This car debuted in Formula 3 in 1979 Italian Championship. Among the drivers who have competed since 1980 with this car include Riccardo Paletti, Almo Coppelli, Armando Conti and Ivone Pinton. The car ran until 1986 when it was purchased by the current owner who has never raced there.
Chassis n° 16 / 1979 Engine Toyota Novamotor PFT 2T-G 2000 cc mechanical injection Bosch / Kugelfischer Gearbox Hewland MK9 Formula 3 - Period IR Papers: Certificate of origin RAC. Certified March of Roll-Bar. Certified March of the original fuel tank (with the signatures of the pilots). Car completely original preserved since, built in only 25 copies; similar to 783, but with ground effect from that year in F3.
This model has become famous for winning the British F3 championship in '79 and finished in the top 3 positions and to have seen the debut in F3 Nigel Mansel.