1984 Mugello Grand Prix
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1984 Mugello Grand Prix
1984 Mugello Grand Prix
Mugello Racing Circuit track map 15 turns.svg
Race details
Date 19 May 1984
Official name 28th Mugello Grand Prix
Location Scarperia e San Piero, Tuscany, Italy
Course Mugello Circuit
Course length 5.245 km (3.259 mi)
Distance 42 laps, 220.290 km (136.878 mi)
Pole position
Driver March-BMW
Time 1:39.45
Fastest lap
Driver New Zealand Mike Thackwell Ralt-Honda
Time 1:43.92
First Ralt-Honda
Second Martini-BMW
Third March-BMW

The 28th Gran Premio del Mugello (Mugello Grand Prix), was the fifth round of the 1984 European Championship for F2 Drivers, with the winner receiving the Trofeo Banca Toscana. This was held at the Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello, in the Tuscany Region of Italy, on 19 May.[1]



Just like the previous round at Vallelunga, a total of 25 F2 cars were entered for the event, but come qualifying the field was down to just 17 cars.[2]


Christian Danner took pole position for PMC Motorsport / BS Automotive in their March-BMW 842, averaging a speed of 117.976 mph.[3]


The race was held over 42 laps of the Mugello circuit. Mike Thackwell took the winner spoils for works Ralt team, driving their Ralt-Honda RH6. The Kiwi won in a time of 1hr 13:38.89mins., averaging a speed of 111.515 mph. Second place went to the Martini Racing, France/ORECA entered Martini-BMW 001 of Michel Ferté, who was exactly 80 seconds behind. The podium was completed by the PMC Motorsport / BS Automotive March of Christian Danner, was only 2.04 seconds adrift.[4]


Race Result

Pos. No. Driver Entrant Car - Engine Time, Laps Reason Out
1st 1 New Zealand Mike Thackwell Ralt Racing Ltd Ralt-Honda RH6 1hr 13:38.89
2nd 17 France Michel Ferté Martini Racing, France/ORECA Martini-BMW 001 1hr 14:58.89
3rd 66 Germany Christian Danner PMC Motorsport / BS Automotive March-BMW 842 1hr 15:00.93
4th 4 Italy Emanuele Pirro Onyx Race Engineering March-BMW 842 1hr 15:15.35
5th 3 Belgium Thierry Tassin Onyx Race Engineering March-BMW 842 41
6th 18 Belgium Didier Theys Martini Racing, France/ORECA Martini-BMW 002 41
7th 5 France Pierre Petit Onyx Race Engineering March-BMW 842 41
8th 15 Italy Guido Daccò Sanremo Racing Srl March-BMW 832 41
9th 33 France Pascal Fabre PMC Motorsport / BS Automotive March-BMW 842 40
10th 19 Switzerland Roland Minder S.A.R.-Swiss Automobil Racing Club March-BMW 832 40
11th 6 France Philippe Streiff AGS Elf (Armagnac Bigorre) AGS-BMW JH19C 39 Engine
12th 9 Italy Roberto Del Castello Minardi Team Minardi-BMW M283 39 Mechanical
13th 21 Italy Stefano Livio Merzario Team Srl Merzario-BMW M84 39
DNF 10 Italy Alessandro Nannini Minardi Team Minardi-BMW M283 32 Accident
DNF 44 Sweden Tomas Kaiser PMC Motorsport / BS Automotive Ltd March-BMW 842 26 Engine
DNF 8 Austria "Pierre Chauvet" Emco Sports Spirit-BMW 201B 2 Engine
DNF 2 Brazil Roberto Moreno Ralt Racing Ltd Ralt-Honda RH6 0 Accident


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