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The March 781 was a Formula 1 racing car, the 1978 March Engineering for the exclusive use in the Aurora AFX Formula 1 series has been developed.

Development history

March was the end of the 1977 Formula 1 season his racing activities set in the Formula 1 World Championship, to focus on the profitable construction of single-seater racing cars to concentrate in smaller classes. However, there was a March-1978 Formula 1 cars; 781 to The Aurora AFX Formula 1 series was the successor series to the British Formula 5000 Championship, which was extended with the racing cars F1. March developed for the first year of its existence, two chassis based on the March 771, which he described in the analogy of the Formula 1 Typology 781 The car had the technology of its predecessor, including the three-liter Cosworth - V8 DFV type. The body was almost identical to the March 782, to the team for the 1978 Formula 2 was developed.

Racing History

Both cars were of RAM Racing acquired and for the Aurora series 1978 prepared. The cars were driven in 1978 by Guy Edwards and his compatriot Bruce Allison. The team was able to record the vehicle three race wins. Guy Edwards won the eighth and eleventh championship round, the Oulton Park Formula 1 Trophy and the extended radio Victory Trophy at Thruxton. Bruce Allison won at Dave Lee Travis Trophy at Mallory Park. Edwards in the final classification of the Championship and Allion took places four and six. Two attempts of RAM to deny even a world championship run with the vehicle failed each in advance of the race to a lack of financial resources. When the Grand Prix of Belgium had Patrick Neve will be at the wheel and the race in the UK Guy Edwards.

1979 acquired the Austrian Gerd Biechteler of the chassis, and was at the season opening race in Zolder tenth. The second vehicle was at Valentino Musetti sold.