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 FIA International Formula 3000 Championship

Post-season testing (unofficial), Estoril (P), 24th-25th October 2000

 

Scroll down for: Day 1 - morning (?), overall; Day 2 - overall

Day 1 (24/10/00) - Tuesday morning (?) times - from BBC Ceefax

Pos.

Driver

Team

Time

1

Antonio Pizzonia (BR)

Petrobras Junior

1m29.718s

2

Mario Haberfeld (BR)

Petrobras Junior

1:30.205

3

Tomas Muche**

Super Nova

1:30.586

4

Norberto Fontana (RA)

Super Nova (?)

1:31.109

5

Joel Camathias (CH)

Kid Jensen Racing (?)

1:31.636

6

Derek Hill (USA)

Kid Jensen Racing

1:31.726

**Ceefax states driver as "Mucke" so this could be Stefan Mucke driving. Why don't people make things clear?

Day 1 (24/10/00) - Tuesday overall times (top 4) - from Autosport online

Pos.

Driver

Team

Time

1

Darren Manning (GB)

Arden Team Russia

1m29.50s

2

Antonio Pizzonia (BR)

Petrobras Junior

1:29.71

3

Mario Haberfeld (BR)

Petrobras Junior

1:30.27

4

Tomas Muche*

Super Nova

1:30.27

 

Day 2: Different sources give different times for the top three for day 2. Remember, the Estoril testing was unofficial so official times were not recorded, perhaps explaining the differences.

Day 2 (25/10/00) - Wednesday overall times (top 6) - from Autosport online

Pos.

Driver

Team

Time

1

Darren Manning (GB)

Arden Team Russia

1m29.30s

2

Mario Haberfeld (BR)

Petrobras Junior

1:29.50

3

Ricardo Sperafico (BR)

Petrobras Junior

1:29.60

4

Viktor Maslov (RUS)

Arden Team Russia

1:30.50

5

Tomas Muche*

Super Nova

1:30.61

6

Justin Keen (GB)

Kid Jensen Racing

1:30.66

 

Day 2 (25/10/00) - Wednesday overall times (top 6) - from BBC Ceefax

Pos.

Driver

Team

Time

1

Darren Manning (GB)

Arden Team Russia

1m29.18s

2

Ricardo Sperafico (BR)

Petrobras Junior

1:29.60

3

Mario Haberfeld (BR)

Petrobras Junior

1:29.65

4

Viktor Maslov (RUS)

Arden Team Russia

1:30.50

5

Tomas Muche*

Super Nova

1:30.61

6

Justin Keen (GB)

Kid Jensen Racing

1:30.66

*Tomas Muche could be German F3 driver Thomas Mutsch (D). Can anyone confirm this and the spelling of his name?

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