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------FIA FORMULA 3000 INTERNATIONAL 1996 - Round 5 at Silverstone------ Pos Driver Team Time ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1 Kenny Brack/S ...

------FIA FORMULA 3000 INTERNATIONAL 1996 - Round 5 at Silverstone------ Pos Driver Team Time ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1 Kenny Brack/S Super Nova Racing Ltd 1'09:17.948 2 Tom Kristensen/DK Edenbridge Racing + 0.981 3 Riccardo Zonta/BR Draco Engineering SRL 9.236 4 Marcos Gueiros/BR Super Nova Racing 19.866 5 Christian Pescatori/I Durango Equipe SRL 23.214 6 Christophe Tinseau/F Apomatox F3000 29.241 7 Elton Julian/USA Nordic Racing Ltd 41.172 8 Patrick Lemarie/F Pacific Racing Ltd 41.383 9 Fabricio Gollin/I Durango Equipe SRL 46.996 10 Cyrille Sauvage/F Apomatox F3000 1:17.964 11 Gaston Mazzacane/RA Auto Sport Racing SRL -1 lap 12 Guillaume Gomez/F Team Astromega BVBA 1 13 Akira Iida/J Nordic Racing Ltd 1 14 Esteban Tuero/RA Draco Engineering SRL 1 15 Stephen Arnold/GB Edenbridge Racing 1 16 Marc Goossens/B Team Astromega BVBA 1 17 Jean-Philippe Belloc/F DAMS S.A. 2 18 Stephen Watson/ZA Team Alpha Plus Ltd 2 19 Carl Rosenblad/S Team Alpha Plus Ltd 2

                                All cars are Lola-Zytek/Judd
FL:  Tom Kristensen 1:43.180


Pos  Driver                     Pts
 1   Kenny Brack/S               33
 2   Jorg Muller/D               27
 3   Marcos Gueiros/BR           14
 4   Tom Kristensen/DK           11
 5   Riccardo Zonta/BR            9
     Marc Goossens/B              9
 7   Christophe Tinseau/F         8
 8   Christiano da Matta/BR       5
 9   Pedro Couceiro/P             2
     Patrick Lemarie/F            2
     Christian Pescatori/I        2
12   Laurent Redon/F              1
     Luca Rangoni/I               1
     Oliver Tichy/A               1

Swede Kenny Brack celebrated his third win of the season after a faultless race from pole position, and took the lead again in the championship from Jorg Muller.

Muller had set-up problems in qualifying and only made it for the fifth position in the starting grid. Between him and Brack were Dane Tom Kristensen in second, and the two Brazilians Christiano da Matta and Riccardo Zonta in third and fourth.

Kenny Brack lead the race over the whole distance of 40 laps, always shadowed by Tom Kristensen with one second behind.

Black weekend for Jorg Muller, whose inboard extinguisher had discharged during warm up, was out of race in first lap with electrical problems and finally a failing clutch.

After some laps the two leaders had a comfortable gap of ten seconds to the rest of the field. Exiting was the duel for third position between the two Brazilians Marcos Gueiros and Riccardo Zonta. Zonta, who had a collision with Christiano da Matta in first lap, snatched third place from Gueiros after 16 laps.

Pergusa winner Marc Goosens, who also had a bad balanced car in qualifying, made it up to seventh position before a puncture threw him one lap behind.

Austrian Oliver Tichy spin off in sixth lap when trying to overtake Elton Julian.

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Series F3000
Drivers Gaston Mazzacane , Tom Kristensen , Patrick Lemarié , Kenny Brack , Christian Pescatori , Marc Goossens , Christophe Tinseau , Jorg Muller , Carl Rosenblad , Laurent Redon , Jean-Philippe Belloc , Guillaume Gomez , Akira Iida , Pedro Couceiro , Luca Rangoni , Elton Julian , Cyrille Sauvage , Esteban Tuero
Teams DAMS