List of British Formula Three champions

This article 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 seasonEdit

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

By driver nationalityEdit

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
  China 1

Multiple championsEdit

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


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