - 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998
United Kingdom West Surrey Racing 5 - 1982, 1983, 1985, 1990, 1991

References[edit]

  1. ^ British F3 Champions Archived 2007-08-17 at the Wayback Machine. From motorsportsetc.com. Retrieved on 4 September 2007.