Photos of Bob Olthoff's cars

Sebring 12 Hours12 Hours of Sebring25.3.1961
4242 - Sunbeam Alpine - Jack Brabhams MotorsSunbeam Alpine - Sunbeam L4 1592 cc N/AGT1.6
Jack Brabhams Motors (GB)Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Procter (GB)/Peter Harper (GB)/Bob Olthoff (ZA)Result: 17th
Grid:
Colours: blue (+cream)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/09/2006Photo by courtesy of: David Castelhano Collection
Sebring 12 Hours12 Hours of Sebring25.3.1961
4343 - MGA #100149 - British Motors Corp. (USA)MG A #100149 - BMC B series L4 OHV 1588 cc N/AGT1.6
British Motors Corp. (USA) (USA)Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Riley (GB)/John Whitmore (GB)
listed, never drove:
Bob Olthoff (ZA)
Result: 16th
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
Sebring 12 Hours12 Hours of Sebring25.3.1961
4444 - MGA #100148 - British Motors Corp. (USA)MG A #100148 - BMC B series L4 OHV 1588 cc N/AGT1.6
British Motors Corp. (USA) (USA)Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Flaherty (USA)/Jim Parkinson (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bob Olthoff (ZA)
Result: 14th 1st in GT1.6
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
Sebring 12 HoursSebring 12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Alitalia Cup24.3.1962
5353 - MGA #10607.452 - Ecurie Safety FastMG A #10607.452 - BMC B series L4 OHV 1588 cc N/AGT1.6
Ecurie Safety FastClosed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Whitmore (GB)/Bob Olthoff (ZA)/Frank Morrill (USA)Result: 20th
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/05/2013Photo by courtesy of: Homer Willis and Dave Nicholas
Sebring 12 Hours12 Hours of Sebring23.3.1963
3333 - Austin-Healey 3000 - Donald Healey Motor Co.Austin-Healey 3000 - BMC C series L6 2912 cc N/AP3.0
Donald Healey Motor Co. (GB)Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Olthoff (ZA)/Ronnie Bucknum (USA)Result: 12th
Grid:
Colours: silver (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/02/2013Photo by courtesy of: Scott Walkup and Bill Stowe
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC 1000 km Rennen Nürburgring19.5.1963
115115 - Lola Mk.6 GT Ford #LGT-1 - Lola CarsLola Mk.6 GT #LGT-1 - Ford V8 4700 cc N/AP+3.0
Lola Cars (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Maggs (ZA)/Bob Olthoff (ZA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 9th (10:00.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/01/2006Photo by courtesy of: Thomas Hardy
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans16.6.1963
4242 - Austin-Healey Sprite #HAN763/H73.14 - Austin-HealeyAustin-Healey Sprite #HAN763/H73.14 - BMC A series L4 1100 cc N/AP3.0
Austin-Healey (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Whitmore (GB)/Bob Olthoff (ZA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 38th (4:58.700)
Colours: light blue-silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/10/2010Photo by courtesy of: Russ Smith and Maurice Gates (Steve Webb)
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC 1000 km Rennen Nürburgring31.5.1964
9696 - Shelby Cobra #CSX2130 - Willment Racing TeamShelby Cobra roadster #CSX2130 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4700 cc N/AGT+3.0
Willment Racing TeamOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Olthoff (ZA)/Paul Hawkins (AUS)Result: 47th
Grid: 25th (9:59.100)
Colours: beige (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 31/01/2013Photo by courtesy of: Larry Girouard
Kyalami 9 HoursThe Eight Rand Daily Mail Nine Hour Endurance Race6.11.1965
22 - McLaren Elva Mark I Ford #M1A-20-13 (Trojan) - D. Prophet Racing Ltd.McLaren Elva Mark I #M1A-20-13 (Trojan) - Ford 289 V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AClass A
D. Prophet Racing Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Prophet (GB)/Bob Olthoff (ZA)Result: did not finish (Ignition trouble)
Grid: 2nd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 20/01/2014Photo by courtesy of: Brian Roberts
Springbok East London12th International R.A.C. Grand Prix of South Africa1.1.1966
8787 - AC Cobra - Bob Olthoff MotorsAC Cobra - Ford 289 V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AClass C
Bob Olthoff Motors (ZA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Olthoff (ZA)Result: 4th
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 20/01/2014Photo by courtesy of: Brian Roberts
Springbok Cape TownCape South-Easter Races8.1.1966
8787 - AC CobraAC Cobra - Ford 289 V8/90° 2v OHV
Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Olthoff (ZA)Result: did not finish - Heat 1: 2nd ; Heat 2: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 20/01/2014Photo by courtesy of: Brian Roberts
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